Catholic News Headlines January 24, 2011


Jan. 23, 7pm—Jan. 24, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook – Vatican City, Jan 24, 2011 / 12:23 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Facebook, MySpace and Twitter should be used by Christians looking to bring “truth, proclamation and

Share this article on Facebook Christian clergy issue new response to MLK’s ‘Letter from a Birmingham Jail’ – Washington D.C., Jan 23, 2011 / 08:09 pm ( CNA ).- Decades after Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” leading clergy including several

Share this article on Facebook Hundreds of thousands assemble against abortion in DC – Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2011 / 07:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Hundreds of thousands of people packed the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 24 to show their

Share this article on Facebook Iraqi bishop calls for international aid in response to massacre of Christians – Rome, Italy, Jan 24, 2011 / 06:02 pm ( CNA ).- Auxiliary Bishop Shlemon Warduni of Baghdad, Iraq is calling for the international community to continue offering

Share this article on Facebook Italian cardinal calls for ‘humanization of globalization’ – New York City, N.Y., Jan 24, 2011 / 01:52 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe of Naples, Italy recently made a five day pastoral visit to the Italian community in

Share this article on Facebook Japanese bishop upholds suspension for the Way in his diocese – Takamatsu, Japan, Jan 24, 2011 / 03:31 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Bishop Osamu Mizobe of Takamatsu, Japan has told Catholics in his diocese that since the “problem” of the

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Madrassa in India offers tolerant views on other religions – Traditional Islamic schools, known as madrassas in Pakistan and Afghanistan have been accused of stoking Islamic …

Share this article on Facebook Norwegian newspaper claims U.S. ignored Tunisian corruption – A Norwegian newspaper has released a series of U.S. diplomatic cables from 2006 to the present that …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook A Lay Apostolate for Such a Time as This: CMG Booking – Because Catholic parishes and groups are looking for ways to engage modern culture with the timeless message of …

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Robert Vasa Appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Santa Rosa, California – On January 24, 2011, the day of the March for Life in Washington, DC, Bishop Robert F. Vasa, DD, a champion of …

Share this article on Facebook March, Pray and Plan: March 2011 Underway, Campaign 2012 Begins – Those who march stand in solidarity with our youngest neighbors whose cry cannot be heard without our …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook All Mass Murderers Aren’t Created Equal – In the wake of the mass murder of seven babies by a Philadelphia abortionist I have to ask where’s the Presidential press conference? Where’s the nationally televised

Share this article on Facebook Get Ready To Starve – Get ready to starve. That is what will happen if President Sarkozy and the rest of the EuroWeenies (including the ones who live in the US) get their way. There is one

Share this article on Facebook My Conspiracy Theory (I Think I Am Right!) – I am not much for conspiracy theories. I also don’t care much for those who embrace every conspiracy theory. But now I find myself in an awkward position. I have a

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Hammers CMR! – The Vatican has hammered CMR, well it has if you listen to Stephen K. Ryan at MinistryValues.com. Mr. Ryan has dubbed us, along with others, as “Taliban Catholics”

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook 7 Anglican Clergy, 300 Laity To Join Ordinariate – Seven clergy and 300 laity from six Anglican parishes will join the new Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, according to a BBC report. Father Keith Newton,

Share this article on Facebook Angelus: Seeking The Full Unity Of All Christians – VATICAN CITY, 23 JAN 2011 (VIS) – At midday today Benedict XVI appeared at the window of his study overlooking St. Peter’s Square to pray the Angelus with faithful

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Media Workers: Live In Conformity To The Gospel – VATICAN CITY, 24 JAN 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Holy See Press Office, the Message for the forty-fifth World Day of Social Communications was presented. Its theme

Share this article on Facebook Holy See Representatives Meet With Indian Bishops – VATICAN CITY, 24 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The following English-language communique was released at midday today: “From 16 to 22 January a colloquium was held at St. John’s

Share this article on Facebook Law Is Intrinsically Linked To The Essence Of Marriage – VATICAN CITY, 22 JAN 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican, Benedict XVI received the dean, judges, promoters of justice, defenders of the bond, officials and lawyers

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Jan 24 – VATICAN CITY, 24 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity. -

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Jan 24 – VATICAN CITY, 24 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed: – Fr. Mate Uzinic of the clergy of the archdiocese of Split-Makarska, Croatia, rector of the major seminary,

Share this article on Facebook Pope Receives Evangelical Lutheran Church Of Germany – VATICAN CITY, 24 JAN 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Apostolic Palace of the Vatican, Benedict XVI received a group from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany, who

