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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report

Friday, December 9, 2016

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Top Stories
• Abortion Activists Will March on Washington in January to Declare Abortion a “Human Right”
• 72,000 Abortion Activists Donated to Planned Parenthood in Mike Pence’s Name to Shame His Pro-Life Views
• President-Elect Donald Trump to Pick Pro-Life Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers as Interior Secretary
• Gloria Steinem Will Refuse to Pay Her Taxes if the Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz is Defunded

More Pro-Life News
• Ohio Legislature Passes Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks
• Pro-Life Teacher Fired After Telling His Class “I Find Abortion to be Wrong”
Jimmy Kimmel Sends This Pro-Life Message in Baby Announcement

• Woman Charged With Murder After Pouring Boiling Water Over Her Paralyzed Elderly Father
• The “Success Kid” in This Famous Picture is Using His Fame to Save His Ill Father’s Life
• I Was Conceived in Rape But That Doesn’t Define My Value or Humanity
• Are You the Next Terri Schiavo? In Most States There is No Guarantee You’ll Get Food and Water
• Hospital Mistakenly Gives Abortion Pill to Woman Who Was 4-Months Pregnant
• Over 60,000 People Every Year Get Adult Stem Cell Treatments, Embryonic Cells Help No One
• Abortion Activist Complains News Stories on Abortion “Criminalize” Women by Showing Baby Bumps

• “Pro-Choice” Student Admits University Was Wrong to Ban Pro-Life Student Group From Campus

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Abortion Activists Will March on Washington in January to Declare Abortion a “Human Right”
The Women’s March on Washington, sponsored by the pro-abortion National Organization of Women, will be held on January 21, 2017 to bring together abortion activists from around the country.

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72,000 Abortion Activists Donated to Planned Parenthood in Mike Pence’s Name to Shame His Pro-Life Views
Since Americans elected Donald Trump to the White House last month, the abortion chain Planned Parenthood has collected hundreds of thousands of donations – including about 72,000 donations specifically made in the name of pro-life Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

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President-Elect Donald Trump to Pick Pro-Life Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers as Interior Secretary
President-elect Donald Trump is continuing his theme of selecting pro-life advocates for key positions in his cabinet.

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Gloria Steinem Will Refuse to Pay Her Taxes if the Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz is Defunded
Don’t pay your taxes if Congress defunds Planned Parenthood, feminist and abortion activist Gloria Steinem told a women’s group on Thursday.

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Ohio Legislature Passes Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks
Late Thursday, the Ohio state legislature gave final approval to a bill that would ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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Pro-Life Teacher Fired After Telling His Class “I Find Abortion to be Wrong”
Pro-life students increasingly have to fight against censorship attempts by fellow students and administrators.

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Cute Toddler With Down Syndrome Makes an Adorable Model for OshKosh
Rejection by a modeling agency in Buford, Georgia was not the end of 16-month-old Asher Nash’s acting career, but only the beginning.

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Woman Charged With Murder After Pouring Boiling Water Over Her Paralyzed Elderly Father
Police charged a Mississippi woman with murder in a horrific elder abuse case this week after she allegedly poured boiling water over her paralyzed father.

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Abortion Activist Complains News Stories on Abortion “Criminalize” Women by Showing Baby Bumps



   
   


 


Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe
J.M.J.

December 9, 2016
St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin
 
Dear Family of Mary!
 
Today is the wonderful feast of the humble and beautiful visionary saint, Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin. St. Juan Diego received apparitions of Our Lady in 1531, in Mexico. Our Lady gave Juan Diego a job, to go to the bishop and ask him to build a chapel in her honor on Tepeyac Hill. We all know the story. It was a fearsome task for Juan Diego. He was a lowly native. Who would listen to him? But Our Lady had her way, and the incredible miraculous Tilma still hangs in the Basilica in Mexico City, proclaiming to everyone that Our Lady came to Juan Diego!
 
I want to share something I wrote in 2014 comparing St. Juan Diego’s conversation with Our Lady in December of 1531 to a message Our Lady gave to us on December 2, 2014 through Mirjana! The similarities are striking! Here is the message given to us through Mirjana on December 2, 2014:


“Dear children, remember – for I am telling you that love will win. I know that many of you are losing hope because around you, you see suffering, pain, jealousy, envy… But, I am your mother. I am in the Kingdom but am also here with you. My Son is sending me anew to help you. Therefore, do not lose hope, instead, follow me – because the victory of my heart is in the name of God. My beloved Son is thinking of you as He has always thought of you. Believe Him and live Him. He is the Life of the world. My children, to live my Son means to live the Gospel. This is not easy. This means love, forgiveness and sacrifice. This purifies and it opens the Kingdom. Sincere prayer, which is not only words but is a prayer which the heart speaks, will help you. Likewise fasting (will help you), because it is still more of love, forgiveness and sacrifice. Therefore, do not lose hope but follow me. I am imploring you anew to pray for your shepherds so that they may always look to my Son who was the first Shepherd of the world and whose family was the entire world. Thank you.”
 
