Catholic News Headlines September 13, 2010


Sep. 12, 7pm—Sep. 13, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Blind Paralympic champion prays for protection of human life – Madrid, Spain, Sep 13, 2010 / 06:01 pm ( CNA ).- During the festivities honoring the patron saint of Salamanca in Spain, triple Paralympic gold medalist Enrique

Share this article on Facebook Caritas Mexico giving hope to drug addicts – Mexico City, Mexico, Sep 13, 2010 / 11:58 am ( CNA ).- Caritas Mexico City is operating a program designed to reach out to teens and young adults suffering from

Share this article on Facebook Germans should build society rooted in truth, Pope tells countrymen – Vatican City, Sep 13, 2010 / 12:20 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict received letters of credence from the new German ambassador to the Holy See on Monday. In an

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father invites all to follow example of newly beatified Capuchin friar – Vatican City, Sep 12, 2010 / 08:17 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A Spanish Capuchin friar who was knownacross the city of Granada, Spain for his simplicity was beatified

Share this article on Facebook ‘Unwanted child’ strategy used to promote abortion in Colombia – Bogotá, Colombia, Sep 13, 2010 / 02:10 pm ( CNA ).- The foundation Vida en Misericorida in Colombia has criticized feminist Florence Thomas for justifying abortion in

Share this article on Facebook USCCB to release new book on Pope Benedict – Vatican City, Sep 13, 2010 / 02:34 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced on Monday that they are releasing a new book on the

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Share this article on Facebook Book Review: God Is Love. The First Encyclical Letter of Pope Benedict XVI – God Is Love shows us that peace in the world depends on knowing the truth about God and ourselves and living the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Anti-Christian violence erupts in Indonesia – The sprawling southeast nation of Indonesia has the world’s largest Muslim population. It has a proud …

Share this article on Facebook Beyond the Beatification of Cardinal Newman: Pope’s Trip to England an Outreach for Reunion – What is most intriguing about Benedict’s upcoming visit to England is its ecumenical …

Share this article on Facebook Iraq denies the number of detainees kept in prisons – Iraqi officials are denying the findings of an Amnesty International report that says that 30,000 Iraqis are being …

Share this article on Facebook Mexican drug lord ‘El Grande’ surrenders to troops – Sergio Villarreal Barragan, suspected of being a top member of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel in Mexico – …

Share this article on Facebook Mexico has little to celebrate on its 200th birthday – In 1810, an uprising led by Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo gathered a band of Indians and farmers under the banner …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Santorum’s Speech: Capturing the Kennedy Mystique, Correcting the Kennedy Mistake – September 12, 2010 marked the fiftieth anniversary of one of the defining political speeches of the last 100 …

Share this article on Facebook Senator Rick Santorum: Charge to Revive the Role of Faith in the Public Square – Three pictures hung in the home of my devoutly Catholic immigrant grandparents when I was a boy and I remember …

Share this article on Facebook Will ‘Social’ Issues Disappear from Republican Agenda? – Voting Christians who are Republicans are overwhelmingly in agreement on their desire to end abortion, define …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: David Jones on ‘The Ground Zero Mosque and Religious Freedom’ – David Jones, a former Muslim and Iraq veteran, weighs in on the teachings of Islam and the need for …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook I Choose Intolerance! – We must respect all religions, mustn’t we? Instead of burning Qurans, I have heartburn. Out of California (where else?) As 18 doves flew into the skies over the

Share this article on Facebook Let the Scales Fall from our Eyes – This post was written by a CMR friend who goes by the name “Eponymous.” The mainstream media would have us believe that Imam Rauf is a bridgebuilder. The Imam has stated

Share this article on Facebook Papal Visit Team Embarrasses Church – What?! The Church’s public relations team has embarrassed itself and the Church again? What a shock. I say that because…IT’S NOT A SHOCK AT ALL. The incompetence of so

Share this article on Facebook Political Ad Depicts Pelosi as Wicked Witch – This political ad by the guy who’s running against Nancy Pelosi is the bomb. By that I mean that this guy knows he’s going up against an opponent in Nancy Pelosi that

Share this article on Facebook Thomas Peters Is Nicer Than Me – Concerning the Papal Visit Team’s Glossary that I feel was poorly conceived, misguided and embarrassing, Thomas Peters of American Papist disagrees and puts it in a

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Angelus: God Always Comes Out To Meet Us – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – At midday today, before praying the Angelus with faithful gathered in the central courtyard of the Apostolic Palace in Castelgandolfo, Benedict XVI

