Baby born alive at abortion clinic

The following comes from a May 23 story on LifeSiteNews. Chilling new audio has been released from inside a Phoenix abortion facility indicating that a baby was, in fact, born alive during a botched abortion earlier this year. “The fetus is breathing,” an abortion facility worker tells … [Read More...]

Transgendered teacher not the only problem at Mercy

On May 13, 2016, CalCatholic posted an article headlined “San Francisco Catholic school nuns: we’re ok with trans teacher.” The post was a reprint of a celebratory May 12 article in the San Francisco Chronicle headlined “San Francisco Catholic school teacher comes out as transgender-and finds … [Read More...]

When your school offers you a free sex change…

California Catholic Daily exclusive -- Seventy-one colleges and universities across the United States cover sex reassignment surgery and hormone treatment under their student health insurance. Thirteen of those universities are in California: the California Institute of Technology, Stanford … [Read More...]

A new zeal for souls

The following comes from a Rorate Caeli blog post: “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me” (Mark 9: 37). In our day, a well-formed Catholic can see the attack on the family from rampant lust: The objectification of … [Read More...]

The dilemma facing Latino Evangelicals

The following comes from a May 23 LA Times article by Kate Linthicum: Samuel Rodriguez is the kind of Latino whom Republicans hoped they could count on in 2016. An evangelical Christian pastor who opposes the Democratic Party’s stance on abortion and same-sex marriage, Rodriguez led a prayer … [Read More...]

Free legal clinic established at Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland

The following comes from a May 23 Catholic Voice article by Michele Jurich: One of the lasting aspects of this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy is the establishment of the Pope Francis Legal Clinic at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. The clinic, which will offer mediation, … [Read More...]

News from the trenches: a busy morning at the abortion clinic

The following comes from a May 21 email from Helpers of Gods Precious Infants San Diego: Early in the morning a Spanish speaking couple drove into the lot.  There were two car seats in the back, but the children were not with them.  One of the counselors approached the man driving after he rolled … [Read More...]

Pasadena parishioners dig wells in Africa

The following is a May 20 Angelus article: Parishioners of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Pasadena traveled to Tanzania to help dig wells and provide clean drinking water to the underprivileged and those living in rural areas. Over the last few years, parishioners raised over … [Read More...]

Filipinos Catholics in LA honor Blessed Virgin

The following comes from a May 19 Angelus article by Clara Fox: On May 14, the Filipino Catholic community of Los Angeles gathered at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for two traditional celebrations of the Virgin Mary: the Santacruzan and the Flowers of May. Girls dressed in tiaras and … [Read More...]

“I’m sort of bi-faithful”

The following comes from a May 21 Press-Telegram article by Greg Yee: The Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Festival got off to a rousing start Saturday with tens of thousands expected to attend the annual event and Pride Parade today. A mass same-sex wedding ceremony, celebrating the June 2015 … [Read More...]

Does the pope dislike Americans?

The following comes from a May 20 Crux article by John L. Allen Jr.: This week, Edward Pentin of the National Catholic Register published a major sit-down interview with Bishop Bernard Fellay, leader of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X, the headline from which was Fellay’s diagnosis that … [Read More...]

United Methodist Church quits pro-abortion coalition

The following comes from a May 19 United Methodist Reporter article by Jessica Brodie: PORTLAND, Ore.— The Methodist General Conference voted May 19 that two United Methodist entities withdraw immediately from membership in the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. The motion passed … [Read More...]