Catholic News Headlines September 29, 2010


Sep. 28, 7pm—Sep. 29, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook PERSEVERE IN LOVE – “The love of God does not consist in having begun – not even with a lot of effort – but in persevering, in beginning again and again.”(In Conversation with God, 4:491)

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Share this article on Facebook GETTING ACCUSTOMED TO MURDERING THE INNOCENTS – Joe Sobran, an intellectual giant among men is also a good friend. He is now terribly ill and we pray for him and his loving family during his time of suffering. Today I

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Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI: Angels manifest God’s care for every individual – Vatican City, Sep 29, 2010 / 10:00 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Greeting the faithful in a variety of tongues during today’s general audience, the Holy Father addressed a

Share this article on Facebook Bishops of Spain launch official website for upcoming papal visit – Madrid, Spain, Sep 29, 2010 / 02:52 pm ( CNA ).- The Bishops’ Conference of Spain has launched an official website for the Holy Father’s November visit to the country.

Share this article on Facebook Commentators criticize professor for referring to Denver archbishop as ‘pretty white’ – Denver, Colo., Sep 29, 2010 / 01:10 pm ( CNA ).- Commentator Mark Silk’s description of Denver’s Archbishop Charles Chaput as “pretty white” is being described as

Share this article on Facebook Four Irish archbishops summoned to Rome to meet apostolic visitors – Rome, Italy, Sep 29, 2010 / 11:27 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Preparing for renewal in the Irish Catholic Church, the island’s four archbishops have been invited to meet with

Share this article on Facebook Goal of CNN special was ‘to tarnish image’ of the Holy Father, argues Donohue – New York City, N.Y., Sep 28, 2010 / 08:03 pm ( CNA ).- Dr. Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights issued a statement decrying a recent CNN

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father remembers intense spirituality of ‘God’s nightingale’ – Rome, Italy, Sep 29, 2010 / 05:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Medieval nun and saint, Matilda of Hackeborn is still a model of devotion to the Sacred Heart for people today,

Share this article on Facebook North Dakota bishop leads procession at abortion clinic amid protests – Fargo, N.D., Sep 29, 2010 / 12:51 am ( CNA ).- In time for the upcoming Respect Life Month of October, Bishop Samuel Aquila of Fargo, North Dakota presided over an

Share this article on Facebook One month after accident, Ambassador Kmiec returns to Malta – Valetta, Malta, Sep 29, 2010 / 03:03 am ( CNA ).- After recovering from trauma surgery due to a serious car accident in California on Aug. 25, U.S. Ambassador to Malta

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict personally thanks parents of teenage blessed – Vatican City, Sep 29, 2010 / 04:49 pm ( CNA ).- Expecting to offer their appreciation to the Holy Father for the beatification of their daughter, the parents of Blessed

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Prop. 8 briefs show ‘wide-ranging concerns’ about federal case, supporter says – San Francisco, Calif., Sep 29, 2010 / 06:43 am ( CNA ).- More than 25 friend-of-court briefs showing “wide-ranging concerns” about marriage and other issues have been

Share this article on Facebook US bishops’ report details ongoing needs of Haitians in earthquake’s aftermath – Washington D.C., Sep 28, 2010 / 10:10 pm ( CNA ).- The Haiti Advisory Group of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) released a report this week

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Quentin Tarantino film editor found dead in Griffith Park – She was acclaimed for her editing work for director Quentin Tarantino – 56-year-old Sally Joanne Menke was found …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Atheists, Agnostics Score Highest in Pew Poll On Religious Subjects – A 32-question telephone poll of more than 3,400 Americans asked general questions about religion. The results were …

Share this article on Facebook Feast Day: Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels – Pope St. Gregory the Great distinguishes between angels and archangels: “Those who deliver messages of …

Share this article on Facebook Nestle to invest $500 million in ‘medicinal food’ – Nestle, best known for its chocolate – along with such processed comfort foods such as Nesquik cereal, Haagen-Dazs …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Pope of the Word: Papal Secretary on Benedict XVI’s Courage, Dedication to Truth – Monsignor Gaenswein spoke about the “warm” side, the “simplicity” …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. aid to quake-ravaged Haiti still hasn’t arrived – It’s been nine long months since a devastating earthquake left the capital of Haiti, Port Au Prince in …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey governor Christie wants ‘tough love’ applied to schools – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is taking his case to introduce a number of tough-love reforms aimed at …

