Catholic News Headlines August 6, 2010


Aug. 5, 7pm—Aug. 6, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Academic journal’s latest issue to explore John Paul II’s theology of the body – Merrimack, N.H., Aug 6, 2010 / 06:05 am ( CNA ).- Scholars will explore Pope John Paul II’s theology of the body from several perspectives in the latest issue of St.

Share this article on Facebook After referendum, Kenyan bishops urge reform for ‘flawed’ aspects of new constitution – Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 6, 2010 / 03:08 am ( CNA ).- Responding to voters’ approval of a new constitution, the Catholic bishops of Kenya professed respect for the outcome

Share this article on Facebook Anti-Prop. 8 ruling claims Pope Benedict’s teachings ‘harm’ homosexuals – San Francisco, Calif., Aug 6, 2010 / 05:11 pm ( CNA ).- The federal ruling which overturned California’s Proposition 8 cites a document by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, now

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Mahony: Prop. 8 ruling based on feelings, not God’s plan for mankind – Los Angeles, Calif., Aug 6, 2010 / 12:47 am ( CNA ).- A federal judge’s decision overturning Proposition 8 relied solely on feelings and not God’s plan for human

Share this article on Facebook Catholic League calls author Anne Rice’s rejection of Christianity a ‘tragedy’ – New York City, N.Y., Aug 6, 2010 / 10:24 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic League responded to the recent statement of author Anne Rice, who in 2008 announced that she had

Share this article on Facebook Controversy normal as Pope’s visit approaches, says UK ambassador – Rome, Italy, Aug 5, 2010 / 09:32 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- According to the U.K. ambassador to the Holy See, Britain is “very proud” of its shared relationship with the

Share this article on Facebook Faithful in Sicily to show Pope their commitment to ‘building the Kingdom of God’ – Rome, Italy, Aug 6, 2010 / 12:39 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father will be making a pastoral visit to Italy’s largest island in October. Local bishops are looking

Share this article on Facebook Father of girl who awoke from coma says, ‘if there is life, there is hope’ – Bogotá, Colombia, Aug 5, 2010 / 09:56 pm ( CNA ).- In an interview with Colombian radio, Guillermo Yelting recounted the story of his 23-year-old daughter Sara, who

Share this article on Facebook Knights of Columbus to promote worldwide Rosary for Mexico’s bicentennial – Washington D.C., Aug 5, 2010 / 08:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Knights of Columbus announced today that to celebrate the Bicentennial of Mexico’s National Independence,

Share this article on Facebook Mexican official clarifies that women are not in jail for seeking abortions – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 6, 2010 / 01:51 pm ( CNA ).- Mexico’s Attorney General, Carlos Zamarripa Aguirre, clarified this week that there are no women in jail in the

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s purchase of immunization bonds highlight of ambassador’s service – Rome, Italy, Aug 6, 2010 / 11:30 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The greatest moment in the tenure of the U.K. ambassador to the Holy See was the Pope’s contribution to a British

Share this article on Facebook Pro-family leader reiterates research confirming child’s need for heterosexual home – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 6, 2010 / 09:54 am ( CNA ).- This week, the president of the Mexican Institute of Sexual Orientation, Oscar Rivas, noted that current research

Share this article on Facebook Protest rally organized at Empire State Building on birthday of Bl. Mother Teresa – New York City, N.Y., Aug 6, 2010 / 02:59 pm ( CNA ).- Responding to the Empire State Building’s refusal to display lights in honor of Bl. Mother Teresa’s 100th birthday

Share this article on Facebook UK ambassador highlights poignancy of events during papal visit – Rome, Italy, Aug 6, 2010 / 04:53 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father’s September visit “speaks of rapprochement” between the Vatican and the United Kingdom, in the

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Author Anne Rice discusses her rift with the church – Author Anne Rice, known for her series of “Lestat” vampire novels recently declared on her …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Mount Carmel for America: Carmelite Monks, Messengers of New Springtime – For many of our readers, the Monks of Mt Carmel are known for their absolutely wonderful “Mystic Monk …

