Catholic News Headlines June 8, 2010


Jun. 7, 7pm—Jun. 8, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook PURE OF HEART – Those whose hearts are pure are temples of the Holy Spirit.  (St Lucy http://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/inspiration.htm#17)

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Almost 600 couples renew marriage vows in D.C., give advice for long unions – Washington D.C., Jun 8, 2010 / 03:21 am ( CNA ).- More than 580 couples renewed their marriage vows at a Sunday Mass celebrated by Archbishop of Washington Donald W.

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Padovese canceled Cyprus trip to avoid assassination of Pope – Rome, Italy, Jun 8, 2010 / 06:48 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- An Italian Vatican expert is saying that Bishop Luigi Padovese, Apostolic Vicar of Anatolia and President of the

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal warns that pagan culture could replace Argentinean traditions – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 8, 2010 / 06:03 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, warned this week that pagan culture is invading

Share this article on Facebook Catholics denounce slated ‘documentary’ on Pope by homosexual activist – London, England, Jun 8, 2010 / 01:07 am ( CNA ).- A homosexual activist and Vatican protestor in the U.K. is slated to make what he calls a “factual” documentary on the

Share this article on Facebook Contrary to Argentinean journalist’s claims, Church opposes same-sex ‘marriage’ – San Luis, Argentina, Jun 7, 2010 / 09:32 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Jorge Luis Lona of San Luis, Argentina said last week that both “same-sex marriage and civil unions would

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father appoints new auxiliary bishop for Philadelphia – Philadelphia, Pa., Jun 8, 2010 / 10:27 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father appointed Msgr. John McIntyre as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on

Share this article on Facebook Lesbian couple become first homosexuals to ‘marry’ in Portugal – Lisbon, Portugal, Jun 8, 2010 / 01:50 pm ( CNA ).- Teresa Pires and Helena Paixao have become the first homosexual couple to “marry” in Portugal since the passage of

Share this article on Facebook Mexican cardinal sees 2010 World Cup as chance to discover sports as gift from God – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 8, 2010 / 04:05 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, expressed his best wishes this week for the

Share this article on Facebook Over 100,000 attend beatification of Polish priest and martyr – Warsaw, Poland, Jun 7, 2010 / 11:06 pm ( CNA ).- Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko, a Polish priest and martyr who died in 1984, was beatified in Warsaw on June 6 in a ceremony

Share this article on Facebook Vatican announces dates for beatifications of nine Europeans – Vatican City, Jun 8, 2010 / 11:44 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy See has announced the official dates for the upcoming beatifications of nine candidates for sainthood.

Share this article on Facebook Weigel discards Time Magazine’s spread against Catholic Church as ‘nonsense’ – Washington D.C., Jun 8, 2010 / 06:10 am ( CNA ).- Noted Catholic scholar and commentator George Weigel has reacted to strongly to Time Magazine’s recent 10-page spread

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Funeral of Turkish Bishop: Brutal Beheading. Muslim Confesses ‘I killed the great Satan!’ – The Bishop was stabbed in the house and then beheaded outside. He cried for help before he died. The murderer …

Share this article on Facebook Van der Sloot confesses to Lima murder – Dutch playboy and suspected killer Joran Van der Sloot has confessed to the murder of a girl in Lima, Peru. He has …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Fr. David O’Connell: From President of Catholic University to Bishop Elect of Trenton – Bishop-elect O’Connell will be the tenth bishop of Trenton. He has shown great dedication to establishing …

Share this article on Facebook What Does it Mean to be a Faithful Catholic Media Organization in the 21st Century? – ‘Catholic media has a second, unique role of teaching and helping Catholics to deepen their understanding …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Clinton Calls GOP Senator “A Sinner?” – This has got to be one of the most ironic and hypocritical things I’ve seen in a while. Get this one from the NY Post : Former President Clinton has sent out a

Share this article on Facebook Columnist: Church Wants Babies to Fill Pews – Bonnie Erbe of US News and World Report has said so many ridiculous things over the years that would be upsetting if anyone actually read US News and World Report

