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Month: June 2012

Is the Girl Scouts program good for girls?

Is the Girl Scouts program good for girls?

After years of questions and concerns about the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is conducting an inquiry into the organization and its relationship with the Catholic Church. In a recent letter, Bishop Kevin Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind., chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, briefed the country’s bishops on the committee’s “ongoing consideration” of the issue. The main focus, Bishop Rhoades observed, is “possible problematic…

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My Speech at the World Congress of Families

My Speech at the World Congress of Families

[The speech below is available online here. Click here to view a video of me giving this speech in Madrid.] The Culture of Life v. the Culture of Death: The Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Today Thank you very much for inviting me and for allowing me to take part in this very important conference. It’s an honor to be here. Today, I stand before you as part of the greatest civil rights struggle facing the world in the 21st…

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Novena for a Reversal of HHS Mandate

Novena for a Reversal of HHS Mandate

As we prepare for the second round of Stand Up for Religious Freedom rallies this Friday, I encourage you to join me this week in saying these prayers authored by Fr. Frank Pavone. They can also be found on the Priests for Life web site. Novena to Reverse HHS Mandate — Day 1 Lord God, You are the Author of Life and Freedom. In your Spirit, we have the freedom of the children of God, And in your Name, we…

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PRENDA: A Job Still Not Done. Black Babies Still At Risk

PRENDA: A Job Still Not Done. Black Babies Still At Risk

Considering that political twists and turns with PRENDA, black babies remail an endangered species. Read here for an important update… House to Vote on Bill Penalizing Abortion Based on Sex of Child Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill May 29th 2012 The House will vote this week on legislation imposing criminal penalties on anyone performing an abortion based on the sex of the child, but the measure runs the risk of failing on the floor because of how the GOP is calling…

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