Same-Sex ‘Marriage’, Biblical Authority Causes Anglican Church to Split from Diocese

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski WINDSOR, Ontario, October 1, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The people of St. Aidan’s Anglican parish in Windsor have voted to break away from the local diocese and join the Anglican Network in Canada (ANIC), which is part of the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone that oversees churches in most of South America. St. Aidan’s is the seventh Anglican church in Ontario, and the eleventh nationally, to secede from the Anglican Church of Canada over doctrinal issues focused on acceptance of homosexuality. Members of the parish said they wanted to return to a more orthodox and traditional […]
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Oregon Archbishop Criticizes Catholic Governor for Hosting Pro-Abortion Event

By Kathleen Gilbert PORTLAND, October 1, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Portland Archbishop John Vlazny has criticized Democratic Gov. Ted Kulongoski of Oregon for bringing scandal to fellow Catholics by hosting an abortion rights fundraiser only two days before Portland’s annual “Respect Life” Mass.  Kulongoski and his wife, both professed Catholics, are the honorary hosts of a two-day fundraiser for NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon. “This is a source of embarrassment for our church and a scandal for the Catholic community,” Vlazny said in a statement. “For a Catholic governor to host an event of this sort seems a deliberate dissent from the teachings […]
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Eduardo Verastegui Talks about Obama, Saving Babies Outside L.A. Abortion Clinic

By Anita Crane Los Angeles, October 1, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Saturday, September 27, the Mexican superstar of Latin America, Eduardo Verastegui, and several of his friends joined the 40 Days for Life prayer campaign outside Family Planning Associates, an abortion business at 601 S. Westmoreland Avenue. He went there for two reasons: to help mothers and their unborn children, and warn people about the number-one abortion celebrity, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL). Verastegui is cofounder of L.A.-based Metanoia Films and lead actor in the company’s first feature film, Bella (https://www.amazon.com/Bella-Eduardo-Ver%C3%A1stegui/dp/B0014BQR6U), which premiered in American movie theaters last October. Until November 2, […]
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New Book on Canada’s Human Rights Commissions Released Yesterday

TORONTO, ON, October 1, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Yesterday Interim Publishing released the e-version of its book on Canada’s human rights commission, Tyranny of Nice: How Canada Crushes Freedom in the Name of Human Rights (and why it matters to Americans) by Kathy Shaidle and Pete Vere. Internationally renowned columnist and author Mark Steyn writes the introduction. The book exposes how when it comes to the human rights commissions the “process is the punishment,” provides a thorough account of the two major cases from the past year that have made human rights commissions a hot topic and examines some the less […]
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Sarah Palin Speaks on Abortion, Contraception, Homosexuality

By John Jalsevac October 1, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a wide-ranging interview with CBS’ Katie Couric, Gov. Sarah Palin responded to a series of tough questions on a variety of controversial topics, including abortion, homosexuality, global warming, evolution and contraception. Throughout the interview Palin largely stood by her strong pro-life convictions, although a distinct shift in tactic was notable, particularly in her repeated efforts to find “common ground” by suggesting that her primary goal is simply to ensure there are “fewer abortions” – a line frequently used by both Democrats and Republicans seeking to garner bipartisan appeal. At one point, however, Palin said that she would counsel […]
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Abortion Patient of George Tiller Feared for Life: ‘They’re Liable to Kill Me’

WICHITA, Kansas, October 1, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A life-threatening abortion complication landed a patient of late-term abortionist George R. Tiller in the hospital last Thursday. The woman has come forward to tell of her harrowing, near-death experience at Tiller’s Women’s Health Care Services (WHCS).   Patient S. has alleged that on Tuesday, September 23, abortionist Shelley Sella may have botched an injection into her abdomen, causing sepsis, a systemic infection that rapidly spreads throughout the body and can cause rapid death. She also accuses Sella of misdiagnosing her pregnancy at 19 weeks, even though previous medical examinations placed her pregnancy […]
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LifeChain to be Held this Sunday October 5 in 1375 Cities in the US and Canada

WASHINGTON, DC, October 1, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – National Life Chain Sunday 2008, is a peaceful public prayer witness to be held October 5 in over 1375 U.S. and Canadian cities and towns (that provide over 1600 Life Chain locations due to multiple Chains in the larger cities). Serious prolifers will line local sidewalks to seek God’s forgiveness and intervention, while holding signs that read Abortion Kills Children; Adoption: The Loving Option; Abortion Hurts Women; and Jesus Forgives and Heals.    For the Life Chain hour and location see:  https://www.LifeChain.net For Ontario LifeChains see:  https://www.lifesitenews.com/events/lifechain/2008/
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