Catholic News Headlines August 7 and 8, 2010


Aug. 6, 7pm—Aug. 8, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Anchorage attorney considers the cloistered monastery – Anchorage, Alaska, Aug 8, 2010 / 12:46 am ( CNA ).- Many find it hard to fathom why a woman would ever think of trading in a good job and the prospect of marriage and

Share this article on Facebook Couple in prison ministry carries faith behind bars – Enfield, Conn., Aug 7, 2010 / 12:58 pm ( CNA ).- What started as a penance after confession has blossomed into long-term labor of love for a husband and wife who hope

Share this article on Facebook Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, martyr of Auschwitz, to be celebrated August 14 – CNA STAFF, Aug 8, 2010 / 04:51 am ( CNA ).- Saint Maximilian Kolbe, the Polish Franciscan priest, missionary and martyr, will soon be celebrated throughout the Church on

Share this article on Facebook Feminine beauty created for ‘spousal love,’ says Catholic professor – Crestview Hills, Ky., Aug 7, 2010 / 08:02 am ( CNA ).- Writing for this week’s edition of the Thomas More College journal, Catholic professor Mary Shivanandan addressed

Share this article on Facebook Haiti at crossroads in recovery from earthquake, U.S. bishops’ delegation reports – Washington D.C., Aug 8, 2010 / 06:26 pm ( CNA ).- A delegation sent by the U.S. Catholic bishops has returned from Haiti after observing relief efforts for the January

Share this article on Facebook Jesus’ advent gives life-changing hope, Benedict XVI teaches – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 8, 2010 / 10:59 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Before Sunday’s Angelus prayer, Pope Benedict XVI taught the importance of leading our lives with

Share this article on Facebook KC seminarians learn Spanish while working summer jobs – Kansas City, Mo., Aug 8, 2010 / 01:11 pm ( CNA ).- Joann Roa, director of the diocesan Office of Hispanic Ministry, calls the idea “exciting.” Diocesan Vocations

Share this article on Facebook Ministry of Health promotes contraception in rural areas of Peru – Lima, Peru, Aug 6, 2010 / 10:02 pm ( CNA ).- The director of the Population Research Institute’s office for Latin America, Carlos Polo, has harshly criticized the launch

Share this article on Facebook Pope leaves Castel Gandolfo on unannounced pilgrimage for Transfiguration – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 7, 2010 / 04:37 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In a symbolic gesture, the Holy Father went to the mountains to pray on the Feast of the

Share this article on Facebook Vatican and bishops express desire to work for peace in Colombia – Bogotá, Colombia, Aug 6, 2010 / 07:46 pm ( CNA ).- The president of the bishops’ conference in Colombia, Archbishop Ruben Salazar, stated this week that the bishops of

Share this article on Facebook Vatican paper: Raphael masterpiece is meant for the liturgy, not the museum – Vatican City, Aug 7, 2010 / 05:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The place of Raphael’s “Transfiguration” in an art museum and not in a place of worship means the “most

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook The Happy Priest: ‘Fear Not Little Flock.’ Overcoming Fear – Without a doubt, we live in a very difficult world at a trying time in history.  It is …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook A big chunk of ice cracks off near Greenland – Scientists say that a chunk of ice four times the size of Manhattan has calved from Greenland’s Petermann …

Share this article on Facebook British doctor shot dead in Afghanistan – A British medic on a humanitarian mission was one of 10 people executed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Dr. Karen …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Don’t let them stone me in front of my son’ – A 43-year-old Iranian woman sentenced to death for alleged adultery has spoken out for the first time. Wife and …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Thousands of Texas babies get U.S. birthrights – While immigration laws remain a hot topic in states such as Arizona and Virginia, 60,000 babies – all believed to …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Ipil elevated into a diocese – IPIL, Zamboanga-Sibugay, August 8, 2010—The Prelature of Ipil was elevated into a diocese on August 7 in a fitting and memorable ceremonies at the Cathedral of St.

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook A note about this week – Something has come up that will require my full attention for a little while, so I won’t be blogging for a few days. My friend Hallie Lord will host 7 Quick Takes Friday

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook “With Dignity” Means Darwinism – Is it just me or does anyone else worry when liberals talk about doing something “with dignity.” Firstly, it’s always bad. Liberals say “allow him to die with dignity”

Share this article on Facebook Now I know The Apocalypse Isn’t Near – Now that the weatherman has predicted the apocalypse I know we’re safe…at least for this week. HT Failblog

Share this article on Facebook Why Are The Feds Banning E-Readers? – Sometimes the federal government does something so laughably moronic, that one has to stop and ask the question “Are they really that dumb or is something else going

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook “Charity is Hard and Endures” – Arwen Mosher: A wise answer to discontent with Christianity | In response to Anne Rice’s well-publicized resolve to “quit” Christianity, Rod Dreher quotes a letter by

Share this article on Facebook Around the House – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Homemaking | (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 CNMC Podcast Bash – Lisa Hendey: Join us for a podcast party | This week on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Danielle, Rachel, Sarah and I gather at the

Share this article on Facebook Direct Our Thoughts and Words – Danielle Bean: Faith & Family Community Novena Day 6 | 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 For Guidance Online – Danielle Bean: Faith & Family Community Novena Day 5 | Please join us in praying for all members of our Faith & Family Live community. Together, we are invoking the help

