State of California to pay pro-life law firm $399,000

The following is from a Feb. 14 story by Life Site News. A California federal district court has ordered the state of California to pay Liberty Counsel $399,000 for attorneys' fees and costs regarding the victory in Mountain Right to Life v. Becerra, which now prohibits the state from enforcing the … [Read More...]

Southern Baptist leaders accused of sex crimes

The following is from a Feb. 11 story by Fox News. Hundreds of leaders and volunteers within Southern Baptist churches across the nation have been accused of sexual misconduct against young churchgoers for decades— many of them quietly returning to church roles even after being convicted for sex … [Read More...]

Four Norbertine sisters join St. John the Baptist School in Costa Mesa

The following is from a Feb. 14 story by OC Catholic.  Last month, four Norbertine sisters joined the faculty at St. John the Baptist School in Costa Mesa. The founding nuns of the Congregation of the Norbertine Sisters are from Slovakia. Since arriving in 2011, they have been blessed with many … [Read More...]

Pope Francis names Cardinal Farrell camerlengo

The following is from a Feb. 14 story by Catholic News Agency. Vatican City—  Pope Francis nominated a new camerlengo, Irish-American Cardinal Kevin Joseph Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life, and a former bishop of Dallas. The responsibilities of camerlengo include … [Read More...]

Daleiden accusers will be secret

The following comes from a Feb. 12 story on LifeSiteNews. Pro-life advocate David Daleiden decried what he said was “collusion” that he witnessed happening in court yesterday between California’s deputy attorney general and abortion organizations. “What you saw in court [yesterday is that] … [Read More...]

Abortionist Robert Santella has died

The following comes from a Feb. 9 story on the Operation Rescue website. Operation Rescue has learned that Robert J. Santella, passed away unexpectedly last year at the age of 74.  Santella was a long-time abortionist for the Family Planning Associates (now FPA Women’s Health) abortion facility … [Read More...]

Women in white – more tender politics?

The following comes from a Feb. 11 story by Kathryn Jean Lopez in National Review. On Bleecker Street in Manhattan, there is Planned Parenthood, and there is also a boutique for pregnant women. According to Vogue, the store, Hatch, “is arguably the first of its kind, in that it was designed … [Read More...]

Spouses renew vows at L.A. cathedral

The following comes from a Feb. 11 story in Angelus News. Refugio Alvarado, 79, and Maria de Jesus Alvarado, 77, agree that celebrating 60 years of marriage is wonderful, but they are particularly proud of their 100 living descendants in the form of children, grandchildren and … [Read More...]

Pope urged to go vegan for Lent

The following comes from a Feb. 8 story on Cruxnow.com. Pope Francis has been challenged to go vegan for Lent - and in exchange for his sacrifice, he’d receive a $1 million donation to a charity of his choice. The high-stakes deal is being offered by a 12-year-old animal rights activist, … [Read More...]

Bishop McElroy cites “assault on moral sensitivity” in New York late-abortion law

The following comes from a release issued by the Diocese of San Diego. San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy issued the following statement after the recent legislation in New York. The abortion law recently passed in the state of New York constitutes a new and frightening chapter in our nation's … [Read More...]

Watsonville police arrest woman who knocked over crucifix

The following comes from a Feb. 8 story on Fox News. A woman has been arrested by Northern California cops, who say she knocked over a 15-foot crucifix in an act of vandalism caught on video. Watsonville Police said surveillance footage shows 23-year-old Jackeline Chavira walking into St. … [Read More...]

Cal State Dominguez Hills: There has to be Something

  California Catholic reporter Mary Rose visits a California college each week and ask students about God, good, and evil.  Saghar, studying biology, and Karina, studying business. In front of Loker Student Union at CSU Dominguez Hills January 23 Do you consider yourself … [Read More...]

Cardinal Muller clears up question of divorced/re-married receiving Communion

The following comes from a Feb. 8 Catholic News Agency story published in Angelus News. A former prefect of the Vatican’s doctrinal office has weighed in on the Church’s theological debates regarding the reception of Holy Communion by divorced and remarried Catholics and by non-Catholic … [Read More...]

What John Paul II made of capitalism

The following comes from a Jan. 31 story in The Tablet (U.K.) by Jonathan Luxmoore The publication of a long-suppressed text by a young Catholic university lecturer in Communist Poland illustrates the tensions and subtleties of the Church’s struggle against Communist misrule – and debunks the … [Read More...]