Catholic News Headlines October 6, 2010


Oct. 5, 7pm—Oct. 6, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook FINDING OUR LIFE IN CHRIST – “When you open the holy gospel think that what is written there – the words and deeds of Christ – is something that you should not only know, but live.  Everything,

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook NEW iPS STEM CELL “BREAKTHROUGH” IS NOT A PRO-LIFE VICTORY! – by Leslie Tignor News is breaking, once again, that scientists have “developed a technique that can quickly create safe alternatives to human embryonic stem cells,” and

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI exhorts Christians to employ Rosary as ‘spiritual weapon’ – Vatican City, Oct 6, 2010 / 03:54 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Anticipating Thursday’s celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, the Holy Father called on the

Share this article on Facebook Bethlehem hospital creates ‘birth clock’ website as 50,000th delivery approaches – Bethlehem, West Bank, Oct 6, 2010 / 03:08 am ( CNA ).- The Knights of Malta-operated Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem is expecting the imminent delivery its 50,000th

Share this article on Facebook Costa Rican bishops to defend the family before Congress – San José, Costa Rica, Oct 6, 2010 / 05:52 pm ( CNA ).- Two Costa Rican bishops will defend the institution of the family during a meeting with the country’s lawmakers on

Share this article on Facebook Defense of human rights must extend to the science lab, argues Detroit archbishop – Detroit, Mich., Oct 6, 2010 / 05:54 am ( CNA ).- Following the University of Michigan’s announcement of a new embryonic stem cell line, Archbishop Allen Vigneron spoke

Share this article on Facebook Diocese of Sacramento to host event on Catholic understanding of marriage – Sacramento, Calif., Oct 6, 2010 / 02:55 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic Diocese of Sacramento will host family scholar Jennifer Roback Morse to discuss how to defend Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Pope chooses Middle East Synod members – Vatican City, Oct 5, 2010 / 08:12 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy See released the names of those chosen as members, experts and auditors in the Synod for the Middle

Share this article on Facebook Pope: As in medieval times, happy lives still centered on friendship with Jesus – Rome, Italy, Oct 6, 2010 / 06:27 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Recounting the extraordinary life of a 13th-century “Great” German woman and saint, the Holy Father taught that

Share this article on Facebook Removal of crosses empties society of values, warns archbishop – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 6, 2010 / 11:54 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata, Argentina criticized a proposal by the country’s Chief Justice Carmen

Share this article on Facebook Truly secular state cannot persecute religious faithful, argues Mexican archdiocese – Mexico City, Mexico, Oct 5, 2010 / 10:09 pm ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Mexico City is defending the right of Catholic clergy and members of the faith to voice their

Share this article on Facebook Vatican spokesman urges credibility, transparency in response to controversy – Rome, Italy, Oct 6, 2010 / 12:49 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In being truthful, transparent and loyal, the Church will be able to renew and purify itself from moral problems,

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Piers Morgan promises big changes to CNN news slot – Piers Morgan, the British news host who’s taking over Larry King’s coveted time slot on CNN in …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Forced Abortion,One Child Policy: China’s War Against its Own People to Continue – Hundreds of millions of women have been forcibly aborted and sterilized.  Homes have been razed, …

Share this article on Facebook Secret talks to end war in Afghanistan begin – Taliban members are now meeting in private with members of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai’s …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Free speech or Invasion of Privacy? Soldier funeral case goes to Supreme Court – The Westboro Baptist Church, most famous for demonstrating in gay rights parades with banners proclaiming that …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic League on Gay Suicides: Libeling Religion in the Face of a Tragedy – On his CNN show last night, Larry King opened a segment with Wanda Sykes, Kathy Griffin, Tim Gunn, Lance Bass and …

Share this article on Facebook Christopher Hitchens calls to reinstate Rick Sanchez – Controversial commentator Christopher Hitchens has taken another unpopular stand in a recent column. The outspoken …

Share this article on Facebook Citizen comes to kidnapped girl’s rescue in Fresno – In a stranger-than-fiction twist, people viewing a telecast of a kidnapping suspect’s truck on a TV news …

Share this article on Facebook Loss of limbs increasing in war-torn Afghanistan – U.S. soldiers whose combat injuries in Afghanistan necessitate amputations has increased sharply over last year as …

Share this article on Facebook Nationwide effort collects outdated prescription drugs – More than 121 tons of outdated prescription medication was collected nationwide on “Take-Back” …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Soldiers Committing Suicide: The War After the War – The simple fact is after 9 years of war, the Army is severely stressed.  Troops have faced multiple …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Mindanao solon vows to fight for region’s rightful share in 2011 budget – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, Oct. 7, 2010—Stressing that the ten percent (10%) share of Mindanao in the proposed 2011 budget is not enough, this city’s second district

