Catholic News Headlines May 14, 2010


Jun. 13, 7pm—Jun. 14, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook A GIFT from the Holy Spirit – Through the gift of understanding, the Holy Spirit makes us plumb the depths of the mysteries of revelation.  In a supernatural and therefore in a gratuitous way he

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI appoints apostolic administrator to replace murdered bishop in Turkey – Vatican City, Jun 14, 2010 / 05:46 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Following the recent murder of a bishop in Turkey, the Holy Father has appointed a new apostolic administrator

Share this article on Facebook Critic decries World Cup car commercial as ‘Catholic mockery’ – New York City, N.Y., Jun 14, 2010 / 11:07 am ( CNA ).- A critic decried a recent World Cup car commercial as “Catholic mockery” as it features an actual church founded

Share this article on Facebook Cuba frees political prisoner following talks with Catholic Church – Havana, Cuba, Jun 14, 2010 / 10:05 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- An emaciated, political prisoner in Cuba was recently freed after what has been reported as unprecedented talks

Share this article on Facebook Divorce between faith and life harms the Church, warns Argentinean archbishop – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 14, 2010 / 01:55 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Agustin Radrizzani of Mercedes Lujan called on priests in Argentina to fight the separation between

Share this article on Facebook Expert urges Mexicans to support candidates committed to life – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 14, 2010 / 04:04 pm ( CNA ).- The spokeswoman of the Institute for the Formation of Family Values in Mexico, Claudia Simental Flores, called on

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father addresses future pontifical representatives, emphasizes dedication and sacrifice – Vatican City, Jun 14, 2010 / 10:50 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI spoke this morning to 40 members of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, emphasizing “the

Share this article on Facebook Hyundai pulls television ad after Catholic uproar – New York City, N.Y., Jun 14, 2010 / 06:48 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Responding to “enough of an outcry” from Catholic individuals and blogs, Korean car maker Hyundai

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook ‘Karate Kid’ kicks its way to the top – It was the penultimate statement of the current creative bankruptcy of Hollywood and the domestic movie industry. …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Death toll climbs in Kyrgyzstan rioting – Rioting in southern Kyrgyzstan has claimed at least 100 lives, and left more than a thousand people injured. …

Share this article on Facebook North Korea warns to strike South Korea’s loudspeakers – In retaliation for a submarine strike on a South Korean battleship, North Korea has warned it will make an …

Share this article on Facebook Orissa, India: More Anti-Christian Persecution. Hindu Extremists Torture Christian – A group of Hindus torture young Christian man. Using violence, they drag him to a Hindu temple, where they …

Share this article on Facebook Pope entrusts Priests, First Laborers of the Civilization of Love, to Mary – Pope says Priests are “a gift of the Heart of Christ [. . .] for the Church and the World.” He …

Share this article on Facebook Record number log on to follow World Cup – The World Cup drove many to watch and follow the game online. According to measurements from Akamai, Interent …

Share this article on Facebook Transcripts of Van Der Sloot confession leaked – “There was blood everywhere,” reads an excerpt in the confession of Joran Van Der Sloot, who has …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Gulf of Mexico spill threatens sea turtles – In addition to threatening fish, fowl and delicate marshland ecosystems, the spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook How and why should I practice a daily examination of conscience? Part I of II – Q: Dear Father John, my spiritual director is recommending that I practice a daily “examination of conscience.” I thought this was just for religious, etc. Can you help

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Great CD/MP3 Recommendation – Check out Steve Ray’s “Finding the Fullness of the Faith” conversion story from Protestantism to the Catholic Faith. His story is filled with tons of powerful and useful

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Ave Maria: Questions and Answers – A week ago, I wrote a post about Tom Monaghan and Ave Maria questioning his sale of land to a bio-tech company. I said at the time that serious questions about the lab’s

Share this article on Facebook The Cult of Personality vs. We the People – This is an odd moment in politics. We’re often told that THIS election is THE most important election…ever! Even when they’re not they sometimes still feel like it.

