Catholic News Headlines September 23, 2010


Sep. 22, 7pm—Sep. 23, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop reminds Brazilians that elections will determine future of country – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sep 23, 2010 / 03:14 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta of Rio de Janeiro reminded Brazilians this week that the October 3 elections

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Wuerl named US contact for Anglican groups seeking to become Catholic – Washington D.C., Sep 23, 2010 / 05:40 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop of Washington Donald Wuerl will guide the incorporation of interested Anglican groups into the

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese requesting volunteers to assist with papal visit to Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain, Sep 22, 2010 / 10:44 pm ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Barcelona has issued an appeal for additional volunteers to help out with Pope Benedict XVI’s Nov.

Share this article on Facebook Critics decry Florida court ruling overturning gay adoption ban – Tallahassee, Fla., Sep 22, 2010 / 07:56 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- After the 3rd District Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday to overturn Florida’s ban on homosexual couples

Share this article on Facebook Defense of life, family and human rights fundamental in elections, say Peruvian bishops – Lima, Peru, Sep 23, 2010 / 11:49 am ( CNA ).- The Peruvian Bishops’ Conference released a statement yesterday reminding voters that in order to cast an informed and

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota archbishop explains importance of defending marriage – St. Paul, Minn., Sep 23, 2010 / 01:56 pm ( CNA ).- Minnesota’s bishops have taken a new step to reach Catholics in their dioceses with the Church’s teaching on marriage

Share this article on Facebook Obama administration using faith-based groups to rally support, spread health care information – Washington D.C., Sep 23, 2010 / 06:05 am ( CNA ).- President Obama and administration officials are rallying religious leaders to “spread the word” on new health care

Share this article on Facebook Pope ‘could not say no’ to Anglican inquiries, recalls Archbishop Koch – Vatican City, Sep 23, 2010 / 09:33 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The head of the Vatican’s department for Christian unity said that with the new Anglican ordinariate, Pope

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life leader warns of activists claiming legalized abortion will save lives – Brasilia, Brazil, Sep 23, 2010 / 05:53 pm ( CNA ).- Father Berardo Graz, the coordinator of the Brazilian bishops’ Defense of Life Committee, recorded a video message

Share this article on Facebook Scottish bishops express gratitude to participants and organizers of papal visit – Glasgow, United Kingdom, Sep 23, 2010 / 12:56 am ( CNA ).- Speaking for the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, Cardinal Keith O’Brien and Archbishop of Glasgow Mario Conti

Share this article on Facebook Spanish course violates international rights, warns UN consultant – Madrid, Spain, Sep 23, 2010 / 03:53 pm ( CNA ).- The director of the European Center for Law and Justice, Gregor Puppinck, told the U.N. Human Rights Commission this

Share this article on Facebook Two days of celebrations planned for soon-to-be blessed teenager – Rome, Italy, Sep 23, 2010 / 11:02 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Chiara “Luce” Badano, who showed great faith during her short life, will be beatified this weekend. Her parents

Share this article on Facebook Vatican newspaper: Bank trouble could be resolved quickly – Rome, Italy, Sep 23, 2010 / 05:10 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The “misunderstanding” that led to the investigation of the Vatican’s bank “could be clarified simply and

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop John Nienstedt: Episcopal Courage in Defending Marriage and Family – In one of his pastoral letters, the great Bishop of Hippo, Augustine wrote these words concerning …

Share this article on Facebook Children from divorced homes must work on their marriages – Studies have shown that the number of divorces in the United States has risen since the 1960s because of laws …

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Pray for Reestablishing Communion Between Catholic and Orthodox Church – This dialogue is not about “obscure” or esoteric theological issues. It is about …

Share this article on Facebook Teenage Focolare Member, Chiara Badano, to be Beatified on Saturday in Rome – Chiara Badano was a modern teenager: She liked to sing, dance, play tennis and skate, until cancer took her life …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Iranian president denounces Israel on Larry King show – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaking on the Larry King TV talk show on CNN denounced Israeli Prime …

Share this article on Facebook Samaritan synagogue discovered in Israeli town – A 1,500 year old Samaritan synagogue has been discovered near the Israeli town of Bet She’an. The Israel …

Share this article on Facebook Super-strong spider web spans across Madagascar river – Researchers have discovered one of the world’s strongest spider webs, spanning all the way across a river …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: Time to Pay an ‘End-of-Life Visit’ to Obamacare – Wednesday was the six-month anniversary of the passage of President Obama’s signature legislation, what …

Share this article on Facebook Republicans to unveil ‘Pledge to America’ – House Republican leaders will present a 21-page “Pledge to America” that will present a …

