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New pregnancy center opens along Interstate 8
Major thoroughfare sees Arizona abortion traffic

As the new year dawned a southern California pregnancy center took steps toward becoming a medical clinic, in hopes of meeting the needs of women entering the Planned Parenthood facility next door. Located along Interstate 8, between Yuma, Arizona and

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January 30th, 2023|

Archbishop Cordileone reclaims death sites in Half Moon Bay
Victim's brother asks for forgiveness

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone traveled to Half Moon Bay on Jan. 27 to acknowledge the lives lost and families fractured in a deadly workplace shooting Jan. 23. Eight migrant farmworkers were shot by a former co-worker at two separate

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January 30th, 2023|

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Inquiring Minds is a weekly article written by Mary Rose, who boldly ventures to college campuses throughout California to ask hard-hitting questions to some of the world’s most malleable minds.

Phil Lawler analyzes Pope’s AP interview
Homosexuality as crime, Rupnik sex abuse, German bishops

Another month, another papal interview, another spate of confusion. In a lengthy session with the Associated Press, Pope Francis made a series of puzzling and/or misleading statements about topics including homosexuality, priestly abuse, the Vatican’s policy toward China, and papal

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January 29th, 2023|

Why Benedict waited on this book
Expected backlash on Mass's difference from Protestant services

Pope Benedict XVI has had a book of essays published posthumously in which he defends the unique character of the Mass and the Catholic priesthood and attacks rising intolerance in the increasingly atheistic West. In the book, which is called

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January 28th, 2023|

Northern California’s history of eugenics
SF writer calls region the "capital of the eugenics movement in the U.S."

It’s easy to think of eugenics as something that happened far away from us, with ideals alien to our character. Yet Adolf Hitler himself studied—and was inspired by—American laws that prevented the birth of people “injurious to the racial stock.”

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January 27th, 2023|

JPCatholic alumni launch Catholic job site
Catholic Gigs received seed funding from investor

JPCatholic alumni Paul Massell (‘13) and Jacob Spence (‘14) have raised seed funding for their new entrepreneurial venture, an online Catholic job board called Catholic Gigs. The founders describe Catholic Gigs as filling a unique need for Catholic schools, organizations, and

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January 26th, 2023|

Cardinal McElroy cites ‘heinous acts’ of LGBT exclusion
Sexual activity not part of hierarchy of truths

"....The effect of the tradition that all sexual acts outside of marriage constitute objectively grave sin has been to focus the Christian moral life disproportionately upon sexual activity. The heart of Christian discipleship is a relationship with God the Father,

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January 26th, 2023|

Scott Wiener is making California haven for human trafficking
Reality changed once loitering bill passed

....While the last few decades have seen an increase in human trafficking, women at all three of the anti-trafficking groups I spoke with across California agreed: nothing compares with the stunning rise in trafficking they’ve witnessed in recent months. Powell,

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January 26th, 2023|

LA Catholics embark on ministry to sick and dying
Sisters trained 13 members of Fraternity of Lay Sons and Daughters of St. Maria Soledad

Jaime Diaza, a parishioner at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, was diagnosed with a brain tumor that needed to be surgically removed. As Diaz lay in his hospital bed, he prayed to St. Maria Soledad, a Spanish

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January 25th, 2023|
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