Sunday, January 17, 2010

News & Commentaries

1. Vatican Asks US Agency to Lead Haiti Effort

Catholic Relief Services Coordinating Earthquake Aid

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, JAN. 14, 2010 ( Catholic Relief Services, the international humanitarian agency of the U.S. bishops' conference, was asked by the Pontifical Council Cor Unum to coordinate aid for earthquake victims in Haiti. Read More

2. Church Doesn't Oppose Research, Says Pope

Recalls Natural Law Is Accessible to Non-Believers

VATICAN CITY, JAN. 15, 2010 ( The Church is not opposed to medical research, but seeks to offer a moral framework that is understandable for anyone who exercises right reason, Benedict XVI reminded the Vatican congregation he formerly led. [Read More]

3. CBCP: Reject Candidates Supporting Birth Control

MANILA, Jan. 15, 2010—Presidential survey frontrunner Senator Benigno Aquino is likely to lose major votes if Catholics will seriously take a call from their church leaders not to vote for candidates supporting birth control. [Read More]

4. SC Restraining Order Makes Ladlad Feel Gay

MANILA, Philippines – It may be a temporary victory but it’s a good enough reason for them to feel gay.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from enforcing its resolution disqualifying the gay group “Ang Ladlad” from the party-list elections in May. [Read More]

5. Homosexual Icon Frank Kameny Calls the God of the Bible a 'Sinful Homophobic Bigot' who Needs to Repent

Frank Kameny, a “pioneering” homosexual activist celebrated by fellow homosexuals the world over — and honored by President Obama and his administration — says the God of the Bible is a “sinful homophobic bigot” who needs to “repent of his sinful homophobia.” [Read More]

6. Liberty From Sin, Not Liberty To Sin [Read More]

7. Judge Says Public Vote on D.C. Gay “Marriage” Law Would Violate Human Rights Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 15, 2010 ( - A Washington D.C. judge has ruled that a ballot initiative against the recently approved same-sex "marriage" law would violate the District's Human Rights Act, which forbids discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. [Read More]

8. Ontario Bishops Reject High School “Gender Studies” Course

TORONTO, Ontario, January 15, 2010 ( – The Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario have rejected a “Gender Studies” course that is being promoted by the Ontario Ministry of Education. [Read More]

9. Churches Bear Brunt of Anger in Malaysia

BANGKOK, Thailand — Churches in Malaysia have come under attack after a court ruling permitted Christians to use the word “Allah” in publications.

In the wake of the ruling, nine church buildings had been attacked around the country, though no injuries have been reported. [Read More]

10. Portugal MPs Approve Gay Marriage

LISBON — Portugal's parliament Friday approved plans to legalise gay marriage, less than three decades after revoking the country's ban on homosexuality, but rejected proposals to allow same sex couples to adopt. [Read More]

Viva Senor Sto. Nino!


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