Catholic News Headlines February 1, 2011


Jan. 31, 7pm—Feb. 1, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Beneath turmoil in the Middle East, signs of new movement for Muslim renewal – Rome, Italy, Jan 31, 2011 / 09:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Recent political turmoil in the Islamic strongholds of Egypt and Tunisia, along with continuing attacks on

Share this article on Facebook Biloxi bishop celebrates Vietnamese New Year – Biloxi, Miss., Feb 1, 2011 / 04:50 pm ( CNA ).- Hundreds of Vietnamese Catholics across the Mississippi Gulf Coast celebrated the Vietnamese New Year or Tet Nguyen Dan

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Wuerl’s new book celebrates glories of the Mass, anticipates new Missal translation – Washington D.C., Feb 1, 2011 / 06:01 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington says the new English translation of the Roman Missal represents “a

Share this article on Facebook Catholic hospital workers in Ohio reject unionization bid – Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb 1, 2011 / 03:02 am ( CNA ).- About 6,500 employees with an Ohio-based Catholic health care group have rejected a unionization proposal.

Share this article on Facebook Former HLI head admits ‘imprudent decisions’ led to his departure – Palm Beach, Fla., Feb 1, 2011 / 07:55 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Father Thomas Euteneuer, former president of Human Life International and a popular Catholic media figure,

Share this article on Facebook Former pregnant Alaska teen expresses thanks for Catholic aid in crisis pregnancy – Anchorage, Alaska, Feb 1, 2011 / 08:20 am ( CNA ).- On the eve of this past Thanksgiving, 44-year-old native Alaskan Brenda Kolerok-Schott of Anchorage walked

Share this article on Facebook Joy in one’s vocation encourages young people to follow suit, Pope says – Vatican City, Feb 1, 2011 / 12:28 pm ( CNA ).- Faithful and joyful witness to one’s own vocation “has been and remains an excellent way to awaken in young people the

Share this article on Facebook Mexicans urged to seek Christ’s love in order to end violence – Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 1, 2011 / 02:06 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City has called on Mexicans to seek out the love and peace of Christ as

Share this article on Facebook Plans for new hospital, university offer hope to Catholics in Iraq – Baghdad, Iraq, Feb 1, 2011 / 06:26 pm ( CNA ).- An archbishop in Iraq is calling plans for a new Catholic hospital and university in the country “symbols of hope” in an

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s February prayers urge greater respect for families – Vatican City, Feb 1, 2011 / 10:50 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict is calling for a renewed awareness of the importance of the family in his February prayer

Share this article on Facebook Top Church leader calls for ‘silent majority’ to oppose radical Islam in Pakistan – Lahore, Pakistan, Feb 1, 2011 / 12:55 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pakistan’s top Catholic leader, Archbishop Lawrence J. Saldanha of Lahore, says it is time for the “silent

Share this article on Facebook Vatican’s US lawyer: Milwaukee sex abuse lawsuit didn’t follow proper channels – St. Paul, Minn., Jan 31, 2011 / 10:50 pm ( CNA ).- An attorney attempting to sue the Vatican in a sex abuse case failed to follow proper diplomatic channels in his try

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Egypt last Internet provider now completely offline – Egypt, rocked by demonstrations against longtime President Hosni Mubarak, has shut off its last Internet provider …

Share this article on Facebook Egyptian army vows not to attack civilians in ‘march of million’ – Despite being a nation currently without Internet access, Egyptian activists are planning their own version of the …

Share this article on Facebook Israel concerned over U.S.’ ‘abandonment’ of Mubarak – Israel is very concerned about the unrest in Egypt. If Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is toppled, Israel will …

Share this article on Facebook Jordanians demand prime minister to step down – Jordan has joined a contingent of Middle Eastern and North African nations in calling for their leaders to step …

Share this article on Facebook Jordan’s king dismisses government and appoints new prime minister – King Abdullah II, the king of Jordan dismissed his government and appointed a new prime minister with orders to …

Share this article on Facebook Popular uprisings could strike Syria next – Rioting and demonstrations spurred on by the toppling of the Tunisian President have spread to other nations in …

Share this article on Facebook Sudan accepts secession of the south – \”We announce our agreement and our acceptance of the result of the referendum announced …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Give more; Love more! – Blessed Mother Teresa is one of the greatest saints when it comes to teaching us how to love. “There are thousands of people who would love to have what we have, yet God

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook No Injunction But…. – Almost every report of the striking down of ObamaCare by a Federal Judge states that the Judge allowed preparations for the law to continue pending appeal. This is

