Catholic News Headlines June 23, 2010


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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop prays for priest stabbed in Chile – Santiago, Chile, Jun 23, 2010 / 01:56 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero of Puerto Montt, Chile said that the priest in his diocese who was stabbed in the

Share this article on Facebook Crucifix is symbol of European identity, asserts Russian bishop – Rome, Italy, Jun 22, 2010 / 09:51 pm ( CNA ).- As the EU court in Strasbourg prepares to issue a new ruling on the public display of crucifixes on June 30, the president

Share this article on Facebook Erosion of religious freedom threatens Church and nation, warns Archbishop Wuerl – Washington D.C., Jun 23, 2010 / 05:56 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In an exclusive interview obtained by CNA, Dr. John Haas of the National Catholic Bioethics Center asked

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father receives 20,000 text messages of support – Vatican City, Jun 23, 2010 / 11:33 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Following Wednesday’s general audience, the Holy Father received the thousands of text messages sent to him as

Share this article on Facebook Lawsuit in Philippines claims diocesan paper’s story was libelous – Manila, Philippines, Jun 23, 2010 / 03:35 am ( CNA ).- A businesswoman in the Philippines has filed a $220,000 lawsuit against the Archbishop of Ozamiz Jesus Dosado over

Share this article on Facebook Oldest known paintings of Christian apostles rediscovered in Roman catacombs – Rome, Italy, Jun 23, 2010 / 01:21 am ( CNA ).- Archaeologists and restorers working at the Roman catacombs of St. Tecla on Tuesday announced the discovery of the world’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope calls for imitation of St. Thomas Aquinas’ devotion to Eucharist – Vatican City, Jun 23, 2010 / 10:12 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Basing his catechesis for a third and final time on the legacy of St. Thomas Aquinas, Pope Benedict highlighted

Share this article on Facebook Pro-family march draws 15,000 in Argentina – Mendoza, Argentina, Jun 23, 2010 / 12:06 pm ( CNA ).- More than 15,000 people from the city of Mendoza, Argentina, marched together on June 19, encouraging the nation’s

Share this article on Facebook Professorship to be created in Pope Benedict XVI’s honor – Rome, Italy, Jun 23, 2010 / 03:51 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- According to L’Osservatore Romano, the “Joseph Ratzinger Papst Benedikt XVI” Foundation has come to an agreement

Share this article on Facebook World’s tallest Cross of St. Benedict to be unveiled in Peru – Lima, Peru, Jun 23, 2010 / 06:08 pm ( CNA ).- The world’s tallest Cross of St. Benedict will be unveiled on July 11 in the Lima suburb of Pachacamac by the monks from

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Oldest known paintings of Apostle Andrew and John found – The oldest known paintings of the apostles Andrew and John have been discovered in catacombs under Rome. The …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook ‘Cyclo’ fading from many Cambodian streets – The “cyclo,” a three-wheeled bicycle rickshaw that ferries people through the busy streets of …

Share this article on Facebook Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has new Bishop. US Bioethicist Named to Life Academy – Bishop Joseph McFadden, 63, had been serving as an auxiliary in the archdiocese since 2004. He will now take …

Share this article on Facebook Jerusalem plans to demolish Arab homes – Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat says he’s moving ahead with a controversial plan to build a tourist park in …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Editorial: School Choice Case Headed to the US Supreme Court. Time to Restore the Role of Parents – We are not against government. We simply maintain that government begins in the family. Good governance recognizes …

Share this article on Facebook General McChrystal offers to resign – General Stanley McChrystal has offered to resign his position after an interview where he made disparaging remarks …

Share this article on Facebook Mexico files lawsuit against Arizona immigration law – The nation of Mexico has asked a federal court in Arizona to declare the state’s new immigration law as …

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin to Force Businesses to Give Gay Partners Unpaid Leave – Family Research Council President Tony Perkins called the decision “outrageous” and accused the …

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration ‘Edict’ Halting Deepwater Drilling Enjoined by Federal Court – In the introductory paragraph of his 22 page opinion Judge Feldman presented the matter …

Share this article on Facebook President pledges to end gay discrimination – President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged to end violence and discrimination against gays and …

Share this article on Facebook South Carolina elects first woman gubernatorial candidate – South Carolina Republicans elected state Rep. Nikki Haley their first female gubernatorial nominee, handing her an …

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court: Talking to terrorists is not free speech – The Supreme Court ruled that providing “material support” to foreign terrorist organizations, …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Another Year of Folsom Street East in New York – Another Year of Perversion on Parade – You wouldn’t know it from the mainstream media in New York City, but last Sunday (which was also …

