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Federal judge rules in favor of Gov. DeSantis’ mask mandate ban

September 18, 2021 World News Comments Off on Federal judge rules in favor of Gov. DeSantis’ mask mandate ban

MIAMI (LifeSiteNews) – A federal judge this week handed Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis another legal victory on his mask mandate ban for schools. On Wednesday, Judge K. Michael Moore of the Southern District of Florida denied a petition from a group of parents to block a recent order by DeSantis that effectively nullifies masking requirements imposed by school districts. DeSantis’ executive order directed state agencies to d

The Eucharist should not be received unworthily, says Nigerian cardinal

September 11, 2021 World News Comments Off on The Eucharist should not be received unworthily, says Nigerian cardinal

Priests have a duty to remind Catholics not to receive the Eucharist in a state of serious sin and to make confession easily available, a Nigerian cardinal said at the International Eucharistic Congress on Thursday. “It is still the doctrine of the Church that anyone who knows himself or herself to be in a state of serious sin which distances him from the love of God should not move forward to receive the Holy Communion simply because everybody is going,” Cardinal John Onaiyekan said

Donald Trump takes a swipe at Catholics and Jews who did not vote for him

September 7, 2021 World News Comments Off on Donald Trump takes a swipe at Catholics and Jews who did not vote for him

Donald Trump complained about Catholics and Jews who did not vote for him in 2020. The former president made the comments in a conference call featuring religious leaders. The move could be seen to shore up his religious conservative base ahead of the next election. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Former president Donald Trump complained about Catholics and Jews who did not vote for him in the 2020 election despite all he did for their communities.

Y Gov. Kathy Hochul Admits Andrew Cuomo Covered Up COVID Deaths, 12,000 More Died Than Reported

August 26, 2021 World News Comments Off on Y Gov. Kathy Hochul Admits Andrew Cuomo Covered Up COVID Deaths, 12,000 More Died Than Reported

When it comes to protecting people from COVID, Andrew Cuomo is already the worst governor in America. New York has the second highest death rate per capita, in part because he signed an executive order putting COVID patients in nursing homes that sealed the deaths of perhaps as many as 15,000 seniors. But it’s even worse. Cuomo’s lieutenant governor, who became governor this week after Cuomo’s resignation in disgrace, has just admitted that the numbers are event higher. According to NY Gov. Kathy Hochul, 12,000 more people, potentially including seniors at nursing hom

Prayers For Cardinal Burke . . . U.S. Cardinal Burke says he has tested positive for COVID-19

August 12, 2021 World News Comments Off on Prayers For Cardinal Burke . . . U.S. Cardinal Burke says he has tested positive for COVID-19

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — U.S. Cardinal Raymond L. Burke said he has tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. In an Aug. 10 tweet, he wrote: “Praised be Jesus Christ! I wish to inform you that I have recently tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Thanks be to God, I am resting comfortably and receiving excellent medical care. Please pray for me as I begin my recovery. Let us trust in Divine Providence. God bless you.” The 73-year-old cardinal, a native of La Crosse, Wisconsin, served as bishop of that diocese from 1995 to 2004, as archbishop of St. Louis fro

Democrats Block Amendment Banning Late-Term Abortions, Stopping Abortions Up to Birth

August 12, 2021 World News Comments Off on Democrats Block Amendment Banning Late-Term Abortions, Stopping Abortions Up to Birth

Senate Democrats have blocked an amendment that would ban abortions on babies older than 20 weeks. During consideration of the multi-trillion spending package, pro-life Louisiana Senator John Kennedy filed an amendment to ban late-term abortions, but Democrats steadfastly support killing babies in abortions up to birth and they rejected it on a mostly party-line vote. Kennedy offered an amendment to the Senate budget resolution that would penalize abortion businesses that kill unborn babies with a gestational age of 20 weeks or more. Senate Democrats blocked Kennedy’s amendment 51-48, with all Democrats voting no exce

Transgender student wins as U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs bathroom appeal

June 28, 2021 World News Comments Off on Transgender student wins as U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs bathroom appeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to a transgender former public high school student who waged a six-year legal battle against a Virginia county school board that had barred him from using the bathroom corresponding with his gender identity. The justices left in place a lower court’s ruling that the Gloucester County School Board had acted unlawfully in preventing Gavin Grimm from using the boys’ bathroom before he gradua

New York priest accused by security guard of assault confirms charges have now been dropped

June 18, 2021 World News Comments Off on New York priest accused by security guard of assault confirms charges have now been dropped

NEW YORK, June 17, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — A New York priest has made his first public statement regarding the dismissal of charges against him.  Today Father George W. Rutler reached out to LifeSiteNews and other media today with the following remarks:

21,000 sign petition protesting US Catholic bishops vote on Biden, abortion

June 11, 2021 World News Comments Off on 21,000 sign petition protesting US Catholic bishops vote on Biden, abortion

More than 21,000 people have signed a letter calling for U.S. Catholic bishops to cancel a planned vote on whether President Biden should receive communion.  Biden, a Catholic, supports abortion rights and has long come under attack from some Catholics over that position. The vote is set to take place next week at a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.  The petition, organized by Faithful America, argued that the receiving of communion was being weaponized through the vote against Biden and congressional leaders who support abortion rights.

Bishop Gorman seeks candidates to fill two full time AP level teaching positions for the 2021-2022 school year in the subject areas of Calculus/Statistics and Physics

May 19, 2021 World News Comments Off on Bishop Gorman seeks candidates to fill two full time AP level teaching positions for the 2021-2022 school year in the subject areas of Calculus/Statistics and Physics

Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Regional Catholic School is a college preparatory school located in Tyler, Texas. It is an educational ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Tyler led by Bishop Joseph Strickland. The sixth through twelfth grade school provides a rigorous academic experience within a caring community and culture infused with the values informed by Christian faith.  As the mission of a Catholic School is the education and formation of students as whole Persons into the Image of Jesus Christ, all subjects and activities in a Catholic School should be imbued with this theological anthropology.  Catholic School teachers should understand their role as vocation and ministry, and they should seamlessly integrate the Christian faith into their teaching. They must also…Continue Reading