Archive of May 23, 2009

Cardinal George asks Obama to deliver on 'conscience protections' promise

May 23, 2009 - 05:25 pm .- Yesterday Cardinal Francis George, the president of the U.S. Bishops' Conference, released a statement commending President Barack Obama’s promise to “honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion.”

Wisconsin considers plan to expand ‘family planning’ program to teen boys

May 23, 2009 - 01:07 pm .- The Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is scheduled to vote today on Gov. Jim Doyle’s proposal to expand a confidential “family planning” program to boys aged 15 to 17. Critics charged that the proposal further encourages teens to go behind their parents’ backs and neglects their moral development.

Christopher West ‘significantly’ misrepresents JP II’s thought, leading theologian says

May 23, 2009 - 07:21 am .- Continuing the reaction to Catholic speaker Christopher West’s ABC interview on the Theology of the Body, prominent theologian David L. Schindler has said that despite West’s fidelity to the Church and his positive results for many Catholics, his approach significantly misrepresents Pope John Paul II’s thought and is “too much about sex and too romantic.”

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