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LA Catholic ed conference speakers: Let two boys go to prom together

March 27, 2018 World News Comments Off on LA Catholic ed conference speakers: Let two boys go to prom together

March 26, 2018 (Joseph Sciambra) – On March 18, 2018, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, during its annual Religious Education Congress, offered the following workshop: “Teaching Mercy: Accompanying LGBT Students.” The workshop focused on helping “educators discern a merciful balance between teaching doctrine and offering pastoral care as they accompany LGBT students through journeys of self-discovery and self-acceptance.” The presenters were Fr. Chris Ponnet (pictured above), Arthur Fitzmaurice, and Ish Ruiz. Ponnet was ordaine

Christians boycott ice cream chain for blaspheming Jesus

March 25, 2018 World News Comments Off on Christians boycott ice cream chain for blaspheming Jesus

TORONTO, March 23, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A Canadian ice-cream chain is about to begin peddling its wares in the United States: soft-serve ice cream topped with loads of blasphemy. The company is called “Sweet Jesus.” It was founded in Toronto by Andrew Richmond and Amin Todai in 2015. The company is part of parent company Monarch & Misfits where Richmond is CEO. There are already 19 locations in Canada, and one at the Baltimore–Washington

This Sunday, where will the millions of palms come from?

March 25, 2018 World News Comments Off on This Sunday, where will the millions of palms come from?

Washington D.C., Mar 25, 2018 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the arrival of Palm Sunday, Catholics across the globe will soon be handed leaves as they walk into church. Some might fold them into elaborate little crosses. Kids will poke each other with them. But it’s safe to say most won’t know where they came from. The feast commemorates Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem the week before his passion and crucifixion. The Gospels attest that as Jesus entered the city, crowds lay down palm branches a

Cardinal Dolan says Democrats have abandoned Catholics

March 24, 2018 World News Comments Off on Cardinal Dolan says Democrats have abandoned Catholics
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Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2018 / 10:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an op-ed published Friday in the Wall Street Journal, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York lamented that the Democratic Party’s shifting principles have effectively shut out and alienated orthodox Catholics. Dolan cited the Democrat’s current opposition to school choice programs and tax credits for education, along with their unwavering support for abortion rights, among the reasons why he is disappointed with the party in its current state. Dolan said believes that the Democrats of today

‘Dictator Pope’ author: My suspension from Knights of Malta is illegal

March 23, 2018 World News Comments Off on ‘Dictator Pope’ author: My suspension from Knights of Malta is illegal

ROME, March 22, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — The Knights of Malta say they have suspended historian Henry Sire for allegedly breaching their constitution, following revelations that he is the mysterious author of The Dictator Pope. However, Sire himself maintains the suspension is null and illegal under the Order’s rules. According to the Order, Sire was notifie

Trump official says US is ‘pro-life country’ at United Nations

March 23, 2018 World News Comments Off on Trump official says US is ‘pro-life country’ at United Nations

NEW YORK, March 23, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A Trump official is making waves at the United Nations for vocally defying the international organization’s conventional wisdom on abortion. Two unnamed UN diplomats have told the UK Independent that Bethany Kozma, a senior adviser at the US Agency for International Development’s office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, recently declared that the “US is a pro-life country” during a private meeting.

Conservative paper pressured into suspending publication

March 22, 2018 World News Comments Off on Conservative paper pressured into suspending publication

Students reacted with “fear” and “anger” after several professors at Taylor University, a Christian college in Indiana, started an “underground” publication to challenge “social justice” from a conservative, Christian perspective. The paper has temporarily suspended publication amid public condemnations from both students and the university administration, but plans to restore its website at some p

Student Planning Abortion Protest After School Shooting Walkout

March 22, 2018 World News Comments Off on Student Planning Abortion Protest After School Shooting Walkout

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Last week they protested gun violence. This week, Rocklin High School students are using social media to organize a pro-life walkout using the hashtag #life. “To honor all the lives of aborted babies pretty much. All the millions of aborted babies every year,” said organizer Brandon Gillespie. He says his history teacher inspired the ide

What US Catholics see as Pope Francis’ most notable action

March 18, 2018 World News Comments Off on What US Catholics see as Pope Francis’ most notable action
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Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2018 / 04:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- What has been Pope Francis’ most notable action so far in his papacy? A group of some 300 U.S. Catholics was recently asked this question in a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center, drawing a multitude of responses. Participants were asked to explain in their own words the most noteworthy thing Pope Francis has accomplished during his past

Vatican admits doctoring photo of Benedict’s letter praising Pope Francis

March 14, 2018 World News Comments Off on Vatican admits doctoring photo of Benedict’s letter praising Pope Francis

VATICAN, March 14, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — One of the world’s leading news agencies has said the Vatican breached journalistic standards by doctoring a photo of a letter from Benedict XVI praising Pope Francis. According to the Associated Press, the doctoring affected the meaning of the letter. The AP has reported the Vatican admitted on Wednesday that it digitally manipulated a photo sent out to media outlets to rebut critics of Pope Francis, who believe some aspects of his teach