Archives for December 2012

Thomas Aquinas gets $3.2 million Burns grant

The following comes from an email sent by Thomas Aquinas College on December 19. Thomas Aquinas College has received a grant of $3.2 million from the Fritz B. Burns Foundation of Los Angeles for the construction of a new classroom building on its campus located in the foothills of the Topa Topa mountains in Ventura County. The new building will be the thirteenth constructed … [Read more...]

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Goodness is best response to evil of shootings

    The following comes from a December 19 story on the website of the Catholic News Agency. As the nation mourns the loss of life in the Newtown, Conn. shooting, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver is saying that goodness and respect for human dignity are the best responses to evil. “We're most often the victims of evil when we become objects — used … [Read more...]

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Bishops send action alert on the ‘Fiscal Cliff’

The following is an action alert sent out by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.   Protect People and Families Striving to Live in Dignity from the “Fiscal Cliff” Tell your senators and representative that programs serving working poor families must be protected from the “fiscal cliff.” In discussing the various proposals, programs that help families … [Read more...]

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Judge overrules Obama admin on HHS mandate

The following report from the Cardinal Newman Society appeared December 19 on LifeSiteNews.com. On Tuesday a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. handed Belmont Abbey College and Wheaton College — and all religious colleges — a major victory in their challenges to the HHS mandate. Earlier this year, two lower courts had dismissed the colleges’ cases as premature but … [Read more...]

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Evidence of the American Holocaust, part 5

In 1982 when the 16,433 bodies of unborn babies were found in the huge shipping container, forty-three of the largest bodies were sent to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office for autopsy . Labels on the containers stated that these larger baby bodies all came from Inglewood Women’s Hospital. This hospital was owned by Morton Barke, M.D. In the early 1970s Barke owned West … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

Name of Church St. Elizabeth of Hungary Address 2814 B Street, Julian, CA 92036-0366 Phone number (760) 765-0613 Website www.stelizabethjulian.org Mass Schedule Saturday vigil, 5 p.m.  Sunday, 10 a.m.  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 8 a.m.  Thursday, 7 p.m.  First Saturday, 9 a.m., followed by adoration. Confessions Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. and by … [Read more...]

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California bishop to apologize to Native American tribe

The following comes from a December 18 story on Catholic World News. Bishop Richard Garcia of Monterey will travel to the historic Old Mission San Juan Bautista on December 22 to offer a Mass of reconciliation and apologize to members of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band of the Ohlone people. According to the tribal band’s web site, Spanish colonists enslaved members of the … [Read more...]

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Christians 32% of world, Muslims 23%

The following comes from a December 18 analysis fro the Pew Forum. Worldwide, more than eight-in-ten people identify with a religious group. A comprehensive demographic study of more than 230 countries and territories conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life estimates that there are 5.8 billion religiously affiliated adults and children … [Read more...]

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Robert Bork passes away

The following comes from a December 19 story on LifeNews.com The pro-life movement today is morning the passing of Judge Robert Bork, a pro-life champion who was famously attacked by abortion advocates and denied a spot on the Supreme Court, where he could have become the deciding vote to overturn Roe v. Wade. Bork, who was a LifeNews reader for many years, died at the … [Read more...]

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Maryland follows NARAL in squashing pregnancy centers

The following comes from a December 7 story in the Washington Post.  Lawyers for Montgomery County [Maryland] on Thursday vigorously defended a controversial ordinance that requires certain anti-abortion pregnancy centers to post signs warning that the centers do not employ licensed medical personnel and urges pregnant women to “consult with a licensed health care … [Read more...]

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