Suspended Gay Calif. Priest Laments: Abp. Gomez a ‘Sharp Thrust to the Right’ for LA Diocese

Tuesday April 27, 2010 Suspended Gay Calif. Priest Laments: Abp. Gomez a ‘Sharp Thrust to the Right’ for LA Diocese By Kathleen Gilbert FRESNO, California, April 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A suspended gay activist Fresno priest has expressed dismay over the pope’s appointment of Archbishop José Gomez to head the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in place of Cardinal Roger Mahony. California Catholic Daily last week highlighted Rev. Geoffrey Farrow’s April 17 blog post referring to Gomez’s appointment: “What does this mean for the future of the Catholic Church in Los Angeles and California? It means a sharp thrust to the […]
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Eighth U.S. Bishop Severs Ties with Anti-Poverty Arm, CCHD

Monday April 26, 2010 Eighth U.S. Bishop Severs Ties with Anti-Poverty Arm, CCHD By Patrick B. Craine GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, April 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Lawrence Brandt of Greensburg, Pennsylvania announced Thursday that his diocese will no longer support the U.S. bishops’ domestic anti-poverty arm, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), because the national organization has funded groups that promote activities contrary to Catholic teaching. Speaking at a fundraising dinner for Catholic Charities of Greensburg, the bishop announced his plan to develop a Diocesan Poverty Relief Fund to support the poor locally with funds that had previously been sent […]
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“Insulting” UK Foreign Office Document Invites Pope to Open Abortion Facility

Monday April 26, 2010 “Insulting” UK Foreign Office Document Invites Pope to Open Abortion Facility By Hilary White ROME, April 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an internal memorandum that has since been withdrawn by an embarrassed Foreign Office, officials of the Labour government suggested that the “ideal” papal visit would include Benedict presiding over the opening of an abortion facility and a homosexual “marriage” ceremony. The document also suggested that the pope should launch a special “Pope Benedict” brand of condoms. Despite official apologies, Catholic leaders and commentators have reacted angrily to the document that they say typifies the attitude […]
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Stupak Slams Pro-Lifers, Defends Planned Parenthood

Wednesday March 24, 2010 Stupak Slams Pro-Lifers, Defends Planned Parenthood By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Once the beacon of hope for pro-lifers in their fight against the abortion expansion embedded in the Senate health care bill, Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) on Tuesday turned around and blasted his pro-life critics, dismissed the Catholic hierarchy as having no control over Catholic legislators, and expressed support for Planned Parenthood and its provision of “health care” in his district. Stupak and a crucial handful of other House Democrats holding out for an abortion funding ban took the whole country […]
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ObamaCare Lowdown: What Exactly Will the Health Reform Bill Do?

Thursday April 1, 2010 ObamaCare Lowdown: What Exactly Will the Health Reform Bill Do? By Kathleen Gilbert and Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Now that President Obama has signed the Senate health care bill into law, pro-lifers and conservatives may still be wondering exactly what this massive piece of legislation will mean, not only for abortion, but other issues such as health care rationing, government expansion, a new health insurance mandate, and heavy taxation, including what amounts to a penalty for married couples. Following is a list of top concerns over the law as it […]
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Glenn Beck Tells Pro-Lifers: ‘There is a Profound Evil Coming our Way’

Tuesday March 30, 2010 Glenn Beck Tells Pro-Lifers: ‘There is a Profound Evil Coming our Way’ By Martha Schieber March 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Before a sold-out audience of 1,200 enthusiastic pro-life supporters, Glenn Beck warned of a “profound change” coming to America that he said would wreak havoc on the sanctity of life. Beck’s comments came at the Vitae Foundation’s 18th annual pro-life benefit dinner in Jefferson City, Mo., on March 13. With his signature blackboard behind him, the Fox TV host said that society is changing and people have to work hard to get the word out that […]
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Leaked Document: No Opt-Out for Children from Pro-Gay Classes in Ontario Schools

Monday February 15, 2010 Leaked Document: No Opt-Out for Children from Pro-Gay Classes in Ontario Schools By Patrick B. Craine HAMILTON, Ontario, February 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Public school children in Hamilton, Ontario will not be permitted to withdraw from classes that promote homosexuality, according to the Hamilton Mountain News. At the same time, according to a leaked document obtained by a local journalist, teachers are being instructed to tell parents who object to the curriculum that “this is not about parent rights.” At the end of January, the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) hosted a professional development day dedicated […]
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