Catholic News Headlines May 28, 2010


May. 27, 7pm—May. 28, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook DO NOT BE AFRAID! – Christ said IT IS I, DO NOT BE AFRAID. Whoever recognizes the reassuring voice of Our Lord in the events that may sour our lives of whatever kind they may be,

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez analyzes future of Hispanics in US Catholic Church – Los Angeles, Calif., May 28, 2010 / 06:02 am ( CNA ).- As he prepares to lead the largest archdiocese in the United States, Archbishop Jose Gomez, spoke with CNA in an

Share this article on Facebook Census will accurately reflect religious affiliation of citizens, confirm Mexican officials – Mexico City, Mexico, May 28, 2010 / 11:52 am ( CNA ).- The National Institute of Statistics and Geography in Mexico stated this week that the 2010 census will include an

Share this article on Facebook Faith helps those who are ill transcend sickness, says Vatican health minister – Rome, Italy, May 28, 2010 / 05:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The president of the Pontifical Council for Health Ministry spoke about the significance of living by faith

Share this article on Facebook ‘Get out of the ghetto,’ new auxiliary bishop of Jerusalem urges Christians – Rome, Italy, May 28, 2010 / 01:08 am ( CNA ).- Advocating peace and hope, the new auxiliary bishop of Jerusalem said Christians in the Holy Land should “get out of the

Share this article on Facebook Janet Smith: Catholics in Alliance leader shows poor judgment with Church council call – CNA STAFF, May 28, 2010 / 03:17 am ( CNA ).- Alfred M. Rotondaro, chair of the board of directors of the Obama-supporting group Catholics in Alliance for the Common

Share this article on Facebook ‘Lost’ ends with Catholic twist – Madrid, Spain, May 27, 2010 / 08:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Spanish daily, La Razon, published an analysis following the finale of the television series, “Lost,” which

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Supreme Court rules in favor of morning-after pill – Mexico City, Mexico, May 28, 2010 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that a directive issued by the health department ordering hospitals to make the

Share this article on Facebook Migration laws must respect national sovereignty and individual rights, Pope urges – Vatican City, May 28, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI told members of the Vatican department for migrants today that those they serve have rights

Share this article on Facebook Pope calls on politicians in Benin to be just – Vatican City, May 28, 2010 / 10:30 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father spoke extensively about the role of fraternity in society on Friday while meeting with the new

Share this article on Facebook Pope talks education with Italian bishops, comments on abuse scandal – Rome, Italy, May 27, 2010 / 07:09 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- During an Italian bishops gathering that discussed pastoral guidelines for the upcoming decade and emphasized

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s life witnesses to an encounter with Christ, says Buttiglione – Vatican City, May 28, 2010 / 09:42 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- President of the Italian Christian Democratic Party, Rocco Buttiglione, spoke with CNA following the morning

Share this article on Facebook Spanish bishop urges Catholics to remain courageous in defending life and the family – Madrid, Spain, May 27, 2010 / 08:58 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Bishop Atilano Rodriguez of Ciudad Real in Spain urged Catholics this week not to shy away from their

Share this article on Facebook Violence in Jamaica stems from corruption, asserts archbishop – Kingston, Jamaica, May 28, 2010 / 01:59 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Donald James of Kingston, Jamaica, said the violence sweeping the capital that has taken the lives of at

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Actor Gary Coleman in critical condition – Gary Coleman, the diminutive star of the TV series “Diff’rent Strokes” is on life …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Dwight Longenecker: The Holy Spirit, Me and the Church – What is most important to remember is that within the Church and her sacraments the Holy Spirit is given to us in …

Share this article on Facebook The Finger of God for Healing: Faith Healing Priest Draws Thousands – One is inexorably drawn to the mysterious intensity of God’s compassion and love in Fr. McAlear as his …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Arrest warrant for Sudanese president called a ‘landmark’ – Amnesty International says that while the International Criminal Court’s 2009 arrest warrant for Sudanese …

Share this article on Facebook Bishops of Southern Africa: World Cup Cloaks Human Trafficking – ‘All those people who would like to make some money during the World Cup have become vulnerable to …

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Dwight Longenecker on St Augustine’s Chair and Pope Benedicts Visit to England – Pope Benedict’s visit will probably be billed as an Apostolic Journey–the implication being that he is …

Share this article on Facebook North Korea drops military safeguards – The North Korean government has announced that it has dropped all previous military safeguards that it shares with …

Share this article on Facebook Pope to Italian Bishops: Educate the Young, Proclaim Gospel to Culture in Crisis – ‘Never to lose faith in the young. … Frequent all areas of life, including those of the …

