Catholic News Headlines July 7, 2010


Jul. 6, 7pm—Jul. 7, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook SEMPER FI OR LET THEM DIE? – It is inspiring to witness tributes to those in the military who have put their lives on the line to protect the United States of America from unjust aggressors.

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook After talks with Catholic Church, Cuba to free 52 political prisoners – Havana, Cuba, Jul 7, 2010 / 05:21 pm ( CNA ).- Following unprecedented dialogue between Cuban officials and the country’s Catholic leaders, political authorities in Cuba

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nichols addresses cost, opportunities of Pope’s UK visit – London, England, Jul 7, 2010 / 01:18 am ( CNA ).- As details for the upcoming Papal visit to the United Kingdom continue to be announced, Archbishop Vincent Nichols of

Share this article on Facebook Belgian bishops lament ‘wild information’ being leaked to press – Brussels, Belgium, Jul 7, 2010 / 03:22 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Responding to an article from Tuesday’s edition of the Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws, the Belgian

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Danneels interviewed by Belgian authorities in sex abuse investigation – Brussels, Belgium, Jul 7, 2010 / 03:06 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As part of a government probe into allegations of child abuse by priests, Cardinal Godfried Danneels was

Share this article on Facebook Catholic involvement ‘critical’ in Virginia abortion funding victory, advocate says – Richmond, Va., Jul 7, 2010 / 06:13 am ( CNA ).- “Countless hours” of behind-the-scenes advocacy helped add significant restrictions on abortion funding to the Virginia

Share this article on Facebook Christian Liberation Movement calls for release of all political prisoners in Cuba – Havana, Cuba, Jul 7, 2010 / 06:12 pm ( CNA ).- In a brief statement released on July 6, the Christian Liberation Movement in Cuba, led by Oswaldo Paya, called for the

Share this article on Facebook Cuban dissident warns about misleading government article on hunger strike – Havana, Cuba, Jul 6, 2010 / 10:12 pm ( CNA ).- The coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement, Oswaldo Paya, is demanding the Castro government not mislead the

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father says knowing God is close is essential in life – Vatican City, Jul 7, 2010 / 10:31 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI continued on the theme of medieval theologians at Wednesday’s general audience, as he taught

Share this article on Facebook New norms for sexual abuse cases expected from Vatican – Vatican City, Jul 7, 2010 / 02:31 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Updates to canon law on the gravest sins in the Church can be expected in the coming days, Vatican sources

Share this article on Facebook Parents in Philippines objecting to sex education program targeting children – Quezon City, Philippines, Jul 6, 2010 / 08:10 pm ( CNA ).- Despite suffering a legal setback, a group of 30 parents in the Philippines is pushing ahead in its appeal of

Share this article on Facebook Pope heads to Castel Gandolfo to write new encyclical, book – Vatican City, Jul 7, 2010 / 01:40 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father retired on Wednesday afternoon to his residence at Castel Gandolfo where he will be spending the

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Borders book sellers opens e-book store – Borders, one of the few surviving brick-and-mortar bookstore chains has opened an e-book store in order to …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Eclipse’ overshadows all movie competition – “The Twilight saga: Eclipse” did just that, by eclipsing all other new movies over the …

Share this article on Facebook Monty Python and the Holy Truth: A Lesson in Natural Law – The irreverent comedy troupe actually crafted a brilliant lesson in natural law–ironically, in a film that …

Share this article on Facebook Newspaper encourages votes on worst TV show ever – In many ways, TV remains a vast wasteland. To this end, the Chicago Tribune is encouraging its readers to send in …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Church and State Partnering for Pope’s UK Visit: Benedict XVI Is Enthusiastic – Archbishop Nichols said that the Pope ‘approaches this visit as an exercise of meeting, of dialogue and …

Share this article on Facebook Iranian woman faces death by stoning – A 42-year-old Iranian mother of two faces death by stoning unless international opinion says otherwise. Sakineh …

Share this article on Facebook Manuel Noriega sentenced to seven years in prison – The former dictator of Panama, Manuel Noriega has been sentenced to seven years in prison for money laundering. …

