Catholic News Headlines September 8, 2010


Sep. 7, 7pm—Sep. 8, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Abortion chain comes under investigation after teen critically injured – Elkton, Md., Sep 8, 2010 / 02:42 am ( CNA ).- A four-state abortion business is under investigation after an abortionist allegedly critically injured a woman during an

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI to highlight liturgical beauty of Holy Family Church in Barcelona – Madrid, Spain, Sep 8, 2010 / 06:08 pm ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Barcelona, Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach, underscored the historical importance of Pope Benedict

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal McCarrick, Catholic League president condemn planned Koran burning – CNA STAFF, Sep 8, 2010 / 05:47 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The retired Cardinal Archbishop of Washington, D.C., Theodore McCarrick, and the Catholic League for Religious and

Share this article on Facebook Christian leaders in Asia concerned Koran burning will affect Christian minorities – Rome, Italy, Sep 8, 2010 / 02:05 pm ( CNA ).- Christian leaders in Asia are criticizing plans by a Florida pastor to burn copies of the Koran on September 11, saying

Share this article on Facebook Experts defend autonomy of Mexican states to protect life – Mexico City, Mexico, Sep 7, 2010 / 09:58 pm ( CNA ).- Two prominent experts in Mexico spoke out this week in defense of state autonomy, saying the 17 Mexican states that

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father highlights ‘special contribution’ women make to theology – Vatican City, Sep 8, 2010 / 10:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Continuing his focus on the contribution of women to the Church, Pope Benedict XVI turned a second time to the

Share this article on Facebook Papal Mass in Glasgow to use Latin, Vatican master of ceremonies says – Glasgow, United Kingdom, Sep 7, 2010 / 07:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI’s master of ceremonies has said that the Pontiff will recite significant parts of

Share this article on Facebook Pope ‘very much’ looks forward to UK trip next week – Vatican City, Sep 8, 2010 / 04:15 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- At today’s general audience in Vatican City, Pope Benedict commented on his Sept. 16-19 visit to the United

Share this article on Facebook Popemobile routes for UK visit highlight Catholic Church’s history and future – London, England, Sep 7, 2010 / 08:10 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Organizers of the papal visit to England and Scotland have released a detailed itinerary for the Holy

Share this article on Facebook Priest warns of confusion between secularism and anti-clericalism – Guadalajara, Mexico, Sep 8, 2010 / 12:05 pm ( CNA ).- The newspaper for the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, El Semanario, warned this week that overcoming the confusion

Share this article on Facebook Vatican council calls planned Koran burning ceremony ‘outrageous’ – Vatican City, Sep 8, 2010 / 10:29 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Although the charismatic Christian church planning a Koran burning on Sept. 11 only has around 50 members, the

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin bishops publish letter to guide Catholics in upcoming elections – Madison, Wis., Sep 8, 2010 / 12:39 am ( CNA ).- In advance of the 2010 elections, the five Catholic bishops of Wisconsin have written a letter to provide Catholics a

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Seminaries Beginning to Fill? The Fields are Ripe. Pray for Workers for the Harvest – We are living in a Church which is over 2000 years old. It is the Church which Jesus Christ himself founded. It is …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Castro: Missile crisis ‘wasn’t worth it’ – Former dictator of Cuba Fidel Castro granted his first in-depth interview with the western press in order to …

Share this article on Facebook Military rapes in eastern Congo far worse than feared – United nation officials say that the systematic rapes of tribal women in the eastern Congo by rebel soldiers is …

Share this article on Facebook Stoning death of Iranian woman put on hold – An Iranian woman accused of adultery and murder that was set to be stoned to death has had her death sentence put …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Bill Donohue and the Catholic League: Burning the Koran is Deadly Wrong – Minister Jones is more than a disgrace-he is engaged in agitprop and must be unequivocally condemned. There are …

Share this article on Facebook Planned Koran burning condemned worldwide – A small evangelical church in Florida’s plans to burn Korans this September 11 has been denounced across …

Share this article on Facebook Second asteroid set to ‘buzz’ the earth – A small asteroid passed within the moon’s distance from the Earth, and another will do likewise shortly …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook 8 Things Overheard At Pub Where Pope’s Plans Were Left – As someone who has said and done many stupid things in bars all across the United States, the southern part of Canada, and a strange town in Mexico I can say this is

