Catholic News Headlines January 10, 2011


Jan. 9, 7pm—Jan. 10, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Catholic community grieves Arizona shooting victims – Tucson, Ariz., Jan 10, 2011 / 06:13 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A mass shooting in Arizona that left 6 dead and over a dozen injured has caused an outpouring of grief from

Share this article on Facebook In address to diplomats, Pope condemns limits on religious freedom – Vatican City, Jan 10, 2011 / 01:56 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has once more urged Muslim religious leaders and repressive governments to do more to protect

Share this article on Facebook Mexican bishop emphasizes importance of religious freedom – Mexico City, Mexico, Jan 10, 2011 / 03:48 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Jose Martin Rabago of Leon, Mexico recently reflected on the necessity of religious freedom.  As he

Share this article on Facebook Venezuelan bishops oppose law giving more power to Chavez – Caracas, Venezuela, Jan 10, 2011 / 01:56 pm ( CNA ).- The bishops of Venezuela are standing behind Cardinal Jorge Urosa of Caracas and his criticisms of the country’s

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook unPlanned: Abby Johnson, formerly of Planned Parenthood, Releases Tell all Book on Her Journey to the Defense of Life – One day Abby Johnson was asked to do something that she had never done before: she was asked to help …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Thousands take part in Sudan referendum voting – Residents of Southern Sudan have arrived by the busloads to vote in their nation’s referendum. People …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Bill O’Reilly Needs No-Spin Truth: Child in the Womb is Fully Human! – Sadly, Bill O’Reilly continues to perpetuate the falsehood that the child in the womb is only a …

Share this article on Facebook Suspect in Arizona shooting spree refuses to cooperate – A man accused in an Arizona shooting spree that left six people dead and a U.S. Congresswoman clinging to life is …

Share this article on Facebook Wounded Arizona congresswoman recovering after assassination attempt – Originally declared dead – and then reported as surviving the attempt on her life, Arizona Rep. …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Tribal folks denounce mining in ancestral domain – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, Jan. 10, 2011—The Mamanwa tribe of Agusan del Norte has denounced the encroachment of a Canadian mining company into their ancestral domain. read

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook A Prayer For Kevin – It boggles the mind that it has been a year. A year without Keb. Boy do we miss you. Trust me when I tell you, he was one funny guy. If you would kindly take a moment

Share this article on Facebook Let’s Give Kids the Right to Vote – Should kids be given the right to vote? Michael Kinsley, writing for The Politico, says the idea might be worth considering if giving children the right to vote would

Share this article on Facebook NYC – A Vast Gruesome Experiment – Can we end the myth now that abortion is due to a lack of contraception? New York City is the contraception capital of the world. If you can’t get a condom there you

Share this article on Facebook Oppurtunism Of The Worst Kind – In the aftermath of this weekend’s horrific shooting in Tuscon, I really can’t which I am more disgusted by… The press falling all over themselves to be the first to

Share this article on Facebook Video: Pence Intros Bill to Defund Abortionists – For me, defunding Planned Parenthood is of the highest priority. Planned Parenthood received $363 million in government funding in 2009 alone, during that time they

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook ‘Independence Is Obnoxious’ – Elizabeth Duffy: The Public Life of the Family | A couple weeks ago, my husband and I had an argument. Things escalated, yadda, yadda, and before we knew it, three days

Share this article on Facebook Moms and Dads Dish – 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 Soft, Indulgent Western Moms – Rebecca Teti: Says You: do we have anything to learn from a tougher model? | “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” is the provocative title of Amy Chua’s essay accounting

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Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI baptizes 21 babies in Sistine Chapel

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Congress Time-Out

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Saturday the Westboro Baptist Church, always hungry for negative attention, gave thanks to their God for shooter Jared Lee Loughner. Loughner is being held for the

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – January 10, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Jan. 10 4:00 – Kresta Comments – The Rise of New Age Literature? 4:20 – Infinite Bandwidth: Encountering Christ in the

Share this article on Facebook Turning to Mary in the New Year – January 06, 2011 By Louie Verrecchio Catholic News Agency On October 11, 1962, the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council — the first document of which addressed the reform

Share this article on Facebook Vatican not collaborating with Discovery Channel’s exorcism series, says spokesman – Vatican City, Jan 8, 2011 (CNA/EWTN News) The Vatican’s Press Office director Fr. Federico Lombardi has denied claims that there is any official collaboration between

