Thursday, December 03, 2009

News Updates, 12/3

Let’s call the whole thing off
Key backers of same-sex marriage say revisiting Prop 8 in 2010 doomed to failure

Vatican news for 2010 could include a consistory, few changes in the Curia
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican Secretary of State, celebrated his 75th birthday today. Canon law now requires him to submit his resignation to the Pope, although there is virtually no chance at all that the Holy Father will choose to accept that resignation anytime soon....
[Maybe Archbishop Burke will receive a red hat then?]

Cardinal Egan downplayed clergy sex abuse claims
Conn. diocese 'secret' documents paint ugly picture

Irish bishops attempt to defend their wrongdoing
Dublin archbishop not happy with their responses

Immoral society perfect host to Kennedy crusade
'No' is word society needs to hear a little more often

Irish clergy abuse report finds police cover-up
The law 'looked the other way' to protect offenders

Cardinal: Gays 'will never go to heaven'
'People are not born homosexual, they become homosexual'

Aquinas College in Michigan Promotes Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Job
Aquinas College in Michigan is facing accusations from pro-life advocates that it, for at least the second time, is promoting a job at a Planned Parenthood abortion business to its students...

Doc sees increase in eye problem after 'visions'
Too many Catholics staring into sun at apparition site

Minaret referendum mulled in Italian parliament
Northern League says country should follow the Swiss

Obama Administration OKs First Taxpayer-Funded Embryonic Stem Cell Research
The Obama administration today authorized the first study using embryonic stem cells paid for at taxpayer expense. Earlier this year, [R]esident Barack Obama issued an executive order overturning President Bush's limits preventing taxpayers from being forced to pay for the destruction of human life...

Woman Victimized by Forced Abortion Will Seek Criminal Charges Against Hodari
The Michigan woman victimized last year by a forced abortion at the hands of abortion practitioner Alberto Hodari is now seeking criminal charges. Caitlin Bruce says Hodari and a staffer held her down and completed an abortion on her even though she changed her mind and voiced her objections beforehand...

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