White House Fetes Lesbian Banned from Cross-Dressing at Prom

Tuesday June 22, 2010 White House Fetes Lesbian Banned from Cross-Dressing at Prom By James Tillman and Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, DC, June 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Earlier this year Constance McMillen was refused permission to attend her high-school prom with a female date while wearing a tuxedo, an event that catapulted her into the national media spotlight. Now her newfound notoriety has received an added boost, after the White House invited her to a reception honoring lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT) scheduled for Tuesday at 5pm. Both President Obama and Vice-President Biden were expected to attend the reception. […]
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From ‘Gay Friendly’ LA Cardinal, a Grim Tale of Sex Abuse Complicity

Tuesday June 22, 2010 From ‘Gay Friendly’ LA Cardinal, a Grim Tale of Sex Abuse Complicity By Kathleen Gilbert LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a videotaped deposition released last Tuesday, Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony admits he did not think it necessary to contact police after learning of the sex abuse perpetrated by a priest in his diocese against two boys. Instead, Mahony transferred the priest to other locations, where the abuse could potentially continue. The archdiocese had tried but failed to keep private the deposition, which was taken as part of a lawsuit that resulted in […]
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Obama Inserts Gay Dads into Father’s Day Proclamation

Monday June 21, 2010 Obama Inserts Gay Dads into Father’s Day Proclamation By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In his fathers’ day proclamation President Barack Obama made what pro-family leaders have said were a number of praiseworthy statements about fatherhood and the importance of fathers in the lives of their children. At the same time, the president drew sharp criticism for using the proclamation as an opportunity to show his support for homosexual parenting. “An active, committed father makes a lasting difference in the life of a child. When fathers are not present, their children […]
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Bobby Schindler’s Letter to Florida Bishop: When Bishops Don’t Do Their Job – Innocent People Die

Wednesday March 28, 2007 Bobby Schindler’s Letter to Florida Bishop: When Bishops Don’t Do Their Job – Innocent People Die Says Bishop’s silence makes him “complicit in my sister’s murder” By Meg Jalsevac TAMPA, March 28, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo, has written an open letter to Bishop Robert Lynch, bishop of St. Petersburg, Florida chastising the bishop for his inaction at the time of Terri’s death and asserting that the bishop’s lack of action “brought scandal to the Universal Church and to the faithful, particularly here in Florida.” March 31, 2007 will be the second […]
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Irish Politicians to Catholic Church: You Have No Business in Public Debate

Tuesday June 22, 2010 Irish Politicians to Catholic Church: You Have No Business in Public Debate By Hilary White DUBLIN, June 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Justice Minister Dermot Ahern, and Green party leader John Gormley sparked a public furor in overwhelmingly Catholic Ireland earlier this month after they said that religion has no place in the politics of the country. As the Irish Parliament gears up to vote on the Civil Partnership Bill, which would recognize same-sex unions, Minister Ahern told the Irish Times in a June 12 interview that politicians must set aside their religious beliefs and not allow […]
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‘The Law Must Speak for the Unborn Child’: Senior Ghanian Leader Calls for Abortion Restrictions

Tuesday June 22, 2010 ‘The Law Must Speak for the Unborn Child’: Senior Ghanian Leader Calls for Abortion Restrictions By Hilary White June 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ghanian Parliament’s Minority Leader, Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has called upon the Attorney General to significantly increase restrictions on abortion in the country. Abortion in the Republic of Ghana is currently legal in cases of rape or incest, if the pregnancy is judged to threaten the woman’s physical or mental health, or if there is “substantial risk” of fetal abnormality. Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu says he wants to change the law to allow abortions only in cases […]
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Author and Mother of Three Excoriates U.K. Bishops for Failing to Oppose Explicit Sex-ed

Monday June 21, 2010 Author and Mother of Three Excoriates U.K. Bishops for Failing to Oppose Explicit Sex-ed By James Tillman BRAGA, Portugal, June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fiorella Nash, Catholic author and mother of three, spoke to the Knights of Our Lady on the weekend of June 4-6, and upbraided the Bishops Conference of England and Wales for failing to sufficiently oppose explicit sex education in schools and even colluding with the “anti-life policies of the Government.” In her speech, “The State of Family Life in Great Britain,” Nash called the government’s aggressive promotion of sex education the “greatest […]
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A.L.L. Joins International Call for Ban on In Vitro Technologies

Tuesday June 22, 2010 A.L.L. Joins International Call for Ban on In Vitro Technologies By Kathleen Gilbert Washington, D.C., June 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The American Life League joined the U.K.’s Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) on Monday calling for a ban on all in vitro fertilization (IVF) practices. IVF routinely involves the massive loss of human life as “excess” embryonic children are discarded, frozen indefinitely, or fall victim to “selective termination” following implantation. “We know that IVF kills preborn children. We know that IVF can cause severe birth defects in those children lucky enough to be […]
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No To Ontario Premier McGuinty’s Sex Education

Tuesday June 22, 2010 No To Ontario Premier McGuinty’s Sex Education Commentary By Fr. Alphonse de Valk (this article is republished with permission from the June 10, 2010 edition of Catholic Insight magazine) June 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On April 22, 2010, Premier Dalton McGuinty and his education minister, Leona Dombrowsky, announced a new sex education program for public and Catholic schools in Ontario. This plan had been prepared beforehand by then-education minister Kathleen Wynne, who lives a lesbian lifestyle with her same-sex partner. The program for Grade 1 stipulated that children learn all parts of the human body, including […]
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Obama Admin to Force Businesses to Give Gay Partners Unpaid Leave

Tuesday June 22, 2010 Obama Admin to Force Businesses to Give Gay Partners Unpaid Leave By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The White House announced Monday that they would expand the definition of a 1993 federal law, with the result that many employers in all 50 states would be forced to extend family and medical leave to homosexual partners. Pro-family advocates, however, are denouncing the policy as blatant illegality, saying that it clearly contravenes the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). A current law known as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) stipulates that […]
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