Archives for July 2015

Pick a gender, any gender

California students now given six ‘gender identity’ choices on college admissions applications

The following comes from a July 27 College Fix article by Jacob Kohlhepp: Questions about gender identity and sexual orientation have been added to admissions applications used by the University of California system, including no less than six choices for students when checking off their “gender identity.” One new question posed to those seeking admittance to the system – … [Read more...]

Organ procurement specialist reveals profit, horror behind Planned Parenthood’s body parts trade

3rd Center for Medical Progress video released this morning The following comes from a July 28 Operation Rescue story. The story refers to a July 28 video from The Center for Medical Progress. Washington, DC — Today, the Center for Medical Progress released a third video exposing Planned Parenthood’s participation in the illegal trafficking of fetal body parts for profit. This video … [Read more...]

The big deal in signing a little form

What some see as "hair-splitting," the Little Sisters of the Poor view as a violation of their faith

The following comes from a July 27 Aletaia article by John Burger:   The Little Sisters of the Poor claim that the federal government has given them the “impossible choice of either violating the law or violating the faith.”   The federal government is saying, in response, “Don’t worry. All you have to do is sign a form or write a letter stating your … [Read more...]

Fresno Catholic school closure shocks parents, staff

Our Lady of Miracles School cites low enrollment, lack of leadership as cause for closure

The following comes from a July 23 Westside Connect article: GUSTINE - Students, parents and staff members at Our Lady of Miracles School, who had been preparing for the start of a new school year in a few short weeks, were stunned to learn Wednesday that the K-8 parochial school is closing. On Thursday, members of the Our Lady of Miracles community vowed to do everything … [Read more...]

Judge’s ruling stops assisted suicide lawsuit

CA law that prohibits a doctor from assisted suicide is constitutional, judge says

The following comes from a July 24 San Diego Union-Tribune article by Dana Littlefield: SAN DIEGO — A Superior Court judge’s ruling Friday effectively halts a lawsuit seeking protections for California doctors who want to help terminally ill patients end their lives. The lawsuit, filed in May on behalf of a San Diego physician and three people suffering from fatal … [Read more...]

Going down fast

German Catholic Church losing record amount of members

The following is a July 20 Breitbart article by Thomas D. Williams: In 2014, the Catholic Church in Germany lost a greater number of faithful than in any previous year in its history for which there are records: 218,000 people – 39,000 more than the previous year. The figure is exceptionally high, exceeding even that of 2010, the year in which the German Church was shaken … [Read more...]

When you’re the only one on the floor

Is the kneeling ban good liturgy… or loss of religious freedom?

The following comes from a July 12 Homilitic & Pastoral Review Magazine article by Father Regis Scanlon, O.F.M.Cap.: Some religious leaders in the Latin Rite are pressuring Catholics not to kneel at the Consecration, or to genuflect at their reception of the Eucharist. This trend has gained a great deal of traction in recent years, and is causing alarm among those who … [Read more...]

Vatican treasures coming to Simi Valley

Rare exhibit will arrive at the Reagan Presidential Library and Museum March 2016

The following is July 21 Digital Journal press release by Marissa Giller: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum has announced that it is the exclusive West Coast destination of Vatican Splendors: A Journey Through Faith and Art, opening March 6, 2016. This 12,000 square foot exhibition, comprising one of the largest Vatican collections ever to tour the United … [Read more...]

911 carnage

Woman hemorrhages and dies, possibly from botched abortion

The following comes from a July 24 Operation Rescue story by Cheryl Sullenger: San Bernardino, CA – A 911 recording obtained by Operation Rescue confirms that an abortion-related medical emergency took place on July 15, 2015, Family Planning Association Women’s Health abortion clinic in San Bernardino, California. Records show that a woman of unknown age was hemorrhaging … [Read more...]

Don’t want that association

Planned Parenthood pulls names of corporate donors after Coca-Cola, Ford and Xerox object

The following comes from a July 23 Daily Signal article by Chelsea Scism: Representatives from Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Co. and Xerox say they’ve asked Planned Parenthood to remove their names as corporate donors to the embattled organization. The move follows a Daily Signal report revealing the names of 41 companies that Planned Parenthood listed as donors. That list, which … [Read more...]