Catholic News Headlines August 24, 2010


Aug. 23, 7pm—Aug. 24, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook TWISTED CONCEPTS IN PAIN RELIEF – Regarding the subject of palliative care, the Catholic Church has a common-sense position set forth in the 1980 Vatican document Declaration on Euthanasia where it is

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI: He who finds God, finds everything – Rimini, Italy, Aug 23, 2010 / 08:06 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Reflecting on where man’s true satisfaction and fulfillment lies, Pope Benedict wrote last week to attendees

Share this article on Facebook Bishops of Chile ‘thank God’ for keeping miners safe – Santiago, Chile, Aug 24, 2010 / 11:49 am ( CNA ).- Last Sunday, the Chilean bishops’ conference rejoiced upon hearing that the 33 miners trapped in a collapsed copper

Share this article on Facebook Church’s position on gay adoption remains firm, asserts archdiocese – Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 24, 2010 / 02:01 pm ( CNA ).- The spokesman for the Archdiocese of Mexico City, Father Hugo Valdemar, clarified this week that recent statements

Share this article on Facebook Don Bosco relics to stop in San Francisco – San Francisco, Calif., Aug 24, 2010 / 12:59 am ( CNA ).- Relics of St. John Bosco will stop in San Francisco on Saturday, Sept. 11 as part of a worldwide tour

Share this article on Facebook Mother of Cuban dissident thanks Church for stepping in to end government harassment – Havana, Cuba, Aug 24, 2010 / 06:03 pm ( CNA ).- Last Sunday, Reina Luisa Tamayo, the mother of deceased political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo, thanked the Church in

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s change message contradicts his decisions, says Italian analyst – Rome, Italy, Aug 24, 2010 / 06:01 am ( CNA ).- Following controversial remarks that President Obama made about a planned mosque and Islamic center near Ground Zero in

Share this article on Facebook Sex-abuse lawsuits against Oakland diocese ‘have no merit,’ maintains spokesman – Oakland, Calif., Aug 24, 2010 / 02:51 am ( CNA ).- Amid new reports of seven plaintiffs suing the Diocese of Oakland over alleged sex abuse decades ago by former priest

Share this article on Facebook Terminally ill Colombian bishop discusses science, faith and hope – Cucuta, Colombia, Aug 23, 2010 / 09:55 pm ( CNA ).- An editorial published last week by the newspaper La Verdad gave readers a close-up of Colombian Bishop Jaime Prieto

Share this article on Facebook US celebrations to mark Mother Teresa’s 100th birthday – New York City, N.Y., Aug 24, 2010 / 09:19 am ( CNA ).- Numerous celebrations across the globe will mark the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa’s birth on Aug. 26. Masses

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Federal funding for EMBRYONIC stem cell research halted – U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth granted a preliminary injunction to stop federal funding of embryonic stem …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 22-year-old Mexican crowned new Miss Universe – A spunky 22-year-old Jimena Navarette walked away with the crown for Miss Universe – and she says she’s …

Share this article on Facebook Christians Mark National Day for Indian Martyrs: Churches Unite to Recall Orissa Massacres – On Sunday, Christians throughout India will mark a day to remember the martyrs of that land, especially those that …

Share this article on Facebook Interview: Pope’s Visit to England, the ‘Dowry of Mary’, Marriage and Conversion – England, the destination of Benedict XVI’s Sept. 16-19 trip, is the geopolitical epicenter of the culture …

Share this article on Facebook Special from India: Mother Teresa: Divinely Human and Humanly Divine – Mother Teresa came to our nation as a bearer of Good News. She learned our languages. She accepted our culture. …

Share this article on Facebook Thousands of women reported raped in Congo – The United Nations reports that more than 200 women have been raped by the Democratic Republic of Congo during the …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook John McCain ad campaign devastates rival – Senator John McCain has a reputation for being vulnerable in the political stakes. That reputation is no more …

Share this article on Facebook Republican leader calls for ‘fresh start’ – “Never before has the need for a fresh start in Washington been more pressing,” House Republican …

