Catholic News Headlines June 10, 2010


Jun. 9, 7pm—Jun. 10, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook TODAY’S PLAN – “Our best plan is to place ourselves in the Lord’s presence, meditate upon his mercy and grace and upon our own lowliness, and leave him to give us what he wills …. He

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Adoption for homosexuals deprives children of a family, bishop warns – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 10, 2010 / 06:23 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Juan Ruben Martinez of Posadas in Argentina reaffirmed his opposition this week to the adoption of

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese deplores killing of teen on US-Mexico border – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 10, 2010 / 12:44 pm ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Mexico City released a statement this week deploring the killing of Sergio Adrian Hernandez

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal calls on Bolivians to reject ‘attacks’ on human life – La Paz, Bolivia, Jun 9, 2010 / 10:16 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Santa Cruz, Cardinal Julio Terrazas, called on Bolivians this week to proclaim the value of human

Share this article on Facebook Catholic group marking end of Year for Priests with global Rosary relay – New York City, N.Y., Jun 10, 2010 / 03:13 am ( CNA ).- A non-profit group will mark the closing of the Year for Priests with a 24-hour ‘Rosary Relay’ to be held in

Share this article on Facebook Church must help Hispanic Catholics fight secularization, urges Indiana bishop – South Bend, Ind., Jun 10, 2010 / 01:07 am ( CNA ).- The Church must help Hispanic Catholics fight against the forces of secularization and worldly attitudes that seek to

Share this article on Facebook Deal Hudson warns of future ‘anti-Catholic storm’ in U.S. – Washington D.C., Jun 10, 2010 / 03:04 am ( CNA ).- An “anti-Catholic storm” is looming in the United States, Deal Hudson has claimed, because of the Church’s stance

Share this article on Facebook Diocese says hospital in ‘full compliance’ with Catholic directives despite abortionist on staff – Pueblo, Colo., Jun 10, 2010 / 04:17 pm ( CNA ).- A Catholic hospital in rural Colorado has the region’s only abortionist on its staff, a pro-life activist has claimed.

Share this article on Facebook Empire State Building says policy bars honoring Mother Teresa, Catholic League to protest – New York City, N.Y., Jun 10, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA ).- The company that operates the Empire State Building has said it will not run a lighting scheme to mark Mother

Share this article on Facebook Orthodox blogger defends Pope, questions Time Magazine’s critique of Church – Washington D.C., Jun 10, 2010 / 06:28 am ( CNA ).- A recent spread in Time Magazine is continuing to draw criticism for its treatment of the Catholic Church, both from

Share this article on Facebook Pope answers priests’ questions on prayer, celibacy and new vocations – Vatican City, Jun 10, 2010 / 05:51 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Priests from around the world gathered at a prayer vigil in St. Peter’s Square on Thursday with Pope Benedict,

Share this article on Facebook Pope discusses economic crisis, protecting unborn with Spanish prime minister – Vatican City, Jun 10, 2010 / 08:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- This morning Pope Benedict received the prime minister of Spain at the Vatican. The two leaders discussed the

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Old TV shows create movie box-office gold – Hollywood is rushing a re-tooled version of the Eighties TV favorite “The A-Team” to movie …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Empire State Building declines to honor Mother Teresa – The Empire State Building in New York City has declined to observe what would have been Mother Teresa’s …

Share this article on Facebook Francis Cardinal George: ‘The month of the Sacred Heart and the Year for Priests’ – In 2002, Pope John Paul II said that addressing the scandal of sexual abuse of minors by some bishops and priests …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 7-year-old boy executed by Taliban – The Taliban has executed a seven-year-old boy on suspicion of spying for the government. According to said Dawoud …

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Bertone: Priests as Prophets of a New World – The cardinal spoke about the priesthood and celibacy this afternoon at the “Priests Today” …

Share this article on Facebook FBI tried to arrest Van Der Sloot in sting operation – Dutch playboy Joran Van Der Sloot, arrested in the murder of a Peruvian woman and suspected in the murder of an …

Share this article on Facebook Gambian police size $1 billion in cocaine – Police in Gambia has seized over $1 billion in cocaine, the largest ever drug raid ever in Western Africa.

