Catholic News Headlines Dec. 16, 2009

Dec. 15, 7pm—Dec. 16, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

BEING TRANQUIL – “The tranquility of our heart depends on ourselves.  The ability to avoid anger, with all its ridiculous effects, has to come from within ourselves and not be

American Life League (Judie Brown)

CALCULATING CATHOLICS AND THEIR MISCHIEF – Michael Voris, who is a constant amazement, inspiration and motivational force to me, appears in a series called “The Vortex” which is available on YouTube

American Papist: Not Your Average Catholic!

AmP mentioned in CE’s Ten Catholic Geek Memories of 2009 – Awww….. 4. American Papist’s Thomas Peters Graduates – One of the “go to” blogs for Catholic news and information continues to be American Papist, where Thomas Peters

Papist Picture of the Day – 12/16/09 – Pro-Life Video: SBA List asks Sen. Casey “Who Shall Live?” Question: What do you think of this Census poster? Guess who served the early morning Mass? [Photo: Reuters]

Pro-Life Video: SBA List asks Sen. Casey “Who Shall Live?” – Democrat Senators Bob Casey and Ben Nelson are the most important pro-life votes in the health care debate right now. A new ad being aired by the pro-life Susan B.

Question: What do you think of this Census poster? – This census poster is generating a lot of controversy – some are calling it blasphemous: Someone against the poster (all quotes via USA Today ): The Rev. Miguel Rivera,

Catholic News Agency

Actor blames Catholic Church for lack of Golden Compass sequels – London, England, Dec 16, 2009 / 02:18 am ( CNA ).- Actor Sam Elliot has blamed the Catholic Church for stopping sequels from being made to the Golden Compass movie based

Benedict given honorary citizenship by Italian Village – Vatican City, Dec 16, 2009 / 04:12 pm ( CNA ).- Following Wednesday’s general audience held in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, the Holy Father was given honorary citizenship

Brazilian bishops condemn killing of priest – Brasilia, Brazil, Dec 16, 2009 / 02:55 pm ( CNA ).- The Bishops’ Conference of Brazil has condemned the murder of Father Alvino Broering, who was stabbed to death on

Cardinal Hummes calls priests to strengthen ministry through prayer – Vatican City, Dec 16, 2009 / 06:57 pm ( CNA ).- The prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, Cardinal Claudio Hummes, encouraged priests this week not to neglect

Cardinal Urosa calls attention to political prisoners in Venezuela – Caracas, Venezuela, Dec 15, 2009 / 10:55 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Caracas, Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino, drew attention to the political prisoners in Venezuela who

Caritas Jerusalem assists 10,000 families in Gaza Strip – Rome, Italy, Dec 16, 2009 / 12:02 pm ( CNA ).- Since January of this year, Caritas Jerusalem has worked untiringly to assist more than 10,000 families in the Gaza Strip,

Catholic reporter fired over comment on same-sex ‘marriage’ campaign – Portland, Maine, Dec 15, 2009 / 09:56 pm ( CNA ).- A localized media frenzy has ensued after a Catholic reporter was let go from his 19-year position at a Maine

Christian Medical Association CEO quits AMA, advises colleagues to follow suit – Bristol, Tenn., Dec 16, 2009 / 06:26 pm ( CNA ).- On Tuesday, Dr. David Stevens, CEO of the Christian Medical Association (CMA), announced that he is canceling his

Federal appellate court to review San Francisco board’s anti-Catholic resolution – San Francisco, Calif., Dec 16, 2009 / 04:10 am ( CNA ).- A full panel of judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments concerning the

Gutting Dornan Amendment, Senate approves federal funding for abortions in D.C. – Washington D.C., Dec 16, 2009 / 07:47 am ( CNA ).- On Sunday the U.S. Senate approved a $447 billion omnibus bill that the Dornan Amendment, a ban on funding for most

Iraqi Christians fear more attacks after two church bombings in Mosul – Mosul, Iraq, Dec 15, 2009 / 09:07 pm ( CNA ).- As Iraqi Christians prepare for Christmas, bombs have caused explosions at two Christian churches on Tuesday. More attacks

