Catholic News Headlines June 7, 2010


Jun. 6, 7pm—Jun. 7, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook OUR JOB INTHIS WORLD – “It is good that today in our prayer we hear the words with which Jesus intercedes for us before his Father: I do not pray that thou shouldst take them out of the world,

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Bertone to represent Pope at Slovenian Eucharistic Congress – Vatican City, Jun 7, 2010 / 10:37 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy See made public a letter today showing that the Holy Father appointed Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone,

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Rivera says world is held together by prayer – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 7, 2010 / 05:51 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, expressed hope this week that not everything in

Share this article on Facebook Eradication of poverty should be priority during bicentennial, says Argentinean bishop – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 7, 2010 / 02:39 pm ( CNA ).- In an interview last week the president of the Bishops’ Committee for Social Ministry, Bishop Alcides Jorge

Share this article on Facebook Turkish media reports question insanity of Bishop Padovese’s killer – Ankara, Turkey, Jun 7, 2010 / 03:29 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- While a funeral for Bishop Luigi Padovese, Apostolic Vicar of Anatolia was being held in Iskenderun, Turkey

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook New movies fail to inspire ticket sales – Americans for the second straight weekend found more interesting and compelling things to do than go to the …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Fr. James Farfaglia from Rome: Praying at the Tomb of the Venerable John Paul II – It is early Sunday morning in Rome.  Nineteen years ago, John Paul II was the Pope and …

Share this article on Facebook Toddler survives 7-story fall – A 4-year-old boy has miraculously survived a fall from seven stories, his fall broken by palm trees. Police say …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Dutch playboy likely a ‘serial killer,’ authority says – Dutch playboy Joran Van der Sloot, long suspected in the death of a young American woman and arrested for on …

Share this article on Facebook Four Palestinian divers killed near Gaza Strip – Four Palestinian divers have been killed by Israeli forces. Israel Defense Forces says its navy spotted the men in …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Solidarity Movement For the West: Fr. Popieuszko, Priest and Martyr – The Solidarity Trade Union of Poland helped to bring down the Berlin Wall, a symbol of the evil tyranny of …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Interview: Abp. Gomez of Los Angeles on ‘Practical Atheism’ and the Hispanic Catholic Mission – “Practical atheism” has become the de facto state religion in America. The price of …

Share this article on Facebook Journalistic Icon Helen Thomas Abruptly Retires Amidst Controversy – An attempted apology didn’t dissuade those who felt Thomas should bear some consequences for her …

Share this article on Facebook Shiny, new Apples tempt consumers – The tech world is buzzing with excitement. Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco this …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook Is it normal to feel apprehension about submitting to the spiritual direction process? – Q: Dear Father John, I am a new Catholic. I found your blog after searching for information on Catholic Spiritual Direction. My parish priest has found a director for

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Get Your Copy of Patrick Madrid’s New Book! – Patrick Madrid’s new book (co-authored with Ken Hensley), “The Godless Delusion: A Catholic Challenge to Modern Atheism,” will be released in 2 WEEKS! Here is some

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook The final push – About 1/3 of the books that have piled up on my desk during the writing process After two years, 600 pages, and 200,000 words , I think I’m finally close to having a

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Big Diapers Is Anti-Woman – In a stunning display of crass commercialization that victimizes women, Big Diapers, which makes billions of dollars per year on babies, is attempting to guilt women

Share this article on Facebook I Want A Peace Boat To Mecca – Peace boats are all the rage these days. (Get it?) So I says to myself I says, “Patrick, you gots to get in on all this peace, love, and tolerance. You know, the kind of

Share this article on Facebook Jesus Seminar Takes on Paul – Remember the Jesus Seminar? They were those scholars who voted away all of Jesus’ miracles and much of what He said because it didn’t seem plausible to them. You know,

Share this article on Facebook NAACP: Black Holes are Racist – I’m announcing it. It’s official. Racism, for all intents and purposes, is dead in this country. Sure you’ll have your random nutjobs but racism as an institution or

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Maronites: Treasure Your Inheritance as a Precious Gift – VATICAN CITY, 6 JUN 2010 (VIS) – At 4.30 p.m. today the Holy Father visited the Maronite cathedral of Cyprus, which is dedicated to Our Lady of Grace. The cathedral,

