International headlines: Pope laments music festival deaths; Church won’t give in to fear in Pakistan; pilgrims climb Ireland’s holiest mountain; thousands of altar servers to meet Pope

Pope Benedict XVI laments deaths at German music festival
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2010/07/25/pope-laments-deaths-german-music-festival.html

Pakistan: Church will not give way to fear, despite new killings

http://www.acnuk.org/news.php/147/pakistan-church-will-not-give-way-to-fear-despite-new-killings

Thousands of altar servers to meet Pope

http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=16555

Up to 20,000 pilgrims climbed Ireland’s holiest mountain – Croagh Patrick – on Sunday.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-10760160

Italian bishop asks Mafia to stop using holy shrines for initiation ceremonies

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/7909315/Italian-bishop-asks-Mafia-to-stop-using-holy-shrines-for-initiation-ceremonies.html

Enclosed order of nuns sign record deal with firm behind Lady Gaga

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-10756050

Indian Catholics involved in the Synod of the Middle East

http://www.speroforum.com/site/article.asp?id=37074&t=INDIA+%96+VATICAN+++Indian+Catholics+involved+in+the+Synod+of+the+Middle+East
The Archdiocese of Boston has received official word from the Vatican, which has denied the appeals of nine churches shuttered by the archdiocese in 2004.
http://www.thebostonpilot.com/article.asp?ID=12118

French nuns on the run to escape retirement home

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/25/AR2010072501133.html

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