Archive of May 24, 2009

Compulsory LGBT curriculum pushes ‘political agenda’ on schoolkids, California parents charge

May 24, 2009 - 05:58 pm .- A California school district decision to mandate a new curriculum requiring children as young as five years old to be taught about homosexual and transgender communities has prompted significant protest from parents who charged that a "political agenda" is pressing age-inappropriate material upon their children.

Vatican newspaper publishes second story supporting U.S. bishops’ criticism of Obama

May 24, 2009 - 12:40 pm .- For a second day in a row, the Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano echoed the U.S. bishops’ criticism of Barack Obama’s pro-abortion policies, which many pro-life Catholics have claimed to be missing from previous reports in the Vatican newspaper related to the U.S. President.

Holy Father emphasizes importance of God’s Word for peace and progress

May 24, 2009 - 09:28 am .- At the conclusion of Sunday Mass in Montecassino, Italy, Pope Benedict XVI addressed the faithful before praying the Regina Coeli. As he was speaking beneath the Benedictine Abbey, he stressed the contribution of Benedictine monasticism to the dignity of prayer and of work as well as the importance of “daily contemplation on the Word of God.”

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