Catholic News Headlines August 23, 2010


Aug. 22, 7pm—Aug. 23, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook CONTRACEPTION: THE BACTERIA DEVOURING AMERICA’S SOUL – Having seen an inordinate number of eloquent commentaries delineating the moral evils of the recent United States District Court decision nullifying the will of

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian bishops express hope that presidential debate will inform citizens – Brasilia, Brazil, Aug 23, 2010 / 01:57 pm ( CNA ).- The Conference of Catholic Bishops of Brazil expressed its desire last week that the presidential debate set for

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Rivera encourages pastoral work, guided by peace – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 23, 2010 / 06:06 pm ( CNA ).- During a Mass celebrating 25 years as a bishop and 15 as head of the Archdiocese of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto

Share this article on Facebook Church in Cuba responds to open letter from dissidents – Havana, Cuba, Aug 23, 2010 / 10:11 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Havana issued a press release on August 20 in response to an open letter recently sent to Pope

Share this article on Facebook In light of immigrant expulsions in France, Pope calls for education in brotherhood – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 23, 2010 / 04:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Following Sunday’s Angelus prayer, Pope Benedict XVI invited parents to educate their children in

Share this article on Facebook Mother Teresa left no future plans for her order, recalls Mother Mary Prema – Vatican City, Aug 23, 2010 / 05:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Missionaries of Charity, the religious order founded by Blessed Mother Teresa, has no set plan for the

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s second book on Jesus of Nazareth projected for Lent 2011 release – Vatican City, Aug 23, 2010 / 01:01 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Vatican publishing house director Msgr. Giuseppe Costa announced to Vatican Radio that they are aiming to

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life groups laud decision to block embryonic stem cell research – Washington D.C., Aug 23, 2010 / 06:19 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pro-life groups lauded the decision of a federal court ruling on Monday which prevents the Obama

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Brad Pitt reconsiders death penalty – Outspoken liberal actor Brad Pitt has reconsidered his stance on the death penalty. Director Spike Lee interviewed …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Expendables’ still durable at nation’s box offices – “The Expendables” took on all newcomers at the nation’s box offices – and walked away …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook More than half a billion eggs recalled – More eggs are set to be recalled in the wake of salmonella poisoning across the United States. More than half a …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Iran unveils bomber drone – Iran unveiled its first ever long-range military drone. The unmanned aerial vehicle is the first such device to be …

Share this article on Facebook Supplies rushed to trapped Chilean miners – Chilean miners, who have been trapped underground for two weeks have alerted authorities that they are still …

Share this article on Facebook Will Justice Come for Christian Victims of Extremist Violence in India? – The first session of National People’s Tribunal is being held in New Delhi. Participants include former …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Federal Court Halts Obama Administration’s Deadly Research on Human Embryonic Life – “Having concluded that the Dickey-Wicker Amendment is unambiguous, the question before the Court is …

Share this article on Facebook Misconstrued faith of U.S. presidents nothing new – A recent poll found that 18 percent of Americans believed that U.S. President Barack Obama was Muslim. While Obama …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Costly L.A. school draws criticism – It’s the most expensive high school in the United States. The Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools was the …

Share this article on Facebook Mother Teresa Birthday Celebrations Worldwide. Catholic League Rally in New York! – Billboards in Times Square will shine blue and nearby Hoboken will feature posters of Mother Teresa in several …

Share this article on Facebook Newscaster Harold Dow dies unexpectedly – Veteran CBS news correspondent Harold Dow has died unexpectedly at the age of 62. Dow’s cause of death is …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook 13 Reasons Not to Attend Obama Elementary – News reports say that the first school in the D.C. area named after President Barack Obama opened today as the school year began. Barack Obama Elementary School opened

Share this article on Facebook Obamanomics: The Laugher Curve

Share this article on Facebook Rabbi: Who’s Against The Mosque? Nazis!!! – Just hours before Iran flipped the switch and transformed themselves from a anti-semitic madhouse into a nuclear anti-semitic madhouse, one Rabbi is saying it’s

Share this article on Facebook That Would Be as Stupid As… – Putting a mosque at Ground Zero would be as crazy as…say, erecting an memorial at Shanksville, Pennsylvania for the victims of Flight 93 in the shape of an Islamic

Share this article on Facebook The Morality Of Legality And Other Hobgoblins – The poet Rtalph Waldo Emerson famously said “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.” May I

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Cosmic Symphony – Pat Gohn: Creation is the First Movement | Creation reveals God’s majesty and mystery in the universe … like a dramatic melody establishing a familiar refrain within the

Share this article on Facebook Raising Saints – 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 Simple, Powerful, Pro-Life Ad – Danielle Bean: 40 seconds of important education | Here’s an amazingly simple and yet powerful pro-life ad. It was originally produced as a radio ad in Ireland, but was

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook The Cornerstone of Human Rights Issues – Pro-abortion politicians will often say to us, “Abortion is just one of many issues; I embrace a consistent ethic of life.” Our response? The foundation of a house is

Kresta In The Afternoon

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Share this article on Facebook Court Blocks New Federal Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research – A federal judge temporarily blocked the Obama administration Monday from using federal dollars to fund expanded human embryonic stem cell research, saying the research

Share this article on Facebook Ground Zero Imam Says U.S. Has More Blood on it’s Hands than al-Qaeda – New audio has surfaced of the imam behind the controversial mosque near Ground Zero allegedly telling an audience overseas that the United States has been far more

Share this article on Facebook LA Unveils $578M School, Costliest In Nation – The Los Angeles Unified School District is set to unveil the nation’s costliest school project ever built – the $578 million Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools.

