Another medical emergency at FPA in Bakersfield

Feb. 18 incident was fourth time in five weeks an ambulance has been summoned to Bakersfield abortion mill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th2nhgElwBQ For the fourth time in five weeks, the FPA Women’s Health abortion facility in Bakersfield, California, has summoned an ambulance to transport an abortion patient to the hospital to receive emergency care for complications that the abortion facility could not provide. The incident took place on Saturday, February 18, 2017, just … [Read more...]

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The woman behind Roe v. Wade dies at 69

Norma McCorvey, who was 'Jane Roe' in the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to an abortion, later changed her views and became pro-life

Norma McCorvey, better known as Jane Roe from the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, passed away on Feb. 18 after spending decades at the heart of the abortion debate. Norma McCorvey, who was 22, unwed, mired in addiction and poverty, and desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy when she became Jane Roe, the pseudonymous plaintiff in the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court … [Read more...]

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How old were the patriarchs, really?

Msgr. Charles Pope suggests we should accept their extraordinary life spans at face value

I occasionally get questions about the remarkably long lives of the patriarchs who lived before the great flood. Consider the ages at which these figures purportedly died: Adam – 930 Seth – 912 Enosh – 905 Jared – 962 Methuselah – 969 Noah – 950 Shem – 600 Eber – 464 Abraham – 175 Moses – 120 David – 70 How should we understand these … [Read more...]

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Good news for Latin Mass lovers

Priests don't need bishop's permission to offer Extraordinary Mass

If you are a priest who has been hassled by your bishop about saying the traditional Mass with the 1962 Missale Romanum, pay attention.  Help has arrived. Recently a priest of my acquaintance sent two questions to my old haunts the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”.  Here are the priest’s questions with the answers from the PCED following the answers.  The original … [Read more...]

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House vote allows states to defund Planned Parenthood

If passed by the Senate and signed by President Trump, bill would mean that states can choose to redirect Title X funds away from the largest abortion provider in the United States

In a victory for the sanctity of human life, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 230-188 to overturn a rule that former President Obama established preventing states from defunding Planned Parenthood. H.J. Res. 43, if passed by the Senate and signed by President Trump, would mean that states can choose to redirect Title X funds away from the largest abortion provider in … [Read more...]

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Why no normal women?

USF’s ‘Global’ Women’s Forum: Lesbians, feminists, drag queens

California Catholic Daily exclusive. On Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the (Jesuit) University of San Francisco will host their annual “Global Women’s Rights Forum.” The event will be held in the University’s McLaren Complex. The “Global” in the name is a misnomer, unless one believes that the majority of women find “Feminism of Color and the Politics of … [Read more...]

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The real drama of “Ignatius”

What will Jesuit-produced movie reveal?

California Catholic Daily exclusive. On March 4 at 6 p.m., San Francisco’s Star of the Sea parish will join other parishes around the country in a screening of the new movie “Ignatius of Loyola.” The film, a treatment of the life of St. Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus, was produced by Jesuit Communications Philippines. From the film’s website: “A modern and … [Read more...]

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