Monday, August 31, 2009

News Updates, 8/31

Kennedy's letter to Pope revealed at burial
Senator laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

Excerpts of Kennedy letter to Pope and response
As senator lay dying he pleaded for Benedict's prayers

Bishops speak out against health care proposal
Cardinal Rigali: lawmakers should block entire effort

Bridgeport diocese wants Scalia to look at case
Bader Ginsburg already issued negative ruling

Scranton's Bishop Martino reportedly resigning
Early exit for one of nation's most pro-life voices?

Vatican official: no rollback of Vatican II
Cardinal Bertone assures liberals everything's fine

Uruguay lawmakers approve same-sex adoption
If law passes, gay and lesbian couples may adopt

Berlusconi-Church relations sour over report
Italian PM's newspaper attacks editor of bishops' paper

Berlusconi allies work to patch up Church ties
Support from Catholic voters considered crucial in Italy

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