Pro-Abort Catholic: Women Should Feel ‘Guilty’ if They Don’t Abort Inconvenient Child

By Kathleen Gilbert Updated 6:17pm EST WASHINGTON, D.C., June 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Proponents of feminism within a religious tradition play a crucial role in subverting “religious fundamentalism” in Catholicism, according to a member of the pro-abortion group Catholics for the Right to Decide.  Elfriede Harth, Secretariat of European Parliament Study Group on Religion and Secularity and a Spanish member of Catholics for the Right to Decide (whose U.S. partner is Catholics for Choice), made the remarks at this month's Women Deliver conference in Washington, D.C. The conference was largely a push for population control in developing countries worldwide through […]
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U.K. Methodist Church to Clarify Abortion Stance

By James Tillman PORTSMOUTH, United Kingdom, June 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Methodist Church of Great Britain's annual conference has voted in favor of a new briefing to clarify its position on abortion and abortion-related issues. The briefing, which will be produced by the Joint Public Issues Team, is not intended to alter the Church's official position on abortion but to clarify it in modern language and in the context of modern law and science. The Methodist Church's current position is that abortion is permissible before viability and under other limited circumstances, such as cases of fetal deformity. The “Methodist Church’s […]
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Christian Views on Homosexuality Deemed “Hate Speech” by European Rights Agency

By Hilary White ROME, June 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When a European Christian pro-family group applied to join the Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) of the EU’s Human Rights Agency, they did not expect to be denounced as promoters of “hate.” The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) objected to a statement by the Alliance of Romania’s Families (ARF) calling same-sex “marriage” an example of “human degeneration,” and denied their request for membership. The ARF, a group lobbying to retain Romania’s traditional Christian social and legal underpinnings, had written on their website that, “So-called alternatives such as ‘families’ consisting of same-sex, are […]
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UNICEF CAUSES SCANDAL WITH HALLOWEEN BOXES

Monday October 30, 2000 UNICEF CAUSES SCANDAL WITH HALLOWEEN BOXES NEW YORK, Oct 30 – “Parents would be scandalized to know UNICEF actively promotes abortion and sexual rights to children,” said Anna Halpine, president of the World Youth Alliance. “On top of that, the realization of these goals and programs are largely fueled by donations obtained from children trick-or-treating for UNICEF programs each Halloween.” she said a press release from the WYA. Halpine pointed out that UNICEF was founded in 1946 to help starving children after the destruction of World War II. Over the past few decades, however, UNICEF’s mission […]
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Bishop Removes Catholic Pastor for Homosexual Relationship

Thursday May 20, 2010 Bishop Removes Catholic Pastor for Homosexual Relationship By Peter J. Smith JOLIET, Illinois, May 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Catholic pastor has been removed from his duties at St. Isidore Catholic Church, Bloomingdale in the Diocese of Joliet, over revelations that he had engaged in a homosexual relationship with another man a number of times. Bishop J. Peter Sartain removed Rev. Jerry Simonelli from his duties as pastor ministering to the 9,000 Catholics of St. Isidore’s, the second largest parish in the Diocese of Joliet, after a diocesan investigation revealed that Simonelli had broken his vows […]
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German Court Legalizes Euthanasia

Friday June 25, 2010 German Court Legalizes Euthanasia By Hilary White BERLIN, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a surprise move, the German Federal Court of Justice has legalized direct euthanasia, ruling that an attempted direct euthanization of a comatose woman was not unlawful since she had given consent. “The expressed wishes of the patient … justified not only the end of treatment via the withholding of further nourishment but also the active step of ending or preventing the treatment she no longer wanted,” the court said. The ruling in the case of “Erika K” overturns a previous conviction for […]
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Robert Bork: With Elena Kagan, U.S. Moves Closer to Rule by “Committee of Ideologues”

Wednesday June 23, 2010 Robert Bork: With Elena Kagan, U.S. Moves Closer to Rule by “Committee of Ideologues” By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former U.S. Supreme Court nominee and conservative jurist Robert Bork warned Wednesday that President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan should be opposed. He also said that the nomination of liberal activists to the Supreme Court showed the United States was drifting closer to rule by a “committee of ideologues.” Bork was nominated by President Ronald Reagan for the Supreme Court in 1987, but violent opposition in the Senate to his […]
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UN-Backed Sex-Ed Program in Philippines Put on Hold

Monday June 21, 2010 UN-Backed Sex-Ed Program in Philippines Put on Hold By James Tillman MANILA, Philippines, June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) has decided to put a hold on the implementation of a new UN-backed sex-education program in elementary and high schools. The program had caused an uproar in the country, and was heavily opposed by parents and the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines. “We decided to hold in abeyance the teaching of the sex education module until a final decision is made on the consultation process,” DepEd Secretary Mona Valisno said. The […]
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Baby Born Healthy Defies Doctor’s Abortion Advice

Tuesday February 26, 2008 Baby Born Healthy Defies Doctor’s Abortion Advice By Thaddeus M. Baklinski PEMBROKE DOCK, SOUTH WALES, UK, February 26, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Becky Weatherall and her partner Kriss Kramer where told by their doctors that their son would be born deaf and blind and would probably survive only for a couple of hours. Little Brandon Kramer was diagnosed in utero with rhomboencephalosynapsis – a condition in which the brain fuses together rather than being in two halves – as well as hydrocephalus – water on the brain. Tests conducted twice a month indicated the condition was worsening […]
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