Catholic News Headlines Mar. 24, 2010


Mar. 23, 7pm—Mar. 24, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook WHY BE DOCILE? – “Pride makes one incapable of docility; for in order to understand one has to be convinced that there are still things which are outside our experience, and that we need

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop describes Pope’s response to abuse crisis as ‘strong and clear’ – Tarrangona, Spain, Mar 24, 2010 / 06:05 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Archbishop Jaume Pujol of Tarragona, Spain noted Tuesday that Pope Benedict’s letter to the Irish

Share this article on Facebook ‘Bella’ star urges Paraguay to stand firm against abortion – Asunción, Paraguay, Mar 24, 2010 / 12:03 pm ( CNA ).- During a recent visit to Paraguay, Mexican actor Eduardo Verastegui met with members of Parliament and expressed

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal asks UN to recognize Dominican Republic’s solidarity with Haiti – Santo Domingo, Mar 23, 2010 / 09:52 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez, lamented a report

Share this article on Facebook Clerical abuse reports being exploited to discredit Catholics, Elizabeth Lev charges – Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2010 / 03:03 am ( CNA ).- A prominent Catholic writer says “selective” and “salacious” reporting of Catholic clergy in the aftermath of clerical

Share this article on Facebook CNA and EWTN launch joint news service – Denver, Colo., Mar 24, 2010 / 06:23 am ( CNA ).- Catholic News Agency is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with the Eternal Word Television Network

Share this article on Facebook Irish bishop apologizes to abuse victims and retires from post – Rome, Italy, Mar 24, 2010 / 10:02 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father officially accepted the resignation of Bishop John Magee of the Diocese of Cloyne, Ireland on

Share this article on Facebook NASA technology to be used in preservation of Vatican manuscripts – Vatican City, Mar 24, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican Apostolic Library will be converting 80,000 of its manuscripts into a digital format to ensure

Share this article on Facebook Peruvian bishops criticize government’s efforts to distribute morning-after pill – Lima, Peru, Mar 24, 2010 / 01:51 pm ( CNA ).- The Peruvian bishops’ Committee on the Family, Childhood and Life criticized the government’s stubbornness in pushing the

Share this article on Facebook Pope remembers Chileans after quake, highlights sanctity of life – Vatican City, Mar 24, 2010 / 03:07 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Earthquake victims in Chile and the sanctity of life were among the matters Pope Benedict touched on in the

Share this article on Facebook President Obama signs executive order barring federal abortion funding – Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2010 / 04:47 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- This afternoon President Barack Obama signed the executive order created to ensure that federal funds will

Share this article on Facebook Prop. 8 opponents object to making disclosures already required of Prop. 8 supporters – San Francisco, Calif., Mar 24, 2010 / 01:09 am ( CNA ).- Although the same actions have been required of their adversaries, opponents of Proposition 8 have objected to a

Share this article on Facebook Religious freedom does not require complete secularization, archbishop tells UN – Geneva, Switzerland, Mar 24, 2010 / 04:33 am ( CNA ).- The leader of the Holy See’s delegation to the United Nations in Geneva has advocated a form of religious freedom

Share this article on Facebook Science and faith are not opposed, Pope Benedict teaches – Vatican City, Mar 24, 2010 / 10:34 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A “friendship” exists between science and faith, said the Holy Father during his catechesis on Wednesday

Share this article on Facebook Sr. Kehaan receives Presidential pen for supporting health care against Bishops’ decision – Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2010 / 12:39 am ( CNA ).- Sister Carol Kehaan, President of the Catholic Health Association, has been awarded with one of the 20 pens used by

Share this article on Facebook States say health care law violates economic freedoms and religious consciences – Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2010 / 08:17 pm ( CNA ).- Parallel to the actions of 13 states’ attorneys general, the Thomas More Law Center has filed a lawsuit challenging

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Feast of the Annunciation: Mary Teaches Us How to Live – Each of us can say “Yes” to God. Each of us can respond with our entire being, with a Fiat of …

Share this article on Facebook Study: Fructose much, much worse than sugar – High-fructose corn syrup in food has never been considered healthy. Recent experiments with lab rats have found …

Share this article on Facebook The Yes That Sets Humanity Free – St. Thomas Aquinas teaches that Mary’s fiat is a “yes” which is uttered in the name of …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Chili pepper to be utilized for weapons – It’s hard to believe it, but it’s true – a common Indian spice, enjoyed in meals is …

