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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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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The Pornification of a Culture—What’s Going on in the Office Next Door?

Commentary by Dr. Albert Mohler February 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The scourge of pornography is now so pervasive that it begins to define the culture at large.  America is fast transforming itself from a society that allows and markets pornography into a culture that is pornographic.  Boundary after boundary is being transgressed. Adding insult to injury, courts have ruled that public libraries have no right to use filters that prevent viewing of pornography on public computers.  Now, the marketers of pornography are looking to mobile devices and cell phones as the next frontier.  There is no safe place in a […]
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BILL GATES FUNDS POPULATION CONTROL IN SOUTH AFRICA

Thursday December 2, 1999 BILL GATES FUNDS POPULATION CONTROL IN SOUTH AFRICA JOHANNESBURG, Dec 2 (LSN.ca) – International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) announced yesterday that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated $3 million (US) towards the South African IPPF affiliate. The money is aimed at “providing reproductive health information, counselling and clinical services to young people” in the African country. The announcement comes as a campaign by American Life League to educate Gates on population control continues. The pro-life group has taken out ads in local papers in Gates’ neighbourhood and has placed its 12-step “Windows to the […]
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Complete Text of Lecture by Archbishop Charles Chaput in St. Basil’s Church, Toronto – February 23,

RENDERING UNTO CAESAR: THE CATHOLIC POLITICAL VOCATION+Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.Toronto, 2.23.09 I want to do three things with my time tonight.  First, Father Rosica asked me to talk about some of the themes from my book, Render Unto Caesar: Serving the Nation by Living Our Catholic Beliefs in Political Life.  I’m happy to do that.  Second, I want to talk about some of the lessons we can draw from the recent U.S. election.  And third, I want to talk about the meaning of hope.  As I begin, I need to mention a couple of caveats.  Here’s the first caveat.  […]
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Late Term Abortionist Tiller Will Stand Trial after Judge Denies Motion to Suppress Charges

By John Jalsevac WICHITA, KS, February 25, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – District Court Judge Clark V. Owens released his decision this afternoon denying the motions filed by late-term abortionist George R. Tiller, which asked the judge to suppress evidence against him and dismiss the 19 pending criminal charges involving illegal late-term abortions. The decision means that Tiller will stand trial to answer to the charges of performing late term abortions. In his decision Judge Owens addressed all the concerns that Tiller’s attorneys brought up over six days of testimony, especially those alleging outrageous governmental conduct involving former Attorney General Phill Kline. […]
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US Study: Listening To Music With Degrading Sexual Lyrics Linked to Early Sexual Experiences

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski PITTSBURGH, February 25, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Researchers at Pittsburgh University School of Medicine have found that teenagers who regularly listened to music with explicit and aggressive sexual phrases were twice as likely to be engaged in sexual activity compared to those who avoided such music. Writing in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, lead researcher Dr. Brian A. Primack said, “This study demonstrates that, among this sample of young adolescents, high exposure to lyrics describing degrading sex in popular music was independently associated with higher levels of sexual behavior. “In fact, exposure to lyrics describing degrading […]
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