Many have Asked: Is Obama the Anti-Christ? – Famed Novelist Michael O’Brien Answers

(Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from the latest newsletter of Canadian Catholic novelist Michael O’Brien best known for his apocalyptic novel Father Elijah.) November 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – I am receiving letters from American subscribers and visitors to my studio website asking me some rather surprising questions about Barack Obama, related to one of my novels … Then, a few weeks ago a German friend called me immediately after Obama’s speech in Berlin, to say that the presidential candidate had mesmerized the crowds, and that a commentator on German television had said: “We have just heard the next President […]
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Denver Archbishop: “Senator Obama is the most active pro-abortion politician to run for the Presiden

By Kathleen Gilbert November 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a recent interview Archbishop Chaput answered some of the most pressing questions about the presidential election, focusing on the moral imperative for Catholics to bring their pro-life values to the voting booth.  Thomas Peters of the popular American Papist blog sat down with the archbishop, who has made headlines as one of this year’s most vocal defenders of human life among the U.S. bishops. Peters asked Archbishop Chaput why the Church in the U.S. has been particularly outspoken on life issues in recent months.  “One reason is that Senator Obama is the most active pro-abortion politician to […]
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Family Denied Permanent Residency in Australia Because of Down Syndrome Child

By Jonquil Frankham SYDNEY, Australia, November 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr Bernhard Moeller, a German physician who has been helping fill the doctor shortage in Australia’s Victoria state, has been denied permanent residency because his 13-year old son has Down syndrome. Down syndrome is a disability caused by an extra 21st chromosome, and has several illnesses associated with it, such as congenital heart disease and chronic ear infections. “A medical officer of the Commonwealth assessed that his son’s existing medical condition was likely to result in a significant and ongoing cost to the Australian community,” a spokesman from the Department […]
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“Barak Obama on Abortion” – The Online Book with All the Details

By Kathleen Gilbert November 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) has released an online book documenting the extreme pro-abortion advocacy of Barack Obama, proving that the Democratic presidential candidate has a spotless pro-abortion record in his years as a legislator. A quote from Jeff Jacoby of the Boston Globe features prominently on the first page: “On abortion, no presidential candidate has ever been so extreme.” The document, entitled “Barack Obama on Abortion,” focuses its attack on Obama’s radical beliefs, ushering forth a long list of news clippings, speech and press release quotes,and copies of original senate voting […]
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Cardinal Defends “Nazi” Comments on Bill Permitting Research on Human Embryos

By Hilary White EDINBURGH, November 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Scottish Catholic prelate defended his controversial comments from criticism late last week, after legislators reacted against being compared with Nazis for their support for the Human Fertilisation and Embryology bill. Keith Cardinal O’Brien, the archbishop of Edinburgh had issued an open letter to MPs, deploring their support for the bill’s “grotesque,” “horrifying” and “nightmarish” provisions on embryo experimentation. MPs and Peers who supported the legislation reacted harshly to the Cardinal’s criticism, accusing the Church of “scaremongering.” Labour MP Jim Sheridan, who, although claiming to be a Catholic has a long record of voting […]
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Human Rights Commission: “Kill the Christian” Lyrics OK, but Criticize Homosexuality? No Way

By Hilary White RED DEER, Alberta, November 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Alberta Human Rights Commission (HRC) has come under scrutiny again for what critics are calling a brazen double standard in its treatment of “hate” and discrimination. Blogger, lawyer and democratic activist Ezra Levant has revealed that Alberta Human Rights Commissioner Lori Andreachuk, who in a ruling earlier this year ordered a Christian pastor to publish a renunciation of his Christian views in the local newspaper, in 2003 dismissed a complaint against a rock music group who used lyrics in one of their recordings that urged listeners to “kill […]
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Michigan Bishop to Voters: Abortion can Only be Outweighed by an Evil Equivalent “in Number and Kind

By Kathleen Gilbert SAGINAW, Michigan, November 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Robert J. Carlson of Saginaw issued a pastoral letter in the eve of the U.S. campaign season, urging Catholics to heed the “special burden on the conscience” imposed by the destruction of innocent life, particularly through abortion. In the first section of his letter, Bishop Carlson poses the question: “Isn’t abortion just one issue among others in this election?”   He answers, “No.  Any serious Catholic voter must recognize abortion as the premier threat to human rights and dignity in our day.” Because abortion consists in the murder of about […]
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Queen of Spain Denounces Abortion, Euthanasia, and “Gay Marriage”

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman   MADRID, November 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Queen of Spain, Doña Sofia Margarita Victoria Frederica, has made headlines in her country by denouncing abortion, euthanasia, and “gay marriage” in a recent book.   The book, “The Queen Up Close,” which consists of interviews with Doña Sofia, quotes her as saying that she is “absolutely” against abortion. “It is necessary to respect every living child, every child that has begun to live,” the book quotes her as saying.  “And to be in favor of life is not backward, nor is it something confined to Christianity.  It […]
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