Monday, January 10, 2011

News Updates, 1/10

Racy Catholic calendar angers Church leaders
'Nearly nude' models in Passion photos raise eyebrows

Favorite devotion of organized crime, drug cartels and kidnappers
Archdiocese calls on Mexicans to abandon veneration of ‘Saint Death’

Belgium 'de-baptism' trend grows in wake scandal
Growing crowd says the 'didn't choose' the Church

NYC's 41% abortion rate riles religious leaders
Archbishop Dolan urges help to keep them 'rare'

Bishops admits 'sinful and criminal' sex abuse
Blunt tone explains why diocese will file bankruptcy

Two million pilgrims join in Nazarene feast
Barefoot Catholic procession throngs Philippines

RI bishop blasts gov for pushing gay marriage
Episcopalian stands by his same-sex agenda

Pakistani leader urges Christians to be careful
Supporters of anti-blasphemy laws march in Karachi

Pope baptizes 21 newborns in Sistine Chapel
Feast of the Baptism signals end of Christmas

Pontifical North American College Celebrating 150 years, and Biggest Class in a Generation
After 150 years in Rome, some things at the Pontifical North American College are being changed but traditions and the root of its mission in the formation of future priests continue on.

Gay-friendly jurist leaving CA’s highest court
Justice Carlos Moreno tells governor he’s stepping down at end of February

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