Share this article on Facebook Shock Vid: Planned Parenthood Advises Pimp – Yesterday I saw a number of headlines screaming that Planned Parenthood has reported the Live Action group, which has been going undercover into abortion clinics across

Share this article on Facebook Statement of Fr. Thomas Euteneuer – Statement of Fr. Thomas Euteneuer regarding his departure from HLI and the recent speculation. Statement of Fr. Thomas Euteneuer: setting the record straight January 31,

Share this article on Facebook Why We Have Children – This is an amazing story by Theodore Dalrymple. Beautiful stuff. I was going to put it on The Reader but it’s just too good. It’s called ” Why We Have Children :” I hate

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s Prayer Intentions For February – VATICAN CITY, 1 FEB 2011 (VIS) – Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for February is: “That all may respect the family and recognise it for its unmatched

Share this article on Facebook Cardinals Take Possession Of Diaconate, Titular Churches – VATICAN CITY, 1 FEB 2011 (VIS) – A note published today by the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff announces details of forthcoming ceremonies in

Share this article on Facebook Cha, In Apparent Reversal, Affirms Bishop’s Authority In Health-Care Ethics – The local bishop is the “authoritative interpreter” of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ethical and Religious Directives for Health Care Services, the

Share this article on Facebook Interview With Exorcist Portrayed In The Rite – Father Gary Thomas, the California exorcist whose story forms the basis of The Rite, discusses his ministry in an interview with Catholic World Report. “When someone

Share this article on Facebook Message To Latin-American Congress For Vocations – VATICAN CITY, 1 FEB 2011 (VIS) – Made public today was a Message from Benedict XVI to the second Latin-American Continental Congress for Vocations, which is being held

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Feb 1 – VATICAN CITY, 1 FEB 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father erected the new military ordinariate of Bosnia Herzegovina, appointing Fr. Tomo Vuksic as first military ordinary of the

Share this article on Facebook Pope To Confer Episcopal Ordination On Five Prelates – VATICAN CITY, 1 FEB 2011 (VIS) – In the Vatican Basilica at 10 a.m. on Saturday 5 February, Benedict XVI will confer episcopal ordination on the following priests: -

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Post-partum Support – Rachel Balducci: helping each other through | Having a baby is tough. Yes it’s wonderful and a gift and sacred. It’s a beautiful time that is full of grace and wonder.

Share this article on Facebook Praying Together – Rachel Balducci: not always easy, always worthwhile | Do you say a family rosary? Is it daily, weekly? I want to give a brief testimony to anyone struggling with this

Share this article on Facebook Show Off Your Family & Your Kids’ Art Work – Danielle Bean: Faith & Family wants your contributions! | We are collecting submissions of two different kinds for the Family Page in Faith & Family magazine. 1. Family

Share this article on Facebook The Power of Shame – Rebecca Teti: Says you: is it possible to be too understanding? | “Nobody Gets Married Anymore, Mister” is the heart-wrenching testimony of a teacher confronting rampant

Share this article on Facebook Video On! – Arwen Mosher: The camera that helps me capture moments | I think we can all agree that technology is a mixed bag – like any neutral thing, it can be used for good or ill

Share this article on Facebook What’s On Your Mind? – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Open Forum | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

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Share this article on Facebook Pope Questions Celibacy? – There’s a story that’s been percolating around some quarters for the last few days, but until recently it hasn’t breached the English-speaking news net. It’s likely to.

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – American Exceptionalism

Share this article on Facebook Caught on Tape: Planned Parenthood Aids Pimp’s Underage Sex Ring – In their most unbelievable video yet, Live Action Films has taped a Planned Parenthood manager in New Jersey coaches a man and a woman posing as sex traffickers how to

Share this article on Facebook Situation of religious in the world

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – February 1, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Feb. 1 Live From Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, FL 4:00 – Caught on Tape: Planned Parenthood Enthusiastically Aids

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Activists Flailing in Opposition to Abortion Funding Ban – When the other side gets nervous, we know we are doing something right.  In mid-January, the House voted to repeal the health care reform bill in part because it lacked

Share this article on Facebook Babies Can Be Treated With Adult Stem Cells, Even in the Womb – Two recent stories are exciting about the possibility of treating young children, even in the womb, with adult stem cells.  One study shows that cardiac adult stem cells

Share this article on Facebook India Catches Man With 14,000 Abortion Pills in Luggage – Officials in India have apprehended a man with 14,000 abortion pills in his luggage carefully place in food containers meant to conceal the pills. Customers officers

