Archives for July 2016

Pelosi to receive LGBT ‘International Role Model’ award

House Minority Leader purports to be a practicing Catholic

The following comes from a July 22 CNS News article by Michael W. Chapman: Because of her strong support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a Catholic, will be presented with the 21st Annual International Role Model Award by the Equality Forum, next week in Philadelphia while the Democratic … [Read more...]

Abortionist filmed on “demonic rant” fired from abortion chain

Robert Santella growled that he loved killing babies, threatened a pro-life activist with scissors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwfcTGweFLU&spfreload=10 The following comes from a July 26 Operation Rescue article by Cheryl Sullener. CalCatholic posted a July 5 story about the video, Abortionist Santella in an honest moment. San Diego, CA – Abortionist Robert J. Santella, who was featured on a viral video as he hissed and threatened a pro-life activist with scissors … [Read more...]

Prosecutors drop all charges against David Daleiden

Texas prosecutors dismiss case against Planned Parenthood whistleblower

The following comes from a July 26 Federalist article: Houston prosecutors dropped all charges against Planned Parenthood whistleblower David Daleiden and his partner on Tuesday. Daleiden was the force behind a series of undercover videos that showed Planned Parenthood executives conspiring to traffic body parts harvested from aborted babies. In what was seen by many as a … [Read more...]

Loyola Marymount University pitches LGBT lifestyle

Video by notable alumnus tells students to feel comfortable with same-sex relationships

The following comes from a July 22 Federalist article by Adam Cassandra: Refusing to play according to the rules of Catholic morality, Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles has enlisted a notable alumnus to send a message to students that they should be perfectly comfortable with same-sex attraction and same-sex relationships. The LMU website homepage … [Read more...]

How to steer loved ones and friends to Catholicism

San Diego-based Catholic Answers publishes book on conversion

The following comes from a July 25 Christian Newswire press release: Catholic Answers Press today announced the release of their exciting new book, Navigating the Tiber, by best-selling author Devin Rose. Rose takes readers through the treacherous waters of conversion, creatively illustrating what it takes to successfully steer friends and loved ones toward the Catholic … [Read more...]

6,726 Syrian refugees admitted to U.S. so far in 2016– but only 23 are Christians

Less than half of 1 percent

The following comes from a July 22 CNSNews.com article by Patrick Goodenough : With ten weeks to go until the end of the fiscal year, the Obama administration continues to admit Syrian refugees at an accelerated pace, and has now exceeded two-thirds of President Obama’s target of 10,000 by September 30. The proportion of Christians among those resettled continues to … [Read more...]

Pope shakes up cloisters with new norms focused on prayer, centralization

In Vultum Dei Quaerere, he tells religious communities to stop recruiting from other countries

The following comes from a July 22 Catholic News Agency article by Elise Harris: Amid modern challenges emerging from a culture which provides increasingly easier access to outside distractions, Pope Francis has issued new norms for women’s cloistered communities, which place a special emphasis on prayer and the centralization of communities. He cautioned that the “silent … [Read more...]

What it’s really like to be a sidewalk counselor

A California Catholic Daily exclusive

Last Wednesday, the usual small crowd gathered outside Planned Parenthood. It is abortion day; every week about twelve unborn children die here, as far as I can tell. While some plan only to pray, I am armed with materials about abortion procedures, resources, adoption, things a woman might need to make an informed decision. As cars drive in, I step forward offering … [Read more...]

No mention of abortion

Conference sponsored by San Bernardino diocese's Department of Life, Liberty and Justice features proponent of same-sex marriage

A California Catholic Daily exclusive by John Reynolds: The Department of Life, Liberty and Justice, a ministry of the San Bernardino diocese under Bishop Gerald Barnes, has announced a controversial free event -- a conference focusing on “Being Salt and Life of the Earth,” on Wednesday, September 28. The featured speaker is Brian Levin, who teaches criminal justice at … [Read more...]

St. Joseph Chapel, Santa Teresita Medical Center, Duarte

Name of Church St. Joseph Chapel, Santa Teresita Medical Center Address 819 Buena Vista Street, Duarte Phone number 626-359-3243 Mass times Mass is offered every day 6:15 & 9:30 a.m. Facility Santa Teresita is an assisted living facility for seniors operated by the Carmelite Sisters of the Sacred Heart, whose Motherhouse is in Alhambra. They wear the full … [Read more...]