Thursday, May 20, 2010

New Updates, May 20

Church Must Protest Against Laws Favoring Homosexuality, Cardinal Says
Cardinal Pujats, the Archbishop of Riga, capital of Latvia, sheds light on the question of homosexuality, indicates the best means to fight against this sinful practice, and expounds the reasons why he combats it...

Virgin Mary statue in Weymouth [Massachusetts] destroyed
A statue of the Virgin Mary was vandalized and destroyed outside a Catholic church in Weymouth on Sunday, breaking it into three pieces in a crime that shocked the community, the church's pastor said today. "Right now, all I can say is I'm considering it a hate crime," said the Rev. Bill Salmon, who has been with the Immaculate Conception church for six years. "I don't know what their actual motivation would be, but when you start moving the base of a statue, you know it's deliberate."
[Uhhh, no such thing as hate crimes against Catholics, Padre]

USCCB belongs to coalition supporting Kagan
Commercial praises pro-abortion Supreme Court nominee
[Satan has control over the USCCB]

Knights of Columbus refuse to allow suspension of members who promote abortion, gay marriage
The leadership of the Knights of Columbus (K of C) has forbidden local councils to take any action against members of the Catholic fraternal organization who support legalized abortion or same-sex marriage. A Massachusetts K of C member had proposed a resolution, to be taken up by the group's state convention, calling for the suspension of membership of any politician who gave public support to abortion and same-sex marriage. That resolution was declared inappropriate by the Supreme Advocate of the K of C, John Marrella...

Illinois bishop removes priest for homosexual activity
Bishop J. Peter Sartain of Joliet has removed Father Jerry Simonelli from his pastorate because he engaged in homosexual activity....

Guatemala bishops: Arizona law promotes 'hate'
Delivers firm rebuke of anti-immigrant legislation

Pope wrote foreword to banned deacon liturgist
'Alcuin' Reid had some sway with the Vatican?

NYC Franciscans battle crime in Irish projects
Friars turn around crime-infested ghetto in Limerick

Belgian bishops ask pardon for sexual abuse
Pastoral letter promises tougher guidelines for clergy

Catholic Physicians Guild supports Phoenix bishop
Olmsted rebuked hospital nun over abortion decision

NH man files sex abuse lawsuit against diocese
Accused priest has multiple complaints filed against him

Irish Church blasted by one of its own leaders
Archbishop of Dublin 'disheartened' and 'discouraged'

Cardinal Ivan Dias: We need priests 'in 3D'
'...people who maintain Doctrine, Discipline, Devotion'

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