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook After 41% Abortion Stat, Pro-Life Advocates Target Anti-CPC NYC Bill – After new statistics from the New York City health department revealed 41 percent of pregnancies in the Big Apple ending in abortion, pro-life advocates are holding a

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan’s Embarrassment is New York’s Abortion Shame – Last week, Archbishop Dolan joined an interfaith, interracial group of New Yorkers and the Chiaroscuro Foundation to decry the recently released NY City Department of

Share this article on Facebook As Roe Abortion Case Turns 38 Millennials Join Pro-Life Side – Twenty-three-year-old Pennsylvanian Abigail Kiehl has never known a time when abortion wasn’t legal. Yet, when she’s not planning parties, making jewelry, or writing,

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Christendom College Closes Again for March for Life – Christendom College, a faithful Catholic institution, plans to close again to allow students and staff to attend the March for Life in Washington. The Virginia-based

Share this article on Facebook Dubuque, Iowa Could be Next Location for Telemed Abortions – Leading pro-life advocates in Iowa are concerned the Planned Parenthood abortion business may be bringing telemed abortions to Dubuque. Telemed abortions are those where

Share this article on Facebook Eggsploitation Documentary Tells Students of Egg Donation Risks – Advances in medical technology frequently come with ethical problems and scientific concerns and issues and egg donation, for women, is no different. Jennifer Lahl of

Share this article on Facebook First Chapter of Abby Johnson’s Planned Parenthood Book Unplanned – LifeNews.com is pleased to present the first chapter of Abby Johnson’s book Unplanned. Johnson is the former director of the Planned Parenthood abortion business in

Share this article on Facebook Knights of Columbus Mourns Death of Judge John Roll in Arizona Shooting – The Knights of Columbus, a prominent Catholic group know for its pro-life work, is today mourning the death of one of the victims of the Arizona shooting Saturday. In

Share this article on Facebook Marco Rubio Not Interested in 2012 Vice-Presidential Slot – Marco Rubio is the highly-regarded new pro-life Hispanic U.S. senator from Florida who many political observers say is on the short list for a vice-presidential slot in

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Legislators Seek Restrictions on Late-Term Abortions – Two leaders in the Missouri Legislature are sponsoring bills this session which would place strict limits on the performance of late-term abortions in Missouri. Senator

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Huckabee Leads Iowa, Pawlenty Climbs as Name ID Rises – Iowa leads the presidential race with a star poll this year and the first caucus vote of the 2012 Republican presidential primary early next year. A new poll conducted

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocates to Protest LeRoy Carhart’s Abortions Again – Before the annual march for Life begins marking the 53 million abortions that have taken place since Roe v. Wade, pro-life advocates will protest the abortions LeRoy

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: China, Abortion, Uganda, IVF, Assisted Suicide, Montana – The following is a compilation of pro-life news from across the world:  China Abortions reach 9.2 Million in 2008, Maybe Higher According to a government tally, 9.2

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion support costs Irish Labour Party: poll – by Hilary White DUBLIN, January 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ireland’s Labour party has experienced a sudden 16 percent drop in support as the party kicks off its

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan to join black pro-life leaders in New York rally Monday – by John Jalsevac BRONX, NY, Jan. 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Rally for Life and Justice is set to be held at Manhattan Bible Church in the Bronx in New York Monday

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Court: Marriage officials must marry homosexuals – by Thaddeus Baklinski REGINA, Saskatchewan, January 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal declared this morning that proposed legislative

Share this article on Facebook Embracing courtesy – by Chuck Colson January 10, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) – Have you ever heard someone say something like “I’m sick of political correctness.” And then, as if to prove the

Share this article on Facebook Gay lobby targeting Catholic board over pro-family equity policy – by Patrick B. Craine HALTON, Ontario, January 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A month after installing a homosexual activist as a trustee, the Halton Catholic District

Share this article on Facebook Personhood petitions in all 50 states – approaching 1 million signatures – by LifeSiteNews.com WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Personhood USA, a national pro-life organization dedicated to achieving legal recognition of the

Share this article on Facebook Political feeding frenzy continues as bizarre portrait emerges of alleged Giffords gunman – by Kathleen Gilbert TUCSON, Arizona, January 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The political back-and-forth has escalated after Saturday’s massacre at a Tucson grocery

Share this article on Facebook Schedule of events for National March for Life – by Matt Anderson WASHINGTON, D.C., January 6, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In order to help pro-life pilgrims plan their trip for the upcoming national March for Life in

