Catholic News Headlines June 17, 2010


Jun. 16, 7pm—Jun. 17, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook AVOID SELF LOVE – Silence and seclusion are the soul of great things. So long as a work stays hidden, unknown to the world it grows in security: but as soon as the devil discovers it and

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Argentinean bishop condemns mid term abortion, stresses that Church ‘cannot remain silent’ – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 17, 2010 / 06:22 pm ( CNA ).- An Argentinian Bishop condemned a court ruling allowing a local woman who was  five months pregnant to undergo

Share this article on Facebook Bishop thankful ‘The Last Summit’ breaks false stereotypes about priests – Madrid, Spain, Jun 16, 2010 / 09:49 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Jose Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastian, Spain praised the film, “The Last Summit,” for breaking false stereotypes

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Church is not ‘finished’ because of sexual scandal, pundit says – New York City, N.Y., Jun 17, 2010 / 03:08 am ( CNA ).- While the clerical sexual abuse crisis may have permanently damaged millions of people’s image of the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Director General of the Legionaries meets with Pope Benedict – Vatican City, Jun 17, 2010 / 04:03 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict received Fr. Alvaro Corcuera, the Director General of the Legionaries of Christ, in a private

Share this article on Facebook EWTN to celebrate families, legacy of Mother Angelica – Irondale, Ala., Jun 17, 2010 / 09:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- EWTN has announced it will hold its 2010 Family Celebration on October 9-10 at the Canton Civic and Cultural

Share this article on Facebook German bishops weigh in on World Cup – Frankfurt, Germany, Jun 17, 2010 / 07:51 am ( CNA ).- The German Catholic news website kath.de has created a special page on its site dedicated to the German bishops’

Share this article on Facebook ‘Mutual understanding’ marks meeting between Holy See and Israeli officials – Vatican City, Jun 17, 2010 / 12:41 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A plenary meeting between officials of the Holy See and the State of Israel on Tuesday was held “in an

Share this article on Facebook Orthodox rabbis condemn ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ proposal – Brooklyn, N.Y., Jun 17, 2010 / 04:49 am ( CNA ).- Apologizing for two prominent Jewish Senators’ support for allowing open homosexuals to serve in the military, an

Share this article on Facebook Pope rethinks, clarifies and reinforces celibacy, asserts Vatican analyst – Vatican City, Jun 17, 2010 / 08:58 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Vatican analyst Sandro Magister published an article in which he detailed Pope Benedict’s teaching on priestly

Share this article on Facebook Report shows $1 billion in US taxpayer money has gone to abortion industry – Washington D.C., Jun 17, 2010 / 07:27 am ( CNA ).- A report released by the non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) reveals over $1 billion in U.S. taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Secretary Clinton praises religious freedom ambassador nominee – Washington D.C., Jun 17, 2010 / 02:01 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Earlier this week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the nomination of Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook for

Share this article on Facebook Soccer has ‘enormous potential for evangelization,’ remarks Chilean bishop – Santiago, Chile, Jun 17, 2010 / 12:06 pm ( CNA ).- In a letter released by the Bishops’ Conference of Chile, Auxiliary Bishop Cristian Contreras Villarroel said the vast

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bestsellers for July – For the month of July, author Matthew Kelly has no less than four best sellers in the Catholic hardcover section. …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Jesus statue burns to the ground after lightning strike – A giant, six-story fiberglass statue of Jesus Christ – dubbed “Touchdown Jesus” for his upraised …

Share this article on Facebook Marriage as Vocation: A Living Portrait of Cana’s Vintage – If allowed to age carefully, to sacramentally preserve and purify, enhancing and maturing us together into the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI calls for ‘more profound knowledge’ of the Eucharist – The faith, can never be taken for granted, because each generation needs to receive this gift through announcement …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI: Totalitarianism and Relativism Arise from the Failure to Respect the Natural Law – In Wednesdays general audience, Benedict XVI talked about Saint Thomas Aquinas and his thought, stressing how the …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal George says Sr. Keehan Chose President Obama over Catholic Bishops – The president of the USCCB reiterated the bishop’s fundamental opposition to the health care reform. …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: President Obama, an Enemy of Catholic Unity – Obama is also keenly aware of his critics, and keeps careful watch over who is opposing his efforts. Obama knew by …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Arguelles to Ate Vi: ‘Fight illegal gambling’ – LIPA CITY, June 17, 2010—Lipa Archbishop Ramon C. Arguelles, a staunch anti-gambling prelate, called on re-elected celebrity Governor Vilma Santos-Recto to do everything

