Catholic News Headlines September 10, 2010


Sep. 9, 7pm—Sep. 10, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI hopes for increased friendship between Catholics and Jews – Rome, Italy, Sep 10, 2010 / 04:47 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI hoped for the promotion of justice and peace in the world as Jews observe a string of holidays

Share this article on Facebook Bishops says Basque terrorist group must disband – San Sebastian, Spain, Sep 10, 2010 / 01:54 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Bishop Jose Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastian in Spain said this week that the Basque separatist

Share this article on Facebook Catholic dioceses across the country to commemorate 9/11 attacks – CNA STAFF, Sep 10, 2010 / 06:14 am ( CNA ).- Catholic dioceses in New York, Washington, D.C., and in many other locations across the country will soon be holding Masses

Share this article on Facebook Celebration of Cardinal Newman’s feast day will break from tradition – Vatican City, Sep 10, 2010 / 11:45 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Differing from the traditional practice, the feast day of Cardinal John Henry Newman will not be celebrated on

Share this article on Facebook Christianity needed to fill Europe’s empty cradles, missionary priest says – Rome, Italy, Sep 10, 2010 / 03:02 am ( CNA ).- Responding to Lybian leader Muammar Gaddafi’s call for an Islamic Europe, a missionary priest has warned that this future

Share this article on Facebook Feminist groups convince Mexican officials to reduce punishment for infanticide – Mexico City, Mexico, Sep 9, 2010 / 09:53 pm ( CNA ).- Feminist groups and leaders have pressured officials in the Mexican state of Guanajuato to drastically reduce the

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Lombardi says Vatican is calm ahead of Pope’s UK visit – Vatican City, Sep 10, 2010 / 12:57 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Looking forward to the Pope’s visit to Great Britain next week, the Vatican’s spokesman said on Friday that

Share this article on Facebook Legal expert examines positive, negative effects of JFK’s speech on Catholicism – South Bend, Ind., Sep 10, 2010 / 05:13 pm ( CNA ).- As the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s famous Houston speech on his Catholicism approaches, a former judge gave

Share this article on Facebook Legalization of gay unions would be injustice to common good, state bishops of Costa Rica – San José, Costa Rica, Sep 10, 2010 / 06:03 pm ( CNA ).- The Bishops’ Conference of Costa Rica has sent a message to the country’s lawmakers noting that it is an

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Catholic Conference chooses new president – Detroit, Mich., Sep 10, 2010 / 12:50 am ( CNA ).- The Michigan Catholic Conference announced on Sept. 8 that they have chosen a new president who will succeed current

Share this article on Facebook Pastor won’t burn Koran, but deal on NY mosque denied – Gainesville, Fla., Sep 9, 2010 / 07:15 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A pastor in Florida who incited the criticism of political and religious leaders for planning to burn a

Share this article on Facebook Vatican spokesman reveals additional details of papal trip to UK – Vatican City, Sep 10, 2010 / 03:22 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As the Vatican’s spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi held a press briefing today on the Pope’s upcoming U.K. visit,

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Share this article on Facebook American woman held hostage in Iran freed – Iran has announced that they will be releasing American woman Sarah Shourd, who was one of three American women …

Share this article on Facebook Muslim activist calls for burning of stars and stripes – Muslim activist and lawyer Anjem Choudary – who leads the Islamic group Islam4Uk, and regularly organizes …

Share this article on Facebook Obama says strife-torn Mexico is ‘not like Colombia’ – President Barack Obama denied that increasing drug violence made Mexico look like Colombia at the height of its …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Funding to resume for stem cell research – An appeals court ruled this week that federal funding for stem cell research may resume. This decision follows a …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Interview with Archbishop Gómez: Leading the Biggest Flock in the US – As the future leader of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the 58-year-old archbishop, a native of Mexico, spoke with …

Share this article on Facebook Planned Quran burning up in air – In a murky development over the threatened plans of a 50-member Florida’s church to burn Islamic Qurans …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook A Child Talks About Abortion – Pretty funny but then very moving:

Share this article on Facebook First Day of Kindergarten – Yesterday I was driving my son to his first day of Kindergarten. Big day. I threw all the kids in the van. The girls were singing and happy but I noticed the boy was

Share this article on Facebook Post-Apocalyptic Priestly Vampire Assassins – Finally a movie that takes a serious look at what it is like to be a priest. At least what it is like to be a future post apocalyptic vampire killing priest. Same thing

Share this article on Facebook Whose Ego is Bigger? Sarandon or Clooney? – I knew celebrities had outsized egos. I did. But I don’t think I understood how crazy some of them really are. I mean really really crazy. Susan Sarandon, in talking