Share this article on Facebook Severe Famine In Madagascar Diocese – The people in the southern Madagascar Diocese of Tolagnaro are suffering from a severe famine caused by drought, according to the nation’s leading prelate, Archbishop

Share this article on Facebook Swaziland: A Nation Of Orphans – Orphaned children make up more than 10% of the population of the southern African nation of Swaziland, as one quarter of residents between the ages of 15 to 49 have

Share this article on Facebook Telegram For The Death Of Tullia Zevi – VATICAN CITY, 24 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father, through Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B., has sent a telegram of condolence to Renzo Gattegna,

Share this article on Facebook Truth, Proclamation And Authenticity In The Digital Age – VATICAN CITY, 24 JAN 2011 (VIS) – Made public today was the Holy Father’s Message for the forty-fifth World Day of Social Communications, which will be celebrated on 5

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Riding the Waves – Danielle Bean: Love, Marriage, and Figuring It All Out | The first pregnancy test I ever took was three weeks after my wedding day. It was positive. I started vomiting

Share this article on Facebook State of the Unborn Address – Danielle Bean: How you can help stop abortion funding | A March Day call to action from Marjorie Dannenfelser, Susan B. Anthony List president. Find out more at

Share this article on Facebook The Abortion Economy – Rebecca Teti: a vigorous economy requires vigorous families | Cheers to all those marching for life today. While the usual arguments are churning, here’s one that’s a

Share this article on Facebook We’re In This Together – 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:

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Prolife Gem on American Idol – I enjoy watching American Idol, especially now with the new judges. It’s got its flaws. But overall it is nice to see people using their God given talents and going

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Mark Shea on The Fathers Know Best – Jimmy Akin puts together a very handy book which introduces a modern reader to the greatly neglected world of the patristic writers and helps us to get a real feel for

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Wedding Must Mean Couple Knows Church Teaching, Pope Says – VATICAN CITY, JAN. 23, 2011 ( Zenit.org ) The right of a man and woman to marry each other is contingent upon their juridical ability to do so, says Benedict XVI. The

Share this article on Facebook Marching on the Right Side of History – by Jennifer Roback Morse January 24, 2011 Defenders of marriage should draw hope and courage from the pro-life movement’s success. As an advocate of conjugal marriage, I

Share this article on Facebook Philadelphia Abortion Horror Victim Speaks – One of the women maimed by the abortionist Kermit Gosnell speaks to CNN

Share this article on Facebook Pope proposes a ‘Christian Style’ of using internet

Share this article on Facebook Pres. Obama Issues Statement for Anniv. of Roe v Wade – President Barack Obama issued a statement on January 22 praising Roe v. Wade, the infamous Supreme Court decision that struck down laws across the nation protecting

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – January 24, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Jan. 24 MARCH FOR LIFE SPECIAL 3-6 p.m. Eastern On today’s Kresta in the Afternoon we broadcast from the studios of

Share this article on Facebook Young people lauded for pro-life efforts at shrine vigil – By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Sitting on the floor in a side chapel in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception,

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Black Pro-Life Advocates Support Santorum’s Abortion Comment – Rick Santorum is getting support from pro-life African-Americans who say he was not out of line in suggesting President Barack Obama should support the pro-life position

Share this article on Facebook Hundreds of Pro-Life People March Against Carhart’s Abortions – Although hundreds of thousands of pro-life people are in the nation’s capital for the March for Life, the national march is not the only thing on their mind. Hundreds of

Share this article on Facebook Kermit Gosnell Drugged, Tied Up Woman Before Forced Abortion – Women victimized by abortions done at the filthy and poorly-run abortion center owned and operated by Kermit Gosnell are coming forward to talk about their experiences

Share this article on Facebook March for Life Hits Obama, Stopping Tax-Funded Abortions – As hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates make their way to the Supreme Court today, they are focused on two key battles:  combating the pro-abortion agenda of

Share this article on Facebook Mike Pence Blasts Abortion Truce in March for Life Remarks – During his comments before a massive pro-life crowd at the rally prior to the March for Life today, Congressman Mike Pence referred to the truce on abortion and social

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Headlines Pro-Life Rally – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie continued the strong relationship he’s developed with pro-life advocates in the northeastern state by attending and speaking at the

Share this article on Facebook Philly Abortion Horror Reminds of Obama’s Born Alive Bill Opposition – The story about President Obama’s support for infanticide as an Illinois state senator came immediately to mind last week when a Philadelphia abortionist was arrested on