Share this article on Facebook The ultrasound that changed my life – Abby Johnson’s pro-life conversion in her own words – by Abby Johnson Note: The following is the first chapter of Abby Johnson’s forthcoming book. To find out more about the book, which will be released January 11, click

Share this article on Facebook Volunteer for LifeSiteNews at the Marches for Life! – by Caitlin Bowers Are you planning on attending the March for Life in Washington, DC, or any of the regional marches for life around the country? Interested in helping

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Couple Aborts Twin Boys in Quest for Daughter – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An Australian couple who recently aborted twin boys because they are determined to have a daughter, is petitioning the courts

Share this article on Facebook Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Defund Planned Parenthood – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist U.S. Congressman Mike Pence and 122 co-sponsors have introduced legislation designed to prohibit the distribution of Title X

Share this article on Facebook Murdered Judge: “God doesn’t . . . abandon you.” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Judge John Roll, who was murdered Saturday by a crazed gunman in Tucson, Arizona, was much more than an exemplary jurist. He

Share this article on Facebook Occult Altar Found in Tucson Shooter’s Backyard – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An altar containing articles used in occult ceremonies has been uncovered in the backyard of Jared Loughner, the man accused of

Share this article on Facebook State Department Introduces New Gender Neutral Passports – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The U.S. Department of State has announced that the words “mother” and “father” will be replaced on all U.S. passport

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Adrian Fortescue and the Eastern Christian Churches – Anthony Dragani, Adrian Fortescue and the Eastern Christian Churches Gorgias Press, 2007 ( Link to Product ) Reviewed by Dr Alcuin Reid Adrian Fortescue is of much wider

Share this article on Facebook Cathedral of St. John Berchmans Hosts “In Utroque Usu” Conference – Many thanks to the Liturgical Pimpernel for pointing this one out. The Cathedral of St. John Berchmans in the Diocese of Shreveport is hosting a liturgical conference

Share this article on Facebook Visit of Cardinal Burke to the Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine – The Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine , which is attached to Saint Louis Abbey , saw the visit of their founder, Raymond Cardinal Burke, this past January 7th at the

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Shaw: Why pro-lifers vote for pro-choicers – By Russell Shaw According to the polls, most Americans don’t much care for abortion. That being so, the mystery of why legalized abortion remains the law of the land 38

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Answers Live – Questions I Answered – Today I was on Catholic Answers Live. The topic was “ARE YOU STILL SAVED?” It was a rousing show with a lot of calls and heated (well, calmly heated) discussion. This

Share this article on Facebook God and Dog and my Weakness

Share this article on Facebook Our Mumbai India Schedule in January – Janet and I leave Tuesday for three weeks in India, two weeks leading a pilgrimage group through Egypt-Jordan, and then leading another group through Israel. We will be

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #402 – The Niobites – “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 3 Things; “What’s Right With the World?” – Snow Football by Ann Althouse It occurs to me that while it’s worthwhile to ask , as Chesterton did and we do below, “what’s wrong with the world?” , our times are so

Share this article on Facebook Baptism of Christ – The Christmas season is over; today we read about the Baptism of Christ , and recall our own baptisms. some of us today renewed our baptismal promises. But not everyone.

Share this article on Facebook Hello! What’s Wrong With the World? – You found me! With a little help from my pals at First Things , who helped you get ported over! It’s sort of like Star Trek; you’re on your where to where you thought

Share this article on Facebook Miss Ella, One More Time! – Regular readers know how much I love Miss Ella Fitzgerald. Let’s have a listen, as I finishing packing!

Share this article on Facebook Rubio in Washington; Heroes in AZ – Cubachi is declaring Marco Rubio , “Reaganesque” and Kathryn Jean Lopez seems to feel similarly : In his remarks, Rubio echoed a campaign theme of his: “It’s not about

Share this article on Facebook Un-baptizing; can that be done? – The Christmas season is over; today we read about the Baptism of Christ , and recall our own baptisms. some of us today renewed our baptismal promises. But not everyone.

