Catholic News Headlines August 9, 2010


Aug. 8, 7pm—Aug. 9, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook BLACK MAN SPEAKETH WITH FORKED TONGUE – President Barack Obama is among the most threatening individuals to have walked this earth in many a year. And his right-hand man, pro-abortion Catholic Joseph Biden, is

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop denounces post-Christian paganism of Christian societies – La Plata, Argentina, Aug 9, 2010 / 04:02 pm ( CNA ).- The “post-Christian paganism fervently practiced by people who call themselves Christian,” is what makes people

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese of Mexico City rejects Supreme Court ruling on same-sex ‘marriage’ – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 9, 2010 / 06:40 pm ( CNA ).- In a press release, the Archdiocese of Mexico City criticized the country’s Supreme Court for ruling in favor of

Share this article on Facebook Attempted theft of Padre Pio reliquary thwarted – Rome, Italy, Aug 9, 2010 / 09:49 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A gold reliquary containing Padre Pio relics was the apparent object of thieves’ interest on Sunday evening.

Share this article on Facebook Australia prepares for Blessed Mary MacKillop’s canonization in October – Rome, Italy, Aug 9, 2010 / 02:09 pm ( CNA ).- Great excitement is emanating from Australia as the date for the canonization of Blessed Mary MacKillop approaches. She

Share this article on Facebook Bishops call for dialogue and understanding in task of building up Bolivia – La Paz, Bolivia, Aug 9, 2010 / 12:24 pm ( CNA ).- The Bolivian Bishops’ Conference has called on the nation to seek out dialogue and understanding in building up the

Share this article on Facebook CNA launches ‘Catholic Womanhood’ site for reflections on faith and living – CNA STAFF, Aug 9, 2010 / 06:11 am ( CNA ).- Catholic News Agency is officially launching a new resource, focusing on the experiences and spiritual lives of Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Scottish cardinal criticizes ‘vengeance’ in US justice system – Rome, Italy, Aug 9, 2010 / 05:48 pm ( CNA ).- A “culture of vengeance” is behind the U.S. justice system’s desire to investigate the Lockerbie bomber again, said the

Share this article on Facebook Vatican prefect says today’s world merits lower age for first communicants – Rome, Italy, Aug 9, 2010 / 05:15 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Children must not be deprived of the Eucharist, source of grace and assistance to them as they begin their walk

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Jack makes a ‘Black’ comedy with Shirley MacLaine – Comic actor Jack Black is getting back together with “School of Rock” Richard Linklater for …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Fidel Castro makes first appearance in four years – Cuban dictator Fidel Castro made his first public appearance in more than four years to address parliament, …

Share this article on Facebook Holy site threatened with declassification – The Qadisha Valley in northern Lebanon is the site of many churches and hermitages, some of which are the oldest …

Share this article on Facebook Pakistan flood worse than three disasters combined – A United Nations official has declared that the number of people affected by Pakistan’s massive floods …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Judge Walker’s Assault on Marriage and the ‘Most Dangerous Branch’ of Government – Behind this Court opinion, and the strong reaction against it, are two very different visions of the human person, …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Documentary examines Muslims in the U.S. – The new film documentary, “Journey Into America” looks at Muslims living in the United States. …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook How do I deal with pain from the past? – Q: “The truth is that we cannot remain prisoners of the past; people need a sort of ‘healing of the memories’ so that past evils will not come back again.”  My question

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook DA forecasts self-sufficiency in rice production in 3 years – MALAYBALAY, Bukidnon, August 9, 2010—The Philippines may finally wean itself from importing rice from other countries if the medium-term plan of the Department of

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Big Family LOL! – This is hilarious. I don’t actually laugh out loud often from blog posts or videos but this one had me lol-ing for realz. Growing up in a family of seven kids I really

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Defends Lockerbie Bomber Release – Everything we do should with criminals should be tempered by mercy and that’s why I’m against the death penalty. So in that I agree with Cardinal Keith O’Brien of

Share this article on Facebook Patricia Neal, Pro-Life Advocate RIP – Patricia Neal, the famous actress passed away from lung cancer yesterday. Patricia Neal was a great actress and became a strong Catholic pro-life advocate as an adult.