Share this article on Facebook Worst Church Banners…Evah – Two explanations for such a banner: 1) They are the most clueless people on Earth and had no idea what “WTF” means and are the laughing stock of all who view them. 2)

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Urges Priests To Pray Outside Abortion Clinic – A bishop already known for his pro-life activism is taking the further step of exhorting his priests to pray outside the state’s sole abortion clinic. “The 40 Days for

Share this article on Facebook Chinese Authorities Launch Crackdown As Pro-Life Activist Freed From Prison – A blind lawyer who had documented forced late-term abortions and sterilizations in Shandong province was released from prison on September 10 after four years. Chinese

Share this article on Facebook Church In Brazil: Importance Of New Evangelisation – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy Father today received prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (Northeast region 3), who have just completed their “ad

Share this article on Facebook European Heritage Days: 26 September – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy See will once again participate in the celebration of European Heritage Days, an initiative of the Council of Europe in which more than 50

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience Bishop Ottorino Assolari C.S.F. of Serrinha, Brazil, on his “ad limina” visit.

Share this article on Facebook Pope Calls Brazilian Bishops to a New Evangelisation – Pope Benedict today received the Bishops of Brazil from the Northeast 3 region who are in Rome on their Ad Limina visits. At the heart of Pope Benedict’s speech to the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Sends Greetings To Chief Rabbi For Rosh Hashanah – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy Father has sent a telegram to Riccardo Di Segni, chief rabbi of Rome, for the Jewish festivities of Rosh Hashanah 5771 (New Year), Yom

Share this article on Facebook President Of Hungary Received In Audience By The Pope – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: “This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in audience Pal

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops’ Committees Denounce Anti-Muslim Prejudice – Echoing statements made recently by American interfaith leaders and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, the heads of three US bishops’ committees said in

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Baby Beguiles is Born! – Danielle Bean: | Just a happy little note to say: Hallie’s baby is born! And she’s beautiful!

Share this article on Facebook Casual Fridays – Crazy, Busy – Lisa Hendey: Getting five days of work done in four days! | How is it already Friday?  As a busy working mom, I’m looking at my “to do” list for this week and realizing

Share this article on Facebook God Always Wins – Pat Gohn: an ongoing study of the Catechism | In the ultimate showdown between Divine Providence and evil, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) teaches that evil

Share this article on Facebook How Mortifying – Rebecca Teti: | This post is about mortification. Come back! You can offer up reading it for the souls in purgatory! Here’s a quick little article on an un-favorite

Share this article on Facebook New Schedules and Classic Manners – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the Faith & Family Live Cast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Rachel Elizabeth and I

Share this article on Facebook Obey When? – Arwen Mosher: Navigating discipline with a preschooler | Earlier this week I read a fascinating piece about children and discipline, at the blog Like Mother, Like

Share this article on Facebook Perfect Shoes – Rachel Balducci: What are yours? | In a perfect world, I would own a pair of the shoes pictured here. In a perfect world, I would be able to walk in said shoes without

Share this article on Facebook Pop Culture – Rebecca Teti: | Arwen once posted on the great soda versus pop controversy. For reasons beyond fathoming, someone has taken it upon himself to gather data and map our

Share this article on Facebook School Rules – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education;

Share this article on Facebook Wisdom of the Child – Rachel Balducci: My toddler sets me straight | This afternoon I was having a momentary freak-out, end-of-day flash of melt that wasn’t pretty. Not at all. It was just

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook In Remembrance of September 11, 2001 – On September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked our land in an event that we should never forget. We lament the loss of thousands of lives, and the destruction of our

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – September 10, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Sept. 10 4:00 – New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy With the

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – September 9, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Sept. 9 4:00 – An Historic Look at the Catholic Church and Culture The Catholic Church. It began as a small band of

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Another State Targets Abortion Practitioner Injuring Patients, Violating Standards – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — Another state is going after abortion practitioner and abortion business owner Steven Chase Brigham. He operates abortion centers known as

Share this article on Facebook Attorneys for Scientists, Pro-Life Groups Respond to Appeals Court-ESCR Ruling – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A pro-life legal organization representing two scientists who took the Obama administration to court over the executive order President

Share this article on Facebook Austin, Texas County Considering Funding Abortions With $450K in Tax Dollars – Austin, TX (LifeNews.com) — Travis County, the home of the Texas state capital, is currently funding abortions with Travis County property tax dollars and the Board of

