Catholic News Headlines June 25, 2010


Jun. 24, 7pm—Jun. 25, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Angelenos to celebrate Mass in thanksgiving for Archbishop Gomez – Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 25, 2010 / 06:19 am ( CNA ).- An outdoor Mass in northwestern Los Angeles will be celebrated this Sunday in thanksgiving for the appointment of

Share this article on Facebook Bishops must ‘recover the full Catholic identity of the baptized,’ charges Argentinean prelate – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 25, 2010 / 05:45 pm ( CNA ).- During the ordination of Auxiliary Bishop Nicolas Baisi of La Plata in Argentina, Archbishop Hector Aguer

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Health Association applauds ‘strong leadership’ by Obama on health care – Washington D.C., Jun 25, 2010 / 03:36 am ( CNA ).- Despite criticism from the U.S. Catholic bishops, the Catholic Health Association (CHA) has issued a statement saying

Share this article on Facebook Chicago auxiliary installed as bishop of Springfield – Springfield, Ill., Jun 24, 2010 / 10:01 pm ( CNA ).- In a two-hour Mass Tuesday morning, Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki was installed as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of

Share this article on Facebook Church to celebrate feast of Sts. Peter and Paul – CNA STAFF, Jun 25, 2010 / 05:05 am ( CNA ).- On Tuesday, June 29, the Church will celebrate the feast day of Sts. Peter & Paul. As early as the year 258, there is

Share this article on Facebook Church unity cannot be manufactured, Cardinal Kasper says as retirement nears – Rome, Italy, Jun 25, 2010 / 04:07 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Cardinal Walter Kasper, at 77 years old, is wrapping up his tenure as the president of the Pontifical Council

Share this article on Facebook Family policy leader denounces Spain’s decision to cut economic aid – Madrid, Spain, Jun 25, 2010 / 11:52 am ( CNA ).- The president of the Institute for Family Policy, Eduardo Hertfelder, has criticized the decision by the Spanish

Share this article on Facebook Keep hope alive in the Middle East, Pope tells Church aid agencies – Vatican City, Jun 25, 2010 / 01:10 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father met with participants in the Reunion of Aid Agencies for the Oriental Churches, or ROACO, on

Share this article on Facebook Middle Eastern aid agencies have ‘great’ expectations for upcoming synod – Rome, Italy, Jun 24, 2010 / 08:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Representatives from Vatican delegations and aid agencies working in the Middle East wrapped up the working

Share this article on Facebook Pope appoints new bishop for Belgian Diocese of Bruges – Vatican City, Jun 25, 2010 / 11:07 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict named Bishop Jozef De Kesel as the new bishop of Bruges on Friday. He will replace Bishop Roger

Share this article on Facebook ‘Progress’ in Holy See-Israel negotiations not just an empty word, says Fr. Jaeger – Rome, Italy, Jun 25, 2010 / 12:30 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Speaking to CNA about the continuing negotiations between the Holy See and the State of Israel which have been

Share this article on Facebook Spanish bishops insist crucifixes remain in schools – Madrid, Spain, Jun 25, 2010 / 02:01 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The executive committee of the Bishops’ Conference of Spain has approved a statement on the public

Share this article on Facebook Vatican upset about violation of tombs in Belgian police search – Vatican City, Jun 25, 2010 / 10:25 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Authorities in search of information associated with cases of sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Living Faith: John the Baptizer teaches us the Way to Happiness and Freedom – He was a man who understood that life wasn’t all about him. He emptied himself willingly and was thus …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. women without children growing in number – A new study has found that at least one woman in five in the United States has never had children. Researchers say …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Islamic Web sites put spin on McChrystal resignation – It’s a commonly accepted fact that General Stanley McChrystal tendered his resignation after he made …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook House Passes DISCLOSE Act: Muzzle on Free Speech of Pro-Life/Grassroots Citizens Goes to Senate – ‘This is a blatant attack on our organizations, members, and donors,’ said Douglas Johnson, …

Share this article on Facebook New financial rules created by lawmakers – After two weeks of negotiations, House and Senate and lawmakers finally reached agreement on new financial rules, …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Support the Catholic League in Honoring Mother Teresa and Protesting Actions of Anthony Malkin – The rally is being held to protest the decision by Anthony Malkin, the owner of the storied building, to deny a …