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group to Obama: Oppose Abortion Funding in State of the Union – President Barack Obama has received a challenge from a pro-life group on his State of the Union address he will deliver to Congress and the nation Tuesday night. The

Share this article on Facebook Study: Half of College Health Care Plans Pay for Abortions – A new study finds almost half of the colleges and universities in the United States that offer students health care plans offer ones that pay for abortions. A new study

Share this article on Facebook Vermont Bill to Legalize Assisted Suicide Has Huge Loopholes – A bill has been introduced in the Vermont legislature to make the New England state the next to legalize assisted suicide and bioethics attorney Wesley J. Smith says the

Share this article on Facebook Walk for Life West Coast Has 50,000 Pro-Life People Oppose Abortion – More than 50,00 pro-life people — the largest crowd ever — participated in the Walk for Life West Coast on Saturday to solemnly mark 38 years of unlimited abortions

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 5 Cardinals, 39 Bishops, 10,000 Faithful Pack Basilica for Vigil for Life Mass – by John-Henry Westen WASHINGTON, DC, January 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Since early afternoon the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception began

Share this article on Facebook Obama pledges abortion support on 38th Roe v. Wade anniversary – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers prepare to brave a bitter cold to march to the Supreme

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook ACLU Pressures Hawaii Senate into Ending Daily Prayers – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist After a citizen complained to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) that the state’s Senate was violating the separation of

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Marriage is not a “Right” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In an address to members of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota, the Vatican office that decides annulments, Pope Benedict asked

Share this article on Facebook Terrorist Attack at Moscow Airport Claims At Least 31 Lives – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Initial reports are claiming at least 31 people have been killed and more than 130 others injured when suspected Islamic

Share this article on Facebook The Rite: Film on Exorcism to be Released January 28 – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The priest whose real life experience is the basis for a new movie about exoricism scheduled for release this Friday, is

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook An 1864 Missale Romanum – I received, some time ago, a rather interesting email from the pastoral associate of a Wisconsin parish beginning its own Extraordinary Form apostolate with the

Share this article on Facebook Some Pillars of a New Liturgical Movement (And For Catholic Life and the Parish Generally) – People, whether the lay faithful or parish priests, often consider how we might pursue a new liturgical movement both individually and corporately. More generally, there

Share this article on Facebook Where Can Catholics go to Study Naturalistic Painting? – Where can Catholics go to learn the skills necessary to learn to paint in the baroque style? In a past article I wrote about possible places to study the iconographic

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook March for Life: A reminder of what’s at stake – Mary DeTurris Poust As thousands brave the cold to participate in the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., today, here’s a powerful column by Melinda Henneberger

Share this article on Facebook Shaw: Tracking news media’s shift from focus on facts to opinion – By Russell Shaw It was a slow Saturday afternoon in the newsroom of the Washington Daily News. This was the fall of 1956, and the News, a Scripps Howard tabloid,

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Fifteen Talks in Three Days – in 90+ degrees – Today I completed my talks in Goa India. Archbishop Philip Neri was there for all three days. I was speaking for five times a day for three days. They were 14 hour days.

Share this article on Facebook Mark Connell’s Story – Born Catholic, turned Catholic-basher, then back to Catholic. Enjoy! Floating high above the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the symphony of bells calls the

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #510 – Fr. Kobylowicz – “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 Pro-Life Marchers Roundup – NOTE: I’ll be adding to this post all day as I find new pieces, pictures, videos, etc, so keep checking back! It seems especially poignant to me that as we learn more

Share this article on Facebook St. Francis de Sales – “To live according to the spirit is to love according to the spirit.” Today is the feastday of this very great saint – a bishop, a prolific writer and Doctor of the

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Support Three Bills to Strengthen Protections for Life and Conscience – WASHINGTON (January 24, 2011)—Three bills currently in the U.S. House of Representatives would help ensure that adequate protections are in place for the consciences of

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names Bishop Vasa Coadjutor Bishop of Santa Rosa – WASHINGTON (January 24, 2011) —Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Robert Vasa, until now bishop of Baker, Oregon, as Coadjutor Bishop of Santa Rosa in California.

Share this article on Facebook World Day for Consecrated Life to Be Observed February 6 in U.S. Parishes – WASHINGTON (January 21, 2011) —The 15th celebration of the annual World Day for Consecrated Life will be celebrated in parishes in the United States the weekend of

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Some thoughts about “heroic” virtue – A few days ago something interesting happened in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.   Bp. Robert Finn, may God grant him many and happy years, officially opened the

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