In Rome, It’s Pedal to the Metal, Full Speed Ahead

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Is it just me?  I'm amazed lately by all of the reports coming out of Rome regarding new commissions and councils, and the heavy load they're carrying.  I know this is the Internet age and news is communicated quickly--but it certainly seems that Pope Francis has things rocking in the Eternal City!  THE COUNCIL OF CARDINALS A statement has just been released, upon the conclusion of three days of meetings by the Council of Eight, the Cardinals (including our own Cardinal O'Malley of B … [Read more...]

Three New Members Appointed to National Review Board

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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has just named three new members to serve four-year terms on the National Review Board, the lay consultative body which advises the bishops regarding potential abuse by clergy.According to a release this morning from the USCCB: May 1, 2014 WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has Named Judge Mary K. Huffman of Centerville, Ohio; Assistant U.S. Attorney Donald J. … [Read more...]

IT’S OVER! After 28 Years, NOW Ordered to Pay Court Costs for Joe Scheidler and Pro-Life Activists

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It's a happy day for pro-lifers!After 28 years, the National Organization for Women has lost in their bid to silence pro-life organizer Joseph Scheidler.  Additionally, a panel of federal judges has ruled that NOW must pay court costs  of $63,391.45 for Scheidler and his co-defendants for the court battle which began in 1986.The Washington Times reported that the judges called the costs “modest,” amounting to “less than $2,300 per year of litigation.”"At last it is over," said the pan … [Read more...]


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