Mich. Woman Advertises for “Christian Roommate”: Gets Hit with Civil Rights Complaint

Wednesday October 27, 2010 Mich. Woman Advertises for “Christian Roommate”: Gets Hit with Civil Rights Complaint GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — When a 31-year-old single woman in Grand Rapids placed an ad for a Christian roommate on her church bulletin board, she had no idea it would result in a civil rights complaint accusing her of illegal housing discrimination. The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan, a private group, has said that the statement specifically asking for a Christian roommate “expresses an illegal preference for a Christian roommate, thus excluding people of other faiths.” The Alliance Defense […]
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Finland Court Fines Pastor for Refusing to Work with Female Minister

Tuesday October 26, 2010 Finland Court Fines Pastor for Refusing to Work with Female Minister By Hilary White October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Finnish Supreme Court has levied a €320 fine against a Christian pastor for his refusal to work with a female minister, calling it a case of “gender discrimination.” Ari Norro is a minister of the Lutheran Evangelical Association of Finland and a member of the Lutheran Evangelical Association in Finland (LEAF), an association within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland that does not accept the ordination of women. In the spring of 2007, he was serving […]
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PORNOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK

Wednesday October 22, 1997 PORNOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK American Family Association TUPELO, MS – October 26-November 2, 1997 marks the dates for PornographyAwareness Week (PAW) in America. PAW was started 15 years ago to raise the awareness of the prevalence of pornography throughout our nation and to encourage citizens to work toward eliminating its devastating effects on our communities. American Family Association (AFA) initiated Pornography Awareness Weekbecause of the negative impact pornography has on American families.“Pornography victimizes women and children and is a vicious downward spiral of addiction for the men involved. Pornography erodes a man’s relationshipwith God, his wife, his […]
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SHEEP CLONER WARNS OF HUMAN MANIPULATION

Monday October 20, 1997 SHEEP CLONER WARNS OF HUMAN MANIPULATION JASPER, Alta., Oct 20 (LSN) – Ian Wilmut, the Scottish scientist who was responsible for the cloning of an adult sheep, warned against the creation of “designer babies”. Speaking at a conference of science teachers in Alberta on the weekend, the researcher urged his listners to “remember there are people who are already thinking of this.” The Human Genome Project, an international project to map all human genes, could urge the use of this new knowledge to manipulate the human race. “To let us rip with this present technology… is […]
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Court Allows San Fran City Resolution Condemning Catholicism as ‘Insulting,’ ‘Hateful’

Tuesday October 26, 2010 Court Allows San Fran City Resolution Condemning Catholicism as ‘Insulting,’ ‘Hateful’ By Kathleen Gilbert SAN FRANCISCO, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has shakily allowed to stand a resolution by the city government of San Francisco that lambasted the Vatican as “meddl[ing]” and “insult[ing]” for reaffirming its teaching against homosexual adoption, and which urged Church officials to disobey the Magisterium. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in 2006 had issued a statement clarifying that Catholic Church agencies, in line with the Church’s moral teaching on sexuality, should not […]
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Pro-Lifers Worldwide Thank Pope for November 27 Vigil for Life

By John-Henry Westen VATICAN, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life activists worldwide are pledging to promote Pope Benedict XVI’s initiative to have all Catholic churches in the world to join him in celebrating a vigil for all nascent human life on November 27th, 2010. Moreover, a campaign to thank the Pope for the initiative is being promoted in seven languages. A new website has been launched“yes-for-benedict.net,” where pro-life people can send a message to the pope in their own language. The message states: “We express our sincere gratitude to you, Holy Father, for your leadership in this gravely needed initiative, […]
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Chinese Woman Kidnapped by Govt Officials for Supporting Imprisoned Nobel Winner

Wednesday October 27, 2010 Chinese Woman Kidnapped by Govt Officials for Supporting Imprisoned Nobel Winner By Kathleen Gilbert CHONGQING, China, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Chinese woman who tweeted that she would demonstrate her support for imprisoned human rights advocate and Nobel peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo was kidnapped by Chinese officials in the middle of the night, according to online friends. Freelance designer Mou Yanxi has reportedly returned home, but her mobile phone and computer have been confiscated after she stated on Twitter that she planned to carry a banner with the words “Congratulations, Uncle Xiaobo!” The tweet, […]
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Day 34 of 40 Days for Life: 445 saved … One Week Left!

Monday October 25, 2010 Day 34 of 40 Days for Life: 445 saved … One Week Left! Commentary by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life October 25th, 2010 (40DaysforLife.com) – How many more lives will be saved this fall? This is the last week of the campaign and a wild week for me — I go to Southern California before closing this fall’s campaign at the site of one of the largest abortion facilities in the world — the Planned Parenthood in Houston, Texas. The number of babies God has saved in response to your prayers during this 40 Days […]
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Pro-Life Independent Tom Tancredo Surges to Virtual Tie in Colorado Gov. Race

Monday October 25, 2010 Pro-Life Independent Tom Tancredo Surges to Virtual Tie in Colorado Gov. Race By Peter J. Smith DENVER, Colorado, October 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The race for Colorado’s governorship now shows a virtual tie between former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, a pro-life 3rd party candidate, and pro-abortion Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, a Democrat. Tancredo, a staunch pro-life, pro-family advocate known for his anti-illegal-immigration views, has surged into a dead heat with Hickenlooper, now that GOP candidate Dan Maes campaign has collapsed amid allegations of campaign finance abuse and flip-flopping on the issues. Running on the American Constitution […]
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Court Rules that Mississippi’s Personhood Initiative Will be on 2011 Ballot

Tuesday October 26, 2010 Court Rules that Mississippi’s Personhood Initiative Will be on 2011 Ballot JACKSON, MS, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today Judge Malcolm Harrison ruled in state circuit court that Personhood Mississippi can be on the state’s ballot in the November 2011 election. This lawsuit was filed by the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive Rights, who were seeking to keep Initiative 26 off the ballot, in spite of the fact that it received more than the required number of signatures. Personhood Mississippi is an organization working to prevent abortions by amending the state Constitution to […]
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