Sunday, September 19, 2010

Weekly News (Third Week of September)

1. More Cheers Than Jeers for Pope's London Visit

Day 3 of UK Trip the Most Intense, Significant

LONDON, SEPT. 17, 2010 ( Today was the most intense and historically significant of the Pope's state visit to Britain. [Read More]

2. Pope: Science Becomes 'Dangerously Narrow' When Religion, Ethics Ignored

London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 08:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Benedict XVI stressed the need for open minds in science on Friday, adding that researchers must be ready to consider religious and ethical perspectives. His words came as the U.K. prepares to pass provisions protecting sex changes next month. [Read More]

3. Church Leaders Urged to Step Up Jueteng Fight

MANILA, Sept. 18, 2010—Bishops, priests, and the religious must give more for the fight against jueteng or risk jeopardizing the morals of the society, an anti-gambling prelate said. [Read More]

4. Obama’s New ‘Gay’ Army – Lt. Gen. Bostick Compares Soldiers who Oppose Homosexuals in Military to Racists [Read More]

5. Phoenix Bishop Excommunicates Pro-Gay Priest Over Woman’s Ordination

PHOENIX, Arizona, September 17, 2010 ( – The Catholic bishop of Phoenix has excommunicated a priest who had openly supported the homosexual agenda, but crossed a line by participating in the attempted ordination of a woman to the Catholic priesthood. [Read More]

6. Congressman Says Internet-Fueled Sex Trafficking Too Big for Government Alone

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 17, 2010 ( – Congressman Chris Smith (R-N.J.) told a House subcommittee on Wednesday that stronger efforts need to be made to curb the scourge of child sex-trafficking, which has gained new fuel through the internet. Such an effort must involve stronger laws, but also needs the full and voluntary cooperation of foreign governments, businesses, and private citizens, he said. [Read More]

7. Perkins: 'We must Love People Enough' to Combat Homosexuality

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2010 ( - Conservatives' principled opposition to same-sex "marriage" is based, not on "homophobia" or any animus against homosexual persons, but on a genuine love for homosexual individuals that propels leaders to teach the truth about homosexuality and the damage it causes, said Family Research Council leader Tony Perkins last week. [Read More]

8. Pope and Westminster Archbishop at Odds on ‘Gay Marriage’

ROME, September 14, 2010 ( – As Pope Benedict XVI prepares for his historic state visit to Britain later this week, his unequivocal message on the inviolability and sanctity of natural marriage is clashing sharply with the approach of the country’s top Catholic cleric to the issue of homosexuality. [Read More]

9. UN: Maternal Mortality Declines by One-Third Despite No Abortion Legalization

New York, NY ( -- UN agencies and pro-abortion groups have told women and governmental bodies across the world that the only way to reduce maternal mortality is by legalizing abortions. Even though abortion has not been made legal in a slew of new nations, the UN today reports maternal mortality has declined by one-third. [Read More]

10. Putting the Catholic (and Theology) in College

What’s the importance of a Catholic college education? It helps students and graduates weather the storms of today’s secular culture, say university educators from Catholic institutions featured in the Register’s Catholic Identity College Guide. [Read More]

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