Catholic News Headlines September 2, 2010


Sep. 1, 7pm—Sep. 2, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Adequate flood protection denied to religious minorities in Pakistan, Catholic source claims – Lahore, Pakistan, Sep 2, 2010 / 12:28 am ( CNA ).- A Catholic Church figure in Pakistan has charged that local authorities decided with “deliberate intention” not to

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Koch pledges unity with Pope as he assumes new Vatican post – Vatican City, Sep 1, 2010 / 08:44 pm ( CNA ).- The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity is not an entity independent from the Pope, its new president

Share this article on Facebook Bishop explains necessity of openness; emphasizes danger of relativism – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sep 1, 2010 / 09:54 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Juan Ruben Martinez of Posadas, Argentina said the Church must conserve her identity when reaching out

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Danneels’ lawyer: Media coverage of abuse victim meeting was character assassination – Brussels, Belgium, Sep 2, 2010 / 06:05 am ( CNA ).- In a new development concerning claims that Cardinal Godfried Danneels asked a sexual abuse victim to cover up a

Share this article on Facebook Chance to win $500k for Catholic school creates national buzz – Lincoln, Neb., Sep 2, 2010 / 07:11 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The opportunity for a Catholic high school in Nebraska to win $500,000 to help build a new kitchen is creating

Share this article on Facebook Discovery building gunman confronted pro-life demonstrators in 2009, group says – Silver Spring, Md., Sep 2, 2010 / 05:33 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- James J. Lee, the alleged gunman who took hostages at the Discovery Communications building, also

Share this article on Facebook Judge dismisses ‘with prejudice’ sex abuse charges against Catholic priest – Charleston, W.Va., Sep 2, 2010 / 03:08 am ( CNA ).- A judge in West Virginia has dismissed all charges against a Catholic priest from Cincinnati who was accused of

Share this article on Facebook Marriage is proof of God’s love, hope for Italy’s future, teaches Italian cardinal – Rome, Italy, Sep 2, 2010 / 05:07 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Through the sacrament of marriage, Italy can counteract “a true race towards death,” said the head of Italian

Share this article on Facebook Pope and Nobel Prize-winning Israeli president hope for peace in Holy Land – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 2, 2010 / 07:40 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As the Palestinian and Israeli governments seek an agreement in Washington, the Israeli president and

Share this article on Facebook Spanish archbishop prays for Iraq as US combat mission ends – Madrid, Spain, Sep 2, 2010 / 06:02 pm ( CNA ).- Spanish archbishop Joan-Enric Vives prayed for the intercession of Our Lady of Nuria this week for Iraq, following the

Share this article on Facebook Study shows Salvadoran-majority support president’s pro-life decision – San Salvador, El Salvador, Sep 2, 2010 / 11:51 am ( CNA ).- A new poll has revealed that 93 percent of Salvadorans oppose the legalization of abortion. In addition, 76

Share this article on Facebook Vatican cardinal calls on Melkites to be bridge between East and West – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sep 2, 2010 / 02:06 pm ( CNA ).- The prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, called on Melkite

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Symposium: ‘Humanae Vitae’ is About Human Dignity, Spousal Love and the Gift of Self – Father Szymczak explained the fullness of the encyclicals’ teaching within the teaching of the Church on …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Irish Cardinal says he will not resign – Ireland’s top Catholic churchman, Cardinal Sean Brady says that he will not resign. Brady was found to …

Share this article on Facebook Pakistan faces hunger, homelessness and desperation – Torrential rains and flooding have battered Pakistan over the past month, leading to the south Asian …

Share this article on Facebook Profile: Fr. Joseph Tobin, Archbishop-elect and newly Appointed Secretary of the Congregation for Religious – By virtue of this selection, Tobin becomes an archbishop. The date of his Episcopal ordination has not yet been …

Share this article on Facebook Reports of Christian Aid Workers Killed by Taliban in Pakistan Still Unconfirmed – Mystery surrounds reports that three Western Christian relief workers were kidnapped and killed by the Pakistan …

Share this article on Facebook Second survivor announced in Tamaulipas massacre – There has been a second survivor identified in the Tamaulipas massacre, in which the bodies of 58 men and 14 women …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. expresses confidence in Iraq forces – U.S. forces have begun to formally hand over the reins to Iraqi security forces, and many military officials have …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Redemptorist Fr. Joseph Tobin to Lead Congregation for the Clergy, Become Archbishop – When the 58-year-old Redemptorist voiced his reluctance to take up the appointment Pope Benedict XVI’s …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Economy tops debate between Boxer, Fiorina – Senator Barbara Boxer is a longtime liberal, known for her vote against the war in Iraq. Her senatorial opponent, …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook CCH Featured Apologetics Question: Holy Communion? – Why can’t non-Catholics receive Holy Communion in the Catholic Church? Find out the answer here ! “I adore You, Lord and Creator, hidden in the Most Blessed Sacrament. I

