Abortion, Weldon Act and Federal Funding

Catholic teaching on Communion applies to politicians who support abortion, too, Bishop Olmsted says

Catholic News Agency, Phoenix, Ariz., April 6, 2021 Catholic teaching sees the Eucharist as Christ’s transformative sacrifice on the cross and this Holy Communion must only be received worthily. This teaching is not partisan, but it certainly applies to political leaders who back abortion and... read more

The Misadventures of a Pro-life Senator

By Hadley Arkes, Catholic Thing, February 9, 2021 In the British comic Review in the 1960s, Beyond the Fringe, a commanding officer in the Royal Air Force sought to persuade a pilot to go on a kamikaze mission. “Smedley,” he said, “we need someone at this moment to make a [Grand] Futile... read more

SF Archbishop scolds Pelosi for attack on anti-abortion voters: She ‘does not speak for the Catholic Church’

Pelosi had said anti-abortion voters were 'willing to sell the whole democracy down the river.' By Adam Shaw, Fox News, January 22, 2021 The Roman Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco issued a scathing statement Thursday in which he accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of impugning the motives... read more

Abortion Activists Attack Church, Harass Pro-Life People Mourning Babies Killed in Abortion

By Micaiah Bilger, January 22, 2021 Ohio police had to forcibly remove abortion activists from a pro-life mass Friday morning in Columbus where families with young children gathered to pray for unborn babies. The Columbus Dispatch reports about eight abortion activists disrupted the Respect... read more

Joe Biden Claims He Wants Unity, But He Just Called Pro-Life Americans “Extreme”

By David Andrusko, January 22, 2021 As we wrote in “Five Takeaways from President Biden’s Inaugural Address,” In his call for “unity,” President Trump contrasted what he said he will do with behaviors virtually no one would defend. But if you listened carefully and read the... read more

Joe Biden Celebrates Roe vs. Wade Decision That Has Killed 62 Million Babies in Abortions

Steven Ertelt, LifeSiteNews, January 22, 2021 Joe Biden today released a statement celebrating the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that has resulted in killing 62 million babies abortions. The decision, handed down on January 22, 1973, overturned pro-life laws offering protection for... read more

Bishop Chairmen Commend Administration for Enforcing Conscience Laws on Abortion

USCCB Public Afairs Office, December 17, 2020 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights announced yesterday that it is taking corrective action against the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) and the State of California for violating... read more

Trump To Cut Hundreds Of Millions In Funding To California Over State Abortion Laws

By Anders Hagstrom, Daily Caller, December 17, 2020 President Donald Trump is cutting California’s federal funding by $200 million over the state’s requirement for healthcare plans to cover abortions, his administration announced Wednesday. The administration argues California is in... read more