Catholic News Headlines October 1, 2010


Sep. 30, 7pm—Oct. 1, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: AN OUNCE OF “PREVENTION” IS WORTH A POUND OF “CURE” – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time that we turn our attention to a devastating disease that strikes one out of every nine of our mothers, aunts, wives,

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Share this article on Facebook Artist’s Madonna with baby Hitler work plays with fire, states Italian bishop – Rome, Italy, Oct 1, 2010 / 10:04 am ( CNA ).- Bishop Domenico Mogavero is wondering just what was meant to be accomplished through a work of art that makes a joke of

Share this article on Facebook Baja California modifies state constitution to protect marriage – Mexicali, Mexico, Oct 1, 2010 / 04:52 pm ( CNA ).- By a vote of 18-1 the state Congress of Baja California in Mexico approved a reform of the state constitution that

Share this article on Facebook Dawn Eden responds to Dr. Janet Smith’s thesis criticisms – Washington D.C., Oct 1, 2010 / 11:33 am ( CNA ).- Following professor Dr. Janet Smith’s recent criticisms of author Dawn Eden’s master’s thesis critiquing Christopher

Share this article on Facebook Excommunication for Philippines president ‘a possibility,’ bishop states – Manila, Philippines, Oct 1, 2010 / 01:06 am ( CNA ).- The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has said there is “a possibility” of

Share this article on Facebook Florida man fights to stop pre-game prayers at Pee Wee football league – Vernon, Fla., Sep 30, 2010 / 08:17 pm ( CNA ).- A Florida man has asked a city council to end a Pee Wee football game’s pregame prayer tradition, claiming that the

Share this article on Facebook Franciscan order sees massive increase in Cameroon – Konigstein, Germany, Oct 1, 2010 / 03:13 am ( CNA ).- Membership in a small Franciscan order is booming in Cameroon after only ten years in the country. One of its

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father to meet with government heads of France, Spain – Rome, Italy, Oct 1, 2010 / 08:29 am ( CNA ).- In the last week, media sources have confirmed that the Holy Father will be meeting with French president Nicolas Sarkozy

Share this article on Facebook Holy See confirms papal visit to microstate of San Marino in Summer 2011 – Vatican City, Oct 1, 2010 / 04:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Next June, Pope Benedict XVI will make an apostolic visit to the Diocese of San Marino-Montefeltro. The visit

Share this article on Facebook New Venezuelan congress now democratic, reports archbishop – Rome, Italy, Sep 30, 2010 / 10:10 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Roberto Luckert of Coro said this week that the 65 congressional seats gained by a minority party in last

Share this article on Facebook Religion isn’t a ‘feel-good’ solution, teaches Argentinean bishop – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 1, 2010 / 12:25 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Jorge Lozano of Gualeguaychu in Argentina warned this week that relativism in the faith is what leads

Share this article on Facebook Researchers pioneer new method to generate non-embryonic stem cells – Boston, Mass., Oct 1, 2010 / 07:03 am ( CNA ).- In what one expert calls a “major paper,” researchers have reported new advances in creating efficient and safe

Share this article on Facebook Searching for votes, Brazilian presidential candidate denies supporting abortion – Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct 1, 2010 / 01:14 pm ( CNA ).- Brazilian presidential candidate, Dilma Rousseff, met with Christian leaders on Wednesday this week and explained to

Share this article on Facebook U.S. priest chosen as superior general of international Oblates order – Rome, Italy, Oct 1, 2010 / 04:45 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A 58-year old Buffalo, New York native will soon be in charge of the 4,000 brothers of the Oblates of Mary

Share this article on Facebook Visitor to Regnum Christi, counselors to the Legion announced – Rome, Italy, Sep 30, 2010 / 07:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Velasio De Paolis, Pontifical Delegate to the Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ, announced

Share this article on Facebook Volunteers for Catholic schools honored at annual dinner – Southington, Conn., Oct 1, 2010 / 05:57 pm ( CNA ).- More than 600 people honored the many men and women who volunteer their time and talents to support Catholic schools