Share this article on Facebook Groups laud gov’t ban on open pit mining – KORONADAL CITY, June 17, 2010—Open pit mining is now forbidden in South Cotabato. Thanks to a recently passed environmental code by the Provincial Board that bans open

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Gov’t Funded $1 Billion for Abortion and Advocacy – You know that tripe that the federal government doesn’t fund abortions? Well, explain this government report that shows how our federal government gave nearly $1 billion

Share this article on Facebook Reason #5,647 Not To Like Soccer – I understand that soccer is all the rage these days and I have been following the world cup just like many others. But… One often hears the question, “Why isn’t soccer

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Audiences – VATICAN CITY, 17 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Seven prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil, on their “ad

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for July 17 – VATICAN CITY, 17 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese Berberati, Central African Republic, presented by Bishop

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Catholics in New Media and A Day for Dads – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Danielle is joined by hostess Sarah

Share this article on Facebook Cleanliness – Rachel Balducci: not always next to godliness | One of the most challenging aspects of summer for me is that I can’t get my house as clean as I’d like. Because we’re all

Share this article on Facebook Guess Who Came to Dinner? – Danielle Bean: Hooray for the Beans getting to meet Arwen and her family! | This morning, Daniel got out of his bed, came downstairs, and squinted at me. “Where are my

Share this article on Facebook Just the Two of You – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Marriage | (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 The Trouble With Fairy Tales – Kate Lloyd: How Overly Romantic Notions Can Hurt Your Relationship | Much as I like it, dating can be really tough. I know a couple (I’ll leave their names out because I

Share this article on Facebook Work Hard and Love Harder – Jake Frost: Stuff Dad Taught Me | My Dad was cut from the old-school pattern. Growing-up, it seemed his hands were always covered either with sawdust or engine grease.

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Guided by Humility – If we read the letters of St. Paul in the order in which they were written, we see that Paul displays an increasing awareness of his sinfulness as life goes on. “Paul,

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Despicable Me

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Poll Question of the Day – Do you plan to see Toy Story 3 in the theater? 1) Yes – 2) No – 3) I’m waiting for reviews – Click Here to Vote in the Poll

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – You would probably assume that Jon Stewart made the Outrageous Statement of the Day, but you would be wrong. He actually serves it up for us. Watch the unbelievable

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 17, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 17 LIVE FROM ACTON UNIVERSITY IN GRAND RAPIDS, MI 4:00 – Life as a Member of the Swiss Guard / A Theology of Work

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Birmingham, Alabama Sued for Arresting Pro-Life Advocates Opposing Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Birmingham, Alabama officials are the subject of a new pro-life lawsuit from the Life Legal Defense Foundation. The pro-life legal group

Share this article on Facebook Charlie Crist Faces New Pro-Life Radio Ads After Vetoing Abortion-Ultrasound Bill – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is facing a new radio advertising campaign from a pro-life group after recently vetoing a bill that would

Share this article on Facebook Governor Tim Pawlenty Starts PACs in Iowa, New Hampshire, Builds for 2012 – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty is making more moves that set him up for a potential presidential bid for the GOP nomination against

Share this article on Facebook House Democrats’ Delay on Passing Spending Bills Could Allow Abortion Funding – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The scene in Washington right now pits Democrats against Republicans on the annual appropriations bills that are passed to allow the

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Pro-Life Group: Supreme Court Delaying Planned Parenthood Charges – Topeka, KS (LifeNews.com) — The pro-life group Operation Rescue is tired of waiting on the Kansas Supreme Court to get moving on 107 charges Planned Parenthood of

