Victory for Christian Cake Designer!

                                                                                                Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash

A Christian cake designer from Bakersfield, California was awarded a major First Amendment victory when a Superior Court decided she had the right to refuse to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding because it violated her sincerely held religious beliefs.

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Outcry Continues After Arrest of Pro-Life Champion

The FBI and Department of Justice are coming under heavy criticism in the wake of an FBI raid on the home of pro-life activist, Mark Houck, of Kintnersville, Pennsylvania for trumped-up charges while doing nothing about far more serious attacks on Catholic churches and pregnancy care centers perpetrated by pro-abortion activists earlier this summer.

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Parents Are Saying NO to Proposed Title IX Changes

The Department of Education received a record number of comments – and a record number of mysteriously removed comments – from parents and other concerned citizens about proposed changes to the Title IX program that will advance a radical sexual agenda policy in grades K-12 and postsecondary school that receive federal funding.

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Big Court Wins for Religious Liberty!

The month of August saw two significant court victories dealing with religious liberty; a case involving a Catholic school employee who was terminated after he entered a same-sex union, and a Catholic health care network that was being forced to perform abortions and gender reassignment surgery against their religious beliefs. In both cases, the courts decided in favor of protecting religious freedom.

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Celestial Mathematics: The Conversion of Shia LaBeouf

(Department of Defense photo by Marvin Lynchard, courtesy of Wikicommons)

Down on his luck and on the verge of suicide, actor Shia LaBeouff stunned both Hollywood and the Catholic Church last week when he announced his conversion to Catholicism while playing the role of St. Pio of Pietrelcina in an upcoming film – an event he referred to as the result of some very unexpected “celestial mathematics.”

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Sioux Falls Bishop Issues Guidelines on Gender Ideology in Education

The courageous bishop of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, Bishop Donald E. DeGrood, has issued a set of common-sense guidelines on gender ideology that conform to Church teaching rather than to popular opinion.

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Anti-Catholicism Rears Its Ugly Head (Again)

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann OCDS

The Catholic world was shaken this week by a troubling op-ed in the Atlantic that linked the Rosary with extremism. Unfortunately, this is just one incident in an alarming spike in the number of anti-Catholic incidents occurring across the globe.

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Our Lady of Fatima and Women’s Role in World Peace

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

History was made in May 2017 when Women of Grace® founder, Johnnette Benkovic, now Johnnette Williams, delivered a message about the dignity and vocation of women on the world stage at the United Nations – a message delivered while standing in the shadow of the same Pilgrim Virgin Statue that first visited this global entity 65 years ago!

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