Archives for September 2013

Bishop Vasa on sexual sinners: I don’t judge them

The following comes from a Sept. 20 story in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Santa Rosa Catholic Bishop Robert Vasa said Friday that Pope Francis has challenged him and other church leaders to become more “pastoral” in their work, but is not asking them to abandon the Church's moral teachings about the sins of homosexuality, abortion and birth control. Vasa's comments came … [Read more...]

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Prominent Stockton priest announces he’s fathering a child

The following comes from a Sept. 24 story on Channel 10 ABC News in Stockton. Dean McFalls, a well-known priest in the Stockton Diocese, has resigned after telling parishioners he's about to become the father of a baby boy. "I definitely have disappointed many people," McFalls said. "That's why I've talked about it openly, so they won't be left guessing about what's going … [Read more...]

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Bishop Vann announces Christ Cathedral architects

The following comes from a mid-Sept. posting on the website of the Diocese of Orange. …Today, at the eighth annual Orange County Catholic Prayer breakfast held within the inspiring glass façade of the Christ Cathedral, the Most Rev. Kevin Vann, bishop of Orange, announced the selection of two architectural firms to collaborate on the renovation and development of the … [Read more...]

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25 ways to start ending abortion before Christmas

The following comes from a Sept. 16 posting on Live Action News. You’re pro-life. Now tell me; what are you going to do about that before this Christmas? If not too much comes to mind, never fear. I’ve compiled a list of 25 activities and events you can take part in. You’ve probably heard about some of these before, but if you’re not actively taking part in at least 5 of … [Read more...]

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Jesuit Univ. of San Francisco touts career at Planned Parenthood

The following comes from a Sept. 20 story posted by the Cardinal Newman Society. The University of San Francisco is scandalously suggesting to students that being a director at a Planned Parenthood clinic is a future job possibility. The Jesuit institution’s School of Nursing and Health Professions website lists under the banner Careers in Public Health,“Director for … [Read more...]

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Pope Francis excommunicates Australian priest

The following comes from a Sept. 23 item on Te-Deum blogspot.com. Cardinal Pell recently said Pope Francis' popularity with the press was, "too good to last."  That may come sooner than we all thought.  This may send shock waves through the secular media and the dissenting wing of the Church who still don't understand Pope Francis, or that mercy and charity often involve … [Read more...]

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Bakersfield City Council tables pro-life ordinance

The following comes from a Sept. 23 ABC-TV (Channel 23) story. The Bakersfield City Council will hear a resolution approved by the council's Legislative and Litigation Committee, but the ordinance restricting abortion was tabled. The resolution praises groups that want to inform the public about "alternatives to abortion" and points out that the city "maintains that there … [Read more...]

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