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Legate to Eucharistic Congress of Slovenia – VATICAN CITY, 7 JUN 2010 (VIS) – Made public today was the Letter in which Benedict XVI appoints Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. as pontifical legate

Share this article on Facebook Redouble Efforts for Peace in the Middle East – VATICAN CITY, 6 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The departure ceremony at the end of the Pope’s apostolic trip to Cyprus took place at Larnaca airport at 5.45 p.m. today. Following

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Happily Celibate – Rebecca Teti: | The New York Times ran a nice profile of Eve Tushnet over the weekend. Tushnet is a popular blogger with same-sex attraction who is happily accepting the

Share this article on Facebook I Can Do It Myself! – Arwen Mosher: A hair-cutting triumph | Both my kids have gotten their first-ever haircuts in the past month. And I did them! Blaise is sixteen months and his hair had

Share this article on Facebook Lots of Options for Free Summer Fun for Kids – Danielle Bean: Books, Bowling, Movies & More | School is out for many of us, and one way to maximize summertime family fun is to take advantage of some seasonal

Share this article on Facebook Moms & Dads Weigh In Here – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Parenting | (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 Quick Reminder – Rebecca Teti: | Just a little help for those participating in the Sacred Heart novena.

Share this article on Facebook Summer Living – Rachel Balducci: Hot enough for ya? | My goodness it’s hot here. When the temps rise, the last thing I want to do is add another 350 degress to the mix. These days, the

Share this article on Facebook That Banned Huggies Ad – Danielle Bean: Share your opinion, please! | I have many opinions about this Huggies commercial that has been kicking up a controversy recently. But I’ll hold off on

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Pretend I’m a Tree and Save Me – It’s sad that some people in this country spend more time and effort trying to save trees than they do trying to save innocent human babies. The federal government has

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Praying to End Abortion – Related posts:Unequal Praying Field Preaching on Abortion Prostaglandin Abortion Related posts: Unequal Praying Field Preaching on Abortion Prostaglandin Abortion

Share this article on Facebook The Founding Fathers Were Pro-Life – I recently assisted in putting together a conference for hundreds of pastors, who received new courage in preaching the Word of Life. My friend David Barton of

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Still Unconvinced

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Charities, Immigration and the USCCB – Catholic Charity Helps Immigrants Become Citizens WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) ― Catholic Charities says it is expanding efforts to help immigrants become citizens. The

Share this article on Facebook How the Holy See talks to Buddhists – Sometimes the problems Catholics face in Europe and the U.S. blind us to the global picture. Not since the Holy Spirit fell on all those visiting foreigners on the day

Share this article on Facebook Krauthammer on Israeli blockade; Bishops on Christians in Middle East – Why wouldn’t a ship carrying humanitarian aid not subject itself to inspection at an Israeli port? Charles Krauthammer offers a grim explanation. Today, June 6, the

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Poll Question of the Day – Should adultery be criminalized? 1) Yes 2) No Click here to answer the question!

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Arianna Huffington: Oil Spill “Absolutely a Thousand Percent Bush-Cheney’s Fault”

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 7, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 7 4:00 – Empire State Building Honors China – Says No to Teresa of Calcutta: Mother Teresa Campaign Continues On

Share this article on Facebook Vatican publishes documents from Inquisition

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Draft of Canadian G8 Document Contains No Endorsement of Abortion for Women – Ottawa, Canada (LifeNews.com) — A leaked draft of the final paper for the coming G8 summit suggests Canada will not suggest to other nations that promoting abortion is

Share this article on Facebook Judicial Expert: Memo Makes it Clear Elena Kagan Would Back Roe, Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Last week, a legal memo Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan authored during her time as a law clerk for pro-abortion Justice Thurgood

Share this article on Facebook Kenya No Campaigners Start Work to Oppose Pro-Abortion Draft Constitution – Nairobi, Kenya (LifeNews.com) — The grassroots organizers of the No campaign on the pro-abortion draft constitution Kenya residents will vote on at the polls in August

