Catholic News Headlines August 25, 2010


Aug. 24, 7pm—Aug. 25, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook TWISTED PERSPECTIVES ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM – Religious freedom is a phrase being bandied about today for all the wrong reasons. Not all legal defense teams or media types are causing it, but there is a smattering

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Chaput calls for resistance to intolerance of Christianity – Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia, Aug 25, 2010 / 05:48 am ( CNA ).- Addressing the first session of the 15th symposium for the Canon Law Association of Slovakia on Tuesday,

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan and Gov. Paterson had ‘productive conversation’ about NYC mosque – New York City, N.Y., Aug 25, 2010 / 05:28 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Days after Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York offered to moderate discussions in the heated debate

Share this article on Facebook Catholic council encourages boycott over same-sex ‘marriages’ in Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 25, 2010 / 01:48 pm ( CNA ).- The Council of Catholic Analysts of Mexico issued a statement yesterday rejecting same-sex “marriage” and the

Share this article on Facebook Catholic prelates in N. Ireland react to report on priest linked to 1970s IRA bombing – Belfast, UK, Aug 25, 2010 / 03:07 am ( CNA ).- Two bishops responded Tuesday to claims that a Catholic priest was never questioned for his suspected role in a Northern

Share this article on Facebook Evangelicals in Mexico defend life and family – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 25, 2010 / 06:11 pm ( CNA ).- In a letter sent to the spokesman of the Archdiocese of Mexico City, Father Hugo Valdemar, evangelical leaders of

Share this article on Facebook Joblessness is a ‘pervasive failure’ of US economy, Catholic bishop says – Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2010 / 08:21 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In anticipation of Labor Day, Bishop William Murphy has lamented joblessness as a “pervasive” economic

Share this article on Facebook Mexican archdiocese praises respect for freedom of expression shown by Electoral institute – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 24, 2010 / 10:02 pm ( CNA ).- In a statement released Tuesday, the Archdiocese of Mexico City praised the country’s Federal Electoral Institute

Share this article on Facebook New Orleans archbishop launches video blog to reach Louisiana Catholics – New Orleans, La., Aug 25, 2010 / 01:07 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond has launched a video blog to deliver weekly messages to area Catholics. His

Share this article on Facebook Pope exhorts world to follow St. Augustine in not fearing the Truth – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 25, 2010 / 06:10 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Addressing all people on their “walk” on Earth, the Holy Father called for a continued search for the

Share this article on Facebook Pope expresses support for victims of ‘hate and instability’ in Somalia – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 25, 2010 / 10:58 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father expressed his closeness to those in Somalia suffering from attacks by the militant

Share this article on Facebook Salesians in Pakistan assisting 150,000 impacted by flooding – Madrid, Spain, Aug 25, 2010 / 12:16 pm ( CNA ).- The press office for the Salesians reported this week that the congregation is helping more than 150,000 people in

Share this article on Facebook Susan Boyle’s chance to sing for Benedict XVI is ‘greatest dream come true’ – Glasgow, United Kingdom, Aug 25, 2010 / 04:06 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Susan Boyle said in an interview on Wednesday that she is “honored and humbled” for the invitation

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Appeal sought on injunction against embryonic research – An appeal is expected to be filed against a federal judge’s decision to block federal funding of …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 72 bodies in mass grave found on ranch in Drug War Mexico – The bodies of 58 men and 14 women have been discovered on a ranch in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas in …

Share this article on Facebook Al-Shabab vows ‘massive’ war in Somalia – Fighters disguised as security forces launched an attack on the Muna Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. Thirty-five …

Share this article on Facebook Dozens killed in hotel attack in Somalia – At least 31 people have been killed in an attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. Six of the people dead were members of …

Share this article on Facebook Juarez churches being blackmailed by criminals – Drug cartels and related violence is commonplace in Juarez, Mexico. What’s not generally publicized is …

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook Feed update and link-o-rama – If you’ve subscribed to my blog’s feed for a long time , I suggest updating your feed reader to go to my Feedburner feed . (This does not apply to email subscribers,

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Harvard Valedictorian Joins Convent – Here is your awesome story of the day! The 2010 Harvard Valedictorian, Mary Anne Marks, who delivered her valedictory speech in Latin is joining the awesome Dominican

Share this article on Facebook Hsselbeck is Now Pro-Choice and Gay Marriage – The most liberal show on television just got more liberal. The “conservative” co-host said in an interview that sure she thinks abortion is killing a human but that

