Sunday, May 23, 2010

Weekly News (Third Week of May)

1. Holy Spirit Gives Church Authority to Evangelize, Pope Explains

Vatican City, May 21, 2010 / 10:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- "The conversion of the world to Christ is not something we produce, but something given to us," the Holy Father told representatives of the Pontifical Mission Societies on Friday morning. Evangelization, he underscored, is reliant on the work of the Holy Spirit and needs missionaries "with their hands raised towards God." [Read More]

2. CBCP Assures Aquino of Critical Collaboration

MANILA, May 21, 2010—The Catholic hierarchy on Friday has assured a ‘critical collaboration’ with the administration of presumptive president-elect Benigno Aquino III. [Read More]

3. Star of ‘Bella’ To Host First Latino Pro-Life Congress

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2010 ( – Eduardo Verástegui, Latin American superstar and the lead of the pro-life film “Bella,” is hosting the first ever Latino United for Life Family Congress this Sunday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Congress will raise funds for pro-life projects and will feature an assortment of pro-life entertainers, actors, and speakers throughout the day. [Read More]

4. New Study Shows Family Structure Influences Sexual Orientation of Women

Washington D.C., May 21, 2010 / 03:21 am (CNA).- Family Research Council released a new study on Thursday, detailing how women who grow up without their biological parents are more likely to engage in homosexual conduct as adults versus women who were raised with both a father and a mother. [Read More]

5. Tell Corporations: Stop Spending my Consumer Dollars on Promoting Homosexuality and Gender Confusion [Read More]

6. Portugal Legalizes Homosexual Marriage, Visiting Pope Condemns It

(NEW YORK - C-FAM) This week, the president of Portugal announced his decision to ratify a law allowing gay marriage in the small European country. The same-sex marriage bill first passed in the Portuguese parliament in January, but was subject to a presidential veto. The president's decision to sign the bill into law makes Portugal the sixth European country allowing same-sex couples to wed.

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7. Homosexual Activists Bullying CA Therapists

Political correctness could force some California psychologists and counselors out of business. [Read More]

8. Steve Jobs Says iPad Revolution Means ‘Freedom from Porn’

CUPERTINO, California, May 18, 2010 ( – Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computers, says his company will not be a party to the pornography industry and hopes that the iPad and iPhone revolution will help lead to a porn-free world. [Read More]

9. It’s an Ogreful Life

Movie Review: Shrek Forever After Celebrates Marriage, Family — and Bathroom Humor [Read More]

10. More on AIDS and Condoms

WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 19, 2010 ( Here are two questions on bioethics asked by ZENIT readers and answered by the fellows of the Culture of Life Foundation. [Read More]

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