Catholic News Headlines May 25, 2010


May. 24, 7pm—May. 25, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook HARMONY – May the God of endurance and encouragement grant us the grace to think in harmony with one another, in keeping with Christ Jesus.  Amen.  (A prayer based on Romans 15:5)

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop says human and Christian values will build a stronger Argentina – Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 25, 2010 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata in Argentina said this week during the county’s celebration of its

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal saddened by those who ‘wish to tarnish’ the Catholic priesthood – Cordoba, Spain, May 25, 2010 / 01:53 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, Cardinal Julian Herranz, expressed

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Church announces adult stem cell venture with Neostem – New York City, N.Y., May 25, 2010 / 10:49 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican issued a communique on Tuesday announcing a joint initiative with an international

Share this article on Facebook Former Colombian model shares conversion story – Bogotá, Colombia, May 25, 2010 / 12:02 pm ( CNA ).- Amada Rosa Pérez was one of Colombia’s top models before she disappeared from the public eye five years ago.  Now she

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father meets with presidents of Congo, Moldova – Vatican City, May 24, 2010 / 08:30 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- On Monday morning, Pope Benedict XVI met with the presidents of Congo and Moldova, discussing with both heads

Share this article on Facebook Local bishop offers prayers and condolences after deadly Air India crash – Mangalore, India, May 25, 2010 / 03:21 am ( CNA ).- Bishop of Karwar Derek Fernandes has expressed grief and sorrow at the loss of “precious lives” in the airplane crash

Share this article on Facebook Los Angeles Catholic school vandalized, religious items desecrated – Los Angeles, Calif., May 25, 2010 / 04:08 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- On May 24, the school of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, which is located in the Archdiocese of Los

Share this article on Facebook Martyred monks film nabs second prize at Cannes festival – Cannes, France, May 25, 2010 / 01:12 am ( CNA ).- At the end the prestigious 12-day Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, a film on a group of French monks who were martyred

Share this article on Facebook Poll finds majority want military leaders to decide on ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ – Washington D.C., May 25, 2010 / 03:01 pm ( CNA ).- A recent Zogby poll commissioned by the Family Research Council shows that by a margin of nearly three to one

Share this article on Facebook Priests and laity both responsible for evangelization, asserts Spanish bishop – Cadiz, Spain, May 24, 2010 / 10:00 pm ( CNA ).- On the Feast of Pentecost yesterday, a Spanish bishop discussed the “complementarity” of the relationship between priests

Share this article on Facebook Religion department created at Hamburg University with Vatican approval – Hamburg, Germany, May 25, 2010 / 12:46 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- An agreement has been reached between the Vatican and the German city of Hamburg on the creation of a

Share this article on Facebook Senate urged to wait for Clinton documents before holding Kagan hearings – Washington D.C., May 25, 2010 / 06:17 am ( CNA ).- A pro-life group urged the Senate to postpone the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, citing

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook ‘A League of Their Own’ inspiration dies – She was forthright and personable at a time when women in sports were considered a novelty, if not an aberration. …

Share this article on Facebook Best Selling Catholic Books for June – June’s list of Catholic best sellers sees many old favorites such as Mother Angelica Raymond Arroyo, …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook A Holy Alliance between Rome and Moscow Is Born – The positive relationship that has been established between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Church of Rome is …

Share this article on Facebook Gun battles rage on in Jamaica – Jamaican police have clashed with gunmen for two straight days, in violence related to the extradition of an …

Share this article on Facebook South Korea talks tough, stands strong – South Korea is talking tough and standing strong after they learned that their neighbor and bitter enemy North …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops: CHA Wounded Church Unity with Health Care Endorsement – Those who made moral judgments about the bill for Catholics undermined the bishops teaching authority, and that, …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Are Anti-Religious Censors behind Fracas in Norfolk, Virginia over the ‘Fetus Doll’ ? – The dolls which caused this fracas are an accurate representation of our youngest neighbors in the …

Share this article on Facebook Baby Almost Cremated Alive: Where the Road of Abortion Leads – What is the word to describe a baby, aborted at 7 months, being placed in a box with cotton wool stuffed in his …

Share this article on Facebook Coast Guard Commandant says spill must be handled by BP – U.S. Coast Guard commandant, Admiral Thad Allen is adamant that the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico can …