Share this article on Facebook Mamma Yoda’s Pregnancy and Birthing Tips – Sherry at Chocolate for Your Brain writes on something she knows a lot about -pregnancy and birthing them babies. She’s guest posting here but remember to check her out

Share this article on Facebook Tuesdays With Barron – Inception

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict and the Constant Search for the Truth – (25 Aug 10 – RV) During his general audience this morning at Castel Gandolfo, Pope Benedict launched an appeal for an end to violence in Somalia. In his catechesis he

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook “Mary Is Tired” – Rebecca Teti: | The only impressions I have about Christianity in Japan are snippets from the lives of saints Francis Xavier and later Maximilian Kolbe; the novel

Share this article on Facebook Birthday Blues – Kelly Dolin: Sometimes a reality check is the best gift of all | My birthday began with a quiet, romantic dinner for two. It ended with a rowdy family meal at our

Share this article on Facebook Charts & Temps – 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 College Life Begins – Lisa Hendey: Starting the next phase of life… | Greg and I successfully navigated our journey to rainy Boston yesterday, completely unprepared for the weather.

Share this article on Facebook ‘My Parents Think We Have Too Many Kids’ – Fr. John Bartunek, LC: Ask a Priest vol. 24 | Q: My parents don’t share our faith. In fact, they think we’re crazy to be expecting our 5th child right now. They are not

Share this article on Facebook Orphan Bunny Rescue – Rebecca Teti: | All together now: “Awwwwww!”

Share this article on Facebook Painful Projects – Arwen Mosher: When is DIY not worth it? | Ever take on a project and wish you hadn’t? We have cloth diapers: two dozen one-size pocket diapers. After 1.5 years of use,

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook No Middle Ground – Pro-abortion politicians will often say to us, “My office does not involve any decision-making about abortion.” Our response? Your position on abortion says a lot about

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Americans Not Buying

Share this article on Facebook Georgetown U. employees lead drive for same-sex marriage – Employees at Georgetown, America’s oldest Catholic university, have been instrumental in founding a new organization that will seek to rally support for same-sex

Share this article on Facebook Michigan’s Abortions Hit An All Time Low in 2009 – The number of abortions performed in Michigan decreased in 2009, according to recently released statistics from the Michigan Department of Community Health. The report

Share this article on Facebook Mother Teresa at 100 – Father Brian Kolodiejchuk is the postulator of the cause of canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. He first met Mother Teresa when his sister entered the

Share this article on Facebook NY archbishop worries about tone of mosque debate – The intense debate over a proposed Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero has jeopardized New Yorkers’ sense of tolerance and unity, the leader of the

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – VP Joe Biden said yesterday that those who oppose funding for embryonic stem cell research at the National Institute for Health “know nothing about science.” Stunning.

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 25, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 25 4:00 – The Ground Zero Mosque – A Victim’s Brother Responds Joe Cammarata was an NYPD officer on 9/11, who lost

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook “Pro-Life” Obama Defenders Sojourners, Jim Wallis, Funded by George Soros – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Jim Wallis, the publisher of the religious left newspaper Sojourners has long been a thorn in the side of the pro-life movement.

Share this article on Facebook American Idol Winner Fantasia Barrino Shows Suicide’s Not a Solution – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — An American Idol�s traumatic story demonstrates how despair can lead those who have everything to live for down a dangerous path.

Share this article on Facebook California City Drops Charges Against Pro-Life Abortion Sidewalk Counselor – San Marcos, CA (LifeNews.com) — A California city has dismissed all criminal charges against a pro-life sidewalk counselor that arose out of a loitering citation she

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Campaign for Human Development Still Under Fire for Abortion Ties – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Despite efforts to respond to some of the problems pro-life advocates have brought up, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Share this article on Facebook Groups Behind Obama Embryonic Stem Cell Research Lawsuit Applaud Decision – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Two of the groups behind the lawsuit against the Obama administration over President Barack Obama’s decision to force taxpayers to fund

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Board of Medicine Hears From Opponents of Telemed Abortion Process – Des Moines, IA (LifeNews.com) — The Iowa Board of Medicine on Friday heard from a lengthy list of pro-life advocates opposed to the telemed abortion process. That’s the

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Asked to Reveal Why Abortionist Evaded Illegal Dumping Charges – Lathrup Village, MI (LifeNews.com) — Why did Michigan-based abortion practitioner Alberto Hodari essentially avoid being held accountable for illegally dumping patient

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin Relents, Posts Pro-Abstinence Education Study After Complaints – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Obama administration relented on Monday in the face of public pressure and national news highlighting how the Health and Human

