Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Catholic News Roundup 08-30
Catholic Education Explosion
Indiana parents are being given the choice of where to send their children to school thanks to a new voucher program … and the overwhelming preference is Catholic schools.
Poised for Persecution
The Communist Party Chief of Tibet known for being tough on religious groups … is being removed from his post and placed in the area surrounding Beijing in China.
New U.S. Nuncio
A member of the government in Vatican City has been appointed as the Pope’s new Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.
Vaccinations Without Consent
Parents in California may soon be told that they have to surrender their consent to the state … because the legislature may pass a bill allowing their children to be vaccinated for sexually transmitted diseases without their knowledge.
The California Catholic Daily
The Wedding is Off
Better return your gifts … Sesame Street creators have announced that Bert and Ernie will NOT be getting married.