Share this article on Facebook Obama says he came to Christianity ‘late in life’ – United States President Barack Obama shared his Christian beliefs in a town hall meeting in Albuquerque, New …

Share this article on Facebook President leaves ‘creator’ out of Declaration of Independence – United States President Barack Obama left out the phrase “creator” during a speech that referred …

Share this article on Facebook Rahm Emanuel to Run for Mayor of Chicago, Leave White House – U.S. President Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is certain to run for mayor of Chicago. Three …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Arizona mayor arrested on suspicion of taking bribes – The 29-year-old mayor of Nogales, Arizona has been arrested on suspicion of taking bribes to protect contracts or …

Share this article on Facebook Chaldean Catholics: Iraqi Christians Find Refuge in Tennessee – In a loving display of consolation and charity to a beleaguered people, the Bishop of the Diocese of St. Thomas …

Share this article on Facebook Measure of Love is to Love Without Measure: Cardinal DiNardo’s on Respect Life Month – Becoming a voice for the child in the womb, and for the embryonic human being at risk of becoming a mere object of …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Manaoag shrine offers new facilities, attractions for pilgrims – MANAOAG, Pangasinan, Sept. 29, 2010—With the feast of Our Lady of Manaoag drawing near, pilgrims paying homage to the Virgin will be pleased to see added improvements in

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Caption Contest! – Give me your best caption. I stole this pic from a really funny site I recently found called Bad Vestments. Some of the top captions over there include: Feast Day at The

Share this article on Facebook Congresswoman Wants to Kill Hyde Amendment…Among Other Things – Follow the logic here. A congresswoman is saying that not enough women have access to abortion due to the Hyde Amendment prohibiting funding abortions for poor women.

Share this article on Facebook Model Behavior – They must have a better class of model in Australia than we have here in the states. This clip is both awful and inspiring to watch. In the finale of Australia’s Next

Share this article on Facebook This Is the End of Western Civilization – Well that’s it. It’s all over. I knew we were getting there but I didn’t know we were there, parked and unpacked already. Men are officially complete wusses. (Is that

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook California Bishops Call For End Of Use Of Death Penalty – A day before the scheduled execution of Albert Greenwood Brown for a 1980 murder, the bishops of California called for an end to the use of the death penalty in the

Share this article on Facebook Matilda Of Hackeborn: Liturgy And Spirituality – VATICAN CITY, 29 SEP 2010 (VIS) – St. Matilda of Hackeborn (1241/1242 – 1298), one of the outstanding figures of the German convent of Helfta, was the subject of the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Continues Audience Talks On Influential Christian Women – At his weekly public audience on September 29, Pope Benedict XVI continued his series of talks on the influential women of the Middle Ages, speaking about St. Matilda of

Share this article on Facebook Prayers For Nigeria And Haiti, Beginning Of Marian Month – VATICAN CITY, 29 SEP 2010 (VIS) – At the end of today’s general audience, the Pope mentioned “the grave humanitarian crisis which has recently struck northern Nigeria,

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Share this article on Facebook Theme For World Day Of Social Communications – VATICAN CITY, 29 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Made public today was the theme chosen by the Pope for the forty-fifth World Day of Social Communications: “Truth, proclamation and

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Bake Up Some Food of the Angels – Danielle Bean: Happy Feast Day! | Happy Feast of the Arch Angels! With a Gabrielle, Raphael, and Michael (middle name) in the house, I figure I owe my family a cake

Share this article on Facebook Charts & Temps – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 Compulsory Confirmation? – Lisa Hendey: Would you force a teen to prepare for Confirmation? | Today’s article on teenage mass issues by Tom and Caroline McDonald reminded me of a recent email

Share this article on Facebook Do You Know Religion? – Lisa Hendey: How do you score? | Thanks to my Facebook friend Tony Rossi for sharing a link to this online quiz at the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life: How Much Do

