Archives for April 2015

Let’s break it down

How much did Sally Ride contribute to California history?

The following comes from an April 26 Catholic Exchange article by Karl Keating of Catholic Answers: Saturday’s lead editorial in our local newspaper, the San Diego Union-Tribune, was titled “Who Should Represent California: Father Serra or Sally Ride?” It was Junipero Serra (1713–1784) who planted the first California mission, here in San Diego, in 1769. That marked the … [Read more...]

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Parent alert

Keep your children home on May 22, Harvey Milk Day

The following comes from an email from SaveCalifornia.com: Please distribute SaveCalifornia.com's Parent Alert to parents in your neighborhood, at work, at your church building, and to parents dropping off and picking up their children outside government schools in your community. Parents need to know about the perverse indoctrination happening on or around May 22, and … [Read more...]

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And the turquoise goes to… Utah

Pope lifts Wester to Santa Fe

The following comes from an April 27 Whispers in the Loggia blog post by Rocco Palmer: And all of a sudden, everything was filled: at Roman Noon this Monday, in the fourth move on a US diocese within the last six days, the Pope named Bishop John Wester of Salt Lake City as the twelfth archbishop of Santa Fe, granting Archbishop Michael Sheehan's retirement after 22 years of … [Read more...]

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Packed church for Fathers Illo and Driscoll

Hundreds of supportive Catholics fill San Francisco’s Star of the Sea

On Saturday, April 25, the 4:30 p.m. Mass at San Francisco’s Star of the Sea Church resembled Easter or Christmas. The packed Church was a show of support for Star's faithful Catholic Priests, Father Joseph Illo and Father Patrick Driscoll. The two have earned the enmity of the San Francisco power structure, as well as that of a number of their fellow priests, for their … [Read more...]

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Censored: Mother Teresa and the facts of life

USC takes down banners of unborn babies from students' display

The following comes from an April 24 Life News article by Sarah Zagorski: On April 21, the University of Southern California removed banners of 11-week old unborn babies only a few hours after Students for Life placed them on campus. The banners featured quotes from Mother Teresa like, “Life is a promise, fulfill it” and “at 8 weeks she began to hear … at 11 weeks every … [Read more...]

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Slavery surpasses drug trade in San Diego

Children of the Immaculate Heart hosting a human trafficking forum on May 11

The following is from an article by Grace Williams of Children of the Immaculate Heart: Jesus used the words “captive” and “oppressed” to begin his earthly ministry, declaring that the Spirit was upon him to give liberty to those who are oppressed. There are many forms of captivity in our world today – spiritual captivity to sin, political oppression by unjust powers, and … [Read more...]

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Down syndrome community reduced by thirty percent

Too much of the time, prenatal diagnosis results in abortion

The following comes from an April 21 Dozer Institute article by Mark Bradford: How many babies prenatally diagnosed with Down Syndrome are aborted in the United States each year? Well, we don’t know. While new data suggesting lower numbers has recently been published, we continue to see most often in print a statistics of 90% – 92%. While that certainly draws attention to … [Read more...]

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