Share this article on Facebook Finally: Free Condoms for Prison Rapists!!! – OK. I officially pronounce San Francisco County Jail’s San Bruno lockup the worst prison in the world for white collar criminals. Because some geniuses there just put

Share this article on Facebook Jackie Evancho – Pie Jesu – Wow. Just Wow. °Pie Jesu, (4x) °Qui tollis peccata mundi °Dona eis requiem. (2x) Merciful Jesus, Who takes away the sins of the world, Grant them rest. Agnus Dei, (4x)

Share this article on Facebook Now Dems Want Your Guns!! – Two disturbing stories. The first here on my native Long Island. A group of 20 gang members surrounded a man’s house in Uniondale, NY. They verbally threatened him and

Share this article on Facebook When I Said “God bless” I Meant… – Rick Klein, one of ABC’s top news guys, wrote something on Twitter that many are pointing to as evidence of media bias. Here’s the background- Christine O’Donnell is a

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Communique Concerning “Koran Burning Day” – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue today released an English-language communique describing its “great concern at the news of the

Share this article on Facebook Message From The Pope For His Visit To The United Kingdom – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – During today’s general audience, Benedict XVI read an English-language message for his forthcoming visit to the United Kingdom, due to take place

Share this article on Facebook Mozart’s Requiem Is An Exalted Expression Of Faith – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – Yesterday evening in the Apostolic Palace at Castelgandolfo the Holy Father attended a performance of Mozart’s Requiem played by the Symphony

Share this article on Facebook Other Pontifical Acts – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Barbara Jatta as curator of prints at the Vatican Apostolic Library.

Share this article on Facebook Shared Values And Rights For Dialogue Among Cultures – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – Following his general audience this morning, the Holy Father received members of the Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Share this article on Facebook Women Make A Special Contribution To Theology – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – In his general audience, held this morning in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, the Pope dedicated his catechesis to a subject he began last week, that of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Add Sweetness to Drudgery – Danielle Bean: The small stuff matters | (Not a paid ad—I just like to blog about the laundry.) My husband makes fun of me every time I post about laundry. “Are you

Share this article on Facebook How To Help Get Help – Rebecca Teti: getting a depressed person into treatment | Some time ago a beloved family member entered into severe depression. We almost lost someone very dear to us.

Share this article on Facebook Missing Kid Moments – Arwen Mosher: Ever misplaced a little one in public? | We took the kids to the zoo on Friday and while we were watching the penguins, we lost Camilla. I’d been standing

Share this article on Facebook The ‘Do’ For You – Kate Wicker: Find the right haircut for your face shape | Most of us have days when our hair won’t cooperate, but if every day is a bad hair day or if we find that the

Share this article on Facebook The Natural Way to Plan a Family – 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:

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook I love this: Encouragement – I love this video. When things don’t happen just like I expect them, or when somebody else (like my wife, son, family member, dog, etc.) does something that interferes

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

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Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – September 8, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Sept. 8 4:00 – Kresta Comments – TIME Cover Photo TIME Magazine recently published a very disturbing photo on their cover.

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Bible Makes it Clear: Women Have a Right to Choose… Life Over Abortion – Does a woman have a right to choose? Yes. Absolutely Yes! A woman does have a right to choose, but choose what. God gave us free will and we can choose whatever we want.

Share this article on Facebook California Poll Shows Pro-Life Carly Fiorina Picking Up 6% Against Boxer – Sacramento, CA (LifeNews.com) — A new Rasmussen Reports poll of likely voters in California shows a movement of six points away from pro-abortion Sen. Barbara Boxer and

Share this article on Facebook Delaware Senate Race Splits Conservatives on Strategy as Polling Data Unveiled – Dover, DE (LifeNews.com) — New polling data in the Delaware Senate race has conservatives split as to the better strategy. The poll finds pro-abortion Republican Rep.

