Catholic News Headlines June 11, 2010


Jun. 10, 7pm—Jun. 11, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook Be docile to the Holy Spirit – Those who are docile to the Holy Spirit are purified in soul, awakened in faith and can discover God in all created things and in the daily events of ordinary life.  (In

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Ad campaign demolishes myth of ‘therapeutic abortion’ in Ireland – Rome, Italy, Jun 11, 2010 / 06:16 pm ( CNA ).- The Irish pro-life group Youth Defence has launched a newspaper ad campaign to counter implications by pro-abortion groups

Share this article on Facebook As government considers Sunday change, archbishop emphasizes day’s Christian meaning – Panama City, Panama, Jun 11, 2010 / 01:22 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Ulloa Mendieta of Panama City, Panama said this week the Christian meaning of Sunday, the day on which

Share this article on Facebook Catholics in La Crosse receive new bishop from Milwaukee – La Crosse, Wisc., Jun 11, 2010 / 09:12 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Catholics in the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin received word this morning that Pope Benedict XVI has

Share this article on Facebook Gov. Crist vetoes bill requiring ultrasound before first-trimester abortion – Tallahassee, Fla., Jun 11, 2010 / 04:38 pm ( CNA ).- Florida Governor Charlie Crist has vetoed a bill that would have required an ultrasound exam for women seeking an

Share this article on Facebook Knights of Columbus efforts in Rome highlighted in new museum exhibit – Rome, Italy, Jun 11, 2010 / 03:05 am ( CNA ).- The Knights of Columbus are celebrating the 90th anniversary of their presence in Rome by reflecting on the group’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope: While Church focused on goods of priesthood, Satan tried to tarnish priests – Vatican City, Jun 11, 2010 / 11:10 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- At the closing Mass of the Year for Priests on Thursday, Pope Benedict reviewed the purpose of the year, saying

Share this article on Facebook Prayer Vigil gathers 15,000 priests from around the world – Vatican City, Jun 11, 2010 / 01:03 pm ( CNA ).- An estimated 15,000 priests attended a prayer vigil last night in St. Peter’s Square. The priests, who hail from 97

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life leader arrested for praying on D.C. public sidewalk – Washington D.C., Jun 11, 2010 / 06:22 am ( CNA ).- Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney, a Protestant minister who heads the Christian Defense Coalition, was arrested on Tuesday

Share this article on Facebook World needs converted priests, not ecclesial engineers, Cardinal Meisner states – Vatican City, Jun 10, 2010 / 07:35 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Joaquim Meisner, addressed priests from around the world gathered at the Basilica of

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook New ‘Karate Kid’ worthy opponent to original – The original “The Karate Kid,” starring Pat Morita and Ralph Macchio captured movie …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Man almost severed arm to free himself from furnace – A Connecticut man, trapped in a basement when his arm became stuck in a furnace, began to sever his own arm in …

Share this article on Facebook Testimony of Living Faith: Facing a Modern Day Goliath of Cancer – For the person who receives a cancer diagnosis, saying the words “I have Cancer” is very hard at …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Fr. James Farfaglia in Rome: Priests Called to Confession, Conversion and Mission – Cardinal Meisner insisted that the priest must experience both sides of the confessional screen as a dedicated …

Share this article on Facebook Joran Van Der Sloot claims to know body’s location – In captivity for the murder of a Peruvian woman, 22-year-old Dutch playboy Joran Van Der Sloot says he knows the …

Share this article on Facebook Over 15,000 Clergy Gather with Pope at Prayer Vigil for Priests – During the first part of the vigil, live television linkups enabled those present in St. Peter’s Square …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Tells Over 15,000 Priests in Rome, Priesthood Not Simply ‘Office’ but Sacrament – ‘Every Christian and every priest should become, starting from Christ, a wellspring which gives life to …

Share this article on Facebook South American icon died from arsenic, doctor says – A group of doctors have examined the medical records of great South American figure Simon Bolivar to determine his …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook New York governor threatens to shut city down – New York Governor David Paterson is threatening to shut down the government shortly. “No one knows the …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Breaking: Teen Sailor, feared lost at sea, located – When Sunderland was located, her boat’s mast was broken – severing satellite phone communication – and …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: From a Canadian Friend. America, the Last Best Hope for Mankind – On May 23, 2010 Dennis Prager was with Sarah Palin, and Hugh Hewitt speaking at the University of …

