Catholic News Headlines July 29, 2010


Jul. 28, 7pm—Jul. 29, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook A LIFE OF PRAYER – ”By the life of prayer, comparable to the sap flowing from the vine into the branches, the divine power comes down upon the apostle [you and me] to strengthen the

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook TODAY IS THE TOMORROW I FEARED YESTERDAY – By Mark Pickup Since becoming a grandparent, I have been annoying friends with pictures of my grandchildren. In fact, at one point I sent so many photos by e-mail to my

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Anglican cleric apologizes for giving communion to dog – Toronto, Canada, Jul 29, 2010 / 03:27 am ( CNA ).- An Anglican female priest in Canada has apologized for offering communion to a dog after the incident added to further

Share this article on Facebook Bishop calls on Mexicans to end violence – Mexico City, Mexico, Jul 29, 2010 / 12:01 pm ( CNA ).- Auxiliary Bishop Enrique Sanchez Martinez of Durango, Mexico denounced the wave of violence that has overcome the

Share this article on Facebook Boston archdiocese asks for lay participation in Catholics Come Home campaign – Boston, Mass., Jul 29, 2010 / 12:54 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Boston is planning a major campaign to urge inactive Catholics to “come home” to their faith. The

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Newman and Pope Benedict share fight against relativism, writes Vatican expert – Vatican City, Jul 28, 2010 / 07:54 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Similarities between the teachings of Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal John Henry Newman are detailed in

Share this article on Facebook Chilean cathedral reopens five months after earthquake – Concepcion, Chile, Jul 29, 2010 / 03:36 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The cathedral in Concepcion, Chile has been reopened to the faithful, five months after a devastating

Share this article on Facebook Citing new memo, Senators urge HHS to restrict abortion funding in high-risk pools – Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2010 / 05:16 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Responding to a new report that the 2010 health care law lacks restrictions that prohibit states from using

Share this article on Facebook Fired professor reinstated at University of Illinois – Champaign, Ill., Jul 29, 2010 / 05:27 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A professor who was recently fired for explaining the Catholic teaching on homosexuality will be reinstated,

Share this article on Facebook Judge rules against Christian banned from Eastern Michigan counseling program – Grand Rapids, Mich., Jul 28, 2010 / 10:06 pm ( CNA ).- Attorneys of the Alliance Defence Fund (ADF) are preparing to appeal a federal judge’s decision that a Christian

Share this article on Facebook Organization offers guidance to Argentinean judges who object to same-sex ‘marriage’ – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jul 29, 2010 / 04:55 pm ( CNA ).- The pro-life office of the Fundar Movement in Argentina is offering a conscientious objection guide to

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict to see film reflecting on his pontificate – Vatican City, Jul 29, 2010 / 10:25 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A film called “Five Years: Pope Benedict XVI” will be screened at Castel Gandolfo on Thursday evening in the

Share this article on Facebook US Catholic bishops applaud judge’s immigration decision – Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2010 / 12:31 pm ( CNA ).- The chairman of the U.S. Bishops Committee on Migration, Bishop John C. Wester joined the Catholic bishops of Arizona

Share this article on Facebook Vatican prefect encourages Chinese clergy in commitment to unity – Rome, Italy, Jul 29, 2010 / 05:18 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Catholic clergy of mainland China were encouraged in their work towards communion with Rome and greater unity in

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Catholic Church of Canada Votes Overwhelmingly to Unite with Rome – Catholic Online has covered with great faith, enthusiasm and attention to detail the ongoing work of the Holy …

Share this article on Facebook Haitian mom reunited with missing baby – A Haitian mother who feared that her baby girl had been killed in a massive earthquake six months ago has been …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Interview: How India Remembers Mother Teresa – What Mother Teresa was emphasizing was the value of human life in the context of rampant misuse of science to …

Share this article on Facebook Leader of Iran: Government Will Pay Families to have More Children to Double the population – He plans to give $ 950 to children born before 21 March 2011, plus $ 95 for each year after that until they reach …

