Catholic News Headlines January 28, 2011


Jan. 27, 7pm—Jan. 28, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Construction near LA’s oldest church uncovers cemetery – Los Angeles, Calif., Jan 28, 2011 / 12:59 am ( CNA ).- The construction of a Mexican cultural center in Los Angeles has uncovered a 200-year-old Catholic cemetery

Share this article on Facebook On religious liberty, Obama administration still ‘falling short,’ leading authority says – Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2011 / 06:04 pm ( CNA ).- Last week’s state visit by China’s President Hu Jintao again underscored the Obama Administration’s reluctance to

Share this article on Facebook Rejection of euthanasia not unique to Christians, states French bishop – Rome, Italy, Jan 28, 2011 / 07:12 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Bishop Bernard Ginoux of Montauban, France has noted that opposition to euthanasia is not unique to the

Share this article on Facebook Sodalitium Christianae Vitae elects new superior general – Lima, Peru, Jan 28, 2011 / 04:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The General Assembly of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae has elected a new superior general.

Share this article on Facebook True religious freedom includes Christians in Europe and Middle East, expert says – Vienna, Austria, Jan 28, 2011 / 06:15 am ( CNA ).- A true understanding of religious freedom which includes Christians in public life is the corrective for both the

Share this article on Facebook US bishops oppose return to workplace immigration raids – Washington D.C., Jan 27, 2011 / 08:00 pm ( CNA ).- Speaking for the U.S. bishops, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles told the House Judiciary Committee on Jan. 26

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Egyptian protests continue to mount as U.S. presses for government reform – After prayers, tens of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets in mounting demonstrations calling …

Share this article on Facebook Protestors gather steam in Jordan – Street protests in Jordan have continued fro the third Friday in a row. Thousands of angry protestors have taken …

Share this article on Facebook Thousands in Yemen take to streets to protest president – Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Yemen in the nation’s capital, calling for an …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook March for Life: Happy Priest on Political Conservatives and Abortion – Can someone claim to be a true political conservative and not be against abortion?  I would argue …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook CCHD Director Responds–And So Do We – Last week, CMR published a story about the Director of the Catholic Campaign For Human Development (CCHD). In the piece we brought to light the fact that while Director

Share this article on Facebook Gov’t Looking Into Pro-Life Stealth Technology – The U.S. military is reportedly looking into state of the art stealth technology employed by pro-lifers at least once a year. Said one Pentagon official: “Once a year on

Share this article on Facebook Great Joyful March for Life Video – So these are the anti-choice extremists that the media and the Department of Homeland Security would have us be so scared of. I don’t know. They look kinda’ joyful to

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Council Of Europe Condemns Violence Against Middle East Christians – Denouncing “Christianophobia,” the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has passed a resolution condemning violence against Christians in the Middle East and

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Jan 28 – VATICAN CITY, 28 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Archbishop Antonio Maria Veglio, president of the Pontifical Council for the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Receives Members Of Orthodox-Catholic Commission – VATICAN CITY, 28 JAN 2011 (VIS) – Today in the Vatican, the Holy Father received thirty members of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Cardinal’s Address On Priestly Celibacy – Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy since October, has delivered a magisterial address on the teachings of the popes since Pope Pius XI on

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Book Listening – Arwen Mosher: Got audio book suggestions? | Next month my husband is taking his first-ever solo road trip with our daughter. Camilla gets carsick, so travelling with her

Share this article on Facebook I’m a Recovering Perfectionist – Colleen Duggan: 5 Steps That Help | When I first became a wife and mom, I sincerely desired to do things “right”— which is a nice way of saying I wanted to achieve

Share this article on Facebook Into the Woods – Rachel Balducci: for a breath of fresh air | We are going to have temperatures in the 60s this weekend and I am so eager to get outdoors. Doesn’t everything just seem

Share this article on Facebook School Daze – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (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 Staying Organized & Fighting the Winter Blues – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Rachel, Kate and I enjoy a discussion about