Share this article on Facebook Bishops: Custodians Of The Church – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – A hundred and twenty recently-appointed bishops from various countries, currently participating in an annual congress promoted by the Congregation

Share this article on Facebook Celebrations To Be Presided By Pope: October-November – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today published the calendar of celebrations to be presided by the Holy Father in the

Share this article on Facebook Fruits Of Evangelisation Depend On Faith And Prayer – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – At midday today Benedict XVI received participants in a congress for recently-consecrated bishops, regularly organised at this time of year by the

Share this article on Facebook Letters Of Credence Of New German Ambassador – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy Father today received the Letters of Credence of Walter Jurgen Schmid, the new ambassador of Germany to the Holy See. The Pope began by

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani Bishop Grateful Qu’ran Wasn’t Burned; Muslims Protest, Stone Church – A Pakistani bishop is grateful that a Florida Protestant pastor decided not to burn the Qu’ran on September 11. “If he were to burn the Qu’ran, we would have to pay the

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience Cardinal Marc Ouellet P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. On Saturday 11 September he

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Bishop Fausto Gabriel Travez Travez O.F.M. of Babahoyo, Ecuador, as metropolitan archbishop of Quito (area 11,167,

Share this article on Facebook Pope Mentions New Blessed, Leopoldo De Alpandeire – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – After praying the Angelus today the Pope recalled how Br. Leopoldo Sanchez Marquez de Alpandeire (ne Francesco), was beatified this morning in the

Share this article on Facebook Reopening Of The Vatican Apostolic Library – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – Following three years of restoration work, the Vatican Apostolic Library is due to reopen its doors on 20 September. The announcement was made in a

Share this article on Facebook UK Papal Preview: St. Ninian’s Day – Pope Benedict XVI will arrive in the United Kingdom on September 16, the feast of St. Ninian, the bishop who first brought the Gospel to the Picts in Scotland. According

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Hawking Nonsense – Rebecca Teti: dear physicists, please butt out of metaphysics | “Hawking says Science proves there is no God” read the headlines. “Here we go again,” thought I. I read

Share this article on Facebook More Video Inspiration From Catholic Vote – Danielle Bean: | Gearing up for November’s elections, CatholicVote.org has released a new video, featuring Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Please

Share this article on Facebook Parenting Pointers – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Parenting | (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 Special Guest Blogger: Catholic Foodie – Danielle Bean: Food meets faith this week at Faith & Family | I am so happy to announce our Faith & Family Live guest blogger for the week—Jeff Young, the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook What Does Food Have to Do with Faith? – Jeff Young: | What does food have to do with faith? I mean, faith involves prayer, church, the bible, the sacraments. What does any of that have to do with food? At

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Life-Affirming Faith – Abraham is our father in faith. His name was originally “Abram,” which means “exalted father.” But God changed his name to Abraham, meaning “father of many.” God tells

Share this article on Facebook The Greatest Love of All – One of the events I enjoyed most as a parish priest was First Communion liturgies. I always preached vigorously on the awesome wonder of Christ being our Food from

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook 475 abuse allegations in Belgium; bishop to go into hiding – A commission established by the Church in Belgium to investigate clerical abuse issued its report on September 10, documenting 475 allegations received this year.

Share this article on Facebook British ambassador says criticism of the pope’s visit is not widespread – Pope asks for prayers for his trip to the United Kingdom

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Media Chasing the Idiot

Share this article on Facebook CatholicVote.org: The Dream 2010 – CatholicVote.org has released its first video in a series of new commercials by the CatholicVote.org Education Fund designed to educate, inspire, and mobilize the

Share this article on Facebook Hollywood, Full of Grace – by Kathryn Jean Lopez at HeadlineBistro.com “There’s alive and there’s dead, and there’s a worse place in between them that I hope you never know nothing about.” Felix

Share this article on Facebook Imam: “I Would Never Have Done It” – The imam behind the proposed Islamic cultural center near ground zero in New York says the Islamophobic backlash over the project rivaled, if not exceeded, the anger

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer openly admitted Friday that she wants “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” nixed soon, lamenting that “justice delayed is justice denied” for gay

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – September 13, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Sept. 13 4:00 – Preconceived bigotry: Response to Anne Rice media shorthand Anne Rice, author of the popular “Vampire

