Catholic News Headlines January 17, 2011


Jan. 16, 7pm—Jan. 17, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Christian leaders rally against gay activists ‘hijacking’ Martin Luther King legacy – Atlanta, Ga., Jan 17, 2011 / 02:12 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- On the observance of Martin Luther King Day, African-American leaders noted the slain civil rights figure’s

Share this article on Facebook Latin American vocations congress to be held in Costa Rica – San Jos�, Costa Rica, Jan 17, 2011 / 12:57 pm ( CNA ).- The bishops of Latin America announced Jan. 14 that the Second Continental Vocations Congress will be held in

Share this article on Facebook Neocatechumenal Way receives Vatican approval for its teachings, instructions from Pope – Vatican City, Jan 17, 2011 / 04:06 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- On a day already meant to be celebratory for the Neocatechumenal Way, the Holy See gave the movement more

Share this article on Facebook Trappist monk who survived Algeria massacre prays for conversion of assassins – Madrid, Spain, Jan 17, 2011 / 05:01 pm ( CNA ).- Brother Jean Pierre Schumacher is one of two monks who escaped death in the massacre of Thibirine, Algeria in 1996.

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook To do list: Homeschool, Laundry, Make Dinner, Interview Exorcist – Last month I received a call from a public relations company, inviting me to LA on a press junket to preview the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook ‘Baby Doc’ returns to quake-torn Haiti – The much-despised former Haitian president, Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has returned to …

Share this article on Facebook The Messiah was a Refugee: Pope Calls for Respect for All Migrants – ‘On the Feast of the Holy Family, immediately after Christmas, we recalled how even Jesus’ …

Share this article on Facebook Tunisia plunged into chaos after president flees – Those still left in governmental control in Tunisia are desperately trying to form a unity government following …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Fight is one the way as U.S. nation debt tops $14 trillion – The United States debt has reached an all-time high, topping $14 trillion . or $45,300 for each and everyone in …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Deacons and Celibacy: Conjugal Love and Charitable Disagreement – A highly regarded Canon Lawyer claims that married men ordained to the diaconate or the priesthood in the Roman …

Share this article on Facebook Christian leaders rally against gay activists ‘hijacking’ Martin Luther King legacy – ‘Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a man of peace, justice, and most of all a man of God,’ Alveda …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Feast of St. Anthony of Egypt – A voice came to St. Anthony saying, “Antony, I was here, but I was waiting to watch your struggle. But now, since you have bravely held your own in this fight, I will

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Animal Shoots Hunter – You know all those strange animal deaths happening all around the world. Well now it seems that it’s affecting people too – hunters especially. It’s time to stop acting

Share this article on Facebook Gervais Thanks God for Being Atheist – There are atheists in foxholes. Ricky Gervais proved it last night. I know that many believe that when someone is in mortal danger they often find God out of

Share this article on Facebook Islamists Torch Pope in Effigy. Again. – The Islamists yesterday were so upset that Pope Benedict XVI had the gall to criticize them for killing Christians that they burned the Pope in effigy, according to

Share this article on Facebook Its On Like Donkey Kong! – Oh, its on like Donkey Kong! Mess with the bull, you get the horns!! Or something like that. Jimmy Akin, the ginger-haired sage at the National Catholic Register, has

Share this article on Facebook Santo Not So Subito! – The cries echoes up from the piazza, Santo Subito! Santo Subito! Sainthood Now! I can guarantee one thing, no one will ever hear that phrase pass my lips. I like mail,

Share this article on Facebook Worst Movie Of 2011 – Ok. I realize that it is only January 17th, but I am officially declaring this the worst movie of 2011. When “from the director of MY BLOODY VALENTINE” is used as a

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook American Priest Declared Venerable – The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has issued a decree, formally approved by Pope Benedict XVI, declaring that Father Nelson Baker (1842-1936), a priest of the

Share this article on Facebook Angelus: Even the Messiah was a Refugee – VATICAN CITY, 16 JAN 2011 (VIS) – At midday today, the World Day of Migrants and Refugees which “invites us to reflect on the experience of many men, women and families

