Archives for August 2015

‘Lavender Life Coach’ to speak at Most Holy Redeemer

Peggy Green also spoke at Hemlock Society event

The August 9, 16, and 23 parish bulletins of San Francisco’s notorious Most Holy Redeemer Church promoted an event in the parish’s ongoing “Adult Education” series. The bulletin entry read “August 29th – Adult Education Speaker 10am to 12 noon in Ellard Hall. Topic is “’How to Be an Instrument of Peace in an Age of Strife.’ Speaker is Ms. Peggy Green, Author and Trainer.” As is … [Read more...]

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Political puppets

California Democrats refuse to audit Planned Parenthood in wake of baby parts scandal

The following comes from an August 28 LifeSiteNews article by Drew Belsky: Sacramento - Unlike over a dozen other states, California is resisting calls to investigate Planned Parenthood. On Monday, Democrats in the Golden State's Joint Legislative Audit Committee rejected a request, made by Republican assemblywoman Melissa Melendez and twelve other lawmakers, to audit the … [Read more...]

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Catholic men need priests who will lead

A recent survey shows many Catholic men are ready to engage more deeply in the Faith—when priests make a commitment to actively evangelize them

The following comes from an August 16 Catholic World Report article by Mathew James Christoff: The New Evangelization has been a major effort in the Catholic Church for more than 40 years. Unfortunately, it has failed to stem several significant downward trends among faithful in the United States. Since 2000, 14 million Catholics have left the faith, parish … [Read more...]

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That’s not what Pope Francis said

Catholics support gay marriage as much as general population and believe the pope has backed It, study finds

The following is from an August 27 Christian Post article by Stoyan Zaimov: A study by the Public Religion Research Institute released in August on the beliefs of American Catholics has found that despite the Church's teachings, they support same-sex marriage and abortion just as much as the general population. What is more, a large percentage of Catholic respondents … [Read more...]

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“Despite what your parents say” — Planned Parenthood’s corruption of youth

John Bowen recounts battle to keep the abortion giant out of Coronado schools

The following comes from a Live Action News article by John Bowen: In early 2002, I was asked to join a group of about a dozen friends whose goal was to oust Planned Parenthood from making sex-ed presentations to our high school students here in Coronado, California.  At the time, all I knew of PP was that they provided abortion – which seemed like an unpleasant way to make … [Read more...]

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Stolen consecrated hosts returned to church

Tabernacle was taken from East Bay church but thief may have had a change of heart

The following comes from an August 25 Contra Costa Times article by Rowena Coetsee and Nate Gartrell: OAKLEY -- Parishioners at St. Anthony Catholic Church here briefly found themselves at a loss in more ways than one after one or more thieves made off with the church's tabernacle, the sacred receptacle used to carry the Blessed Sacrament. While the heavy, brass box with … [Read more...]

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Could a strong reaffirmation of Church teaching save institution of marriage?

Cardinals, bishops and 500,000 faithful ask Pope Francis to reaffirm Church teaching at synod

The following comes from a August 21 TFP Student Action news release: Ahead of the upcoming Synod on the Family in Rome, dozens of organizations are collecting petitions to Pope Francis, asking him to reinforce Church teaching on marriage and family.  Today, the worldwide petition surpassed 500,000 signatures, including those of 5 cardinals, 117 bishops and hundreds of … [Read more...]

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