Catholic News Headlines August 30, 2010


Aug. 29, 7pm—Aug. 30, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook DOUBLE STANDARDS CONTROL NATIONâ��S CAPITOL – Famed baseball great Roger Clemens, who has fallen out of grace due to his alleged drug use, is scheduled to be arraigned today. The charges against this once heroic

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Bishop predicts World Youth Day’s positive impact on Madrid – Madrid, Spain, Aug 30, 2010 / 05:50 pm ( CNA ).- The general coordinator of World Youth Day, Bishop Cesar Franco, said last week that the presence of thousands of young

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Rivera: Massacre points to social disorder and loss of values in Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 30, 2010 / 11:57 am ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera, expressed profound sadness last week over the murder of

Share this article on Facebook Future Pope Pius XII’s diligence shown in notes from Vatican Secret Archives – Rome, Italy, Aug 30, 2010 / 04:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- While recently released documentation written by Cardinal Eugene Pacelli in the 1930′s does little to dispel the

Share this article on Facebook ‘No better mediator’ than the Catholic Church in Cuba, assert dissidents – Madrid, Spain, Aug 30, 2010 / 02:06 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Distancing herself from the recent criticism of the Church in Cuba and its role in the release of political

Share this article on Facebook Poll shows Scots ready to welcome Pope Benedict – Glasgow, United Kingdom, Aug 30, 2010 / 12:33 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Based on the results of a recent survey and the disappearance of protest plans in Scotland, the

Share this article on Facebook Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch promote protecting environment – Vatican City, Aug 30, 2010 / 04:09 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- On Sunday, the Holy Father prayed for God’s assistance in protecting the earth for future generations. Both he

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Emmys go mad for ‘Men;’ ‘Lost’ does just that – The 62nd annual Emmy award winners went mad for “Mad Men,” the critically acclaimed series on …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco: A Culture without Children and the Elderly is Warped – Speaking of Italy’s negative birthrate (-0.047%), the cardinal asserted that “demographic …

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani women face health crisis in flooding – Heavy rainfall and nonstop flooding have driven many Pakistanis from their homes, where they huddle in wait for …

Share this article on Facebook Sandro Magister on the Legionaries of Christ: ‘Fr. Maciel’s Ghost Still Haunts the Castle’ – In many of the houses of the Legionaries of Christ, the portrait of their disgraced founder is still on display. …

Share this article on Facebook Two investigators in Tamaulipas massacre missing – Two officials investing a mass grave at a ranch in Tamaulipas near the U.S -Mexico border last week. Investigator …

Share this article on Facebook Volcano quiet for 400 years erupts in Indonesia – More than 21,000 people evacuated their homes after a volcanic eruption in Indonesia. Officials say that number is …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Arizona Governor protests placement on United Nations report – Arizona Governor Jan Brewer demanded last week that a reference to her state’s immigration law be removed …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: ‘The Imam was Wrong, The Imam was Right’ – This past week, cable news and talk radio played a recording of the project’s sponsor, Imam Feisal Abdul …

Share this article on Facebook President Obama irritated by misinformation – “I can’t spend all of my time with my birth certificate plastered on my forehead,” said …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook A Catholicism of Resistance: Archbishop Charles Chaput’s Prophetic Voice – There are prophetic addresses which can change human history. This is one of them. We need to heed Archbishop …

Share this article on Facebook Illegal immigrants arrested in Midwest – Almost 400 illegal immigrants have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. Of those …

Share this article on Facebook Those who sought phantoms meet lethal fate – On August 27, 1891, a passenger train jumped the tracks on a tall bridge near Statesville, North Carolina, sending …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Compassionate Cannibalism – Various media reported on an online campaign calling on people to “donate any part of their body” to a new cannibal restaurant. They also advertised for an “open-minded

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Churchgoers Don’t Approve of Obama – Weasel Zippers has a story about a poll indicating that only 34% of “Churchgoers” approve of Obama. But to be fair even the non-churchgoers aren’t crazy about him:

Share this article on Facebook President Remote Control – During the 2008 campaign season, I marveled about the ability of the candidate and the campaign to stay ‘on message.’ For sure, the messages which candidate Obama

Share this article on Facebook The Future of Seton Hall University – We don’t typically do stuff like this but CMR friend Amy Giglio wrote in about her concerns with Seton Hall University. She seemed to know a lot about the university and

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese Blasts Mexico’s Immigration Policy Following Murder Of 72 Migrants – The Archdiocese of Mexico City has issued a statement condemning the massacre of 72 migrants from Central and South America. The migrants were likely traveling to the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI: Construct a Civilisation of Love – (RV) Pope Benedict during his Angelus at Castelgandolfo Pope Benedict urged people to build a civilisation of love, where there is the absurd logic of violence: “Mary

