Students For Life of America announces 10-State #Justice4Life Tour to Urge U.S. Senators to Confirm Amy Coney Barrett for the U.S. Supreme Court

Students For Life of America announces 10-State #Justice4Life Tour to Urge U.S. Senators to Confirm Amy Coney Barrett for the U.S. Supreme Court

“We have waited half a century for this opportunity,” said Students For Life America (SFLA) President Kristan Hawkins. “It’s absolutely vital that the U.S. Senate vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, and, as we continue to travel across the country in–person and virtually, we are activating a new generation of single-issue voters on the human rights struggle…
Judge orders university pay Florida man removed for Catholic messages

Judge orders university pay Florida man removed for Catholic messages

CNA—A federal court ruled on Friday that Florida State University (FSU) must pay the Catholic former leader of the student senate who was removed in June for comments he made about Church teaching and anti-racist groups. Jack Denton, the former president of the FSU student senate, was removed from his position by fellow senators in…
‘Virus’ of anti-Catholicism behind criticism of Amy Coney Barrett, says Chaput

‘Virus’ of anti-Catholicism behind criticism of Amy Coney Barrett, says Chaput

CNA—Criticism of Amy Coney Barrett is part of a “virus” of anti-Catholic “bigotry,” retired Archbishop Charles Chaput said on Monday. The archbishop warned that public attacks on the Supreme Court nominee’s faith constitute a wider threat to religious liberty. Chaput, long considered a leading intellectual among American Catholic bishops, retired as Archbishop of Philadelphia in…
Covington Catholic Student Settles Defamation Lawsuit with Washington Post

Covington Catholic Student Settles Defamation Lawsuit with Washington Post

National Review—Nicholas Sandmann, the Covington Catholic High School student who sued major news outlets in the aftermath of their coverage of a controversial interaction he and several of his classmates had with a Native American activist, said Friday that he has settled his libel lawsuit against the Washington Post. “On 2/19/19, I filed $250M defamation…
Planned Parenthood aborted 345,672 babies last year, received $616 million from gov’t

Planned Parenthood aborted 345,672 babies last year, received $616 million from gov’t

CBJ editor—Abortion directly affects employers and society in so many ways that the issue cannot be ignored.  At the end of our life, Our Lord will certainly ask us what we did to stand against the bullies who not only insist abortion be proclaimed as “a solution” for “unwanted pregnancy” but who also demand and…
Did ‘thousands’ of women die from illegal abortions before Roe v. Wade? WaPo says No

Did ‘thousands’ of women die from illegal abortions before Roe v. Wade? WaPo says No

CNA—In its 2019 roundup of the biggest lies of the year (dubbed the biggest ‘Pinocchios’), the Washington Post included a false but oft-repeated claim that “thousands” of women died while undergoing illegal abortions before the legalization of abortion in the United States. This statistic was frequently cited this year by Dr. Leana Wen, who was…
CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: Tim and Pat Von Dohlen

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: Tim and Pat Von Dohlen

Texas native Tim VonDohlen, a long-time Catholic Business Journal columnist, is known as much for his business savvy and significant success as for his profound Catholic faith. That said, life has not always been smooth-sailing for Tim, nor for his wife, even though to meet either of them you would never know. Pat Von Dohlen…
Oklahoma Supreme Court temporarily halts law banning D&E abortions

Oklahoma Supreme Court temporarily halts law banning D&E abortions

CNA—The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday issued a temporary injunction against a law banning dilation-and-evacuation abortions. The injunction will stop the law from taking effect while a legal challenge to it progresses. The “Unborn Child Protection-from-Dismemberment-Abortion Act,” passed in 2015, bars dilation-and-evacuation abortions after 14 weeks. Also called a “dismemberment abortion,” the procedure uses clamps, scissors,…
Archbishop Chaput: Rep. Brian Sims’ harassment of pro-lifers ‘unbecoming of an elected official’

Archbishop Chaput: Rep. Brian Sims’ harassment of pro-lifers ‘unbecoming of an elected official’

CNA—Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia called for broad participation in a pro-life rally this week, scheduled in response to a Penslyvania state representative’s livestreamed harassment of a woman praying outside of a Planned Parenthood clinic. “These videos, which Representative Sims took himself, have rightly sparked broad outrage … His actions were unbecoming of an elected…
Child Survives Failed Abortion, Mom Learns Truth More than 30 Years Later

Child Survives Failed Abortion, Mom Learns Truth More than 30 Years Later

(BBC) When Melissa Ohden was 14 she learned a shocking secret – her mother had tried to abort her. She was saved by a nurse who heard her crying as she lay among medical waste at a US hospital. This is the story of her survival, and of the mother who thought she was dead.…
MARCH FOR LIFE 2018: Catholic Colleges Converge on D.C. for Annual Pro-life Event

MARCH FOR LIFE 2018: Catholic Colleges Converge on D.C. for Annual Pro-life Event

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (CNA/EWTN News)—The 45th annual March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, and hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend. Many of the marchers will be students from Catholic universities, who will, in some cases, skip class to march for an end to abortion. Here are some of…
Non-profit Organization President Defies Public Perception of Down Syndrome

Non-profit Organization President Defies Public Perception of Down Syndrome

LOS ANGELES (CNA/EWTN News)—Karen Gaffney (pictured left) has swum the English Channel, is the president of a global non-profit, and has an honorary doctorate.  She’ll share her story in Los Angeles this Saturday, at an annual event designed to celebrate human dignity. She’ll also share the obstacles she’s had to overcome. “You see, I have Down syndrome,…
CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE & INSPIRATION: Learn what made Abby Johnson walk away from a lucrative career?

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE & INSPIRATION: Learn what made Abby Johnson walk away from a lucrative career?

Last week, along with 20,403 participants on the webcast, I “met” Abby Johnson, the young rising star at Planned Parenthood who made CNN headlines when she quit her job.  Here’s her story. On October 6, 2009, Abby resigned from Planned Parenthood in Bryan College Station, Texas.  Keep in mind, Abby was being groomed to be…