Share this article on Facebook What?! Obama Oil Spill “Echoes” 9/11 – Ok. Obama should now be forced to wear a sign which reads “I don’t get it.” Weasel Zippers reports: Here we go. The Politico is reporting that President Barack Obama

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Cuba Frees Political Prisoner Following Talks With Catholic Church – Havana, Cuba, Jun 14, 2010 / 10:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An emaciated, political prisoner in Cuba was recently freed after what has been reported as unprecedented talks

Share this article on Facebook Faithful To Celebrate Feast Of St. Germaine Cousin – CNA STAFF, Jun 13, 2010 / 05:34 am (CNA).- Tuesday, June 15, is the feast day of St. Germaine Cousin, a simple and pious young girl who lived in Pibrac, France in the

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father’s Replies to Priests during Prayer Vigil – VATICAN CITY, 12 JUN 2010 (VIS) – During the course of the prayer vigil celebrated last Thursday night in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope responded to questions from five

Share this article on Facebook Lady Gaga Dismissed As ‘Madonna Wannabe’ For ‘Catholic Bashing’ Music Video – New York City, N.Y., Jun 12, 2010 (CNA).- Catholic League president Bill Donohue dismissed pop sensation Lady Gaga in her recent controversial music video – which

Share this article on Facebook Other Mother Teresa Birthday Plans On Offer After Empire State Building Refusal – New York City, N.Y., Jun 13, 2010 (CNA).- Other activities to honor Mother Teresa in New York City are being planned after the Empire State Building operators said they

Share this article on Facebook Pontiff: Get Ready for Fruits of Year for Priests – Points to Witness of Polish Martyr and St. John Vianney VATICAN CITY, JUNE 13, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI says all the good of the Year for Priests cannot be

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For June 14 – VATICAN CITY, 14 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Msgr. Jose Aparecido Goncalves de Almeida, official of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, as under

Share this article on Facebook Pope Mentions Blesseds Grozde and Lozano Garrido – VATICAN CITY, 13 JUN 2010 (VIS) – After praying the Angelus at midday today, the Pope reminded the thousands of faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square of two

Share this article on Facebook Priests Are a Gift for the Church and for the World – VATICAN CITY, 13 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Year for Priests, which came to an end last Friday at a Mass attended by some 15,000 members of the clergy, was the theme of the

Share this article on Facebook Solid Bridges between Particular Churches and Holy See – VATICAN CITY, 14 JUN 2010 (VIS) – This morning Benedict XVI received in audience forty members of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, to whom he spoke about “the

Share this article on Facebook Spanish Bishop: No Islamic Worship At Cathedral, A Former Mosque – JUNE 14 (Catholic World News ) — Bishop Demetrio Fernández González of the southern Spanish city of Córdoba, once the seat of Muslim power in Spain, said that he will

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Dating Is Not a Chore – Kate Lloyd: 4 Ways to Maximize Fun in Your Dating Relationship | I like dating. A friend of mine in college told me once, “Dating is overrated.” A lot of people seem to

Share this article on Facebook Fresh From the Freezer – Danielle Bean: Time for Pineapple Pie! | I am a big fan of pie. In the summertime, though, the idea of heating up my kitchen with baking is not so appealing. What is

Share this article on Facebook Last Day of School – Rebecca Teti: …and we are all just delighted | How do we feel about school being out for summer? I think this dog captures the mood admirably.

