Catholic News Headlines August 26, 2010


Aug. 25, 7pm—Aug. 26, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook FOR OBAMA, RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS ANATHEMA – The hypocrisy of the current administration never ceases to amaze me— or, I should say—frighten me. There are a few things about President Obama that I simply cannot,

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Share this article on Facebook Ambassador Doug Kmiec in good condition after serious car accident – Malibu, Calif., Aug 26, 2010 / 12:05 pm ( CNA ).- The U.S. Ambassador to Malta, Douglas Kmiec, was reported to be in good condition after a one-car collision on

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Comastri recounts how Mother Teresa saved his priesthood – Rome, Italy, Aug 26, 2010 / 05:46 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Archpriest of St. Peter’s Basilica remembered at Mass on Thursday how a promise he made to Mother Teresa 40

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Sandoval prepared to respond to lawsuit by Mexico City mayor – Guadalajara, Mexico, Aug 26, 2010 / 05:53 pm ( CNA ).- The press office of the Archdiocese of Guadalajara released a statement today indicating that Cardinal Juan

Share this article on Facebook Catholic researcher clarifies facts surrounding life of Galileo – Lima, Peru, Aug 25, 2010 / 10:06 pm ( CNA ).- In an interview this week with the Peruvian daily El Comercio, physics expert Fr. Manuel Carreira clarified numerous and

Share this article on Facebook Harvard valedictorian discusses her Dominican vocation – New York City, N.Y., Aug 26, 2010 / 12:58 am ( CNA ).- A recent Harvard valedictorian who intends to become a Dominican sister says that the Catholic Church has promoted

Share this article on Facebook N. Carolina bishops urge opposition to abortion coverage in UNC student health plan – Raleigh, N.C., Aug 26, 2010 / 02:52 am ( CNA ).- A required University of North Carolina health plan’s coverage of abortion is “deeply disturbing,” two regional Catholic

Share this article on Facebook New York’s Albanian Catholics to hold cathedral Mass for Mother Teresa’s birthday – New York City, N.Y., Aug 26, 2010 / 02:58 pm ( CNA ).- Thousands of New Yorkers will gather for Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Thursday evening to

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict, Mother Mary Prema remember Mother Teresa for anniversary – Rome, Italy, Aug 26, 2010 / 05:25 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The “exemplary model” of Blessed Mother Teresa was highlighted in a letter from Pope released for the 100th

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s cobbler uses shoes to improve Christian unity – Vatican City, Aug 25, 2010 / 08:21 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Pope’s cobbler delivered him two new pairs of shoes in person on Wednesday, one white and one in the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life leader calls UN World Youth Congress in Mexico a ‘farce’ – Leon, Mexico, Aug 26, 2010 / 02:10 pm ( CNA ).- A young pro-life leader from the International Youth Alliance has denounced the World Youth Conference  in Leon, Mexico

Share this article on Facebook Ruling against embryonic stem cell research grants wins praise – Washington D.C., Aug 26, 2010 / 06:15 am ( CNA ).- Two ethicists have praised a court’s ruling that the Obama administration’s federal funding policy for human embryonic

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Rob Reiner ‘Flipped’ for book, produced movie – With his years as “Meathead” on the long-running TV series “All in the Family” …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Harvard Grad Heads to the Convent: Mary Anne Marks and New Life in the Church – After graduating from Harvard University, Mary Anne Marks has her heart set on a new life with the Dominican …

Share this article on Facebook St. Monica: Model of The Virtuous Mother – The saints were men and women who, in love with the fullness of truth, not only lived for God, but lived in God. …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Mass grave of 72 people identified as migrants – The bodies of 58 men and 14 women found in a building on a ranch in Tamaulipas, Mexico are presumed to have been …

Share this article on Facebook Mutilated Afghan woman works to rebuild life – An Afghan woman who had her ears and nose cut off by her in-laws is beginning the slow mental recovery needed …

Share this article on Facebook Singer Wyclef Jean protests Haitian election policies – Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean, perhaps best known for singing lead vocals in the hit rap and R&B group …

Share this article on Facebook Sri Lankan maid tortured by Saudi employers – A Sri Lankan maid returned to her native country needing dire medical help after her employers in Saudi Arabia …

Share this article on Facebook United Nations belatedly learned of mass rape in Congo – The United Nations says that it belatedly learned of the rape of more than 200 women in the eastern Congo by armed …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Attorney generals request Craigslist halt adult ads – Attorney generals in 17 states have requested that Craigslist, the popular Internet classified ads site to cease …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook CCH Featured Apologetics Question: Bible Alone? – My Protestant friends say that their church goes by the Bible alone, but that the Catholic Church has added a lot of man-made traditions to the Word of God–is that true?