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – January 28, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Jan. 28 4:00 – Sports Faith Hall of Fame The legendary George Halas, the founder of the Chicago Bears and the coach for

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Appeals Court Upholds Obama Stem Cell Research Order in Second Lawsuit – The executive order President Barack Obama issued to force taxpayers to finance embryonic stem cell research has been upheld in a decision a federal appeals court issued

Share this article on Facebook Attorney General to Probe Second Gosnell Abortion Center – Much of the attention in the national attention-getting case of Kermit Gosnell has been focused on the Pennsylvania abortion center he ran where he killed and injured

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Healthcare West Awards Grants to Abortion Businesses – Catholic Healthcare West is under fire again — this time for awarding grants to various nonprofit groups — including two abortion businesses. This comes after a Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Judge Strikes Baltimore Law Targeting Pregnancy Centers – A federal judge has struck down a Baltimore law that was the subject of a lawsuit brought by the Archdiocese of Baltimore because it unfairly attacks pregnancy centers

Share this article on Facebook National Abortion Federation Rejected Gosnell in Pennsylvania, Not Delaware – By now the primary facts about the Philadelphia massacre are becoming well known. Kermit Gosnell and several of his staff were charged last week in connection with the

Share this article on Facebook Poll: 60% of Americans Want to Stop Abortions or Limit Them – Just days after the nation marked 38 years of virtually unlimited abortions following the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, a newly-released CBS News poll shows 60

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Movement Should Lead the Way in Repealing Obamacare – As pro-lifers return from this week’s March for Life in Washington, DC, there exist plenty of reasons for optimism.  In recent years pro-lifers have made impressive

Share this article on Facebook Republican Presidential Nominee Must Be Truly Pro-Life to Win – With the announcement that Congressman Mike Pence is not running for president, the 2012 Republican presidential race is officially in motion as a slew of contenders are

Share this article on Facebook Washington Senate to Hear Anti-Pregnancy Center Bill Wed – On Wednesday, members of a Washington state Senate committee will hold a hearing on legislation attacking pregnancy centers that offer women abortion alternatives. The

Share this article on Facebook Washington University Cancels Bristol Palin Abstinence Talk – Washington University in St. Louis, one of the most highly-regarded colleges in the nation, is raising eyebrows with its sudden cancellation of a speech on abstinence

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Pro-Life Group OKs David Prosser for Supreme Court – A statewide pro-life group in Wisconsin says voters should re-elect David Prosser to his current position on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. With high court races not

Share this article on Facebook Women Who Had Abortions: Latest Mental Health Study Bogus – Although a new study claims women suffer few mental health problems in the aftermath of an abortion, women who have had abortions or work with those who have say the

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook $600,000 awarded to pro-life heroes at ‘perfect’ Life Prizes ceremony – by Peter Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., January 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ordinary people doing extraordinary things. That was the message of the 2nd Life Prizes Awards

Share this article on Facebook Arkansas Senate votes to exclude abortion coverage from Obamacare exchanges – by Rebecca Millette LITTLE ROCK, AR, January 28, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Arkansas Senate approved a bill yesterday in a 27-8 vote that will ensure no taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Back from Washington – by Steve Jalsevac January 27, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – It was a whirlwind few days for John-Henry Westen and myself who travelled to Washington to cover the March for

Share this article on Facebook California abortionist who killed woman will surrender his license – by John Jalsevac SACRAMENTO, California, January 28, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The Medical Board of California has made an agreement with troubled abortionist Andrew

Share this article on Facebook Maryland abortionist formally charged for involvement in illegal abortion ring – by John Jalsevac BALTIMORE, Maryland, January 28, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The Maryland State Board of Physicians has issued formal charges against Utah abortionist

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Flawed Study Denies Abortion-Mental Health Link – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study by Danish researchers containing significant flaws is being widely circulated by the media for its claims that

Share this article on Facebook PA Couple Could be First Individuals to Challenge ObamaCare Mandate – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A federal judge has ruled that a couple from Central Pennsylvania have sufficient standing to challenge the controversial

Share this article on Facebook World Muslim Population to Double by 2030 – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist At the current rates, the world’s Muslim population is expected to double the rate of non-Muslims over the next 20 years.