Share this article on Facebook The Happy Priest: Remembering Miracles – Suddenly he asked me a very interesting question.  “How do you know that Jesus is really …

Share this article on Facebook Women who miscarry can safely give birth afterwards – According to Scottish researchers, women who get pregnant within six months after having a miscarriage stand the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook After referendum, Kenyan bishops urge reform for ‘flawed’ aspects of new constitution – The bishops’ statement, released on Thursday at the Kenya Catholic Secretariat, stated in part, …

Share this article on Facebook Approximately 23 Christians arrested, 3 executed in North Korea – As the country’s economic crisis worsens, North Koreans turn to faith despite the regime’s …

Share this article on Facebook Hip-hop singer Wyclef intends to run for president of Haiti – Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean told Larry King on his nightly TV talk show that he intends to run for the president of …

Share this article on Facebook UK ambassador highlights significance of events during papal visit – In the state’s perspective, the Sept. 16-19 appointment is “a visit to the Church and to wider …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Elena Kagan appointed to Supreme Court – The U.S. Senate has confirmed former Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan as the fourth woman to serve on the …

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s economic adviser to resign – Council of Economic Advisers Chairwoman Christina Romer says she will leave the White House September 3 to resume …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Mahony: Prop. 8 ruling based on feelings, not God’s plan for mankind – “The union of a man and of a woman in a life-long loving and caring relationship is of divine origin. No …

Share this article on Facebook Fungus threatens entire North American bat population – A virulent fungus is threatening the North American bat population. First discovered in 2006, White Nose Syndrome …

Share this article on Facebook Late-term Abortionists Dump Kansas Medical Licenses to Avoid Discipline – Troy Newman, the president of Operation Rescue, has speculated that the move was deliberately made in order to …

Share this article on Facebook Pardon for Billy the Kid hotly contested – Notorious Wild West outlaw Billy the Kid was shot and killed by lawman Pat Garrett in 1881, just 21 years of age. …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Church plays big role in advancing organic agriculture – GINGOOG City, August 6, 2010—True to its role as good stewards of the earth, the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro is now propagating organic agriculture to advance its

Share this article on Facebook DA chief lauds Church-government partnership in agriculture – MALAYBALAY, Bukidnon, August 6, 2010— Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala lauded the existing partnership between the government and the Catholic Church in

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook 7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 92) – — 1 — I tried to go to the park with the kids just now. I don’t know what I expected. Well, I do know: I expected frolicking. Squeals of joy as the kids dashed to

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Share this article on Facebook Dick Van Dyke Promotes Adult Stem Cells – So Andy Griffith is supporting Obamacare but we’ve got Dick Van Dyke supporting adult stem cell research. We win. Hands down. Reflections of a Paralytic has the story:

Share this article on Facebook Graham Voted for Kagan Because of…Jesus? – Lindsey Graham is saying that Jesus’ Golden rule inspired him to vote “yes” for partial birth abortion zealot Elena Kagan. What? Maybe he should’ve also read the part of

Share this article on Facebook News Can’t Decide Between Fetus or Baby – This is a news story coming out of the Philipinnes remarkable to me only to show what lengths we’ll go to in order to avoid truth…and yet it still comes out: A garbage

Share this article on Facebook When “Hi Mommy” is Scary!!!!!!!!!! – Time Magazine is covering what they call the “abortion wars.” And they choose to investigate one side particularly closely based on a documentary coming out by the

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Share this article on Facebook Abortion Law In Spain Is Dividing Society, Argue Pro-Life Groups – Madrid, Spain (CNA/Europa Press) – Pro-life associations in Spain said this week that a 6-5 ruling by the country’s Constitutional Court refusing to suspend the new law

Share this article on Facebook Academic Journal’s Latest Issue To Explore John Paul II’s Theology Of The Body – Merrimack, N.H. (CNA) – Scholars will explore Pope John Paul II’s theology of the body from several perspectives in the latest issue of St. Thomas More College’s