Share this article on Facebook Bearing Witness To Faith With Coherent Actions – VATICAN CITY, 15 JAN 2011 (VIS) – Benedict XVI today received members of the General Inspectorate for Public Security in the Vatican in a traditional meeting that takes

Share this article on Facebook Beatification Of John Paul Is Set: May 1 – Pope John Paul II will be beatified on May 1. The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has released a decree, formally approved by Pope Benedict XVI, confirming the

Share this article on Facebook Cardinals Take Possession Of Diaconate, Titular Churches – VATICAN CITY, 15 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today announced that: – At 6.30 p.m. on Saturday 22 January Cardinal Paolo

Share this article on Facebook Centenary Of Pontifical Polish Ecclesiastical Institute – VATICAN CITY, 17 JAN 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican Benedict XVI received members of the Pontifical Polish Ecclesiastical Institute in a meeting marking its

Share this article on Facebook Director General Of Unesco Received By The Holy Father – VATICAN CITY, 17 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: “This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in

Share this article on Facebook Erection Of A Personal Ordinariate For England And Wales – VATICAN CITY, 15 JAN 2011 (VIS) – “In accordance with the provisions of the Apostolic Constitution ‘Anglicanorum coetibus’ of Pope Benedict XVI (4 November 2009) and

Share this article on Facebook Holocaust Scholar Pays Tribute To Pope John Paul – Michael Berenbaum, a rabbi and Holocaust scholar, has praised the Vatican announcement of Pope John Paul II’s beatification. “Jews have no right to register an opinion

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father Receives Ecumenical Delegation From Finland – VATICAN CITY, 15 JAN 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican, Benedict XVI received an ecumenical delegation from Finland for the occasion of the Feast of St. Henry,

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Jan 15 – VATICAN CITY, 15 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Cardinal Marc Ouellet P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. -

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Jan 15 – VATICAN CITY, 15 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Erected the new diocese of Bo (area 16,208, population 1.092.657, Catholics 50,000, priests 34, religious 49) Sierra

Share this article on Facebook Pope Sends 200 Neo-Catechumenal Families Out On Mission – VATICAN CITY, 17 JAN 2011 (VIS) – At midday today in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall the Pope received Kiko Arguello and Carmen Hernandez, initiators of the Neo-Catechumenal

Share this article on Facebook Support Traditional Family, Pope Bids Italian Political Leaders – In an annual meeting with local political leaders, Pope Benedict XVI made a strong plea for public support of family life, “founded on marriage between a man and a

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Body Scans and My Fear of Flying – Hallie Lord: with baby too! | This Friday will find me flying across the country to sunny California with an infant in tow. Though I’ve flown with infants many times

Share this article on Facebook Choosing Home – Daria Sockey: Going Back to Staying Home | Last week I turned in my letter of resignation. I’m going home. A little over three years ago, economic necessity forced me to

Share this article on Facebook From Tots to Teens – 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 Lessons in Letting Go – Lynn Wehner: Semester abroad? But she just started kindergarten! | So, our eldest daughter got on a plane on Saturday and flew all night. When she landed Sunday morning,

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Lobby Dedicates Its Annual Report to DHS Secretary Napolitano – ( CNSNews.com ) NARAL Pro-Choice America, a pro-abortion advocacy group, has dedicated its annual report on “the status of reproductive rights in America” to Homeland

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Lesson of Tucson

Share this article on Facebook Egypt: man sentenced to death for drive-by shooting of Christians – Egypt has sentenced a man to death for killing six Coptic Christians and a Muslim policeman in January 2010. Mohamed Ahmed Hussein was found guilty of shooting the group

Share this article on Facebook John Paul the Great To be Beatified May 1 – Vatican announces beatification of John Paul II on May 1 What is a beatification? The process to make a Saint Benedict XVI: “The beatification of John Paul II is a joy

Share this article on Facebook Moody’s, S&P Warn US on Credit Rating, Spending – (AP) Saturday, 15 Jan 2011 09:06 PM Moody’s is warning the U.S., France, Germany and the United Kingdom that they need to better control the rising costs of pensions and

Share this article on Facebook New archdiocesan policy opens Boston Catholic schools to children of same-sex couples – CWNews.com The Boston archdiocese has released a new non-discrimination policy for parochial schools, allowing for homosexual and lesbian parents to send their children

Share this article on Facebook Rasmussen: 75 Percent Want Obamacare Changed – Friday, 14 Jan 2011 01:29 Newsmax Voters overwhelmingly want to see last year’s healthcare law changed, but there is substantial disagreement about how best to do it.