Share this article on Facebook Kandahar operation to take longer than expected – The move to push the Taliban out of Kandahar, Afghanistan’s second largest city, has not been met with …

Share this article on Facebook Leaning Tower of Pisa off the record books – Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa is no longer the leader in terms of crooked buildings. Architects in Abu …

Share this article on Facebook Priests Called to Confession as Year of the Priest Comes to a Close – Priests, like Paul on the way to Damascus, ‘must fall off their horse again, to fall into the arms of the …

Share this article on Facebook Priests rally support for Pope in time of crisis – Priests have arrived by the thousands to Vatican City to show their support for Pope Benedict XVI, who will …

Share this article on Facebook Taliban set fire to western tanks in Pakistan – The Taliban is suspected in a raid in a Pakistan village that set fire to 50 trucks carrying supplies for Western …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Human drama plays out against U.S.-Mexican border – Arizona has passed a controversial law targeting illegal aliens that has many voicing their strong criticism. They …

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Carly Fiorina to Rumble with Boxer in California Senate Match – ‘Tonight is proof that pro-life feminism has electoral power,’ said Marjorie Dannenfelser, …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Editorial: Stephen Hawking is Wrong. Church is a Defender of Life, Science and the Person – Hawkings view of the insignificance of the human person is sad. His error concerning how the Church views the …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook Friday Morning Hymn – Deus, qui caeli lumen O God the lamp of heaven high and source of light: your shining hand unrolls the banner of the sky, upholding it above the land. Dawn, casting up a

Share this article on Facebook Spiritual direction orientation – it takes time… and patience – Have you ever been in an unfamiliar area and stopped to ask a local for directions only to find that the well intended helper begins to rattle off street names, turns,

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Year for Priests comes to an end… – The Church has spent the past year in prayer and thanksgiving for our holy bishops, priests, and seminarians around the world…and what a blessed year it has been! The

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Assume the Assumption – My eight year old, unlike my other children, needs to be cajoled, coddled, and complimented into learning. I don’t cajole, coddle or compliment well. Her grades are good

Share this article on Facebook Whoomp! There Obama Is? – Hilarious. If that ain’t Barack Obama in 1993’s “Whoomp There It Is” it’s a dude that looks an awful lot like him. I can’t wait until someone asks Robert Gibbs about

Share this article on Facebook Why Obama Failed… – Frankly, if I hear the phrase “Obama’s Katrina” one more time to refer to the President’s response to the oil spill, I think I will scream. It reminds of the annoying

Share this article on Facebook Woman Shoots at Fetus, Faces Charges – Someone please explain this to me? I seriously don’t get it. The AP reports: A pregnant Pittsburgh woman is hospitalized after police say she may have shot herself in

Share this article on Facebook Yup. I’m Putting Up a Hanson Video – Look. If you mention that Hanson brothers to me I’m still thinking of those goons from Slapshot. But you might also remember “Hanson” as a blip on the pop culture radar

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI Recalls His Apostolic Trip to Cyprus – VATICAN CITY, 9 JUN 2010 (VIS) – During his general audience today, celebrated in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope reminisced about his recent apostolic trip to Cyprus, “in

Share this article on Facebook Deal Hudson Warns Of Future ‘Anti-Catholic Storm’ In US – Washington D.C., Jun 10, 2010 (CNA).- An “anti-Catholic storm” is looming in the United States, Deal Hudson has claimed, because of the Church’s stance against

Share this article on Facebook Diocese Says Hospital In ‘Full Compliance’ With Catholic Directives Despite Abortionist On Staff – Pueblo, Colo., Jun 10, 2010 (CNA).- A Catholic hospital in rural Colorado has the region’s only abortionist on its staff, a pro-life activist has claimed. In response,

Share this article on Facebook Empire State Building Says Policy Bars Honoring Mother Teresa, Catholic League To Protest – New York City, N.Y., Jun 10, 2010 (CNA).- The company that operates the Empire State Building has said it will not run a lighting scheme to mark Mother Teresa’s 100th

Share this article on Facebook Maronite Friar to Be Beatified in Lebanon – Stephen Nehme Was Always Aware of God KFIFAN, Lebanon, JUNE 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Stephen Nehme (born Joseph), who will be beatified June 27 in Kfifan, Lebanon, was

Share this article on Facebook Pius XII Letter to Roosevelt Published for 1st Time – Pontiff Appealed to President to Spare Innocent Lives ROME, JUNE 9, 2010 (Zenit.org).- A letter from August 1943 that Pope Pius XII wrote to U.S. President Franklin

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For June 10 – VATICAN CITY, 10 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Archbishop Luigi Moretti, vice gerent of the vicariate of Rome, as metropolitan archbishop of

Share this article on Facebook Pope Receives Prime Minster of Spain – VATICAN CITY, 10 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: “This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in

Share this article on Facebook Reality Show Star Susan Boyle Will Likely Sing At Papal Mass – JUNE 10 (Catholic World News) — Susan Boyle, who achieved worldwide fame in 2009 on a British reality television show, will likely sing at a papal Mass during Pope

Share this article on Facebook Scottish Bishops Confirm Venue for Papal Mass – Urge All Catholics to Attend Event GLASGOW, Scotland, JUNE 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Scottish bishops’ conference announced that Benedict XVI will be celebrating an

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Rumor: Cardinal Pell Declined Curial Post – JUNE 10 (Catholic World News) — The widespread belief that Cardinal George Pell of Sydney, Australia, would soon be appointed prefect of the powerful Congregation for