Share this article on Facebook Solar flares could play havoc with earthly systems – Solar flares from the sun are predicted in the coming months. Such irregularities can play havoc with earthly …

Share this article on Facebook Thousands arrested in U.S. over Mexican drug cartels – More than two thousand people have been arrested on suspicion of their involvement with Mexican drug cartels. U.S. …

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook 7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 84) – — 1 — “How are things coming on the book ?” you ask? Wait, what? You didn’t ask? You couldn’t care less? Well, I’m going to tell you anyway because this is Quick

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook CNN Owes Pope An Apology – Kyra Phillips of CNN today claimed that the Pope has failed to apologize for the sex abuse scandal. Not only is that a lie but it’s an outrageous one in that the Pope

Share this article on Facebook Dems and Media Accuse GOP of Fraud – Remember when some girlfriend beating blogger accused Republican gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley of adultery but offered ZERO proof, the media ran with the story

Share this article on Facebook Father of 8 to Become Priest – Raised in a Jewish home, he converted to Christianity, married, became a Protestant minister, had eight children, is a pro-life leader, and finally converted to

Share this article on Facebook I Agree With Huckabee – I’m not a huge fan of Mike Huckabee. If he wins the GOP nomination I’d support him obviously. His social con status is strong and I respect him but I’m unsure he’s

Share this article on Facebook Into The Mouth Of Babes – Faith, hope, and true grit. These are the virtues which used to define us as a people–as a nation. Once upon a time 14,000 thousand men survived a brutal winter and

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s Turn Toward Mary – Reflection for Feast of the Immaculate Heart By Mark Miravalle STUBENVILLE, Ohio, JUNE 11, 2010 (Zenit.org).- “Immaculate Mother, in this place of grace, called together

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal to Priests: Carry On! – Affirms There’s No Room for Mediocrity ROME, JUNE 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Since Christ is at the base of the priesthood, there is no room for mediocrity in a priest’s

Share this article on Facebook Knights Of Columbus Efforts In Rome Highlighted In New Museum Exhibit – Rome, Italy, Jun 11, 2010 (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus are celebrating the 90th anniversary of their presence in Rome by reflecting on the group’s contributions to

Share this article on Facebook Most Concelebrants in Rome’s History – Priestly Year’s Closing Mass to Highlight Purification VATICAN CITY, JUNE 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- When the 15,000 priests who are in Rome to close the Year for Priests

Share this article on Facebook Pontiff Calls God Audacious; Says Priesthood Is Proof – Closes Year for Priests With 15,000 Concelebrants at Mass VATICAN CITY, JUNE 11, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The sea of white-vested priests who filled St. Peter’s Square this

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For June 11 – VATICAN CITY, 11 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop William Patrick Callahan O.F.M. Conv., auxiliary of the archdiocese of Milwaukee, U.S.A., as bishop

Share this article on Facebook Pope Answers Priests’ Questions On Prayer, Celibacy And New Vocations – Vatican City, Jun 11, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- Priests from around the world gathered at a prayer vigil in St. Peter’s Square on Thursday with Pope Benedict, who responded

Share this article on Facebook Prayer Vigil gathers 15,000 priests from around the world – Vatican City, Jun 11, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- An estimated 15,000 priests attended a prayer vigil last night in St. Peter’s Square. The priests, who hail from 97

Share this article on Facebook Priests Called to Confession as Year Closes – ardinal Says Decline of Sacrament Is Tragedy of 20th Century By Roberta Sciamplicotti ROME, JUNE 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The first day of the most numerous international

Share this article on Facebook Rome’s Love for Her Knights – Exhibit Details Charity Group’s 90 Years in Eternal City ROME, JUNE 11, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Capitoline Museum overlooking the Roman Forum is known for housing a

Share this article on Facebook Scandal Cannot Conceal ‘Radiance Of The Priesthood,’ Pope Tells 15,000 Priests – JUNE 11 (Catholic World News) — At a Mass in St. Peter’s Square concluding the Year for Priests, Pope Benedict XVI said that it was no coincidence that the sex-abuse

