Thursday, August 09, 2012

News Updates 8/9

LCWR leaders believe nuns don't want to submit
NCR: Sisters don't need to be part of formal church

Dissident Catholics oppose Erie Bp. Trautman
Groups side with government in HHS mandate lawsuit

Arabian bishop moves residence to Bahrain
Shepherd of two million gains from kingdom's 'openness'

Missouri 'Right to Pray' amendment passes
About 83 percent of voters favored the measure

Hawaii: Federal judge upholds traditional marriage
Reserving union of man & woman 'not unconstitutional'

Komen announces major leadership shake-up
Foundation's president departs and Brinker shifts roles

From yesterday:

N.Y. archdiocese defends Obama dinner invitation
Spokesman shuns Al Smith Dinner-Notre Dame comparison

Decision Monday on prosecution of Gabriele in Vatileaks case
The Vatican will announce on August 13 whether Paolo Gabriele, the Pope's valet, will face trial for stealing confidential papal documents

Archbishop of St. Louis speaks to LCWR group
Carlson: Dialogue should be faithful, not politicized

Gingrich on Sebelius:
'She Is Waging War on The Catholic Church’

Plaintiffs total 280 in Montana abuse lawsuits
Claims involve dozens of clergy, span seven decades

Catholic Latino leaders meet to discuss politics
Group seeks ways to preserve, promote faith and values

Three gunmen kill 19 at central Nigeria church
Boko Haram group is blamed for 660 killings this year

Romney maintains wrong stance on gay scouts
Pundit: Governor is de-motivating his conservative base

Pelosi 'Swears' Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Spoke to Her
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) told a recent gathering of the Women’s Political Committee that the spirits of suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul spoke to her at the White House

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