In what is being hailed as a huge victory for the pro-life cause, a California court tossed out 14 of the 15 felony charges filed against pro-life activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt after they released videos of abortion industry workers engaged in the trafficking of fetal body parts.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Lauren Duca, Teen Vogue’s celebrated columnist, caused a firestorm on Twitter yesterday after saying Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot was paid 46 times less than Man of Steel star Henry Cavill. The only problem is that Duca is dead wrong.
Feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga
“I am but a crooked piece of iron and have come into religion to be made straight by the hammer of mortification and penance.”
-St. Aloysius Gonzaga Read the rest…
A reader writes: “I have a question about whether it is alright to pray with a rosary made of crystals? A Carmelite order in the USA, the Sisters of Carmel, offers a custom rosary making service and it is possible to select semi-precious stones like amethyst or jade for a beautiful and unique rosary. Is there anything dangerous or New Age about praying with such a rosary?” Read the rest…
An attempt to mass-murder Muslims in London this past weekend by a man who drove a van into worshipers outside a mosque is being denounced worldwide, with Westminster’s Cardinal Vincent Nichols saying violence brews violence and is not the answer to terrorism.
In a follow-up to a story we have been following for three years, the daughter of Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) who was advised to abort the child because she had no kidneys, is now a healthy and thriving toddler.
“I could not be happy without the Cross – I could not lay it down for all the world would give. With the Cross I am happy but without it would be lost.”
–Blessed Mary of the Cross MacKillop Read the rest…
A Denver-area anesthesiologist is proposing a ballot initiative to make Colorado the first state in the country to ban cellphones for children younger than 13 because of the negative impact these devices have on children.
By Christine Moore
On June 8, 2017, St. Mark’s in Southwest Ranches, Florida hosted a beautiful graduation ceremony for the completion of their Llenas de Gracia: Las Mujeres y la Vida Abundante study group, graduating 31 new women into the Women of Grace® family.