Share this article on Facebook Necessity Is The Mother of Deception – I don’t know why but thus made me laugh (especially the part at the 2 min mark) from Viral Footage (Woman makes her own parking spot)

Share this article on Facebook Re-Married Lesbian Bishops Are Hard To Shop For. – What happens when you sit on a three legged stool with only two legs? Out of the UK comes news that at a meeting of the Anglican House of Bishops in May, they voted for

Share this article on Facebook This Was Covered. This Was Mostly Ignored – This protest outside the Scripps Spelling Bee was covered by the mainstream media. The protest was two or three people urging that English words should be made less

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook 30 Churches Threatened In Indonesia In Past Year – JUNE 8 (Catholic World News) — Thirty Christian churches in the world’s largest Muslim nation have been burned down, attacked, or threatened with being closed by

Share this article on Facebook Almost 600 Couples Renew Marriage Vows In D.C., Give Advice For Long Unions – Washington D.C., Jun 8, 2010 (CNA).- More than 580 couples renewed their marriage vows at a Sunday Mass celebrated by Archbishop of Washington Donald W. Wuerl at the

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Rivera Says World Is Held Together By Prayer – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 7, 2010 (CNA).- The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, expressed hope this week that not everything in the world is

Share this article on Facebook Holy See Calls for End to Gaza Blockade – Recommends Investigation of Israeli Attack VATICAN CITY, JUNE 7, 2010 (Zenit.org).- As the forced isolation of the Gaza Strip again drew international attention last

Share this article on Facebook Mother Leads Rosary at Son’s Beatification – Poles Celebrate Memory of Priest, Martyr of Communism WARSAW, Poland, JUNE 7, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Armed only with “truth, justice and charity,” Father Jerzy Popieluszko

Share this article on Facebook Nine Beatifications Approved by the Pope – VATICAN CITY, 8 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff has announced that the following rites of beatification, approved by the

Share this article on Facebook Personal Memories of Pius XII – Interview With Sister Margherita Marchione By Carmen Elena Villa ROME, JUNE 7, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The future Pope Pius XII enjoyed spending his summer vacations at the

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For June 8 – VATICAN CITY, 8 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Fr. William Fey O.F.M. Cap., delegate superior of the Capuchin Fathers in Papua New Guinea, as bishop of

Share this article on Facebook Programme of Events for Closure of Year for Priests – VATICAN CITY, 8 JUN 2010 (VIS) – A world meeting of clergy will take place in Rome from 9 to 11 June to mark the end of the Year for Priests, called by Benedict XVI to

Share this article on Facebook Weigel Discards Time Magazine’s Spread Against Catholic Church As ‘Nonsense’ – Washington D.C., Jun 8, 2010 (CNA).- Noted Catholic scholar and commentator George Weigel has reacted to strongly to Time Magazine’s recent 10-page spread criticizing

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Happy Birthday, Danielle! – Rachel Balducci: | Today is the birthday of Danielle Bean—happy birthday, friend! Danielle, I know I speak for so many when I say thank you for all the inspiration and

Share this article on Facebook How to Make Ice Cream in a Plastic Bag – Danielle Bean: and how not to | So I found this cool link the other day, which told me how to make ice cream with a few simple ingredients and a couple of plastic bags.

Share this article on Facebook Is Your Family Accountable? – Lisa Hendey: Discover a wonderful new tool to help your troops! | Last week at RBTE, I had the pleasure of meeting a very cool Catholic dad – Bo Govea, founder of

Share this article on Facebook June Brides – Rebecca Teti: nearly 600 of ‘em! | With high profile divorces much in the news, it’s good to remember that many marriages succeed. Last Sunday Archbishop Donald Wuerl

Share this article on Facebook Seeking a Sign – Marion Fernandez-Cueto: Praying hard and trusting harder | Like many Christians, I often struggle to discern God’s will in my life. Faced with crucial decisions or

Share this article on Facebook What’s On Your Mind? – 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:

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Why Pastors Do Not Preach About Abortion – Many ask why pastors do not preach more about abortion. One reason that some give is that they do not want to hurt the people in the congregation who have had abortions.

