Catholic News Headlines August 11, 2010


Aug. 10, 7pm—Aug. 11, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook IVF BABY HAS BABY: FIRSTS HAVE ENORMOUS SIGNIFICANCE FOR HUMAN PERSONHOOD – It was interesting to read Elizabeth Comeau’s Boston Globe article about her new baby and her own notoriety as the first baby born in the United States as a result of in

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Share this article on Facebook Argentinean cardinal recalls that consecrated life bears witness to love of Christ – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug 11, 2010 / 12:01 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, thanked the members of the consecrated life living

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI remembers Taize community on bittersweet anniversary – Vatican City, Aug 11, 2010 / 04:20 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict has joined himself in prayer with the Taize community as the anniversary of the death of their

Share this article on Facebook Bishop says Mass for trapped miners in Chile – Santiago, Chile, Aug 10, 2010 / 10:03 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Gaspar Quintana of Copiapo, Chile presided over a Mass in which he prayed for the timely rescue of the 33

Share this article on Facebook Dawn Eden releases free copy of Theology of the Body thesis on CNA – Denver, Colo., Aug 10, 2010 / 08:04 pm ( CNA ).- Responding to the recent call of Cardinal Justin Rigali to spread the message of the Theology of the Body – Pope John

Share this article on Facebook FOCUS reaching 50 schools with addition of eight new campus programs – Denver, Colo., Aug 11, 2010 / 01:03 am ( CNA ).- The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), a college campus outreach program, recently added eight more

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Supreme Court declares same-sex ‘marriages’ valid for entire country – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 11, 2010 / 06:08 pm ( CNA ).- The Supreme Court of Mexico has ruled that gay “marriages” that take place in Mexico City, must be recognized

Share this article on Facebook Philippines pro-life group argues that legalizing abortion does not save lives – Manila, Philippines, Aug 11, 2010 / 03:04 am ( CNA ).- A push to legalize abortion in the Philippines is “unacceptable” because the country “should be saving lives, not

Share this article on Facebook Poll finds Catholic identity of young Latinos decreasing – Washington D.C., Aug 11, 2010 / 06:07 am ( CNA ).- A recent poll found that, while the majority of Hispanics in the United States identify as Catholics and take morally

Share this article on Facebook Pope teaches that through Christian existence, we are called to transform the world – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 11, 2010 / 06:24 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- We are asked to dedicate our lives to the Lord in the same way as the martyrs, taught Pope Benedict

Share this article on Facebook Vatican website undergoing upgrade – Vatican City, Aug 11, 2010 / 01:53 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The director of the Vatican’s website, Msgr. Lucio Adrian Ruiz explained this week in an interview that the

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Mexico’s Supreme Court recognizes gay marriages – Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled this week that all 31 states must recognize same-sex marriages performed in …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 14 million people affected by Pakistani floods – Aid agencies are expressing their frustration with the massive flooding that has beset the nation of Pakistan. …

Share this article on Facebook Belief that global power is shifting east challenged – The economic powerhouses of China and India has many believing that global financial power is headed towards the …

Share this article on Facebook Colombia and Venezuela restore diplomatic ties – After a tense standoff, Colombia and Venezuela have agreed to restore diplomatic relations after a dispute over …

Share this article on Facebook Pregnant woman flogged, shot in head by Taliban – A pregnant Afghan woman was allegedly flogged 200 times and then executed after being shot in the head three times …

Share this article on Facebook World’s Muslims begin observance of Ramadan – The Muslim world, with more than one billion adherents has begun their observance of Ramadan, the ninth and …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Controversial Iman to represent United States – The man the Obama administration has selected to represent the United States abroad as a champion of religious …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Fatal Alaskan plane crash under investigation – A private aircraft crash that took the life of former Senator Ted Stevens and four others is under investigation …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook How Bad An Abortuary Do You Have To Be? – Wow. How bad do you have to be for Planned Parenthood to distance itself from you? That’s got to be like getting kicked out of Guns and Roses or getting booted out of

Share this article on Facebook Mel’s Father Calls Pope Gay – Poor Mel Gibson’s life isn’t difficult enough. After all that he is done to himself lately, I am sure that Mel wants nothing more than to crawl under a rock down under

Share this article on Facebook Wow! Amazing Voice on Little Girl – My mother watches America’s Got Talent and she told me I had to check out this little girl. I think she’s ten. This little girl has a voice that blew me away. (I told

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Bus Stop To Nowhere – Rebecca Teti: | Here’s a bittersweet and amusing story out of Berlin. A home for Alzheimer’s patients had trouble with clients wandering off. The law doesn’t allow them

