Catholic News Headlines August 13, 2010


Aug. 12, 7pm—Aug. 13, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook SAINT JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY OR THE DEVIL IN DISGUISE? – I am both saddened and dismayed by the article “JFK and the Cafeteria Bishops,” in Tuesday’s National Catholic Reporter. The article is a sham and the writer, Patrick J.

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop calls for qualified debate on legalization of drugs in Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 12, 2010 / 10:10 pm ( CNA ).- This week, Archbishop Jose Luis Chavez Botello of Antequera-Oaxaca, Mexico stated that in the country’s discussion

Share this article on Facebook Bishops urges continued prayers for trapped miners in Chile – Santiago, Chile, Aug 13, 2010 / 11:52 am ( CNA ).- Bishop Horacio Valenzuela of Talca is calling for prayers each day at noon for the 33 miners who have been trapped for

Share this article on Facebook Castel Gandolfo parish prepares for Pope’s Mass on Sunday – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 13, 2010 / 09:36 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Early on Sunday morning the Holy Father will walk out of the gates of his summer villa to celebrate

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Education prefect: Only universities with strong Catholic identity will last – Vatican City, Aug 13, 2010 / 03:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- “Only the Catholic university that conserves its identity will have a future,” said the prefect of the

Share this article on Facebook Church in Colombia rejects terrorist attack outside radio station – Bogotá, Colombia, Aug 13, 2010 / 02:09 pm ( CNA ).- The bishops of  Colombia denounced a terrorist attack outside the Caracol Radio building this week in Bogota, which

Share this article on Facebook Church in India remembers Christian martyrs – Rome, Italy, Aug 13, 2010 / 05:58 pm ( CNA ).- On August 29, Christians in India will celebrate the “Day of the Indian Martyrs” to remember those who died for the faith

Share this article on Facebook DC basilica to host concert featuring new works of sacred music – Washington D.C., Aug 13, 2010 / 12:50 am ( CNA ).- A new variant of the Ave Maria and six award-winning works of sacred music will be performed in a free concert at the

Share this article on Facebook Former Buffalo parishioners to visit church’s relocation site in Georgia – Atlanta, Ga., Aug 13, 2010 / 06:35 am ( CNA ).- Former parishioners from Buffalo, New York will travel to Georgia to visit the site where their closed church building

Share this article on Facebook New law requires Catholic diocese to cover contraception under employee insurance – Madison, Wis., Aug 13, 2010 / 02:51 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic Diocese of Madison is one of three dioceses in Wisconsin required under a new state law to provide coverage

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Devastating Haitian quake due to unknown fault – A previously unrecognized fault is to blame for the devastating earthquake that struck the island nation of Haiti …

Share this article on Facebook Mudslide deaths in China continue to rise – Heavy, relentless rainfall in western China has caused more flooding and mudslides. There are more than a thousand …

Share this article on Facebook Peruvians attacked by rabid bats – People in Peru’s Amazon have been the target of bats with rabies. More than 500 people have been reported …

Share this article on Facebook Russia to begin fueling Iran nuclear power plant – Russia has announced that it will begin fueling Iran’s first nuclear power plant. Built in the Iranian …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Astronauts labor to remove failed ammonia pump – Two U.S. astronauts aboard the International Space Station have completed the second of three spacewalks to remove …

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Declare ‘We support Boy Scouting’ – [Editors Note: Last month we highlighted the 100th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts during their National Jamboree …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Jesus as a Tourist Attraction – CNS reports: An atheist is suing to force the administrators of a towering cross in southern Illinois to return a $20,000 state grant toward its restoration, saying

Share this article on Facebook Monks Sue to Sell Coffins – An order of Benedictine monks are being told they can’t sell their handmade coffins because they don’t have the proper licenses. This is a huge problem with BIG

Share this article on Facebook Student Pro-LIfe T-Shirt Wearer Wins Suit! – Score this as one for the good guys and a victory for free speech! In the immortal words of Edna Mode: Go! Confront the problem. Fight! Win! FRESNO, Calif. — In a

Share this article on Facebook The Perfection Found in My Chaos – Sherry Antonetti is going to be writing a guest post here and there during August and we’re pretty excited because it gives us more chance to sit around eating Bon Bons

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Big Blessings – Joseph Pronechen: Large Families Find Encouragement and Support Online | If there’s truth in the adage “A picture is worth a thousand words,” then the Association of

Share this article on Facebook Fashion Tips and CNMC Recap – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast | This week on our Faith & Family Live Cast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Danielle and I are joined

Share this article on Facebook Fertility Taxes – Rebecca Teti: | Here’s an interesting take on tax policy: its effect on birth rates. I know there’s no fiscal consensus among us, and taxes might not be the thing to

Share this article on Facebook House Beautiful – Rachel Balducci: but never perfect | I made a mistake today. In an effort to get some inspiration, I pulled out my three-ring binder of “good ideas”—the one with pages

Share this article on Facebook Learning to Love, Loving to Learn – 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 Nursing Wear To Fit Your Needs, Style and Budget – Hallie Lord: Fashion Friday! | Am I the only one who is less-than-satisfied with the current selection of nursing-wear fashions available? Don’t get me wrong; I do

