Catholic News Headlines June 22, 2011


Jun. 21, 7pm—Jun. 22, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Chaput warns about Catholic institutions losing religious identity – Denver, Colo., Jun 22, 2011 / 06:09 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Denver warned Catholic social workers against the danger of Church

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese defends Cardinal Cipriani’s work to end forced sterilizations – Lima, Peru, Jun 22, 2011 / 01:51 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani was the most outspoken opponent of the forced sterilizations carried out in Peru and

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Raymond Burke pays tribute to St. Thomas More – Rome, Italy, Jun 22, 2011 / 03:22 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Cardinal Raymond Burke spoke with CNA about the inspiration he draws from the life and work of St. Thomas More,

Share this article on Facebook Catholic expert says hope for Middle East is justified – Rome, Italy, Jun 22, 2011 / 01:35 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Monsignor Robert Stern, a Church expert on the Middle East, is thoroughly “optimistic” about the possibility of

Share this article on Facebook Catholic University of America unfazed by legal threat over dorm change – Washington D.C., Jun 22, 2011 / 02:37 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic University of America says its plan to house men and women separately will withstand any legal challenge

Share this article on Facebook Colombian criminals request help from Church to turn themselves in – Bogotá, Colombia, Jun 22, 2011 / 05:57 pm ( CNA ).- About 5,000 individuals involved in organized crime in Colombia have expressed a willingness to turn themselves in to

Share this article on Facebook Egypt could lift burdens on building new churches – Cairo, Egypt, Jun 22, 2011 / 01:09 am ( CNA ).- Egypt’s burdensome regulations on church-building could be removed under new government proposals which one local bishop

Share this article on Facebook Officials credit Obama administration for UN’s first gay rights resolution – New York City, N.Y., Jun 21, 2011 / 07:20 pm ( CNA ).- State Department officials say the U.N.’s first-ever resolution on “sexual orientation and gender identity”

Share this article on Facebook Priesthood and party politics incompatible, says Spanish bishop – Rome, Italy, Jun 22, 2011 / 03:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A Spanish bishop is reminding Catholic clergy that being actively engaged in politics is incompatible with

Share this article on Facebook The Psalms teach us to pray, Pope says – Vatican City, Jun 22, 2011 / 12:38 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Book of Psalms can teach people how to pray and is the “prayer book ‘par excellence,’” Pope Benedict XVI

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook A chilling look into al-Qaeda’s business structure – The son of a wealthy Arab construction magnate, former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a raid …

Share this article on Facebook Bahraini activist given life sentences on accusations of treason – The demonstrations as seen in the tiny Arab nation of Bahrain during the so-called “Arab …

Share this article on Facebook Dreaded drug cartel leader ‘The Monkey’ captured in Mexico – Jose de Jesus Mendez Vargas, also known as “The Monkey,” the leader of La Familia …

Share this article on Facebook Dutch man builds modern-day replica of Noah’s Ark – Wealthy Dutch builder John Huibers is almost done with his recreation of Noah’s Ark. The ark sits in a …

Share this article on Facebook Greece presses on with drastic cuts for second bailout – Vowing to make amends for driving the euro to the point of insolvency, the nation of Greece is set to press ahead …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Obama to announce Afghanistan troop withdrawal shortly – U.S. President Barack Obama will address the nation this week to make the case for a phased withdrawal of …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Father Un-Corapi – I found this at Renew America . It is the text of the homily for Father Chester Poppa, OFM Cap. In reading this, one thing jumped out at me. This man’s complete

Share this article on Facebook Gore: “Empower” Women to Contracept – HT Weasel Zippers

Share this article on Facebook Gov. Scott Walker to Defund Planned Parenthood – I’m loving this guy. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, fresh from picking the remains of labor union carcass from his knuckles and teeth, is now expected to pick a fight with

Share this article on Facebook The Pictures The Gov’t Doesn’t Want You To See – See my latest piece at the Register in which I highlight the amazing consistency of the government when it comes to health risks. Read “The Pictures The Gov’t Doesn’t

Share this article on Facebook Vid: Deer Wanted to go to Church, I Guess – He should’ve gone to a Unitariun Church. They’ll take anybody. HT Viral Footage

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Cdf Official: Laity Have Right To Turn To Nuncio – The lay faithful “must know that they can turn to the nuncio when there are issues that have repercussions in the pastoral ministry of bishops,” according to the

Share this article on Facebook French Martyr Beatified – Sister Marguerite Rutan, a nun who refused to renounce her faith during the Reign of Terror and suffered martyrdom by the guillotine, was beatified in Dax, France, on

Share this article on Facebook Pope John Paul Ii, Venezuelan Bishops Reportedly At Odds On Ousting Chavez – The Catholic bishops of Venezuela resisted entreaties from Pope John Paul II to steer clear of efforts to oust the country’s strongman, Hugo Chavez, in 2002, according

Share this article on Facebook Pope To Visit Ancona For Close Of Eucharistic Congress – VATICAN CITY, 21 JUN 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Holy See Press Office a press conference was held to present the twenty-fifth Italian Eucharistic Congress, due to

Share this article on Facebook The Psalms: The Book Of Prayer Par Excellence – VATICAN CITY, 22 JUN 2011 (VIS) – Benedict XVI dedicated his catechesis during this morning’s general audience to what he described as “the book of prayer par

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook How Do You Build a Better Burger? – DariaSockey: Culinary Wednesday | I buy my beef by the half or quarter cow at a time. There’s lots of small farms around here, and I can see just by driving around that