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin Will Appeal Ruling Against Forcing Embryonic Stem Cell Funding – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Obama administration announced today that it will appeal a federal judge’s decision striking down President Barack Obama’s executive

Share this article on Facebook Pam Tebow to Speak at Pro-Life Event Sharing Her Story of Refusing Abortion – Flint, MI (LifeNews.com) — Pam Tebow, the mother of first found NFL football draft pick Tim Tebow, is headed to Michigan to share her story of refusing a doctor’s

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocates Hail Ruling Against Obama’s Embryonic Stem Cell Funding – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Leading pro-life groups and advocates were quick to respond to a judge’s decision on Monday saying the executive order President Barack

Share this article on Facebook Texas Pro-Life Governor Rick Perry Still Leads Pro-Abortion Candidate Bill White – Austin, TX (LifeNews.com) — Governor Rick Perry, who is pro-life, is still leading in his race for re-election in the Lone Star State against pro-abortion opponent Bill

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Anglican School Denies Enrollment to Child in Care of Lesbians – By James TillmanBEDFORD, Texas, August 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – St. Vincent’s Episcopal School in Texas has decided not to permit a child raised by two lesbians to

Share this article on Facebook LifeSiteNews Returns Monday August 30 – LifeSiteNews staff will be travelling from three different nations tomorrow and Thursday for an extensive planning meeting this week. We are all very much looking

Share this article on Facebook Ottawa Parish Group Promoting Gay Pride – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, August 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The young adult group at a Catholic parish in Ottawa is promoting the city’s homosexual Pride

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Leaders Vow to Fight Iowa ‘Telemed’ Abortions – By Kathleen GilbertDES MOINES, Iowa, August 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A coalition of pro-life leaders on Friday delivered a letter to the Iowa Board of Medicine

Share this article on Facebook Setting the Record Straight: The Toronto Star’s Sting on Crisis Pregnancy Centres – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, August 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Earlier this month the Toronto Star published an article about a sting operation purporting to

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court has Committed “Treason” Against Mexico: Cardinal – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentMEXICO CITY, August 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Guadalajara’s Cardinal Archbishop Juan Sandoval Íñiguez says

Share this article on Facebook Virginia AG: State Can Force Abortion Clinics to Follow Same Standards as Hospitals – By Peter J. SmithRICHMOND, Virginia (LifeSiteNews.com) -Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli may be about to make abortion “safe, legal, and rare” – simply by making

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “U.S. Catholic” Publishes Article Endorsing Yoga – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist U.S. Catholic magazine has published an article encouraging Catholics who wish to improve their prayer life to try yoga.

Share this article on Facebook Associated Press Applauds Presence of Porn in Baghdad – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Experts in the dangers of pornography are reacting to a story published by an Associated Press (AP) writer who describes the

Share this article on Facebook DNA Tests Show Hitler Had Jewish Blood – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Adolf Hitler, who murdered six million people in his quest to produce a “master race,” is now believed to have had the same

Share this article on Facebook Government Finally Releases Suppressed Sex Ed Data – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist  After intense criticism, the U.S. Department of Health of Human Services (HHS) has decided to release the full results of a

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Another Pontifical Mass in Brazil – In addition to the Pontifical Mass of Bishop Guimarães in São Paulo, which we mentioned Monday , another Pontifical Mass according to the usus antiquior was celebrated

Share this article on Facebook Living the Liturgy: The Benedictine Monks of Clear Creek – We recently made mention of a video which was produced about the Benedictine Abbey of Fontgombault in France, and which aired on EWTN. Now it has come to our attention

Share this article on Facebook Rev. Robert Skeris to present in Madison, Wisconsin – The Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin presents A Treasure of Inestimable Value , a workshop to be held on October 1 -2, 2010. Renowned church musician and scholar, and

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Short memories for Catholics who oppose ground zero mosque – Our editorial this week addresses the controversy over the proposed mosque near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Buckle up: “We are

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Exhausted and a Bit Sore – Home this week catching up on a lot of things. Going to see our friend Liz Lev from Rome who us here speaking at Our Lady of Good Council in Plymouth Michigan. She is

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Everyday Apocalypse – No, that header is not about my mood just now (bad) or about what feels like a daily barrage of news that seems overloaded with change and short on hope. It’s a bit more

Share this article on Facebook Obama & the Fishermen – Via Instapundit , Ed Morrissey explains why the fishermen are mad at Obama : The White House and Lubchenco want an end to private commercial fishing and have taken steps

