Evan Minton sues Mercy hospital in Carmichael for refusing hysterectomy

“It devastated me"

The following comes from an Apr. 20 story in the Sacramento Bee. More than seven months after a Dignity Health hospital refused a hysterectomy to a Sacramento-area transgender patient, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Wednesday on his behalf. The lawsuit, filed in San Francisco Superior Court, alleges that Dignity discriminated against Evan … [Read more...]

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“Don’t hold your breath”

President Trump won't meet with Pope Francis during May trip to Sicily, choice of Vatican ambassador unlikely to come soon

Up until recently, the assumption had been that the first opportunity to gauge the Trump administration’s approach to the Vatican under Pope Francis would come in late May, when Trump is scheduled to travel to Sicily for a G7 summit. Expectations were that Trump, like most American presidents visiting Italy, would also stop in Rome for a tête-à-tête with the pontiff. However, … [Read more...]

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Nancy Pelosi invokes scripture to support Democratic proposals

The pro-abortion congresswoman from San Francisco cites Gospel of Matthew to support more government spending for children (those who are already born)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICYoDteMvHo Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) politicized faith at a rally in Los Angeles on Sunday. Pelosi used Christianity as her defense for Democratic proposals during a political rally about ending childhood poverty. Pelosi mentioned that it was Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week, which culminates with Easter the following Sunday. "I … [Read more...]

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Los Angeles archbishop accepts award with pro-abortion politician

On the dais with Archbishop José Gomez at Cesar Chavez Foundation gala was California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who has received repeated contributions from Planned Parenthood

California Catholic Daily exclusive By Douglas Collins On March 30, Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez attended an elegant $500-per-plate dinner, with sponsorships ranging from $5000 to $50,000, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, where he accepted an award from the the Cesar Chavez Foundation. Past honorees of the foundation have included Nancy Pelosi and … [Read more...]

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Did San Diego bishop McElroy boost Trump among Catholics?

Unintended consequence of rebuking pro-life Father Perozich

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego, calling for disruption of Trump’s America, suggested during a conference in Modesto in mid-February that establishing a $15 minimum wage is part of “our work (as) co-creators with God.” McElroy claimed that “the tradition of Catholic social teaching is unequivocally on the side of strong governmental and societal protections,” and also … [Read more...]

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Cardinal Peter Turkson visits Fresno

Turkson spent his hour-long talk summarizing Laudato Si’

One of Pope Francis’ main cardinals – who oversees Vatican offices addressing issues such as environmental pollution, climate change, health care, charity, immigrants and refugees on behalf of the Catholic Church worldwide – spoke in Fresno on Monday night about the importance of caring for the environment, “our common home,” as a way to help humanity and better understand … [Read more...]

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World Meeting of Popular Movements coming to Modesto February 16-19

Vatican-led meeting will focus on social justice, racism and migration

Let’s say you’re the top administrator at a small Catholic high school in Modesto. One day the bishop mentions that the Vatican – yes, the Vatican – wants to send about 600 people to spend four days on your campus for meetings literally geared to change the world in terms of social justice. Oh, and one of the most prominent cardinals from within Pope Francis’s inner circle … [Read more...]

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