Catholic News Headlines August 21, 2010

Aug. 20, 7pm—Aug. 21, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Bridge-building bishop works for peace in Africa – San Francisco, Calif., Aug 21, 2010 / 01:12 pm ( CNA ).- In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known as Zaire, Bishop Nicolas Djomo is a bridge builder.

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Bagnasco: Prayer to find God’s truth is weapon against dominant culture – Genoa, Italy, Aug 21, 2010 / 04:50 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- “No one is exempt” from the influences of the world which push for conformity to the dominant culture,

Share this article on Facebook Iraqi bishop urges peace after withdrawal of US troops – Rome, Italy, Aug 20, 2010 / 09:51 pm ( CNA ).- In an interview given to Vatican Radio as the last American combat brigade leaves Iraq, Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad,

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska attorney general declines to defend state’s pro-life law – Omaha, Neb., Aug 21, 2010 / 07:47 am ( CNA ).- Last week, a law restricting abortions in Nebraska was permanently blocked from taking effect. The law, which was passed

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani officials ‘overwhelmed’ in efforts to feed refugees, provide shelter – Brooklyn, N.Y., Aug 21, 2010 / 05:59 pm ( CNA ).- As Pakistani citizens and government officials attempt to cope with the worst flooding in the country’s history, many

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Council for Laity organizes evangelization congress in Asia – Vatican City, Aug 21, 2010 / 09:59 am ( CNA ).- Ten days from now, hundreds of representatives from Catholic organizations in Asia will descend on the capital city of

Share this article on Facebook Study finds that marriage could reduce stress – Chicago, Ill., Aug 21, 2010 / 01:01 am ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Being married or in a relationship reduces the level of cortisol, known as the stress hormone, according to

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook Here we go! – The main point of this post is just to mention that I’m starting the epic Blogger to WordPress migration this evening. A couple notes on that: Things might look a little

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Fast, Pray, Serve – This is the second post from Sherry Antonetti. We’re so happy to have her here but she sometimes puts her feet up on the furniture. So read this and check her blog out

Share this article on Facebook Father Breen Retracts Statements — Saves Job – The Case of the Heretical Priest from Nashville is closing, we hope. Fr. Joeseph Breen posted a video on his website and committed multiple counts of video heresy. CMR

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook “Casual Fridays” Returns – Lisa Hendey: Now in video format. Are you suffering from “messy desk syndrome”? What inspires you in the workplace? |

Share this article on Facebook Fatherless – Lisa Hendey: A conversation with the author of an amazing new book. | This week on the podcast (click here or click on the player above), we welcome author and speaker

Share this article on Facebook How’s the Laundry Looking? – 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 Strep-tastic – Danielle Bean: Confessions of a Whiny Mom | “I feel like I’ve been whining for two days straight,” I whined to my husband last night as we went to bed. “You have,” he

Share this article on Facebook Brampton Civic hospital imposes euthanasia by dehydration through pressure tactics – Commentary by Alex Schadenberg, Chairman, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition   August 20, 2010 ( – Yesterday, I received a phone call and then an email

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Breen retracts his dissenting statement made on his video – I note on the site of CMR that the priest in the Diocese of Nashville, Fr. Joseph Breen, who posted a video some time ago containing his own dissident statements. The

Share this article on Facebook NCR’s John L. Allen on African symposium about dangers of Western Secularism – Here is a fascinating piece by John L. Allen, who sadly is still writing for the National Catholic Reporter.  In his posting Allen shows both his worth as a Catholic

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder… Stream – Some activity at the feeder. Watching the live stream these days you will often see the hummingbird feeder.   But you will sometimes see an unusual visitor. And then

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRSer interest in Italian Photography TOUR – A question for the readers: Who would be interested in a tour in Italy focused, pardon the pun, especially on taking photos. Therefore, the places involved in the tour


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