Catholic News Headlines August 19, 2010


Aug. 18, 7pm—Aug. 19, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan offers to help in NYC mosque debate – New York City, N.Y., Aug 19, 2010 / 11:44 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As the controversy over the planned building of a mosque and Islamic center near Ground Zero in New York

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese of Guadalajara says bribery involved in Supreme Court ruling on gay ‘marriage’ – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 18, 2010 / 09:49 pm ( CNA ).- The spokesman for the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Father Antonio Gutierrez, said this week that Cardinal Juan

Share this article on Facebook Argentinean bishops list concerns about impact of same-sex ‘marriage’ on schools – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug 19, 2010 / 11:50 am ( CNA ).- The 20 bishops participating in the 156th meeting of the Permanent Committee of the Argentinean Bishops’

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI encourages Argentinean youth to have greater apostolic zeal – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug 19, 2010 / 05:58 pm ( CNA ).- Pope Benedict XVI sent his apostolic blessing to the participants of the upcoming National Children and Teen

Share this article on Facebook European Catholics prepare host of celebrations for Mother Teresa’s 100th birthday – Rome, Italy, Aug 19, 2010 / 04:42 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The founder of the Missionaries of Charity will be remembered in celebrations all over Europe, and all over the

Share this article on Facebook New Mass translation provides chance for teaching about Liturgy, Msgr. Sherman explains – Washington D.C., Aug 19, 2010 / 09:33 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Speaking to CNA in an interview, Msgr. Anthony Sherman, executive director for the USCCB Secretariat for

Share this article on Facebook Released Cuban dissidents denounce mistreatment of deceased prisoner’s mother – Madrid, Spain, Aug 19, 2010 / 01:57 pm ( CNA ).- The latest two dissidents to be released from prison by the Cuban government have denounced the repression and “abuse”

Share this article on Facebook Rep. Smith condemns human rights violations of Catholics in Vietnam – Washington D.C., Aug 19, 2010 / 03:10 am ( CNA ).- At an August 18 hearing in Washington D.C., Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) condemned the human rights violations of

Share this article on Facebook Susan Boyle will sing for Pope during UK visit – Glasgow, United Kingdom, Aug 19, 2010 / 12:45 am ( CNA ).- The surprise music sensation Susan Boyle will sing for Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to the U.K., a

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin effort to expand Medicaid-funded contraception to minors draws fire – Madison, Wis., Aug 19, 2010 / 06:11 am ( CNA ).- The state of Wisconsin is working to expand a program which uses federal Medicaid funds to provide free contraception

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Preserving Catholic Identity in Catholic Universities – Read this article about effective Catholic university education from the Catholic News Agency . In it, Cardinal Grocholewski, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook New Pro-Life App for Priests – Who would have thought that us medieval religious types would embrace technology so much. I love how the pro-life movement is embracing technology and new media. I love

Share this article on Facebook Thank Heaven For Little Brothers – Well, for being made of frogs and snails and puppy-dogs’ tails, they sure do come in handy. In a study that underscores the value of family, researchers found that girls

Share this article on Facebook The Secularized Cross – I’m agreeing with a group of litigious atheists when I say the cross is a religious symbol. Yesterday, a number of crosses honoring fallen police officers in Utah were

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Mexico City Mayor Sues Cardinal For Slander; Prelate Refuses To Back Down – Mexico City’s Mayor Marcelo Ebrard has fulfilled a threat to file a lawsuit against Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iniguez, after the cardinal refused to apologize for his

Share this article on Facebook New York Archbishop To Mediate In Mosque Dispute – Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York has volunteered to act as a mediator in an increasingly bitter debate over plans to build a mosque near the “Ground Zero” site of

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops, Catholic Relief Services Urge Support For Haitian Assistance Bill – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) are urging Catholics in the United States to contact Congress in support of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Doing the Right Thing – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 79 | It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of

Share this article on Facebook Happy Vocation News – Rebecca Teti: | I’ve so come to look forward to The Anchoress’ periodic vocation round-ups. There’s no better evidence that the Church is young and alive as the pope

Share this article on Facebook More Than A Game – Rachel Balducci: an inspiring video from FOCUS | More than a Game from FOCUSNational on Vimeo. FOCUS stands for Fellowship of Catholic University Students. They are

Share this article on Facebook Perfectly Reasonable – Dr. Ray Guarendi: Setting Standards for Teens’ Behavior | Q. When I discipline or limit my 16-year-old daughter, she accuses me of expecting her to be perfect. How can I

Share this article on Facebook Tales from the DIY Diary: Part 3 – Robyn Lee: It takes a family to beat the DIY monster. | Here is the final step for fixing your leaky faucet. If you haven’t already, read step one and step two and learn