Share this article on Facebook John Allen Interview of Cardinal George Supports Report of ‘parallel magisterium’ Worries – Several bishops who wished to remain anonymous told CNA that Cardinal George charged CHA and other Catholic groups …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook 56. Great and Little (Mt 18:1-14) – “As God sees the world tottering to ruin because of fear, he acts unceasingly to bring it back by love, to invite it by grace, to hold it by charity and clasp it firmly

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Our True Treasure – Check out Chris Findley’s short reflection on Devotion: What Really Matters at the IntegratedCatholicLife.org, reminding us, “Do not love the world or the things in the

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Residents file class suit vs 3 mining firms, DENR – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 23, 2010—Simple barangay folks, mostly farmers who derived livelihood from the land, have filed an environmental class suit against three

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook It all starts with silence – I’m running around like crazy to get ready for our trip to Mt. Angel Abbey , but I wanted to pop in to mention something that’s been on my mind, that I’ll be pondering

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Emily’s List: You Can Be Pro-Life and Pro-Choice – Pro-aborts really don’t like the moniker of “pro-life” because they fear that poll numbers are shifting against abortion mainly because we have the cooler name. So in

Share this article on Facebook Sign Of Peace — A Study In Styles – The seminarians at St. Charles Seminary in Philly have a little fun with the various different styles of the sign of peace. Me, I am a sit in the back pew and wave guy.

Share this article on Facebook Supermodels or Abortifacients? – Preventing and terminating pregnancies via modern science is soooo cool right now that I can hardly tell the difference between names of supermodels and abortifacients.

Share this article on Facebook Teachers Unions v. Education — The Facts – Various videos of Gov. Chris Christie of NJ have been been making the rounds lately. None are more controversial than those in which he confronts a teacher over her pay

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook 38 to Receive Pallium – 12 From Americas; 14 From Europe VATICAN CITY, JUNE 22, 2010 (Zenit.org).- This feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Benedict XVI will bestow the pallium on 38 metropolitan

Share this article on Facebook Algerian Archbishop Looks Forward to Mideast Synod – Prelate Describes Muslim-Christian Relations in North Africa JOUNIEH, Lebanon, JUNE 22, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The former archbishop of Algiers, Algeria, is expressing joy

Share this article on Facebook Greek Bishops Defend Crucifix – Caution Against Denying Cultural Patrimony ATHENS, Greece, JUNE 22, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Banning the crucifix from public places is not an aid to peaceful coexistence in

Share this article on Facebook Holy See Urges International Fight Against Crime – Denounces Increased Human Trafficking, Drug Trade NEW YORK, JUNE 22, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Holy See is calling for greater international cooperation in fighting

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Sees Changes to Episcopate – And US Bioethicist Named to Life Academy PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, JUNE 22, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI named as bishop of Harrisburg an auxiliary from the nearby

Share this article on Facebook The “Summa Theologica”, St. Thomas Aquinas’ Masterpiece – VATICAN CITY, 23 JUN 2010 (VIS) In today’s general audience, celebrated in the Paul VI Hall, the Pope delivered the last in a series of three catecheses on the figure of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook CatholicQuiz.com – Lisa Hendey: Check out this fun new resource with your family this summer! | Summer seems like the perfect time for us to check out the wonderful new resource for

Share this article on Facebook Giving Thanks – Rachel Balducci: and getting it in writing | When I was growing up, every year on my birthday my mom would give me a pack of thank you cards as one of my gifts. This was

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 Reads For The Road – Rebecca Teti: | Did I mention I love road trips? Can you tell we’ve just returned from one? Another reason I love them is books on tape. I enjoy being read to as much as

Share this article on Facebook The Face of Our Future – Eddie O’Neill: Encouraging and Praying For Future Priests | In the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, vocation director Msgr. James Forsen has no problem giving a talk about

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook NRLC Convention This Weekend! – This week, the National Right to Life convention will be held in Pittsburgh. Hundreds of pro-life activists will gather from around the country to sharpen their skills

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Share this article on Facebook President Obama Wishes *You* a Happy Homosexual Fathers’ Day! – It’s true. In fact, he said that when “two fathers” are raising a child together, we owe them “our unending appreciation and admiration” and that this Fathers’ Day we

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 23, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 23 GUEST HOST: MONICA MILLER 4:00 – TBA 4:20 – Liturgical Changes: Coming Soon to a Parish Near You The Vatican has

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Case of Maryland Practitioner Killing Woman in Failed Abortion May Get Probe – Annapolis, MD (LifeNews.com) — Local officials may investigate a case involving a Maryland abortion practitioner who killed a woman in a failed abortion. A state