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Ask Your Doctor if They Believe in God – Forget examining the medical degree on the wall of your doctor’s office. Don’t ask where they did their residency. Don’t wonder what prestigious scientific journals

Share this article on Facebook Mindless Drones vs. Chris Christie – You’re not going to hear a better argument against behemoth bureaucracy than this one from Chris Christie. NRO wonders if The Obama administration might be being

Share this article on Facebook Right Wing Militia Says Burning Quran Is Bad – Truth be told, I do not give much consideration to the sensitivities of others. While I accept that sometimes you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar, I also

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Couple Chat – 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 Meet My Laundry Buddy – Danielle Bean: Stephen gets it done | It’s 11 am. Ask me how my laundry’s looking. Go ahead, ask me. Okay, I’ll tell you how my laundry’s looking … it’s all caught up!

Share this article on Facebook Nicer New York – Rebecca Teti: | Native Washingtonians feel a smug superiority to New York City. It may be The Big Apple, seat of finance, fashion and the arts, but we’re the true

Share this article on Facebook Share Your Success – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 80 | 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 Sir Hubby – Rachel Balducci: Acts of Extreme Nobility | When Paul and I got married sixteen years ago, I counted on lots of romance—him bringing home flowers every so often, him

Share this article on Facebook The Back to School Saint – Jake Frost: Joseph of Cupertino, an ordinary extraordinary saint | It’s back to school time, and for me that means one thing: Saint Joseph of Cupertino. It’s not a name

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Sitting Back is Not an Option – Pro-abortion politicians will often say to us, “Let’s just agree to disagree.” Our response? We have the greatest respect for those who disagree with us. But when

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Atheists Don’t Have No Songs

Share this article on Facebook Okay, Liturgical Rant Time – This Sunday when I went to Mass there was a guest priest, someone I’d never seen before. As soon as I head him speak, I knew there was going to be trouble. While

Share this article on Facebook Treasure of the Broken Land – Every year in August I have a series of special days. First, the 22nd (Queenship of Mary) is the anniversary of my reception into the Church. Then comes my birthday.

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Back to School

Share this article on Facebook CBS, NBC Mourn Loss of Federal Funding for Embryo-Destructive Research – This is unbelievable. No mention of adult stem cell research. No mention of cord blood research. Just the implication that without killing embryos, certain diseases will

Share this article on Facebook CCHD facing key test of support among US bishops – Thanks to http://www.cwnews.com/ for this report. The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is facing a critical test of support among the US bishops this week,

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 26, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 26 4:00 – 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta On this 100th anniversary of the birth of

Share this article on Facebook Watch this you must – Hilarious it is!

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Voters Pass Measure for Parental Notification Before Teen Abortions – Juneau, AK (LifeNews.com) — Alaska voters easily passed Measure 2, a ballot proposal to allow parents in the state the right to know when their teenage daughter is

Share this article on Facebook British Pro-Life Group Saddened New Figures Show Teen Abortions Up in Wales – London, England (LifeNews.com) — The British pro-life group SPUC is saddened to learn that the proportion of recorded teenage pregnancies which end in registered

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops Urge Support for Bill Banning All Federal Funding of Abortions – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, chair of the U.S. bishops� Committee on Pro-Life Activities, called on members of the House of Representatives

Share this article on Facebook Democrat Pushes Bill to Fund Embryonic Stem Cell Research After Ruling – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A member of Congress who has been the leading advocate for forcing taxpayers to fund embryonic stem cell research says she plans to move

Share this article on Facebook Florida Voters Back Pro-Life Candidates Rubio, Scott; Set Up Abortion Battles – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — Florida voters backed pro-life candidates for Senate and governor on Tuesday night and set up battles pitting pro-life and pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook Next 40 Days for Life Prayer, Fasting Campaign Against Abortion Largest Yet – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The next 40 Days for Life campaign involving prayer at abortion centers across the nation will be the largest one yet. The campaigns

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Chaput: “Systematic Discrimination Against Church Now Seems Inevitable” – SPISSKE, PODHRADIE, Slovakia, August 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – MUST READ Excerpts from Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput’s address to the 15th symposium for the Canon

Share this article on Facebook Television Program From the Past Eerily Appropriate to Today – By Steve JalsevacAugust 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A LifeSiteNews reader sent us an email noting links to the three-part YouTube video of a 1950s Twilight Zone

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Shack” Author Embroiled in Lawsuit While Writing Screenplay – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The peace that the world cannot give does not appear to be reigning in the life of Paul Young, author of the

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Chaput Calls Upon Faithful to Resist Increasing Intolerance of Christianity – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist While addressing the first session of the 15th symposium for the Canon Law Association of Slovakia this week, Denver’s

