International Pro-Life Conference “Creating a Culture of Life” Kicks Off This Thursday

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski TORONTO, September 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One of the most important aspects of this year’s International Pro-Life Conference “Creating a Culture of Life” is the opportunity to personally meet pro-life leaders from around the world and to join and participate in the network of groups and individuals who promote the culture of life. This Thursday, October 2nd, at 7:00 p.m., meet Joanne Byfield, active in Canada’s pro-life movement for almost twenty years, Jim Hughes, International Right to Life vice-president and president of Campaign Life Coalition Canada, and Dr. Jack Willke, president of Life Issues Institute and […]
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YouTube Asked to Pull Anti-Catholic ‘Eucharistic Desecration’ Hate Videos

LOS ANGELES, September 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The International Crusade for Holy Relics is demanding that YouTube pull video showing desecration of the Eucharist from its site.  The video series posted by “fsmdude” includes a variety of desecrations of the Eucharist using a toilet, a saw, a blender, and a variety of other means.  “This outrage must be stopped,” said Tom Serafin, ICHR president. “This is a direct affront to a quarter of the United States population, it is an outrageous insult, and has no merit whatsoever.”    He added: “YouTube has the resources of Google – one of the […]
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Scorecard on Life and Family Issues for 110th Congress Available Now

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – FRC Action and Focus on the Family Action released the Vote Scorecard for the full 110th Congress. In 2007, there were numerous votes in Congress that were detrimental to the family. The new Scorecard details how Members of Congress voted on pro-life and pro-family issues.   Recorded votes include:   * Prohibition on Funding Human Cloning  * Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act  * Federal Hate Crimes Act  * Employment Non-Discrimination Act  * Restrict Funding to Planned Parenthood  * Prevent DC Same-sex Marriage  * Protect Health Insurance for Unborn Children  * Protect Grassroots Organizations in Lobby […]
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Beer Boycott to Resume after MillerCoors Again Supports Sadomasochistic Sex Fair

By Kathleen Gilbert SAN FRANCISCO, September 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) last week contacted Mike Setto, the Michigan party store owner who helped spark a nationwide protest of Miller (now MillerCoors) beer in October 2007, following their sponsorship of the Folsom Street Fair, he was stunned to hear that MillerCoors had purchased a centerfold advertisement in this year’s program.  Last year Miller apologized for their association with the “disrespectful” activities the fair is known for. Those who spearheaded the boycott that provoked the apology had been led to believe that the issue was satisfactorily put to rest and that […]
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PASTORAL MESSAGE OF THE CANADIAN CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 40TH ANNIVERS

1. Four decades have already elapsed since the publication of the encyclical Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI (1968), a text which caused a great deal of controversy, provoked contradictory reactions and met with considerable misunderstanding. 2. The Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is taking advantage of this 40th anniversary to invite the faithful to discover, or rediscover, this prophetic document focusing on “the transmission of human life…a most serious role in which married people collaborate freely and responsibly with God the Creator,”1 a matter that is “intimately connected with the life and happiness of […]
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LifeSiteNews.com NewsBytes for September 26 – Canadian Election, Religion, Homosexuality, Miscellane

* Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com.  They are presented only for your information.  CANADIAN ELECTION   Pro-Life group endorses 2 federal candidates in Winnipeg  https://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2008/09/22/wpg-endorsement.html   NDPer apologizes for undressing in front of minors, going skinny dipping 12 years ago – asked students to paint his body. He is running against Natural Resources Minister Gary Lunn in Saanich-Gulf Islands  https://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/CanadaVotes/News/2008/09/21/6833566-cp.html   The 57 Ridings that can Change the Canadian Election’s Outcome – The ridings are considered “hugely important” and can make a difference between a […]
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