Catholic News Headlines August 18, 2010


Aug. 17, 7pm—Aug. 18, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook OBAMACARE TAKES CONTROL WITH DEVASTATING CONSEQUENCES – There is absolutely no doubt in people’s minds that the massive health care reform law that is now part of our health care system will wreak havoc from one end of this

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese of Mexico City: Supreme Court will be complicit in harm resulting from gay adoption – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 18, 2010 / 02:07 pm ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Mexico City has ripped the country’s Supreme Court for ruling to allow adoption by same-sex

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI affirms first communion for children at age of reason – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 18, 2010 / 06:01 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father remembered Pope St. Pius X and reviewed his Church reforms and renewals during

Share this article on Facebook Bishops of Mexico: Homosexual adoption an attack on natural order – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 17, 2010 / 09:59 pm ( CNA ).- The Bishops’ Conference of Mexico released a statement on Tuesday rejecting the decision by the country’s Supreme

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Radio Conference to feature ‘Boot Camp’ for new stations – Charleston, S.C., Aug 18, 2010 / 06:02 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The 2010 Catholic Radio Conference, scheduled for October, will feature a “boot camp” for those new to

Share this article on Facebook Devotion to Mary guarantees fidelity to Christ, says Argentinean archbishop – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug 18, 2010 / 12:01 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz encouraged Argentineans on Sunday to honor the

Share this article on Facebook Ignatius Press launches illustrated Catholic books for children – San Francisco, Calif., Aug 18, 2010 / 03:09 am ( CNA ).- Ignatius Press announced on Monday that they are launching a collection of illustrated Catholic books for

Share this article on Facebook Middle East broadcaster plans special coverage to honor Mother Teresa’s birthday – Beirut, Lebanon, Aug 18, 2010 / 12:51 am ( CNA ).- Télé Lumière and Noursat, the only Catholic television and satellite network broadcast from the Middle East, has

Share this article on Facebook Papal visit aimed at showing ‘secularized’ UK positive contribution of Christianity – Vatican City, Aug 18, 2010 / 03:01 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican’s spokesman hopes that the Pope’s visit to the U.K. will make known the positive contribution of

Share this article on Facebook Police raid on Belgian archdiocese ruled illegal by appeals court – Brussels, Belgium, Aug 18, 2010 / 05:19 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In the absence of an official statement from Belgium’s judiciary, the lawyer for the Archdiocese of

Share this article on Facebook Pope makes appeal for flood victims in Pakistan – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 18, 2010 / 11:05 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Benedict XVI remembered the people of Pakistan in his prayers on Wednesday as he appealed to the

Share this article on Facebook Researchers find that adult stem cells can rebuild heart tissue – Washington D.C., Aug 18, 2010 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, working together with Belgium experts, have demonstrated in lab tests that adult stem

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Author C. S. Lewis still sells briskly – August Best Sellers – The author of the celebrated Narnia series is enjoying readership long after his death. No less than four of his …

Share this article on Facebook Commentary on Josef Pieper’s ‘Leisure the Basis of Culture’ – I can just hear it now, “No way am I going to read a book about leisure by some Catholic philosopher that …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook A Lay Ecclesial Movement: The Christian Life Movement – The story behind the CLM lies in their dynamic witness to Jesus Christ. This movement centralizes …

Share this article on Facebook Growing elderly population to influence world design – Improved life spans brought on by medical advances translates to a growing number of elderly people. The United …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Has Proof Mexican Justices Were Bribed for Gay ‘Marriage’ Vote – Responding to threats from Mexico City Governor Marcel Ebrard to file charges against Cardinal Juan Sandoval …

Share this article on Facebook Itinerary Published for Benedict XVI’s U.K. Trip – On Wednesday the Vatican released Pope Benedict’s schedule for his historic visit to the United Kingdom.

Share this article on Facebook Kenyan school gives disabled students new hope – In the African nation of Kenya, those born with disabilities face various cultural stigmas. According to ancient …

Share this article on Facebook Papal Visit Aimed at Showing ‘secularized’ UK Positive Contribution of Christianity – The Vatican released the final schedule for Pope Benedict XVI’s Sept. 16-19 visit to the U.K. along with …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI’s appeal for flood victims in Pakistan – For over three weeks entire regions of Pakistan have been hit by monsoon rains of exceptional intensity, …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Leaders Defend Marriage, Refute Judge’s Ruling Overturning Proposition 8 – ‘No ideology can erase from the human spirit the certainty that marriage exists solely between a man and …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook $3M in Federal Funds Misappropriated by NJ Family Planning, Planned Parenthood – The audits were released by New Jersey Right to Life as pro-abortion state lawmakers lobby not only to restore …

Share this article on Facebook A Killer Named Ella: FDA Approves New Embryocidal Drug – Last Friday the FDA approved ulipristal acetate — known by the more ‘charming’ name, ella — …

Share this article on Facebook A Lay Ecclesial Movement: The Christian Life Movement – The story behind the CLM lies in their dynamic witness to Jesus Christ. This movement centralizes …

Share this article on Facebook Discovery of Civil War stockade hailed as major find – During the War Between the States, the Confederacy’s Camp Lawton was an infamous and overcrowded …

Share this article on Facebook Finland best nation in the world, Newsweek says – Newsweek magazine rated all the nations of the world based on five categories, such as education, health, quality …

Share this article on Facebook Proposed mosque at Ground Zero could move – It appears that the developers of the mosque that originally was to be built at New York City’s Ground …

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook Interview with an exorcist, Part II – You asked, Fr. Thomas Euteneuer answers! Here’s Part II to our interview about exorcism and his new book, Exorcism and the Church Militant . ( Part I is here .)

