Catholic News Headlines October 18, 2010


Oct. 17, 7pm—Oct. 18, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook the Secret to Making Progress – “The secret of all progress and of every victory is, in fact, to ‘know how to begin again,’ to learn from a failure and to try once more.”(G. Chevrot, “Simon Peter,” p

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Argentinean bishop: Rosary helps Catholics face difficulties of life – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 18, 2010 / 05:57 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Jose Luis Mollaghan of Rosario, Argentina wrote in a pastoral letter that the recitation of the

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian bishop asserts that Church will always defend life – Brasilia, Brazil, Oct 18, 2010 / 02:04 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Cristiano Krapf of Jaquie, Brazil stated last week that the Catholic Church will always defend human life

Share this article on Facebook CNA and EWTN News announce David Scott as editor-in-chief – Denver, Colo., Oct 18, 2010 / 02:57 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Catholic News Agency (CNA) and EWTN News have named veteran Catholic journalist and author David Scott as

Share this article on Facebook In personal letter to seminarians, Pope says priesthood is ‘great and pure’ – Vatican City, Oct 18, 2010 / 04:50 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In an often personal letter to the world’s seminarians, Pope Benedict XVI said the recently surfaced scandals

Share this article on Facebook Vatican paper lauds ‘Simpsons’ for realistic portrait of faith – Vatican City, Oct 18, 2010 / 12:24 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- L’Osservatore Romano marked the 20th anniversary of “The Simpsons” in its Oct. 17 edition by lauding the

Share this article on Facebook ‘Whistleblower’ label for St. Mary MacKillop called innaccurate and wrong – Rome, Italy, Oct 18, 2010 / 03:58 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Efforts to brand the newly canonized St. Mary MacKillop as the “Patron Saint of Whistleblowers in the Church,”

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Broadhurst to Enter the Anglican Ordinariate, More Bishops to Come? – Last week, Bishop Broadhurst made an announcement which Damien Thompson, one of the most accurate sources on all …

Share this article on Facebook Devotedly in the Lord: Pope Writes a Letter to all the Seminarians in the World – ‘Dear seminarians, with these few lines I have wanted to let you know how often I think of you, …

Share this article on Facebook German Chancellor says Current approach to Multiculturalism has failed – Multiculturalism in Germany has “absolutely failed,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared. …

Share this article on Facebook Is U.S.-Allied ‘Awakening’ movement Crumbling due to Sunni pressure? – In Iraq, the United States-allied Awakening councils are rapidly dispersing. Many members have quit, or been …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook No tax breaks for outsourcing, president says – U.S. President Barack Obama, mindful of the nation’s high unemployment rate, is proposing that companies …

Share this article on Facebook Rasmussen Predicts Republican Victory – Nationally known pollster Scott Rasmussen is predicting a landslide victory for Republicans in the coming midterm …

Share this article on Facebook Religious Attacks against Rand Paul Pepper Kentucky Senatorial Debate – A senatorial debate in Kentucky between tea party favorite Republican Rand Paul and Democrat Jack Conway this …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Lucas Shuts Down Intercessors of the Lamb. Will assist 48 displaced members – Public worship and the celebration of the sacraments are prohibited on the Intercessors’ property; …

Share this article on Facebook The Right To Life is the The Foundation Of All Other Inalienable Rights – Can America continue to exist as ‘one nation under God’ while, at the same time, day after day, …

Share this article on Facebook Tides Foundation Attempts to Stop Commercial Sponsorship of Glenn Beck Show – The Tides Foundation is a frequent target of criticism from Glenn Beck. After 45-year-old Byron …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Gay Parents More Likely To Have Gay Kids – A Kansas State University researcher is publishing a study that shows that gay parents are more likely to raise gay children. Duh, right? I know, but the last researcher

Share this article on Facebook Mother Teresa Zings Hillary Clinton? – Abby Johnson, formerly of Planned Parenthood and now an ardent pro-lifer, tells a crowd of pro-lifers what she believes Mother Teresa said to Hillary Clinton over lunch

Share this article on Facebook MultiKulti Cancelled — National Socialism — Not – There is a fair amount of hooha over German Chancellor’s obvious, but typically private, observation that multiculturalism has failed. We are a country which at the

Share this article on Facebook NBC Today Asks If Monogamy is Passe – Follow the logic used by NBC Today’s show here. They posit that because of a spate of recent celebrity breakups and some shows highlighting polygamy maybe monogamy is

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Angelus: Saints Are The Living Image Of God’s Love – VATICAN CITY, 17 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Following Mass this morning, during which he canonised Stanislao Soltys, Andre Bessette, Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola,

Share this article on Facebook Benedict Xvi Canonises Six Blesseds – VATICAN CITY, 17 OCT 2010 (VIS) – At 10 a.m. today Benedict XVI celebrated the Eucharist in the atrium of the Vatican Basilica, and canonised the following six blesseds:

