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Prime Minister announces appointment of Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein to the Supreme Courthttps://pm.gc.ca/eng/media.asp?id=1041 Italian intellectuals: moral and spiritual crisis prevents Europe from reacting to Islamic terrorismhttps://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=6128 Republican Gov. Haley Barbour said Wednesday that he likely would sign bill to ban most abortions in Mississippi if it’s approved by lawmakershttps://www.sunherald.com/mld/sunherald/13984932.htm U.N. Reform Promises to be a Long Haul https://www.family.org/cforum/news/a0039694.cfm The Myths and Reality of Living Together Without MarriageÂÂÂÂhttps://www.cwfa.org/articles/10218/BLI/dotcommentary/index.htm Feminists Step Up Attempt to Ratify CEDAW TreatyÂÂÂÂhttps://www.cwfa.org/articles/10233/CWA/nation/index.htm Movie Group: ‘Crash’ Has Most Curse Wordshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/01/AR2006030100077_pf.html U.N. Resolution on Human Rights Council Does Not Deserve U.S. Supporthttps://www.heritage.org/Research/InternationalOrganizations/wm1002.cfm School teachers molesting students dwarfs in magnitude […]
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Vatican’s Chief Exorcist Repeats Condemnation of Harry Potter Novels

By John-Henry Westen ROME, March 1, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Vatican’s chief exorcist, Rev. Gabriele Amorth, is reported to have repeated his condemnations of the Harry Potter novels yesterday. According to press reports, Fr. Amorth, said of the books, “You start off with Harry Potter, who comes across as a likeable wizard, but you end up with the Devil. There is no doubt that the signature of the Prince of Darkness is clearly within these books.” “By reading Harry Potter a young child will be drawn into magic and from there it is a simple step to Satanism and the […]
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HHS Removes Pro-Gay Web Page After Complaint By Family Research Center

By Gudrun Schultz WASHINGTON, D.C., United States, March 1, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Family Research Center (FRC) has succeeded in convincing the federal Department of Health and Human Services to remove pro-gay content on the department’s website. In January 2006 the FRC sent a letter to Michael Leavitt, secretary for Health and Human Services, (HHS) complaining that the website was “loaded with biased, politically-charged language, such as condemnations of so-called ‘homophobia,’‘heterosexism,’ and ‘sexual prejudice.’” The FRC also objected to the website’s use of material from pro-homosexual activist groups, such as Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). Peter […]
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Massachusetts Gov. Romney Changes Position, Supports Bishops Opposed to Gay Adoptions

By Gudrun Schultz BOSTON, Massachusetts, March 1, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) –Governor Mitt Romney has said he will consider the request of the Massachusetts bishops that Catholic adoption agencies should be exempted from placing children with gay couples, in an unexpected shift from earlier statements, “We respect and honor the free practice of religion, and we look forward to meeting with representatives from the Catholic Church to discuss this issue,” Mr. Romney said through a spokesman yesterday. Earlier, Gov. Romney had said he did not have authority in the matter, and the decision would have to be undertaken by state legislators. Massachusetts’ […]
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India Official Saves Baby Girls By Shaming Parents Who Consider Abortion

By Gudrun Schultz KHOTHRAN, Punjab, March 1, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Indian official’s personal campaign to halt the disastrous abortion rates of baby girls in the Punjab state has been successful. Khrishan Kumar, deputy commissioner in the Nawan Shahar district of Punjab state, began publicly shaming parents who aborted, or consider aborting, baby girls for no other reason than their gender. “What kind of society are we building?” said Mr. Kumar, reported the Telegraph. “One without any girls? One where parents kill their own child in the womb just because she’s a girl?” Ultrasounds for gender determination have been illegal […]
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