Share this article on Facebook Raise ‘Em Right – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Parenting | (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 Three for Dad – Daria Sockey: Father’s Day Book Picks | Do any of the dads in your life like to read? For a little more than the price of a necktie you can give the gift of spiritual

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Is your faith “dumbed down?” – I think our whole culture is dumbed down when it comes to anything except technology. We can figure out our TVs and computers and iPads and cell phones just fine. I

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Ten Top Books: Fiction Edition – A reader writes: I searched your site to see if you had a list of suggested books. I didn’t find one though. So, I was wondering if you would suggest some of your

Kresta In The Afternoon

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Share this article on Facebook Cuba frees political prisoner following talks with Catholic Church – Thanks to CNA/EWTN News: An emaciated, political prisoner in Cuba was recently freed after what has been reported as unprecedented talks between President Raul Castro

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Poll Question of the Day – What kind of TV do you most often watch? 1) The Broadcast Networks – 2) Basic Cable / Satellite – 3) Premium Cable / Satellite –  4) I Don’t Know the Differences –  5) I

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Watch this CNN promo for ‘Gary and Tony Have a Baby’ and tell me if there is ANY chance that this will be a fair look at this topic or whether it will be a hit piece on

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life Champion, Activist, Married Father of Eight Becomes Catholic Priest – Our friend and a regular guest on “Kresta in the Afternoon,” Paul Schenck, became a Roman Catholic Priest on Saturday, June 12.  The pro-life activist was a pastor in

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 14, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 14 4:00 – God Has GREAT Plans for You! :A Guide to Help Clarify Your Calling and Increase Your Happiness One

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook BREAKING: Louisiana Passes Opt-Out Bill Voiding ObamaCare’s Abortion Mandate – By Peter J. SmithBATON ROUGE, Louisiana, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Louisiana State House has successfully passed a measure that will make “the Bayou State”

Share this article on Facebook Commentary: We Can’t No Know – Commentary by Dan Kennedy, CEO, Human Life of Washington StateJune 14, 2010 (HumanLife.net) – Individuals and nations are capable of both great good, and extreme evil.

Share this article on Facebook French Study: Assisted Reproductive Technology Doubles Risk of Deformity – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiPARIS, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to the largest study to date on the subject, children conceived by assisted reproductive

Share this article on Facebook Hand Over the Bag, Ma’am: Conf. Organizers Seize Pro-Life Handouts – By Kathleen GilbertPart 5 of 5-part series from Washington Women Deliver conference WASHINGTON, D.C, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sessions at the Women Deliver

Share this article on Facebook Italian Dept. of Equal Opportunities to Launch Homosexualist Campaign in Schools – By Hilary WhiteROME, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Italian Department of Equal Opportunities has issued a report calling for “maximum efforts of law

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana Lawmakers Clamp Down on Law-Breaking Abortionists – By Peter J. SmithBATON ROUGE, Louisiana, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Louisiana State House has given final approval to a bill that would empower the state’s

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Exorcist: “Never in All of History Have We Seen Evil Promoted So Effectively” – By John-Henry WestenWASHINGTON, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Satan is normally ‘hidden’ … but nowadays he is walking tall in powerful structures of sin like

Share this article on Facebook Quebec Ethicist: ‘Tax Breaks for Organs’ – By Patrick B. CraineMONTREAL, Quebec, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Quebec philosopher and ethicist has proposed that governments promote organ harvesting by

Share this article on Facebook Sharp Rise in Repeat Abortions in England and Wales: Values-Free Sex Ed Blamed – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New figures showing a rise in the number of multiple abortions among younger women have prompted criticisms of

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Blood Ban for Gays Remains – By James TillmanWASHINGTON, DC, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The federal Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability (ACBSA) voted 9-6 Friday to maintain

Share this article on Facebook What Are We Up Against? – Editor’s Note: Kathleen Gilbert is the LifeSiteNews U.S. bureau chief. She resides near Washington D.C. She has a B.A. in classical studies from Christendom College,

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Abortionist at Center of Late-Term Abortion Plan Retreats to Harvard – By James TillmanMADISON, Wisconsin, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Abortionist Caryn Dutton is leaving the University of Wisconsin and Planned Parenthood Wisconsin

