Catechist: VIRTUS training, something born out of the sins of a few priests and the bishops who sheltered them, has become a millstone around the neck of the laity.

Was there a single person in that room that was unclear about the horrific nature of the acts committed by a specific set of priests and the bishops who covered up for them?  Why were we, the laity, being required to watch what was quickly boiling down to an indoctrination film as a solution to crimes that were not ours?

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Pro life group offers housing, training, other necessary assistance to pregnant moms. And it works!

Pro-lifers care deeply for pregnant mothers and their babies, and want the very best for them over the long term.

Toward that end, Good Counsel has mothers in crisis stay with us during their pregnancies, and for up to a year after delivery.

When the mothers transition to independent living, they enter our Exodus Program, where their case manager visits them twice-monthly for the next two years. During these visits, the case manager observes, offers advice, counsel, TLC, and other supports to ensure that mom and child(ren) are on the road to complete, functional independence.

Often, mothers are invited back to Good Counsel for dinner and participation in other programming.

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Pro-Life Groups Release DVD for March for Life Bus Trip

Students for Life of America and 40 Days for Life have announced the first-ever DVD prepared specifically for those pro-life advocates traveling by bus to the annual March for Life, which attracts hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates.

The 2011 Pro-Life Road Trip DVD will be sent free to any bus captain or group travel coordinator to help motivate and train pro-life advocates while on their way to and from the events in Washington, D.C. during the annual March for Life weekend.

Kristan Hawkins, the director of Students for Life, told LifeNews.com about the new media presentation.

“The new DVDs have been put together for traveling pro-life students and adults to help educate thousands of pro-life Americans and give them the confidence they need to go back home and be pro-life heroes in their communities,” she said.

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“You have more than enough to do to correct the propensity of man to sin without getting into the fringes of economic policy.”

It is revelatory that very little is generated by the mitered ones on something they have great responsibility for: the safeguarding of morals in the priesthood and the training of young people in Catholic schools on the articles of the faith.

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