Catholic News Headlines October 15, 2010


Oct. 14, 7pm—Oct. 15, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook DOGGED DETERMINATION FOR SOULS – “We need to keep after our friends, relatives, and colleagues with supernatural doggedness, not being overcautious or ‘prudent’ in the wrong sense, and all with a great

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal underscores role of Catholics during Mexican revolution – Mexico City, Mexico, Oct 14, 2010 / 10:02 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Monterrey, Mexico, Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega, spoke this week about the role the Church

Share this article on Facebook Diocese of Colorado Springs backs public school’s ban on wearing rosaries – Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct 15, 2010 / 03:15 am ( CNA ).- Responding to a ban on the wearing of rosaries at a Colorado public school, the Diocese of Colorado Springs

Share this article on Facebook Federal contraception mandate wouldn’t help women, physician and researcher says – Omaha, Neb., Oct 15, 2010 / 06:06 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Planned Parenthood and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) began a new joint effort

Share this article on Facebook Leader of Jerusalem Catholics optimistic about peace – Vatican City, Oct 15, 2010 / 05:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Despite more than six decades of conflict in the Holy Land, the leader of Jerusalem’s Catholic community,

Share this article on Facebook Miami bishop lauds improved working conditions for Florida tomato farmers – Miami, Fla., Oct 15, 2010 / 11:50 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami praised recent developments that improved conditions for workers in Florida’s tomato

Share this article on Facebook Omaha archbishop shuts down Intercessors of the Lamb – Omaha, Neb., Oct 15, 2010 / 06:35 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Just two weeks after their leader resigned, the group Intercessors of the Lamb ceased to exist as a Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Pope urges Italians Catholics to enter politics without inferiority complexes – Rome, Italy, Oct 15, 2010 / 01:15 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has called Catholics in Italy back to the Church’s “inheritance of values” to face the future

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life group launches ad campaign in Florida condemning racial targeting – Jacksonville, Fla., Oct 15, 2010 / 02:05 pm ( CNA ).- A pro-life group announced the launch of a controversial ad campaign this week in Florida that decries abortionists

Share this article on Facebook Vatican official calls for ‘pastoral conversion’ on new media – Vatican City, Oct 15, 2010 / 09:51 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Church must intensify its presence in today’s “digital culture,” Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook ’30 Rock’ goes live – and it shouldn’t have! – Popular NBC TV series “30 Rock” went live for one episode. According to some TV critics, it was …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Arinze Lectures on Life at Holy Apostles Seminary – Francis Cardinal Arinze was the featured speaker on October 12 for the 2010 Pope John Paul II Bioethics Lecture …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook NATO to assist in Taliban, Afghan pace talks – NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has announced that the alliance is ready to help in the Afghan …

Share this article on Facebook Planting Seeds of Spring: Pope Benedict’s Trip to the United Kingdom – To the consternation of a vocal minority of agitators during his historic trip to the United Kingdom, Pope …

Share this article on Facebook Special Report: Synod Confronts Christian Persecution in Middle East – The Holy Father has heard the cries of our persecuted brothers and sisters in the Middle East. Catholic Bishops …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook ‘Bishop Gustavo': Chicago Bishop Chosen by Pope to Lead Archdiocese of San Antonio – “I felt a sense of gratitude for the opportunity to serve the people of the Archdiocese (of San …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Schools Should Give Priority To Catholics – Catholic schools should give priority to Catholics. In the UK, this is a controversial statement . Children of married couples should be given priority for places at

Share this article on Facebook NOW Prez: Well Whitman is Kind of a Whore – Wow. The President of NOW in California is publicly agreeing with Jerry Brown’s assessment of Republican Meg Whitman. They’re agreeing that yup, she’s a whore. Weasel

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Silenced During Election – The Susan B. Anthony List, a pro-life PAC, recently tried to place an ad on four billboards stating that Ohio Representative Steve Driehaus voted for federally funded

Share this article on Facebook This Freaked Me Out – They told the kid that the lion just wanted to give a witty bitty kiss but I think we can assume the lion’s intentions were much much worse than that. This kind of

