L.A. County caves on the cross

The following comes from a June 21 story on MyNewsLA.com. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday not to appeal a federal judge’s ruling finding a cross over the San Gabriel Mission on the county’s official seal to be unconstitutional. The vote, taken behind closed doors, was … [Read More...]

Scott Hahn, Bishop Barron, Kathryn Lopez, John Allen, Archbishop Gomez

The following comes from a June 29 email from Angelus News. It's time for the Angelus: The Catholic Church continues its entrance into the digital age with Angelus News, a multimedia news platform from the center of global pop culture, Los Angeles. Angelus News provides round the clock … [Read More...]

‘The wrongdoing is far deeper and more widespread than anyone ever imagined’

  The following comes from a June 28 story by David Daleiden on The Hill. The House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives released a stunning set of documents this month from its investigation of the trade in baby body parts between abortion clinics like … [Read More...]

Womanpriest ordained in non-Catholic church in Orinda

The following comes from a June 29 story in Lamorinda Weekly. Joanna Truelson took a big step in her spirituality last when the Orinda resident was ordained a Roman Catholic womanpriest at a ceremony at the Orinda Community Church June 25. The ordination, the first of its type in Orinda, was … [Read More...]

The Pope is partly right

The following comes from a June 28 story by John-Henry Weston in Crisis magazine. On June 26, the anniversary of the legalization of same-sex “marriage” in the USA, Pope Francis made controversial comments on his return flight from Armenia. He said that the Catholic Church and all Christians … [Read More...]

Capital punishment will be on the November Calif. ballot

The following comes from a June 23 release on the website of the California Catholic Conference. The initiative to eliminate the use of California’s death penalty law has officially qualified for this November’s ballot. The measure to revoke capital punishment in the state collected almost … [Read More...]

Pharmacists thrown under the pro-abortion bus by Supreme Court

The following comes from a June 28 Reuters story. A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away an appeal by a family-owned pharmacy that cited Christian beliefs in objecting to providing emergency contraceptives to women under a Washington state rule, prompting a searing dissent by … [Read More...]

ACLU sues federal government for giving money to the bishops

The following comes from a June 24 release on Common Dreams, an ACLU website The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Northern California, and the ACLU Foundation of Southern California today filed a lawsuit against the federal government for awarding millions of dollars annually to … [Read More...]

Who is responsible for the Loyola Marymount and Santa Clara faculties?

                The following comes from a June 24 story by Phil Lawler on catholicculture.org. As a result of the latest federal ruling against religious freedom—and pending the result of what seems an inevitable court challenge— … [Read More...]

Catholic Anthony Kennedy swing vote to kill Texas abortion safety law

The following comes from a June 27 story on the site of the Catholic News Agency. Editor: Kennedy was seen at Sunday Mass in July 2015 at the strongly pro-life parish, Our Lady of the Rosary in San Diego. Kennedy told one of the priests he comes this parish whenever he is in San Diego. On … [Read More...]

Obamacare pushes transgender agenda on doctors

The following comes from a June 22 story on The Federalist.com. Doctors, hospitals, and insurance companies may soon face lawsuits for treating male and female patients according to their biological sex, thanks to a health care rule finalized in May as part of the Affordable Care Act. On the … [Read More...]

Almost 1 in 5 abortion clinics sold fetal tissue to StemExpress last year

The following comes from a June 24 story on The Federalist.com. Planned Parenthood’s business partnership with StemExpress not only transgressed federal fetal trafficking laws, but also abused the privacy of women requesting abortions and deceitfully obtained consent for the use of their … [Read More...]