Share this article on Facebook First Year Struggles – Arwen Mosher: How’d you get through the beginning of your marriage? | A while ago I got an email from a reader asking for advice on thriving through the first year of

Share this article on Facebook For the Love of Dog – Kate Wicker: reflections of the Almighty in a family pet | When I was 17, I lost my first close family member. Her name was Sweetness. She was a honey-hued yellow

Share this article on Facebook Get Down the Pounds – Rachel Balducci: Share your secret | A friend of mine recently got the last 15 pounds off to reach her goal weight. She hasn’t looked this trim since before she started

Share this article on Facebook To His Sister – Rebecca Teti: | How would you like to get a letter like this? “Oh no! Mary Magdalene was not alone at Sainte Baume. She was no more alone than she was at Bethany. But

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook St. Raphael the Healer – On September 29, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. Raphael means “God Heals.” This is the angel of whom we read in the

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Are You Smarter Than an Atheist? – I am. At least according to a quiz put out by the Pew Forum on Religious and Public Life. The quiz has 32 questions, of which atheists in America who took the quiz got

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook 3 traditional Anglican bishops have 2nd thoughts about union with Rome – CWNews.com The three newest bishops of the Traditional Anglican Communion are having second thoughts about union with the Holy See and are instead engaged in merger

Share this article on Facebook Appeals court decision resumes federal funding of embryonic stem cell research – An appeals court ruled Tuesday that government funding of embryonic stem cell research can continue for now. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington granted the Obama

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Great Recession Over

Share this article on Facebook Cathedral suspends artist who opposes Church teaching on same-sex marriage – By Taylor Selcke of mndaily.com Last week Lucinda Naylor, the artist in residence at the Basilica of St. Mary‘s, began planning a work of art – which would lead to the

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous statement of the Day – Alan Grayson’s ‘Taliban Dan’ Ad Under Scrutiny – One of the most dispicable campaign ads I have ever seen. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

Share this article on Facebook Over 25,000 people at the Beatification of Chiara Luce Badano

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – September 29, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Sept. 29 4:00 – Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists versus God and Religion Biologists Stephen Jay Gould, Richard

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 40 Days for Life Event Saves 44 Babies From Abortion in First Six Days – 40 Days for Life Event Saves 44 Babies From Abortion in First Six Days

Share this article on Facebook Arkansas Abortion Practitioner William Harrison Dies, Closed Center in July – Fayetteville, AR (LifeNews.com) — Arkansas abortion practitioner William Harrison, a 75-year-old who did 20,000 abortions before closing his abortion business in July,

Share this article on Facebook College Campuses the Next Abortion Battleground, Though Students Are Pro-Life – As college students went back to school this month across the country, they entered the front lines of a most contentious battleground.

Share this article on Facebook Delaware Senate: Christine O’Donnell May Fare Better With Castle Write-In Bid – Dover, DE (LifeNews.com) — Christine O’Donnell, the pro-life candidate for the competitive Delaware Senate seat, may fare better than she would otherwise if

Share this article on Facebook Democrats to Push Bill After Elections Allowing Abortions at Military Base Hospitals – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Democrats are expected to push a bill in the Senate after the elections that would authorize abortions at taxpayer-funded military base

Share this article on Facebook Donald Berwick Won’t Answer Questions From Senate on Health Care, Rationing – President Obama promised transparency and improved democratic responsiveness, but has delivered nothing but obfuscation and prevarication in governance, at least when it

Share this article on Facebook International Violence Against Women Act Prompts Abortion Promotion Concerns – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to bring up the International Violence Against Women Act this week and the

Share this article on Facebook Obama Uses “Safe, Legal and Rare” Term in Answering Question on Abortion – Albuquerque, NM (LifeNews.com) — President Barack Obama borrowed a page from pro-abortion ex-President Bill Clinton at a forum in New Mexico today, when he answered a

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: Obama, Michigan, Canada, Assisted Suicide, Kentucky, Malta – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Barack Obama, the pro-abortion president, now faces his lowest approval rating of his presidency, according to a new CNN poll.

