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More pro-life laws passed in last two years than in the previous decade, pro-abortion study finds

January 4, 2014 World News Comments Off on More pro-life laws passed in last two years than in the previous decade, pro-abortion study finds

BY KIRSTEN ANDERSON Fri Jan 03, 2014 15:00 EST WASHINGTON, D.C., January 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to the Guttmacher Institute, a pro-abortion think tank with connections to Planned Parenthood, 2013 was a banner year for pro-life legislation, capping a three-year trend that saw more laws passed limiting abortion than in the previous 10 years combined. According to the group’s year-end report, 205 new abortion restrictions became law in the last three years, 70 in 2013 alone, making last year second only to 2011 as the most pro-life year across the state legislatures since Roe v. Wade. In the decade 2001-2010, only 189 similar restrictions were enacted. “This legislative onslaught has dramatically changed the landscape for women needing abortion,” the…Continue Reading

New U.S. Catholic bishops president to Obama: grant us relief from HHS mandate fines

January 2, 2014 World News Comments Off on New U.S. Catholic bishops president to Obama: grant us relief from HHS mandate fines

BY DUSTIN SIGGINS Thu Jan 02, 2014 18:12 EST WASHINGTON, D.C., January 2, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The newly elected President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has penned a letter asking President Obama exempt religious institutions from having to pay crippling fines for not following the HHS mandate’s requirement that they offer contraception and abortifacient coverage to their employees. The HHS mandate went into effect for religious-affiliated institutions on New Years Day. In a letter to the president, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz pointed to the variety of changes that have been made to the Affordable Care Act in the past three years, saying that exempting religious from the HHS mandate should be added to that list. In a…Continue Reading

Court denies Notre Dame relief: university will comply with HHS mandate

January 2, 2014 World News Comments Off on Court denies Notre Dame relief: university will comply with HHS mandate

  by Matthew Archbold January 2, 2014 (CNS) – Fewer than five years after President Barack Obama spoke at a University of Notre Dame commencement ceremony, promising “a sensible conscience clause” in the nation’s health care policies, the University has been denied its bid for a temporary stay on the HHS mandate requiring employee coverage for contraceptives, abortifacients and sterilization procedures.   Last week, a federal judge denied the University’s request for relief from the Obama administration’s mandate. Then on December 31, a panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals denied Notre Dame’s emergency motion for a stay, pending an appeal.   If the University fails to comply with the HHS mandate, it will face crippling fines of up…Continue Reading

Justice delays health law’s birth control mandate

January 1, 2014 World News Comments Off on Justice delays health law’s birth control mandate

Vatican Stresses That Pope Has Not Abolished Sin

December 31, 2013 World News Comments Off on Vatican Stresses That Pope Has Not Abolished Sin

Pope Francis Reportedly ‘Shocked’ by Gay Adoption Proposal

December 30, 2013 World News Comments Off on Pope Francis Reportedly ‘Shocked’ by Gay Adoption Proposal

A&E Folds . . . Phil is Back

December 27, 2013 World News Comments Off on A&E Folds . . . Phil is Back

Former Planned Parenthood abortionist campaigns for abortion ban

December 27, 2013 World News Comments Off on Former Planned Parenthood abortionist campaigns for abortion ban

Cardinal Kasper says Church will soon give Communion to divorced, remarried Catholics

December 21, 2013 World News Comments Off on Cardinal Kasper says Church will soon give Communion to divorced, remarried Catholics

ROME, December 20, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite a recent strongly worded clarification from Rome, confusion is continuing to be stirred up over the Catholic Church’s practice of refusing Communion to those who are divorced and remarried. A prominent curial cardinal, and favourite of Pope Francis, has defied the Vatican’s doctrinal office, saying that he expects a change.

Duck Dynasty star refuses to back down on ‘anti-gay’ remarks

December 19, 2013 World News Comments Off on Duck Dynasty star refuses to back down on ‘anti-gay’ remarks