Thursday, June 9, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 06-09

Abortion activist resigns from Notre Dame

Faithful Fighting Irish are proclaiming a great day for life… because Roxanne Martino has resigned from Notre Dame's Board of Trustees!!!

Government comes out of the closet

The first "Federal LGBT Youth Summit" was held Monday. And who spoke? None other than a Catholic, Kathleen Sebelius.

Parishioners demand answers

Parishioners from St. Peter's Catholic parish in the Chicago suburb of Volo are demanding answers as to why a community of priests who have tended to their needs for four years are suddenly leaving.

Archbishop Vigneron warns against conference

Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit has condemned one conference taking place this weekend in his archdiocese while endorsing another. For those attending one of the conferences in Detroit, know that the archbishop has called the Call to Holiness conference "a powerful catalyst for growth in holiness" while forbidding his priests and the laity to attend the National Conference of the American Catholic Council.

Mary kicks up attention via mural

A painting on a wall in Southern California is creating debate. The law says it is technically graffiti, but everyone loves the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Plans are in place to move the image without damaging it.

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