Share this article on Facebook Secrets uncovered at the Sistine Chapel – According to two scholars, the artist Michelangelo hid some secret messages inside his artwork in the Sistine …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook No extension on unemployment benefits, Pelosi says – Things got a lot tougher for a lot of Americans still out of work and at the end of their rope. House Speaker …

Share this article on Facebook President on oil spill: ‘I take responsibility’ – U.S. President Barack Obama was adamant that his administration and not oil giant BP was responding to the oil …

Share this article on Facebook Terrorist may try to cross into U.S. through Texas – Texas authorities have been alerted to the possibility of a member of the Somalia-based Al Shabaab terrorist group …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook 2 MORE DAYS: Oil leak stopped, officials say – The flow of oil that began when the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and sank last month has been stopped. …

Share this article on Facebook Atlantic faces 14 possible hurricanes this season – Meteorologists express concern that the upcoming hurricane season could see as many as 14 hurricanes in the …

Share this article on Facebook Beautiful new photos of outer space unveiled – Photographer Michael Benson has unveiled “Beyond: Visions of Our Solar System,” a new exhibition …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook The Priesthood Comes from Jesus! – Vatican City, May 26, 2010 ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In his last catechesis on the priesthood, Pope Benedict dedicated his Wednesday audience address to the authority that

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop, local PPCRV welcome proposal to appear in congress – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 28, 2010—The Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro (ACDO) and the local Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) have welcomed the

Share this article on Facebook Lucena launches book on diocese – LUCENA CITY, May 28, 2010—The Diocese of Lucena has launched a coffeetable book detailing the historical account of its territorial foundation at the Diocesan Pastoral

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook 7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 82) – — 1 — It’s been a while since we’ve talked about books, so I’m just going to ask: Read anything good lately? Got any exciting books lined up for summer reading? —

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook He Hit Me First!!! – What’s the most basic thing that parents teach children? The easiest lesson of all parenting. Don’t play with fire. That’s something cavemen successfully taught their

Share this article on Facebook Iron Baby – And that’s all I have to say about that.

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez Analyzes Future Of Hispanics In US Catholic Church – Los Angeles, Calif., May 28, 2010 (CNA).- As he prepares to lead the largest archdiocese in the United States, Archbishop Jose Gomez, spoke with CNA in an exclusive

Share this article on Facebook Benin: Justice Always Accompanies Fraternity – VATICAN CITY, 28 MAY 2010 (VIS) – Theodore Loko, the first resident ambassador of Benin to the Holy See, today presented his Letters of Credence to the Holy Father. In

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Blesses World Cup Stadium – NELSPRUIT, South Africa, MAY 27, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Bishop Giuseppe Sandri blessed one of the stadiums that will be used for this year’s FIFA World Cup. On Monday the

Share this article on Facebook California Parish Victim of “Act of Hatred” – Vandals Stabbed Our Lady of Guadalupe, Burned Christ MAYWOOD, California, MAY 28, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Parish of St. Rose of Lima in Maywood will hold a prayer meeting

Share this article on Facebook General Assembly of St. Vincent de Paul Confederation – VATICAN CITY, 28 MAY 2010 (VIS) – The International Confederation of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold its extraordinary general assembly in the Spanish city

Share this article on Facebook George Weigel to Youth: Defend Religious Freedom – Says Pro-Life Cause Is Successor to Civil Rights MERRIMACK, New Hampshire, MAY 28, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Catholic intellectual and author George Weigel is urging college

Share this article on Facebook Immigration Policies: Open to Life and Respect for Families – VATICAN CITY, 28 MAY 2010 (VIS) – This morning the Pope received participants in the plenary session of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and

Share this article on Facebook Papal Visit to Cyprus Will Be a “Huge Event” – Catholics Note Feeling of Support NICOSIA, Cyprus, MAY 27, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI’s upcoming June 4-6 visit to Cyprus is anticipated by Catholics as a “huge

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For May 28 – VATICAN CITY, 28 MAY 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Fr. Francisco Fortunato De Gouveia of the clergy of Cape Town, South Africa, pastor of the parish of St. John

Share this article on Facebook Quebec Cardinal Astounded By Uproar Over Pro-Life Remarks; Assembly Unanimously Backs Abortion – APRIL 28 (Catholic World News) – Cardinal Marc Ouellet expressed astonishment at the reaction to his recent statement that abortion is a moral crime that cannot be

Share this article on Facebook UK Catholics to Reflect on End of Life Issues – Scotland Celebrates Day for Life Sunday GLASGOW, Scotland, MAY 27, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The bishops’ conferences of Scotland, Ireland, and England and Wales have chosen to

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Newspaper Pays Tribute To Dietrich Von Hildebrand – APRIL 28 (Catholic World News) — As the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project holds a conference in Rome devoted to “The Christian Personalism of Dietrich von

