‘Gay’ Ex-Altar Server Drops Human Rights Case against Bishop

Thursday May 27, 2010 ‘Gay’ Ex-Altar Server Drops Human Rights Case against Bishop By John-Henry Westen and Patrick Craine PETERBOROUGH, Ontario, May 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The human rights complaint filed against Bishop Nicola De Angelis of Peterborough, Ontario over his decision to disallow an open homosexual from acting as an altar server in the diocese has been dropped without conditions. The bishop met with the complainant Jim Corcoran, “in the spirit of peace and reconciliation,” in the bishop’s chancery office on May 21. According to the diocesan bulletin, “As a result of this meeting Mr. Corcoran has withdrawn his […]
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Group Representing 2.5M Wartime Veterans to Congress: Keep ‘Don’t Ask’

Thursday May 27, 2010 Group Representing 2.5M Wartime Veterans to Congress: Keep ‘Don’t Ask’ House may vote Thursday evening to repeal ban INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In letters to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader John Boehner, the head of the nation’s largest wartime veterans organization, stated his group’s opposition to repealing the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy banning homosexuals from serving openly in the military. The House may vote to repeal that policy as early as Thursday evening. Homosexualist activists have been pushing for the Senate Armed Services Committee to attach a repeal of […]
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Statistics Canada Predicts Seniors Will Soon Outnumber Children

Thursday May 27, 2010 Statistics Canada Predicts Seniors Will Soon Outnumber Children By Thaddeus M. Baklinski OTTAWA, May 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Demography Division of Statistics Canada has predicted that the number of seniors will surpass the number of children aged 14 or under for the first time ever sometime between 2015 and 2021. The population projections for 2009 to 2036, released by the federal agency yesterday, say that Canada’s population will age rapidly until 2031, by which time the entire baby boom generation would have turned 65. Thereafter it would continue aging, but at a less rapid pace. […]
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Gary Coleman’s Quick Removal off Life Support and Resulting Death Raises Questions

Commentary by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman   May 31, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The death of Gary Coleman has elicited reactions of surprise and sadness from Americans who had come to know and love the actor through his role on the popular situation comedy Diff'rent Strokes during the late 70s and early 80s.   However, what is not being discussed in the mainstream media, what is being assiduously avoided, are the obvious questions: is it certain how Coleman sustained his deadly head injury, and why did his wife “pull the plug” on her husband only hours after he was put on life support, and only […]
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Pope’s Prayer for June: ‘Respect for Human Life from Conception to Natural Death’

By John-Henry Westen VATICAN CITY, May 31, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholics around the world have been asked by the Pope to join him in prayer for life during the month of June. Pope Benedict's general prayer intention for June is: “That every national and trans-national institution may strive to guarantee respect for human life from conception to natural death”. Pope, Benedict XVI has often requested the faithful to join him in prayer for life and family via monthly prayer intentions. “How blessed we are to witness the Vicar of Christ calling the powers of this world to respect the sanctity of all human life […]
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Commentary on May 31 News

Monday has been a very unusual day for us - rather difficult to say the least. US staff were off for the Memorial Day holiday, two key staff (Washington and Rome) are moving residences today and tomorrow, our assistant editor is on a week's holiday and others were not available for a variety of special reasons. For the most part, it has been John-Henry Westen and myself running LifeSiteNews today, just like the beginning years – but with vastly more to do now. Whew! On top of that, our fundraising campaign launch email went weird on us and so, my apologies to our many subscribers, […]
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‘Telemed’ Abortions Under Investigation in Iowa

Tuesday May 4, 2010 ‘Telemed’ Abortions Under Investigation in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa, May 4, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Iowa Medical Board is now investigating the “care and treatment” practices of abortionist Susan Haskell and Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, who have been accused of conducting medical abortions without a physician present, reports Operation Rescue. The investigation, which Operation Rescue (OR) said it was notified of in writing, is in response to complaints filed by OR Senior Policy Advisor Cheryl Sullenger concerning “Telemed” abortions. “Telemed” is short for telemedicine, a practice in which the patient consults with a physician over […]
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Commentary on May 28 Canadian News

Friday May 28, 2010 Commentary on May 28 Canadian News There has been a astonishing and unexpected upsurge in the debate on abortion in Canada over the past few months. And now we are seeing an unprecedented public call for an honest discussion of the realities of abortion by two of Canada’s most prominent Catholic bishops – Quebec Cardinal Marc Oullet and Ottawa Archbishop Terrance Prendergast. The strongest anti-life influence on the nation by far has for decades come from Quebec, with abortionist Henry Morgentaler and former Canadian Catholic Prime Ministers Pierre Trudeau, Brian Mulroney, Jean Chretien and Paul Martin, […]
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Aurora Zoning Board Stands By Planned Parenthood Mega-Abortion Center despite the Law and Lies

Thursday January 10, 2008 Aurora Zoning Board Stands By Planned Parenthood Mega-Abortion Center despite the Law and Lies By Peter J. Smith AURORA, Illinois, January 10, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Zoning officials in the city of Aurora have decided to permit Planned Parenthood’s new mega-clinic to open, despite the fact that the facility was constructed under the wrong zoning ordinance and the public was deceived deliberately regarding its true purpose. WorldNetDaily reports, however, that pro-life opponents are refusing to let city officials passively accept the establishment of the new Planned Parenthood abortion center – reputedly the largest in the United States […]
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