Canadian Pro-life Great Frank Mountain Passes Away

By John Jalsevac OTTAWA, ON, October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Frank Mountain may have spent the last twenty years of his life confined to a wheelchair, following the 1988 car accident that left him a quadriplegic, but his physical condition never for a moment slowed him down as one of the most active, tireless, and successful activists in Canada’s pro-life movement. Today pro-life Canadians are mourning the loss of the man whose peer in single-minded devotion to the equality of Canada’s unborn children would be difficult to find. At the age of 75 Frank passed away in the early hours of […]
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Rhode Island Bishop: “I Could Never Vote for a Candidate who Supports Abortion”

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The bishop of Providence published a column Wednesday to guide Catholic voters striving to be “faithful citizens of both the Kingdom of God and our nation.”  The bishop’s column joined the flood of writing from other bishops who have underscored the singular gravity of abortion in this year’s U.S. presidential election, now less than a week away.   Borrowing the words of Gandhi, Bishop Tobin began the Rhode Island Catholic column with the quote: “Those who believe that religion and politics aren’t connected don’t understand either.”    True as the saying is, […]
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2.9 Million Hispanic Voters get Anti-Obama Email from Hispanic Catholic Bishop

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An audio clip by Texas Auxiliary Bishop Rene Gracida was sent this morning to 2.9 Million Hispanic Voters via email.  The clip, which is also running on radio and TV in swing states, says:   Dear Friends,   We only have days left before a critical election to elect a new president.  In this moment, like no other moment in history, Hispanic votes will decide the future of the United States.  That means that we have a great weight of responsibility.       During this election, there are many Catholics who have told the Catholic […]
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Pro Gay “Marriage” Priest Now Denies Jesus is God

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski   BATHURST, Australia, October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Controversial Australian priest Fr. Peter Dresser, of Coonamble in the Diocese of Bathurst, has published a booklet where he insists that Jesus was not God, and did not think he was God, and also claims that the Blessed Virgin Mary had as many as six children, Joseph was the father of Jesus, and the bodily Resurrection is not to be taken literally.   In his booklet titled “God is Big. Real Big!” Fr. Dresser says, “This whole matter regarding Jesus being God … not only does violence to […]
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New U.K. Motion to Introduce Abortion in Northern Ireland Dismissed as “Publicity Stunt”

October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Northern Ireland’s leading pro-life group Precious Life have dismissed as a “publicity stunt” the tabling of a motion in Westminster calling for abortion to be legalised in Northern Ireland. The pro-life group has called on the MP who tabled the motion to “butt out and stop interfering” in Northern Ireland’s protection of unborn children. The early day motion entitled “Abortion rights in Northern Ireland” was tabled yesterday by Labour MP, Diane Abbot. Earlier this year she also tabled an amendment to extend the 1967 Abortion Act to Northern Ireland. However, her amendment failed to be […]
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Commending the Bishops

 Commentary by Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, President, Human Life International   FRONT ROYAL, VA, October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Faithful Catholics in the US have been both stunned and gratified by the recent show of episcopal strength in dealing with the heretical nonsense of “Catholics” in public life who clearly misrepresent the Church’s teaching on vital issues. To date, more than fifty bishops have spoken out about this kind of misconduct or issued guidelines about voting at this critical juncture in our nation’s history. The trend is truly heartening. Let’s pray that it continues! Much more could be done, of course, […]
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“March for Russia” Will Protest Abortion, Homosexuality in Face of Plummeting Population

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman   MOSCOW, October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On November 4th, A coalition of nationalist organizations will march through the streets of Moscow to protest abortion and homosexuality in Russia, according to the Russian news organization Pravda and organizer websites.   The march comes in response to a plummeting Russian population, which is being replaced by foreigners, especially in larger cities such as Moscow. “Since 1990, the share of the Russian population of Moscow has fallen,” notes the Russia March’s Organizing Committee. “At the same time, the number of Koreans has sharply increased – 2.3 times, Armenians […]
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