Politics

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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Legislature moves toward Sept. 13 adjournment
Several life and dignity bills being closely watched by California Catholic Conference
2019-09-12T11:32:13-07:00

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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Democrats pander to nones
Say the religiously unaffiliated have been marginalized from society and from politics
2019-09-01T20:38:58-07:00

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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LA mayor meets with Pope Francis
The two discussed climate change, poverty, and immigration at Vatican
2019-08-10T07:05:49-07:00

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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Kamala Harris slammed for pro-abortion extremism
In her presidential campaign, California senator pushes "Medicare for All" plan that covers abortion
2019-07-31T11:21:44-07:00

San Francisco bans official travel to pro-life states
Extends 2016 ban on city-paid travel to states with anti-LGBT laws

Building on a 2016 ban on city-funded travel to states with anti-LGBT laws, San Francisco officials July 23 voted unanimously to extend that ban to states with restrictive abortion laws. “It will expand the existing ordinance to states that

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San Francisco bans official travel to pro-life states
Extends 2016 ban on city-paid travel to states with anti-LGBT laws
2019-07-25T11:28:56-07:00

Catholic Health Association urges appeals court to uphold Obamacare
"We believe, as a matter of human dignity, everyone is entitled to health care"

The following is an excerpt of a statement by Sr. Mary Haddad, RSM, president and chief executive officer, Catholic Health Association of the United States: As the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit considers the constitutionality of

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Catholic Health Association urges appeals court to uphold Obamacare
"We believe, as a matter of human dignity, everyone is entitled to health care"
2019-07-14T05:28:05-07:00

Archbishop Gomez stirs Los Angeles Catholics to protect confessional seal

  My dear brothers and sisters in Christ: On this Solemnity of the Holy Trinity, I am writing to you about an important matter. The California legislature is considering a bill that would take away the full right to confession

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Archbishop Gomez stirs Los Angeles Catholics to protect confessional seal2019-06-12T12:00:45-07:00

Is California’s governor headed for a canonical rebuke?

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is and acknowledges himself to be Roman Catholic. His external conduct is, in several respects, gravely at odds with important Church teachings as in, for example, his long-term support for ‘same-sex marriage’ and his recent open invitation to

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Is California’s governor headed for a canonical rebuke?2019-06-07T12:00:11-07:00

Illinois bishop bans abortion-supporting lawmakers from Holy Communion

The Bishop of Springfield, Illinois, has decreed that state legislative leaders may not be admitted to Holy Communion within his diocese, because of their work to pass the state Reproductive Health Act. The bishop also directed that Catholic legislators who

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Illinois bishop bans abortion-supporting lawmakers from Holy Communion2019-10-07T12:26:49-07:00