Sunday, October 24, 2010

Weekly News Fourth Week of October

1. Holy See: Do We Really Want to Eradicate Poverty?

Says It's an Obligation, Not an Act of Charity

NEW YORK, OCT. 22, 2010 ( We have the means to end worldwide poverty, says the Holy See delegate to the United Nations, but the question is whether we have the will to accomplish it. [Read More]

2. Letter To Seminarians Deepens Pope’s Teaching on Celibacy

Vatican City, Oct 22, 2010 / 12:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Earlier this week, Pope Benedict XVI for the first time publicly engaged the issue of the relationship between the Church’s celibacy requirements and the clergy sexual abuse scandals. [Read More]

3. Catholics 'Apathy’ Saddens Prelate

MANILA, Oct. 18, 2010— Retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz expressed sadness over the seeming apathy from Catholic believers amid direct and strong attacks against their religion. [Read More]

4. Researcher: Children of Same-Sex Couples More Likely To Be Homosexual

Manhattan, Kans., Oct 22, 2010 / 06:04 am (CNA).- Social scientist Walter Schumm doesn't think his forthcoming paper ought to be provoking outraged responses he has already received. [Read More]

5. Woman: Sex Researcher Kinsey ‘Paid my Father to Rape Me,’ WND Reports [Read More]

6. The Reality of China’s One-Child Policy: A Forced Abortion at Eight Months

( – Critics of Beijing’s “one-child policy” say a televised clip showing a young mother enduring a forced abortion at eight months’ gestation calls for a worldwide response. [Read More]

7. Condom Ads Pushing Young People into “Risk-Taking” Sexual Activity: SPUC

LONDON, October 22, 2010 ( – Condom use and their promotion in TV ads only helps to promote risk-taking behavior in young people, behavior that contributes to the spread of sexually transmitted disease and teenage pregnancies, the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has said in a new campaign. [Read More]

8. President Obama Endorses LGBT Youth 'Spirit Day'

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2010 ( - President Barack Obama has issued a message exhorting young people who consider themselves homosexual to "be true to" themselves and recognize their sexual tendencies as "a source of pride, and a source of strength." [Read More]

9. Facebook Teams Up with Gay Activist Orgs to Stop ‘Hateful’ Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 21, 2010 ( – The social networking site Facebook has teamed up with a who’s who list of homosexual advocacy groups to set up a Network of Support for homosexuals, part of an effort to remove “hateful” speech and bullying from the social network site. [Read More]

10. Porn-Free Vision

Recovering Smut Addicts Bring Hope to Others

OTTAWA, Ontario — After successfully battling an addiction to pornography, Matthew Fradd has dedicated himself to helping others. [Read More]

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