BREAKING: Trump to sign Exec Order protecting babies who survive abortion

BREAKING: Trump to sign Exec Order protecting babies who survive abortion

In a big victory for life, President Trump just announced he will sign an Executive order protecting babies who manage to survive abortions and ordering doctors to provide them with life-saving medical care. President Trump revealed his latest order to protect defenseless babies in an address to the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, rightly calling it…

Catholic Marketing Network announces the launch of the interactive online CMN Marketplace

Catholic Marketing Network announces the launch of the interactive online CMN Marketplace

Catholic Marketing Network (CMN) president Alan Napleton this week announced the official launch of organization’s “CMN Marketplace.” “For over a quarter of a century, CMN has been the premiere membership network to support the success of Catholic businesses and ministries,: says Napleton, although it originally launched as a trade association between Catholic retailers and vendors.…

BOOK REVIEW: A Special Operations Forces’ Guide to Recruiting & Assessment for Organizational Excellence

BOOK REVIEW: A Special Operations Forces’ Guide to Recruiting & Assessment for Organizational Excellence

In The Talent War, former Army officer, George Randle, and former Navy Seal, Mike Sarraille, join forces to share their decades of experience in talent acquisition and management. Randle is a strategic advisor to Sarraille’s EF Overwatch, and VP of Global Talent Acquisition for Forcepoint, a human-centric cybersecurity company. EF Overwatch is an executive search…

Bishop Stika, Archbishop Gomez speak out against “Catholic” Biden abortion, infanticide, HHS mandate policies

Bishop Stika, Archbishop Gomez speak out against “Catholic” Biden abortion, infanticide, HHS mandate policies

Archbishop Gomez , president of the U.S. Bishop’s Conference (USCCB) and Archbishop of Los Angeles is not alone among bishops who are seriously concerned with “Catholic” Joe Biden’s consistent and aggressive support for infanticide, abortion-on-demand and public funding of such human atrocities. This week Bishop Richard Stika, of Knoxville Tennesee, spoke out this week about…

Federal court says Texas can withhold Medicaid from Planned Parenthood

Federal court says Texas can withhold Medicaid from Planned Parenthood

A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the authority of states to not fund abortion providers through Medicaid. A majority opinion of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, issued Nov. 23, ruled that abortion providers and their customers could not challenge Texas’ decision to withhold Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton…

Pope Francis Advances Saint Causes of Two Inspiring Priests–one a seasoned layman

Pope Francis Advances Saint Causes of Two Inspiring Priests–one a seasoned layman

Pope Francis advanced Tuesday the sainthood causes of several men and women, including two Italian priests of the 20th century — one who was ordained at age 23 and another who was ordained at 65, after a lay career and a lifetime of serving the poor. Venerable Fr. Mario Ciceri knew his vocation from a…

Vancouver archbishop criticizes pandemic restrictions on Masses

Vancouver archbishop criticizes pandemic restrictions on Masses

Archbishop Michael Miller of Vancouver expressed disappointment with the government’s decision to ban religious services as part of a plan to curb the pandemic in British Columbia. During Sunday Mass at Holy Rosary Cathedral in Vancouver, Miller said religious institutions are not being treated fairly compared to the other establishments. “As I mentioned in the…

Catholic couple donates hundreds of Thanksgiving turkeys in Brooklyn, Queens

Catholic couple donates hundreds of Thanksgiving turkeys in Brooklyn, Queens

CNA—For one Catholic businessman in New York City, Thanksgiving has long been a time of sacrifice and generosity. For each of the past four years, Alphonse Catanese and his wife have donated hundreds of turkeys to needy families in the city. This year, amid the toll of the coronavirus pandemic, the Cataneses have stepped up…

Brooklyn Bishop DiMarcio fed up with Cuomo

Brooklyn Bishop DiMarcio fed up with Cuomo

New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have met his match in the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn, led by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio. Bishop DiMarzo is asking the US Supreme Court to strike down Cuomo’s Oct. 6 executive order virtually shutting down houses of worship in areas of Brooklyn and Queens. Cuomo’s order, which…