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Willing To Be Jailed Over Reproductive Health Bill – Cardinal Ricardo Vidal of Cebu, who retired on October 15 at the age of 79, said on the eve of his retirement that he was willing to go to prison rather than accept the

Share this article on Facebook Concert By Enoch Zu Guttenberg In Honour Of The Pope – VATICAN CITY, 16 OCT 2010 (VIS) – This evening in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Benedict XVI and the Synod Fathers attended a concert given in the Pope’s honour by the

Share this article on Facebook El Salvador: Evangelisation, An Incentive Against Violence – VATICAN CITY, 18 OCT 2010 (VIS) – “The ties binding the faithful people of El Salvador to the Chair of the Prince of the Apostles are proof of a noble tradition and

Share this article on Facebook Eleventh General Congregation – VATICAN CITY, 18 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Eleventh General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops was held this morning in the

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father Meets With Polish President – VATICAN CITY, 16 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: “This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in

Share this article on Facebook Letter To Seminarians Of Benedict Xvi – VATICAN CITY, 18 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Given below are ample extracts from the English-language version of a Letter to Seminarians, written by the Pope to mark the end of the

Share this article on Facebook Malta’s Bishops Lament Divorce As Lawmakers Consider Legalization – The bishops of Malta have issued a pastoral letter in defense of the indissolubility of marriage as the nation’s lawmakers consider the legalization of divorce. “At no

Share this article on Facebook Ninth General Congregation – VATICAN CITY, 15 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Ninth General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops took place this afternoon in the

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Oct 18 – VATICAN CITY, 18 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, archbishop of Genoa, Italy and president of the Italian Episcopal

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Oct 18 – VATICAN CITY, 18 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Accepted the resignation from the office of auxiliary of the archdiocese of Milwaukee, U.S.A., presented by Bishop

Share this article on Facebook Tenth General Congregation – VATICAN CITY, 16 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Tenth General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops was held this morning in the

Share this article on Facebook The Catholic Church Has Left Indelible Traces In Colombia – VATICAN CITY, 18 OCT 2010 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican, the Holy Father received the Letters of Credence of Cesar Mauricio Velasquez Ossa, the new ambassador of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Coffee, Tea, God & Me – Heidi Bratton: God can’t just live in our heads | Tea is a stranger to me. Coffee is an old friend. Coffee tastes like comfort and feels like being connected.  Coffee

Share this article on Facebook Got Saints? We do! – Danielle Bean: Six new saints for the Catholic Church | Well, this was an exciting weekend! I feel like everyone should congratulate me. Here’s the news: Our parish’s

Share this article on Facebook Moms & Dads Gather Here – 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 Win ‘The Death Panels’ – Sarah Reinhard: Your chance to win a great new Catholic novel | I’m a big fan of Michelle Buckman‘s, and I’m tickled to share one of her two new novels, The Death

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook “Dem for Life” Seeks to Silence SBA List

Share this article on Facebook Ave Maria Radio on EWTN – At minute 26:00 of this video begins the interview with Ave Maria Radio’s Teresa Tomeo and Al Kresta on EWTN’s young adult program “Life on the Rock”. The subject is the

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal willing to be jailed over reproductive health bill – Cardinal Ricardo Vidal of Cebu, who retired on October 15 at the age of 79, said on the eve of his retirement that he was willing to go to prison rather than accept the

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – President Saves Trapped Economy

Share this article on Facebook Chile Miners’ Flag Hung in Pontiff’s Apartment – Benedict XVI hung in his apartment the flag signed by the 33 trapped Chilean miners, praying daily for their rescue, according to a Vatican spokesman. Jesuit Father

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Delaware Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell is unable to answer a simple question about a Supreme Court decision that she disagrees with. Come on. I know she wasn’t a

Share this article on Facebook The Pope Canonizes Six New Saints

Share this article on Facebook The Tea Party and Catholic Teaching – Fr. Robert Sirico was featured in an Our Sunday Visitor article from 10/17 that discusses Catholic teaching and the Tea Party movement. Here are a few excerpts. A study

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 18, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 18 Live from the campus of Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, FL 4:00 – The Tea Party Movement: How Does it Gel With

Share this article on Facebook Young people today have lost ‘moral vocabulary,’ says Archbishop Chaput – Victoria, Canada, Oct 16, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News) Addressing a conference in British Columbia, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver asserted that Catholics today have failed

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Practitioner Loses Medical License: Called a “Clear Danger” to Women – Trenton, NJ (LifeNews.com) — After a nine hour hearing late Wednesday, the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners formally suspended the medical license of abortion

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Senate Race Sees Pro-Abortion Murkowski File Against Pro-Life Joe Miller – Juneau, AK (LifeNews.com) — As expected, pro-abortion Sen. Lisa Murkowski filed papers yesterday to mount a write-in campaign against pro-life Republican nominee Joe

