Catholic News Headlines October 26, 2010


Oct. 25, 7pm—Oct. 26, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook Christ longs to be our life! – “The Lord Jesus Christ belongs to you, but more than that, he longs to be in you, living and ruling in you, as the head lives and rules in the body.  He desires that

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Acknowledging mistakes, CCHD leaders pledge new fidelity to Catholic principles – Washington D.C., Oct 26, 2010 / 05:24 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) launched a program of “review and renewal” on October 26,

Share this article on Facebook Ann Arbor Dominican sisters to buy John Paul II Center in DC – Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct 26, 2010 / 02:45 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- To accommodate their rapidly growing community, the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist

Share this article on Facebook Canadian bishop recovering from head trauma after late-night assault – Kamloops, Canada, Oct 26, 2010 / 02:57 am ( CNA ).- The Bishop of Kamloops, British Columbia, remains hospitalized after suffering severe head trauma in a beating at the

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal calls for aid to stop spread of cholera in Haiti – Santo Domingo, Oct 26, 2010 / 12:06 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez, has called on the World Health Organization

Share this article on Facebook Families need God to in order to authentically develop, says Peruvian cardinal – Lima, Peru, Oct 26, 2010 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Lima, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, noted this week that the family needs God in order to achieve

Share this article on Facebook Middle East Synod conclusion: Challenges mark Church’s future – Vatican City, Oct 25, 2010 / 08:07 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Concluding two weeks of meetings on the future of the Church in the Middle East, close to 200 bishops issued a

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life issues are the ‘untold story’ of 2010 midterm elections – Washington D.C., Oct 26, 2010 / 06:10 am ( CNA ).- While media pundits have focused on economic issues as key in the 2010 U.S. elections, pro-life leaders say abortion

Share this article on Facebook Sakharov Prize recipient shows ‘Cubans have a right to rights,’ says dissident – Havana, Cuba, Oct 25, 2010 / 10:04 pm ( CNA ).- The leader of the Christian Liberation Movement, Oswaldo Paya, has offered his congratulations to Guillermo Farinas, the

Share this article on Facebook Swiss Catholics outraged by parish decision to distribute condoms – Rome, Italy, Oct 26, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A parish in the Swiss city of Lucerne recently launched a controversial campaign to distribute condoms to young

Share this article on Facebook US bishops sending delegation to opening of Cuban seminary – Washington D.C., Oct 26, 2010 / 01:12 am ( CNA ).- The U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops announced that it is sending a delegation to attend the opening of a new

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Al-Qaeda spokesman calls for attacks in the United States – A spokesman for Al-Qaeda, born and raised in the United States made a public plea for Muslims living in the U.S. …

Share this article on Facebook Cuba sets stiff taxes for private sector jobs – One of the world’s final remaining communist nations, Cuba has set income tax rates at 25 to 50 percent …

Share this article on Facebook Death Threats Made Against Brazilian Bishops for Urging Catholics to Vote Pro-Life – Archbishop Lyrio Rocha also reaffirmed that the Catholic Church defends life always, “in all its stages …

Share this article on Facebook One Human Family: Popes Message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees Released – “The Church recognizes this right in every human person, in its dual aspect of the possibility to leave …

Share this article on Facebook Role of Al-Qaeda in Iraq questioned by experts – A concentration of Al-Qaeda agents and operatives in Iraq was one of the key American justifications for the Iraq …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Guantanamo inmate pleads guilty in death of U.S. soldier – A Canadian prisoner in Guantanamo Bay, Omar Khadr has pled guilty to throwing a grenade that killed U.S. soldier …

Share this article on Facebook Some Nevada voters get unpleasant surprise at the polls – Some voters in Boulder City, Nevada got a most unwelcome surprise when they went to cast their votes – some names …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Action: Voting the Catholic Conscience – Does a candidate’s opposition to a clear matter of Church teaching …

Share this article on Facebook Catholic League’s Bill Donahue on National Public Radio’s Double Standard: Muslims Matter, Catholics Do Not? – On the show, “Fair Game with Faith Salie,” the following was said: “Tired of bland …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook 2010 Georgia Catholic Men’s Conference – Catholic Men of Georgia and surrounding areas: Join hundreds of other men for the 2010 Georgia Catholic Men’s Conference on Saturday, November 6th! It’s a day of

Share this article on Facebook CCH Recommends… – “The Holy Rosary is the storehouse of countless blessings.” – Blessed Alan de la Roche Looking to enhance your prayer life by going deeper into the mysteries of the Holy