Creative Minority Report

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Share this article on Facebook Kookaburra’s Not Gay…Anymore – Remember that old song about “Kookaburra” sitting in an old gum tree. I sang it in like the second grade. We were awesome. I mean, we knocked Kookaburra out of the park

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers Face to Face With The Discovery Gunman? – Katie Walker of the American Life League said that she believes she met the Discovery Channel gunman James Lee face to face last year on June 6, 2009 for the national

Share this article on Facebook The Cone Of Uncertainty – My house lies within the cone of uncertainty. That sounds bad, doesn’t it? As of this writing, my house on the east end of Long Island is on the western edge of the

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Activities Of Pope Benedict XVI In August – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – Following is a list of Pope Benedict’s activities during the month of August. It includes the Angelus, general and private audiences, other

Share this article on Facebook Audiences – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences six prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil, on their “ad limina” visit: –

Share this article on Facebook Holy See-Related Activity In August – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – Following is a chronological presentation of Holy See-related activities for the month of August: – 2: The Holy See Press Office releases a

Share this article on Facebook Pope Receives Shimon Peres, President Of Israel – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office today released the following English-language communique: “Today in the Apostolic Palace of Castelgandolfo, Benedict XVI

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook A New Mother Flounders – Fr. John Bartunek, LC: Ask a Priest vol. 25 | Q: I am a new mom and, as much as I looked forward to motherhood, I must admit that I am floundering. I feel tired all the

Share this article on Facebook Bananano – Arwen Mosher: What flavor grosses you out? | This evening my sister and I were shopping at a discount store that has bags of various specialty candies by the checkout. I

Share this article on Facebook Dan, With a Hammer – Danielle Bean: What man through yonder window breaks? | Here’s a peek at the view from my living room window a couple of days ago. It’s Dan, with a hammer. In

Share this article on Facebook Dating Dilemmas – Marge Fenelon: What happens when parents disapprove? | What are Catholic parents to do when they disapprove of their daughter or son’s dating relationship? Kathryn, a

Share this article on Facebook Go You! – Danielle Bean: Small Success vol. 81 | 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 Never To Part – 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:

Share this article on Facebook September! – Rachel Balducci: How I love you | There is something so magical and downright inspirational about September. I know it’s all about beginnings—it has forever meant the

Share this article on Facebook What Your Kids Will Be Wanting Soon – Lisa Hendey: Today’s “Stevenote” offered a few goodies | If you’re not a geek, you likely didn’t even know that today was the “Stevenote” – a major Apple announcement of

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Should parents influence the faith of their children? – A lot of parents indicate that they don’t want to influence their kids too much as to which religion they choose. They want their kids to be able to choose their

Kresta In The Afternoon

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Share this article on Facebook Catholic Democrat Front Group Folds – Thanks to LifeNews and the Catholic Key Blog for this story Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, the organization that deceived Catholics across the country in

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad claims there is a nationwide campaign to deny Muslims their civil rights. Other imams at the event said everyone opposed to

Share this article on Facebook Stephen Hawking: God was not needed to create the Universe – The Big Bang was the result of the inevitable laws of physics and did not need God to spark the creation of the Universe, Stephen Hawking has concluded. The scientist

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – September 2, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Sept. 2 4:00 – Direct to My Desk 5:00 – TBA 5:20 – Why Don’t Catholics Talk More About Freedom and Liberty? Mark Judge is

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Croatia Sees Number of Abortions Fall, No Longer Outnumber Births of Children – Zagreb, Croatia (LifeNews.com) — The number of abortions in Croatia continues to fall as it has for the last nine years and abortions no longer outnumber births of

Share this article on Facebook Governor Tim Pawlenty Tells Minnesota Agencies to Reject ObamaCare Funds – St. Paul, MN (LifeNews.com) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential 2012 presidential candidate against pro-abortion President Barack Obama, made a move on health

Share this article on Facebook HHS Secretary Sebelius: Time for “Re-Education” Effort on Pro-Abortion Health Care – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Frustrated that Americans are not rallying around the pro-abortion health care plan Presdient Barack Obama signed, Health and Human