Natural law must be used to combat ‘dictatorship of relativism,’ Pope teaches – Vatican City, Dec 16, 2009 / 11:42 am ( CNA ).- The Holy Father addressed pilgrims on Wednesday morning with a message that applied of the medieval theologian John of

Pope does not belong to church of Al Gore, Italian analyst writes – Rome, Italy, Dec 16, 2009 / 02:18 pm ( CNA ).- “The Pope denounces the ecological crisis but does belong to the church of Al Gore,” wrote Giuliano Ferrara, director of

Terry Schiavo’s brother helps fight custody battle – Rochester, N.Y., Dec 16, 2009 / 06:19 pm ( CNA ).- Bobby Schindler, the brother of the late Terry Schiavo, has joined the fight to help a Corning, New York woman regain

U.S. Bishops praise efforts to increase Latino enrollment – Washington D.C., Dec 16, 2009 / 12:02 am ( CNA ).- Bishop Thomas J. Curry, chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Catholic Education and an auxiliary bishop of Los

Vatican Apostolic Library to re-open doors in September of 2010 – Rome, Italy, Dec 16, 2009 / 01:09 am ( CNA ).- L’Osservatore Romano announced this week that the Vatican Apostolic Library, which was closed for renovation on July 14,

Wisconsin ‘pro-choice Catholic’ group is disowning Catholic heritage, Archbishop Listecki states – La Crosse, Wisc., Dec 16, 2009 / 03:06 pm ( CNA ).- A self-described Wisconsin Catholic group which holds that Catholics can disregard Church teaching on abortion,

Wisconsin state senator calls for Planned Parenthood inquiry, cites video evidence – Appleton, Wis., Dec 16, 2009 / 04:41 am ( CNA ).- Following the release of an undercover video showing staffers at a Wisconsin Planned Parenthood clinic giving false

Catholic Online > International News

Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother for the Civilization of Love – ‘She wanted the construction not only of a material church but of the new civilization where Jesus Christ …

Catholic Online > Politics

A Pro-Life Catholic Challenges Crist in Florida Senate Race – Marco Rubio , a pro-life Catholic, has pulled even with his GOP rival, Gov. Charlie Crist, in the Florida Senate …

Donohue Interviews Obama on Abortion – Catholic League president Bill Donohue envisions a discussion with President Obama

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Christian Medical Association CEO Quits AMA, Advises Colleagues to Quit Over AMA’s ‘Control by Special Interests’ – ‘I can no longer associate with or support an organization that is unscientific, unprofessional and …

Homosexual and ‘Transgender’ Activists Protest Outside of St. Louis Cathedral during Mass – Sadly, one of the groups calls itself the ‘Catholic Action Network’ while it openly dissents …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

41. Missing the Signs (Mt 12:38-50) – “It is necessary that each person freely accept the truth of the love of God. He is Love and Truth, and love as well as truth never impose themselves: They knock on the

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Papal Nuncio commends Archdiocese of Davao – DAVAO CITY, December 17, 2009—Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams commended the Archdiocese of Davao for its significant growth especially

Creative Minority Report

Abortion is Their Bedrock Belief – I’ve always wondered what was more important to secularist liberals, abortion or socialism. Sure, the two seem to be linked but when it comes down to it, which one, I

Anti-Catholic Movies Scrapped – It it with great delight that I relate the news that a trilogy of movies that was made specifically to poke a stick in the eye of Catholics, has been canceled after the

Census Poster Depicts Joseph and Mary – The award for most shameless use of religious imagery in an effort to garner political power goes to…well Barack Obama. But the National Association of Latino Elected

Wanna’ Know How Warped We Are? – A San Juan woman is under arrest. What did she do? I warn you this is horrible so you may want to just skip this story. a mother-to-be took Xanax that she’d allegedly

EWTN News

Actor Blames Catholic Church for Lack of Golden Compass Sequels – London, England, Dec 16, 2009 (CNA).- Actor Sam Elliot has blamed the Catholic Church for stopping sequels from being made to the Golden Compass movie based on the first

Cardinal Encourages Family Unity and Respect for Life This Christmas – Santo Domingo, Dec 15, 2009 (CNA).- This week, Cardinal Nicolas Lopez Rodriguez of Santo Domingo called on families in the Dominican Republic to celebrate Christmas in a