Share this article on Facebook President of Venezuela Calls Cardinal ‘Pig': Bishops Reject Attacks – Making the sign of the cross with his hand Chavez said,’You all can dress like cardinals and bishops but …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook ACLJ Secures ‘A Big Win Against Planned Parenthood’ – A former PP staffer sued the PP affiliates in federal court, charging the defendants with having fraudulently …

Share this article on Facebook Opinion: ‘Feminists’ and Abortion.Real Feminism Does Not Kill! – An entire class of human beings are denied the right to live and even be called a person – this is the odious …

Share this article on Facebook President bypasses Senate to appoint Medicare chief – U.S. President Barack Obama bypassed the Senate to appoint a Harvard professor and patient care specialist to run …

Share this article on Facebook President’s lawsuit against immigartion law may take years – While attorneys spend months, and possibly years over the legal aspects of the Obama administration’s …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Despair grips nation’s jobless – Statistics showing a downturn in those seeking unemployment benefits, or those not seeking employment at the …

Share this article on Facebook Son of Detective Steven McDonald, Hero and Witness of Forgiveness, Joins the New York Police Force – Since the shooting Steven has been an instrument of peace like Francis of Assisi. He proclaims to anyone who will …

Share this article on Facebook Suspect arrested in ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killings – A suspect has been arrested in connection with the “Grim Sleeper” serial killer case. Police say …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook 58. Ocean of Mercy (Mt 18:21-35) – “O Christian, be aware of your nobility – it is God’s own nature that you share; do not then, by an ignoble life, fall back into your former baseness.” – Pope St Leo the

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook Special yet small – This post was originally published on September 22, 2008. I’ve mentioned before that one of the big questions that gave me pause when I was first coming to belief was:

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Bad!!! Government Identity Management – During the last two years, the U.S. Federal Gov’t has, by fiat, taken over many things and they have proposed to take over many more. The automotive industry. The

Share this article on Facebook Did the Palins Get to Him – “Did the Palins Get to him? Did they sit him down?” Those are the questions that an ABC news anchor said right after his co-anchor reported that Levi Johnston apologized

Share this article on Facebook MTV: Abortion Reality Show? – MTV in the UK has tweeted for young girls considering abortion to contact MTV, likely for episodes of a reality show. The New Current reports: So MTV is looking for

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nichols Addresses Cost, Opportunities of Pope’s UK Visit – London, England, (CNA) – As details for the upcoming Papal visit to the United Kingdom continue to be announced, Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster recently

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Warns Argentinean Government is Pressuring Senators to Vote for Gay ‘Marriage’ – La Plata, Argentina, (CNA) – Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata in Argentina has denounced the government for pressuring some senators, who had said they would vote

Share this article on Facebook Argentina Resists Same-Sex “Marriage” – More Than 1/2M Signatures Presented to Congress BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, JULY 6, 2010 (zenit.org) – Some 635,000 signatures in defense of marriage and family were

Share this article on Facebook Australian Prelate: Despite Crisis, Do Not Fear – Invites Estranged Catholics to Reflect on Church MELBOURNE, Australia, JULY 6, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The archbishop of Melbourne is encouraging the faithful to put aside

Share this article on Facebook Auxiliary Named for San Francisco – 8 Appointed to Worship and Sacraments Congregation SAN FRANCISCO, California, JULY 6, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI named Monsignor Robert McElroy of the San Francisco

Share this article on Facebook Bishops of Venezuela reject attacks by Chavez on Cardinal Urosa – Caracas, Venezuela, (CNA/EWTN News) – In an interview with the Globovision network, the secretary general of the Bishops’ Conference of Venezuela, Bishop Jesus Gonzalez

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal McCarrick Turns 80; Number of Cardinal-Electors Drops to 107 – Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired Archbishop of Washington, DC, celebrates his 80th birthday today and thus becomes ineligible to vote in a papal conclave. Born

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Faithful to Celebrate Witness of 120 Chinese Martyrs – CNA STAFF, (CNA) – On Friday, July 9, the Church will celebrate the feast of the 120 Martyrs of China. Religious persecution has a long history in China, especially

