Catholic News Headlines February 2, 2011


Feb. 1, 7pm—Feb. 2, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan and CHA president affirm local bishop’s authority in medical ethics – Washington D.C., Feb 2, 2011 / 05:43 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Sr. Carol Keehan, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association

Share this article on Facebook Church leaders in Egypt see signs of new unity among Christians and Muslims – Cairo, Egypt, Feb 2, 2011 / 01:46 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As massive demonstrations moved into their second week in Cairo — with more than 250,000 protesters filling the

Share this article on Facebook More than 30,000 Mexican youth make pilgrimage to Shrine of Christ the King – Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 2, 2011 / 05:57 pm ( CNA ).- Some 30,000 Mexican young people made a pilgrimage Jan. 29-30 to the Shrine of Christ the King located on Cubilete

Share this article on Facebook New Vatican congregation head says consecrated life is a communion of love – Vatican City, Feb 2, 2011 / 07:40 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican’s L’Osservatore Romano newspaper marked the annual Day of Consecrated Life Feb. 2 with an exclusive

Share this article on Facebook Salesians to restructure provinces in Spain – Madrid, Spain, Feb 2, 2011 / 04:02 pm ( CNA ).- The Superior General of the Salesian Order, Fr. Pascual Chavez, has announced that the six Salesian provinces in Spain

Share this article on Facebook St. Teresa of Avila shows that time spent in prayer not lost, says Pope – Vatican City, Feb 2, 2011 / 03:57 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The experience of the 16th-century Doctor of the Church, St. Teresa of Avila, still shows people that time in

Share this article on Facebook Two priests added to Legion of Christ advisory council – Rome, Italy, Feb 2, 2011 / 01:01 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The general council assisting the superior general of the Legion of Christ will be temporarily expanded with the

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Schools Week: Why Jack And Jill Need A Catholic School – In this age of aggressive secularization, Catholic schools play a vital role in forming strong Catholic citizens …

Share this article on Facebook Dealing with Addiction: For Thou Art with Me – This was not the place I had ever expected to be. Addiction is the number one public health threat today in the …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Calls Consecrated Religious to be Luminous Witnesses – ‘Today, especially in more developed societies, we are witnessing a condition characterized by a radical …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Egypt Internet restored after shutdown – Full Internet access has been restored to strife-torn Egypt after the government ill-advisedly thew the …

Share this article on Facebook Israel tries to come to grip with tumult in Egypt – Israel is coming to grips with the fact that their longtime friend in the Middle East, Egyptian President Hosni …

Share this article on Facebook Pro-government forces add fuel to fire in Egyptian riots – The fighting has turned increasingly bloody in anti-government demonstrations in Cairo, Egypt. Many pro-government …

Share this article on Facebook Violence against Christians in Pakistan grows – The seemingly unchecked growth of religious extremism in Pakistan has led to heinous acts of violence being …

Share this article on Facebook Winning independence, South Sudan begins to rebuild – The African nation of Sudan had been engaged in a costly civil war until six years ago, when a peace accord ended …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Earmarks banned from bills to cross president’s desk – Senate Democrats caved in to the demands of President Barack Obama and House Republicans who have pushed for an …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Human Life International: Additional Information, Resignation of Rev. Euteneuer – Although it is for the Diocese of Palm Beach and the proper ecclesiastical authorities to address the matters …

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Preys on Minor Girls: Video Exposes Abetting Sex Trafficking – A shocking video released this week shows a Planned Parenthood employee aiding a pimp in underage sex …

Share this article on Facebook World’s oldest person dies at the age of 114 – Eunice Sanborn of Jacksonville, Texas, died quietly in her home on Monday. As the world’s oldest living …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook CMR Calls “A Truce” on Daniels’ Campaign – Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is once again reiterating his plea to call a truce on all those pesky social issues until the economic problems of America are worked out.

