Thursday, February 05, 2009

News Updates, 2/5

New Bishop for Gallup
The Holy Father has:
- Appointed Fr. James S. Wall of the clergy of Phoenix, U.S.A., episcopal vicar for the clergy in that diocese, as bishop of Gallup (area 143,648, population 491,400, Catholics 57,927, priests 53, permanent deacons 31, religious 138), U.S.A. The bishop-elect was born in Ganado, U.S.A. in 1964 and ordained a priest in 1998.

“A few months or as much as a year”
Interim administrator for Oakland diocese once allowed homosexual marriages, built church with no crucifix or tabernacle

Hussein Obama's New Faith-Based Advisors Include Abortion Advocates
President Barack Obama has compiled a new group of faith-based advisors who will comprise his new White House Office for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. However, unlike President Bush's group of religious advisors, Obama's includes abortion advocates

Vatican orders Bishop Williamson to recant
...if he wants to serve in the Catholic Church

Vatican: No Communion for pro-abort politicians
It's the duty of bishops to ensure that they are refused

Bishops Say Pro-Life, Anti-FOCA Postcard Campaign A Success
The pro-life office of the nation's Catholic bishops launched a nationwide postcard campaign on the weekend following the Roe anniversary to lobby members of Congress against FOCA. The Freedom of Choice Act is a radical bill that could mandate unlimited abortions nationwide.

Chicago's Holy Name cathedral ravaged by fire
Blaze was result of repair work being carried out

Exorcist: Devil influences abortion industry
Says clinics, doctors partaking in 'ritualized sacrifice'

U.S. bishops condemn Williamson's comments
Cardinal George says Jews are right to be outraged

Disaster Of governance, communication at Vatican
Many blame Pope for SSPX 'gesture of benevolence'

Pope's decision 'disastrous' says Dutch bishop
Williamson rehabilitation turning many against Benedict

German Council of Jews welcomes Vatican about-turn
Pope is sending 'positive signal' in response to outrage

The Impending Obama Meltdown
Some of us have been warning that it was not healthy for the U.S. media to have deified rather than questioned Obama, especially given that they tore apart Bush, ridiculed Palin, and caricatured Hillary. And now we can see the results of their two years of advocacy rather than scrutiny.

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