Share this article on Facebook Will House Republican Agenda Defend Life and Marriage? Time for Catholic Action – The “political dualism” that says there are “social” and …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops: Book entitled ‘The Sexual Person: Toward a Renewed Catholic Anthropology’ is Unfaithful – The Committee on Doctrine wishes to make it clear that neither the methodology of ‘The Sexual …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Squatters’ move on to more palatial digs – “Squatters,” people who move into empty and/or abandoned buildings to live rent free are usually …

Share this article on Facebook Terrorist threat in U.S. ‘evolving and ever-changing’ – Administration officials told Congress that the threat of terror on U.S. soil is increasingly coming from within – …

Share this article on Facebook U.N. Campaign to Improve Women, Children’s Health… but Promotes Abortion? – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declares that in the 21st century it is unacceptable for women and …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook CCH Featured Apologetics Question – Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest, rather than going directly to God? Find out the answer to this question here . Also, check out the great articles on

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Special Report: Local chief execs use organic agri governance to improve peoples’ lives – PAGADIAN City, Sept. 23, 2010—Local chief executives from Zamboanga del Sur to Bukidnon, to the Agusan and Surigao provinces, are now embarking on organic agricultural

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Congressman Urges Indoctrination and Population Control – If I were to say to you that the government was indoctrinating our children in population control many would probably say Matt’s been taking his conspiracy theory pills

Share this article on Facebook Funny: College Republicans Break Up Ad – HT Viral Footage

Share this article on Facebook News Roundup 23-Sept-10 – Some stories for you to check out. Personally Unopposed Andrew Cuomo says that while he accepts his Church’s teaching on lying, who is he to force the Church’s teaching

Share this article on Facebook Sesame Street Pulls Katy Perry – OK. The video isn’t totally like porn or anything but holy cow Katy Perry, did you have to go with the revealing top to dance around with Elmo? It could be that Perry

Share this article on Facebook Vid: Death to the Pope – In case you’re not clear that Europe’s growing Muslim population (paired with Christians unwillingness to reproduce) is kind of a problem for Western civilization and

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Turkson: Don’t Eliminate The Poor Through Population Control – Addressing a summit of heads of state and government on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice

Share this article on Facebook Holy See: Make The Middle East A Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone – Repeating Pope Benedict’s call for “the creation of zones free of nuclear weapons, with a view to their complete elimination from the planet,” a Vatican diplomat said

Share this article on Facebook Letter From Holy See Press Office Director Concerning IOR – VATICAN CITY, 23 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Given below is the text of a letter written by Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. The letter concerns recent

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Sept 23 – VATICAN CITY, 23 SEP 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Stefan Mappus, minister-president of Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany, accompanied by

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Count It All Success – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 84 | 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 Go Dog Go! – Rachel Balducci: This makes me smile |

Share this article on Facebook Hair Therapy – Lisa Hendey: Do you do your own “do”? | I like to think that I’m not a vain person, that I don’t give too much attention to my personal appearance, other than to make

Share this article on Facebook Let’s Talk About the Love of Your Life – 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 What’s That Smell? – Rebecca Teti: | Raise your hand if you’re seeing a lot of these guys lately. That would be anyone in a mid-Atlantic state, apparently, where we’re experiencing a stink

Share this article on Facebook Who Wants a Time Out? – Tammy Darling: The fine art of scheduling un-scheduled time | In a society that values activity and busyness we need to remember that we are to be in the world not of

Share this article on Facebook Worried about Pertussis? – Arwen Mosher: What you should know | You’ve probably heard about the whooping cough in California, but did you know it’s in other places too? When I found out that it’s

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Whatsoever You Do… – The prophets of old gave stern warning against those who robbed from the needy and oppressed the poor. God, who lifts up the lowly, expects His people to do the same,

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Blog Update – Just wanted to say that I’m sorry I haven’t posted for a few days. It’s been a busy time for me, and one of the things I’ve been busy with is a significant update for

Share this article on Facebook Oh, and as Columbo Would Say . . . – . . . “just one more thing.” Another thing I’ve been up to is setting up a blog on the Church Fathers in conjunction with my forthcoming book The Fathers Know Best.

