CCCB President Urges Canadians to Oppose Euthanasia

September 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As debate begins again in Canada surrounding the question of euthanasia and assisted suicide, the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), Archbishop V. James Weisgerber, has recently issued a letter asking MPs and Canadian citizens to consider the consequences of legalizing assisted suicide and euthanasia. Currently Bill C-384, put forward by MP Francine Lalonde, is before parliament which, if passed, would legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia. Weisgerber points out that, while those who are initiating the attempt to legalize euthanasia are “no doubt motivated by concern for the sufferings of others,” “An unfortunate understanding of compassion […]
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38 Babies Saved Since Beginning of 40 Days for Life Campaign

Commentary by David Bereit, National Coordinator, 40 Days for Life September 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While Jackie was praying at the 40 Days for Life vigil in Greenland, New Hampshire, a car slowly pulled up in front of the clinic. The driver rolled down the window and said, “I don't know what you're doing here; but whatever it is, it's working!” The driver went on to say the abortion center had let employees go because business was off. All Jackie could say was, “Praise God for victories!” The staff at yet another abortion center has shrunk by at least one. […]
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Truth and Christianity the Foundation of a Just Society: Benedict XVI in Czech Republic

By Hilary White ROME, September 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – From his first address after landing at Prague's airport on Saturday, Pope Benedict XVI emphasized the need to reassert the Christian nature of Europe's heritage and culture during his recently concluded visit to the Czech Republic. At his airport address on Saturday, the pope said that now that religious freedom has been restored after the collapse of Soviet communism, “I call upon all the citizens of this Republic to rediscover the Christian traditions which have shaped their culture.” “Only those who maintain in their hearts a holy 'fear of God' can […]
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Hardcore Adult Porn Contributes to Child Sexual Abuse: MIM Report

NEW YORK, September 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the fight against child sexual abuse, the explosion of hardcore adult pornography on the Internet and elsewhere is a direct causal factor that cannot be ignored, according to the media watchdog group Morality in Media in an expansive survey released Friday. The 40-page report entitled “How Adult Pornography Contributes to Sexual Exploitation of Children” is supplemented by 175 pages of appendices, and draws from sources including news articles, court cases, scholarly journals, social science studies, books, and Congressional testimony since 1980.  The report was compiled by MIM President Robert W. Peters. (Click […]
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Wash. College Agrees to End Discrimination against Pro-Life Students

SPOKANE, WA, September 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Community Colleges of Spokane and Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) officials agreed to a court order Thursday that settles a lawsuit filed after they attempted to silence the pro-life message of a student group.  SFCC officials threatened student Beth Sheeran and other members of a Christian student group with disciplinary measures, including expulsion, if they chose to hold a pro-life event on campus. The information Sheeran and the others were sharing with fellow students was deemed “discriminatory” by the college since it did not include a pro-abortion viewpoint. The agreed-upon order eliminates or […]
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Lisa Miller Menaced with Loss of Custody if She Fails to Deliver Daughter to Former Lesbian Partner

Goal: $40,000. Donations received: $15,700. Thursday September 24, 2009 Lisa Miller Menaced with Loss of Custody if She Fails to Deliver Daughter to Former Lesbian Partner Vermont Judge Richard Cohen orders visitation for this Friday By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman VIRGINIA, September 24, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Lisa Miller says that if she doesn’t hand her daughter over to her former lesbian partner later this week, she may lose custody of her. Although Miller long ago left the lesbian lifestyle and returned to her childhood Christian faith, Vermont judge Richard Cohen has ruled that her former partner, Janet Jenkins, has visitation rights, […]
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New LifeSiteNews Kennedy Funeral Scandal Page

September 24, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Because of the volume of LSN reports related to the Kennedy funeral scandal and the ongoing discussions across North America about the implications of the event, LifeSiteNews has published a Feature Page listing all LSN reports on this subject. We hope the web page will facilitate well informed evaluation of what actually took place on the day of the funeral and an accurate understanding of what was actually said by LifeSiteNews and various notable persons about this important issue.  LifeSiteNews and most pro-life leaders in North America and Europe consider the manner in which the […]
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