Thursday, July 02, 2009

News Updates, 7/3

The Recife Case. Rome Has Spoken, But the Dispute Has Not Ended [Chiesa]
The controversy over the abortion for the child-mother is becoming increasingly heated. The Brazilian archdiocese is threatening a canonical denunciation against the president of the pontifical academy for life. The indictment of Michel Schooyans, which ends with an appeal to the pope

Archbishop Carlson Saved Loome Theological Booksellers
St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson once saved Loome Theological Booksellers from the "out with the old, in with the new" spirit of Vatican II hardliners in the Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis...
[Interesting story...BTW, Loome has some great books]

Obama cites influence of Cardinal Bernardin, prepares to meet pope
Barack Obama told a round table of religion writers July 2 that he continues to be profoundly influenced by the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin of Chicago, whom he came to know when he was a community organizer in a project partially funded by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development...
[First, I want to know the year and the recipient to determine IF this is even possibly true! Second, who is feeding Obongo this tripe? Kmiec? This makes me want to barf, he is such a lying phony and people actually believe him!]

Apostolic visit to Legionaries of Christ to begin July 15
After the announcement on March 31 that Pope Benedict XVI had ordered an Apostolic Visitation of the Legionaries of Christ, many wondered when it would begin. Vatican watcher Sandro Magister has answered the question by reporting it will begin on July 15 and that five bishops have been charged with the task

Other Issues

Palin Quits, Transfers Power to Lt. Governor
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Friday that she would not seek a second term, setting up a potential run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

Small businesses vital to economic recovery go bankrupt

Congress's Travel Tab Swells
Spending by lawmakers on taxpayer-financed trips abroad has risen sharply in recent years, a Wall Street Journal analysis of travel records shows, involving everything from war-zone visits to trips to exotic spots such as the Galápagos Islands...
{Up 50% since Dems took over Congress! Thieves - the imates are running the asylum!]

Banking system like South Sea bubble, says B o E official
A senior Bank of England official today compared the banking system over the last 20 years to the South Sea bubble of the early 18th century and said bankers had merely "resorted to the roulette wheel" to keep up with each other.

CDC: U.S. may need 600 million swine flu vaccine doses

Woman Obama Hugged at Town Hall Was His Volunteer
Debby Smith, the woman who Obama hugged during yesterday's town hall meeting and promised to help after she described her difficulties getting treatment for a tumor, "is a volunteer for Organizing for America, Obama's political operation within the Democratic National Committee" who "obtained her ticket through the White House."
[Scheming, lying, deceiving fraud! I still maintain that this thug is a spawn of Satan!]

Lear announces bankruptcy reorganization plan
Lear Corp. said today it will soon file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as the seat maker, reliant on the Detroit 3 for nearly 40 percent of sales, succumbed to the worst vehicle sales environment in nearly 30 years.

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