Kaczynski Brothers’ Law and Justice Party Ousted in Polish Elections

By Hilary White   WARSAW, October 22, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This weekend’s Polish elections have resulted in the ousting of the Law and Justice party headed by Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski. The Parliamentary elections have left the Civic Platform party (Platforma Obywatelska or PO) with over 41% of the vote and 205 seats in the 460-seat Sejm lower house. The results place the party in a minority position to form a coalition government with Polish People’s Party, described as “centrist” by the BBC.   The head of the PO, Donald Franciszek Tusk, is expected to become the new Prime Minister and take […]
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Christian Investment Funds Found Contributing to Abortion/Pornography Companies

By Meg Jalsevac   SPOKANE, October 22, 2007, (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to a recent press release from the ChristianNewsWire, the individual Christian investing funds that serve as the financial vehicles for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Southern Baptist Conference (SBC) have reported investment involvement that directly contradict the Christian investment policies they portray to the public.   The idea of responsible Christian investment is one that is becoming more popular according to a Financial-Research.com article.  The article, provided by the similarly focused Ave Maria Mutual Funds, explains that popularity is increasing as “60 million Catholics […]
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Life and Family Stands of the New Cardinals Appointed by Pope Benedict

By Meg Jalsevac   ROME, Italy, October 18, 2007, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pope Benedict has finally released his much anticipated list of appointees to receive the honor of being named a cardinal.  The list includes 23 men total but 5 of them are over the age of 80 and thus would not qualify to participate in any future papal elections.  The Pope also revealed that he had intended to also confer the honor on Bishop Ignacy Jez of Koszalin-Kolobrzeg but that the bishop had died suddenly this past week.   Several of the recently appointed men have been outspoken defendants of […]
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Amnesty International Urges Dominican Republic to Legalize Abortion

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman   SANTO DOMINGO, October 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The “human rights” watchdog group Amnesty International is urging the government of the Dominican Republic to legalize abortion, according to the Dominican newspaper El Caribe.   Citing the standard themes of the abortion lobby, Amnesty International representative Camilo Campos Cruz told El Caribe that “in any case the most important thing is to preserve the life and health of the woman”. “In this sense, our organization, what it establishes is that no woman should go to jail for not putting her health at risk, and that the penalties […]
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Ontario Catholic School Board Rejects HPV Vaccine on School Premises

By John-Henry Westen SAULT STE. MARIE, October 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board has rejected administering a vaccine for the sexually transmitted disease HPV on school property.  Trustees voted last night 5-4 to reject a motion by administration to allow local health officials to inject the controversial vaccine into girls as young as 12.  The HPV vaccine known as Gardasil has been linked to 11 deaths of young women and hundreds of hospitalizations in the United States in the first year of its availability.  Moreover, the vaccine is a product of the Merck company which supports […]
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Support for HPV Vaccine Gardasil Helps Planned Parenthood Says LDI President

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Gardasil, Merck’s questionable new vaccine against cervical cancer is expected to rake in at least a billion dollars in profits from sales, which will leave the pharmaceutical giant with more cash to donate to abortion giant Planned Parenthood. Merck has a long history of supporting abortion and Gardasil profits could turn into a financial boost for Planned Parenthood, especially as US states and Canadian provinces begin either to encourage or require HPV vaccination for girls as young as 9. “You’re going to increase their profits, which mean it’s going […]
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