Catholic News Headlines June 3, 2010


Jun. 2, 7pm—Jun. 3, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook American seminary soccer team falls short of Clericus Cup but savors growth – Vatican City, Jun 3, 2010 / 04:25 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- With their rabid fans looking on, the North American Martyrs came up short in their bid to upset the reigning

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan reflects on abuse scandal in Irish Catholic Church – Maynooth, Ireland, Jun 3, 2010 / 12:48 am ( CNA ).- Marking the closing of the Year for Priests, Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York gave a keynote address at an Irish

Share this article on Facebook Atlanta Eucharistic Congress expecting capacity crowd of 30,000 – Atlanta, Ga., Jun 3, 2010 / 03:27 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Atlanta’s 15th annual Eucharistic Congress will take place this weekend, dedicated to the theme “To

Share this article on Facebook Catholic archbishop murdered by his assistant in Turkey – Ankara, Turkey, Jun 3, 2010 / 10:15 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Luigi Padovese, Apostolic Vicar of Anatolia, was reportedly stabbed to death in Iskendurun, Turkey

Share this article on Facebook Cuba government begins relocating political prisoners closer to families – Havana, Cuba, Jun 2, 2010 / 07:01 pm ( CNA ).- Fulfilling a promise made in recent talks with the Catholic Church in Cuba, the Cuban government on Tuesday began moving

Share this article on Facebook Fate of Catholics United petition to Cardinal O’Malley uncertain – Boston, Mass., Jun 3, 2010 / 08:19 am ( CNA ).- The pro-Obama group Catholics United decided last week to take another step to deliver a petition signed by some 5,000

Share this article on Facebook Guatemalan bishop calls for solidarity with victims of tropical storm – Guatemala City, Guatemala, Jun 3, 2010 / 11:57 am ( CNA ).- Bishop Victor Hugo Palma of Escuintla in Guatemala urged Catholics to offer assistance to those impacted by

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father’s visit to Cyprus will promote peace, asserts nuncio – Rome, Italy, Jun 3, 2010 / 02:01 pm ( CNA ).- The Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus, Archbishop Antonio Franco, said Pope Benedict XVI is visiting the country as “a missionary

Share this article on Facebook People’s Party appeals new law on abortion to Spanish Supreme Court – Madrid, Spain, Jun 2, 2010 / 09:52 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Spain’s People’s Party has challenged the constitutionality of the Socialist government’s new law on

Share this article on Facebook Pope to visit Cyprus on Friday – Vatican City, Jun 2, 2010 / 08:55 pm ( CNA ).- Pope Benedict’s 16th international journey will take him to Cyprus on Friday. It is hoped that his visit will bring a

Share this article on Facebook Senate committee backs amendment to allow abortions at military hospitals – Washington D.C., Jun 3, 2010 / 05:54 am ( CNA ).- Following the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote in favor of an amendment to a bill that would lift a ban on abortions

Share this article on Facebook Vatican expert says intolerance greeting Pope’s efforts at unity with SSPX – Rome, Italy, Jun 3, 2010 / 03:35 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Commenting on the Pope’s ongoing efforts to bring the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) into full communion with the

Share this article on Facebook ‘Word game’ being used to defend morning-after pill, warns Mexican doctor – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 3, 2010 / 05:47 pm ( CNA ).- Former president of the Medical Association for Life and member of the pro-Yucatan network, Gumersindo Vasquez

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Gary Coleman’s parents want body turned over to them – The parents of late child star Gary Coleman say they want his body returned to his home state of Illinois for a …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Reflection: ‘Corpus Christi’, Body and Blood of Christ. We are Living Monstrances – In this celebration we proclaim our belief in the Real presence of Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist. We also …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Egypt opens border with Gaza – Egypt has opened its border with Gaza in a show of humanitarian relief. The nation, along with many of its Middle …

Share this article on Facebook Massive sinkhole swallows buildings, intersection – Seen from above, it looks as if a malevolent giant space alien took a power drill and bored into the earth of a …

Share this article on Facebook Namibia women say they were sterilized without consent – Three Namibia women, all HIV-positive say they were sterilized without their knowledge or consent. They are …

Share this article on Facebook Passengers on ship accused of being terrorists – Fifty passengers on the Turkish passenger ship Mavi Marmara are accused of having ties to terrorist activities …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Don’t remain silent on your right to remain silent – The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken, and it has declared to not remain silent on your right to remain silent. The …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Broglio, Military Services USA on Proposed Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ – ‘For years, those struggling with alcoholism have benefitted from Alcoholics Anonymous.  …

