Independence Forever!

Independence Forever!

In honor of this Fourth of July, we at Catholic Business Journal bring you an episode of The American Story, masterfully written and read by Christopher Flannery and produced by The Claremont Institute. In this short and wonderful episode, you’ll go back in time when the U.S. is just celebrating its 50th year.  As the…

Uvalde Shooting: Full Briefing—No Politics—with Gov Abbott, Texas Ranger,

Uvalde Shooting: Full Briefing—No Politics—with Gov Abbott, Texas Ranger,

About the horrific shootings in Uvalde, Texas…. If you, like us here at Catholic Business Journal, prefer first-hand, boots-on-the-ground facts and information about an event—instead of byte-sized, politically-charged or agenda-driven snippets that tend to be more “commentary” than fact— then you may want to hear this full briefing by the Texas governor, local school Superintendent…

Voter Guides and Resources: Family Values, Pro-Life

Voter Guides and Resources: Family Values, Pro-Life

BOOKMARK THIS POST- There will be ongoing updates as we discover new voter guide resources. Catholic Business Journal herein provides a list of trustworthy voting resources as you make important decisions locally, state-wide and nationally.   If we have missed any resources you recommend, please let us know immediately at admin (at) catholicbusinessjournal.biz ——————— Links below…

U.S. Bishops’ 102-year-old news outlet to close at end of 2022

U.S. Bishops’ 102-year-old news outlet to close at end of 2022

Due to “significant realignment,” U.S.-based Catholic News Service (CNS), the news agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, will end domestic operations at the end of 2022. “These changes, although painful, will allow the remaining functions — including the Catholic News Service Rome Bureau and the Office of Public Affairs — a more sustainable…

The Supreme Court prepares to possibly overturn Roe v. Wade, while pro-abortion advocates prepare to wage war

The Supreme Court prepares to possibly overturn Roe v. Wade, while pro-abortion advocates prepare to wage war

KEEP IN MIND: If the U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, the ruling will not mandate or make abortion illegal.  Instead, it will put the decision regarding “legality,” back into the hands of the citizens of each individual state. It will no longer be a Federal law or mandate. The Judicial branch of the…

Fired nurse practitioner charges CVS Pharmacy with religious discrimination

Fired nurse practitioner charges CVS Pharmacy with religious discrimination

CNA—A Christian nurse practitioner formerly employed at a CVS Pharmacy in Texas has filed a discrimination complaint, saying that the company illegally discriminated against her on the basis of her religious beliefs against contraception and pressured her to change her beliefs. Robyn Strader, 72, was a nurse practitioner at the CVS Pharmacy MinuteClinic in the…

Two Key Policy Issues of the Biden Administration addressed, excellent summary

Sky News Australia provides an excellent summary of two KEY issues in the Biden administration that affect our business and lives, that now have been recently addressed: (1) Vaccine Mandate and (2) Proposed Legislation regarding two issues—voting in the U.S. and the situation with Russia and the Ukraine. Regarding proposed radical changes to how voting…

U.S. Supreme Court Oddly Silent on Federal Vaccine Mandates

U.S. Supreme Court Oddly Silent on Federal Vaccine Mandates

Courthouse News Service—Businesses all but assured that the Supreme Court would issue guidelines on the new federal vaccine-or-test mandate set to take effect Monday got only crickets, creating national confusion about policy that prompted the justices to hold a special session last week. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the mandate in November, implicating…

Senseless Attack on Our Lady of Fatima statue at National Basilica Dec 5, 2021

Senseless Attack on Our Lady of Fatima statue at National Basilica Dec 5, 2021

Security-camera footage shows a man attacking a statue of Our Lady of Fatima by cutting off her hands and hammering at her face, according to a statement by the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. “We have contacted authorities and, though we are deeply pained by this incident, we…

The Immaculata: Our CBJ Patroness and Patroness of the United States – Learn her history in the U.S.

The Immaculata: Our CBJ Patroness and Patroness of the United States – Learn her history in the U.S.

