Catholic News Headlines June 2, 2010


Jun. 1, 7pm—Jun. 2, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Australian archbishop examines contributing factors to clerical sexual abuse – Canberra, Australia, Jun 2, 2010 / 12:44 am ( CNA ).- Outlining the Catholic cultural problems which he believes contributed to the failure to correct sexual abuse by

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Sodano urges devotion to the Eucharist to build a just and fraternal world – Toledo, Spain, Jun 1, 2010 / 09:56 pm ( CNA ).- During the closing Mass for the 10th National Eucharistic Congress, the Dean of the College of Cardinals, Cardinal Angelo

Share this article on Facebook Iowa bishop asks faithful not to participate in attempted ordination of woman – Davenport, Iowa, Jun 2, 2010 / 06:03 am ( CNA ).- Repeating Catholic teaching on the invalidity of attempts to ordain women, the Bishop of Davenport, Iowa has said a

Share this article on Facebook Irish doctor defends ‘fundamental right’ to conscience protection – Dublin, Ireland, Jun 2, 2010 / 03:02 am ( CNA ).- In a recent article for the Irish Medical Times, a doctor argued that although he may “vehemently disagree” with many

Share this article on Facebook Legionaries reject congresswoman’s charges that they covered up abuse – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 2, 2010 / 06:07 pm ( CNA ).- The Legion of Christ in Mexico rejected a lawsuit brought before the country’s attorney general by a local

Share this article on Facebook New Orleans Catholic media convention receives papal encouragement – New Orleans, La., Jun 2, 2010 / 04:10 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- On Wednesday, Pope Benedict greeted participants of the Catholic Media Convention, which is meeting in New

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict to declare St. Jean Vianney Patron of all Priests – Rome, Italy, Jun 2, 2010 / 05:12 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Congregation for Clergy has revealed significant details about the upcoming International Meeting of Priests

Share this article on Facebook Pope lauds Aquinas’ ability to reach people with his teaching – Vatican City, Jun 2, 2010 / 10:58 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father gave the first of what will be a series of catecheses on St. Thomas Aquinas during Wednesday’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope, with ‘heavy heart,’ calls on politicians to seek solutions in Gaza – Vatican City, Jun 2, 2010 / 11:31 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In reference to the recent violence near Gaza, Pope Benedict XVI urged local and international politicians to

Share this article on Facebook Priest in Gaza fears flotilla conflict will lead to more violence – Rome, Italy, Jun 2, 2010 / 02:54 pm ( CNA ).- An Argentinean priest in Gaza, Father Jorge Hernandez, remarked this week that he fears the recent flotilla raid that left

Share this article on Facebook Pro-abortion Speaker Pelosi says public policy should line up with Christian teachings – Washington D.C., Jun 2, 2010 / 02:19 pm ( CNA ).- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, addressing a May 6 Catholic conference on Capitol Hill, said she believes Catholics must

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook News anchor’s son dies after drinking binge – The son of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel has been found dead after a drinking binge. The 40-year-old Andrew …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Timothy Dolan: ‘God Is the Only Treasure People Desire to Find in a Priest’ – ‘Sometimes I wonder if we are being invited back to the Church of the Acts of the Apostles. Sometimes I …

Share this article on Facebook Holy See Decries Violence Aboard Gaza Aid Flotilla – ‘As is known, the Holy See is always against the use of violence, wherever it comes from, as it makes …

Share this article on Facebook Japanese prime minister announces resignation – Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama has announced his resignation. Chief among his many failings as a leader …

Share this article on Facebook Over 94%: New Global Study on Priests Growing use of Digital Technology – The average age of the respondents was 48 years old, and the average number of years ordained was 20.The study …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Arizona governor: ‘We’ll meet you in court’ – Arizona’s tough new immigration law has touched off a firestorm of controversy – and Governor Jan Brewer …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Thomas Wenski Installed in Miami: ‘Let Us Start Afresh from Christ’ – ‘To a world tempted to live as if God doesn’t matter and therefore a world that teeters on the …

