Sunday, September 11, 2011

Weekly News (Second Week of Sept 2011)

1. Benedict XVI Praises US for Resilience After 9/11

Assures Prayers on 10th Anniversary of Attacks

VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 9, 2011 ( Benedict XVI is praising the people of the United States for their "resilience in moving forward" after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, which left some 3,000 dead. [Read More]

2. Santiago Admits RH Bill Needs Cleaning Up

MANILA, Sept. 7, 2011–Pro-RH Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago admitted Monday that the “reproductive health” or RH bill being debated by lawmakers still needs to be cleaned up of all references to population control. [Read More]

3. New Planned Parenthood Defector Hopes to Glorify God and Save Lives

Sherman, Texas, Sep 9, 2011 / 04:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Ramona Trevino has a compelling story to tell about her exodus from the nation's largest abortion provider. But in her first public appearance, she chose to emphasize what God accomplished through a vigil outside the clinic she used to manage. [Read More]

4. NY Bans Clergy From Praying at 9/11 Event

THE mayor of New York City has disallowed clergy from praying at an event commemorating the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, sparking indignation from leaders who have pointed to the pivotal role religious groups played in the heroic response to the tragedy. [Read More]

5. Casting Crowns Lead Singer Remembers 9-11

MCDONOUGH, GA - Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall says he remembers feeling helpless and then praying aloud for the people in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. [Read More]

6. U.S. Govt. Largest Population Control Promoter in Philippines

A diplomatic cable recently published by the controversial website Wikileaks confirms the depth of support by the U.S. government for population control initiatives in the Philippines over the past 40 years, including support for the highly contested Reproductive Health (RH) Bill currently under consideration in the Philippine legislature. [Read More]

7. New Documentary Shows Collapse of Russia’s Population

In its latest short Internet documentary, the Population Research Institute (PRI) pays a visit to Russia, to discuss the country’s plummeting birthrates and skyrocketing death rates. [Read More]

8. British MP Urges Government to Force Churches Into Same-Sex Unions

LONDON, U.K., September 8, 2011 ( - A member of U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s government is calling for a ban on marriages at Christian churches if they refuse to also perform same-sex unions. [Read More]

9. The Catholic Church Must Compassionately and Boldly Share The Truth About Homosexuality

September 9, 2011 ( - “It looks so good how can it be wrong?”

This was a comment by a friend who watched a recent news report about 856 same-sex couples lined up to be the first to be “married” under the new law in New York. [Read More]

10. John Paul II's Reaction to 9/11

The former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See recalls the late Holy Father's response to the terrible events 10 years ago. [Read More]

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