Monday, November 14, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-14

Sexual Assault Settlement
100 million dollars … that’s the amount Florida jurors are awarding the sexual assault victim of a retired Miami priest.
Miami Herald
The Gawker

Clinic’s Court Countdown
A judge has dismissed 49 out of 107 charges against a Kansas abortion clinic … after the questionable shredding of documents linking the Planned Parenthood facility to breaking abortion laws and falsifying reports.
The Washington Post

Obama and the Bishops
One Sources is reporting Obama quietly met with Archbishop Timothy Dolan … President of the USCCB … late last week … in the wake of recent turbulence between the White House administration and America’s bishops.
National Catholic Reporter

“Respect” Replacing Reality
Destruction of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is knocking at the front door of the House of Representatives … now that the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved what is being called the Respect for Marriage Act.
Associated Press

Anybody But Romney
Catholic convert Newt Gingrich seems to be garnering some solid support in a campaign atmosphere that is stagnating because of a lack of conviction … according to the latest poll numbers.
WSJ Washington Wire

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