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – HELEN THOMAS RETIRES

Share this article on Facebook Charlie Crist: Anything to Get Elected – Charlie Crist is flip-flopping again. When he was a Republican trying to win the Republican primary, Crist repeatedly stated he was pro-life and even said he would

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Poll Question of the Day – Was Israel justified in raiding the “flotilla” heading to Gaza? 1) Yes – 2) No – Click Here to Answer the Question.

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 8, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 8 4:00 – Jesus and Money: A Guide for Times of Financial Crisis Widespread unemployment. Record home foreclosures. A

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Charlie Crist Removes Pro-Life Section of Campaign Web Site, Rubio Complains – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — In the latest development in the race for the open U.S. Senate seat in Florida, Governor Charlie Crist is coming under fire for

Share this article on Facebook Connecticut Trial Court Rejects Attempt to Overturn Ban on Assisted Suicide – Hartford, CT (LifeNews.com) — A Connecticut trial court judge rejected a lawsuit by euthanasia advocates seeking to overturn the Connecticut ban on assisted suicide.

Share this article on Facebook Florida Pro-Life Group Lobbies Governor Crist to Sign Ultrasound-Abortion Bill – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — A state pro-life group is upping the pressure on Governor Charlie Crist to sign a bill that helps women by allowing them a chance to

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Teenager Does Self-Abortion, Older Boyfriend Buries Baby’s Body – Lehigh, PA (LifeNews.com) — A 13-year-old Pennsylvania girl reportedly conducted a self-abortion using a lead pencil after her much-old boyfriend subjected her to

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Legal Group Files Papers in Lawsuit Against Pro-Abortion Health Care – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The American Center for Law and Justice, a prominent pro-life legal group, filed an amicus brief with a federal court in Virginia

Share this article on Facebook UK Stats Reveal Dozens of IVF Unborn Children Die Annually Via Abortions – London, England (LifeNews.com) — In-vitro fertilization is sold as a foolproof technology designed to help parents who can’t and have children and want them to have

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 13-Year-Old Self-Aborts Baby: 30-Year-Old Boyfriend Buries Body – By James TillmanLEHIGHTON, Pennsylvania, June 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  A 30-year old Pennsylvania man has been accused of raping a 13-year-old girl and burying the

Share this article on Facebook British Columbia Gvmt Rejects Request for Abortion Info – By Patrick B. CraineVANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The British Columbia Office of Information and Privacy has rejected an attempt by

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Women Sue Birth Control Pill Manufacturer – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiTORONTO, June 8, 2010 (LifeSIteNews.com) – A group of Canadian women is suing Bayer Pharmaceutical, claiming that the contraceptive pill

Share this article on Facebook Commentary: Homosexuality and the Military — What’s Really at Stake? – Commentary by Albert Mohler, President, Southern Baptist Theological SeminaryJune 7, 2010 (AlbertMohler.com) – Get ready. Big changes are coming to the United States

Share this article on Facebook Connecticut Judge Rules Assisted Suicide for “Humanitarian Reasons” a Crime – By Peter J. SmithHARTFORD, Connecticut, June 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Connecticut Superior Court judge has ruled against two doctors who argued that a state law

Share this article on Facebook Disabled Need Help to Live, Not Die: Disabled Peer Urges MPs to Keep Assisted Suicide Illegal – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, June 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While pro-assisted suicide campaigners continue to press for relaxation of Britain’s law against assisted

Share this article on Facebook Gates Foundation Pledges $1.5 Billion for Maternal Health – By Patrick B. CraineWASHINGTON, D.C., June 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has called on global leaders to make maternal and child

Share this article on Facebook Lawsuit: Specialist for NASA Mission Demoted for Sharing Intelligent Design Views – LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — An amended complaint was filed Monday in a lawsuit against Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on behalf of an employee who