Justice Alito is right: The pandemic brought an assault on our basic rights

Justice Alito is right: The pandemic brought an assault on our basic rights

New York Post—The usual mainstream-media suspects wasted no time in blasting as inappropriate Samuel Alito’s address last week to the Federalist ­Society. Which is another way of saying they didn’t like what he had to say. The Supreme Court justice warned that “religious liberty is fast becoming a disfavored right,” that freedom of speech is…

The McCarrick Report’s Unanswered Questions

The McCarrick Report’s Unanswered Questions

Like the editor and staff of Catholic Business Journal, others had unanswered questions after the McCarrick Report. Michael Warsaw, head of EWTN, shares his observations here: National Catholic Register—The long-awaited McCarrick Report, detailing the rise and fall of the former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, was finally released Nov. 10. First promised two years ago, the report…

‘We want Mass’: Catholics in France protest ban on public worship

‘We want Mass’: Catholics in France protest ban on public worship

CNA—“On veut la Messe!” (“We want Mass!) signs read as Catholics in France gathered outside churches in multiple cities this weekend calling on the government to allow them to attend Mass during the national lockdown. Protests took place across France, including in Nantes, Strasbourg, Bordeaux, Rennes, and Versailles, Nov. 14 and 15. A Sunday protest…

The Great Reset:  You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet, and It Should Terrify You, say those who know

The Great Reset: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet, and It Should Terrify You, say those who know

A close  friend of mine who grew up in Poland under Communism called me on the phone in March of this year.  She told me to sit down. She was going to tell me something I would not believe. OK. I sat down and listened. She was voting for Trump.  WHAT?!!! Even she couldn’t believe…

Businesses Trying to Rebound After Unrest Face a Challenge: Not Enough Insurance

Businesses Trying to Rebound After Unrest Face a Challenge: Not Enough Insurance

New York Times—It’s a prominent refrain these days from activists in the aftermath of arson and looting — businesses have insurance. Buildings can be repaired. Broken glass is a small price to pay in a movement for justice. One new book, called “In Defense of Looting,” for example, argued that looting is an essential tactic…

Pastors – including Catholic priests – sue state governors for discrimination against houses of worship

Pastors – including Catholic priests – sue state governors for discrimination against houses of worship

While mainstream media and PBS news continue to stir ordinary citizens into a state of near perpetual fear with hourly news reports that drone on about new covid cases — never about the new vaccine(s) recently announced that have so far shown 93% success rates, nor about successful recovery — many many MANY people wonder……

HISTORY: The Past gives valuable Perspective to the Present

HISTORY: The Past gives valuable Perspective to the Present

Popular culture holds a dismissive attitude toward history. Common headlines include “unprecedented times”, “worse than ever”, and “never before.” But how often is that really true? What do we face that is truly without precedent? This mindset—that all things have either escalated or de-escalated, that the present is always somehow more or less than the…

J.R.R. Tolkein on the Eucharist, in a letter to his son

J.R.R. Tolkein on the Eucharist, in a letter to his son

“Out of the darkness of my life, so much frustrated, I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament… There you will find romance, glory, honour, fidelity, and the true way of all your loves on earth, and more than that: Death. By the divine paradox, that which ends life,…

Victory for Life in Louisiana

Victory for Life in Louisiana

With 100% of the precincts reporting, the live results for Louisiana Amendment 1, which would update the state’s constitution to say that “nothing in this constitution shall be construed to secure or protect a right to abortion or require the funding of abortion,” are as follows: Louisiana Amendment 1 – Ban Abortion Rights – Ballot…

Biden COVID advisor has ‘deeply troubling’ views on healthcare rationing

Biden COVID advisor has ‘deeply troubling’ views on healthcare rationing

Presumptive president-elect Joe Biden announced his advisory board to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, with one member attracting criticism for his views on the elderly and people with disabilities. Biden’s transition team on Monday tapped Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, who advised the Obama administration on health policy, to join a team of other public health experts…

The McCarrick Report: What Cardinal O’Connor said in 1999

The McCarrick Report: What Cardinal O’Connor said in 1999

CNA—The Vatican’s report on Theodore McCarrick released Tuesday includes a letter written by an American cardinal in 1999, who objected to McCarrick’s potential appointment to higher office, on the basis of existing allegations of misconduct, including incidents involving sharing a bed with seminarians at a New Jersey beach house. On Oct. 28, 1999, Cardinal John…

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