Catholic News Headlines December 21, 2010


Dec. 20, 7pm—Dec. 21, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook Taxpayer-Funded Crimes Against Humanity – Most news that involves Planned Parenthood (PP) usually takes a decidedly rotten turn for the worse. Just a few days ago, for example, a LifeSiteNews (LSN) report

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop recalls that Christmas is about Jesus, not gifts – Piura, Peru, Dec 21, 2010 / 05:52 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren of Piura, Peru reminded the faithful that the true meaning of Christmas is found in Christ,

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Daneels: Belgian Church must renounce self-centered mentality in response to abuse – Brussels, Belgium, Dec 21, 2010 / 07:38 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Godfried Daneels has said that the Catholic Church in Belgium must “look its dark side in the eyes” and

Share this article on Facebook Catholic sisters’ baseball card auctioned off to new owner – Baltimore, Md., Dec 21, 2010 / 11:57 am ( CNA ).- Catholic sisters in Baltimore auctioning off a rare baseball card to support their mission work, hit a snag recently as

Share this article on Facebook Doctrine office says Pope’s words on condoms and AIDS were ‘manipulated’ – Vatican City, Dec 21, 2010 / 12:51 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- More than a month later, Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks about condom use and AIDS, made in his latest book,

Share this article on Facebook Filipinos continue Simbang Gabi Advent celebrations in Alaska – Anchorage, Alaska, Dec 21, 2010 / 02:51 pm ( CNA ).- When the soft glow of the parol, or Filipino star lantern, begins to light the dark Alaskan night, 13-year-old Robin

Share this article on Facebook Leaked cable notes Church’s opposition to ‘aggressive’ population control – Rome, Italy, Dec 21, 2010 / 01:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A leaked State Department cable shows that the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See is reading Catholic statements on

Share this article on Facebook Phoenix bishop strips hospital of Catholic status over abortion, other ethics violations – Phoenix, Ariz., Dec 21, 2010 / 06:58 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Citing numerous and ongoing violations of Catholic teaching, including performing an abortion, Bishop Thomas

Share this article on Facebook Rep. Smith urges President Obama to help persecuted Catholics in Vietnam – Washington D.C., Dec 21, 2010 / 06:14 am ( CNA ).- As violence against Catholics by the Vietnamese government continues, Rep. Chris Smith appealed to President Obama

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Iraq votes in new government after months of deadlock – After nine months of struggle, after an inconclusive national election in March, the Iraq Parliament unanimously …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Mitch McConnell decries proposed ‘net neutrality’ – Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has voiced his strong opposition to proposed “net …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook ‘The terrorists only have to be successful once’ – This holiday season, Attorney General Eric Holder has an important message for Americans . “the …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. population growth the slowest since the 1940s – America’s once vibrant population growth has slowed, according to the 2010 Census. The official …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Wisdom from the Holy Father – Some thoughts by Pope Benedict XVI on evangelization: “How many people also in our time are in search of God, in search of Jesus and of his Church, in search of divine

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Detention for Christmas Cheer? – The Blaze has this video:

Share this article on Facebook Happy Meals, Sex and Violence – The New York Times and their cohorts in kookiness have their pom poms out for a new lawsuit against a fast food giant for advertising happy meals. Why? Because parents

Share this article on Facebook If Only Dasher Could Swim – Yes, I believe a reindeer can fly. Swim? Not so much. To make matters worse, this scene greeted children at a Christmas village! Santa’s gonna need Rudolph this year.

Share this article on Facebook Teachers Can’t Say ‘Merry Christmas’ – Insanity. A Nevada public school is prohibiting teachers from saying “Merry Christmas” for fear of an ACLU lawsuit. Weasel Zippers : There is controversy and confusion

Share this article on Facebook The Richest Man In Town – Its a wonderful life! Truly. Watch this video. Watch and be amazed. The wonderful life of Loren Krueger.

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Share this article on Facebook In Memoriam for Dec 21 – VATICAN CITY, 21 DEC 2010 (VIS) – The following prelates died in recent weeks: – Cardinal Michele Giordano, archbishop of Naples, Italy, on 2 December at the age of 80.

Share this article on Facebook Most Americans Believe God Had Role In Creation – 78% of Americans believe that God played a part in the development of the human race, according to a new Gallup survey. 40% of Americans believe that God created human

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Dec 21 – VATICAN CITY, 21 DEC 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Pasig, Philippines, presented by Bishop Francisco C.

Share this article on Facebook Report Links Catholic Hospital Chain To Sterilizations – The American Life League has issued a report linking one of the nation’s leading Catholic hospital chains with sterilization. Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) is the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Christmas Generosity – Arwen Mosher: a heartwarming story | I love stories that remind me how kind and generous people can be. I read a good one this morning, and hours later I’m still tearing

Share this article on Facebook Dreaming Of A Paperwhite Christmas – Rebecca Teti: what are your favorite Christmas flowers? | Do you force bulbs at Christmas? I’m not certain when I acquired the habit, but it no longer seems like

Share this article on Facebook Leaping for Joy – Lisa Hendey: A look at today’s gospel | Thank you to my friend and fellow podcaster Sean McGaughey of Catholic Roundup for inviting me to be a part of this year’s

Share this article on Facebook More Facebooking With the Holy Family – Danielle Bean: Like! | I loved the Digital story of Nazareth video Lisa shared last week, but I love this (similar) video even better. In fact, it made me tear up. I’m

Share this article on Facebook Multitasking Mamas – Lynn Wehner: Our ability to juggle – blessing or curse? | “I am woman. Hear me roar.” I can do 5 things at the same time. What skill! Uh, right? Lately, I’m having my