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Practitioner Agrees to License Suspension After Severely Injuring Teen – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — An abortion practitioner who severely injured a teenage girl in a botched abortion has entered into an agreement with the state of New

Share this article on Facebook Arkansas’ Lincoln Twists Abortion Bill to Attack Senate Candidate Boozman – Little Rock, AR (LifeNews.com) — Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln looked desperate in a debate on Friday afternoon in which she made the accusation that her pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Chinese Forced Abortion Opponent Faces Persecution After Prison Release – Linyi, China (LifeNews.com) — Chen Guangcheng, the blind attorney who stood up for thousands of men and women subjected to forced abortions and sterilizations in his

Share this article on Facebook Delaware Poll Has Pro-Life O’Donnell Leading Pro-Abortion Castle, Strategy Issues – Dover, DE (LifeNews.com) — A new poll from Delaware shows pro-life Republican Senate primary candidate Christine O’Donnell has pulled into a virtual tie with

Share this article on Facebook Details Emerge of Plot to Do Illegal Late-Term Abortions in New Jersey, Maryland – She is only eighteen, but she is lucky to be alive. The ordeal that nearly cost her life began in early August. D.B., as records identify her, was on a popular brand of

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire Poll Sees Ayotte Lead Over Lamontagne Shrinking, Vote Tuesday – Concord, NH (LifeNews.com) — A new poll of Republican voters in New Hampshire finds pro-life Senate candidate Kelly Ayotte’s shrinking over pro-life candidate Ovide

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration Scurries to Fund Embryo Destruction After Court Ruling – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — An appeals court has overturned the temporary injunction a federal judge put in place stopping the Obama administration’s taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood, Legislator Defend Massive Overbilling Practices in California – Sacramento, CA (LifeNews.com) — In new comments about a case pending in federal court showing how California Planned Parenthood massively overbilled the state on the

Share this article on Facebook Practitioner Who Killed Woman in Botched Abortion Faces Trial This Week – Hyannis, MA (LifeNews.com) — The trial of abortion practitioner Rapin Osathanondh, who has been charged with manslaughter after killing one of his patients in a botched

Share this article on Facebook Practitioner Who Killed Woman in Botched Abortion Loses Medical License – Annapolis, MD (LifeNews.com) — A Maryland-based abortion practitioner who killed a woman in a failed abortion has had his medical license suspended. The Maryland Board

Share this article on Facebook Republican Congressman: We Will De-Fund Pro-Abortion Health Care If We Win – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A top Republican congressman has repeated a pledge that has become a rallying cry of sort for the party during the midterm Congressional

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nichols’s Comments on Gay Unions Endanger the Souls of My Children – Commentary by John Smeaton, Director of SPUCLONDON, September 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – These are dangerous times for families in Britain – and they are dangerous

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Marriages Plummet in Britain – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, September 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the lead-up to the pope’s visit, the Catholic bishops have striven to create a positive spin on the

Share this article on Facebook Fast, Pray, Love: Bishop Urges Pastors to Join 40 Days for Life – By Peter J. SmithFARGO, North Dakota, September 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Catholic bishop in North Dakota has asked priests and pastors of his diocese to take the

Share this article on Facebook HALF A CENTURY AGO – “Religious liberty is under assault today in ways not seen since the Nazi and Communist eras.” Archbishop Charles Chaput, August, 24, 2010 Dear Friends,We are 29% of the

Share this article on Facebook Manslaughter Case against Massachusetts Abortionist Begins Today – By Kathleen GilbertBOSTON, September 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The trial into charges of involuntary manslaughter against a Massachusetts abortionist whose botched

Share this article on Facebook More Pope London Visit Newsbytes – The Tide is Turning – LONDON, September 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As predicted, the media coverage is starting to turn around, and more voices are being heard that are saying, ‘Enough of

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Church Must Reject All ‘Alternative Models of Family Life’ – By Kathleen GilbertVATICAN CITY, September 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – All legal recognition of “alternative” means of pursuing a family life, such as homosexual

Share this article on Facebook Santorum: ‘Separation of Church and State’ Meant to Protect Church from Gov’t, Not Vice Versa – By Kathleen GilbertHOUSTON, Texas, September 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute” – these words

Share this article on Facebook Toronto Archbishop on Catholic School Trustees: ‘Should Be Faithful Catholics’ – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, September 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Ontario’s October 25th municipal election approaches, Archbishop Thomas Collins of

