While U Slept. The Big 5 Overnight Stories. Saturday, April 3, 2010

April 3, 2010

ANGLICAN CHIEF: CATHOLIC CHURCH IN IRELAND HAS LOST “ALL CREDIBILITY” In striking criticism, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams tells interviewer pedophile priest crisis is “colossal trauma” for Catholic Church in Ireland. Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin is “stunned” by the remarks, as the Vatican continues to reel from worldwide crisis that has personally implicated Pope Benedict XVI. (BBC)

UPROAR FROM JEWS AND PRIEST ABUSE VICTIMS OVER VATICAN REMARKS Pope Benedict XVI’s personal preacher uses Good Friday sermon at St. Peter’s to liken growing criticism of Church leadership’s handling of priest sex abuse to anti-Semitism. (NYTimes)

GUNMEN KILL 24 IN SUNNI VILLAGE NEAR BAGHDAD, SUSPECTED AL QAEDA LINKS Wearing military uniforms, attackers target former insurgents who had turned against Al Qaeda.Victims were reportedly handcuffed and shot in head. (Reuters)

PILOTS CAN TAKE ANTI-DEPRESSANTS AND FLY Decades-old ban on four drugs and flying has been lifted. FAA says risks are minimum from side effects such as drowsiness. (Bloomberg)

JOHN FORSYTHE HAS DIED AT 92 Publicist announces Thursday death of elegant actor known for TV series Charlie’s Angels and Dynasty. (CNN video/article)


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