Share this article on Facebook To Be a Good Fledgling – Arwen Mosher: How to help empty-nest parents? | As Lisa writes about sending her son to college, my parents are getting ready to send a kid away to school too. Except

Share this article on Facebook Your Most Important Relationship – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Marriage | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Abortion is Not Health Care – Pro-abortion politicians will often say to us, “Legislators should not be practicing medicine.” Our response? We’re not asking you to practice medicine, but to prevent

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook How to Make Low Carb Pizza: The Movie! – The other day on Facebook (where you can friend me if you’d like) I posted a picture of some low carb pizza I had made over the weekend. I got a number of

Share this article on Facebook Theological Connections IX: Back to the Future! – OTHER POSTS IN THIS SERIES. No matter how much fun it is, Back to the Future is one of those movies that treats time travel in a really silly way. That’s not too bad

Share this article on Facebook Theological Connections VIII: Can God Change the Past? – OTHER POSTS IN THIS SERIES. Despite what you might think, the title question of this post is not something that people have only been wondering in the last hundred

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Another One Bites the Dust – An English Catholic adoption agency has lost its legal appeal against new rules requiring equal treatment for same-sex couples. The ruling will likely cause the closing

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan offers to mediate Ground Zero Mosque dispute – Archbishop Timothy Dolan, spiritual leader to New York City’s two million Catholics, is urging “respectful discussion” from all all parties locked in debate over plans

Share this article on Facebook Belgian Appeals Court: Police Raid on Church Headquarters Was Illegal – In the absence of an official statement from Belgium’s judiciary, the lawyer for the Archdiocese of Brussels-Mechelen announced the court’s decision that the police

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Going Home

Share this article on Facebook One month for the beatification of Cardinal Newman

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 19, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 19 Live From the Iowa State Fair with KWKY – Catholic Radio for DesMoines, IA 4:00 – Revelations: Stories of

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ABC Pushes Taxpayer Funding of Abortions in Health Care With Biased Story – The mainstream medias propaganda to keep taxpayer funded abortion in ObamaCare has begun.

Share this article on Facebook Addressing Abortion From a “Positive Angle” Tough to Do When It Kills Children – A Christian leader recently asked me to talk about abortion from a “positive angle” — here is my attempt.

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Voters Should Support Parental Notification on Abortion in Primary – They say you should understand your opponent�s strongest argument before disagreeing with their conclusion.

Share this article on Facebook Americans Must Oppose Abortions at Military Bases, Pro-Life Leader Says – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The president of a nationwide pro-life group says Americans, regardless of their opinion on abortion, should stand up against a move in

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Xavier University to Host Speech From Pro-Abortion President Obama – New Orleans, LA (LifeNews.com) — Xavier University, a Catholic college, will host a speech on August 29 by pro-abortion President Barack Obama. The speech will mark the

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Pro-Life Groups to Hold Press Conference Against Telemed Abortions – Des Moines, IA (LifeNews.com) — A coalition of pro-life and pro-family organizations will hold a press conference on Friday prior to the afternoon session of the Iowa

Share this article on Facebook Medical Journal Confirms Abortion Associated With Increased Premature Birth – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new report in a prestigious medical journal confirms what previous studies have shown: abortion is associated with an increased risk

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska Attorney General Won’t File Appeal to Defend Abortion Screening Law – Lincoln, NE (LifeNews.com) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning will not file an appeal to defend new state law that helps women obtain more information about

Share this article on Facebook Nevada Poll Shows Pro-Life Sharron Angle Gaining Back Ground on Harry Reid – Carson City, NV (LifeNews.com) — A new poll regarding the Senate race in Nevada shows pro-life candidate Sharron Angle has picked up some of the ground she lost in the

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur Wrong to Allow Aide to Attack Pro-Lifers – Recently, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur’s spokesperson, Steve Fought, made highly controversial statements attacking pro-life groups for opposing Congresswoman Kaptur and

Share this article on Facebook Senate Democrats Will Bring Back Disclose Act Hurting Pro-Life Free Speech – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — When the Senate comes back from its August recess, the pro-abortion Democrats who control the chamber will bring back a campaign finance

Share this article on Facebook Washington Voters Set Up Pro-Abortion Versus Pro-Life Race in Murray, Rossi – Olympia, WA (LifeNews.com) — Washington state voters went to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots in the state’s unique multi-candidate, multi-party primary and they

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ACLU Targets 2nd Mississippi School over Lesbian’s Yearbook Photo – By Patrick B. CraineWESSON, Mississippi, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After pressuring a Mississippi school to give into homosexualist demands last month, the

