Catholic News Headlines June 21, 2010


Jun. 20, 7pm—Jun. 21, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Bergoglio calls for unity in Argentina – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 21, 2010 / 11:52 am ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, urged politicians last week to seek dialogue

Share this article on Facebook Chilean missionary in South Africa discusses World Cup’s impact – Santiago, Chile, Jun 21, 2010 / 02:11 pm ( CNA ).- Father Sergio Lorenzini is a Chilean priest who has worked in the suburbs of Johannesburg for more than 10 years.

Share this article on Facebook Helen Osman accuses CNA of fabricating report on Cardinal George and CHA – Denver, Colo., Jun 21, 2010 / 06:04 pm ( CNA ).- After CNA published a report on remarks Cardinal Francis George made about the disagreement between the Catholic Health

Share this article on Facebook Mexican bishop urges responsible voting in elections – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 21, 2010 / 06:09 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Rodrigo Aguilar Martinez of Tehuacan, Mexico called on citizens to cast their votes responsibly in the

Share this article on Facebook Pope reminds Catholic bishops of Brazil to ‘teach the truth boldly’ – Vatican City, Jun 21, 2010 / 10:46 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- On Saturday morning, Pope Benedict XVI received prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil, who

Share this article on Facebook Priests must not use vocation as social stepping stone, cautions Benedict XVI – Vatican City, Jun 21, 2010 / 12:59 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- During Pope Benedict’s homily for the ordination of 14 priests on Sunday for the Diocese of Rome, he emphasized

Share this article on Facebook Vatican expert announces possible name of Vatican Delegate to the Legion – Vatican City, Jun 21, 2010 / 01:18 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Andrea Tornielli, the Vatican expert from the Italian newspaper “Il Giornale,” announced in an article on

Share this article on Facebook Vatican says Polish reports of archbishop’s resignation unfounded – Vatican City, Jun 21, 2010 / 03:09 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Following claims in the media that the Vatican rehabilitated a Polish archbishop accused of sexual abuse and

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook New York High Schools crack down on ‘sexting’ – “Sexting,” the sending of sexually explicit text messages is common among teenagers, and a New …

Share this article on Facebook Opinion: Free Societies Depend on Strong, Sacrificial Fathers and Truly Free Families – God’s love was most fully revealed to us through the life, Passion and death of Jesus. Jesus showed us …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Iran takes arms against ‘badly veiled women’ – Clerics in Iran are determined to reverse a trend among Islamic women that they consider “badly …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Arizona governor seeks to dismiss lawsuit – Arizona State Governor Jan Brewer is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit from various groups, including the ACLU against …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook How and why should I practice a daily examination of conscience? Part II 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 Advice for Dads – Happy Father’s Day! Check out this article that provides good advice for fathers…it also includes audio clips! Don’t forget to pray for all of the fathers in your life,

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Order immediate retrieval of sunken ship, Aquino urged – SIBUYAN, Romblon, June 21, 2010—Residents of San Fernando in Sibuyan Island are urging President-elect Benigno Aquino to order the immediate retrieval of sunken ship M/V

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook I would like to pray for your intentions – The church at Mt. Angel Abbey One of the things that most excites me about our monastery vacation this week is that I will actually have time . We’re going to be there

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook A Real Obama Father’s Day Proclamation – President Barack Obama and the sacred bond in his Father’s Day Proclamation . From the first moments of life, the bond forged between a father and a child is sacred. The

Share this article on Facebook Canterbury In A Panic – It is a sure sign of the degree of panic over the Pope’s offer to Anglicans that the Archbishop of Canterbury is even considering such a thing, but at the end of the day

Share this article on Facebook Communion Wafers in Swastika Shape? Yawn. – I don’t appreciate modern art. Seriously, have you seen one piece of public art that didn’t look like evidence of public drunkenness? I saw some metallic structure the

Share this article on Facebook School District: Condoms for Grade School Kids – There isn’t a problem in the world that liberal don’t think they can’t fix with free condoms. World hunger? Condoms. AIDS? Condoms. Skyrocketing deficit? Condoms. Now,

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Appeal for Kyrgyzstan, United Nations World Refugee Day – VATICAN CITY, 20 JUN 2010 (VIS) – After praying the Angelus at midday today, Benedict XVI launched “a pressing appeal for peace and security to be promptly