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Rallies Against Colorado Personhood Amendment 62 – Denver, CO (LifeNews.com) — The debate on the personhood amendment in Colorado began in earnest on Tuesday as Planned Parenthood sponsored a rally on the steps of the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski Concedes to Pro-Life Joe Miller – Juneau, AK (LifeNews.com) — Sen. Lisa Murkowski, one of the few pro-abortion Republicans in the U.S. Senate, conceded defeat late Tuesday to pro-life primary election

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Blast Obama Admin’s Appeal of Embryonic Funding Ruling – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The decision by the Obama administration today to appeal a federal judge’s ruling — saying President Barack Obama’s executive order

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 40 Days For Life Starting September 22 in Cities across Canada – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiSeptember 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-lifers in a record 238 locations in the U.S., Canada, Australia, England, Northern Ireland and Denmark

Share this article on Facebook Conservative Minister Bev Oda Reopens G8 Abortion Debate – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a shocking about-face, pro-abortion activist and Minister of International Cooperation Bev

Share this article on Facebook Expert: Discovery Gunman far from First Eco-Terrorist – By James TillmanSILVER SPRING, Maryland, September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – James Lee, the gunman who entered the Discovery Channel building and took three

Share this article on Facebook More Human Embryo Experimentation Likely under EU Directive: Bishops – By Hilary WhiteBRUSSELS, September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An EU proposal to restrict the use of animals in medical research has alarmed pro-life observers and the

Share this article on Facebook No Abortion Referrals at Newly Acquired Hospital Says Caritas after Meeting with Archdiocese – By Kathleen GilbertBRAINTREE, Massachusetts, September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following a meeting with the local archdiocese, a Catholic hospital chain in Boston

Share this article on Facebook Notre Dame Abruptly Sacks Only Admin Member to Protest Obama – By Kathleen GilbertSOUTH BEND, Indiana, September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A top pro-life professor at the University of Notre Dame is calling into question the

Share this article on Facebook Obama Justice Dept Seeks Stay of Order Nixing NIH Embryonic Stem Cell Funding – By Peter J. Smith   WASHINGTON, D.C., September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Justice Department is requesting a federal judge stay his order stopping the

Share this article on Facebook Ontario Equity Strategy Threatens to Embed Religious Discrimination: CLC – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, September 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As part of their campaign to scrap Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s equity and inclusive

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Hopes for Illinois Parental Notice Law Dashed by Court – By Peter J. SmithCHICAGO, August 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life attorneys hoping anxiously for a speedy conclusion to the legal battle over the state’s

Share this article on Facebook USAID Pushes Social Marketing of Contraceptives in Philippines – By Thaddeus M. Baklinski MANILA, September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Philippine government is implementing a new marketing scheme developed by the US Agency for

Share this article on Facebook Video: Pro-Life Group Recalls Eerie Run-In with Discovery Channel Gunman – By Kathleen Gilbert   WASHINGTON, D.C., September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The crazed eco-extremist who flung himself into the national spotlight yesterday after

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Official Calls Britain “Selfish, Hedonistic Wasteland” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Various secularist and gay rights groups in the UK are seething over comments made by an aide to the  Archbishop of Westminster

Share this article on Facebook Christian and Hindu Villages Intentionally Flooded in Pakistan – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Aid groups working in Pakistan’s hardest hit areas of flooding are saying that large landowners and other wealthy citizens have

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Catholic Group Appears to Have Folded – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (CACG), the Catholic group that was instrumental in trying to convince Catholics they

Share this article on Facebook Radical Environmentalist Gunned Down at Discovery Channel – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Police in Silver Springs, Maryland shot and killed a man who stormed into the headquarters of the Discovery Channel brandishing

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A New Blog on Spanish Liturgical Tradition and a Fantastic Spanish Rood Screen – “Inter vestibulum et altare” is the title of a new blog on Spanish liturgical tradition which I would like to bring to your attention. The blog is connected to the

Share this article on Facebook Pages from the 7th Century Book of Durrow

Share this article on Facebook Usus Antiquior Offered Over Tomb of St. Dominic, Bologna – The following was brought to our attention by one of our Dominican readers in the United States. It shows the celebration of Mass in the usus antiquior , offered by Fr.

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrimage prayers promised, requested – By Mary DeTurris Poust I leave tomorrow for Rome, flying out of New York City at about the same time Hurricane Earl is expected to arrive. I just want all of our OSV

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Pre-wedding Party in Nazareth – Janet and I are in Nazareth, as I’ve already shared, and right now we are at the pre-wedding party of 1,000 people — family and friends of the bride and grooms family.

