Sunday, November 7, 2010

Weekly News (First Week of November)

1. Pontiff Takes Message of Charity, Humility to Spain

VATICAN CITY, NOV. 5, 2010 ( Benedict XVI, who this weekend will visit Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona, wishes to bring with him to Spain a message of humility and charity, said a Vatican spokesman. [Read More]

2. Pro-life Phils To Hold Seminar on True Love, Sexual Abstinence

MANILA, Nov. 6, 2010—A seminar on the meaning of true love and the value of abstinence aimed at helping young people commit in a relationship free of immorality will be held at the Pope Pius Catholic XII Center on November 20. [Read More]

3. Dramatic Defeat of Iowa Judges Raises Hopes For Marriage Amendment

Des Moines, Iowa, Nov 5, 2010 / 10:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When U.S. voters are asked whether or not their state should retain its judges every two years, many aren't quite sure how to make their decisions. But a majority of Iowa voters knew exactly what they were doing, when they voted against retaining three of the state's Supreme Court justices on Nov. 2. [Read More]

4. Annual Event Helping Addicts Overcome Porn

Though White Ribbons Against Pornography (WRAP) Week is meant to make a statement about illegal pornography and the lack of enforcement against it, its aim is also to reach out to those affected by the industry. [Read More]

5. Same-Sex Marriage Supporters See Election as Major Setback

(AP) - Gay-rights activists celebrated a few bright spots on Election Day, but they also suffered some major setbacks - including losses by key supporters in Congress and the ouster of three Iowa Supreme Court judges who had ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. [Read More]

6. What Is Obama Thinking? Renews Push For Homosexuals in Military [Read More]

7. UN Agency Promotes Sex Ed From Birth

NEW YORK, November 4, 2010 (C-FAM) - “It is never too early to start talking to children about sexual matters,” say guidelines issued by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. [Read More]

8. Michael O'Brien: Reading Potter, Twilight, Pullman Series - "We become what we eat"

OTTAWA, Ontario, November 3, 2010 ( - Renowned Canadian novelist and artist Michael O'Brien addressed the International Pro-life Conference in Ottawa, Canada last Saturday. During the question and answer session following his talk O'Brien was asked to comment on today's problematic literature for children and youth, such as Harry Potter, the Twilight series and others. The question and O'Brien's response are published below. [Read More]

9. Pentagon Survey on Homosexuality in the Military Flawed: FRC

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2010 ( – A recently “leaked” military survey regarding the effects of allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the Armed Forces is deeply flawed, according to Family Research Council President and Marine Corps veteran Tony Perkins. [Read More]

10. Taking Action Against Cable Porn

Are 220 investment firms capable of twisting the arm of Comcast, Time Warner and DirecTV? Or at least of pricking their conscience? [Read More]

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