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Dominican Art and Liturgy Announcements – In celebration of the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, two items of interest to our readers. First, the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology , the Studium of the

Share this article on Facebook Forthcoming Publication: Benedict XVI and Beauty in Sacred Art and Architecture – F our Courts Press has announced the forthcoming publication of Benedict XVI and Beauty in Sacred Art and Architecture , the proceedings of the second Fota International

Share this article on Facebook Laity Campaign to Save the Seminary of St Cuthbert, Ushaw, Co. Durham – I have been meaning to say something about this initiative for awhile now, as it most certainly seems like a worthy one as the intent is to save an architectural

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Confession: There’s an app for that – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust Perhaps the one place you thought technology couldn’t go was into the confessional. Guess again. Now there’s an application — complete

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Debate on Mary – If you would to hear a debate on Mary, you can click here (it takes a few minutes to download.) I thought William Albrecht did a great job of presenting the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook In the News – Twenty-six states join in lawsuit against ObamaCare here European Union removes Christian holidays from it calendar here . Get ready America! It won’t be long before it

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #442 – Rose Prince – “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 “The Rite” Roundup – UPDATED – It’s not on my “must see” list, but then again, I am a crank who doesn’t like going to the movies, anyway (although True Grit did lure me), but The Rite opens today and

Share this article on Facebook A Delightful Morning Read! – I’m going to be throwing heavier, less-delightful stuff your way later today, but this delicious essay from Joseph Susanka is so delightful I must let you begin your

Share this article on Facebook Skins: Encouraging Banality? – UPDATED – There is a headline out there indicating that MTV’s controversial new series, “Skins” may be “in danger” of being canceled : MTV’s controversial drama “Skins” is losing

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 28 Jan: St. Joseph Freinademetz, priest, missionary – Be sure to check this story at The Catholic Herald in their “Saint of the Week” feature. This week they focus on Joseph Freinademetz, priest, whose feast is today, 28

Share this article on Facebook bare bones vespers – A reading of vespers from the Breviarium Romanum with no frills at all. For tired brethren. No rant today.  Busy and tired. [display_podcast]

Share this article on Facebook Benedictine Monks of Norcia Summer Discernment Program – From Norcia: As we prepare for the 11th Annual Summer Discernment Program in Norcia, Italy from July 4 – July 29, the Monks of Norcia would like to invite you or anyone

Share this article on Facebook Just too cool stuff – I remain a real fan of the Mars Rover missions.  One of the readers here, who works for NASA actually sent me a Spirit mission patch! Poor Spirit… sniff. Opportunity

Share this article on Facebook Let the swimming begin! The Anglican Ordinariate is going to grow. – There will be an interesting article in the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald about the big influx of Anglicans who are expected to join the Ordinariate of

Share this article on Facebook My next novel is all lined up! – I think I’ll start writing a Catholic science-fiction novel. Well… maybe not.  I am more of the secret Vatican vampire assassin squad kind of guy.  Gotta be more

Share this article on Facebook NEW WDTPRS MUG – Newman “To be deep in history” – The other day I was having a skype conversation with His Hermeneuticalness himself, Fr. Tim Finigan.  He mentioned Bl. John Henry Newman’s phrase “To be deep in history

Share this article on Facebook RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST and some thanks. – Some recent posts of interest: The slipping-away of Catholic identity Just too cool stuff Let the swimming begin! The Anglican Ordinariate is going to grow. FOLLOW-UP:

Share this article on Facebook REVIEW: LaserMonks – caveat emptor – You know that I often will review and promote products made by Catholic religious.  Have I mentioned Mystic Monk Coffee lately? I have always been pleased with what I

Share this article on Facebook The slipping-away of Catholic identity – I think that Pope Benedict had as a project for his pontificate the revitalization of Catholic identity.  The West is losing its soul because Christianity – Catholicism

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