Share this article on Facebook After 30 Years on Air, Dr. Laura to End Radio Show – By Kathleen GilbertBROOKLYN, New York, August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Laura Schlessinger, America’s top-rated female syndicated radio talk show host, relied on

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Catholic Primate: ‘Christianity is now the most persecuted of all the world’s religions’ – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiAUSTRALIA, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Archbishop John Hepworth, Primate of the Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC) of the Anglican

Share this article on Facebook British Social Services Pays for Prostitutes and Lap Dancing under Labour Gov’t Scheme – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The British social services system is coming under heavy criticism after it was revealed last week that a

Share this article on Facebook D&P Sending Haiti Earthquake Funds to Pro-Abort Group – By Patrick B. CraineHAITI, August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development & Peace (D&P) is using funds collected for Haiti’s

Share this article on Facebook El Paso Priest on Homosexuality: Genuine Love Seeks Eternal Salvation, not ‘Tolerance’ – By Kathleen GilbertEL PASO, Texas, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Although his small stature and gentle voice don’t betray it, Rev. Michael Rodriguez’s strong

Share this article on Facebook Expert: Prop 8 Trial Based on False or Dubious Statements about Homosexuality – By James TillmanAugust 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Judge Vaughn Walker built his decision overturning Proposition 8 on many “findings of fact” that to a great extent

Share this article on Facebook German Court Orders Government to Give Homosexuals Equal Inheritance Rights – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiBERLIN, August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The German Federal Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday that the country’s inheritance tax law

Share this article on Facebook GOP Rep. Charles Djou Fails to Get Right to Life Backing in Hawaii – By Peter J. SmithHONOLULU, Hawaii, August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – GOP Rep. Charles Djou, who won Hawaii’s special election in May, will not be getting the

Share this article on Facebook Last Catholic Adoption Agency in UK “Wrong to Discriminate”: Charity Commission – By Hilary WhiteLEEDS, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The UK’s Charity Commission has reiterated a previous ruling saying that Catholic Care, the last Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Monsignor/Vatican Consultor Warns African Bishops against Dangerous Gender Ideology – By Hilary WhiteAugust 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Gender ideology is the “most worrying sign of the current ideas about man,” Monsignor Tony Anatrella, a

Share this article on Facebook More Americans Lose Faith that Obama is Christian – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite White House assurances and Barack Obama’s personal insistence that he is a practicing

Share this article on Facebook More Than Hitler and Stalin Could Ever Do … – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiCOOMERA, Australia, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Speaking at the National Synod held 27th – 30th July 2010, Archbishop John Hepworth,

Share this article on Facebook New Orleans Archbishop Responds to Obama Speech at Xavier University – By Kathleen GilbertNEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The archbishop of New Orleans has responded to the decision of Xavier University, a

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration Stonewalls Full Release of Major Abstinence Study – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is withholding the full results of a government

Share this article on Facebook Only a Return to Christian Values Will Save Secularist Post-Soviet Estonia: Local Pro-Life Leader – By Hilary WhiteTALLINN, Estonia, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Like many of the Soviet satellite states that found independence after the collapse of Soviet

Share this article on Facebook Ouellet: We Need Bishops With ‘Spiritual Discernment’ over ‘Political Calculation’ – By Patrick B. CraineQUEBEC, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishops “need spiritual discernment and not just political calculation of the risk of the possibility of

Share this article on Facebook Priests for Life Announce Pro-Life Liturgical iPhone App – By James Tillman STATEN ISLAND, New York, August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Priests for Life has announced a new app for iPhone and iPad, giving priests easy access

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life ‘Dream Cruise Tour’ Commemorates Slain Jim Pouillon – By Peter J. Smith LANSING, Michigan, August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life advocates in Michigan are dedicating this year’s “Dream Cruise Tour” to slain pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Reagan-era Pro-Life Leader Anne Higgins, 70, Dies – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life leaders in the nation’s capital today mourned the loss of Anne Higgins, a well-loved

Share this article on Facebook Second Pro-Life Freedom Ride Announced for Tennessee – STATEN ISLAND, New York, August 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Priests for Life has announced that the second pro-life Freedom Ride will occur in Tennessee on October 15

Share this article on Facebook Vast Majority of Peruvians Opposed to Homosexual Unions – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentLIMA, August 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The vast majority of Peruvians are opposed to homosexual “marriage,”

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Eat Pray Love” Gets Thumbs-Down from the Church – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist “Eat Pray Love”, the new movie featuring a soul-searching Julia Roberts, is not something faithful Catholics will find