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ director Arthur Penn dies – Film director Arthur Penn helmed many fine motion pictures – but his 1967 film about a murderous Depression-era …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Intoxicated mother, boyfriend tape baby to the wall – In an especially disturbing case of child abuse, a teenaged mother near Lincoln, Nebraska after a night of …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Ecuadoran president released after held hostage for 12 hours – Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa was rescued from the hospital where he was trapped Thursday for 12 hours. The …

Share this article on Facebook Leader’s sister, husband may one day rule North Korea – It’s a given fact that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il’s son would succeed him if he were to …

Share this article on Facebook Osama bin Laden calls for Pakistan flood relief efforts – The more recent messages from Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden have been far more humanitarian in tone. The …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook California governor decriminalizes marijuana possession – California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has further decriminalized the possession of marijuana. Now, if a …

Share this article on Facebook Truth about Abortion and Depression: Alice may be in Wonderland; I’m Not – This latest “professional” study insults our intelligence when it denies our experiences and …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Toy maker Fisher-Price recalls millions of toys – Toy manufacturer Fisher-Price is recalling 10 million toys due to safety issues. The toy maker says it has …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Hilarious! Hamburgers Just Like Heroin – Funny that many of the same people who want to legalize drugs are the same people who want to make hamburgers illegal. HT First Things

Share this article on Facebook Lebron Has a Race Card? Really? – He’s a multi multi millionaire, soon likely to be a billionaire. He’s the most sought after man for endorsements in the world. He may be the best in the world at his

Share this article on Facebook The Deer in the Tree – Patrick texted me this morning from ten feet high in a tree with his trusty crossbow. It’s the first day of hunting season and he was bored waiting for a deer but he

Share this article on Facebook White House and FBI Targets Pro-Lifers – Perfect. The Obama Administration, the FBI and Planned Parenthood are teaming up. Guess who they’re targeting? LifeNews.com reports: Documents LifeNews.com obtained

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Mamberti Addresses U.N. General Assembly – VATICAN CITY, 1 OCT 2010 (VIS) – On 29 September Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Holy See secretary for Relations with States, addressed the sixty-fifth session of the

Share this article on Facebook Counsellors of Pontifical Delegate for Legion of Christ – VATICAN CITY, 1 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Archbishop Velasio de Paolis C.S., pontifical delegate for the Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ, has announced the names of the

Share this article on Facebook Honors For Midwife Who Saves Babies Of Auschwitz Prisoners – (Catholic World News) — The World Prayer Congress for Life, to be held in Rome next month, will honor a Polish midwife who saved hundreds of babies from death at

Share this article on Facebook Italian Widow, Foundress To Be Beatified – (Catholic World News) — Venerable Anna Maria Adorni (1805-93), a wife and mother who founded the Congregation of Handmaidens of Blessed Mary Immaculate of Parma after

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For Oct. 1 2010 – VATICAN CITY, 1 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father accepted: – The resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Shrewsbury, England, presented by Bishop Brian M.

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Foreign Minister Prods UN On Right To Life, Religious Liberty – (Catholic World News) — Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly on September 29, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, the Vatican’s secretary for relations with

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Easy Puree-ing – Arwen Mosher: Immersion blenders: got an opinion? | I love pureed soups, and I love squash. Every autumn when the recipes show up online, I long for squash soup. But I

Share this article on Facebook Family Saints and Fall Fun – 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) Arwen, Danielle and Rebecca

Share this article on Facebook Loving and Learning – 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 Marching Through Life – Tom and April Hoopes: User’s Guide to Sunday | Sunday, Oct. 3, is the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The U.S. bishops promote it as Respect Life Sunday. Respect Life It’s

Share this article on Facebook View from the Pew – Rachel Balducci: Timeless encouragement | I’ve been thinking lately about the larger Body of Christ; how varied and beautiful is the gathering of people who fill the