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Canonization Preview: Blesseds Mary Mackillop, André Bessette – On October 17, Pope Benedict will canonize six religious, the most famous of whom are Blessed Mary of the Cross MacKillop (1842-1909) and Blessed André Bessette

Share this article on Facebook Eighth General Congregation – VATICAN CITY, 15 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Eighth General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops was held this morning in the Synod

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father’s Message To Fao For World Food Day – VATICAN CITY, 15 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father has sent a Message to Jacques Diouf, director general of the United Nation’s Rome-based Food and Agricultural

Share this article on Facebook Other Pontifical Acts for Oct 15 – VATICAN CITY, 15 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Archbishop Jose Serofia Palma of Palo, Philippines, as metropolitan archbishop of Cebu (area 5,088,

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Oct 15 – VATICAN CITY, 15 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience Muhammad al-Sammak, political adviser to the Grand Mufti of Lebanon, a representative of

Share this article on Facebook Pittsburgh: Pro-Life Advocates Win Legal Victory For Free Speech – Siding with pro-life advocates, a US district court judge has blocked enforcement of a Pittsburgh ordinance banning the placement of leaflets on windshields. “At issue

Share this article on Facebook Seventh General Congregation – VATICAN CITY, 14 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Seventh General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops was held this afternoon in the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Hitting the Books – 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 Moral Support – Robyn Lee: Spending time with Mom on the Chattanooga Choo Choo | On this blog I’ve shared with readers the long road of my singing career, from singing in the shower to

Share this article on Facebook My Freshman – Lisa Hendey: Visiting for “Freshman Parents Weekend” | You travel literally all day, waking at 3:15 am without a care because you know your day will end with a hug from

Share this article on Facebook Tights! Tights! Tights! – Hallie Lord: a little girl classic grows up | This week was the first week local temperatures dipped low enough to justify wearing my favorite fashion accessory—tights!

Share this article on Facebook Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake – Rebecca Teti: | This is for Arwen, and for those of you who contributed to her posts on children’s literature. There’s a cake for almost everything you loved—and

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Cilean Miners buried again

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Since there have been a rash of Hollywood break-ups and television shows about polygamy, naturally NBC’s Today Show features a segment asking questions about monogamy

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta in the Afternoon – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 15 4:00 – DUPES: How America’s Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century In this startling, intensively

Share this article on Facebook WATCH LIFE ON THE ROCK TONIGHT!!! – Al Kresta and Teresa Tomeo will be on EWTN’s “Life on the Rock” tonight at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss Catholic Radio. Tune in!!!

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook California Stem Cell Agency Apologizes for Offensive Poem on Web Site – Sacramento, CA (LifeNews.com) — The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has apologized for a publishing a poem celebrating embryonic stem cell research that

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops of New York: Pro-Life More Important Than Health Care, Economy – Albany, NY (LifeNews.com) — The Catholic bishops of New York have released a new statement about the upcoming congressional elections. In a contest seeing campaigns for

Share this article on Facebook Nidal Hasan Should be Prosecuted for Killing Unborn Child in Fort Hood Massacre – Yesterday, the U.S. Army convened an Article 32 hearing � the military�s version of a preliminary hearing � to investigate charges made against Major Nidal Hasan and

Share this article on Facebook Pregnancy Centers Push Back Against New York Proposal Against Free Speech – New York, NY (LifeNews.com) — Pregnancy centers are pushing back against a proposal from pro-abortion members of the New York City Council who are acting on behalf of

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: Minnesota, Notre Dame, Massachusetts, Waco, Texas, Abortion – Pro-Life News: Minnesota, Notre Dame, Massachusetts, Waco, Texas, Abortion

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin: Walker Leads Barrett as TV Ad Misleads on Stem Cell Research – Madison, WI (LifeNews.com) — Republican Scott Walker now holds a nine-point lead over Milwaukee’s Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett in their race to become the next governor

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Arrested Carleton Pro-Life Students to Host Controversial Talk on Campus – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following the arrest of five pro-life students last week at Carleton University, the Carleton

Share this article on Facebook Cuomo: Gay ‘Marriage’ Coming to New York – By Peter J. SmithNEW YORK, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Legalizing same-sex “marriage” in New York will be a number one priority in his administration, said

