Thursday, August 20, 2009

News Updates, 8/20

Bishop explains return to 'ad orientem' worship
Says 'Mass facing the people' has had negative effects

Milwaukee priest accused of misusing $75,000
Allegedly spent thousands on gift cards for staff

Preacher threatened with arrest for Bible reading
Police tell man scripture can be offensive in public

Annie Lennox takes on Pope in AIDS fight
Scottish singer launches 'fierce attack' on pontiff

Sisters still chasing burglary suspect -- with prayer
17-year-old man confined in Jackson County Jail

Chaput: Protecting environment must involve morals
Creatio hosts international conference in Colorado

Lutherans considering homosexual clergy
National convention to hold vote on issue this week

Orthodox priests ask Madonna to cancel gig
Madonna's concert in Bulgaria coincides with feast day

Health care bills could mean more abortions
Three to six-hundred thousand more projected

Other Issues

More Americans unexpectedly filed claims for jobless benefits
Applications rose to 576,000 in the week ended Aug. 15 from a revised 561,000 the week before, the Labor Department said today in Washington. The number of people collecting unemployment benefits the week earlier was little changed at 6.24 million.
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