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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.   Traditional Values Coalition’s Lou Sheldon backing Romney for president  https://www.onenewsnow.com/2007/06/tvcs_lou_sheldon_backing_romne.php   Fred Thompson Record on Abortion Scrutinized  https://www.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2007/6/17/214454.shtml?s=ic   ‘Today’ Crowns Hillary as ‘Unbeatable’  https://newsbusters.org/node/13540   Partisan politics have stranded Bush appellate court nominee in the Senate Judiciary Committee – “an outrage of the first order.”  https://www.citizenlink.org/CLtopstories/A000004858.cfm   Stem Cells, God and Caesar  https://www.zenit.org/article-19902?l=english   Full Incriminating Interview Discussing Tiller Abortion Records  https://www.operationrescue.org/?page_id=664   British body backs inter-species clones  https://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070617/sc_nm/stemcells_chimeras_dc_1 […]
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NSW Parliament Threatens Cardinal Pell, Places Him Under Investigation for “Meddling” in Politics

By Peter J. Smith SYDNEY, June 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New South Wales’ Parliament has ratcheted up the heat on Sydney Archbishop George Pell, placing him under parliamentary investigation for “meddling” in the lower house’s vote on embryonic stem-cell research. Greens MP Lee Rhiannon requested that the Cardinal’s “outburst of muscular Catholicism” be referred to the privileges committee for allegedly intimidating Catholic parliamentarians by saying there would be “consequences” for their spiritual lives. “The archbishop has refused to cease his special brand of meddling,” said Ms. Rhiannon, urging the committee to move since Pell was attempting “to exert influence over […]
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Pro-Family French President Wins Majority for a Second Time, but Loses Ground to the Socialists

By Elizabeth O’Brien PARIS, France, June 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNew.com) – Recently elected French President, Nicholas Sarkozy, won the legislative elections by a wide majority this Sunday.   Polls predicted that Sarkozy’s Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) would win 470 seats out of 577 in the National Assembly, the Globe and Mail reports. The final results were not quite as high, but the party still finished with a 345-seat majority. They lost 14 seats from the 359 total in the presidential election, whereas the Socialists and their allies boosted their number from 149 to 207.   Sarkozy also suffered a […]
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Activist Group Asks IRS to Investigate Bishop Critical of Pro-abort Rudy Giuliani

By Peter J. Smith PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, June 15, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of the Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island is under fire from an  activist group that claims his recent column in the diocesean newspaper criticizing Republican candidate Rudy Giuliani for his position on abortion violated the Church’s tax-exempt status. Americans United for Separation of Church and State has asked the Internal Revenue Service to investigate Tobin to determine whether he violated the Church’s tax-exempt status. The Rev. Barry W. Lynn, the group’s executive director, said in a news release that Tobin “appears to […]
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Hillary Clinton Campaign Withdraws Copyrighted Mother Teresa Picture from Ad-Campaign

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 15, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Senator Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has officially withdrawn a controversial photo featuring Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta with the then-First Lady from a campaign ad. The pro-life nun’s order, the Missionaries of Charity, directed them to cease and desist using the copyrighted image for political purposes. Sister Nirmala, the Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity, requested the Hillary for President campaign to stop using the image that appeared scandalously to link the abortion activist candidate with the order’s humble founder, who was renowned for her advocacy on behalf […]
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Bush Praises National Right to Life Committee Conference

By Hilary White KANSAS CITY, Missouri, June 15, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a taped message, US President George Bush praised the National Right to Life Committee—currently meeting at their national convention in Kansas City, Missouri—as “fearless shepherds of the innocent and the unborn” and called abortion “one of the greatest moral issues of our time”. To almost 1000 members and supporters of the Committee, Bush said, “You’ve helped our citizens understand that the mark of a great nation is that it has respect for human life. You have welcomed the unborn in life and protected them in law.” Bush spoke […]
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Ontario Premier McGuinty Visits Catholic School After Mocking Catholic Principles, Again

By John Jalsevac OTTAWA, Ontario, June 14, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In October of 2003 Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty visited a Catholic school only several weeks after publicly contradicting Catholic teaching on a serious matter of faith and morals by coming out in support of homosexual “marriage.” Now, only several weeks after publicly contradicting Pope Benedict on a similarly serious matter of the Catholic faith, Dalton McGuinty has again made an appearance at a Catholic school. Last month McGuinty joined the furor of dissident North-American Catholic politicians in criticizing Pope Benedict for supporting the decision of the Catholic Bishops in Mexico, […]
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