April 19, 2017

The Diocese of San Diego announced today that Rev. John Dolan, friend of the marginalized and suffering, has been appointed as its next Auxiliary Bishop. The faithful of Southern California learned on Wednesday that Pope Francis has appointed the Rev. John P. Dolan Auxiliary Bishop-Elect for the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego. Dolan, a veteran pastor and San Diego native, has a developed a reputation for being a friend to all of God’s people and promoter of humankind’s duty to... Read more

April 18, 2017

Supporters of the hunger strikers detained in US DHS ICE Northwest Detention Center operated by GEO Group in Tacoma, Washington, issued an update today calling those in solidarity with the held immigrants to action. The release states the demands of the strikers, which include “Change the food menu to meet basic nutritional needs; Lower commissary prices; Improve hygiene, including providing clean clothing and the ability to wash clothes in soap and water; Increase recreation time; Make educational and other programs... Read more

April 17, 2017

Arkansas Governor’s PR head bashed Sister Helen Prejean’s defense of life against planned executions, spending part of Easter Monday tweeting that Sr. Prejean’s defense was “mistaken,” “misrepresenting others,” and “disappointing”. Thankfully, SCOTUS maintained one inmate’s stay of execution originally set for tonight. (More here.) After reporting that the Supreme Court of the United States decided to maintain an inmate’s stay of execution tonight in Arkansas, we’ve learned that the State of Arkansas not only sought to embark on and fight... Read more

April 17, 2017

Update: BREAKING: SCOTUS maintains stay of inmate Don Davis’ execution! One life spared – many to go! The Communications Director for Arkansas’ Attorney General tweeted at 11:48 local time, “#SCOTUS maintains stay of Inmate Don Davis’ execution. #arpx #ARexecutions.” #SCOTUS maintains stay of Inmate Don Davis’ execution. #arpx #ARexecutions — Judd Deere (@JuddPDeere) April 18, 2017 Additionally, it is reported that Arkansas Governor’s communications director says, “Don Davis and Bruce Ward will likely not be executed before the state’s midazolam... Read more

April 15, 2017

  This sermon is read at the Paschal Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of the Resurrection. It was written circa 400 AD (source)If any be a devout lover of God, let him partake with gladness from this fair and radiant feast. If any be a faithful servant, let him enter rejoicing into the joy of his Lord. If any have wearied himself with fasting, let him now enjoy his reward. If any have laboured from the first hour, let him... Read more

April 14, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Official Teaser Picking up where The Force Awakens left off on December 15, 2017. Read more

April 13, 2017

Rotton and idolotrous, capitalism creates products out of migrants seeking to better the lives of their families via a for-profit immigrant detention system. Forced to face additional pain, and possibly death, by hunger striking, these human beings are attempting to make their inhumane conditions known to the world in order to bring about positive change for themselves, their families, and future migrants. Stand in solidarity with migrants. Over 750 detained persons are entering the fourth day of a hunger strike... Read more

April 12, 2017

A quick public service announcement and reminder: Do not reduce being pro-life to being partially in support of legal restrictions against access to abortion. That is all. Read more

March 29, 2017

As CNS reports: An editorial in a publication of the Archdiocese of Mexico City condemned Mexican companies wishing to work on the proposed wall being built on the U.S.-Mexico border as “traitors.” “What’s regrettable is that on this side of the border, there are Mexicans ready to collaborate with a fanatical project that annihilates the good relationship between two nations that share a common border,” said the March 26 editorial in the archdiocesan publication Desde la Fe. “Any company that... Read more

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