Monday, September 13, 2010

News Updates, 9/13

Pope: Church Must Reject All 'Alternative Models of Family Life'
Encourages Christians to reinforce faith as foundation for culture

Monastery accused of taking man's $1.6 million
Former postulant files fraud suit against schismatics

Senator Promotes Bill to Force Taxpayer Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research
With a federal judge having declared the executive order Pres__ent Barack Obama issued to force taxpayers to finance embryonic stem cell research invalid, a Democratic senator is pushing legislation to overturn the federal law the judge said Obama's mandate violated.

Artist rescues statues from closed Catholic churches
His future includes being curator of an unusual museum

Belgian Church to abusers: Turn yourselves in
'We want to repeat this call with force,' says bishop

Pope breaks own rule to beatify Anglican convert
Will Newman ceremony unleash Anglican-Catholic tensions?

Catholics in England suffered long repression
Pope to visit Thomas More site at Westminster Hall

Colombian drug dealer repents, makes confession
Man asked police for permission to meet with priest

Vatican library reopens after 3-year restoration
Climate-controlled rooms now protect ancient manuscripts

Pope says biotech could harm human dignity
Begs vigilance on application of scientific discoveries

N Ireland's Ian Paisley to protest Pope's UK visit
Says he's 'a champion' for victims of child sex abuse

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