The Republican Party doesn’t want to eliminate abortion: Don’t let Republicans fool you

The Republican Party has tried to convince you election after election that they want to make abortion illegal. Nothing could be further from the truth. They continue to use this issue todeceive you for two reasons: to get your votes and your contributions…and to enable them to put Republican candidates’ pamphlets in our beloved parishContinue reading “The Republican Party doesn’t want to eliminate abortion: Don’t let Republicans fool you”

Statement by Vice President Joe Biden on His Faith

“Like so many people, my faith has been the bedrock foundation of my life: it’s provided me comfort in moments of loss and tragedy, it’s kept me grounded and humbled in times of triumph and joy. And in this moment of darkness for our country — of pain, of division, and of sickness for soContinue reading “Statement by Vice President Joe Biden on His Faith”

Holy Father’s Statement on Death of George Floyd

“I greet the English-speaking faithful joining us through the media. Dear brothers and sisters in the United States, I have witnessed with great concern the disturbing social unrest in your nation in these past days, following the tragic death of Mr George Floyd. My friends, we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racismContinue reading “Holy Father’s Statement on Death of George Floyd”

Cardinal Cupich (Chicago) blasts Trump’s Family Separation Policy

Statement of Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, on the Administration’s Family-Separation Policy, 06/20/2018 “There is nothing remotely Christian, American, or morally defensible about a policy that takes children away from their parents and warehouses them in cages. This is being carried out in our name and the shame is on us all.”

“Bishop Urges Catholics to Exercise ‘Prudence’ When Voting”

Chris White, CRUX National Correspondent, 02/08/2020 Bishop Robert McElroy reminds Catholics that “prudential judgement” plays a key role in discernment in the Christian conscience. He identifies ten “salient goals” which should guide decision making re candidates: protection of life of the unborn, addressing climate change which threatens the future of humanity and worsens conditions forContinue reading ““Bishop Urges Catholics to Exercise ‘Prudence’ When Voting””

Culture of Life

Sister Patricia McCann Patricia McCann, RSM, 07/28/2020 Creation of the “culture of life” to which Catholics aspire rests upon belief in the sacred dignity of all human life, born and unborn. Such belief mandates a broad spectrum of life affirming actions which support women/families in bearing and raising children: affordable pre-natal /post-natal maternity care, availableContinue reading “Culture of Life”