Sunday, June 21, 2009

News Updates, 6/22

“Leading Catholic universities have lost their way”
Group representing Catholic schools wants U.S. bishops to change policy barring “those who act in defiance of our fundamental moral principles” from honors, speaking on campus

SSPX defies Vatican, ordains 13 priests in US
Holy See says ordinations by group won't be legitimate

Catholics told to snub rebel priests in Kenya
Suspended clerics have formed own religious order

UK docs: Ban 'sexy' abortion clinic ads
TV, radio commercials promoting promiscuity among youth

Chaplain dies 5 years after being wounded in Iraq
Minnesota priest was injured by roadside bomb

Paramedics paid extra to go on 'gay pride' march
Ambulance staff offered overtime regardless of sexuality

Liturgy translation votes fall short of two-thirds
US bishops to decide fate through mail-in balloting

Pope Benedict upset with Austrian bishops
They have allowed rebellions and abuses to run free

Christian Brothers 'seek forgiveness' over abuse
In wake of Ryan Report on clergy abuse in Ireland

Madonna's Assumption show in Poland irks Catholics
'People are voicing dissatisfaction, and protesting'

Israeli envoy to Vatican sees goal as harmony
Sees Pope Benedict's visit to Holy Land as a success

Other Issues

Facebook accused of massive click fraud

“Adapting to a New World Order.”
Canadian Conference [PDF file]

FTC To Go After Bloggers That Make False Claims

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