Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Catholic News Roundup10-19

Without Intervention
The Vatican is announcing that it will not be intervening in the case of criminal misdemeanor charges brought against Bishop Robert Finn involving child abuse by one of his priests.
Associated Foreign Press
Archdiocese of Kansas City

Lifesite Lockout
Lifesite News is being blackballed by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops … who are refusing to let them in to their annual plenary assembly.
Lifesite News

Not So Free Speech
Critics of a New Jersey Schoolteacher say that her right to free speech doesn’t allow her the right to keep her job … for comments she made criticizing a display promoting Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender History Month.

Beyond Faith
Atheists seem to be trying to label religion as some kind of mental disorder … forming a so-called “support group” for non-believing clergy headed by infamous atheist Richard Dawkins.

Mixed Signals
Cherie Blair … wife of the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair … is being praised by Vatican Radio producers as a “devout Catholic”… for her work in social justice causes… ignoring her dissident views regarding Church teaching. … in the areas of homosexuality, contraception and abortion.
Vatican Radio

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