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana Senate OKs Bill to Hold Abortion Centers Accountable for Problems – Baton Rouge, LA (LifeNews.com) — While most of the focus in the Louisiana Senate Monday centered on the bill that would allow the state to opt out of some of the

Share this article on Facebook Poll Shows Pro-Abortion Democrats in Serious Trouble in November Elections – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new poll conducted by NPR is drawing attention today because it shows pro-abortion Congressional Democrats in serious trouble in the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion President Barack Obama Hits new Low in Rasmussen Tracking Poll – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Just when political observers think it can’t get any worse for pro-abortion President Barack Obama, a new Rasmussen daily presidential

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Still Opposes Disclose Act Despite Democrats’ Deal With NRA – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A national pro-life organization is still oppose to the DISCLOSE Act, a campaign finance “reform” bill it says is really a stringent

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Step Up Opposition to Disclose Act Limiting Free Speech – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Top pro-life organizations are stepping up their efforts to oppose the DISCLOSE Act, a bill they say would place unfair limits on the

Share this article on Facebook Report Shows Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Got $650 Million in Taxpayer Funds – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new Government Accountability Office report shows the Planned Parenthood abortion business reported spending over $650 million in

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Pro-Life Group Concerned Telemed Abortions Coming There – Madison, WI (LifeNews.com) — The new telemed abortion process Planned Parenthood has started so far in Iowa and it has pro-life advocates up in arms because it puts

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion May Increase Risk of Autoimmune Disease – By James TillmanPROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Surgical abortion may increase the likelihood of certain autoimmune diseases, according to

Share this article on Facebook AIDS Can Be Stopped with “Values-Based” Approach: Vatican Delegation to the UN – By Hilary WhiteROME, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a speech on Monday, the Vatican’s ambassador to the UN said the focus in the global fight against AIDS needs

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Lynch Butts Heads with Cardinal George over Bishops’ Authority – By Kathleen GilbertST. PETERSBURG, Florida, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One bishop on the board of the pro-ObamaCare Catholic Health Association (CHA) has

Share this article on Facebook British Crisis Pregnancy Centre Plans Campaign to Counter Abortion Ads – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Good Counsel Network, a British pro-life crisis pregnancy centre, is raising funds to launch a campaign to

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Defend French Cathedral de Lyon During Homosexual “Kiss-In” – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanLYONS, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Approximately 200 young Catholics came to the defense of the Cathedral of Lyons, France, during

Share this article on Facebook Caught in the LifeLight: LSN Interviews Lila Rose – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., June 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Few youth have managed so completely to captivate the pro-life movement as Lila Rose, whose

Share this article on Facebook Coalition Says Illegal Porn at ‘Epidemic Proportions,’ Demands Feds Take Action – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Firing off what was called “the first salvo” in a new battle against the porn industry, a

Share this article on Facebook Commentary on June 16 News – Many thanks for the super boost in donations we’ve received over the past few days bringing us up to $53,240 – over half way to our goal. There is now a chance the goal

Share this article on Facebook Congress to Vote on DISCLOSE Act – Condemned by Pro-Life, Pro-Family Groups – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Democrat-controlled U.S. Congress is getting ready to vote on a new campaign finance bill, the

Share this article on Facebook Iceland Legalizes Gay ‘Marriage’ – By James TillmanREYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNew.com) – Iceland’s general assembly voted June 11 to legalize same-sex “marriage,” making Iceland the ninth

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Bishop Withholds CCHD Funds – By Patrick B. CraineGAYLORD, Michigan, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Another United States bishop is taking precautions in light of the continuing allegations that

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Leads Push for Abortion at UN High-Level MDG Review – By Samantha SingsonNEW YORK, NY, June 17, 2010 (C-FAM) – The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) launched a new campaign this week called “A Promise is A

Share this article on Facebook Quebec City Cardinal Ouellet to Rome? “Only a Rumor” Says Archdiocese – By John-Henry WestenQUEBEC CITY, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Popular Vatican insider reporter Andrea Tornielli has said that the powerful post of head of the

Share this article on Facebook Reprimanded Canadian Doctor Told he Can Only Perform Abortions – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An abortionist at Henry Morgentaler’s Ottawa abortuary has agreed to restrict his practice