Catholic Reporter Fired over Comment on Same-sex “Marriage” Campaign – Portland, Maine, Dec 15, 2009 (CNA).- A localized media frenzy has ensued after a Catholic reporter was let go from his 19-year position at a Maine newspaper for voicing

D.C. Same-sex Marriage Bill Fails To Protect Religious Freedom, Archdiocese States – Washington D.C., Dec 15, 2009 (CNA).- The City Council of Washington D.C. voted today to legalize same-sex “marriage,” causing the Archdiocese of Washington to state

Federal Court To Review San Francisco Board’s Anti-Catholic Resolution – San Francisco, Calif., Dec 16, 2009 (CNA).- A full panel of judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments concerning the constitutionality of the

Gutting Dornan Amendment, Senate Approves Federal Funding for Abortions in D.C. – Washington D.C., Dec 16, 2009 (CNA).- On Sunday the U.S. Senate approved a $447 billion omnibus bill that gutted the Dornan Amendment, a ban on funding for most

Iraqi Christians Fear More Attacks after Church Bombings in Mosul – Mosul, Iraq, Dec 15, 2009 (CNA).- As Iraqi Christians prepare for Christmas, bombs have caused explosions at two Christian churches on Tuesday. More attacks are feared.

Nature Must Not Be Valued Above Man, Pope Warns – Vatican City, Dec 15, 2009 (CNA).- Pope Benedict XVI made his message for World Day for Peace public on Tuesday morning in preparation for its observation on January 1,

Other Pontifical Acts – VATICAN CITY, 16 DEC 2009 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Fr. Jose Luiz Majella Delgado C.Ss.R., adjunct under secretary general of the National Conference of Bishops

Papal Peace Day Message Focuses on Planet, Recalls Distinctiveness of Human Person within Creation – VATICAN CITY, DEC. 15, 2009 (Zenit.org).- As world leaders continue to hash out differences regarding climate change at a U.N. summit in Denmark, Benedict XVI’s message

Pope Becomes an Honorary Citizen of Introd – VATICAN CITY, 16 DEC 2009 (VIS) – At the end of today’s general audience, celebrated in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Benedict XVI received the honorary citizenship of

Pope Modifies Canon Law on Marriage, Deacons – VATICAN CITY, DEC. 15, 2009 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI has made two changes in canon law, regarding marriage for those who have formally renounced the Church, and

Send the Pope a Virtual Christmas Card – VATICAN CITY, DEC. 15, 2009 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican Web page Pope2you.net has made it possible this Christmas to send Benedict XVI a personalized Christmas card

Synod on Mideast Will Focus on Communion, Working Document for October Event Nears Completion – VATICAN CITY, DEC. 15, 2009 (Zenit.org).- As preparations continue for next October’s special synod on the Middle East, the working document is nearing completion and

U.S. Bishops Call for Medicaid Access for New Legal Immigrants – December 16, 2009 Three leading US bishops have called upon the Senate to pass the Menendez amendment, which would allow states to grant access to Medicaid to legal

U.S. Bishops Praise Efforts To Increase Latino Enrollment in Schools – Washington D.C., Dec 16, 2009 (CNA).- Bishop Thomas J. Curry, chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Catholic Education and an auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, has

U.S. Bishops Reiterate Health Care Reform Concerns – WASHINGTON, D.C., DEC. 15, 2009 (Zenit.org).- As the Senate is debating a massive health care reform bill this week, the U.S. episcopal conference sent two letters to

U.S. Bishops: Write Hyde Amendment Language into Health Care Reform – December 16, 2009 A week after the defeat of the Nelson-Hatch-Casey amendment, which would have prevented federal funds from paying for most abortions in health care

Wednesday Audience: John of Salisbury – Natural Law Must Inspire Positive Law – VATICAN CITY, 16 DEC 2009 (VIS) – Benedict XVI focused his catechesis during this morning’s general audience on the figure of John of Salisbury, a philosopher and

Wisconsin State Senator Calls for Planned Parenthood Inquiry – Appleton, Wis., Dec 16, 2009 (CNA).- Following the release of an undercover video showing staffers at a Wisconsin Planned Parenthood clinic giving false information to a

Faith and Family Live!

