Nevada Catholic politician attacks pro-life pregnancy center

Steve Sisolak, claiming be a daily mass-attending Catholic, calls Las Vegas’ First Choice Pregnancy Services a “shameful group”

Nevada Democratic Party gubernatorial hopeful Steve Sisolak, who previously described himself as a devout Catholic, tweeted on February 22 that Las Vegas’ First Choice Pregnancy Services is a “shameful group.” Sisolak’s ire was fired up by a visit to that pro-life help center by Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a candidate for governor on the Republican Party … [Read more...]

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Sen. Richard Durbin banned from Holy Communion by his bishop

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois says the senator is in violation of Canon 915 for his support of abortion, continues policy put in place by Diocese of Orange Bishop Kevin Vann when he was Durbin's pastor

Statement from Bishop Thomas John Paprocki on Senate Failure to Pass Pain-Capable Unborn Children’s Act: I agree completely with His Eminence, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, who called the U.S. Senate’s failure to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection … [Read more...]

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“Their pastors should deny them access to the sacraments”

Priest calls for excommunication of 14 Catholic senators who voted against late-term abortion ban

A Catholic priest is calling on bishops to excommunicate the 14 Catholic-identifying U.S. senators who voted last week against banning late-term abortions. He is also calling on priests to deny the Catholic pro-abortion senators Holy Communion.  “Today is the day for their bishops to issue a formal statement acknowledging that these men and women have publicly denied their … [Read more...]

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Archbishop Naumann: Pro-abortion politicians who claim to be good Catholics must be admonished

Kansas City archbishop: "It creates a problem for us as bishops when Catholic politicians do that. They teach our people that it is okay to be Catholic and support legalized abortion”

Politicians who “flaunt” being Catholic while asserting that they are also pro-abortion are guilty of “misleading” other Catholics and must be admonished, said U.S. Archbishop Joseph Naumann in a recent interview. Naumann, who was elected last month by his brother bishops over Cardinal Blase Cupich to be the next head of the U.S. bishops' pro-life efforts, said that openly … [Read more...]

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A Phoenix bishop’s plea to voters and politicians: no votes for abortion

Bishop Olmsted offers clarity in new booklet on the duties of Catholic voters

The following comes from a September 20 Catholic News Agency article by Kevin Jones: Catholics should be consistent in public life and need to make protecting innocent life a serious political priority, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix has said in the latest edition of his booklet on the duties of Catholic voters and politicians. The booklet “Catholics in the Public … [Read more...]

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98% of Catholic Relief Services employee political donations go to pro-abortion candidates

The following comes from an August 8 Lepanto Institute article by Michael Hichborn: Contributions for political campaigns are recorded and monitored, and made available as public information in order to ensure transparency in the political process.  The information found in these recorded contributions are closely monitored and analyzed by political parties and research … [Read more...]

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Voting for pro-abortion politicians?

There’s no excuse, head Knight of Columbus says

The following comes from an August 2 Catholic News Agency article: Catholics need to stop voting for pro-abortion politicians, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson told an international gathering of the Knights of Columbus. “Pope Francis has emphasized how important it is for Catholics to be engaged in the political process,” Anderson said Aug 2 to the Supreme Convention of the … [Read more...]

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Pelosi to receive LGBT ‘International Role Model’ award

House Minority Leader purports to be a practicing Catholic

The following comes from a July 22 CNS News article by Michael W. Chapman: Because of her strong support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a Catholic, will be presented with the 21st Annual International Role Model Award by the Equality Forum, next week in Philadelphia while the Democratic … [Read more...]

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Nancy Pelosi claims she’s with the Catholic Church on abortion

NARAL calls her comments 'troubling'

The following comes from a January 13 LifeSiteNews article by Ben Johnson: After decades as a crusader against any restriction or regulation of abortion, Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi said yesterday, "I don’t believe in abortion on demand." The House Minority Leader, who regularly earns a zero percent rating from the National Right to Life Committee, told Roll … [Read more...]

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Catholic, Methodist, and Jewish groups tell Congress to keep funding Planned Parenthood

56 supposedly faith-based groups defend the abortion provider, say it provides 'lifesaving healthcare'

The following comes from a November 9 LifeNews article by Micaiah Bilger: More than 50 so-called faith-based organizations are defending Planned Parenthood in the face of multiple Congressional investigations into its abortion practices. “A world without Planned Parenthood would be disastrous for many women and their families – particularly young women, women of color and … [Read more...]

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