Catholic News Headlines August 16, 2010


Aug. 15, 7pm—Aug. 16, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook PERSONHOOD NOW: PERSISTENCE PAYS IN COLORADO – When Colorado pro-life folks decided to pursue human personhood four years ago, everybody who was anybody in pro-life political circles either panned the idea, saying

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Chilean bishop urges defense of life in order to end ‘culture of death’ – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 16, 2010 / 02:00 pm ( CNA ).- While in Mexico attending an event organized by the Latin American Bishops’ Conference, Auxiliary Bishop Fernando

Share this article on Facebook Church in Cuba announces government’s release of six more political prisoners – Madrid, Spain, Aug 16, 2010 / 12:16 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The Archdiocese of Havana recently announced that the Cuban government will soon release six more political

Share this article on Facebook Lourdes evacuated for bomb scare, evening events uninterrupted – Lourdes, France, Aug 16, 2010 / 05:44 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate the Marian Sanctuary in Lourdes on Sunday because of a

Share this article on Facebook Medical school dean calls for life to be respected at conception – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug 16, 2010 / 06:11 pm ( CNA ).- Dean of the medical school at the University of Buenos Aires, Alfredo Buzzi, spoke out last week explaining

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life groups denounce new drug ella as abortifacient – Washington D.C., Aug 16, 2010 / 01:11 pm ( CNA ).- After the Federal Drug Administration recently approved the new drug ella, which is being marketed as emergency

Share this article on Facebook Vatican conference for Catholic press to examine how to cover controversy – Vatican City, Aug 16, 2010 / 03:32 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Pontifical Council for Social Communications (PCCS) has organized a conference to examine the role of the

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Macho ‘Expendables’ pummels chick flick ‘Eat Pray Love’ – Sylvester Stallone and his macho men stormed the weekend box office with “The Expendables,” …

Share this article on Facebook Why ads for new movies are called ‘trailers’ – A short film promoting an upcoming film is usually called a “trailer.” When we think of the word …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Internet sexual blackmail among teens growing – Naïve, inexperienced teenagers who post nude photos of themselves online are being increasingly targeted …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Iran presses full steam ahead on nuclear power plant – “We are doing our best efforts in a bid to have the Bushehr nuclear power plant reach 50% of its nominal …

Share this article on Facebook U.N. Secretary-General overwhelmed by Pakistani floods – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has visited the hardest hit areas of Pakistan’s provinces following …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook President has too many ‘top priorities’ – United States President Barack Obama has set forth many top priorities for his administration. The problem seems …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook How Secularizany Are We? – You want to know how crazy we’ve become? We’re so crazy that when a kid sneezes, teachers feel they have to ask the Superintendent of schools whether they’re allowed to

Share this article on Facebook Obama & The Mosque – I didn’t get it that he just doesn’t get it. It is safe to say, rather it is axiomatic, that when the President must clarify–read retract–on Saturday what he said on

Share this article on Facebook Will Pro-Lifers Forgive Santorum? – Say the words “Santorum for President” to a pro-lifer. I dare you. Try it. Chances are they’ll say a few good things about the former Pennsylvania Senator about being a

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook A Space of Your Own – Kate Wicker: Carve Out a Simple Sanctuary in Your Own Home | The other day I walked into our living room and felt like I was on the verge of having a cardiac event.

Share this article on Facebook Do Kids Make You Miserable? – Rebecca Teti: Of course! | Time. Newsweek. New York magazine. Mary Eberstadt has a nice column summarizing the recent spate of articles purporting to show that nothing’s

Share this article on Facebook Lovely Pro-Life Lullaby – Danielle Bean: ‘Angel in the Waters’ meets music | Angel in the Waters, the sweet pro-life picture book written by Regina Doman and illustrated by Ben Hatke, has been a

Share this article on Facebook Mothers & Fathers Gather 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:

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook I’m personally opposed to abortion, but can’t impose my views on others. – Pro-abortion politicians will often say to us, “I’m personally opposed to abortion, but can’t impose my views on others.” Our response? This is not a matter of views,

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Theological Connections VI: From Here To Eternity – OTHER POSTS IN THIS SERIES. In our previous post we discussed how God dwells in a timeless, perpetual “now” that we refer to as eternity and that from this perspective,

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook California’s Barbara Boxer Responds to Slip in Polls to Fiorina With Abortion Ad – Sacramento, CA (LifeNews.com) — A new poll in the California Senate race shows pro-life candidate Carly Fiorina has increased her lead over pro-abortion incumbent

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Network Starts New Anti-Death Penalty Campaign, What About Abortion? – On January 29, the Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Death Penalty (CMN) was launched. According to its executive director, Karen Clifton, the CMN was created “with

Share this article on Facebook Federal Funds May Be Involved in Abortion Coverage for North Carolina Students – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The response to a national controversy — generated with a pro-life student group uncovering information showing students who attend