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 Don’t Forget About You – Danielle Bean: 15 Minutes for Mom | During this crazy back-to-school season, many of us moms find ourselves planning schedules, shopping for supplies, and preparing our

Share this article on Facebook Missing Fr. Red – Rebecca Teti: | Amidst the coverage of the aftermath of hurricane Katrina comes this touching portrait of a priest who’s still among the missing. “Joe,” Ginart said

Share this article on Facebook Raise ‘Em Right – 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:

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Now This is Communion – There is an estimated (at least) 350,000 Catholic Masses celebrated every day on planet Earth. It is celebrated in every nook and cranny on the planet, by every race and

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook The Model of All Prayer – The Lord gave us the Our Father as the model of all prayer. The first two words of that prayer tell us why we are pro-life. There is one Father of us all, the one who

Share this article on Facebook The Theology of Giving (Part 3 of 3) – The goods of the earth have been given for all. We are to share those goods not simply when we don’t need them, but also when we do. These are key principles of Catholic

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Bishops to run in Denver marathon to pay off cathedral debt and boost vocations – Denver, Colo., Aug 29, 2010 / 06:58 pm ( CNA ) Two Catholic bishops will take part in a Denver marathon in October. One is running to raise funds to pay off the $2.07

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Whatever Accomplished

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 30, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 30 4:00 – Pornography on the Streets of Iraq: A Positive of Negative Development? According to an Associated Press

Share this article on Facebook United Kingdom issues three stamps for the Pope and Cardinal Newman

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Appeals Court Overturns Pro-Life Pastor’s Conviction for Counseling on Abortion – Oakland, CA (LifeNews.com) — A state appeals court has overturned the criminal conviction against pro-life African-American pastor Walter Hoye. He violated the

Share this article on Facebook Florida and Wisconsin Voters Favor Pro-Life Candidates Over Abortion Backers – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — Voters in Florida and Wisconsin favor the pro-life candidates in races for governor over abortion advocates competing in the two

Share this article on Facebook Focus on the Family Donates 500th Ultrasound, Saving 81K Babies From Abortion – Colorado Springs, CO (LifeNews.com) — Focus on the Family recently donated to a local pregnancy center the 500th ultrasound machine designed to help women contemplating

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Board of Medicine Creates Committee, May Study Telemed Abortion Process – Des Moines, IA (LifeNews.com) — The Iowa Board of Medicine, after hearing from pro-life advocates on Friday presenting concerns about the telemed abortion process, have

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Pro-Life Group: Mark Dayton Misleading Voters on Abortion Position – St. Paul, MN (LifeNews.com) — A Minnesota pro-life group says pro-abortion gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton is misleading voters about his abortion position. Though

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Democrats to Hold September Vote to Restore Planned Parenthood $ – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — New Jersey Democrats in the state legislature have set a September 20 vote to attempt to override a veto Governor Chris Christie issued on

Share this article on Facebook Poll: 57% of Americans Oppose Tax Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — On the week in which a federal judge ruled that President Barack Obama’s executive order forcing Americans to pay for embryonic stem

Share this article on Facebook Practitioner Who Killed Woman in Failed Abortion Faces Lawsuit From Family – Los Angeles, CA (LifeNews.com) — A southern California abortion practitioner who killed an Asian woman in a failed abortion is the subject of a new lawsuit her family

Share this article on Facebook Religious Doctors Less Likely to Kill Patients With Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide – London, England (LifeNews.com) — Patients worried about becoming a victim of euthanasia should ensure they find a doctor who holds strong religious views. That’s

Share this article on Facebook Sarah Palin Says Obama Most Pro-Abortion President, Bashes Charlie Crist – Jacksonville, FL (LifeNews.com) — In a speech Thursday night delivered at a banquet to raise funds for an organization that uses the media to advance the pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Pro-Life Senate Candidate Ron Johnson Leads Russ Feingold – Madison, WI (LifeNews.com) — Republicans will decide their U.S. Senate nominee in a September 14 primary and the two candidates they are choosing from fare very

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Conference in Mexico Features Pro-Life Vs. Pro-Abortion Battle – Leon, Mexico (LifeNews.com/CFAM) — Early reports from participants at the World Youth Conference that commenced this week in Mexico are that the conference is the scene

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook “Miracle” as Baby Begins Breathing after Two Hours – By Hilary WhiteSYDNEY, Australia, August 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Doctors were baffled in April when a premature baby boy whom they had pronounced dead appeared to