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Caption Joe’s Wandering Hand Pic – There’s just so much going on here. You got Joe’s wandering hand. You’ve got the priceless look from the guy who looks like he’s about to swat him. But then you got the

Share this article on Facebook Gay Mass Disallowed at Catholic Parish – Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Cantu has put a stop to St. Ann’s in San Antonio weekly gay/transgender Mass that has been held there for 15 years. Now, Dignity/San Antonio is

Share this article on Facebook The Craziest Story on the Internet – We covered lots of serious stuff today so here’s some silliness for you guys. Here’s the question being asked all over the interwebs. Did a Woman Travel Through Time to

Share this article on Facebook The Most Anti-Catholic Political Ad Ever – A Democrat Party supporting independent non profit group has sent out perhaps THE most anti-Catholic political advertisement I’ve ever seen. Sometimes there’s a little

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Baltimore Episcopal Parish Votes To Enter Catholic Church – The members of Mount Calvary Episcopal Parish in Baltimore voted on October 24 to seek entry into the Catholic Church as an Anglican Use parish. “I am saddened that

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian Bishops Threatened With Death After Urging Pro-Life Election Vote – Three Brazilian bishops– Bishop Luiz Gonzaga Bergonzini of Guarulhos, Bishop Benedito Beni Dos Santos of Lorena, and Bishop Nelson Westrupp of Santo André– have

Share this article on Facebook Message For World Day Of Migrants And Refugees – VATICAN CITY, 26 OCT 2010 (VIS) – “One human family” is the theme chosen by the Holy Father for the ninety-seventh World Day of Migrants and Refugees, which is due to be

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Democrats’ Ad Shows Priest With ‘Ignore The Poor’ Button – The state central committee of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is distributing an ad described by a National Catholic Register blogger as “the most

Share this article on Facebook Offer Refuges A Hope For The Future – VATICAN CITY, 26 OCT 2010 (VIS) – In the Holy See Press Office this morning a press conference was held to present the Message of the Holy Father for the ninety-seventh

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Oct 26 – VATICAN CITY, 26 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Bishop Damian Santiago Bitar, auxiliary of San Justo, Argentina, as bishop of Obera (area 8,717, population

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Be Heard – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Open Forum | (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 New Blogger in Town – Danielle Bean: Welcome, Lynn Wehner! | I’ve had the privilege of knowing and working with Faith & Family‘s associate editor Lynn Wehner for years. And now I am pleased

Share this article on Facebook Snap Out of It! – Rachel Balducci: How to break a negative cycle | Sometimes, I get in a funk—a downward spiral brought on by who-knows-what, fueled by a whole host of silly little things

Share this article on Facebook Today’s Exciting Topic: Laundry Hampers! – Danielle Bean: What kind works for your family? | You all know know this is the blog for anyone grappling with the meaning of life or the cleaning of laundry. So today,

Share this article on Facebook Watching the Cliffs – Lynn Wehner: | I first saw the story on my daughter’s blog. She called the man a hero — and she’s right. Australian Don Ritchie watches the nearby cliffs from his home

Share this article on Facebook Wild Weather – Arwen Mosher: Praying as a big storm hits the Midwest | What is it about a big storm that feels thrilling? Maybe it’s left over from my days as a Michigan school child,

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Amazing Video: Conception of Human Life – This is one of the most amazing videos I’ve seen in a long time. So cool! Can you spot the time on the video when a new human life is created? Post your answer and

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook My New Book Is Out! – No, not the one you’re thinking of. A different one. You see, recently John Zmirak, Elizabeth Scalia (the Anchoress), Eric Metaxas, Peter Kreeft, Robert Spencer, Dwight

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian bishops threatened with death after urging pro-life election vote – Three Brazilian bishops– Bishop Luiz Gonzaga Bergonzini of Guarulhos, Bishop Benedito Beni Dos Santos of Lorena, and Bishop Nelson Westrupp of Santo André– have

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – The Hole

Share this article on Facebook Continuing the Sisters’ Formation and Education – TUNE IN TO SR. MARIA GEMMA MARTEK TODAY AT 4:40 THIS AFTERNOON! (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) October 25, 2010 – “The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, has signed

Share this article on Facebook Matthews & Carter to Tea Partiers: Don’t You Poor Fools Know You’re Just Tools of the Rich? – Chris Matthews, on Monday’s Hardball, invited on his old boss, former President Jimmy Carter to commiserate about the rise of the Tea Party as the two condescendingly

Share this article on Facebook ObamaCare: The Facts On Abortion – Great straightforward presentation by Steven Mosher of the Population Research Institute

Share this article on Facebook Pope on migrants: “States have right to defend borders but should respect human rights”

