Monday, March 29, 2010

News Updates, 3/29

Iowa Town Renames Good Friday to 'Spring Holiday'
Citing the Separation of Church and State, Davenport Nixes Holy Day.

Why do they call it Catholic?
Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco’s honorary committee includes Pelosi, Newsom, three supervisors who voted for notorious anti-Catholic resolution and a Prop 8 opponent

Georgetown votes to fund abortion rights panel
Jesuit university has several pro-abortion student groups

Vatican paper responds to charges by NY Times
'There was no cover-up in the case of Father Murphy'

NY archbishop defends Pope in sex abuse scandal
Says claims grounded in 'inaccuracy, bias and hyperbole'

Protesters gather in London urging Pope to resign
UK archbishop says there's no reason for pontiff to quit

Pope Benedict: don't be intimidated by petty gossip
Says man can 'sink into the swamp of sin and dishonesty'

Cardinal Pell to tackle Ireland's sex abuse scandal?
Pope: 'I intend to hold an apostolic visitation'

Pope faces fresh wave of abuse scandals in Italy
Allegations by victims of pedophile priests spreading

Anglican bishops: UK discriminates against Christians
...while treating other faiths more leniently

In Mexico, Catholic order is haunted by past
Legion of Christ scandals continue to unfold

Rep. Burgess: Government Can Force Us to Buy General Motors Products If Obamacare Mandate Upheld in Court
( – Representative Michael Burgess (R-Texas) told that if the mandate in the health care law requiring individuals to purchase health insurance or be penalized is upheld by the courts, the federal government could mandate anything, such as requiring all Americans to purchase a General Motors car.

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