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Environut Ad Lynches Little Girl – What is it with these nutty environmentalist groups putting out ads that are so blatantly anti-human? We all know that they’re anti-human but it just shows they’ve gone

Share this article on Facebook H.S. Cheerleaders Bring Modesty Back? – Give me an M!O!D!E!S!T!Y! Modesty, which has been suffering rout after rout the past fifty years may just be staging a comeback. And you can credit a group of high

Share this article on Facebook Priest Fired For Porn To Protect Confessional Seal? – With all the usual caveats about how we may not know the whole story… Last year a priest was fired from his college job becuase the school found porn on his computer.

Share this article on Facebook Stupidest Anti-Life Video….Ever! – This is so completely stupid. I’d comment on it but I have to go pick up the kids from school. Cassy Fiano tears it apart better than I could anyway. Pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook What’s the Scariest Book You Ever Read? – I don’t know if it’s in honor of Halloween or I’m just in the mood for a scary story but I’m interested in what you consider the scariest books you’ve ever read. And

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook C-FAM Warns: UN Youth Document’s Influence Could Spread – The Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (C-FAM) is warning that a document produced at the UN’s World Youth Conference, held in August in León, Mexico, could

Share this article on Facebook Key Russian Orthodox Prelate Sees New Springtime For Christian Unity – Speaking in Spain, and echoing language used by Venerable John Paul II, the Russian Orthodox Church’s leading ecumenical officer said on October 5 that this century will

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Oct 6, 2010 – VATICAN CITY, 6 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the office of auxiliary of the diocese of Brooklyn, U.S.A., presented by Bishop Guy

Share this article on Facebook St. Gertrude: A Unique Influence On Christian Spirituality – VATICAN CITY, 6 OCT 2010 (VIS) – In his general audience, held this morning in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope dedicated his catechesis to St. Gertrude, “one of the most

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Issues Three Special Postmarks – VATICAN CITY, 6 OCT 2010 (VIS) – A note released today by the Governorate of Vatican City State announces the issue of three new postmarks to commemorate, respectively,

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Babies DVD Giveaway – Danielle Bean: Leave a comment here for your chance to win! | Lori Hadacek Chaplin offers a positive review of the newly-released Babies on DVD today. The good news for

Share this article on Facebook Charts & Temps – 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:

Share this article on Facebook Do You Road Trip? – Arwen Mosher: Help a mom out! | A while ago, we had a podcast chat about traveling with young children, and I mentioned that we’d yet to take a long road trip with our

Share this article on Facebook Feeling Cramped? – Rachel Balducci: Here’s some perspective | Enjoy this picture of the “World’s smallest apartment,” up for sale in Rome. The flat consists of a ground floor bathroom with

Share this article on Facebook Pleasures of Baby-Watching – Lori Hadacek Chaplin: ‘Babies’ is an intrinsically pro-life film | (We are giving away three copies of this DVD! Enter here for your chance to win!) I never get tired of

Share this article on Facebook The Prayer I HAVE to Pray – Sarah Reinhard: The Rosary as My Weapon of Choice | According to my confessor and spiritual director, we all have habitual sins. Each of us has an area of weakness, and

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook I Saw Babies (the Movie) – Last year I mentioned the movie “Babies” and that it would be coming out in 2010. Last weekend I finally saw it. I liked it. There is no plot or story line really. And

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Where the Heck is Mopsuestia? – Often times reading about the Church Fathers you run into strange place names. You run into them just in the names of the people who lived back then: Theodore of

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 6, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 6 4:00 – “Rust” In “Rust,” Corbin Bernsen plays Jimmy Moore—a pastor who loses his faith in God only to find it again

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 40 Days for Life Pro-Life Campaign Results in Saving 138 Babies From Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The national 40 Days for Life campaign continues producing live-saving dividends for the hundreds of cities where local pro-life people

Share this article on Facebook Boston College Law School Criticized for Linking to Planned Parenthood Web Site – Boston, MA (LifeNews.com) — Boston College Law School is coming under criticism for linking to a Planned Parenthood abortion business on its web site under “pro bono

Share this article on Facebook British Pundit Virginia Ironside: “Smother Disabled Child With Pillow,” Use Abortion – London, England (LifeNews.com) — British television pundit Virginia Ironside is drawing gasps from pro-life advocates from across the globe for advocating killing