Share this article on Facebook Ten Years Later, RU 486 Abortion Drug Killed One Million Children, Hurt Women – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — This weekend marked the tenth anniversary of the Clinton administration approving the dangerous RU 486 abortion drug that has taken the

Share this article on Facebook Texas Attorney General: Centers Need Licenses for Abortion Drugs, No Telemed – Austin, TX (LifeNews.com) — The Texas state Attorney general has issued an opinion that significantly protects the health concerns of women and limits the practice of

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Abortions Increase After Years of Decline, Due to Abortion Drug – Madison, WI (LifeNews.com) — After years of declining numbers in Wisconsin, the state health department has reported that abortions are now on the rise. Wisconsin

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 40 Days for Life Celebrates Maryland Abortion Facility Closure – Commentary by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for LifeSeptember 29, 2010 (40DaysforLife.com) – “It’s official!” reads the message from Michael, the local 40 Days for Life

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Laws Restricting Prostitution ‘Unconstitutional': Ontario Court – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiTORONTO, September 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Superior Court judge ruled on Tuesday that prostitutes should be allowed to freely communicate

Share this article on Facebook D.C. Court Allows Embryonic Stem Cell Research to Continue During Appeals Process – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., September 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia has ordered that a district judge’s order

Share this article on Facebook Freedom of Conscience Under Attack by EU “Equalities” Initiatives – By Hilary WhiteROME, September 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The European Union’s proposed Equal Treatment Directive overturns centuries of legal philosophy of justice

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers Boot Planned Parenthood from Michigan Counties – By Kathleen GilbertCOLDWATER, Michigan, September 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Southern Michigan pro-lifers celebrated victory last week after steady grassroots

Share this article on Facebook UK Bishops Support for Homosexualist Agenda Based on Vatican-Rejected 2005 Policy – By Hilary WhiteROME, September 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Last Monday, when the head of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales (CBEW) told a BBC interviewer that

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook China to Keep One-Child Policy – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An official of China’s National Population and Family Planning Commission has issued a statement saying the government has

Share this article on Facebook DISCLOSE Act Fails to Pass – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Pro-life organizations are breathing a sigh of relief now that the DISCLOSE Act, which would have severely hampered their

Share this article on Facebook Holy See: UN Youth Document Totally Excludes Role of Parents in Children’s Lives – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A delegation from the Holy See has issued a statement regarding a declaration produced at the U.N. World Youth Conference in

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Marriage Rate Hits All Time Low – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist New Census Bureau data released yesterday reveals that the number of people who married last year is at the lowest level in

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Customs of Michaelmas – Continuing on with the theme of customs and traditions, today is the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel, known as Michaelmas. The website Catholic Culture offers many

Share this article on Facebook Lessons of Customs and Traditions Found in St. Wenceslas’ Feast and Carol – Yesterday, in both the modern and ancient Roman liturgical calendars, we celebrated the feast of St. Wenceslas. Last year at this time, I reflected on my own childhood

Share this article on Facebook Reminder: Shawn Tribe to Speak at Thomas More College this Friday – This is a quick reminder to readers in the Boston and southern New Hampshire area that this coming Friday, October 1st at 7pm, Shawn Tribe, founder and editor of the New

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Take the religion quiz – Now you can test your general religious knowledge against those who took the Pew Forum’s religion quiz. That’s the one mentioned in yesterday’s post , the one where

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook I’m sorry, but this “Homsechooler’s Wish List” rubs me the wrong way – Deborah Markus, the woman who wrote this, may be a very nice lady, a fantastic writer,  and a joy to be around in person. I don’t know, as I’ve never heard of her before

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook St. Paul and Biblical Lands Cruise – Great priests, great Mass sites! I am excited about our St. Paul Cruise & Pilgrimage thisn November. Only 12 cabins left! Filling fast! Visit http://www.SteveGoes.com . We even

Share this article on Facebook St. Paul Biblical World Cruise – Great priests, great Mass sites! I am excited about our St. Paul Cruise & Pilgrimage thisn November. Only 12 cabins left! Filling fast! Visit http://www.SteveGoes.com . We even

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “Tenure” or “Tenor”? Oops! – Watch the graphics during the report. Heh. Gov. Chris Christie; “We may have to fire lousy teachers!”