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Awesome Skateboarding Priest – The pastor of my church is constantly yelling at kids to stop skateboarding on church grounds. I guess he’d have to yell at this priest too. Check it out. The priest has

Share this article on Facebook Catholics vs. Pro-Life Group – The headlines everywhere are saying that “Catholic” groups are lining up against the pro-life Susan B. Anthony group. That kills me when I see that because so many

Share this article on Facebook Pelosi Wants To Investigate Mosque Opposition! – I wish to be clear up front. This is NOT a CMR parody piece. This is real. Nancy Pelosi wants to investigate those opposed to building a mosque at ground zero. Speaking

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook College Roll Call – Lisa Hendey: Who’s going where? Adopt a college kid to pray for today! | I’ve been majorly preoccupied the past few days with the launching of my son Eric off to

Share this article on Facebook NFP FAQs – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 On Forgiveness – Lisa Hendey: What hurts keep you from loving fully as Jesus did? | Today, our parish and school staffs came together for our annual retreat prior to the beginning of the

Share this article on Facebook One Advances, One Retreats – Arwen Mosher: My kids make a good team | Blaise will be 19 months old on Thursday, but when he was just 18 months, I was worried a mental breakdown might keep me from

Share this article on Facebook Shakespeare in the Summertime – Danielle Bean: All The Deck’s a Stage! | This week, I am hosting ourannual drama camp at the house. This year, we’ve got about 20 players putting on a revised production

Share this article on Facebook S’mores & the Great Outdoors – Margaret Berns: Why We Go Tent Camping | In theory, it seems ridiculous. Why would we choose to sleep outside? In a tent, on the cold, hard ground? As humorist Dave

Share this article on Facebook Virtue Rather Than Advice – Rebecca Teti: | There is always work to be done by example, goodness, and prayer. We can enter into closer relationships with souls that are lukewarm or estranged from

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Funding the Pro-life Movement (Part 2 of 3) – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director, Priests for Life More money is being spent on killing babies by abortion than on saving them, and it’s up to the pro-life movement

Share this article on Facebook Overstepping Its Authority – Pro-abortion politicians will often say to us, “The government should not be involved in such a personal decision as abortion.” Our response? The government got “too

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Best Buy Takes on Priest for Copyright Violation Over ‘God Squad’ Mobile – It’s God versus the Geeks. A major electronics retailer is threatening legal action against a Wisconsin priest over his “God Squad” vehicle, claiming the logo on the

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Bankruptcy rate

Share this article on Facebook Islamic insurgents expel Christian aid groups from southern Somalia – Al-Shabaab, an Islamic insurgent group that controls most of southern and central Somalia, has expelled three Christian aid groups from the southern part of the nation.

Share this article on Facebook Papal visit to Great Britain to include much more than beatification – The Vatican has billed Pope Benedict XVI’s four-day visit to Great Britain as a trip to beatify the 19th-century intellectual and theologian Cardinal John Henry Newman.

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Majority of Women Say It’s Too Easy to Get an Abortion – Nearly half (48%) of U.S. voters continue to believe that an abortion is too easy to obtain in this country, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 18, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 18 Live From the Iowa State Fair with KWKY – Catholic Radio for DesMoines, IA 4:00 – A. Lincoln: A Biography Last

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Americans, Women Say in Poll: Abortion is Morally Wrong, Too Easy to Obtain – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new national poll finds Americans and a majority of women, say abortion is both morally wrong and too easy to obtain. The new

Share this article on Facebook Documents Show Botched Abortions Hurt Women More Frequently Than Believed – Columbus, OH (LifeNews.com) — A pro-life group released new documents today from a former abortion facility staffer showing two women injured medically by botched

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Pro-Life Candidate Pat Toomey Holds Big Lead Over Joe Sestak – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Pat Toomey, the pro-life candidate for the Senate in Pennsylvania to replace pro-abortion Sen. Arlen Specter. has taken a big lead over

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Group Starts Attacking Sarah Palin, Pro-Life Women Candidates – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The pro-abortion political group Emily’s List started a new national campaign today designed to attack pro-life former vice-presidential

Share this article on Facebook Second Pro-Life Freedom Ride Focuses on Election, Helping Women After Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The first Pro-Life Freedom Ride in Alabama and Georgia saw hundreds of pro-life advocates recreate the historic rights used by the civil

