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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California moves to require abortion pills on campus

First in country

  The following comes from an Apr. 19 story in the Mercury News. There’s a new battleground for the debate over abortion: California’s public universities. The Golden State could become the first in the country to require its public universities to offer abortion pills on campus under a legislative proposal that passed through the Senate Health Committee on … [Read more...]

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Bishop Vasa joins pro-lifers outside Santa Rosa abortion clinic

Bishop Soto and five other bishops scheduled to participate later in "Jericho March" around state capitol in Sacramento

The Missionary Image is an actual (4′ x 6′}, authentic replica of the original Miraculous Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe enshrined in the Basilica in Mexico City. In 1991, in response to a special request of St. John Paul II, the Bishops of Mexico blessed and commissioned the Missionary Images to bring conversions, reverence for life, sanctity of the family, and solidarity to … [Read more...]

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San Diego U-T covers Good Friday procession

The pro-life Stations of the Cross procession went through downtown San Diego

Full story at San Diego Union-Tribune. … [Read more...]

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It’s the law: states can stop funding Planned Parenthood

President Donald Trump signs bill repealing what has been called President Obama’s “parting gift to the abortion industry,” which had made it impossible for states to withhold funding of abortion giant

Pro-life leaders applauded President Donald Trump for signing a repeal of what they called President Obama’s “parting gift to the abortion industry.” “Today we thank President Donald Trump for restoring states' freedom to direct taxpayer dollars away from abortion providers in favor of supporting community health centers that deliver comprehensive women’s care, and already … [Read more...]

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Attorney General Becerra files suit in support of Planned Parenthood

One week after appearing with Archbishop Gomez at the Biltmore

The following comes from an April 6 story in the Los Angeles Times. The action by Becerra comes exactly one week after he appeared on the dais with Archbishop Gomez  at the Cesar Chavez Foundation banquet at the Biltmore Hotel. California has joined 15 other state attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in support of a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood of … [Read more...]

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US ends funding for United Nations Population Fund

China's forced abortions and involuntary sterilizations were aided by program

The United States has ended funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), saying the agency's support for Chinese population control programs violates an amendment banning funds for partners of coercive abortion or sterilization programs. “This determination was made based on the fact that China's family planning policies still involve the use of coercive abortion … [Read more...]

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