Share this article on Facebook Tales from the DIY Diary: Part 1 – Robyn Lee: How hard can it be to replace a leaky faucet? | As a single gal with a fixer-upper there is an occasional house project that I have to tackle. Being far from

Share this article on Facebook Three, Two… Seven? – Arwen Mosher: Kids’ counting, mixed-up | My daily life—and, I suspect, the lives of many other families with toddlers—involves a lot of counting. Three songs before

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook All Means Everyone – Pro-abortion politicians will often say to us, “I respect your views, but I have to represent all the people.” Our response? That’s what we’re trying to say to you. If

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta in the Afternoon – August 13, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 13 4:00 – The “R” Father: 14 Ways to Respond to the Lord’s Prayer How of ten do we view the Our Father only as a

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Bus Tour Opposing Abortion in Health Care Raises Ire of “Pro-Life” Democrats – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The bus tour the Susan B. Anthony List is sponsoring through the Midwest to highlight the way in which some “pro-life” Democrats voted

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops Present People of Life Awards to Three Pro-Life Advocates – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — On behalf of the nation’s Catholic bishops, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo presented the People of Life award to three individuals for their

Share this article on Facebook Colorado Senate Race Will Now Feature Pro-Life Ken Buck, Pro-Abortion Bennet – Denver, CO (LifeNews.com) — Colorado pro-life Senate candidate Ken Buck captured the Republican nomination Tuesday night to face pro-abortion Sen. Michael Bennett, who

Share this article on Facebook Florida Poll Has Pro-Life Rubio, Pro-Abortion Crist Splitting Senate Race Lead – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — A new poll in the Florida Senate race has pro-life candidate Marco Rubio leading in one instance and pro-abortion Charlie Crist ahead

Share this article on Facebook Focus on the Family to Run Pro-Life Ad During Tim Tebow Broncos Games – Denver, CO (LifeNews.com) — Focus on the Family generated significant buzz with a pro-life Super Bowl commercial that featured college football star Tim Tebow and his

Share this article on Facebook Georgia Pro-Life Candidate Nathan Deal Wins Primary Runoff Over Karen Handel – Atlanta, GA (LifeNews.com) — Nathan Deal, a pro-life former congressman seeking the Republican gubernatorial nomination, defeated his primary runoff opponent, former

Share this article on Facebook Kansas College and University Students Also Pay for Abortions in Insurance Plans – Topeka, KS (LifeNews.com) — Yesterday, a national pro-life college student group unveiled new information showing how public university students in North Carolina may

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Boycott List Now Has Pro-Abortion Firms AOL, Hilton, ING – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The pro-life group that has compiled the national boycott list of companies and corporations that give contributions to the Planned

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion President Barack Obama Sees Approval Ratings Hit New Lows – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — President Barack Obama hit new lows today in his approval ratings measured by the Rasmussen Reports polling firm. The new low ratings

Share this article on Facebook Rick Santorum Preparing for Potential 2012 Pro-Life Republican Presidential Bid – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — He’s not officially a candidate for the Republican nomination for president in 2012, but pro-life former Pennsylvania senator Rick

Share this article on Facebook Senate GOP Refuses Vote on Obama Judges, Including Pro-Abortion Goodwin Liu – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — While most of the attention in the Senate last week was focused on its approval of pro-abortion activist Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court

Share this article on Facebook Washington, DC Declares Sidewalk Outside Planned Parenthood Public Property – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Officials in the nation’s capital have declared a sidewalk outside a Planned Parenthood abortion business as public property. The

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Barack Obama’s Image in Kenya Tarnished by US Influence in Abortion Battle – By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D.NEW YORK, August 12, 2010 (C-FAM) – Barack Obama’s sterling image among Kenyans has dimmed in the wake of a $23M U.S. campaign to promote a

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Abortion Debate Still Raging – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, August 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian debate on abortion, more prominent in 2010 than it has been for years, is still

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Gvmt Lets Off Pro-Lifer for Refusing to File Abortion-Funding Taxes – By Patrick B. Craine FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canada’s attorney general has opted not to prosecute pro-life activist David Little

Share this article on Facebook Duggars: We’re Open to 20th Child – By James Tillman TONTITOWN, Arkansas, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Now that their delicate youngest daughter has come home from the hospital, Jim Bob and

Share this article on Facebook European Countries Pushing Retirement Age Ever Higher – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiCOLOGNE, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The chief economist with the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW), a German conservative

Share this article on Facebook Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Ultrasound Law – By Peter J. Smith BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A U.S. District judge has blocked Louisiana’s  “Ultrasound before Abortion Act” from going

Share this article on Facebook Forty College Students Walk over 10,000 Miles in Crossroads Pro-Life Walks Across U.S. – WASHINGTON, D.C., August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This Saturday, August 14, over 40 young people walking across the country with the group Crossroads will meet in

Share this article on Facebook Gay Marriage and the End of Christian Civilization – Commentary by Father Thomas Euteneur President, Human Life InternationalFRONT ROYAL, Virginia, August 13, 2010 (HLI.org) – Back in the 90s when Fr. Paul Marx, founder of