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Dead Baby Found Outside Planned Parenthood Clinic – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The body of a newborn baby girl was found in a storage bin outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey Launches Statewide School Choice Law – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist New Jersey’s Catholic Governor Chris Christie signed a public school choice law into effect this weekend that will allow

Share this article on Facebook Pope Asks for Prayer for UK Trip – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Pope Benedict XVI is calling upon the faithful to pray for his upcoming trip to the UK. Asia News is reporting that at the

Share this article on Facebook UK Bishops Under Fire for Papal Guide – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In an attempt to be trendy, UK Catholic bishops have published what is being called a “cringe-worthy” guide to the upcoming

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Ad Orientem at St. Theresa’s, Sugarland – September 3rd, 2010 – Mass according to the modern Roman liturgical books, offered ad orientem with the ordinary of the Mass in Latin and the propers in the vernacular.

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Mass at the Basilica Shrine of Fatima – As mentioned last week, as part of their journey to Portugal, the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius were to offer a Solemn Mass according to the usus antiquior on the

Share this article on Facebook Two Items Related to Cardinal Newman – The first item I wish to mention is that Baronius Press has announced a timely release recently with the imminent republication of the Meditations and Devotions of John

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook How John Henry Newman Brought Joseph Ratzinger to Great Britain – Take the time to read this gracious and insightful article about the great English convert from Protestantism, John Henry Newman, soon to be declared beatus by Pope

Share this article on Facebook Jennifer Fulwiler explains why she converted to the Catholic Church from atheism – Check out her 45-minute talk : “How I went from lifelong atheism to orthodox Catholicism.” Is good. Is very good. http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Answers Live Today – Today I am on Catholic Answers Live at 6 PM Eastern time. The topic is “What is your Authority?” You can listen on-line at http://www.Catholic.com.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook I Am Not a Logical Person – If I were, I would have won this game much, much faster than I did. My six-year-old got bored long before I’d come close to exhausting all the different orders of

Share this article on Facebook Today in History: September 12 – As the timeline feature on my iGoogle homepage informs me, Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens was born on this day in 1913. The son of a sharecropper and the grandson of

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ABA GINOONG MARIA by Bro. Marwil Llasos, O.P. – Icon of the Annunciation wherein the Angel Gabriel greeted the Virgin Mary, “Hail, Full of Grace” Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */

Share this article on Facebook What is the Meaning of Jesus’ Statement ‘I came not to bring peace but war’? – The Lord Jesus as The Good Shepherd lovingly carrying a lamb. Swiss Guard said… Fr. Abe Magandang Araw po itatanong ko lang po di ba si Jesukristo ang Prinsipe ng

Share this article on Facebook WHY DO WE PRAY TO THE ANGELS AND THE SAINTS by Bro. Marwil Llasos, O.P. – The Madonna and Child surrounded by Angels and Saints by Fra Angelico, 1472 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook An Alarming Devhttp://wdtprs.com/blog/wp-admin/post-new.phpelopment near… The Vortex – I was alarmed today to see an article in the National Catholic Fishwap… Reporter  … wait for it and put down your freshly brewed Mystic Monk Coffee… … praising His

Share this article on Facebook Bp. Hubbard attends Solemn TLM – I received note of this from a reader. This is for your brick by brick file. Bishop Howard J. Hubbard Visits St. Joseph’s Parish, Troy, NY September 2010 marked the

Share this article on Facebook Hard to imagine this is not a joke – I thought my friend Fr. Ray Blake, the illustrious P.P. of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, was having us on. Then, to my horror, I realized he was in earnest. The English

Share this article on Facebook Overcome idolatry in life by kneeling at during Mass – From the gentlemanly Sandro Magister. I love the opening salvo. This splendid article reminds me of a story told by a priest friend about a very high American prelate.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Can the pastor tell the assistant what to preach? – From a reader: I am newly ordained.  An issue has arisen between myself and my Pastor, and you could say, a small number of vocal parishioners. [Imagine my surprise.] It

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Do priests consecrate everything on altar? Wherein Fr. Z rants. – From a reader: Prior to the consecration, the altar servers are negligent in removing everything extraneous from the altar.  They have left the cruet of water on the

Share this article on Facebook Wherein I respond to a non-concern, and support Fr. Longenecker – I have had more than one emails from readers who are all excited about the possibility that Fr. Dwight Longenecker took a shot at me in one of his posts on his good blog

Share this article on Facebook Your good news – Do you have some good news to report?

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