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 26, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 26 4:00 – The Pope’s Maestro Not all books are worth writing; this one assuredly is, because it tells how peace can

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Pro-Life Group Endorses Joe Miller Over Pro-Abortion Lisa Murkowski – An Alaska pro-life group has issued an endorsement for Republican Senate nominee Joe Miller in his campaign against pro-abortion Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who is running a

Share this article on Facebook Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Gets Pro-Life Nod for Re-Election – Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has been a pro-life champion as governor and deserves to be re-elected to the position so she can continue protecting women and unborn

Share this article on Facebook Birmingham, Alabama Abortion Biz Can’t Shut Down Pro-Lifers – A Birmingham, Alabama abortion business failed in its efforts to shut down pro-life advocates attempting to provide women with information about abortion alternatives.

Share this article on Facebook Democratic Ad: Catholic Church More Concerned About Abortion Than Poor – A campaign postcard the Minnesota Democratic Party sent to voters in the Midwestern state is causing a strong reaction from pro-life advocates. It claims the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Kentucky: Pro-Life Rand Paul Pulling Ahead of Pro-Abortion Jack Conway – Two new polls show pro-life Senate candidate Rand Paul pulling ahead of pro-abortion candidate Jack Conway in what is one of the top 10 races in the nation that could

Share this article on Facebook LifeNews.com Launches Improved Pro-Life News Web Site – LifeNews.com, the premier pro-life news service on the Internet has officially launched our new, improved web site featuring a revised look and design and a slate of new

Share this article on Facebook LifeNews.com Pro-Life 2010 Congressional Election Guide – LifeNews.com is pleased to present you with this comprehensive pro-life voting guide for the 2010 congressional elections. What follows is a list of both national and

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Union Opposes Removing Abortion Coverage From Employee Health Plan – Kent county officials voted to remove abortion coverage from the taxpayer-funded health care plan county employees receive, but a union is now saying it opposes the move

Share this article on Facebook Mississippi Abortion-Personhood Amendment Wins Court Case – A Mississippi court has ruled that voters in the southern state should have a chance to consider whether to approve a personhood amendment that would have the effect of

Share this article on Facebook New Video Explains How ObamaCare Allows Abortion Funding – A new video released by the Population Research Institute makes the case for voters on how the ObamaCare health care reform legislation allowed abortion funding. The

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood President: Fewer People Saves Government Money – The president of Planned Parenthood appeared on the Bill Press radio show today with an unconventional way for the government to say money. By sending more taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Congress Members Top Abortion Advocates on Twitter – There is no doubt that the election cycle of 2008 started a new, national discussion about the power and usefulness of the Internet and specifically social media for

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Wants More Action on Fetal Remains, Records Found in Dumpster – A pro-life group that discovered the bodies of unborn children killed in abortions and patient records outside Lansing and Detroit-area abortion centers is pressing for

Share this article on Facebook Second Poll: Colorado Personhood Amendment Likely to Lose – A second poll shows Amendment 62, the personhood amendment that would ban all abortions in the state if upheld in court, will likely lose when voters head to the polls

Share this article on Facebook West Virginia Senate Still Tossup Between Raese, Manchin – The West Virginia Senate race continues as one of the closest elections in the country as pro-life candidate John Raese takes on Governor Joe Manchin, who is pro-life

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Court Allows San Fran City Resolution Condemning Catholicism as ‘Insulting,’ ‘Hateful’ – By Kathleen GilbertSAN FRANCISCO, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has shakily allowed to stand a resolution by the city

Share this article on Facebook Court Rules that Mississippi’s Personhood Initiative Will be on 2011 Ballot – JACKSON, MS, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today Judge Malcolm Harrison ruled in state circuit court that Personhood Mississippi can be on the state’s ballot in

Share this article on Facebook Fewer People Mean Less Government Cost: Planned Parenthood President – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The president of Planned Parenthood (PP) has argued that the new federal health care reform

Share this article on Facebook Finland Court Fines Pastor for Refusing to Work with Female Minister – By Hilary WhiteOctober 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Finnish Supreme Court has levied a €320 fine against a Christian pastor for his refusal to work with a female

Share this article on Facebook Judge Allows Driehaus Case against Susan B. Anthony List to Move Forward – By Peter J. SmithCOLUMBUS, Ohio, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge has declined Susan B. Anthony List’s request to rule on the constitutionality of

Share this article on Facebook New Study Confirms Overwhelming Death Rate Of IVF Human Embryos – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiDENVER, Colorado, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A report by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) on a study of IVF