Share this article on Facebook After Referendum, Kenyan Bishops Urge Reform For ‘Flawed’ Aspects Of New Constitution – Nairobi, Kenya (CNA) – Responding to voters’ approval of a new constitution, the Catholic bishops of Kenya professed respect for the outcome but urged that the

Share this article on Facebook Bulgaria Claims Discovery Of St. John The Baptist’s Bones – A Bulgarian government minister claims that the skull and other bones of St. John the Baptist have been discovered in the ruins of a fifth-century monastery. “We found

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Mahony: Prop. 8 Ruling Based On Feelings, Not God’s Plan For Mankind – Los Angeles, Calif. (CNA) – A federal judge’s decision overturning Proposition 8 relied solely on feelings and not God’s plan for human society, Cardinal Roger Mahony

Share this article on Facebook Catholic League Calls Author Anne Rice’s Rejection Of Christianity A ‘Tragedy’ – New York City, N.Y. (CNA) – The Catholic League responded to the recent statement of author Anne Rice, who in 2008 announced that she had returned to the Catholic faith,

Share this article on Facebook Controversy Normal As Pope’s Visit Approaches, Says UK Ambassador – Rome, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – According to the U.K. ambassador to the Holy See, Britain is “very proud” of its shared relationship with the Catholic Church. Despite

Share this article on Facebook Faithful In Sicily To Show Pope Their Commitment To ‘Building The Kingdom Of God’ – Rome, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – The Holy Father will be making a pastoral visit to Italy’s largest island in October. Local bishops are looking forward to the occasion

Share this article on Facebook Father Of Girl Who Awoke From Coma Says, ‘If There Is Life, There Is Hope’ – Bogotá, Colombia (CNA) – In an interview with Colombian radio, Guillermo Yelting recounted the story of his 23-year-old daughter Sara, who awoke from a 15 month long

Share this article on Facebook Jewish Organizations Disturbed By Archdiocese’s Support Of Hebrew Catholics – Local Jewish leaders are disturbed by the Archdiocese of St. Louis’s support for the Association of Hebrew Catholics, an organization that works to preserve the identity

Share this article on Facebook Knights Of Columbus Resolve To Promote Life And Marriage, Defend The Pope – Washington D.C. (CNA) – The Knights of Columbus closed their 128th Supreme Convention today in Washington, D.C., approving several resolutions renewing the fraternal

Share this article on Facebook Knights Of Columbus To Promote Worldwide Rosary For Mexico’s Bicentennial – Washington D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) – The Knights of Columbus announced today that to celebrate the Bicentennial of Mexico’s National Independence, the organization will

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Official Clarifies That Women Are Not In Jail For Seeking Abortions – Mexico City, Mexico (CNA) – Mexico’s Attorney General, Carlos Zamarripa Aguirre, clarified this week that there are no women in jail in the state of Guanajuato for the

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ As Constitutional – Mexico City, Mexico (CNA/EWTN News) – Despite heavy opposition from various organizations defending traditional marriage, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that

Share this article on Facebook New Evangelization And Defense Of Marriage Are Priorities For K Of C, Says Supreme Knight – Washington D.C. (CNA) – In an exclusive interview with CNA, Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson explained that the priorities of the Knights of Columbus include defending

Share this article on Facebook Pope Remembers Victims Of Congo River Ferry Tragedy – Vatican City (CNA/EWTN News) – Pope Benedict XVI asked God to welcome the dead and comfort the living after a tragic boat accident occurred in the Democratic Republic of

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s Purchase Of Immunization Bonds Highlight Of Ambassador’s Service – Rome, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – The greatest moment in the tenure of the U.K. ambassador to the Holy See was the Pope’s contribution to a British government-sponsored

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Family Leader Reiterates Research Confirming Child’s Need For Heterosexual Home – Mexico City, Mexico (CNA) – This week, the president of the Mexican Institute of Sexual Orientation, Oscar Rivas, noted that current research in psychology affirms that

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Leaders ‘Deeply’ Troubled By Kagan Confirmation – Washington D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) – After Solicitor General Elena Kagan was confirmed on Thursday as the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice, pro-life groups reacted to the

