Archives for April 2017

Trump administration won’t drop contraceptive mandate appeal

Instead of withdrawing government's case, Justice Department asks federal appeals court for 60 extra days to negotiate an agreement with plaintiffs

With President Donald Trump’s administration signaling that it is not dropping the HHS mandate cases against religious non-profits, plaintiffs are concerned that the action does not reflect promises made during the presidential campaign. “The government has a chance to do the right thing here. It got it wrong for five years in these cases, almost six years,” said Eric … [Read more...]

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“Catholics must come to grips with the issue of abortion”

More than 50 brave rain for candlelight procession closing Spring 2017 campaign of 40 Days for Life in San Jose

A candlelight procession brought to a close the Spring 2017 campaign of 40 Days for Life, the sixteenth campaign held in the Diocese of San Jose. More than fifty people braved the rain for the walk from Saint Leo the Great Church, down Race Street to Planned Parenthood on The Alameda, for a final prayer service. “It was a peaceful, prayerful walk, as we gave public witness to … [Read more...]

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Students for Life weeklong event underway at University of San Diego

Each day will a different life issue will be spotlighted: Immigration, Homelessness, Domestic Violence, Abortion/Adoption and Suicide

An in-depth recognition of the preciousness, value, respect and dignity of life will be celebrated at the University of San Diego April 24-28 as the 11th annual L.I.F.E. (Life is For Everyone) Week is held and hosted by the University Ministry-sponsored Students for Life organization. The purpose of Students for Life's weeklong celebration is to educate the USD community on … [Read more...]

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Cal State Dominguez Hills does about-face on pro-life group

Students for Life club will be allowed to partake in a social justice fair after all

A pro-life group at Cal State Dominguez Hills will be allowed to partake in a social justice fair after all, a decision that comes in the wake of media and legal attention on the matter, club members told The College Fix on Monday. Citing a “miscommunication,” student fair organizers at the public university informed the Students for Life club that they could be in the fair … [Read more...]

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Morning-after pill at UC Davis vending machine

$30, the lowest price possible.

The following comes from an Apr. 21 story in the Sacramento Bee. A vending machine at UC Davis dispensing an emergency contraceptive, known as the morning-after pill, may be one of the first of its kind on a university campus. The machine was installed at the Activities and Recreation Center at UC Davis over spring break. It also offers condoms, feminine hygiene products, … [Read more...]

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How sad the other children would be

Arguments against aborting your baby

The following comes from an Apr. 24 email from the Helpers of God’s Precious Infants. Report from the third week of April, 2017 Around 8:45 am an Hispanic couple in their late 20s-early 30s was slowly walking toward the entrance to the abortion center.  They spoke only Spanish, but the counselor knew enough Spanish to communicate. When the counselor asked them if they … [Read more...]

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San Francisco Plans Marriage Chain- April 30

Signs provided - see below

  The following was sent via email to Cal Catholic last week from this website.   Modeled after the national life-chain movement, a San Francisco marriage leader, Ted Kirk, has organized the first educational Marriage Truth Chain in the nation for Sunday, April 30. "Many people are discouraged because of the Supreme Court decision. I hear about marriage … [Read more...]

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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Newport Beach

Churches worth driving to

Name of Church Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Address 1441 W. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach CA 92661 Phone number (949) 673-3775 Website www.olmc.net Mass Schedule Saturday vigil at 5 p.m. Sundays, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 5 p.m. Monday - Satuday, 8 a.m. Confessions Saturdays, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. or by appointment. Names of priests Monsignor Lawrence Baird, pastor. Father … [Read more...]

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Can your kids handle a Latin Mass?

Oxford prof and father of seven gives advice

    The following comes from an Apr. 14 story in Regina magazine  REGINA’s Anna-Maria Vesey recently sat down to discuss this hot topic with Joseph Shaw, the the head of the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales and Oxford University professor. Shaw is the hands-on father of seven young children. REGINA: With all its formality, are children welcome at the … [Read more...]

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Cardinal Cupich praises Illinois Governor Rauner for pledge to veto abortion funding

Cites "controversial issue" and polls - but not morality - or, let's say, Planned Parenthood's baby parts trafficking

The following comes from an Apr. 21 story posted on the website of the Catholic News Agency. A promise from the governor of Illinois to veto an abortion funding bill drew the gratitude of Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago, who called it a “principled stand.” “Abortion is a controversial issue in this country, but using public money to provide abortions should not be,” the … [Read more...]

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