Here is the conversation Our Lady had with Juan Diego in 1531:
 
4th Apparition: Two days later, on December 12, as he was going to the Church at Tlatelolco in order to bring a priest to his dying uncle, Juan Diego was stopped by the Lady, who had come down from Tepeyac Hill to meet him in the road. She listened quietly to Juan’s excuse for not having kept his appointment with her the day before. When he had finished speaking she said, “It is well, littlest and dearest of my sons, but now listen to me. Do not let anything afflict you and be not afraid of illness or pain. Am I not here who am your Mother? Are you not under my shadow and protection? Are you not in the crossing of my arms? Is there anything else you need? Do not fear for your uncle for he is not going to die. Be assured… he is already well.”
 
Let’s examine a few of the lines in each encounter:
 
Our Lady asked Juan Diego to listen to her:
“It is well, littlest and dearest of my sons, but now listen to me.”
In the December 2 message Our Lady asked us to listen to her as well:
“Dear children, remember – for I am telling you…
 
Our Lady told Juan Diego that she understood his anxiety:
“Do not let anything afflict you and be not afraid of illness or pain.”

On December 2 Our Lady recognized our difficulty with worries as well:

“I know that many of you are losing hope because around you, you see suffering, pain, jealousy, envy…”
 
 
But in both messages she encouraged her little ones to not be afraid:
 
” Am I not here who am your Mother? Are you not under my shadow and protection? Are you not in the crossing of my arms? Is there anything else you need?” (Our Lady of Guadalupe)
 
“But, I am your mother. I am in the Kingdom but am also here with you. My Son is sending me anew to help you. Therefore, do not lose hope, instead, follow me – because the victory of my heart is in the name of God.” (Our Lady of Medjugorje)
 
 
“But I am your mother.” “Am I not here who am your Mother?” This is the incredible reality. Our Lady, the Mother of Jesus, was with Juan Diego, and she is with us today! She is our mother and she is not going to leave us in our trials and sufferings. “Do not let anything afflict you!!” “Do not lose hope!!” Mother Mary is by our side to comfort and guide us through everything!
 
Finally, Our Lady assured Juan Diego that his uncle was healed:
“Do not fear for your uncle for he is not going to die. Be assured… he is already well.” (Guadalupe)

And through Mirjana she also affirms to us:

“Therefore, do not lose hope, instead, follow me – because the victory of my heart is in the name of God.”
 
It seems to me that it is the same mother who is speaking to both Juan Diego and Mirjana. It is the same strong, patient, wise and maternal woman speaking then and now! Mary is our Mother, and she is with us!
 
And Our Lady’s promises are to be trusted. She will do what she says she will do. We have nothing to fear. We have only to follow her direction. For Juan Diego it was to give the Bishop Our Lady’s message, and the sign on his Tilma. For us it is to witness to everyone the love of God and the presence of Mary. We, like Juan Diego, are called to witness to the presence of the Mother. This will help the plan of God to unfold. We are called to witness with our lives:
 
“Believe Him and live Him. He is the Life of the world. My children, to live my Son means to live the Gospel. This is not easy. This means love, forgiveness and sacrifice. This purifies and it opens the Kingdom. Sincere prayer, which is not only words but is a prayer which the heart speaks, will help you. Likewise fasting (will help you), because it is still more of love, forgiveness and sacrifice. Therefore, do not lose hope but follow me.”
 
Believe and live Jesus. That is how we witness. We can all be little Juan Diegos. We can all testify to Our Mother’s presence and our Savior’s love.
Miguel Cabrera, Juan Diego
Miguel Cabrera, Juan Diego (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
 
“Am I not here who am your Mother?”

St. Juan Diego, pray for us!!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2014

“Medjugorje is the spiritual center of the world.”
Saint John Paul II
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Women's Rights Without Frontiers | Forced Abortion Is Not A Choice | www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org
Littlejohn and Anni on a family vacation in Yosemite.

In the video, a 13-year-old girl’s fingers fly over the piano keys. She’s playing Chopin’s Étude Op. 10, No. 5, full of joy. It seems from the expressive playing she’s lived a life along the same cheerful theme.

