Philadelphia Reverses Decision to be Officially “Pro-Choice”: Cardinal Applauds Decision

By Elizabeth O’Brien   PHILADELPHIA, June 15, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The City Council of Philadelphia voted to repeal the recent decision to be named an officially “pro-choice” city, Catholic News Service Reports. The original vote, which slid by at 9 to 8 only seven days ago, was overturned by a 13 to 4 vote yesterday.   Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, issued the following statement: “I applaud the members of Philadelphia City Council who worked to rescind last week’s troubling resolution.” He said, “The members who supported today’s resolution are to be commended for reflecting carefully upon this issue […]
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* Note: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for your information.   Infanticide, Abortion Responsible for 60 Million Girls Missing in Asia  https://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,281722,00.html   Tiller abortion files blown open  https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=56164   Bill Clinton Earns $10M on Talk Circuit  https://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8POP8F00&show_article=1   Freedom, not climate, is at risk – By Vaclav Klaus  https://www.ft.com/cms/s/9deb730a-19ca-11dc-99c5-000b5df10621.html   Teachers’ free speech trumps union politics  https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=56178   President Bush’s Policies Save Lives in Kenya  https://www.cwalac.org/article_511.shtml   A Resurgence of Active Opposition to Federal Judicial Nominations  https://www.freecongress.org/commentaries/2007/070613.aspx   Lightning Rod: […]
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CBC’s Wish List Re-Opens Abortion Debate, Infuriates Abortion Activists

By Hilary White OTTAWA, June 14, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) –The CBC has inadvertently allowed pro-life Canadians a voice on abortion, a rare opportunity in Canada’s largely pro-abortion media landscape. Online abortion advocates are complaining that the “Great Canadian Wish List,” a contest described by the CBC as a way for Canadians to express what they hope for the country, has been “highjacked” by “right-wingers,”“anti-choicers” and “fetus fetishizers”…in other words, Canadians wanting an end to abortion. Since abortion has been legalized in Canada, politicians and news editors have asserted that the issue is closed despite the consistent poll results showing that as […]
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Key Advisor to Cardinal O’Malley Writes Pro-Gay ‘Marriage’ Column in Boston Newspaper

By Peter J. Smith and John-Henry Westen   BOSTON, June 14, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Gay marriage is just another step in “natural social evolution” writes a high profile lay advisor to Boston Archbishop Cardinal O’Malley. The advisor, Peter Meade—one of seven members of Catholic Charities in Boston who resigned over the Archdiocese’s decision to ban same-sex couples from adopting—maintains his position on the committee O’Malley appointed to recommend which parishes in the Archdiocese ought to be closed. “On May 17, 2004, the day marriage was made legal for everyone in Massachusetts, we looked out our window to see – contrary […]
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Media Ignores President’s Commemoration of the Deaths of 100 Million Victims to Communism

By Elizabeth O’Brien WASHINGTON, DC, 14 June 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday President Bush condemned the past and present evils of communism during the official commemoration of a new memorial. Shaped like a woman holding a flame, the statue was dedicated in honor of over 100 million people who died within just one century as the result of communism. During his commemoration speech, the president said that the number of victims sacrificed to this ideology is “staggering”. Communism has swept through many nations, including China, the Soviet Union, North Korea, Cambodia, Africa, Afghanistan, Vietnam and Eastern Europe.  Bush commented, “Some […]
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Massachusetts Legislature Falls Five Votes Short of Allowing Citizens to Have Say on Gay ‘Marriage’

By Elizabeth O’Brien   BOSTON, June 14, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The government of Massachusetts narrowly lost an opportunity to allow a public vote that could potentially ban gay ‘marriage’ within the state. Only 50 votes were needed for a constitutional ban of same-sex marriage to be on the Massachusetts State ballot for the November 2008 vote.  The vote today was 151 against the amendment versus 45 in favor.   According to the Boston Globe, House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi, Senate President Therese Murray and Governor Deval Patrick waited until they had just enough votes to prevent the measure from going […]
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Vatican: Catholics and Catholic Organizations “Must” Withdraw Support of Amnesty International over

By Elizabeth O’Brien   ROME, June 14, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal Renato Martino, president of the Pontifical Council for justice and Peace, has called on all Catholics to stop funding Amnesty International because of its recent support of abortion.   The nearly 50 year-old human rights organization gave its official stamp of approval to abortion in cases of “rape, incest and extreme risk to the health of the mother”. However, the new policy, which AI had attempted without success to keep from the public, calls for the universal decriminalization of abortion, thereby making the AI policy effectively advocate for abortion on demand.    The Cardinal […]
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