Pro-life, Pro-family Leaders Praise McCain’s Choice of Pro-Life Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for VP Runni

By Kathleen Gilbert DAYTON, OH, August 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Republican John McCain has picked first-term Alaska governor Sarah Palin as his surprise choice for a running mate, in a move hailed by conservative leaders as “absolutely brilliant” and “electrifying” conservative voters, especially women. Gov. Sarah Palin, known for her traditional and unabashedly pro-life and pro-family views, is the mother of five children, including her youngest boy, Trig, who has Down Syndrome.  She is now only the second female vice-presidential candidate in history and the first for the Republican Party. Gov. Palin had been considered a wild-card for a running […]
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Priests for Life Nine Week Novena Prayer for Election Begins September 1st

Washington, DC, August 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, the largest Catholic organization devoted exclusively to ending abortion, announced a nine-week “Novena of Prayer” starting on Monday, September 1, to prepare for our national elections. The Novena concludes on Monday, November 3, the day before Election Day. The prayer, in English and Spanish, can be found at www.PrayerCampaign.org and is interdenominational.  Priests for Life is asking pastors to promote it in their churches, and families to pray it together. “The intentions of this prayer are that citizens participate in an active and informed way […]
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Two More Bishops Make 8 Who Have Come Out against Pelosi’s ‘Catholic’ Abortion Theology

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., August 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two more bishops have released statements condemning House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s widely publicized claim that the Catholic faith could support abortion. Bishop Michael J. Sheridan of Colorado Springs and Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh join the other six Catholic bishops who have already corrected Pelosi’s false claims, made during an appearnace on NBC’s Meet the Press, that when life begins has been “an issue of controversy” throughout the history of the Church and that, therefore, the Catholic faith can support abortion. Bishop Sheridan warned Catholics in his statement Tuesday […]
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