Archbishop José Gomez discusses president’s recent executive orders

"Are we now going to decide that some people are not worthy of our love because they have different skin color, a different religion or were born in the 'wrong' country?"

Last week was hard. It is sad to see it come to this — that the president of the United States must define, by an executive order, the precise meaning of the word “wall.” “‘Wall’ shall mean a contiguous, physical wall or other similarly secure, contiguous and impassable physical barrier,” according to one of the three executive orders issued last week on immigrants and … [Read more...]

San Bernardino victims remembered

After Mass, a small bell installed in the back of the church was rung after each victim’s name was read

The following comes from a December 9 Angelus article by R.W. Dellinger: During the first anniversary of the Dec. 2 terrorist attack last year in San Bernardino, a Mass of Remembrance and Healing was celebrated at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery in nearby Colton. Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Rutilio del Riego presided at the liturgy held in the mausoleum’s All Souls Chapel … [Read more...]

Interfaith vigil held at San Bernardino’s Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral

More than 400 people attend

The following comes from a December 9 Angelus article by R.W. Dellinger: SAN BERNARDINO — Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral was dark as the men and women of different faiths walked down the center aisle of the mission-revival-style church. The names of the 14 victims of the December 2 shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino were read by an unseen woman, with … [Read more...]

Democrat: no moment of silence for San Bernardino

It's gun control or nothing

The following comes from a December 4 Breitbart article by Joel B. Pollak: Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), who represents southern San Francisco and San Mateo County, has announced that she will boycott any moments of silence for the victims of the San Bernardino terror attack, reinforcing a new left-wing talking point. “I’m not going to stand up for a moment of silence again … [Read more...]

Pro-life prayer warrior, husband of Catholic school principal among the fatalities in San Bernardino

Bishop requesting parishes use Penitential Rite for the next two Sundays in response to violence

The following comes from a December 4 Live Action News article by Carole Novielli: One of the victims of Wednesday’s mass killing at a San Bernardino social services center was a staunch pro-life advocate. By Thursday morning a post from Nicholas’s wife confirmed that he was indeed a victim of the attack. Juda Myers, founder of Choices4Life, called Nicholas a “prayer … [Read more...]

Jihadists arrested for threats against Pope Francis

No specific plot known

The following comes from a December 2 Catholic News Agency article: Four alleged terrorist sympathizers who made internet threats against Pope Francis have been arrested. While Italian authorities described them as “highly dangerous,” they said they did not appear to be involved in any specific plot. “They were threatening the Pope, celebrating the recent attacks in Paris … [Read more...]

Pope calls Paris terrorist attacks part of ‘piecemeal WWIII’

French president Francois Hollande condemns ISIS attacks as acts of war

The following comes from a November 14 Catholic News Agency article by Ann Schneidble: The acts of terrorism which took place in Paris Friday night are the latest part in what Pope Francis has called a “piecemeal World War III,” describing the attacks as “inhuman.” “There is no justification for these things,” the pontiff said in a phone interview Saturday with TV 2000, … [Read more...]