Catholic News Headlines October 13, 2010


Oct. 12, 7pm—Oct. 13, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook EGOCENTRIC MANIPULATION OF NATURE – On the subject of in vitro fertilization and its progeny, Michigan’s archbishop Allen Vigneron recently opined, In Michigan’s Compiled Laws, the fetal protection act is

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Abortion cannot be justified, teaches Argentinean archbishop – Santa Fe, Argentina, Oct 13, 2010 / 06:02 pm ( CNA ).- This week, Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina devoted his weekly radio program

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop charges Workers’ Party with ‘deceiving voters’ in Brazil – Brasilia, Brazil, Oct 13, 2010 / 12:55 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Aldo Pagotto of Paraiba accused Brazil’s Workers’  Party of “misinformation and manipulation of

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI appoints new custodian of the Holy Shroud of Turin – Vatican City, Oct 12, 2010 / 09:54 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Vicenza as the new Archbishop of Turin. The

Share this article on Facebook Bishops call for continued prayers as Chile experiences ‘Easter morning’ – Santiago, Chile, Oct 13, 2010 / 02:22 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Bishops’ Conference of Chile issued a statement this morning on the ongoing rescue efforts to bring the

Share this article on Facebook Contraception cannot be the ‘default mode’ of marriage, Sacramento bishop says – Sacramento, Calif., Oct 13, 2010 / 04:08 am ( CNA ).- Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento said that the meaning of human sexuality and relationships are “misunderstood and

Share this article on Facebook Dissident sends letter to international forum demanding rights for Cubans – Havana, Cuba, Oct 13, 2010 / 11:47 am ( CNA ).- The coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement, Oswaldo Paya Sardinas has sent a letter to an annual conference in

Share this article on Facebook Free Catholic psychotherapy workshop series to be open to public – Denver, Colo., Oct 13, 2010 / 03:01 pm ( CNA ).- A free series of workshops usually available only to Catholic psychotherapists will be open to all interested people

Share this article on Facebook God makes himself present in ‘a thousand ways,’ Pope tells pilgrims – Vatican City, Oct 13, 2010 / 10:27 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- God has “a thousand ways” to touch souls and to teach them how to “really live,” Pope Benedict XVI told a crowd

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father gives thanks for rescue of Chilean miners – Santiago, Chile, Oct 13, 2010 / 12:13 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI gave thanks for the initial success of efforts to free the first of 33 Chilean copper

Share this article on Facebook New Phoenix auxiliary bishop learned importance of faith from family – Phoenix, Ariz., Oct 13, 2010 / 06:09 am ( CNA ).- Eduardo Nevares, the new auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix, intends to serve God with “gladness.” In an Oct.

Share this article on Facebook Washington archdiocese team to run marathon to support vocations – Washington D.C., Oct 13, 2010 / 02:09 am ( CNA ).- Nearly 200 men and women from the Archdiocese of Washington will “run for vocations” in the upcoming Marine Corps

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Al-Qaeda new terrorist magazine offers assassination tips – The al-Qaeda terrorist magazine Inspire first hit newsstands in July and offered such helpful hints as …

Share this article on Facebook First Miners in Chile Emerge to Cheers of Family and Friends – Chilean President Pinera was present, cheering with mine officials, family and friends as the first miners emerged …

Share this article on Facebook Mexican investigator found beheaded – Rolando Armando Flores Villegas, the lead Mexican investigator in the Falcon Lake case has been murdered. …

Share this article on Facebook Miners as Metaphor: Hope Rescued from the Mine in Chile, World Invited to Begin Again – The miners have become a metaphor. They emerged from the darkness of what could have been a tomb. Instead, it …

Share this article on Facebook Talks over oil-producing Abyei region in Sudan stall – Talks between north and south Sudan over the future of the oil-producing Abyei region have stalled as leader have …

Share this article on Facebook They just keep coming. Chile mine rescue work underway. – Chilean miners, trapped for over two months in the San Jose gold and copper mine in the Atacama Desert are slowly …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Moratorium lifted on U.S. deep-water oil drilling – While memories of the Deepwater Horizon oil slick still remain fresh in many people’s minds, the Obama …

Share this article on Facebook Obama appeals ruling on same-sex unions – The Obama administration has decided to appeal a judge’s ruling that prevented the U.S. government from …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Federal judge bars ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy – A federal judge has ordered the military to stop enforcing the “don’t ask, don’t …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Church has say on RH Bill—Caceres prelate – NAGA City, Oct. 13, 2010—Amid the on-going criticisms directed at the Catholic Church hierarchy for being vocal against the proposed Reproductive Health (RH) Bill,