Share this article on Facebook Des Moines Newspaper May Have Admitted Telemed Abortions Illegal in Iowa – Des Moines, IA (LifeNews.com) — The Des Moines Register newspaper may have inadvertently admitted in a recent editorial that the controversial telemed abortion process

Share this article on Facebook Washington Board of Pharmacy to Revisit Conscience Rights for Pharmacists – In 2006, the Governor, Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and Northwest Women’s Law Center (now Legal Voice) demanded that the Washington Board of Pharmacy pass regulations

Share this article on Facebook Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day Coming Up, But Assisted Suicide Left Out – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — September 10 is Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day but one bioethics watchdog says the day is apparently lost on euthanasia advocates who

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Official Charged with Faking Bomb Scare at Own Clinic – By Kathleen GilbertTULSA, Oklahoma, September 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An abortion facility director has been accused of misleading police after telling authorities

Share this article on Facebook BBC Pervaded by a “Consistent Institutional Anti-Christian Bias:” Edinburgh Cardinal – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, September 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With just days left to the visit to Britain by Pope Benedict XVI, the cardinal archbishop of Edinburgh has

Share this article on Facebook Brampton Pastor Joshua Passes Away Naturally – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiBRAMPTON, Ontario, September 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pastor Joshua (Kulendran Mayandy) died on the afternoon of September 6 after he was no

Share this article on Facebook Bulgarian Bishop Honors Mayor with Award for Banning Gay Pride Parade – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiSOFIA, September 8, 2010, (LifeSiteNews.com) – The mayor of the city of Pazarzhik, Todor Popov, and local lawyer Stefan Yanev have been awarded a

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Gvmt ‘Considering’ Re-Funding Planned Parenthood – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, September 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A key cabinet minister in the Canadian government says they are considering re-funding the

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Hospitals in Spain Accused of Providing Abortions – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanCATALONIA, Spain, September 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Several Catholic hospitals in Spain’s Catalonia region have been accused of providing

Share this article on Facebook Catholics For Equality Board Member: Pope is a Closeted Homosexual, ‘Childish Idiot’ – By Kathleen GilbertMANHATTAN, New York, September 3, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One board member of the up-and-coming group “Catholics for Equality,” which aims to spread

Share this article on Facebook Conservative Minister: We Don’t Fund Abortions, Just Abortion Groups – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, September 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Will the Canadian government fund, or not fund abortion overseas? That has been the question

Share this article on Facebook Federal Judge Denies Obama Embryo Research Appeal – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge has denied the U.S. Justice Department’s request to stay his order stopping the

Share this article on Facebook Judge Rules Against Linda Gibbons Defence Motions – By Steve JalsevacTORONTO, Ontario, September 7,  2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Thursday September 2 court hearing on the charges against  pro-life prisoner of conscience

Share this article on Facebook Massachusetts Catholic Diocese Fires ‘Married’ Lesbian School Employee – By Kathleen Gilbert   SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts, September 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic diocese of Springfield has come under fire for effectively

Share this article on Facebook Proposed Panamanian Law: $5,000 Fine for Disrespectful Comments towards Homosexuals – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentPANAMA, September 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Those who dare to criticize homosexuals in Panama could soon face

Share this article on Facebook What our Critics are Saying – Dear Friends, “Extremist”? “A radical member of the religious right”? “Hater,” “bigot,” “racist” (as a person of color myself, I always smile at that last one)?Several

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Bishops: Faithful Citizenship Begins with Right to Life – By Peter J. Smith   MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, September 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While voters should weigh several factors in choosing a candidate to support, the right

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Frozen Unborn Children Found in Office of Outlawed Abortionist – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An unscrupulous abortionist whose clinics were shut down in several states was recently caught transporting patients from New

Share this article on Facebook Mother of Six Brings the Faith to Soldiers – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Catholic mother of six and popular radio show host was appalled when she heard that Catholics serving in the military

Share this article on Facebook Priest Slaps Parishioner for Desecration of Host – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Catholic priest in the Spainish province of Valencia is sparking controversy after slapping a parishioner who threw a

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Official: Europe on its Way to Becoming Muslim – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A senior Vatican official is warning that unless European Christians begin to live according to their beliefs, the entire

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Day Two of the Pilgrimage to Fatima with the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius – Scott Smith captures the second day of the pilgrimage to Fatima with the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, this time coming from the Church of the Most Holy Miracle in

Share this article on Facebook Instruction for Beginning and Seasoned Chanters – There is still time to register for the CMAA Fall Practicum: Gregorian Chant at the Houston Cathedral. This event will run from Thursday afternoon, October 21, through

