Archives for August 2014

Transgenderism similar to anorexic disorder

Why Johns Hopkins stopped doing the sex reassignment surgery

The following comes from an Aug. 20 story on CNS News, Dr. Paul McHugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is a “mental disorder” that merits treatment, that sex change is “biologically impossible,” and that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are … [Read more...]

Gov. Brown forcing Santa Clara and Loyola to cover abortions

Reversal ‘thrills’ Planned Parenthood - pro-life legal groups fight back

The following comes from an Aug. 22 story on the website of the Cardinal Newman Society. California Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration announced today that it will force Loyola Marymount University (LMU) and Santa Clara University (SCU)—as well as any other religious nonprofit or business—to violate their deeply held beliefs and provide employees insurance coverage for … [Read more...]

Bishop Flores of San Diego treated for prostate cancer

At USC center in Los Angeles

The following was posted on the San Diego diocese website on Aug. 25. Msgr. Steven Callahan issued the following message this morning to priests in the Diocese of San Diego: “Doctors at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center in Los Angeles have informed us through Archbishop Gómez that Bishop Flores, while still dealing with some of the after effects of the stroke he … [Read more...]

Boxer, actor, priest

God was working on this anti-Christian

A Memorial Mass is scheduled August 30, 10:00 a.m. at Holy Angels in Arcadia for Father Stuart Long, 50, who died June 9 in Helena, Montana after a long illness. Father Stu joined Holy Angels through the RCIA and was a longtime parishioner there before becoming a priest. Father Stu felt a call to the priesthood as he was baptized in 1994 at Holy Angels by Monsignor Norm … [Read more...]

At Most Holy Redeemer, two dads, Kevin and Brian

Pastor’s message calls celebration with dads ‘wonderfully good moment’

When the archdiocese of San Francisco issued its list of clergy appointments for 2014, perhaps the most incomprehensible was that of two priests from the Kansas City province of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood as pastor and assistant pastor of San Francisco’s notorious Most Holy Redeemer parish. Readers of CalCatholic may remember the Missionaries of the Precious … [Read more...]

Took them out to eat

Family Planning Associates, Miramar Road, San Diego, Aug. 23

The following comes from an email sent to Cal Catholic on Aug. 24. Dear Pro-life Friends, Please pray for a young couple who came to FPA today from Mexico for an abortion.  It was clear from the beginning that the young woman was having doubts about the abortion, but felt she had no choice because of their financial and family situations.  Upon talking to two counselors, … [Read more...]

Honey I shrunk the church

In one step

The following comes from an Aug. 21 posting by Alexander Griswold on The …A number of Christian denominations have already taken significant steps towards liberalizing their stances on homosexuality and marriage, and the evidence so far seems to indicate that affirming homosexuality is hardly a cure for membership woes. On the contrary, every major American … [Read more...]

D.A. explains sentencing of UC Santa Barbara prof

Apology omits pushing, grabbing, and scratching

The following comes from an Aug. 21 story on Earlier this week Mireille Miller-Young, a professor of porn and black studies at the University of California Santa Barbara, was sentenced to three years probation, 108 hours of community service, and 10 hours of anger-management classes, following her attack on a 16-year-old pro-life activist. She was also … [Read more...]

Holy Rosary Cathedral, Vancouver

  Name of Church Holy Rosary Cathedral Address 646 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada Phone number (604) 682-6774 Website Mass Schedule Saturday vigil at 5:10 p.m. Sundays, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. (Spanish), 8 p.m. Weekdays, 7:15 a.m., 8 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 5:10 p.m. Confessions Monday – Friday, … [Read more...]

Calif. bishops push for more college subsidies

‘All persons have right to quality education’

The following comes from an Aug. 21 email sent by the Catholic Legislative Network, an arm of the California Conference of Catholic Bishops. Urgent - Act Now to Increase College Access & Affordability for 177,000+ Students The clearest path to the American Dream is a college degree. However a majority of students are spending too much time working one or more jobs to … [Read more...]