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook A Hidden Kind of Suffering – Thanks to Tony Rossi for writing this piece. I know so many Catholics suffer from infertility and it’s great to know there are pro-life options: “Infertility is one of

Share this article on Facebook This Is an Awful Story – This is truly depraved. This is an awful story that shows how nasty and debased we can be to our neighbors. My heart breaks for this little girl: But then comes a little

Share this article on Facebook Tons of Condoms Clog Drains, Gov’t Pleased – AOL News reports: Thousands of condoms have clogged plumbing at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi after amorous athletes flushed them down toilets, according to Indian

Share this article on Facebook Transgender Golfer Sues LPGA for Acceptance – A transgender golfer (who used to be a SWAT Team member) is suing the LPGA to join the tour. The LPGA, however, says their rules are that you have to be born a woman so

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook British Bishops Suggest Eucharistic Adoration, Saint Costumes On Halloween – The bishops of England and Wales are urging Catholics to witness to their faith on Halloween. “Halloween is now the biggest commercial festival after Christmas and

Share this article on Facebook Canonization Preview: 2 New Saints Of The Renaissance – On October 17, Pope Benedict will canonize six religious, two of whom lived in the fifteenth century. Blessed Stanislaw Soltys Kazimierczyk (1433-89), a Krakow priest,

Share this article on Facebook Fourth General Congregation – VATICAN CITY, 12 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Fourth General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops was held this afternoon in the

Share this article on Facebook General Audience: Spiritual Journey Of Angela Of Foligno – VATICAN CITY, 13 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Benedict XVI dedicated his catechesis during this morning’s general audience to the Italian Blessed Angela of Foligno (ca. 1248 –

Share this article on Facebook Prayers For Chilean Miners And Kolontar Victims – VATICAN CITY, 13 OCT 2010 (VIS) – In his greetings to pilgrims at the end of today’s general audience the Holy Father, speaking Spanish, entrusted the miners of the

Share this article on Facebook Synod Fathers Meet In Language Groups – VATICAN CITY, 13 OCT 2010 (VIS) – This morning, while Benedict XVI held his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square, the Synod Fathers met in language group to

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Be Angry & Sin Not – Rebecca Teti: | You’ve probably laughed as I have at this wise-crack: “When asking WWJD, always remember that getting mad and knocking over the tables is a valid

Share this article on Facebook Come Say Hi to Me Too! – Lisa Hendey: For Boston area friends! | After you’ve finished visiting with Rachel tomorrow in Athens, head North and come see me if you find yourself anywhere near

Share this article on Facebook Doing or Being? – Arwen Mosher: What de-stresses you on vacation? | We’ve been on vacation since last week, and we are having such a relaxing time. The first time I went on vacation with

Share this article on Facebook Figuring out Family Size – 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 Get Smart, Martha – Lisa Hendey: Whether You’re “Martha” or “Mary”, you’ll love this book! | I am very happy to help spread the word about a great new book from Tami Kiser entitled Smart

Share this article on Facebook Rescued! – Rachel Balducci: Why we care | Like Rebecca, I have been riveted by news of the Chilean miners. This rescue is amazing. This morning, as I watched live coverage of one

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 13, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 13 4:00 – A Simple Guide to the Spiritual Life The Church says, “Pray,” but how do you do that? The Priest said,

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook “Pro-Life” Democrat Files Criminal Complaint to Silence Pro-Life Group’s Ads – Cincinnati, OH (LifeNews.com) — Upset that the Susan B. Anthony List is holding him accountable for violating his pledge to represent pro-life values in Congress by

Share this article on Facebook 40 Days for Life Prayer Campaign Reaches 3,000 Babies Saved From Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The national 40 Days for Life prayer campaign reached a historic milestone today as it can now confirm 3,000 babies have been saved from

Share this article on Facebook Appeals Court Hears Pastor’s Case Against Oakland Abortion Buffer Zone Law – Oakland, CA (LifeNews.com) — A federal appeals court held a hearing Friday in the case pro-life African-American pastor Walter Hoye filed against an Oakland law. City

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Hospitals Up for Sale, Pro-Abortion ObamaCare Blamed for Decision – Scranton, PA (LifeNews.com) — When Congress initially considered a government-run health care system that eventually became the abortion-funding ObamaCare health are

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Nuns’ Support for Pro-Abortion Health Care Now Playing Role in Elections – Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (D, PA-03) is running for her second term in Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District against Republican Mike Kelly. Kelly is leading in all the