Share this article on Facebook USCCB President: CHA’s Keehan is ‘to Blame’ for ObamaCare Passage – By Kathleen GilbertST. PETERSBURG, Florida, June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic Health Association (CHA) President Sr. Carol Keehan, and other Catholic groups

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Box of Human Heads Found on Southwest Airliner – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Investigators are trying to determine if a box of human heads found on a Southwest Airline flight last week could be part of a

Share this article on Facebook GAO: $1 Billion in Taxpayer Funds Have Gone to Abortion Industry since 2002 – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Outrage is growing over a new report released by the non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) that reveals more than

Share this article on Facebook Gulf Residents Say Bush Handled Katrina Better Than Obama is Handling Oil Spill – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new poll has found that residents of Louisiana believe President George W. Bush did a better job handling Katrina than

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Holds Dissident Groups Responsible for Passage of Obamacare – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) criticized the actions of Sr. Carol Keehan of the Catholic

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A Set of Vestments from Australia – The following set of vestments came to my attention quite by accident recently when a reader pointed me to their photo site for another purpose; I was rather taken by

Share this article on Facebook Andrea Tornielli: Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Quebec City to Head Congregation for Bishops? – Andrea Tornielli has suggested that the Primate of Canada and Archbishop of Quebec City, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, could be named the successor to Cardinal Re as head of

Share this article on Facebook Jeffrey Tucker Launches “The Chant Café” – Many of our readership naturally have a passion for sacred music and thus will be happy to know that Jeffrey Tucker has now established The Chant Café . The Chant Café

Share this article on Facebook Msgr. Guido Marini: “The Authentic Spirit of the Liturgy in Roman Usage” – Some of you may have seen this elsewhere by now, and the NLM was very pleased to be able to present the original talk when it initially happened this past January as

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Democracy vs. Liberty – “Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.” Benjamin Franklin

Share this article on Facebook How do you salute the flag and fallen service men? How does he? – At the Ft. Hood Memorial Service…

Share this article on Facebook Millions of Muslims Converting to Christianity – Islam’s Enemy #1 with a price on his head …

Share this article on Facebook My Granddaughter Bella tries to talk :-)

Share this article on Facebook US Taxpayer Promote Abortion (that means us!) – US government study finds $1 billion in federal support for abortion advocates American taxpayers have provided about $1 billion in funding for organizations that

Share this article on Facebook What Are You? – Are you an American that happens to be Catholic? or, Are you a Catholic that happens to be an American? If you are a citizen of another country, the same question

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Busybodies intrude on childhood friendship – Sometimes I wonder if “enlightened experts” ever had childhoods , . . . increasingly, some educators and other professionals who work with children are asking a question

Share this article on Facebook Down Memory Lane – After taping an interview with Melissa Clouthier , this morning (I will let you know when it airs, if you can stand listening to me) I ran out to do some errands. On the

Share this article on Facebook Has Social-Justice been co-opted? – Over at Patheos, Timothy Dalrymple offers Part I of what he is referring to as a “Three Part ‘Tea Party Suite’”. Here he asks the thoughtful question, Is the Tea Party a

Share this article on Facebook One man, six votes – I don’t even know what to say , except I’m thinking it is setting a dicey precedent. Arthur Furano voted early — five days before Election Day. And he voted often,

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Benedict’s visit to England and popular Catholicism – His Hermeneuticalness has a good entry about the upcoming papal visit to England.   I am glad it also provides a link to the wonderful Anna Arco. Yesterday, Anna Arco

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: conflict with priest over receiving Communion kneeling – From a reader: My pastor refuses to give me Holy Communion on my knees.  I approached him privately.  He claims that I am denying him his rights as a priest, destroying

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Saying the Office for an Old Testament saint from the Martyrology – From a reader: While reading the martyrology yesterday, I saw that today (6/14) has the prophet Elisha listed. I remembered your posts reminding your readers that the

Share this article on Facebook Will Card. Ouellet be going to Cong. for Bishops? – While we don’t yet have an official notice, it may be that the next Prefect for the Congregation for Bishop will be His Eminence Marc Card. Ouellet, 66 year old

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