Thursday, February 17, 2011

News Updates, 2/17

Case With 107 Charges Against Planned Parenthood Moves Ahead
After two years of delay, the case with 107 charges against Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri has finally moved forward. The charges, initially filed by former state attorney general Phill Kline, allege the abortion business potentially engaged in illegal abortions and violated state record-keeping laws

Phil. cardinal orders investigation of 37 priests
Grand jury report indicates all is not well in diocese

Priest sues pro-life news site for defamation
Seeking damages for 'intentional and malicious attack'
[Heretic priest still in priesthood - bishops silent - no excommunication...Video here]

German bishops see recycled ideas in reform letter
European theologians signed anti-celibacy protest

Cardinal: Adopted children need both father, mother
Adoption policies should prioritize 'good of the child'

House Actress Lisa Edelstein Does Pro-Abortion MoveOn Ad
Lisa Edelstein, who currently stars as Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the television drama House, has recorded a new television ad for the George Soros-funded, a liberal pro-abortion activist group, targeting pro-life legislation. The new ad is meant to oppose congressional efforts to stop taxpayer funding for abortions and to de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business.

Pope Benedict XVI says faith gives man 'wings'
Life's burdens can be lightened by a love for Christ

Malaysia arrests 100 for celebrating Valentine's Day
Islamic authorities: occasion could lead to vice

UK issues ruling against 'bedroom abortions'
Women may not take pills at home instead of at clinic

Follow-up doc on Summorum Pontificum due soon?
Provided for wider use of the traditional Latin Mass

“Absurd results that disfavor religion”
U.S. Supreme Court asked to review appeals court ruling on San Francisco’s anti-Catholic resolution [full story]

USCCB against many budget cuts
Stockton bishop’s letter to Congress says slashing federal spending involves ‘significant moral choices’
[Fed Spending should be cut 50% to start with]

Pelosi Wrong: Planned Parenthood Puts Women, Children Last
House Minority Leader [and escaped mental patient] Nancy Pelosi charged today on the House floor that Republican plans to de-fund Planned Parenthood “put women and children last.” Those who value human life know that is not the case

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