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Unplanned & Disconnected

A Plan to Show Students a Pro-life Film Exposes Academic Infidelity by Rory Leishman

For a striking illustration of the moral and spiritual degradation that afflicts so many ostensibly Christian universities in North America, consider the uproar over a screening earlier this year of the pro-life movie Unplanned at King's University College at Western University in London, Ontario.

Given that King's describes itself on its website as a "Catholic, liberal arts, university college," one might suppose that university administrators would have welcomed an on-campus screening of Unplanned. Joseph Naumann, archbishop of Kansas City and chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops . . .

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Rory Leishman is a former lecturer in political science at the University of Western Ontario and national affairs columnist for the London Free Press. Now a freelancer, he writes a regular column on national affairs for his local newspaper as well as Catholic Insight magazine and the Interim: Canada?s Pro-Life Pro-Family Newspaper Online.

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