Share this article on Facebook Company Claims First Patient Treated With Embryonic Stem Cells, Not The Case – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Geron Corporation, a California-based firm that conducts embryonic stem cell research and has a history of making dubious announcements

Share this article on Facebook Hearing Coming Wednesday for Abortion Practitioner Violating Health Standards – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners will hold a hearing Wednesday in its case against abortion practitioner and business owner

Share this article on Facebook Komen for the Cure Donated $7.5M to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz in 2009 – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — October is the month for breast cancer awareness, but it’s difficult for pro-life advocates to lend their support to one of the primary

Share this article on Facebook Media Misreporting: Embryonic Stem Cells Not Involved in Geron’s New Testing – In its usual style, Geron has put out a press release that it has injected the first patient for its trial of embryonic stem cells for spinal cord injury. Of course

Share this article on Facebook Nevada’s Sharron Angle Supported by $200K Pro-Life Advertising Campaign – Carson City, NV (LifeNews.com) — Two pro-life groups announced today they are unveiling a new $200,000 advertising campaign designed to support pro-life Senate

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocates May Capture Senate From Pro-Abortion Lawmakers in Election – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Months ago, when political observers began examining the 2010 congressional elections, it appeared pro-life advocates had the potential

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: Frozen Embryo, ObamaCare, Brazil, Florida Governor, Abortion – Pro-Life News: Frozen Embryo, ObamaCare, Brazil, Florida Governor, Abortion

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 2010 International Pro-Life Conference in Ottawa, Oct. 28-30: Register Now – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The upcoming international pro-life conference, set to take place in Ottawa at the end of this

Share this article on Facebook BC Court Allows Challenge against Prostitution Laws – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiVANCOUVER, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The BC Court of Appeal ruled on October 12 that a Vancouver based pro-prostitution lobby group

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Gvmt Inserts Gay References in Immigrant Study Guide – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian government is set to insert references to Canada’s recognition of homosexual

Share this article on Facebook Dem Candidate Charges SBA List with Criminally Misleading Ads: NRLC Responds – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The National Right to Life Committee is stepping up to the plate to defend a national pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Detroit Abp Vigneron Warns against ‘Progressive’ Catholic Group – By Kathleen GilbertDETROIT, Michigan, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit has warned Catholics in his flock about a planned

Share this article on Facebook Judge Allows Pittsburgh Pro-Lifers to Distribute Voter Leaflets – By Kathleen GilbertPITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge has halted enforcement of a Pittsburgh city ordinance that prohibits

Share this article on Facebook LifeSiteNews Announces New Service in Spanish – October 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSiteNews.com (LSN), one of the world’s largest international human life and family news agencies, officially announced its new

Share this article on Facebook Maryland Pregnancy Center Foe Accused of Financial Mismanagement by NOW – By Kathleen GilbertMONTGOMERY COUNTY, Maryland, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-abortion Maryland councilmember and prominent foe of local crisis pregnancy

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey AG Slams Abortionist’s “Ludicrous” Attempt to Evade Charges – By Kathleen GilbertVOORHEES, New Jersey, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New Jersey’s attorney general has called an abortionist’s claim to innocence “ludicrous”

Share this article on Facebook Obama Justice Department Appeals DOMA Rulings – By Peter J. SmithBOSTON, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama Justice Department on Tuesday filed a terse notice to a federal appeals court in Boston that it

Share this article on Facebook Priest for Life Election Prayer: Politics and Faith do Mix – PHILADELPHIA, October 13, 2010,  (LifeSiteNews.com) – This U.S. election year Priests For Life has been promoting a challenging Election Prayer For Life to motivate

Share this article on Facebook World’s First Global Atheistic Civilization Headed for Disaster: Former Czech President – By Hilary WhiteROME, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The world’s first global and deliberately atheistic civilization is heading for disaster, the first president

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Chilean Catholics Unite in Prayer as Miner Rescue Gets Underway – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Catholic Church in Chile is leading the faithful in a continuous vigil of prayer for the success of the rescue of 33 miners

Share this article on Facebook Federal Judge Stops Enforcement of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips has issued a worldwide injunction to halt enforcement of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

Share this article on Facebook Pope Issues Encyclical Letter Promoting New Evangelization – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Catholic Church is to preach the Gospel “always and everywhere,” according to a new encyclical letter from Pope Benedict

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Perry at Holy Innocents, Manhattan – A reader sends in photos from a Solemn Pontifical Mass offered by Bishop Joseph Perry (or the archdiocese of Chicago) at Holy Innocents in Manhattan, on the feast of Our