Share this article on Facebook Kenya Poll Has Majority Backing Constitution Despite Abortion Promotion – Nairobi, Kenya (LifeNews.com) — Though the overwhelming majority of Kenya residents are pro-life on abortion, and despite the fact that the draft Constitution would

Share this article on Facebook New Elena Kagan Memo Urged Clinton to Oppose Ban on Assisted Suicide – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — When the Clinton presidential library released papers written by Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan last week, two of them had Kagan

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration to Spend $125M to Defend Pro-Abortion Health Care Law – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Obama administration is unveiling a new $125 million publicity campaign over the next five years to promote the pro-abortion health

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocates Challenge Free Speech Limits at DC Planned Parenthood – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Planned Parenthood in the nation’s capital has put up a fence around public property and threatened to arrest members of the pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Second Document Has Kagan Defending Clinton Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Veto – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A newly-produced document today from the Clinton archives is the second to show Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan defending ex-President

Share this article on Facebook Sign the Pro-Life Petition Opposing Elena Kagan – Sign the Pro-Life Petition Opposing Elena Kagan

Share this article on Facebook Sister Carol Keehan Gives Catholic HS Speech Despite Pro-Abortion Bill Support – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Sister Carol Keehan, the head of the Catholic Health Association, gave the commencement speech this weekend before graduating seniors at

Share this article on Facebook White House Already Missing Deadlines in Implementing Pro-Abortion Health Care – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Critics say missed deadlines and other signs show the Obama administration is stumbling out of the gate on its early steps to implement

Share this article on Facebook Woman Says Practitioner Held Hand Over Her Mouth as He Forced Abortion – Flint, MI (LifeNews.com) — A Michigan woman who says she was victimized by a forced abortion is speaking out more about her ordeal and offering a more graphic, detailed

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 80 British IVF Babies Aborted per Year – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, June 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Figures released under Britain’s Freedom of Information Act show that an average of 80 children conceived by in

Share this article on Facebook Florida Enacts Legislation Protecting Private Prayer in Schools – By Peter J. SmithTALLAHASSEE, Florida, June 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Florida has enacted a new law protecting the rights of individuals at public schools to engage

Share this article on Facebook Memos Show Kagan’s Hand in Clinton-Era Abortion, Assisted Suicide Policy Decisions – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., June 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A number of memos have come to the fore with information about the views of President Barack Obama’s

Share this article on Facebook More Info on New Initiative – Dear Friends of LifeSiteNews,On June 2 we advised you of the new Real Estate for Life program that you can take advantage of to significantly help LifeSiteNews without

Share this article on Facebook The Armageddon Factor: A Book Review – Review by Paul Tuns, Editor, The InterimThe Armageddon Factor: The Rise of Christian Nationalism in Canada by Marci McDonald (Random House, $32, 419 pages)If you

Share this article on Facebook UN Attacks Poland’s Pro-Life Laws at Human Rights Meetings – By Hilary WhiteGENEVA, June 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Officials of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva have launched a full-scale attack on Poland’s

Share this article on Facebook Women’s College Hospital Toronto Slams G8 Maternal Plan for Lack of Abortion Funding – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, June 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Women’s College Hospital (WCH) of Toronto, long known for its feminist and pro-abortion advocacy,

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Adult Stem Cells May Cure HIV – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist California researchers have announced plans to continue the research of a German doctor who was able to cure an American

Share this article on Facebook Kagan Records Offer Few Clues – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Recently released records from Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan’s tenure as domestic policy advisor in the Clinton

Share this article on Facebook Parents Beware! Senate May Soon Vote on Controversial U.N. Treaty – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Embattled Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is pushing for ratification of a UN treaty that will grant children freedom of thought,

Share this article on Facebook Victim of Forced Abortion Sues Doctor – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A 20 year-old Michigan woman is suing a controversial abortionist for forcing her to have an abortion after she changed her

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Book Notice: “The Old Mass and the New” by Bishop Marc Aillet – Ignatius Press has an interesting looking offering in the liturgical sphere which is due to be published in September of this year. The book is by Bishop Marc Aillet —

Share this article on Facebook Corpus Christi at One Australian Seminary – One of our Australian readers sends in news from Corpus Christi College, the Regional Seminary for Victoria, Australia, which had a very successful Corpus Christi

Share this article on Facebook Corpus Christi in Hong Kong – Just a few photos from the usus antiquior community in Hong Kong for their celebrations of Corpus Christi.

