Thursday, May 13, 2010

New Updates, May 13

Pope blasts gay marriage as 'insidious and dangerous'...

Catholic schoolchildren told to dress as Muslims
Girl marked 'truant' for not wearing headscarf

Venezuela arrests suspects in US priest's slaying
Washington native served in S America for 23 years

Pope rallies priests as crowds flock to Fatima
Warns Portugal's cultural elite of increasing secularism

Lesbian mom: Son rejected from Catholic school
Woman says priest, principal informed her Of Denial

Pope urges Portuguese to oppose gay marriage law
Warns legislation is 'insidious' threat to society

Brazil Church says sex abuse by clergy is a crime
Stating the obvious: Cases should not be covered up

Vermont diocese to pay $17.6 million to victims
Settling 26 lawsuits over alleged abuse by clergy

Empire State Building snubs Mother Teresa
Request to pay tribute with light display denied

Why God is dead at the Supreme Court
Obama's message: Religious identity unimportant

==== Other Issues ====

US faces same problems as Greece, says Bank of England
Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, fears that America shares many of the same fiscal problems currently haunting Europe. He also believes that European Union must become a federalised fiscal union (in other words with central power to tax and spend) if it is to survive...

Senator says Kagan critical of US Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Elena Kagan criticized the court she is seeking to join during a private meeting on Thursday with Democratic Senator Arlen Specter, the senator told reporters.

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