Share this article on Facebook UK Ambassador Highlights Significance Of Events During Papal Visit – Rome, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – The Holy Father’s September visit “speaks of rapprochement” – that is, cordial relations – between the Vatican and the United Kingdom,

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Share this article on Facebook A Real Public Service – Arwen Mosher: | Bert was always my favorite character in Mary Poppins, but I like Dick Van Dyke even more now. The actor is donating his time as the new spokesperson for

Share this article on Facebook Beyond the Classroom – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education;

Share this article on Facebook Music to Birth By – Hallie Lord: What do you listen to while in labor? | Strangely enough, though I typically have some sort of music playing morning, noon and night, I have never listened

Share this article on Facebook OSV’s Catholic Guide to the Internet – Danielle Bean: Reader’s Choice Edition | Earlier this week, I was thrilled to learn that Faith & Family Live has earned a spot in the OSV Cathoilc Guide to the

Share this article on Facebook Putting My Foot Down – Rebecca Teti: | The September issue of Family Circle includes a full page photograph of a model’s foot sporting a delicate strappy stiletto sandal and a heavy woolen

Share this article on Facebook Through Christ, Our Lord – Danielle Bean: Faith & Family Community Novena Day 4 | Please join us in praying for all members of our Faith & Family Live community. Together, we are invoking the help

Share this article on Facebook Tour The Basilica – Rebecca Teti: | It’s the Feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major today. And it’s not too late to take a tour, as the Vatican website now offers

Share this article on Facebook When “Friends” Become Friends – Lisa Hendey: Meeting “in real life” is awesome! | Yesterday, I felt as though the wall of my Facebook page was coming to life!  I had the great pleasure of attending the

Share this article on Facebook When Kids Say No – Tom and Caroline McDonald: Meaningful Mass-going | Q. What do I tell my children when they don’t want to go to Mass? A: It’s Sunday morning, and you hear the dreaded

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Share this article on Facebook Assumption Novena Begins Tomorrow – Priests for Life begins tomorrow a Novena of Prayer in preparation for the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This Assumption prayer for life can be

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Share this article on Facebook Effects of Excommunication – In the combox down yonder, a reader writes: Jimmy, I’ve got a question for you. What does it really mean, on a day-to-day basis, if someone is excommunicated? Here’s

Share this article on Facebook Which Church (Sui Iuris) Do You Enter at Baptism? – In the combox down yonder, a reader writes: I’d be curious how to find out what rite one is. I have a friend who was born to a Latin mother and a Ukrainian Catholic

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – Aug. 6, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 6 Live from the Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show 4:00 – Fatherless We take an intensely human tour of the great

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Share this article on Facebook Americans Oppose Mandate in Pro-Abortion ObamaCare, Back Lawsuit Against It – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — On the heels of the landslide victory for Proposition C in Missouri, where citizens voted to exempt Missouri from the insurance mandate

Share this article on Facebook Baltimore Law Attacking Pregnancy Centers Subject of Hearing Before Judge – Baltimore, MD (LifeNews.com) — A federal judge held a hearing on a lawsuit filed by the Archdiocese of Baltimore against the Maryland city yesterday over a law that

Share this article on Facebook Canadians Don’t Know Abortions Legal Throughout Pregnancy, New Poll Finds – Ottawa, Canada (LifeNews.com) — A new poll of Canadians finds they are very uninformed about abortion law in Canada and are unaware that abortions are allowed

Share this article on Facebook Colorado Senate Candidate Jane Norton Gets Pro-Life Group’s Endorsement – Denver, CO (LifeNews.com) — When Colorado voters head to the polls next week to cast their ballots for a Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, Americans United for

Share this article on Facebook Florida Governor Candidates Feud on Abortion, Right to Life Backs Them Both – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — The two Republican candidates for governor have been feuding for months on the issue of abortion, with each trying to extol their

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Board of Medicine to Receive Letter Asking for End to Telemed Abortions – Des Moines, IA (LifeNews.com) — The Iowa Board of Medicine will soon receive a letter from prominent pro-life leaders and groups — both in Iowa and across the nation