Share this article on Facebook Pimping the Kid Sex – UPDATED – I rarely write on this sort of thing, and until the Elmo/Cleavage matter, I wasn’t sure who Katy Perry was, but this tweet brought me to this post applauding Ace O’

Share this article on Facebook Sept. 29 Feast of the Archangels – The angels show forth God’s greatness and perfection. “Each symbolizes individually some attribute or other of that infinite Being. In some we see his power, in others

Share this article on Facebook There go 800,000 jobs, for real this time? – 1970; Hippies vs Hardhats Back in 2005, when unemployment figures were averaging about 5.1 percent, and the press was continually reporting any and all good economic or

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING THE BLESSEDNESS OF MARY AND THE UNIQUENESS OF HER FAITH AGAINST A DATING DAAN MEMBER, Part 2 Repy of Bro. Marwil Llasos, O.P. – The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary about the Birth of the Messiah Bro. Marwil N. Llasos said… JC, an anonymous MCGI member said… You said …. 1. Mary is the

Share this article on Facebook EXCHANGE WITH SSPX FOLLOWER, Part 7 Refuting The Illicit bishop de Galarreta – The Word of the Lord protects and upholds Peter and His Office. But no promise is given to Lefebvre and his schismatic minions. WE ARE ONE WITH PETER AND WE REJECT THE

Share this article on Facebook REFUTING A DATING DAAN MEMBER ON LIFE-AFTER DEATH, Part 2 – Depiction of the Final Judgment at the Dome of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy. jc said… For the benefit of the readers who have the free-will

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook In Message To White House, Religious Leaders Say Peace Is Possible – WASHINGTON(September 29, 2010) —In visits to the White House and the State Department, religious leaders representing the Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 2012 … Into the heart of darkness? – A few days back the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald, posted a blurb that the Holy Father might visit Ireland in 2012. Now I read on CNA: Four Irish

Share this article on Facebook BLOG RENEWAL: Full Text in RSS Feed – I have activated the Full Text option for the RSS feed. Enjoy the full text along a nice hot WDTPRS mug of Mystic Monk Coffee!

Share this article on Facebook Bp. Aquila (D. Fargo) leads procession to abortion clinic – From CNA: North Dakota bishop leads procession at abortion clinic amid protests Fargo, N.D., Sep 29, 2010 / 12:51 am (CNA).- In time for the upcoming Respect Life Month

Share this article on Facebook Card. DiNardo on upcoming Respect Life Month – From CNA: USCCB pro-life chairman issues statement on upcoming Respect Life month Washington D.C., Sep 28, 2010 / 03:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In light of the upcoming

Share this article on Facebook LATIN ROSARY TOP OF THE HOUR – Top of this hour Rosary in Latin (Sorrowful Mysteries) with Litany and Prayer for Pope Benedict.  Radio Sabina.  Also, see the widget on the right side-bar.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Can phrase on USCCB website be used against “ad orientem” worship? – From a seminarian: I … have recently had some discussions with others in the house about implementing ad orientem style of the Mass. I think that the rubrics are very

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed – I haven’t posted much from the feeder, these days. Right now the baby Goldfinches are buzzing around, making noises like squeeky-toys and incessantly following their

Share this article on Facebook Theme for 2011 World Day of Social Communications – From VIS: THEME FOR WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS VATICAN CITY, 29 SEP 2010 (VIS) – Made public today was the theme chosen by the Pope for the forty-fifth World Day

Share this article on Facebook Tutorial videos of the new chants for Mass in the Corrected Translation – My friend Mr. Jeffrey Tucker has posted on his blog, Chant Cafe, videos with audio of new chants for the Novus Ordo in English according to the upcoming corrected

Share this article on Facebook VORTEX REPORT: VENUS VORTEX? – You have read about… … The Vortex. I have wondered where things go, if they are pulled into the Vortex and can’t get out. I wonder. Look at this portentous photo

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: What direction do you prefer for the altar? – We have had a few entries lately about the position of the altar.  Let’s have a quick poll. Please pick the best answer and share your reasons in the combox, below. I

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