Thursday, April 09, 2009

News Updates, 4/9

Priest a wartime legend (Most decorated chaplain in Canadian army history dies at 106)
He was a soldier to the end. His threadbare army tunic hung on the wall, and his room was filled with religious icons, rosaries and holy pictures. And when you spoke to him, his words were about the men he knew on the battlefields of France when he rigged up a makeshift altar on the hood of his jeep and said mass for them...

Blair tells Pope: You're wrong on homosexuality
Former British PM challenges 'entrenched' attitudes

Parishioners protest plan to close churches
Group braves snow to gather on church steps for vigil

Hundreds of babies saved in pro-life campaign
40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion

Group wants ND removed from Catholic directory cut it off from Catholic foundation funding

Catholic leaders don't want priest list released
Judge to decide about making abuser names public

Presidential paternity suit roils Paraguay
Alleges a son was born to the former Catholic bishop

Gunman opens fire at Korean Catholic retreat center
One woman was killed and three others were injured

'Holy war' called for by followers of 'St. Death'
Mexico City archdiocese warns of threat's terrorist nature

Vatican says Pope plans to visit quake site the Abruzzo region east of Rome soon

Other News

AIG Shareholders Class Action Amended to Include Geithner, Paulson and Cox as Defendants
New Complaint Charges Cover-up by Government Officials...The inspiration for this amendment was information disclosed by University of Missouri professor, William K. Black, on the Bill Moyers’ PBS television show last Friday, where he implicated these government officials in a massive cover up of the banking scandal, mostly for the benefit of Goldman Sachs...

Fed admits no return to growth in 2009
The Federal Reserve no longer sees signs of recovery this year from a prolonged recession and only weak growth in 2010, minutes of a policy-setting meeting said.

Banks Pass Stress Test - But Still Need Taxpayer Donations!
Regulators say all 19 banks undergoing the exams will pass them....But the tests, which are expected to be completed by the end of this month, are being conducted out of public view...
[Outcome based stress tests---It worked so well for education...Liars and thieves...A government that's capable of this is capable of anything! ]

Pelosi: 'We Want Registration'; Holder: 2A Won't 'Stand In The Way'; SAF: 'Gloves Are Off'
Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on April 7 acknowledged that gun registration is on her agenda, days after Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters in Mexico that the Second Amendment would not "stand in the way" of administration plans to crack down on alleged gun trafficking to Mexico.

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