Archives for November 2012

Freedom doesn’t stop at schoolhouse door

The following comes from a November 19 release from the American Ceter for Law and Justice. The fate of after-school Bible clubs in California may rest on the outcome of a lawsuit filed today in United States District Court. The suit filed by the American Center for Law and Justice argues that Orange County’s Buena Park School District unconstitutionally rejected a Christian … [Read more...]

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Abortions down five percent

The following comes from a November 27 story on the Catholic News Agency site. A new government report estimates the number of U.S. abortions dropped five percent in 2009, drawing praise from pro-life advocates and researchers who say the drop could be due in part to an increase in the numbers of pro-life Americans. “Overall I’m pleased to see the abortion numbers are … [Read more...]

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Can a man die twice?

The following commentary by Phil Lawler appeared November 24 on Catholic World News.   Boxer Hector Camacho died on Saturday, his doctor said: His death was reported by Dr. Ernesto Torres, the director of the Centro Medico trauma center in Puerto Rico, who said Camacho had a heart attack and died a short time later after being taken off life support This is … [Read more...]

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My porn addiction

The following by John Jalsevac was published November 26 as part of a series on LifeSiteNews.com. It was in the mid 90s that we began to hear a whole lot about this new thing called “the Internet,” which could answer all of mankind’s deepest questions. At around the same time I hit puberty and began to spend my time moping about pondering the age-old riddle of what, exactly, … [Read more...]

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San Francisco barely passes public-nudity ban

The following was published November 21 on the SFGate website.Undressing in public will likely no longer go unpunished in San Francisco, as the Board of Supervisors voted by the barest of margins Tuesday to ban public nudity. Derided by nudity defenders as an attack on personal expression and supported by others who've had enough of seeing those who let it all hang out, the … [Read more...]

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Not to destroy the University of San Diego

The following exchange of letters between Charles LiMandri, a concerned USD alumnus, and another USD graduate took place on November 25. J.: I am writing in response to your e-mail of today's date.  Though you have apparently sought to engage me in a discussion on important issues on which we obviously disagree, at least you have adopted a civil tone.  This is more than I … [Read more...]

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Evidence of the American Holocaust

We urge CalCatholic readers to share this story with one or more of these options: Facebook, Twitter, Email, Instagram, or print out. Clickable icons for Facebook, Twitter, Email, and print out are located at the bottom of this post. In 1980 Malvin Weisberg, who lived in an upscale neighborhood in Woodland Hills, in the western side of L.A.’s San Fernando Valley, began to … [Read more...]

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