The Immaculata, as St. Maximillian Kolbe referred to the immaculately-conceived Virgin Mary, is the patroness of the Catholic Business Journal—indicated by a single star in our trademarked logo—and also patroness of the United States of America.  Below please find highlights of the interesting journey of Mary Immaculate in the United States, and how she became…

Cardiologist Dr. Oz Running for Senate, Fed Up with Govt Overreach, Violation of Freedoms

Amid a flurry of new vaccine mandates and dire warnings, a shocking new announcement from a completely different arena.  Cardiologist and popular TV Host Dr. Mehmet Oz announced he’s running for Senate, in the state of Pennsylvania where he registered at his parents’ home last December. In his announcement, Oz said, “I feel that we’re…

It’s Personal: Waukesha, Wisconsin Tragedy Kills Wife of Catholic Businessman Dave Durand

It’s Personal: Waukesha, Wisconsin Tragedy Kills Wife of Catholic Businessman Dave Durand

Tamara “Tammy” Durand, 52, wife of Catholic businessman Dave Durand, was among the now six people tragically killed in a Waukesha, Wis., massacre that happened Sunday afternoon, November 21, during the 58th annual Waukesha Christmas Parade. In addition to her husband, Tammy also leaves behind three children and a beloved two-year-old grandchild. One minute Tamara…

What’s in (and isn’t in) the bishops’ draft document on the Eucharist?

What’s in (and isn’t in) the bishops’ draft document on the Eucharist?

CNA—A draft text of the U.S. bishops’ forthcoming document on Eucharistic coherence does not make explicit mention of denying the sacrament from certain high-profile Catholics and instead focuses on the importance of teaching the Real Presence of the Eucharist and the Eucharist as a tool for evangelization. The draft, titled “The Mystery of the Eucharist…

Pro-Life Candidates and Judges Win in Elections Nationwide — with some GREAT vignettes…

Pro-Life Candidates and Judges Win in Elections Nationwide — with some GREAT vignettes…

VIRGINIA—Pro-Life Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia Governership Glenn Youngkin, a businessman making his first foray into electoral politics, is the first Republican to be elected governor in Virginia in over a decade. At the time the race was called, Youngkin was leading Democrat Terry McAuliffe by 11 points and nearly 200,000 votes. McAuliffe, who described himself…

Missouri Christian church wins settlement over coronavirus restrictions on worship, Supreme Court rulings for California and More

Missouri Christian church wins settlement over coronavirus restrictions on worship, Supreme Court rulings for California and More

CNA—A Kansas City-area Baptist megachurch has reached a $150,000 settlement with the county over coronavirus restrictions, with the church claiming that the county treated them more harshly than secular institutions when it came to COVID protocols.  Abundant Life Baptist Church, which has locations in Lee’s Summit and Blue Springs, Missouri, filed a lawsuit against Jackson…

The Texas Heartbeat Act: Quick Facts

The Texas Heartbeat Act: Quick Facts

The Texas Heartbeat Act: Quick Facts The Texas Heartbeat Act prohibits elective abortions after an unborn child’s heartbeat can be detected. An unborn child’s heartbeat can be detected by six weeks. Before an abortion occurs, the abortionist must determine whether the child’s heartbeat is present using methods according to standard medical practice. If a heartbeat…

GOD BLESS TEXAS: The First State to Ban Abortions in 49 Years!

GOD BLESS TEXAS: The First State to Ban Abortions in 49 Years!

Sept 2, 2021 update— Late last night, the U.S. Supreme Court DENIED an emergency motion filed by Planned Parenthood to stop enforcement of the Texas Heartbeat Act while lower-court litigation continues. It was a 5-4 decision, with Justices Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, and Barrett in the majority. Chief Justice Roberts joined the liberal minority. You…

Firsthand Report: Afghan Doctor Recounts Family Escape and Tragedy

France24—French-Afghan doctor Mohammed Zahed Omar talks to FRANCE 24 about his dramatic escape from the Afghan capital and his fears for those unable to escape the Taliban. A doctor and pharmacist based in France, Omar was visiting family in Afghanistan when Taliban forces suddenly swept into Kabul on August 15, abruptly ending the country’s two-decade-long…

Private Citizen Raise More Than $20 Million in Three Days to Rescue Christians in Afghanistan

Private Citizen Raise More Than $20 Million in Three Days to Rescue Christians in Afghanistan

Private citizen and entrepreneurial news personality Glen Beck raised more than $20 MILLION IN LESS THAN THREE DAYS—all donated from other private citizens—to rescue Christians in Afghanistan immediately. Beck asked listeners to “give until it hurts,” whether it be $10 or $100 or more, and launched the plea with his personal donation of $100,000.  The…

China threatens Taiwan, saying Afghanistan withdrawal proves US ‘won’t help’ if war breaks out

China threatens Taiwan, saying Afghanistan withdrawal proves US ‘won’t help’ if war breaks out

While world attention is on Afghanistan crisis, China focuses on Taiwan… News.com.au (Australia)—Chinese state media has pounced on America’s botched withdrawal from Afghanistan, using the chaos to threaten one of its neighbours. China has pounced on the United States’ botched withdrawal from Afghanistan, using it to threaten the island of Taiwan. The Taliban has swept…

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