Knights of Columbus, District 48 Iowa. The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization. KofC District 48 includes the following Councils:
1228 (General Sheridan) Holy Spirit Church, Creston Iowa
4151 (Sacred Heart) Sacred Heart Church, Chariton Iowa
I wanted to try and keep everyone up to date on what is going on in the Capitol here in Iowa.
SF2 - reallocation of State funds for family planning from the abortion industry: This bill has passed the Senate and is now in the hands of the House. We have moved it past sub-committee and are waiting for a full committee date. Please contact you Representative and ask them to move this forward and support the bill
SF52 - Sale of fetal Body parts: This has passed senate sub-committee and is waiting for a committee date
SF253 / HF297 Life at conception- This bill was introduced by both the House and Senate on Valentines day. We need everyone to contact both your Representatives and Senators and ask them to support these bills
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In the Senate
SF2 – State family planning – defunding abortion
SF52 – Fetal body parts
SF54-Crimial and vital statistics (death of fetus)
SF253 – Life at conception
In the House
HF297 – Life at conception
HF298 – Late Term abortion
HF299 – End of Life
Fort Madison marches for Right to Life
The District 48 and 49 joint meeting is cancelled today (Sunday January 15th) due to weather. Please pass the information to other council members
Cardinal Dolan urges stronger effort to stop physician-assisted su***de
The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities has called for increased efforts and "renewed vigor" to stop legalized physician-assisted su***de
catholicnews.com Cardinal Dolan urges stronger effort to stop physician-assisted su***de
Pope Francis extends Catholic priests' power to forgive abortion
cnn.com Pope Francis has extended indefinitely the power of Catholic priests to forgive abortions, making the announcement in an apostolic letter released Monday.
Our Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson talks about CONSCIENCE AND THE RIGHT TO LIFE
kofc.org RECENTLY, Pope Francis was asked to counsel Catholics in America on how to approach this year’s election. “During political campaigns, I never say a word,” he replied. “I would only say, study the proposals well, pray and choose with your conscience.”
A great day!
www.foxnews.com Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint on Sunday, honoring the tiny nun who cared for the world's most destitute and holding her up as a model for a Catholic Church that goes to the peripheries to find poor, wounded souls.
What Lawmakers Can Do to Protect Rights of Pro-Life Medical Professionals
dailysignal.com No one should be forced to take part in an action that they believe is morally wrong
The Republican governor of Illinois signed a bill into law forcing medical professionals and pregnancy centers to promote abortion, regardless of their religious or moral convictions.
washingtontimes.com The Republican governor of Illinois signed a bill into law forcing medical professionals and pregnancy centers to promote abortion, regardless of their religious or moral convictions.
This is the type of advertising / social media that makes them think!
nzcatholic.org.nz A pro-life advertisement in a Wellington magazine sparked a furious reaction on social media, but Voice for Life says its ad also received much positive feedback.
Most Americans Favor Abortion Regulations to Protect Women's Health, Poll Shows http://bit.ly/2aL3WQ0
christianitydaily.com A new survey shows that about 78 percent of all Americans are in favor of regulating abortion clinics to have same safety standards as other outpatient surgical centers. Half of the Americans (51 percent) were pro-choice, as many as 74 percent of pro-choice Americans believe the same.
Why is this not getting more news coverage?
ISIS Says Its ‘Soldiers’ Attacked Church in France, Killing Priest http://nyti.ms/2aqUyUg
nyti.ms President François Hollande said that the Islamic State was behind the assault, the latest in a series that has left Europe stunned, fearful and angry.
#prayfordallas #bluelivesmatter #koc
A horrible loss of life! Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officers and the families of those killed and injured protecting those peacefully protesting
foxnews.com Five Dallas police officers were killed and at least six more injured in a coordinated sniper attack during an anti-police brutality protest Thursday, an explosion of violence that President Obama declared a “vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement.”
The United Faith Parish is made up of Afton, Arispe, Jerusalem and Lorimor United Methodist churches Pastors: Jim & Mary Morris - telephone 641-782-2715