Pro-lifers target new FPA location in El Cajon

“If we all show up, the surrounding tenants will complain to the landlord - and most importantly we can save a life or two of precious children”

Local pro-lifers will storm heaven with prayer next week outside a newly opened California surgical abortion location, asking God to shut it down.  “We need to pray that this new killing clinic will be shut down,” wrote Allyson Smith in an announcement to local pro-lifers, asking them to come and pray next Tuesday at the new Family Planning Associates abortion clinic located … [Read more...]

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Sock it to ’em

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris gets grilled outside her San Diego office

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Eric Francis. Local pro-life advocates joined the #sockit2pp (“Sock it to Planned Parenthood”) national tour downtown San Diego on Tuesday November 14 to denounce U.S. Senator Kamala Harris and her cozy relationship with Planned Parenthood.  Students for Life of America arrived with a truck filled with hundreds of thousands of baby … [Read more...]

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San Diego synod fails to produce hoped for blueprint

Bishop Robert McElroy: “It became clear after three months or so there was going to be no model, because the reality from parish to parish is so different”

Last October, Bishop Robert McElroy held his own diocesan synod as a response to two global synods on the family called by Francis that took place in Rome in 2014 and 2015. One year later, he described it to Crux as a “stunning success,” as it both united the 100 parishes that make up the diocese and also reflected the diversity of its many communities. While the original … [Read more...]

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Pope Francis’ approach to appointing bishops

Persistent rumor says that Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego might be at the top of the list to replace Cardinal Donald Wuerl in Washington, D.C.

Among the most lasting aspects of a Pope’s leadership is his appointment of bishops. To understand a Pope, it’s important to understand how he makes decisions about episcopal leadership. With that in mind, Pope Francis’ approach to the selection and appointment of bishops is worth considering. When diocesan and auxiliary bishops turn 75 years old, they are required to submit … [Read more...]

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San Diego Auxiliary Bishop delivers homily at St. John the Evangelist parish on anniversary of “Always Our Children”

Bishop John Dolan: "These words offered by the U.S. bishops 20 years ago are my sentiments exactly"

San Diego Catholic Diocese Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan delivered the following Homily during the Mass today at St. John the Evangelist parish to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the "Always Our Children" message from the U.S. Bishops (full text): Parents and family members of LGBT children – God’s children – and to all of you gathered today: It is a joy to be with you this … [Read more...]

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Anti-abortion appeal survives in San Diego federal court

Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit filed by pro-life pregnancy centers challenging state requirement they refer patients to abortion providers

A federal judge advanced a challenge by anti-abortion centers to the constitutionality of a California law that requires state-licensed health centers to tell patients about state-run free or low-cost health care and family planning services, including abortion. The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates et al. sued California and San Diego County in 2015, challenging … [Read more...]

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40 Days for Life starts tomorrow

41 locations in California

Dear Pro-life friends, 40 Days for Life is perhaps the most attended pro-life event at the parish level in the country. It is an opportunity for everyone in the pews to take a stand for life. It is simple: come out to peacefully pray in front of one of the 41 abortion centers in California where 40 Days for Life has a campaign starting this week.  Pray for the women going in, … [Read more...]

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A save and a turn-around in September

Happiness and relief for two couples expecting children

Dear Pro-life friends, Because certain people are trying to block the efforts of sidewalk counselors to save mothers and babies from the horrors of abortion, we are keeping the dates, times, and locations of where we are counseling confidential. The notes below may come from one or more locations during the week. Some specifics have been omitted to protect the identity of … [Read more...]

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San Diego parish to celebrate “All Our Children” anniversary

Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan will join Father Lucio Castillo at St. John the Evangelist Church to celebrate Mass on 20th anniversary of controversial 1997 pastoral document from USCCB

The following comes from the San Diego LGBT Weekly: San Diego Catholic Diocese Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan and Father Lucio Castillo are about to celebrate a historic Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church on the 20th anniversary of a pastoral document offered in 1997 as an “outstretched hand” from the nation’s bishops to “families of the LGBT community.” “For us as a … [Read more...]

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Bishop Robert McElroy: Racist beliefs and actions are blasphemies against God

San Diego bishop spoke at meeting of interfaith leaders following Charlottesville incident

Denouncing racist beliefs and actions as “blasphemies” against God, Bishop Robert W. McElroy joined with several local interfaith leaders to speak out against bigotry. The San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP) brought together dozens of interfaith leaders, including Bishop McElroy, for a press conference Aug. 18 in the courtyard of St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral. The event was … [Read more...]

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