Articles from November, 2004

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Kerry Catholics

I reluctantly tuned in to the third and last debate between Senator John Kerry and President George W. Bush. I was afraid they might have gotten into a fist fight. Well, nothing exciting like that happened. However, a lot of curious things did happen. There was a subtle attempt by both ... (Continue reading)

Even the 21-month-old knows

My Darling Baby; As you continue to grow and we continue to prepare for your arrival, I am constantly amazed at the excitement and participation your brothers show. Michael is more outward in talking to you and making plans for what he ... (Continue reading)

Science v Faith

This summer, a humanist interviewed on CBC radio declared that his ideal world would not be based on religion, but on logic and science. In early October, Dr. Stanley Hauerwas (whom Time magazine named America's best theologian) stated, "Science tries to do more than it is qualified to do." "Science is only hypothetical," Rev. Dr. Ian Ker of Oxford ... (Continue reading)

Pro-life politicos need reminding

On these pages, in my last column, I came down pretty hard on the mainstream political parties. Someone might even think I'll never vote again, or, at the very least, never vote for traditional parties. Don't get me wrong. I am not abandoning the Canadian political scene. It is ... (Continue reading)

Supreme Knight is a bulwark for life and family

I am a Knight of Columbus and can sincerely say that one of our greatest blessings at present is our Supreme Knight, Brother Carl A. Anderson. Mr. Anderson, who lives in the U.S., is an eloquent and fearless supporter of pro-life and true marriage. In the October issue of the Columbia Monthly Magazine, he wrote a beautiful ... (Continue reading)

The presidency and stem cell research

By now, even I am getting tired of reading about embryonic stem cell research. Democratic presidential candidate Senator John Kerry has made it a campaign issue and the deaths this year of ... (Continue reading)


In the September issue, Peter Stock's column, "Civil unions no way to renew the culture," examining lawyer Iain Benson's proposal to recognize civil unions, erroneously attributed quotes to Benson that were, in fact, from a National Post editorial. While The Interim and Peter Stock regret the error, the Post editorial did indeed summarize Benson's argument, as ... (Continue reading)

Local pro-life group foregoes annual event

After effectively being barred from participating at a local fair in 2003, a Port Colborne, Ont. pro-life group wasn't able to file an application to get in this year. A 12-member committee overseeing the annual Port Colborne Canal Days event ... (Continue reading)

One-child policy opponent tortured in Chinese labour camp

LifeSite News A Chinese woman imprisoned for activism against China's restrictive one-child rule is a victim of inhuman torture in prison, according to a civil rights organization. According to the New York-based Human Rights in China (HRIC) report, Mao Hengfeng was ... (Continue reading)

The Royal Bank went too far in support of homosexual activism

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has been actively supporting homosexual organizations and events for years through corporate donations and sponsorships. It publicly trumpeted its sponsorship of Toronto's gay pride parade and a number of gay and lesbian groups list RBC as a benefactor. Yet the bank's support of homosexual causes seems to go beyond donations. It ... (Continue reading)

Abortion scandal in England

Interim Staff The Telegraph newspaper has found that a publicly funded "charity" - and the United Kingdom's largest committer of abortions - the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, has been facilitating hundreds of illegal abortions on healthy preborns over six months' age without medical justification. ... (Continue reading)

Euthanasia symposium a success

Interim Staff The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition's fifth euthanasia symposium, this one co-hosted with the EPC of British Columbia, and held in Vancouver on Sept. 25, was a great success. The 100 participants were pleased by the speakers, from whom they learned about euthanasia and eugenics, the law and disability issues, ... (Continue reading)

Students shown how its done

The National Campus Life Network held its annual Symposium Oct. 1-3 at St. Augustine's Seminary in Toronto. There were 23 students in attendance, representing pro-life campus clubs from across Canada. Some clubs ... (Continue reading)

Waterloo students told abortion is genocide

The University of Waterloo Students For Life campus club brought Stephanie Gray to its campus for a talk entitled, "Echoes of the Holocaust: Abortion and the Genocide Awareness Project." The event was based on a comparison between abortion and historical atrocities such as the Holocaust. ... (Continue reading)

Student wins free speech case

A judge has ordered Ann Arbor Public Schools in Detroit, Mi. to pay over $100,000 in attorney fees and costs to the Thomas More Law Centre, because the school community there refused a student, Betsy Hansen, the right to express her religious views against homosexuality during her school's annual Diversity Week in 2002. ... (Continue reading)

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