Catholic News Headlines May 16, 2010


Jun. 15, 7pm—Jun. 16, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook CHRIST SPEAKS TO EACH OF US – “Blessed are the ears that catch the soft whisper of God’s voice and pay no heed to the muttering voices of this world; blessed indeed the ears that listen not to the

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Share this article on Facebook Argentinean archbishop criticizes ideological bias in state-run media – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 16, 2010 / 04:45 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata in Argentina criticized the ideological slant in Argentina’s official

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI calls for ‘more profound knowledge’ of the Eucharist – Vatican City, Jun 16, 2010 / 12:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Yesterday evening, Pope Benedict XVI inaugurated the diocesan congress of Rome in the Basilica of St. John

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal George: Sr. Keehan chose Obama over Catholic bishops – St. Petersburg, Fla., Jun 16, 2010 / 02:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Sister Carol Keehan, CEO and President of the Catholic Health Association (CHA) openly acted in favor

Share this article on Facebook Catholic experts weigh in on heated immigration debate, urge faithful to not act on ’emotions’ – Kansas City, Kan., Jun 16, 2010 / 02:57 am ( CNA ).- A recent article in the Kansas City Leaven explores commentary from Catholic experts who have added to the heated

Share this article on Facebook German bishop claims he was forced to resign – Berlin, Germany, Jun 16, 2010 / 06:00 pm ( CNA ).- The former Bishop of Augsburg, Germany, Walter Mixa, has told a German newspaper that he was forced to sign his April

Share this article on Facebook Mexican cardinal laments diminished sense of sin – Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 16, 2010 / 02:59 pm ( CNA ).- This week Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, warned that it would be an error to remove

Share this article on Facebook New CUA president believes Pledge of Allegiance violates Vatican II’s teaching on religious freedom – Washington D.C., Jun 16, 2010 / 09:01 am ( CNA ).- Incoming Catholic University of America (CUA) president John H. Garvey has defended the freedom of Catholic adoption

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict to ordain 14 priests this weekend – Vatican City, Jun 16, 2010 / 01:04 am ( CNA ).- The Vatican Information Service has announced that Pope Benedict will preside over the priestly ordinations of 14 deacons

Share this article on Facebook Radio ad urges Florida to stop Governor Crist – Washington D.C., Jun 15, 2010 / 10:08 pm ( CNA ).- Following Governor Charlie Crist’s veto of a bill which would require ultrasounds to prior to first trimester

Share this article on Facebook Saint’s teaching on faith and reason helps ‘overcome’ modern atheism, teaches Holy Father – Vatican City, Jun 16, 2010 / 10:31 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- During his Wednesday audience, the Holy Father explored the teachings of the renowned scholar, St. Thomas

Share this article on Facebook Vatican official may meet with Raul Castro – Havana, Cuba, Jun 16, 2010 / 04:07 pm ( CNA ).- The AFP news agency reported this week that Church officials in Cuba have not ruled out a possible meeting between Cuban

Share this article on Facebook Writer tells story of love and compassion after murder of pastor – Washington D.C., Jun 16, 2010 / 07:04 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Last October, the parishioners at St. Patrick’s Church in Chatham, N.J., were horrified when their pastor,

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Cana’s New Wine for a New Age: Worldwide Marriage Encounter – Worldwide Marriage Encounter images God’s plan for the Sacraments of Marriage and Holy …

Share this article on Facebook Nations cited for failing in fight against human trafficking – The 10th Annual report on global human trafficking cites 13 nations for failing in the fight against forced labor. …

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life Hero, Protestant Minister to Catholic Priest: Fr. Paul Shenck, Prophetic Sign – I had the privilege of being part of Church history on Saturday, June 12, 2010. My friend of thirty years, former …

Share this article on Facebook World’s oldest mom dying after giving birth at 70 – Indian mother, 72-year-old Rajo Devi Lohan is dying after giving birth to her only child — less than two years …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook American arrested in Bin Laden assassination attempt – An American man was arrested in northern Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan in a foiled attempt to …

Share this article on Facebook Death toll climbs in Kyrgyzstan violence – Fatalities have mounted in riots in Kyrgyzstan, with authorities admitting that the death toll in the cities of …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook GOP House Leader Asks President Obama: ‘What Happened to that Abortion Executive Order?’ – Abortion opponents widely viewed the EO as a disingenuous maneuver made by the Administration in the final hours …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook 55. The Fisherman Catches a Fish (Mt 17:14-27) – “God might give him this answer… ‘Fix your eyes on him alone, because in him I have spoken and revealed all. Moreover, in him you will find more than you ask or

