Catholic News Headlines April 6, 2010


Apr. 5, 7pm—Apr. 6, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez appointed to Archdiocese of LA – Vatican City, Apr 6, 2010 / 05:53 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- This morning the Holy Father appointed current San Antonio Archbishop Jose H. Gomez as Coadjutor Archbishop of

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez ‘deeply grateful’ for Los Angeles appointment – Los Angeles, Calif., Apr 6, 2010 / 11:50 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Following the Vatican’s announcement of his new appointment this morning, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez says

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez ‘perfect choice’ to head Los Angeles, remarks Archbishop Chaput – Denver, Colo., Apr 6, 2010 / 10:58 am ( CNA ).- Reacting to the Vatican’s appointment of Archbishop Jose H. Gomez as coadjutor archbishop for the Archdiocese of Los

Share this article on Facebook Bishops around the world speak out in support of Pope Benedict XVI – Vatican City, Apr 6, 2010 / 03:09 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Catholic leaders from around the world have expressed solidarity with the Pope in a united response to attempts

Share this article on Facebook Catholic actor booted from ABC show for refusing sex scenes – Los Angeles, Calif., Apr 5, 2010 / 09:14 pm ( CNA ).- Neal McDonough, a devout Catholic family man known to the American public as one of the characters from “Band of

Share this article on Facebook Celibacy is a priceless gift from God, affirms Spanish cardinal – Barcelona, Spain, Apr 6, 2010 / 06:12 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Barcelona, Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach, reminded priests last week that celibacy “should be

Share this article on Facebook Computer mistranslation of key Vatican memo undercuts media criticism of Pope – Denver, Colo., Apr 5, 2010 / 08:42 pm ( CNA ).- A “very rough” computer translation of a memo recounting a key Vatican meeting about a Milwaukee priest who abused deaf

Share this article on Facebook Husband of St. Gianna dies – Toronto, Canada, Apr 5, 2010 / 10:57 pm ( CNA ).- The husband of St. Gianna Beretta Molla passed away at the age of 97 last weekend on Holy Saturday, a day that carries

Share this article on Facebook Italian political paper: NY Times needs consultants more than Vatican does – Rome, Italy, Apr 6, 2010 / 05:52 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The influential Italian political newspaper Il Foglio published an article today criticizing the New York Times

Share this article on Facebook Media is rebelling against truth, says Peruvian cardinal – Lima, Peru, Apr 6, 2010 / 01:51 pm ( CNA ).- During Easter Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of Lima, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne expressed solidarity with Pope

Share this article on Facebook Middle East bishops emphasize Pope’ transparency in handling abuse cases – Rome, Italy, Apr 6, 2010 / 11:56 am ( CNA ).- In response to the media campaign designed to portray Pope Benedict as covering up cases of sexual abuse by priests,

Share this article on Facebook Record number confirmed in Baltimore, despite recent media attacks on Church – Baltimore, Md., Apr 6, 2010 / 07:02 am ( CNA ).- Despite the recent media attacks on the Church and Holy Father regarding clergy sex abuse scandals, one U.S. archdiocese

Share this article on Facebook Vatican must demonstrate same determination as Holy Father to overcome scandal, observes British newspaper – London, England, Apr 6, 2010 / 01:06 am ( CNA ).- British newspaper, The Daily Telegraph, published an article in which it defended the actions of Pope Benedict XVI in

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Share this article on Facebook Fr. Dwight Longenecker: Spiritual Warfare: Take Up the Sword – Read the history. You will see that in every age and in every place Christ’s One, Holy, Catholic and …

Share this article on Facebook Inspire: Don’t Look Back! Learning a Lesson from Lot’s Wife – How can we heed this lesson from Lot’s wife?  It may be that in our journey of life, as when …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook A Guide to Christian Meditation – Dear Catholic Spiritual Direction Friends, Many of you know that Father John’s book, The Better Part is in its third printing. In the beginning of The Better Part Father

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Announce EncouragePriests.org! – Check out a recent press release from Catholics Come Home announcing EncouragePriests.org on the news blog ! Happy Easter! God bless you and God bless our holy priests.

