Archives for April 2012

Imparting Catholic values?

Pro-abortion congresswoman tells students at archdiocesan high school: “We are losing our compass” On April 20, the archdiocesan newspaper Catholic San Francisco reported on a visit earlier this month by U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier to Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo -- without mentioning the congresswoman’s pro-abortion voting record or her long record of support for … [Read more...]

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“Hear Our Voices”

Parishioners protest transfer of popular pastor at Maronite Catholic Church in San Diego Parishioners at St. Ephrem Maronite Catholic Church in San Diego have resorted to demonstrations, YouTube videos and online petitions, among other techniques, in an attempt to persuade their bishop not to transfer their pastor of 20 years. Following what parish members have described … [Read more...]

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Denver priest ‘pulls out the big guns’ on Planned Parenthood

Says Mass outside clinic These excerpts come from an April 23 story on LifeSiteNews.com. Prayerbooks, rosaries, and pro-life pamphlets are a common sight outside Planned Parenthood’s massive facility in downtown Denver, but this year, local organizers of this spring’s Forty Days for Life campaign decided that one last piece was missing to bring the light of Christ to the … [Read more...]

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Mike Wallace hammers Margaret Sanger

1957 Interview Mike Wallace, the CBS reporter who co-hosted 60 Minutes, died on Saturday, April 21 at the age of 93. LifeSiteNews.com ran a story on Wallace’s 1967 documentary on homosexuals on April 23. At the bottom of this story on the 1967 documentary, there was a link to a 1957 interview with Margaret Sanger. Excerpts from the LifeSiteNews story on the Sanger interview … [Read more...]

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“Unspeakable blasphemy”

Producers fear protests at premier of film about play depicting Jesus as a homosexual A production company responsible for a play depicting Jesus as a homosexual living in Texas in the 1950s has expressed worries about Catholic-inspired protests when a documentary about the controversial drama premieres at a San Francisco theater on April 29. The film, Corpus Christi: … [Read more...]

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Catholic sports camp

The following comes from an April 21 Catholic News Agency story. Retired pro baseball star Mike Sweeney has organized a Catholic baseball camp this summer in San Diego to help young boys connect their sports life and their faith life while learning from professional athletes. “I want to try to build the Church,” Sweeney said. “There is a need for true, authentic Catholic … [Read more...]

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Faces of the American Holocaust – Philip Darney, MD

Who’s behind the public policies that have led to millions dead from abortion? When the killing of human beings becomes a pre-meditated methodical policy - put forward as a public good - massive slaughter results and can be called a “holocaust.” History puts a face on leaders who considered mass murder a political “good” - leaders like Adolph Hitler of Germany, Mehmet … [Read more...]

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“Meetings were tedious and fatiguing”

Sacramento Bishop Jaime Soto reports from Rome During his ad limina visit to meet with the Holy Father and other Vatican prelates over the last week along with the rest of California’s bishops, Sacramento Bishop Jaime Soto has been sending regular dispatches home, which are being published on the diocesan website. Below are excerpts from Bishop Soto’s dispatch of April … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood to senators: We own you

As opposition mounts, all-out effort under way to pressure legislators to vote for bill allowing abortions by non-physicians Proponents of a bill that would allow non-physicians to perform abortions in California are going to extraordinary lengths to pressure the legislature in anticipation of a crucial April 26 hearing on the measure. Late last week, Planned Parenthood … [Read more...]

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Too much for him to take

‘Innocent’ priest flees to Ireland; Stockton diocese settles lawsuit for millions The Diocese of Stockton has settled a sexual abuse lawsuit for $3.75 million after the priest involved -- whom the bishop previously said he believed to be innocent -- fled the country. On April 6, a San Joaquin County Superior Court jury found Fr. Michael Kelly, 62, liable for damages in a … [Read more...]

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