Remembrance Day

We at The Interim remember and thank those who sacrificed many years ago so that we would be free to live, flourish, and fight other battles. The blog Gods of the Copybook Headings has an excellent post on Remembrance Day in which the anonymous author reminds us of the moral underpinnings of the freedom bought with the blood of the brave and that remembering [...]

2011-11-11T09:19:33-05:00November 11, 2011|Soconvivium|

Pray for Christian victims of persecution

This Sunday (November 13) is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. You can learn more about Christians who are persecuted around the world for their belief that Jesus Christ is their Lord and Saviour from Voice of the Martyrs. Evangelicals do a great job remembering their persecuted brothers and sisters; Catholics not so much so. But this isn't an evangelical thing so [...]

2011-11-10T12:35:32-05:00November 10, 2011|Soconvivium|

Pro-abortion violence reports: A well-backed Democrat candidate who ran for a position on the board of a top beltway-area school system has been found guilty of assault for ramming a pro-lifer with her car during this year’s national March for Life on January 24, LifeSiteNews has learned. The assailant was Charisse Espy Glassman, the niece of former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. Hate [...]

2011-11-10T11:26:37-05:00November 10, 2011|Soconvivium|

We are all sexually harassed

Lisa Fabrizio's column at The American Spectator is about Herman Cain and sexual harassment, but she makes a parenthetical comment that gets to larger, more serious truth: I and millions of Americans are being harassed nearly every time we open our eyes, with unwanted and unwelcome sexual advances over our publicly owned airwaves and in the schoolrooms we pay for. Fabrizio missed [...]

2011-11-09T08:46:09-05:00November 9, 2011|Soconvivium|

Three Tories speak out against government funding Planned Parenthood

In recent years, the pro-life contingent within the Conservative caucus has been mostly quiet. Some believed that Prime Minister Stephen Harper would show his “true colours” and prove true charges that he had a hidden agenda, while others bided their time as good team players. A notable exception was a threatened revolt when the Liberals introduced a motion calling upon [...]

2011-11-06T11:14:31-05:00November 6, 2011|Announcements, Features, Politics|

The indignity of IVF

In the Sermon on the Mount, Christ preaches upon what seems to be a slight topic: the taking of oaths. He exhorts His listeners “not to swear at all; not by heaven, for it is God’s throne; nor by the earth, for it is his footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King”; and, amplifying this point [...]

2011-11-06T11:06:35-05:00November 6, 2011|Announcements, Editorials, Features|

IVF raises numerous ethical questions

Several doctors speaking at the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society conference in Toronto Sept. 21-24 expressed their concerns about health risks associated with in vitro fertilization. The National Post was the only major Canadian newspaper to report these remarks. Dr. John Barrett, a multiple births expert at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, told attendees on Sept. 21 about the need to restrict IVF [...]

2011-11-06T10:48:35-05:00November 6, 2011|Announcements, Features, Society & Culture|

Justin Trudeau’s Catholicism

Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has criticized a local Catholic school for hosting Liberal MP Justin Trudeau and questioned Trudeau's Catholicism. Trudeau is upset on being called out on his personal version of his faith that is not in accordance with the tenets of the Roman Catholic Church. Justin Trudeau is pro-abortion and pro-same-sex marriage. In 2001, at an event in preparation for World Youth [...]

2011-11-03T08:16:23-04:00November 3, 2011|Soconvivium|

Pro-life conference in London, Ont.

Campaign Life Coalition's Southwestern Ontario conference is this Saturday, Nov. 5. Speakers include former MP Pat  O'Brien, London Area Right to LIfe president Phil Arnsby, CLC national president Jim Hughes, LifeSiteNews editor John-Henry Westen, and  Euthanasia Prevention Coalition executive director Alex Schadenberg. There is a promotional story in the September issue of The Interim. Key details: The London conference will be held at the Best Western [...]

2011-11-03T07:01:42-04:00November 3, 2011|Soconvivium|

2000 call for abortion to be defunded in Ontario

On Oct. 22, more than 2000 people turned out for the Defund Abortion Rally at Queen’s Park organized by Campaign Life Coalition Youth. Eight speakers made the case against funding abortion insisting that the procedure is not medically necessary and highlighting what real health care is not covered by public funds. Campaign Life Coalition has calculated that the direct costs [...]

2012-01-06T09:41:30-05:00November 1, 2011|Announcements, Features, Youth Activism|

Six of ten Ontarians oppose funding every abortion

A clear majority of Ontarians do not want all abortions subsidized by taxpayers, nearly twice as many want abortion facilities to release more information about abortion numbers and costs than do not want these statistics revealed, and few Ontarians know how much the province spends on funding abortion according to a new Abacus Data poll commissioned by The Interim, Campaign Life Coalition, [...]

2011-11-03T13:54:24-04:00November 1, 2011|Announcements, Features|
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