Monthly Archives: May 2019

Mary Wagner arrested at Vancouver abortion mill

Mary Wagner was arrested outside the Everywoman's Health Centre April 16. Canadian pro-life rescuer Mary Wagner remained in jail Easter weekend following her arrest April 16 at a Vancouver abortion centre. Wagner, 43, was arrested at the Everywoman’s Health Centre, 2525 Commercial Dr, about 11:15 a.m., a little over an hour after she and a companion, who identifies only as [...]

2019-05-22T13:49:10-06:00May 22, 2019|Pro-Life, Society & Culture|

Mary Wagner explains her pro-life witness

Editor’s Note:  LifeSiteNews published Mary Wagner’s explanation of her April 16 pro-life witness at Everywoman’s Health Centre in Vancouver. “I looked in vain for compassion, for consolers; not one could I find.” (Psalm 69) Why should Christians go to these places where tiny babies not yet born are being killed? “Whatsoever you did to one of the least of my brothers, you [...]

2019-05-22T13:45:39-06:00May 22, 2019|Pro-Life|

And then there was this …

Canada Conservative MP David Anderson (Cypress Hills-Grassland) introduced a bill that would make it a crime to intimidate health care workers to force them to directly or indirectly take part in euthanasia. The Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act, or Bill C-418, is expected to be debated in Parliament May 29, and Campaign Life Coalition is asking Canadians to get behind the [...]

Conservatism and Globalization

Many of those who are demonstrators against the various international and economic summits conventionally define themselves as anarchists or radical Left. Opposition to capitalism and globalization today is said to belong to the Left. However, it could be argued that some of the profoundest critiques of capitalism, technology, and globalization have historically come from the traditionalist Right (for example, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, [...]

2019-05-21T11:28:51-06:00May 21, 2019|Soconvivium|

The Trudeau record: Legalizing marijuana

Justin Trudeau has "liberalized" Canada. Editor’s Note:This article is the first in a series leading up to the Oct. 21 federal election which will examine Justin Trudeau’s record as Liberal leader and Prime Minister. When Justin Trudeau ran for the Liberal leadership in 2013, he said he would liberalize Canada’s marijuana law, although he was unclear about whether that meant [...]

An honest pol

Light is Right Joe Campbell "Why?” the householder asked, when the candidate stopped by. “Why?” “Why are you running for Parliament?” “I want the big salary Members of Parliament get,” the candidate replied. “It’s more than twice what I’m making now.” “Surely, that’s not the only reason.” “Of course not,” the candidate said. “I also want the great pension MPs [...]

2019-05-21T08:27:46-06:00May 21, 2019|Announcements, Election, Features, Issues, Politics|

Moral dimension of poverty

National Affairs Rory Leishman While the Trudeau Liberal government deserves credit for a substantial decline in child poverty over the past few years, there is still much that both the federal and the provincial governments should do to safeguard the lives and enhance the well-being of the poorest and most vulnerable of our fellow Canadians –starting, of course, with babies [...]

2019-05-21T08:18:41-06:00May 21, 2019|Election, Politics, Rory Leishman|

Big gay wants you

As has been widely reported, on Feb. 19 the Greater Essex County District School Board voted to require all of its elementary schools to the fly the rainbow flag throughout gay Pride Week. No doubt the little blighters from kindergarten to Grade 6 will be expected to salute the flag from the steps each time they enter and leave the school building, [...]

2019-05-20T05:02:03-06:00May 20, 2019|Sex Education, Society & Culture|

Is there an upside to the abortion pill?

Talk Turkey Josie Luetke Acknowledged: This method of abortion, RU-486, marketed in Canada under the brand name Mifegymiso, has downsides. It poses dangerous health risks to women and makes abortion more difficult to protest due to the decentralization of the pill’s consumption and the age and size of the embryo it kills. Abortion proponents are thrilled with Mifegymiso because of [...]

2019-05-17T09:12:05-06:00May 17, 2019|Abortion, Announcements, Features, Issues, Josie Luetke|

The Benedict caution

On April 11 2019, something quite unexpected occurred. After six years of near-total silence, pope emeritus Benedict XVI, published “The Church and the Scandal of Sexual Abuse,” an essay which offers an important supplement to the discourse about what the retired pontiff calls, at the outset, “the current crisis of the faith and of the Church; a crisis experienced throughout the world [...]

2019-05-13T08:08:19-06:00May 13, 2019|Editorials, Religion|

Church

Laying Down the Lawton Andrew Lawton "For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” Those oft-cited, immortal words from the Book of Matthew are in many cases used to extol the virtues of small groups for Christians. They took on a fundamentally different meaning for me as I watched [...]

2019-05-13T07:27:11-06:00May 13, 2019|Andrew Lawton, Religion|

Surviving technological breakthroughs

Julia Alphonso Editor’s Note:Julia Alphonso of Father McGivney Catholic Academy, Markham, Ontariowon first prize in the Fr. Ted Essay contest sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life. The contest asked participants to reflect on the statement:. You are a child in the prenatal stage of development. Are all the current biomedical/technological breakthroughs helpful in advancing your right to life as [...]

Undesirable?

Izaak Falk Editor’s Note:Izaak Falk of Cornerstone Christian School, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewanwon second prize in the Fr. Ted Essay contest sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life. The contest asked participants to reflect on the statement:. You are a child in the prenatal stage of development. Are all the current biomedical/technological breakthroughs helpful in advancing your right to life as [...]

The story that inspired the movie: Abby Johnson’s Unplanned

by Abby Johnson, with Cindy Lambert. (Ignatius Press, 2014, $20.99, 320 pages) Although this book is a few years old, it is appropriate to review it at this time since the movie has been released in the U.S. to large crowds, debate, and interest. The book (and movie) describes Abby Johnson’s journey from pro-choice to pro-life with many conflicts interwoven [...]

2019-05-03T16:40:57-06:00May 6, 2019|Abortion, Book Review, Pro-Life|
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