Monday, May 03, 2010

News Updates, 5/3

Thousands of Anglicans could covert with bishops
Three leading British prelates in discussion with Rome

Vatican official statement on Legion of Christ
Maciel appeared 'untouchable' but capsized in the end

Belgian bishops to talk to Pope about sex abuse
'We will surely touch on the painful questions...'

Pittsburgh diocese announces 16th school closing
Citing falling enrollment, rising tuition and costs

Former Episcopal bishop returns to flock
Opponent of gay clergy had converted to Catholic Church

Ugandan church 'bombed' by human excrement
Parishioners receive early Sunday morning shock

Pope: Shroud is Christ's 'icon written in blood'
'...sharing the loneliest moment of human existence'

Nurse sues hospital over forced work on abortion
Threatened with possible termination, loss of her license

Christian music meets its gay stars
Musician Jennifer Knapp comes out publicly as lesbian

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Republicans Sound Alarm on Administration Plan to Seize 401ks
In February, the White House released its “Annual Report on the Middle Class” containing new regulations favored by Big Labor including a bailout of critically underfunded union pension plans through “retirement security” options. The radical solution most favored by Big Labor is the seizure of private 401(k) plans for government disbursement -- which lets them off the hook for their collapsing retirement scheme. And, of course, the Obama administration is eager to accommodate their buddies...

Faisal Shahzad: Time Square Bomber, Islamic Terrorist (Shahzad Faisal)[Naturalized April 17th, 2009]
An Islamic terrorist named Faisal Shahzad is the Time Square bomber according to media reports. He is Muslim of Pakistani heritage with dual citizenship in the United States, a registered Democrat in the state of Connecticut who may be an Obama donor. He was recently naturalized as a U.S. citizen under the Obama administration’s lenient open door policy...

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