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Trump: I Rely on God Even More

January 30, 2017 World News Comments Off on Trump: I Rely on God Even More

“The office is so powerful that you need God even more” WASHINGTON (ChurchMilitant.com) – President Donald Trump is admitting he turns to God much more now that he is president. “The office is so powerful that you need God even more because your decisions are no longer, ‘Gee, I’m going to build a building in New York,’ or ‘I’m going to do this,’” Trump told Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) Friday. “These are questions of massive life and death, even with regard to healthcare.”

Pope: Fear of everything, the sin that paralyzes Christians

January 29, 2017 World News Comments Off on Pope: Fear of everything, the sin that paralyzes Christians

(Vatican Radio) God frees us from the sin that paralyzes us as Christians: faintheartedness, being afraid of everything, which keep us from having memory, hope, courage, and patience. That was the message of Pope Francis during the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Friday. Remembering the God’s work of salvation in my life Pope Francis said the day’s Reading from the Letter to the Hebrews exhorts us to live the Christian life with three points of reference: the past, the present, and the future. First, it invites us to remember, because “the Christian life does not begin today: it continues today.” Remembering is “to recall everything”: the good things, and those that are less good, and putting my…Continue Reading

Kellyanne Conway tells marchers: This is a ‘new dawn for life’ in America

January 29, 2017 World News Comments Off on Kellyanne Conway tells marchers: This is a ‘new dawn for life’ in America

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 27, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — It’s a “new day and a new dawn for life” in America, says the most powerful woman in the White House, Kellyanne Conway. The counselor to President Donald Trump greeted wildly cheering crowds at today’s March for Life in Washington with the words: “I am Kellyanne Conway. I am a wife, a mother, a Catholic, counselor to the president of the United States of America and yes, I am pro-life!” She told the crowd that the Trump administration is committed to protecting and defending the child in the womb. “This is a time of incredible promise for the pro-life, pro-adoption movem

Catholic sisters join the Women’s March on Washington

January 23, 2017 World News Comments Off on Catholic sisters join the Women’s March on Washington

Early this morning crowds of women donning pink hats and carrying protest signs with slogans like “I’m with her” and “Love trumps hate” gathered in groups around capitol hill in Washington, D.C., as well as in cities across the country, to prepare for the Women’s March on Washington and its sister marches. Over 500,000 men and women filed in to listen to women speak on a host of social justice issues, from immigration reform to environmental responsibility. While the exclusion of pro-life feminist groups from the march’s list of sponsors discouraged some Catholics from attending this event, several groups of women religious came to champion their respective social justice causes. Sr. Simone Campbell of the NETWORK Lobby

Another Catholic university buses students to pro-abortion rally

January 22, 2017 World News Comments Off on Another Catholic university buses students to pro-abortion rally

St. Catherine University, a two-campus Catholic school in Minnesota, sent two busloads of students to the pro-abortion Women’s March-Minnesota on Saturday. ·  The University of St. Thomas, another Catholic university in MN, also bussed students to the March, but neither school provided comment on the explicitly pro-abortion stance insisted upon by March

Pope Francis sends good wishes to US President Donald Trump

January 22, 2017 World News Comments Off on Pope Francis sends good wishes to US President Donald Trump

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent his good wishes to United States President Donald Trump, who was inaugurated in a ceremony at the US Capitol Building on Friday. “At a time when our human family is beset by grave humanitarian crises demanding far-sighted and united political responses, I pray that your decisions will be guided by the rich spiritual and ethical values that have shaped the history of the American people and your nation’s commitment to the advancement of human dignity and freedom worldwide,” – the Message reads – “Under your leadership, may America’s stature continue to be measured above all by its concern for the poor, the outcast and those in need who, like Lazarus, stand before our door.”…Continue Reading

TRAD LIVES MATTER! US Bishop attacks “ad orientem” worship, overrides Summorum Pontificum

January 20, 2017 World News Comments Off on TRAD LIVES MATTER! US Bishop attacks “ad orientem” worship, overrides Summorum Pontificum

UPDATE: I’ll be a bit more restrictive with comments.  Some of you are… sheesh.  Think before even starting to write, please. ___ Originally Published on: Jan 19, 2017 @ 14:25 ___ I received a copy of a letter sent by the Bishop of Rockford, Most Rev. David J. Malloy, to the priests of that diocese. In this letter, a follow up to their diocesan “Presbytery Day” (where he spoke to them about “challenges”), the bishop writes: Following that talk, I write now to ask for your cooperation on several matters that have since been referred to me

Pope: Luther’s intention was to renew the Church, not divide her

January 20, 2017 World News Comments Off on Pope: Luther’s intention was to renew the Church, not divide her

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday said that “the intention of Martin Luther five hundred years ago was to renew the Church, not divide her”. Speaking to members of an Ecumenical Delegation from Finland who are in the Vatican to take part in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Pope recalled his visit to Sweden last October and said that the “gathering there gave us the courage and strength, in our Lord Jesus Christ, to look ahead to the ecumenical journey that we are called to walk together.” The Pope ended his speech with off-the-cuff remarks thanking the bishop leading the delegation for having brought his grandchildren to the audience and pointing out that  “we need the simplicity…Continue Reading

Priests for Life Banned From Orlando Diocese

January 18, 2017 World News Comments Off on Priests for Life Banned From Orlando Diocese

All are welcome — except pro-life group ORLANDO (ChurchMilitant.com) – The bishop of Orlando is forbidding parishes from hosting speakers from Priests for Life or handing out their material. Priests for Life (PFL) was founded in 1991 with the canonical status as a Catholic association of the faithful. It is one of the most prominent pro-life

New York Times refuses to call the March for Life by its name. And pro-lifers are mad.

January 17, 2017 World News Comments Off on New York Times refuses to call the March for Life by its name. And pro-lifers are mad.

January 16, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Pro-life leaders are calling out The New York Times for its biased coverage of the March for Life after the newspaper steadfastly avoided identifying the event by its name in a recent article. In a story published Thursday about how Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to President-elect Donald Trump, will be one of the scheduled speaker’s at the pro-life event, The New York Times used “March for Life” only once, and not as a stand alone title but to refer to the title of the event’s