Share this article on Facebook Sr. Meena, the raped nun, A Testimony to Living Faith and Forgiveness – On the eve of the trial against the rapists of Sister Meena, the religious sister attacked during anti-Christian …

Share this article on Facebook Third most wanted Nazi now in custody – A former Nazi death camp guard has been arrested and charged in the deaths of 430,000 Jews. 88-year-old Samuel …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop George Lucas, Defending Children from Death by Planned Parenthood – It is disturbing that Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has announced its intention to open a new center that …

Share this article on Facebook Provisions in Arizona immigration law blocked – While the new policy has officially gone into effect — U.S. Judge Susan Bolton has blocked major provisions of …

Share this article on Facebook Schwarzenegger vetoes overtime for farm workers – Writing that applying the eight-hour day to agriculture would be burdensome to business and reverse longstanding …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Anne Rice Breaks Up with Christ – Duuude. Famous novelist and former atheist Anne Rice just broke up with Christ…ON FACEBOOK! Totally ruuuuude. Uncool. Breaking up via Facebook is just a little bit

Share this article on Facebook Court Could Destroy California Catholic Schools – A number of Catholic groups including the Catholic League, Ignatius Press, and the Pacific Justice Institute are asking the Supreme Court to review an outlandish and

Share this article on Facebook Educational & Professional McCarthyism – You know that expression “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” In the culture wars, it is the truism of truisms. From the beginning of the culture wars

Share this article on Facebook Hey, My Brother In Law is in a Commercial – My sister’s husband is in a commercial which is pretty cool. Just thought I’d share. He’s the guy wandering around with the number on his face until the end where you

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Ariz. Catholic Bishops Praise Ruling Against Immigration Law Measures – Phoenix, Ariz. (CNA) – After a federal judge blocked certain parts of the controversial Arizona immigration law – which is slated to go into effect tomorrow – the

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI to Visit Leo XIII’s Birthplace – Pontiff Remembered for Christian Social Doctrine VATICAN CITY (Zenit.org) – Benedict XVI is planning to visit Carpineto Romano, the birthplace of Vincenzo Gioacchino

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Calls On Mexicans To End Violence – Mexico City, Mexico (CNA) – Auxiliary Bishop Enrique Sanchez Martinez of Durango, Mexico denounced the wave of violence that has overcome the country and urged Mexicans

Share this article on Facebook Boston Archdiocese Asks For Lay Participation In Catholics Come Home Campaign – Boston, Mass. (CNA) – The Archdiocese of Boston is planning a major campaign to urge inactive Catholics to “come home” to their faith. The campaign will use television

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Newman And Pope Benedict Share Fight Against Relativism, Writes Vatican Expert – Vatican City (CNA/EWTN News) – Similarities between the teachings of Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal John Henry Newman are detailed in Wednesday’s edition of Il Foglio.

Share this article on Facebook Citing New Memo, Senators Urge HHS To Restrict Abortion Funding In High-Risk Pools – Washington D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) – Responding to a new report that the 2010 health care law lacks restrictions that prohibit states from using federal funding to pay for

Share this article on Facebook EWTN’s New Series, ‘The Suffering Church,’ Reveals the Truth About Catholic/Christian Persecution Around the World – And What You Can Do About It – Irondale, AL (EWTN) – Imagine being thrown into a hole in the ground or a metal trailer for months on end – being baked in 120 degree heat — and later becoming blind

Share this article on Facebook Holy See And Russia Establish Full Diplomatic Ties – Vatican City (CNA/EWTN News) – Just under two weeks ago Russian officials accepted the credentials of Archbishop Antonio Mennini as the first papal nuncio to their

Share this article on Facebook Homosexuality Is A Disorder, Former Vatican Prefect Emphasizes – The gay community in Chile is reacting with indignation to recent comments by 83-year-old Cardinal Jorge Medina Estévez, who led the Congregation for Divine Worship and

