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Rhode Island Bishop: “I Could Never Vote for a Candidate who Supports Abortion”

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, October 31, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The bishop of Providence published a column Wednesday to guide Catholic voters striving to be “faithful citizens of both the Kingdom of God and our nation.”  The bishop’s column joined the flood of writing from other bishops who have underscored the singular gravity of abortion in this year’s U.S. presidential election, now less than a week away.   Borrowing the words of Gandhi, Bishop Tobin began the Rhode Island Catholic column with the quote: “Those who believe that religion and politics aren’t connected don’t understand either.”    True as the saying is, […]
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Fr. Pavone: Terri Shiavo’s room was thick with prayers and thoughts of supporters

OTTAWA, May 15, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Priests for Life Director Fr. Frank Pavone gave a moving address at the annual Rose Dinner of the Canadian March for Life last Thursday. Recalling that he was with Terri Schiavo until approximately five minutes before her death, Fr. Pavone revealed details of his experiences. The priest recalled that he had regular access to Terri in the hospital and that she was in no way dying prior to her imposed death by starvation. “She was very responsive to me, she closed her eyes when I prayed with her she opened her eyes at the […]
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Ten year old arrested for giving food to Terri Schiavo apologizes

TAMPA BAY, August 31, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ten year-old Joshua Heldreth, the eldest of eight children, was arrested on Good Friday of this year for trespassing while attempting to bring a drink of water to Miss Terri Schaivo. Days later Schiavo died of intentional dehydration. In court Joshua pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 25 hours of community service and ordered to write an apology for his actions. The boy whose arrest photo was splashed on front pages of newspapers across the nation wrote in his apology letter, “I was arrested on Good Friday for trespassing on the hospice center’s […]
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“The Last Honorable Politician” and Presidential Candidate, Howard Phillips, Speaks On Judge Roberts

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Howard Phillips has been called the last honorable politician. A 1962 Harvard graduate, where he twice served as president of Student Council, Phillips has served throughout the years in numerous positions in the executive branch of the United States government. From the day he was born politics was in the conservative leader’s blood, and he began his political career at a very early age by volunteering for Republican election campaigns in the mid 1950s. In 1974 Phillips left the Republican party after years of service in jobs as varied as precinct worker, election […]
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