A look at the stories making headlines today:
A video, shot undercover and now being discussed widely, appears to show a Planned Parenthood official discussing the sale of body parts of aborted babies for research. The nearly nine-minute edited video was produced by the Center for Medical Progress. Planned Parenthood denied making a profit on the sale of aborted baby body parts.
David Gibson at Religion News Service writes that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Mexican bishop who reportedly shielded a priest accused of sexually molesting an 11-year-old boy, and that the Vatican announced that a Brazilian archbishop who spent $600,000 on renovations to his home and offices had been dismissed.
The Sun visited Vaction Bible School at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Liverpool last week – see why fifth grader Cameron Williamson said “Vacation bible school is the best!”
Though the America’s Got Talent judges let St. Ann’s parishioner and young crooner Nick Ziobro go last night (along with singing partner Eddie Brandt), we think he has tons of talent – and tons of heart, too. Just ask Kelleigh Gustafson.
This summer, the Catholic Sun and the Diocese of Syracuse are highlighting prayer traditions and favorite places to pray, and you’re invited to join us.
Coming up tomorrow: We’ll introduce you to the local family who won a trip to the World Meeting of Families this September, and we’ll keep you posted on all the latest local, national and international Catholic news. Find us at www.thecatholicsun.com and follow us on Facebook and on Twitter.