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook 7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 86) – — 1 — Queen of Angels Monastery We’re here! After about eight hours of travel we arrived in beautiful of Mt. Angel, Oregon for our monastery vacation. Mt. Angel is a

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Clint Webb for President – This is funny. A different take on the campaign commercial that’s a lot more honest than any campaign commercial you’ve ever seen. HT Viral Footage

Share this article on Facebook Funny Vid: Medeival Help Desk – Thanks to Fr. Trigilio at Black Biretta

Share this article on Facebook New Study: Abortion Triples Risk of Breast Cancer – A new study is showing once again that abortion leads to higher instances of breast cancer. I know you haven’t seen it on the news and don’t expect to. The study sparked

Share this article on Facebook Poet: Philosophy Undermined My Atheism – A Catholic poet in a secular age talks of his journey to Catholicism in the Catholic Herald : Every poet is a war poet. Speaking at this month’s Hay Festival, Colombian

Share this article on Facebook Scariest Video Ever – For any of you who wonder if many Americans have really forgotten the horror of 9-11, check this out. And then weep. HT Moonbattery

Share this article on Facebook The Future Of The Anglican Communion – Have you read about the Anglican scheme to have different Churches and reporting structures in the Anglican Church depending on what you believe. Apparently no matter

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Caritas: Food Crisis Is Urgent for G-8, G-20 – ROME, JUNE 24, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The international Caritas aid agency says world leaders meeting this weekend in Canada must focus on the rising food crisis. In a

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For June 25 – VATICAN CITY, 25 JUN 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed: – Msgr. Guglielmo Borghetti of the clergy of Massa Carrara – Pontremoli, Italy, pastor of Montignoso and

Share this article on Facebook Pope Appoints New Bishop For Belgian Diocese Of Bruges – Vatican City, Jun 25, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict named Bishop Jozef De Kesel as the new bishop of Bruges on Friday. He will replace Bishop Roger Joseph

Share this article on Facebook Stable Peace and Secure Coexistence in the Holy Land – VATICAN CITY, 25 JUN 2010 (VIS) – At midday today, the Holy Father received participants in the annual Meeting of Aid Agencies for the Oriental Churches (ROACO), whose

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Upset About Violation Of Tombs In Belgian Police Search – Vatican City, Jun 25, 2010 / 10:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Authorities in search of information associated with cases of sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Baby Bling – Rachel Balducci: getting gussied up | In the ten weeks that Isabel has been alive, I have ironed more outfits for her than I have for all the other boys combined. Having

Share this article on Facebook How to Thank the Pampering Angels – Hallie Lord: Overwhelmed by Kindness | When my husband walked through the front door last night he had two huge gift baskets for me. Nope, they weren’t from him, though

Share this article on Facebook Readin’ and Writin’ and More – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (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 Seventeen Minutes – Kelly Dolin: Reclaiming Family Time | Years ago – when I was the mother of one son—I came upon an article bent on exposing a truth about stay-at-home mothers. Mothers

Share this article on Facebook Visual – Rebecca Teti: | Seen this, which has been making the ‘net rounds? I thought it would make an excellent punctuation mark for Lisa’s post last week.

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Independence Day Novena – The celebration of our nation’s independence is an important moment to reflect on the blessings of God, the meaning of freedom, and the task to expand the blessings of

Share this article on Facebook Pre-abortion Counseling Should Include Questions on Abuse and Coercion Say Post-Abortive Women – Staten Island, NY – Leaders of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign (SNMAC), the world’s largest network of individuals harmed by abortion, said today that a new study

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Newman’s beatification confirmed for Birmigham – Church officials in England have confirmed that the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman will take place in Birmingham rather than, as originally planned, at

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Rahm’s Mess

Share this article on Facebook Commercial for the World Youth Day 2011 highlights the “soul of Madrid” – The latest promotional video for World Youth Day intends to answer where the soul of Madrid is, the city that will celebrate the gathering of youths with the pope.

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Comedian Janeane Garofalo told the Huffington Post June 24 she thinks the Bible is a “work of fiction” “written for a child-like audience.”