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Martin Amos of Davenport on Attempted ‘ordination’ of a Woman – ‘Wherefore, in order that all doubt may be removed regarding a matter of great importance, a matter which …

Share this article on Facebook Enjoying the beach – while they can – Visitors to Florida’s sandy white beaches are enjoying the sun and surf while they can. As oil continues …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Election heroes to be honored – LIPA CITY, June 3, 2010—Lipa Archbishop Ramon C. Arguelles will preside over a Thanksgiving Mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral on June 13 to honor the heroes of the May

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Ave Maria U: What Are You Doing? – I am befuddled. Why would those who built a Catholic University and ostensibly a Catholic town to surround it, actively recruit and assist a business that performs work

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Share this article on Facebook California Goes Batty – After a high school baseball player was hit in the head by a line drive some dingbat California legislator is bringing the idea of Nanny state to a new level. Democrat

Share this article on Facebook Ump Blows Call. Ruins Perfect Game – Let me set the scene. Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga was one out away from pitching a perfect game. That’s one out away from eternal baseball fame. There were

Share this article on Facebook Watchoo Talking Bout Doctor? – For many men the worst nightmare would be you’re on life support and the doctors decide to leave the decision over whether or not to pull the plug up to….YOUR EX

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan Reflects On Abuse Scandal In Irish Catholic Church – Maynooth, Ireland, Jun 3, 2010 (CNA).- Marking the closing of the Year for Priests, Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York gave a keynote address at an Irish bishops’

Share this article on Facebook Atlanta Eucharistic Congress Expecting Capacity Crowd Of 30,000 – Atlanta, Ga., Jun 3, 2010 (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Atlanta’s 15th annual Eucharistic Congress will take place this weekend, dedicated to the theme “To Sanctify the

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal: Vatican Has Nothing to Hide in Archives – Says Pius XII Documents Will Be Ready in 5 Years LIVERPOOL, England, JUNE 3, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican is working diligently to prepare the archives from the World

Share this article on Facebook Cypriot Orthodox Leader Rejects Criticism of Pope – Papal Visit Comes Amid Tension Over Ecumenism NICOSIA, Cyprus, JUNE 2, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The leader of the Orthodox Church in Cyprus is denouncing those in his

Share this article on Facebook Harmony Exists Between Faith and Reason, Says Pope – Offers Reflection on Life and Works of St. Thomas Aquinas VATICAN CITY, JUNE 2, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The “great work” of St. Thomas Aquinas was to show not only that faith

Share this article on Facebook Political Instability Awaits Pope in Cyprus – nterview With Alfred-Maurice de Zayas By Michaela Koller ROME, JUNE 2, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI’s upcoming apostolic visit to Cyprus, which begins Friday, will be

Share this article on Facebook Pope Blesses Catholic Media Convention Via Satellite – JUNE 3 (Catholic World News) — At the conclusion of his June 2 general audience devoted to St. Thomas Aquinas, Pope Benedict blessed participants at the Catholic Media

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Official Prods US On Immigration Reform – JUNE 3 (Catholic World News) — In a lengthy address delivered in Washington on June 2, Archbishop Antonio Maria Vegliò, president of the Pontifical Council for the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Caring for Your Marriage – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast | This week on the Faith & Family Live Cast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Rebecca, Elizabeth and I

Share this article on Facebook Donut Day – Rebecca Teti: | Look away now if you’re dieting or sugar-averse. Everyone else: a reminder that tomorrow is National Donut Day. Participating Krispy Kreme locations are

Share this article on Facebook How to Stop Paying All Those Library Late Fees – Danielle Bean: Inquiring moms want to know | Yesterday, when I posted on Facebook about the lovely, predictable silence that encompasses my house following a trip to the

Share this article on Facebook I’m So Proud of You – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 68 | It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of

Share this article on Facebook Making Sense of Purgatory and Indulgences – Fr. John Bartunek, LC: Ask a Priest vol. 17 | Q: Please explain Plenary Indulgences. If one confession fulfills the requirement of plenary indulgences 8 days before and

Share this article on Facebook Newly Baptized – Rachel Balducci: that heavenly scent | I haven’t bathed sweet baby Isabel in over three days—she was baptized Monday morning and I have wanted to drink in the beautiful

Share this article on Facebook Stop Paying All Those Library Late Fees – Danielle Bean: Inquiring moms want to know | Yesterday, when I posted on Facebook about the lovely, predictable silence that encompasses my house following a trip to the

Share this article on Facebook Takes The Cake – Rebecca Teti: | Among the delights of living in freedom is that whatever activity can be devised, somewhere someone will take it to undreamed of heights of perfection.

