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More than 1700 babies survive abortions in U.S.

Born-Alive protection act passes House of Representatives Paul Tuns: According to research from the Abortion Survivors Network, an average of 1700 babies survive abortions in the United States each year. Examining data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Network found that the average rate of infants born alive after botched abortion is 0.21 per cent. The CIHI recorded 766 late-term, [...]

2023-02-08T12:09:56-05:00February 8, 2023|Abortion|

Trustee Del Grande suffers judicial setback

Interim Staff: Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) trustee Mike Del Grande lost an Ontario Superior Court decision in his petition to quash sanctions imposed on him by the majority of the elected school board for using rhetoric supposedly “offensive” to LGBTQ activists and students in his defense of Catholic sexual and gender teaching. In 2019 and 2020, Del Grande opposed a [...]

2023-02-07T13:24:15-05:00February 7, 2023|Marriage and Family, Politics, Religion, Society & Culture|

‘Feisty’ Toronto pro-life activist dead at 97

Interim Staff: Pro-life activist Mary Burnie died on Nov. 30, the last of three of her sisters – along with Rita and Helen – who spent a life dedicated to protecting the preborn.  The Burnie sisters prayed in front of abortuaries, assisted Joanne Dieleman at the Way Inn (the precursor to Aid to Women), took part in Operation Rescue, and attended pro-life [...]

2023-01-19T11:02:29-05:00January 19, 2023|Abortion|

Who Shall Inherit the Earth?

Donald DeMarco, Commentary:            “Inherit” is a generational term. It implies the passage from one generation to another. If all the unborn were aborted, no one would be alive to inherit the Earth. The question arises:  are some less worthy of inheriting the Earth than others? It seems outrageous to our moral sensibilities that anyone could determine who is [...]

2023-01-18T13:45:51-05:00January 18, 2023|Abortion|

Quebec euthanasia deaths double in two years

Paul Tuns: Québec's seventh Annual Euthanasia Report was filed with the province's National Assembly on Dec. 9, showing there were 3663 reported euthanasia deaths between the most recent reporting period, April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. That number represents 5.1 per cent of all deaths in Quebec and a doubling of the number of euthanasia deaths compared to 2019/2020 when there [...]

2023-01-17T11:15:20-05:00January 17, 2023|Euthanasia|

Delta Hospice Society has three-pronged plan to combat euthanasia

Despite widespread support for euthanasia and its rapidly growing prevalence in Canada, a pro-life hospice in British Columbia has pledged itself to the fight against Canada’s macabre focus on death as a form of healthcare, launching a three-pronged counter-offensive against the nation’s draconian MAiD program. Over the last couple of years, the Delta Hospice Society - a pro-life society located in Delta, [...]

2023-01-16T12:54:12-05:00January 16, 2023|Euthanasia|

Resolve to do more

We understand that many pro-life activists already do a lot for the movement to restore moral sanity in a Culture of Death, but if we are honest with ourselves, all of us can do a little more. Let us resolve to act like 2023 will be the year we work to end abortion—even though barring some great unforeseen development that is not [...]

2023-01-13T10:27:34-05:00January 13, 2023|Abortion, Politics|

Document request shows bureaucrats question Trudeau policy on pro-life charities

Paul Tuns: Pro-life blogger Patricia Maloney filed Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) requests to the Canadian Revenue Agency for information regarding the Liberal government’s promise to take away the charitable tax status of pro-life groups such as pregnancy care centres. In the 2021 federal election campaign, the Liberal platform vowed to strip pro-life groups of their charitable tax status for trucking [...]

2023-01-12T13:20:58-05:00January 12, 2023|Abortion|

Justice Minister indicates willingness to delay euthanasia for mental illness

Paul Tuns Amid a growing chorus of opposition to a scheduled March 17 expansion for medicalized killing for people who suffer solely from mental illness, federal Justice Minister David Lametti said he is open to working with opposition parties to pass an extension in order to develop protocols to allow people suffering from depression and other psychiatric disorders to access Canada’s Medical [...]

2023-01-11T10:36:33-05:00January 11, 2023|Euthanasia, Politics|

Celebrate

Interim writer, Josie Luetke, Talk Turkey I watched Bishop Robert Barron’s interview of actor Shia LaBeouf a couple of months ago about his conversion to Catholicism. Some British singer/actor, “Oli London,” is apparently converting too, at least to Christianity, and de-transitioning back to male as a result. I wish them the best and I’m happy to hear that they’re seemingly [...]

2022-12-22T17:20:31-05:00December 22, 2022|Marriage and Family|

The Nuremberg Code is not respected in Canada

John Carpay An extreme pessimist would say that the only thing man learns from history is that man learns nothing from history. In support of his argument, the extreme pessimist could point to the massive daily violations of the Nuremberg Code, created by the Nuremberg Military Tribunal in the case of United States v Karl Brandt et al., one of the Nuremberg [...]

2022-12-22T17:20:01-05:00December 22, 2022|Issues|

The unacknowledged revolution

Donald De Marco He was born in a stable to poor parents. There were no nurses or doctors in attendance, but some animals and a few nearby shepherds. His home would be the small town of Nazareth about which it was said, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” This is a most unpromising beginning of a revolution. And yet, despite all its unpromising circumstances, it [...]

2022-12-22T17:19:30-05:00December 22, 2022|Marriage and Family, Religion|

No to a Covid Amnesty

Andrew Lawton A comedian with whom I worked on a project a while back once told me that there are no bad experiences in life – just good experiences and material. As a columnist and commentator, I’ve certainly tried to embrace this, and channel life’s unpleasantness into something constructive. That said, I must confess I could live with a bit less material than [...]

2022-12-13T11:21:22-05:00December 13, 2022|Andrew Lawton|

40 Days for Life in Winnipeg saves baby

Mary Zwicker In a moving tribute to the power of spiritual warfare, a 40 Days for Life group in Winnipeg has recently informed The Interim that their prayers during a 40-day prayer initiative have saved a child from abortion. Maria Slykerman, the 40 Days for Life coordinator in Winnipeg, said that despite losing many volunteers over the years to age or sickness, [...]

2022-12-08T09:27:01-05:00December 8, 2022|Abortion|

NDP calls for more abortions in Saskatchewan

Paul Tuns On Nov. 9, a pair of NDP MLAs called upon the Saskatchewan Party government of Scott Moe to guarantee more surgical abortions be committed in the province by introducing a province-wide intake system and opening two abortion centres in Saskatoon and Prince Albert. Official Opposition Status of Women Critic Jennifer Bowes and Democracy and Ethics Critic Meara Conway were leading [...]

2022-12-08T09:26:05-05:00December 8, 2022|Abortion, Politics|
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