Catholic News Headlines Jan. 26, 2010


Jan. 25, 7pm—Jan. 26, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook JESUS CHRIST’S WILL FOR ME – “Jesus wills to possess your heart completely; he wills you to be a great saint.”    (St. Therese of Lisieux, Magnificat for January, p. 325)

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Share this article on Facebook Anglican bishop kidnapped in Nigeria – Benin City, Nigeria, Jan 26, 2010 / 01:04 am ( CNA ).- The Anglican Bishop of the Benin Diocese in Nigeria was kidnapped on January 24 after celebrating Sunday mass at

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nichols praises papal decree for encouraging Catholic/Anglican dialogue – Rome, Italy, Jan 26, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA ).- The president of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, Archbishop Vincent Nichols said this week that the

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI gives Austin Catholics new bishop – Austin, Texas, Jan 26, 2010 / 11:54 am ( CNA ).- Catholics of the Diocese of Austin rejoiced this morning to hear the words “Habemus episcopum! (We have a bishop!),”

Share this article on Facebook Caritas worldwide donations for Haiti up to $65 million – Port au Prince, Haiti, Jan 26, 2010 / 03:31 pm ( CNA ).- Following an appeal on Jan. 21 for $42 million to provide 200,000 survivors of the disastrous earthquake in

Share this article on Facebook Coalition asks U.S. leaders for investigation into breast cancer risks of abortion – Bethesda, Md., Jan 26, 2010 / 07:25 am ( CNA ).- Citing “confusing and conflicting messages” about the breast cancer risks of abortion and oral contraceptives, a

Share this article on Facebook Consistory may be on the horizon, Vatican experts predict – Vatican City, Jan 26, 2010 / 12:38 pm ( CNA ).- Citing the high number of cardinals reaching 80 years of age, Vatican experts say the possibility of a consistory taking

Share this article on Facebook Experts slam Spanish government for intrusion into education – Madrid, Spain, Jan 25, 2010 / 11:11 pm ( CNA ).- The coalition, “Spain Educates in Freedom” has demanded that Spain’s socialist government remove the “so-called

Share this article on Facebook Mexican cardinal: Church cannot only be concerned with ‘the afterlife’ – Mexico City, Mexico, Jan 26, 2010 / 02:58 pm ( CNA ).- In a direct reference to political groups supporting same-sex “marriage,” Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, the

Share this article on Facebook New Washington state bill could have ‘chilling effect’ on pregnancy centers – Olympia, Wash., Jan 26, 2010 / 07:35 pm ( CNA ).- NARAL Pro-Choice Washington and Planned Parenthood are supporting legislation that could have a “chilling effect” on

Share this article on Facebook New website to examine Christian persecution around the world – Brooklyn, N.Y., Jan 25, 2010 / 08:04 pm ( CNA ).- The suffering of persecuted Christians across the world will be documented in a new website. The site features

Share this article on Facebook Pope asks for constant prayers for Christian unity – Rome, Italy, Jan 26, 2010 / 11:42 am ( CNA ).- The Holy Father closed the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with Vespers at the Roman Basilica of St. Paul’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope invites Christians to join in ‘new, intense evangelization’ – Rome, Italy, Jan 26, 2010 / 01:19 pm ( CNA ).- In his homily during the celebration of Vespers at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls on Monday evening, Benedict

Share this article on Facebook Prayer making a difference in healing ‘wounds’ of legal abortion, Bishop Isern says – Pueblo, Colo., Jan 26, 2010 / 03:02 am ( CNA ).- The new bishop of Pueblo, Colorado has warned of the “lingering wounds” of abortion and said the prayers and efforts of

Share this article on Facebook Redemptorist Superior General urges prayer for persecuted Vietnamese Catholics – Hanoi, Vietnam, Jan 26, 2010 / 02:08 am ( CNA ).- Following continued government persecution of Catholics in Vietnam, the Redemptorist Superior General has appealed for

