Friday, February 25, 2011

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Here are a few recent CalCatholic stories about the Church in San Francisco and Northern California not found anywhere else:

Ties to the homosexual power structure
Honorary committee for Catholic Charities of San Francisco annual fundraiser includes politicians well known for their opposition to Church teachings

On March 4, Catholic Charities of San Francisco (CCCYO) will host its annual Loaves and Fishes Fundraising dinner at the upscale St. Regis hotel in San Francisco. As is the case every year, the honorary committee includes a number of local politicians. And, as usual these politicians are completely and without exception actively opposed to the Church’s teaching on issues of life or the family.

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Extreme agenda”
‘Catholic’ Pelosi vows all-out attack on pro-life measures introduced in Congress

U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the San Francisco Democrat and former House Speaker who describes herself as “an ardent, practicing Catholic,” has vowed to rally the public against a series of anti-abortion measures now pending in Congress.

“Pelosi described the GOP push as the ‘most radical assault’ on women's reproductive rights ‘in our lifetimes,’” the Washington Post reported, based on a Feb. 10 conference call Pelosi made to supporters. “And she was equally blunt in her assessment of right-wing assaults on family planning. ‘They are at a different philosophical place,’ she said, characterizing their view as: ‘all engagement has to result in a child.’ Pelosi noted that contraception and family planning is ‘not consistent with their belief that it's all about procreation.’

Read the whole thing.

“We can help you get the abortion you need”
Catholic Healthcare West grant goes to organization whose members include abortion providers

On Jan. 6, Catholic Healthcare West awarded nearly $1.2 million in grants to various nonprofit organizations in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo and Nevada counties – including one “network of community clinics” that includes Planned Parenthood and Women’s Health Specialists, both abortion providers.

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