Sunday, March 28, 2010

Weekly News (Fourth Week of March)

1. Pope Offers Life Lessons to Youth

VATICAN CITY, MARCH 26, 2010 ( Benedict XVI is telling youth how to live a beautiful and joyful life, saying that even sacrifice is attractive if there is a reason for it. [Read More]

2. Vatican Spokesman Refutes Murphy Case Accusations

VATICAN CITY, MARCH 25, 2010 ( There were no cover-ups, the Vatican is confirming in response to media accusations that tried to implicate Benedict XVI in the case of a priest accused of abusing deaf children. [Read More]

3. Movement Launched to Counteract ‘Culture of Death’

MANILA, March 27, 2010—In an effort to counteract the 'culture of death' that is slowly encroaching the minds and lifestyle of the people, particularly the youth, a movement called Filipino Families for Life was launched at the Manila Cathedral, Intramuros, on March 24. [Read More]

4. Sex Education May Ruin Moral Values – Bishop

MANILA, March 24, 2010— A Catholic bishop said the Church still wants to keep sex education programs out of schools, despite promises by proponents that they would curb abortion and AIDS. [Read More]

5. Gates Neutralizes 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

A Pentagon advisor believes the restrictive new discharge policies put in place by Defense Secretary Robert Gates will effectively vacate the 1993 law banning homosexuals from military service. [Read More]

6. Clerical Abuse Reports Being Exploited to Discredit Catholics, Elizabeth Lev Charges

Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2010 / 03:03 am (CNA).- A prominent Catholic writer says “selective” and “salacious” reporting of Catholic clergy in the aftermath of clerical sexual abuse scandals is being used to discredit a “powerful moral voice” in public debate. Acknowledging genuine abuse, she says present day anti-clericalism echoes the slanders of pre-Revolutionary France. [Read More]

7. The Social Costs of Pornography

March 23, 2010 (ThePublicDiscourse) - Last week at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Witherspoon Institute reported a set of scholarly findings and recommendations on the social costs of pornography. [Read More]

8. Grove City College Psychologist Warren Throckmorton Blasted for Backpedaling on Homosexuality

GROVE CITY, PENNSYLVANIA, March 19, 2010 ( - A psychologist teaching at the conservative-Evangelical Grove City College has been making waves by endorsing same-sex civil union legislation, and claiming that homosexuals can live "normal, natural and healthy" lives. [Read More]

9. The Passing of the Patriarch of the Pro-Life Movement [Read More]

10. Heartfelt Homecoming

SEATTLE — Easter not only celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but it’s also a time when non-Catholics join the Church and fallen-away Catholics often return to the practice of their faith. [Read More]

A Blessed Palm Sunday!

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