Share this article on Facebook Rep. Pence: Abortion language helped cripple Senate health care bill – Washington D.C., Jan 25, 2010 / 09:26 pm ( CNA ).- Following Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) statement that she didn’t think it’s possible to pass the Senate version of

Share this article on Facebook Thousands of West Coast pro-lifers decry abortion as ‘greatest human rights abuse’ – San Francisco, Calif., Jan 26, 2010 / 05:49 am ( CNA ).- Denouncing abortion as “the greatest human rights abuse,” over 35,000 pro-life activists gathered for the Walk

Share this article on Facebook Vatican to raise funds for Haiti with new stamp – Vatican City, Jan 26, 2010 / 10:52 am ( CNA ).- The Holy See’s Philatelic and Numismatic Office, otherwise known as the Stamp and Coin Office, announced on Tuesday that

Share this article on Facebook Venezuelan bishops urge dialogue to promote reconciliation and peace – Caracas, Venezuela, Jan 26, 2010 / 07:04 pm ( CNA ).- In a message concluding their recent plenary assembly, the bishops of Venezuela made a strong call for dialogue to

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Appeal from Redemptorists: Pray for Faithful in Vietnam – The Redemptorists of Vietnam have sent a letter to the Hanoi authorities asking them to lift the siege of the …

Share this article on Facebook As Blasts Hit Baghdad, Iraq Executes ‘Chemical Ali’ – At least 36 people were killed when attackers set off their bombs in quick succession outside Baghdad’s …

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian President Seeks to Secure Abortion as ‘Right,’ Ban Crucifixes in Government Buildings

Share this article on Facebook Haiti: Benedictine Monastery Opens its Doors to Homeless – Benedictine Missionaries of St. Ottilien in Haiti, spared in the Earthquake, open monastery doors to the homeless.

Share this article on Facebook Pakistan: Brutal Murder of 12 Year Old Catholic Girl by Muslim Employer – This is one of many incidents of torture and mistreatment that Christians suffer in Pakistan when they are …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Sends Prayer and Greeting to New Serbian Orthodox Patriarch Irinej – ‘I pray that the Lord will grant Your Holiness the inner strength to consolidate the unity and spiritual …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Guest Editorial: Meeting Senator Elect Scott Brown – ‘Let’s resolve to pray for Senator-elect Brown and his family, encourage him in …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: President Obama’s Dawn Johnsen Appointment – Johnsen worked for years to strip the Catholic Church of its tax-exempt status. Why? Because the Catholic Church …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook West Coast Walk For Life Draws Over 35,000 To San Francisco – Speakers included former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson, UCLA student activist Lila Rose, and …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook Inside the Passion – Book Recommendation – FREE SMALL GROUP STUDY GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE FOR ALL WHO PURCHASE “INSIDE THE PASSION” FROM THIS BLOG This beautiful four week study guide will help take you deeper into

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Share this article on Facebook Feast of Saints Timothy and Titus – Look at the great zeal for the spread of the Gospel we find in these men of the early Church! Do we pray for the strength and courage to proclaim our faith with the

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook The Two Lists – Over at Inside Catholic , I have an article out about some thoughts I had when I saw the angry counter-protesters at the March for Life. You can check it out here: The

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Feed the Poor! They’ll Breed! – Margaret Sanger call your office. We’d like to throw you a victory party. Sanger who was very intent on stopping minorities and the poor from breeding, seems to have

Share this article on Facebook Jen F. Sees Hatred – Go check this one out at Inside Catholic . Jen Fulwiler writes about her trip to the March for Life. Of all the things I remember about the Texas March for Life in

Share this article on Facebook NOW Prez: “A Fetus Is Not a Life.” – CNN quoted NOW President Terry O’Neill saying something so outlandish I’m surprised CNN quoted it. Well not really but…you know. ” A fetus is not a life, sorry ,” NOW