Share this article on Facebook Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Pregnant Woman Refusing Abortion – A Washington state man has pleaded guilty to charges of murder in the death of 28-year-old Jennifer “J” Morgan and 13-month-old Ema Morgan after Jennifer refused his

Share this article on Facebook Montana Senate Becomes Abortion Battle: Rehberg v. Tester – When voters in Montana go to the polls next year to decide on a senator to represent them in Washington, they will likely face a stark contrast on abortion between

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Caught on Video Covering up Sex Trafficking – The nation’s largest abortion business has been caught in video in an undercover investigation covering up for and coaching a man and a woman posing as sex traffickers

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Sex Trafficking Coverup May Prompt Christie Veto – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may be much more likely to veto again a bill that compels state residents to fund Planned Parenthood centers now that a new expose’

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood, Affiliate, Differ Sex-Trafficking Video Reaction – The Planned Parenthood abortion business and a New Jersey affiliate are giving the public contrasting reactions to a new sex-trafficking video depicting officials at a

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Groups Mislead in Rape Attack on Tax-Funded Abortion Ban – Leading pro-abortion groups are attacking a new bill that would ban federal taxpayer funding of abortions with an attack on the bill claiming it would change national

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers Demand Planned Parenthood De-Funding After Expose’ – The reaction from the national pro-life community to a new video released by a group exposing the Planned Parenthood abortion business has been swift and decisive:  they

Share this article on Facebook Senate May Vote This Week on Obamacare Repeal Bill – The Senate may vote as early as this week on legislation that would repeal the Obamacare law that contains abortion and rationing concerns of pro-life groups. The vote

Share this article on Facebook Top Ten 2012 Senate Races for Pro-Life Advocates to Watch – The pro-life movement has the opportunity to pick up pro-abortion seats in the 2012 elections and there are also Senate seats with pro-life senators, or those who tend

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Bishop of Palm Beach reacts to Fr. Euteneuer release in internal memo to priests – by Bishop Gerald Barbarito Editor’s note: LifeSiteNews has acquired and is making available with permission an internal memo which was sent as a pastoral communiqué from

Share this article on Facebook Gay civil union bill signed in Illinois, another passes Senate in Hawaii – by Rebecca Millette SPRINGFIELD, IL, February 1, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois has signed a bill that legalizes same-sex civil unions in the

Share this article on Facebook Indian Hospital defends disabled woman against author’s call for euthanasia – by Thaddeus Baklinski MUMBAI, February 1, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Doctors at Mumbai’s King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital are concerned for the life of Aruna Shanbaug,

Share this article on Facebook Life Prizes Awards 2009-2010 photo journal – by Peter Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., February 1, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ordinary people doing extraordinary things, and inspiring a new younger generation to take up the

Share this article on Facebook Majority of Brazilian legislators reject pro-abort agenda of ruling party – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman BRAZIL, January 31, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A majority of representatives in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, the nation’s lower legislative

Share this article on Facebook March for Life Photos – How many were in the march? – by Steve Jalsevac See LifeSiteNews’s March for Life feature photo pages here WASHINGTON, January 31, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today we present the first two pages of a

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review parental consent law after challenge – by Rebecca Millette HARRISBURG, PA, February 1, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided to review the state’s law on parental consent for

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood caught on tape aiding underage sex ring – by John Jalsevac NEW JERSEY, February 1, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  New undercover footage shows a Planned Parenthood manager advising a man and a woman posing as a pimp

Share this article on Facebook Statement of Fr. Thomas Euteneuer: ‘Setting the record straight’ – by Fr. Tom Euteneuer Note from Editor: When asked if Fr. Thomas Euteneuer had permission to release a statement, the diocese of Palm Beach informed LifeSiteNews that the

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Safer Sex” Has Cancer Risks – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Researchers  are reporting a troubling uptick in the incidence of certain head and neck cancers among middle-aged and even

Share this article on Facebook Florida Judge Voids ObamaCare – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A federal judge in Florida has struck down the entire health care reform law after ruling that the individual mandate, upon

Share this article on Facebook Priest Blogger: The Real “Smoke of Satan” is Catholic Lite – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The well-known Catholic priest and blogger, Fr. Dwight Longenecker, says the real “smoke of Satan” that has entered the Church

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A Papal Nuncio on Bishops Resisting Summorum Pontificum – In his homily for last Sunday, January 30, 2011 , the Apostolic Nuncio to the Antilles Islands, H.E. Most Rev. Thomas E. Gullickson, Titular Archbishop of Bomarzo, had