Share this article on Facebook Catholic involvement ‘critical’ in Virginia abortion funding victory, advocate says – Richmond, Va., (CNA) – “Countless hours” of behind-the-scenes advocacy helped add significant restrictions on abortion funding to the Virginia budget, the director of

Share this article on Facebook Church and State Partnering for Pope’s UK Visit – Prelate: Benedict XVI Is Enthusiastic, Aware of Trip’s Magnitude LONDON, JULY 6, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Almost two months before Benedict XVI’s upcoming visit to the United

Share this article on Facebook Duns Scotus: Cantor of the Incarnate Word – VATICAN CITY, (VIS) – Before his general audience this morning, Benedict XVI blessed a marble statue of St. Annibale Maria di Francia (1851-1927), founder of the

Share this article on Facebook Dutch Soccer Player Who Scored Winning Goal Against Brazil is Catholic Convert – Buenos Aires, Argentina, (CNA) – The Argentinean daily La Nacion featured a story this week on the Dutch soccer player Wesley Sneijder, who scored the winning goal

Share this article on Facebook Holy See: Honoring Motherhood is Part of Women’s Empowerment – Addressing a UN meeting on gender equality and women’s empowerment, Archbishop Celestino Migliore praised the increasing place of women in public life and noted that men

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences – VATICAN CITY, (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience Cardinal Marc Ouellet P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Share this article on Facebook Parents in Philippines Objecting to Sex Education Program Targeting Children – Quezon City, Philippines, (CNA) – Despite suffering a legal setback, a group of 30 parents in the Philippines is pushing ahead in its appeal of the country’s

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For July 7, 2010 – VATICAN CITY, (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Msgr. Sebastiao Lima Duarte, vicar general of the diocese of Ze Doca, Brazil, as bishop of Viana (area 26,000, population

Share this article on Facebook Spain Readies for Historical Papal Visit – 1st Pope to Mark Apostle James’ Jubilee Year By Carmen Elena Villa SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, JULY 6, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI’s trip to Spain this year for

Share this article on Facebook WYD Organizers Asking Youth to Help Their Poorer Peers – Madrid, Spain, (CNA/EWTN News) – Organizers for World Youth Day (WYD) Madrid 2011 launched a campaign today to encourage Spanish youth to officially register for the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Charts and More – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 Elijah Cup – Rachel Balducci: Praying for our Priests | This week, my family is hosting the Elijah Cup, a beautiful chalice that rotates weekly from family to family at our parish.

Share this article on Facebook First Illustrated Gospel – Rebecca Teti: | What is believed to be the oldest illustrated edition of the Gospels has been located in an Ethiopian monastery. Carbon dating places the “Garima

Share this article on Facebook News Light – Arwen Mosher: Read the news and go to bed smiling | Especially since becoming a mother, I have trouble reading the news. It seems like there are so many gruesome or

Share this article on Facebook On Eclipse and Choosing Chastity – Lisa Hendey: Celebrating “old school” values | I almost hesitate to open the can of worms that might be unleashed here if I mention the fact that I went yesterday to

Share this article on Facebook Summertime, and the Sipping’s Easy – Danielle Bean: Delicious drinks do more than hydrate | One day a couple of weeks ago, when I was at my mom’s house on a sultry afternoon, she offered me a Raspberry Lime

Share this article on Facebook The Pains of Pride – Susie Lloyd: On One-Ups and Put-Downs | “Right when I’m done with my story this guy goes, ‘That ain’t nothin’!’ … Oh … well … didn’t mean to waste everybody’s time

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook The Reality Behind the Rhetoric – In April of two thousand and ten, Priests for Life asked The Polling Company to conduct professional research into the attitudes of the African American community about

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Brave Little Toy Story – Hey, Tim Jones, here. I saw Toy Story 3 the other night, and found that – contrary to my fears a year or more ago – it is a very worthy successor to the previous Toy

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – NASA

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Dr. Julianne Malveaux is the 15th president of Bennett College. She is a black economist, author, liberal social and political commentator, and businesswoman. She is

