Complaint Filed on Behalf of Firefighters Forced to Participate in San Diego “Gay Pride”

SAN DIEGO, August 28, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced today that its West Coast Director, San Diego area attorney, Charles LiMandri, filed a sexual harassment and freedom of speech complaint in California state court on behalf of four respected San Diego firefighters.  Charles LiMandri was also the Thomas More Law Center’s lead counsel in the successful Mt. Soledad Cross case in San Diego.    In July, four San Diego firefighters were ordered, against their wishes, to participate in uniform on their city fire engine in […]
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Trying to Skirt the Pope’s (Cardinal Ratzinger’s) Negative Appraisal of Harry Potter

By John-Henry Westen   TORONTO, August 29, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Since LifeSiteNews.com first published online scanned copies of the letters of Cardinal Ratzinger concerning Harry Potter, many have attempted to deny the Cardinal, now Pope’s, statements on the matter.   The latest such claim to hit the news was from a report in the Catholic News Service, the official news agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.    An article, headlined “Catholic perspective can be seen in Potter series, says priest-devotee,” by Peggy Weber published on June 27, quotes a Fr. Bernier as saying, “Pope Benedict has not […]
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Bishops to Amnesty International: We work with orgs who “do not oppose the fundamental right to life”

By John-Henry Westen   WASHINGTON, D.C., August 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has decried Amnesty International’s recent decision to – as the bishops put it – “promote worldwide access to abortion,” telling the organization that the Bishops’ Conference will work with other organizations rather than with Amnesty International (AI) to carry out the good ends which AI was traditionally associated with.   Bishop William S. Skylstad, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released a statement to AI Thursday saying: “In promoting abortion, Amnesty divides its own members (many of whom are […]
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