Sunday, September 18, 2011

Weekly News (Third Week of Sept 2011)

1. Holy Spirit Continues to Build Church, Says Pope

ROME, SEPT. 15, 2011 (Zenit.org).- As the Holy Spirit continues to build the Church and inspire new charisms, it is the role of the bishop to accept the gifts with gratitude, but also to discern and judge their validity, says Benedict XVI. [Read More]

2. RH Bill Sponsors Questioned on Birth Control Supplies as “Essential Medicines”

MANILA, September 14, 2011–If contraceptives are only meant for birth control, then why are they tagged as “essential medicines” under the RH bill? [Read More]

3. RH Provisions Explained, Myths Blasted at Sympo For 1,000 Students

MANILA, September 15, 2011–A lawyer, a nurse instructor, and a business and strategic management professor threshed out the issues surrounding House Bill 4244, or The Responsible Parenthood, Reproductive Health, and Population and Development Act of 2011, in a three-hour symposium Wednesday at Siena College, Quezon City [Read More]

4. Pro-'Gay' Groups Take 'Pressure Tactics' to PayPal

Homosexual activists are pressuring PayPal to not handle donations made to groups that promote traditional values, but one pro-family organization is encouraging the e-commerce business to be fair. [Read More]

5. Tell FOX News NOT to Go Liberal on Homosexuality

FOX Contributor and GOP strategist Margaret Hoover compares opposition to homosexual “marriage” to past racial discrimination — an analogy rejected by most Blacks. [Read More]

6. Fr. Pavone Considering Founding New Religious Order

Amarillo, Texas, Sep 15, 2011 / 05:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, has said that if his bishop does not allow him to return to full-time pro-life work, he will consider being incardinated in a different diocese or founding a religious order to continue his pro-life ministry. [Read More]

7. CNN Poll: 62% Want All or Most Abortions Made Illegal

A new CNN national poll of Americans finds results that are almost identical to a Gallup survey earlier this year, and it shows 62% of Americans want all or most abortions made illegal. [Read More]

8. The Cohabitation Revolution: Kids Pay the Price

September 12, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) - I have some good news and bad news on the marriage front. [Read More]

9. The U.K. Still Loves the Pope

EDINBURGH, Scotland (EWTN News/CNA)—“Pope Benedict XVI came, saw and conquered,” Cardinal Keith O’Brien of St. Andrews and Edinburgh said on the first anniversary of the papal visit to the U.K. [Read More]

10. Millions Come for Marian Procession

Naga City is bracing for the arrival of an estimated three million people as the northern city prepares to conclude its year-long commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the pilgrimage of Our Lady of Pe├▒afrancia. [Read More]

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