Years ago, Cardinal Stafford summed up the root of the Pelosi drama in a few words

Years ago, Cardinal Stafford summed up the root of the Pelosi drama in a few words

“Your complaint is not with the Church; it’s with God,” said then-Archbishop James Stafford, responding to a reporter in the late 1990’s. The reporter had persisted in a series of dull questions on how does the church plan to keep its members when its teachings aren’t relevant to “today’s issues” such as divorce, abortion, etc…

These Catholic Bishops Publicly Support Archbishop Cordileone’s Banning Pelosi from Receiving Holy Communion Due to Public Abortion stance as a professed Catholic

These Catholic Bishops Publicly Support Archbishop Cordileone’s Banning Pelosi from Receiving Holy Communion Due to Public Abortion stance as a professed Catholic

So far, bishops from the following dioceses have expressed public support for Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone’s banning Nancy Pelosi , who lives in his archdiocese, from receiving Holy Communion in light of her persistent public support of killing babies in abortion while professing to be Catholic: Bishop Barber, Diocese of Oakland, CA: “I support @ArchCardileone…

Full text of Archbishop Cordileone letter to Nancy Pelosi banning her from Communion

Full text of Archbishop Cordileone letter to Nancy Pelosi banning her from Communion

Today the Archbishop of San Francisco, Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, who is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s archbishop, publicly released the Notification Letter he had privately sent to Pelosi more than a month earlier regarding her impossibly contradictory public, unrelenting push for abortion and her very public claim to be Catholic. Read the the full text…

Cardinal Becciu: Pope Francis responsible for Vatican auditor’s ousting

Cardinal Becciu: Pope Francis responsible for Vatican auditor’s ousting

CNA—Cardinal Angelo Becciu said Wednesday that he is blameless in the forced resignation of a Vatican auditor, because it came at Pope Francis’ request. Becciu was said to be responsible for the sudden firing in 2017 of the Vatican’s first auditor general, Libero Milone, as well as the cancelation of an internal audit. But during…

Transgenderism = Self-destruction : Learn the “Whys” behind the Transgender Craze

Transgenderism = Self-destruction : Learn the “Whys” behind the Transgender Craze

“Everything you do [as transgender] is about self destruction. You’re changing your name. You’re putting stuff in your body that doesn’t belong. You’re cutting body parts off… The fact is, no one in the history of mankind has ever changed their gender… This idea of becoming your true self is false. You’re becoming your phony…

Behind the Red Curtain: A Peek into China’s Draconian Shanghai Lockdown

Behind the Red Curtain: A Peek into China’s Draconian Shanghai Lockdown

Even after two long years of business-crushing Covid lockdown in states such as California and countries such as Canada, it is difficult to imagine what has been happening in the beautiful and once-vibrant city of Shanghai, China, for the past seven weeks – with little sign of ending soon, in spite of words to the…

NJ bishops: ‘Outrage’ over plan to mandate insurance coverage for abortion

NJ bishops: ‘Outrage’ over plan to mandate insurance coverage for abortion

CNA—New Jersey’s Catholic bishops on Thursday expressed their disappointment with a proposal by Governor Phil Murphy (D) to expand abortion access in the state, which already recognizes abortion as a constitutional right. “The Catholic Bishops of New Jersey join to express our disappointment and outrage over Governor Murphy’s announcement regarding proposed legislation to expand access…

Senator Tim Scott responds to claim that abortion helps low-income Black women

Senator Tim Scott responds to claim that abortion helps low-income Black women

CNA—When Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen claimed that abortion economically helps women — including low-income, Black women — one senator challenged her with his personal story. “I’ll just simply say that, as a guy raised by a Black woman in abject poverty, I am thankful to be here as a United States senator,” Sen. Tim Scott…

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…

Senate again rejects sweeping federal abortion bill

Senate again rejects sweeping federal abortion bill

CNA, CBJ—An expansive abortion bill that would have declared abortion “a human right,” rendered null any state pro-life laws, and forced all doctors to perform abortions, again failed to pass the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, May 10. The misnamed Women’s Health Protection Act failed 49-51 by a largely party line vote, with U.S. Sen. Joe…

Beloved Cardinal Joseph Zen, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

Beloved Cardinal Joseph Zen, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

Communist Chinese crackdown in once-free Hong Kong continues to brutally intensify as beloved, 90-year-old Cardinal Joseph Zen, the retired former archbishop of Hong Kong, and others were arrested Wednesday in Hong Kong “on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security.” Although early morning reports today indicate the cardinal has been released on…

Pregnancy resource centers in Austin are under attack

Pregnancy resource centers in Austin are under attack

Pregnancy resource centers in Austin are under attack. With the reported leak of an opinion draft in the Supreme Court’s decision regarding the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization—a court opinion that would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion and return any decision on the protection of the unborn to the states, abortion…

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…

BOOK REVIEW: “Angels All Around Us” by Anthony DeStefano

BOOK REVIEW: “Angels All Around Us” by Anthony DeStefano

BOOK:  Angels All Around Us: A Sightseeing Guide to the Invisible World (formerly titled The Invisible World) , by Anthony DeStefano (Doubleday, 2011) I usually don’t read books that are sent to me unbidden.  Anthony DeStefano’s Angels All Around Us was mailed to me by Priests for Life, an organization I support financially.  If I…

Federal Court Declares Airplane Mask Mandate Illegal–Whether or not Masks Work

Federal Court Declares Airplane Mask Mandate Illegal–Whether or not Masks Work

A Federal District Court in the case of Health Freedom Defense Fund v. Joe Biden has held that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) illegally forced passengers to wear face masks on airplanes and other public transportation since early last year. To be clear, this was not a decision that masks do not work or…

Unbridled Infanticide in California—Killing infants after birth, Removing legal consequences—PLEASE PRAY: New Legislative Bills Quickly Making Way to Law

Unbridled Infanticide in California—Killing infants after birth, Removing legal consequences—PLEASE PRAY: New Legislative Bills Quickly Making Way to Law

In the understated words of Bishop Kevin A. Vann of the Diocese of Orange, California: “A challenge of abortion expansion and threats to religious liberty confronts us in the following bills in the California legislature.” If you don’t live in California., please pray — and check the legislative bills proposed in your state regarding life,…

A CALL TO ACTION

A CALL TO ACTION

Orange County Catholic—What are the riches of the Golden State? California’s beauty, landscapes, diversity, industry and influence are unparalleled. It is the fifth largest economy in the world. And paramount among all this beauty is the inestimable value of each and every human life. Our state is amid a record two-year budget surplus. Proposals are…

Sister Faustina and Divine Mercy

Sister Faustina and Divine Mercy

The video below is—by far—the most powerful, yet simply delivered, talk on Sister Faustina and Image of Divine Mercy ever.  It was delivered during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, by Sr. Gaudia Skass of the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy — the same congregation to which Sister Faustina belonged.  Sr. Guadia…

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