Catholic News Headlines August 27, 2010


Aug. 26, 7pm—Aug. 27, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

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Share this article on Facebook Alaska parental notification initiative passes with ‘crucial’ Catholic support – Anchorage, Alaska, Aug 27, 2010 / 06:01 am ( CNA ).- Catholic support was critical to the passage of an Alaska ballot initiative requiring parents to be notified before

Share this article on Facebook Catholic bishops defend hiring rights of religious organizations – Washington D.C., Aug 27, 2010 / 03:04 am ( CNA ).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops added its support on Wednesday to an initiative that seeks to protect

Share this article on Facebook Catholic high school in Nebraska competes for needed funding – Lincoln, Neb., Aug 26, 2010 / 08:24 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Hoping to win funding for a new and much needed kitchen, Pius X High School in Lincoln, Nebraska is competing

Share this article on Facebook Chilean bishop urges ‘educated laity’ to remain present in secular sphere – Santiago, Chile, Aug 27, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA ).- The president of the Chilean Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Alejandro Goic, called on the laity this week to remain

Share this article on Facebook Chilean bishop urges national unity in helping poor – Santiago, Chile, Aug 26, 2010 / 10:05 pm ( CNA ).- The president of the Chilean Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Alejandro Goic, encouraged Chileans this week to seek the

Share this article on Facebook Chilean miner promises to marry in the Church after rescue – Santiago, Chile, Aug 27, 2010 / 12:10 pm ( CNA ).- One of the 33 miners trapped in the San Jose Mine in Atacama, Chile has promised his family that once rescued, he and

Share this article on Facebook Iraqi archbishop warns minorities could be ‘scapegoats’ after US withdrawal – Rome, Italy, Aug 26, 2010 / 07:31 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Civil war could be on the horizon in Iraq, according to a high-ranking Catholic prelate in the country.

Share this article on Facebook Mother Teresa never celebrated birthday, but 100 years marked for God’s glory – Rome, Italy, Aug 27, 2010 / 04:55 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The day of her baptism was actually more important to Mother Teresa than her birthday. Although she may not have

Share this article on Facebook National Organization for Marriage reflects on summer tour, announces organizing initiative – Washington D.C., Aug 27, 2010 / 09:22 am ( CNA ).- The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has produced a video recapping its eventful Summer for Marriage tour and

Share this article on Facebook Trapped miners to set up make-shift chapel to pray for rescue – Santiago, Chile, Aug 27, 2010 / 05:47 pm ( CNA ).- The 33 miners trapped in the San Jose Mine in Atacama, Chile have requested that statues and religious pictures be

Share this article on Facebook Young people finding creative ways to raise money for WYD Madrid – Madrid, Spain, Aug 27, 2010 / 12:50 am ( CNA ).- With World Youth Day Madrid less than a year away, young people from various countries in Latin America are coming up

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Fox News’ Major Garrett to leave television – Fox News’ Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett has announced he is leaving the network, along …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Human toll in Pakistani flood worsens – The United Nations reports that a million new people have been displaced by high flood waters this week alone, …

Share this article on Facebook In the Footsteps of Mother Teresa, Fighting Abortion through Adoption – Sr. Jenvie joined the Sisters of the Blessed when she was 17 years old, writing in secret to Mother …

Share this article on Facebook Kenya ratifies new constitution – The Kenyan president has ratified a new constitution, which will significantly alter the east African …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Agents can secretly put GPS devices on cars – The federal appeals court has ruled that police can lawfully place GPS systems on cars when investigating a …

Share this article on Facebook Political toll tallied in Katrina aftermath – In marking the fifth anniversary of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans five …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Thomas Euteneuer Steps Down from the Presidency of Human Life International – ‘It has been 15 years since I last had any significant time for renewal, and after traveling more than …

Share this article on Facebook More Hispanic, Asian children entering school – In ten short years, there are less white, less black and considerably more Hispanic and Asian children entering …

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook 7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 94) – — 1 — You may notice things look different over here at Chez Conversion Diary; unfortunately this is not the new site. It’s still the Blogger 2.0 upgrade I had to do

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Bill Protects Clergy Opposed to Gay Marriage? No. – This is absolutely hilarious that they think this will work. Not only would we have to drink the Kool-Aid to accept this, the Kool-Aid would have to be spiked with lots

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Euteneuer To Leave HLI–Return To Diocese – Hmmmm. FRONT ROYAL, VA – The board of directors of Human Life International (HLI) has announced that after nearly 10 years of meritorious service to HLI as president,

