Friday, May 4, 2012

Catholic News Roundup 05-04

Texas Defunds Planned Parenthood
Texans don’t have to fund Planned Parenthood …says a  Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge who is knocking down an injunction from a lower court … which would have forced the state to fund America’s abortion giant until their pending case is heard. 

Laws Limit Life Threats
Georgia’s governor has signed two new pieces of legislation … severely limiting abortion … and illegalizing assisted suicide.

Beijing Brokers Defecter’s Deal
Pro-Life Activist Chen Guangcheng and his family may still be in danger …. as an apparent deal made with the Obama administration over their plight is unraveling.

Possible Annulment Crackdown
The Vatican may soon be taking a tougher stance on annulments ... the procedure in church law for declaring a marriage invalid because a bond never existed. 

Rome To Oversee Charity
Pope Benedict XVI has approved new guidelines for governing Caritas Internationalis ... the overarching organization for over 160 Catholic aid and development agencies.

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