Share this article on Facebook Judgment Vindicates Calif. Student Punished for Pro-Life T-Shirt – Updated 2:31pm ESTFRESNO, California, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — In a victory for pro-life speech in public school, a federal court entered a judgment Thursday

Share this article on Facebook Kenya Lost its Innocence on August 4th 2010 – Commentary by Martyn Drakard in East AfricaNAIROBI, Kenya, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  August is sometimes welcomed rather coolly in parts of Kenya, especially

Share this article on Facebook Organ of Organization of American States Manipulated to Promote Abortion in Latin America – By Seana Cranston, J.D.NEW YORK, August 12, 2010 (C-FAM)  –  A recently-released document, revives concerns that the Washington DC-based Inter-American Commission on

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Condom Bishop Corrected by Southern African Bishops’ Conference – By Patrick B. Craine SOUTH AFRICA, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After the release of a talk given by a disgruntled South African bishop that criticized the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers Continue Pushing as UNC Gives Ground on Mandatory Abortion Coverage – By James Tillman WASHINGTON, D.C., August 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In response to Students for Life of America’s (STFLA) efforts, the University of North Carolina

Share this article on Facebook Russian Businessman Aims At ‘Orthodox Transfiguration of Russia’ – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiMOSCOW, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The head of a large dairy company near Moscow has informed his 6000 workers that company policy will

Share this article on Facebook Singapore Launches ‘Dating Campaign’ To Counter Low Birth Rate – By Thaddeus M. BaklilnskiSINGAPORE, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The government of Singapore announced that it has asked for tenders from communications agencies

Share this article on Facebook Urban Oufitters Pulls Planned Parenthood Condoms – PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, August 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One day after parents were asked to contact Urban Outfitters and object to its sale of Planned

Share this article on Facebook Wisc. Catholic Diocese Will Fire Employees Using State-Mandated Birth Control Services – By Peter J. Smith MADISON, Wisconsin, August 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Diocese of Madison says they will abide by Wisconsin law requiring them to offer

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Family Group Calls for Nationwide Boycott of Home Depot – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The nation’s largest grass roots family organization, the American Family Association (AFA) is calling for a nationwide boycott

Share this article on Facebook Judge Lifts Ban on Same-Sex Marriage in California – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The federal judge in California who declared a ban on same-sex marriage in the state to be unconstitutional, has decided to

Share this article on Facebook Monks Sue for Right to Build Caskets – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Laws in the state of Louisiana that protect the profits of the funeral industry are being used to prevent a monastery of monks

Share this article on Facebook Petition Drive Aims to Stop Obama’s Massive New Abortion Giveaway – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A major pro-life organization has launched a petition drive aimed at convincing members of Congress to block a bill pending in

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Eastern Catholic Nuns in Rome

Share this article on Facebook St. Patrick’s, Wallsend, Australia – One of our Australian readers sent in news yesterday of their liturgical efforts in the diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. There, “a group of young dedicated laity has set

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Oklahoma, Hot this Time of Year – On the road again. This time to Tulsa for a full Saturday of talks and Mass and dinner with friends. I’m lucky enough to be giving three of my favorite talks: 1) Mary:

Share this article on Facebook Persied Showers – Janet and I (crazies) laying out in the driveway at 4 AM watching the Perseid Meteor Shower. This year we only saw one but last year a whole bunch way up north where

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Distracted Friday Link-Around – It’s a Friday in August. What is it about August that makes working seem so much like . . . work . . . especially on Fridays? There are bunnies chasing each other in my

Share this article on Facebook Do you remember “Password?” – Joan Crawford on Password. “The password is ‘fun’!” During my elementary-school years, rainy afternoons had their own comfortable routine: if one had to stay indoors,

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANTI-CATHOLIC LIES AND DECEPTIONS IN QUOTING CATHOLIC BOOKS AND DOCUMENTS, Part 3 “The Faith of Our Fathers” by James Cardinal Gibbon – The Front Page of the Book THE FAITH OF OUR FATHERS by James Cardinal Gibbon. This is a classic book on Catholic Apologetics. This is my personal copy which I received

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING THE AUTHORITY OF PETER OVER THE GENTILES AGAINST AN ANTI-CATHOLIC – St. Peter the Apostle baptizing by Masaccio Philp said… Dear Abe, Isang pagtutuwid lang about your statement na it was thru the laying of hands of the apostles in

Share this article on Facebook Nagkakasala pa rin ba tayo kapag ang ating payo ay hindi sinunod ng ating mahal sa buhay? – The Blessed Virgin Mary visits her cousin St. Elizabeth. Mary was pregnant with the Lord Jesus while Elizabeth was pregnant with St. John the Baptist. Mr Wibe said…

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Z in a morbid rant – Maybe it is just because I have not been feeling well, maybe I am just feeling morbid.  This story got my attention to the point I thought I would post it. From

Share this article on Facebook Prayer requests – First, I would appreciate some prayers for myself.  I am dealing with something pretty uncomfortable right now and hope it’ll be better today, please God.I have had a

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