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Feminists Confiscate Fetus Dolls – In their never ending quest to ensure that nobody knows what a baby in the womb looks like feminists at a women’s conference confiscated bags which were deemed pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Kid Pulls Tooth With Rocket – OK. My first instinct was to nominate this Dad as craziest Dad ever but then I thought that at least the guy’s engaged with his kid’s life and you know what, this kid

Share this article on Facebook Man Attacks Hell’s Angels With…A Puppy! – This guy is the bravest guy in the world or the stupidest. Maybe both. But no matter what this is awesome. Reuters reports: A German student created a major traffic jam

Share this article on Facebook The Death Fetish in Hospitals – Anyone who’s had a loved one seriously ill in the hospital can tell you that if the medical community doesn’t see a good prognosis they will often do everything they can

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook $300,000 Given to Aid Oil Spill Victims – Bishops Express Support for Fishermen ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, JUNE 15, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the anti-poverty program of the

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Experts Weigh In On Heated Immigration Debate, Urge Faithful To Not Act On ‘Emotions’ – Kansas City, Kan., Jun 16, 2010 (CNA).- A recent article in the Kansas City Leaven explores commentary from Catholic experts who have added to the heated debate on

Share this article on Facebook CCHD Grants $300,000 To Help Communities Affected By Oil Spill – JUNE 16 (Catholic World News) — The Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the US bishops’ domestic anti-poverty program, has approved $300,000 in grants to help

Share this article on Facebook Europe’s Bishops Stand With Peter – Annual Meeting Concludes in Rome ROME, JUNE 16, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The secretaries-general of European bishops’ conferences concluded their 38th annual meeting in Rome

Share this article on Facebook New CUA President Believes Pledge Of Allegiance Violates Vatican II’s Teaching On Religious Freedom – Washington D.C., Jun 16, 2010 (CNA).- Incoming Catholic University of America (CUA) president John H. Garvey has defended the freedom of Catholic adoption agencies to

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For June 16 – VATICAN CITY, 16 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Erected the new diocese of Salgueiro (area 17,931, population 439,418, Catholics 351,534, priests 14, religious 22)

Share this article on Facebook Progress of Permanent Commission Holy See – Israel – VATICAN CITY, 16 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Bilateral Permanent Working Commission between the Holy See and the State of Israel held its plenary meeting in the Vatican

Share this article on Facebook Radio Ad Urges Florida To Stop Governor Crist – Washington D.C., Jun 15, 2010 (CNA).- Following Governor Charlie Crist’s veto of a bill which would require ultrasounds to prior to first trimester abortions, the

Share this article on Facebook Sunday Eucharist and the Witness of Charity – VATICAN CITY, 16 JUN 2010 (VIS) – At 7.30 p.m. yesterday in the basilica of St. John Lateran the Pope inaugurated the diocesan congress of Rome, which has as its theme

Share this article on Facebook Thomas Aquinas: Inter-Relation of Philosophy, Theology – VATICAN CITY, 16 JUN 2010 (VIS) – In his catechesis during this morning’s general audience, Benedict XVI continued his presentation of the figure of St. Thomas Aquinas,

Share this article on Facebook Woman describes how Porn Addiction Destroyed Marriage, Calls For More Scientific Study – New York City, N.Y., Jun 15, 2010 (CNA).- In a previously published National Review Online article, a woman who chose to remain anonymous shared the painful story of her

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook All Awkward, All the Time – Danielle Bean: in which I help you waste some time | Okay. So perhaps spending 30 minutes browsing the photos at AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com and wiping away tears of

Share this article on Facebook Better Than a Necktie – Danielle Bean: What are your plans for Father’s Day? | In working out the details for our Father’s Day celebration this year, I have been having fun perusing craft ideas

Share this article on Facebook God’s Plan for Your Family – 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 How to Fight Fair – Kate Lloyd: 3 Things to Consider | My boyfriend hates to argue, but I love it. When I think about why we communicate so differently, I attribute a lot of it to where he

Share this article on Facebook Lemon Pasta – Rebecca Teti: | “Light” and “refreshing” aren’t necessarily words that go with “pasta.” But they fit this dish. It’s nice and something a little different to try as

Share this article on Facebook Love the One You’re With – Tammy Darling: Learning to Love the Unlovely | What would it look like to love the person in front of me — even if this person annoys me, criticizes me, belittles me, or

Share this article on Facebook My Cup Runneth Over – Rachel Balducci: (and over and over and over) | Do you recognize this ball? Is it showing up constantly on your television these days? Around here, we have been spending

Share this article on Facebook Time Flies – Lisa Hendey: and our children grow so quickly! | Touring around New York this week, we had a “deja vu” moment with Greg and the boys and decided to capture it on film.