Share this article on Facebook Want Some Smut with Your Groceries? – I shield my kids from television and the internet pretty well. But nothing prepared me for the checkout counter. We’ve all been at the checkout counter. I’m assuming

Share this article on Facebook We Gotta Convert These Dudes – There had been some speculation that they were a hoax. I guess not. The Brazilian Gov’t has just released more pictures of that undiscovered tribe in Peru. The Brazilian

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Consecrated Life: A Precious Gift For The Church – VATICAN CITY, 2 FEB 2011 (VIS) – Following his catechesis during this morning’s general audience, Benedict XVI recalled the fact that today marks the Day of Consecrated

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Feb 2 – VATICAN CITY, 2 FEB 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Jean Legrez O.P. of Saint-Claude, France, as archbishop of Albi (area 5,780, population 363,000,

Share this article on Facebook Teresa Of Avila: Contemplative And Industrious – VATICAN CITY, 2 FEB 2011 (VIS) – During his general audience, held this morning in the Paul VI Hall, the Pope spoke about St. Teresa of Avila, who lived from 1515 to

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook 4 Minutes and 52 Seconds of Truth – Lynn Wehner: | Check out this great pro-life speech from one of the “new guys” on Capitol Hill. A couple (of many) highlights … “We can use any euphemism, like ‘fetus’

Share this article on Facebook A Drama Only Two People Saw – Rebecca Teti: | I adore this depiction of the Presentation, which you can see better here. (Especially if you click the “framed” version.) It captures the joy of today’s

Share this article on Facebook Blessed Health – Arwen Mosher: On the complexity of creation | Two years ago right now, newborn Blaise was in the hospital with RSV and I was struggling, big-time. Having a sick child is

Share this article on Facebook Celebrating All Catholic Schools – Lisa Hendey: Give yourself a pat on the back! | This morning, I tweeted a shout out to all of the Catholic Schools teachers in my life, past and present, who are caught

Share this article on Facebook Faith & Your Fertility – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 Groundhog’s Day Fun! – Rachel Balducci: a little craft for you | Happy Groundhog’s Day! I bet there are those among us who celebrate this day—are you one of them? Does your family do anything

Share this article on Facebook The Day I Said ‘Sublimate’ – Sherry Antonetti: I opened my heart and found Mary | I had all these beautiful thoughts about how I was going to write about Mary the Mother of God. My brain went into

Share this article on Facebook Up on the Roof – Robyn Lee: More tales from the DIY Diary | My cousin emailed me asking about how much snow was on the roof because houses with low-incline roofs were in danger of

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook BIG: Planned Parenthood Helps Pimp and Underage Sex Ring – I’m disgusted and excited. Live Action has done it yet again. This time, I think this could be big. They’ve caught Planned Parenthood doing all kinds of illegal and

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook `Village atheist’ takes aim at Catholic school – David Quinn Date: 3 Feb 2011 What happens in a small rural community when the ‘village atheist’ decides to send his child to the local Catholic school? Last week we

Share this article on Facebook Bold child greets Pope at the Vatican – An audacious boy runs to greet the Pope in the Paul VI Audience Hall during the general audience.

Share this article on Facebook Iraqi archdiocese to build Catholic university, hospital – February 02, 2011 CWNews.com An Iraqi archbishop has announced that the regional government has approved his plans to construct a Catholic university and a 100-bed

Share this article on Facebook New Vatican prefect: liberation theology threatened my vocation – By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Brazilian archbishop who now heads the congregation for religious said he almost abandoned the seminary

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – February 2, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Feb. 2 Live From Ave Maria Law School in Naples, FL 4:00 – Bioethics, Law, and Human Life Issues Dr. Brian Scarnecchia

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Legalizing Assisted Suicide Would Expose Elderly to Abuse – In the last 48 hours there have been two reports of the shocking level of abuse of vulnerable people in Britain today: Researchers from the University of Manchester’s

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana Senator: Gov Should Probe Abortion Ctr With Gosnell Ties – Louisiana Senator David Vitter has sent a letter to Governor Bobby Jindal and Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce Greenstein urging an

Share this article on Facebook Mike Pence: Video Another Reason to De-Fund Planned Parenthood – Congressman Mike Pence, the sponsor of legislation that would revoke the taxpayer funding Planned Parenthood and other abortion businesses receive under the family

Share this article on Facebook Mitch Daniels Promotes Abortion Truce Again in New Interview – Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has promoted a “truce” on abortion and social issues again in a new interview that will surely cause him problems with pro-life voters

Share this article on Facebook National Pro-Life Chalk Day to Spark Student Activism – Two pro-life groups that cater to college students and young adults will co-host the first National Pro-Life Chalk Day tomorrow, with the goal to place pro-life messages

Share this article on Facebook NPR Bungles Planned Parenthood Sex-Trafficking Video Report – The pro-life group Live Action has posted an expose that should be deeply embarrassing to Planned Parenthood. In a visit taped on January 11, an office manager at a

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Pro-Life Advocates Press on Pharmacy Board Appointments – Pro-life groups in Ohio are pressing Governor John Kasich to appoint two new members to the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy who will appreciate the conscience rights of

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Pro-Life Legislators Introduce Three Abortion Bills – Legislators in Ohio have introduced three new pro-life bills aiming to continue lowering the number of abortions in the state and protecting women and unborn children.

