Archive of September 5, 2009

Despite disavowal of radical sex ed guide, UNFPA continues activist training

Sep 5, 2009 - 05:18 pm .- While criticism has caused the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to pull its name from a graphic sex ed guide, the organization has just completed a conference in Berlin to train 400 activists to demand countries fund and provide similar programs and abortions.

N.J. bishops add their voices to call for ‘fair and just’ health care reform

Sep 5, 2009 - 03:25 pm .- The bishops of Camden and Trenton, New Jersey have urged the state’s congressmen to remember that health care should protect the most vulnerable in society, asked them to work to prohibit the funding of abortion and to uphold conscience protections for those in health care.

Diocese helps Mississippi resident get into new home

Sep 5, 2009 - 02:25 pm .- When Diocesan Office of Long Term Recovery case manager Natalia Christensen first visited Eunice Jack’s house several weeks ago, she said it was in bad condition.  Roof damage wrought by Hurricane Katrina had taken its toll and on the structure and, to make matters worse, Jack, who has had several strokes, was living without air conditioning in sweltering heat.

Sister barred from teaching catechesis due to dissent on women’s ordination

Sep 5, 2009 - 07:55 am .- The Archbishop of Cincinnati Daniel Pilarczyk, citing his duty to safeguard authentic Catholic teaching, has barred a religious sister from teaching on behalf of the archdiocese after she refused to adhere to Catholic teaching on the ordination of women.

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