Share this article on Facebook Controversial Imam Admits to Writing Obama’s Cairo Speech – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new audio tape has surfaced on which the Imam of the proposed Ground Zero Mosque reveals that he provided President Barack

Share this article on Facebook Liberal Lawmakers Seek to Codify Taxpayer Funded Embryonic Research Before Midterms – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist With the prospects of a pro-life majority in the U.S. House and possibly the Senate appearing increasingly likely this fall,

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Cathedral of Anchorage, Alaska: Children Learn Gregorian Chant – I have often heard it said by parents and musicians generally, that whenever children are exposed to the Latin liturgical tradition — and here I mean this in a literal

Share this article on Facebook Commodious Temples: Catholic Church Building in Nineteenth Century Dublin – The recording quality is a bit grainy unfortunately, but I think some of you will be interested in this presentation, given January 21st, 2010 by Dr. Brendan Grimes of

Share this article on Facebook DVD of “Living the Liturgy” – Just as a point of information, for those of you who were interested in the “Living the Liturgy” video from Clear Creek that we showed here earlier today, you can order

Share this article on Facebook The Watts Book of Embroidery – Many of our readers are interested in the sacred arts, and vestment design is certainly a major point of interest within that sphere. Accordingly, some of our readers

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Off topic: Time magazine announces new version, for adults… – This is not the usual sort of fare we serve up here, but as someone in publishing, I thought this was too good not to share. TIME Announces New Version Of Magazine Aimed

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s message to Missionaries of Charity on centenary of founder’s birth – Here’s a video clip featuring Pope Benedict’s message to the Missionaries of Charity on the centenary of Blessed Mother Teresa’s birth, which is being celebrated around

Share this article on Facebook What are young Catholic adults searching for? – Great article from U.S. Catholic on young Catholic adults and their hunger for strong faith communities, something every parish needs to recognize if we’re going to

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook I don’t have time to produce a serious, substantive post today, so this is what you get – It’s true and actually pretty funny when you think about it. Dog masks. Ha! http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook Irony Now (get it?)http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Beatifying Newman, Neri & More – One of the books I’ll be trying to read while in Rome is John Henry Newman; Prayers, Verses and Devotions , from Ignatius Press. Just as it seems like St. Philip Neri,

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG JEHOVAH WITNESSES by Bro. Marwil Llasos, Part 1 – The True Witnesses of the Lord Jesus: THE TWELVE APOSTLES AND MARY HIS MOTHER. MGA SAKSING SINUNGALING ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG MGA SAKSI Isa sa mga naglipanang sekta ng

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG JEHOVAH WITNESSES by Bro. Marwil Llasos, Part 2 – St. Joan of Arc, known as ‘The Maid of the Orleans’ raises her banner depicting the Child Jesus on the Arms of the Blessed Virgin Mary during the Coronation of King Carl

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG JEHOVAH WITNESSES by Bro. Marwil Llasos, Part 3 – Catholic Knights during the Medieval Ages defending the Church and the Western World from Barbarians and Moors’ Invasion. PAGIGING KAWAL, BAWAL BA? Ayon sa mga Saksi,

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG JEHOVAH WITNESSES by Bro. Marwil Llasos, Part 4 – Handmade oil painting reproduction of Crucifixion 1390-96 , a painting by Agnolo Gaddi . SAAN BA TALAGA AT PAANO IPINAKO SI JESUS? Ang mga Saksi ni Jehovah ay tutol na

Share this article on Facebook QUESTION ON THE VIRGINITY OF MARY BEFORE AND AFTER THE BIRTH OF JESUS – The Annunciation Anonymous said… Father may tanong po ako. Ayon po sa dictionary, ang medical definition ng virginity ay,”the classic finding in female virginity is an

Share this article on Facebook WAS PETER THE FIRST POPE? Refuting a Confused Anti-Catholic by Bro. Marwil Llasos – St. Peter the Apostle: First Pope of the Catholic Church Reverend Fr. Abraham P. Arganiosa, CRS , the courageous, zealous and indefatigable Catholic priest and defender

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “If you aren’t a conservative by the time you are 40, you don’t have a brain” – My friend The Motley Monk has an interesting insight (me emphases and comments: Most people surely have heard the aphorism, “If you aren’t a liberal when you are 20, you

Share this article on Facebook Anyone having internet problems today? – Earlier today, on and off, I had some real problems with use of the internet.  Some sites wouldn’t load, and others would.  I had particular problems with loading

Share this article on Facebook New “Roman Missal” edition of the “Say The Black – Do The Red” coffee mug! – I just received the very first edition of the Say The Black – Do The Red “New Roman Missal” edition coffee mug. It is slightly different from the standard edition in

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: priest roams around to preach – From a reader: We have a new pastor, and I am trying desperately to acclimatize myself to his liturgical style.  I’m wondering which things I should be concerned about

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