Share this article on Facebook The Media Translation Machine – I’m convinced that the media has a huge clunky translation machine that automatically translates the preferred nomenclature of conservatives into liberal speak. I mean,

Share this article on Facebook The NASCAR of Apologetics – I am a flawed man. I love to listen to Catholic apologetics. I listen to apologetics CDs, I read apologetic books, and I love to listen to apologetics on the radio. I

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Share this article on Facebook Abortion Language Helped Cripple Senate Health Care Bill, Says Congressman – Washington D.C., Jan 25, 2010 (CNA).- Following Rep. Nancy Pelosi�s (D-Calif.) statement that she didn�t think it’s possible to pass the Senate version of the health

Share this article on Facebook Aide: Pope’s Visit to Rome Synagogue Memorable, Lays Foundation for Progress in Dialogue – VATICAN CITY, JAN. 25, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI’s visit to Rome’s Synagogue on earlier this month laid the foundation for further development in relations between

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Bishop Kidnapped in Nigeria – Benin City, Nigeria, Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- The Anglican Bishop of the Benin Diocese in Nigeria was kidnapped on January 24 after celebrating Sunday mass at the Benin City

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nichols Praises Papal Decree Encouraging Catholic/Anglican Dialogue – Rome, Italy, Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- The president of the Bishops� Conference of England and Wales, Archbishop Vincent Nichols said this week that the publication of the

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI Gives Austin New Bishop – Austin, Texas, Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- Catholics of the Diocese of Austin rejoiced this morning to hear the words �Habemus episcopum! (We have a bishop!),� after it was

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal: Benedict XVI Loves Italy; Presentation of Book on Pope’s Italian Trips – VATICAN CITY, JAN. 25, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Between Benedict XVI and Italy there is a bond very similar to that between a father and a son, says Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco,

Share this article on Facebook Coalition Asks U.S. Leaders for Investigation into Breast Cancer Risks of Abortion – Bethesda, Md., Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- Citing
‘confusing and conflicting messages’ about the breast cancer risks of abortion and oral contraceptives, a coalition has sent a

Share this article on Facebook Commitment To Christian Unity Is a Task for Everyone – VATICAN CITY, 26 JAN 2010 (VIS) – Yesterday evening in the Roman basilica of St. Paul’s Outside-the-Walls, the Holy Father presided at the celebration of second Vespers

Share this article on Facebook Communique from Pontifical Council for Christian Unity – VATICAN CITY, 26 JAN 2010 (VIS) – The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity today published the following communique: The council, the communique reads, “has

Share this article on Facebook Consistory May Be on the Horizon, Vatican Experts Predict – Vatican City, Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- Citing the high number of cardinals reaching 80 years of age, Vatican experts say the possibility of a consistory taking place soon is

Share this article on Facebook English and Welsh Bishops Discuss Local Issues with Pope Benedict – Vatican City, Jan 25, 2010 (CNA).- Nine bishops from England and Wales met with the Holy Father on Monday morning. The �ad limina� visit between the English and Welsh

Share this article on Facebook Other Pontifical Acts – VATICAN CITY, 26 JAN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Bishop Joe S. Vasquez, auxiliary of Galveston-Houston, U.S.A., as bishop of Austin (area 57,424, population

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Academies: Open to New Knowledge – VATICAN CITY, 26 JAN 2010 (VIS) – This morning in the Holy See Press Office a conference was held to present “Pontifical Academies for a New Christian Humanism”, an

Share this article on Facebook Pope Asks for Prayers for Christian Unity – Rome, Italy, Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- The Holy Father closed the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with Vespers at the Roman Basilica of St. Paul’s Outside-the-walls on the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict Defended on Huffington Post, Contributor Decries Spread of Disinformation – NEW YORK, JAN. 25, 2010 (Zenit.org).- A leading French philosopher and journalist published a defense of Benedict XVI in the Huffington Post, affirming that much of the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Invites Christians To Join “New, Intense Evangelization” – Rome, Italy, Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- In his homily during the celebration of Vespers at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls on Monday evening, Benedict XVI outlined