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI Appeals for Peace in Kyrgyzstan – Invites Ethnic Groups to Renounce Violence VATICAN CITY, JUNE 20, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is appealing for the restoration of peace in Kyrgyzstan following

Share this article on Facebook Following Christ Means Acquiring the Power of the Cross – VATICAN CITY, 20 JUN 2010 (VIS) – At midday today, following this morning’s Mass in the Vatican Basilica during which he conferred priestly ordination on fourteen

Share this article on Facebook Note Concerning Position of Former Archbishop of Poznan – VATICAN CITY, 19 JUN 2010 (VIS) – Given below is the text of a note released today by the Holy See Press Office concerning the position of Archbishop Juliusz Paetz,

Share this article on Facebook Other Pontifical Acts – VATICAN CITY, 21 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Fr. John Wong Soo Kau, vice director of the preparatory year of St. Peter’s College in Kuching, Malaysia, as

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences – VATICAN CITY, 21 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences eleven prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil, on their “ad

Share this article on Facebook Pontiff Marks World Refugee Day – VATICAN CITY, JUNE 20, 2010 (Zenit.org) On today’s celebration of World Refugee Day, Benedict XVI is calling attention to the needs of those who have been forced to move

Share this article on Facebook Pontiff: Priests Are Called to Abide in God – Says Clergy Find Content of Authentic Mission in Prayer VATICAN CITY, JUNE 20, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is inviting priests to deepen in their prayer, reminding

Share this article on Facebook Priests Must Always Remain with Christ – VATICAN CITY, 20 JUN 2010 (VIS) – Benedict XVI celebrated Mass this morning in the Vatican Basilica, during the course of which he conferred priestly ordination on

Share this article on Facebook Second Meeting of Vietnam – Holy See Joint Working Group – VATICAN CITY, 21 JUN 2010 (VIS) – Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. today announced that the Vietnam – Holy See Joint Working Group will hold its

Share this article on Facebook The Cross Is the Crown of Our Hope, Says Pope – Encourages Growth in Faith Through Daily Trials VATICAN CITY, JUNE 20, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is pointing to the Cross as the crown of our hope and the highest

Share this article on Facebook To Bishops of Brazil: Guide People to Unity in Faith and Love – VATICAN CITY, 19 JUN 2010 (VIS) – This morning the Pope received prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (Eastern Region II), who have recently

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops Pray for Oil Spill Victims – ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, JUNE 18, 2010 (Zenit.org) U.S. Catholic bishops gathered for days of prayer and reflection in Florida made a public statement of solidarity with

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Aide: Oil Spill Is a Lesson in Humility – Stresses Responsibility in Technology Use VATICAN CITY, JUNE 20, 2010 (Zenit.org). The oil spill catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico must be a lesson in humility for all

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Cool It – Arwen Mosher: How do you feel about air conditioning? | When I was a kid we did not have air conditioning in our [century-old] house, and I couldn’t see why anyone would

Share this article on Facebook Hanging Summer Hopes & Dreams – Danielle Bean: an easy way to communicate and motivate this summer | What are your family’s hopes and dreams for together time this summer? Lisa’s recent post about

Share this article on Facebook Moms & Dads Weigh In Here – 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 Salvation Is Not a Math Problem – Fr. John Bartunek, LC: Further Clarifications on Indulgences | Ask a Priest vol.19 I was somewhat surprised at the conversation sparked by the Q&A regarding indulgences.

Share this article on Facebook The Revelation of God as Trinity – Pat Gohn: an ongoing study of the Catechism | Growing up Mom used to say, “Actions speak louder than words.”  A person’s actions disclose hints about the truth of who

Share this article on Facebook Time to Do Your Homework – Danielle Bean: We want your input! | It’s time to do your Faith & Family homework again. Send along your (short!) answers to the questions below and you might just see

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Redemption Comes with Responsibility – “I have heard the cry of my people who are being oppressed…Therefore I have come down to rescue them.” So God speaks to Moses when he calls him to lead God’s people to

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 21, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 21 4:00 – Kresta Comments 4:20 – CBS News: “Church Ousts Nun Who OK’d Abortion to Save Woman” – We get the Truth From

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Activist: Forcing Military Base Hospitals to Do Abortions Just a “Sign of the Times” – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A massive debate over whether to turn the approximately 250 taxpayer-funded military base hospitals into abortion centers is heating up

Share this article on Facebook How Mitch Daniels Can Be The Most Pro-Life, and Fiscally Conservative Too – I was happy to see Indiana governor Mitch Daniels (R) somewhat retreat from his earlier statement that he would not reinstate the Mexico City Policy.