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Find a Fit That Flatters – Hallie Lord: Nordstroms videos show you how | I imagine we’ve all faced the challenge at some point of finding clothes that successfully meet the needs of both our

Share this article on Facebook Great Gift Idea – Rachel Balducci: easy, clever — and doable! | Tomorrow is our last day of school. Hooray! I was researching ideas for teacher gifts and came across a very cool idea

Share this article on Facebook History Feast – Arwen Mosher: My family’s Memorial Day tradition | For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved Memorial Day weekend. Because it’s the beginning of summer, of course, that

Share this article on Facebook Kids in Mass and Gift Etiquette – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above), we discuss the joys and challenges of

Share this article on Facebook Kiss Me To Sleep, Mama – Arwen Mosher: The sneak tactic that almost works | Propelling my daughter through her bedtime routine, I often feel like I’m trying to drag her through wet cement. Some

Share this article on Facebook Learn to Love, Love to Learn – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Share this article on Facebook My Graduate – Lisa Hendey: Congratulations to all of our families who are celebrating! | One day you’re helping them fill their backpacks for the first day of Kindergarten, then in

Share this article on Facebook Splashing Safely – Michelle Reitemeyer: Water rules keep you sane and your kids safe | Down here in Georgia, the pools opened at the beginning of May. As a mother of six young children,

Share this article on Facebook Tempted Am I – Rebecca Teti: Williams-Sonoma goes over to the dark side | I tried not to look at the latest Williams-Sonoma catalog. But I sensed a disturbance in the force and gave

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Pinky the Cat – This video has been viewed over 800,000 times. A lot of those were me. I think I like it so much because of how much I relate to Pinky. I feel ya, P. Related

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Attention Losties! I Need Your Help! – I’ve got a problem. A few years ago, when the first season of Lost came out on DVD, I watched a few episodes and concluded several things: 1) This is a really good show.

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – The Pen Is Mighty Grateful To The Sword

Share this article on Facebook Janet Smith: Catholics in Alliance leader shows poor judgment with Church council call – This from CNA : Alfred M. Rotondaro, chair of the board of directors of the Obama-supporting group Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, has called for a “new

Share this article on Facebook Librarian challenges porn usage, gets flak – A librarian in Salinas, California, has been reprimanded after catching a 10-year-old boy viewing pornography on one of the library’s computers. KSBW news spoke with

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – “Thrill up my leg” Matthews poses the question: “Is he (Obama) too cool for his nasty, heated enemies?”

Share this article on Facebook Pope says immigration policy should balance individual rights, national sovereignty – Thanks to Phil Lawler at Catholic World News for this summary: A proper approach to immigration should balance “the rights and duties of foreigners and those of the host

Share this article on Facebook Sheriff under fire for refusing abortion transport – A Texas sheriff is standing firm against the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which says he violated an inmate’s constitutional “right” to an abortion. Parker

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 28, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 28 LIVE FROM WMET – 1160 A.M. in WASHINGTON, D.C. 4:00 – The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Academics From U.S., Canada, Other Nations Pressure G8 to Promote Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The heads of the U.S. National Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Royal Society of Canada joined their counterparts from Germany,

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Gov Parkinson Sends Funds From Health Clinics to Planned Parenthood – Topeka, KS (LifeNews.com) — Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson upset pro-life advocates today with a line-item veto of a state budget provision that would cut taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Obama Nominee to Head Medicare, Medicaid Post Favors British Rationing – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — President Barack Obama has appointed another nominee for an influential government position who will upset pro-life advocates. But, this

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Opposition Growing to Kenya Constitution Allowing Unlimited Abortions – Nairobi, Kenya (LifeNews.com) — Christian churches have united in Kenya in opposition to a proposed constitution scheduled for a national referendum on August 4 and

Share this article on Facebook Top Senate Democrat Praises Late-Term Abortion Practitioner George Tiller – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Harry Reid, the top Democrat in the Senate, praised late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller today — marking the occasion of his

Share this article on Facebook United Nations Shuts Out Pro-Life Groups at Mexican World Conference of Youth – New York, NY (LifeNews.com/CFAM) — The United Nations (UN) is now preparing to kick off the International Year of Youth. The Government of Mexico will host a world

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ‘Stealth’ Abortion Guidelines for N. Ireland to see Full Legal Challenge – By Hilary White   BELFAST, May 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Efforts by the British government to bring legal abortion by “bureaucratic stealth” into Northern Ireland

Share this article on Facebook U.S. House, Senate Committee Vote to Repeal ‘Don’t Ask’ – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., May 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted 234-194 to include a repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask,

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook American Women Show Preference for Sterilization – By Susaan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new report has found that while the pill remains the contraceptive of choice for married American women, they are also much

Share this article on Facebook Anti-Catholic Op-Ed in New York Times Sparks Controversy – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Controversy is raging over an ill-informed and blatantly anti-Catholic op-ed that appeared in the New York Times

Share this article on Facebook Breaking News will return on June 7. Enjoy your Memorial Day holiday!