Share this article on Facebook Pope Says Now Is Time for United Testimony – ROME, JAN. 25, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is appealing to all Christians to give a common witness starting immediately, even though full unity has not yet been

Share this article on Facebook Prayer Making a Difference in Healing “Wounds” of Legal Abortion, Bishop Isern Says – Pueblo, Colo., Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- The new bishop of Pueblo, Colorado has warned of the �lingering wounds� of abortion and said the prayers and efforts of those who

Share this article on Facebook Stories of Success for the Church in England, Interview with Archbishop of Westminster – ROME, JAN. 25, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Statistics about the numbers and commitment level of Catholics in England have some pleasant surprises, according to the president of

Share this article on Facebook Thousands of West Coast Pro-lifers Decry Abortion as “Greatest Human Rights Abuse” – San Francisco, Calif., Jan 26, 2010 (CNA).- Denouncing abortion as �the greatest human rights abuse,� over 35,000 pro-life activists gathered for the Walk for Life West

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Bishops Promise Aid to Rebuild Haitian Churches, Parish Collections to Be Sent to Earthquake Victims – WASHINGTON, D.C., JAN. 25, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference is assuring the Haitian episcopal conference president of assistance in

Share this article on Facebook Victory for Religious Liberty: House of Lords Blocks “Equality Bill” Provisions – January 26, 2010 By a 216-178 vote, the House of Lords has blocked provisions of an Equality Bill that could have forbidden churches in the United Kingdom to
‘restrict

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Beat the Blahs – Susie Lloyd: 10 Ways to Brighten Your Day | Do you get the blahs? Mine come nearly every day from two to four in the afternoon. Afternoons were always tough. A

Share this article on Facebook Circle Media Family – Robyn Lee: Special Visitors at the Office | Last week Danielle was scheduled to come to Circle Media for the “closing” of the Spring 2010 issue. Not only were we blessed

Share this article on Facebook Extracurricular Balancing Act – Lisa Hendey: How do you keep it all under control? | Yesterday was “one of those days”.  Busy with work, tired from a full weekend, and burdened by a heavy “to do” list,

Share this article on Facebook Is He Home Yet? – Arwen Mosher: How do you beat the late-afternoon slump? | Because of my new resolution to be joyful, I’m noticing the less joyful parts of my life more clearly. For

Share this article on Facebook Meeting You! – Rachel Balducci: when Online meets In Real Life | I had the opportunity to speak at a women’s breakfast this past Saturday and imagine my delight when more than a few of

Share this article on Facebook Speak Now – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Open Forum | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Share this article on Facebook The Gift of an Ordinary Day – Danielle Bean: words of wisdom from author Katrina Kenison | I am a big fan of Katrina Kenison. I have posted before about her book Mitten Strings for God, and I am

Share this article on Facebook The Other Vocation Crisis – Rebecca Teti: | “Priest shortage.” That’s what usually comes to mind when we hear the term “vocations crisis.” In an interview last summer, however, New York’s

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook It’s an Election Year! – This year is an election year, and too many people still think that religion and politics don’t mix. But with so many public servants failing to tell the difference

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook A Slap in the Face: Utilitarianism and Special Needs Kids – Below is Chuck Colson’s latest Breakpoint Column . Well worth a read. January 25, 2010 Suppose you received a letter asking for a contribution to help needy children.