But the girl is Anni Zhang, daughter of imprisoned Chinese dissident Zhang Lin. Faced with a future of no education and life in a Chinese state-run orphanage, Anni endured inhumane treatment by the Chinese government before fleeing to America, leaving behind language and family alike.

Today, Reggie Littlejohn, president of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, and her husband Robert, are raising Anni as their own daughter. Littlejohn stated, “We are so proud of Anni. She is flourishing, both as a pianist and as a top student. Her father, Zhang Lin, was trained as a nuclear physicist, and Anni has inherited his strength in math and science. Her story is an example for all those who struggle against the odds. Through our help and her own hard work, Anni is a witness to the hope of a new beginning and to the beauty, brilliance and infinite value of Chinese girls.”

In February, Anni’s video was chosen as winner of an international competition for a chance to perform in New York’s Carnegie Hall later this month. Incredibly, Anni achieved such recognition despite the fact that she had only been playing piano for two years when she competed.

“I never thought I would make it to Carnegie Hall, but with help from my American parents (Reggie Littlejohn and her husband, Robert), my teacher (Matt Wang), and God, I made it,” she said.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Click here to listen to Anni’s competition video, Chopin Etude Op. 10, No. 5./w

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And ‘made it’ she has, in more ways than one: according to Chinese law, Anni should not only have stayed in China, but she never should have lived at all.

Anni was born the second daughter in her family in violation of the One Child (now Two Child) Policy, meaning Anni’s family had to endure persecution to keep their daughter. Family Planning Police came daily to pressure Anni’s mother to abort her. Anni’s father was able to get permission for Anni’s birth only after a long and difficult struggle. Read more.


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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report

Thursday, December 8, 2016

For pro-life news updated throughout the day, visit LifeNews.com.

Top Stories
• Ohio House Passes Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks
• Abortion Activists to Send Bloody Tampons to Texas Gov to Protest Requiring Burial for Aborted Babies
• Pro-Abortion President Obama Stacked the Courts With 327 Judges, Donald Trump Can Undo the Damage
• Fox Anchor Blasts Television Station After She Was Fired for Supporting Donald Trump

More Pro-Life News
• Democrats Should Blame Planned Parenthood for Hillary Clinton Losing
• Woman Conceived in Rape Opposes Abortion: “Punish the Rapists, Not the Babies”
• Jimmy Kimmel Sends This Pro-Life Message in Baby Announcement

• Pro-Life Leader: I’m Pro-Life Because I Once Took the Life of My Child in an Abortion
• HUD Secretary Nominee Ben Carson Did Not Say Abortions “Create Baby Ghosts That Haunt Hospitals”
• Matthew Had a Condition Where He Would Not Survive Birth, Miracle Surgery in Womb Saved His Life
• CBS News Ignored Arson at Pro-Life Center, But Covered Planned Parenthood Blaze
• Dissident Catholics Falsely Claim Climate Change is the Same Level of Importance as Abortion
• Students at Indiana University Demand It Stop Doing Research Using Aborted Baby Body Parts
• Planned Parenthood Sues Alaska to Kill Babies in Late-Term Abortions

• Doctors and Pregnancy Centers Fight Illinois Law Forcing Them to Promote Abortions

• No U.S. Law Requires Any Standard be Met Before Killing a Patient in an Assisted Suicide

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Ohio House Passes Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks
The Ohio State House this afternoon passed a bill that would ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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Abortion Activists to Send Bloody Tampons to Texas Gov to Protest Requiring Burial for Aborted Babies
Abortion activists have been turning to increasingly immature and potentially illegal actions in recent months in response to situations where they did not get their way.

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Pro-Abortion President Obama Stacked the Courts With 327 Judges, Donald Trump Can Undo the Damage
Linda Greenhouse, who now writes op-eds for the New York Times after covering the Supreme Court for the newspaper for nearly three decades, wrote a piece today titled, “Under Trump, the Federal Courts Will Be Up For Grabs.”

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Fox Anchor Blasts Television Station After She Was Fired for Supporting Donald Trump
A young anchorwoman at a Fox News affiliate in Texas says she was fired after expressing support for President-elect Donald Trump on her private Facebook page.

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Democrats Should Blame Planned Parenthood for Hillary Clinton Losing
Not too long ago, the abortion industry noticed their identity as “pro-choicers” wasn’t conveying their position accurately or resonating with younger people.

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Woman Conceived in Rape Opposes Abortion: “Punish the Rapists, Not the Babies”
Rebecca Kiessling could have died because of her biological father’s crime.

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Jimmy Kimmel Sends This Pro-Life Message in Baby Announcement
In his baby announcement earlier this week, a late night host slipped in a pro-life message.