Share this article on Facebook The Love of Your Life – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Marriage | (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 What Faith In One God Implies – Pat Gohn: an ongoing study of the Catechism | We continue to examine the Creed and “We believe in one God.” There are 5 implications of belief in the one God.  The

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook It’s the Religion, Stupid. – I frequent a blog called Freakonomics. It’s usually at least got some random interesting stuff that makes you think. But sometimes it’s sad how exclusively secular

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Ultrasound Increases Bonding Experience – A New York Times article recently said that women seeing an ultrasound of the baby before abortion don’t usually change their mind. But this is wishful thinking among

Share this article on Facebook Ultrasound Laws – A leading abortion supporter recently commented on laws that require women in abortion mills to have the opportunity to see their baby on ultrasound. She said that the

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Is Oilboarding Torture?

Share this article on Facebook Intended Complications – The latest column from our friend Phil Lawler at CWNews.com. Writing for US Catholic, Patrick McCormick– a religious-studies professor at Gonzaga University– reveals a

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – An MSNBC promo for an upcoming Chris Matthews special on “The Rise of the New Right” juxtaposes footage of camo-clad men shooting automatic weapons with a voice-over of

Share this article on Facebook Pope highlights harmony among faith and reason in St. Thomas of Aquinos

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 3, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 3 LIVE FROM THE RELIGIOUS BOOKSELLERS TRADE EXHIBIT IN CHICAGO 4:00 – Kresta Comments 4:20 – The Grand Jihad: How

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Anesthetist Allegedly Infected over 40 Women with Hep C – By James TillmanMELBOURNE, Australia, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — At least 44 women have now been infected by Hepatitis C after attending Croydon Day Surgery,

Share this article on Facebook FDA Readies Public Hearing for Next Generation Abortifacient Drug – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) readies a June public hearing for a new drug billed as

Share this article on Facebook Filipino Bishops: Sex Education Undermines Parents’ Role – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiMANILA, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) states that imposing lessons about sex on

Share this article on Facebook McDonald’s Ad Promotes Teenage Homosexuality – By James Tillman and John-Henry WestenFrance, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new McDonald’s ad in France, part of their large “come as you are” ad campaign,

Share this article on Facebook Ontario Gvmt to Host Symposium on “Equity” for School Trustees – TORONTO, Ontario, June 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ontario Ministry of Education is set to host a symposium later this month to educate school board trustees on the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Bus Ads In Regina Spark Only Mild Protest – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiREGINA, Saskatchewan, June 2, 2010 (LifeSIteNews.com) – Pro-life ads that began appearing on City of Regina buses on May 31 have met with only

Share this article on Facebook Promising New Initiative Will Help LifeSiteNews at No Cost to You – Dear Friends of LifeSiteNews,Everyone wants to support pro-life and pro-family organizations, but in today’s economic times it can be hard to do so effectively.Well, we

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A Clever Detail – One favorite website of mine, and an invaluable source for some of the more obscure details of medieval and Gothic revival art, is Vitrearum’s Church Art weblog, run by

Share this article on Facebook Colloquium Liturgies Open to All – The Church Music Association of America is pleased to extend an open invitation to all liturgies and events scheduled to take place at Pittsburgh’s Church of the

Share this article on Facebook Corpus Christi from St. John Lateran – In parts of the world, including the Vatican, and generally in the calendar of the usus antiquior , today is the feast of Corpus Christi. Other obligations prevented

Share this article on Facebook Opus Anglicanum, or English Work – As many of our readers know, I am quite interested in the artistry that goes behind vestment work, particularly historic vestment work. Accordingly, I was rather

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook The soundtrack of a spiritual life – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust When I read the following post by my Catholic blog world friend Jennifer Fulwiler over at Conversion Diary , I was so moved that I had to

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Hey, we made # 7 – My thanks go out to Catholic blogger, Eric Sammons, for going to the trouble to write a macro that would enable a more scientific ranking of the popularity of Catholic