Share this article on Facebook Faith & Your Fertility – 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 Know When to Hold ‘Em – Tammy Darling: … and When to Fold ‘Em | In the early years of my marriage, 1989 BC (Before Children), my home was immaculate. Floors were scrubbed weekly, not a thing

Share this article on Facebook On Leaving the Umbrella – Arwen Mosher: How much distrust is too much? | Recently I was shopping in a fabric store and left my purse sitting in the cart while I examined fabric fifteen feet away.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life TV Show Wins Emmy Award – Danielle Bean: | (Video is a clip of Facing Life Head On trailer) I was excited to learn this week that Facing Life Head On, a weekly pro-life television show, was

Share this article on Facebook Re-Entry – Rachel Balducci: post-vacation blues | We arrived home last night after being gone for over a week. Part of the time was spent at the Catholic New Media Celebration and

Share this article on Facebook The Challenge of Prayer – Rachel Balducci: as we wait for answers | My friend Fr. Tim sent this along to me this morning. I think it’s very powerful for people wondering when God is going to

Share this article on Facebook The Last Day—Please Pray With Us – Danielle Bean: Faith & Family Community Novena Day 9 | Please join us in praying for all members of our Faith & Family Live community. Together, we are invoking the help

Share this article on Facebook Top 10 Signs You May Be TOO Into the TOB – Rebecca Teti: | Mark Shea wrote a funny column “noodling,” as he calls it, people who are a little too attached in his view to the Theology of the Body. I read it and

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Contrary to Popular Opinion – At the recent UN meeting of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, the Russian Federation delegation highlighted a new two-year

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook No, You Can’t Deliberately Kill Innocent People (Sorry!) – A lot of folks have commented on my previous post, Commemorating a Major U.S. War Crime. In the course of the discussion, a number of issues have been raised that I

Share this article on Facebook Theological Connections IV: What Even God Doesn’t Know – OTHER POSTS IN THIS SERIES. In our previous post we saw that God has detailed knowledge of every possible world by his intellectual knowledge alone (that is, he can–and

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Same-Sex Marriage

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – “Fair and Balanced” Gretchen Carlson this morning gives campaign advice to CT Senate candidate Linda McMahon (R) to “remind voters, starting today” that Blumenthal (her

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Where Teen Died From Abortion Drug Loses Affiliation – Thanks to LifeNews for this report: The local San Francisco, California affiliate of Planned Parenthood where teenager Holly Patterson died from using the dangerous RU

Share this article on Facebook The ‘media bias’ argument is bound to lose – By Phil Lawler at catholicculture.org Writing for London’s Catholic Herald (which he once edited), William Oddie argues that the available evidence makes it abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 11, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 11 4:00 – The Godless Delusion – A Catholic Challenge to Modern Atheism The New Atheists came on the contemporary

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook British Marie Stopes International Under Fire for Free Abortions for Staffers – London, England (LifeNews.com) — It’s unclear whether the health care benefit is attracting more employees, but the British-based abortion business Marie Stopes

Share this article on Facebook College Students in North Carolina Forced to Pay for Abortions in Health Plans – Charlotte, NC (LifeNews.com) — A national pro-life group for college students has uncovered new information revealing that college students who attend public

Share this article on Facebook English-Speaking Hispanics More Likely Pro-Abortion Than Spanish Speakers – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new poll reveals some concerns for the pro-life movement about an ethnic group that has been relied on for solid opposition to

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Pro-Abortion Governor Chet Culver Behind Brantsad by Double Digits – Des Moines, IA (LifeNews.com) — Iowa’s pro-abortion Governor Chet Culver may enjoy the support of the leaders at Planned Parenthood, but he’s having a hard time getting

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Asked to Allow Choose Life License Plates – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — The pro-life group that has had problems trying to get its Choose Life license plates approved by the state of New Jersey is hoping the

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Where Teen Died From Abortion Drug Loses Affiliation – San Francisco, CA (LifeNews.com) — The local San Francisco, California affiliate of Planned Parenthood where teenager Holly Patterson died from using the dangerous RU

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Case Dropped against Vatican Alleging Liability in American Sex Abuse – By Kathleen GilbertLOUISVILLE, Kentucky, August 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A lawsuit aiming to subpoena Pope Benedict XVI in connection with the American clerical sex

Share this article on Facebook Gibbons Trial, Pickets Outside, Packed Courtroom – TORONTO, August 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life heroine Linda Gibbons appeared before Madam Justice Mara Beth Greene today, but no ruling was issued as was

Share this article on Facebook Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Advocates Seek to Destroy Matrimony and Society Itself: Cardinal … – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentMEXICO CITY, August 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the face of the “aberrant” Supreme Court decision declaring