Share this article on Facebook Running in Israel – I will add to this over the next few days. JerusalemJones Just posted a new Running trip, “2010-09-01 Rosh Pina, Galilee”, to @EveryTrail. Check it out here:

Share this article on Facebook World Will End Next Year – You might want to mark this date on your calendar http://www.familyradio.com/portal-en.htm/ just so you don’t schedule any important events after the end of the world

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook But Does It Come With A Flipped-Up Tie, a Pointy-Haired Boss, and a Nihilist Dog? – We gave away all our Little Tikes-type stuff two years ago when we moved from Tennessee to North Carolina, and I haven’t exactly been paying attention to what’s

Share this article on Facebook Furry Sibling Rivalry – (image source) My kids fight sometimes.  Of course they do.  But I have long thought that well-meaning parents actually cause much of the sibling rivalry that worries

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANO ANG KAIBAHAN NG ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH SA ORTHODOX CHURCHES? – The golden domes with the Holy Cross on top belonging to St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church in Baltimore, Maryland. +++Tylermanila said… Fr. Good Day po next

Share this article on Facebook ANO BA ANG ALL-KNOWING EYE SA US DOLLAR BILL? MASAMA BA ITO? – +++Tylermanila said… Fr. Good Day po ask ko lang po kung ano po ba ang kahulugan ng all seeing eye na makikita sa US$1 bill? masama po ba ito? sabi po kasi mata daw

Share this article on Facebook Are Miracles Exclusive of God or Is It Also Possible for The Devil to do so? – The Israelites crossing the parted sea under the leadership of Moses. enrico said… Dear Fr. Abe, Peace be with you… I would like you to enlighten me about this

Share this article on Facebook Are Miracles Exclusive of God or Is It Also Possible for The Devil to do so? Part 2 Clarifying Rev 13:13-14 – The Lord Jesus expulsed the Gadarene Demons G arry D. Obillo said… Fr. Abe, they are using the text in Revelation 13:13-14, what is the explanation to that father.

Share this article on Facebook ATTY. MARWIL N. LLASOS SINUPALPAL ANG TAMPALASANG MANOLISTA – Old newspapers showing the Letters of Rosita Trillanes thonycoors said… Isa kang saksing sinungaling, Padre. Sige nga magpakita ka nga ng Supreme Court Decision na

Share this article on Facebook Jesús Aníbal Gómez Gómez Was Killed for Being a Seminarian By Carmen Elena Villa – The Seminarians, Priests and Religious killed because of hatred of the Catholic Faith in Spain in the year 1936. One of them is Columbian Martyred-Seminarian, Jesus

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN TUNGKOL SA PAGPASAN NI CRISTO NG KRUS AT KUNG BAKIT HINDI SIYA NAGSULAT TUNGKOL SA SARILING BUHAY AT ARAL – Jesus carrying the Cross by El Greco Anonymous said… good day father yung sa juan 19:16-17 di niyo po nabanggit father sabi kasi dun sa juan 19:16 KAYA’T SI JESUS AY

Share this article on Facebook THE NOVUS ORDO AND THE ALLEGED PROTESTANT INFLUENCE by American Catholic Apologist William Albrecht – The Novus Ordo and Protestantism, A refutation of the Claims of Sedevacantists and Anti-Popes among SSPX

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A glimpse into planning for liturgy! – A friend of mine who works in the ad biz (that’s advertisement business for people who live to close to the Vortex) to give me a glimpse into his world. “But wait,

Share this article on Facebook In search of … THE VORTEX – I was recently in Kansas City, MO. Denizens of Kansas City and travelers alike take a great risk when moving about in that city. They may fall into… THE VORTEX. No, I am

Share this article on Facebook MUGS GONE WILD: New Translation Coffee Mug – It is fun to receive photos from readers of their WDTPRS coffee mugs “in the wild”. This morning I found this in my mailbox from FH of OH. Looks like a nice way to start

Share this article on Facebook NCR’s latest Magical Liturgical Mystery Tour – On the site of the National Catholic Fishwrap, Eugene Kennedy, ex-priest and humanistic psychologist, attacks the “reform of the reform”.  He is actually attacking the

Share this article on Facebook WY Carmelite Monks: efforts to block their monastery – From a reader: Your readers might want to know that there is a strongly vocal minority in the Meeteetse area of Wyoming that is trying to delay or even block the

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