Canadian Pro-Life Groups Appalled that Abortionist Morgentaler May be Awarded Order of Canada July 1

By Steve Jalsevac OTTAWA, June 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Various sources are reporting that Canada’s Governor General intends to approve a bypassing of normal routine and bestow the Order of Canada on abortionist and militant atheist Henry Morgentaler on Canada Day, Tuesday July 1st. More than any other single person, Dr. Henry Morgentaler, who is referred to as Canada’s Father of Abortion and Father of Secular Humanism is responsible for the current Canadian legal situation of no law restricting or regulating abortion. “It is dreadful that this honour should even be considered for a man who’s only claim to fame […]
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Council of Europe Passes Abortion Resolution to Address Child Abandonment

By Hilary White STRASBOURG, France, June 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As pro-life advocates in Europe feared, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) approved a resolution today that holds up abortion as a preferred solution to the problem of the abandonment of newborn children by vulnerable mothers. Patrick Buckley of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC), who spent the last few days lobbying in Strasbourg, said, “Of the assembly’s 636 members, just 65 attended the debate and only 40 voted. This is a sad reflection on what Europe in general thinks of the rights of […]
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Interview – Philadelphia Cardinal Rigali: The Church Will Never Justify Homosexual Conduct

By John-Henry Westen QUEBEC CITY, June 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal Justin Rigali, the Archbishop of Philadelphia is always ready to answer questions, even the hard ones.  He spoke with LifeSiteNews.com last week at the International Eucharistic Congress about the Church’s teaching on sexuality, in the context of the current attack on the traditional definition of marriage.   Asked why it has become more common to see some elements within the Church promoting what is contrary to official Church teaching on homosexuality, Cardinal Rigali was quick to point out that it is not ‘the Church’ but members of the Church […]
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Irish Who Voted Against Lisbon Treaty Had Abortion Fears in Mind

 By Hilary White DUBLIN, June 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite surveys that discounted the issue in the recent Irish referendum, new polling has found that abortion was a significant factor in the rejection of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty. In the weeks following the referendum on June 12, European lawmakers and EU diplomats have speculated that if only the real reason could be found for the Irish rejection, appropriate changes could be made to render the Treaty more palatable for a second vote. Pressure is increasing on the Irish government to hold another vote next spring to bring back the […]
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Cover of Maclean’s Magazine Notes Children as Young as 8 View Online Porn Regularly

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski June 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The moral and spiritual damage generated by the pornography industry is reaching farther and farther into our society and our families. The case is now being made that it is time for new government policies to protect the large numbers of children who are now being exposed to addictive and damaging Internet porn that is far too readily available to them on the Internet. Canada’s Macleans national news magazine recent cover story, “Guess who’s watching porn” (https://www.macleans.ca/culture/lifestyle/article.jsp?content=20080618_9719_9719),  reported that children as young as 8 are viewing and getting hooked on pornography […]
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New Ad Takes Obama to Task for His Abortion Record

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama is being taken to task for his recent Father’s Day message in which he said that fatherhood begins at conception. A pro-family group says Obama’s seemingly “pro-family” statements stand in a stark, disturbing contrast to his radical support for abortion, which is anything but “pro-family.” The 30-second television ad by Family Research Council’s lobbying arm, FRC Action, airs today in several cities across the United States. The ad begins with a clip of Obama’s recent Father’s Day speech at a Chicago Church in […]
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