Category: News

Dom Gérard Calvet of Le Barroux Dies at 80

This notice comes from the traditionalist monastery, St Madeleine’s Abbey, in Le Barroux France: Dear friends, Maybe you know the sad news: my abbot emeritus and founder Dom Gérard Calvet is gone. Coming back from a funeral in his family, … Continue reading

Schmoozing My Religion

This editorial by Michael McGough in the Los Angeles Times is a combination of fatuousness, pre-fab journalistic banality, and expected superficiality all rolled up in one, complete with de rigueur hat tips to superliberals Richard McBrien and Andrew Greeley. But … Continue reading

Undercover Investigation Reveals Planned Parenthood’s Racism

PP agreed to take donations earmarked to reduce numbers of blacks By Thaddeus M. Baklinski LOS ANGELES, February 28, 2008 ( – UCLA’s pro-life student magazine, The Advocate, has revealed an undercover investigation in which representatives of Planned Parenthood enthusiastically … Continue reading

Venezuela: Chavez supporters occupy cardinal’s residence

Caracas, Feb. 28, 2008 ( – Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez have occupied the residence of the Archbishop of Caracas, the newspaper El Pais reports. Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino denounced the action by members of the United Socialist Party … Continue reading

Reps Push to Defund Planned Parenthood for Teen Porn Promotion

Washington DC, Feb 28, 2008 / 10:50 pm (CNA).- Following recent revelations that a Planned Parenthood youth site has been promoting pornography to teenagers, three House representatives have called for the termination of Planned Parenthood’s federal funding, Cybercast News Service … Continue reading

Nurse Says Obama Supports Infanticide

If one’s conscience is corrupt enough to support abortion, even partial-birth abortion, then what’s to stop one from approving infanticide?  As Senator, Barack Obama has voted twice in favor of killing babies after birth if they survived a botched abortion. … Continue reading

Anne Rice Writes Catholic-ly?

OK. Awkward headline, but it captures my mood when reading this article. The wildly successful author of horror fiction returned to her Catholic faith in the late 1990s and now writes historical fiction about the life of Jesus. Her latest, … Continue reading

“Human Rights Watch” Targets Morocco: Urges Government to Repeal Anti-Sodomy Laws

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman MOROCCO, February 27, 2008 ( – Human Rights Watch (HRW), an organization that has long been committed to promoting homosexual behavior and abortion as human “rights”, has now targeted the government of Morocco. The organization, working … Continue reading

More Foreign Entanglements for US Military

During his visit to Indonesia on February 25th, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates pledged military support for the sprawling Southeast Asian nation. The United States has thereby furthered its self-appointed role to be Policeman of the World. [Full Story]

William F. Buckley, Dead at 82

After suffering from diabetes and emphysema according to his son Christopher, William F. Buckley, Jr. was found dead at his Connecticut home on February 27th. Two links of interest: “William F. Buckley, Leading Conservative, Dies at 82“ John F. McManus’ … Continue reading

Fighting AIDS: Abstinence Works

BALTIMORE, Maryland, FEB. 27, 2008 ( – In the fight against AIDS, abstinence-based programs that focus on changing behaviors rather than handing out condoms simply work better, says an AIDS expert. Matthew Hanley has been a HIV/AIDS technical adviser at … Continue reading