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Austin, Texas’ Travis County Approves Budget With $450K for Elective Abortions – Austin, TX (LifeNews.com) — The commissioners on the Travis County Commissioners Court on Tuesday ignored objections from local pro-life residents and voted for a

Share this article on Facebook Congressman: Obama Admin Pushing Abortion as Solution for Maternal Mortality – An army of health activists and world leaders will gather at the United Nations this week to review the eight Millennium Development Goals agreed to at the start of the

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana Judge Criticized for Allowing Unsafe Abortion Business to Stay Open – Baton Rouge, LA (LifeNews.com) — A Louisiana judge who allowed an abortion business to remain open despite a state health department report showing it violating health

Share this article on Facebook Men in California, Australia Attempt to Force Girlfriends to Have Abortions – Ventura, CA (LifeNews.com) — Abortion advocates tell the public legalizing abortion is important to promote women’s rights and that women should have control over their

Share this article on Facebook Microbiologist: Hundreds of Studies Confirm Abortion-Breast Cancer Link – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A microbiologist says there are so many published studies confirming the link between induced abortion and breast cancer that he plans

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes After Christie Cuts Funds – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — After the New Jersey state Senate defeated an attempt to override the decision of Gov. Chris Christie to cut off state taxpayer funding of

Share this article on Facebook Obama Promotes Pro-Abortion Health Care on Its Anniversary, Democrats Flee It – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — President Barack Obama is promoting the pro-abortion health care plan he signed into law on the six month anniversary of him signing it.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Democrats Try to Salvage 2010 Elections, Pro-Life Outcome Likely – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Leading Democrats insist the 2010 election campaign can be salvaged even though polling data in races across the nation suggests a

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Group Emily’s List Raising Big Bucks to Stop Pro-Life Candidates – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The pro-abortion group Emily’s List is raising big bucks in its attempt to defend the pro-abortion majorities that currently control

Share this article on Facebook Senate Defeats Motion OKing Vote on Bill Allowing Abortions at Military Hospitals – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Senate has defeated a motion to stop a Republican-led filibuster against the bill that funds the Defense Department. The filibuster

Share this article on Facebook Senate Democrats Plan Thursday Vote on Disclose Act Hurting Pro-Life Speech – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Senate Democrats plan a vote on Thursday on the DISCLOSE Act, a bill would place stringent limits on the ability of grassroots groups to

Share this article on Facebook Two British Pro-Life Protesters Arrested Outside Local BPAS Abortion Business – London, England (LifeNews.com) — Two Christian pro-life protesters have recently been arrested twice by Police in Brighton and await the decision of the Crown

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Accuses Pro-Abortion Government Officials of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentSAN JUAN DE CUYO, Argentina, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The leader of the Catholic archdiocese of

Share this article on Facebook Colorado Personhood Backers File Lawsuit against ‘Biased’ Voter Guide – September 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The backers of a ballot initiative to amend the Colorado constitution and extend personhood to all human beings from the

Share this article on Facebook Hamilton Trustee Candidate: Ontario Equity Policy is ‘Sexual Abuse in 1st Degree’ – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A public school trustee candidate from Ancaster says the Hamilton-Wentworth District School

Share this article on Facebook Knights of Columbus Bring Fourth 4D Ultrasound to At-Risk Mothers – ORANGE COUNTY, California, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Four cutting-edge 4D ultrasound devices will soon help Southern California mothers at risk for

Share this article on Facebook Medical Experts Demand UN Action on Maternal Health, Not “Safe” Abortion – By Samantha SingsonNEW YORK, September 23, 2010 (C-FAM) – Medical experts blasted the UN’s “abortion-first” approach in a maternal-health presentation to UN delegates

Share this article on Facebook Military Archbishop: Catholics for Equality ‘Cannot be Legitimately Recognized as Catholic’ – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The archbishop for U.S. Military Services has responded to a new “Catholic” group aiming to

Share this article on Facebook More Charges against Dangerous New Jersey Abortionist – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiPISCATAWAY, New Jersey, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The New Jersey attorney general’s office has filed documents containing new

Share this article on Facebook ‘Planned Parenthood Aborts African Americans’: New Mass Media Campaign – By Patrick B. CraineAUSTIN, Texas, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new mass media campaign is hoping to shed light on Planned Parenthood’s racist roots and

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Scared by Tea Party Success – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In addition to discontent with out-of-control spending and government expansion, the

Share this article on Facebook Poll: 77 Percent of Evangelicals Believe Abortion is Morally Wrong – By Peter J. SmithCARROLLTON, Texas, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The National Association of Evangelicals has released a new poll showcasing Evangelicals’

Share this article on Facebook Priests for Life Canada Holds First Ever ‘Seminarians’ Pro-Life Congress’ – September 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Earlier this month Priests for Life Canada sponsored the first ever Seminarians’ Pro-Life Congress, at the Mount Mary Immaculate

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abort Parliament Blasted for Hypocrisy for Outlawing Bullfighting in Spanish Region of Catalonia – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanBARCELONA, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The socialist dominated legislature of the Spanish region of Catalonia was blasted by a

