Archives for February 2014

Father Engh unbullied

The following comes from a Feb. 25 story on LifeSiteNews.com. Santa Clara University, a Catholic university, has announced its insurance plan will stop paying for its employees' elective abortions in January 2015. Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Finocchio Jr. said the decision “flows from the university's identity and mission as a Jesuit, Catholic university.” The … [Read more...]

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House of Cards shows abortion photos

The following comes from a Feb. 25 column by Jill Stanek re-printed on LifeNews.com. I’m suddenly hearing and reading about the television series, House of Cards, everywhere. The show’s backdrop, quoting Wikipedia: Set in present-day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina… and House Majority Whip … [Read more...]

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Help for the wedding photographers

The following comes from a Feb. 21 story on the RT website. The Arizona state Senate approved legislation Wednesday permitting businesses in the state to refuse service to potential customers based on an owner’s religious beliefs, infuriating equal rights advocates who claim the bill legalizes LGBT discrimination. The bill, known officially as Senate Bill 1062, was … [Read more...]

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Elementary school children exposed to sex-themed games

The following comes from a Feb 21 story on LifeSiteNews.com. An unsuspecting group of elementary and middle school children witnessed vulgar and sexually-explicit sights when they visited the campus of the University of California at Berkeley this week. While walking through the campus, the children witnessed such sights as a man dressed in a giant penis costume and … [Read more...]

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Merck, maker of NuvaRing contraceptive, vs. Olympic hopeful

The following comes from a Feb 20 story on Channel 3 News (WFSB) in Connecticut. A skeleton skater from Roxbury said her Olympic dreams were denied by a widely prescribed birth control device. Megan Henry was one of the top five women in the country. She's an army specialist and part of the world class athlete program. She was speeding towards qualifying for the … [Read more...]

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The moral demands of Pope Francis

The following comes from a Feb. 21 interview on Real Clear Religion. Father Robert Barron is a priest on fire. After producing a largely successful television series, Catholicism, he moved north of Chicago, Illinois to the University of St. Mary of the Lake, a seminary in Mundelein. The cardinal archbishop of Chicago, Francis George, appointed him Rector in the summer of … [Read more...]

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South Dakota kills bill to ban dismembering and decapitating babies

The following comes from a Feb. 20 story on LifeSiteNews.com. A committee of the South Dakota House of Representatives has voted down a bill that would have prevented abortion procedures that dismember children in the womb. H.B. 1241, a one-page bill introduced by Rep. Isaac Latterell, would have made it state law that “no licensed physician may knowingly dismember a … [Read more...]

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How to stop black robe activists

The following comes from a Feb. 20 story on the Catholic News Agency. The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ marriage defense efforts has offered his support to a suggested constitutional amendment to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. “An amendment to the U.S. Constitution is the only remedy in law against this judicial activism that may … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

Name of Church Mater Misericordiae Mission Address 1537 West Monroe Street, Phoenix AZ 85007 Phone number (602) 253-6090 Website www.phoenixlatinmass.com Mass Schedule Sunday, 7, 9, 11 a.m. (sung Mass).  Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.  Saturday, 6:30 & 8 a.m.  All Latin Tridentine. Confessions Monday – Saturday, 30 minutes before Masses.  … [Read more...]

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Father Gladstone Stevens appointed permanent rector of St. Patrick’s seminary

The following comes from a Feb. 19 release from the San Francisco archdiocese. Most Rev. Salvatore Cordileone, archbishop of San Francisco, announced on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 the appointment of Rev. Gladstone Stevens, S.S., new permanent president-rector of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University in Menlo Park. Until recently associate professor of theology and … [Read more...]

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