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Iowa lawmakers pass bill defunding Planned Parenthood

April 23, 2017 World News Comments Off on Iowa lawmakers pass bill defunding Planned Parenthood

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 21, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – The Iowa House of Representatives and the state Senate voted this week to deny $400,000 to 12 Planned Parenthood clinics in the state and redirect patients to other federally-qualified community health facilities. The $1.77 billion health and social service budget was passed earlier this week by the Republican majority in the House and on Thursday night by the state Senate in a 28-21 vote along party lines. Gov. Terry Branstad is expected to sign off on it. The bill does not specifically exclude Planned

Black Abortionist Calls Pro-Life People Racist Because We’re Upset Black Babies Are Aborted

April 23, 2017 World News Comments Off on Black Abortionist Calls Pro-Life People Racist Because We’re Upset Black Babies Are Aborted

Abortionist Willie Parker seems to thrive on making nonsensical and outrageous statements that get him attention. Often, the southern abortion practitioner likes to say he is a Christian who performs abortions because of his faith. But this week, he turned to the subject of race. Parker, an African American who works as an abortionist in Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama, spoke Wednesday at the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. during a promotional tour for his new book, according to Townhall. At one point during the event, Parker accuse

Confirmed: Pope will canonize Fatima visionaries in May

April 21, 2017 World News Comments Off on Confirmed: Pope will canonize Fatima visionaries in May

VATICAN CITY, April 20, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis will canonize Blessed Jacinta Marto and Blessed Francisco Marto, the two siblings who witnessed the Virgin Mary’s appearances at Fatima, during his upcoming visit to the site of the apparitions on May 13. The pope convened all of the resident cardinals of Rome on Thursday to officially establish the canonization date for more than three dozen new saints, according to Rome Reports, including two of the three child seers of Fatima. Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Cong

The Catholic Church still cares about Latin

April 19, 2017 World News Comments Off on The Catholic Church still cares about Latin

Vatican City, Apr 19, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Existing in some form since several hundred years before Christ, the Latin language seems like an unlikely subject to still be generating brand new research, especially among young scholars. Nevertheless, the theme this year of the Vatican’s humanities-themed contest, the Prize of the Pontifical Academies, is all about Latin. And the final winner – awarded 20,000 euros (more than $21,400) – will be chosen by Pope Francis.

Trump signs law allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood

April 17, 2017 World News Comments Off on Trump signs law allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 13, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – President Trump signed a law today overturning a last-minute Obama-era regulation forcing states to fund Planned Parenthood, America’s largest abortion business. The regulation, which pro-life groups call former President Obama’s “parting gift” to the abortion industry, forced states to give Title X money to organizations that commit abortions. Now, states – if they wish – will be able to withold Title X money from abortion-committing organizations, instead

French presidential hopeful slams Pope Francis for welcoming migrants

April 15, 2017 World News Comments Off on French presidential hopeful slams Pope Francis for welcoming migrants

ROME (RNS) France’s National Front presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen, slammed Pope Francis for welcoming migrants and attacked the Catholic Church for meddling in French politics. With just over a week to critical national elections, the far-right candidate said Friday (April 14)  she was  “extremely religious” but “angry” with the church for getting involved in matters over which it had no concern. In an interview with the Catholic daily La Croix, Le Pen,

GOP Leaders to Drop Funding for Border Wall from Budget – Paul Ryan Says Maybe Next Year

April 13, 2017 World News Comments Off on GOP Leaders to Drop Funding for Border Wall from Budget – Paul Ryan Says Maybe Next Year

GOP leaders are ready to burn President Trump and remove funding for the Trump border wall in order to woo Democrats in the Senate. Republicans hold a majority in both the US House of Representatives and US Senate. And –ALREADY– less than 100 days into his first term in office they are ready to drop funding for the border wall.

Planned Parenthood Will Give Pro-Abortion Hillary Clinton Its “Champion of the Century” Award

April 13, 2017 World News Comments Off on Planned Parenthood Will Give Pro-Abortion Hillary Clinton Its “Champion of the Century” Award

Hillary Clinton will receive a consolation prize from one of her top supporters, Planned Parenthood, in May. The abortion chain announced Thursday that it chose the failed presidential candidate to receive its “Champion of the Century” award for “her 40 years of service to women and girls in this country.” The award will be given to her during Planned Parenthood’s 100thanniversary gala in May. Clinton lost the presidential election, despite strong support and expectations from the abortion chain. Planned Parenthood spent more than $30 million to help Clinton and other pro-abortion candidates get elected. Most of the candidates lost after touting r

A bishop urges priests to encourage reception of Holy Communion on the tongue, kneeling. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

April 12, 2017 World News Comments Off on A bishop urges priests to encourage reception of Holy Communion on the tongue, kneeling. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Last night, Tuesday in Holy Week, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, the Extraordinary Ordinary, Bishop of Madison, celebrated the Chrism Mass.  The bishop blessed all the special oils used during our sacred rites in the upcoming year.  Customarily, the priests of

Hillary Clinton Trashes Pro-Lifers: Just “Men Sitting Around a Table Trying to Defund Planned Parenthood”

April 8, 2017 World News Comments Off on Hillary Clinton Trashes Pro-Lifers: Just “Men Sitting Around a Table Trying to Defund Planned Parenthood”

Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton lobbed criticisms at pro-lifers again this week during a women’s conference in New York City. Clinton, who ran on a radical pro-abortion platform that called for taxpayer funding of abortion and legalized abortion for any reason up to birth, spoke during a Women in the World conference Thursday in New York. She criticized pro-life legislators, especially male legislators, who are working to defund the nation’s largest abortion chain, Planned Parenthood, and cutting off funding to international groups that promote and perform abortions, sometimes coercively. “All of the men sitting around the table deciding how they