Archives for February 2015

Should Prison Ministry Include Praying for Abortionists?

Pro-Life Action League Issues Call to Action During Lent

This story comes from a February 20 Christian Newswire article. Abortionists locked up in prison for murder, sex abuse, and fraud—this is the end result of human justice. According to the Pro-Life Action League, however, the story does not end there.   This week, the Lenten season began. During this 40-day period of reflection for Christians worldwide, the … [Read more...]

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Catholic satire piece gets published in SF Weekly

Humorous article has some truth to it

This story comes from a February 20 SF Weekly satirical article by Benjamin Wachs. San Francisco parents of children enrolled at local Catholic schools were recently shocked to discover that their children are attending schools run by Catholics. The discovery was made after the local Archbishop, an official of the Catholic Church, sent letters to local teachers … [Read more...]

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This part of Calif. is pro-life

El Centro turns out against Planned Parenthood clinic

The following comes from Facebook postings on Feb. 24. 8:57 am ECRMC BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING TODAY AT THE HOSPITAL Please join us at 5:00 PM!! We appreciate all of you who are patiently but passionately waiting to hear the news about where to be today and we can confirm that the agenda is posted and the meeting will be at the hospital! Please join us in the dirt parking … [Read more...]

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The archbishop has not repealed anything

Response to the S.F. Chronicle

The following comes from a Feb. 24 release from the San Francisco archdiocese. In response to the San Francisco Chronicle’s story this evening regarding the meeting today between the Chronicle's editorial staff and Archbishop Cordileone, Fr. Piderit, Vicar for Administration and Moderator of the Curia, who was present at the meeting today, said: “The Archbishop has not … [Read more...]

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What now?

Church needs to resist totalitarian gay regime

The likelihood that the Supreme Court next June will announce its discovery of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage raises an obvious question for the Catholic Church: What do we do now? First, press for strong legal protections for individuals and institutions conscientiously unable to cooperate with a legal regime that requires sweeping concessions to the LGBT … [Read more...]

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Francis promotes Benedict

Lenten homilies from the past

Eight days ago Pope Francis promulgated a Homiletic Directory to reeducate the clergy of the whole world in preaching: Homiletic Directory And on Thursday February 19 he will dedicate precisely to the art of preaching the traditional meeting at the beginning of Lent with the priests of his diocese of Rome. Pope Francis cares deeply about the homily. In the agenda-setting … [Read more...]

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Oops

Ventura Community College backs off new sign policy

University and college campuses are prime locations to advocate for life, both because college-age women are an abortion-vulnerable population, and because young people in general tend to be more receptive to the pro-life message. Yet college administrators often seem to be hard-wired to restrict pro-life speech, viewing it as offensive or too controversial. Over the last few … [Read more...]

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