Share this article on Facebook More oil gushes into ocean in latest attempt – Robot submarines have successfully cut into the Deepwater Horizon’s undersea well’s riser pipe …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook CDO archbishop appeals to lawmakers’ ‘sense of good and right’ – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 2, 2010—Strongly reacting to Congress’ move to “open and close” the session on May 31, Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J., D.D., has appealed

Share this article on Facebook Various organizations urge Lower House to ratify FOI Bill – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 2, 2010—More than 100 organizations all over the country are urging the House of Representatives to ratify the Bicameral Conference Committee

Share this article on Facebook Zamboanga initiates Priests-Ulama-Pastors forum – ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 2, 2010—Firm in its mission to promote a culture of dialogue for Christians and Muslims to live with one another in a spirit of understanding,

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook The saints can hear the soundtrack – The other day I was out for a jog , and the stunning song Now We Are Free from the Gladiator soundtrack came on my iPod ( you can listen to it on Youtube here ). I was

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Black Caucus Says No More Sunshine – Remember when congresswoman Nancy Pelosi became House Speaker and she held press conferences about “draining the swamp” that was Washington D.C. under Republican

Share this article on Facebook Boy Suspended For Rosary — Reinstated – Do your remember that story from a few weeks ago in which a boy was suspended for wearing a rosary around his neck? The school viewed as a gang symbol but the boy wore

Share this article on Facebook Harry Reid Says He’s Pro-Life. Hahahaha!! – Harry Reid is insisting he’s pro-life. No really. I’m not kidding. Stop it. The Nevada Right to Life PAC today endorsed a Republican in the race and said, “Replacing

Share this article on Facebook Wanna’ Cut Down on Abortions? Contracept!!! – File this under “It’s been tried for decades only to have been proved a failure but let’s try it anyway and call it ‘seeking common ground.'” LifeSiteNews reports: The

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Buying Water – Arwen Mosher: A choice I never imagined I’d make | I’m loving reading everyone’s responses to Rachel’s post about grocery shopping. There’s so much variety. Fun! My own

Share this article on Facebook Creative Percussion – Danielle Bean: | Stephen and Raphael were truly inspired by the marching drummers they saw in this year’s Memorial Day parade.

Share this article on Facebook NFP FAQs – 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 No Contest – Karen Edmisten : Every Mom Has the Worst … and Best | Recently, I babysat five kids for the weekend, temporarily upping the number of children in my house to eight.

Share this article on Facebook Novena to the Sacred Heart – Rebecca Teti: | Benedict XVI is hosting an “encounter” with priests in Rome next week. The event will bring the Year of the Priest to a close with a mass on the

Share this article on Facebook Sweet and Sour Siblings – Arwen Mosher: How to deal with rivalry? | I’m all about making lemonade, but the thing is: lemons aren’t enough. You’ve got to have sugar too. Both my kids have been on

Share this article on Facebook The Doctor Is In – Lisa Hendey: What a day! | Today was such a fun day that I just have to share it with all of you!  Things started off with an interview with Thom Price of EWTN, who is

Share this article on Facebook Time to Shop! – Rachel Balducci: How can you tell? | Tonight, I walked into my pantry to discover shards of uncooked pasta covering the floor. I remembered, as I knelt to sweep the

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Abortion and African Americans – Some abortion supporters who don’t like the statistics that African American women have a higher abortion rate try to explain that away by claiming that the abortions

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Share this article on Facebook New Awesome Win! – Great new vid from the folks at Eepybird.com! (CHT: GreenAutoBlog) Amazing new automotive fuel source . . . Diet Coke + Mentos! (Technically, Coke Zero, but, y’know.)

