Saving More Babies’ Lives—A Remarkable New Opportunity: This is what happens when Catholic leaders lead with faith and business-savvy

Saving More Babies’ Lives—A Remarkable New Opportunity: This is what happens when Catholic leaders lead with faith and business-savvy

CBJ editor note:  At Catholic Business Journal we are committed to showcasing Catholic business men and women who vibrantly live their Catholic faith in business, at work, in their family and in their daily lives.  We are so proud to have long featured the articles and thoughts of Catholic businessman extraordinaire, Tim Von Dohlen, who…

Abortion doctor sued under Texas abortion law, but two men filing the lawsuits under strange circumstances

Abortion doctor sued under Texas abortion law, but two men filing the lawsuits under strange circumstances

CNA—A Texas abortion doctor who said he performed an abortion in violation of a new state law was sued Monday by two non-Texas residents, in what appears to be the first legal action taken since the law took effect this month. A Texas pro-life group has criticized the lawsuits, however, calling them “imprudent” and “self-serving.”…

The Texas Heartbeat Law Needs Follow-Through

The Texas Heartbeat Law Needs Follow-Through

The Supreme Court has taken a big step in rebuffing legal challenges to the Texas Heartbeat law that outlaws most abortions in Texas after about six weeks from conception. We need the Court to follow through later this year by overturning the so-called constitutional “right” to abortion when it hears the case of Dobbs vs.…

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…

Forward Movement and Inspiration from the Holy Spirit

Forward Movement and Inspiration from the Holy Spirit

I am so thankful that the Catholic Bishops voted overwhelmingly to approve drafting a paper for consideration at their November 2021, in person, United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) meeting. The damage to the Catholic Church laity caused by a small number of outspoken Cardinals and Bishops who publicly oppose Christ’s teachings is significant.…

To Where will Afghans flee?

To Where will Afghans flee?

As the USAF C-17 managed to depart from Afghanistan with at least 640 Afghans on board and two who sadly met their death as they fell off the outside of the plane as it took off, one wonders where that plane will land.  To where will Afghans flee? With president Biden stating that “This did…

Regardless of Party, This affects us All:  Congressman Roy from Texas Minces No Words as he Passionately Exposes the REALITY of what’s going on in Congress right now

Regardless of Party, This affects us All: Congressman Roy from Texas Minces No Words as he Passionately Exposes the REALITY of what’s going on in Congress right now

Forbes—Yesterday on the House floor, Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) laced into Speaker Pelosi over a new mask mandate for the House of Representatives.  CBJ— In his short, pithy comments, Congressman Roy lifted the veil on the staggering hypocrasy—”sham” he called it— of what’s happening on our southern border—with an avalanche of Covid-infected illegals pouring over…

A Plea to Catholic Bishops at the Crossroads

A Plea to Catholic Bishops at the Crossroads

I am like so many lay Catholics, regular parishioners in pews and parishes throughout the United States, who respectfully yearn to hear the voice of our bishops amid today’s various shades of increasing social upheaval and confusion—a voice anchored profoundly in the truths of Christ, His Teachings, and His Church that has safeguarded those teachings…

States Continue ‘Unprecedented’ Surge of Pro-life Bills, take a look:

States Continue ‘Unprecedented’ Surge of Pro-life Bills, take a look:

CNA—A multitude of pro-life bills passed through state legislatures last week, creating new protections for the unborn around the country. The enactment of pro-life bills is the continuation of efforts at the state level to put restrictions in place on abortion. According to a report published April 30 by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute, 536 pro-life…

Oklahoma Gov Kevin Stitt Signs Bill Banning Abortions When Unborn Baby’s Heart Begins Beating

LifeSiteNews—Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt today signed a bill into law that that would ban abortions once an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detectable. Last Tuesday, the state Senate passed the heartbeat bill and two other pro-life measures and today Stitt signed them into law. “I’m keeping my promise to sign all pro-life legislation. We now have…

We Christians Face a Difficult Road Ahead

We Christians Face a Difficult Road Ahead

If someone were to tell you there is a new religion sweeping across America and the west, would you be surprised? What if that person could show you this has been in discussion since the early 20th century, would that make you start to listen? What’s Happening Has Been Planned for More than a Century…

Vatican Clarity, Bishops Consideration, God in Our Lives, and the “iY” Generation

Vatican Clarity, Bishops Consideration, God in Our Lives, and the “iY” Generation

Being in the second tier of qualification (over age 60) to get the Covid vaccine, Pat and I got our second Moderna shot just a few days before the snowstorm hit Texas.  As with many others, we both had a substantial negative reaction to the second shot, but fortunately that only lasted for 24 hours.…

Judge Rules Texas Can Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

Judge Rules Texas Can Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

A state judge has ruled Texas can defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Siding with state officials, a judge in Travis County declined Planned Parenthood’s bid to block state officials from removing the abortion company from the state Medicaid program. State District Judge Lora Livingston said Planned Parenthood did not prove its contention that state…

A Time for Hope, Belief in America’s Greatness and Being a Voice for the Unborn

A Time for Hope, Belief in America’s Greatness and Being a Voice for the Unborn

It is the time of Advent and the Gospel of Mark tells us to “Be watchful! Be alert!” This is an admonition of HOPE. Hope is defined in Wikipedia as an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one’s life or the…

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…

Fascinating Book Review: The History of the Negro Leagues, Major League Baseball, Chicago and Ernie Banks

Fascinating Book Review: The History of the Negro Leagues, Major League Baseball, Chicago and Ernie Banks

— a review of Ron Rapoport’s “Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks” — I grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago, so I carried the tag “North Sider” when it came to baseball. And this meant being a Cubs fan in a city divided by the Cubs…

Reject Racism, But Know What You Are Supporting

Reject Racism, But Know What You Are Supporting

There’s nothing like sitting outside on the 4th of July, the birthday of the United States, listening to great patriotic music and hearing a new Lee Greenwood song. Yes, I missed watching the traditional parade due to Covid-19 concerns, but I find myself thinking of all the blessings that my family and I enjoy; things…

Ohio AG: Abortion Clinics Can’t Use Resources Needed for Coronavirus Fight

Ohio AG: Abortion Clinics Can’t Use Resources Needed for Coronavirus Fight

This will be another one for the history books, sadly. Amid near nationwide lockdown in a radical attempt to stem the tide of coronavirus infections, daily rising coronavirus cases in the U.S., and the critical need for all spare facemasks, gowns and medical-personnel protection that is in short supply and needed for those treating severe…

LOOKING AHEAD – Be Positive, Take Risks, Take Action

LOOKING AHEAD – Be Positive, Take Risks, Take Action

I still believe in New Year’s Resolutions. There are those who say don’t worry about New Year’s Resolutions because you don’t keep them anyway. My view is (1) even if you do not keep them they have caused you to think about where you need improvement in your life, and (2) whatever positive outcome occurs…