Share this article on Facebook Letters to the Editor – Re: Sister Keehan Off Prestigious Hospital Board over Obamacare Fallout It is incomprehensiable how a person who is a member of a religious community can on the one hand

Share this article on Facebook North Carolina 7th Graders to Learn About IUDs, Abortifacients, Condoms – By James TillmanRALEIGH, North Carolina, June 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Schools in North Carolina are preparing to implement the “Healthy Youth Act,” which was signed

Share this article on Facebook Princeton Philosopher: ‘Why Not Sterilize the Human Race and Party into Extinction?’ – By Peter J. SmithNEW YORK, June 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Princeton philosopher Peter Singer one of the world’s foremost contemporary utilitarian philosophers who is

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Hero to be Ordained – By James TillmanWASHINGTON, DC, June 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following a journey from Reform Judaism through the Episcopal Church, pro-life hero Deacon Paul

Share this article on Facebook Sisters of Life to Open Toronto Visitation Mission for Pregnant Women – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiTORONTO, June 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Sisters of Life will be hosting an open house at their new Visitation Mission to Pregnant Women on

Share this article on Facebook Ten Foreign Diplomats Pressure Romania to Change Gay Laws – By Hilary WhiteJune 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ten foreign diplomats, including ambassadors from the UK and U.S., signed a statement expressing “support” and

Share this article on Facebook The Power of the Media – Dear Friends of LifeSiteNews,In these difficult financial times an increasing number of people are telling me about the overwhelming number of “gimme” letters they are

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Few Town Halls to be Held this Summer – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Citizens who are hoping to have their voices heard at town hall meetings this summer will be disappointed in many districts

Share this article on Facebook Free Speech Banned in Washington DC – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The pro-life community in Washington DC is now forbidden to pray and counsel on the public property surrounding a local Planned

Share this article on Facebook New Details Emerge in Murder of Bishop in Turkey – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff  Journalist Witnesses now say that the man responsible for the brutal murder of a bishop in Turkey last Thursday, an act not thought to be

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Jeffrey Tucker: Thank You – For almost 5 years now, Jeffrey Tucker has been contributing to the NLM, bringing us news and commentary from the world of sacred music, not only here on the NLM, but

Share this article on Facebook One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic: Marks of the Church Building as well as the Church Herself – I have recently struck up a very enjoyable correspondence with Prof. Peter Kwasniewski, of the excellent Wyoming Catholic College, and read with great interest an

Share this article on Facebook The Art of Pietro Annigoni (1910-1988) – When I was studying in Florence a few years ago I became aware of the work of the Italian painter Pietro Annigoni. His St Joseph the Worker was hanging in a Florentine

Share this article on Facebook The Complete Stained Glass of Harry Clarke – Readers of this website will recall my longtime interest in the work of Irish illustrator and stained-glass designer Harry Clarke, whose stunning and somewhat

Share this article on Facebook The Liturgy of Benedict XVI according to Guido Marini

Share this article on Facebook The Parish Evaluation Project? – The Parish Evaluation Project , founded some 37 years ago, seems to continue to captivate some parish administrators and pastors with its promise to come into the parish

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Here’s one flight attendant who’ll never forget that particular flight – I just received the following note from Tom Peterson, president of CatholicsComeHome and Virtue Media . It’s a great reminder of how important it is for each of us (this

Share this article on Facebook If I ran Microsoft, Windows would act more like this . . .http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook Is it just me, or does this seem to defeat the purpose of “purity laws”? – Saudi Clerics Advocate Adult Breast-Feeding Women in Saudi Arabia should give their breast milk to male colleagues and acquaintances in order to avoid breaking strict

Share this article on Facebook Sometimes, a well-placed photon torpedo is the only answerhttp://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook From Mass at Capernaum to Jerusalem – Today we started out at Tabgha where Jesus multiplied the loaves and fish — and yes, it WAS a miracle and not just a lot of people learning to share. Then to Capernaum

