Atheist Ads for London, Ontario Buses Refused By Ad Agency

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski LONDON, Ontario, February 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The atheist bus ads that are popping up on transit vehicles in Toronto that proclaim, “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life” have been rejected for use on the busses of London, Ontario, by the US Company that handles advertising for London Transit. Lamar Advertising of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refused the request for the London bus ads, made by the Canadian Atheist Bus Campaign. Steve Copeland, head of Eastern Canadian Operations for Lamar, said London Transit’s contract with his company gives him the authority to […]
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Abortion Promoting UN Honcho Wants Another UN Feminist Agency – Five Not Enough

By Samantha Singson NEW YORK, February 27, 2009 (C-FAM) – At a forum hosted by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York this week, a former top United Nations (UN) official criticized the UN’s “deplorable” record on women and the “the hypocrisy within the UN” on gender. In a presentation entitled “The United Nations and Gender: Has Anything Gone Right?,” Stephen Lewis promoted a radical overhaul of the United Nations, starting with a the creation of a new, billion dollar gender office. Lewis, the former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa and a former Deputy Director […]
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Sex-Selection and Hair, Skin and Eye Color in High Demand from U.S. Artificial Reproduction Companie

By Hilary White LOS ANGELES, February 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Demand for sex-selection for in vitro fertilization is “rapidly growing” according to many private IVF facilities in the US. In a CNN report on sex-selection and other genetic screening tests at the Fertility Institutes IVF facility in California, a spokesman for the Center for Genetics and Society said that the widespread practice of sex-selective IVF could open the door to “a society where there are new kinds of inequality and new kinds of discrimination, a world that we really would not want to live in.” The CNN report focused on the success […]
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Eluana Would Not Have Died in Israel

The Hebrew country is regulated by a passive euthanasia law there approaches the requirements of the Church as well as what Silvio Berlusconi wants to do in Italy.
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Priests for Life Canada Launches New Website

February 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Priests for Life Canada, established in 1996, has been busy re-organizing since Fr. Tom Lynch came on board as National Director in May of 2008. In order to better fulfill its main mandate (“Working to Support, Inform, and Empower Catholic Clergy to build a Culture of Life”) the organization has for the past six months been working on developing a new website, which has just been launched. (See: https://www.priestsforlifecanada.com/)  The new site is professional, user friendly, and provides Culture of Life information on various issues to both clergy and laity. The content information on the […]
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Camden Bishop Kicks off 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil outside Abortion Center

By Kathleen Gilbert CHERRY HILL, New Jersey, February 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – South Jersey pro-lifers were thrilled to receive the support of Bishop Joseph Galante, who led a prayer vigil outside a Cherry Hill abortion facility today to kick off the South Jersey chapter of 40 Days for Life. About 30 people gathered in the February chill at the Cherry Hill Womens’ Center, where the Camden diocese bishop led a recitation of the rosary.  Bishop Galante then addressed the crowd, applauding them for fighting to end the “destruction of human life and the sadness of the women.”  “I really believe […]
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Congress Snubs Proposed Amendments Blocking Coerced Abortion/Sterilization Funding

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., February 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Congress prevented consideration of two amendments that would have blocked funding of overseas abortions as well as coerced abortion and sterilization, in the $410 billion Omnibus spending bill the House approved yesterday. One of the amendments proposed by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) attempted to fix a loophole whereby the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) will be able to receive money, despite federal policy that forbids funding organizations that support forced sterilization and abortion.  The U.S. stopped funding the UNFPA after 2001 investigations discovered that the Fund supports and promotes China’s coercive one-child policy.  […]
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“Brain Death” is Life, Not Death: Neurologists, Philosophers, Neonatologists, Jurists, and Bioethici

By Hilary White – Rome correspondent ROME, February 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – If a patient is able to process oxygen from the lungs into the bloodstream, maintain a normal body temperature, digest food and expel waste, grow to normal adult size from the age of four to twenty, and even carry a child to term, can he or she be considered dead? Can a person who is “dead” wake up and go on later to finish a university degree? Can a corpse get out of bed, go home and go fishing? Can he get married and have children? These are […]
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As Lent Begins, 3 Prominent Catholic Universities Celebrate Porn, Promiscuity

MANASSAS, VA, February 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Christians worldwide kneel in prayer to begin the holy season of Lent, students at three Jesuit Catholic universities are busy celebrating extramarital sex, homosexuality, cross-dressing and pornography, the Cardinal Newman Society has revealed. From February 23 to 28, Georgetown University is hosting “Sex Positive Week,” sponsored by feminist and homosexual student clubs. On Monday, the event “Sex Positive … What’s That?” featured a speaker from Black Rose, an organization “which provides a forum for the many different expressions of power in love and play.  This can include dominance & submission, bondage & […]
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