Share this article on Facebook Thousands of Clergy at Prayer Vigil for Year for Priests – VATICAN CITY, 11 JUN 2010 (VIS) – A prayer vigil was held yesterday evening in St. Peter’s Square for the close of the Year for Priests. The event was attended by some

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook 49 Minutes – Lisa Hendey: Finding more time to spend with our children | An article at Zenit this week grabbed my attention with the following headline:  “Parents: Children Need More

Share this article on Facebook Defending The Sacred Heart – Rebecca Teti: | After praying the associated novena, it seems lame to let the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart pass without notice. In Rome they celebrated with a

Share this article on Facebook Family Calendar Overload – Tom and Caroline McDonald: How Busy is Too Busy? | Q. Life for my family and marriage is a whirlwind of endless activities. We never seem to be able to stop and take a

Share this article on Facebook Learning to List – Arwen Mosher: What kind of packer are you? | Before my husband and I had kids, we travelled often, and packing for trips was no big deal. I gave very little thought to

Share this article on Facebook Teach & Learn – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (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 Year of the Priest Closes – Rebecca Teti: | Some 15,000 priests from 91 countries celebrated the close of the Year of the Priest with a conference on priesthood in Rome the past few days. The

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Angry Obama

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Poll Question of the Day – Will you watch any coverage of the World Cup Soccer Tournament? 1) Yes – 2) No – Click Here to Answer the Question.

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – This one is a real winner. On his May 25 Tavis Smiley show, the host challenged persecuted author Ayaan Hirsi Ali about the idea that radical Muslims uniquely

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 11, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 11 4:00 – Catholic Answers to Catholic Questions Over 2,000 years of tradition can lead to many questions and

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Battle Continues Against Allowing Abortions at Tax-Funded Military Base Hospitals – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The battle is continuing over whether Congress should support an amendment that would open up taxpayer-funded U.S. military base

Share this article on Facebook Boxer Attacks Fiorina on Abortion, Emily’s List Bashes Pro-Life Women’s Group – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — It didn’t like long for pro-abortion champion Barbara Boxer to come out swinging against her Senate opponent Carly Fiorina. Just one day

Share this article on Facebook GOP Leader Asks Obama About Delay on Abortion Funding Executive Order – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — House Republican Leader John Boehner, in a meeting today with President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders at the White House, asked

Share this article on Facebook Mich Daniels Causes Pro-Life Uproar After Declaring “Truce” on Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is seen as a potential 2012 presidential nominee to take on pro-abortion President Barack Obama. But, in

Share this article on Facebook Obama Approval Reaches New Low, But Leads Potential 2012 GOP Candidates – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — President Barack Obama has seen his approval rating fall to a new low in a new Gallup poll. Gallup now has Obama’s approval rating at 44

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s Pro-Rationing Medicare Nominee Donald Berwick Criticized Further – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — President Barack Obama’s nominee to become the director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services is receiving further criticism

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Women Deliver Conference Sees Low Attendance, Fundraising – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com/CFAM) — Three thousand abortion advocates packed into the Washington, DC Convention Center this week for the Women Deliver 2 conference, a

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Back Sharron Angle in Nevada After Primary Election Victory – Carson City, NV (LifeNews.com) — Two pro-life groups say now is the time for pro-life advocates to rally around GOP Senate primary victor Sharron Angle and support her

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Movement Not Interested in Truce on Abortion, Not Now, Not Ever – When it involves life, one can make no a truce. There is no room for gray area, no time to play dead, and no time to stick out head in the sand. When you realize that

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: Youth Hit Festivals, Right to Life, Indiana, Memphis, Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — On Friday, June 11, nine high school and college students will meet in Troy, Ohio to start the 2010 Stand True Summer Pro-life Mission

Share this article on Facebook Sharron Angle Takes Double Digit Lead Over Pro-Abortion Harry Reid After Win – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Newly-minted Republican Senate nominee Sharron Angle has scooted out to a double digit lead over pro-abortion Senate Majority Leader

