Catholic News Headlines September 20, 2010


Sep. 19, 7pm—Sep. 20, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Child protection chair: Benedict XVI made objective clear – Birmingham, England, Sep 20, 2010 / 05:24 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In the first ever meeting of its kind, the Holy Father told U.K. child safeguarding workers that they

Share this article on Facebook Church’s social teaching antidote to ideological brainwash, says Argentinean bishop – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sep 20, 2010 / 05:53 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata in Argentina remarked last week that the Church’s social teaching is the

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father recalls spiritual gifts of recently beatified mother superior – London, England, Sep 20, 2010 / 10:12 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Before Sunday’s Angelus, the Pope spoke of two Marys, recalling the beatification of a Spanish religious

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Catholic Conference backs state effort to overturn same-sex ‘marriage’ – Des Moines, Iowa, Sep 20, 2010 / 06:52 pm ( CNA ).- The Iowa Catholic Conference (ICC) announced on Monday its support for a move that would amend the Midwestern state’s

Share this article on Facebook Lay council reminds Venezuelans that Church has always rejected Communism – Caracas, Venezuela, Sep 20, 2010 / 02:08 pm ( CNA ).- The National Council of the Laity in Venezuela has called on Venezuelans to carefully consider each candidate and

Share this article on Facebook Unknown assailants set fire to church in Colombia – Bogotá, Colombia, Sep 20, 2010 / 11:52 am ( CNA ).- A group of unknown assailants set fire to the Church of the Transfiguration in Bogota, Colombia last Thursday, after

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Ben Affleck goes to ‘Town’ – Actor Ben Affleck, until last weekend had experienced a reversal of fortune. After a string of disappointing …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook The Case For Marriage: National Review Article Makes A Strong One – The September 20th edition of National Review magazine contains an editorial called “The Case for …

Share this article on Facebook The Happy Priest: 25th Sunday. Fidelity In Small Things – This Sunday’s liturgy reminds us that we need to be faithful in the small things of our every day …

Share this article on Facebook Would you eat genetically modified salmon? – A new species of salmon is being developed with designer genetics to produce fish that grow faster and provide …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Artisans help Kenyan poor break cycle of poverty – In Kenya, where half of the population lives in abject poverty, a young man has pulled himself up by his …

Share this article on Facebook Human Trafficking: Chinese Police free 17,000 children and women – Since April 2009, more than 2,000 criminal gangs have been broken up, with 15,000 alleged modern-day slavers …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI’s U.K. trip declared a ‘great success’ – The Roman Catholic Church hailing has declared Pope Benedict XVI’s four-day visit to the United Kingdom a …

Share this article on Facebook Pope to UK Bishops: We Must Live Lives of the Utmost Integrity, Humility and Holiness – As Blessed John Henry Newman once wrote, “O that God would grant the clergy to feel their weakness as …

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s Visit to the UK: He Came, He Saw, He Conquered Hearts. Now the Work Begins – In this missionary trip to the United Kingdom this Pope proclaimed, without either compromise or triumphalism, …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Montana GOP wants to make homosexual sexual acts illegal – The Republican Party in Montana wants to make homosexual sexual acts illegal. The Montana GOP adopted …

Share this article on Facebook Obamas attend church for first time in months – U.S. President Barack Obama, accompanied by his wife Michelle and two daughters attended church for the first time …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Dems To Lift Ban On Overseas Abortions – With perhaps just months left in power, the Democrat party aims to do something important before it is too late. Kill more babies. [ Washington Times ] Senate Democrats

Share this article on Facebook My Hitchens Article At Newsweek / WaPo – Sally Quinn of the Newsweek/Washington Post On Faith Blog asked me to write a piece on why I am praying for Christopher Hitchens, even though he doesn’t want me to.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Victory at Infamous Abortion Clinic – From the grotesque and offensive window displays including rubber chickens hanging from a crucifix, a nun in a coffin, and a Jesus statue making an offensive gesture, to

Share this article on Facebook Some Fights Are Worth Having – Honest to goodness I don’t even know what a Christian flag is. I really don’t. But a town had what they call a “Christian flag” flying over a memorial to fallen