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – January 17, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Jan. 17 4:00 – The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr and the Speech that Inspired a Nation In 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr.

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Has Caused 300K Breast Cancer Deaths Since Roe – A leading breast cancer researcher says abortion has caused at least 300,000 cases of breast cancer causing a woman’s death since the Supreme Court allowed virtually

Share this article on Facebook Effort Begins to Draft Pro-Life Rep. Mike Pence for President – Conservative activists have created a new organization designed to persuade pro-life Congressman Mike Pence of Indiana to mount a bid for the Republican nomination for

Share this article on Facebook Ex-Obama Chief of Staff Admits Pro-Life Points on Obamacare – In defending his own pro-abortion position as she seeks the office of Mayor of Chicago, former Obama administration Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel essentially admitted one

Share this article on Facebook For Pro-Life People: Martin Luther King’s Dream is Our Dream – Father Frank Pavone draws comparisons between the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the “death day” of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which has given

Share this article on Facebook Kentucky Court Decision Allows Secret Abortions in Teen Girls – A teenager from another state may get permission to travel out of state for an abortion without their parents ever knowing. That’s the decision recently released by the

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana to Hold First-Ever Pro-Life March at State Capital – Louisiana is one of the most pro-life states in the country in terms of the belief of its people and the kinds of laws it has approved to reduce abortions. But the state

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Bill Would Ban Late-Term Abortions, Gets Pro-Life OK – A bill introduced in the Ohio legislature would ban late-term abortions and it has the support of Ohio Right to Life, though the pro-life group would like changes to it.

Share this article on Facebook On Martin Luther King Day, Blacks Face Racial Challenge From Abortion – As the nation pauses today to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., black Americans face a racial threat from a much different source than the ones

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood to Implement Abortion Mandate by 2013 – Planned Parenthood has already confirmed its plans to expand its abortion business nationwide, but new information from New Jersey sheds more light on its plan. As

Share this article on Facebook Polls Show Sarah Palin Faces Tough Road to GOP Nomination – Some love her. Some hate her. But one thing is certain; Sarah Palin is one of the most influential figures in politics today. With a single update on Facebook or Twitter

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: NARAL, Kevorkian, Nebraska, Florida, UNFPA – The following pro-life news updates from across the United States: Abortion Advocates Dedicated Report to Pro-Abortion Obama Official Washington, DC — NARAL, a

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life People Care for Women and Children After Birth, Too – One of the most frequently repeated truisms of the abortion debate is that pro-lifers really don’t care about life. As much as they talk about protecting the unborn, we

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers: Vote Against Repeal Equals Abortion Funding OK – When members of the House of Representatives vote on a bill to repeal the Obamacare health care law, a vote against repeal will be seen by pro-life advocates as a vote

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Christian Girls Being Sold Into Sex Trade in India – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Young girls who attempt to flee the anti-Christian violence in India’s state of Orissa are being picked up by human traffickers

Share this article on Facebook New EU Calendar Includes Muslim and Hindu Holidays, but Not Christian – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In spite of the fact that Christianity is Europe’s majority religion, the European Union has published its new student’s

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Report Card Gives U.S. a “D” for Women’s Reproductive Rights – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The pro-abortion group, NARAL Pro-Choice America, has released its annual report card which grades the states on their

Share this article on Facebook Survival of Infants Weighing Less Than 400 Grams at Birth is on the Rise – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Even though the odds remained stacked against them, a new study has found that more and more premature babies who are born

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook An Excerpt from Bishop Athanasius Schneider’s Roman Paper: A Syllabus? – This past week I noted that Sandro Magister was once again speaking on the matter of the Second Vatican Council and the hermeneutic of continuity versus rupture. This

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Andrew Burnham: Mass at the Oxford Oratory – Saturday, we reported on the Mass of Ordination of three former Anglican bishops who will form a part of the Anglican Ordinariate. Today, we share photographs of Fr.