Share this article on Facebook Judge Rules Against Christian Banned From Eastern Michigan Counseling Program – Grand Rapids, Mich. (CNA) – Attorneys of the Alliance Defence Fund (ADF) are preparing to appeal a federal judge’s decision that a Christian student’s beliefs about

Share this article on Facebook Latin American Prelates Emphasize Care for Workers – Unite Efforts at Evangelizing World of Labor SANTIAGO Chile (Zenit.org) – A seminar currently under way in Santiago is analyzing current pastoral care for workers in

Share this article on Facebook Letter from Cardinal Dias to Chinese Bishops and Priests – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – Fides, the news agency of the Pontifical Missionary Works, today published a Letter to the Catholic Bishops and Priests of mainland China. The

Share this article on Facebook Lord Patten: Pope’s UK Trip Will Be a Success – Says Critics Will Change Their Tune By Gisèle Plantec VATICAN CITY (Zenit.org) – Lord Chris Patten, named by the British Prime Minister to be in charge of Benedict XVI’s

Share this article on Facebook New Academy For Life Head Blasts Spanish President For Abortion Law – Rome, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – The new Spanish law which could make abortions a “right” for young girls was deemed senseless by the new head of the Pontifical Academy for

Share this article on Facebook Papal, Holy See Highlights for January – March 2010 – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – Following are highlights of the activities of Pope Benedict XVI and of the Holy See for the months of January to March 2010. Another summary,

Share this article on Facebook Peruvian Archbishop Addresses Need For Virtuous People To Transform Society – Lima, Peru (CNA) – Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren Anselmi of Piura celebrated Mass on Sunday to mark the 189th anniversary of Peru’s independence. The prelate urged the

Share this article on Facebook Peruvian Bishops: Do Not Forget The Poor – In a July 28 independence day message, the bishops of Peru called upon the nation’s citizens to remember the needs of the poorest Peruvians. “The situation of Peru’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict To See Film Reflecting On His Pontificate – Vatican City (CNA/EWTN News) – A film called “Five Years: Pope Benedict XVI” will be screened at Castel Gandolfo on Thursday evening in the presence of the Holy Father.

Share this article on Facebook Pope Relaxed, Happy at Castel Gandolfo – VATICAN CITY (Zenit.org) – Benedict XVI appears to be relaxed and enjoying his days of vacation at the papal summer residence of Castel Gandolfo, says the local bishop.

Share this article on Facebook US Catholic Bishops Applaud Judge’s Immigration Decision – Washington D.C. (CNA) – The chairman of the U.S. Bishops Committee on Migration, Bishop John C. Wester joined the Catholic bishops of Arizona in lauding the recent

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Prefect Encourages Chinese Clergy In Commitment To Unity – Rome, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – Catholic clergy of mainland China were encouraged in their work towards communion with Rome and greater unity in their communities this

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Easy Summer Reading – Daria Sockey: Four Non-Fiction Picks for the Hot Days of Summer | Recently, I shared with you a few novels that have been my companions at the beach and on the back

Share this article on Facebook I Scream! – Rachel Balducci: We all scream for ice cream | Tonight we made homemade ice cream. It was good! We have the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream and Dessert Book and today I realized

Share this article on Facebook It’s Okay. Brag a Little. – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 76 | It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of

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 Natural Family Planning Awareness Week – Lisa Hendey: Pausing to pray | As you read this, I am attending the National Theology of the Body Congress in Pennsylvania.  Tonight, I will have the great honor of

Share this article on Facebook Sanctifying The Daily Grind – Rebecca Teti: Happy Feast of St. Martha! | It intrigues me that though Mary chose the better part, it is Martha who has the feast day. Fr. Z. offers a reflection on

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook The Spiritual Foundation – Doing pro-life work is not simply a response to a cause or a movement, an ideology or a political platform. It is a vocation, a charism of the Holy Spirit. The Christian

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Congressman Tells Hearing on MDGs Abortion Doesn’t Lower Maternal Mortality – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A prominent congressman who monitors international issues told a hearing today in the nation’s capital that, as international observers

