The International Week of Prayer and Fasting to End Abortion begins on LifeChain Sunday October 3-11. A Catholic event at the conclusion of the week is taking place in Washington. 

The Communist Party in Vietnam has expelled a 74-year-old man from the party and the benefits of its membership for having too many children. Le Van Dung and his family were expelled for violating the two child policy introduced in the mid 1990’s.  (South China Morning Post)

Catholic World News reports today that Rev. Lisandro Orlov, of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Argentina has sparked national debate this week as he publicly recommended the legalization of abortion in the pro-life country. 

65-year-old Evangeline Godron of Saskatchewan was fined $200 by the Regina court for going topless at a public swimming pool, her refusal to pay puts her in jail for a month. Lawyers for the radical feminist say they will take the case to a higher court.  (CBC News)