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Share this article on Facebook Commemorating a Major U.S. War Crime – Friday was the anniversary of the U.S. Bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. Monday is the anniversary of its bombing of Nagasaki. The explosion of the Fat Man

Share this article on Facebook Something . . . Is Returning

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Commentary: All Eyes on Anthony Kennedy and Prop. 8 – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Should defenders of true marriage pin their hopes on the U.S. Supreme Court? Despite public

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Supreme Court Permits Homosexual ‘Marriage’ – Now to Decide Adoption – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentMEXICO CITY, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Mexican Supreme Court has issued a verdict upholding the

Share this article on Facebook ‘Never Give up Hope’: Former ‘Locked-In’ Patients – By Hilary WhiteAugust 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When Kerry Pink, an interior designer, was 35 in 1997 she fell ill with an undiagnosed neurological illness and

Share this article on Facebook Ontario Law Could See Gay Counselling for Youth Behind Parents’ Backs – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ontario Ministry of Education is implementing a new “safe schools” policy that some fear

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life 101: “How Dare You Call me Pro-Abortion?! I’m Pro-Choice!” – Commentary by Hilary WhiteROME, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Perhaps I am just obsessive, but something happened in Rome a year or so ago that has been bothering

Share this article on Facebook Prominent Lutheran Pastor: Yes, I Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction – By Peter J. SmithMINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rev. Tom Brock is a senior pastor at Hope Lutheran Church in North Minneapolis who recently

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook The Feast of the Fourteen Holy Helpers – The eighth of August is kept in some places as the feast of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, sometimes called the Auxiliary Saints in English, who are venerated for their

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook New frontier for the Catholic press – The Pilot, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston and the oldest Catholic newspaper in the country, has become the first Catholic paper to publish an “e-edition.” The

Share this article on Facebook Remembering the power of one small life – By Mary DeTurris Poust For the past few days I’ve been looking at the numbers on the calendar , growing more and more introspective as we inched closer to August 6. It

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Steve’s Short Story “The Last Nightmare” Might Scare the Hell Out of You! – The Last Nightmare A Short and Terrifying Story by Steve Ray Everything went blank for a moment, but that moment seemed like eternity. He felt a motion, not with wind

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook sorry so quiet – two weddings. one weekend. exhausted.

Share this article on Facebook When Jesus Comes to the Sickroom – Does anyone remember having a priest come to the house to make a sick call, either just to visit, or to hear confession and anoint? Or to bring Holy Communion to the

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook A TERRIBLE ORDEAL UNDER THE HANDS OF MANOLISTA’S DIACONO AND DIACONESA, continuation – The Marriage of The Virgin Mary and St. Joseph Anonymous said… It is still me father, Father please give some verses in the bible that would recognizes or value the

Share this article on Facebook BAKIT TAYO NAGSA-SIGN OF THE CROSS PAG NAGDADASAL BAGO KUMAIN? – The famous Catholic Prayer before Meals Anonymous said… fr. tanung ko lng po .. bkit po kelangan pa nten mga katoliko ang mag sign of the cross bago mag dasal kung pde

Share this article on Facebook NASA BIBLIA BA ANG PAGIGING DIOS AT TAO NG PANGINOONG JESUS? – The beautiful mosaic depicting Christ as King of Kings and following the Jewish custom in the Kingdom of Israel, the one sitting on his right hand is The Queen-Mother,

Share this article on Facebook Pro-family groups decry Prop. 8 ruling allowing same-sex ‘marriage’ – One of the Logos of the Knight of Columbus Washington D.C., August 4 (CNA) .- Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson announced today that the Knights of Columbus will “come to

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 1st Vespers (BrevRom) – No frills 1st Vespers for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost from the Breviarium Romanum (by which priests can of course fulfill their obligation). For the weary brethren

Share this article on Facebook Dropping “Patriarch of the West” and changing titles of Roman Basilicas to “Papal” – Under another entry I had mentioned the move made by Pope Benedict a few years ago to change the titles of Major Roman Basilica’s from “Patriarchal” Basilicas to “Papal”

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey – 15 Aug: Solemn Mass sponsored by Mater Ecclesiae – I received this note from my good friend Fr. Robert Pasley, pastor of Mater Ecclesiae in Berlin, NJ where I have often been a guest.  Each year Mater Ecclesiae sponsors

Share this article on Facebook Of lack of a UPS and a quick thanks to a couple readers – On my return home from my canon law conference I found waiting for me, from CG, some coffee, an essential that was on my wish list.  Today received a new small UPS unit,

Share this article on Facebook Stingy schedule for confessions in parishes and “New Evangelization” – During the summer months, I often mention in sermons the need for confession.  Summer is not vacation time from the sacrament of penance.   In the busy weeks and long

Share this article on Facebook Sunday Supper 6 – Who knows? – I am contemplating Sunday Supper 6.  I have had no time to shop and the Sunday company will be bringing groceries: mystery groceries. Therefore I will be punting.  But I

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time – COLLECT: sheer audacity – Let’s have a look at this daring prayer. COLLECT – (2002MR): Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, quem paterno nomine invocare praesumimus, perfice in cordibus nostris spiritum

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