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – July 7, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on July 7 4:00 – American Cicero: The Life of Charles Carroll Aristocrat. Catholic. Patriot. Founder. Before his death in

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Elena Kagan Downplayed Declaration of Independence, Right to Life in Hearings – Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan made the extraordinary admission to Sen. Tom Coburn (R.-Okla.) that she doesn’t “have a view as to what natural rights are” as

Share this article on Facebook Justice Anthony Kennedy Won’t Retire Until Barack Obama No Longer President – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Justice Anthony Kennedy apparently has told close friends he will not retire from the Supreme Court until pro-abortion Barack Obama is

Share this article on Facebook National Catholic Reporter Misleads Readers on Embryonic Stem Cell Research – Bill Tammeus has written a column over at NCR titled Its easy to be misled on stem cell research, and he proves the point pretty well himself. It’s hard to tell though

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: Adult Stem Cells, Kenya, England, Mexico, Poland, Abortion – Washington, DC — Canadian researchers have found that mesenchymal stem cells, a type of adult stem cell found in bone marrow and some other tissues, may help treat

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Women’s Group SBA List Makes More 2010 Election Endorsements – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Susan B. Anthony List has released another round of endorsements of candidates in 2010 primary and general elections. The national

Share this article on Facebook Saving Alex: Mainstream Media Ignores Success of Adult Stem Cell Treatments – Alex R. Szeles has lived the American dream. The Pennsylvania native married his high school sweetheart, became successful in several businesses, raised four children,

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 30+ Major Pro-Life Leaders Joining Forces for Landmark ‘Ending Abortion’ Web Event July 10 – July 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Leaders representing more than 30 national and regional pro-life organizations will be part of an unprecedented 10-hour webcast

Share this article on Facebook Bobby Jindal Signs Landmark Abortion Reforms into Louisiana Law – By Peter J. SmithBATON ROUGE, July 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Gov. Bobby Jindal signed three landmark abortion bills on Tuesday that significantly tighten the state’s

Share this article on Facebook Hawaii Bids Farewell to Same-Sex Unions as Governor Vetoes Bill – By Peter J. SmithHONOLULU, Hawaii, July 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After months of wrangling and listening to both sides of the marriage debate, Republican Gov. Laura

Share this article on Facebook Homosexual Priest Stole $1.3 Million for Male Escorts, Etc. – By Patrick B. CraineWATERBURY, Connecticut, July 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A homosexual Connecticut Roman Catholic priest allegedly stole over a million dollars from

Share this article on Facebook NewsBytes – * Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for

Share this article on Facebook Notre Dame Honored GE Despite Embryonic Stem Cell Research – SOUTH BEND, Indiana, July 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The University of Notre Dame has ignored a request to rescind the University’s May 2010 honor to General Electric

Share this article on Facebook Philippine Legislators Attempting to Resurrect Controversial Reproductive Health Bill – By James TillmanMANILLA, Philippines, July 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At least two representatives in the Philippine legislature have re-filed a controversial

Share this article on Facebook Poland’s New President Opposed by Pro-Life Leaders – By Patrick B. CraineWARSAW, Poland, July 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life leaders in Poland are dismayed over the outcome of the country’s presidential election on

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court Justice Kennedy Hopes to Outlast Obama – By James TillmanJuly 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Justice Anthony Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States of America has told friends that he will not retire

Share this article on Facebook Virginia Memorial for Unborn Vandalized – By James TillmanFRANKLIN, Virginia, June 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Vandals have broken and uprooted dozens of the 275 crosses set up by Rock Church in Franklin,

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Court Re-opens Fraud Case Against Planned Parenthood – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has decided to reinstate a dismissed lawsuit against Planned Parenthood (PP) alleging

Share this article on Facebook Harvard Commencement Speaker to Join Dominican Sisters – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A native of Queens, New York who delivered a commencement speech at her Harvard graduation ceremony in Latin has revealed that

Share this article on Facebook President’s “Common Ground” Initiative Falls Short – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Obama Administration is claiming that the establishment of a new $25 million fund to help pregnant teens is the fulfillment