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Share this article on Facebook Easter means passing over from greed to selflessness says prelate – SURIGAO CITY, April 6, 2010—Surigao Bishop Antoniet Cabajog said everyone should be willing to experience that Good Friday of pain and sacrifice in order to rise to the

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Abortionist: “Abortion is Birth Control” – Here’s your stomach turning quote of the day from Lila Rose’s blog. Abortionist Peter Kopf said in a recent interview: Abortion is birth control. Adoption is giving up

Share this article on Facebook Obama: Wild Pitch to the Left – Who’d a thunk it? President Obama overthinks it on the mound and dithers for a while before actually throwing the pitch. And when he does, he throws it weakly, wildly,

Share this article on Facebook Unilaterally Assured Destruction – The concept was simple. You (or actors under your control) use weapons of mass destruction against us, we will use them against you. Period. Say what you want about it,

Share this article on Facebook What’s Your Take on the Shroud of Turin? – James Cameron’s Avatar may no longer be the 3-D event of the year. Millions of Christians will likely travel to Turin to view the Shroud of Turin in a way that hasn’t

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez
"perfect choice" to head Los Angeles, remarks Archbishop Chaput
– Denver, Colo., Apr 6, 2010 / 10:58 am (CNA).- Reacting to the Vatican’s appointment of Archbishop Jose H. Gomez as coadjutor archbishop for the Archdiocese of Los

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gómez to succeed Cardinal Mahony in Los Angeles – APRIL 6 (Catholic World News) — Pope Benedict XVI has named Archbishop José Gómez of San Antonio as the Coadjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles. Born in Mexico in 1951 and

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Weakland halted ecclesial trial of notorious priest – APRIL 6 (Catholic World News) – The Milwaukee priest who strongly criticized The New York Times for its reporting on the scandal surrounding the late Father Lawrence

Share this article on Facebook Record number confirmed in Baltimore, despite recent media attacks on Church – Baltimore, Md., Apr 6, 2010 (CNA).- Despite the recent media attacks on the Church and Holy Father regarding clergy sex abuse scandals, one U.S. archdiocese set a record

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Secretary of State in Chile – 06 Apr 10 – Vatican Radio) The Cardinal Secretary of State, Tarcisio Bertone begins a 9-day trip to Chile today. Cardinal Bertone is visiting the country in order to

Share this article on Facebook We must seek to be messengers of God’s love, declares Pope on Easter Monday – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Apr 5, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict prayed the Regina Caeli on Easter Monday from the Pontifical residence at Castel Gandolfo, where he

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Share this article on Facebook Coffee and Conversation – 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 Excellent Easter Eating – Arwen Mosher: What does yours look like? | Cooking is the one household chore that doesn’t feel like a chore to me, and I also love to eat, so it should come as no

Share this article on Facebook First Communion Preparation at Home – Lisa Hendey: What would you recommend? | I was recently contacted by a mother with the following question: Hello Lisa. I am a catholic Mom living in Indonesia and I need

Share this article on Facebook Hiding Eggs and Finding Faith – Marion Fernandez-Cueto: We must come to Christ again and again … and again | I don’t like Easter egg hunts. I never have. Largely absent from my childhood, they remain

Share this article on Facebook Peeps of Spring – Danielle Bean: Enjoy an earful of my backyard | The frogs are back. It must be spring. They hop and splash all day, skillfully avoiding the smallest kids’ eager hands.

Share this article on Facebook Souls of Those Who Have Separated Themselves – Danielle Bean: Divine Mercy Novena Day 5 | Today is the fifth day of the Divine mercy novena that will end on Divine Mercy Sunday, this coming Sunday. You can read more

Share this article on Facebook Waiting Game – Rachel Balducci: that’s what I’m playing | Last night was one of those looooong nights, filled with thinking and waiting and timing my aches and pains. I had lots of

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Do You Love Life? – I wanted to make a video that might help people better connect the political issue of abortion to the reality of abortion. So I took a crack at it. Our choices (and

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Easter Season is a Celebration of Life – The Easter Season is a celebration of life, and a time to renew our confidence in the ultimate victory of the forces of life against the culture of death. Therefore,

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Share this article on Facebook Post-Lenten Blogging Plans – Well, Lent is now over and my blog-every-day-but-Sunday Lenten resolution has now expired. I think I more or less made it, with the possible exception of one or two

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – China Currency

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman says the IRS has launched a global program to target “high wealth individuals.” Now, I have no problem with the IRS cracking down on

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – April 6, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Apr. 6 4:00 – “If You Leave Us Here, We Will Die”: How Genocide Was Stopped in East Timor It was this week in 1999 that

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Share this article on Facebook Alaska Pro-Abortion Groups Appeal Judge’s Decision on Parental Notification Prop – Juneau, AK (LifeNews.com) — Two pro-abortion groups in Alaska have appealed a judge’s decision saying the language of the parental notification proposition on abortion

Share this article on Facebook California Senate Candidate Carly Fiorina Opposes Abortion in New Interview – Sacramento, CA (LifeNews.com) — Carly Fiorina, the Republican Senate hopeful looking to take on pro-abortion Sen. Barbara Boxer in the November election, took a

Share this article on Facebook FBI Raids Home of Philly Practitioner Who Killed Woman in Botched Abortion – Philadelphia, PA (LifeNews.com) — On Friday, federal agents from the FBI raided the home of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell of Pennsylvania, who is under

Share this article on Facebook Fort Wayne OKs Measure Requiring Abortion Practitioners to Notify Local Hospital – Fort Wayne, IN (LifeNews.com) — A county commission in Indiana has approved a landmark measure that could eventually be seen in other states that helps limit abortions.

