Sunday, August 1, 2010

Weekly News (Fifth Week of July)

1. Theology of the Body: Why All the Hype?

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, JULY 30, 2010 ( A growing number of people, including Cardinal Justin Rigali, are affirming the importance of the theology of the body, as evidenced by a national congress that concluded today. [Read More]

2. Bishops Give Mixed Reactions on Aquino’s First SONA

MANILA, July 27, 2010— They watched and they reacted as President Benigno Aquino III vowed to clean the government of irregularities. [Read More]

3. Clinics Confirm Rising Cases of OFWs with HIV, AIDS

MANILA, Philippines—A group of medical clinics giving medical exams to hundreds of thousands of prospective Filipino workers for the Middle East on Sunday confirmed a report of the Department of Health that the number of cases of AIDS and HIV among Filipino migrant workers is on the rise. [Read More]

4. Fired Catholic Professor Reinstated at University of Illinois

Champaign, Ill., Jul 29, 2010 / 05:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A professor who was recently fired for explaining the Catholic teaching on homosexuality will be reinstated, according to the University of Illinois. [Read More]

5. Lesbian Professor's Research Biased

Serious questions are being raised about a study that suggests the sexual orientation of prospective parents should not be considered in adoptions. [Read More]

6. Augusta State to Christian Jennifer Keeton: Re-educate Yourself or Leave Counseling Program

Here’s the latest victim of the Pro-Gay Thought Police (PGTP): Jennifer Keeton. Her predicament is further evidence of the “zero-sum game” in the culture war between pro-”gay” policies/laws and religious liberty. [Read More]

7. FDA OKs First Embryonic Stem Cell Research Trial on Humans, Despite Concerns

Washington, DC ( -- The Obama administration has approved the bid by cloning company Geron to undertake the first trial involving the use of embryonic stem cells in humans. They have never been used before in people because the cells cause tumors and have been plagued by immune system rejection issues when tried in animals. [Read More]

8. CBS President Apologizes for Not Having Enough Homosexual Propaganda

July 30, 2010 ( -- CBS President Nina Tassler has apologized for the network's low rating on the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's (GLAAD) recent "Network Responsibility Index," which ranked broadcast and cable networks by the percentage of "LGBT-inclusive" hours in their original prime time programming. [Read More]

9. Study: Homosexuality Linked with Childhood Trauma

DUNEDIN, New Zealand, July 26, 2010 ( -- A recent Otago University study has found that homosexual or bisexual individuals are more likely to have undergone a variety of of traumas in childhood, including sexual assault, rape, violence, and witnessing violence in the home. [Read More]

10. Green Sex vs. Pink Viagra

This year there was a predictable amount of hoopla surrounding the 50th anniversary of “the pill.” Many pundits told us that the pill had delivered as promised: Women had become liberated. Sex in the City! Sex in dorm rooms! Sex behind bleachers! Women have it all. [Read More]

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