Sunday, July 8, 2012

Weekly News (Second Week of July 2012)

1. Vatican Astronomer Says 'God Particle' is Misnamed, But Exciting

Rome, Italy, Jul 6, 2012 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While it has no direct bearing on theology or revelation, the scientific discovery hailed by some as the “God particle” is an important achievement, a Vatican astronomer says. [Read More]

2. Christian Meditation Community to Hold Conferences in Manila

MANILA, July 7, 2012—The World Community for Christian Meditation here in the Philippines is organizing a meditation event for fellow practitioners, communities, priests, religious congregations and seminarians on July 11 and 12 at De La Salle University-Taft in Manila. [Read More]

3. Family and Life Commission Confab to Focus on RH Bill

MANILA, July 4, 2012–The Episcopal Commission on Family and Life (ECFL) will conduct a 4-day conference that will focus on the Reproductive Health (RH) bill and other anti-life and anti-family bills. [Read More]

4. Bill Gates Backs Gay Marriage Drive With $100K Gift

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) —Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer and co-founder Bill Gates have each donated $100,000 to the campaign supporting the state's new gay marriage law, which faces a referendum vote in November. [Read More]

5. The Overhauling of Straight America’: Homosexuals Lay Out Marketing Blueprint [Read More]

6. Underpopulation: Muslim World Faces Devastating Fertility Decline

New York, NY (CFAM/LifeNews) — Fertility rates of Muslim populations around the world have almost literally fallen off a cliff, so steep has been their decline. Policy makers at the UN and elsewhere have barely noticed this. [Read More]

7. Brad Pitt’s Mom Slams Obama on Abortion

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri, July 6, 2012 ( – Brad Pitt’s mother has shocked the Hollywood star’s fans after slamming President Obama for his views on abortion and same-sex “marriage” in a letter to the local paper in Missouri. [Read More]

8. Ex-Scientology Leader: Messy Tom Cruise Divorce Could Destroy the Allegedly Pro-Abort Cult

LOS ANGELES, California, July 6, 2012 ( – A former leader in the Church of Scientology is warning that a messy divorce between movie stars Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes could “blow Scientology wide open.” In addition to concerns about harassment and abuse, the cult has faced numerous allegations of coercing members into committing abortions. [Read More]

9. The Hidden Costs of Reproductive Technology

Studies Show True Risks of In Vitro Fertilization

ROME, JULY 6, 2012 ( The number of babies born as a result of assisted reproduction technologies (ART) has reached an estimated total of 5 million, according to information presented at the 28th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), which opened on July 1, in Istanbul, Turkey. [Read More]

10. Know Thyself: 10 Reflections from St. Teresa of Avila on the Spiritual Life

St. Teresa of Avila, one of the great doctors of the Church, wrote some of the most beautiful and animated descriptions of the intricacies of the spiritual life. [Read More]

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