LSN NewsBytes – Life Issues, Obama, Obamacare, Economic Crisis, H1N1 Virus/ Swine Flu, Homosexuality

* Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for your information. Compiled by Steve Jalsevac LIFE ISSUES Killing for Organs – Wesley J. Smithhttps://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2009/10/05/killing-for-organs-2/ Bobby Schindler Wants to “Kill” the PVS Diagnosis – Wesley J. Smith https://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2009/10/26/bobby-schindler-wants-to-kill-the-pvs-diagnosis/ They Really, Really Want To Kill For Organs – Wesley J. Smithhttps://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2009/10/03/they-really-really-want-to-kill-for-organs/ Let's Give Three Cheers for the World's Independent Pro-Life Movement (part one) – John Smeatonhttps://spuc-director.blogspot.com/2009/09/lets-give-three-cheers-for-worlds.html Study Shows That PVS Patients May Learn! – Wesley J. Smithhttps://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2009/09/21/study-shows-that-pvs-patients-may-learn/ Shocking, Unforgettable Pro-Life film-“It's The Same Thing” […]
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Aborted Fetal Material Used in Anti-Wrinkle Creams

TENNESSEE, Oct. 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Children of God for Life announced today that Neocutis, a bio-pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology and skin care, is using aborted fetal cell lines to produce several of their anti-aging skin creams.  For years Children of God for Life has been a watchdog on pharmaceutical companies using aborted fetal cell lines in medical products and they have received thousands of inquiries from the public on the use of aborted fetal material in cosmetics.  However, the group says that this is the first time they have encountered any company bold enough to put the information […]
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LSN NewsBytes – Religion, Homosexuality Within Catholic Church

* Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for your information. Compiled by Steve Jalsevac RELIGION EWTN'S “The World Over Live” Honored by Cable Industryhttps://www.ewtn.com/news/blog.asp?blog_ID=2 Catholic Priests Try Disco Dancing at Mass. https://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/damianthompson/100012358/catholic-priests-get-down-the-kids-warning-for-strong-stomachs-only/ The State of Catholic Higher Education by Patrick J. Reilly    The reality is that the crisis in Catholic higher education is far from over. Most Catholic colleges have secularized considerably over the past 40 years, such that anyone who attended these colleges in the 1960s or earlier would scarcely […]
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St. Louis Agrees to End Ban on Christian Handouts During Gay Pride

ST. LOUIS, October 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The city of St. Louis has agreed to scrap a problematic literature distribution policy after a federal court ordered the city to stop enforcing it as part of a lawsuit filed by an Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) allied attorney. The policy was used to prohibit members of a Christian ministry from distributing literature and speaking about their religious viewpoint at an annual “PrideFest” event that celebrates homosexual behavior. The ministry filed a voluntary dismissal of its lawsuit Wednesday after reaching an agreement with the city. In June 2006, members of Apple of His […]
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Disgraced Korean Cloning Doctor Convicted on Embezzlement Charges

By Hilary White SEOUL, Korea, October 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Hwang Woo Suk, the disgraced South Korean cloning doctor who in 2006 was exposed as having falsified his results, was convicted Monday on charges of embezzlement and bioethics law violations. Hwang was given a two-year suspended sentence. The Seoul court ruled, “Hwang embezzled a considerable amount of money by using borrowed names and false tax accounts. Also, his practice of purchasing egg cells from women violated the Bioethics and Safety Act even if he did so for scientific research.” The verdict noted, “He feels deeply sorry that this case […]
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67 Year-Old Grandma Interrogated and Threatened by Police over Gay Pride Complaint

By Hilary White NORWICH, U.K. October 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The visit and threat of a “hate crime” charge by police to a 67 year-old U.K. pensioner and devout Christian grandmother, has garnered outrage from all corners of Britain, and has even been criticised by the head of Britain's leading homosexualist lobby group. Mrs. Pauline Howe was told by two police officers who visited her home that she may have committed a “hate incident” simply for having written a letter to her local council complaining about the local Gay Pride parade. Mrs. Howe says she is considering suing the police, after enduring […]
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Abp. Dolan: American Catholic Leadership against Abortion Redeems Laxity against Slavery

By Kathleen Gilbert NEW YORK, October 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While the American Catholic Church once failed to diligently promote human dignity in the era of slavery, Catholics can now take pride that its leaders are taking a stand against the civil rights atrocity of abortion, said New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan last week. In his column at Catholic New York Online, Archbishop Dolan reflected on October as Respect Life Month by pointing out the similarities between slavery and abortion in America – two assaults on human life, he notes, that were both deemed “constitutional.” Dolan writes: “That 'right' to […]
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Catholics and Orthodox Express “Sadness” over Swedish Lutheran Decision to Embrace Homosexual “Marri

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman STOCKHOLM, October 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Representatives of the Catholic and Orthodox Churches in Sweden are joining conservative Lutherans in denouncing the recent decision by the Lutheran Church of Sweden to conduct homosexual “marriage” ceremonies, reports the Catholic News Agency. In a joint statement Catholic and Orthodox church officials expressed “sadness” upon learning “about the decision by the synod of the Church of Sweden,” which is the largest religious organization in the country. “In our churches and communities, we will not unite homosexual couples since it is in complete contradiction with the tradition of the church […]
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Interview: President of Oldest US Pro-Life Group on 2009 Virginia Election

By Peter J. Smith October 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Olivia Gans is the President of the Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL), the oldest pro-life organization in the United States, founded in 1967. Gans has spoken in all 50 states and abroad on behalf of the pro-life movement. LifeSiteNews.com presents this exclusive interview with Gans, conducted Thursday, about VSHL's efforts in the 2009 Virginia elections, and their view that the participation of pro-life voters is crucial to the election of three thoroughly pro-life candidates: Republicans Bob McDonnell for governor, Bill Bolling for lieutenant governor, and Ken Cuccinelli for attorney general. They are opposed respectively […]
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LSN NewsBytes – Global Warming and Radical Environmentalism

* Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for your information. Compiled by Steve Jalsevac What Happened to Global Warming? – BBC This headline may come as a bit of a surprise, so too might the fact that the warmest year recorded globally was not in 2008 or 2007, but in 1998. But it is true. For the last 11 years we have not observed any increase in global temperatures. https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8299079.stm Fidel Castro Praises Obama on Climate Changehttps://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hrsJ4qSe4ne2_544A7Wzg4_uT7TwD9AT2O683 U.S. Media Ignoring About […]
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