Pro-life Governments Around World Declaring March 25 “Day for the Unborn Child”

by Hilary White March 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An international movement is afoot to establish March 25 as the Day for the Unborn Child. Beginning in 1993 in El Salvador as “Day for the Right to be Born,” the movement has grown to include other Latin American countries and is being imported to countries around the world. The celebration in 1999 in Buenos Aires was noted by Pope John Paul II and joined by representatives of the Muslim, Orthodox and Jewish communities in Brazil. Pope John Paul said he hoped the day would be adopted internationally as “a positive option […]
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First Australian Territory to Grant All Marriage Rights to Same-Sex Unions

By Gudrun Schultz and Steve Jalsevac CANBERRA, Australia, March 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Australia’s Capital Territory will pass legislation allowing same-sex civil unions, the first territory in Australia to do so. Under the new law, homosexual couples will have all the rights given to men and women in heterosexual marriages. Gay unions will be granted a “functional equality” to couples in traditional marriages, but not the title. The ACT chief minister Jon Stanhope insists the law is not an attack on traditional marriage, since gay couples will not be officially married. “The civil union scheme…which we propose to pass in […]
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Canadian Media Co. Issues Token Apology for Bashing Catholicism in New Zealand

By Gudrun Schultz WELLINGTON, New Zealand, March 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) –The CanWest broadcaster that aired the offensive South Park cartoon’s “Bloody Mary” episode has apologized to New Zealanders for any offence that was caused by the show, but the apology appears to be a token gesture. The broadcaster’s chief operating officer, Rick Friesen, has refused to accept responsibility for any formal complaint, saying he was in compliance with the New Zealand Television Code approved by the Broadcasting Standards Authority. “However, C4 acknowledges the strength of feeling in relation to the program, and we sincerely apologise for any offence taken,” he […]
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Abortion Pill RU-486 to Be Used As Regular Birth Control Pill

By Gudrun Schultz EDINBURGH, United Kingdom, March 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) –Pharmaceutical companies and the medical community have suddenly acknowledged a link between the birth control pill and breast cancer. Numerous studies showing a clear link between the use of birth control and the development of breast cancer have been largely ignored or denied in the past by drug companies and the medical community. Now, an alternative drug that would supposedly reduce the risk of breast cancer is being promoted. Several groups of scientists and pharmaceutical companies are working to produce a contracepting pill that would not trigger cancer growth, reported […]
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Pseudo-Catholic group says right to abortion ‘essential’ for womenhttps://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=6339 Planned Parenthood: Proponent of racism, protector of rapists, promoter of kiddie pornhttps://www.michnews.com/artman/publish/article_12271.shtml  Priest sends open letter to Michael Schiavo on anniversary of Terri’s death https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=6331 S.D. Abortion Ban Sponsors Braced for Counterattack https://www.family.org/cforum/news/a0039973.cfm Battle Brews over Gay Paper in Ohio Library https://www.family.org/cforum/news/a0039963.cfm Convert Case Sparks Surge of Interest in Christianity Among Afghans
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25,000 Christian Youth Descend on San Francisco to ‘Retake the Culture’

by Hilary White  SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Battle Cry for a Generation is a Christian evangelization project started by a young Texas minister working against the degeneration of modern popular culture and its effects on young people. The group says that a “stealthy enemy” has corrupted the youth of America with a highly sexualized media and corporate culture that contributes to underage sex, drug use and suicide. “Corporations, media conglomerates and purveyors of popular culture have spent billions to seduce and enslave our youth,” the group’s website says.  Battle Cry has organized a series of rallies around […]
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Afghan Christian Released – Seeks Asylum through UN

by Hilary White KABUL, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Large protests have followed immediately upon the release of Afghani Christian convert Abdul Rahman. Rahman was released on a technicality, reportedly after a personal intervention by President Hamid Karzai and after huge international pressure, but Afghan legal sources say his case is not yet settled. The Afghan former medical aid worker was facing the death sentence in the fundamentalist Islamic country for having converted 16 years ago to Christianity. Rahman has gone into hiding because leading “moderate” Muslim clerics had called for him to be murdered by the public should he […]
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Russian Jewish Leaders Join Orthodox in Supporting Moscow Mayor’s Ban on Gay Pride

By Gudrun Schultz MOSCOW, Russia, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Leaders in Russia’s Jewish community have come out in support of Moscow Mayor Juri Luzhkov, who banned the Moscow Gay Pride parade scheduled for May 27. The Congress of the Jewish Religious Organizations and Associations in Russia made a statement in support of Mayor Luzhkov’s decision, reported the Russian news agency Interfax last week. “Such parade is not a demonstration but propagation of a sin,” said the statement by chairman Rabbi Zinoviy Kogan. “We are in solidarity with the Russian Orthodox Church, not only for the present, but also for […]
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