Share this article on Facebook Islam, the tolerant religion? – Bishop’s accused killer shouted Islamic phrase The man charged with killing Bishop Luigi Padovese in Turkey reportedly shouted “Allah Akbar!” after repeating stabbing

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The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Credit where it’s due – I can’t embed the video, but credit where it’s due , I give Nancy Pelosi props for hanging in there , allowing people to have their say, and not running away. When I see

Share this article on Facebook Eavesdropping on Barack & Rahm – During the 2008 campaign, I wrote a little playlet wherein Candidate Obama visited Bill Clinton for advice on how to win. This morning, pondering the emergence of

Share this article on Facebook Grassroots & Tuneful – Do you know the second verse? This USMC vet does, and he sings it better than I could:

Share this article on Facebook The Brothers Karamazov – “. . . but it seemed to me that Alyosha was even more of a realist than the rest of us. Oh, of course, in the monastery he believed absolutely in miracles, but in my

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Personal Memories of Pope Pius XII – The Coat of Arms of Pope Pius XII Personal Memories of Pius XII Interview With Sister Margherita Marchione By Carmen Elena Villa ROME, JUNE 7, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The

Share this article on Facebook Peter’s Pence Collection Focuses on Love for Poor – St. Peter walking on the streets of Rome to help the poor. This program is being continued by his successors, the Popes, who established the Peter’s Pence charity and

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA PANINIRA LABAN SA SANTA IGLESIA CATOLICA – Pope Urban II preaches the First Crusade Anonymous said… Proclaiming the Truth, Beauty, Grandeur and Majesty of the Holy Roman Catholic Apostolic Church?…Bakit hindi

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Orthodox-Catholic Consultation Examines Steps to Unity – WASHINGTON—The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation continued work on a new agreed statement during its meeting at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names New Auxiliary Bishop for Philadelphia; Accepts Resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Maginnis – WASHINGTON—Pope Benedict XVI has named Msgr. John J. McIntyre, 46, secretary to Cardinal Justin Rigali, as an auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia, and accepted the

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A helpful image – Sometimes you need a visual image to get the point across. I enjoyed this image from The Sacred Page:

Share this article on Facebook After writing… – … I am on my way to meet a friend for supper. it’s a very pleasant evening.

Share this article on Facebook Chinese Lunch – Near where I stay in Manhattan there is a very dependable Chinese restaurant. Since today is so nice, I am taking a break from writing and enjoying a stroll and lunch

Share this article on Facebook Homosexual activist’s “documentary” about Pope Benedict to air before visit to England – I don’t know whether this is mainly for your Last Acceptable Prejudice file or your Throwing a Nutty file … from CNA.  My emphases and comments: Catholics denounce

Share this article on Facebook KEEP CALM and WDTPRS.COM Stuff – Some readers had sent me notes about the whimsical graphic I put together based on the famous WWII “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster.  There are zillions of variations for

Share this article on Facebook New Islamic developments in the murder of the Bishop in Turkey – There is a new theory working concerning the murder of Bishop Luigi Padovese in Turkey by his “crazed” driver. The original claim was that the bishop’s driver, was

Share this article on Facebook PRAYERCAzT: Lauds (BrevRom) – No frills Lauds from the Breviarium Romanum for the busy brethren.

Share this article on Facebook Prepare to be amused: wymynprysts protesting Vatican blah blah blah – From AP via CBS with my emphases and derision:ROME, June 8, 2010 Protesters March in Vatican for Female Priests Reform Groups Press for Ordination of Women, as Catholic

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed – literally – Here is a long distance edition of the Feeder Feed. I am in Manhattan, but I was checking the webcams at the feeders back home to see what was up and if any of them were

Share this article on Facebook Whatever happened to the “sensus fidelium” mania? – A reader sent this: We were in formation in the 80’s and 90’s and were constantly barraged with the “sensus fidelium”?  At every turn in pastoral theology, in liturgy,

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