Share this article on Facebook If Americans Don’t Support Tax-Funded Abortion, Explain This: $1 Billion From Govt – The vast majority of Americans don’t want their money going to support abortion.

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Bill Requires Abortion Centers Show Women Better Ultrasound Images – Lansing, MI (LifeNews.com) — States across the country are pass laws requiring abortion centers to show women an ultrasound of their unborn child prior to doing an

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Could Be 5th State to Opt Out of Abortion Funding Under Health Care – Jefferson City, MO (LifeNews.com) — Missouri could become the fifth state to opt out of at least some of the abortion funding under the health care bill President

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin Proposes More Taxpayer-Funded Embryonic Stem Cell Research – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Obama administration is again proposing that taxpayers foot the bill for more embryonic stem cell research beyond what President

Share this article on Facebook On Father’s Day: Abortion Debate Should Include Forgotten Dads, They Hurt Too – Anti-abortion advocates have long contended that abortion produces two victims: the unborn child, and his or her mother, who, a mounting body of research affirms, risks

Share this article on Facebook Petition Asks Obama Administration to Not Approve New Abortion Drug Ella – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — With an FDA committee giving the new abortion drug ella its approval, a pro-life student group is sponsoring a new petition asking the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Women’s Group Takes on “Pro-Life” Democrat Who Backed Abortion Bill – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — With the mantra that votes have consequences, a pro-life women’s group plans to spend as much as $300,000 to remind voters in the

Share this article on Facebook Republican Voters More Enthusiastic Than Democrats for 2010 Election Season – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — As the 2010 election season begins in earnest this summer, a new Gallup poll finds Republican voters more enthusiastic about it than

Share this article on Facebook Robert Bork to Oppose Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Robert Bork, the pro-life Supreme Court nominee who abortion advocates derailed during his confirmation process, will publicly oppose

Share this article on Facebook Top Senate Republican Leaves Door Open to Potential Elena Kagan Filibuster – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The leading Republican in the Senate left the door open for a potential filibuster of pro-abortion Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. In

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Andrea Bocelli Confirms: He’s Not Merely Anti-Abortion, he’s “For Life” – By Hilary White June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Andrea Bocelli wants to make it clear that he is not merely “anti-abortion” but genuinely pro-life, in the fullest

Share this article on Facebook Argentine Bishop Affirms Gays Can Overcome Same-Sex Attraction, Leads Pro-Family March – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentSAN LUIS, Argentina, June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On the eve of a pro-family march that he was scheduled to

Share this article on Facebook Author and Mother of Three Excoriates U.K. Bishops for Failing to Oppose Explicit Sex-ed – By James TillmanBRAGA, Portugal, June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fiorella Nash, Catholic author and mother of three, speaking to the Knights of Our Lady on the

Share this article on Facebook Obama Inserts Gay Dads into Father’s Day Proclamation – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In his fathers’ day proclamation President Barack Obama made what pro-family leaders have said were

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life License Plates Available in Massachusetts – BOSTON, Massachusetts, June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Massachusetts is now offering specialty pro-life license plates, thanks to the efforts of the Massachusetts

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers Must Oppose Fisichella Appointment to New Pontifical Council: John Smeaton – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The appointment of Archbishop Rino Fisichella to a major new Vatican office would be a “total disaster” for the

Share this article on Facebook Retired Bishop: Biden’s Kenya Constitution Support ‘Invites Canonical Censure’ – By Kathleen GilbertCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Rene Henry Gracida, Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi, has

Share this article on Facebook UN-Backed Sex-Ed Program in Philippines Put on Hold – By James TillmanMANILA, Philippines, June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) has decided to put a hold on the implementation

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Pro-life Chair Slams FDA for Approving Abortion Drug Ella as ‘Emergency Contraception’ – WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities voiced “grave concern” to the U.S. Food and Drug

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Atheist Comedian Touched by First Holy Communion – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist After attending the First Holy Communion of her sons, popular Australian broadcaster, comedian and confirmed atheist Wendy

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Accuses FDA of Misleading Women about New Pill – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities voiced “grave concern” to the U.S.