Share this article on Facebook New Video Offers Run-Down of Abortion in Obamacare – By Kathleen GilbertFRONT ROYAL, Virginia, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new video by the Population Research Institute is giving pro-lifers a helpful resource

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Releases Key Document Pledging Renewal of Scandal-Ridden Anti-Poverty Arm – By Patrick B. CraineWASHINGTON, D.C., October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fourteen months after the scandal broke at the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)

Share this article on Facebook Woman Seeks Identity of Anonymous Sperm-Donor Father – By Patrick B. CraineVANCOUVER, British Columbia, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a case showing the painful consequences faced by children conceived through

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Bishop Found Severely Beaten in Rectory – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A man has been taken into custody after severely beating a bishop inside the rectory of Sacred Heart Cathedral in British

Share this article on Facebook New Breed of Catholic Bloggers Take on Dissent in the Church – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Once upon a time, the only people in the Catholic Church who were calling for reform were “cafeteria Catholics” but the advent

Share this article on Facebook UK Government Nurse Caught on Camera Disconnecting Man’s Ventilator – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A nurse employed by the government-run health care system in the UK was caught on camera turning off a ventilator that was

Share this article on Facebook White House Targets California Pastor – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Southern California pastor who described President Barack Obama as a “dangerous” man during an interview with a Christian

National Catholic Register Blog

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Peace Is Possible in Middle East – By CINDY WOODEN (CNS) | VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Closing the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East, Pope Benedict XVI said, “We must never resign ourselves to the absence of

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook CongratulateBurke.com – Late last week, it was brought to our attention that a website has been established to send congratulations to Archbishop Burke, who has recently been named a cardinal:

Share this article on Facebook Tallis Choir of Toronto to Recreate Venetian Midnight Mass in San Marco, 1605 – The Tallis Choir of Toronto has an intriguing offering this Advent: the Gabrieli Midnight Mass of 1605 in which they set out “to recreate the splendour of Christmas Eve

Share this article on Facebook The Proposed St. Paul’s University Catholic Center, Madison, Wisconsin – Matthew Alderman Studios has been serving for the past few months as the designer for the principal elevation of the new St. Paul’s University Catholic Center in

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Texas is “ground zero” in death penalty debate – By Mary DeTurris Poust A potentially problematic arson investigation that led to the conviction and 2004 Texas execution of Cameron Todd Willingham is shining a harsh

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrimage Day Four: Boat ride, Capernaum, Fish for Lunch, Up to Jerusalem

Share this article on Facebook Prelude & Fugue – Prelude & Fugue: How a Musician Discovered the Catholic Church Laura is a musician who was raised Methodist and then discovered Evangelical Christianity. But her musical

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Blogs & Charity – UPDATED – My Tuesday Column is up ; today I pick up on the discussions begun yesterday, at Deacon’s Bench , America Magazine, Inside Catholic and elsewhere over Rachel Zoll’s AP

Share this article on Facebook Tea Party Started Under Bush – UPDATED – In a very well-done piece at Patheos, Tim Dalrymple argues that while the tea kettle might be whistling under Barack Obama, the flame was initiated during Bushs’

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook – WASHINGTON (October 26, 2010) — “ The Review and Renewal of CCHD reaffirms CCHD’s Catholic foundations and priority for the poor,” according to Bishop Roger Morin of

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue Completes Statement on Death and Eternal Life – WASHINGTON (October 26, 2010) — Members of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Dialogue in the United States approved by unanimous consent on October 17 the dialogue’s final

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Democrats in Minnesota anti-Catholic political postcard campaign – I have seen this story in various places, but LifeSite has a good summary. A campaign postcard the Minnesota Democratic Party sent to voters in the Midwestern state is

Share this article on Facebook Did the Holy Father get a free ride from the BBC during his visit? – From Damian Thompson: The Times’s paywall is mysteriously down, so I nipped behind it and found a blog post from my former colleague the Rev George Pitcher, now the

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: confessor without a stole, outside a confessional – From a reader: Today I was reading “Pardon and Peace” by Fr. Randolph, and he writes “Church law requires that confessions should normally be heard in a proper

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Indulgences for the dead and visiting a cemetery – From a reader: Your recent answer to a question about prayers and Masses for non-Catholic departed brings to mind a question some friends and I were deliberating over.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Sunday obligation and Communion service – From a reader: Recently a friend of mine went to what he thought was Mass, but actually turned out to be a eucharistic service on a Sunday. He says the ordinary priest

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: taking a chalice home to pray for vocations – From a reader: There is a “program” at Church, where a family takes the Chalice Home with them to pray for an increase in vocations. Now, our parish is supposed to be

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