Share this article on Facebook Weekend Wish For You – Rebecca Teti: may you get a nice nap! | I got nuttin’ this afternoon, so I am shamelessly stealing this from Ironic Catholic. And she got it from this post, which is

Share this article on Facebook Will You Go Western? – Hallie Lord: What do you think of Glamour’s ’14 Most Wearable Fall Fashions’? | Happy Fall, ladies! I could barely believe it when I stepped out my front door this

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Feast of the Guardian Angels – Each year on October 2nd, the Church observes the Feast of the Guardian Angels, and reflects on the fact that from the first moment of our existence, God assigns an

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Backyard Chat

Share this article on Facebook Conservative song costs coach his job – A Tennessee middle school football coach is looking to the future after his termination for alleged political incorrectness. Twenty-six-year-old Bryan Glover is a

Share this article on Facebook Nobody happy after ruling over disputed holy site in India – Muslims and Hindus have been ordered by the Indian Supreme Court to share a disputed holy site which has caused riots throughout the country and the deaths of more than

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Act of the Day – Boxer Campaigners Hire Day Laborers to Protest Fiorina

Share this article on Facebook Priest questions President Obama about jobs at Iowa appearance; bishop present – President Barack Obama chose the backyard of a Catholic Des Moines family Sept. 29 to talk about issues ranging from the economy and taxes to education, poverty and

Share this article on Facebook Protection of life requires ‘love without measure,’ Portland archbishop teaches – Portland, Ore., Sep 30, 2010 / 01:01 am (CNA) Announcing this year’s initiative to protect life in his archdiocese, which will begin October 3 on Respect Life Sunday,

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 1, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 1 4:00 – Jury Acquits the Four Christian Evangelists Arrested For Proselytizing at the Dearborn Arab Festival Last

Share this article on Facebook US priest chosen as superior general of international Oblates order – Rome, Italy, Oct 1, 2010 / 04:45 am (CNA/EWTN News) A 58-year old Buffalo, New York native will soon be in charge of the 4,000 brothers of the Oblates of Mary

Share this article on Facebook White and with Tuxedo: Newlyweds Visit Pope at the Vatican

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Share this article on Facebook Arizona Right to Life Makes Pro-Life Endorsements for 2010 November Election – Phoenix, AZ (LifeNews.com) — Arizona Right to Life has announced its endorsements of pro-life candidates for the general election this November. Walt Opaska, the

Share this article on Facebook Mainstream Media Misreport Stem Cell Research, Court Ruling on Obama’s Funding – It is truly remarkable to observe how press outlets continue to misreport and misinform the public in the area of stem cell research.

Share this article on Facebook Massachusetts Pro-Life Group Backs Candidates for Congress Based on Abortion – Boston, MA (LifeNews.com) — The issue of abortion and the abortion funding found in the ObamaCare bill Congress passed became the central focus for the political arm of

Share this article on Facebook Obama Advisor Admits Abortion Will Play a Role in 2010 Election Contests – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The mainstream media likes to downplay the issue of abortion in terms of its importance as a voting issue during national elections. But

Share this article on Facebook Obama Told on Abortion: Change Your Mind Because Unborn Children Feel Pain – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Yesterday, pro-abortion President Barack Obama relied on the language Bill Clinton used to try to moderate his radical image on

Share this article on Facebook Polls Show Close Senate Race in Nevada, Pro-Life Rubio Leading in Florida – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Two of the marquee Senate matchups for November that pit pro-life versus pro-abortion candidates were the subject of new polls released

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Share this article on Facebook Abortion, ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Feature in Lame-Duck Bill – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – U.S. Congressional Democrats have planned out an ambitious lame-duck session for November and

Share this article on Facebook Amnesty International Demands Decriminalization of Abortion throughout Latin America – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentOctober 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Amnesty International has issued a press release demanding the legalization

