Thursday, April 08, 2010

News Updates, 4/8

UN Judge: Pope Should be Tried at International Criminal Court
A high ranking United Nations (UN) jurist called on the British government to detain Pope Benedict XVI during his upcoming visit to Britain...
[Maybe this 'judge' would like to experience some capital punishment?]

Montana Bishop Boots Gay Group from Parish Hall
BILLINGS, Montana, April 8, 2010 ( - Bishop Michael Warfel of Great Falls-Billings has asked a local support group for homosexuals to move its meetings out of a local parish hall to avoid confusion over the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality....

Death Peddler DemonRat Bart Stupak to retire
Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who had a central role in the health reform fight as the leader of anti-abortion Democrats, plans to announce Friday that he will not run for reelection...

Costa Rica president: End priests' celibacy vows
Says forbidding sexual relations 'goes against nature' 

Bishop: Africa also suffers sex abuse by priests
Weakens Church's ability to speak with moral authority 

Catholic Charities priests sued by ex-Latino chief
Claims he was falsely accused of threat to kill CEO 

Memphis diocese admits mistakes in abuse scandal
Unsealed court documents reveal extent of problems 

Prolife Catholic pharmacy shutters in Virginia
'No contraceptives' policy drew wide praise 

Bertone defends himself, Pope from accusations
Vatican cardinal begins 9-day tour of South America 

Ontario bishop unexpectedly resigns
No longer able to 'maintain the necessary stamina' 

Former Vatican No. 2 becomes unlikely cheerleader
Sodano praises Pope for his handling of clerical sex abuse 

Legion of Christ's Georgia college to close
Efforts to raise money 'have not met expectations' 

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