Archives for October 2013

Late-term abortions still the issue

The following comes from an Oct. 28 posting on the website of Commentary magazine. Abortion-rights activists are celebrating this afternoon in the wake of the news that a federal court has struck down a provision of a controversial Texas law. This seems like sweet revenge for the many liberals (especially those in the media) who applauded State Senator Wendy Davis’s … [Read more...]

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Victorville Planned Parenthood hospitalizes first patient

  The following comes from an Oct. 25 posting by Operation Rescue. After just 42 days in business, a patient at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Victorville was rushed to the hospital suffering from an unspecified medical emergency. However, the Victorville clinic is not supposed to be doing abortions. The incident raises questions about what services are … [Read more...]

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Archbishop Müller affirms Catholic marriage

  The following comes from an Oct. 23 story posted on the Catholic News Agency website. The Vatican’s head official on doctrinal matters has reaffirmed that Catholics in irregular marital unions after divorce cannot receive communion, but he urged that this means it is “all the more imperative” to show “pastoral concern” for them. “The path indicated by the … [Read more...]

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Archbishop Cordileone lauds Natural Family Planning

  The following comes from an Oct. 23 story by Valerie Schmalz in Catholic San Francisco. An organic, chemical and device-free method of family planning presented as part of Catholic Church teaching on marriage and family may well be one of the most effective ways of evangelizing the Gospel in our world today. That was one of the surprising takeaways from a … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood already posting jobs for nurse practitioners

The following was emailed to Cal Catholic by a reader on Oct. 28 The above chart from Daily Job Alert in Sacramento shows the results of the signing of AB 154 by Jerry Brown on October 9. AB154 by Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, would let nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives and physician assistants with special training perform abortion by aspiration -- … [Read more...]

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Must Christians be vegetarians?

The following comes from an Oct. 25 posting by Austin Ruse on the website of Crisis magazine. Is there a religious obligation not to eat meat? Is there an obligation of faithful Catholics to become vegetarians or even vegans? Quite astonishingly, Professor Charles Camosy of Fordham University says yes in his new book For Love of Animals: Christian Ethics, Consistent … [Read more...]

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Gilroy schools hostile to religion?

The following comes from an Oct. 24 story on he website of the Alliance Defense Fund. Alliance Defending Freedom sent a California school district a letter Tuesday after its superintendent barred school choirs from performing at venues with superior acoustics merely because they are churches. October 22, 2013 Gilroy Unified School District Board of Education Gilroy, CA … [Read more...]

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