Share this article on Facebook UN Finally Accepts New and Much Lower Estimates of Global Maternal Deaths – By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D.NEW YORK, September 23, 2010 (C-FAM) – UN leadership capitulated on key maternal health figures last week, conceding pregnancy-related deaths

Share this article on Facebook Vatican: MDG’s for Pop Control “Malevolent and Shortsighted” – By Hilary WhiteROME, September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A senior Vatican official warned the UN this week against using the fight against world poverty and hunger

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook GOP Pledges to Honor Life and Family in New “Pledge to America” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Republican party has unveiled an updated version of the 1994 Contract with America that pledges to repeal ObamaCare, tackle

Share this article on Facebook Ruling Seen as Victory in ND88 Case – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A St. Joseph County Circuit Court Judge ruled earlier this week that attorneys from the Thomas More Society may depose a former

Share this article on Facebook Six New ObamaCare Provisions Take Effect Today – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Today marks the beginning of the gradual introduction of government-run health care in America with six provisions of the

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Autumn Brings Thoughts of All Souls Day – With Autumn now officially upon us, the warmth and greenery of summer beginning to wane, replaced now by cooler days, golden crops and trees which are beginning to show

Share this article on Facebook Marie Reine du Canada Pilgrimage 2010 – One of our readers sends in some photographs of the 2010 Marie Reine du Canada pilgrimage which takes place each year in Québec, proceeding from St-Joseph-de-Lanoraie to

Share this article on Facebook Newman Vestments Shown to the Holy Father – While this particular article was written in view of the then impending visit of the Holy Father to Great Britain, I believe many of our readers who are either

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook An execution is set. Where do we stand? – By Mary DeTurris Poust Teresa Lewis, 41, a convicted killer who some say has an IQ that classifies her as “borderline mentally retarded,” will become the first woman to

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Classic Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets, Free Online – About 12 years ago, I had the occasion to visit the office of the Catholic Truth Society in London during a speaking tour there. A number of their venerable apologetics

Share this article on Facebook Gov. Christie Veto Shuts Down Abortion Clinics in NJ – This wonderful government de-funding gesture could not have been aimed at a more deserving group of abortionists. I particularly love the last forlorn line in this

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Social Justice: Church Teaching or Trojan Horsehttp://blog.mycatholicfaithdelivered.com/post/Whats-So-Funny-About-Peace-Love-and-Social-Justice.aspx

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “They don’t make ‘em like that anymore…” – Settling in for Evening Prayer at Santa Maria in Trastevere , Rome Visiting Rome’s splendid , often ancient, churches, my husband and, who attend newish,

Share this article on Facebook Speaking of “Ameridolatry”… – It’s a discussion I think is really valuable, for all Christians. If we forget that we actually are living in exile , and where our true home is, we really will be lost!

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook POPE BENEDICT XVI’s VISIT IN BRITAIN DECLARED A SUCCESS – UK visit declared a ‘spiritual success’ by Fr. Lombardi Birmingham, England, September 19 ( CNA/EWTN News ) .- Behind the crowds who came to see the Pope are “hearts and

Share this article on Facebook SCHOLARS DECRY DISTORTION OF POPE PIUS XII QUOTATION – Venerable Pope Pius XII Scholars Decry Distortion of Pius XII Quotation Explain Context of Pacelli’s Words ROME, SEPT. 21, 2010 ( Zenit.org ).- The latest attempt to

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops To Elect Next General Secretary At Meeting In Baltimore – WASHINGTON—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will elect a new general secretary of the Conference at the annual Fall General Assembly in

Share this article on Facebook Doctrine of the Faith Congregation Names Archbishop Wuerl to Guide Bringing Anglican Groups into Catholic Church in U.S. – WASHINGTON(September 23, 2010)—The Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has named Archbishop Donald Wuerl of Washington to guide the

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A Jesuit theologian opines about the 60′s and Pope Benedict – An alert reader caught this and passed it along.  I am, as you can guess, unlikely to read The Huffington Post, on my own. The last response amused me.  My emphases and

Share this article on Facebook Are any registered users having a problem posting comments? – I received a note from a reader saying: When I try to leave a comment in reply to someone else’s comment, the box appears, but I’m not able to put my cursor in the box

Share this article on Facebook Browser issues with new blog template – I am getting reports that IE does not display at all or does not display correctly. Firefox works. Opera seems to work. Safari on Windows seems not to load. Reports?

Share this article on Facebook Mass, priesthood and sacrifice must never be separated – A while ago I sent in my weekly column for The Wanderer.  This week I wrote about the Hanc igitur in the Roman Canon. Here is an excerpt: [...] Return for a moment to

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