Share this article on Facebook New Pro-Life Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Bishop Serious About Opposing Abortion – From the very start of his news conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, it was clear where the diocese�s 10th bishop will stand on the right to life.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocates May Have to Accept Inferior Health Plans to Avoid Abortion $ – Under the new health-care law, pro-lifers may have to accept inferior health plans, rather than wrongly pay into abortion providing ones.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Student Group Launches New Outreach for Pro-Life Medical Students – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The national organization for pro-life college and university students is launching a new national outreach to medical students.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Women’s Group Issues More Endorsements of Candidates for Congress – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Susan B. Anthony List, a nationwide pro-life women’s group, has issued more endorsements — this time supporting pro-life incumbents

Share this article on Facebook Study Confirms Abortion Triples Breast Cancer Risk Among Sri Lanka Women – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new study coming from researchers in Sri Lanka finds women who had abortions more than triple their breast cancer risk compared with

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Big Brother: EU Declaration Will Require Google to Store Search Records for 2 Years – By Hilary WhiteBRUSSELS, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Promoted as a means of combating the sexual abuse of children, Written Declaration 29, sponsored by an

Share this article on Facebook Breaking: House Dems Preparing Thursday DISCLOSE Act Vote to Muzzle Pro-life, Pro-family Groups – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Delayed, but not undaunted, the leadership of the Democrat-controlled U.S. Congress may force a

Share this article on Facebook Clinton, Obama Compete: Who Loves Homosexuality More? – By James TillmanWASHINGTON, DC, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — In a continuation of their presidential-primary struggle for the position of strongest supporter of

Share this article on Facebook Cohabitation and Children Outside Marriage Contribute to Breakups: Aussie Study – By Hilary WhiteJune 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Second marriages are more than 90 per cent more likely to break up than first marriages, a new study by a group of

Share this article on Facebook Council of Europe Declaration Seeks to “Regulate” Physician Conscience on Abortion – By Hilary WhiteSTRASBOURG, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The “problem of unregulated use of conscientious objection” by doctors who do not want to commit abortions

Share this article on Facebook ‘Equity’: Ontario School Board Nixes Christian References in Policy – By Patrick B. CraineSIMCOE, Ontario, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As part of continuing efforts by Ontario’s schools to promote “equity and inclusive education,” a

Share this article on Facebook Group Rebukes Canadian Gvmt for Pushing Homosexuality in Romania – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Canadian national pro-family group is taking their government to task after Canada’s ambassador

Share this article on Facebook North Carolina Abortuary Hammered by Pro-Life Prayers Ceases Abortions – By Kathleen GilbertRALEIGH, North Carolina, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Raleigh abortuary that has seen constant prayer from pro-lifers with the popular 40 Days

Share this article on Facebook On Pill Anniversary, Pro-Life Action League Encourages Confident Opposition to Contraception – CHICAGO, IL, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – To mark the day the U.S Food and Drug Administration first approved the birth control pill 50 years ago, the Pro-Life

Share this article on Facebook Robert Bork: With Elena Kagan, U.S. Moves Closer to Rule by “Committee of Ideologues” – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former U.S. Supreme Court nominee and conservative jurist Robert Bork warned Wednesday that

Share this article on Facebook St. Louis Planned Parenthood to Offer Artificial Insemination – By James TillmanMISSOURI, St. Louis, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood of St. Louis is planning to offer artificial insemination services in fall of

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Government Spends $2 Million on Kazakhstan Condom Study – By James TillmanWASHINGTON, DC, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The U.S. Government has spent over two million dollars on a study designed to increase condom use

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Official Disputes Cardinal George’s Criticism of Sr. Keehan and CHA – Commentary by Deal HudsonJune 23, 2010 (InsideCatholic.com) – Last week, when the USCCB meeting in St. Petersburg coincided with the Catholic Health Association summit

Share this article on Facebook Young Wisconsin Catholics Cheer Bishop Morlino for Welcoming Orthodox Priests – By Kathleen Gilbert MADISON, Wisconsin, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholics in the diocese of Madison, Wisc. are hitting back at negative media coverage of

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Christian Missionaries Arrested at Muslim Festival in Dearborn – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In what many are describing as police enforcement of Shari’a law at a Muslim festival last weekend, the Thomas More Law Center

Share this article on Facebook Comedy Central Correspondent Calls Mocking Church “Pure Joy” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Anyone wondering why Comedy Central seems to be so anti-Christian need only listen to a strange interview on National Public

