Men Conceived Through Fertility Treatment Have a Sperm Count Half the Normal, Danish Study Reports

By Elizabeth O’Brien COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A study conducted in Denmark found that the sperm count of men who are conceived by fertility treatments is up to 50 percent lower than normal. Published in March 1 by the American Journal of Epidemiology (AJE), the study was entitled, “The Fertility Treatment and Reproductive Health of Male Offspring: A Study of 1,925 Young Men from the General Population.” The AJE explains that all 1,925 Danish participants were undergoing compulsory medical testing at the time for army fitness requirements. The volunteers were required to give both a semen sample […]
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American Bishop: Pro-Choice Equals No Communion For Catholics

By Peter J. Smith PATERSON, New Jersey, June 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-choice Catholics, not just Catholic politicians, must not receive Communion if they knowingly support legalized abortion says an American Catholic bishop. “By steadfastly choosing to be pro-choice, a Catholic—politician or not—excludes himself or herself from communion,” wrote Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli in the June 7 edition of the Beacon, the Paterson diocese newspaper. In his column Serratelli rebuked “pro-choice” Catholic politicians and those who “arrogantly insist that the Church does not have the right to her own teaching” and who claim a right to Communion at the same time. […]
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Toronto to American Homosexuals: “We’re as Gay as it Gets”

By John Jalsevac TORONTO, Ontario, June 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Toronto’s tourism board has launched a new campaign to attract big-spending homosexual American tourists. The catch-phrase of the newest effort to paint Toronto as the place to go for homosexuals is: “Toronto: As gay as it gets.”   According to Tourism Toronto, which has been working with Gay Marketing Advisory Group to develop the new initiative, the intention is to show that Toronto is more than simply accepting of, or friendly towards homosexuals. Homosexual activist Councillor Kyle Rae, who is playing a central role to the new strategy, said, “The […]
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Robin Williams Mocks Catholics Priests on Tonight Show

By John Jalsevac BURBANK, California, June 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  Last night on the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” comedian Robin Williams plugged his upcoming movie, “License to Wed.” In the film, Williams plays a Protestant minister who forces an engaged couple to go through a grueling marriage preparatory course. But last night Williams went off on Catholic priests, painting them as pedophiles. Williams pretended to be playing a game where the pedophile is hidden under a cup, suggesting that this was an image of the Church’s attitude towards dealing with “pedophile” priests. “Here we go. Find the priest, find […]
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BBC Report Admits Liberal Bias on Abortion

By Elizabeth O’Brien LONDON, England, June 18, 2007 (LifesiteNews.com) – After one year’s investigation, an official BBC report reveals that the BBC shows a strong liberal bias through its disproportionately large coverage of certain “single-issue” concerns. Commissioned last year by the BBC managers and board of governors, the report concludes that political events and daily news are covered fairly. The Daily Telegraph reports, however, that the agency has given a heavily biased portrayal of issues such as poverty, climate change and religion. The report also admitted that the BBC has missed some excellent opportunities and had “blind spots” in past […]
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Princeton Scholar Peter Singer’s “Inhuman” Views Have Him Rejected as Speaker at Noted European Conf

By John Jalsevac GNIEZNO, Poland, June 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Every so many years some of the world’s most eminent scholars and religious and political leaders meet in the Polish city of Gniezno to discuss matters pertaining to Europe, especially the uniquely European view of spirituality and the nature and dignity of man. The Gniezno Congress—which traces its roots back to the year 1,000 when Otto III arrived at the tomb of bishop martyr St. Adalbert in the city of Gniezno—is regularly attended by numerous presidents of European Countries, and, in 1997, was attended by the Holy Father John Paul […]
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