Share this article on Facebook Chinese Activist Against Forced Abortions, Chen Guangcheng, Leaves Prison – Linyi, China (LifeNews.com) — Chen Guangcheng, the blind attorney who spent more than four years in prison on trumped up charges following his international exposure of

Share this article on Facebook Director of Pro-Abortion United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Leaves Job – New York, NY (LifeNews.com/CFAM) — Last week, Thoraya Obaid delivered her last speech as executive director to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Board of

Share this article on Facebook Florida Polls Show Pro-Life Marco Rubio Leading Pro-Abortion Crist, Meek – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — Two new polls in Florida show pro-life Senate candidate Marco Rubio leading his pro-abortion challengers, Governor Charlie Crist and

Share this article on Facebook Haley Barbour Faces Backlash, Said Pro-Lifers Should Scrap Social Issues – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour is facing a backlash from pro-life advocates after saying at a breakfast on Wednesday that pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Congressman Chris Carney Subject of Pro-Life Group’s Radio Ad – Harrisburg, PA (LifeNews.com) — Pennsylvania Congressman Chris Carney is the subject of a new campaign launched by Americans United for Life seeking to inform voters

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Offers $25,000 For Information Exposing Abortion Practitioners – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A leading pro-life group that monitors the abuses of abortion practitioners who engage in actions like employing unlicensed staff or

Share this article on Facebook Scientists Seek Permanent Injunction Against Obama’s Embryonic Funding – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Responding to yesterday’s decision by a federal appeals court to overturn the temporary injunction a federal judge put in place against

Share this article on Facebook West Virginia Senate Race Close, Joe Manchin Leads John Raese by 5 Percent – Charleston, WV (LifeNews.com) — The Senate race in West Virginia has turned into a competitive contest according to a new poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports. West

Share this article on Facebook Youth Launch Pro-Life Message to United Nations Opposing “Reproductive Rights – New York, NY (LifeNews.com/CFAM) — This week the International Youth Coalition launched its Statement of Youth to the UN and the World, a petition that will be

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook A Thousand Times Less – Dear friends of life and family,One of the foremost groups pushing homosexuality and abortion on the international level has just received a $100 million dollar donation

Share this article on Facebook Anti-papal Protesters “Not Representative” of British: Catholic Voices Spokesman – By Hilary WhiteROME, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The hostility that the papal visit has engendered among a “small, well organized group” of homosexualist and

Share this article on Facebook Battered Chinese Forced-Abortion Protester Released from Jail – By Kathleen GilbertBEIJING, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese lawyer who has withstood abuse and imprisonment after drawing

Share this article on Facebook British Headlines on Pope Visit – Compiled by Hilary WhiteLONDON, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The volume of news items in the print and broadcast media coming from Britain and Ireland

Share this article on Facebook Federal Judge Deems Military ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Rule as ‘Unconstitutional’ – By Kathleen GilbertRIVERSIDE, California, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge in California Thursday night ruled that the military’s “Don’t Ask,

Share this article on Facebook Legislator Refuses to Dine with Iceland’s Lesbian Prime Minister and her “Wife” – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanCOPENHAGEN, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The leader of a Faroe Islands political party took a stand in favor of sexual morality on

Share this article on Facebook Letters to the Editor – Re: Stephen Hawking’s Junk Science AtheismOne cannot help but speculate whether Mr. Hawkings would have adopted his detached and bitter no-God stance had he been born

Share this article on Facebook Man Who Attempted Forced Abortion on Girlfriend Sent to Prison – By Peter J. SmithLANCASTER, Pennsylvania, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Pennsylvania judge has sentenced a man to a year in prison for attempting to strangle

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Right to Life Warned of Interstate Abortionist Caught after Severely Botched Abortion – By Kathleen GilbertPISCATAWAY, New Jersey, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After a botched abortion in Maryland revealed the illegal interstate practice of a New

Share this article on Facebook NIH Expedites Grants for Human Embryo Destroying Research – By Peter J. SmithBETHSADA, Maryland, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The National Institute of Health (NIH) is expediting the grant process for outside

Share this article on Facebook Schwarzenegger, California AG Can Stay Out of Prop. 8 Fight: State Supreme Court – By Peter J. SmithSAN FRANCISCO, September 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The California Supreme Court has turned down a request from attorneys to mandate that

Share this article on Facebook Transvestites Seek Right to Use Opposite Sex Bathrooms in Argentina – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentBUENOS AIRES, September 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Argentinean transvestites are objecting to new legislation

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Appeals Court Rules Embryonic Stem Cell Research Can Continue – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. ruled yesterday to allow the Obama administration to continue funding embryonic

