Latest headlines: Tensions in Pakistan; handguns in US Churches; Pope and Latin Mass; Papal Blues in bad taste?

Pakistan city tense after ‘blaspheming’ Christians shot

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-10696762

Concealed handguns will not be allowed in Catholic churches in Louisiana in the US, despite a new state law allowing them

http://www.usatoday.com/news/religion/2010-07-21-guns20_ST_N.htm

Benedict XVI seventh-oldest Pope in history

http://www.romereports.com/palio/Benedict-XVI-seventh-oldest-pope-in-history-english-2478.html

Does Pope Benedict Celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass?

http://catholicism.about.com/b/2010/07/20/does-pope-benedict-celebrate-the-traditional-latin-mass.htm

Scottish satirist Armando Iannucci, this week named at number 60 on MediaGuardian’s Top 100 most powerful and influential people in media list, has just released a charity single with Tommy Mackay, a musical comedian who performs under the name The Sensational Alex Salmond Band. The bad news? The B side is called Papal Blues. You can imagine the subject matter, if you can’t imagine look for the lyrics online. And the question has already been raised: cashing on Papal visit or making an offensive point?

http://www.chortle.co.uk/news/2010/07/20/11400/armando_iannucci,_pop_star?#ixzz0uEtiZNeY

Catholic AIDS expert: Study lends credibility to faith leaders’ work

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1002960.htm

Boston College theologian’s book wins 
first place award from Catholic Press Association

http://www.bc.edu/offices/pubaf/news/Griffith_CPA_award2010_0720.html

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