Share this article on Facebook Homosexual Agenda Safe in U.K’s Labour Party Under New Leader Miliband – By Hilary White MANCHESTER, October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Already dubbed “Red Ed” by the media, Edward Miliband, the newly elected leader of Britain’s Labour

Share this article on Facebook Kristof’s Error: Population Control is an Easy, but Wrong Solution – Commentary by Bryan Clowes, Research Manager, Human Life InternationalOctober 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nicholas Kristof’s entire article “Birth Control over

Share this article on Facebook Pope Calls for Worldwide Vigil for All Nascent Human Life – October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Saturday, November 27th at St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate a “Vigil for All Nascent Human Life” coinciding

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers Will Fail Unless We Confront the ‘Corruption of Innocence’, Says Leader – By Patrick B. CraineOctober 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – If the pro-life movement is to gain any headway, pro-life leaders must confront the root of the attack against

Share this article on Facebook Researchers Announce Embryo-Free Breakthrough in Stem Cell Research – By Kathleen GilbertBOSTON, October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A faster and more efficient way of deriving stem cells from ordinary skin cells has been discovered,

Share this article on Facebook Save a Life: Just ‘Ask to See the Ultrasound’ – Commentary by Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for LifeOctober 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On this tenth day of the 40 Days for Life campaign, I have a few

Share this article on Facebook Spotlight: Fighting the Culture of the Pill – For Jenn Giroux, celebrating large families is part of an effort to save them from the regret they might experience later in life in the absence of children that might

Share this article on Facebook U.S. House Reapproves Funding for Ethical Cord Blood Stem Cells – By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Hope for future therapies and cures from stem cell research got a big boost Thursday, when the

Share this article on Facebook Women Convicted of Infanticide Feted as Heroes by Mexico City Politicians – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentMEXICO CITY, September 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Four women convicted of infanticide who were freed from

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Court Allows Embryonic Stem Cell Research to Continue – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A federal appeals court in Washington DC has decided to allow government funding of embryonic stem cell research to continue

Share this article on Facebook New England Town Features Yoga Positions on Parking Tickets – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A controversy is brewing over a new program in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts that is depicting yoga positions, and

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration Defines Free Speech Rights of Pro Lifers “Violence” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A stunning new report by LifeNews.com reveals that the Obama Administration partnered with the FBI and the U.S. Department of

Share this article on Facebook Sotheby’s Hosts Blasphemous Art – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The famous New York auction house, Sotheby’s, is hosting an art exhibition celebrating Dante’s “Divine Comedy” that contains a

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Bishops Issue Statement on Respect Life Month – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a statement to mark Respect Life Month, October 2010, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston addressed direct threats

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook High Altar of Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans – Recently we featured a Solemn Mass from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans which was celebrated on the anniversary of the motu proprio, the Feast of the Exaltation of

Share this article on Facebook More Resources on Customs and Traditions – With our recent posts which have touched on the matter of some of the customs and traditions of the liturgical year, one of our readers drew my attention to the website

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Top 10 OSV Newsweekly stories in September – Is it really October already? Here are the 10 OSV Newsweekly stories that attracted the most traffic in September. Happy reading if you missed them the first time

Share this article on Facebook Who’s to blame for Church’s ‘communication problem’ – One of my colleagues at the “Church Up Close” seminar in Rome, sponsored in part by OSV, has written a thought-provoking commentary on the Church’s “communication

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook New Media and the Holy Sacraments Just Don’t Mixhttp://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook Take a Virtual Tour of St. Peter’s Tomb Beneath St. Peter Basilica – I’ve had the good fortune of taking the Scavi tour in Rome several times, and let me tell you, it is spectacular and inspiring. And you can take it today, right now, in

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Guardian Angels – I will be discussing Guardian Angels on Relevant Radio at 8 AM Eastern time Friday. You can listen on-line at http://www.relevantradio.com.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook 10:10 Repellent & Revealing UPDATED – “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral

Share this article on Facebook Coat Hanger Caper;”Shut up, Witness.” – It’s 2002, In a UK Courtroom , and a man is being tried for stealing 40,000 hotel coat hangers and Joseph Heller could not have written a more entertaining transcript!

