Thursday, April 15, 2010

News Updates, 4/15

Some at church call altar crucifix 'pornographic'
They say cross image depicts genitalia on Jesus

Vatican distances itself from cardinal storm
Top prelate linked abuse crisis to homosexuality

Bishop denies women's order recruitment request
Sisters of St. Joseph banned from diocesan media

Fr. Pfleger calls for women bishops, cardinals after priest was honored by Chicago archdiocese

Holocaust-denying bishop 'to miss German trial
SSPX's Williamson was fined 12,000 euros in Regensburg

Pope says Catholic Church needs to do 'penance'
Benedict makes direct reference to sex abuse crisis

New York archbishop praised, though tests await
Dolan like presidential candidate in early primaries

New LA archbishop an 'unapologetic Catholic voice'
Will not hesitate to use his bully pulpit

NYC Catholic hospital files for bankruptcy
St. Vincent Ferrer says its $1 billion in debt

World Health Organization: Obama Makes U.S. Better Than Canada Promoting Abortion
The head of the World Health Organization said yesterday that President Barack Obama has the United States doing a better job than Canada at promoting abortion abroad. Dr. Margaret Chan said more abortion promotion is needed to improve maternal health numbers even though a report shows they're already improving...
[Thre are way too many morons in leadership positions]

Missouri Senate Backs Bill for Pre-Abortion Ultrasound, Waiting Period, Info on Baby
JThe Missouri state Senate signed off on a bill that would provide women the ability to see an ultrasound of their unborn child before an abortion is done. The measure, less broad than a House-approved version, also gives women considering abortions 24 hours to reflect on the ultrasound and information they would receive on fetal development....

Pediatricians warn educators not to promote being 'gay'
A professional organization for pediatricians has dispatched letters to thousands of school superintendents across the United States with a warning that promoting – or "affirming" – the homosexual lifestyle to young children can damage them. The letter was sent just days ago by the American College of Pediatricians, a nonprofit organization funded by members and donors, to school superintendents that tells them plainly, "It is not the school's role to diagnose and attempt to treat any student's medical condition, and certainly not a school's role to 'affirm' a student's perceived personal sexual orientation."...

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