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Pro-Life Leader: I’m Pro-Life Because I Once Took the Life of My Child in an Abortion
Baby Austin, christened “Preemie Prince” by some, was born in July 2016 weighing just 1 pound, 14 ounces after 25 weeks in the womb.

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Texas Gives Women Considering Abortion a Brochure Confirming Abortion Raises Breast Cancer Risk



California Catholic Daily

Dear Reader,

Our lineup for today includes:

Senate Republicans drop religious freedom amendment: Democrats threatened to hold up the $618.7 defense authorizations bill unless the amendment was removed

Dance, music and prayer at 85th annual procession and Mass in East LA: More than 30,000 faithful from Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties marched down East Los Angeles streets on Dec. 3 to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

Latin mass coming to El Segundo: Will be at St. Anthony’s starting Jan 1, 2017


Immaculate Heart of Mary

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016
J.M.J.

December 8, 2016
Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
 
Dear Family of Mary!

Today we celebrate a great mystery! Our Lady was immaculately conceived! By a prevenient grace of God, she was shielded from original sin, the inheritance of all men. This great grace was granted so that she would be pure and ready to receive Jesus as her son. Our Lady cooperated with this great grace, and remained sinless her entire life.  She received the gift of the Immaculate Conception from God, and she gave the gift of her Immaculate Heart back to God.  She always chose purity and God’s will, and so her heart is Immaculate!

I don’t think we can imagine such a thing.

Now Our Lady longs to draw us close to her Immaculate Heart. She wants to protect and guide us through her heart. She wants us to draw graces from her heart. She wants us to find refuge in it. The Immaculate Heart of Mary is a gift to us, to help us travel through our lives. It is a light for us. A hope for us. A joy for us! (For Tolkien fans, I think Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart is like the Vial of Galadriel. It is a light in the darkness, to guide us as we travel in this dark world.)

Today we can pray with joy and thanksgiving for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary by honoring her Immaculate Heart. Here is a consecration prayer to the Immaculate Heart of Mary given to Jelena Vasilj:


19th century painting of Our Lady.
19th century painting of Our Lady. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary 
(Given by Our Lady to Jelena Vasilj, 11/28/1983)

O Immaculate Heart of Mary, overflowing  
with goodness, Show us your love for us.  
May the flame of your heart, Oh Mary,  
Descend upon all peoples.  
We love you immensely.  
Impress in our hearts a true love.  
May our hearts yearn for you.  
Oh Mary, sweet and humble of heart,  
Remember us when we sin.  
You know that all mankind are sinners.  
Through your most sacred and maternal heart,  
Cure us from every spiritual illness.  
Make us capable of looking at the beauty of your maternal heart,  
And that, thus, we may be converted  
to the flame of your heart. Amen

And here are five messages from Our Lady about her Immaculate Heart that we might meditate on during a Rosary:

Wednesday, December 7, 1983  
The vigil of the Immaculate Conception, To Jelena:  
“Tomorrow will really be a blessed day for you, if every moment is consecrated to my Immaculate Heart. Abandon yourselves to me. Strive to make your joy grow; to live in the faith, to change your hearts.”

November 25, 1994 “Dear children! Today I call you to prayer. I am with you and I love you all. I am your Mother and I wish that your hearts be similar to my heart. Little children, without prayer you cannot live and say that you are mine. Prayer is joy. Prayer is what the human heart desires. Therefore, get closer, little children, to my Immaculate Heart and you will discover God. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

August 25, 2000 “Dear children! I desire to share my joy with you. In my Immaculate Heart I feel that there are many of those who have drawn closer to me and are, in a special way, carrying the victory of my Immaculate Heart in their hearts by praying and converting. I desire to thank you and to inspire you to work even more for God and His kingdom with love and the power of the Holy Spirit. I am with you and I bless you with my motherly blessing. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

September 25, 2009 “Dear children, with joy, persistently work on your conversion. Offer all your joys and sorrows to my Immaculate Heart that I may lead you all to my most beloved Son, so that you may find joy in His Heart. I am with you to instruct you and to lead you towards eternity. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

January 25, 2012 “Dear children! With joy, also today I call you to open your hearts and to listen to my call. Anew, I desire to draw you closer to my Immaculate Heart, where you will find refuge and peace. Open yourselves to prayer, until it becomes a joy for you. Through prayer, the Most High will give you an abundance of grace and you will become my extended hands in this restless world which longs for peace. Little children, with your lives witness faith and pray that faith may grow day by day in your hearts. I am with you. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Oh, Immaculate Conception, Mary, our Mother, Pray for us!!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2016

“Medjugorje is the spiritual center of the world.”
Saint John Paul II
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