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Pro-Life Group Sees Endorsed Candidates in Tuesday’s Primary Win 2-1 – Topeka, KS (LifeNews.com) — The pro-life group Kansans for Life says it had a successful primary election on Tuesday, with pro-life candidates winning their party’s

Share this article on Facebook Late-Term Abortion Practitioners Dump Licenses to Avoid State Prosecution – Albuquerque, NM (LifeNews.com) — Two New Mexico-based late-term abortion practitioners who formerly practiced in Kansas have abandoned their medical licenses there to

Share this article on Facebook North Carolina Pro-Life Senator Richard Burr Leads Elaine Marshall in New Poll – Charlotte, NC (LifeNews.com) — North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, a pro-life advocate, continues to hold a lead in his re-election bid over Democrat Elaine Marshall. The

Share this article on Facebook Opponents of Pro-Abortion Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court Bid Find Silver Lining – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — From the outset of President Barack Obama’s nomination of pro-abortion activist Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, her confirmation was

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Voters in Key States Oppose Candidates Who OKd Pro-Abortion Health Care – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — New polling data released today by the Susan B. Anthony List shows voters in key states and congressional districts oppose candidates

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Constitution Passes in Kenya, Opponents Seek Amendments – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — With more than 70 percent of the vote counted, residents of Kenya appear to have approved a new constitution that would essentially

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Disappointed Senate Confirmed Abortion Advocate Elena Kagan – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Leading pro-life organizations responded swiftly to the Senate vote confirming pro-abortion Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. They said

Share this article on Facebook Senate Confirms Pro-Abortion Activist Elena Kagan to Supreme Court – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Senate today approved President Barack Obama’s nomination of pro-abortion activist Elena Kagan to replace retiring pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook Senator McCain Leads the Charge Against Defense Department Bill Over Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Senator John McCain fired off the first volley in what is expected to be a fierce battle over the bill to authorize funding for the

Share this article on Facebook Senator Tells Obama Nominee Abortions at Military Hospitals Would Strain Troops – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Yesterday, Senator Roger Wicker questioned Dr. Jonathan Woodson, President Barack Obama�s nominee for Assistant Secretary of Defense for

Share this article on Facebook Senators Introduce Bill to Exclude Abortion Funding From New ObamaCare Law – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — With the health care plan President Barack Obama signed into law having no protections against taxpayer funding of abortions, and with a

Share this article on Facebook South Carolina Senate Race Poll Has Pro-Life Jim DeMint Winning Big – Columbia, SC (LifeNews.com) — A new poll out of South Carolina has pro-life Republican Sen. Jim DeMint likely walking away with his re-election bid easily. Mystery man

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Share this article on Facebook “Pluralism” Being Used as Excuse to Push Radical Secularism in Europe – By Hilary White ROME, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The infamous Crucifix Case at the European Court of Human Rights is said to be an example of the increasing use

Share this article on Facebook African Union Submits to Foreign Pressure for Abortion as Cure for Maternal Deaths – By Samantha SingsonKAMPALA, Uganda, August 5, 2010 (C-FAM) – The African Union (AU) finished its annual summit last week with governments agreeing to make maternal and

Share this article on Facebook Bribed, Intimidated Kenyan Voters Approve Pro-Abortion Constitution – By James TillmanNAIROBI, Kenya, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Preliminary results indicate that Kenyans have succumbed to U.S. and other pressures and approved a

Share this article on Facebook Call For Pro-Life Films by Canadian Christian Film Festival – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiSUDBURY, Ontario, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Organizers of the third annual REAL LIFE Film Festival du cinéma C’EST LA VIE (RLFF) have

Share this article on Facebook Canada’s CRTC Should Not Approve More Pornography – Commentary By Lou IacobelliTORONTO, August 5, 2010 (catholicinsight.com) – It began with the big lie told to Canadians by the Liberal Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau who

Share this article on Facebook Forced Abortion Charges against Church of Scientology Dismissed – By James TillmanLOS ANGELES, California, Aug. 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Los Angeles District Court judge has dismissed charges filed against the Church of