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Majority of Americans Confused About President’s Religion – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new poll by the Pew Research Center has found that after nearly two years in office, the majority of Americans are more

Share this article on Facebook Survey: Nation’s Public Schools Infected with Drugs and Gangs – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The latest survey of the nation’s public schools has found that more 5.7 million American youth are now attending schools that

Share this article on Facebook The Assumption is an Antidote to Reincarnation – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During his homily on the Feast of the Assumption, Bishop Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastian, Spain, called this dogma “an

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook And Now For Something Completely Ecumenical – I was recently alerted to a post on the Catholic-minded Anglican weblog One Timothy Four about a handsome new Greek Orthodox church going up the Kenton neighborhood of

Share this article on Facebook Full Programme of Events to Celebrate Blessed John Henry Newman – The Fathers of the Birmingham Oratory are planning a series of events surrounding the beatification of their founder, John Henry Cardinal Newman, by Pope Benedict XVI on

Share this article on Facebook Liturgy and Catechesis: The 2010 Evangelium Conference – One of our readers in Britain sends in this story. The 2010 Evangelium conference was held on 6–8 August at The Oratory School , Reading, UK. Now in its third year, it

Share this article on Facebook Ordinations at Heiligenkreuz – On 16 August 2010, the Auxiliary Bishop of Graz-Seckau, H.E. Msgr. Franz Lackner OFM, ordained four monks of the Austrian Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz, which is of

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop offers to mediate mosque controversy – Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York has offered to serve as a mediator in the ongoing controversy over a proposed Islamic community center and mosque planned for two

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Flint Knives and the Gospel – Ah, excuse me? What do flint knives have to do with the Gospel? A whole lot! Abraham believed God against all odds and as a reward he was given the special sign of the

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “Just walk…away…” – Ed Morrissey didn’t mean to do it, but with this post he got me all wrapped up in one of my favorite pop songs: You need to know this situation’s getting old And now the

Share this article on Facebook Podhoretz Makes My Point – NYPost Opinion Photo/Jeff Day Yesterday, I wrote here that if we had not so utterly failed in rebuilding at Ground Zero, the Cordoba House, Park51, Islamic Cultural

Share this article on Facebook The Passing of a “True Monk” – A gorgeous remembrance of Sr. Angelika, OSB , by her Abbess at St. Walburga’s: In 1980, with Mother Maria-Thomas as superior, she was chosen to be the prioress. She

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook BORN AGAIN LEADER AND TELEVANGELIST EDDIE VILLANUEVA CAUGHT WORSHIPPING AN IMAGE OF A HUGE PAGAN BIRD! – Well, there is no need for any other explanation. In these photos you can see Bro. Eddie Villanueva of Jesus is Lord Fellowship [JIL] in front of the golden statue of

Share this article on Facebook IS IT TRUE THAT THE MASS OF POPE PAUL VI MADE WITH 6 PROTESTANT MINISTERS? – His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI during the Holy Mass Anonymous said… Fr Abe, nakita ko po sa ilang websites noon. di ko maalala ang website,pinkakita po dun na ang

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA ‘AD ORIENTEM’ WORSHIP NG SANTA IGLESIA SA BANAL NA MISA – Every body faces the LORD JESUS ON THE EUCHARISTIC TABLE – whether in TLM of Novus Ordo the Lord is the Oriens of our Life. Anonymous said… father, di po ba yung 1970

Share this article on Facebook SIMPLE QUESTIONS ON THE CELEBRATION OF THE HOLY MASS – Pope Benedict XVI during the celebration of the Solemn Pontifical Mass. Here he is seen celebrating the Holy Eucharist with the 7 Candelabra which symbolizes the 7

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Apostles of Jesus Christ, Priest and Victim – I had an email from a priest today who told me about a new initiative to build up diocesan priests in their lives and ministry.  Their new initiative, which has the

Share this article on Facebook It is good news time – Do you have some good news you care to post?

Share this article on Facebook Medal of Honor winners to vets returning home: Help is there! – A reader sent me a link to something I found very moving. Some winners of the Congressional Medal of Honor joined together to make a video PSA to encourage America’s

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: keeping Hosts in different Forms separated – From a reader: I hope this email finds you well. [Not particularly, but I hoping to improve soon.] I have a quick question that I thought you might want to address on

Share this article on Facebook Sts. Nunilo and Alodia pray for us… at Ground Zero – From Dick Morris.com we find this about the proposed mosque at Ground Zero. My emphases and comments…. except that I think a Catholic chapel in honor of the martyrs

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Sanctus – In the print version of WDTPRS, the weekly column, I have been comparing the lame-duck ICEL translation of the Ordinary of Holy Mass still hear in our churches with the

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