Pro-abortion language stripped from spending bills
Democrats try unsuccessfully to include anti-life provisions in two appropriations measures

The House passed two large spending bills December 17 that were stripped of pro-abortion language, ultimately satisfying pro-life advocates. “This should never have been a problem in the first place. The main reason it was, was because the Republicans

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2019-12-19T18:53:34-08:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: |1 Comment

EWTN-Real Clear Politics survey on Catholics
Shortcut to predicting winner of 2020 popular vote

George Weigel: "If the Democrats keep pushing each other farther and farther to the cultural left...." (Photo from The World Over) The in-depth survey of 2,055 registered voters (1,223 of whom were Catholic) was conducted Nov. 15-21. Done in

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2019-12-11T14:32:40-08:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |13 Comments

Former Daleiden lawyer appointed to federal bench
In narrow vote, Sarah Pitlyk confirmed to Eastern District Court of Missouri

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Sarah Pitlyk, a Catholic lawyer and advocate for pro-life activist David Daleiden, as a judge for the Eastern District Court of Missouri. Pitlyk, confirmed by a vote of 49 to 44, was a special counsel

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2019-12-06T13:05:59-08:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: |10 Comments

Pelosi: “As a Catholic….”
"I pray for the president all the time"

Nancy Pelosi left the podium and approached the crowd, pointing her finger and shouting. In response to a question from reporter James Rosen at a press conference Thursday morning, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi left the podium and approached the

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2019-12-05T11:55:50-08:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |88 Comments

Biden denied Communion for supporting abortion
South Carolina priest: "Any public figure who advocates for abortion places himself or herself outside of Church teaching”

A South Carolina Catholic priest denied Holy Communion to  presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday, because of the candidate’s support for legal abortion. Fr. Robert Morey, pastor of St. Anthony Catholic Church in the Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina,

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2019-10-29T11:50:30-07:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: |26 Comments

Budget deadlock appears inevitable
Democrats accused of inserting pro-abortion "poison pills" in appropriations bills

With the end-of-the-month deadline for Congress to pass legislation to fund the federal government fast approaching, lawmakers remain at odds over a series of issues, including key pro-life policies, making the need for a short-term extension agreement likely. Such

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2019-09-18T13:14:57-07:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Politics|4 Comments

Legislature moves toward Sept. 13 adjournment
Several life and dignity bills being closely watched by California Catholic Conference

The California Legislative Session will officially end at midnight on September 13 and bills are moving at a frantic pace in the Capitol Building as lawmakers hurry to get their bills passed before the deadline. Numerous bills that the

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2019-09-12T11:32:13-07:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: |3 Comments

Democrats pander to nones
Say the religiously unaffiliated have been marginalized from society and from politics

The Democratic National Committee last week passed a resolution recognizing so-called “nones” as “the largest religious group” in the party and warning of threats caused by “misplaced claims of ‘religious liberty.’” At its annual summer meeting in San Francisco,

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2019-09-01T20:38:58-07:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: |8 Comments

LA mayor meets with Pope Francis
The two discussed climate change, poverty, and immigration at Vatican

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met Pope Francis in a private audience at the Vatican Friday, where the two discussed “the priorities of climate change, young people, poverty, and immigration.” “I’m so grateful to Pope Francis for the deep

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2019-08-10T07:05:49-07:00August 10th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: |23 Comments

Kamala Harris slammed for pro-abortion extremism
In her presidential campaign, California senator pushes "Medicare for All" plan that covers abortion

A leading pro-life advocate is speaking out against the "Medicare for All" plan proposed by 2020 Democrat presidential candidate Kamala Harris, concerned that it would allow taxpayer funding for abortion.  Harris, a U.S. senator and former attorney general of

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2019-07-31T11:21:44-07:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: |9 Comments