Catholic News Headlines September 17, 2010


Sep. 16, 7pm—Sep. 17, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop denounces religious indifference of Catholic teachers in Argentina – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sep 17, 2010 / 02:05 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Agustin Radrizzani of Mercedes-Lujan in Argentina exhorted Catholic teachers this week to fulfill

Share this article on Facebook Architect understood urgency of bringing God to the people through art, recalls prelate – Barcelona, Spain, Sep 16, 2010 / 10:02 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Barcelona, Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach, reflected this week on the life of “genius architect

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI urges children to pursue sainthood – London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 06:09 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father asked all schoolchildren in the U.K. to aim high and “not to be content with second-best.”

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI warns Western societies against keeping faith out of public debate – London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 12:14 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Addressing a group of political, cultural, business and religious leaders at Westminster Hall on the second

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Lombardi: Vatican entourage calm despite possible terrorist plot – London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 10:14 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father and those accompanying him on the U.K. trip are “totally calm” in spite of the news that

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father addresses ‘question’ of existence – London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 12:19 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Following the recent claim by U.K. physicist Dr. Stephen Hawking that the universe “created itself from

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father encourages unity among Christians at Westminster Abbey – London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 04:28 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Presiding over an ecumenical celebration on Friday evening at Westminster Abbey, Pope Benedict XVI noted

Share this article on Facebook Malibu pastor emeritus passes away after car accident – Malibu, Calif., Sep 17, 2010 / 05:16 pm ( CNA ).- After a severe car accident last month that killed a religious sister and injured U.S. Ambassador to Malta Doug Kmiec

Share this article on Facebook New Archbishop of Quito calls on priests to ‘form one body and one spirit’ – Quito, Ecuador, Sep 17, 2010 / 06:07 pm ( CNA ).- The newly appointed Archbishop Fausto Travez of Quito, Ecuador sent a special message to priests this week encouraging

Share this article on Facebook Poll: 57 percent of informed Americans oppose federal funds for embryo-destroying research – Washington D.C., Sep 17, 2010 / 06:12 am ( CNA ).- Almost half of Americans oppose federal funding of stem cell research which involves destroying human embryos, a new

Share this article on Facebook Pope discusses ecumenical relations with Archbishop of Canterbury – London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 02:55 pm ( CNA ).- In his Friday visit to Lambeth Palace, Pope Benedict XVI met with Archbishop Rowan Williams to discuss the state of

Share this article on Facebook Pope reaffirms faith as ‘driving force’ behind UK Catholic schools – London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 05:56 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Catholic identity must be present in every aspect of Catholic schools, but, moreso, the life of faith must

Share this article on Facebook Pope: science becomes ‘dangerously narrow’ when religion, ethics ignored – London, England, Sep 17, 2010 / 08:37 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Benedict XVI stressed the need for open minds in science, ready to include the religious and ethical

Share this article on Facebook Rep. Smith calls for crackdown on US child trafficking – Washington D.C., Sep 17, 2010 / 02:50 am ( CNA ).- Testifying before a House of Representatives subcommittee yesterday, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) called for a harsher

Share this article on Facebook Upcoming assembly to elect new leadership of US Catholic bishops’ conference – Washington D.C., Sep 17, 2010 / 01:01 am ( CNA ).- The Fall General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will take place Nov. 15-18 at the

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook New Woody Allen film addresses faith, supernatural – While the new Woody Allen film, “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger” addresses the questions of …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Breaking: Five Arrested by British Police in Connection with Threat to Pope – The five men, ranging in age from 26 to 50, are being questioned in regard to a threat against the Pope but have …

Share this article on Facebook Call to Prayer: Five men Arrested over Plot to Assassinate Pope Benedict XVI in London – The five men are being held “on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Christ Is Our ‘Sure Foundation': Pope to all Christians of the United Kingdom – Pope Benedict XVI continued his historic visit to the United Kingdom Friday presiding over an …

Share this article on Facebook Five arrested on suspicion of threats to Pope – Police have arrested five London street cleaners over an alleged threat made against Pope Benedict XVI. The …

Share this article on Facebook Mexico hunkers down for Hurricane Karl – Hurricane Karl has made landfall north of Veracruz, Mexico. Coastal towns are hunkering down for the Category 3 …