Share this article on Facebook The Bizarro World of Charities that Kill and Tax Deductions to those who fund Evil – What Anne Nicol Gaylor is doing is Evil. It should not be given the legally …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook CCH Recommends… – Get a copy of the new book, Walking With God , by Dr. Tim Gray and Jeff Cavins. This fantastic book takes you on a journey through the narrative books of the Bible,

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook How To Tell If Your Bishop Is A Progressive – There is a scene in one of the Die Hard movies where Bruce Willis is getting into an elevator with a bunch of Eurobaddies pretending to Americans. The Eurobaddies are

Share this article on Facebook Is The Politico Anti-Semitic? – The Politico reports that Republican Eric Cantor, like 70% of Americans, is against the construction of the Ground Zero Mosque. But notice what The Politico goes out of

Share this article on Facebook Let’s Hope the Pope Doesn’t Act All Catholicy – We knew that some English government officials were a wee bit peeved about the Pope coming to England. They’ve shown that with their emails suggesting that the Pope

Share this article on Facebook Your Intolerance Will Not Be Tolerated – via Patrick Madrid

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Mother Teresa’s Successor Reflects On Suffering – AUG 24 (Catholic World News) — In an interview with Fides, the news agency of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Sister Mary Prema, superior general of

Share this article on Facebook Pope to Comfort the Sick and Dying on UK Trip – (22 Aug 10 – RV) There is less than a month to go until Pope Benedict arrives in the UK on a Apostolic Visit. One of his engagements during the September 16th to 19th

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook An Unfortunate Choice of Words – Danielle Bean: What do you think of Jennifer Aniston’s recent gaffe? | Over the weekend, I blogged at our sister site, NCRegister.com, about Jennifer Aniston’s recent

Share this article on Facebook Baby Out or Baby In? – Arwen Mosher: How do you feel about the end of pregnancy? | My sister is pregnant. Fully pregnant, since she was due this past Saturday. Her first baby was a month early

Share this article on Facebook Dorm Essentials? – Lisa Hendey: What are some “must have” items at college? | HI gang!  As you read this, Greg and I are winging our way to Boston where we’ll spend the next few days

Share this article on Facebook For Arwen, On Her Special Day – Danielle Bean: | Because today is your special day, Arwen, and because no one sings it quite like New Kids On The Block, this is for you. Groove along with me now … We

Share this article on Facebook Tell Us About It – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Open Forum | (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 Vocation Boom – Joseph Pronechen: Online ministry supports and encourages vocations | When Pope Benedict XVI announced the Year for Priests in June 2009, it seemed to Jerry Usher like

Share this article on Facebook Wash Away Pounds – Rachel Balducci: Drink more water! | A new study shows that drinking two glasses of water before each meal is an effective way to curb your appetite and lose weight.

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook The Best Way to Drink: Carelessly – If you want to be a good Christian, you should drink carelessly. That was the topic of my recent post over on CatholicDrinkie.com, a blog dedicated to good drink in good

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops Say FDA Betrayed Women Approving Ella Abortion Drug – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A spokeswoman for the nation’s Catholic bishops says the Food and Drug administration betrayed women when it approved the unproven and

Share this article on Facebook Judge Forces Obama Admin to Stop Funding Embryonic Stem Cell Research – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A federal judge on Monday issued a decision forcing the Obama administration to stop funding embryonic stem cell research with taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana Court Backs Law Allowing Women to See Ultrasound Before Abortion – Baton Rouge, LA (LifeNews.com) — Backers of the Louisiana law allowing women to see an ultrasound of their unborn children have beaten a lawsuit filed by abortion

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Returns $2.9M to Medicaid After Planned Parenthood False Billing – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — After a U.S. Inspector General report showed New Jersey-based family planning clinics run by the Planned Parenthood abortion business were

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin Blocks Release of Study Showing Abstinence Education Works – Washington, DC — The Obama administration is, once again, entangled in controversy over sex education.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Seeks Investigation of Forcing Students to Pay for Abortions – Charlotte, NC (LifeNews.com) — A national pro-life student group is seeking a federal or state investigation into a situation it exposed about how students who attend