Share this article on Facebook Monk of Norcia Celebrates Solemn Mass in Usus Antiquior in Louisiana Cathedral – This past Sunday, October 3rd, in the Cathedral of St. John Berchmans, Shreveport, Louisiana, Fr. Benedict Nivakoff, OSB, of the monastery of San Benedetto in Norcia,

Share this article on Facebook October 9th: Patriarch Abraham – Continuing on with our highlighting of the days of the liturgical year which relate to the Old Testament prophets and righteous, I wanted to make note of a feast which

Share this article on Facebook The Ordinary’s Influence on the Extraordinary? – Fr. McDonald at Southern Orders ponders this and other questions after a recently celebrated EF at his parish in Macon, GA. Can you pick out two places where the

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Catholic communicators cannot become ‘voice of our master’ – Disagreement among Catholics is good, even necessary for true community to exist. That’s according to one report coming out of a meeting of the Vatican’s Pontifical

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook My Asian lecture tour was not as well-received as I had hoped. – Caption this, if you’d like. http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook – Today I took off for a run through a VERY crowded Jerusalem. Americans tend to be afraid to come to Israel but if is an unfounded fear. Millions are here and not one

Share this article on Facebook “Christian” School Textbooks – There are many Catholics who send their kids to “Christian” (READ: Protestant) schools. This is of course their right, but not all of them know what their children are

Share this article on Facebook Mass in Ramallah – Ramallah in the Palestinian West Bank was once completely Christian. You can still see the crosses above the doors of the older homes. But Christians are now a small

Share this article on Facebook Our Ship for Following St. Paul – But not only St. Paul! We will also visit the Island of Patmos where St. John wrote Revelation, and Ephesus where Mary lived, and Istanbul where councils of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrims All Arrived in Good Shape! – The pilgrims all arrived in Israel tired but excited no luggage lost. All is well! I will try to add some pictures tonight and start with the Virtual Pilgrimage Videos

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Benedict & the UK; The First Fruits – Benedict Speaking on Hildegard of Bingen, 09/08/10 English and Welsh bishops are urging Catholic parents to dress their children as saints this Halloween . At first

Share this article on Facebook Chilean Miners Give Unfiltered Witness – Esteban Rojas, the 18th miner rescued Over at Deacon Greg’s place : We sit here in our living rooms and offices, sipping coffee and checking e-mails, and hour after

Share this article on Facebook Mario Sepúlveda Espinace Returned Bearing Gifts – A makeshift altar near the mineshaft in Chile, cribbed from here Obviously, we are all watching the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners– Operation San Lorenzo –and it is so

Share this article on Facebook No Coke, Pepsi! – Every once in a while, a writer reads a line and then sits back and shakes her head in jealous admiration, saying, “boy, I wish I’d written that!” James Taranto of the

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook NASA BIBLIA BA ANG APPARITION NG BIRHENG MARIA? – The Woman Clothed with the Sun appeared in Fatima Anonymous said… Dear Father, Tanong lang po tungkol sa pagpakita ng Berhin sa tatlong bata NA SINA LUCEA,HACINTA AT

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A priest writes about his love of the Novus Ordo – Here is a counterpoint to the position many of the readers will have. You should also check out his blog.  You will find that he is a fellow traveler.  This fellow is no

Share this article on Facebook After Nobel to Liu Xiaobo, repression of other dissidents – From Asia News: After Nobel to Liu Xiaobo, repression of other dissidents The government is concerned that, spurred on by the prestigious award, Chinese human rights

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. Vigneron warns about dissenters ball in Detroit – It is hard to know just how much effect this will have, but the Archbishop of Detroit had no choice but to issue a public statement about an upcoming conference of

Share this article on Facebook BLOG RENEWAL: a helpful tweak – I had heard from some of you that it was very hard to find the link/button for adding comments under entries.  The link was in very small letters, gray, together will a

Share this article on Facebook Helmet – Just too cool… from artdaily.com. Roman Bronze Helmet, Found with a Metal Detector, to Be Offered at Christie’s LONDON.- The auction of Antiquities on 7 October at

Share this article on Facebook Msgr Pozzo on a “para-Council” and misinterpretation of Vatican II – A reader sent a link to an engaging address given at Wigratzbad (the FSSP HQ) by the Secretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” back on 2 July about “Aspects

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: non-liturgical seasonal decorations in the sanctuary – From a reader: Since it is now Autumn, the liturgy committee of my parish has decorated the sanctuary, including the high altar, with all sorts of Autumn decorations

Share this article on Facebook Request for prayers for a priest – Would you in your kindness please pray for the swift recovery of a priest who is ill? Thanks!

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