Share this article on Facebook Gainesville Pastor Halts Protest, but More Burnings Planned – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Rev. Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Church in Gainesville, Florida has agreed to suspend plans to burn the Koran

Share this article on Facebook Religious Order Dismissed from Ave Maria University – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Inappropriate conduct by the superior of the Home of the Mother religious order that has been serving students at Ave Maria

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Catholic Accused of Supporting “Read the Koran” Day – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Only a month after publishing a controversial article encouraging Catholics to practice yoga, U.S. Catholic magazine is now

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Clerical Dress in the City of Rome in the 19th Century (Part 2 of 2) – NLM Guest Article by Maurizio Bettoja Part Two: The Historical Photographs A series of historical photographs have recently come to light, coming from the papers of a

Share this article on Facebook The Gothic – Duccio to Van Eyck – Any who have been reading the articles about the gothic figurative style will be aware of my characterization of it as the ‘art of pilgrimage’. Like a spire of the

Share this article on Facebook Three Items of Note From Portugal: Solemn Mass in the Fatima Basilica; Opening of Fatima Liturgical Conference; Celebration of Rite of Braga – There are a few noteworthy items to report from the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Portugal. The first is that they will be celebrating a Solemn Mass in the usus

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Burning Korans – Burning Korans? I think it unwise. But for those speaking against it: 1) is it due to respect for Islam and fair play, or 2) is it a fear of Islamic retaliation, or 3)

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook AVE MARIA by Sissel and Bryan Terfel – Ave Maria sung by Sissel and Bryan Terfel

Share this article on Facebook Clarifying ‘Outside the Church there is No Salvation’ by Ednard Kim de Rosa – The Baptism of the Lord Jesus in the Jordan by St. John the Baptist… painting by Perugino, 1482. It is to be found in Sistine Chapel at the Vatican. Ednard Kim has

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING OUR CATHOLIC HONOUR AND REVERENCE TO THE MONUMENTS OF THE SAINTS – Monument of the Prophet Elijah in Caesarea, Israel. The Jews truly build Monuments for the Men of God Anonymous said… 2 Kings 23: 24 Moreover the workers with familiar

Share this article on Facebook DO WE BELIEVE IN FRIDAY THE 13TH? – ADORATION OF THE HOLY TRINITY. Friday is Sacred for us Catholics because the Lord Jesus died on the Cross on Friday. Thus, it is the day dedicated to the Sacred Heart of

Share this article on Facebook SANCTA MARIA by Sissel – Sancta Maria by Sissel SANCTA MARIA, MATER DEI ORA PRO NOBIS PECATORIBUS NUNC ET IN HORA MORTIS NOSTRA. AMEN HOLY MARY, MOTHER OF GOD PRAY FOR US SINNERS NOW AND AT THE

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Filmaker changes his mind about Pope Benedict – The UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald has this interesting article. It is quite long, so I will show just part of it here. How I changed my mind about the

Share this article on Facebook Ground Zero Mosque: a “Rabat”, not a “Cultural Center” – Some time ago, at the recommendation of the great Fr. Welzbacher of St. Paul, I read Andrew McCarthy’s The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America.  It was

Share this article on Facebook MUGS GONE WILD 3 – I enjoy getting photos of my coffee mugs out there being used in the wild. A reader writes: Ave Zedissime Pater,   An example of “startin’ em off right!”  The red, the

Share this article on Facebook MUGS GONE WILD 3: Junior Edition – I enjoy getting photos of my coffee mugs out there being used in the wild. A reader writes: Ave Zedissime Pater,   An example of “startin’ em off right!”  The red, the

Share this article on Facebook Request for prayers for two … three… priests – A request for prayers. A reader sent: Our beloved bishop, Bp. Choby [of Nashville], is having open heart surgery tomorrow. After several days of chest pain, he drove

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed: museum edition – Here is an ancient edition of The Feeder Feed live from the Metropolitan Museum in NYC. Behold a mid 3rd century mosaic from N. Africa. The Nile imagery suggests Egypt,

Share this article on Facebook The Savior’s chalice is forever precious and His hands are ever sacred – His Hermeneuticalness has an interesting post concerning the new corrected translation.   Let’s jump in media res:In the combox of the post “Telling the truth – a new

Share this article on Facebook TO ARMS! TO ARMS! Pro-abortion youth document proposed to UN General Assembly – TO ARMS WDTPRSers! I received this via e-mail and present it for your opportune knowledge and consideration.   This needs action. Dear Colleague, Radical pro-abortion

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