Letters to Editor

Re: Planned Parenthood Booted Out of Texas Panhandle  https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2008/dec/08122214.html   Bishop John Yanta, Respect Life Coordinator Rita Diller, and all those in the Amarillo Diocese, are deserving of our highest honors, respect and love for their courageous, long-term commitment to protecting life by opposing and defeating Planned Parenthood.   Ed Mullen – Nova Scotia  ______________________________________   Re: Exclusive: Twenty Years of Eugenic Abortion at Ontario Catholic Hospital  https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2008/dec/08121111.html   Thank you for the very informative report (along with the associated ones) about Fr. Prieur and St. Joseph’s Hospital in London, Ontario. It was helpful in enabling me to send the […]
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Imprisoned for Defending Unborn – Linda Gibbons Shares Her Christmas Wish

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski   TORONTO, December 23, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life heroine Linda Gibbons will spend another Christmas in jail this year for her refusal to abide by an injunction which forbids even silent prayerful pro-life witness on the public sidewalk in front of the Scott abortion mill in Toronto.   Linda has given permission to share the thoughts she communicates in her letters in hopes that they may further the cause for life.   In a recent letter, Linda wished to convey her Christmas prayer for Canada: “That Canada could recognize the sanctity of life in its mind’s […]
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The Pope Had the Guts to Say We Need to Save Ourselves from Self-Destructive Sexual Lifestyles

Editorial by John-Henry Westen VATICAN CITY, December 23, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In thousands of news articles and talk shows around the world today from Bulgaria to India, Pope Benedict XVI is being bashed for daring to say we should care as much for mankind as the tropical rainforests; that the harm caused by going against the Creator’s plan for human sexuality is destructive and hurtful.  In truth, he is being pilloried for having enough love to tell his brothers and sisters struggling with same-sex attraction, promiscuity, pornography, adultery and more, that their behavior is hurting them and society at large.  […]
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Washington March for Life 2009 Conference and Activities Schedule

Compiled by Kathleen Gilbert   WASHINGTON, D.C., December 23, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – To help pro-life pilgrims plan a schedule surrounding the enormous March for Life quickly approaching next month, LifeSiteNews.com has compiled a list of the various pro-life events that will take place in and around Washington D.C. Friday, January 16 – Sunday, January 18 Mother of God Community’s Life Summit 200920501 Goshen Road  Gaithersburg, MD 20879  To view the complete schedule, go to: https://www.motherofgod.org/events/2009LifeSummit.pdf Wednesday, January 21 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.Cardinal O’Connor Conference  Georgetown University  for more information and to register: https://www.cardinaloconnorconference.com/ 9 a.m.Rock for Life Training & […]
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Second International Symposium on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide on May 29-30, 2009

December 23, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The theme for the Second International Symposium on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide is: Never Again. The Symposium will focus on building an effective, unified and focused group of organizations and individuals to stop the forward movement of the death lobby in North America and throughout the world.   The Symposium will be May 29 – 30, 2009 at the National Conference Center in Landsdown in Landsdowne Virginia near the Washington DC – Dulles Airport. https://www.conferencecenter.com/gallery/index.cfm. A shuttle service from the Dulles Airport is available.   The Co-Sponsors of the Symposium are:   Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, International Task […]
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European Court Refuses to Intevene to Save Italian “Terri Schiavo”

By Hilary White ROME, December 23, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The European Court of Human Rights is refusing to hear the case brought by Italian pro-life advocates asking that Eluana Englaro be protected from euthanasia by dehydration. On Thursday, the Strasbourg Court announced that an attempt to appeal last month’s decision by the Italy’s highest appeals court lodged by a coalition of pro-life organisations was inadmissible because the groups had no direct legal link with Eluana.   Eluana Englaro is the young woman, frequently referred to as Italy’s Terri Schiavo, who has been in a state of diminished consciousness since a […]
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Comments on December 23 News

Dear readers,   Once again LifeSiteNews.com is presenting the fullest agenda of activities for the Washington March for Life, as well as a promo article on the March with an exclusive interview with Nellie Gray the coordinator of the massive pro-life event.   Massive media attention has been given to the Pope’s Christmas greeting which called for protection of mankind from unhealthy sexuality.  Most media have distorted the Pope’s message and wrongly interpreted it to be an attack on homosexual relations. There has been a considerable amount of hatred expressed towards the Pope by gay activists. Be sure to read our analysis […]
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