Archives for April 2017

Trump appoints pro-life activist to important HHS post

Charmaine Yoest, former CEO of Americans United for Life, named assistant secretary of public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services

President Trump appointed well-known pro-life activist Dr. Charmaine Yoest to be Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The man Yoest is replacing is now a Vice President at Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider. Yoest is the former CEO of Americans United for Life, the "legal architect of the pro-life … [Read more...]

“They have been hurting women and killing babies for 42 years”

Women's Health Specialists abortion center in Sacramento closes its doors, cites financial reasons

California Catholic Daily exclusive By Candice Clark The Women's Health Specialists abortion business at 1442 Ethan Way in Sacramento (aka Feminist Women's Health Specialists) closed its doors on Friday, April 28, citing financial reasons. Pro-life activists in Sacramento have been witnessing outside the abortion mill for years, and have turned many mothers away from … [Read more...]

It was like God was saying, “Yes, you belong here”

Robert Brode, 71, of Santa Clarita baptized and confirmed at Easter Vigil

Robert Brode is 71-years-old, but he just made one of the best decisions of his life, he said. The Santa Clarita resident just became a member of the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church on April 15. “It took me 70 years to get there,” he laughed, but “I came to the conclusion that this is what I needed to do.” He added, “I was … [Read more...]

Birds of a feather?

San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy will deliver commencement address to University of San Francisco School of Education, receive honorary degree; Xavier Becerra, California's pro-abortion attorney general, will deliver commencement address at School of Law

The University of San Francisco (USF) today announced the lineup of speakers and honorary degree recipients at the university’s eight commencement ceremonies, taking place Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20. Over 2300 graduate and undergraduate students will participate in the ceremonies at St. Ignatius Church on USF’s main campus. Hailing from the front lines of real … [Read more...]

A devastatingly large number

Students for Life of America pile more than 196,000 baby socks on lawn of U.S. Capitol to make a point about number of babies killed by abortion

Pro-life activists put together a vivid visual on Capitol Hill Wednesday: more than 196,000 baby socks spilling out of dozens of baskets piled up on the Capitol Lawn just yards from where Congress meets. It was a graphic and winsome way to remind Congress what’s at stake in the battle against abortion: little lives. For these are socks the more than 900,000 babies aborted in … [Read more...]

Will editing your baby’s genes soon become mandatory?

Writer predicts that in the near future the United States will arrest, try, and convict parents who refuse to edit the genes of their child before birth

Designing a baby, or editing the genes of an unborn child, strikes many as risky, unseemly, unnatural, unethical, or likely to lead to a dystopian future of one sort or another. Still, I predict that within my lifetime, the United States will arrest, try, and convict some parents for refusing to edit the genes of their child before he or she is born. Legislative majorities do … [Read more...]

Relics of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina to tour the United States

Will be in Los Angeles May 18 and 19 at St. Andrew Catholic Church

Relics of the renowned 20th century mystic and healer, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina – better known as Padre Pio – will be touring several Archdioceses and Dioceses in the United States of America, between May 6 and May 21, and from September 16 to October 1, 2017. The relics will be on display to the public between liturgical celebrations in the following Archdioceses and … [Read more...]

Another damning video released by Center for Medical Progress

Planned Parenthood exec of "I want a Lamborghini" fame caught again, this time haggling over pricing for livers, lungs, and brains of aborted babies New undercover video shows Dr. Mary Gatter, the Planned Parenthood senior executive who infamously laughed “I want a Lamborghini” about payments for aborted fetal parts, again haggling over per-specimen pricing for livers, lungs, and brains, even while insisting the purchaser must do all the work to harvest. The video is the … [Read more...]

‘Woman priest’ to speak at Jesuit School of Theology

Mary Alice Nolan, who claims to have been ordained a Roman Catholic Woman Priest, will participate in panel discussion entitled "Women Responding to the Call to Ministry in the Church" at Berkeley campus

Part of a series of events at the Jesuit School of Theology on The Papal Commission on Women Deacons: On Tuesday, May 2, there will be a panel discussion on "Women Responding to the Call to Ministry in the Church" at the Gesu Chapel, Jesuit School of Theology. Reception to follow. This panel features women who have heard and responded to God’s call to ministry in various … [Read more...]

California Pro-Life Democrats react to DNC chair’s statements

Tom Perez said last week that every Democrat must support abortion

California ProLife Democrats today repudiated the recent proclamations by DNC chair Tom Perez, who declared last week that only those who unreservedly embrace unlimited abortion-on-demand would be approved by Party leadership. "The oppressive tenor of the state and national Democrat Party Leadership is now inescapably clear," said Alice Fahey of California ProLife Democrats. … [Read more...]