Share this article on Facebook iPhone to be priced below $100 – Retail giant Wal-Mart has announced that they’re cutting the price of their Apple iPhones in half. Most …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook “Footprints” by Hans Kung – This is brilliant work by the Catholic Cartoon blog . HT Acts of the Apostasy

Share this article on Facebook A Fetus is Anti-Abortion? – Everyone is freaking out because some school employees handed out fetus dolls to students in a public school. The dolls are scientifically accurate yet they’re being

Share this article on Facebook CNN Doesn’t Need Facts or Evidence – They ignored John Edward’s extramarital affairs for over a year but some bloggers with a violent record says he had sex with a Republican but offers no evidence and it’s

Share this article on Facebook Coming Soon: TV Abortion Commericals – Well, it was only a matter of time. In a first, a UK television station will air an advertisement for abortion. You can see the story in this youtube video. My first

Share this article on Facebook Darn It!! This Little Girl Likes Herself – I love this. HT Jill Stanek

Share this article on Facebook World’s Dumbest Vampire Hunters – I used to think that some people make to big a deal over how much movies can influence people into doing really dumb things. After reading this story , I may have to

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook 2.1 Million Pilgrims Venerated Shroud – APRIL 25 – (Catholic World News) —Over 2.1 million pilgrims, including Pope Benedict XVI, venerated the Shroud of Turin when it was on display in Turin’s cathedral

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Theology and Pedagogy of Religion in Hamburg – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAY 2010 (VIS) – On 18 May, the Holy See and the Free Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany, signed an agreement concerning the creation of a centre of

Share this article on Facebook Joint Initiative: Council for Culture and Neostem Inc. – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAY 2010 (VIS) – The international biopharmaceutical company NeoStem Inc. and the Pontifical Council for Culture have announced a joint initiative

Share this article on Facebook Martyred Monks Film Nabs Second Prize At Cannes Festival – Cannes, France, May 25, 2010 (CNA).- At the end the prestigious 12-day Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, a film on a group of French monks who were martyred in Africa

Share this article on Facebook Procession and Mass for Corpus Christi – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAY 2010 (VIS) – The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today announced that at 7 p.m. on Thursday 3 June, Solemnity of Corpus

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Eleven on Her Own – Lisa Hendey: One family’s story | Thanks to friend and blogger Leticia Velasquez for sharing the following video about a homeschooling family doing their best to live

Share this article on Facebook Have Your Say – 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 Hot Dogs for Dinner – Arwen Mosher: Making peace with imperfection | Our little guy is sick. We’re currently on day six of a respiratory illness that I’m suspicious is RSV. While I’m glad not

Share this article on Facebook Ordinary People – Rebecca Teti: | I wonder what you think of this short essay on everyday people. It began as a comment on a blog post, but left such an impression on the blogger that he

Share this article on Facebook Small Steps Winners – Danielle Bean: | Drum roll please … The randomly chosen winners in our recent giveaway of signed copies of Small Steps for Catholic Moms are as follows: Karina Murray:

Share this article on Facebook Starting the Day Right – Arwen Mosher: This little girl knows how | Her dad put it on YouTube and entitled it, cutely, “Jessica’s ‘Daily Affirmation’” – and the video has been watched 1.7

Share this article on Facebook Win Some Lovely Loveliness – Danielle Bean: enter our free giveaway to win handmade jewelry | Some lucky reader here at Faith & Family is going to win a $30 credit at Bridal Jewelry for You!

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Must-See Video: What is your wheelchair? – They said Christopher Coleman would be a complete “vegetable.” He would never move, walk, talk or think. He was actually pronounced dead at birth. Well, they were wrong.

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Working Through Life’s Unavoidable Problems – Recently, when I was working through one of life’s unavoidable problems, a friend offered me encouragement by saying, “I know this must be a difficult time for you.”

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook I Want A Word With Dr. Edward Peters! – I want a word with Dr. Edward Peters (pictured). And that word is . . . CONGRATULATIONS!!! According to Vatican Information Service, Pope Benedict XVI has– Appointed as

Share this article on Facebook Okay, Let’s Talk Galactica Finale (Part 4) – In this post we’ll look at the third and last hour of the Galactica finale, Daybreak (summary here: Act 6 to Act 10). The first act of this hour–Act 6–is the climax of

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 25, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 25 4:00 – Bringing America Home: How America Lost Her Way and How We Can Find Our Way Back How did the Bush