Share this article on Facebook Democrats Fail to Stop Filibuster Against DISCLOSE Act Pro-Life Groups Oppose – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Democrats failed on Tuesday to get enough votes to stop a Republican filibuster against the DISCLOSE Act. That’s the campaign finance

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Board May Discipline Late-term Abortion Associate of George Tiller – Topeka, KS (LifeNews.com) — The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has filed an eleven-count recommendation that late-term abortion practitioner Ann Kristin Neuhaus be

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Champion Chris Smith to Get Wilberforce Award From Students for Life – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Congressman Chris Smith, who has led the pro-life battles in the House of Representatives for decades, will receive the Wilberforce

Share this article on Facebook Small Steps To Justice: Review of Clark Forsythe�s Politics for the Greatest Good – In the beginning of the book Forsythe discusses the philosophy of prudence.

Share this article on Facebook University of Alabama-Birmingham Arrests Pro-Life Advocates Protesting Abortion – Birmingham, AL (LifeNews.com) — Officials at the University of Alabama-Birmingham are coming under fire for arresting pro-life young adults hoping to share the pro-life

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Another Pro-Life Voice at the UN as ADF Gains Consultative Status – SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — This week the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), one of the United States’ most influential public interest Christian

Share this article on Facebook Babies Saved from Abortion Pay Visit to U.S. Congressmen – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., July 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the wake of a bill introduced in Congress that could threaten the life-saving work of crisis

Share this article on Facebook Breaking: Dr. Howell Reinstated by U. of Illinois – By Kathleen GilbertURBANA, Illinois, July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Kenneth Howell, the professor barred from teaching after a student complained about his

Share this article on Facebook Chicago’s ‘Bubble Zone’ Lands Praying Pro-Lifer in Court – By Peter J. SmithCHICAGO, July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-life protestor, arrested while praying his rosary in front of a Chicago Planned Parenthood, is

Share this article on Facebook Congressional Report: ObamaCare Allows Abortion Funding – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) issued Friday has confirmed that the

Share this article on Facebook Doctors in India Worried Over Abuse of ‘Morning-After’ Pill – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiNEW DELHI, July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Health-care workers and government officials in India are concerned over the routine and

Share this article on Facebook Hawaiian Gay Couples File Lawsuit Demanding Marriage in All but Name – By James TillmanHONOLULU, Hawaii, July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Six homosexual couples are filing a lawsuit in Hawaii today asking for the same benefits and

Share this article on Facebook ‘In God We Trust’ Again Upheld by Federal Appeals Court – WASHINGTON, D.C., July 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a 3-0 decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Washington, DC, ruled

Share this article on Facebook Judge Orders Arizona to Help Pay Homosexual Partners’ Insurance – By James TillmanPHOENIX, Arizona, July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge has blocked the enforcement of an Arizona law preventing health insurance benefits

Share this article on Facebook Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns “Lesbophobia” – By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D. and Amanda PawloskiNEW YORK, July 29 (C-FAM) – A recent gathering of Latin America’s top economic commission issued a document praising

Share this article on Facebook Miracles Little and Big as Young Pro-Lifers Walk Across Canada for Life – Commentary By John-Henry WestenJuly 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Young, vibrant, fearlessly faith-filled and ready to offer their lives in service for Christ’s littlest

Share this article on Facebook Opinion: Chicago-Style Politics in Kenya – By Joseph MeaneyEditor’s Note: Joseph Meaney is director of international coordination for Human Life International, the world’s largest pro-life organization with

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Educator/Speaker Melanie Pritchard in Critical Condition – By Chris Fadis, publisher of http://www.livinggracefully.net/ July 29, 2010 (LivingGracefully.net) – Melanie Pritchard, Catholic speaker, Pro-Life Educator, Chastity speaker,

Share this article on Facebook Spain Abortion Law “Senseless” Says New Head of Pontifical Academy for Life – By Hilary White ROME, July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In his second interview this month, Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, the recently appointed president of the

