Knights of Columbus Donates 1,500th Ultrasound Machine to Help Save Babies from Abortion

Knights of Columbus Donates 1,500th Ultrasound Machine to Help Save Babies from Abortion

Lifesite News—The Knights of Columbus Ultrasound Initiative surpassed a major milestone today, placing its 1,500th ultrasound machine through its signature donation program. The machine was donated to the First Choice Women’s Resource Center in New Brunswick, N.J., and blessed by Bishop James Checchio of the Diocese of Metuchen during a dedication ceremony attended by Supreme…

LIST: March for Life DC, Walk for Life West Coast, and Other walks for Life

LIST: March for Life DC, Walk for Life West Coast, and Other walks for Life

Below please find a quick list of March for LIfe events around the country (and world, where applicable) where individuals and groups sacrifice a day of prayer and public gathering to honor those innocent lives lost in abortion—beginning with the Roe v. Wade decision of the U.S. Supreme court in 1973— and to pray and…

US bishops’ pro-life novena to begin this week: Jan 19 – 27

US bishops’ pro-life novena to begin this week: Jan 19 – 27

CNA—This year marks the 10th anniversary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ “Nine Days for Life,” as the bishops again encourage everyone to pray for an end to abortion. “This pro-life novena is an opportunity for recollection and reparation in observation of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade—the Supreme Court decision that made…

The nuns who witnessed the life and death of Martin Luther King Jr

The nuns who witnessed the life and death of Martin Luther King Jr

CNA—Sister Mary Antona Ebo was the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, Alabama, in 1965. “I’m here because I’m a Negro, a nun, a Catholic, and because I want to bear witness,” Sister Mary Antona Ebo said to fellow demonstrators at a March 10, 1965…

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…

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision on Texas Heartbeat Law vs. Abortion Clinics

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision on Texas Heartbeat Law vs. Abortion Clinics

National Right to Life (NRL News)—WASHINGTON – On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision about Texas SB 8, also known as “The Heartbeat Act.” The Texas law is designed to protect unborn children whose hearts have begun to beat, usually at about 6 weeks of pregnancy. The Texas law is unique in that…

Common Sense Breaks Through: Even Elon Musk Notes that Depopulation Doesn’t Make Sense

Common Sense Breaks Through: Even Elon Musk Notes that Depopulation Doesn’t Make Sense

Lifesite News, WSJ, and more—Billionaire Elon Musk dismissed all the fear-mongering about overpopulation Tuesday in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, saying people really should be concerned about rapidly declining birth rates. Summit News reports Musk, the founder of Space X and CEO of Tesla, gave a wide-ranging interview to the Journal during its CEO Council…

Church Vandalism is Soaring. Here’s Why Everyone Should Care

Church Vandalism is Soaring. Here’s Why Everyone Should Care

From senseless violence against formerly honored Saint Junipero Serra statues in California and St. King Louis statues in St. Louis, Missouri, to churches throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, especially in France, and elsewhere. Needless to say, something is very wrong. The Washington Post Op.Ed. below does a good job of addressing why it matters……

Build Back Better, But Not For Religious Believers

Build Back Better, But Not For Religious Believers

The more than $2 TRILLION, so-dubbed “Build Back Better” Act squeeked through Congress by merely seven votes, now it heads for the Senate.  Amendments are expected, but as inflation is clearly on a major upswing, who in their right mind would approve two-trillion-dollars… TRILLION.. additional government spending that will ultimately come out of the tax-paying…

Justice Thomas’ Simple Question Exposes Pro-Abortion Lawyers’ Weak Argument

Justice Thomas’ Simple Question Exposes Pro-Abortion Lawyers’ Weak Argument

Western Journal—The Supreme Court heard the oral arguments Wednesday in Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization. This case has the potential to overturn the Court’s precedential cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which say that women have the right to abort their babies up to about 24 weeks of pregnancy. Mississippi law…

Book Review: Loneliness and the Feeling of Being Unwanted is the Most Terrible Poverty in Today’s World

Book Review: Loneliness and the Feeling of Being Unwanted is the Most Terrible Poverty in Today’s World