Share this article on Facebook What Did The Bishop Really Say? – It is being reported in Europe that Austrian Bishop well said this about the stampede at the ‘Love Parade’ in Germany that killed 21 people… “An Austrian bishop has

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Anchorage Attorney Considers The Cloistered Monastery – Anchorage, Alaska (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 family for a life of

Share this article on Facebook Anti-Prop. 8 Ruling Claims Pope Benedict’s Teachings ‘Harm’ Homosexuals – San Francisco, Calif. (CNA) – The federal ruling which overturned California’s Proposition 8 cites a document by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, as

Share this article on Facebook CNA Launches ‘Catholic Womanhood’ Site For Reflections On Faith And Living – CNA STAFF (CNA) – Catholic News Agency is officially launching a new resource, focusing on the experiences and spiritual lives of Catholic women. “Catholic Womanhood” is

Share this article on Facebook Couple In Prison Ministry Carries Faith Behind Bars – Enfield, Conn. (CNA) – What started as a penance after confession has blossomed into long-term labor of love for a husband and wife who hope others will join their

Share this article on Facebook Feast Of St. Maximilian Kolbe, Martyr Of Auschwitz, To Be Celebrated August 14 – CNA STAFF (CNA) – Saint Maximilian Kolbe, the Polish Franciscan priest, missionary and martyr, will soon be celebrated throughout the Church on his feast day, August 14.

Share this article on Facebook Feminine Beauty Created For ‘Spousal Love,’ Says Catholic Professor – Crestview Hills, Ky. (CNA) – Writing for this week’s edition of the Thomas More College journal, Catholic professor Mary Shivanandan addressed the topic of feminine

Share this article on Facebook Haiti At Crossroads In Recovery From Earthquake, U.S. Bishops’ Delegation Reports – Washington D.C. (CNA) – A delegation sent by the U.S. Catholic bishops has returned from Haiti after observing relief efforts for the January earthquake. The country is

Share this article on Facebook Jesus’ Advent Gives Life-Changing Hope, Benedict XVI Teaches – Castel Gandolfo, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – Before Sunday’s Angelus prayer, Pope Benedict XVI taught the importance of leading our lives with trust and hope in the coming

Share this article on Facebook KC Seminarians Learn Spanish While Working Summer Jobs – Kansas City, Mo. (CNA) – Joann Roa, director of the diocesan Office of Hispanic Ministry, calls the idea “exciting.” Diocesan Vocations Director Father Richard Rocha

Share this article on Facebook Pope Leaves Castel Gandolfo On Unannounced Pilgrimage For Transfiguration – Castel Gandolfo, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – In a symbolic gesture, the Holy Father went to the mountains to pray on the Feast of the Transfiguration. During the day trip

Share this article on Facebook Protest rally organized at Empire State Building on birthday of Bl. Mother Teresa – New York City, N.Y. (CNA) – Responding to the Empire State Building’s refusal to display lights in honor of Bl. Mother Teresa’s 100th birthday later this month, the

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Paper: Raphael Masterpiece Is Meant For The Liturgy, Not The Museum – Vatican City (CNA/EWTN News) – The place of Raphael’s “Transfiguration” in an art museum and not in a place of worship means the “most beautiful painting in the world”

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Prefect Says Today’s World Merits Lower Age For First Communicants – Rome, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) – Children must not be deprived of the Eucharist, source of grace and assistance to them as they begin their walk with Jesus, stressed the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook In Him All Things Hold Together – Pat Gohn: an ongoing study of the Catechism | Creator. God as the creator, and our creator is a central tenet of Christian belief. It’s a title we Catholics use while

Share this article on Facebook New Media Girlfriends – Lisa Hendey: Gathering for the Catholic New Media Celebration | I’m so happy to share this almost perfect picture from this weekend’s Catholic New Media Celebration.  I

Share this article on Facebook Raise ‘Em Right – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Parenting | (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 The Fruitfulness of Ordinary People – Rebecca Teti: | Robert Royal has a lovely column today, a tribute to a beloved uncle who just passed away. It’s just delightful: not only because of the love that

Share this article on Facebook To Do All Things In Love – Danielle Bean: Faith & Family Community Novena Day 7 | Please join us in praying for all members of our Faith & Family Live community. Together, we are invoking the help

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act – Although the current pro-abortion Congress will not allow it to advance, a bill has been introduced called the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. It would establish a

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Theological Connections: The Complete Series Gift Set – The following are the episodes of “Theological Connections” that have been released thus far: Original Teaser Trailer Because why shouldn’t a blog series have a trailer?