Babies! – Rachel Balducci: a video to love | Here’s a movie trailer for an upcoming documentary. I cannot get enough. Thanks, Amy!

Charts and Phases – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Christ & The Census – Rebecca Teti: Says You: Harmless or Inappropriate? | Well, here’s one way to keep Christ in Christmas, I guess. The Washington Post reports this morning on a campaign to

Complain. Trust. Repeat. – Daria Sockey: Lessons from Patterns in the Psalms | If there is one thing I’ve learned from the psalms, it’s that it’s okay to complain to God. There was a time when I

Destination: Bethlehem! – Lisa Hendey: Check out a great new family favorite for Advent | I’m a bit late getting the news out to you about this terrific book, Destination: Bethlehem, co-authored

Don’t Want to Brave the Mall? – Arwen Mosher: Take advantage of free shipping from online retailers! | Some people have their Christmas shopping done, and those people should receive a hearty pat on

Send Christmas Greetings to the Pope – Danielle Bean: Papal Christmas goes high tech | You might think you got all your Christmas cards written up and sent out, but maybe you left Pope Benedict XVI off your

Yuletide Carols – Rachel Balducci: being sung by my backdoor | Tonight I was upstairs getting Henry dressed for bed while the other boys, freshly showered, were also getting in their

Fallible Blogma

Congress restores D.C. abortion funding, spends more of your money – The Abortion president strikes again: The $1.1 trillion spending bill the Senate passed yesterday includes major increases in funding for abortions. The bill, which was

Oldie but Goodie: Fr. Euteneuer calls out Hannity on birth control – This is a couple of years old now, but it’s a good one. Fr. Thomas Euteneuer calls out Sean Hannity on his inconsistent Catholicism. The very arguments that Sean

Quote: How is your desire for ‘virtual connectedness’ these days? – “If the desire for virtual connectedness becomes obsessive, it may in fact function to isolate individuals from real social interaction while also disrupting the

Kresta In The Afternoon

Ben Nelson: Count Me Out – Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson is holding out against the Senate health care bill because it funds abortions. Nelson has pledged to filibuster the bill if his demand to remove

Catroon of the Day – Wise Men 2009

Outrageous Statement of the Day – Rachel Maddow falsely claims ex-gay author gave “support and encouragement” for execution of gays in Uganda. Frequent “Kresta in the Afternoon” guest Richard Cohen is

Today on Kresta – December 16, 2009 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Dec. 16 4:00 – Breathless Supernatural thriller writer Dean Koontz has written more than 50 novels, 45 of which have been

LifeNews.com

Bob Casey Will Likely Back Senate Health Care Bill Despite Abortion Funding – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey, who claims to be one of two pro-life Democrats in the Senate, made it appear today that he will likely vote

Catholic Bishops Send Another Letter to Senate to Cut Abortion From Health Care – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The nation’s Catholic bishops are back with another letter to members of the Senate asking them to remove the language from the

District of Columbia Officials Ready to Pay for Abortions Once Obama Signs Bill – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The House and Senate have approved a bill that will overturn the 13-year-long ban on paying for abortions in the nation’s capital. Once

Obama Has Only 59 Votes for Pro-Abortion Health Care Bill as He Meets Democrats – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — President Barack Obama today met with Senate Democrats in a last-ditch effort to corral his caucus together behind a health care bill

Obama, Democrats Threaten Ben Nelson to Back Pro-Abortion Health Care Bill – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Having a hard time getting to 60 votes to overcome a filibuster against the pro-abortion, pro-rationing health care bill, President

Police Find Body of Unborn Baby Killed in Abortion in Christmas Gift Box – Mission, TX (LifeNews.com) — In a bizarre case that is beginning to draw national attention, police in a city in south Texas say they have found the remains of an

Pro-Life Group Behind Planned Parenthood Abortion Expose’ Video Wants Probe – Appleton, WI (LifeNews.com) — The pro-life group behind the new video exposing Planned Parenthood staff misleading women about abortion and fetal development is

Pro-Life Group to Go Christmas Caroling at Chicago-Area Abortion Facilities – Chicago, IL (LifeNews.com) — The Christmas story of the birth of Jesus Christ is the ultimate portrayal of a single mother with an unplanned pregnancy that ends in an

