Sunday, January 16, 2011

Weekly News (2nd Week of January 2011)

1. Benedict XVI to Beatify John Paul II

Pontiff's Great Fame of Sanctity Acknowledged

VATICAN CITY, JAN. 14, 2011 ( Benedict XVI is planning to preside over the beatification rite for John Paul II on May 1, Divine Mercy Sunday, in the Vatican. [Read More]

2. Hungry Families To Rise Due To Price Hikes

ANTIPOLO City, Jan. 14, 2010—Expect the number of hungry families in the Philippines to balloon as food prices rise due to the increase in toll fees, pump prices, and fares. [Read More]

3. Bishop Tobin Criticizes Frenetic ‘Gay Marriage’ Push in Rhode Island

Providence, R.I., Jan 9, 2011 / 09:42 am (CNA).- Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence is warning that the “frenetic rush” to recognize “gay marriage” in Rhode Island is morally wrong and that Gov. Lincoln Chafee and other state leaders are pushing the legislation without adequate debate. [Read More]

4. Study: 'Religiosity' a Plus For Purity

A study on college students in the Bible Belt shows that "religiosity" and self-control have a positive effect on their level of sexual activity. [Read More]

5. Nation's First Gay Museum Opens in San Francisco

San Francisco (AP) - The nation's first gay museum opening in San Francisco's Castro district showcases a variety of items ranging from Harvey Milk's pink-framed sunglasses to manuscripts and sex toys. [Read More]

6. New York Figures: Abortion Not Rare, Used as Birth Control

The most populous city in the nation is also the most deadly for unborn babies. [Read More]

7. Catholic School Board Votes to Abandon Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality

HALTON, Ontario, January 12, 2011 ( - After pressure from homosexual activists, a committee of the Halton Catholic District School Board voted Tuesday night to recommend the scrapping of a policy that required schools to be faithful to Church teaching in the area of homosexuality. [Read More]

8. Boston and Denver Archbishops Differ on Permitting Children of Gay Couples in Catholic Schools

BOSTON, January 14, 2011 ( - Following directions from Cardinal Sean O’Malley, the Archdiocese of Boston has formulated a Catholic schools admission policy that prohibits “discrimination” against students who come from a homosexual household, a move that has won praise from dissident “Catholic” gay rights leaders. [Read More]

9. From ‘America’s Next Top Model’ to Lobbyist for Chastity

Former New York model Leah Darrow quit on the spot when she realized she was about to ‘lose her soul.’ Now she’s helping others avoid the trap of unchastity. [Read More]

10. Getting Intimate on Facebook [Read More]

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