Share this article on Facebook Sinatra Break – I awoke with this in my head, today, and it won’t go away. So, I figured you may as well hear it in your head, too!

Share this article on Facebook St. Therese as Lao Tsu, Genesis & More – St. Therese as Joan of Arc, her own play So much has been written about St. Therese (and justly; she is very great), that I am appreciative of Frank Weathers’ post, here

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING THE BLESSEDNESS OF MARY AND THE UNIQUENESS OF HER FAITH AGAINST A DATING DAAN MEMBER, Part 4 Repy of Bro. Marwil Llasos, O.P. – The Mother of God by Viktor Vasnetzov, 1901 jc said… Thank you Mr. Marwil on your comment. I also thank GOD that we had internet today, for it easy to gather

Share this article on Facebook DEFENDING THE BLESSEDNESS OF MARY AND THE UNIQUENESS OF HER FAITH AGAINST A DATING DAAN MEMBER, Part 5 Repy of Bro. Marwil Llasos, O.P. – The Mother of God in Heavenly Honor with the Angels jc said… Once again, thank for replying. I would like to comment once more as follows: 1. Putting your thoughts as

Share this article on Facebook EXCHANGE WITH SSPX FOLLOWER, Part 10 The Success of Vatican II over SSPX – The all-embracing collonnade of St. Peter’s Basilica Anonymous said… This has taught me one lesson about SSPX and sedevacantists: That sedevacantists are more honest

Share this article on Facebook Heading to Rome? Will Entire Maryland Episcopal Parish Become Catholic? – An Anglican Liturgy. This photo and caption are part of the original article. This Anglican Liturgy resembles more the TLM than the Pauline Mass. * By Randy Sly *

Share this article on Facebook Holocaust-Denying Bishop Scuffles With Reporter While Leaving Argentina – The Holocaust-denying bishop, Richard Williamson, left Argentina, but he sure didn’t go quietly. The Argentinean government gave Williamson the boot after controversy

Share this article on Facebook IS THE GOD OF THE MOSLEMS THE SAME AS THE GOD OF CATHOLICS? – God the Father establishing the Covenant with Noah Anonymous said… Peace! Magtatanong lang po ako Father tungkol po sa isang inconsistency na nakita ko po in one of

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Mission Congress 2010 will Paint Broad Portrait of U.S. Catholics in Mission – WASHINGTON (October 1, 2010)— God’s Mission, Many Faces: A Portrait of U.S. Catholics in Mission is the theme of  Mission Congress 2010, which will meet October 28-31,

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook BLOG RENEWAL: login – Some people are writing with log in problems. I am not quite sure how to help you, since you seem to have functioning records. Also, if, after you log in, you are

Share this article on Facebook Google Translator v. Lame-Duck ICEL – COLLECT 27th Sunday – Google Translator has added Latin.  I am skeptical. That said. A reader sent this: Noting your skepticism about Google Translate’s addition of Latin, I have a

Share this article on Facebook IRELAND 20-22 Oct: TLM Workshop for Priests – In his pastoral letter to the faithful in Ireland, Our Holy Father said that a return to traditional Catholic practices is necessary. From a reader: Seminar for Priests

Share this article on Facebook Joseph Sobran: RIP – I received word that columnist Joseph Sobran has passed away.  Requiescat in pace.

Share this article on Facebook Madison, WI: Gregorian Chant Workshop – I am attending a diocesan sponsored workshop on Gregorian Chant held at the diocesan center in Madison. A diocesan sponsored event MUST be supported! Brick by brick! His

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Can a newly built church have an altar “against the wall”? – From a reader: This is in response to your recent post about GIRM 299 and ad orientam worship. I was just wondering, because of what 299 says do altars have to be built

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