Catholic News Headlines January 3, 2011


Jan. 2, 7pm—Jan. 3, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook Why Pray? – â��Prayer gives light by which to see and to judge from Godâ��s perspective and from eternity. That is why you must not give up praying! Donâ��t let a day go by without

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook New Vatican agency to combat money laundering, terror financing – Vatican City, Jan 3, 2011 / 02:01 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has created a new oversight agency and approved tough new measures aimed at ensuring that the

Share this article on Facebook Pope appoints second auxiliary bishop to US military archdiocese – Vatican City, Jan 3, 2011 / 12:28 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict named Fr. Neal J. Buckon, a priest from the diocese of Cleveland, as a new auxiliary bishop of the

Share this article on Facebook Pope begins new year with renewed appeals for persecuted Christians – Vatican City, Jan 3, 2011 / 05:38 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Benedict XVI’s Christmas and New Year’s messages were loaded with calls for peace as violence against Christians

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Ben Stiller still No. 1 with ‘Little Fockers’ – The latest addition to the Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller comedy franchise “Little Fockers” …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Egypt tries to quell religious tension between Christians and Muslims – An explosion at the All Saints Coptic church over the weekend in Alexandria, Egypt, has ratcheted up tensions …

Share this article on Facebook Pope calls for peace summit to halt violence between religions – Increasingly concerned with a wave of anti-Christian sentiment that has spread across the globe, Pope Benedict has …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Calls it ‘Vile and Murderous Gesture’, Prays for Victims of Coptic Church Massacre – Pope addressed ‘News of the serious attack against the Coptic Christian community in Alexandria, Egypt. …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook President signs 9/11 first responders’ bill into law – Acknowledging the great sacrifice that some fellow Americans made at one of the nation’s darkest hours, …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Air Force’s Gorgon Drone will streamline surveillance in Afghanistan war – The U.S. Air Force plans to deploy a revolutionary airborne surveillance system called Gorgon Stare to forces …

Share this article on Facebook Two Episcopal Lesbian Leaders ‘Marry’ in Boston Cathedral – The lesbian service “united” Episcopal Divinity School dean and president, the Very Reverend …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook A prayer petition for 2011 – This January, when making your resolutions for 2011, don’t forget to include the most important type of goals for your life: the spiritual ones. Perhaps you can commit

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Evidence NYC Unions Sabotaged City – I’m not going to give up on this story. NYC unions sabotaged the city’s cleanup efforts after the blizzard and people, including a newborn baby , died. Yid with Lid

Share this article on Facebook Making Fun of Dick Clark – I received a call on the morning of New Year’s Day from an old friend I hadn’t spoken to in a while, wishing me a Happy New Year. He asked me what I’d done the night

Share this article on Facebook Un.Be.Lievable. – This would be hilarious if it weren’t so sad. This is exactly the kind of politics that makes me sick and reminds me why I’m skeptical as heck of the GOP actually doing

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Moms & Dads Weigh In Here – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Parenting | (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 Tenth Day of Christmas – Rebecca Teti: art & song for all twelve days | Lo, How A Rose Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming from tender stem hath sprung! Of Jesse’s lineage coming, as men of old have

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook VIDEO: Was Tertullian a Church Father? – GET THE BOOK! (REGULAR | AUTOGRAPHED w/BONUS INTERVIEW)

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – John Boehner House Speaker

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Upon former President Bush’s memoir “Decision Points” topping the 2 million mark in sales in the first 2 months, an MSNBC guest engages in rampant speculation as to how

Share this article on Facebook The Digital Story of the Nativity – This has made its rounds on the internet a LOT over the last month but if you haven’t seen it yet, it’s pretty comical. Enjoy.

Share this article on Facebook Three ex-Anglican bishops are received into full communion – Three former Anglican bishops were received into full communion with the Catholic Church during a Mass at Westminster Cathedral today. John Broadhurst, Andrew Burnham

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – January 3, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Jan. 3 4:00 – Christians Targeted for Persecution in India, Philippines, Nigeria, Iraq, Pakistan and Egypt Dec. 20 – Hindu

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Federal Government Catches Up to States, They Already Have Death Panels – I read a piece in the Washington Post by Norm Ornstein last week, in which he thinks he cleverly hoisted conservatives on the death panel petard. Arizona–as we have

Share this article on Facebook Gentry Collins Leaves GOP Chair Race, Majority Oppose Steele – The race for the chairmanship of the Republican party in the lead up to today’s debate sees gentry Collins leaving the race and reports that GOP chair Michael Steele

Share this article on Facebook GOP Chair Candidates Pledge at Debate to Work With Pro-Life Groups – The candidates for the chairmanship of the Republican Party pledged at a debate today to work with pro-life groups in advance of the 2012 elections. They participated in

Share this article on Facebook Judge Who Ordered Euthanasia of Terri Schiavo Retires – The Florida state judge who allowed the former husband of disabled patient Terri Schiavo to take her life by depriving her of food and water, has retired from the bench.