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Danneels Urged Sex Abuse Victim to Silence: Secret Recordings – By Hilary WhiteBRUSSELS, August 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Recordings have revealed Belgian Cardinal Godfried Danneels urging a victim not to reveal 13 years of

Share this article on Facebook Congressmen Seek to Undermine Embryonic Stem Cell Ruling by Changing Law – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., August 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Members in both chambers of U.S. Congress are angling to alter federal law in order to

Share this article on Facebook Despite Bishop’s Objection, Seton Hall to Pursue Gay ‘Marriage’ Course – By Kathleen GilbertSOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey, August 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Seton Hall University, a Catholic institution of higher education, has not backed down

Share this article on Facebook Doctors’ Religious Beliefs Affect End-of-Life Decisions: UK Survey – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiLONDON, August 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The religious beliefs of doctors strongly influence the decisions they make when caring for

Share this article on Facebook Later Abortions Linked to Psychological Problems: Study – Springfield, IL, August 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A study of women who had abortions has found that women undergoing later abortions face increased psychological

Share this article on Facebook Stockwell Day: Feds Will Seek to Prevent Euthanasia in Quebec – By Patrick B. CraineQUEBEC, August 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canadian federal cabinet minister Stockwell Day says his Conservative government will do its utmost to

Share this article on Facebook UN Bureaucracy Campaigns for Homosexual Adoption in Mexico – By Amanda Pawloski and Dianelle Martinez NEW YORK, August 30, 2010 (C-FAM) – In the midst of a controversial judicial consideration of homosexual adoption earlier this

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Euteneuer to Return to Parish Work – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Human Life International (HLI) has announced that their president and famed exorcist, Fr. Thomas J. Euteneuer, has responded to

Share this article on Facebook Mother Teresa Never Celebrated her Birthday – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist While a grateful mankind celebrated the 100th birthday of one of the greatest humanitarians who ever lived, members of the

Share this article on Facebook Thousands Rally for God and Country in Capital This Weekend – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An estimated half million people converged on the National Mall on Saturday for a rally honoring the Founding Father’s vision

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook “Benedict XVI has dared to do it.” – A while ago, we mentioned an upcoming publication by Ignatius Press, The Old Mass and the New: Explaining the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum of Pope Benedict XVI , by

Share this article on Facebook The Monastic Aspect of the Liturgical Movement and of the New Liturgical Movement: A Call For Articles – It is often interesting to consider the historical Liturgical Movement through the lens of its monastic versus non-monastic aspects — with a concentration on the former

Share this article on Facebook The Vestment Work of Dom Hans Van Der Laan, OSB, Abbey of Oosterhout, The Netherlands – Some of you may recall some vestments which were shown here in June of 2009, which came from the first half of the twentieth century and were published in the French

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Pope meets with former students at Castel Gandolfo – By Mary DeTurris Poust Pope Benedict XVI and about three dozen former students who did their doctoral dissertations under his direction when he was a professor will

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook British pundit comments trenchantly on the NYC mosque debacle – As far as I’m concerned, he’s nailed it. What do you think? And while you’re thinking about it, just imagine what the reaction would be if the Catholic Church were to

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook On Our Way to a Wedding in Cana – Actually the wedding is in Nazareth, but that is only four miles away. Janet and I are going to the wedding of Nagum Shehadeh who is the beautiful daughter of our friend

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook The Holy War Over Ground Zero – Perhaps New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg deserves credit, then, for saying straight out, and sticking to his position, that the mosque “is as important a test” of “the

Share this article on Facebook Your Word of the Day – Anathema. Took some doing to find a picture, let me tell you . I’ve managed to schedule a WOTD for each day, even while I’m away, so don’t forget to check it. Toward the

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Farrell to Be New Episcopal Moderator of Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference, Bishop Trautman to Step Down – WASHINGTON—After 25 years, Bishop Donald Trautman of Erie, Pennsylvania, is stepping down from his duties as episcopal moderator of the Diocesan Fiscal Management

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook What is your good news? – Have any good news for us today? I was able to spend some time with friends in KC, MO, meet with Bp. Finn, and help a priest friend by taking one of his four Sunday

Share this article on Facebook Where you are – I did a quick snapshot of some of the places you are when you come to visit WDTPRS. I cut out the “unknown” and entries that were too vague, such as “Canada” or

Share this article on Facebook Wholly Ours – In a conversation with a friend today it became clearer and clearer to me how the Second Vatican Council’s document on liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium, is entirely the

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