Share this article on Facebook Abbaye Notre-Dame de Randol – I recently came across the following short video on monastic life at the French Benedictine abbey of Notre-Dame de Randol . Sadly I cannot embed it for you here but I

Share this article on Facebook Calendarium Sanctorum Hiberniae, Feb. 1: St. Brigid of Kildare – While the Feast of St. Patrick is the best known of those saints days associated with the island of saints and scholars, the feast of St. Brigid of Kildare, the

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook In the middle of the school vs. religious ed divide – By Mary DeTurris Poust Catholic schools versus religious education programs? I’ve looked at that life from both sides now. I’ve got one child in Catholic school, one

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Egypt-Jordan Pilgrimage Postponed – To no one’s surprise, we had to postpone our Egypt and Jordan pilgrimage. We had planned to be in Egypt starting February 4, but the uprising made the pilgrimage

Share this article on Facebook Glimpse into our Time & Ministry in Bombay – Here is a short video to give a glimpse into the Catholic Church in India, our time in Bombay and a few glimpses into our ministry here. We have spoken to over 30,000+

Share this article on Facebook My New Grandson – My new grandson Daniel Xavier Ray – thanks to a great son and daughter-in-law and ultrasounds.

Share this article on Facebook Rick Tells the Story of his Conversion from Episcopalean to Catholic – Rick has a delightful and moving story. You can read how his mother came from France with an abandoned Catholicism and he was raised with no religious upbrining.  He was

Share this article on Facebook Sister Keehan Accepts Bishops’ Authority over Catholic Hospitals – WASHINGTON, D.C., JAN. 31, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Sister Carol Keehan, who garnered widespread attention with her support of Barack Obama’s health care reform proposal in

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #249 – Brother Gregory’s Story – “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 Anxious Parenting – UPDATED – I love this piece by David Mills : Once at a cookout, our youngest son and another boy, both seven or eight, were bouncing from opposite sides of the trampoline and

Share this article on Facebook Red Hot Catholic Love – Happy February 1st! For the month of St. Valentine, let’s talk about love, love, love! Red Hot Catholic Love – as per Tim Muldoon : Some twenty years ago my girlfriend

Share this article on Facebook The Absent MSM and Gosnell – My Tuesday column is up at First Things and I am taking a look at how determined the press seems to be, to look away, look away from Kermit Gosnell and his ilk: The

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Katanungan Hinggil sa Theism at Atheism – God the Creator and Divine Providence Anonymous said… father, ako po ay isang estudyante ng philosophy. isa po sa klase namin ay ang theodicy-philosophy of God. ang

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USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pre-Orders for New Roman Missal Editions Accepted as of March 1 – WASHINGTON (February 1, 2011)—Pre-orders for the Altar and Chapel editions of the new Roman Missal will be accepted starting March 1, by the United States Conference of

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A “post hoc ergo propter hoc” observation – There were attacks on Christians in Egypt. The Pope spoke out against attacks on Christians in Egypt. The Egyptian government resented the Pope. Where is the Egyptian

Share this article on Facebook A Papal Nuncius with sharp words about bishops who resist Summorum Pontificum. – Yesterday we saw with the help of Rorate and Messa in Latino that an Italian bishop had some things to say about other bishops who resist Pope Benedict’s visions and

Share this article on Facebook Cardinals to take possession of their titular churches in Rome – A couple of WDTPRS’s favorite Cardinals will soon be taking possession of their cardinalatial titles in Rome: Sabato 5 febbraio 2011, alle ore 18.30, l’Em.mo Cardinale

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Can a pastor/liturgist force servers to receive Communion under both kinds? – From a reader with my emphases: Our parish liturgist has sent out the following to all Altar Servers and Acolytes who assist at the Novus Ordo mass. “Servers at Saint

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: How should we approach a priest to ask for the Extraordinary Form? – From a reader: A group at my parish is planning on approaching our pastor to request Mass in the Extraordinary Form. I would like to be prepared to answer his questions

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: How to confess well? I worry I am not doing a good enough job of it. – From a reader: Hi. I am convert. [... S]ince being brought up in a protestant tradition and only becoming catholic as an adult, I was never exposed to the traditions,

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Priest poured Precious Blood after consecration, denied Communion on the tongue, didn’t purify. – From a reader: Our diocesan youth office from the Amarillo Diocese recently put on a youth retreat for ____. I am greatly troubled because the priest consecrated the

Share this article on Facebook Why we needed Summorum Pontificum: Reason #746589 – A reader alerted me to this. I am not making this up. From Inquirer.net of Luzon in the Philippines: Nuns dance to get recruits in Baguio City By Elmer Kristian Dauigoy

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