Melania Trump reveals she is Catholic

First Lady shares her faith with the world after meeting Pope Francis

When Melania Trump recited The Lord's Prayer before a Melbourne, Florida presidential rally in February, the Internet went hog wild. Now we know one reason why the first lady began with 'Let us pray' and 'Our Father who art in heaven' when she introduced the president that evening: She's a practicing Roman Catholic. Her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham confirmed that to … [Read more...]

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US bishops distressed by proposed increase in military spending

President Trump’s budget proposal may make deep cuts to Medicaid and other programs, while increasing military spending and immigration enforcement funding

Leading U.S. bishops have expressed serious concerns with President Donald Trump’s reported budget proposals for the 2018 fiscal year, noting among other fears that the proposals would decrease funding for diplomacy efforts while increasing military spending. “The human consequences of budget choices are clear to us as pastors,” leaders of various committees of the U.S. … [Read more...]

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California bishops pleased with Gov. Brown’s budget revisions

Includes several California Catholic Conference priorities costing millions

The California Catholic Conference (CCC) was pleased to see that Governor Jerry Brown included new appropriations for several CCC priorities in his May budget revise. The newly proposed budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year now includes funding for palliative care programs, early childhood education, retention of several beneficial programs and expanded funding for immigration … [Read more...]

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California Pro-Life Democrats react to DNC chair’s statements

Tom Perez said last week that every Democrat must support abortion

California ProLife Democrats today repudiated the recent proclamations by DNC chair Tom Perez, who declared last week that only those who unreservedly embrace unlimited abortion-on-demand would be approved by Party leadership. "The oppressive tenor of the state and national Democrat Party Leadership is now inescapably clear," said Alice Fahey of California ProLife Democrats. … [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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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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