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Despite pro-life provisions, healthcare bill raises serious concerns

May 5, 2017 World News Comments Off on Despite pro-life provisions, healthcare bill raises serious concerns

Vatican City, May 4, 2017 / 05:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The House passed a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and a replacement health care bill on Thursday, but one bishop warned that the new bill poses serious problems for the vulnerable. Bishop Frank Dewane, chair of the domestic justice committee for the U.S. bishops’ conference, said the legislation “still contains major defects, particularly regarding changes to Medicaid that risk coverage and affordability for millions.”

Nine Catholic Colleges to Honor Opponents of Catholic Teaching at Commencement Ceremonies

May 4, 2017 World News Comments Off on Nine Catholic Colleges to Honor Opponents of Catholic Teaching at Commencement Ceremonies

This spring’s commencement honorees at nine Catholic colleges include pro-abortion politicians, a dissenting priest, and advocates for same-sex marriage, according to The Cardinal Newman Society’s annual review of commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients at more than 200 Catholic colleges in the United States. “It’s important to note that these colleges are going in the opposite direction of Catholic education generally, as Catholic identity continues to improve nationwide,” said Patrick Reilly, president of The Cardinal Newman Society. “Still, these c

Matt Walsh: Dear Christians, there’s nothing ‘compassionate’ about helping people get to Hell

May 3, 2017 World News Comments Off on Matt Walsh: Dear Christians, there’s nothing ‘compassionate’ about helping people get to Hell

I received this email yesterday. The subject line, as you could guess, was “Compassion”: Matt, you call yourself a Christian but you have no compassion. The Jesus I believe in just wants people to be compassionate towards each other. We are not told to be judgmental to others because of who they love or what lifestyle they choose to have or what gender they identify as. Who are you to say what is wrong or right? We shouldn’t be focused on talking about “sin” or telling other people that they might be going to Hell. You have no right to say what a “sin” is. Our job is to be compassionate to all! Compassionate isn’t when you’re judging or telling…Continue Reading

Antonin Scalia’s Catholic Priest Son Doesn’t Like Being Called a Conservative

May 2, 2017 World News Comments Off on Antonin Scalia’s Catholic Priest Son Doesn’t Like Being Called a Conservative

Paul Scalia was a teenager when his father, the late Antonin Scalia, was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986. By then, the younger Scalia had already begun to feel a pull toward the Catholic priesthood. A decade later, he would be ordained at St. Catherine’s, his family’s parish in Great Falls. He has served in the Diocese of Arlington ever since. But following his eloquent homily at his father’

Pro-Lifers on Congress’ Planned Parenthood Funding: ‘Incredibly Disappointing,’ ‘Beyond Frustrating,’ ‘Need to Defund’

May 2, 2017 World News Comments Off on Pro-Lifers on Congress’ Planned Parenthood Funding: ‘Incredibly Disappointing,’ ‘Beyond Frustrating,’ ‘Need to Defund’

(CNSNews.com) — Some pro-life advocates said they were disappointed with the short-term spending bill passed by Congress and signed by President Doanld Trump on Friday, which continues funding for Planned Parenthood. They also expressed frustration with the pending $1 trillion spending package expected

Pope Francis: Don’t be ‘more Papist than the Pope’

April 29, 2017 World News Comments Off on Pope Francis: Don’t be ‘more Papist than the Pope’

ROME, Italy, April 28, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) –  Pope Francis spoke critically again of the faithful who have a strong embrace of Catholic doctrine, resorting to pejorative terms he has often used such as hypocritical and phariseeism. “You cannot be more restrictive than the Church herself,” he told a lay association gathered Thursday morning at the Vatican, “nor more Papist than the Pope.” Addressing the Congress of the International Forum of Catholic Action in the Synod Hall, the pope told participants he wanted them to be out a

Trump appoints pro-life leader to top Health and Human Services spot

April 29, 2017 World News Comments Off on Trump appoints pro-life leader to top Health and Human Services spot

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – President Trump appointed well-known pro-life activist Dr. Charmaine Yoest to be Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The man Yoest is replacing is now a Vice President at Planned Parenthood, America’s largest abortion provider. Yoest is the former CEO of Americans

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Advisor close to Pope Francis accuses dubia cardinals of ‘a new pharisaism’

April 25, 2017 World News Comments Off on Advisor close to Pope Francis accuses dubia cardinals of ‘a new pharisaism’

April 24, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – The leader of the Pope’s Council of Nine cardinals said the dubia cardinals haven’t read Amoris Laetitia and wondered why they haven’t “said anything about those who manufacture weapons.” Cardinal Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga made these remarks during a radio interview on March 25. Andrew Guernsey translated them at OnePeterFive. “I think, in the first place, that they [the four cardin

NYC Catholics accuse Cardinal Dolan for ‘playing both sides’ as shuttered churches open doors to illegal immigrants

April 23, 2017 World News Comments Off on NYC Catholics accuse Cardinal Dolan for ‘playing both sides’ as shuttered churches open doors to illegal immigrants

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) – The banner was a line from Matthew 25, in which God will speak to those who cared for their neighbor. The scripture states: “When the Son of man comes in his glory, escorted by all the angels, then he will take his seat on his throne of glory. All nations will be assembled before him and he will separate people one from another as the shepherd separates sheep from goats.