Share this article on Facebook Pope to British Society: ‘Reason and Faith Need One Another’ – ‘I recall the figure of Saint Thomas More, the great English scholar and statesman, who is admired by …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Obama appoints Warren to head consumer bureau – U.S. President Barack Obama has appointed Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren to lead the Consumer Financial …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook School field trip includes prayers at a mosque – Students from the Wellesley Middle School in Massachusetts Wong went on a social studies field trip entitled …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Former Hitler Youth Targeted? – Five working class men from third world countries have been dragged off the streets of England which they’d been hired to clean and thrown into holding cells on

Share this article on Facebook Police Arrest 5 For Threat To Pope – Breaking. Police arrested five men early this morning in a dawn raid after receiving information they were plotting to harm the Pope. The suspects were arrested by

Share this article on Facebook You Want Pepperoni With That HIV Test? – Well this is different. A crisis pregnancy center is offering coupons for a free pizza with a visit to a crisis pregnancy center. But as odd as it is, maybe it’ll save a

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Bellahouston: Faith Of Our Fathers – Pope Benedict XVIth celebrated Holy Mass with over 100.000 people in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park. The Mass came at the end of the Pope’s first day in the United Kingdom.

Share this article on Facebook Benedict Xvi Calls Catholic Students To Sanctity – VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At the end of his meeting with religious in the chapel of St. Mary’s University College at Twickenham, the Holy Father travelled by

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Schools: The Transcendent Dimension Of Study – VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – This morning the Holy Father travelled twelve kilometres by car from the apostolic nunciature in London, England, to St. Mary’s

Share this article on Facebook Dialogue And Collaboration Among Different Religions – VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At midday today in St. Mary’s University College at Twickenham, the Holy Father met with leaders from the main Christian confessions

Share this article on Facebook Papal Interview During The Flight To The United Kingdom – VATICAN CITY, 16 SEP 2010 (VIS) – As is the tradition on his apostolic trips abroad, during his flight to the United Kingdom the Holy Father answered questions from the

Share this article on Facebook Pope on Education and Dialogue – Education has been at the heart of the Church’s mission here in England for centuries. The great medieval universities still stand as an eloquent witness to that and, in

Share this article on Facebook Religion Is A Guarantee Of Authentic Liberty And Respect – VATICAN CITY, 16 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At 3.15 p.m. today, the Pope left Edinburgh by car for Bellahouston Park in Glasgow where he arrived an hour later. Having driven

Share this article on Facebook Senate Debates Embryonic Stem Cell Research; Americans Ambivalent – Americans are strongly opposed to human cloning and ambivalent about human embryonic stem cell research, according to a poll commissioned by the United States Conference

Share this article on Facebook Uk Papal Visit Background: Beatification Of Cardinal Newman – Pope Benedict’s apostolic journey to the United Kingdom will culminate on September 19 with the beatification of Venerable Cardinal John Henry Newman, described by

Share this article on Facebook What Can I tell you? – Benedict XVI arrived in the United Kingdom on Thursday September 16th.His first day took him to Scotland where he met with Queen Elizabeth at Holyrood House and then

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook “Among the Future Saints” – Rebecca Teti: | In spite of a terror plot against him, the Holy Father seems to be having another smashing success of a day, as I expected would turn out to be the case.

Share this article on Facebook Appetizer For a No-Meat Friday – Jeff Young: Hummus is the Yummus | I just couldn’t resist. I simply can’t spend the week with you here at Faith & Family Live and not share a recipe. So here it is!

Share this article on Facebook Coffee With Friends – Rachel Balducci: Enjoying this space | Yesterday morning, I met up with two friends for Mass. After Mass the three of us (and two sweet baby girls) headed over to a

Share this article on Facebook Foodie in the House – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above) I’m joined by my good friends and fellow

Share this article on Facebook Irrational – Rachel Balducci: Learning to Ration Our Goods | We can drink some milk around here. For the longest time, I thought that was a good thing. Then last week, the boys

Share this article on Facebook Live and Learn – 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 Saintly Cardinal and Shrewd Steward – Tom and April Hoopes: User’s Guide to Sunday | Sunday, Sept. 19, is the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Liturgical Year C, Cycle II). Papal Today Pope Benedict XVI will

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook The Epitome of Deception – In the Lord’s Prayer, we ask, “lead us not into temptation.” Every temptation is a lie, that makes something evil look good. Among the most masterful temptations of the

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Bigotry on bigotry – Debra Saunders, a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, notes the double standard in the media’s treatment of the Ground Zero mosque and priest abuse scandal

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Share this article on Facebook London police arrest 5 men for plot against Pope – Police in London have arrested five men on terrorism charges in connection with a possible plot against Pope Benedict XVI. Police said that the arrests, made early on