Share this article on Facebook Corpus Christi in Toledo – Continuing our Corpus Christi coverage, some impressions of this year’s procession in Toledo, the see of the primate of Spain: Notice how a canopy spans the route of the

Share this article on Facebook IonaScribe: The five-step program – IonaScribe: The five-step program

Share this article on Facebook Roman Meeting of the “Priestly Friends of Summorum Pontificum” – Fr. Vincenzo Nuara, O.P., known to readers of the NLM as the founder of the youth group “Giovani e Tradizione” and of the priestly association “Priestly Friends of

Share this article on Facebook The Cardinal Primate of Scotland and the First Mass of a New FSSP Priest in Edinburgh’s Cathedral – This weekend in Edinburgh’s Cathedral, Fr. Simon Harkins, a newly ordained FSSP priest and himself a native of Edinburgh, celebrated his first Mass. Not only did he

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook America’s failed pledge on religious freedom – By Russell Shaw A year ago this month President Barack Obama, in a much heralded speech in Cairo, included religious freedom in his list of seven issues of priority

Share this article on Facebook Is technology reshaping your brain, your family, your life? – By Mary DeTurris Poust How many high-tech gadgets and gizmos have you used today — or are you using right now? Cell phone? Facebook? Twitter? Google? iPod? iPad?

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook When a father comes home from war – It’s a wonderful, joyful thing when any military man or woman returns home to family and friends after a long separation imposed by war — a brother, sister, son,

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook I Smell Like a Fish! – I wrote this in 2000 after a night of fishing with Jewish fishermen on the Sea of Galilee. Since today we are on a boat on the Sea of Galilee with our pilgrims today, I

Share this article on Facebook Running in the Footprints of St. Francis – a week late :-) – Last week I ran through Assisi in the footprints of St. Francis. Thought you would enjoy the pictures and videos in this YouTube movie.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook 1200 Hours After Rig Explosion – It has been 1200 Hours since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. Dead sea turtle lies on beach in Pass Christian, Mississippi ( Source ) There have

Share this article on Facebook Helen Thomas Retires – Effective Immediately , and the White House Correspondent’s Association, after mulling it over for a few days , has released a condemnation of Thomas’ remarks, and add:

Share this article on Facebook The “Ghost” Radio – Remember The Twilight Zone? Reader Mike sent this along,and it has all the makings of a great episode of that Rod Serling series: A 70-year-old radio at a Scottish

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook – And now for a different sort of procession… A very cool story brings together things processional, astronomical, a census year and a reference to Manhattan (where I am

Share this article on Facebook Into the heart of darkness…

Share this article on Facebook NYC blognic requests coming in… a first sounding – Readers are asking about another NYC-Manhattan Blognic. Here’s the scoop.  I hadn’t thought about a blognic, partly because I am recovering from some sort of viral bug

Share this article on Facebook PRAYERCAzT: Vespers (BrevRom) – No frills Vespers for the tired brethren with the Breviarium Romanum.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Female altar servers at a TLM? – From a reader: Is it allowed to have female altar servers at the TLM?I get this question every once in a while and have answered it in the past. Allow me to recap. At

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: rubrical V and R symbols for leader and response – A great question for you knowledgable readers and my chance to learn something: A reader queries: My question is this: what is the name of the symbols that denote

Share this article on Facebook The Classic – It is a fantastic morning in Manhattan. This morning is as fresh and cool as the last days have been muggy and oppressive. I have strolled to a nearby shop for something

Share this article on Facebook What is your good news? – Let’s hear your good news… pick us up a bit. For my part, though I am not at 100% I no longer feel as if I were about to die, which significantly brightens the day.

Share this article on Facebook Your Corpus Christi Sunday experiences – People have been mentioning their Corpus Christi processions under my WDTPRS entries. Here is an entry specifically for your processions. Yesterday I was at St. Mary’s

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