Share this article on Facebook UN Leaders in Disarray as Studies Show Abortion Doesn’t Help Maternal Mortality – New York, NY (LifeNews.com) — Deep divisions with top United Nations (UN) officials and abortion activists on one side and maternal health researchers on the other

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook “Fox News North” Coming to Canada? – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, June 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With rumours circulating about the launch of a conservative-leaning 24-hour news network in

Share this article on Facebook A Bishop’s Gesture of Kindness to Gay Man Who Sued over Discrimination – By John-Henry WestenPETERBOROUGH, ON, June 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A man who caused great turmoil in the Catholic Church in Canada has been shown kindness and

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Breast Cancer Link Raised in Victorian (Australia) Parliament – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiMELBOURNE, June 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Peter Kavanagh, DLP (Democratic Labor Party) Member for Western Victoria, urged the Victorian

Share this article on Facebook Alberta Pro-Life Campaign Makes Splash in Local Media – By Patrick B. CraineLETHBRIDGE, Alberta, June 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Canadian pro-life group is making waves across Southern Alberta this week as they travel

Share this article on Facebook Breaking: Florida Governor Crist Vetoes Abortion Ultrasound Bill – By Kathleen GilbertTALLAHASSEE, June 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Florida Governor Charlie Crist, who has repeatedly claimed to be a pro-life politician, has vetoed a

Share this article on Facebook Distortions Continue in Debate over Development and Peace – Commentary by Matthew Cullinan HoffmanMEXICO CITY, Mexico, June 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to a May 21 Catholic Register article by Associate Editor Michael

Share this article on Facebook Gay Couple Take B&B to Human Rights Tribunal – By Patrick B. CraineGRAND FORKS, British Columbia, June 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A retired British Columbia couple have closed their bed and breakfast as a result

Share this article on Facebook LSN From My Eyes – Editor’s Note: Patrick Craine is one of LSN’s main writers, covering primarily Canadian, but also a fair number of US and international developments. He wrote the

Share this article on Facebook Marquette Settles with Jilted Lesbian Prof – By James Tillman MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, June 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Marquette University has reached an out-of-court settlement with Dr. Jodi O’Brien regarding

Share this article on Facebook Overwhelming Support in Ireland for Law Protecting Human Embryos – By Hilary WhiteDUBLIN, June 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An opinion poll published last Sunday shows overwhelming public support in Ireland for legal protections for

Share this article on Facebook Poll Shows Big Bounce for Harry Reid’s GOP Challenger – By Peter J. Smith LAS VEGAS, Nevada, June 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle has surged in the polls after capturing the

Share this article on Facebook Poll: 9 out of 10 Canadian Women Accept Pre-Marital Sex – By Patrick B. CraineJune 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Less than one out of 10 engaged women in Canada disagrees with the idea that it is bad to have sex before

Share this article on Facebook Trend Shows National Association of Evangelicals Joining Contraception Bandwagon – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The National Association of Evangelicals appears to be shifting away from its neutral stance on

Share this article on Facebook UN Leadership in Disarray as New Research Shatters Consensus on Maternal Health – By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D.NEW YORK, June 9, 2010 (C-FAM) – Deep divisions with top United Nations (UN) officials and abortion activists on one side and maternal health

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Ultrasound Jesus” Causing Stir in UK – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An advertising campaign planned for the Christmas holidays by Protestant churches in the UK is being called “politically naïve”

Share this article on Facebook Contraception is Abortion’s “Feeder System” Says Pro Life Leader – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Jenn Giroux, R.N., the new Executive Director of HLI America does a brilliant job of dismantling  claims made by a policy

Share this article on Facebook Mother Finds Abducted Children via Facebook – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A California woman whose estranged husband took her son and daughter to Mexico 15 years ago was using a library computer when

Share this article on Facebook Publisher Puts Disclaimer on Copies of Constitution – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A publishing company has sparked a national controversy after putting a disclaimer on copies of the U.S. Constitution, the

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Ciborium Designed by Ernest C. Shearman and Painting of Henry Victor Milner – Yesterday evening, I came across the work of two artisans whose work is, in this instance, located in an Anglican church within London, England, that of St. Silas the