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 25, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 25 Best of Kresta in the Afternoon 4:00 – TIME MAGAZINE: “Why Being Pope Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry” It

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 10-Year-Old Boy Used as Grand Marshal of Arkansas Homosexual Fest – By Kathleen GilbertFAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A 10-year-old boy is being used as Grand Marshal of an Arkansas homosexual pride parade

Share this article on Facebook 3X More Drunk Teens: Loving and Firm vs. Loving but Indulgent Parenting – SALT LAKE CITY, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Parenting style strongly and directly affects teens when it comes to heavy drinking – defined as having five or more

Share this article on Facebook Clinic Stats: 86% of all STD’s among 45+ Found in Swingers and Gay Men – June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Swingers – straight couples who regularly swap sexual partners at organized gatherings and clubs and indulge in group sex – have rates

Share this article on Facebook Creative Math: Abortion Activists and Maternal Health – By Andrea Mrozek, Manager of Research and Communications, Institute of Marriage and Family CanadaJune 25, 2010 (IMFC) – Is abortion a necessary part of the maternal

Share this article on Facebook Criminal Complaint Against Telemed Abortions Filed With Iowa Attorney General – DES MOINES, IA, June 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Operation Rescue (OR) has filed a formal complaint with the Iowa Attorney General’s office asking for a criminal

Share this article on Facebook Editorial: Should We Ever Elect an Openly Gay Politician? – Editorial By John-Henry WestenJune 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Many social conservatives believe that in the interest of ‘big tent’ politics it is permissible to vote

Share this article on Facebook European Human Right Court Rules Countries may Decide on Gay “Marriage”…for Now – By Hilary WhiteSTRASBOURG, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a key ruling yesterday, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld an earlier decision by the

Share this article on Facebook Fed Appeals Court Green Lights Suit Against HHS over Funding Embryonic Research – WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Overturning a lower court ruling, a federal appeals court has told adult stem-cell researchers that they have

Share this article on Facebook Former PM Paul Martin Calls for Abortion in Maternal Health – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former Prime Minister Paul Martin has issued a call for abortion in the Canadian government’s

Share this article on Facebook German Court Legalizes Euthanasia – By Hilary WhiteBERLIN, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a surprise move, the Federal Court of Justice of Germany has legalized direct euthanasia, ruling that an

Share this article on Facebook Philippines Sex Ed Program Revived, but Likely to be Killed Again – By James TillmanMANILA, Philippines, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Countering earlier reports, Philippines Secretary of Education Mona Valisno said that the

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court Says Names on Washington Pro-family Petition Remain Public Domain – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the organizers of a 2009 referendum to repeal Washington

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Bishops Back Phoenix Bishop in Nun Excommunication Abortion Case – By John-Henry WestenWASHINGTON, June 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Doctrinal Committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) published a document

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Court Tells Lesbian: Legal Adoption, Not ‘Nurturing,’ Gives Parental Rights – By Peter J. Smith MADISON, Wisconsin, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled against a woman seeking joint custody of her former lesbian

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook 10 Year-Old Boy to Lead Gay Pride Parade – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Outrage is growing over the selection of a 10 year-old boy to serve as grand marshal of the Northwest Arkansas Gay Pride Parade

Share this article on Facebook House Passes DISCLOSE Act – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist With backroom tactics similar to those used to force health care reform through Congress, the U.S. House passed the highly

Share this article on Facebook Outrage Forces School District to “Revisit” Free Condom Program – Members of the school board of Provincetown, Massachusetts are suffering “shell shock” today after their decision to provide free condoms to all students in their school

Share this article on Facebook Study: Devout Are Less Anxious – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study has found that people who are devout in their faith fell less defensive and less anxious when they make mistakes

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Chaput: Professional Liturgical Establishment Shaped Liturgy According to World – By way of Catholic News Agency (and in turn first noticed by way of Luke Coppen ) we read of a lecture delivered by Archbishop Charles Chaput at the Liturgical Institute

Share this article on Facebook Are Reproductions Legitimate Art? – If we are going to have a new epiphany of beauty then someone has to pay for it. It would be nice to think that there will be growing market for original works, but at

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Newman Society Pilgrimage to Birmingham for Newman Beatification – The NLM, given its own affinity for the person of Cardinal Newman, was asked if it might help make the following pilgrimage better known; we are more than happy to do so