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Fires Staffer in Sex Trafficking Video – The Planned Parenthood abortion clinic staffer who appears in a new undercover investigation video assisting two people who claim to be heading up a sex trafficking ring

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Referred Sex Traffickers to Shoddy Abortion Center – During the discussion captured on video of a Planned Parenthood staffer helping alleged sex traffickers obtain abortions for young women, the staffer referred them to

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Won’t Debate Lila Rose on Sex Trafficking Video – Representatives of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America refused today to debate Live Action president Lila Rose over the videotape her organization released

Share this article on Facebook School Cloning Project Raises Important Moral Questions – Cloning, inserting human brain cells into monkeys, or creating pigs with human blood may all seem like science fiction, yet these very experiments are being done in

Share this article on Facebook Senate Votes Against Repealing Pro-Abortion Obamacare – The Senate voted along party lines against a motion by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to repeal the Obamacare law that allowed for a government takeover of the

Share this article on Facebook Webcast to Focus Attention on Abortion-Sex trafficking Video – Several national pro-life groups are coming together for a nationwide webcast Thursday night that will focus more attention on the controversial undercover video footage

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 28 years later, former pregnant Alaska teen expresses thanks for crisis pregnancy aid – by Patricia Coll Freeman ANCHORAGE, Alaska, February 2, 2011 (CatholicAnchor.org) – On the eve of this past Thanksgiving, 44-year-old Native Alaskan Brenda

Share this article on Facebook Abortion, pre-requisite for higher education? – by Students for Life of America Over the past four months, I have been eagerly reading 200 health care policies to investigate how many colleges and universities across

Share this article on Facebook British Lords question legality of European Arrest Warrant – by Hilary White LONDON, February 1, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today British media are reporting that the highly controversial European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is under

Share this article on Facebook Commentary on February 1 News – by Steve Jalsevac Our publication today of the Statement by Father Euteneur to LifeSiteNews, and the memo by Fr. Euteneuer’s bishop to his priests, have come in the wake

Share this article on Facebook Human Life International responds to Fr. Euteneuer’s release about his resignation – by LifeSiteNews.com FRONT ROYAL, VA, February 2, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The HLI Board of Directors, in response to the public statement by Rev. Thomas Euteneuer, has

Share this article on Facebook More abortion clinics with ties to ‘house of horrors’ Gosnell under scrutiny – by Christine Dhanagom WILMINGTON, Delaware, February 1, 2011 (Lifesitenews.com)  – In the wake of the January 19th arrest of Abortionist Kermit Gosnell, who is accused

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Planned Parenthood condemns employee’s sex trafficking cooperation – by Kathleen Gilbert PERTH AMBOY, New Jersey, February 1, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood of Central New Jersey (PPCNJ) has said that the actions of an

Share this article on Facebook Ontario Bishop: Stephen Lewis talk for Catholic group ‘imprudent’ – by Patrick B. Craine LONDON, Ontario, February 2, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Ronald Fabbro of London, Ontario has expressed concern about a Catholic foundation’s

Share this article on Facebook Portugal re-elects pro-abortion and pro-gay ‘marriage’ president – by Hilary White LISBON, February 2, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Aníbal António Cavaco Silva, the Catholic politician who approved a law that led to the liberalization of

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Catholic hospital chain funding network that includes Planned Parenthood – by Patrick B. Craine SACRAMENTO, California, February 1st, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) has awarded a grant to a network of clinics that

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Authorities Raise Alarm About New “Designer Drug” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Teens across the country are turning to a new designer drug, known as “bath salts,” which contain a dangerous stimulant known

Share this article on Facebook City of Chicago Will Allow Homosexual Activists to Violate the Law During Cathedral Protest – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist  A day after Illinois’ “Catholic” Governor Pat Quinn signed a civil unions bill into law, homosexual activists announced plans

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Thomas Euteneuer Explains Sudden Departure from Ministry – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a moving and contrite statement released yesterday, famed exorcist and former president of Human Life International, Fr.

