Military Archbishop: Catholics for Equality ‘Cannot be Legitimately Recognized as Catholic’

Thursday September 23, 2010 Military Archbishop: Catholics for Equality ‘Cannot be Legitimately Recognized as Catholic’ By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The archbishop for U.S. Military Services has responded to a new “Catholic” group aiming to push the homosexual agenda in the Catholic Church, saying the group has not been recognized by Church hierarchy and, as such, “cannot be legitimately recognized as Catholic.” Archbishop Timothy Broglio made the comments in response to a Catholic News Agency (CNA) inquiry after Catholics for Equality sought to confront Broglio over arguments he made when he opposed repealing the military’s […]
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Vatican: MDG’s for Pop Control “Malevolent and Shortsighted”

Thursday September 23, 2010 Vatican: MDG’s for Pop Control “Malevolent and Shortsighted” By Hilary White ROME, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A senior Vatican official warned the UN this week against using the fight against world poverty and hunger as an excuse to push international population control and other anti-human ideologies. The Cardinal President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Peter Turkson, spoke to the summit of heads of state and government on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on Monday. “Any attempt to use the MDGs to spread and impose egoistic lifestyles or, worse still, population policies as […]
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Colorado Personhood Backers File Lawsuit against ‘Biased’ Voter Guide

Thursday September 23, 2010 Colorado Personhood Backers File Lawsuit against ‘Biased’ Voter Guide September 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The backers of a ballot initiative to amend the Colorado constitution and extend personhood to all human beings from the beginning of their biological development, filed suit Wednesday against the Colorado Legislative Council in a bid to stop the continued publication and statewide distribution of the ballot information booklet known as the “Colorado Blue Book.” Sponsors and organizers of Amendment 62, which appears before voters this November, accuse the Council of misleading voters about the personhood initiative in the Blue Book, which […]
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Priests for Life Canada Holds First Ever ‘Seminarians’ Pro-Life Congress’

Thursday September 23, 2010 Priests for Life Canada Holds First Ever ‘Seminarians’ Pro-Life Congress’ September 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Earlier this month Priests for Life Canada sponsored the first ever Seminarians’ Pro-Life Congress, at the Mount Mary Immaculate Retreat Centre, nestled in the beauty and quietness of Ancaster, Ontario. Twenty-five seminarians from all across Canada gathered for an intensive five-day learning experience about life issues from Aug. 30, to Sept. 3. Fr. Tom Lynch, National Director of Priests for Life Canada called the event “historic,” saying that it was “the first time ever, that I’m aware of, that seminarians from […]
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Knights of Columbus Bring Fourth 4D Ultrasound to At-Risk Mothers

Thursday September 23, 2010 Knights of Columbus Bring Fourth 4D Ultrasound to At-Risk Mothers ORANGE COUNTY, California, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Four cutting-edge 4D ultrasound devices will soon help Southern California mothers at risk for abortion see the face of their unborn baby, thanks to the team effort of the Knights of Columbus, the local Catholic diocese, and a pregnancy resource center organization. On Thursday, September 30 at 4:30 the Knights of Columbus, the Orange County Catholic Diocese and Birth Choice Health Clinics will celebrate the installation of the fourth new 4D ultrasound machine and the launch of the […]
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NY Gov. Signs Bill Allowing “Unmarried” Partners to Adopt

Wednesday September 22, 2010 NY Gov. Signs Bill Allowing “Unmarried” Partners to Adopt By Peter J. Smith ALBANY, New York, September 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New York will now allow unmarried partners – heterosexual and homosexual – to adopt a child together under new legislation signed into law on Sunday by Gov. David Paterson. The measure also allows same-sex couples with marriage licenses from other states to adopt children as well. The bill amends Section 110 of the state’s domestic relations law, permitting “adult unmarried intimate partners” to adopt, “in keeping with the state’s policy to ensure the best interests […]
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Louisiana Abortion Clinic Cited for Danger to Health and Safety to Remain Open

Tuesday September 21, 2010 Louisiana Abortion Clinic Cited for Danger to Health and Safety to Remain Open By Peter J. Smith BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, September 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has been denied again the opportunity to keep closed an abortion facility cited for substandard medical protocols. A state judge has ruled that the abortion business, which performs between 200-300 abortions per month, can remain open while it appeals the DHH decision to shut it down. Judge Mike Caldwell of the 19th Judicial District Court ruled that Hope Medical Group for Women in Shreveport […]
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Congressman: U.N. Abortion Agenda Undermines Fight against Maternal Mortality

Tuesday September 21, 2010 Congressman: U.N. Abortion Agenda Undermines Fight against Maternal Mortality By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., September 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In this Sunday’s edition of the Washington Post, U.S. Congressman Chris Smith warned that an abortion agenda at the United Nations threatens to derail Millennium Development Goal number 5 of sharply reducing global maternal mortality, by diverting life-saving resources away from mothers and into legalizing abortion. Smith, the ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa and global health, said that while health activists and world leaders were convening this week at the UN […]
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Archdiocese Disavows any Connection with Liberal ‘Synod’

Tuesday September 21, 2010 Archdiocese Disavows any Connection with Liberal ‘Synod’ By Matthew Anderson MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, September 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has officially stated that a liberal “synod” held over the weekend was not sanctioned in any way by the Church. In a statement released on Friday, the archdiocese explained that the synod, “Claiming Our Place at the Table,” scheduled for Saturday and sponsored by the group Catholic Coalition for Church Reform (CCCR), was being put on without the support of the archdiocese. During the synod’s keynote address, given by Paul Lakeland, Professor […]
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Republicans Block Repeal of Military Gay, Abortion Bans

Tuesday September 21, 2010 Republicans Block Repeal of Military Gay, Abortion Bans By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., September 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Republicans were successful in their efforts Tuesday to block debate on a defense authorization bill that would have repealed both the law prohibiting homosexuals from serving openly in the military and the law banning abortion on military bases. Democrats failed to muster the 60 votes needed for cloture as all members of the GOP caucus held together, and two Arkansas Democrats, Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor, also crossed party lines to join the Republican-led filibuster. Senate […]
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