Share this article on Facebook Sarah Palin Responds to Emily’s List Attacking Pro-Life Women on Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Sarah Palin, the pro-life former vice-presidential candidate, has responded to the new web site the pro-abortion group Emily’s List

Share this article on Facebook Setting the Record Straight on Catholics United and Pro-Abortion Health Care – Catholics United, a group that strongly supported the campaign of pro-abortion president Barack Obama, sent disruptive protesters to our Votes Have Consequences stop in

Share this article on Facebook Support for Repealing Pro-Abortion Health Care Bill Highest in One Month – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Support for repeal of the health care reform bill that funds abortions is at its highest level in over a month, while the number of

Share this article on Facebook United Nations Takes Good Ideas From Catholics, Uses Them to Promote Abortion – The United Nations must love Catholics, we give them their best ideas.

Share this article on Facebook United Nations Uses International Year of Youth to Promote Abortion Globally – New York, NY (LifeNews.com) — Last Thursday, the United Nations (UN) officially launched the International Year of Youth (IYY) in the UN General Assembly Hall.

Share this article on Facebook Virginia Attorney General: More Limits Can be Placed on Abortion Businesses – Richmond, VA (LifeNews.com) — The Virginia state attorney general issued an opinion today hailed by pro-life advocates because he says more limits can be placed on

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Paediatric Society Enabling Child Rape Says Pro-Life Leader – By Patrick B. CraineAugust 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) is urging doctors to counsel “preteens” and adolescents on the use of the

Share this article on Facebook English Bishops Must Reject Homosexualist Agenda or Lose Ground on Life Issues: John Smeaton – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, August 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – John Smeaton, the head of the UK’s Society for the Protection of Unborn Children and one of the most

Share this article on Facebook Judge Denies Christian Counselling Student’s Request for Injunction – By James TillmanAUGUSTA, Georgia, August 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — On Friday, a federal judge denied student Jennifer Keeton’s request for an injunction prohibiting

Share this article on Facebook Militant Islam Versus the West – By Steve JalsevacAugust 24, 2010, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Militant Islam’s rapidly growing influence within Western democratic nations has become a worrisome issue. Most

Share this article on Facebook NewsBytes for Aug. 24 – Ground Zero Mosque – Compiled by Steve Jalsevac* Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They

Share this article on Facebook NewsBytes for Aug. 24 – Militant Islam Today – Compiled by Steve Jalsevac* Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They

Share this article on Facebook NewsBytes for Aug. 24 – Obama and Islam – * Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for

Share this article on Facebook Romanian Christian Leaders Promulgate Pro-Life, Pro-Family Timisoara Declaration – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiBUCHAREST, August 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Alliance of Romania’s Families, a group headed by prominent Christian leaders and

Share this article on Facebook UK’s Hard-Drinking ‘Ladette’ Subculture 40 Per Cent More Likely to Abort – By Hilary WhiteCHESTER, UK, August 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Heavily made-up young women in scanty clothing and high heels pouring off commuter trains into city

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Judge Stings Obama Administration by Halting Embryonic Stem Cell Research – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In what some are calling a “stinging rebuke” of the Obama Administration, a federal court judge rule yesterday that the

Share this article on Facebook New “Catholic” Group Backs Homosexual Rights – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Catholics for Equality, an organization founded by prominent Catholic dissenters, is seeking to oppose the U.S. Bishops

Share this article on Facebook Study: Relief from Acupuncture Linked to Placebo Effect – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study published last week in the Arthritis Care and Research journal found that among 455 patients with painful knee

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Apostolic Nuncio Attends Usus Antiquior at Sint-Agneskerk, Amsterdam – We recently featured Sint-Agneskerk (St. Agnes Church) in Amsterdam as part of our Other Modern series, and in the course of arranging those photos, the NLM was informed

Share this article on Facebook New Traditional Carmelite Foundation in Brazil – Via our Brazilian friends at Salvem a Liturgia! (“Save the Liturgy!”), we receive the welcome news that in the Diocese of Bragança Paulista (state of São Paulo, Brazil)

