Loyola Marymount community objects to dean’s links to abortion groups

Los Angeles, Calif., May 1, 2014 / 04:33 pm (CNA).- Loyola Marymount University’s appointment of an atheist dean with a record of service to abortion-supporting groups suggests the university may be unable to sustain its Catholic identity, one alumni group has charged. “The current process for attracting, qualifying, and vetting candidates for senior positions, as this appointment demonstrates, is inadequate to preserve the Catholic character of Loyola Marymount University for … [Read more...]

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Courage conference to support Catholics with same-sex attractions

Philadelphia, Pa., May 1, 2014 / 11:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Courage apostolate will hold a conference at Villanova University this July to continue advancing its spiritual support for men and women with same-sex attractions who want to grow spiritually in lives of chastity. Father Paul N. Check, Courage’s executive director, said that the gathering is “a unique event in the life of the Church.” “The conference unites a wide range of people and experience around … [Read more...]

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Relaunch of English martyrs film brings stories to US audience

London, England, May 1, 2014 / 10:56 am (CNA).- “Faith of Our Fathers,” a powerful 2013 film telling stories of the Catholic martyrs of the English Reformation, has been recently edited and released for an American audience by Ignatius Press. “On the one hand in the U.K. we think that U.K.-based films or history might not have a wide appeal,” explained Christian Holden, managing director of Saint Anthony Communications, which produced the film. “But at the … [Read more...]

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Baby’s kick dissuades pregnant model from abortion

London, England, May 1, 2014 / 07:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A 19-week pregnant model who had said she would have an abortion to further her career in U.K. reality television now says that feeling her unborn baby kick made her turn away from an abortion clinic. “I just couldn’t do it,” Josie Cunningham told U.K. tabloid The Mirror. “I really thought I would be able to but I couldn’t. I’d felt the baby kick for the first time 24 hours earlier and I … [Read more...]

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JP2’s call for new evangelization bears fruit in lay initiatives

Denver, Colo., May 1, 2014 / 04:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With more than 350 lay missionaries serving on over 80 college campuses, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has shown itself to be successful in finding new ways to bring the Gospel to the modern world. But back in 1998, when the apostolate was barely off the ground, FOCUS founder and president Curtis Martin met with Pope John Paul II. As Martin described his vision for the budding organization, the Holy Father … [Read more...]

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Sarah Palin rebuked for comparing waterboarding to baptism

Indianapolis, Ind., May 1, 2014 / 02:48 am (CNA).- Catholics and other Christians have criticized Sarah Palin’s recent comments comparing waterboarding to baptism, calling them disrespectful, irreverent, and even blasphemous. “Not all intolerant, anti-freedom, leftist liberals are hypocrites. I'm kidding, yes, they are. And they are not right policies that poke our allies in the eye and coddle adversaries instead of putting the fear of God in our enemies. Come on! Enemies who … [Read more...]

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Ad aims to renew Catholic devotion to Eucharist

Roswell, Ga., May 1, 2014 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The evangelization group Catholics Come Home has released an advertisement to encourage Catholics to find God’s peace and love in the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist. “Our message is simple yet clear,” said Tom Peterson, founder and president of Catholics Come Home. “Jesus is really here, and he wants to help you, now. Come home!” Peterson told CNA April 28 that the 30-second ad aims to help … [Read more...]

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