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Beatification Of Cardinal John Henry Newman – VATICAN CITY, 19 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Benedict XVI left the apostolic nunciature in London this morning and, at 8.30 a.m., boarded a helicopter which took him to Birmingham

Share this article on Facebook Communique On Pope’s Meeting With Anglican Primate – VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Given below is the text of a joint English-language communique concerning this evening’s meeting in Lambeth Palace between Benedict XVI

Share this article on Facebook Deep Sorrow For Innocent Victims Of Child Abuse – VATICAN CITY, 18 SEP 2010 (VIS) – In the archbishop of Westminster’s palace this morning, before today’s Eucharistic celebration in Westminster Cathedral, the Holy

Share this article on Facebook Ecumenical Vespers In Westminster Abbey – VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At 7 p.m. today the Pope arrived at Westminster Abbey in London where he participated in an ecumenical celebration of Vespers. Since

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father Moved By Sex Abuse Victims’ Accounts – VATICAN CITY, 18 SEP 2010 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique this afternoon: “On Saturday 18 September in the apostolic nunciature in

Share this article on Facebook Meeting With Bishops Of England, Wales And Scotland – VATICAN CITY, 19 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Today at 4.45 p.m. the Holy Father met with the Catholic bishops of England, Wales and Scotland in the chapel of Oscott College in

Share this article on Facebook Meeting With People Responsible For Child Protection – VATICAN CITY, 18 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Following his visit to elderly people at St. Peter’s old people’s home, the Holy Father met with a group of professionals and

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Sept 20, 2010 – VATICAN CITY, 20 SEP 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the office of auxiliary of the diocese of Brooklyn, U.S.A., presented by Bishop Ignatius

Share this article on Facebook Pope Presents Elderly People With Example Of John Paul Ii – VATICAN CITY, 18 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At 4.40 p.m. today the Holy Father travelled to St. Peter’s old people’s home which lies eleven kilometres from the apostolic

Share this article on Facebook Pope Thanks British For Warm Welcome And Hospitality – VATICAN CITY, 19 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At 6.15 p.m. today Benedict XVI arrived at Birmingham airport where the departure ceremony took place at the end of his apostolic trip

Share this article on Facebook Prayer Vigil For Beatification Of Cardinal Newman – VATICAN CITY, 18 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Before this evening’s prayer vigil for the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman, the Pope travelled in his popemobile around

Share this article on Facebook Progress In Many Areas Of Anglican-Catholic Dialogue – VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At 3.40 p.m. today the Holy Father travelled by car to Lambeth Palace in London, the official residence of the archbishop of

Share this article on Facebook PROPER PLACE OF RELIGIOUS BELIEF IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS – VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At 5.15 p.m. today the Holy Father met with representatives from British civil society, and from the worlds of culture, academe and

Share this article on Facebook Shared Commitments Of Holy See And British Government – VATICAN CITY, 17 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Given below is the text of a joint communique released following a working dinner held this evening at Lancaster House between British

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Boy or Girl? Do You Find Out? – Danielle Bean: and a cute way one mom “surprised” herself | No, I’m not pregnant. Stop yourselves right now. But this cute story about a blogger’s original way of

Share this article on Facebook Putting the Catholic in Caregiving – Eddie O’Neill: Sharing Christ With the Elderly and Sick | In the Seattle area, Bill and Monica Dodds have been regularly involved in writing a family column for a number

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:

Share this article on Facebook The People’s Pope – Rebecca Teti: | “We have heard you.” “You have challenged the whole country to sit up and think.” Those are the words of Prime Minister Cameron to the Holy Father as he

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Deliver Us from Evil – The Lord’s Prayer concludes with the words, “Deliver us from evil.” In asking this, we are not asking to be delivered from some vague force or bad luck. Rather, we are

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Obama war on terror

Share this article on Facebook Catholics and the Next America – Catholics and the Next America Sep 17, 2010 Archbishop Charles J. Chaput FirstThings.com One of the key myths of the American Catholic imagination is this: After 200

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Film producer Michael Moore on Friday said the McDonald’s that’s two blocks from Ground Zero killed more people than the nineteen hijackers involved in the 9/11 attacks.

