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 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 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 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...]

Orthodox Catholics – come to San Francisco

The following two stories come from the June 21 issue of Catholic San Francisco; both were written by Valerie Schmalz.   Come and teach A long-predicted California teacher shortage is now hitting Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, with many parish schools … [Read More...]

Churches worth driving to

Name of Church Church of the Nativity Address 210 Oak Grove Avenue, Menlo Park CA 94025 Phone number (650) 323-7914 Website Mass Schedule Saturday 8 a.m. and vigil at 5 p.m.  Sundays, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Weekdays, 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.  … [Read More...]

Why does the L.A. archdiocese not encourage celibacy for gays?

A California Catholic Daily exclusive. The Los Angeles archdiocese website has no resources for those with homosexual inclinations who wish to live according to the teachings of the Catholic Church. Instead, the LA archdiocese has a Catholic Ministry with Lesbian and Gay Persons,” which links to … [Read More...]

Thomas More and John Fisher relics to stop at L.A. cathedral

    The following comes from a June 21 story on Catholic News Agency. A relic tour currently taking place in the United States highlights the virtues of two English saints who stood up for conscience and paid the ultimate price. The “Witness to Freedom” relic tour is being held … [Read More...]

The tyranny of made-up sexual identities

  The following was sent to Cal Catholic on June 22 by Charles LiMandri. LiMandri was one of the main proponents of Prop 8, the attorney who led the saving of the cross on Mt. Soledad (in La Jolla), and the attorney who led the action of the San Diego Firefighters who were obliged to … [Read More...]

Obama to Calif. – Drop Dead

  The following comes from a June 21 story in The Hill. The Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a complaint from religious groups in California that had argued the state was violating federal law by requiring all health insurance plans to cover abortions. The Office of Civil … [Read More...]

Dalai Lama charms Calif. legislature

The following comes from a June 20 story in the L.A. Times. The Dalai Lama touched on issues both ancient and contemporary during a speech to the California Legislature on Monday, urging lawmakers to protect the environment, support education and seek inner peace by caring for humanity. “The … [Read More...]