Tag Archives: California

California: 1st grade girl punished for mentioning Bible verse

With a tip of the biretta to my pal Vicki McKenna (Twitter), I share this tale of woe from FNC.  Todd Starnes reports:
First-grader told to stop talking about Bible
The parents of a 6-year-old girl said their daughter was humiliated when … Continue reading

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Drought in California? ¡Vaya lío! Revive the Oratio Imperata, traditional public Processions

At Catholic Vote I saw an entry about how the bishops of California are praying for rain. It’s pretty dry out out there on the Left Coast.

SACRAMENTO Catholic bishops called for divine intervention Tuesday as California endures what appears to … Continue reading

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Women sterilized in prison – like animals who shouldn’t breed

I saw a story in the Sacramento Bee. Here it is with a couple substitutions of words:
Female inmates sterilized in [Communist Chinese] prisons
Doctors under contract with the [Communist Chinese] Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sterilized nearly 150 female inmates from … Continue reading

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California church destroyed by arsonist

I think we are going to see a lot more of this.
From CNA:
Calif. parish pledges to rebuild after arsonist destroys church
By Kevin J. Jones
Los Angeles, Calif., Apr 20, 2011 / 06:02 am (CNA).- Parishioners at St. John Vianney are determined … Continue reading

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The stupidest thing I have read in a long time

On a site called – ironically – The Moderate Voice I saw one of the stupidest things I have ever read.  As a matter of fact, this is the sort of entry that brings well-deserved scorn down on many slapdash … Continue reading

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An amusing point about a not so amusing issue: Prop 8

I did a Google search to see if the California Catholic bishop filed an amicus brief with the court that handled the recent Prop 8 case.
If they didn’t, by the way, it would be nice to know why. But … Continue reading

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