Share this article on Facebook Obama Asks *You* To Celebrate Gay Pride Month! – IT’S TRUE! The President has asked all Americans to observe this month, so if you’re an American, this means he is asking you to do so. In a proclamation posted on the

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – GAZA FLOTILLA

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Commentary: Bishops Withdraw From Alphabet Soup – America loves voluntary associations and voluntary associations love acronyms and initialisms. Just ask the WWC, YMCA, MADD, ACORN, GOP (or as the GOP would like to

Share this article on Facebook Miami’s new archbishop insists on Catholic role in public square – At his installation Mass on June 1, Miami’s Archbishop Thomas Wenski said that Catholics should advance Church social teachings “coherently and unapologetically” in

Share this article on Facebook Pope names 9 visitors to investigate sex abuse crisis in Ireland – The Vatican has announced that the Apostolic Visitation to Ireland will take place this fall and has named the 9 visitors who will lead the charge. The visit, which the

Share this article on Facebook Pope voices sorrow, fear after Israeli raid on ‘Freedom Flotilla’ – Pope Benedict XVI expressed deep regret and “great trepidation” over the Israeli raid on the “Freedom Flotilla,” during his weekly public audience on June 2. “I feel the

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 1, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 1 4:00 – Answering the New Atheism: Dismantling Dawkins’ Case Against God The essential book for dismantling Richard

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 2, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 2 LIVE FROM THE RELIGIOUS BOOKSELLERS TRADE EXHIBIT IN CHICAGO 4:00 – Resisting the Devil: A Catholic Perspective on

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Advocates Lobby for Free Birth Control Pills Under Obama Health Care – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Planned Parenthood has quietly launched a move to exploit the provisions of the pro-abortion health care bill President Barack Obama

Share this article on Facebook Arkansas Congressional Candidate Cecile Bledsoe Gets Pro-Life Campaign Help – Little Rock, AR (LifeNews.com) — Republican congressional candidate Cecile Bledsoe is receiving support from a national pro-life women’s group. The Susan B. Anthony

Share this article on Facebook Former Planned Parenthood Director: Stop New, Risky Telemed Abortion Process – FAbortion is a risky business. It�s risky for the unborn child, of course. But there�s also risk for the woman who undergoes the procedure, and that fact is often

Share this article on Facebook Nevada Right to Life PAC Joins Pro-Life Groups for Senate Candidate Sue Lowden – Carson City, NV (LifeNews.com) — Another pro-life group has climbed on board with the other pro-life organizations supporting Sue Lowden, who is seeking the Republican

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Applauds Senate Vote for Abortions at US Military Hospitals – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The nation’s largest abortion business is applauding the vote last week in a Senate committee to turn U.S. military base hospitals into

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan Likely Getting GOP Support – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A handful of Republicans look as if they may support the nomination of pro-abortion activist Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. One

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Share this article on Facebook 26 Pro-Life Groups Unite in Nationwide Protest Against Birth Control Pill – WASHINGTON, D.C., June 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – American Life League and 26 other pro-life organizations have joined together for “Protest the Pill Day: The Pill

Share this article on Facebook ‘Abortion never saves a mother’s life’: Ireland Ads Clarify Ectopic Treatment Not Abortion – By Hilary White   DUBLIN, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Abortion never saves a mother’s life – it just kills a baby,” says a newspaper advertisement that will

Share this article on Facebook Acton Institute: Bring Back ‘Subsidiarity’ Into Health Care Debate, Catholic Bishops – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., June 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Acton Institute applauded the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ demand for reform of

Share this article on Facebook Argentinean Evangelicals Protest Against Homosexual ‘Marriage’ – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentBUENOS AIRES, June 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Evangelical protestants in Argentina are joining their voices to

Share this article on Facebook Canadian MP Hedy Fry Turns Down Abortion Debate – By Patrick CraineCALGARY, Alberta, June 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, has rejected an opportunity to debate

Share this article on Facebook CAUGHT ON TAPE: School Bus Driver Brings Girl to Tears for Opposing Gay ‘Marriage’ – By Kathleen Gilbert CARMEL, Indiana, May 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Indiana family has filed a civil lawsuit against a local school bus driver caught on tape

Share this article on Facebook Ethicist Shatters Myth of ‘Virtually No’ Canadian Late-Term Abortions – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiMONTREAL, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After surveying available statistics on Canadian abortions, a prominent ethicist at McGill University

Share this article on Facebook Fed Court Vindicates Student Suspended for Wearing Rosary – NEW YORK, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal court judge has ordered a New York school district to readmit a seventh-grade student suspended indefinitely for