Share this article on Facebook Gov’t Has Legal Right To Track You Via GPS – “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants

Share this article on Facebook If Only Paula Abdul Were Canadian… – If you can believe it, this untalented Muslim dude who sings a faux punk chick rock song and monndances on the Canadian version of American Idol has been arrested on

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Urges Objective Teaching of Religion in Message to Muslims for Ramadan – (RV) “Violence among followers of different religions, is, unfortunately, a pressing subject, at least in certain areas of the world”, says Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran,

Share this article on Facebook World Celebrates Blessed Teresa of Calcutta – (RV) Mother Teresa of Calcutta is an “inestimable gift for the Church and the world”, said Pope Benedict XVI Thursday in a message to the Superior General of the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook “Call Within a Call” – Arwen Mosher: On listening and following | Today is the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa’s birth, and the day is being widely celebrated. On the radio this afternoon,

Share this article on Facebook Choosing Favorites – Rachel Balducci: Pope says pick a saint to emulate | In his general audience yesterday, Pope Benedict encouraged Catholics to have a devotion to a specific saint, asking

Share this article on Facebook Dorm Life – Lisa Hendey: We’re all settling in… | Today was the official move in day for Eric, his first “real” day of college life following five days of pre-orientation.  First

Share this article on Facebook Garden Giveaway – Rebecca Teti: enter our giveaway | As promised, here’s your chance to show off your home-grown tomatoes and the wonderful things that can be done with them. Share your

Share this article on Facebook Loving and Learning – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education;

Share this article on Facebook Star of the New Evangelization – Sarah Reinhard: Mary, Our Guide in Today’s Connected World | “Look, Mommy!  Look Daddy!  Don’t they look like sparkly connect-the-dots?”  We were late getting home and I

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Novena Begins Tomorrow! – September 5 is the anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, in 1997. Starting tomorrow, Priests for Life is conducting a special novena in her honor. By

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Alaska parental notification initiative passes with ‘crucial’ Catholic support – Anchorage, Alaska,  (CNA) Catholic support was critical to the passage of an Alaska ballot initiative requiring parents to be notified before their minor daughter has an

Share this article on Facebook Another Breakthrough in ADULT Stem Cell Research – With all of the hand-wringing out there over a federal judge’s recent decision banning federal funding of EMBRYONIC stem cell research which takes a human life, why have

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Welcome Home Troops

Share this article on Facebook The Pope and his former students reflect on the interpretation of the Second Vatican Council

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 27, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 27 4:00 – Four Faces of Anger: Seneca, Evagrius Ponticus, Cassian, and Augustine Sr. Gertrude Gillette brings to the

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Planned Parenthood Will Abuse New Abortion-Parental Notification Law – Juneau, AK (LifeNews.com) — Just days after Alaska voters approved a new law allowing parents to be notified when their teenage daughter is considering an abortion, the

Share this article on Facebook Democrats Concerned They May Lose House in Elections, Senate a Possibility – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — As the November midterm elections get closer, Democrats are reportedly privately worrying about their standing with the American people

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Planned Parenthood Backs Pro-Abortion Mark Dayton for Governor – St. Paul, MN (LifeNews.com) — The Minnesota Planned Parenthood abortion business has endorsed DFL gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton now that its preferred candidate,

Share this article on Facebook Obama, Congress Cut Funding for 176 Abstinence Programs Despite New Study – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — More than 176 abstinence education programs will lose funding for their outreaches to youth and young adults on September 30 because

Share this article on Facebook Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Agrees State Should Limit Abortion Businesses – Richmond, VA (LifeNews.com) — Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell appears to agree with the opinion Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli issued late Friday providing

Share this article on Facebook West Virginia Pro-Life Group Endorses Republican Raese in Republican Primary – Charleston, WV (LifeNews.com) — West Virginians for Life announced yesterday that its political action committee has decided to endorse Republican Senate candidate John

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Chaos and Ideology Reign at UN Conference on Youth in Leon, Mexico – By Samantha Singson, Austin Ruse, Terrence McKeegan, J.D.LEÓN, MEXICO, August 27, 2010 (C-FAM http://www.c-fam.org/) – Early reports from participants at the World Youth

Share this article on Facebook UN Campaigns for Homosexual Adoption in Mexico – By Amanda Pawloski, co-authored by Dianelle MartinezNEW YORK, August 26, 2010 (C-FAM) –  In the midst of a controversial judicial consideration of homosexual adoption

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Houston School District to Give Students up to $1,020 for Passing Math Grades – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new program designed to boost math grades in Houston’s Independent School District (HISD) will award fifth-graders at select

