RELIGION AND POLITICS

Chaplains banned from preaching that homosexuality is a sin

by Todd Starnes | FOXNews.com
August 13, 2015
It wasn’t so much a choice as it was a demand. Chaplain David Wells was told he could either sign a state-mandated document promising to never tell inmates that homosexuality… READ MORE

Pope’s climate push at odds with US Catholic oil investments

by Reuters
August 13, 2015
Pope Francis heartened environmentalists around the world in June when he urged immediate action to… READ MORE
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Video 5: Planned Parenthood’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin

by Jason Jones & John Zmirak | Steam.org
August 6, 2015
Not even 24 hours after the Democrats voted nearly lockstep to keep on pouring $500… READ MORE

OUR FAITH

U.S. warns states against defunding Planned Parenthood

by MEGAN CASSELLA | Reuters
August 13, 2015
The U.S. government has warned states moving to defund women’s health group Planned Parenthood that they may be in conflict with federal law, officials said on Wednesday. The Centers for… READ MORE

How to respond to Planned Parenthood? Prayer and fasting, say Colo. bishops

by Catholic News Agency
August 7, 2015
Following the release of investigative videos showing Planned Parenthood offering aborted baby organs for money,… READ MORE

This 100-year-old priest still has a very important task: fighting Satan

by Blanca Ruiz | Catholic News Agency
August 6, 2015
Madrid, Spain – On August 1, the oldest priest in the Diocese of Malaga, Spain… READ MORE

Pope: ‘By No Means Excommunicated,’ but Divorce and Remarriage Contradicts the Sacrament

VATICAN CITY — Echoing his predecessors on the need to care for divorced and remarried persons, Pope Francis said Christians… READ MORE

ND bishop tells parishes to break with Boy Scouts

BISMARCK, N.D. — The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bismarck has ordered parishes in western North Dakota to… READ MORE
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Catholic Bishops Call on Senate to De-Fund Planned Parenthood After It Sells Aborted Babies

The Senate will vote tonight on a new bill has been introduced that will totally de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion… READ MORE

Why the Catholic Behind the Planned Parenthood Videos Went Undercover

IRVINE, Calif. — With the façade of a fictitious biotechnology company, David Daleiden and his fellow investigators from the Center… READ MORE

NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

French churches get increased security before feast of Assumption

PARIS (CNS) — Catholic churches in France have been placed under police protection and urged to take extra security measures… READ MORE

The Pope appeals for action against persecution of Christians

Pope Francis has appealed to the international community to take action against the continuing persecution of Christians and religious minorities.… READ MORE

Severe crackdown in China on church crosses draws backlash

LOWER DAFEI VILLAGE, China — About a dozen Catholics wept and sang hymns outside their church as a man climbed… READ MORE
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Pope to lead Havana mass next to Che Guevara portrait

Havana (AFP) – Workers in Cuba have begun building the altar where Pope Francis will deliver mass during a landmark… READ MORE