Share this article on Facebook ‘Women Deliver’ Conference Urges Women to Push Pro-Abort Agenda Internationally – By Kathleen GilbertPart 4 of 5-part series from Washington Women Deliver conference WASHINGTON, D.C, June 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Although the message was rarely

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Sin, Satan and Heresy at Root of Abuse Scandal – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Speaking to nearly 15,000 priests at the closing Mass of the Vatican’s Year for Priests in Rome on Friday, Pope Benedict XVI

Share this article on Facebook Saint’s Death Determined After 700 Years – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Modern x-ray techniques have helped researchers to analyze the incorrupt body of St. Rose of Viterbo and determine that she

Share this article on Facebook Study: Children of Sperm Donors Experiencing Unique Identity Problems – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study has found that children conceived by in vitro fertilization who do not know their biological fathers struggle with

Share this article on Facebook Study: Dozens of UK Teens Having Multiple Abortions – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist New government data for 2009 has found that dozens of UK teens aged 17 or younger who terminated a pregnancy last year already

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook FSSP Masses in London and Reading – We recently noted Fr. Simon Harkins’ first Mass in Edinburgh’s Cathedral, and today, some further photos have come in from two other Masses celebrated. It seems

Share this article on Facebook Six Organs of the Royal Basilica of Mafra, Portugal – The blogger of the Portugese blog, Tribuna , sent some news and video to the NLM of a restoration which had been in progress for many years, which restored the six

Share this article on Facebook Stuflesser Altar and Reredos Designs – I wished to briefly introduce to you today the work of the Stuflesser Studio based in Italy, who have been working in the domain of sacred art, inclusive of church

Share this article on Facebook Vancouver: Father Garrick Huang – Speaking of new young priests, Holy Family Parish in Vancouver, British Columbia, sends in photos this evening of one of the two FSSP vocations bred from the bosom of

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Of priests and possible priests-to-be – By Mary DeTurris Poust For the past nine months I’ve been working with eight Boy Scouts from my parish, including my own 13-year-old son, toward the completion of their

Share this article on Facebook Where to find the facts on clerical sex abuse – By Russell Shaw It is sometimes said that to know everything is to forgive everything. Personally, I doubt it. Unquestionably, though, having a good grip on relevant

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Don’t be like this, mkay?http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook Gay Daze at Disneyland – Draw your own conclusions. http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Etheridge & feeling ambushed – There is a right way and a wrong way to handle it, when a stranger comes up to you with a flip camera and asks you a question you don’t want to answer. Democrat

Share this article on Facebook Hyundai Goes too Far? – It begins with the Agnus Dei – what they are chanting here is “Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world, have mercy on us.” A most excellent prayer. It is

Share this article on Facebook Scales: Cosmos, Knowledge & Faith – The Scale of the Universe: You are not at the center of it and nor am I. The Scale of Knowledge: Too often we do not know what we do not know . “. . .the elites have

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “Oremus Pro Pontifice” stuff and store – REQUEST: If you have ordered or received some of these buttons or mugs, etc., or any other Z-stuff – could you send photos?  Also, send a note if any of these has

Share this article on Facebook A comment on applause in church – I found this great image over at True Confessions of a Prodigal Daughter.

Share this article on Facebook Do you have good news? – Share some of your recent good news here.

Share this article on Facebook Hyundai removes blasphemous World Cup commercial – You have seen the kerfuffle about the Hyundai / FIFA ad for the ongoing World Cup, which – in a blasphemous manner – portrayed the fervor of some soccer fans as being

Share this article on Facebook Pew Study: MSM focus on allegations against Pope Benedict – I picked this us from Just B16. Media dwelt on allegations against the Pope—Pew study by Carolyn Moynihan 14 Jun 2010 Americans might find it difficult to believe but a

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Can instituted acolytes wear the biretta? – From a reader: I am trying to determine who may wear the biretta during Mass. It is clear that clergy (deacons, priests & bishops) wear the biretta. Seminarians also

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