Share this article on Facebook In Wake of Abortion Death, Groups Call for Revocation of Maryland Abortionist’s License – BALTIMORE, MD, June 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-Life groups are calling for the Maryland Board of Physicians (MBP) to revoke the medical license of abortionist

Share this article on Facebook Italian Government Offers Women $5.5K to Reject Abortion – By Hilary WhiteMILAN, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Women in Italy’s northern region of Lombardy who are considering abortion out of financial fears, will be offered

Share this article on Facebook Levant, Stefanowicz Trounce Imposition of Pro-Gay Policy on all Ontario Schools – TORONTO, Ontario, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Conservative columnist and blogger Ezra Levant criticized the involvement of members of the Ontario Human Rights

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Supreme Court: Distribute Morning After Pill, or Go to Prison – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentMEXICO CITY, May 31, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Supreme Court of Mexico has ruled that the abortifacient

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Abortionist Admits to Forcing Client into Abortion – By Peter J. SmithFLINT, Michigan, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Michigan abortionist Abraham Alberto Hodari has admitted to having an assistant forcibly restrain a

Share this article on Facebook Pelosi – The Latest Poster Child for the Need to Deny Communion – Editorial by John-Henry Westen and Kathleen GilbertJune 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – It may come as a shock to some that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed a group of

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life Patience Wears Thin as Illinois Parental Notice Law Languishes in Legal Limbo – By Peter J. SmithCHICAGO, June 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Illinois’ parental notice law has languished unenforced for nearly 15 years since its initial passage. Now

Share this article on Facebook Russia Must Introduce Laws to Slow Abortion: Russian Orthodox Cleric – By Hilary White MOSCOW, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Russia must enact pro-life laws or face demographic disaster, a leader in the Russian Orthodox Church said last

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A Contemporary Church Belltower – Back in April, I shared something about a mediaeval Italian church in the Veneto region , and there I mused that “I was particularly struck by the belltower of the

Share this article on Facebook Gregorian Chant Teaching, Hong Kong – This chant course in Hong King is very notable and exciting, given the small number of Catholics and the even smaller number of Gregorian chant scholas! I hope everyone

Share this article on Facebook Remember the Martyrs and Martyrology – Today, while reading from the day in the Roman Martyrology , I came across a mention of St. Blandina . Before I go further, let me note that one of the great blessings

Share this article on Facebook Sandro Magister on Dialogue with the SSPX , the Hermeneutic of Continuity and the Progress of Ecclesia Dei – Sandro Magister has a piece up on Chiesa today which will come of some interest to our readers: With the Lefebvrists, Ecumenism Doesnt Come Cheap . Magister introduces

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook If you ever shop anywhere, you need to watch this – Commentary below from Joe Larocca : On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security held a conference call asking the private sector to heighten its level of awareness

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Conversion Stories Galore! – Many people don’t realize that we have a Conversion Story page on our website with hundreds of stories. There are wonderful, emotional, educational and exciting stories

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “Can’t they vacuum up that oil?” – Vasco da Gama That question is a variation of one I have heard (or read) over the past 40-some days, as the crude continues to wreck havoc on the Gulf: “Is it possible

Share this article on Facebook Blood from Turnips, Money from the Broke – The government does not seem capable of practicing simple reasoning, here. My 10 year old niece could tell you that this is madness. H/T All those “smart” people in

Share this article on Facebook Get the Lead Out! – Abbey of St. Walburga Mother Maria-Michael Newe, OSB, in a conference to the nuns at St. Walburga’s Abbey, Colorado, gives a very tough message in the gentlest of voices

Share this article on Facebook Just Keep Swimming… – What do you do when you go to open the oven door and the handle comes off in your hand because the kitchen is 40 years old and totally needs replacing, the “new” car is

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook 10 European States Join Italy to Defend Crucifix – Cherubino Alberti, Triumph of the Cross 1605-11 Fresco. Aldobrandini ChapeL, Church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva ___________________________ 10 European States Join

