Sunday, January 31, 2010

News & Commentaries

1. Pope Urges New Answers for Today's Problems

Says Youth in Particular Need Reasons for Hope

VATICAN CITY, JAN. 28, 2010 ( Benedict XVI is inviting members of the Pontifical Academies to give "adequate" and "creative" answers to the problems posed by contemporary culture, always taking recourse to "the riches of the Christian tradition." [Read More]

2. HIV Cases Soar Among Filipino Yuppies, Call Center Workers

Casual sex, orgies are seen as possible causes of the problem

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine General Hospital on Wednesday said the number of Filipinos infected with HIV rose dramatically in the past 10 months and now includes young urban professionals such as call center agents. [Read More]

3. 5,542 Priests and Bishops Attend Clergy Congress

MANILA, Jan. 29, 2010 ─ The five-day 2nd national congress of the clergy (NCC II) which ended today drew some 5,542 priests and bishops representing 87 arch/dioceses nationwide and few priests abroad. [Read More]

4. Same-Sex Adoption Displays Contempt for Children, Warns Council

Mexico City, Mexico, Jan 30, 2010 / 12:56 am (CNA).- Members of the Council of Catholic Analysts of Mexico have criticized Mexico City’s law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt children, saying it reveals the contempt lawmakers of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) have for children and human life. [Read More]

5. California's Prop. 8 Trial on Hold

The trial intended to overturn California's Proposition 8, which voided a state Supreme Court ruling for homosexual "marriage," is in a holding pattern. [Read More]

6. Gay Military Porn Bust Reminds Us of Some Inconvenient Truths Regarding Homosexuality and the Military

“Gay” lobby group HRC plans $2 million campaign to push radical agenda on Armed Forces [Read More]

7. Calif. Quietly Shifts Fruitless Embryo Research Funds to Adult Stem Cells

LOS ANGELES, California, January 29, 2010 ( - California's Institute for Regenerative Medicine came into being five years ago, fueled by a conviction that the Bush administration's restriction on embryo-destructive research in the National Institutes of Health was stifling the progress of science. [Read More]

8. Guttmacher Study Shows "Devastating Consequences" of Sex-Ed: American Life League

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 27, 2010 ( – According to American Life League (ALL), new numbers from the Guttmacher Institute show Planned Parenthood-style sex education is having a dramatic impact on the rise in teen pregnancy rates. [Read More]

9. British Survey Shows Increasing Openness to Homosexuality

LONDON, England, January 26, 2010 ( – According to the findings of the newly-released, government-backed British Social Attitudes Report, British society has become more accepting of homosexuality. [Read More]

10. Pro-life Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad Draws Protesters and Defenders

New York City, N.Y., Jan 27, 2010 / 06:30 am (CNA).- Plans to air a pro-life Super Bowl ad with Tim Tebow and his mother have attracted protest from pro-abortion women’s groups. Defenses of the advertisement, themed “Celebrate Family, Celebrate Life,” have come from Tebow and the organization sponsoring the commercial. [Read More]


"Last, but by no means least, courage—moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle--the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your conscience on the other." - Douglas MacArthur

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