Share this article on Facebook Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Fourth Abortion Bill – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In the same week that the Oklahoma legislature managed to override the third veto by pro-abortion Governor Brad Henry of a bill

Share this article on Facebook White House to Name Clinton as Person Who Spoke to Sestak – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The White House is expected to release a statement later today naming former President Bill Clinton as the person who spoke

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Fra Angelico and the Gothic – When I first decided that I’d like to try to paint in the service of the Church I decided I wanted to paint like Fra Angelic (or perhaps Duccio). I suppose you might as

Share this article on Facebook Marian Festival at St. John Cantius Church – This past Pentecost Sunday, St. John Cantius church in Chicago “hosted its first annual Marian Festival honoring the Blessed Mother…” The festival included a Solemn

Share this article on Facebook Sing a New Song, Please – The decision to rewrite the translation of the English version of Roman Missal was a double-edged sword for Catholic music publishers. On the one hand, it might seem to

Share this article on Facebook Winnipeg Residents Establish Society of St. Gregory II and Coordinate Solemn Vespers – A couple of months back, readers may recall a call being put out here on the NLM to those in the Winnipeg area who were interested in either the reform of the reform or

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook The aggressive liposuction really paid off – This could be anywhere, anytime. http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook What species of blog-commenter are you? – In part 1 of his “10 Types of Blog Comments,” Matt Warner does a good job of accurately describing the common blog-commenter styles. He obviously has spent a good deal

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Ancient Rome, Parts I and II – Part I Today we had a thrilling and very busy day. We started with a tour of the first Marian church which is huge! We visited and explored St. Mary Major with the wood

Share this article on Facebook Crap, Castration & Two Creations – We miss a lot when reading the English Bible. We’re at a great disadvantage. The early Christians read the writings of the apostles in the original language — they

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook A Family of Heroes – If you are looking around and feeling like the world is bereft of heroes, allow me to introduce you to a family made up of them. We need to know that grace abides in the

Share this article on Facebook God is not sophisticated enough – There is a quote from Archbishop Oscar Romero that both traditional and progressive Catholics love to latch onto, because both feels Romero was speaking for them: A

Share this article on Facebook Witnessing the heart as it cracks – It is not possible to remain unmoved as Rep. Charles Melancon (D-LA) finds the break point. “Everything that I know and love is at risk.” Watch it all. Melancon’s

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Generosity, Resilience, Education, Key Features of Permanent Deacons – WASHINGTON—A national survey of permanent diaconate offices in Catholic dioceses in the United States found that one-quarter of active permanent deacons (28 percent)

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Being “judgmental”. Fr. Finigan hits for six! – My friend His Hermeneuticalness has hit for six. Here is a sample.  But definitely go over to his place and spike his stats even while reading the rest of this excellent

Share this article on Facebook Congo paraplegic band – I love this story: Congo paraplegic band rocks around the world From Neil Curry CNN Cannes, France (CNN)—A group of disabled Congolese musicians could soon become a

Share this article on Facebook Mass intention reminder – As I mentioned several days ago, I will say Mass tomorrow, Friday in the Octave of Pentecost for those who follow the traditional calendar, for the intention of those

Share this article on Facebook Of irony and impeachment – wherein Fr. Z makes some observations – I understand that The White House’s Rahm Emanuel asked former President Clinton to give the pitch about a job to Rep. Sestak… drop out of the Pennsylvania primary race

Share this article on Facebook Of rotted fish juice lunch and of gardens and of feeders – I want to thank EC of NY for lunch today.  EC of NY sent some garum… yes… garum.  I have written about garum several times (check here and here.), but most recently in

Share this article on Facebook PODCAzT 104: A glimpse of heaven, “the Love that moves the sun and other stars” – No eye has seen and no ear has heard what God has prepared for those who attain the bliss of heaven. Christ has won for us the most precious gift of all: membership in

Share this article on Facebook Sestack and the “job offer” – This is really interesting: PENN AG TOM CORBETT SHOULD EMPANEL GRAND JURY IN SESTAK AFFAIR By Dick Morris 05.27.2010 By Dick Morris and Judge Andrew Napolitano With a

Share this article on Facebook SHOCK! A Cardinal is pro-life! – I got to know Marc Card. Ouellet in Rome.  He is a stand up guy. So, I tuned in when I saw this from CWN: Cardinal Marc Ouellet expressed astonishment at the reaction to

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