Sunday, October 9, 2011

Weekly News (First Week of October 2011)

1. Vatican Daily Remembers Steve Jobs as 'Visionary' of Technology and Art

Rome, Italy, Oct 6, 2011 / 04:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano remembered Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, as a “visionary who united technology and art.” [Read More]

2. New Revelation: RH Bill Price Tag = P13.7 Billion

MANILA, Oct. 5, 2011–It took a Lito Lapid to finally reveal one of the pro-RH lobby’s well-kept secrets: the gargantuan price tag of the proposed contraceptive welfare program. [Read More]

3. Possible Contraception Link to HIV Spread in Africa

Seattle, Wash., Oct 7, 2011 / 03:07 pm (CNA).- Contraceptive use in Africa may increase the risk of acquiring HIV for both men and women, a new study says. [Read More]

4. ‘La Naval de Manila’ Focuses on Sanctity of Life

THE National Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary, better known as Santo Domingo Church, in Quezon City is all set to welcome devotees for the celebration of the feast of La Naval de Manila on Sunday. [Read More]

5. Officials Admit U.S. Census Inflated Numbers of ‘Married’ Same-Sex Households By Over 160%

LOS ANGELES, October 4, 2011 ( – The federal government inflated census figures for “married” same-sex households by over 160%, the U.S. Census Bureau announced September 27. Officials revised their count of same-sex couples who described themselves as “spouses” from 349,377 to 131,729. They also revised their count of same-sex unmarried-partner households from 552,620 to 514,735. [Read More]

6. Major Pro-Life Document, San Jose Articles, Launched at UN

New York, NY (LifeNews/CFAM) — It is commonplace now for UN officials and American law professors to tell foreign governments that they are required by international law to liberalize their abortion laws. [Read More]

7. What Society Needs Is an Extreme Makeover, Catholic Style

If we can learn anything from any or all of the current extreme-makeover shows, it’s that we are continually in need of our own extreme spiritual makeover. [Read More]

8. Gay Ex-Soldier, Advocate Says He'll Re-Enlist

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gay West Point graduate who was discharged from the Army for revealing his sexual orientation says he has begun the process of re-enlisting now that the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been repealed. [Read More]

9. Study: Most Priests Are Happy, Appreciate Celibacy

WASHINGTON, D.C., OCT. 5, 2011 ( Priests in general are among the happiest members of society, says Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, and contrary to secular opinion, most embrace celibacy as a positive aspect of their vocation. [Read More]

10. Pray a Rosary a Day

Every day we eat, sleep, work etc. But do we find time to pray the Rosary?

Is there a better time to start the practice of praying the Rosary daily than in October, the month of the Rosary? [Read More]

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