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Abortion & Confession – Any confessor can absolve penitents of abortion From time to time I am asked whether priests need special faculties to absolve penitents in abortion cases. Although the

Share this article on Facebook Running thru the Life of St. Francis

Share this article on Facebook Safety in Israel – For the 116 pilgrims flying to Israel to join us tomorrow, and for their families and friends, do not worry — despite what you hear on the news. We are here in Jerusalem

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Feast of Charles Lwanga & Ugandan Martyrs – St. Charles Lwanga and Companion Martyrs Via Fr. Steve : Today is the feast of St. Charles Lwanga and his companions , whose martyrdom, as discussed here is especially

Share this article on Facebook Replay will Ruin Baseball – Humility & Grace turn a heavy moment to light. Sancya/AP Last night, Umpire James Joyce made a horrifically bad call and robbed Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga

Share this article on Facebook Thank you… – Pitching some Mystic Monk Coffee yesterday, in order to help fill the coffers didn’t result in much business for the monks, but some of you very kindly hit the paypal

Share this article on Facebook Vacuuming up the oil Spill, Part II – Vice-President Joe Biden, last night , talking to Charlie Rose : “BP is not in charge. The federal government, the president of the United States, is in charge.” Now,

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook BLAMING THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AGAIN FOR THE DEATH OF RIZAL – Anonymous said… You are right fat priest. the Spanish government is the one who carried Dr. Rizal’s execution but It was the friars who put that government because

Share this article on Facebook British nuns who saved wartime Jews on path to sainthood – Mother Riccarda Beauchamp Hambrough Tucked away on a side street on the east bank of the Tiber, the Casa di Santa Brigidia guesthouse has specialised in welcoming weary

Share this article on Facebook FR. ROEL GALLARDO, C.M.F. MODERN DAY MARTYR FOR THE FAITH – St. Francis of Assisi personally preached the Gospel with great courage in front of the Sultan Claretian Martyrs Father Rhoel Gallardo Claretian Missionary Becomes

Share this article on Facebook Katanungan Hinggil sa ‘Masturbation’ – Si San Jose at ang Binatilyong Jesus. Ang Panginoong JesuCristo ay isang tunay na lalaki: malusog at matapang. Subalit hindi siya naging babaero o kaya ay namuhay sa

Share this article on Facebook QUESTION ON BIOETHICS: METHOTREXATE AND ECTOPIC PREGNANCIES – The Blessed Virgin Mary pregnant with the Lord Jesus visits her cousin St. Elizabeth who is also pregnant with her son St. John the Baptist. Methotrexate and Ectopic

Share this article on Facebook SINONG TAKOT SA MGA MUSLIM? – Queen Isabela I of Spain… her Most Catholic Majesty… regained the territories of Spain from the hands of the Moors. Catholic Papa(Gay) said… hahaha [No offense

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A sense of the sacred – A reader sent me a a quote from Alice von Hildebrand’s Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion which is out of print: “Not only is the quality of sacredness a mark of

Share this article on Facebook An ump’s really bad call wrecks a perfect game – You know the cliché that it ain’t over ‘till it’s over, don’t you. Here is a perfect example. A perfect game was wrecked yesterday, but not by a player. A 22-year vet

Share this article on Facebook Bishop stabbed to death in Turkey – RIP – Pray for the repose of the soul of Bishop Luigi Padovese, the Apostolic Vicar in Anatolia in Turkey who was stabbed to death in in his home in Iskenderun in southern

Share this article on Facebook Pope will proclaim St. Jean Vianney as Patron of all Priests – From CNA: 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

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: clerics fulfilling office obligation with older Office in vernacular – From a priest reader: I’m a priest and religious and I’ve wanted to pray the psalter in the traditional way for a long time and while clearing out our library I came

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: flying a papal flag – From a reader: The Feast of Sts Peter and Paul is coming up this month which prompted me to order a Papal Flag to fly on that occasion.  What is the custom for flying

Share this article on Facebook Request for prayers – In your kindness will you be please say a prayer for an intention?

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed: jelly issue – It has been a while since I have shared any of the guests at the feeder. It is amazing how many species are digging into the grape jelly which I put out for the orioles.

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – COLLECT (2002MR) – Here is a Corpus Christi reflection which I wrote some time ago for The Wanderer: In 1246, Robert of Thourotte, Bishop of Liège, Belgium, had instituted in his diocese

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