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict’s UK Visit: The News Everybody Missed – Monday, September 20, 2010 by Raymond Arroyo The Pope saved the most important news of his visit to the United Kingdom for the end. Most people didn’t even hear or see

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Britons Criticize Pope’s Visit to England as Catholic Church Pro-Life on Abortion – London, England (LifeNews.com) — Normally, a visit from the Pope is an occasion of celebration and notoriety for nations having the privileged of hosting his visit.

Share this article on Facebook Florida: Rubio Still Holds Double Digit Lead Over Pro-Abortion Crist, Meek – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — Marco Rubio, the pro-life Republican Senate candidate in Florida continues to hold a double-digit lead over pro-abortion independent

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Legislature Votes Monday on Planned Parenthood Tax Funding – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — The New Jersey state legislature will vote Monday on a measure to override a veto Governor Christ Christie issued to prevent $7.5 million

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s Donald Berwick Pretends to Change His Spots on Health Care Rationing – It is very clear that the Obama Administration knows its approach to health care is unpopular.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: Obama, 2010 Elections, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Health Care Repeal – Pro-Life News: Obama, 2010 Elections, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Health Care Repeal

Share this article on Facebook Senate to Vote on Bill Tuesday Allowing Abortions at Military Base Hospitals – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Members of the U.S. Senate will vote next week on whether to stop a filibuster against that bill containing a provision allowing

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook LifeSiteNews News Briefs – * Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for

Share this article on Facebook My Newly Conceived Child – Dear Readers,The pro-life cause is very personal for me, as I am sure it is for many of you who follow our LifeSiteNews reports.  Of course, we are always driven to

Share this article on Facebook Newspaper Livid over Losing CCHD Funding – for Referring Planned Parenthood – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Street Roots, a Portland-based non-profit newspaper dedicated to serving the homeless and the

Share this article on Facebook Notre Dame Protesters Win Right to Individual Jury Trials – SOUTH BEND, Indiana, September 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The 88 pro-lifers (known as the ND88) who were arrested on the campus of the University of Notre Dame last

Share this article on Facebook Pope Calls Every Person to ‘Work for Culture of Life’ – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiROME, September 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At an open air prayer vigil in London’s Hyde Park on Saturday, the Holy Father exhorted the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Urges British Bishops: ‘Present the Gospel in its Fullness’ – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiROME, September 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On the final day of his visit to the UK, Pope Benedict XVI met with the bishops of England,

Share this article on Facebook Senate to Vote this Week on Allowing Abortion on Military Bases – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Leaders of the right to life movement are calling on pro-life voters to contact their

Share this article on Facebook SFLA: North Carolina Governor Refuses to Investigate Fed. Funding of UNC Abortions – RALEIGH, North Carolina, September 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Students for Life of America (SFLA) has criticized the governor of North Carolina for failing to

Share this article on Facebook U.S. General: Don’t Like Homosexuality? Leave the Army – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Senate Democrats eye a repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” (DADT) policy

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Officials Urge HHS Not to Require Coverage of Contraception, Sterilization – WASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) should not require coverage of contraception or sterilization

Share this article on Facebook We Told You So: Britain Gobsmacked by Pope Benedict – By Hilary WhiteROME, September 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While anti-Catholic, secularist and homosexualist activists, with generous help from the media, have spent

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Papal Assassination Plot Deemed “Not Credible” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A suspected plot to assassinate the pope during his visit to the UK last week has been deemed “not credible” by London’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope Beatifies Cardinal John Henry Newman – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist One of the Pope’s last official acts during his state visit to England last week was to beatify Cardinal John Henry Newman.

Share this article on Facebook Study: Rise in Poverty Linked to Collapse of Marriage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCS Staff Journalist Researchers at The Heritage Foundation have found that the collapse of marriage is one of the principal causes of the sharp

Share this article on Facebook Tour Guide Caught Downplaying Christian Roots of America – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A tour guide at Philadelphia’s historic Independence Hall made the mistake of playing down the religious beliefs of the

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Athanasius Schneider’s Solemn Pontifical Mass in Vienna – While looking out for items related to the Holy Father’s visit to the United Kingdom, I happened across this video of a Solemn Pontifical Mass ( usus antiquior )