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Several Illinois constituents tried to get Rep. Phil Hare to answer their questions about the constitutionality of the democrat’s nationalized health care plan at a

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August23, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 23 4:00 – Jim Wallis vs. the Truth It’s almost an axiom of politics that the cover-up raises more questions than the

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Prosecutor: Pope Showed “Frustration and Anger” Over Abuse Cases – In an extensive interview with Fox News, the chief Vatican prosecutor for clerical sex abuse cases, Monsignor Charles Scicluna, said he watched Cardinal Joseph

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Breaking: U.S. Court Halts Obama Stem-Cell Research Order – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia has intervened to block regulations

Share this article on Facebook New Study: Marriage Reduces Stress-related Hormone Production – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiCHICAGO, August 23 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The evidence for the health benefits of marriage has received a new boost by a study which showed

Share this article on Facebook Priest Apologizes, Retracts Statements Favoring Contraception – By Kathleen GilbertNASHVILLE, Tennessee, August 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Nashville priest who issued a video criticizing the Vatican’s stance against

Share this article on Facebook Russian Opinion Moving toward Ban on Abortion – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiMOSCOW, August 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The number of Russians who support either a full or partial ban on abortion has doubled in the past

Share this article on Facebook Stop the ‘Pornification’ of Britain or Face Long-Term Consequences: Feminist Authors – By Hilary WhiteEDINBURGH, August 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The “pornification” of society is promoting violence against women and will have a corrosive impact on

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Catholic Bishops Endorse Permanent Hyde Amendment – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Catholic Bishops are endorsing a bill proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Archbishop Refusing to Flinch in Face of Government Persecution – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalisat   After the Archbishop of Guadalajara, Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iñiguez, announced publicly that he could prove that members of

Share this article on Facebook New Roman Missal to Debut in Advent 2011 – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Cardinal Francis George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB),

Share this article on Facebook New Software Program Blocks Online “Religious Propaganda” – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a startling example of secularism running amuck, a new software program called GodBlock promises parents and educators to

Share this article on Facebook Only Two People Sign up for ObamaCare in NJ – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Thus far, only two people in the entire state of New Jersey have signed up for new health care plans created by ObamaCare.

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops Back Bill to Prevent All Federal Funding of Abortion – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The U.S. Bishops are backing the efforts of 166 U.S. Representatives who are seeking approval of the “No Taxpayer Funding for

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Abbatial Blessing at Rein Abbey – When talking about the ordintaions and the oustanding development in vocations at Heiligenkreuz Abbey recently, I mentioned in passing that a monk of Heiligenkreuz – in

Share this article on Facebook On EWTN this Autumn: The Biblical Story of the Mass – I recently received this press release from EWTN and the series sounds both interesting and promising. One aspect which I certainly hope might come out strongly in the

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Pontifical Mass in São Paulo, Brazil – One of our readers has sent in photos from a Solemn Pontifical Mass celebrated August 11th according to the usus antiquior in São Paulo, Brazil at Saint Paul the Apostle

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Knights to celebrate Mother Teresa’s 100th – In honor of the centennial of Blessed Mother Teresa’s birthday on August 26, the Knights of Columbus will hold a special event at their international headquarters in New

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Jeremiah Condemns Worship of Queen of Heaven – I recently received an e-mail.  How would you answer this question? Now if I could get past Jeremiah, chapter 44, I’d really be a happy camper, (LOL).  Stumbled on that

Share this article on Facebook Mary, Queen of Heaven – August 22: Feast Day of Mary Queen of Heaven A while ago a man called in to say my argument for the Assumption of Mary including references from the Old Testament was

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook The Deficit Graph – This will go viral today As I wrote in 2007 , when I was arguing for the impeachment of George W. Bush : even the NY Times admitted in 2006 that tax receipts were at

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A note about e-mail – I get a huge amount of e-mail every day.  May I plead with you e-mail senders about a few things? Please don’t send e-mails with no subject in the subject line or vague

Share this article on Facebook Good news time – Any good news from the weekend? Was there any great point you heard in a Sunday sermon?

Share this article on Facebook Ice cream cones. And.. “They’ll like us when we win.” – From an episode of The West Wing: CUT TO: INT. TOBY’S OFFICE – NIGHT ANDY America doesn’t have a monopoly on what’s right. And even if we did, I think you’re gonna have

Share this article on Facebook On remarks of a priest and his bishop in El Paso – Fr. Michael Rodriguez, a priest of the Diocese of El Paso, offered an op-ed piece to the local secular newspaper. It was printed on 2 August 2 in the El Paso Times. Here

Share this article on Facebook SSPX Bp. Williamson v. The Pope of Christian Unity – It seems that SSPX Bishop Richard Williamson is a bit worried.  To his latest piece, which I received by email from a reader, I add my emphases and comments.  Before we

Share this article on Facebook When the Pastor’s away, the DANGERMOUSE will… – Times have changed, And we’ve often rewound the clock, Since the Puritans got a shock, When they landed on Plymouth Rock. If today, Any shock they should try to stem,

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