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – State of the Union

Share this article on Facebook Critical minds should make critical distinctions…Yes, unless we are talking about Christians – A friend sends this wonderful exposition which has attained an orthodoxy among secular minded people of left wing political persuasion and imagine themselves champions

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – ABC’s Parenting Contributor Ann Pleshette Murphy said on “Good Morning America” Jan. 25 that parents must emphasize contraception and consensual sex to their teens

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Director Fearmongers about Catholic hospitals – Operating a Catholic hospital or health care system is complex. Mergers, cost-cutting, public funding, fidelity to mission, profitability, community service- all these

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad Controversy Heats Up – CBS is facing pressure from pro-abortion groups to scrap the pro-life advertisement Focus on the Family plans to run featuring Tim Tebow. He is the University of Florida

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – January 26, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Jan. 26 4:00 – Kresta Comments – Planned Parenthood Director Fearmongers about Catholic hospitals Operating a Catholic

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Share this article on Facebook Group Wants Probe of National Cancer Institute Abortion-Breast Cancer Coverup – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A women’s group is asking Congress and the Obama administration to investigate the expose’ showing how a top National Cancer Institute

Share this article on Facebook Jury Hears About Abortion at Trial of Alleged George Tiller Shooter Scott Roeder – Wichita, KS (LifeNews.com) — The jury at the trial of Scott Roeder, the man accused of shooting late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller, heard about abortion for

Share this article on Facebook Newsweek Wrong That Young Women Did Not Attend March for Life Last Week – Krista Gesaman of Newsweek.com’s Gaggle blog could have saved herself from the indignity of making the absurd claim that young women were “missing” from protests marking

Share this article on Facebook Over 35,000 Pro-Life People Join West Coast Walk for Life in San Francisco – San Francisco, CA (LifeNews.com) — More than 35,000 pro-life advocates joined the West Coast Walk for Life on Saturday and they appeared in a jubilant mood given the

Share this article on Facebook Pelosi Wants House to OK Pro-Abortion Senate Health Care, Use Reconciliation – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Leading Democrats have settled on their next strategy for passing a pro-abortion health care bill. They plan to try to talk House

Share this article on Facebook President George W. Bush to Headline Pregnancy Center Fundraiser in Indiana – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Former President George W. Bush will headline a fundraising banquet for an Indianapolis crisis pregnancy center — adding to the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocates Confront Notre Dame’s Father Jenkins at March for Life – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — At the March for Life last Friday, pro-life advocates confronted Father John Jenkins. He is the Notre Dame university president who is

Share this article on Facebook Rising Pro-Life Star Mike Pence Won’t Run for Senate, Possible 2012 Candidate – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Indiana Congressman Mike Pence is a rising star within the pro-life movement and has become a key player in the abortion debate because

Share this article on Facebook South Dakota Right to Know Abortion Bill Gets Backing From Pro-Life Legal Group – Pierre, SD (LifeNews.com) — A pro-life legal group filed a friend-of-the-court brief Friday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit asking the court to

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court Ruling Sets Up Attack on Precedent for Pro-Abortion Roe Case – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Supreme Court observers are focusing on an aspect of last Thursday’s decision to overturn a national campaign finance reform law that

Share this article on Facebook Teen Abortion, Pregnancy and Birth Rates Increased in 2006 New Report Says – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Despite billions of dollars spent by national and state governments and groups like Planned Parenthood on promoting birth control and

Share this article on Facebook Washington State Abortion Advocates Attack Pregnancy Centers in New Bill – Olympia, WA (LifeNews.com) — Abortion advocates have opened up another line of attack on pregnancy centers that help women find positive alternatives — expanding their

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Share this article on Facebook British Survey Shows Increasing Openness to Homosexuality – By Patrick B. CraineLONDON, England, January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) -  According to the findings of the newly-released, government-backed British Social Attitudes

Share this article on Facebook Exclusive Interview: Sen. Nelson Explains His Pro-Health Care Vote – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., January 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an exclusive interview with LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) last Wednesday, Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.)