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Barry Lynn of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State is more concerned about Christian fundamentalism than Islamic fundamentalism. “I worry about

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – September 17, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Sept. 17 4:00 – Pope Benedict XVI Arrives in Mainland England Pope Benedict’s much-debated visit in Britain began

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Anne Muggeridge Remembered as Great Pro-Life Activist and ‘Valiant Defender of Catholic Faith’ – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The pro-life movement lost a fearless defender of human life this week as revered Canadian

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian Pastor Threatened by Government for Opposing Pro-Abortion Policies – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentBRAZIL, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Brazilian pastor is being threatened with “legal measures” by

Share this article on Facebook Christian Students Suspended for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts with Bible Verses – ROSWELL, New Mexico, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A New Mexico School principal has penalized three Christian students with suspensions for giving fresh

Share this article on Facebook Commentary on Sept 16 News – LSN’s investigative report about an Austin, Texas Catholic parish allowing a Planned Parenthood rabbi to use the church for a service, appears to have had a major

Share this article on Facebook Congressman Says Internet-Fueled Sex Trafficking Too Big for Government Alone – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Congressman Chris Smith (R-N.J.) told a House subcommittee on Wednesday that stronger efforts

Share this article on Facebook LifeSiteNews is in the Red – Dear Friends of Life and Family,With our fall campaign now at the half-way mark and only $23,000 of the needed minimum of $100,000 donated, you can understand that we

Share this article on Facebook Live Action’s Rose to Youth: Engage in ‘Exciting’ Battle for Culture of Life – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a speech hosted by Students for Life at the Catholic University of America in Washington,

Share this article on Facebook Man Tries to Run Down Pro-life Protester – ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A man who had been verbally harassing pro-lifers outside a late-term abortion facility in Albuquerque

Share this article on Facebook Manila Archbishop: “Grave Sin” of Abortion Leads to Automatic Excommunication – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiMANILA, Philippines, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Rosales has issued a pastoral letter, to be read at all

Share this article on Facebook Nicaraguan Legislation Seeks to Legalize Abortion, Protect “Sexual Orientation” – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentMANAGUA, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Famed Nicaraguan columnist and attorney Adolfo Miranda Sáenz is

Share this article on Facebook Phoenix Bishop Excommunicates Pro-Gay Priest Over Woman’s Ordination – By Peter J. SmithPHOENIX, Arizona, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic bishop of Phoenix has excommunicated a priest who had openly supported the

Share this article on Facebook Poll: 67 Percent Irish Support Gay ‘Marriage’ – By Hilary WhiteDUBLIN, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A poll taken by the left-leaning Irish Times newspaper that showed growing public support for the

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Science Can’t Answer Life’s Biggest Questions – By Hilary WhiteROME, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “A good school provides a rounded education for the whole person. And a good Catholic school, over and above

Share this article on Facebook Senate’s ‘Don’t Ask’ Repeal to Face Challenges – By Kathleen GilbertRIVERSIDE, California, September 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While Lady Gaga and other homosexual rights activists this week celebrated the prospect

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Massachusetts Abortionist Sentenced to Jail For Woman’s Death – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Massachusetts abortionist was sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death

Share this article on Facebook Middle Schoolers Bow to Allah During School Trip – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A furor is erupting over a newly released video showing sixth grade students from a Massachusetts middle school prostrating

Share this article on Facebook Papal Trip Off to A Triumphant Start – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In spite of months of papal-bashing preceding the Pope’s historic visit to the UK, his arrival in Scotland was greeted by

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Women Take Center Stage in 2010 Elections – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist At a time when none of the 17 women currently serving in the U.S. Senate considers herself to be pro-life, a rash of feisty new

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Newman and Two Queens of England – Fr. George Rutler, whose paintings we recently highlighted, wrote an article in First Things this morning, A Graceful and Elegant Beginning , where he gave his

Share this article on Facebook Evening Prayer from Westminster Abbey, London – Weekday schedules didn’t permit live coverage of the Evening Prayer service offered at Westminster Abbey this evening, but here are just a few quick photographs courtesy

Share this article on Facebook Magister: Noises from the Sistine Chapel – Further to the recent story about rumours of a new director coming for the Sistine Chapel Choir, Sandro Magister has offered further notes and commentary on the matter

Share this article on Facebook Should We Paint God the Father? – One of the most famous pieces of sacred art that exists is Michelangelo’s fresco, in the Cistine Chapel, of God giving the spark of life to Adam. Despite its popularity