Share this article on Facebook Clerical abuse reports being exploited to discredit Catholics, Elizabeth Lev charges – “While no one denies the wrongdoing and the harm caused by a small minority of priests, their misconduct …

Share this article on Facebook Netanyahu meeting kept under tight wraps – A meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week was …

Share this article on Facebook Opinion: Catholic Church and its Clergy sex scandal – BUTTERWORTH, MALAYSIA (Catholic Online) – It looks like the Catholic Church seems to be perpetually stuck with …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Accepts Resignation of Irish Bishop – ‘Foremost in my thoughts in these days are those who have suffered abuse by clergy and those who feel …

Share this article on Facebook Sexual Abuse Scandal Widens in Germany – Six more cases of abuse have surfaced against four priests and two nuns.

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook GOP moves to add amendments to health care reform – Republicans, stung from defeat with the signing of President Obama’s health care reform package, have …

Share this article on Facebook President Obama Signs Executive Order Barring Federal Abortion Funding – The executive order has been criticized by the U.S. Catholic bishops and numerous pro-life groups as lacking teeth …

Share this article on Facebook President Signs Executive Order in Private Ceremony – “I am a friend, and everything he stood for for 30 years he’s destroyed,” Pitts said. …

Share this article on Facebook States move to block health care reform – The ink was not yet dry on President Barack Obama’s signature when states across the nation rose up …

Share this article on Facebook To the Contrary: A Plea for Calm: Reflection on Bart Stupak – ‘We cannot get more than 45 pro-life votes in the Senate. The bishops are right, statutory law is better …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Analyst recommends that Apple corner TV market – According to Gene Munster with Piper Jaffray, a leading, international middle-market investment bank and …

Share this article on Facebook Anti-Catholic Hate Speech at Tarleton State University – Jesus is depicted as the “King of the Queers” who says to the apostles, “F— your …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook ‘Green’ group drafts 20 environment agenda for 2010 elections – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, March 24, 2010—An environment advocacy group has drafted 20 agenda for the environment of Misamis Oriental which candidates should act upon once

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Article V: Light At The End Of The Tunnel? – Frustrated by Obamacare and seeming helplessness of the people to stop this affront to life and liberty? Well, helplessness is a reasonable feeling. Even if

Share this article on Facebook Dingell: Obamacare Will “Control The People” – Come on. Tell me you’re surprised. Even a little.

Share this article on Facebook Love Obamacare? Thank a Catholic – The new healthcare plan has been brought to us by…Catholics? I was sickened to see Catholic Joe Biden standing next to the most pro-abortion President in the history

Share this article on Facebook Sr. Carol Keehan is the New Lloyd Dobler – Sister Carol Keehan now knows exactly how Lloyd Dobler felt in “Say Anything.” In the movie, Lloyd’s dream girl breaks up with him and as a consolation she hands him a

Share this article on Facebook The 1948 Educational Film: “Capitalism!” – I heard Michele Bachmann state today in an interview that since the President signed the health care bill into law, the federal government now owns or controls, for the

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Share this article on Facebook 1st Black Priest in US Might Be Recognized a Saint – Archdiocese of Chicago Opens Cause for Father Tolton CHICAGO, MARCH 22, 2010 (Zenit.org).- After being born into slavery and living a priestly ministry overshadowed by

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Urge Obama to Keep Promises on Health Care – Reiterate Flaws With Abortion, Conscience, Immigrants WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 23, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Barack Obama’s last-minute executive order to keep tax dollars from

Share this article on Facebook College of Cardinals Comprised of 109 Electors – Conclave Expected for Later This Year VATICAN CITY, MARCH 23, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Two cardinals turned 80 last week, bringing the total number of cardinals eligible to

Share this article on Facebook Concert In The Vatican For The Holy Father’s Name Day – VATICAN CITY, 20 MAR 2010 (VIS) – Yesterday evening in the Clementine Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace, Benedict XVI attended a concern held in honour of his name

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father’s Pastoral Letter To The Catholics Of Ireland – VATICAN CITY, 20 MAR 2010 (VIS) – Given below is the complete text of the Holy Father’s Pastoral Letter of The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI to the Catholics of Ireland:

Share this article on Facebook Holy Week Celebrations To Be Presided By The Pope – VATICAN CITY, 22 MAR 2010 (VIS) – The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today published the calendar of ceremonies to be presided by Benedict XVI

