Why Won’t the Catholic Church “Get With the Times” and Ordain Women Priests?

Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States

In Des Moines, Iowa, the Catholic Worker House is no longer permitted to hold liturgies on the premises, after conducting a service in which a woman who claims to be an ordained priest celebrated a Eucharistic service in their chapel.The celebrant was Janice Sevre-Duszynskaper, who attempted ordination in 2008, being "ordained" by the Association of Catholic Women Priests. The group and the ordinations which it attempts are not recognized by the Vatican, and Sevre-Duszynskaper is therefore ex … [Read more...]

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Pro-Life Leader on Trial Today, Accused of Trespassing at Navy Pier During Planned Parenthood Gala

Navy Pier Chicago

A prominent pro-life leader faces a judge this morning in Cook County Court, in what appears to be an unfounded case of criminal trespass.Eric Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League and the son of long-time pro-life leader Joseph Scheidler, had organized a protest April 15 against Planned Parenthood, as the abortion giant held a fundraiser in the Ballroom at Chicago's Navy Pier. The protest was held on public property near the pier's entrance.At one point during the … [Read more...]

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…. Mifepristone!

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On Saturday morning, a coalition of feminist groups from Germany, Russia and Poland will take their support for abortion to new heights. The group plans to fly a drone across the Ober River from abortion-loving Germany to pro-life Poland, carrying a load of abortion pills.I told this story over at the National Catholic Register: The drone will carry the oral abortifacients Mifepristone and Misoprostol. In the early stages of pregnancy (up to nine weeks), a woman can self-administer the … [Read more...]

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