Life Chain 2007 Canada a Success

By Steve Jalsevac   October 2, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The annual Canadian Life Chain took place this past Sunday at hundreds of locations around the country as silent pro-life witnesses held signs along busy streets and prayed that those passing by would consider the reality and harm of abortion. Next Sunday, Oct. 7 Life Chain will take place across the United States. In many locations participants have once again reported surprisingly strong support from passersby who honked their horns or gave a thumbs up to the supposedly politically incorrect message on the Life Chain signs. In Toronto such support was […]
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NARAL uses Heavy Pressure Tactics on Internet Provider to Gain Text Service

by Hilary White   NEW YORK, October 1, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Under heavy pressure from abortion lobbyists, Verizon Wireless, the second largest broadband provider in the US, will allow the abortion activist organization, NARAL Pro-Choice America to use its service to send text message alerts to customers. The announcement is a reversal of its earlier decision to refuse the request and follows a campaign launched by abortion lobbyists and the New York Times.   NARAL had asked for a five-digit “short code” that would allow Verizon customers to receive news and action alerts on request. Such codes allow people interested […]
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Christianity “Disestablished” in Canada – Richard John Neuhaus

By Hilary White   TORONTO, October 1, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fr. Richard John Neuhaus, the highly influential editor of First Things magazine, has written that the Christian faith in Canada has become completely “disestablished”.   After returning from his annual summer vacation in his native Ottawa Valley, Neuhaus wrote in First Things, “It is true to say that, in most aspects of public life [in Canada], Christianity has been not only disestablished but also banished.” In an interview with the National Post, Neuhaus linked the erosion of the Christian foundation of Canadian society with the Charter of Rights and Freedoms […]
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North Dakota Catholic Bishop Leads Prayers Outside State’s Only Abortion Facility

FARGO, October 1, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Facing the busy street in front of the state of North Dakota’s only abortion facility Friday morning, Most Rev. Samuel J. Aquila, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo, led the prayers of the rosary. The dozen or so men and women who joined him drew close to hear his words above the sounds of the traffic and occasional nearby trains.   The bishop had scheduled an hour of prayer at the abortion facility as part of the 40 Days for Life North Dakota campaign which began Wednesday, Sept. 26. The campaign includes prayer […]
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