Share this article on Facebook Vaccines & Autism; the Parental Quandry – Some might remember reading Shana Buck’s moving piece last month, where she wondered about the conceptual perceptions of her son who is autistic. Last weeks news that

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook BAGONG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN HINGGIL SA ‘SOLA SCRIPTURA’ O ‘BIBLE ALONE’ DOCTRINE, Part 4 – The Apostles preaching the Gospel… orally for years. Kenston said… Naniniwala po ako sa Sola Scriptura… It does not mean abolishing traditions, instead, traditions

Share this article on Facebook BAGONG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN HINGGIL SA ‘SOLA SCRIPTURA’ O ‘BIBLE ALONE’ DOCTRINE, Part 5 – The Risen Lord sending forth His Apostles Kenston said… [ KUNG SINASABI MO NA YOU ALSO ACCEPT TRADITIONS NA COMPATIBLE WITH THE BIBLE THEN WINAWASAK MO NA ANG SOLA

Share this article on Facebook BAGONG PAKIKIPAGTALASTASAN HINGGIL SA ‘SOLA SCRIPTURA’ O ‘BIBLE ALONE’ DOCTRINE, Part 6 – Kenston said… Ganito po kasi yun… “Scriptures Alone” does not mean “No traditions”… scriptures = teachings, abstract po yun e, nasasalita lang po yung truth…

Share this article on Facebook THE OUR LADY OF LOURDES PARISH IN ANGELES CITY – Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Angeles City Last December 20, 2010 I went to Angeles City to bring home Peter and Paul who went to our hometown. Before reaching their

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan Calls for Prayers, Greater Respect for Human Life in Wake of Arizona Shooting – WASHINGTON — (January 10, 2011) The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) renewed their call for respect for human life, as the nation mourned for those

Share this article on Facebook Collection for Church in Latin America to Help Keep Faith – WASHINGTON—( January 10, 2011)  The 2011 Collection for the Church in Latin America is slated for the weekend of January 22-23 in parishes across the country.

Share this article on Facebook Linda Hunt Named Associate General Secretary of USCCB – WASHINGTON (January 10, 2011) —Linda Hunt has been named associate general secretary and secretary of administration of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A Catholic (“Patriotic”) parish in China – The Holy Father spoke about religious liberty in his recent “state of the world” speech to the diplomatic corps. I now want to draw your attention to an article in The

Share this article on Facebook A note about music from the USCCB’s Committee for Divine Worship – In the latest newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee for Divine Worship there is a focus on the Holy Father’s Post-Synodal Exhortation Verbum Domini, concerning Sacred

Share this article on Facebook An eastward facing observation – Yesterday the Holy Father celebrated Holy Mass for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord in the Sistine Chapel. Not a peep from the usual corners about ad orientem

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s “state of the world” speech – When I look at issues having to do with the Church, especially how the Church interacts with (or resists) the “modern world”, I will usually try to see the issue from

Share this article on Facebook Card. Burke, “home” in St. Louis – Just a nice email: His Eminence, Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke is in St. Louis in what he described as “home”.  He is here to give a retreat to (in his exact words), “our

Share this article on Facebook Issue with viewing blog with Blackberry – I received this from a reader: This my be my issue alone, but I am not sure. Last week I had to migrate from a Palm Treo to a BlackBerry Bold.  (Verizon was turning off

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana: Mass workshop for priests – I picked this up from Vultus Christi: News from the Diocese of Shreveport, Louisiana The pursuit of the two forms of the Roman Liturgy “What earlier generations held as

Share this article on Facebook More social engineering: passport applications – Via Fox News: ‘Mother,’ ‘Father’ Changing to ‘Parent One,’ ‘Parent Two’ on Passport Applications By Todd Starnes Published January 07, 2011 The words “mother” and

Share this article on Facebook NOTE TO READERS – Yesterday we did an upgrade of the software that powers the blog. I have noticed since the last major upgrade that the anti-spam software is pretty sensitive.  It tends

Share this article on Facebook Prayer requests and my own request – I have been getting more and more email messages from people with requests for prayers, many of them for serious problems.  It seems to me that they are increasing in

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Avoiding the Novus Ordo “sign of peace” – From a reader: My wife and I attend an Extraordinary Form Mass almost exclusively, but at times, whether due to weather or circumstance, are forced to attend the closer,

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS – Holy Family (1962MR) – families of Blood – COLLECT (Holy Family – 1962MR): Domine Iesu Christe, qui Mariae et Ioseph subditus, domesticam vitam ineffabilibus virtutibus consecrasti: fac nos, utriusque auxilio,

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: The Sign of Peace in the Novus Ordo – Choose the answer closest to your thought and then give your comments in the combox below. You do not have to be registered to vote in the poll. Let’s get a good

Share this article on Facebook What is your good news? – Let’s start a work week right. Do you have good news to announce?

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