Share this article on Facebook Former Brazilian Soldiers Say they Were Forced to Have Sex with Homosexual Superior – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentMARABÁ, Brazil, October 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of former Brazilian soldiers say that a lieutenant

Share this article on Facebook Interamerican Court Ignores Deaths of Unborn Children in Discrimination Ruling – October 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a recently-announced decision, the Interamerican Court of Human Rights has refused to recognize the deaths of unborn children of

Share this article on Facebook Priest-Brother of Arrested Carleton Student: ‘I Can’t Be a Moderate Pro-Lifer Any Longer’ – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The arrests of five pro-life students at Carleton University last week should inspire

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Victory: KS Supreme Court Allows Planned Parenthood Criminal Case to go Forward – TOPEKA, Kansas, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Kansas Supreme Court ruled today that the mammoth 107-count criminal case against Planned Parenthood of Kansas

Share this article on Facebook Psychotherapist: Porn Addiction Prevalent, Curable – STEUBENVILLE, OH, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — “Pornography is a silent epidemic in America,” said Dr. Peter Kleponis, a Catholic psychotherapist who spoke on

Share this article on Facebook Russian Orthodox Patriarch Condemns Gay Propaganda in Spain’s Schools – By Hilary WhiteROME, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has condemned a move by the Spanish government to insert what he called

Share this article on Facebook Setback: Ohio Election Board Rules against Pro-Life SBA List – By Peter J. SmithCOLUMBUS, Ohio, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A major U.S. pro-life group received a serious setback Wednesday after the Ohio Elections

Share this article on Facebook Spiritual Combat Necessary to Combat Abortion Mentality in Nigeria: Nigerian Priest-Activist – By Hilary WhiteROME, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Nigerian priest, military officer and pro-life activist has described the war against abortion in Nigeria

Share this article on Facebook Susan Boyle: Docs Told Mum to Abort – By Peter J. SmithEDINBURGH, United Kingdom, October 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – International singing phenomenon Susan Boyle has revealed in a new autobiography that

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Archbishop Burke: Public Repentance is Required for Pro-Abort Politicians – By John-Henry WestenROME, October 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Speaking at the Human Life International World Prayer Congress Saturday, Archbishop Raymond Burke

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Down Syndrome Goes Viral – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A YouTube video of a teen with Down Syndrome scoring a triumphant touchdown for his high school team has attracted two million

Share this article on Facebook Government Challenges Suspension of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Obama administration has asked a federal judge for an emergency suspension of her recent injunction stopping the

Share this article on Facebook Judge Allows ObamaCare Challenge to Proceed – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A federal judge in Florida ruled yesterday that a multi-state challenge to the constitutionality of some aspects of the health

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Is there a place for the Celtic style today? – I have written a number of articles about ‘hard’ faceted patterned art and how it manifests sacred number, here . There is another decorative art tradition which might

Share this article on Facebook Lecture Series at Kenrick-Glennon: The New Translation of the Roman Missal – I was recently directed to the latest installment of the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary lecture and workshop series I participated in earlier this year ; the most recent

Share this article on Facebook New Shrine to the English & Welsh Martyrs – The Dominican priory and parish church of the Holy Cross in Leicester , England, is home to a new shrine dedicated to the Martyrs of England and Wales. The feast of the

Share this article on Facebook Usus Antiquior First Mass of a New Community in Paraguay – The Missionary Community of Jesus ( Comunidad Misionera de Jesús ) is a new community of clerics and lay people founded in 2002 and erected as a public association of

Share this article on Facebook Winter Chant Intensive in New Orleans – St. Patrick’s Church in downtown New Orleans, LA; January 3-7, 2011. Instruction will be offered on two levels, with a limit of twenty five spots in each of the classes:

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook (Practicing vs non) Catholic Americans on same-sex marriage – I dug a little deeper into a recent survey release by the Pew Research Center that reported on Americans growing approval of same-sex marriage. It said today more

Share this article on Facebook Indian-rite Catholics get new U.S. home – Photo courtesy of Long Island Catholic By Mary DeTurris Poust Indian Catholics in the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church will now have their own “home” in the United States.