Share this article on Facebook ‘The Homosexual Tendency is a Defect’ Chilean Cardinal Warns Flock – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentVALPARAISO, July 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal Jorge Media, Archbishop Emeritus of Valparaiso, has

Share this article on Facebook UN Committee Attacks Motherhood, Demands New “Rights” for Women – By Terrence McKeegan, J.D.NEW YORK, July 29 (C-FAM) – A United Nations (UN) treaty committee notorious for its promotion of abortion and ideological positions not

Share this article on Facebook World Population Report: ‘Aging Populations; Fewer Workers; Decline of Developed Countries’ – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiWASHINGTON, DC, July 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The 2010 World Population Data Sheet, published by the Population Reference Bureau (PBR) on

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Priest Apologizes for Giving Communion to Dog – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A female Anglican priest in Canada has officially apologized for giving communion to a dog, an episode that has come to

Share this article on Facebook Arizona Bishops Praise Judge’s Decision on Immigration Law – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Only hours after a federal judge blocked certain provisions in the controversial Arizona immigration law from taking effect, a

Share this article on Facebook Education Secretary Mocks Stay-at-Home Moms – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During a recent appearance at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, DC, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said the days

Share this article on Facebook Phony Guru Gets Ten Years for Rape – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A 51 year old man posing as a Buddhist guru was jailed in London yesterday after decades spent preying upon vulnerable women in

Share this article on Facebook State Censorship of Religious High Schools Heads to Supreme Court – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Pacific Justice Institute (PJI)is asking the US Supreme Court to review a case involving government censorship of

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Archival Photo of Pontifical Mass “Coram Summo Pontifice” – It has been awhile since we have shown any historical photos coming within the context of the older form of the papal liturgy, and a reader recently sent in the

Share this article on Facebook Newman CD: Heart Speaks to Heart – Speaking of Cardinal Newman, some of you will no doubt be interested in the following recording, Heart Speaks to Heart , “a meditation in words and music based on a

Share this article on Facebook Newman Shrine, The Church of Our Saviour, New York City – Yesterday, we spoke of the three Newman chapels which are being planned for the Birmingham, London and Oxford Oratories. But of course, interest in and devotion to the

Share this article on Facebook Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill Encourages Orthodox Clergy to Blog – I was very gratified that Fr. Finigan of the Hermeneutic of Continuity drew our attention to the following piece found on The Voice of Russia : Church to enhance its

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Anne Rice reverses course – again – By Mary DeTurris Poust The Deacon’s Bench over at Beliefnet is reporting that best-selling author Anne Rice has “quit” Christianity. This comes, of course, after her

Share this article on Facebook Dangerous precedent at a public university – By Mary DeTurris Poust A federal judge has upheld the expulsion of a Christian graduate student at Eastern Michigan University for refusing to counsel homosexual clients

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Dramatic Pictures of Recent Storms and the Damage They Caused – Click here for 35 more pictures. http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Software for Kids? – Does anyone know any good interactive Catholic programs for kids on iPhone or the Internet? If so, please inform us in Comments below. Thanks! For lots of good

Share this article on Facebook Challenge to Debate Marian Devotion – My friend Marwil from the Philippines is a great apologist and has offered to debate Marian Devotion. He would explain and defend the proposition that Marian Devotion is

Share this article on Facebook Defending Good Seminary Professors – Someone challenged the qualifications of a few professors I know and it seems Canon Lawyer (another friend) took a bit of justified umbrage. The two professors I know

Share this article on Facebook Obama Healthcare Leaves Opening for Abortion – Obama health-care policy leaves opening for abortion funding, says Congressional report The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has issued a memo indicating that an

Share this article on Facebook Poop and the Ray Family – I had to think twice before posting this. But my daughter Charlotte (the author; college graduation picture to the right) and my wife said it was OK –  and since others

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook A Gathering of Eagles – This is wonderful and true : When it is 95 degrees, the two guys you don’t envy are Santa Claus and the man in the bomb disposal helmet and gear. There were a couple

Share this article on Facebook Beautiful! – H/T Moniales

Share this article on Facebook Byzantine Carmelites – Beautiful !

