Sunday, October 23, 2011

Weekly News (Third Week of October 2011)

1. Church Remembers John Paul II on 1st Feast Day

ROME, OCT. 21, 2011 ( The Church will celebrate the first memorial for Blessed Pope John Paul II on Saturday. [Read More]

2. NY Archbishop Lauds Reaction to Susan Sarandon's Nazi Comment

New York City, N.Y., Oct 21, 2011 / 03:15 am (CNA).- Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York praised local news and anti-discrimination groups for chastising actress Susan Sarandon after she called Pope Benedict a “Nazi.” [Read More]

3. Hate Crimes - Can Christians Be Victims?

Police are searching for the culprits who threw concrete bricks through the door and windows of a Christian facility in Illinois as it prepared for a banquet for a group dedicated to exposing the homosexual activist agenda. [Read More]

4. Pope Hails ‘Courageous’ Italian Priest Killed in South

POPE Benedict XVI expressed his condolences on Wednesday for the killing of an Italian priest in the violence-plagued southern Philippines, saying he had been “courageous and indefatigable.” [Read More]

5. Seven Billion People: What Population Control Advocates Don’t Say

International population advocates and their allies in the media have decided that October 31, 2011 is the day that the world’s population will reach 7 billion. How convenient for them; they get to play off the day dedicated to spooky tales with a spooky tale of their own. [Read More]

6. Man Nearly Starved to Death Like Terri Schiavo Now Responsive

A 55-year-old Maryland man who became temporarily unconscious after suffering a heart attack and a seizure has been saved from being starved to death like Terri Schiavo after an Alliance Defense Fund-allied attorney obtained an order in state court on behalf of the man’s mother and brother. [Read More]

7. Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Could Force Churches to Stop Performing Legal Marriages Altogether: Archbishop

ROME, October 19, 2011 ( – The legalization of same-sex “marriage” in Australia could push Christian churches out of their historic role in solemnizing legal marriages altogether, according to one archbishop. [Read More]

8. Porn Numbs Body’s Response to Sexual Pleasure: Psychology Today

October 20, 2011 ( - Recent research indicates that porn use can cause sexual dysfunction by numbing the body’s response to normal sexual pleasure, according to a report published in Psychology Today. [Read More]

9. Vatican Comments on Moammar Gadhafi's Death, Pledges to Continue Assistance to Libya

Holy See: 'This dramatic event forces us to reflect once again on the price of immense human suffering that accompanies the assertion and collapse of any system that is not based on respect and dignity of the person, but on the principal assertion of power.' [Read More]

10. Sisters Go Online to Promote Vocations

Communities of women religious rely more on the Internet and social media, and some orders report a sharp rise in inquiries. [Read More]

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