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June 4, 2014

Seminarians win cash on Bible challenge game

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Three men from the St. Paul Seminary appeared on a season three episode May 22 of “The American Bible Challenge” on Game Show Network.

Woman Killed Her Five Babies, Kept Their Bodies in a Basement Cupboard

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
A woman in Finland reportedly killed five of her unborn babies, or allowed them to die, and kept their bodies in boxes in a basement cupboard. Her actions are reminiscent of a...

Early retirements at Vatican bank suggest new push for reform

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Two ranking officials at the Institute for Religious Works (IOR) have been eased into early retirement, signaling a likely acceleration of reforms in the Vatican bank. The ANSA...

Fr. Starks traces his vocation to Kellnersville TEC retreat

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 3 weeks ago
GREEN BAY —Guests attending the May 31 Mass of ordination were required to take detours to St. Francis Xavier Cathedral due to road construction on Monroe Street. Fr. Ryan Starks...

Breaking: Kermit Gosnell’s son shot during alleged robbery

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Ben Johnson PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The true crime film about the life of late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell just added another chapter. Gosnell's...

Lyrical images fill Fr. Wideman’s view of ministry

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 3 weeks ago
APPLETON — Newly-ordained Fr. Brian Wideman loves music. Perhaps that’s why, when talking with him about seminary life, ordination and priestly vocation, he speaks in lyrical...

She Was Cussed Out When Trying to Save a Baby From Abortion, What Happens Next Will Blow Your Mind

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Compassion is something I think about a lot. I strive to be compassionate and respectful to every human being – whether preborn baby or mother, elderly adult or teenager, pro-...

Walk in Jesus’ footsteps guides new deacon’s path to ordination

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 3 weeks ago
APPLETON — Hundreds of silver and gold oil lamps and scores of candles held in intricately-carved candle holders line the interior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem...

Was Catholic ‘teaching’ involved in latest Ireland scandal?

GetReligion - 4 months 3 weeks ago
If I have heard this statement once at pro-life rallies I have heard it a hundred times: There are crisis pregnancies, but there is no such thing — in the eyes of God — as an...

Two Iowa Planned Parenthood facilities closing this month

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Kirsten Andersen RED OAK, IA, June 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two former Planned Parenthood abortion facilities are set to close this month, just six months after the...

Fetal Models Help Save Baby From Late-Term Abortion

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
A pro-life group in Lansing, Michigan says fetal models have helped save a baby from a late-term abortion. Officials with 40 Days for Life in Lansing posted a picture of a set of...

School district votes to allow teachers to give condoms to students without parental consent

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Dustin Siggins GERVAIS, OR, June 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- A unanimous vote by a district school board will allow teachers to give students condoms from sixth grade and up...

When You Aren’t Loving Motherhood

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
“Do you really think you would enjoy this?” I said to my husband over our fajitas last night.“Do you really think you would like staying home, day after day after day with them...

Solar power keeps Sisters of St. Francis in tune with mission of patron, pope

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 3 weeks ago
GREEN BAY — The Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross moved just a mile down the hill from their former convent and home on Bay Settlement Road eight years ago. But this month...

The flaws, foibles, and failings of Emily Letts’ ‘abortion’ video

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Dustin Siggins In March, Philadelphia actress and abortion counselor Emily Letts posted a video that ostensibly recorded an abortion she had. The video, which has garnered...

Appleton Catholic school holds reunion in anticipation of school closing

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 3 weeks ago
APPLETON — When Sarah Mix began organizing a Catholic Central/St. Mary School reunion, she did it in a positive way. It would be a celebration of 150 years of a dedicated Catholic...

Cleveland diocese drops handling fees for annulment cases

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, has announced that it will drop charges for the handling of annulment cases, beginning immediately. Bishop Richard Lennon said that the decision to...

Former head of US bishops' committee on abuse testifies he never informed police about cases in his archdiocese

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Retired Archbishop Harry Flynn, who once headed the US bishops' committee implementing norms for handling sex-abuse cases, has testified that he never informed police about abuse...

Francis, the saint who kissed hands—and hooves

The Deacon's Bench - 4 months 3 weeks ago
A reader alerted me to this piece by Archbishop Charles Chaput, which talks about the significance of the saint from Assisi and offers these details, which may have some...

Pro-life group demands closure of Virginia abortion facility over hundreds of health violations

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Kirsten Andersen VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, June 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Richmond-based pro-life group is urging the state of Virginia to strip a Virginia Beach abortion...

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