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Sees Tax-Funded Abortions Drop 4% With Positive Alternatives Program – Minneapolis, MN (LifeNews.com) — The number of taxpayer-funded abortions in Minnesota continues to drop thanks to the Positive Alternatives program that helps women

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Governor Christie Eliminates Waiver for Planned Parenthood Funding – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken a second step in his bid to cut state taxpayer funding of the Planned Parenthood abortion

Share this article on Facebook New York Man Charged With Forcing Girlfriend to Have Abortion, Killing Baby – Buffalo, NY (LifeNews.com) — A New York man has been charged in connection with a case that saw him force his girlfriend to have an abortion by slipping her the

Share this article on Facebook Obama Can Pick Radical Abortion Advocate if Stevens Leaves Supreme Court Now – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Political pundits are weighing in on what is expected to become the biggest news story affecting the pro-life community following

Share this article on Facebook Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry Signs Three Pro-Life Bills Limiting Abortions – Oklahoma City, OK (LifeNews.com) — Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry today signed three pro-life bills to limit abortions in the state after courts truck them down before when

Share this article on Facebook Tennessee Governor Phil Bredensen Gets Bill to Help Stop Forced Abortions – Nashville, TN (LifeNews.com) — Tennessee Governor Phil Bredensen received a bill the state legislature gave final approval to that helps stop forced abortions. The

Share this article on Facebook What About Abortion in Cases of Rape and Incest? Women and Sexual Assault – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Many people, including those whose mission is to help women and girls who are victims of sexual assault and abuse, believe

Share this article on Facebook Woman Who Live Blogged Abortion Splits With Boyfriend, He Doesn’t Want Kids – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The woman who live blogged her abortion and gained national attention for relating her moment-by-moment experience using the dangerous

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Share this article on Facebook A See Change Coming to Los Angeles as Pope Appoints Replacement for Mahoney – Editorial by John-Henry WestenLos Angeles, April 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A monumental shift is coming to Los Angeles in the near future as Pope Benedict XVI has

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Mailing Hoax Victimizes Pro-Life Action League – By Peter J. SmithCHICAGO, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League says that has become the victim of mail fraud, with an anonymous

Share this article on Facebook Actor Neal McDonough Sacked for Refusing Sex Scene – By Kathleen GilbertHOLLYWOOD, California, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sticking to his principles as a Christian and a family man, Hollywood actor Neal McDonough

Share this article on Facebook Calif. D.A. Snubs Pro-Lifer’s Plea after Harassment by Off-Duty Officer – By Kathleen GilbertVENTURA, California, April 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After a Ventura County pro-life witness complained that an off-duty police officer harassed

Share this article on Facebook Chicago Archdiocesan Office to Honor Pro-Obama Fr. Pfleger – By Kathleen GilbertCHICAGO, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Racial Justice has announced that Fr. Michael Pfleger, the

Share this article on Facebook Lutheran Pastor Defends Pope Against Attacks over Sex Abuse Crisis – By Patrick B. CraineApril 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Pope Benedict XVI faces media accusations over his handling of the sexual abuse crisis in the Church, Lutheran

Share this article on Facebook Oregon Doctor Warns Canadians to Reject Assisted Suicide Legislation – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiPORTLAND, Oregon, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A doctor practicing in one of the two U.S. states where physician-assisted suicide is legal

Share this article on Facebook Personhood Amendment Qualified for Mississippi’s November 2011 Ballot – JACKSON, Mississippi, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Personhood Mississippi has enough certified voter signatures to ensure a spot on the November 2011 ballot,

Share this article on Facebook Scott Roeder Gets Max Sentence for Tiller Slaying – By Peter J. Smith WICHITA, Kansas, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Kansas judge on Thursday sentenced Scott Roeder, an anti-abortion activist who slew late-term

Share this article on Facebook Three Italian Regional Governments Move to Block Abortion Drug RU-486 – By Hilary White   ROME, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following last month’s regional elections, several newly elected regional heads around Italy have moved to