Share this article on Facebook Government Take-Over of Internet Begins – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The first step in a process that will lead to more federal oversight of the Internet began last Thursday when the Federal

Share this article on Facebook Obama Recognizes “Two Father” Families in Father’s Day Proclamation – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist For the first time ever, a U.S. president has recognized “two father” families in the official Father’s Day Proclamation.   In

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Introducing Matthew Alderman Studios – After years of people asking, “Do you have a website?” and lamely answering that my drawings, furnishing designs, and writing were spread rather thinly across a large

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Mass in Rzeszowie, Poland – The bloggers over at the Polish site, Nowy Ruch Liturgiczny, share news of a Solemn Mass by one of the newly ordained diocesan priests of the Diocese of Rzeszowie. The

Share this article on Facebook The Success of iBreviary for the iPhone — and Further Potentialities – By way of Luke Coppen we learn of a story by Rocco Palmo of Whispers in the Loggia on the success of Fr. Paolo Padrini’s iBreviary for the iPhone: The iPriest Returns An

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook John the Baptist ate them… – For all you radio listeners out there … STEVE RAY LIVING THE BIBLE IN THE HOLY LAND! While on Pilgrimage in Israel we stopped at Qumran, near the Dead Sea and the place

Share this article on Facebook On th Radio twice today – I will be on Relevant Radio at 7 AM Eastern today (repeated at 9 PM). I will also be on Catholic Answers Live at 7 PM Eastern answering Questions from Non-Catholics.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook ATTENTION: This is NOT my facebook page – In fact, I do not yet have a page on facebook; I have been trying to resist. But that may soon change. In any case, I cannot help but note that there are people

Share this article on Facebook Do these earbuds work? – I noticed that someone purchased these noise-canceling earbuds through the site (thanks, btw!), and am just wondering: do they work? I have a neighbor who is enamored of

Share this article on Facebook Dynamic Speaker and 2 Great Books! – I had the opportunity to attend a writer’s conference held at the beautiful Seminary of the Immaculate Conception , this weekend, where it was my pleasure to meet a

Share this article on Facebook How Interesting and Strange! – I posted briefly about how a certain facebook page did not belong to me , and find that the post generated visits from the DOJ, the House, the Senate… That’s just weird.

Share this article on Facebook I heart Simcha Fisher – And it is not difficult to see why when she shares her research into baby shower games: What could be so bad about candy bars? Well, howzabout we take a nice selection

Share this article on Facebook Obama & Hayward; Two sides of a coin – Oh, this is rich , and as tone-deaf and irony-challenged as ever: A White House spokesman had a little fun at the expense of BP CEO Tony Hayward at the daily briefing

Share this article on Facebook Surf like you’re at the World Cup! – Go here . It’s the devil’s own sound. Put your cursor over the fellow with the horn.

Share this article on Facebook SWYPE? – This is why aliens like ET have one exceptionally long finger . We’re evolving!

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook New Website Highlights Catholic Church’s Significant Role in Immigration Debate for Almost a Century – WASHINGTON—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB/MRS) has partnered with The Catholic University of America to develop

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Access – It sure would be nice to have access to online articles in a couple publications in the UK. There are articles in The Times Sunday edition and… – gak – The Pill….

Share this article on Facebook Gerald Warner on Lord Lucas and “non-sectarian” Catholic schools – From my friend Fr. Ray Blake of St. Mary Magdalen, I learned about this article by firebrand Gerald Warner’s piece in the Daily Telegraph on something bizarre.WDTPRS has

Share this article on Facebook New miniseries coming about Venerable Pius XII – A new miniseries/film is in the works, Sotto il Cielo di Roma, Under the Roman Sky.  It will star James Cromwell as Ven. Pius XII and deal with his to save the Jews of

Share this article on Facebook Truculent truck owner – This will probably irritate readers of the Democrat persuasion, and I’ll get silly messages that I am being political or partisan, blah blah blah.  I respond in advance

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