Share this article on Facebook Learning To Love Is Central To Christian Life – VATICAN CITY, 24 MAR 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father has written a Message to Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, the Vatican

Share this article on Facebook Mass to Mark Anniversary of John Paul II’s Death – VATICAN CITY, MARCH 23, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI will preside next week at a Mass marking the fifth anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II. The Mass will

Share this article on Facebook May Priests Renew Awareness Of Their Gift Of Self To Christ – VATICAN CITY, 20 MAR 2010 (VIS) – At midday today the Holy Father received prelates from the Conference of Bishops of Burkina Faso and Niger, who have just completed

Share this article on Facebook Pope to Send Holy Thursday Collection to Haiti – VATICAN CITY, MARCH 22, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI’s Holy Week schedule has been finalized, and he has named Haiti as the beneficiary of the collection from the

Share this article on Facebook Protecting Life From Conception Until Nature Death – VATICAN CITY, 24 MAR 2010 (VIS) – At the end of today’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope addressed a special greeting to Cardinal Francisco Javier

Share this article on Facebook St. Albert the Great: No Contrast Between Faith and Science – VATICAN CITY, 24 MAR 2010 (VIS) – In today’s general audience, celebrated in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope turned his attention to St. Albert the Great, whom he described

Share this article on Facebook US: Abuse scandal’s total cost approaches $2.2 billion; most victims male – MARCH 24, 2010 (Catholic World News) – The clerical abuse scandal cost American dioceses $104,439,629 in 2009, according to an annual report released on March 23 by the

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Share this article on Facebook Charts & Temps – 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 Contemplation and Meditation? What’s the Difference? – Fr. John Bartunek, LC: Ask a Priest vol. 11 | Q. Father John, how is contemplation different from meditation? A. Contemplative prayer consists of a more passive (and

Share this article on Facebook Cricket in a Cup – Karen Edmisten : Learning to Trust Through Loss | It was a quintessential summer evening, long ago. Every window in our tiny house was open, and soothing sounds wafted

Share this article on Facebook First Communion Story Contest – Lisa Hendey: Share yours and enter to win | Earlier today, Danielle pointed you to some absolutely wonderful First Communion gifts at our Catholic.net store.  Her post

Share this article on Facebook News from the Coop – Danielle Bean: | This afternoon I needed to test out a cool new feature that will allow ushere at Faith & Family to “moblog.” That is, to blog from a mobile devicesuch

Share this article on Facebook Palm Weaving Tutorials – Rebecca Teti: just in time for Passion Sunday | Does your family weave palms for Palm Sunday? Craft-daft as I am, even the simple cross many families in my parish make

Share this article on Facebook Super-sized Last Supper – Rachel Balducci: studies show portions have grown | Researchers have been looking at pictures depicting the Last Supper and have found that over the years, Jesus and his

Share this article on Facebook The Lost Toy – Robyn Lee: VeggieTales DVD giveaway! | Saturday night I had my nephews and niece come over to watch, Pistachio, the latest release from VeggieTales. I knew it was a good

Share this article on Facebook Two Lucky Winners of Rachel’s New Book – Danielle Bean: | Here are the winners in our recent giveaway of Rachels’ awesome new book, How Do You Tuck In a Superhero?: And Other Delightful Mysteries of Raising

Share this article on Facebook Wake Up… – Arwen Mosher: …it’s time for that penance you asked for! | They say it’s dangerous to pray for patience, because God will give you opportunities to build your

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Embrace Life At Every Stage – The service that the Church carries out to humanity embraces life at every stage and in every circumstance. Our “ethic of life” is indeed consistent, because love is

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Bart Stupak Thinks You’re A Hypocrite – At least he does if you liked President Bush’s actions to save babies from stem cell research but you don’t like the deal Stupak just cut so he could vote for the health

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Accountability in the Church – Why is it that secular corporations whose prime objective is financial return on investment are governed with greater scrutiny and accountability than the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Bart Stupak’s continued confusion. Now he gets it wrong on the bishops – Bart Stupak is accusing the USCCB of hypocrisy for not applauding the pending Obama executive order that sealed his yes vote on the health care bill. He accuses the

Share this article on Facebook Right to Life Michiagn PAC rescinds Rep. Stupak’s endorsement – On Wednesday, March 24, the Right to Life of Michigan Political Action Committee notified U.S. Representative Bart Stupak that his endorsement was rescinded. In a letter