Share this article on Facebook St. Antony of the Desert: A Father of Christian Monasticism – Today we commemorate St. Antony the Great, one of the Egyptian desert fathers and considered a father of monasticism generally. Given, as we have noted in the past, the

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook If you don’t want your children to lose their Catholic Faith in college, watch this – Belmont Abbey college is rapidly becoming the college-of-choice for an increasing number of Catholic parents who are concerned (as they should be) about sending their

Share this article on Facebook Just cuz you’re paranoid, doesn’t mean they’re not talking about youhttp://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Good Movies for Catholic Families; Good Way to Start a New Year – Janet and I got rid of television years ago. We called the cable company and canceled our service. We began reading more and renting movies for the family to watch

Share this article on Facebook Update on Three Things – Here in Pune India I have no Internet access. I am doing everything with my iPhone. Soon I will upload more when I get Internet access. I will be on Relevant Radio

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #007 – Sr. Blandina & Billy the Kid – “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 Deacons in the Center Ring! – Ladies & Gents and children of mature ages: may I draw your attention to the center-ring, where the Wrangling Deacons will amaze and astound you with arguments about

Share this article on Facebook Gabby’s Neckrub; Love Never Fails – From her bed in the ICU, where she is making breathtaking progress in recovering from a point-blank gunshot wound to the head, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Latest Announement for Somascan Alumni Association of Somascan College Seminary – St. Jerome Emiliani, doing works of charity to the poor Allan T. Tura January 17, 2011 at 9:53pm Subject: Standard Format for Tri-Media Announcement Fellow Alumni, Below

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Christian leaders against deviant activists ‘hijacking’ Martin Luther King – What did Martin Luther King really say? He didn’t, and wouldn’t, say that there was a moral equivalence between skin color and deviant inclinations. From CNA with my

Share this article on Facebook Common Sense and Mutual Enrichment – I have spoken lately of music, that is, the Sanctus divided Benedictus and the silent recitation of the Roman Canon.  I even dealt with it in my last PODCAzT (here).

Share this article on Facebook Continence and married deacons/priests – Yet another about deacons.  This would also concern priests in the Latin Church who, as married ministers in other churches, were received into the Roman Church and

Share this article on Facebook First fruits of Anglicanorum coetibus – At the site of the Ordinariate Portal there is a photo of one of the former Anglican Bishop saying his first Mass.  He is, of course, now a Catholic priest. Fr. Andrew

Share this article on Facebook Good news, please – Shall we start a new work week with some of your good news?

Share this article on Facebook Of star gazing and tattoo removal – I heard about this last week, but never got around to it. From The Irish Times: Zodiac now 13-strong as Ophiuchus signs in The Irish Times CÍAN NIHILL THINK YOU’RE a

Share this article on Facebook Quando si chiude una porta si apre un portone. – Our friends over at Rorate have picked up on something I suggested here, and I am sure many others have thought of as well. The beautiful Ushaw Seminary in northern

Share this article on Facebook REVIEW: 2011 Angelus Press Calendar – The kind folks at Angelus Press sent me again this year their wall calendar. This year the calendar features beautiful photos of the illicit but valid ordinations to the

Share this article on Facebook Vidi on VIS – This is from VIS: – Appointed Rev. Keith Newton as first ordinary of the new Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the territory of the Catholic Bishops’

Share this article on Facebook Westminster Cathedral: hordes, throngs, mobs demaning ordination of women – Mulier Fortis has an amusing note in her post about the ordination of the former Anglican bishops. I was slightly amused to see this photo on Facebook. The hordes of

Share this article on Facebook What are deacons really for? – It seems these days that I am writing fairly often about matters concerning deacons. I was alerted to a post on the blog of the learnéd Anglican Fr. Hunwicke’s site. My

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