Share this article on Facebook ‘From the Front Lines’ with Show The Truth – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiONTARIO, Canada, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “It was exhausting, exhilarating, and inspiring.” So says Kathie Hogan, a member of Show the

Share this article on Facebook Funding Cuts to Former Canadian Government’s Feminist Network – Commentary by Real Women of Canada OTTAWA, Ontario, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canadians may not realize the extent to which successive Liberal governments have

Share this article on Facebook Homosexual Activists Plan August Lobbying Blitz to Repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiWASHINGTON, DC, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to press releases from two homosexualist lobby groups, activists will begin a

Share this article on Facebook Late-term Abortionists Dump Kansas Licenses, Will Avoid Discipline – Albuquerque, NM, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two Albuquerque late-term abortionists who worked for George Tiller’s Women’s Health Care Services (WHCS) in

Share this article on Facebook Nashville Priest May Face Canonical Discipline Over Heretical Video – By Patrick B. CraineNASHVILLE, Tennessee, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A priest of the Nashville diocese may be facing canonical discipline after putting out a

Share this article on Facebook Obama Congratulates Kenya for Passing Obama-Backed Constitution – By James TillmanWASHINGTON, DC, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Thursday, President Obama praised Kenya for approving a controversial new constitution that

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Praise ‘Real Reform’ at Chicago CCHD – By Patrick B. CraineCHICAGO, Illinois, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life groups are rallying behind the Chicago branch of the Catholic Campaign Human

Share this article on Facebook REAL Women of Canada Report on Award to LifeSiteNews – By Real Women of Canada (originally published in the July/August edition of the national pro-life, pro-family women’s organization’s Reality Magazine)REAL Women was very

Share this article on Facebook Study: Nigerian Doctors Unwilling to Commit Abortions – August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new study has found that only 13.4% of doctors in Nigeria would be willing to do abortions, if Nigerian abortion law were

Share this article on Facebook UK Announces Plan to Push Imperialistic Radical Sex Agenda on Developing Nations – By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D., Terrence McKeegan, J.D.NEW YORK, August 5, 2010 (C-FAM) – Last week the United Kingdom (UK) announced a new maternal health initiative with an

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Battle for the Soul of Poland Rages On – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The furor over a cross erected in the front of the presidential palace in memorial to the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski

Share this article on Facebook Elena Kagan Confirmed to Supreme Court – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In spite of mounting opposition from conservative lawmakers as well as the public, the Senate confirmed the nomination of U. S.

Share this article on Facebook Government Runs Amuck: Shuts Down Child’s Lemonade Stand – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a startling example of what happens when government runs amuck, health inspectors from the Multnomah County Health

Share this article on Facebook Study: Women Who Miscarry Should Try Again Within Six Months – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist New research from doctors in Scotland found that women who get pregnant within six months of a miscarriage have a higher

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook August in Rome – the feast of Our Lady of the Snows – John Sonnen of Orbis Catholicus has posted a video of one of Rome’s most beloved liturgical traditions. Each year, during the principal Mass of the Dedication of Saint

Share this article on Facebook Baroque Sacred Art Exemplified – We are now approaching the end of our summer program at the Way of Beauty Atelier at Thomas More College. Part of it was a two-week class in traditional academic drawing

Share this article on Facebook Blessing of First-Fruits at the Feast of the Transfiguration – Guest Article by John Vernoski, Webmaster of byzcath.org On the Feast of the Transfiguration, the Byzantine Church blesses the first-fruits of the harvest both as a

Share this article on Facebook CMAA Sacred Music Colloquium XX – One of our readers sent in notice of this video from Corpus Christi Watershed about the 20th CMAA Sacred Music colloquium.