Share this article on Facebook The London Oratory “Vested” for Newman’s Beatification – The following photos were taken recently of the London Oratory church, which, in celebration of the soon to be beatified John Henry Cardinal Newman, has been bedecked

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook A mother seeks advice on how to draw her grown sons back to the Catholic Church – Yesterday, on the EWTN “Open Line” radio broadcast, I received a question from a mother whose adult sons have left the Catholic Church and gone into “non-denominational”

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook SUNDAY IS COMING! A New Kind of Church! – Aren’t we all tired of old liturgies from the first centuries? Shouldn’t we update our church services? The time has come to compete with Hollywood and the new

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook A little slowdown, but… – I’ve often said that like a cheap wine, I don’t travel well; shortly after a flight, bronchitis often follows, and that’s what’s going on now. Will be linking to more re

Share this article on Facebook Historic! – Pope Benedict & Archbishop of Canterbury pray at Shrine of St. Edward the Confessor First thoughts from John Allen Another great screen shot from exsimon at Stubborn

Share this article on Facebook Papal Visit UK, Day II – UPDATED – The pope has more vigor than I. His very full day has included a multi-cultural, multi-religious meeting with 4,000 schoolchildren , whom he exhorted to sainthood by

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG MGA JEHOVAH WITNESSES Part 10 Fr. Abe Arganiosa on St. Augustine and Matthew 16:18-19 – Mosaic of St. Peter the Apostle. Below is the image of Charles Taze Russel, the fake prophet who invented the demonic cult Jehovah Witnesses. Anonymous said… Jehovah’s

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG MGA JEHOVAH WITNESSES Part 11 Bro. Marwil Llasos On Jehovah – The Risen Lord Anonymous said… YHWH in the New Testament: This article is a English version of a Italian article published on the catholic magazine, edited from

Share this article on Facebook ANG MGA MALING ARAL NG MGA JEHOVAH WITNESSES Part 12 Fr. Abe Arganiosa, CRS on Matthew 16:18-19 – Medieval Scripture depicting the Lord Jesus giving the Keys of the Kingdom to St. Peter the Apostle. Anonymous said… Jehovah’s Witnesses & the Bible “You are Petros

Share this article on Facebook European Parliament Debates “Caritas in Veritate” – Pope Benedict XVI holding the Holy Cross – the Symbol of the Love of Christ for Humanity. European Parliament Debates “Caritas in Veritate” Stresses Encyclical’s

Share this article on Facebook Scots Line Streets to Welcome Benedict XVI – His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England. Below is the large Flag of Vatican State waved by the Scots to greet the Pope in his first

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “Benedict goes to Westminster” – Benedict XVI at Westminster Hall to civil authorities Benedict XVI’s address to Anglican Archbp. Williams at Lambeth Benedict XVI’s address for Vespers in Westminster

Share this article on Facebook “our evenings swoon in pallid skies more suddenly” – From the Laudator: Edward Dowden, In September, from his Poems (London: Henry S. King & Co., 1876), p. 160:     Spring scarce had greener fields to show than these

Share this article on Facebook Beautiful Mass in Philadelphia for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. – There was a beautiful Mass in Philadelphia for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. The Mass was at at St. Paul’s Church. The celebrant was the Pastor of St. Paul’s

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI at Westminster Hall to civil authorities – This is a speech I have really been waiting for.  Remember, this is a state visit.  This is where the point is made. In a sense, this brings some closure to the gulf

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s address for Vespers in Westminster Abbey – At Vespers, Archbp. Williams said inter alia: “St Gregory was the first to spell out … the magnitude of the gift given to Christ’s Church through the life of St Benedict

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s address to Anglican Archbp. Williams at Lambeth – The Holy Father paid a courtesy visit to Anglican Archbp. Rowan Williams at Lambeth Palace. My comments at the end.  First, I must say that Archbp. Williams gave a good

Share this article on Facebook Five Algerians Held In Plot Against Pope – From SKY: Five Algerians Held In Pope Plot Terror Swoop Five Algerian men have been arrested over a potential threat to the Pope, Sky News sources say. Armed

Share this article on Facebook In honor of the Papal Visit to England… – … I am indulging in barley water as I watch and write notes. I discovered Barley Water through the hospitality of Fr. Chris Basden at St. Bede’s in Clapham Park.  In

Share this article on Facebook VORTEX REPORT: What is that … growth? – As you know, my friends and I have been exploring … The Vortex. We managed to send in the remote probe to take photos of the thing, a portentous plant or growth of some

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