Share this article on Facebook Kohls and Mrs. Fields Stop Donating to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz – Strike two more corporations off of the list of companies that make financial donations to the Planned Parenthood abortion business. “Kohl’s and Mrs. Fields are no

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin OKs Another Human Embryonic Stem Cell Trial – The Obama administration has approved an application submitted by cloning company Advanced Cell Technology to move ahead with a trial with patients receiving injections

Share this article on Facebook ObamaCare Repeal Vote, Bill to De-Fund Abortion, Coming Soon – The new Republican chairman of the panel responsible for starting action on repealing the abortion-funding ObamaCare law says a vote will take place soon. Rep. Fred

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Abortions Drop 3.9 Percent; Almost Half From High – Abortions in the state of Pennsylvania dropped 3.9 percent in 2009, according to new numbers from the state health department. Statistics released by the Pennsylvania

Share this article on Facebook Real Pro-Life Heroes: Courageous Woman Refuses Abortion – I received a moving response to my post last week and the author requested I share her story through the blog.  I hope and pray that others who read this are inspired by

Share this article on Facebook Study: Abortions Double in Spain Despite Increased Contrapcetion – The medical journal Contraception has published the results of a new study that appears to refute the pro-abortion mantra that contraception use lowers abortion totals.

Share this article on Facebook Women Will Have Authentic Leaders in Upcoming Congress – Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of the Susan B. Anthony List, has a new article at Politics Daily talking about how women will have real, authentic leadership in

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Australia’s Cardinal Pell blasts Christian politicians who defy Church teaching – by Thaddeus Baklinski SYDNEY, January 3, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a short interview with the Herald Sun on January 2, Cardinal George Pell called on Catholic

Share this article on Facebook But, it’s my body! – by Celia Wolf-Devine Read part I and part II of this series. January 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Being pregnant when you don’t want to be can be frightening and

Share this article on Facebook Catholic school board found guilty of religious discrimination against UFO cult – by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, December 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has ordered a Catholic school board to compensate three

Share this article on Facebook Fierce reaction to controversial MTV abortion special – by Kathleen Gilbert January 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An emotional half-hour reality special that aired on MTV last week revolved around three people – a young woman,

Share this article on Facebook Filipino Bishop slams depopulation agenda – by Thaddeus Baklinski MANILA, January 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In his New Year message to the people of the Philippines, CBCP president and Tandag Bishop Nereo

Share this article on Facebook No Easy Decision, indeed – by Fr. Frank Pavone January 3, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Watching MTV’s “No Easy Decision” was very much like watching a typical day in my life, because in my full time

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life counselor arrested in Milwaukee pleads not guilty – by Kathleen Gilbert MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, January 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Lawyers for a Wisconsin pro-lifer who was arrested for disorderly conduct as he took video

Share this article on Facebook Repeal of pro-abort health care law is Republicans’ first order of business – by Peter Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., January 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – House Republicans are gearing up to take down the pro-abortion health care law passed by Congress

Share this article on Facebook We are called to be the light in the darkness – by Fr. Frank Pavone The March for Life in Washington, as well as the Walk for Life in San Francisco, are always great events each year. People show up to express their

Share this article on Facebook Where did I come from? – it’s no longer a simple question – by Albert Mohler January 3, 2011 (AlbertMohler.com) – At some point, anticipated and even feared by some parents, every child asks the inevitable question: “Where did I

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Car Bomb Attack Kills 21 Christians on World Day of Peace – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist On the same day the Pope’s World Day of Peace message addressed the urgent need for religious tolerance, a car bomb exploded

Share this article on Facebook Death Panels Return – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist While Americans were busy celebrating Christmas, President Obama’s controversial head of Medicare and staunch supporter of

Share this article on Facebook Most Common New Year’s Resolutions Are Self-Centered – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Improving one’s relationship with God ranked near the bottom of the list of this year’s most common New Year’s resolutions,

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Launches New “Social Change Initiative” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Planned Parenthood Federation of America is preparing to launch a nationwide “social change initiative” that will instruct

