Monthly Archives: April 2011

How Catholic “gay ministries” serve the homosexual collective

The recent controversy over a Mexican “gay Catholic ministry” called the San Elredo Comunidad or the Lesbian and Gay Community of San Elredo, an official organ of the Diocese of Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, headed by Dominican Bishop José Raúl Vera … Continue reading

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I’m anti-Catholic says Byrne after sexual abuse by priest

Award-winning actor Gabriel Byrne says he is staunchly opposed to Catholicism because he was sexually abused while training as a priest. Byrne (60) not only describes himself as “extremely anti-Catholic”, he also says he’s “very much of an atheist”. “The … Continue reading

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Ferment in Ireland as new report on sex abuse looms

As Ireland prepares for yet another damning government report on the Catholic church’s handling of the sexual abuse crisis, this one focused on the rural southern diocese of Cloyne, anger in this once almost homogenously Catholic nation continues to fuel … Continue reading

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Church might become cornerstone again with property sell-offs -Will the same strategy be used in South Mumbai due to dwindling attendances?

MARK HENNESSY in Irish Times dated 28th April 2011 GLASGOW LETTER: Spiralling church repair costs could end up reconnecting clergy with their community CLOSED FOR many years, the church in Kilbride near Millhouse in Argyll is, according to the Church … Continue reading

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Blood taken from John Paul to be used as relic

Blood taken from Pope John Paul II during his final hospital stay will be used as the official relic for veneration after he is beatified. The viles contain blood taken from John Paul II shortly before he died. The Vatican … Continue reading

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Pope expresses concern for Roma seeking refuge in Rome basilica

Benedict XVI has sent a top Vatican official to the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls to convey his concern for a group of Roma who had sought refuge in the church after their camp was bulldozed by the … Continue reading

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Bishops denounce disruption at Mexico cathedral on Easter

The Mexican bishops’ conference condemned a “violent disruption” that took place during Easter Mass in Mexico City. They denounced the incident in a message released April 25. This act is an attack on the faith of the majority of Mexicans … Continue reading

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