Share this article on Facebook Daniel Mitsui – The NLM has featured the site and work of Daniel Mitsui of The Lion and the Cardinal before — including during some trials that Daniel and his family were undergoing

Share this article on Facebook The Other Modern: Koloman Moser – Another quick dip into the world of the Other Modern. Koloman Moser was one of the most talented artists and designers of the overlapping Viennese Sezession and

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Italian Police Eavesdrop on the Pope’s Phone Calls – Pope Benedict XVI has become the first Pope to be recorded during a corruption investigation by Italian police, it emerged yesterday. The leader of the world’s two

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Was Jesus Nice? – People often criticize us if we speak the truth or step on someone’s toes — usually if we are honest about sin or bad conduct. Jesus was loving and kind. He would never

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Most Sacred Heart of Jesus – My podcast of the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is here . Fr. James Martin has an interesting take on how this feast can still speak to us personally and as a

Share this article on Facebook The View Before My Eyes – Last minute plans for a getaway, in the general vicinity of Colonial Williamsburg. A fine pub, indeed! Blogging will be sporadic!

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Famous British Singer Susan Boyle to Perform before Pope Benedict XVI – Susan Boyle, the international singing sensation from Britian Got Talent, is a Catholic and was active in her Church choir in Scotland. Susan Boyle expected to sing for

Share this article on Facebook Katanungan Tungkol sa Western and Eastern Rites ng Catholic Church – The magnicent and huge Cathedral of St. George in Lviv, Ukraine. This is the home of the Eastern Rite – UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Inset below is the picture of the

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA PANINIRA LABAN SA SANTA IGLESIA CATOLICA TUNGKOL SA MGA ‘GARGOYLES’ NA NAKADEKORASYON SA MGA LUMANG CATHEDRAL – Stone gargoyles serve as water outlets during rainy season. The images of these demons are used in a demeaning manner, showing the Catholic Church triumph over the evil

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Full Video, Text Of Canon Law Seminar On Abuse Available Online – WASHINGTON—Video and print resources from the Canon Law Seminar for Media, explaining the Church’s processes for dealing with clergy sexual abuse of minors, are now

Share this article on Facebook Regional Bishops Issue Joint Statement on Migration – WASHINGTON—Participants at the Catholic bishops’ Regional Consultation on Migration in Washington, June 2-4 issued a joint statement calling for protection, hospitality,

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A 1st Holy Roman Communion – This is the season of First Holy Communions. A dear friend in Rome, the great Fabrizio, had the pleasure of seeing his oldest son, Francesco, receive the Eucharist for

Share this article on Facebook Altar breads from Cistercian nuns, with video – From a priest reader: Thank you for all that you do to promote the religious life, especially the businesses that cloistered religious operate to support themselves. I

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s sermon for Sacred Heart and close of Year for Priests – Here is the Holy Father’s sermon for the Feast of the Sacred Heart, marking the closing of the Year for Priests. I divided the paragraphs a bit more than the release did

Share this article on Facebook Lions and tigers and bears – For those of you with any archeological interests… and I don’t mean liberal liturgists… From Reuters: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! (Reuters) – Archaeologists

Share this article on Facebook NYC – Sat 12 June – Conference on Sacred Heart – Tomorrow in New York City there will be a conference on the theme of the Sacred Heart. CONFERENCE LOCATION  Undercroft, Church of Our Savior, 59 Park Avenue (38th &

Share this article on Facebook Pope will not proclaim St. John Vianney after all – Strange business. Back in March the Holy See announced that the Holy Father was proclaim St. John Vianney as patron of all priests, not just of parish priests.

Share this article on Facebook Taliban in Afghanistan hang a 7 YEAR OLD BOY to punish family – From The Times of London… June 11, 2010 Taleban hang 7-year-old boy to punish family Jerome Starkey, Kandahar A seven-year-old boy was murdered by the Taleban in an

Share this article on Facebook The name of the next Prefect for Bishops is not yet chiseled in stone – From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli comes some chatter about the next Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.  Will it be Card. Pell of Sydney or not? It seems that

Share this article on Facebook The new cappa magna – The newly made cappa magna for tonight’s pontifical Mass was removed from it’s box, and unfurled in the sacristy.

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