Share this article on Facebook Judge Overturns Drilling Ban – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A federal judge in New Orleans delivered a stunning blow to the Obama Administration yesterday when he overturned the

Share this article on Facebook Parents Outraged by Graphic Sex Ed Program – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Parents of students at an Iowa high school are expressing outrage over a graphic sex ed program produced by Planned Parenthood

Share this article on Facebook Vatican: Gulf Oil Spill is a Lesson in Humility – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During a recent interview on Vatican television, the director of the Vatican Press Office cited the “impotence and slowness” of

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Mozarabic Antiphonary of Leon – A couple of stories came the NLM’s way pertaining to the Mozarabic liturgy, related to an 11th century Mozarabic antiphonary which is completely in tact — and,

Share this article on Facebook Traditional Altar Consecration in Moscow – A former parishioner of Fr Ray Blake’s has written him to tell him about the consecration of an altar in Moscow’s Catholic Cathedral in and for the Extraordinary Form.

Share this article on Facebook U.K. Cathedrals: Southwark – by Nick Gale, Director of Music, Southwark Cathedral I thought readers may be interested in a series on the Roman Catholic Cathedrals of the U.K. and their musical

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook High-tech spirituality conversation continues – Related to our last post about the Vatican approving the use of the iPad by priests at Mass is a story from CNS on the various prayer applications available for your

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Behold the destruction that Marcial Maciel hath wrought – By now, a year and a half after the well casing of Marcial Maciel’s double life finally blew apart, wrecking the Legion-of-Christ rig he had constructed to house and

Share this article on Facebook WWII Nurse in famous “Kiss” photo dies at 91 – The end of an era, then and now. What an iconic moment this famous picture captured. It was snapped 15 years before I was born, but it’s been an image I’ve seen all my

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Great Day with the Grandkids – Today they were all here and we jumped on the golf cart (the six that can hang on by themselves) and off we went through the country roads for an adventure. In the

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Buyer’s Remorse Among the Seniors – Bookworm has a very good piece up , wherein she wonders at how our president can run the gamut of emotional and intellecutal circuits, from A, as is Apathy, to umm…A, as

Share this article on Facebook Obama-McChrystal-Petraeus Reactions – On NPR this afternoon, I heard a report that some military folk on the ground at Kandahar believed McChrystal would get off with a tongue-lashing for the Rolling Stone

Share this article on Facebook What’s wrong with Jaden Smith? Nothing – Having enjoyed Jaden Smith’s performance in The Pursuit of Happyness , (a film I liked very much ), but no interest in seeing his current flick, The Karate Kid , I had

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT, BRO. ARMIN LUISTRO, ACCEPTED THE OFFER FROM PRESIDENT ELECT BENIGNO AQUINO III TO BE EDUCATION SECRETARY – De La Salle University, one of the best Universities in the Philippines DLSU president accepts DepEd post under Aquino admin GMANews.TV – 1 hour 14 minutes ago Bro.

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN TUNGKOL SA COMMANDMENTS AT SA PAGKA-DIOS NI CRISTO – Heavenly Glory by Mignard Anonymous said… Exodus 20:3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Exodus 20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any

Share this article on Facebook LASER TECHNOLOGY UNCOVERS OLDEST ICONS OF STS. PETER AND PAUL – Lasers uncover first icons of Sts. Peter and Paul By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press Writer Nicole Winfield, Associated Press Writer – Tue Jun 22, 4:16 pm ET ROME –

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A new Prefect of Palaver? – I understand the intrepid Andrea Tornielli says Basel’s Bishop Kurt Koch may be the new Archon of Alliteration … ehem… Administrator of Assonance, … no, that’s not it

Share this article on Facebook Alverno (Catholic) College has abortion advocacy groups on website – You might want to know about an online protest to Alverno College – a Catholic institution. Here is the link. Alverno College links to 10 abortion advocacy groups on

Share this article on Facebook Richard McBrien’s favorite bishops! Make popcorn. – When John Paul II came to the See of Peter in 1978 the Church was in the verge of splintering.  One of the late Pope’s greatest accomplishments was to drag us back from

Share this article on Facebook USA lives to play another day – Goals disallowed… hitting posts…. USA! I case you are wondering… there were no baseball games on at this hour.

Share this article on Facebook What Would Pres. Bartlett Do? – President Bartlett would not fire Gen. McChrystal. BTW… here is another example of a volcano influencing history. It seems McChrystal and staff were stuck together for a

Share this article on Facebook Wimbledon Marathon Match: Mahut v Isner – Anyone watching this? The match was carried over to today due to darkness yesterday. As I write they are tied 38-38. Records are being set. Longest match in Wimbledon

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