Share this article on Facebook St. Leo the Great on the Transfiguration – [This was originally published here on Feb. 28th, but with today being the Feast of the Transfiguration, it is evidently relevant to repost. It is an excerpt from a

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Favorite Catholic devotions – By Mary DeTurris Poust In my role as a blogger for OSV Daily Take (and Not Strictly Spiritual ), I was tagged in a “meme” that is circulating the Catholic blog world

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Catholic apologists gathered in Steubenville over the weekend. Look what happened: – Participating in the annual “Defending the Faith” conference as a speaker, as I have for more than a decade now, is truly one of the high points of my my year. I

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook I Hate “No Service” – I’ve been to many third world countries and have had better mobile service and Internet than the abysmal service I’ve had so far in England. Sorry! I’ll catch up soon.

Share this article on Facebook My Runs through England – See my latest runs with map and pictures — through England. Just posted a new Running trip, “2010-08-04 London Run”, to @EveryTrail. Check it out here:

Share this article on Facebook New Dawn Conference – Finished my three talks at New Dawn where 2,000 fired up Catholics gather in tents for a week of family camping outdoor Masses and teaching. Great to be here. Lots if

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook A Benedictine Community Copes – Sr. Denise Mosier, OSB + 2010 This is so worth reading . In the midst of life, we are in death; in the midst of death, we are in life. In the midst of a tumultuous world

Share this article on Facebook A few Carmelite Nuggets – I know Carmelites are considered the heavy-duty contemplatives, but it was Teresa of Avila (or Teresa of Jesus) who said to God, “if this is how you treat your friends,

Share this article on Facebook Waterbird – This is the coolest thing, ever! Chicka-chicka-bing-a-boom….

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANG THIRD SECRET OF FATIMA – The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared in Fatima before the Three Children: Jacinta, Francisco and Lucia. Now Jacinta and Francisco are already Beatified and the place, Cova

Share this article on Facebook From a sermon on the transfiguration of the Lord by Anastasius of Sinai, bishop – The Transfiguration of the Lord, mosaic It is good for us to be here Upon Mount Tabor, Jesus revealed to his disciples a heavenly mystery. While living among them he had

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN TUNGKOL SA 7 CHURCHES OF REVELATION – Mosaic of the Seven Angels of the Seven Churches of Revelation in The Basilica of St. Mark in Venice, Italy. Anonymous said… Father,magtatanong lang po tungkol sa 7

Share this article on Facebook MORE ON SPEAKING IN TONGUES – The Holy Spirit ‘Overshadowing’ the Blessed Virgin during the Annunciation Tito said… Speaking in tongues should not be taken lightly. We open our soul to a spirit

Share this article on Facebook PALIWANAG TUNGKOL SA PAGDADASAL AT PAGPAPARANGAL SA MGA SANTO – St. Paul healing the lame man at Lystra while a woman pays him homage. Painting by Karel Dujardin Anonymous said… maraming salamat po sa pagsagot reverend.. hindi ko

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook An amusing point about a not so amusing issue: Prop 8 – I did a Google search to see if the California Catholic bishop filed an amicus brief with the court that handled the recent Prop 8 case. If they didn’t, by the way, it

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. Burke describes why he built the Shrine to Our Lady – His Excellency Archbishop Raymond Burke, now Prefect of the Apostolic Segnatura, was once the Bishop of La Crosse. During his time as bishop, he began the construction

Share this article on Facebook Jurassic Liberal Park – I could add a great deal more, and in rather strong language, to the observations made already over at Creative Minority Report. When you watch this through, I think you

Share this article on Facebook Prayer Request – Will you please pray for an important intention?

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: no confessionals and no confession times – From a reader: I am requesting help re: the application of Canon 964.2 and 986.1 [which concerns the Seal]. The parish has been the host of a monthly homeschool Mass for

Share this article on Facebook To priests and bishops: a lament from a soul about confession – I want every priest and bishop who comes here to read this… I received this from a reader:  I was confirmed, baptized, and received communion over a year ago (at Easter)

Share this article on Facebook Transfiguration – Today is the titular feast of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Cathedral of Rome. “But Father! But Father”, I can hear you objecting. “Don’t you know that that

Share this article on Facebook Transfiguration – Vespers (BrevRom) – No frills vespers for the Feast of the Transfiguration.  For the weary brethren who need to get their Office completed. Slight frill, I sing the hymn.  I was sight

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