Posts Tagged ‘International’

Maltese bishop denounces proposed same-sex civil union legislation

by Thaddeus Baklinski MALTA, November 29, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Maltese bishop has slammed the government’s proposed same-sex civil union legislation, saying that there is simply no equivalence between heterosexual and homosexual relationships.  “While the sexual activity of heterosexual couples…

‘Game changer’: study finds increased risk of breast cancer after abortion in Chinese women

by Peter Baklinski TIANJIN, China, November 29, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-abortion advocates have relentlessly denied a link between abortion and breast cancer, but a new study has emerged from China that seems to show that such a link not only exists, but that the risk rises with each abortion a woman has. Dr.…

Now UK Health Ministry tells prosecutor, ‘Sex-selective abortions still illegal’

by Hilary White LONDON, November 28, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The UK health ministry has said they will be issuing new guidelines in the light of a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) not to prosecute cases of sex-selective abortion. The sex of the child by itself constitutes an “unacceptable…

Christian B&B owners lose Supreme Court appeal: forced to sell business after gay couple complains

by Hilary White LONDON, November 28, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Peter and Hazelmary Bull, the Christian hoteliers fined for refusing a single room to two homosexual men in September 2008, have lost their appeal to the UK’s Supreme Court, with the court ruling that their company policy was “discriminatory.”…

Expert compares UN goals to the Ten Commandments: calls for aggressive population control in Africa

by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. Analysis Nov. 28, 2013 (CFAM) - The UN system is gearing up for the next big thing. The millennium development goals are on their way out and countries must decide on a new set of goals by 2015. The goals will determine how development aid is spent for years to come. Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University…

German bishops will defy Vatican on divorced-remarried receiving Communion: Bishop Fürst

by Hilary White ROME, November 27, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Gebhard Fürst of Stuttgart has told a group of German laity that while the indissolubility of marriage is “non-negotiable” for the Catholic Church, the German bishops are going to allow divorced and remarried Catholics to receive…

Mom who pressured to abort ‘severely brain-damaged’ baby gives birth to perfectly healthy child

by Thaddeus Baklinski BRISTOL, UK, November 27, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A British couple who refused to follow medical advice that they should abort their child after he was diagnosed with severe brain damage has revealed that doctors made a mistake, and their daughter, now two, was born perfectly healthy. Doctors…

Magaly Llaguno posthumously given pro-life award at International Pro-life Congress

by HLI Staff Nov. 26, 2013 (HLI) - During the VI International Pro-life Congress which took place in Guayaquil, Ecuador this month, pro-life activist Magaly Llaguno was posthumously awarded a special “Humanity Award” for her many years tirelessly working to defend life and family in Latin America.…

56 women killed for giving birth to girls this year in Pakistan: report

by Thaddeus Baklinski LAHORE, November 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Fifty-six women have been killed in Pakistan this year for giving birth to a girl rather than a boy, human rights activist I.A. Rehman told a symposium marking the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women held in Lahore on Monday, according…

Rome’s new mayor creates ‘civil registry’ for same-sex partners in contravention of Italian law

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, November 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an act that some have called a “derailment” of the Italian constitution, the recently-elected mayor of Rome has announced the establishment of a “registry” in the capital for same-sex partners and expressed approval of adoptions…

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