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – March 24, 2010 – Talking about the Things That Matter Most on Mar. 24 4:00 – They Can Take it Away, But Will They Pay? The barren, rocky lot down an Alexandria, Virginia, alley doesn’t

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Share this article on Facebook Barack Obama Putting Politics Over Patients on Stem Cell Research Funding – As spiraling health care costs increase and public debate over health care collide in the headlines, it�s time to question the value that Americans have received for

Share this article on Facebook Congressman Randy Neugebauer Won’t Back Down Calling Abortion Bill a Baby Killer – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The congressman who shouted “it’s a baby killer” in reference to the pro-abortion health care bill during a Bart Stupak speech on the

Share this article on Facebook Father Paul Marx: The Passing of the Patriarch of the Pro-Life Movement – Abbot John Klassen, OSB of St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota, informed me personally Saturday that the venerable founder of Human Life International, Fr. Paul

Share this article on Facebook Georgetown University Student Government Votes to Fund Pro-Abortion Panel – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — In early March, the Student Activities Commission (SAC) of Georgetown University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, voted in favor of

Share this article on Facebook Health Care Bill Will Fund Abortions Despite Promised Obama Executive Order – You probably heard that Rep. Bart Stupak who had fought valiantly to keep abortion out of the health care bill has now agreed to support the bill with no amendments, no

Share this article on Facebook New York’s Kingsborough Community College Flips, Backs Pro-Life Free Speech – Brooklyn, NY (LifeNews.com) — A student told he could not distribute a pro-life newsletter on the campus of Kingsborough Community College will be allowed to do so as a

Share this article on Facebook Obama Signs Executive Order Claiming No Abortion Funding in Health Care Law – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — There were no cameras or reporters present and the multitude of pro-life groups that say it won’t be effective weren’t present. But

Share this article on Facebook Poll Finds Barack Obama Tied With Romney, Huckabee for Potential 2012 Race – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The latest survey from Public Policy Polling (PPP), a Democratic Party-affiliated polling firm, shows pro-abortion President Barack

Share this article on Facebook Right to Life, Pro-Life Groups Withdraw Endorsement of Bart Stupak on Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Due to his backing the pro-abortion health care bill President Barack Obama signed into law, pro-life groups in Michigan have withdrawn

Share this article on Facebook States Sue Over Pro-Abortion Health Care Bill, Poll Shows Americans Supportive – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The attorneys general of 13 states immediately filed lawsuits against the pro-abortion health care bill President Barack Obama signed

Share this article on Facebook Stupak Attacks Pro-Life Groups on Abortion Order, Defends Planned Parenthood – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Congressman Bart Stupak, apparently fed up with the massive criticism heaped on him from the pro-life community for his role in securing

Share this article on Facebook Women, Medical Workers Ask Court to Protect Conscience Rights of Pro-Lifers – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Representing Concerned Women for America and four other groups of pro-life medical professionals, attorneys with Advocates International

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Share this article on Facebook Canadian Pro-Life Victory: Liberal Abortion Motion Defeated – By John-Henry Westen and John JalsevacOTTAWA, March 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – During a nail-biting session in Canadian parliament Tuesday, the Liberal motion which

Share this article on Facebook Cincinnati Archbishop Condemns ‘Catholic’ Groups’ Support for Health Bill – By Kathleen GilbertCINCINNATI, Ohio, March 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Archbishop Dennis Schnurr last week joined a host of U.S. bishops who came out explicitly

Share this article on Facebook Excitement, High Hopes for Brussels’ 1st ever March for Life – By Hilary WhiteROME, March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This Sunday, March 28, will mark 20 years since abortion was legalized in Belgium, and on that day Brussels will

Share this article on Facebook Federal Judge’s Ruling Boomerangs on California Homosexualist Groups – By Peter J. SmithSAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Opponents of California’s constitutional ban on same-sex “marriage” have just found out that their

Share this article on Facebook Greek Churches to be Taxed in Govt’s Response to Economic Crisis – By Hilary WhiteATHENS, March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Greek government has announced it will start taxing churches as part of its efforts to get out of its

Share this article on Facebook Health Care Tidbits: of Pens, Swear Words, and Airports in Michigan – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The fallout after the passing of the Senate health care bill Sunday evening made for various

