Category: News

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

Pope Proposes St. Augustine as a Model of Conversion, Affirms that Jesus is ‘Only One Who Can Save Us’

The full address is on Zenit’s site. In a beautiful text St. Augustine defines prayer as an expression of desire, and affirms that God answers by moving our hearts closer to him. For our part we should purify our desires … Continue reading

Candidate Obama Preaches Abortion to Planned Parenthood

Washington DC, Feb 28, 2008 / 06:15 am (CNA).- On Wednesday a full transcript of Democrat presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama’s July 2007 speech to the Planned Parenthood Action Fund in which he vigorously defended legalized abortion became available. In … Continue reading

Italian Journalist Endorses Traditional Mass

From Catholic Church Conservation: “I have no doubt that the Tridentine rite is the true liturgy,” the journalist Michele Mirabella (64) has said to the Italian website ‘Papanews’.

Ireland’s Vocations Crisis: A Sign of the Times

Once upon a time, when an American bishop wanted to establish a religious congregation (say, of teaching sisters), he got on a boat to Ireland, recruited some generous-hearted, faithful, and energetic Irish girls, and brought them back, donning them in … Continue reading