First Female President of India Calls for an End to Female Abortions

By Elizabeth O’Brien NEW DEHLI, July 26, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – During her inaugural speech on Wednesday, the newly elected and controversial first female President of India called for an end to the murder of unborn babies based on sex-preference. As she replaced former President Abdul Kalam, DailyIndia.com reports, 72 year old Pratibha Patil announced, “Empowerment of women is particularly important to me as I believe this leads to the empowerment of the nation.” She continued, “We must banish malnutrition, social evils, infant mortality and female foeticide.” Only shortly before Patil’s speech, police discovered 30 bags full of dismembered babies outside […]
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Massive Chinese Recalls, but FDA Silent Over RU-486 Chinese Manufacturers

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., July 26, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For weeks the US Food and Drug Administration has been warning the American public about tainted Chinese imports of contaminated pet food, poisonous toothpaste, and an outbreak of botulism. However the federal agency has failed thus far to issue warnings over the possible contamination of RU-486, a chemical abortion pill made exclusively in China, which has led to at least 6 documented deaths in North America and hundreds of severe adverse effects in women. As the Chinese scandals began to unfold, pro-life Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) and co-chairman of […]
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Tonight Show’s Jay Leno Jokes of Priests as Pedophiles Six Times in Five Weeks

By John-Henry Westen   NEW YORK, July 26, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic League has revealed a sustained attack against the Catholic Church from Jay Leno, host of the Tonight Show.   Describing it as “Jay Leno’s obsession,” the League points out that in the past five weeks, the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno” has ridiculed priests six times and the pope once; all of the priest jokes were sexual in nature and painted priests as molesters. ·   June 18: Robin Williams gets into an extended diatribe about priests as pedophiles ·   June 20: Leno cracks a joke about priests as […]
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Trickery Used in Granting UN Status for Homosexual Group

By Samantha Singson   NEW YORK, July 26, 2007 (C-Fam.org) – Overturning a prior decision by the NGO accrediting committee, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) voted to grant official consultative status to the Coalition Gaie et Lesbienne du Quebec (CGLQ) and the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights (RFSL) in Geneva last week.   The voting process was mired in confusion over unclear language. Several delegate requests for clarification interrupted the roll-call vote and led Pakistan to call for a point of order and ask for a re-vote. No re-vote was taken. The motion to […]
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Americans Urged to Join Nationwide 40 Days of Prayer and Fasting Campaign for an End to Abortion

By Elizabeth O’Brien COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July 26, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A groundbreaking, grassroots campaign has taken hold of communities throughout the United States. The mission is to storm Heaven with 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. David Bereit, a noted pro-life speaker from Texas who pioneered this campaign, stated in a press conference that the movement was born out of the “prayer and frustration” of pro-life activists. He said that increasingly many people have felt worn out with the pro-life battle and discouraged by the apathetic silence of their local churches. In 2004, however, […]
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Toronto Film Festival Winner “Bella” Finds Major Distributor, Anticipates Opening October 26

By John Jalsevac July 26, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bella, the heart-warming independent film that took the 2006 Toronto Film Festival by storm, winning the prestigious “People’s Choice Award,” is in final negotiations with a major U.S. distributor, a representative at Metanoia Films told LifeSiteNews.com. * According to the representative, barring any last minute glitches in the signing of the papers, the film will be released in theatres across the country on October 26 of this year. Currently, however, he said, further details cannot be released until the contract is finalized.  While the team behind Bella is not marketing the work as a […]
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