Roland Burris May Put Kink in Obama-Democrats’ Plan for 60 Votes on Health Care – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — On a day when Democrats emerged triumphantly from a meeting with President Barack Obama appearing to have won the vote of Joe Lieberman

Settlement in Botched Abortion Case Shows Horrid Condition of Abortion Centers – Englewood, NJ (LifeNews.com) — The $1.9 million payout in a New Jersey botched abortion case is prompting one pro-life leader to point out how the conditions at

LifeSiteNews.com

Cherie Blair Attacks Church Teaching on Contraception…Again – By Hilary WhiteDecember 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cherie Blair, the wife of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, has again attacked the Catholic Church’s teaching on

Court to Hear Arguments against San Francisco’s Anti-Catholic Resolution – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiSAN FRANCISCO, December 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A panel of eleven judges of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sitting in San Francisco

D.C. Council Casts Final Vote to Legalize Same-Sex “Marriage” – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., December 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The District of Columbia City Council voted again this afternoon to approve a measure

Duggar’s 19th Child Born Prematurely – By James TillmanLITTLE ROCK, AR, December 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Michelle Duggar, of TLC’s “18 Kids and Counting” reality show, delivered her 19th baby

Fake Catholic Groups Working Overtime for Healthcare Bill – Commentary by Deal W. Hudson   December 15, 2009 (InsideCatholic.com) – It’s sad to report, but report we must: The same fake Catholic groups that helped

Half of Urban Teen Girls Acquire STIs within 2 Years of First Sexual Activity – INDIANAPOLIS, December 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Half of urban teenage girls may acquire at least one of three common sexually transmitted infections (STI) within

Interview: The Vatican on Just vs. Unjust Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation – By John-Henry WestenNEW YORK, December 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – During a human rights panel discussion at the United Nations last week, Rev. Philip J. Bené, J.C.D.,

Irish Supreme Court Rules Stored Embryos “Not Unborn”: No Protection Under Irish … – By Hilary WhiteDUBLIN, December 16, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Irish woman has lost her bid in the Supreme Court to have her frozen embryos, left over from her

Phase 2- $5 For Life and Family – Good Morning Friends,As you can see from the progress bar on our home page, it is only 10 days until Christmas, and we are not yet halfway toward reaching our Christmas

Pro-Life Action League Goes Christmas Caroling at Chicago-Area Abortion Facilities – CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Pro-Life Action League will hold its seventh annual “Empty Manger” Christmas Caroling Day on Saturday,

Quebec Government Launches All-Out Attack against “Homophobia” – By Patrick B. CraineQUEBEC CITY, Quebec, December 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Quebec Government has promulgated a new provincial policy against

The Lieberman Pincer: Key Senator “Ready” to Vote for Healthcare under New Deal – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., December 15, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Furious backroom negotiations and last-minute deals are putting enormous pressure on two key

Two Readers Respond to $1,000 Challenge – Yesterday we reported that a reader from Pennsylvania offered to donate $1,000 if three other people first also contributed $1,000. We published his challenge

Living His Life Abundantly

Couple Arrested for Hiding Aborted Baby Under Christmas Tree – In a shocking display of the growing desensitization to the sanctity of life in our culture, a south Texas couple has been charged with hiding the corpse of a

German Fathers Jailed for Opting Children Out of Graphic Sex Ed – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Government officials in the German state of Salzkotten have begun to sentence fathers to one week in jail for opting their

Second Grader Forced to Undergo Psychological Testing After Drawing Crucified Christ – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A teacher in Taunton, Massachusetts Elementary School sent a second-grader home with a recommendation that he undergo

Vatican Releases Pope’s World Day of Peace Message – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Pope Benedict XVI’s message for the 43rd World Day of Peace, to be celebrated January 1, 2010, encourages lifestyles marked by

National Catholic Register Blog

Actor Sam Elliott Claims Church Prevented Next Pullman Movie – By Tim Drake | Actor Sam Elliott claims that the Catholic Church prevented Hollywood from proceeding with the next two film’s in the “His Dark Materials” trilogy based

