‘Planned Parenthood Aborts African Americans’: New Mass Media Campaign

Thursday September 23, 2010 ‘Planned Parenthood Aborts African Americans’: New Mass Media Campaign By Patrick B. Craine AUSTIN, Texas, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new mass media campaign is hoping to shed light on Planned Parenthood’s racist roots and continued targeting of black communities. The PPAbortsAA campaign (“Planned Parenthood Aborts African Americans”) is aimed at getting the message out to a wide audience through billboards in large cities and TV ads on popular channels. “When you look at the numbers, it’s absolutely astounding the lie that’s been given to African Americans – that this is really good for them,” […]
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Despite Legal Threats, Mexican Cardinal Refuses to Retract Condemnation of Homosexuality

Friday September 24, 2010 Despite Legal Threats, Mexican Cardinal Refuses to Retract Condemnation of Homosexuality By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent MEXICO CITY, September 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Cardinal Archbishop of Mexico City is refusing to retract his statements condemning homosexual behavior, despite a complaint filed against him with the federal government’s National Council to Prevent Discrimination (Contrapred). Multiple complaints before various government agencies were filed in August against Rivera, his spokesman Hugo Valdemar, and Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iñiguez by Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard and fellow members of the socialist Party of the Democratic Revolution in response […]
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Kryptonite and Saving the World

Friday September 24, 2010 Kryptonite and Saving the World Dear Friends of Life and Family, In many ways, LifeSiteNews is a lot like the Superman comics. Look around the office of the series’ newspaper, the Daily Planet where Superman (alias Clark Kent) works as a reporter. Papers are flying around, Editor-in-Chief Perry White is on three phones at once, while Lois Lane frantically attempts to fit another villainous deed of Lex Luthor into the front page before the fast-approaching deadline. Here at LifeSiteNews, Editor-in-Chief John-Henry Westen is frequently juggling three calls at once on his two landlines and cell phone […]
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Contrary to Erroneous Reports, New Jersey Abortion Clinics Still Open

Friday September 24, 2010 Contrary to Erroneous Reports, New Jersey Abortion Clinics Still Open By Peter J. Smith TRENTON, New Jersey, September 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Erroneous reports of closed abortion clinics in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, have threatened to derail the 40 Days for Life effort in that city, with some pro-lifers being led to believe that there is no functioning abortion facility to protest against. “All kinds of people are calling and asking, ‘should we not go anymore, the clinics are closed,’” Jennifer Racancoj, a Cherry Hill 40 Days for Life leader, told LifeSiteNews.com. The source of the […]
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The Catholic Tea Kettle Continues to Boil

Friday September 24, 2010 The Catholic Tea Kettle Continues to Boil By Deal W. Hudson September 24. 2010 (InsideCatholic.com) – Over the past two weeks, I’ve had extensive discussions with a wide group of Catholic leaders about the state of the Church in the United States. The frustration and impatience among Catholics, which I discussed last February in “Is It Time for a Catholic Tea Party?,” continue to grow. The occasions for this discussion were the Catholic Leadership Conference held in Philadelphia earlier this month, immediately followed by the Faith & Freedom Coalition Conference and the 15th Annual Partnership Dinner […]
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Poll: 77 Percent of Evangelicals Believe Abortion is Morally Wrong

Thursday September 23, 2010 Poll: 77 Percent of Evangelicals Believe Abortion is Morally Wrong By Peter J. Smith CARROLLTON, Texas, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The National Association of Evangelicals has released a new poll showcasing Evangelicals’ overall commitment to traditional Christian morality and opposition to abortion. The Gallup poll, commissioned by the NAE, found that 76 percent of Evangelicals believe sex between an unmarried man and woman is morally wrong, 77 percent believe abortion is morally wrong, and 79 percent say that having a baby outside of wedlock is also morally wrong. A high 87 percent of Evangelicals also […]
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U.S., EU Urged to Help Chinese Forced-Abortion Protester

Wednesday September 22, 2010 U.S., EU Urged to Help Chinese Forced-Abortion Protester By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The leader of a Christian group has implored help from the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government and the European Parliament on behalf of two Chinese human rights advocates, one of whom who has been cut off from quality medical care despite his recent release from a prison sentence that shattered his health. Reverend Bob Fu, president of the China Aid Association, filed a petition Monday to the two governments for immediate intervention in the high-profile […]
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No Funding for IVF…Yet, Says Cash-Strapped Ontario Gvmt

Tuesday September 21, 2010 No Funding for IVF…Yet, Says Cash-Strapped Ontario Gvmt By Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, September 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ontario government is not yet prepared to fund in vitro fertilization (IVF), as recommended in August 2009 by a government-appointed panel, because it would be too expensive, reports the Ottawa Citizen. “There are some pretty compelling reasons why we should [do it],” Health Minister Deb Matthews told reporters. “But at this time in our economy, we have to weigh all the pros and cons very carefully.” Yet Premier Dalton McGuinty indicated that the proposal is still […]
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Ugandan Ethics Minister to Porn Dealers: ‘Your Days are Numbered’

Tuesday September 14, 2010 Ugandan Ethics Minister to Porn Dealers: ‘Your Days are Numbered’ By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman KAMPALA, September 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ugandan government has announced a new legislative initiative to widen the definition of pornography and to eliminate its distribution from the country. Dr. James Nsaba Buturo, the nation’s Ethics and Integrity Minister, says that the new law will help to eliminate the “terrible vice” of pornography, and help to discourage other vices related to it, such as homosexual behavior. “Pornography leads to homosexuality,” said Buturo in a recent press conference. “I’m happy that, finally, a […]
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Have More Children and Go Back to Church or Europe Will Become Islamicized: Senior Vatican Official

Wednesday September 22, 2010 Have More Children and Go Back to Church or Europe Will Become Islamicized: Senior Vatican Official By Hilary White ROME, September 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Europe will grow more “Islamicized” if Christian Europeans do not start having more children, and going back to Church, a senior Vatican official said this month. Msgr. Piero Gheddo, a famous missionary and an official with the Vatican’s Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, told Zenit news service that Europe’s indigenous inhabitants have abandoned Christianity and are becoming “paganized.” “The fact is that, as a people, we are becoming ever more pagan […]
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