Archives for July 2016

A refuge from Southern Californian chaos

Christ Cathedral is a holy place near from Disneyland

The following comes from a July 28 OC Catholic article by James Day: A growing Catholic metropolis of 34 acres, the Diocese of Orange’s Christ Cathedral campus in Garden Grove, California is a bastion of evangelization at the crossroads of secularism and transcendence. It is also a couple of blocks from Disneyland—so if planning a family vacation to Anaheim, a visit to … [Read more...]

Whatever floats your boat

Navy to name ship after gay rights activist Harvey Milk

The following comes from a July 28 USNI News article by Sam LaGrone: The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a Congressional notification obtained by USNI News. The July 14, 2016 notification, signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, indicated he intended to name a planned Military Sealift Command … [Read more...]

Maintenance worker helps with a turn-around at the abortion clinic

A father asks the sidewalk counselor who will pay for his soon-to-be-aborted unborn child's college tuition

The following comes from a July 28 email from Helpers of God's Precious Infants: Dear Pro-life friends, Wednesday July 27. Knowing that there might be some second trimester abortions on Thursday that require the patient to come in the day before, two counselors arrived Wednesday morning to counsel. While the abortionist was not there, the nurses were there to do the … [Read more...]

San Jose diocese says gay is ok

LGBT ministry will not "elaborate" on Church teaching on sexual morality

The following comes from a July 28 Church Militant article by Rodney Pelletier: The diocese of San Jose is saying its LGBT ministry will not "elaborate" on Church teaching on "sexual morality, conscience, and personal sin," while claiming that gay people can't change their sexual orientation. The document "Guidelines for the Catholic LGBT Ministry Council" bears the name … [Read more...]

Tehachapi nuns praying for a chapel

Sisters at the Norbertine Priory of St. Joseph began in 1997 with five sisters; now there are 40

The following comes from a July 28 article by Kelly Ardis: Outgrowing a church is a good thing. Though it means lots of expense, work and patience to find a solution, it also means more people are interested in the message being shared there, and even the temporary headache of close quarters can’t dim that light. That’s what the Sisters at the Norbertine … [Read more...]

Why are they trying to make us kill our patients?

California doctor argues that assisted-suicide law violates the U.S. Constitution’s equal protection clause

The following comes from a July 24 Wall Street Journal opinion piece by Philip B. Dreisbach. Dr. Dreisbach is the director of the Desert Hematology Oncology Medical Group at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif. I am an oncologist/hematologist who has been practicing in California, primarily at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, for 39 years. It … [Read more...]

California school district told homeschoolers they were breaking the law

Correspondence contrary to 2008 appeals court ruling

The following comes from a July 28 WND article by Bob Unruh: Parents who homeschool their children in California’s San Benito Unified School District were recently informed that they were breaking the law. According to the Home School Legal Defense Association, the world’s largest homeschool advocacy organization, a letter from the district claimed, “Under California law, … [Read more...]

Trump is driving Catholic voters toward Clinton

Even weekly mass-goers favor Hillary

The following comes from a July 27 Five Thirty Eight article by Leah Libresco: Donald Trump has held onto the support of evangelical Christians even as he has screwed up the name of a book of the Bible, but he’s doing terribly with Catholic voters, particularly those who are regular churchgoers. Catholics who attend Mass weekly have increased their support for the … [Read more...]

Another emergency at Bakersfield abortion facility

Eleventh woman rushed to hospital from FPA Women’s Health in four years

The following comes from a July 27 Operation Rescue article by Cheryl Sullenger: Bakersfield, CA – For the eleventh time since August 2012, an ambulance was called to provide emergency care to a patient of FPA Women’s Health in Bakersfield, CA. The incident took place on July 19, 2016. The woman was transported to a nearby hospital for care. This FPA abortion center is … [Read more...]

Tim Kaine gets a standing ovation at his parish

Catholic priests praise his nomination

The following comes from a July 26 LifeSiteNews article by Claire Chretien: Pro-abortion Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine received a standing ovation at his parish on Sunday and several Catholic priests praised his nomination. Meanwhile, as Catholics call for Kaine to be denied Communion in accord with the Church’s laws, his bishop in the Diocese … [Read more...]