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Dr. Jennifer Roback-Morse on the Prop 8 Decision

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 9, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 9 4:00 – Kresta Commentary – The Tragedy of the Prop 8 Decision 4:20 – Revealing Revelation No other New Testament

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook African Union Bows to Pressure to Back Abortions to Reduce Maternal Deaths – Kampala, Uganda (LifeNews.com) — The African Union (AU) finished its annual summit last week with governments agreeing to make maternal and child mortality a

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Mother Mourns Her Daughter’s Secret Abortion, Ballot Vote in Late August – Juneau, AK (LifeNews.com) — In Alaska, body piercing practitioners aren’t allowed to prick the belly button of a 13-year-old girl without her parent�s consent and

Share this article on Facebook Brazil Police Charge Soccer Player Bruno for Killing Girlfriend Refusing Abortion – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (LifeNews.com) — Brazilian police have charged one of the country�s biggest soccer stars with planning the murder of 25-year-old student Eliza

Share this article on Facebook Fontana, California Teen’s Body Found in Landfill After She Refuses Abortion – Fontana, CA — Missing teen Anyssia Escamilla was discovered by a cadaver-sniffing dog in a landfill in Fontana, California late Thursday afternoon, according to

Share this article on Facebook Senator Lindsey Graham Says “Golden Rule” Inspired Vote for Pro-Abortion Kagan – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is coming under heavy fire today for his vote in favor of pro-abortion Supreme Court nominee

Share this article on Facebook UK Announces Plan to Push Abortion “Rights” on Developing Nations Worldwide – London, England (LifeNews.com) — Last week the United Kingdom (UK) announced a new maternal health initiative.

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Included in Marie Stopes Job Perks along with Discount Gym Membership – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, August 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A week after the Advertising Standards Authority issued a statement refusing to credit complaints about Marie

Share this article on Facebook Australian Senate Candidate under Fire after Calling Gay ‘Marriage’ Child Abuse – By Kathleen GilbertBRISBANE, Queensland, August 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-family candidate for an Australian senate is standing by statements in which she

Share this article on Facebook Filipino Archbishop: Abortion Entails Automatic Excommunication – By Patrick B. CraineMANILA, Philippines, August 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A prelate in the Philippines is warning Catholics that they face automatic excommunication

Share this article on Facebook Int’l Couples Flock to U.S. for Gender-Selective In-Vitro Fertilization – By Kathleen GilbertLOS ANGELES, California, August 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Couples from countries that ban sex-selective in-vitro fertilization (IVF) have found a

Share this article on Facebook Italy’s Last Catholic Generation? Mass Attendance in “Collapse” among Under-30s – By Hilary WhiteROME, August 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite regular polls showing that about 30 percent of Italian Catholics claim to attend Sunday Mass regularly,

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana Ultrasound Law Challenged in Federal Court – By Peter J. SmithBATON ROUGE, Louisiana, August 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-abortion advocates have filed suit in federal court against the state of Louisiana over

Share this article on Facebook New Study Finds Thinking about God Reduces Anxiety For Believers – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiTORONTO, August 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Thinking about your faith in God may make you less upset about making mistakes, according to a new

Share this article on Facebook Prop. 8 Judge: Pope Hurt Homosexuals – By James TillmanSAN FRANCISCO, California, August 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — In the 136-page ruling overturning California’s ban on “gay marriage,” Judge Vaughn

Share this article on Facebook Schwarzenegger: Let Gays Marry Immediately – By James TillmanSACRAMENTO, California, August 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging Judge Vaughn Walker to discontinue the

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook First Lady’s Lavish Vacation Sparks Criticism – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During a time when millions of Americans are out of work and struggling to put food on the table, the First Lady’s lavish trip

Share this article on Facebook New Film Warns Women about “Eggsploitation” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new documentary produced by the Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (CBCN) reveals the shocking secrets of the

Share this article on Facebook Suspected Devil Worshipers Steal Consecrated Hosts – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Parishioners at St. Rose of Lima parish in Carbondale, Pennsylvania are in shock after learning that someone broke into their

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops Decry Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Cardinal Francis George, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, decried the August 4 decision of a

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Newman’s University Church in Dublin – When we discuss Cardinal Newman, we quite often make reference to Oxford and Birmingham, but as one of our readers kindly reminded us, we should not neglect to mention

Share this article on Facebook Religion Columnist Terry Mattingly on Church Renovations – My recent New Liturgical Movement / Shrine of the Holy Whapping piece, “Five Things Any Parish Can Do to Improve Sacred Space” (which can be found here ), caught the

Share this article on Facebook Some Historic Churches of Québec – I was recently browsing through an interesting book which I am pleased to have as part of my personal library, The Old Churches of the Province of Québec: 1647-1800 ,

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Receiving first Communion before age 7 – Should children be able to receive the Eucharist before they reach age 7? Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera, head of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and

Share this article on Facebook Shaw: War in Afghanistan may no longer be just – By Russell Shaw If anything good is going to come from the Wikileaks affair—the Internet dump of thousands of purloined classified documents from the war in Afghanistan

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook The Problem With Vampires – Parenting for Dummies: Rule #22: Do not let your daughter date a vampire, ever. This is one of those practical parenting rules that you just can’t go wrong by following.

Share this article on Facebook What did the Lord mean when He said, “Do not judge, lest ye be judged”? – We all need to think long and carefully about the message in this sermon. I know I do. And my guess is that plenty of you do, too. May God bless us all.