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook 10 Things We Could Do If We Didn’t Love Porn So Much – I did some quick calculations: There are about 25.5 million teenagers in the USA (ages 13-19). On average, each one spends 87 hours per year looking for or at

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Freedom Rides – Pro-life Freedom Ride Campaign to Start in Birmingham July 23 What: Pro-life Freedom Rides Launch (events and caravan) Where: Birmingham, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Immigration: What Does the Church Teach? – The epitome of the Church’s teaching on immigration is found in No. 2241 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which states: “The more prosperous nations are obliged,

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – The Oval Office

Share this article on Facebook Kresta Poll Question of the Day – How do you rate President Obama’s handling of the Gulf oil disaster? 1) Good – 2) Fair – 3) Poor – Click Here to Answer the Poll Question

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – You have heard about this before on the “Outrageous Statement of the Day” when the commercials began to air, but now Chris Matthews, on Tuesday’s Hardball, personally

Share this article on Facebook Rosary for Priests!!! – Rosary for Priests from Joseph ofNazareth on Vimeo .

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 16, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 16 LIVE FROM ACTON UNIVERSITY IN GRAND RAPIDS, MI 4:00 – Centralization and Civil Society A strong civil society is

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Analysis Shows Promoting Tax-Funding Contraception Doesn’t Reduce Abortion – This past April, Andrew Koppelman became the latest in a long line of pro-choice commentators to scold the pro-life movement for not being more contraceptive-friendly.

Share this article on Facebook FDA Calls New Abortion Drug Ella, Billed as Morning After Pill, Safe for Women – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Food and Drug Administration today declared a new abortion drug called ella (also known as ellaOne and ulipristal) safe and

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Right to Life Backs Pro-Life Roy Blunt Over Pro-Abortion Robin Carnahan – Jefferson City, MO (LifeNews.com) — Voters in Missouri have a clear choice in the campaign for the United States Senate. The Missouri Right to Life political action

Share this article on Facebook Newsweek’s Clift Mocks GOP Women’s Pro-Life Views as ‘So Yesterday’ – Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift, on this weekend’s syndicated The McLaughlin Group, slighted conservative pro-life women everywhere when she applied California Republican

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Group NARAL Solidly Supporting Elena Kagan for Supreme Court – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Despite making it clear he had a litmus test for abortion for Supreme Court nominees, top pro-abortion groups issued tepid support for

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocate Rick Santorum Heads to Iowa Again, Could Run in 2012 – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Rick Santorum is heading back to Iowa, stoking further speculation the pro-life former U.S. senator could throw his hat in the ring for

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ‘Bayou State’ Scores another Pro-Life Win with Ultrasound Act – By Peter J. SmithBATON ROUGE, Louisiana, June 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The “Bayou State” is giving Oklahoma a run for its money as this year’s pro-life state; on

Share this article on Facebook Controversy Swirls around Catholic U of America’s New Prez – By Patrick B. CraineWASHINGTON, D.C., June 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic University of America, the national university for the U.S. Catholic Church, announced

Share this article on Facebook Hillary Clinton Pushes Abortion, Gay Agenda in Lima, Peru – Commentary by Carlos PoloEditor’s note: Carlos Polo is the Director of the Latin American office of Population Research Institute.June 16, 2010 (PRI) – From June 6 to

Share this article on Facebook Majority of Brazilians Oppose Homosexual Adoption Despite Supreme Court Ruling: Poll – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentSAO PAULO, June 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A majority of Brazilians are opposed to gay adoption, despite a

Share this article on Facebook New Report: U.S. Taxpayers a $1 Billion+ Gold Mine for Abortion Industry – By James Tillman and Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, DC, June 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Taxpayers have funded abortion advocacy organizations to the tune of over a billion

Share this article on Facebook NewsBytes – * Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for

Share this article on Facebook No Gay ‘Marriage’ in Germany, Court Rules – By Hilary WhiteBERLIN, June 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Marriage can only be between one man and one woman, a German court has ruled in a case brought by two

Share this article on Facebook Over 800 Rabbis Urge Filibuster to Prevent Homosexualization of Military – WASHINGTON, DC, June 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rabbi Yehuda Levin, official spokesman for family issues of the 800-plus strong Rabbinical Alliance of America, has

Share this article on Facebook Personhood Nevada Denied Right to Circulate Petition – CARSON CITY, Neveda, June 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Personhood Nevada, through many legal battles, has been denied the right to circulate their prolife petition in

Share this article on Facebook Prince Charles’ Population Control Speech Backfires with References to Chesterton, C.S. Lewis – By John JalsevacJune 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Prince of Wales has come under fire after he used a speech on Islam and environmentalism as an opportunity to call

Share this article on Facebook Sharp Growth in Dutch Euthanasia Deaths – Commentary by Alex Schadenberg, Chairman, Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionJune 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The 2009 Netherlands euthanasia statistics were reported

