Monday, May 14, 2012

Catholic News Roundup 05-14

Gates Open Contraceptive Campaign 
Melinda Gates ... wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates ... dreams of providing contraception to 120 million women in poor countries over the next eight years … and she appears to have support from one group of American nuns.

Scrutinizing Scouting
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched an official inquiry into Girls Scouts of America.

Tennessee Tightens Sex-Ed
Tennessee legislators are taking action to protect school children from “gateway sexual activity.”

Candidates Court Gay Vote
In the aftermath of President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage … Mitt Romney claims he still opposes it … but is in favor of gay couples adopting children.

New German Saint
Pope Benedict XVI has canonized a new saint … the German Sister … Saint Hildegard of Bingen. She has long been venerated by many in the Church … especially in Germany … for her mystical and prophetic writings.

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