Share this article on Facebook Power Shift in Washington Could Signal “Day of Reckoning” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Conservative leaders are signaling that big wins this fall could mean investigations ijnto many of the Administration’s shady

Share this article on Facebook Study: Atheist Doctors Twice as Likely to End Lives of Terminally Ill Patients – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study conducted by the London School of Medicine and Dentistry found that doctors who are atheist or agnostic are twice

Share this article on Facebook Trapped Chilean Miners Set up Shrine – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Chilean officials say the 33 miners, who are expected to be trapped 2,300 feet below the earth’s surface until Christmas, have

Share this article on Facebook Witchcraft Linked to Child Abuse in Nigeria – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A grave fear of witchcraft in Nigeria has led to an alarming new trend of children being accused of being witches who are

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook “Eucharistic Reductionism” and Avoiding Past Mistakes – Examples of well-designed oriented altars with (left) a dossal and tester and (right) a ciborium (sometimes incorrectly called a baldachin) The relationship between the

Share this article on Facebook Fomer Ratzinger Students to Consider Vatican II – ROME, AUG. 26, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Second Vatican Council and its implementation is the theme of this year’s meeting of the “Ratzinger Schulerkreis,” a group of the

Share this article on Facebook Fr. George Rutler on the New Translation, on Liturgists and on Ad Orientem – The following commentary appeared today in First Things written by Fr. George Rutler. I would in particular highlight his warning that, in seeking out solemn worship,

Share this article on Facebook Fra Angelico’s Manipulation of Light – I thought I would do a short series (I intend three at this stage) of articles focusing on paintings by the gothic artists, looking at two of my favourites Fra Angelico

Share this article on Facebook Musical Choices and Mitigating Circumstances: A Sincere Plea – Dear Rome, I’m writing to ask you for some guidance. I direct music at my parish – and hope one day to be lucky enough to be in a parish that celebrates the Mass in both

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Watch. This. Now. – Take a few minutes to watch this video. Then share it with your kids. Then look at yourself in the mirror and be thankful for what you see, for who you are.

Share this article on Facebook When in Rome… – By Mary De Turris Poust A week from now I’ll be boarding a plane to Rome for a week-long program called “The Church Up Close: Covering Catholicism in the Age of Benedict

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Friday Links; Weird & Wonderful! – Had a conversation last week with an acquaintance who ascribes any-and-all resistance to the Park51 Mosque/Cultural Center as “bigotry and xenophobia.” I said, “that’s

Share this article on Facebook My Wife Knows Everything! – Grabbed off of Fr. James Martin’s facebook wall:

Share this article on Facebook Word of the Day – UPDATED – Bernini’s Ecstasy of St. Teresa , in Santa Maria della Vittoria Church, Rome You’re going to like this one . And it has a St. Philip Neri connection , again, too! Also,

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG JEHOVAH WITNESSES by Bro. Marwil Llasos, Part 5 – Artistic representation of God the Father while being worshipped by Angels. Anonymous said… sir. Marwill Good day Po! Tanong ko lng po kung my pangalan bah talagang

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG JEHOVAH WITNESSES by Bro. Marwil Llasos, Part 6 – The Risen Lord in Eternal Glory… Jesus Christ is LORD. St. Michael the Archangel is NOT THE LORD. He is a Servant of the Lord. Bro. Marwil N. Llasos said… ang mga

Share this article on Facebook IN DEFENSE OF THE CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH VS. A LYING ANTI-CATHOLIC, Part 1 On the Primacy of St. Peter – St. Peter standing… a beautiful mosaic Anonymous said… Roman Catholic Church Catechism vs. The Holy Bible. Catechism 1. Peter was the Head of the Apostles

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook About St. Monnica: alcohol, death – Here is a link to an oldie PODCAzT about St. Monnica: 044 07-08-27 St. Monica dies, Augustine weeps; Pope Benedict greets American seminarians From Serge Lancel’s

Share this article on Facebook Bl. Teresa of Calcutta saved Card. Comastri’s priesthood – From CNA with my emphases: Cardinal Comastri recounts how Mother Teresa saved his priesthood Rome, Italy, Aug 26, 2010 / 05:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archpriest of St.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: important kitchen tools – Here is a change of pace. A reader recently asked me about necessary cooking tools. Among the several things which more obvious, good bowls are essential. Sturdy, heat

Share this article on Facebook St. Monica: “put my body anywhere” – This is the chapel in the church of St. Augustine in Rome where the mortal remains of St. Monica (+387), the mother of Augustine of Hippo now rest.  To the right is a

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