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Cleric pays price for taking a biblical stand

Concerned over the Anglican Church of Canada’s decision to bless homosexual relationships, many traditional and evangelical Anglicans have banded together to form the Anglican Network in Canada. At the forefront of this movement stands Dr. Trevor Walters, an Anglican priest who left the Anglican Church in Canada to provide ministry and leadership within ... (Continue reading)

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Archbishop sends message to politicians on abortion

But a number of Catholic MPs thumb their noses at his warning Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast set off a media storm over the responsibilities of Catholic politicians when he answered a question at a Feb. 19 Theology on Tap talk in Ottawa. He said that Catholic politicians who “obstinately persevere” in supporting abortion could be denied Communion. He reiterated this ... (Continue reading)

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When the Word became Flesh

"In the beginning, I was. I was for a long time. Then things began to happen. Inside me, something was beating fast and outside, something was beating slower. For a long time, that was all I knew.” So opens the marvellous first-person story of an ordinary unborn child, as told by Regina Doman in Angel in the Waters. It ... (Continue reading)

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Prayer and penance: necessities for pro-life action

Prayer and penance Having worked on the inside of the pro-life movement for a dozen or more years, I have become more and more convinced of the absolute necessity of prayer and penance as a support for the necessary frontline action. So, I would like to take a few examples from the Bible that ... (Continue reading)

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Q and A with: Dennis Savoie

Dennis Savoie, along with Mary Ann Kuharski, Lorraine Hartsook and Rev. John Ensor, will be a keynote speaker at this year's National Pro-Life Conference in Moncton, N.B., "the Hub of the Maritimes," Oct. 25-27. He currently serves as deputy supreme knight (second in command) of the Knights of Columbus, ... (Continue reading)

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The gritty realities of an Operation Rescue event

August 2007 I am sure it is not necessary to explain to any of our readers the meaning of Operation Rescue. I missed the one they had in October, but I was ready for ... (Continue reading)

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Canadian Anglicans fail to resolve same-sex relationship controversy

Canadian Anglicans fail to resolve same-sex relationship controversy

While fierce tornadoes wreaked havoc on homes and farms across Manitoba, a spiritual tornado of sorts swept through the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada as it debated same-sex blessings ... (Continue reading)

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Rapping priest lays it on the line for young people

Rapping priest lays it on the line for young people

“At the end of the day,” says Fr. Stan Fortuna, C.F.R., “we teach more by example than anything else. And that’s always difficult, because our example is not perfect.” Fr. Stan, beloved as the “Rapping Reverend” from the South Bronx, was addressing parents and teachers on the topic of “Reaching Youth in a Media Culture” May 16 as part of ... (Continue reading)

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Freedom of religion threatened

Freedom of religion threatened

Canadians concerned with preserving human life and the traditional family have a steep road ahead of them – one that will require an enormous effort to traverse. Nonetheless, in a united fashion, they must rededicate themselves to the cause and create a culture of life. That was the message brought by a longtime pro-life activist and the editor of Canada’s leading Catholic magazine to the ... (Continue reading)

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‘Catholics for a Free Choice’ shenanigans

The spring 2007 issue of Conscience, the publication of a nefarious group of abortion promoters who call themselves, strangely enough, “Catholics for a Free Choice,” has announced its new president. Jon O’Brien, who worked as program manager at the International Planned Parenthood Federation’s European Bureau in London, replaces Frances Kissling. Kissling steps aside after ... (Continue reading)

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The Christian response to homosexuality

Before responding to your question (see Eleanor Bridges’), The Interim wishes to offer you thanks for your poignant letter and our prayerful encouragement to you, your son and your family at this difficult time. You are struggling to reconcile your hopes for an ideal Christian family life with what seems right now to be an unbearable cross. Please know that, in your situation as always, God does supply ... (Continue reading)

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Remarkable people I have met

Murphy’s Law is this, “If something can go wrong, it will go wrong.” I sometimes think I must be related to Murphy – but not always! One weekend, things went right. I was already committed to preaching on the missions at Canadian Martyrs Church ... (Continue reading)

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Seminar seeks to bridge the faith-politics divide

Practical tools to help the pro-life Christian to “be as wise as a serpent and as harmless as a dove” were taught at a Toronto seminar “to assist faith-oriented Canadians to participate responsibly in Canadian politics.” The two-day gathering, which was not focused on a specific issue or party, was offered May 11-12 by the Manning Centre for Building Democracy, ... (Continue reading)

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Science and soul

I have no problem with science as such. But I do, sometimes, have trouble with the scientists. Science has done wonderful things for us and for the world in general. Cars, radios, telephones, computers and airplanes are just a few of the tremendous benefits of science and the scientists who invented and developed them. I have no problems with ... (Continue reading)

Ukrainian bishop moves quickly to address priest’s political partisanship

One day after a LifeSiteNews.com story exposed the fact that a Ukrainian Catholic priest in Toronto had backed the nomination of a pro-abortion federal politician, the local Ukrainian Catholic bishop publicly reprimanded the priest. On April 3, LifeSiteNews.com reported that at a March 26 Liberal party meeting to nominate Michael Ignatieff held at Christ the Good Shepherd Parish St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church in Etobicoke, the church’s pastor, ... (Continue reading)

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