Conflict in Syria, monks in law suit, doctors reject gay cure


An agenda full of dispute and conflict. Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin lamented Ireland's loss of faith, Syrian Jesuits called for dialogue amid violent protests, American monks sued over their right to build caskets, and doctors rejected an alleged homeopathic cure for homosexuality.

Catholics pray for Jack Kevorkian (CNA)

Jewish convert named to top Vatican role (Ucanews)

Monks' law suit over caskets heads to trial (NCR Online)

Archbishop of Dublin calls on church to release reform report (Irish Central)

Vatican promotes use of 1962 Missal, priests unaware (Catholic Chronicle)

Jesuits call for dialogue in Syria (Zenit)

Ireland no longer a Catholic bastion, says archbishop (Zenit)

Detroit bishop warns clergy not to attend Catholic gathering (NCR online)

Doctors reject homeopathic gay cure (Zenit)

Kansas bishop admits failure in abuse case (CNA)

Leading Anglo-Catholic blog shuts down (Catholic Herald)

Miracle needed to remove surfing madonna (West Australian)

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