Archbishop Naumann: Notre Dame Leadership Either “Incredibly Naëve” or “Doesn’t Care” about Unborn C

By Kathleen Gilbert NOTRE DAME, Indiana, April 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two more archbishops have expressed disapproval of the University of Notre Dame’s invitation to President Obama to offer the commencement address and receive an honorary law degree May 17. In his column in The Leaven, the Kansas City diocesan newspaper, Archbishop Joseph Naumann said he was “dismayed” to learn of the honor, saying he does “not fault the president for accepting this invitation, but the university for offering it.” “Notre Dame’s action is inconsistent with its Catholic identity and harmful to the efforts of the church to advocate for the protection […]
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Notre Dame Loses $8.2 Million in Withheld Donations over Obama Scandal

DEARBORN, MI, April 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On the same day that former Vatican ambassador Mary Ann Glendon announced that she has decided to refuse Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal due to the university’s invitation of Obama to receive an honorary degree at this year’s commencement ceremony, a group protesting the decision has announced that the university has also lost millions in donations because of the scandal. (See: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2009/apr/09042702.html) Organizers of ReplaceJenkins.com, an online effort urging alumni and donors to the University of Notre Dame to withhold donations, announced Monday that they have personally confirmed over $8.2 million in withheld donations. […]
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US Presbyterian Church Holds The Line Against Homosexual Clergy

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski April 27, 2009 (LIfeSiteNews.com) – The US Presbyterian Church’s (PCUSA) constitutional requirement that its ministers and elders practice “fidelity within the covenant of marriage between a man and a woman, or chastity in singleness” has again withstood an attack by homosexualist activists who had hoped to change the sect’s fundamental principles. Last year the General Assembly of the 2.3-million-member denomination considered an amendment to drop the requirement of “fidelity and chastity” and allow practicing homosexuals to assume leadership positions within the organization. The proposal would have had to be approved by a majority of the 173 […]
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Christian Teacher Suspended after Questioning Homosexualist Training Program

By Hilary White LONDON, April 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Christian teacher in the UK has been suspended after he complained about the use of training time to promote the idea that homosexuality is normative. Kwabena Peat, 54, was one of several teachers that walked out of his school’s compulsory training day in January, at which Sue Sanders, a prominent UK homosexualist activist, suggested that those who do not accept homosexuality as normal have ‘issues’ that need to be addressed, according to the Daily Mail. After the event, Mr. Peat wrote to the three staff members who organized the session at […]
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US Scientist Claims to Have Implanted 11 Cloned Embryos

By Hilary White April 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A US reproductive scientist claims to have cloned 14 human embryos and transferred 11 of them into 4 women. Although Dr. Panayiotis Zavos told media last week that the experiment had failed to establish a successful pregnancy, he intends to continue his work to create cloned human embryos for full-term gestation. Zavos’ claim was backed up by a documentary filmmaker who said he recorded the procedures. “There is absolutely no doubt about it, and I may not be the one that does it, but the cloned child is coming. There is absolutely […]
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UPDATED: Mary Ann Glendon Refuses Notre Dame Honor over Obama Invitation – White House, Fr. Jenkins

By Kathleen Gilbert NOTRE DAME, Indiana, April 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Mary Ann Glendon, the former United States ambassador to the Vatican who was set to receive the University of Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal at the school’s commencement on May 17, has written to University president Fr. John Jenkins saying that she will not attend the ceremony or accept the award after all.  Glendon says her refusal stems from the University’s persistence in choosing to honor Obama with an honorary degree, despite U.S. Bishops Conference policy that forbids honoring pro-abortion politicians.  President Obama is scheduled to give the keynote commencement […]
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Wolverine, Hannah Montana and Britney Spears Issue Pro-Homosexual Message

 By Tim Waggoner WASHINGTON, April 24, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Three stars of the silver screen and the entertainment industry, looked up to and admired by countless children and teenagers, have sent a positive message to their fans about the homosexual lifestyle.  Statements from Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus were issued in the wake of the Miss America beauty pageant controversy, where Miss California’s Carrie Prejean was denied the competition’s crown and called a “dumb b*tch” by a homosexual judge for announcing her support for true marriage. (See: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2009/apr/09042103.html) The judge, who calls himself “Perez Hilton,” has since been trying to […]
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