Share this article on Facebook Is Yoga Sinful? – Dan Connors: Let’s Find Out What the Church Says | [Dan Connors is editor-in-chief of Catholic Digest. This article originally appeared at CatholicDigest.com.] She told

Share this article on Facebook Let God In – 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 Modern Reading – Rachel Balducci: dragging my heels | I am not one of the millions of people who uses an e-book reader, but the more I hear about them the more intrigued I become. If

Share this article on Facebook Please Pray With Us for All Priests – Danielle Bean: a novena for our priests | In the comments on this recent post, StephC made the excellent suggestion that perhaps now would be a good time for us to pray

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook 10 rules for handling disagreement like a Christian – Thanks to Diane Korzeniewski at Te Deum Laudamus for digging up this letter from Archbishop Allen Vigneron, now of Detroit. It was written when he was Bishop of Oakland,

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Commentary – Imitate Christ or Imitate the blacksheepdog, the priest formerly known as Fr. Corapi ? This is the new John Corapi, the black sheepdog logo. Prelude: John Corapi chose

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 22, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 22 4:00 – Kresta Comments – Every Sheepdog Needs a Shepherd 4:20 – “Leonie” In late 1800s France, Leonie Martin is a

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian judge declares Supreme Tribunal decision favoring civil unions ‘unconsitutional’ – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent GOIÁS, Brazil, June 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Brazilian judge has nullified the civil union of two

Share this article on Facebook Do Gay-Straight Alliances cause cancer? – by Dale O’Leary June 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Those engaged in the fight against cancer are always looking for risk factors – behaviors which make one person more

Share this article on Facebook Report exposes ‘hook-up culture’ on Catholic campuses – by Kathleen Gilbert MANASSAS, Virginia, June 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new report has revealed the extent of the “hook-up” culture on Catholic college campuses and

Share this article on Facebook Retired bishop on Boston gay pride Mass: ‘Has Cardinal O’Malley totally lost his marbles?’ – by Kathleen Gilbert CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Corpus Christi’s outspokenly conservative retired Catholic bishop has tackled the scandal

Share this article on Facebook Texas mother loses children’s custody for spanking daughter – by Patrick B. Craine CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Texas mother of three has had her children taken away, and was sentenced last week to

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Abortion and the Consequences of a World Full of Men – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Despite the author’s pro-abortion view, a new book on the global impact of female infanticide devastates the argument for

Share this article on Facebook Iraqi “Mother Theresa” to Head New Religious Order – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley has asked an Iraqi woman known as the “Mother Theresa” of Iraq, to start a new order, the

Share this article on Facebook Parental Permission Needed for Tanning Beds – Why Not Abortion? – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Connecticut lawmakers displayed an appallingly lopsided set of priorities this week when they decided to toss out a bill

Share this article on Facebook Showdown on NY Same-Sex Marriage Law Expected Today – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist New York lawmakers are expected to resume pivotal talks today on a proposed same-sex marriage bill which is said to be hinging

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Book Notice: Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper – We have often spoken here about the importance of knowledge of the Old Testament, biblical typology and what not, making reference to the Catechism’s teaching on this

Share this article on Facebook Sounds from Solemn Evensong at Blackfriars, Oxford – Br. Lawrence recently posted about the first liturgical event of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, which took place at Blackfriars in Oxford. Some of

Share this article on Facebook Trinity Sunday in the Ambrosian Rite in Legnano – The following images of Trinity Sunday in the Ambrosian rite in Legnano where brought to our attention. I was pleased to see some more photographs of some of the

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Adventure, spirituality, romance. We’ve got it all. – By Mary DeTurris Poust School is finished. Summer just started. The kids are home. Now what? At our house we make an annual ” Beach Bucket List ” of all the things we

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Financial State of America – Recession is when your neighbor loses his job; Depression is when you lose your job; Recovery is when Obama loses his job!

Share this article on Facebook Friend’s Video Appeal to Fr. Corapi – St. Joseph Communication’s passionate and prayerful appeal to their dear friend Fr. Corapi. This is the best I’ve seen or heard yet. Bravo to Terry Barber, Jesse Romero

Share this article on Facebook John the Baptist ate them… – Since we are in Israel right now I thought I would repost this blog entry in honor of John the Baptist’s Birthday on June 24 and my appearance on Relevant Radio to

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #573 – King Ramira’s Justice – “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 Traveling… – I am in transit and attending a conference many miles away from home. And you know how much I hate traveling far from home, if the destination is not Rome. No guest

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Welcome Standards to Reduce Hazardous Emissions, Cite Protection of Human Life and God’s Creation – WASHINGTON—The U.S. Catholic Bishops’ Conference welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed standards for mercury and air toxics produced by power

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A Catholic Priest Needs Your Help Right Now! – A Catholic Priest Needs Your Help Right Now! This is the motto you will see on a website for an organization which defends priests. Opus Bono Sacerdotii Here is

Share this article on Facebook Hats on to the Holy Father – A couple fun views of the Holy Father from today’s Wednesday Audience. The first one calls for some caption. This one speaks for itself. Technorati Tags: cappello

Share this article on Facebook Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More – From the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum. Sanctorum Ioannis Fisher, episcopi, et Thomae More, martyrum, qui, cum Henrico regi Octavo in controversia de eius matrimonio

Share this article on Facebook When gladiator “umps” made bad calls – This interesting article is in The Daily Mail.  Very cool stuff about gladiators and tombstones. Roman gladiator’s gravestone blames poor refereeing for losing a key

Share this article on Facebook When people say stupid things about the Church, can you respond? REVIEW: Michael Coren – This note from The Catholic League about the ignorant boor and failed-TV personality Keith Olbermann gives me a chance to talk about something else. But first, the note

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