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Madonna Angers Warsaw's Catholic Youth Crusade!

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As you all know, Madonna is a force of nature. And this week, her wind is ruffling the feathers of young, Polish Catholics hoping to keep August 1 a sacred day of WWII memorial.

Her madgesty is set to perform for Warsaw on that date, but with all the controversy surrounding her (projecting a swastika on Marine Le Pen, the various activities she's done involving crucifixes, etc.), they want it canceled! Now!

As of Tuesday, there are 31,000 signatures on the Youth Crusade petition. They say August 1 is meant to commemorate the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi occupiers, when 200,000 died:

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EXCLUSIVE! Jenny McCarthy's Bad Habits Book Cover! Sinfully Sweet!!

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So delightful!

When she's not busy posing her perfect body for Playboy, Jenny McCarthy is sharing all her juicy inside secrets via memwha memoir!

In her eighth book, Bad Habits: Confessions of a Recovering Catholic, Jenny reveals the HIGHLARIOUS stories that can only come from being raised Catholic!

Who knew the little girl that dreamed of becoming a nun would one day be Playmate of the Year!?!

Our beautiful blonde will tell all in this riveting account of her sinful upbringing… and WE CAN'T FREAKING WAIT!!!

Obviously we've already pre-ordered ours! What about you??

It would make the perfect back-to-catholic-school gift, don't ya think??

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Michigan Students Organize To Support Openly Gay Graduation Speaker BANNED From Ceremony

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Wow! We completely applaud these students' courage and would like to join them in saying, "Let Dominic speak!"

Classmates at Sacred Heart Academy in Pleasant Hills, Michigan are just as appalled as we are that a man named Dominic Sheahan-Stahl was disinvited from giving a commencement speech at their graduation because he got engaged to a man.

In response to their school's bigotry, the students made a heartfelt YouTube video (above) that encourages America's youth to fight homophobia by not tolerating hate and to #LetDominicSpeak.

School officials reportedly folded to pressure from Bishop Joseph R. Cistone of the Diocese of Saginaw, but Dominic and his 6,000 supporters aren't.

Instead they have organized their own LGBT-friendly graduation ceremony at Central Michigan University, during which Dominic will get his chance to address those that will listen. Thanks to the all the support, the keynote speaker has never been more inspired in his life and said:

“Through the outpouring of love and support that I've received from family, friends, Sacred Heart students and many people I've never even met, I've come to realize that a majority of Catholics support their LGBT brothers and sisters. I was always taught that God is love and I hope that my brother and other students will come away from my speech with the knowledge that all people deserve to be treated equally.”


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Pete Doherty Misses Yet Another Important Milestone In His Child's Life


Awesome dad Pete Doherty not only missed the birth of his daughter, but he also missed her christening this past weekend.

Little Aisling, who was born to South African model Lindi Hingston was christened in Cape Town this past Saturday, before Hingston's friends and family, as well as the baby's godparents. Pete was nowhere to be found.

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Senate Rejects Conservative Birth Control Amendment To Obama's Healthcare Law

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Thank the Lord! Common sense has prevailed!

The senate has rejected a Republican proposal to exempt Catholic affiliated employers from being required to offer employees insurance coverage for women's contraceptives, like the birth control pill.

The debate over birth control and what was titled the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act is far from over, however. Expect to see this issue be blown out of proportion and utilized during the upcoming presidential election by conservatives.

The main reason this bill was not passed was not,

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Man Tears Out His Own Eyes With His BARE HANDS During Church Mass


Disgusting! Horrifying! Shocking!

Are there are any other words that describe this scene because we can keep going…

A mentally unstable man is recovering in a hospital after ripping out his own eyes with his bare hands during a church mass in Viareggio, Italy.

Emergency responders

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Religious Exemption In New Birth Control Law Catches Criticism

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We were excited to report that insured women would no longer have to dish out a copay for their birth control beginning in January 2013 under new insurance guidelines set forth by the Obama administration.

However, the health care law includes an exception for religious organizations that morally oppose contraception, which has frustrated members of both Catholic and pro-choice communities.

They feel that the exception could exclude thousands of women employed by religious institutions from the preventative benefits the new law offers.

For example, Catholics for Choice president Jon O’Brien in a statement:

“The multi-billion dollar Catholic health care industry has a lot of influence with this administration, influence that it has now used to allow religious institutions to ride roughshod over the needs of their workers. Not only that, it ignores the consciences of those who decide that to use a modern method of family planning is what is best for them and their families."

A spokesperson for Planned Parenthood said, overall, they were pleased by the new insurance guidelines, but "disappointed" that some women would be left out of the birth control coverage.

The spokesperson maintained their pledge to help women in need of affordable birth control, saying:

"Planned Parenthood will continue to work hard to ensure that all women, regardless of their employer or insurer, have access to the health care they need, including affordable birth control."

The new law is certainly better than nothing, but hopefully ALL women will have access to affordable and effective birth care one day!

[Image via AP Images.]

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