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Employee Provides Cover for Sex Traffickers – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A pro-life group released an undercover video yesterday which shows an employee of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Perth Amboy,

Share this article on Facebook Radical Elements Poised to Take Over Egypt, Expert Says – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In the wake of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s announcement that he will not run for re-election this year, a leading expert

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Candlemas: Some Theological and Historico-Liturgical Notes – “And after the days of her purification, according to the law of Moses, were accomplished, they carried him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord: As it is written in

Share this article on Facebook Contemplating Candlemas with Sacred Art – To celebrate the feast of Our Lord’s Presentation in the Temple, two examples of sacred art for our contemplation. Above is a detail from the splendid Chapel of the

Share this article on Facebook The Presentation of the Lord – Here is a painting that complements those offered by my colleague, Br Lawrence Lew, OP on this feast. This is Simeon’s Song of Praise, otherwise known as Simeon and Anna

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Rite movie, wrong message? – By Mary DeTurris Poust I can’t bring myself to see The Rite , the new exorcism film starring Anthony Hopkins. I’m not a horror flick person to begin with, but as a

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Letting go of someone I never knew – I had an oddly poignant experience on Twitter yesterday — I know, the last place you’d ever expect to encounter something poignant. I was going through the list of

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Heroes Still Walk Among Us – Lone Nepali Soldier Defends Potential Rape Victim Against 40 Men

Share this article on Facebook Once Gay Always Gay? – This idea of ‘once gay, always gay’ is a political position, not a scientific position” – http://zenit.org/article-26183?l=english

Share this article on Facebook What Comes to Mind When You Look at this Picture? – I think I know what came to your mind, but it is NOT what you thought! This was taken when I was running along Juhu Beach in Mumbai India. This is a common scene in

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #105 – Age Old Bridal Customs – “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 “If you can keep your head… – There is a poem by Rudyard Kipling – I’m sure we all know it : If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust

Share this article on Facebook Blogfather Ed Morrissey – I can never say enough good things about Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey , whom I call “blogfather” because it was his initial blog, Captain’s Quarters , that first piqued my

Share this article on Facebook Feast of the Presentation – And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined to be the rise

Share this article on Facebook The Healy Brothers; a Thrilling, Shameful Story – February is Black History Month , and to kick it off historian Dr. Pat McNamara brings us a fascinating story that thrilled and shamed me. What a remarkable family of

The Splendor of the Church

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Share this article on Facebook What do we think of the Vocation of the Homosexual Priests? – St. Mary Magdalene and the Apostles Anonymous said… There are homosexual priests, in fact, there are fantastic homosexual priests. What do you think of their vocation?

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Women Entering Religious Orders Today Highly Educated, Experienced in Church Activities, Survey Finds – WASHINGTON (February 2, 2011) — Women entering religious orders today are highly educated and experienced in numerous church activities, according to a national survey.

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Canceling Mass because of the Super Bowl – A reader alerted me to the following from northwestern.com of Oshkosh, WI… which Google maps informs me is less than an hour south by car from Lambeau Field… Green

Share this article on Facebook I foresee big things for this kid. – During the Wednesday General Audience a little boy just decided to go up and see the Pope. Sinite parvulos! [wp_youtube]IUgAB_5GfGE[/wp_youtube]

Share this article on Facebook NOTE TO READERS and FRIENDS – I think I am not getting all my email.  And even the email I am getting is overwhelming. Just an FYI. Second, among the emails I am getting right now are requests from

Share this article on Facebook PIQUA, OHIO & ENVIRONS – ALERT! ALERT! – Read this.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Can a priest wear a Cross around his neck? – From a seminarian: I am currently a Seminarian and still have 5 years ahead of me until, God willing, ordination. I personally feel a priest should always wear his

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Does a parish priest have to ask permission of a bishop to allow marriages in the Extraordinary Form? – From a priest: I am a priest almost 3 yrs ordained last year I was asked to officiate at a wedding which was to be conducted according to the 1962 missal. The PP would

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: I am unsure about whether my marriage is valid. – From a reader: Can ones marriage be valid if it is clear that impediments listed in Canon Law were present at the time of the marriage (and continued to be as well) ? If

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Is a Communion rail obligatory for TLMs? – From a reader: I am interested in seeing the EF come to my local parish. The main church is a monstrosity, but there is a separate chapel that might do nicely.

Share this article on Facebook Summorum Pontificum: what is possible? – I have been writing more about Summorum Pontificum lately than I have for a while. We have to remind people that Summorum Pontificum gave us some provisions that have

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Presentation – Forty days (there’s that number again) out from the Feast of the Nativity we come to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, called also the Purification of Mary as

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