Pro-Life Apostle Still Saving Babies Behind Bars

 By John-Henry Westen TORONTO, September 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The second part of the trial of Linda Gibbons for protesting outside a Toronto abortion center took place Tuesday at College Park Court with pro-life supporters in attendance to encourage her.  The trial took most of the day and the judge is to render his decision in the case next Tuesday, September 30 at 2:30pm.  Talking to Show the Truth leader Rosemary Connell from prison on Sunday, Gibbons noted that a piece of pro-life literature sent to her in a letter saved a baby’s life. “Linda said women will often sit […]
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Book on Sex Abuse Scandals Banned from Catholic Bookstores

By Hilary White BOSTON, September 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A book chronicling the mishandling by the US bishops of the sex abuse crisis is being banned from Catholic bookshops, its author says. Philip Lawler, a Catholic journalist and author of “The Faithful Departed: The Collapse of Boston’s Catholic Culture,” has said his book signings at Catholic bookshops have been cancelled and suspects that the reason is complaints from Church officials offended by the book. The book has been selling well, he says, but people have to buy it at Barnes and Noble or on Amazon. “It’s not readily available in […]
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Obama Calls Ad by Abortion Survivor a “Despicable Lie”

Commentary by Deal W. Hudson, of InsideCatholic.com WASHINGTON, September 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Gianna Jessen survived a saline abortion 31 years ago. “I didn’t have any burns anywhere on my body—it was amazing.” The saline, however, did leave Jessen with a mild case of cerebral palsy, a slight limp, and a life-long commitment to oppose abortion. Jessen is featured in a television ad presently running in Ohio and New Mexico, criticizing Barack Obama’s four votes against the Born Alive Infant Protection Act (BAIPA).    I asked her why she teamed with Jill Stanek’s organization, Born Alive Truth, to make the ad. […]
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Homosexual Pornographer Surprised he was Removed as Lector from “Gay Friendly” St. Anthony’s Shrine

 By Hilary White BOSTON, September 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A man who describes himself as a “happy, porn-writing sodomite” has expressed surprise at having been relieved of his duties as church reader at St. Anthony’s Shrine in Boston, Massachusetts. Scott Pomfret, an author of homosexual “romance” novels, told local media that he was not surprised that some backlash had come with the publication of his “gay memoir.” But he said he was “kind of speechless” that it had come from the Franciscan friars of St. Anthony’s where Pomfret had served as a lector at Mass for years. “I anticipated in […]
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Top Canadian Pro-Life Political Experts Will Speak On A LAW FOR LIFE at International Pro-Life Confe

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski TORONTO, September 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With both Canada and the US in the midst of election campaigning, the upcoming international pro-life conference “Creating a Culture of Life” will feature a timely  political panel discussion hosted by Members of Parliament Tom Wappel and Jeff Watson and former MP Pat O’Brien. Tom Wappel has been a Liberal member of the House of Commons since 1988, representing the Toronto riding of Scarborough Southwest. He is a staunch social conservative and has opposed all of the Liberal government’s anti-family legislation. Wappel opposed the Chr├ętien government’s decision to extend anti-discrimination […]
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Time Is Running Out to Register for the International Pro-Life Conference, Oct. 2-4

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski TORONTO, September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Creating a Culture of Life Around the Globe,” the international pro-life conference that takes place in Toronto October 2-4, 2008, will be an important event in the worldwide culture wars. Sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), the International Right to Life Federation (IRTL) and LifeCanada, and hosted by CLC Toronto, the Conference promises to be the most powerful, stimulating and informative pro-life meeting in North America this year. Eleven pro-life leaders from Canada and five from the US will speak on a sweeping range of subjects, offering insights into the […]
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Lord of the Rings Star to Use Gandalf Connection to Promote Homosexuality in Schools

By Hilary White LONDON, September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sir Ian McKellen, who played Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings films, is again using his fame to promote homosexuality – this time to children in schools. McKellen is a founding member of and long-time campaigner for Stonewall, one of the world’s most successful homosexualist lobby groups. His new task with the group involves tours of British schools to speak to them about “tolerance” of homosexuality. “I think this campaign is right – any openly gay person should consider whether they have a duty of contacting their old school and […]
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