Share this article on Facebook Students Who Opt Out of North Carolina Abortion-Insurance Mandate Pay The Same – Charlotte, NC (LifeNews.com) — The national controversy involving the discovery a pro-life student group made about students who attend public universities in North

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook After Losing Major Role for Refusing Sex Scenes, Actor Neal McDonough Finds New Successes – By Peter J. SmithHOLLYWOOD, California, August 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Standing up for his religious and moral beliefs has paid off for Neal McDonough, Hollywood

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Has Proof Mexican Justices Were Bribed to Vote for Gay Marriage and Adoption: … – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanGUADALAJARA, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A spokesman for the Archdiocese of Guadalajara yesterday told reporters that the Cardinal

Share this article on Facebook Reports Reveal $3M in Federal Funds Misappropriated by New Jersey Family Planning, Planned … – By Kathleen GilbertTRENTON, New Jersey, August 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Audits by the United States Inspector General have uncovered that family planning clinics,

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Feds Shut Down Massive On-Line Weight Loss Scam – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist People wanting to lose weight fast who took part in an online “free trial” of acai berry pills ended up being bilked out of up

Share this article on Facebook Nearly Half of All Americans Think Abortions Are Too Easy To Get – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new Rasmussen poll has found that nearly half (48%) of U.S. voters believe it is too easy to get an abortion in America. The

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Samuel F. Weber: Childhood Memories of Learning Chant and Praying the Divine Office – by Fr. Samuel F. Weber, OSB Director of the Institute of Sacred Music, St. Louis The Benedictine Sisters of Saint Mary Priory, Nauvoo, Illinois I was born in Chicago in

Share this article on Facebook Monastic Life: The Abbey of Fontgombault – It has been too long since we have been able to share something specifically focused on the monastic life and vocation, and what better opportunity than this video,

Share this article on Facebook St. Roch – Today in many dioceses is the feast of St. Roch (initially it was celebrated on his natalitia , 16 August, but when the feast of St. Joachim, Father of the BVM, was

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Being Willing to Endure Tough Times – Skojec Kid in Bookcase I love Steve Skojec’s photograph of one of his sons self-crammed into the bookcase. It’s a terrifically honest shot that says, “yes, my kids get

Share this article on Facebook The Ground Zero of Our Madness – In just a few weeks we will be observing the 9th anniversary of the deadliest attack ever to take place on American shores. We will stare solemnly at the gaping hole of

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Caritas Aids 20 Million Pakistani Flood Victims – The Lord Jesus and the Poor… the Needy PESHAWAR, Pakistan, AUG. 17, 2010 (Zenit.org).- An estimated 20 million Pakistanis have been affected by the worst flooding in

Share this article on Facebook QUESTION ON THE HISTORY OF THE CANON OF SCRIPTURES – A very old parchment of the Latin Bible showing the First Chapter of the Gospel of John with catechetical art representing St. John writing under the Inspiration of the

Share this article on Facebook SSPX & SEDEVACANTISTS LIED ABOUT THEIR CLAIMED SIMILARITY BETWEEN THE MASS OF PAUL VI WITH 1549 BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER – His Holiness Pope Paul VI Anonymous said… Sabi nd Dimond Brothers yung NO Missae katulad sa 1549 Book of Common Prayersite nila : http://mostholyfamilymonastery.com/

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “Don’t equate women priests with pedophiles.” Welllll… Okay! – This is from Diogenes at Off The Record: Janice Sevre-Duszynska, who identifies herself as a “Roman Catholic womanpriest,” has chastised the Vatican in an op-ed column

Share this article on Facebook A Preferential Option for the Poor Ignoramuses – There is a new blog The Motley Monk (which also has some food posts, btw).   There are some very smart posts there.   My interest was captured by the mention of one of

Share this article on Facebook America Magazine: Pastor Apologizes for Vatican’s “Insensitive” Words – From America Magazine with my emphases and comments: Pastor Apologizes for Vatican’s “Insensitive” Words August 18, 2010 James Martin, S.J. A pastor in Oak Park, Ill.,

Share this article on Facebook Another technical question: back ups and restores – Those who do a lot of work with a computer may know the old phrase, “Jesus saves, and so should you.” We have probably all had the experience not just of losing minutes

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI: First Communion at “age of reason” – From CNA: Benedict XVI affirms first communion for children at age of reason Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 18, 2010 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy Father remembered

Share this article on Facebook Help! I need technical advice! – I need help from you knowledgeable readers. Is there any software that will allow me to record – on a single computer – 4 usb webcams with 1 or 2 audio sources. The idea

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Bishops on Supreme Court about same-sex “unions” – From CNA: Bishops of Mexico: Homosexual adoption an attack on natural order Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 17, 2010 / 09:59 pm (CNA).- The Bishops’ Conference of Mexico

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: “self-service” from the chalice – From a reader, edited: Last night I was scandalised, apart from the usual “inclusive” language that the Priest used throughout, he asked, after the Priests Communion

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Where did Mass “facing the people” come from? – We should network our brain power for this.  Father’s tired. From a reader: I once wrote (by invitation) an article for a diocesan newspaper in which I mentioned, inter

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