Controversial priest’s lawsuit against LifeSiteNews advances

Montreal, Canada, Feb 21, 2013 / 12:02 am (CNA).- A libel and defamation lawsuit against, filed by Canadian priest Father Raymond Gravel who describes himself as “pro-choice,” will go to trial. Fr. Gravel claims that LifeSiteNews' depiction of him in the agency's news articles as “pro-abortion” is libelous, because he says he is “pro-choice” but does not support abortion per se. “This case represents a danger to free speech … [Read more...]

Deceased natural family planning pioneer ‘inspired us’

Melbourne, Australia, Feb 20, 2013 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Dr. Evelyn Billings, who helped develop a major method of natural fertility regulation, is being remembered after her recent death as a wonderful inspiration, said a doctor at the Natural Family Planning Center.“That's how we feel about her, she was wonderful, she inspired us, but she didn't restrict us,” Dr. Hanna Klaus told CNA from her D.C. office on Feb. 19.“She and John, her husband, wanted us to … [Read more...]