May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- The Holy See joined much of Europe yesterday in celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the end of World War II. Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the United Nations, spoke to the U.N.’s General Assembly in New York yesterday, who marked May 8 and 9 as official days of remembrance for the war’s end.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Billed as what was to be one of the summer’s major blockbusters, Ridley Scott’s new big-dollar action film, Kingdom of Heaven, is, at best, drawing mixed reviews from film critics.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- A leader in the national homosexual community has admonished homosexuals for their inability to take responsibility for their actions and for the decay of their community structures.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Last weekend, the web site of the New York-based, Catholic League was hacked and uploaded with a message insulting U.S. President George Bush, Israeli President Ariel Sharon, and which made reference to Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden and the Palestinian state.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Jewish leaders have expressed their confidence in Pope Benedict XVI, saying that the first two weeks of his papacy show “good signs” that he will continue the work of Pope John Paul II regarding Jewish-Christian relations.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- A national organization has blown the whistle on 13 Catholic colleges and universities, which have disregarded a directive of the U.S. bishops and invited commencement speakers and honorees who publicly oppose Catholic teaching.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Thousands of Canadians are expected to call on government to defend all human life at the national March for Life May 12. Marchers will walk through Ottawa and gather on Parliament Hill.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Members of the Legion of Christ are confident that “a full and fair examination of the facts” will clear their founder of allegations of sexual abuse, reported the Globe.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- The Diocese of St. George’s, Newfoundland, plans to sell all of its churches and missions to settle sexual-abuse claims.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- The president of the Bishops Committee on Human Mobility, Bishop Renato Ascencio León of Ciudad Juarez, said this week bishops from his country and the US will meet in El Paso, Texas, on June 23 to discuss the problem of border patrols by vigilante groups such as the Minutemen, whose activities might spread to other parts of the US/Mexican border.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Archbishop Antonio Canizares Llovera of Toledo and Vice President of the Bishops Conference of Spain said this week a law that would legalize homosexual unions is not “a true law” because it contradicts natural law.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Organizers recently announced that San Antonio’s Archbishop Jose Gomez and Denver’s Archbishop Charles Chaput will join Catholics from around the country in Washington D.C. for the 2nd annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.
May 10, 2005 - 12:00 am .- 51 Korean religious sisters working across North America have gathered in the Colorado mountains this week and last, for period of rest, renewal and fellowship.