Share this article on Facebook Patricia Neal, Hollywood Actress and Pro-Life Advocate, Dies at 84 – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Patricia Neal, an actress whose long career began during the “Golden Age of Hollywood,” passed

Share this article on Facebook Readers Responding to LSN Real Estate for Life Program – The new LSN Real Estate for Life program that was launched on June 2nd has generated 25 enquiries, 6 listings and even one possible house donation. Enquiries came from

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Dutch Take “Right to Die” to New Depths – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A prominent right-to-die group in the Netherlands wants to set up a suicide clinic to be used by all those people who wish to

Share this article on Facebook Lawmaker Says Jesus’ Golden Rule Made Him Vote for Elena Kagan – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is coming under fire for saying that Jesus’ Golden Rule – “do unto others as you would have them do

Share this article on Facebook ObamaCare Grants Funds for Gay-Friendly Sex Ed Program – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Department of Health and Human Services has released a sex-education funding grant under the new healthcare law that will

Share this article on Facebook Plaintiffs Drop Abuse Lawsuit Against Vatican – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Three men from Kentucky who attempted to sue the Vatican for alleged sex abuse by priests have decided to drop their case. The

Share this article on Facebook Taxpayers Fund On-Line Sex Diaries – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In yet another example of taxpayer abuse, it has been discovered that the National Institute for Allergy and

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Pope to Base Third Book on Jesus on Raphael Painting – Pope Benedict XVI is to make his third book on Jesus a meditation upon Raphael’s Transfiguration , says Sandro Magister in Rome. It will focus especially on how the

Share this article on Facebook Preface of Msgr. Burke to Canonical Commentary on Summorum Pontificum – For a while now, a German Canonical Commentary on Summorum Pontificum by the German latinist and canon lawyer Fr. Gero P. Weishaupt (whom we mentioned here and here )

Share this article on Facebook The Other Modern: Sint-Agneskerk (St. Agnes Church), Amsterdam – Continuing with our Other Modern series, we now turn to St. Agnes church in Amsterdam which was built between 1919 and 1931, designed by architect Jan Stuyt. Many NLM

Share this article on Facebook Usus Antiquior Ordination Season Is Not Over – We have seen this year already images of ordinations according to the Extraordinary Form for the ICRSS , the FSSP , and the IBP . However, with these, the usus antiquior

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Applying Mother Teresa’s spirituality to everyday life – My OSV story on Mother Teresa, her spirituality, and her upcoming 100th birthday celebration is open to all viewers on the OVS website. I’ll get you started here:

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Feast of St. Clare – Chiara Offreduccio (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253) When you have loved Jesus, You are chaste; when you have touched [Him], You become more pure; When you have accepted

Share this article on Facebook Wednesday WOTD – I am considering putting a button into the sidebar , so you can easily check up on each new Word of the Day ; I think you’ll find today’s informative, and I’m liking

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal DiNardo Presents ‘People of Life’ Awards to Three Honorees – WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston and as chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. Burke on altar girls and EMCHs in the Extraordinary Form – I picked up from Il blog degli amici di Papa Ratzinger that H.E. Most Rev. Raymond Burke (Prefect of the Ap. Segnatura) wrote a preface to a canonical study in German of

Share this article on Facebook Damian Thompson’s take on the music CD for the papal visit – Damian Thompson has rained vituperation down upon a music CD prepared in advance of the Holy Father’s visit to the UK. Papal visit CD: musical atrocities that make the

Share this article on Facebook Pre-order Gregorian Chant CD by Benedictines of Barroux – A while back I posted about the Benedictine nuns who signed a recording contract.  Read that here. If you are a user of amazon.co.uk (the UK store for Amazon) you can

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Are priests, bishops ordained after 1969 validly ordained? – From a reader: I realize this must be a sensitive topic for anyone especially a priest ordained after 1969 but please know we are just seeking an objective answer. We

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Exposition of Host during Mass before continuing Mass – From a reader: Someone asked me today.. “what if after consecrating the bread the priest put it in a monstrance and had 30minutes of adoration before continuing with the

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Is Latin chant forbidden unless congregation can sing? – A reader asks: My priest recently mentioned that there is a document (he does not remember what it is called) that forbids the use of choir lofts and the singing of

Share this article on Facebook Rosemary Ruther’s article in the NCR: Women’s ordination hits a snag! – In olden days a glimpse of stocking was pretty common.  Once those old silk stockings got a snag in them, they would get a ladder-like run in them.  It was inevitable.

Share this article on Facebook Your good news? – Folks I am feeling dreadful today (I have been for a day or so now) and would enjoy learning of good things happening out there. What is your good news?I am happy to

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