Share this article on Facebook Heroes Campaign Goes Over the Top – Dear Readers,The LifeSiteNews team is moved by the very generous response by so many to yesterday’s letter. Thank you not only for your contributions, but also, and

Share this article on Facebook List: Bishops, Nuns, Organizations Supporting/Opposing Senate Health Care Bill – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following is a list of Catholic organizations and individuals who have come out publicly in

Share this article on Facebook NY College Reverses Course, Allows Pro-life Free Speech – BROOKLYN, New York, March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A student told by administration officials that he could not distribute a pro-life newsletter on the campus of

Share this article on Facebook Over Half of Italian Families Childless: Report – By Hilary WhiteROME, March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new report issued Tuesday has revealed that 53.4 per cent of Italian families have no children. The report

Share this article on Facebook Peruvian Executive Defies Supreme Court to Distribute Deadly ‘Morning After Pill’ – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentLIMA, March 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The executive branch of Peru’s national government has decided to defy

Share this article on Facebook President Signs Stupak’s Executive Order in Private Ceremony – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Wednesday afternoon President Barack Obama signed the promised executive order that had secured

Share this article on Facebook President Will Sign Stupak’s Executive Order in Private Ceremony This Afternoon – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama will sign the executive order that secured the health care votes of Rep.

Share this article on Facebook Seattle Mom: School Sent My Daughter for Secret Abortion without Telling Me – By Patrick B. CraineSEATTLE, Washington, March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Seattle mother is furious after learning that her 15-year-old daughter was sent by her

Share this article on Facebook Small Victories Add Up – Commentary by David Bereit, National Coordinator, 40 Days for LifeMarch 24, 2010 (40DaysforLife) – Looking for some good news to start your day? Here are a few stories

Share this article on Facebook Stupak Slams Pro-Lifers, Defends Planned Parenthood – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Once the beacon of hope for pro-lifers in their fight against the abortion expansion embedded in

Share this article on Facebook Terri Schiavo Mocked on FOX’s Family Guy – ST. PETERSBURG, FL, March 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — On March 21, 2010, Fox aired a prime time episode of The Family Guy, which featured a satire about Terri

Share this article on Facebook U of Ottawa Student Rioters Shut Down Ann Coulter Talk – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiOTTAWA, March 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – American conservative firebrand Ann Coulter was forced to cancel her talk at the University of Ottawa

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Share this article on Facebook Christians Treated Like Animals in Pakistan – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A representative of the Pakistani Bishops’ Conference is calling on the United States to raise the issue of human rights

Share this article on Facebook Episode of Fox’s “Family Guy” Mocks Terri Schiavo – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a shocking display of disrespect for human life, an episode of The Family Guy airing during prime time on Fox featured a

Share this article on Facebook President and Lawmakers “Opt Out” of New Health Care Law – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist President Obama proudly declared that the new health care law “is going to be affecting every American family” – except his own

Share this article on Facebook Terrorists Now Planting Bombs in Breast Implants – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a bizarre new tactic to avoid airport screening devices, Al Qaeda terrorist groups are having explosive devices implanted in

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Bishops Express “Apprehension” About New Health Care Reform – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) expressed apprehension about whether or not the President’s

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Fota III Liturgical Conference: Benedict XVI and Sacred Music – St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce the provisional list of speakers for its third International Liturgy Conference which will be held from

Share this article on Facebook He Was Despised – Handel’s Messiah is not liturgical music or even Church music broadly speaking but rather popular concert music. Nonetheless, it has many moments of great inspiration

Share this article on Facebook New Resource for Dominican Rite Mass – As readers know the Tradition Dominican Rite has been celebrated on a regular basis both privately and publicly by any number of priests in the  Western Dominican

Share this article on Facebook New Resource for Learning the Dominican Rite – As readers know the Tradition Dominican Rite has been celebrated on a regular basis both privately and publicly by any number of priests in the  Western Dominican

Share this article on Facebook Stational Churches of Lent: Wednesday after Passion Sunday – Station: S. Marcello al Corso (Collecta: S. Marco) ( Image source ) From the Churches of Rome wiki: Legend claims that Pope St Marcellus (308-309) was sentenced by

Share this article on Facebook The Extraordinary Form Conquers More and More the Souls of the Franciscans of the Immaculate – Paix Liturgique, in its newest Italian newsletter , has an interview with Fr Alessandro M. Apollonio, rector of the theological seminary of the Franciscans of the

