Sunday, November 13, 2011

Weekly News (Second Week of November 2011)

1. Free Enterprise and the Catholic Church

The Morality of Business and Work

ROME, NOV. 11, 2011 ( The recent note from the Vatican on financial markets, along with the outbreak of protests in many cities against what is seen as the failures of capitalism, has once more brought up the question of what it is exactly that the Catholic Church teaches about economic issues. [Read More]

2. Don’t Gamble on Pacquiao Fight, Say Bishops

TWO Roman Catholic bishops called on congressmen who will watch Manny Pacquiao’s bout with Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas not gamble money away – regardless of whether it’s their own or taxpayers’. [Read More]

3. ‘Gay Marriage’ Activists Using Issue to Impose Their Worldview, UK Writer Warns

London, England, Nov 10, 2011 / 01:04 am (CNA).- Homosexual rights advocates in the U.K. have “hegemonic ambitions” and are using the push for “gay marriage” to impose their worldview on everyone else, Alan Craig charged in a controversial column for an Anglican newspaper. [Read More]

4. Pro-aborts, Homosexual Activists Have Same Goal

A pro-family advocate finds it odd that a group of homosexual activists has admitted to working to help defeat Mississippi's personhood amendment on Tuesday. [Read More]

5. Study: Patients in “Vegetative State” Often Misdiagnosed

A study published today in the British medical journal The Lancet found patients are often misdiagnosed as in a “vegetative state” when they are not. The study has ramifications for patients like Terri Schiavo who are abandoned by doctors or family members as supposedly “too far gone.” [Read More]

6. NY Archbishop Dolan Defends His Flock From the Wolves

Although New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), an ostensible Catholic who resides with his live-in girlfriend Sandra Lee, succeeded in legalizing homosexual “marriage” in that state in June, the archbishop of New York, Rev. Timothy M. Dolan, recently decreed that not one trace of Catholic property – including “liturgical books or other items” -- can be used, however even tangentially to in any way support, recognize, or facilitate such “marriages.” [Read More]

7. Nike, Microsoft, Google Support Striking Down Defense of Marriage Act

BOSTON, November 7, 2011 ( - A lawsuit seeking to nullify a U.S. law that protects marriage as between a man and a woman on the federal level has received the support of some of the largest and most powerful corporations in the country. [Read More]

8. ‘Glee’ Displays Gay Teen Sex in Prime-Time

November 4, 2011 ( - This week’s episode of Fox Television’s prime-time musical comedy show “Glee” featured two teenage couples, one heterosexual and one homosexual, engaging in sex for the first time. [Read More]

9. Youth Told to Lessen Internet Use

A PRIEST urged young people to nurture their interpersonal relationship instead of spending time being glued to computers and the Internet. [Read More]

10. Pope: Unemployment Is Threat to People's Dignity and Why People Need Sunday

VATICAN CITY (EWTN News/CNA)—Pope Benedict XVI has called attention to the problem of unemployment as a threat to the dignity of individuals and families, in a message to the bishops’ conference of Ecuador. [Read More]

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