Share this article on Facebook Spanish Clinic Investigated for Allegedly Treating Same-Sex Attraction – By James TillmanBARCELONA, Spain, June 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The government in Catalonia, Spain, is investigating the clinic Policlinica Tibidabo for offering

Share this article on Facebook Suit over Boy Scout Discrimination Opens – By James TillmanPHILADELPHIA, PA, June 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday opening arguments were heard in a case involving the Cradle of Liberty Scout Council,

Share this article on Facebook The New Morning-After Pill … Another Killer – Commentary by Judie Brown, President, American Life League      June 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The disinformation campaign about the actions of various birth control

Share this article on Facebook The Reverse Side of the News – Editor’s Note: Hilary White is the LifeSiteNews European and Vatican Correspondent and one of LSN’s most experienced and knowledgeable persons on the myriad of issues we

Share this article on Facebook Who Will Carry the Load? – Tens of thousands of readers pass through LifeSiteNews every single day of the year. But you may wonder how many actually stop to give a helping hand every now and then

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Exorcist: Rite of Exorcism Needed Now More than Ever – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A leading pro-life leader, priest and exorcist explains how Satan is manifesting himself in today’s world and why the rite of

Share this article on Facebook ObamaCare Sparks Rash of Pro-Life Legislation in States – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In an article appearing on the liberal Center for American Progress website, abortion proponents lay out a long and

Share this article on Facebook Parents Beware: Nickelodeon Website Gives Children Access to Indecent Video Games – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Culture and Media Institute (CMI) is warning parents who think the Nickelodeon website is kid-friendly to think again

Share this article on Facebook Young Mother Sacrifices Life for Child – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Friends and family are grieving the loss of a twenty-five year old recent college graduate with a serious heart condition who

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A Choral Revolution in the North of England – [Another piece by Nick Gale, Director of Music at St. George’s Cathedral, Diocese of Southwark] * * * A Choral Revolution in the North of England by Nick Gale Ben

Share this article on Facebook An Other Modern Ciborium and Still More Work from Stuflesser – As promised, further work from the studios of Stuflesser in Italy. The first are some photos coming from Manizales Cathedral in Colombia of a ciborium which, in various

Share this article on Facebook Irrelevance and Tradition – A highly respected ethnomusicologist I had the pleasure of speaking to recently feels sad for her nieces and nephews in her native Nigeria. They have little knowledge,

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook More on the abortion-by-video controversy – Deirdre McQuade, assistant director for policy and communications for the USCCB’s Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, takes on the issue of abortions being performed via

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Spanish Muslims Demand “Joint Use” of Catholic Cathedral – You may enjoy (probably the wrong word :-) reading this article by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS, Staff Journalist. She describes the incredible demand that muslims want to

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s BP Speech Set to Music – It was about at specific as this: Legal Insurrection has Obama’s speech in one sentence Even MSNBC is underwhelmed ReasonTV: 3 Reasons why Obama should kick himself.

Share this article on Facebook Thomas Kinkade’s DUI Snuffs Light – Cottage By the Sea I’ve never been a fan of Thomas Kinkade’s work. His idealistic fantasy cottages please many–my niece has them all over her house–but they’ve always

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Apostleship Of The Sea Sets Up Network, Urges Catholics To Assist Those Harmed By Oil Spill – WASHINGTON—The overseer of the maritime ministry of the U.S. bishops expressed solidarity with those impacted by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and announced the

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A Met moment – Back at the Met I just emerged from the Picasso exhibit – whom I loathe – feeling the need to wash. I was consoled by a Caravaggio at the exit. I must now dash back into

Share this article on Facebook Is there a campaign to block Card. Pell’s appointment as Prefect for Bishops? – You can bet that even the hint that Australia’s Cardinal Pell might be the next Prefect for the Congregation for Bishops made liberal blood run cold. Lately we have read

Share this article on Facebook Problem over Paris Pork Party – This from Reuters with a biretta tip to Sancte Pater: Paris bans open-air “sausage & wine party” over Muslim concerns By Laure Bretton PARIS (Reuters) – A giant “sausage

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: priest uses hand sanitizer at Mass, not water – From a reader:  I am a reader from _. Here the local franciscan priest who says mass at his franciscan center uses hand sanitizer when he washes his hands in the mass.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Strange baptism: priest says words but deacon pours water – From a reader: So Father, this weekend I attended the baptism of my cousins daughter.  The PRIEST said the words properly, BUT this perfectly healthy priest was NOT

Share this article on Facebook Social Networking – What social networking doohickeys do you use?I have, of course, Twitter  – @fatherz    Add me to your list, if I am not on it already!  It would be nice to see a spike.

Share this article on Facebook Some Met moments – People should go to museums, and think about what they see. Some time at the Met this afternoon produced some fine moment. I was rather touched by the following. Meet

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