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Ethan Anthony: Learning from Ralph Adams Cram – Ethan Anthony, the president of Cram and Ferguson Architects of Boston, MA. (see our 2009 interview with him), recently published an article in the December 2010 edition

Share this article on Facebook Magister: Cardinal Biffi Breaks Another Taboo. On Dossetti – From Sandro Magister today: Cardinal Biffi Breaks Another Taboo. On Dossetti . The Catholic historian Roberto de Mattei recently published a new history of Vatican

Share this article on Facebook Why the “Other Modern” is Important – Art Deco crucifixion in a church in New York City Shawn and I hope to return soon to one of our favorite topics of discussion, the other twentieth-century architectural

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook A must-read column about life, loss and MTV – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust Don’t miss this powerful piece , “The Unborn Paradox,” by Ross Douthat in today’s New York Times. Here’s the part that really got me, but,

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Map of American English dialects – Being born and raised in Southern California and living most of my life there (we moved to Central Ohio in 1997), I always thought that the “California accent” was so

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Chart for Reading Catechism & Bible in a Year – After posting my New Year’s Resolutions , I had several people ask if I had a plan or chart to assist them in reading the Catholic Bible and/or the Catechism through in

Share this article on Facebook Steve’s “Sometimes” Newsletter – I try to publish an e-mail newsletter 3 or 4 times a year. Want to sign up for the e-mail newsletter? Or, see the first two newsletters? Just click here .

Share this article on Facebook The Rapture is Coming! Don’t Get Left Behind! – Pack your bags — opps, that’s a waste of time ‘cuz you can’t take anything with you. Hum, well, OK, then get right with God quick — wait, you should do that anyway. No,

Share this article on Facebook Then I’ll be getting a lot of free health care this year!

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #254 – Santa Claus and the Christ Child – “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 “Goodnight, Chesty” – I had never heard of “Chesty Puller” until reading this piece just now , but it sounds like a film needs to be made, here: Enlisting in the Marine Corps in 1918 he would

Share this article on Facebook Dave Barry’s Year in Review – This is the one we wait for each year ! The master : Let’s put things into perspective: 2010 was not the worst year ever. There have been MUCH worse years. For example,

Share this article on Facebook Poetry, well-read… – …is always so much better than when I read it, myself .

Share this article on Facebook Ross Douthat’s Must-Read UPDATED – Totally tied up with work obligations today but wanted to put Ross Douthat’s must-read column before your eyes today, for discussion: The American entertainment industry

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names Army Chaplain Auxiliary Bishop for the Military Services – WASHINGTON (January 3, 2011)—Pope Benedict XVI has named Father Neal Buckon, 57, as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, and titular

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “The ground was one circle of solid red.” – It is past the season, but this is fine indeed, and it matches something of my mood and my To Do List. Via the Laudator: Robert Frost, Unharvested: A scent of ripeness

Share this article on Facebook Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament – Yesterday at Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan, in the afternoon, people gathered again for Vespers, sung in Gregorian chant.  Then there was Exposition of the Blessed

Share this article on Facebook Blogs You Might Consider – I like bloggers who work and play well with other bloggers. Some don’t, you know. Some bloggers think that others bloggers are competition. I think we can all help each

Share this article on Facebook Grand Imam in Egypt disagrees with Pope Benedict’s call for respect for Christian lives? – With a biretta tip to Rorate, I note a story on Ahlul Bayat New Agency that… well… read it yourself. My emphases and comments: CAIRO (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) -

Share this article on Facebook Meteor shower and solar eclipse on the same day! – From spaceweather.com: QUADRANTID METEOR SHOWER: Sky watchers in the northern hemisphere should be alert for meteors before sunrise on Tuesday, Jan. 4th.  Earth is about

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: EF practices in OF, OF in EF – From a reader: I’d value your opinion. I attended Mass today at a parish run by a new, quite traditional community of priests that regularly uses the Extraordinary Form.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Why do deacons distribute Communion? Are they glorified just EMHC’s? – From a reader: What makes a Deacon an “ordinary” minister of the Eucharist? Is it simply that he is ordained? I tried to ask our local Deacon, and was expecting a more

Share this article on Facebook Serviams’ 2010 CINO Award winner surges to victory – Serviam’s 2010 CINO Award winner surges to victory “Congratulations” to the National catholic Reporter on winning the 2010 CINO Award.  It was a closer vote than in

Share this article on Facebook When heresy leads to apostacy – Who is Addison Hart? And why should we care? Addison Hart was an Anglican who joined the Catholic Church.   Now, he is leaving the Church and sliding back into the

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