Sunday, February 6, 2011

Weekly News (First Week of February 2011)

1. Pope Recommends "Extraordinary" Youth Catechism

Says He Still Considers the Adult Version a Miracle

ROME, FEB. 4, 2011 ( "Dear friends, young people! Today I counsel you to read an extraordinary book." [Read More]

2. Anything But RH Bill, Says Bishop

MANILA, Feb. 1, 2011—Politicians can fool around with the Catholic Church on other issues but never on the sanctity of life, a retired archbishop warned. [Read More]

3. New iPhone App Aims to Help Catholics Go to Confession

South Bend, Ind., Feb 4, 2011 / 03:01 am (CNA).- Developers of a new “confession helper” iPhone application say they found inspiration in Pope Benedict XVI’s call for more youth involvement in social communication. [Read More]

4. Illinois Pro-Family Group to Fight Civil Unions Bill

Same-gender civil unions are now the law of the land in Illinois, but not all citizens agree with the legislature's action. [Read More]

5. Three More Videos Show Planned Parenthood Helping Sex Traffickers

Live Action released today three more videos from the undercover investigations it conducted earlier this month of Planned Parenthood abortion centers helping alleged sex traffickers obtain abortions for underage girls. [Read More]

6. Pastor Booted from Christian TV Station After Homosexuality Remarks

BURLINGTON, Ontario, February 2, 2011 ( - A major Christian television station in Canada has permanently canceled the show Word TV, hosted by prominent evangelical minister Charles McVety, after an industry watchdog announced in December their judgment that the show discriminated against homosexuals. [Read More]

7. Police: Ugandan Gay Activist Was Killed by Sex Partner

KAMPALA, Uganda, February 4, 2011 ( – After the brutal murder of Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato last week, media, homosexual activists, and human rights groups claimed it was the result of anti-homosexual sentiments in Uganda. [Read More]

8. Joel Osteen Tells It Like It Is - Finally

Up to now, "sin" has not been a regular part of Osteen's vocabulary. But his scripturally accurate remark on CNN recently has peeved some homosexual activists. [Read More]

9. Both Women and Men Need Healing After Abortion

You've heard about Project Rachel; have you heard of Project Joseph? Here's how the Church is helping heal the damage done by abortion. [Read More]

10. True Love Defined

Canadian bishops issue pastoral letter on chastity.

OTTAWA, Ontario (CNS) — Canada’s Catholic bishops invited young people to lead lives of chastity in a new pastoral letter. [Read More]

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