Share this article on Facebook Vancouver School Board Hosts Homosexual Conference for Teens at Elementary School – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiVANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Vancouver School Board (VSB) held “Vancouver’s first-ever anti-homophobia

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Share this article on Facebook Exorcist: Abuse Scandal is Work of the Devil – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Famed Italian exorcist, Fr. Gabriele Amorth, said the sexual abuse scandal in the Church, along with those who are misreporting

Share this article on Facebook New “Telemed Abortion” Procedure Endangers Women – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A recent undercover investigation by a leading pro-life group has found a disturbing and potentially illegal new trend in 12

Share this article on Facebook Report: Prescription Drug Overdose on the Rise – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new report released today has found that more and more people, particularly middle-aged women in urban areas, are

Share this article on Facebook Stillborn Baby Found in Hospital Maintenance Closet – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A hospital employee in Australia is speaking out after find the body of a stillborn baby in a utilities closet alongside used

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Holy Week at the Benedictine Monastery of Norcia, Birthplace of St. Benedict – Tenebrae Good Friday Good Friday The Easter Vigil

Share this article on Facebook New Architectural Work: St. John Neumann, Farragut, Tennessee – Previously, we have shown — albeit briefly — the church of St. John Neumann in Farragut, Tennessee, executed by the architectural firm, HDB/Cram & Ferguson . I was

Share this article on Facebook Spring and Eastertide Brings Thoughts of (and Preparations for) Pilgrimages – With the spring season now upon us and the fields and meadows coming to life; further having turned the corner from Lent and having moved into Eastertide, my mind turned

Share this article on Facebook The Future Archbishop of Los Angeles? – From the Los Angeles Times this morning: Mexico-born archbishop to lead Los Angeles Catholics An excerpt: Jose Gomez, who has been tapped to take over the archdiocese of

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Mexican-American archbishop for L.A. – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust As had been rumored on Twitter and blogs yesterday, the Vatican made its much-anticipated appointment to Los Angeles this morning. In a

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Medjugorje and “The Maciel Effect” – Many adherents of the alleged apparitions at Medjugorje to whom I have spoken personally over the years have invoked the (equally alleged) fondness and support of Pope

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Share this article on Facebook John the Baptist ate them… – For all you radio listeners out there… While on Pilgrimage in Israel I mentioned that if anyone found a locust that I would eat it like John the Baptist did in the

Share this article on Facebook Mass at Tomb, Running Around Jerusalem, Bethlehem – We always arrive a few days before our pilgrims. We have 35 people from across America arriving on Thursday and we are here exploring, visiting friends, running,

Share this article on Facebook Me Too, especially with her husband – Yawn! Can’t wait for this to end!

Share this article on Facebook New Archbishop for Los Angeles – Tim Staples comments: “Didn’t I tell you guys that Archbishop Gomez might be the guy? This is incredible news! This guy is a rock! He caused a firestorm when he took the

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Ex-Communicating Oneself for Sins of Others – On Good Friday, NPR ran a piece of mine wherein I discuss why I remain a Catholic . This week, they present the flip side, showcasing an essay by author Julianna

Share this article on Facebook The Desire of Mary Magdalene – You will notice that as long as Mary stood gazing into the empty tomb and looked at the angels, Jesus stood behind her and concealed himself from her . . . our Lord God

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names San Antonio Archbishop José Gomez Coadjutor Archbishop Of Los Angeles – WASHINGTON—Pope Benedict XVI has named Archbishop José H. Gomez of San Antonio, 58, as Coadjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles.

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Share this article on Facebook “How does Benedict fix this mess?”…. Can he “fix” it? – John XXIII, when confronted by problems, at a certain point famously said, “Sometimes I just kneel down and say, Lord, it’s your Church, I am going to bed”.  Much of

Share this article on Facebook ALERT: Successor in Los Angeles! – In the brick by brick file…. Archbishop Gomez appointed to Archdiocese of LA Vatican City, Apr 6, 2010 / 05:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This morning the Holy Father

Share this article on Facebook Did Vatican II bring about a “new Pentecost”? Are we still waiting? – From Celebration via NCR. My emphases and comments: Clericalism and the Liturgy Whatever became of the ‘new Pentecost’? Apr. 05, 2010 By Paul Philibert  [OP]  [Fr. Paul

Share this article on Facebook Huge gain for religious feminism! – Thanks to Sancte Pater I learned … and you are learning… about the great leap in modern ecclesiastical feminism. From RNS. Just in time for the upcoming “consecration”

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: Card. George gives award to Fr. Pfleger – Sooo… Cardinal George of Chicago is going to give an award to Fr. Pfleger. “But Father! But Father!”, you might be saying.  “What for?” For: service in pursuit of

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