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‘Justice has been served’ – Bishop Conley on why he invited Bishop Finn to Lincoln

February 6, 2016 World News Comments Off

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 5, 2016 / 11:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln defended his decision to allow Bishop Robert Finn, former bishop of Kansas City, Mo., to take a position as chaplain of a community of religious sisters in the Diocese of Lincoln, Neb. saying that justice for his past negligence “has been served.” “The Church in Lincoln is committed to serving and protecting our people,” Bishop Conley said in a Feb. 4 column in the Lincoln Journal-Star. “We will do that without further punishing those who have already met the demands of justice.”

Marco Rubio, David Daleiden; Chi-Town priest ‘outs’ himself

February 4, 2016 World News Comments Off

The young investigative journalist and pro-life activist David Daleiden – whom GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio recently defended – will present himself before Judge Brock Thomas in Houston on February 4. Peter Breen, special counsel for the Thomas More Society, has issued the following statement: ‘The charges against David Daleiden are legally and factually baseless. David used standard undercover journalism techniques to catch Planned Parenthood staff agreeing to alter abortion procedures to get more intact organs and tissue from aborted babies, presumably without telling their patients. David also caught Planned

Catholic Italy mobilises as conservatives mount last stand against same-sex unions

January 31, 2016 World News Comments Off

It has been 2,000 years since Romans gathered at the Circus Maximus to watch chariots roar around the racetrack, but a new battle was brought to the ancient site on Saturday . Clutching banners reading “We defend our children” and “The family is founded on marriage between a man and a woman”, hundreds of thousands of people gathered for a “Family Day” to protest against a proposed bill to legalise same-sex unions. “We have a lot of grandchildren; their future is ruined if marriage is destroyed,” said protester Ida. “Children have a right to have a mother and a father. To grow up healthy, they need a male and a female figure.” The law, currently facing fierce debate

New documents prove Planned Parenthood profited from selling aborted body parts: pro-life group

January 30, 2016 World News Comments Off

HOUSTON, January 29, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – A pro-life organization has released documents that may show Planned Parenthood illegally profited from the sale of aborted babies’ body parts, furthering a Texas state investigation and possibly triggering a new grand jury in Harris County. The new receipts show that Planned Parethood charges for each body part obtained, as pro-life advocates had maintained all along

TRUMP’S SPOKESWOMAN MUST APOLOGIZE

January 26, 2016 World News Comments Off

Bill Donohue comments on a remark made by Donald Trump’s national spokeswoman, Katrina Pierson: On December 18, 2011, Katrina Pierson sent the following tweet: “Just saw a commercial from Catholic Church stating that Catholic Church

Faithful Catholic Education Offers Understanding of True Freedom, Says Archbishop Lucas

January 26, 2016 World News Comments Off

Catholic education prepares students to live a life of faith, but also offers students a true understanding of God-given freedom in an environment in which they can grow in virtue, said Archbishop George Lucas of the Archdiocese of Omaha, Neb., in a video released last week. “God has given us the gift of free will and it is God’s design for us that we be free, that we just not be all over the place, but that we really use our freedom to choose what’s right and good for ourselves and for others,” Archbishop Lucas said. “As I reflect back on my own education in Catholic schools, I really am grateful for that cultivation of a – See more at: http://www.cardinalnewmansociety.org/CatholicEducationDaily/DetailsPage/tabid/102/ArticleID/4641/Faithful-Catholic-Education-Offers-Understanding-of-True-Freedom-Says-Archbishop-Lucas.aspx#sthash.3j2B8bpQ.dpuf

NFL star who refused to meet Obama over abortion gives powerful talk at March for Life

January 23, 2016 World News Comments Off

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 22, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – All the speakers at the 2016 March for Life play a pivotal role – but only one was regularly called an MVP. Matt Birk, the former center for the Minnesota Vikings and the Baltimore Ravens, proclaimed his support for women and unborn children this afternoon from the frosty dais of the March for Life. Birk explained the reasons his family attended the 43rd annual right-to-life event in a brief, straightforward, heartfelt speech. “I’m a football player,” he said. “I’ll keep it simple.”

2016 March for Life heats up blizzard-stricken Washington (PHOTOS)

January 23, 2016 World News Comments Off

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 22, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – The blizzard snows are falling on the nation’s capital, layering the city in a blanket of frost that could be two to three feet thick by tomorrow morning. But for awhile this afternoon, the 43rd annual March for Light brought an inner warmth to the city. Numerous speakers made reference to the snow storm, which may dump up to two inches of snow an hour on Washington this evening. “It’s inspiring to see you all out here even with Snowmageddon barreling down on us,” said keynote speaker Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard

SPECIAL REPORT: Planned Parenthood Offices Located Near Half of Catholic Colleges, Alarming Pro-Life Leaders

January 20, 2016 World News Comments Off

Half of all four-year, residential Catholic colleges in the U.S. are within five miles of Planned Parenthood facilities, a study by The Cardinal Newman Society has found. Catholic pro-life leaders warn that the close proximity of these Planned Parenthood centers threatens the well-being of students and the culture of Catholic campuses. Planned Parenthood is, by its mission, directly opposed to Catholic values on sexuality, artificial contraception and abortion. Many of its centers perform abortions and distribute contraceptives. – See more at: http://www.cardinalnewmansociety.org/CatholicEducationDaily/DetailsPage/tabid/102/ArticleID/4628/SPECIAL-REPORT-Planned-Parenthood-Offices-Located-Near-Half-of-Catholic-Colleges-Alarming-Pro-Life-Leaders.aspx#sthash.Ylnsampb.dpuf

81 percent of Americans support dramatically stronger pro-life reforms: Poll

January 20, 2016 World News Comments Off

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – An overwhelmingly majority – including two-thirds of self-described “pro-choice” Americans – would support greatly strengthening laws that protect the unborn, according to a new poll released this morning. In all, 81 percent of Americans say abortion should be restricted to the first trimester of pregnancy at the latest, according to a new Marist Poll. The poll found that women (82 percent) were more likely to support such a law than the national average. Surprisingly, 66 percent of voters who call themselves “pro-choice” also support such a legal change. The poll found that 60 percent of Americans would curtail late-term abortions that occur after 20