Share this article on Facebook Mass and Procession Planned at Vatican for First Martyrs of Rome – Vatican City, Jun 24, 2010 / 05:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The annual celebration of the feast of the First Martyrs, or “Promartyrs,” of the Church of Rome will be observed

Share this article on Facebook Mediæval Bishops & their Mitres – A recent post reminded me that church art can give us a valuable glimpse of the historical form of vestments. Below are various examples of bishops vested for Mass,

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook ‘Nobody risks torture and death for a meal with their friends’ – By Mary DeTurris Poust What does the Mass mean to you? That’s probably a tough question for many modern Catholics in this country. Is it an obligation to be fulfilled

Patrick Madrid

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Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Abortion and Breast Cancer – “While American media outlets remain silent on the issue, London’s Daily Mail has called attention to a new medical study showing the connection between abortion and

Share this article on Facebook Australian on the Media – If Hollywood honored Christian heroes… June 25, 2010 Weary of blockbuster films that distort the history of the Church and/or focus on the negative, Michael Cook, the

Share this article on Facebook Boarding our Plane for Australia – We are on our way to Australia for two weeks of talks. Also on tour, though on different tracks, are Deacon Alex Jones and Fr. Mitch Pacwa. After my 16 talks in five

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook A Saint Grows in Brooklyn? – A great pleasure of doing In the Arena for the Diocese of Brooklyn as been getting to know Msgr. Kieran Harrington, the Vicar of Communications for the Diocese. New

Share this article on Facebook Don’t be afraid to read me! – I’ve had dozens of notices from people informing me that they’re seeing this notice regarding the site: The Webmaster is aware of it and writes that he’s checked the

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANO BA ANG MAHALAGA RELIGION O PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS? – Catholic nun and founder of the Missionary of the Poor MOTHER TERESA OF CALCUTTA, known as the Saint of the Gutter. Shown here feeding the poor from the streets of

Share this article on Facebook ANOTHER CONVERSION STORY – CHRISTOPHER LAKE, Reformed Baptist – The beautiful path leading to the Catholic Altar is filled with grace and light. The interior of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

Share this article on Facebook PERFECTO BA SI CRISTO NUNG NAMUMUHAY SIYA SA LUPA BILANG TAO? – The Risen Lord and Mary Magdalene in the scene called: NOLI ME TANGERE [Touch Me not]. Anonymous said… Meron po akong prof. ngayong college na tinanong po kami kung

Share this article on Facebook THE CONVERSION STORY OF DAVID MEYER AND FAMILY, Former Presbyterian – The Fathers of the Church. Mostly the great Bishops and Theologians of the Catholic Church from the 2nd to the 5th centuries of Christianity. These are the genuine

Share this article on Facebook THE CONVERSION STORY OF DR. DAVID ANDERS AND HIS WIFE – FORMER BAPTIST, PROFESSOR OF HISTORY – ST. AUGUSTINE the Bishop of Hippo, the greatest of the Latin Fathers of the Church, and one of the greatest philosopher-theologians of the Catholic Church. Insert below

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. Chaput on liturgy and evangelization – H.E. Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput, Archbishop of Denver has delivered a talk about evangelization and liturgical renewal. You long-time readers by now have my liturgy

Share this article on Facebook Check a new blog on sacred music, Chant Cafe – Allow me please to direct your attention to a new blog of a friend of mine, Mr. Jeffrey Tucker, who is well-known as a Church musician.  He is editor of the journal

Share this article on Facebook LOOK! Up in the sky! – Space Weather News for June 25, 2010 http://spaceweather.com  SPACE STATION IN CONSTANT SUNLIGHT:  For the next few days, the  International Space Station (ISS) will be

Share this article on Facebook PODCAzT 106: John Henry Newman’s kindly light – In this PODCAzT we will drill into the Collect designated for the Memorial of soon-to-be Blessed John Henry Newman (+1890). I have as a surprise, a guest appearance by

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict on liturgy, catechesis, mystery, participation – Pope Benedict recently addressed priests of Rome brought together in the Basilica of St. John Lateran for an ecclesial convention on 15 June. The Holy Father develops

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: washing a shirt stained with the Precious Blood – From a reader: I need immediate advice.  This morning my son spilled the Precious Blood on his shirt when receiving this morning.  There is no sacrarium in the Church.

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