Share this article on Facebook Speak Now – 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:

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Share this article on Facebook Bishop Strips Abortion Hospital of Catholic Status! – Parts in this series: one, two, three, four, five Bishop Thomas Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix has stripped St. Joseph’s Medical Center of its status as a Catholic

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Blog on Hiatis – Over the next two weeks the “Kresta in the Afternoon” blog will be on hiatis as we celebrate Christmas. The program has begun our annual countdown of the top interviews

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Removes Catholic Tag on Hospital Doing Abortion – Bishop Thomas Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix has removed the Catholic designation from St. Joseph’s Medical Center because of a controversial abortion it performed

Share this article on Facebook Canada PM Harper Chided for Vote on Forced Abortion Bill – In the aftermath of the vote in the Canadian House of Commons on a bill the prevent forced and pressured abortions, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is coming under fire

Share this article on Facebook Continuing Resolution Sets Up Battle on DC Abortion Funding – The Senate voted 82 to 14 today to invoked cloture on legislation to fund the government through March 4, 2011 after rejecting an omnibus funding bill containing several

Share this article on Facebook Democrats Prepare Defense Against Repeal of ObamaCare – Congressional Democrats are preparing now for what will likely be eventual votes on legislation that would repeal, de-fund or significantly scale back their

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Laws Needed to Focus on New Abortion Practitioners – With news that two state-licensed physicians, Mila Means and Gregory Linhardt, are training to open an abortion venture in Wichita, it is worth noting that Kansas still

Share this article on Facebook Maryland Man Gets Life Sentence, Girlfriend Shot After Abortion Refusal – A Maryland man was given a life sentence in prison after a court convicted him of attempting to have his pregnant girlfriend killed because she refused to have an

Share this article on Facebook New Census Numbers Make Obama 2012 Re-Election Tougher – The new census numbers the federal government released today will make it tougher for pro-abortion President Barack Obama to win a re-election bid in 2012. That’s

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Senate Supports Bill Funding Planned Parenthood – The New Jersey state Senate on Monday approved a bill that would restore the state taxpayer funding of the family planning efforts run by the Planned Parenthood abortion

Share this article on Facebook No Peace on Earth Without Peace in the Womb – Picking out the Christmas tree with the kids, singing Christmas hymns at church, teaching my children about the birth of our Savior … I could go on and on about things

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Chapter Quits, Forced by National to Do Abortions – A Texas-based Planned Parenthood affiliate has resigned as a member of the national organization because Planned Parenthood Federation of America wanted it to do

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Comment on Dec. 20 News – by Steve Jalsevac The fundraising total is now at $87,600 – 58% of our goal. Again, thank you to the generous supporters who have been responding! If you did not read

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook 17th Century Byzantine Sakkos – Image source: Byzantine and Christian Museum, Greece

Share this article on Facebook Argentinian Pilgrimage Inspired by Chartres – From Andrew Cusack , The Start of Something Big in Argentina : SMALL SEEDS, IF well-planted and tended to, flower into much larger growths. On a Friday morning last

Share this article on Facebook FFI Roman Conference Analyzes Second Vatican Council, Rupture and Continuity – This past December 16-18th, a conference took place in Rome at the Istituto Maria SS. Bambina sponsored by the Franciscans of the Immaculate: Concilio Ecumenico Vaticano

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook This season, celebrate faith AND reason – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust Too often, faith and reason are seen as incompatible, as if believing in God means you’re just not smart enough to know better. Never was

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Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Chaplains Concerned about Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” – Evangelical Protestant and Catholic chaplains for the military are rightly concerned over their religious freedom to say and teach what the Bible and their Faith

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #528 – Eleanor’s Christmas Dream – “Stories from the Heart” is a daily radio program which features Catholic inspirational stories. The stories are uplifting, bringing the heart and soul closer to God. Each show is around 14 minutes.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “Christians Lost Christmas War…” – Source Fr. James Martin has been declaring Christmas “lost” for the last few years, and he does so again here on Fox News . I take his point about the

Share this article on Facebook OSV 2010: The 8 Biggest Stories – It’s a wee bit early, but Our Sunday Visitor has posted a look at the 8 biggest stories of 2010 . See if you can read this excerpt from the intro and figure out who

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook ANOTHER PONTIFICAL MASS at the National Shrine in Washington DC! – You all remember the spectacular Pontifical Mass last April at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.  Bp. Slattery of Tulsa was celebrant and gave that

Share this article on Facebook Cong. for Doctrine of the Faith issues a note: On the trivilization of sexuality – Regarding certain interpretations of “Light of the World”

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The Holy See’ Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has issued a clarification about

Share this article on Facebook FCC Approves Plan to Regulate Internet – Who knows…  watch for the reaction. FCC Approves Plan to Regulate Internet

Share this article on Facebook Lost and found – You never know what you are going to find. This is a great video.

Share this article on Facebook Phoenix: Bp. Olmsted strips St. Joseph’s Hospital of its Catholic status – From azcentral.com: Phoenix diocese strips St. Joseph’s Hospital of Catholic status by Michael Clancy The Catholic Diocese of Phoenix has removed St. Joseph’s Hospital

Share this article on Facebook POLL ALERT! Phoenix Hospital and its “Catholic” status! – This poll is presently underway on the site azfamily.com. If you are so inclined, you might offer your opinion.  CLICK HERE. The results as of 1914 GMT:

Share this article on Facebook The day so far… – Busy day! Cong. for Doctrine of the Faith issues a note: On the trivilization of sexuality – Regarding certain interpretations of “Light of the World” ANOTHER PONTIFICAL

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