Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize to the Shock of Journalists and Pro-Life Leaders

Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize to the Shock of Journalists and Pro-Life Leaders by LifeSiteNews.com By Patrick B. Craine and Steve Jalsevac OSLO, Norway, October 9, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Early this morning, the Nobel Committee awarded U.S. President Barack Obama the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, prompting shock both from journalists and pro-life leaders. The award, the Committee says, was given to President Obama “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” The Committee says that they have “attached special importance to Obama’s vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons.” They credit him, further, […]
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President of USCCB Congratulates President Obama for Nobel Peace Prize

President of USCCB Congratulates President Obama for Nobel Peace Prize by LifeSiteNews.com WASHINGTON, October 13, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement, congratulating President Barack Obama on being honored with the Nobel Peace Prize: “In the name of the Catholic Bishops of the United States, I would like to offer congratulations to President Barack Obama on his receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. As he has graciously said, much of the work of realizing a more peaceful and just world for all persons and nations remains […]
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Cardinal Who Returned Order of Canada Says He Refuses “Pro-life” Label

Cardinal Who Returned Order of Canada Says He Refuses “Pro-life” Label by LifeSiteNews.com By John Jalsevac September 15, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Recently Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte of Montreal made headlines with his decision to return his own Order of Canada as an act of protest against the decision to induct abortionist Henry Morgentaler into the Order. While many pro-life advocates have welcomed the Cardinal’s decision and congratulated him for his public stance which has grabbed headlines throughout the country, a recent newspaper article has suggested that the Cardinal’s attitude towards Canada’s “father of abortion” and abortion itself may be more ambivalent […]
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Coquille Indians Legalize Same-Sex “Marriage”

Coquille Indians Legalize Same-Sex “Marriage” by LifeSiteNews.com PORTLAND, Oregon, August 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Coquille Indian tribe of Oregon has admitted same-sex unions to the legal status of marriage. The legislation, affecting the small group of about 200-300 Indians, changed Coquille law to include homosexual unions, after a lesbian couple expressed desire that tribal officials sanction their union as a “marriage.” According to tribal experts, the Coquille tribe is the first American Indian tribe to adopt such a law, reports the Associated Press. The Navajo and Cherokee tribes prohibit same-sex “marriages.” The Coquille law does not change the lesbian […]
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For the Vatican it’s Clear – Pro-Abortion Politicians ‘Must’ be Denied Communion

For the Vatican it’s Clear – Pro-Abortion Politicians ‘Must’ be Denied Communion by LifeSiteNews.com By John-Henry Westen November 27, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With the Patrick Kennedy Communion flap and the recent action of the Bishops of Spain having opened up the issue of denying communion to pro-abortion politicians, it is worthwhile to review the position of the Vatican on the matter. Since the controversy came to a head in 2004, the stance from the Vatican on the matter has been clear and consistent. For the Pope and top Curial Cardinals in charge of the matter there is no question about […]
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