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Anthony Symondson for the Catholic Herald: Mosaic Matters – Fr. Anthony Symondson, SJ, offers the following review, which was written for The Catholic Herald : MOSAIC MATTERS Reflections: The Westminster Cathedral Mosaics, by

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Vespers at the Birmingham Oratory on the Occasion of Newman’s Beatification – The following photos were sent in to the NLM by James Bradley showing the celebration of Solemn Vespers yesterday evening, Sunday, September 19th, at the Birmingham

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook An insider’s view of the papal trip to Britain – I met Paul Burnell, a UK-based Catholic journalist, at “The Church Up Close” program in Rome earlier this month. Paul checked out of the newsroom to attend the

Share this article on Facebook Chasm between pro-life and social justice – By Russell Shaw Early this year, as the battle over health care was nearing the end, something deeply disturbing happened. The Catholic bishops’ conference, true to its

Share this article on Facebook More reaction to the papal visit – By Mary DeTurris Poust New York Times ‘ columnist Ross Douthat has an excellent op-ed piece in today’s paper on the papal visit to the UK. We’ve been saying a lot of

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Banned in Ireland – This is the commercial that the Irish Government feels you should not see, at least not if you are a citizen of the Republic of Ireland. What are they afraid of? That’s

Share this article on Facebook Queen: “You’re My Best Friend” bass lesson – If you play the bass guitar, or just love the bass guitar (I do both), you’ll probably enjoy this. If you don’t, you may not. By the way, this So-Cal bassist, who goes

Share this article on Facebook The Strange Case of Mamie Cadden, Backstreet Abortionist – She was an Irish nurse/midwife who specialized in performing abortions in a country where killing unborn children is still illegal. She died in 1959, but the specter of

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Guns – If guns kill people … do pencils misspell words?

Share this article on Facebook On Catholic Answers Live Tonight at 7 PM – Join us on Catholic Answers Live at & PM. I will post the questions I answered tomorrow.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Bl Dominic & Bl Newman What a Drama! – While in Rome I made the delightful acquaintance of the BBC Online’s Paul Burnell, who is as jolly a chap as you may find in the pleasant pastures, and a smartie to

Share this article on Facebook Bl. John Henry Newman Roundup – The Pope’s excellent address on Newman , in the vigil before the beatification. And a round up of excellent reads on both the pope’s triumphant visit to the UK, and

Share this article on Facebook The Ultimate in Nanny-Statism! – Productive citizenry, diligently earning its allowances The Ultimate in Nanny-Stating: UK wants to take paychecks and give citizens an allowance! That’s basically what

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Accepts Resignation of Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop Catanello – WASHINGTON(September 20, 2010)—Pope Benedict XVI accepted the resignation of auxiliary Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello of the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, in accordance

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Officials Urge HHS Not to Require Coverage of Contraception and Sterilization – WASHINGTON (September 20, 2010)—The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) should not require coverage of contraception or sterilization in group and individual

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “I can’t waste that gift” – Some people like to pit big stage life, such as papal visits to the UK, against “real” life, such as average people who need to pay bills. Both are real life. But, in

Share this article on Facebook BLOG PROBLEMS – I have receive quite a few e-mails asking me if there are blog problems. Yes.  There are blog problems, and I am not sure what is causing them. The fact that I posted

Share this article on Facebook By Jove! Sky watching alert! – From Spaceweather.com JUPITER AT ITS BEST: Tonight, Sept. 20-21, Earth and Jupiter converge for their closest encounter in decades. The giant planet will soar across the

Share this article on Facebook Doctor of the Church…. Newman? – Fr. Lombardi suggests that John Henry Newman could be made “Doctor of the Church”. Doctors of the Church must be saints and they must embody in their lives, in a

Share this article on Facebook Filipino liturgists react against Summorum Pontificum – The Archdiocese of Manila has posted on their website a statement made after a meeting of liturgists from the Philippines under the aegis of the bishops conference of

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Can I buy a relic? – From a reader: I wanted to know if it is permissible to buy relics. I know that Canon Law says that it is absolutely wrong to sell them. But what about buying them?

Share this article on Facebook The Mail: Every Englishman should be proud of John Henry Newman’s beatification – From The Mail comes this piece about the Bl. John Henry Newman by Conrad Black. Why today’s beatification of John Henry Newman is something every Englishman should be

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