J.W. (Terry) Freiberg, social psychologist turned lawyer, explores what St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) called “The most terrible poverty” in his trilogy of books on loneliness – Four Seasons of Loneliness: A Lawyer’s Case Stories (2016), Growing Up Lonely: Disconnection and Misconnection in the Lives of our Children (2019), Surrounded by Others and Yet So…

MIT alums: We Can’t Support a School that Caved to Woke Mentality

MIT alums: We Can’t Support a School that Caved to Woke Mentality

We graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology more than 50 years ago. MIT was academically rigorous, and it taught us our crafts and the essence of problem-solving, enabling us to thrive in our careers. We owe much to our alma mater and have donated to it regularly. No more. The current MIT administration has…

Archbishop Gomez: The church must confront ‘woke’ social justice movements that aim to ‘cancel’ Christian beliefs

Archbishop Gomez: The church must confront ‘woke’ social justice movements that aim to ‘cancel’ Christian beliefs

CNS—The Catholic Church must proclaim Jesus Christ “boldly” and “creatively” in the face of new secular movements that promote “social justice,” “wokeness” and “intersectionality,” among other beliefs, as the answer to all of society’s ills, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez said Nov. 4. “We need to tell our story of salvation in a new…

Archbishop Vigano’s Open Letter to the U.S. Bishops – October 23, 2021 – Grave Warnings and Admonitions

Archbishop Vigano’s Open Letter to the U.S. Bishops – October 23, 2021 – Grave Warnings and Admonitions

To His Excellency Msgr. José Horacio Gómez Metropolitan Archbishop of Los Angeles President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops To Their Eminences and Excellencies 
The Archbishops and Bishops of the Dioceses of the United States of America And, for their competence: To His Eminence 
Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, s.j.
, Prefect of the…

COURAGEOUS STUDENTS WANT the True Faith at Loyola Marymount: Students Restart Pro-life Group after Planned Parenthood fundraiser

COURAGEOUS STUDENTS WANT the True Faith at Loyola Marymount: Students Restart Pro-life Group after Planned Parenthood fundraiser

The story below should never happen at a “Catholic” college or university. Never!  But it does happen, more often than most parents and grandparents realize. So toxic—so anti-Catholic—is the environment at too many generations-old, formerly respected “Catholic” colleges and university campuses that students abandon their faith.  They either become “Catholic in name only” or worse.…

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…

Pilgrimage of Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego continues with Visits to Parishes and Schools in Los Angeles Archdiocese

Pilgrimage of Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego continues with Visits to Parishes and Schools in Los Angeles Archdiocese

Los Angeles—Starting in mid-October, the pilgrimage of the images of Our Lady of Guadalupe, known as La Peregrina, and Saint Juan Diego visited half a dozen parishes, including St. Catherine of Alexandria in Catalina Island, after the kick-off Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where hundreds of faithful have had the…

What the Heck is Metaverse? Zuckerberg’s latest master plan

What the Heck is Metaverse? Zuckerberg’s latest master plan

The term metaverse – a combination of the prefix meta (meaning “beyond”) and universe – was coined in Snow Crash, a novel by American science fiction writer Neal Stephenson.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s revolutionary announcement of his Metaverse, “Meta” for short, is mind-blowing.  Below please find exerpts and links on the topic of this new…

Canadian diocese requires COVID-19 vaccination to attend Mass

Canadian diocese requires COVID-19 vaccination to attend Mass

CNA—A Catholic diocese in Canada will be requiring proof of vaccination and identity verification for anyone age 12 or older to attend Mass or other events held at parishes. “Effective October 22, 2021, it will be mandatory for all persons 12 and older wishing to attend Masses or Services in our churches to demonstrate proof…

‘They’re not going to succeed’: Pro-life societies stand firm in face of opposition on England’s campuses

‘They’re not going to succeed’: Pro-life societies stand firm in face of opposition on England’s campuses

Oxford, England—CNA—There is no better time for Oxford University’s 400 clubs and societies to recruit new members than at the Student Union’s Freshers’ Fair, held annually in October. Students embarking on their freshman year — known as “freshers” in England — walk around stalls run by groups devoted to everything from anime to mixed martial…

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