Thursday update: Catholic adoption appeal fails; Holy Father renews appeal for Pakistan; US archbishop offers to mediate Ground Zero controversy

The last remaining Catholic adoption agency in England to resist Labour’s equality laws is facing closure, after the charity watchdog ruled that it could not avoid considering same-sex couples as potential parents.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/religion/7952526/Last-Catholic-adoption-agency-faces-closure-after-Charity-Commission-ruling.html

One month until the beatification of Cardinal Newman

Watch Rome Reports video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKS2pBzkG5s

Holy Father makes freash appeal for flood victims in Pakistan

To read more http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-makes-appeal-for-flood-victims-in-pakistan/

To watch video visit http://www.euronews.net/nocomment/2010/08/19/pope-calls-for-aid-to-pakistan/

Archbishop Timothy Dolan offers to mediate Islamic Center controversy at Ground Zero in New York

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/19/nyregion/19dolan.html?src=me

The new head of the Catholic Congregation of Bishops, Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet, said a combination of secrecy in certain corners of the Church and a general degeneration of mores in society at large combined to cause and aggravate the sexual abuse scandal from which the Church is still recovering.

http://life.nationalpost.com/2010/08/19/canadian-cardinal-to-set-tone-for-church/#ixzz0x3h3mUQp

Holy Father sends message to funeral of Italian physicist

http://www.zenit.org/article-30095?l=english

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