Monday, May 23, 2011

News 05-23

Priest set on fire

A lithuanian priest is set on fire while he was saying Mass. Fr. Remigijus Kuprys has been released from the hospital after being treated for facial burns. No motive was given for the attack and investigators are deciding on psychiatric tests.

Bishop defends marriage

Bishop Mario Grech of Gozo, Malta has said dissenting Catholics should not receive Holy Communion. Way to go bishop!

Catholic education under fire

Catholic parents in Quebec want to take their children out of the "Ethics and Religious Culture program. The parents feel the course is a form of indoctrination and want the right to raise their children as they see fit.

Is it cheaper to kill babies

A bill is on the floor in North Carolina to give expectant mothers the opportunity to be informed about abortion's risks and alternatives before they have an abortion. This bill, which has been passed in other states, has been proven to reduce abortions. Critics are saying the state would save money by NOT passing this bill. So the quest: Prevent abortions and save lives; or let abortions go on unhindered and save the state money?

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