Share this article on Facebook Sacred Architecture Lecture Tonight, Elm Grove, Wisconsin – For those of you within the greater Milwaukee metropolitan area–and yes, we do have one–please take note that I will be giving a presentation entitled “Heaven on

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Everything you ever wanted to know about the new Roman Missal – With Advent 2011 announced as the time the new translation of the Roman Missal will be introduced in the United States, the USCCB has posted some frequently asked

Share this article on Facebook When lay Catholics neglect apostolate for ministry – Canonize Bill Buckley? No, I think not. Buckley, who passed away two and a half years ago, was a serious Catholic, but it’s a bit of a stretch to see him as material for

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook A Brit Speaks Out about USA and the Mosque in NY – I couldn’t agree more!

Share this article on Facebook Home at Last! – Home at last! And home for a whole week before heading to Nazareth for a wedding – only four miles from the Wedding in Cana of Galilee (John 2:1-11). Our friend Amer’s

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook I For One Welcome… – …our new missal translation, to debut in Advent of 2011. They will be very similar to the earliest translations of the Latin, which some of us learned and loved as

Share this article on Facebook Secular and Sacred Linkaround – Okay, too many tabs open, again, time for another linkfest! Linkfest, not Clinkfest! We’ll do sacred, then secular, then sacred again , and then we’ll just talk really

Share this article on Facebook The Unthinkable: To Rome I Go! – Back in July I did one of my loud, obnoxious huff-and-puffs : Honestly, do I have to go to Rome and storm the press office of the Holy See, and sit the curia down and

Share this article on Facebook Tuesday Column is Up – Today, let’s talk about how the disastrous way Obama, Pelosi, Bloomberg and others reacted to Park51/Cordoba House opposition has now ended any chance for compromise or

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook A DEFENCE OF THE PAULINE MASS by by Dr. John N. Lupia, Ph.D. – The Last Supper of the Lord 1. Did Pope Paul VI have authorization to create a New Mass? This issue is the one most central to the debate. Many so-called traditionalists

Share this article on Facebook DINUGUAN, KASAMAAN AT PAGSAMBA DAW KAY CONSTANTINO! – The Lord Jesus as the Master of History Anonymous said… At kelan naman naging pagkain ang dugo? Nung mga sinaunang panahon ginagamit ang dugo sa mga religious ritual

Share this article on Facebook MAY MALAY O CONSCIOUSNESS PA BA ANG MGA NAMATAY NA? – Abraham the Patriarch Miguel Jerrico said… Hello Fr. Abe! I have a question po, ndi ko lang po alam kung paano po ako makakapag email sainyo so I decided to post a

Share this article on Facebook PAANO BA HINIHIRANG ANG BAGONG SANTO PAPA? – St. Peter the Apostle, imprisoned by Emperor Nero in Roman dungeon. A beautiful and touching depiction of the incarceration of the beloved Apostle during the last days

Share this article on Facebook What is the Difference between Soul and Spirit? – Saints and Angels adoring God in perpetual worship in Heavenly Glory. Good pm Fr. Abe, Thank you po. I have another question po. Ito po ay itinanong sa akin ng isang

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Murphy Calls for New Social Contract for ‘New Things’ in Today’s Economy in Labor Day Statement – WASHINGTON—With millions unemployed and U.S. workers experiencing tragedies such as mining deaths in West Virginia and the oil rig explosion and subsequent oil spill in

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 24 Aug: Bartholomew, Apostle – I have an affection for today’s saint not only for the way in which he died (a way of being treated familiar to many priests of more traditional leaning) but also

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed: feathers – Some shots from the feeder. I have taken to calling this one Moses. This is not a molting thing.  This bird has been coming for a long time and has always had these

Share this article on Facebook Traditional Confirmations in London – I am happy to report that in London, at St. James Church, Spanish Place, confirmandi will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in the older, traditional, Extraordinary

Share this article on Facebook Video interview of Msgr. Charles Scicluna: “words of fire” – My friend Greg Burke, the Rome correspondent for Fox News, scored an interview – video interview – with Msgr. Charles Scicluna of the Congregation for the Doctrine of

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