Share this article on Facebook Human Rights Watch Twists Ireland’s Arm to Legalize Abortion – By James TillmanNEW YORK, January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — In a document to be released this Thursday, the pro-abortion group Human Rights Watch scolds Ireland for

Share this article on Facebook Kentucky Bishop on Denying Pelosi Communion: “We’ve Been Patient Enough” – By John-Henry WestenWASHINGTON, January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Speaking with LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) after the Vigil for Life Mass last week, Lexington Bishop

Share this article on Facebook Kenya: Lawmakers Seek to Alter Definition of Beginning of Life in Constitution – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiNAIROBI, January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Kenyan Parliamentary Select Committee on Constitutional Review has recommended a revision to

Share this article on Facebook Personhood Kansas Launches Campaign to Amend Constitution – January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new Kansas pro-life organization, Personhood Kansas, is seeking to partner with Christian and pro-life leaders, activists, and

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Majority of Ohioans Oppose Use of Federal Funds for Abortion – COLUMBUS, OH, January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ohioans are paying more to attention to issues like federal funding for abortions as a result of the months-long

Share this article on Facebook Rabbi Levin Tells Pro-Life March: U.S. Governors Must Nullify Roe v. Wade – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Leading a delegation of Orthodox Jewish rabbis, pro-life leader Rabbi Yehuda Levin fired up

Share this article on Facebook Tim Tebow Defends Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad under Fire – By Peter J. SmithMOBILE, Alabama, January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – College football superstar Tim Tebow is standing fast behind a pro-life ad developed by Focus on

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Celebrity Cruises Says Priests No Longer Welcome on Cruises – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new policy enacted by Celebrity Cruises will end the company’s long tradition of carrying Catholic priests on its voyages.

Share this article on Facebook Lawmakers May Have New Strategy to Pass Health Care Reform – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Congressional leaders seem to be uniting around a risky new plan that may represent their last best hope for quick passage of

Share this article on Facebook Lewd Rock Concert Takes Place in Church Sanctuary – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Catholics are expressing shock and outrage over an event that occurred at St. James Church in New York City which involved a

Share this article on Facebook Religious Communities Resist Visitation – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist According to the office of Mother Mary Clare Millea, the Superior General in charge of directing a three-year study of U.S.

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Feast of St. Agnes at St. Agnes Church in Minnesota – We were very pleased to be passed along these photos today from the feast of St. Agnes at St. Agnes Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minnesota, which was offered in

Share this article on Facebook Forthcoming Book Release: The Development of the Liturgical Reform: As Seen by Cardinal Ferdinando Antonelli from 1948 to 1970 – We mentioned this title here on the NLM some while ago, and I was very pleased to hear from the publisher, Roman Catholic Books , with news that this title will be

Share this article on Facebook Minimalism and Monasticism – From a lecture on monastic architecture I have given to three different groups of monks and nuns: The building of an abbey—even a Romanesque abbey, and especially

Share this article on Facebook On the Lighter Side of Things: Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from Adrian Fortescue – Our readers may appreciate, if they are in the mood to step back from the serious business of saving the liturgy, a little bit of humor I posted over at ultramontane

Share this article on Facebook The Tract or The Gospel Acclamation – Most of us in OF parishes will not be singing the tract during Lent this year. Although ideal, it is extremely difficult, changes from week to week, and requires an

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Notes, photos from Haiti – By Mary DeTurris Poust In his role as Chairman of the Board for Catholic Relief Services , Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York visited Haiti this past weekend. While

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook “You never stop thinking about the baby you killed.” – This is one of the strangest, most schizophrenic abortion-related things I’ve seen in a long time, maybe ever. Penelope Trunk, a successful career advice

Share this article on Facebook The NASCAR of Catholic Apologetics – Patrick Archbold of Creative Minority Report fame penned a witty and quite insightful take on Catholic “combat radio” in today’s National Catholic Register . Maybe

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Anatomy of a Failing President – An article from “American Thinker Magazine” by Geoffrey P. Hunt “Barack Obama is on track to have the most spectacularly failed presidency since Woodrow Wilson. In the

Share this article on Facebook Join us in April in the Holy Land! – We have a small, intimate group going to visit the Holy Land in April, right after Easter. Janet and I will be your guides. The weather will be gorgeous, the people

Share this article on Facebook Who Was Timothy? Who Was Titus? – These were two tough guys who had an impact on our lives and we should know them — even though they lived two thousand years ago. Today is their feast day so take a few

