Wednesday, November 04, 2009

News Updates, 11/5

Denver bishop: Catholics must demand delivery from Obama on health care promises
Stressing that “there is very little time to act,” Bishop James Conley, the Auxiliary Bishop of Denver, told CNA in an exclusive interview on Monday that now is the time for President Obama to prove his critics wrong and show them that he really meant it when he said abortions would not be funded in the health care reform bill...
[What is wrong with these bishops? Obozo is a lying, malignant narcissist who has always embraced the murder of the unborn...These people need to wake up and smell the coffee! The only thing I demand from this demonic communist is his resignation!]

United Nations Report Pushes for Right to Sex Change Operations
A week after nations criticized a United Nations (UN) special rapporteur for exceeding his mandate in order to push a redefinition of the term "gender" and a controversial "gay rights" document known as the Yogyakarta Principles, a second special report – this time on health – is sparking similar concern. Presented to the UN General Assembly late last month, "The Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health" by special rapporteur Anand Grover references not only the Yogyakarta Principles, but also a hotly-disputed "General Recommendation" by the Committee monitoring compliance with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights...

Italy PM: Crucifix ruling denies Europe's roots
'This is not acceptable for us Italians'

Maine voters reject same-sex marriage
Overturning a marriage equality law passed in May

Nun 'reprimanded' for abortion rights activism
Dominican sister escorts women into abortion clinics

Pope calls on Iran to allow Christian worship
Says Catholics need 'the essential conditions' to survive

Vatican newspaper denounces Swiss theologian
Says Hans Kung published many lies and inaccuracies

Ohio Catholic priests to meet on marriage issues
Confab to address divorce rates cohabitation, same-sex

Pope speaks on proper role of theological debate
Informed by faith and guided by the magisterium

Pope to meet Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury
Benedict XVI remains committed to ecumenical dialogue
[With an apostate?]

Opus Dei founder is focus of new movie
'There Be Dragons' set during the Spanish Civil War


CBO Confirms GOP Plan Will Lower Health Care Premiums, Lower Deficit Without Tax Hikes
House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirmed in a letter tonight that the Republican health care plan will lower health care premiums by up to 10 percent and reduce the deficit by $68 billion over 10 years without imposing tax increases on families and small businesses...

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