Share this article on Facebook Carelton University Students Arrested, Ignored Free Speech Limits on Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new report issued by the inspector general for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) claims the Obama administration

Share this article on Facebook Colorado Poll Shows Personhood Amendment 62 Likely Losing by Large Margin – Denver, CO (LifeNews.com) — A new poll of Colorado voters shows the personhood amendment, Amendment 62, likely losing by another large margin in November. The amendment

Share this article on Facebook Florida Pro-Life Group Endorses Marco Rubio for Senate, Rick Scott for Governor – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A Florida pro-life group has issued endorsements in races for Congress and statewide offices, but its endorsements in two marquee

Share this article on Facebook Group Launches 600K Campaign to Target Pro-Abortion, “Pro-Life” Democrats – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A leading pro-life organization launched a new election campaign today designed to educate voters on how a group of pro-abortion and

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Abortion Centers Guilty of Violating HIPAA in Dumping Patient Records – Detriot, MI (LifeNews.com) — The federal government has found three Michigan abortion businesses guilty of violating the HIPAA statutes as a result of their illegally

Share this article on Facebook Millions See Pro-Woman, Pro-Life Message on Abortion at 2010 LifeChain Event – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Millions of Americans yesterday were exposed to the pro-woman, pro-life message on abortion in cities and towns across the country as a

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Bill Filed to Stop the Abortion Funding ObamaCare Nearly Allowed – Harrisburg, PA (LifeNews.com) — A Pennsylvania state legislator has proposed legislation seeking to stop the combined state and federal funding for abortions that

Share this article on Facebook Polls Have Pro-Life Senate Candidates in Key States Leading Abortion Backers – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new slate of polls conducted by Pulse Opinion Research for Fox News finds pro-life candidates for U.S. Senate seats in four states

Share this article on Facebook University of Michigan Researchers Create First Embryonic Stem Cell Line – Detroit, MI (LifeNews.com) — Researchers from the University of Michigan have created the first embryonic stem cell line developed in the state and the line is making

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abp Nienstedt Denies Communion to Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Advocates – By Kathleen GilbertST. PAUL, Minnesota, October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis has denied communion to members of a group that

Share this article on Facebook Antigonish Diocese to Run Conference with Dissident Paul Lakeland – By Patrick B. CraineSYDNEY MINES, Nova Scotia, October 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, has organized a conference this month to be

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Gvmt: Abortion-on-Demand for Refugees under ‘Emergency’ Health Program – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian government is funding abortion-on-demand for refugees under a health plan meant to

Share this article on Facebook Congressman: Google-Searched Federal Audit on Obama Abortion Push in Kenya “Embarrassing” – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life U.S. Congressman Chris Smith of New Jersey this week blasted a just-released report

Share this article on Facebook Government of Mexico City is Acting like a ‘Dictatorship’: Archdiocese of Guadalajara – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentGUADALAJARA, Mexico, October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Archdiocese of Guadalajara has said that the

Share this article on Facebook Harding U. Drops Komen over Planned Parenthood Funding – By Kathleen GilbertSEARCY, Arkansas, October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The campus bookstore at an Arkansas Christian university has stopped selling Susan G. Komen for

Share this article on Facebook James O’Keefe Has a Lot of Questions to Answer – Commentary by John JalsevacOctober 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – James O’Keefe has finally released a statement on the website of his organization Project Veritas,

Share this article on Facebook LifeSiteNews Special Rome Report – Commentary by Steve Jalsevac in RomeROME, Italy, October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Readers may have noticed that Editor-in-Chief John-Henry Westen and myself have

Share this article on Facebook New Data, Informant Cast Doubt on Planned Parenthood Telemed Abortion Safety Claims – DES MOINES, Iowa, October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New data released in the United States and Australia concerning complication rates for the abortion pill RU-486

Share this article on Facebook Ontario Catholic College Accused of “False Compassion” in Hosting Homosexual Activist – By Patrick B. CraineLONDON, Ontario, October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In hosting a talk this month by a leading U.S. homosexual activist, King’s University-College,

Share this article on Facebook Palin Calls Abortion Issue ‘Essential’ for Midterm Elections – By Kathleen GilbertHOUSTON, Texas, October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has insisted that abortion will be an “essential” issue in

Share this article on Facebook Survey Finds Tea Partiers Socially Conservative, Religious – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new American Values Survey shows that among adults in the Tea Party movement, most are socially

Share this article on Facebook ‘There’s So Many Basic Things Wrong Here’: Couple Urged Surrogate Mother to Abort – By Patrick B. CraineVANCOUVER, British Columbia, October 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – More light has been shed on the web of legal and moral dilemmas surrounding