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Politics & Religion until you puke – Lots and lots to read today , but I’ll break it down for you, one section for religion, one for politics. Pols first – got this from Insty : You can read the lyrics here

Share this article on Facebook Updates on Haiti, Kids & Ed – I hate to start off a Haiti round-up with an
"I told you so," so I will wait to say it and urge, you instead to go watch this very affecting video -watch the sigh of

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Urge Congress to Resume Work on Health Care with Access for All, Protection of Life, Conscience Rights – WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops called on Congress to continue to work on health care reform to provide access for everyone, protection of life at all stages and conscience

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names Auxiliary Bishop Joe S. Vasquez as Bishop of Austin, Texas – WASHINGTON—Pope Benedict XVI has named Auxiliary Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Galveston-Houston, 52, as bishop of Austin, Texas, succeeding Archbishop Gregory Aymond, who

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “the hair-raising moment of the whole experience” – My musings continue about what is probably a myth that Latin worship is somehow too foreign or tooo haaard for parishes. This came from a reader: The following is from

Share this article on Facebook “There is no place in the Church for a Pope Emeritus.” – ASCA has a story (in Italian) stating that the postulator of the cause of Pope John Paul II, Msgr. Slawomir Oder, says that in 1989, confirmed in 1994, the Pope had

Share this article on Facebook A Continuity Revolution – From a reader: A German friend informed me that he just returned from Rome, and on Sat morning there were at least 8 TLM’s at the side altars in San Pietro. I don’t

Share this article on Facebook Chief Justice Roberts: stare decisis is not an ‘inexorable command’ – overturning Roe v Wade – I have so much to read that I quail at the idea of more.  Still, after a reader alerted me to this, I am thinking that perhaps I did not make a mistake by putting

Share this article on Facebook Econ on da groun… econ on da groun – I picked this up from the always interesting Action Institute blog. Put yo coffee down down on da groun before watchin’ dis thang put yo mug on da groun’ you be looking

Share this article on Facebook NYC 30 Jan: Service of reparation for desecration of Manhattan church – About 5000 people have sent me emails about an abomination that took place in a church in Manhattan, St. James on Oliver St. Yes… I know about this.  I received news and

Share this article on Facebook Prayer request for a priest – I am getting e-mail from a priest acquaintance, Fr. B, who is suffering from some pretty dreadful maladies.  He is in a clinic right now. Would you in your charity stop

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Share this article on Facebook Bishop: Haiti Quake Isn’t Divine Punishment [2010-01-26] – Affirms the Laws of Nature Cannot Be Overcome

Share this article on Facebook Holy Land Residents Get Chance to Propose Peace Path [2010-01-26] – Widespread Survey Prepares Mideast Synod

Share this article on Facebook Leaked Text Lamented by Christian Unity Council [2010-01-26]

Share this article on Facebook Mexican-American Named to Austin Diocese [2010-01-26]

Share this article on Facebook Paper Towel Purificators [2010-01-26] – And More on the Faithful Taking the Host Directly

Share this article on Facebook Prelate Stresses Hospitality for Olympic Athletes [2010-01-26] – Invites Vancouver Visitors to Attend Ash Wednesday Mass

Share this article on Facebook Salvadoran Bishops Eager for Romero Canonization [2010-01-26] – Write Pope for 30th Anniversary of Archbishop’s Murder

Share this article on Facebook Survey to Prepare for Mideast Synod [2010-01-26] – “Communion and Witness”

Share this article on Facebook The Cost of Authentic Prophecy [2010-01-26] – Biblical Reflection for 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time C

Share this article on Facebook US Lay Theologian Wins Pontifical Academy Prize [2010-01-26]

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Stamp to Help Haiti [2010-01-26]

Share this article on Facebook What a Theologian-Pope Tells Theology (Part 2) [2010-01-26] – Interview With Archbishop Bruno Forte

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