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortions Fall in Scotland, Fewer Irish Women Travel to England For Them – London, England (LifeNews.com) — New government statistics provide good news for pro-life advocates in the UK and Ireland. They show abortions have fallen in Scotland

Share this article on Facebook Florida Pro-Life Group Calls on Governor Crist to Sign Abortion-Ultrasound Bill – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — Florida Right to Life is calling on Governor Charlie Crist to not veto a pro-life bill that helps women by allowing them a chance to

Share this article on Facebook Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour Signs Health Care Abortion Funding Opt Out – Jackson, MS (LifeNews.com) — Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour made his the third state to enact a law that would allow it to opt out of some of the federal abortion

Share this article on Facebook Obama Approval Rating Reaches New Low at 42 Percent With Pro-Abortion Record – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new poll today from Rasmussen Reports showed there is more room for pro-abortion President Barack Obama’s approval rating to drop. Its

Share this article on Facebook Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry Vetoes Pro-Life Bill for Better Abortion Reporting – Oklahoma City, OK (LifeNews.com) — Over the weekend, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry vetoed an abortion reporting bill meant to help the state reduce abortions. Henry, who

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Patient Taken to Hospital, Possible Botched Abortion Victim – Naples, FL (LifeNews.com) — A patient at a Florida Planned Parenthood abortion center was taken by ambulance to a local medical center today after what appears to have

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Asks Senate to Postpone Hearings on Pro-Abortion Elena Kagan – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A pro-life organization is calling on the Senate to postpone its scheduled hearings on pro-abortion Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.

Share this article on Facebook Sixth State Passes Measure to Opt Out of Some Abortion Funding in Health Care – Oklahoma City, OK (LifeNews.com) — The Oklahoma legislature made theirs the sixth state to pass a measure opting out of at least some of the abortion funding in the new

Share this article on Facebook Susan G. Komen and Planned Parenthood: Pro-Life People Should be Warned – Like many families, my grandmother and great-grandmother both had breast cancer.

Share this article on Facebook Virginia Principal Placed on Leave for Distribution of Fetal Models to Students – Norfolk, VA (LifeNews.com) — A Virginia principal was placed on administrative leave for distributing tiny plastic models of unborn children to help the students at

Share this article on Facebook Woman Dies From Botched Abortion at Marie Stopes Clinic as British Ads Run – London, England (LifeNews.com) — As the Marie Stopes International abortion business begins running abortion ads on television in England tonight, news surfaces that a

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortionist under Investigation for Forced Abortion Says he “Lies” to Patients – By Peter J. SmithDETROIT, Michigan, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Michigan abortionist is under renewed scrutiny over comments he made over two years ago, in which

Share this article on Facebook California Catholic College Hosted Pro-Abort Commencement Speaker – By Patrick B. CraineMORAGA, California, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – St. Mary’s College of California is under fire after hosting a commencement speaker this past

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Ouellet “Buoyant” Amidst Attacks over Abortion Comments – By Patrick B. CraineTo sign a petition in support of Cardinal Ouellet, click here.OTTAWA, Ontario, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite the beating he took in  the

Share this article on Facebook Despite Promises, Marriage Not on New U.K. Coalition Govt’s Agenda – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A document put out by Britain’s new coalition government outlining their goals, fails to include the word

Share this article on Facebook Horror in China: Aborted but Still Living Baby Sent for Cremation – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiFOSHAN CITY, China, may 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An aborted baby boy, who had been declared dead by doctors in Foshan City, China, suddenly

Share this article on Facebook Knights of Columbus Respond to Complaints about Pro-Abort Members – By Kathleen GilbertNEW HAVEN, Connecticut, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Patrick S. Korten, the vice president for Communications of the Knights of Columbus Supreme

Share this article on Facebook Marie Stopes Abortion Ads Generate Protest while Org Hosts China’s One Child Czar – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “If you miss your period, you could be pregnant. If you’re pregnant and don’t know what to do, Marie Stopes

Share this article on Facebook Moscow Refuses Permit to “Gay Pride” Parade Organizers – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanMOSCOW, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For the fifth year in a row, the government of the city of Moscow has defied the international

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Reveals 5-Year Plan to Expand Abortion through Telemed Scheme – CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) revealed last week that expanding medical abortions into every

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Coalition to Launch “The Pill Kills” Day June 5 – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A large coalition of pro-life groups has announced plans to protest the damage wreaked by the

Share this article on Facebook Prop. 8 Judge Pulls Plug on Televising Closing Arguments – By Kathleen GilbertSAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge has disallowed the televising of the closing arguments of the trial against