Share this article on Facebook Palate Cleanser

Share this article on Facebook The Force of Her Focus – UPDATED – Marks ’10/ Kris Snibble (Photosource) Readers may remember a post from the spring, featuring Mary Anne Marks, Harvard ’10 , and her salutatory address, given in Latin,

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING ST. PETER THE FIRST POPE AGAINST AN ANTI-CATHOLIC, Part 1 Debunking EKS – St. Peter the Apostle preaching in Rome with St. Mark the Evangelist. A magnificent work by Fra Angelico eks said… At kelan naman naging papa si Pedro? Idinamay ninyo

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING ST. PETER THE FIRST POPE AGAINST AN ANTI-CATHOLIC, Part 2 On Peter’s Marriage – St. Peter the Apostle preaching the Faith to people of various places Fr. Abe, CRS said… [WAS PETER THE FIRST POPE? No, because:] YES, HE IS. THE PROOFS ARE GIVEN BY

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING ST. PETER THE FIRST POPE AGAINST AN ANTI-CATHOLIC, Part 3 Bowing to the Pope – Saints Peter and John Healing the Lame ManNicolas Poussin 1655Oil on canvas, 125.7 x 165.1 cmNew York, Metropolitan Museum of Art Fr. Abe, CRS said… [2. Peter would

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING ST. PETER THE FIRST POPE AGAINST AN ANTI-CATHOLIC, Part 4 The Apostolic Tradition - Icon of St. Peter the Apostle & First Pope Fr. Abe, CRS said... [3. Peter rejected the "tradition from your fathers." (1 Peter 1:18), yet the Catholic church and popes

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING ST. PETER THE FIRST POPE AGAINST AN ANTI-CATHOLIC, Part 5 The Papal Crown - Tiara and Mitre - The Pope with the Tiara as depicted in Medieval Art Fr. Abe, CRS said... [4. Peter wore no crown as the pope does.] HA, HA, HA… WHAT A VERY STUPID REASONING. WHO TOLD

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING ST. PETER THE FIRST POPE AGAINST AN ANTI-CATHOLIC, Part 6 The Poverty of the Pope – St. Peter by Bisenzi Fr. Abe, CRS said… [5. Peter had no wealth as the pope has: “Peter said, silver and gold have I none …” Acts 3:6. Peter never ACTED like a pope,

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING ST. PETER THE FIRST POPE AGAINST AN ANTI-CATHOLIC, Part 7 The Supreme Pontiff not Pontifex Maximus – St. Peter the Apostle, The First Pope and Bishop of Rome Fr. Abe, CRS said… [6. Peter never took to himself the title “PONTIFIX MAXIMUS” as all the popes willingly

Share this article on Facebook MGA AKTIBONG JEHOVAH WITNESSES NGA LANG BA ANG MALILIGTAS NA 144,000? – Paradise by Jacopo Tintoretto Ak47CCCP1945 said… Fr. Abe, sabi daw ng mga taga-Jehovah’s Witnesses na ang 144,000 na miyembro nila ay maililigtas sa Apocalypse… Yung

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Welcome Ruling Against Embryonic Stem Cell Funding, Urge Government to Pursue Ethical Stem Cell Research – WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, welcomed

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “Oremus Pro Pontifice” stuff and store – REQUEST: If you have ordered or received some of these buttons or mugs, etc., or any other Z-stuff – could you send photos?  Also, send a note if any of these has

Share this article on Facebook Detroit 26 Sept – Benefit Dinner for Call To Holiness – If you are in the Detroit, or even if you are farther away, you might pencil in 26 September. You may have heard of the Call To Holiness Conferences held annually in the

Share this article on Facebook How to deal with frustration – This afternoon I was pretty frustrated, due to blog problems, and also due to a break down in communication with someone.  Therefore, I took my frustrations out on some

Share this article on Facebook How to refute “I was born this way and therefore it is okay” argument – As you know I posted about the controversial back and forth in the Diocese of El Paso. I have just watch a video of a TV “debate” between Fr. Rodriguez and a homosexual

Share this article on Facebook Not just the anniversary of martyrdom of St. Bartholomew – In 79 A.D. — Vesuvius erupted, burying Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae In 410 A.D. — Alaric sacked Rome

Share this article on Facebook SSPX Superior Bp. Fellay v. SSPX Bp. Williamson – Brian Mershon posted at the site of The Remnant a story concerning the reaction of the SSPX’s Superior Bp. Bernard Fellay to the remarks published (made public) by SSPX

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