BostonHerald.com: A state-funded sex education Web site that tells teens an abortion is “much easier than it sounds” has drawn fire from outraged pro-lifers who say mariatalks.com is glossing over ugly truths, steering teens toward the controversial procedure and counseling … Continue reading
Catholic News Service has an alarming news item here. Scroll down to second entry.
Catholic News Service: Philippine President Benigno Aquino said he is willing to risk excommunication from the Catholic Church rather than scrap the so-called Responsible Parenthood Bill, reported the Asian church news agency UCA News. “I remain committed to pushing for … Continue reading
Prescinding from the religious issue, there are so many other common sense reasons why any civilized society should outlaw polygamy for the common good. Some of those reasons — reasons I would never have thought of, since I don’t know … Continue reading
When bishops and priests are hesitant in exercising their authority, the “father of lies” takes hold of the hearts and minds of the faithful, Bishop Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo warned recently. “One must honestly ask, how many times and … Continue reading
Batangas Today: Shipwreck divers of Mel Fisher‘s Treasures found a 40-inch gold chain stuck on the seafloor while they were in search of a 17th-century old Spanish ship, according to international news sites. More on the story here.
And these are Catholics who go to Mass every week. Catholic Culture: Only 31% of Catholics who attend Mass at least weekly oppose granting legal recognition to homosexual unions, according to a new report by the Public Religion Research Institute. … Continue reading
CNA reports: Likely Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain supports ending all federal funding to Planned Parenthood, an abortion business that he said was founded to target African Americans and is continuing that mission. Read more here.
Reflections of a Paralytic: While a family is fighting for the right to care for their sick child In Canada, here in America a family has been removed from making medical decisions for their mother. After a stroke left her … Continue reading
CNA reports: President of Chile Sebastian Pinera, said March 2 that human rights, especially the right to life from conception to natural death, must be protected in order to achieve comprehensive human development. Read more here.
California Catholic Daily: From March 7-10, the Jesuit-run University of San Francisco will host its 10th Annual Global Women’s Rights Forum. The forum is co-sponsored by USF’s Sociology Department, and again promises to be a venue for viewpoints difficult to … Continue reading
I remember while attending Brother Francis’ philosophy courses in the 1980s how excited he got over an article written by Father John C. Ford on the philosophy of Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. The article was quite long, forty or … Continue reading
Talk about a hypocritical grandstand! Writer Laeticia Velasquez has a Down Syndrome child. Read her empassioned article on Patheos website here. Given the choice, I would prefer my daughter to be called a “retard” and know that abortion of babies … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: In a column preceding the January 22 March for Life, Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City – St. Joseph observed that “almost 60 million surgical abortions have been recorded in the United States” since Roe v. Wade— “the … Continue reading