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Pro-Life Senate Candidate Roy Blunt Tops Robin Carnahan in Polling – Jefferson City, MO (LifeNews.com) — Just one week after Missouri voters made it abundantly clear they strongly oppose the pro-abortion health care bill President Barack

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration Clears Itself on Illegally Lobbying for Abortion in Kenya – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Obama administration has cleared itself of illegally lobbying for abortion in Kenya when it spent $23 million financing groups

Share this article on Facebook Organization of American States Promoting Abortion in Latin America – New York, NY (LifeNews.com) — A recently-released document, revives concerns that the Washington DC-based Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is becoming yet

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ACLU again Refuses to Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Ten Commandments Case – CINCINNATI, Ohio, August 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The ACLU has allowed the time to expire without filing a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court requesting review of

Share this article on Facebook Breaking: Federal Court Halts California Gay ‘Marriages’ Pending Prop 8 Decision – By Kathleen GilbertSAN FRANCISCO, August 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – California’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Monday afternoon has disallowed the state to issue

Share this article on Facebook Claims of “Thousands” Travelling to Britain for Abortion Bogus, Statistics Show – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, August 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Statistics from the UK’s Department of Health disprove claims made by a Polish abortion lobby group that

Share this article on Facebook Fallout Continues from ELCA’s Gay Clergy Decision as Lutheran Churches Leave – By Peter J. SmithCHICAGO, August 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The departure of several more congregations in central Illinois from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Voters Say No to Abortions on Military Bases, Repealing DADT – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., August 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new survey commissioned by the Military Culture Coalition (MCC) indicates that American voters

Share this article on Facebook President Obama to Speak at Catholic Xavier U. – By Kathleen GilbertNEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Obama is slated to speak at Louisiana’s Xavier University, a Catholic

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Abuse Victim Reconciles with Church After 80 Year Absence – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist One of three plaintiffs who recently agreed to drop a lawsuit alleging the Vatican’s role in the cover-up of priestly sexual

Share this article on Facebook Bomb Scare at Lourdes Scatters Pilgrims on Feast of Assumption – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist More than 30,000 pilgrims were evacuated from the Sanctuary of Lourdes on Sunday after French police received a warning that

Share this article on Facebook FDA Approves New Abortion Drug – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of Ella, a drug currently being marketed in Europe as a “morning

Share this article on Facebook Teen Retailer Promotes Self-Mutilation With Razor Blade Jewelry – y Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Claire’s Stores Inc., a trendy retail store for teens and tweens, is now selling necklaces, bracelets and earrings containing

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook David Clayton Programme on CatholicTV.com – Readers of the NLM who have been interested in David Clayton’s weekly writings here on sacred art will no doubt find this programming of interest: Starting September

Share this article on Facebook Extraordinary Form in England’s Newcastle – Following on from this report about Extraordinary Form Masses starting up in Australia’s Newcastle, NLM readers may be interested in a long-standing arrangement in

Share this article on Facebook The Blessing of Seed, Herbs and Flowers at the Feast of the Dormition – As many will know, yesterday was the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also known as the Feast of the Dormition in the Eastern churches. John Vernoski,

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook New York makes it easier to end a marriage – By Mary DeTurris Poust New York, the last state to require either grounds for divorce or a period of separation in order to terminate a marriage, instituted “no-fault

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Beautiful Stained Glass – A while back I mentioned that the Poor Clare’s of Perpetual Adoration, who are establishing themselves in Arizona, were showing off their stained glass designs for the

Share this article on Facebook The August Vocation Round-Up – Little Sisters of the Poor, First Vows, July 2010 It’s that time of year again, when postulants receive the habit, novices take their first vows and some finally arrive

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 16 August: St. Joachim (1962MR) – Today in the traditional Roman calendar is the Feast of St. Joachim, father of the Blessed Virgin Mary. St. Joachim’s name in Hebrew (יְהוֹיָקִים) means “he whom YHWH

Share this article on Facebook A counter-proposal for the Mosque at Ground Zero – I have been following the debate over the building of a mosque at Ground Zero in Manhattan. I have a counter proposal. Let us build a chapel dedicated to Sts. Nunilo and

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: bishop won’t allow choir to be in choir loft – From a reader: Our priest wanted to move the choir loft into the open attic space at the back of our church (over the narthex), [the logical place for a choir loft] but

Share this article on Facebook Richard McBrien’s latest: pure gift – Imagine this if you can… but I saw something a little weird in Richard McBrien’s most recent blurb in the National Catholic Fishwrap. McBrien’s piece is about Popes of

Share this article on Facebook Sister Act – I read the National Catholic Fishwrap piece about the change of sisterly presidency of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. They had their rite of farewelling

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed and a saint who couldn’t stand another saint – I haven’t posted anything about the feeder activity lately. Here is an action shot! This Blue Jay does not like the other flying competition. Mr. Indigo Bunting likes

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