Share this article on Facebook Senate Judiciary Committee Asked to Investigate Discrepancies in Kagan Testimony – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A representative of a leading pro-life legal organization testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee and told a packed

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook “An Interior Reconciliation in the Heart of the Church” – David Sullivan, associate editor of Sacred Music , offers this thoughtful reflection on the third anniversary of Summorum Pontificum : The date July 7, 2007 marks an

Share this article on Facebook Usus Antiquior Parish Established in Dayton, Ohio – With today being the third anniversary of the publication of the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum , it seems rather on point to share news of some recent developments in

Share this article on Facebook Video of Cardinal Canizares at Wigratzbad – As we recently noted, Cardinal Canizares was recently at the FSSP seminary in Germany to perform ordinations. Some video footage of that liturgy has now come available:

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Beach Blanket Blogger – By Mary DeTurris Poust Because I will be in an area with spotty Internet connections over the next ten days, posts will be infrequent, if at all — at least from this

Share this article on Facebook Walking the walk – literally – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust A great story about a priest who is going to spend the next month walking 500 miles of the famed Santiago de Compostela in Spain to raise

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Does this Scripture Verse Trouble You? – Dr. Mark D. Roberts recently wrote about Psalm 137:9, a verse which he said makes us most uncomfortable : The verse is “He shall seize and shall dash your children on

Share this article on Facebook Listen to Lizzie – I don’t know why you should; no one else does, and I’ve admitted to God more than once he mustn’t listen to me either. But if you find you want to, and you’re in the

Share this article on Facebook The Radical Religion of Abortion – We hear a lot, particularly from the “new” atheists and their supporters, about the danger of religion, which–we are told–too often encourages a murderous

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Did Jesus Taught Us The Sign of the Cross? – Jesus gave us Salvation by dying on THE CROSS. Thus, He personally chose to teach us the meaning of Salvation and Redemption through the Cross. If He didn’t want us to

Share this article on Facebook Question on The Sin of Onan and Contraceptions – Madonna and Child by Giotto Josemaria Lazaro Paulo Jeronimo Martin Carvalho-von verster said… Hello Father I Have a Question: A Protestant(born and raised a former

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Methodist-Catholic Dialogue Looks at Environment, Eucharist – WASHINGTON— Scholars from the Catholic Church and the United Methodist Church (UMC) discussed the relationship between the environment and Eucharist at the fourth

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A Hymn to the Motu Proprio – I received this from a priest reader: Hymn to the Motu   Iam enim hiems transiit; imber abiit, et recessit. Flores apparuerunt in terra nostra; tempus putationis

Share this article on Facebook An important prayer petition request… please! – Will you take a moment, in your goodness, to pray – now – and maybe other times of the day and tomorrow – for a friend of mine who will undergo surgery on 8 July for a

Share this article on Facebook Blognic underway! – We are gathered for the blognic. Sadly we did not get a special room and we are competing with the crowd for a Lady Gaga concert. Lots of people have come!

Share this article on Facebook CDF examination of the LCWR – In a recent post on the site of National Catholic Fishwrap, I read that His Eminence William Card. Levada, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith,

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: low-gluten hosts for TLMs – From a reader: I wanted to know your opinion about low gluten hosts and the use of them at the Mass both Novus Ordo and the Traditional Latin Mass. My girlfriend has

Share this article on Facebook Summorum Pontificum 3 years later: your reflections – Three years ago, I started chilling the Veuve Clicquot.  I got up at Oh-dark-hundred to post the text of Benedict XVI’s long-expected Motu Proprio (I had an advance copy

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed: sacred arts edition – Eucharistic Dove in gilded copper with enamel and glass beads from Limoges from 1215-35. This would have hung over the altar.  There is a tear shaped door on the back

Share this article on Facebook What has Summorum Pontificum done? Damian Thompson opines. – At three years of Summorum Pontificum the big question is: has it made any difference? Damian Thompson on Holy Smoke makes some mordant comments, much to our surprise,

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