Share this article on Facebook Liturgy Convention of the Archdiocese of Colombo – As part of the Year of the Eucharist in the Archdiocese of Colombo called by H.E. Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith (which we have mentioned in passing here ), a liturgy

Share this article on Facebook More on 13th Century Dominican Stabat Mater – As the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows is approaching on September 15, I thought it would be suitable to present to our readers a transcription of the text and music of

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Offering advice to Obama on being perceived Muslim – By Russell Shaw The news that a poll had found nearly one American in five convinced that Barack Obama is a Muslim prompted a predictable response: No, he isn’t — he’s a

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook “Hold fast to the traditions you were taught” – I’ll be on the Catholic Answers Live radio broadcast this evening, from 6-7 pm EASTERN, discussing Sacred Tradition and human traditions. Tune in, if you can:

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook God said “Please”; Abraham said “OK” – Studying Scripture like this is one of my favorite things to do in the whold world. Nice little tidbits pop out, like the one I found yesterday. When God said to

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook A little blaze – In discussing history with my older kids, I always try to hammer home the following point: when someone tells you that this or that issue is perfectly simple, then that

Share this article on Facebook Girls Gone Mild – (I stole the title for this blog post from Wendy Shalit’s awesome book on a similar topic) Have you met The Girls With Glasses ? This super-cute pair of young women is

Share this article on Facebook Narthex! Narf! – A little hopped on espresso over here…Narf! You might like today’s Word of the Day !

Share this article on Facebook We love Papa! And Espresso! – I had certainly hoped to have posted more pictures of Rome by now, but it’s an arduous process on an iPad, and frankly most nights my husband and I are so beat, we get

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANOTHER BIGTIME CONVERSION – ANGLICAN PRIEST AND FAMOUS BLOGGER FR. GILES PINNOCK RESIGNED TO BECOME CATHOLIC! – St. Mary the Virgin Parish in Kenton. The church in which Fr. Giles Pinnock served as former Vicar. May the Anglicans return to the True Church and reunite Britain in

Share this article on Facebook FAMOUS LUTHERAN THEOLOGIAN, DR. MICHAEL ROOT CONVERTED TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH – Dr. Michael Root, Lutheran Theologian, Professor of Systematic Theology and Dean of Lutheran Seminary. The Holy Spirit inspires more and more Protestants to Return to

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA PANINIRA NG MGA MUSLIM SA PANANAMPALATAYANG CATOLICO – The Patriach Abraham lovingly holds his beloved Son Isaac, the patriarch of the Jewish race while he sent away Ishmael the son from his slave Hagar. Ishmael became the

Share this article on Facebook Titus 3 and The Meaning of “Heretic” – Another beautiful apologetic material by Catholic Apologist William Albrecht

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “Vatican II has done more good for the Extraordinary Form than the Ordinary Form” – Under another entry, long-time and perspicacious participant Henry Edwards wrote about the Extraordinary Form: Henry: [T]here is no doubt that the glorious Missa Cantata

Share this article on Facebook Good news from Wyoming Catholic College – This last year I had a very pleasant visit to Wyoming Catholic College to say Mass and deliver a talk. I have always had a measure of affection for Wyoming, where I have

Share this article on Facebook Liturgical wrangling in Scotland – There is some tension in Scotland over the upcoming visit of Benedict XVI and the inevitable committee designed mega-Mass which must ensue. I wonder if there would be,

Share this article on Facebook Mass intentions – reaching beyond – I will include the following in my latest weekly column in The Wanderer (to which you can subscribe also in electronic format): Every Mass can be offered for the living

Share this article on Facebook Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Solemn Mass tonight in Manhattan) – Today, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of only three births we celebrate during the Church year, the other two being that of the Our Lord

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: non-Catholic maid of honor – CAUTION! – From a reader: My fiancee is wrangling about whom to choose as her maid of honor. [I can almost hear the writer’s inner voice: “For pity’s sake… just pick someone!  Now…

Share this article on Facebook Will desecrating the Eucharist receive same attention as burning the Koran? – From a reader: I see that the plan of one small church in America to burn a Koran has gained world-wide attention, interventions by the Secretary of State and religious

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