Friday, June 3, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 06-03

Indiana Denied Defunding

Indiana has passed a law defunding Planned Parenthood, but Obama has said the state can't implement the new law because the money originates with Medicaid.

Kmiec to Endorse Obama

Doug Kmiec, outgoing US Ambassador to Malta, is again supporting President Obama's re-election. Though Catholic, and calling himself pro-life, Kmiec's support of the current administration's stance on abortion goes against Catholic teaching.

New Law on church and Mosque Construction

Originally construction of Christian churches was to be regulated differently than the construction of mosques; but a new bill is going through the Egyptian Parliament that treats both churches and mosques equally.

More Casualties in Libya

NATO bombings are injuring civilians, and the Apostolic Vicar of Tripoli is speaking out.

Italy Releases Vatican Millions

An Italian court on Wednesday released 23 million euros (33 million dollars) it had seized from the Vatican bank last year amid an inquiry into allegations of money-laundering.


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