Share this article on Facebook Prayer Works! Thank you! – A few weeks ago, I put in an urgent prayer request made by Elder Son’s g/f, Kitty: She has just called asking if Anchoress readers will please pray for J, (God knows his

Share this article on Facebook This is True – An excellent thought on this particular feastday : Only by the power of grace can nature be liberated from its dross, restored to its purity, and made free to received

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook BORN AGAIN TELEVANGELIST AND PASTOR BENNY HINN ASKING FOR USD2million DONATIONS – Born Again Pastor Benny Hinn is now under investigation for his financial scandals and resigned in the Assemblies of God Ministries for alleged Heresies and Necromancy.

Share this article on Facebook Cloistered French nuns to make Gregorian chant album for Universal Music – The serene beauty of the Abbey of the Notre Dame of the Annunciation in France Avignon, France, July 27 (CNA) .- An order of cloistered Benedictine nuns in France has

Share this article on Facebook HELPING YOUNG STUDENTS REFUTE THE CLAIMS OF BERTRAND RUSSEL – The Creation of God Anonymous said… Father Abe, Na-tackle po sa klase namin ang tungkol sa philosophy ni Bertrand Russel. Sabi po ng taong ito na people accept

Share this article on Facebook IS VATICAN CITY THE WHORE OF BABYLON? – The St. Peter’s Square and The St. Peter’s Basilica. The St. Peter’s Square is the place of Martyrdom of St. Peter where he was crucified by the pagan Romans under

Share this article on Facebook THE CONVERSION STORY OF DEVIN ROSE, Former Atheist and Southern Baptist – The majestic St. Peter’s Basilica along the Tiber River. More and more Protestants are crossing the Tiber. Faith and Reason in the Context of Conversion Jul 26th, 2010

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Migration Chairman Lauds Court Decision Regarding Arizona SB 1070, Urges Comprehensive Immigration Reform – WASHINGTON— As chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration, Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City applauded the July 28 decision by U.S. District Judge Susan

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook I’m Spartacus! Er… no…ummm, wait a minute! – I just heard an interesting thing as I was flipping past Sean Hannity’s show (usually flip past unless I spot a guest I am interested in). Michelle Malkin, who is

Share this article on Facebook News about Benedict XVI’s book Jesus of Nazarth vol. 2 – I received a press release today that the second volume of Pope Benedict XVI’s Jesus of Nazareth will be published by Ignatius Press (no surprise there) and released in

Share this article on Facebook Papal visit to the UK: people will have to pay to see the Pope? – From CNS: Catholics in England will have to pay to attend some events during Pope Benedict XVI’s Sept. 16-19 trip to Scotland and England, according to reports in our

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: birettiquette, revisited – And now for the really important things. From a reader: Dear Father, Can you point me (or ask your readers to help to point me) in the direction of a guide to the use of

Share this article on Facebook RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST – First, a commercial. I would like to add some Twitter followers.  If you are using Twitter, would you please follow? Now… ATTENTION PRIESTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES Canadian

Share this article on Facebook St. Martha: pulling apart a painting – In the National Gallery in London, you will find a painting by  Velazquez entitled Christ in the House of Martha and Mary.  I never fail to visit it when I visit that

Share this article on Facebook SUNDAY SUPPER – 5: De re coquinaria – Coliculi elixati? – I am thinking in advance about Sunday Supper. What to do? I have been looking through Apicius’ 2nd century work De re coquinaria for some hints about how to use all the

Share this article on Facebook The Pope’s new book for children – Did you hear that Holy Father has, inter alia, penned a book for children? I am guessing it will become a bestseller. This is a little book called Gli Amici di Gesù, The

Share this article on Facebook When tragedy teaches a lesson about being faithful to rites – Dear priests and bishops: Don’t do stupid things out of your own self-absorbed sense that you have to make rites more meaningful. From the young papist comes this.  (I

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