Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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Obama to Pope: 'I have appreciated our work together over these last four years' - Ben Johnson

40 Days for Life kicks off tomorrow in 261 locations, including Russia, Nigeria - Shawn Carney - 40 Days for Life

Jury Selection to begin March 3 in trial of ‘House of Horrors’ abortionist Kermit Gosnell - Dave Andrusko

16% of Canadian doctors would euthanize their patient - Alex Schadenberg

Big families are a blessing: LifeSiteNews interview with Papabile Cardinal Turkson

John-Henry Westen Tue Feb 12 18:07 EST Family

Big family? No problem: Vatican Cardinal’s upbringing: 9 siblings, one bedroom, no car

Police, medical authorities investigating death of Jennifer Morbelli, 29, after late-term abortion

Kirsten Andersen Tue Feb 12 17:25 EST Abortion

The Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has autopsied Morbelli’s body, but officials say a complete review could take more than a month.

Abortionist behind woman’s death under criminal investigation over illegal dumping

John Jalsevac Tue Feb 12 12:02 EST Abortion

A complaint about the alleged dumping had been filed by the Maryland Coalition for Life and Operation Rescue last year.

Shuttered Alabama abortion clinic will not re-open

Ben Johnson Tue Feb 12 17:49 EST Abortion

“Each day that this facility remains closed is one more day that babies are saved and women are safe from the dangers of abortion in Birmingham,” said Fr. Terry Gensemer.

American, global media assail Pope Benedict XVI for standing for life, family

Ben Johnson Tue Feb 12 16:24 EST Abortion

The New York Times notes B16 refused to bend on homosexuality, “contraception, divorce, priestly celibacy, the ordination of women and, of course, abortion.”

Catholic school administrator fired after advocating same-sex ‘marriage’

Kirsten Andersen Tue Feb 12 16:04 EST Faith

The assistant principle refused to retract statements in favor of gay "marriage" made on his blog.

12 Catholic colleges to host obscene play The Vagina Monologues this year

Tim Drake Tue Feb 12 15:48 EST Faith

That number is up from nine last year.

First episodes of post-abortion reality TV show now available online

Christine Dhanagom Tue Feb 12 15:05 EST Abortion

“One of the purposes of this show was to give post-abortive women a voice in the media that they have not had yet,” says the show’s producer, Cecil Stokes.

Evangelical leaders react to news of Pope’s resignation; highlight his leadership on life issues

Kirsten Andersen Tue Feb 12 14:48 EST Faith

Evangelical Christians offered messages of gratitude and respect to the outgoing leader of the Roman Catholic Church after Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation Monday.

Gay Catholics hope new “progressive” Pope will convene Vatican III

Ben Johnson Tue Feb 12 14:09 EST Faith

“Fresh ideas may fill the Church by calling for a new Ecumenical Council of the Church, Vatican III,” said the Rainbow Sash Movement in a press release on Pope Benedict XVI's resignation.

Members of the Rainbow Sash Movement hope for a Third Vatica

NDP leader Mulcair: Christian sexual beliefs ‘completely against’ Canadian law

Patrick B. Craine Tue Feb 12 14:24 EST Faith

Mulcair was up in arms Monday over a government grant supporting Crossroads Communications Inc.’s efforts in Uganda because of the group’s beliefs about homosexuality.

Canadian gvmt will maintain Crossroads grant after review over beliefs on homosexuality

Patrick B. Craine Tue Feb 12 12:07 EST Faith

The government is now defending its grant to a Christian organization working to improve water access in Uganda after a media report called for its defunding because of its Christian beliefs on sexuality.

Banning homeschooling does not violate rights: U.S. Attorney General’s office

Michael Farris, J.D., LL.M. Tue Feb 12 18:49 EST Family

Our own government is attempting to send German homeschoolers back to that land to face criminal prosecutions with fines, jail sentences, and removal of custody of children.

I spent two years working as an abortion nurse, but I know I am forgiven by Jesus

The Editors Tue Feb 12 18:24 EST Opinion

I will be forever sorry for my participation in the abortion business.

French gay ‘marriage’ bill passes in lower House

Hilary White Tue Feb 12 16:57 EST Freedom

The bill must now go on to the Senate for final approval.

A time of prayer, penance and sacrifice for a culture of life

Fr. Shenan Boquet Tue Feb 12 11:39 EST Opinion

Unfortunately, a great majority of Catholics are unfamiliar with the U.S. bishops' plea for a time of prayer, penance and sacrifice for a culture of life.

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