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Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook “Doing a Stupak” (A new phrase has been coined) – I had to share this one with you. A Facebook friend named Steve posted the following comment in response to Kathryn Jean Lopez’s article about the recent unpleasantness

Share this article on Facebook Breast Bombers May Soon Go Airborne – I guess there’s no milk of human kindness to be expected from these homicidal maniacs. Now it seems they are planning to booby-trap airplanes with these devices

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Dyslexic POTUS Confused his Symbols. – The president -in his endless campaign to pass his “health care” legislation, kept repeating “my plan will lower your premiums by up to $2500!” And yet, tonight Doug

Share this article on Facebook Lenten Retreat Day – The bare arms of Advent reached out in supplication toward an empty sky and prayed “open up O earth and let the savior bud forth” The budding arms at Lent’s closing hail

Share this article on Facebook Retreat 1 PM: The Difference God Makes – H/T “He who loves God loves everybody. He who hates God hates everybody.” — Mother Angelica The only hate worth fearing is the hate within our own hearts, which can

Share this article on Facebook Retreat Day 10 AM: The Cross that Heals – Photo: Gregory A. Shemitz “When the dire venom of beasts came upon them, and they were dying from the bite of the crooked serpents, your anger endured not to the end.

Share this article on Facebook The Dark Light of Time, Memory & Meaning – “Nature abhors a vacuum.” Had a conversation with young atheist who has trouble accepting that there might be things both natural and supernatural. Supernaturalism is,

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook First Response to Gerry Soliman: On the Canon of Scripture by Carlos Antonio Palad – Book of Kells The following has come to my attention: http://solutions- finder.blogspot. com/2010/ 03/evaluating- responses- of-carlos- antonio.html In it, Mr. Gerry

Share this article on Facebook Knights of Columbus rallying against ‘immoral’ Philippines contraception campaign – Ang Mahal Na Birhen at ang Sanggol na Jesus Manila, Philippines, March 21 (CNA/EWTN News) .- Knights of Columbus in the Philippines are preparing to rally against the

Share this article on Facebook Second Response to Gerry Soliman: On Private Interpretation by Carlos Antonio Palad – Codex Amiantinus According to Mr. Soliman, I contradict what the American Catholic Truth Society says about private interpretation. Here is the relevant part of his

Share this article on Facebook THE FLAWED CONDOM by American Life League (ALL) www.all.org – THE FLAWED CONDOM By American Life League (ALL) http://www.all.org Released October 12, 2005 Condom effectiveness Condoms have always posed a great use-effectiveness problem.

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “Well done, good and faithful servant”… Sister President gets her reward – Pres. Obama has engaged in an aggressive campaign to split the Catholic community in the USA.  He suborned liberals – already easily seduced in respect to worldly

Share this article on Facebook Archd. of San Francisco paper gets something right – From Jack Smith of The Catholic Key, the blog of the weekly newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Archdiocese of San Francisco Paper Drops a Bomb – Today’s

Share this article on Facebook Bp. Magee resigns Diocese of Cloyne… Cork, Ireland – Many years ago, the late Holy Father, Pope John Paul II, went to the Basilica of St. Cecilia in Trastevere, where a friend of mine was rector.  The rector, was

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Z asks a favor – Folks, if you write to me with links or news, would you please send a link to your source, if there is one, and also not send JUST a link without giving me an indication

Share this article on Facebook In Philadelphia: “A Burlap Church No More” – Brick by brick, folks. From the Weekpress.com of Philadelphia. This is pretty long, so I will just give you the link. Here is the title: A Burlap Church No MoreRead and

Share this article on Facebook Older, Smarter – From NASA comes this about one of the intrepid Mars Rovers… Opportunity: NASA Mars Rover Getting Smarter as it Gets Older NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, now

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: communal recitation of office in parishes during Triduum – From a reader:   In preparation for Holy Week I (for the first time ever) read PASCHALES SOLEMNITATIS and noted that in paragraph 40 it states that “It is recommended

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: How early can the Easter Vigil begin? – Here is an oldie but goodie.  Updated for 2010. From a reader: There is a parish in our diocese that is advertising (in the bulletin and even in the diocesan paper) a

Share this article on Facebook Risible but not funny – I wrote some time ago that that Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams may soon want to issue a document Romanorum coetibus whereby he would create a safe haven in the very

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