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Blessed Andre Bessette to be Canonized October 17 – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Brother André Bessette, C.S.C, a doorkeeper whose ministry to the sick led him to be called the “Miracle Man of Montreal” will

Share this article on Facebook Doctor Says Americans Over 50 in ObamaCare Crosshairs – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A nationally known women’s health specialist and healthcare activist is warning people over the age of 50 about how severely

Share this article on Facebook Gallup: “Likely Voters” in November Will be Overwhelmingly Conservative – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new Gallup poll issued yesterday is being called a “stunner” by political experts because it found at least a 13 point edge

Share this article on Facebook Three States Offer Anti-ObamaCare Ballot Initiatives – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Voters in the states of Arizona, Colorado and Oklahoma will be able to voice their discontent with the President’s health care

Share this article on Facebook UK Pundit Advocates Smothering Disabled Children – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A British television pundit is causing shockwaves around the world after saying that any “good mother” would prefer to smother

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Reveals New Details About WYD 2011 – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A press conference was held yesterday in the Holy See Press Office to present the next World Youth Day (WYD), which is due to

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook DVD of Washington DC Pontifical Mass Released – The long-awaited DVD of the Historic Solemn High Pontifical Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is now available. History was made

Share this article on Facebook Liturgical Life of the St. Philips Preparatory School for Boys – The St. Philips School for Boys is a small Catholic preparatory school in South Kensington, London. They use the Little Oratory of the London Oratory for all of their

Share this article on Facebook Usus Antiquior Now Regularly Offered at Holy Apostles Seminary – Many of our readers will be interested in this story offered to us by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. With the help of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius,

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook This Glee episode really was a loser – By Mary DeTurris Poust Well, it looks like I’m the rare Glee fan who was not blown away by the hit Fox show’s take on religion this week. Others are talking about how

Patrick Madrid

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Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Answers Live – “Are You Saved?” – Tonight I was on Catholic Answers Live. The topic was “Brother, Are You Saved?” Listen at http://www.Catholic.com . For more info, click here . The link to listen to the

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook BAKIT INUULIT NG MGA CATOLICO ANG OUR FATHER, HAIL MARY AT IBA PANG DASAL? – The Annunciation in Medieval Art Anonymous said… Bakit ang dasal sa katoliko laging inuulit… tulad ng Ama namin, Aba Ginoong Maria, etc… tulad ng pagdadasal ng

Share this article on Facebook BAKIT NAGHIWALAY ANG ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AT ANG MGA ORTHODOX – Pope Benedict XVI and Patriarch Athenagoras praying together Anonymous said… Fr. Abe, magandang (hating)gabi po, sorry kung medyo out place ang post ko. Pero matanong

Share this article on Facebook IS IT TRUE THAT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IS NOT HELPING THE POOR? – Anonymous(Catholic) said… Hi Fr. Abe, One of the criticisms of the proponents of the RH bill against the Church is that the Church is not helping the poor in when we

Share this article on Facebook WHEN A RIGHT BECOMES WRONG by Philip Beley, Defensores Fidei Foundation – The Manila Cathedral, the target of hate of the Condomists and Condomizers… WHEN A RIGHT BECOMES WRONG by Philip Beley , Defensores Fidei Foundation The stunt of

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Accepts Resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Sansaricq of Brooklyn – WASHINGTON (October 6, 2010)—Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation from office of Bishop Guy Sansaricq, until now auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn, New York, due to

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Sponsors ‘Pope Culture’ Week on Facebook – WASHINGTON—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is sponsoring Pope Culture Week on the USCCB page on the social networking site, Facebook (

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “‘Twas the last week the swallow would remain — “ – Yesterday evening I had a bit of a stroll, and I noticed that there were quite a few more swallows about.  They darted and swooped, but mostly, and this was a bit odd,

Share this article on Facebook Anna Arco on blogs and their contribution – The lovely and persistent Anna Arco, feature writer for The Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly, recently gave an intervention at a conference in Rome

Share this article on Facebook Catholic univ. students defy Church, Archbp. Nienstedt over homosexuality – Skirmishers are circling in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  At issue is the legalization of unnatural, same-sex “marriage”. Archbp. Nienstedt undertook

Share this article on Facebook ITE GEMINI! – I will be, in all places, in NYC for the the glorious defeat of the over-paid Yankees by the noble Twins of Minnesota. GO TWINS.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: shirt collar showing over cassock collar – From a reader: Should altar servers (who wear cassocks) have “street clothes” sticking up over the collar of their cassock? I would argue that according to GIRM 336 that

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