Lawler: Catholics Must Oppose This Bill – By The Editors | Phil Lawler, writing at CatholicCulture.org, argues that the health-care reform legislation in its current form must be opposed by Catholics. In an

Pope’s ‘Cosmic Vision of Peace’ – By EDWARD PENTIN | In his World Day of Peace Message for 2010, Pope Benedict XVI highlights the “urgent need” to protect the environment in order to cultivate peace,

Second Grader Sent Home for Drawing a Crucifix – By Tim Drake | The European Union wants public schools in Italy to remove crucifixes from the classroom, but at one Massachusetts’ public school, the administration

New Liturgical Movement

Ember Wednesday in Advent (Feria Quarta Quatuor Temporum Adventus) – Today is Ember Wednesday in Advent in the usus antiquor . While I only have a very brief few moments, there are some interesting aspects to today’s Mass which are

Mass at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome – From the Roman Basilica of St. Apollinaris, which is entrusted to Opus Dei’s Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, via John Sonnen , comes this suggestive photograph

New Dominican Rite Resources – I have the pleasure to announce that a number of new resources for the Dominican Rite are now available on  Dominican Liturgy through the generosity and work of

R.I.P. Mr. Michel Guy, Father of Philppe Guy – It is with sadness that I have to make another such announcement in such a brief period of time, but please, in your charity, offer your prayers for the repose of the

Thanks to readers of the NLM – I wish to express on behalf of myself and my family our most heartfelt thanks for the many prayers and Masses which have been offered for the respose of my father

The Golden Mass of Ember Wednesday – When examined as a group, the Gospels for the Masses of Advent may seem to be ordered in a rather peculiar way. They are in fact arranged chronologically backwards. On

Patrick Madrid

Earth, Wind & Fire: “That’s The Way of the World”

Milwaukee Archbishop: “You Can’t Call Yourself Catholic and Support Contraception” – As I mentioned last week , it’s grand to see our bishops standing up to be counted on the side of Christ. More and more of them are giving an unflinchingly direct public

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Steve Ray

Steve Talking about Salvation – Someone just sent me a link to a talk I gave about salvation over a year ago. I can tell it was over a year ago because I look fat :-) I’ve lost 30 pounds since I

The Anchoress

Benedict and Obama and You and I – Earlier I wrote of President Obama’s distant chill : Perhaps Obama, turning inwardly protective, rather than outward, has kept himself so hidden for so long that

Coffee prevents diabetes? – Oh, my! This is certainly news you knew I would push ! ( H/T ) The study, which appears today in Archives of Internal Medicine, is a meta-analysis of 457,922 people in

King, Bridegroom Self-Immolating Lover – Thumbing through Benedictus last night, I read two excerpts from the pen of our good pope, Benedict XVI, in succession. The second nearly took off the top of my head.

SecState in a Headband? – So, the Obama administration’s “smart diplomacy” on Iran is not working. And this is very troubling, indeed. Iran is test-firing increasingly advanced

Vespers Podcast for tonight – This is from last year , and I think it includes one of my “little talks.” Excuse the singing. I’m only posting this by request.

The Splendor of the Church

CATHOLIC APOLOGIST PINULBOS ADD BLOGGER – DATING DAAN PINATUNAYANG ‘DAAN NG MASASAMANG TAO’ – Ito ang sinasapit ng mga taong dumadaan sa DATING DAAN na dinadaan ng mga MASASAMANG TAO. Our readers are aware that the Dating Daan supporters opened a Blog [

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Catholic reporter fired because he disagrees with homosexual “marriage” – From CNA with my emphases : Catholic reporter fired over comment on same-sex ‘marriage’ campaign Portland, Maine, Dec 15, 2009 / 09:56 pm (CNA).- A localized

Good news? – I think we could all use some of your good news. Post from: WDTPRS Good news?

REVIEW: Catena Aurea of St. Thomas Aquinas (Baronius Press) – Latin catena means “chain”.  Catena came to be the label for a work which involved “chaining” the commentaries of previous previous writers so

WDTPRS – Ember Wednesday “Missa Aurea” – Collect (1962MR) – Today, Ember Wednesday of Advent, those who have the use of the older, traditional Roman Missal , offer worship to God with the so-called Missa aurea , the “Golden

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