Share this article on Facebook Worldwide Rosary Relay to Offer Prayer for Priests – NEW YORK, JUNE 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Next week, a worldwide rosary relay event will unite participants around the globe to pray for priests. The June 19 event,

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook For Better or For Worse – 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 Go, You! – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 69 | 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 Heavenly Scent Update – Rachel Balducci: | Last week I wrote about Isabel’s baptism and how wonderful she smelled thanks to the chrism. Today we had a package dropped off and some dear reader

Share this article on Facebook Her Brother, the Dog – Arwen Mosher: Share your funny sibling stories! | When I had one child, I was fascinated by her. I loved watching her grow and learn, watching her personality develop.

Share this article on Facebook Of Kids and Bees – Catherine Rose: Easing Our Way Toward More Natural Living | My daughter, Adele, likes to hold bees. Before you think me a crazy mother, I should clarify that she holds

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 Saints in Brooklyn – Rebecca Teti: “The whole society is trying to connect again with something.” | Here’s a lovely and bittersweet feature on the changing culture of an old Italian

Share this article on Facebook Summer Schedules and Allowances – Lisa Hendey: We slip into summer mode on this week’s podcast. | This week on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Danielle, Rachel and I talk

Share this article on Facebook Those Complicated Catholics – Fr. John Bartunek, LC: Ask a Priest vol. 18 | Q: Please explain Plenary Indulgences. If one confession fulfills the requirement of plenary indulgences 8 days before and

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook See Ya, Helen! – So Helen Thomas has resigned. Fine with me. I always found her obnoxious, abrasive, partisan, rude, and mean-spirited. But don’t count her out just yet. She previously

Share this article on Facebook Shopping Expedition – This weekend I went to a local Middle Eastern food market and got some stuff. I also made a couple of videos about the experience. Links to the things I was talking

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI asks Catholics of the Middle East not to desert the Holy Land

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Google-Snoop

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day: Blame Bush – 17 Months Later – Jonathan Alter of Newsweek once again blamed Bush and the Republicans for creating the mess that Obama is now cleaning up, preventing the President from accomplishing

Share this article on Facebook Susan Boyle to Sing for Pope – Susan Boyle, who achieved worldwide fame in 2009 on a British reality television show, will likely sing at a papal Mass during Pope Benedict’s September visit to the

Share this article on Facebook The Oil Spill – A Lesson in the Cardinal Virtues? – Thanks to Catholic Exchange for this article June 10th, 2010 by Robert Struble, Jr. The worst oil spill in US history owes a lot to the fading away of moral virtue. I’m

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 10, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 10 4:00 – The Battle: How the Fight between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America’s Future America

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Alveda King Leads New Pro-Life freedom Rides Raising Abortion Awareness – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Raising awareness about how abortion is decimating the black community, Alveda King, the niece of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin

Share this article on Facebook American Society for Reproductive Medicine Attacks Embryo Adoption, Donation – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is coming under criticism from pro-life advocates for going after embryo adoption. Embryo

Share this article on Facebook Autopsy Determines Baby Killed in Teen’s Self-Abortion With Pencil Was a Boy – Stroudsburg, PA (LifeNews.com) — Officials in Pennsylvania have conducted an autopsy on the body of the unborn child killed in a bizarre self-abortion that saw a

Share this article on Facebook Ireland Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Protecting Unborn Children – Dublin, Ireland (LifeNews.com) — A new poll commissioned that surveys voters in Ireland following last year’s Supreme Court decision finds a substantial majority favors

Share this article on Facebook Joe Biden Lends Support to Vote Process for Pro-Abortion Kenya Constitution – Nairobi, Kenya (LifeNews.com) — Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Kenya today and, although he did not officially endorse the pro-abortion constitution Kenya

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Pastor Arrested at Washington, DC Planned Parenthood Abortion Ctr – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — For years, pro-life advocates have been able to pray and counsel women heading to the Planned Parenthood abortion center in the nation’s

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Documentary Exposes Abortion as The Evolution of Racism and Black Genocide – By Theresa CastaJune 4, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The new documentary film Maafa 21 provides a convincing argument that “…legalized abortion is more than just a crime

Share this article on Facebook The Cost of Contraception: Women’s Health – Response to CNN – By Jenn Giroux FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, June 4, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As a Registered Nurse and mother of 9 I am stunned at the mis-information found in Adam

Share this article on Facebook Women Deliver: Panel Pushes ‘Harm Reduction’ as Effective ‘Facade’ for Dismantling Pro-Life Laws – By Kathleen Gilbert Special Report From Washington Women Deliver conferenceWASHINGTON, D.C., June 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Wedesday panel at the 2010 Women Deliver

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Abortion an Issue in Critical California Race – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The contest between radical pro-abortion Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and pro-life challenger Carly Fiorina may become a battle