Share this article on Facebook School Officials Suspended for Distributing 4″ Fetus Models – By Kathleen GilbertNORFOLK, Virginia, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two school officials have been suspended at a Norfolk, VA elementary school in connection with

Share this article on Facebook Showdown at the OK Capitol: Senate Prepares for Third Abortion Veto Fight with Gov. – By Peter J. SmithOKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Oklahoma lawmakers in the state Senate are preparing for another duel with pro-abortion

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Coptic Christians Criticize White House for Inaction – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Leaders of the Coptic Christian community in the U.S. say that while the Obama Administration focuses on reaching out to

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration Sides with Vatican in Abuse Suit – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A top deputy for U.S. Solicitor General and Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan has filed a brief in support of the Vatican in an

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood To Expand Telemed Abortion Business – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Officials at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America have announced plans to expand the practice of dispensing the

Share this article on Facebook Texas Sheriff Threatened for Refusing to Transport Inmate for Abortion – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Texas sheriff who refused to transport a female inmate to an abortion clinic is being accused of violating the woman’s

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Antiphon lately – Renewal within tradition. The new English translation of the Mass. The “mystic meaning” of the Roman rite. Kisses sacred and profane. The concept of salus in the Roman

Share this article on Facebook Carl Olson and Moyra Doorly Engage in Friendly Debate on Ignatius Insight – Many will be familiar with the series of discussions on the Second Vatican Council that authors Moyra Doorly and Fr. Aidan Nichols, O.P, have been publicly having in the

Share this article on Facebook Official Photos from 2010 Pèlerinage de Chartres Pentecôte – Various photos, unofficial and official are coming in from the 2010 Pentecost pilgrimage of Chartres, organized by Notre-Dame de Chrétienté . The first official photos

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Requiem Mass in the Dominican Rite – A reader notified us of the following “trailer” of the Solemn Requiem Mass in the Dominican rite taken in Blessed Sacrament Church in Seattle, Washington — and some

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Merton’s influence on the Dalai Lama – By Mary DeTurris Poust Today, in an op-ed piece in the New York Times , the 14th Dalai Lama writes about his belief in the need for world religions to work together and

Steve Ray

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Share this article on Facebook Deep in the Vatican – What a great day! Touring the Vatican Museum with Liz Lev, then exploring St. Peters before everyone scattered for a free afternoon. ] Then we had confession followed by

Share this article on Facebook Dr. Hahn Group arrives in “Bella Roma” – After 24 hours of travel they all arrived and filled our double-decker bus. Dr. Scott and Kimberly Hahn with three sons: Jeremiah, Joe and David led the group out of the

Share this article on Facebook Free Stuff for Catholicshttp://www.freeforcatholics.com/?CWRad0405

Share this article on Facebook Nice Letter from a Pilgrim – DEAR JANET AND STEVE, MY TWO DAUGHTERS AND I HAD A FANTASTIC PILGRIMAGE THANKS TO YOUR PLANNING AND PROFESSIONALISM, NOT TO MENTION YOUR LOVE OF GOD AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Headlines in my tab bar – A quick tear across the tabs: Private Pay Shrinks to Historic Lows . Hey, our newest car is nine years old. We’d love to help out the automakers by buying something new,

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook CORRECTION to PODCAzT 102 on the new translation of the 1st Eucharistic Prayer – I received word from a couple people via email that in my reading of the new translation of the Roman Canon I omitted the name of St. Anastasia, which surprises me.

Share this article on Facebook Footprints – With a biretta tip to Creative Minority Report I share something from the Catholic Cartoon Blog…

Share this article on Facebook Pro seipso sacerdote – In the traditional, Extraordinary Form a priest can add orations for the anniversary of his ordination, Pro seipso sacerdote. The 2002MR has three formularies Pro seipso

Share this article on Facebook REVIEW: Pope Pius Clock – Mr UPS’s brown truck pulled up today with a big box, wherein I discovered my new Pope Pius clock. At the time of this writing there have been 12 Popes Pius, handy for

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed – I had an odd experience today. I went out to put more grape jelly in the little cups on the bird feeder apparatus. As I was doing so, I heard directly behind me – but

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Whit Tuesday – According to the older, traditional Roman calendar, today is Tuesday in the Octave of Pentecost. The octave of Pentecost was lamentably killed off by the cutters and

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