Share this article on Facebook DON’T CRY FOR ME ARGENTINA by Patti Lupone in Grammy Awards – Broadway Superstar, Ms. Patti Lupone, the original Evita in Broadway is shown in this video singing Don’t Cry For Me Argentina in a way much better than Madonna [the

Share this article on Facebook PAGLASPAG SA KAYABANGAN NG MGA MANOLISTA, Part 3 – Christ the King Anonymous said… Bro. ang mga talunan sa talikuran lang yan mahilig umatake. kaya kita mo di nangangahas ang malapagano nilang Simbahan na magrepresent

Share this article on Facebook PAGLASPAG SA KAYABANGAN NG MGA MANOLISTA, Part 4 – The Lord Jesus and the Samaritan Woman. The Lord is a friend and kind to women but He preferred to remain chaste and celibate like the Catholic priests and monks.

Share this article on Facebook PAGLASPAG SA KAYABANGAN NG MGA MANOLISTA, Part 5 – Lumang Book Cover ng El Filibusterismo ni Gat Jose Rizal kung saan nakalarawan ang tatlong Paring Filipino [TULAD KO, PARING FILIPINO] na mga bayani ng Bansang

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MAAMONG ATAKE NG ISANG ANTI-CATHOLIC – Mother Teresa used to walk in the poorest streets of Calcutta to give food to the poor, to cleanse the lepers and to provide shelter to the homeless. For doing so she

Share this article on Facebook SIGURADO BA KAYO NA YAN ANG TOTOONG MUKA NI JESUS? – The Resurrected Jesus Anonymous said… pano po kayo nakasiguro na yang sinasamba ninyong larawan ang totoong mukha ni jesus? June 2, 2010 4:40 PM Fr. Abe, CRS said…

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook ADVISORY – Bishops of the United States and Latin America will hold a media conference and issue a joint statement Thursday, June 3, at 1 p.m. at the United States Conference of

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook An “ad orientem” learning experience – From a reader: My grandmother lives in a small town here in NJ that still has a Memorial Day ceremony and parade every year.  Yesterday, I noticed that when the young

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI, Pope of Christian Unity, criticized for openness to the SSPX – Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity. Sandro Magister has on his site Chiesa a piece about an important “ecumenical” effort, and note those ” “.  He addresses a

Share this article on Facebook Brick by Brick in Tulsa with Bp. Slattery – I am sure you recall with fondness how His Excellency Most Rev. Edward Slattery, Bishp of Tulsa, stepped up to the plate in April as celebrant for the Pontifical Mass in

Share this article on Facebook Do you have good news? – We haven’t heard any of your good news lately!

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Z TV Streaming LIVE: Sacred music, Latin Rosary in playlist – Z-Cam & Radio Sabina, or “Fr Z TV” is on the air most of the time! Lots of sacred music in the default playlist right now (when I am not streaming fun stuff for Z-Chat.

Share this article on Facebook Prayers requested – Will you readers please pray for a personal intention? Many thanks!

Share this article on Facebook Pres. Obama proclaims June 2010 as “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month” – I will with irritated gratitude tip the biretta to Jimmy Akin’s site,   o{]>:¬(    where I learned – with irritation – did I mention irritation? – about this. President

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: A TLM Sunday obervance of Corpus Christi? – From a reader: I have a question regarding the Feast of Corpus Christi and its celebration in the Extraordinary Form Calendar. A newly ordained priest friend of mine has

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Latin for parts of the Ordinary Form of Holy Mass – From a reader: Is there any reason why one cannot use Latin for only one of the ordinary prayers of the mass in the OF?  In other words, may the Agnus Dei be in Latin

Share this article on Facebook REMEMBER! 1st Thursday PLENARY INDULGENCE – Remember!  The final 1st Thursday in Year for Priests. In this year dedicated to priests and prayer for priests, Holy Church has provided lay people with a special

Share this article on Facebook Wherein Fr. Z drills into “And with your spirit” and makes a proposal – I have seen some posts on various blogs about a particular controversial – and major – change to the English translation of Holy Mass in the Ordinary Form: “And with

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