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook “This is what Islam teaches you?” – Not to long ago I was shopping with my wife. A Muslim woman was in front of us in line and arguing with the cashier. I knew she was Muslim because of the hijab around

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrimage Day 2: Capernaum, Boat Ride and more

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrimage Day 3: Beatitudes, Tabgha, Transfiguration and Ted – Fifty excited pilgrimages on my bus through the Holy Land. Started with Mass at the place where Jesus taught the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) with the Sea of

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “The Employment Rosary” on Currents – Last week, I had a chance to speak with Currents’ Nathalia Ortiz about the idea of using the mysteries of the Rosary as a consolation and meditation for all of those who

Share this article on Facebook Instapundit acu tetigisti – I’m thinking of starting a new game, called Instapundit acu tetigisti, whereby every time one spots Glenn Reynolds managing to succinctly “touch the matter with a

Share this article on Facebook Whore is as Whore Does; NOW is over – A week ago, Ed Morrissey looked at NOW’s endorsement of California gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown–whose campaign assistant had just been caught referring to his

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook CARDINAL VIDAL ON RH BILL – His Eminence Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, the Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines ‘If RH bill is passed into law, all priests will lose their jobs’ By Bernadette A. Parco Friday,

Share this article on Facebook In response to the lies propagated by the Rev 19:11 movement – Sis. Lucia of Fatima happily speaks with Pope John Paul the Great Aegis-Judex said… Anathema In response to the lies propagated by the Rev 19:11 movement Caseñas, AJM

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict names new archbishop of Cebu – His Excellency Arch. Jose Palma of Palo and now newly appointed Archbishop of Cebu. MANILA, Philippines – Pope Benedict XVI has named a replacement for Cebu Archbishop

Share this article on Facebook ROSARIUM MARIAE by Bro. NIco Lopez – The Blessed Mother Rosarium Mariae by Nico Lopez on Friday, October 15, 2010 at 2:34pm Aim: To answer the questions of the people about praying the Hail Mary many times

Share this article on Facebook SUSAN BOYLE: MY MOTHER WAS ADVISED TO ABORT ME – The International singing sensation and first runner up winner of Britain’s Got Talent, Ms. Susan Boyle. Shown here during her first appearance on National TV singing

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. Celli on ‘pastoral conversion’ on new media. Fr. Z rants. – From CNA comes this, with my emphases. Vatican official calls for ‘pastoral conversion’ on new media Vatican City, Oct 15, 2010 / 09:51 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church

Share this article on Facebook Berlin, NJ – Mater Ecclesiae’s 10th anniversary events, Masses – My good friend Fr. Robert Pasley of Mater Ecclesiae parish in Berlin, NJ dropped me a line with the following, which I am happy to share. On October 13, 2000, during the

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Farfaglia is surprised! Fr. Z offers solace and some observations. – The other day I posted about a piece by Fr. James Farfaglia, a sensible Catholic priest and no liberal, who shared thoughts about his love for the Ordinary Form of the

Share this article on Facebook More musing about a consistory for new cardinals

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Could we hear the announcement of a consistory perhaps next Wednesday during the General Audience?

Share this article on Facebook Not the direction I usually want to launch my phone! – This is definitely for your Just Too Cool file. From cultofmac comes this great story: Father and Son Launch iPhone, HD Video Camera into Space By Adam Rosen (4:00 am,

Share this article on Facebook October Horse and Noble Horse, from Ancient Rome to Ancient China – I was reminded by roguecatholicism that today is the Idea of October and therefore the day for a different sort of Oktoberfest, the ancient Roman rite of the “October

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Communion for non-Catholics in a nursing home – From a reader: A good friend of mine recently put her father in an Alzheimer’s day care facility at a local Catholic nursing home. Each day a deacon comes to the nursing

Share this article on Facebook When Biases Trump Brains II – Lisa Miller stumbles again – Lisa Miller is exactly what Newsweek wants in a religion writer.  She is a liberal anti-Catholic and not terribly well prepared to write about her topics.  In other

Share this article on Facebook Wherein Fr. Z asks a question, directed especially at bishops. – Under another entry, in a comment, a participant here raised an interesting question. Many of us Latin Mass attendees have boys who also have affection for the “Beauty”

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