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook A Deeper Look at the Many Evangelicals Turning Catholic – Excellent article about the thousands of Evangelicals converting to the Catholic Church. Click here . And, Evangelicals “Crossing the Tiber” to Catholicism, here

Share this article on Facebook Phill Bennetzen’s Conversion Story – Phill decided it was better to lose everything to follow the truth than to stay comfortable. He explains all the issues wrestled with and the final conclusion. Hope you

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Flannery O’ Connor Knew Me – “She would of been a good woman,” said The Misfit, “if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.” –Flannery O’ Connor, A Good Man is Hard to

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Barron on anti-Catholicism

Share this article on Facebook Receiving Communion at Age 6? – Horrible Little Girl on a Great Day, Age 6 There is a question being bandied about, thanks to A Cardinal’s Musings: : Children today are maturing so quickly and are

Share this article on Facebook The Best & Brightest Need to Vacate – Well, for sure, Mrs. Obama will never go back to her life, as usual. Apparently there are two more vacations scheduled before September, next weekend’s overnight

Share this article on Facebook The Elite Magic Circle – UPDATED – Check out Michael Liccione’s latest on the falling of the Catholic Church from the magic circle of the elite. Whatever the ideological coloration, if any, of a magic

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook BIBLICAL BASIS FOR THE HAIL MARY AND THE ANGELUS by Nico Lopez! – The Virgin of Nazareth The Angelus The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary. And she conceived by the Holy Ghost.( Lk 1:26-33 ) Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA MGA MALING ARAL NI ELI SORIANO, Part 1 – Painting describing the Ancient One with the Holy Spirit by Pompeo Girolamo Batini Anonymous said… Magandang araw po Padre Abe. Bale mayroon po akong mga ibabahaging

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA MGA MALING ARAL NI ELI SORIANO, Part 2 – The Lord Jesus holding the Eucharistic Bread saying: “This is My Body” Fr. Abe, CRS said… [2.Hindi raw po yung tinapay at alak na ginagamit sa misa ang Katawan at Dugo

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA MGA MALING ARAL NI ELI SORIANO, Part 3 – The Last Supper by Juan de Juanes, 1560 Fr. Abe, CRS said… [b.Juan 6:27 “Huwag ang pagkaing nasisira ang inyong pagsikapang kamtan, kundi ang pagkaing hindi nasisira

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA MGA MALING ARAL NI ELI SORIANO, Part 4 – The Most Holy Trinity at the Nativity of the Lord by Pittoni Fr. Abe, CRS said… [3.Ang Diyos daw po mayroong hindi alam: Jeremias 32:35 “At kanilang itinayo ang

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA MGA MALING ARAL NI ELI SORIANO, Part 5 – Moses performing miracles and wonders before Pharaoh Fr. Abe, CRS said… [Karagdagan pa po sa mga satanikong doktrina ni Eli Soriano: 5. Si Moises daw, ginawang tunay

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA MGA MALING ARAL NI ELI SORIANO, Part 6 – The Arrest of the Lord Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane Fr. Abe, CRS said… 6.Yun daw tumakas nung gabing darakpin ang Panginoon, yung mga humuhuli daw po. HA, HA,

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA MGA MALING ARAL NI ELI SORIANO, Part 7 – Icon of St. Mark the Evangelist Fr. Abe, CRS said… [7.Yun daw pong lalaking hubo’t hubad sa halamanan, si Marcos daw po.] HA, HA, HA… ITO YUNG TANONG NI MICHAEL

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Card. Canizares suggests lowering age of First Holy Communion – This is worth a discussion. I am not sure, but perhaps His Eminence is overly optimistic about the state of catechism today and the competence, therefore, of most

Share this article on Facebook Prayer request – May I request your prayers for a few personal points? First, I feel as if I may be coming down with something.  Second, I had some car trouble today: please let it not

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Priest in confession doesn’t ask for Act of Contrition – From a reader: My parish pastor forgets to ask me to say the Act of Contrition after I’ve finished my Confession.  (I should note that he is from Cuba and that he does

Share this article on Facebook Webcams: R.I.P. – The webcams for the birdfeeders… the cams I had outside… survived the elements for a long time. They died in a recent storm. Only the internal cams are left.   I have

One Response to Catholic News Headlines August 9, 2010

  1. Mattingly 2010 Ripped says:

    […] Catholic News Headlines August 9, 2010 Religion Columnist Terry Mattingly on Church Renovations – My recent New Liturgical Movement / Shrine of the Holy Whapping piece, “Five Things Any Parish Can Do to Improve Sacred Space” (which can be found here ), caught the . […]

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