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Share this article on Facebook Empire State Building Snubs Mother Teresa – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A controversy is raging over a decision by the Empire State Building to refuse a request to light the famous skyscraper on

Share this article on Facebook Study: Belgium Nurses Euthanizing Patients Without Consent – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study has found that almost half of the “euthanasia nurses” practicing in Belgium admit to euthanizing patients who did

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Architectural Design: Ukrainian Catholic Church of Our Loving Mother – Architect: McCrery Architects Project Description: Ukrainian Catholic Church of Our Loving Mother Conyers, Georgia Designed under the auspices of Bishop Robert Moskul,

Share this article on Facebook Further Book Titles – Further to the sale of some spare books, the following are also up for your consideration: Breviarium Romanum , 4 vols., 1946 Liber Usualis , 1962 edition (brand new

Share this article on Facebook The Other Modern: A Monstrance – Monstrance by Dom Suitbert Kraemer for the parish of Sacred Heart, Baton Rouge, from an old edition of Liturgical Arts Quarterly.

Share this article on Facebook The Other Modern: St. Bartholomew’s, Brighton – The extraordinary Anglican church of St. Bartholomew’s in Brighton with its Gothic nave and freestyle quasi -Byzantine chancel deserves a post in itself, but I thought

Share this article on Facebook ZENIT: Promoting Worship With the Traditional Mass – Zenit.org have an interview up this evening with Fr. Calvin Goodwin of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter: Promoting Worship With the Traditional Mass

Share this article on Facebook Zwiefalten Abbey – Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the former Imperial Abbey of Zwiefalten in the Southwest of Germany. Founded in 1089, it was only in 1750 – merely half a

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Refocus on the Sacred Heart – By Mary DeTurris Poust I did not grow up with any particular devotion to the Sacred Heart. Sure, we had the classic Sacred Heart picture in our family room. You know,

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook A Group Fun-Run Around Jerusalem’s Walls – A Fun-Run around the Walls of Old Jerusalem stopping at each gate.

Share this article on Facebook Bethlehem Part II, Tuesday – Part II of our full Bethlehem Day. We finished by going to Hebron to see the tomb of Abraham & Sarah, Isaac & Rebecca, Jacob and Leah in the Machpelah. It was very

Share this article on Facebook Day Six: Mount of Olives & Mount Zion – Day Six: Mass at Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, Pater Noster Church, Lunch and Mount Zion. Visited Promenade to get expansive “aerial” view of Jerusalem where I gave a

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook PAGLASPAG SA KAYABANGAN NG MGA MANOLISTA, Part 6 – The marvelous Basilica of St. Mark in Venice, Italy Anonymous said… Let’s set it straight: 1.Walang tithing sa doktrina ng INC 2.Hindi INC si Charice. Baptism in INC

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Book Explores What It Means to be Human in Light of Theology of the Body – WASHINGTON—“What does it mean to be human?” A new book by the priest who spearheads the evangelization and catechetical efforts of the U.S. bishops explores this

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “Opportune and necessary.” – I use the following good news as a stepping stone into a little rant of my own. A reader with the Latin Mass Society in the UK sent me a copy of a letter they received

Share this article on Facebook A priest’s reflection on hearing the new translation of the Roman Missal – There are some priests and even bishops out there exhibiting their very best petulance about the new translation of the Roman Missal which will soon – and not too soon –

Share this article on Facebook Lord of the Rings flow chart – From xkcd, this is sure to amuse you and amaze you. Here is a flow chart of character interaction in The Lord of the Rings…. the movies not the far superior books.

Share this article on Facebook PLENARY INDULGENCE for Closing Day of Year for Priests – I would like to remind all lay people that it is possible to obtain, on the closing day for the Year for Priests, Saturday 12 June, a plenary indulgence.  To obtain the

Share this article on Facebook Prince Charles the environmentalist: “Follow the Islamic way to save the world” – A reader alerted me to his wacky tale from the Daily Mail. My emphases and comments: ‘Follow the Islamic way to save the world,’ Prince Charles urges environmentalists

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: mixed choir in cassock and surplice – From a reader: Perhaps you have already addressed this question somewhere, but as a choir director myself, I was bothered by something I saw on Corpus Christi.   In the

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Public recitation of Office without a priest or deacon – From a reader: Is it permissible for the laity to organize and do Vespers in public without a priest or deacon present? I may try to organize something for a weekly

Share this article on Facebook sweeeeeet…. – Bees are interesting critters.  In the ancient world they were thought to reproduce parthenogenetically.   Therefore, in the early Church, bees were a symbol of

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: girls serving at Traditional Latin Masses – Under another entry there is a discussion about the possibility or the propriety of girls serving Holy Mass in the older, traditional Roman Rite, the Extraordinary Form,

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