Share this article on Facebook California Senate Race Continues to See Abortion Battle between Boxer, Fiorina – Sacramento, CA (LifeNews.com) — The California Senate race — pitting pro-life candidate Carly Fiornia against pro-abortion stalwart Barbara Boxer — continues as a

Share this article on Facebook Charlie Crist Attacks Marco Rubio on Abortion, Fully Abandons Pro-Life View – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — Charlie Crist is up with a new television commercial in the Florida Senate race that attacks pro-life Republican opponent Marco Rubio’s

Share this article on Facebook Congressman Gets State Election Commission to Shut Down Pro-Life Organization – Columbus, OH (LifeNews.com) — Unhappy that a pro-life group wanted to run billboards against him because he violated his pro-life views and voted for the

Share this article on Facebook European Pro-Lifers Celebrate Council of Europe Vote on Abortion, Conscience – Strasbourg, France (LifeNews.com) — A dramatic legislative reversal reaffirmed the conscience rights of medical professionals and institutions in Europe last week.

Share this article on Facebook Father Frank Pavone: No Truce on Abortion, Can’t Agree to Disagree on Life – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Father Frank Pavone, the national director of Priests for Life and one of the foremost respected pro-life Catholics in the country, has

Share this article on Facebook Fetal Pain Abortion Law Takes Effect in Nebraska, Could Set National Trend – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new fetal pain law is taking effect today in Nebraska that targets late-term abortions based on the pain an unborn baby will likely

Share this article on Facebook Judge Rules Lawsuit Against Abortion-Funding ObamaCare Law Can Proceed – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A federal judge in Florida issued a ruling today saying the lawsuit more than 20 states have filed against the ObamaCare health care

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Supreme Court OKs Case Against Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz – Topeka, KS (LifeNews.com) — The Kansas Supreme Court today issued an opinion allowing a criminal case against the Planned Parenthood abortion business to move forward.

Share this article on Facebook Memo to Obama: Restore Good Science by Promoting Adult Stem Cell Research – President Obama has said he will base funding decisions on evidence and “restore science to its rightful place.” A widely heralded scientific breakthrough gives him the

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Pro-Life Group Says Proposal 1 Constitutional Convention a Bad Idea – Lansing, MI (LifeNews.com) — When Michigan voters head to the polls next month, a statewide pro-life group hopes they will reject Proposal 1, which would call for a new

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Abortions Reach All-Time Low, New Health Department Records Reveal – Columbus, OH (LifeNews.com) — New records from the Ohio Department of Health show the number of abortions in the Buckeye State have reached an all-time low. The 2009

Share this article on Facebook Oregon Hospices Right to Not Cooperate With Assisted Suicides for Elderly, Ill – I am rarely encouraged by news out of Oregon about assisted suicide, where doctors may legally prescribe a lethal overdose to patients they diagnose as terminally ill.

Share this article on Facebook Philippines Pro-Life Groups, Catholic Leaders Oppose Reproductive Health Bills – Manilla, Philippines (LifeNews.com/CFAM) — Protests loom in the Philippines as Catholic leaders and lay groups monitor bills that would enact national population

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Groups Worried Key Lawmakers, Candidates May Lose Elections – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Leading pro-abortion groups are furiously emailing their members for last-minute funds to support pro-abortion senators and candidates

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Announces $1M Campaign to Target Pro-Abortion Candidates – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Campaign for Working Families PAC, headed up by former Republican presidential candidate Gary Bauer, has announced a $1 million ad

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Senate Candidates Lead in Nevada, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, NC – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — In the latest update of polls in the competitive Senate races across the nation, four pro-life candidates have leads in North Carolina

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Australian Court: Couple “Not Guilty” of Illegally Using RU-486 – By Hilary WhiteCAIRNS, Australia, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A court in Queensland Australia found last week that a young Far North Queensland couple is not

Share this article on Facebook Author Michael O’Brien to LSN Staff: Intelligence, Money not Enough to Win Pro-Life War – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The pro-life battle will only be won if we embrace Christ’s Cross, become “the poor and

Share this article on Facebook Cliff ‘Watchman’ Saves Hundreds from Suicide with Kindness and a Smile – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanSIDNEY, Australia, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – They call retired salesman Don Ritchie “the watchman.”  Each day, as he sits in his

Share this article on Facebook Colorado Senate Candidate Vilified for Calling Homosexuality a Lifestyle Choice – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Tea Party-backed GOP candidate for Colorado’s U.S. Senate seat came under fire after stating

Share this article on Facebook Court Reaffirms: City Can’t Force Firefighters to Attend Gay Pride Parade – By Kathleen GilbertSAN DIEGO, California, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A California appellate court has quickly upheld a jury decision last year that forbade

Share this article on Facebook Day 27 of 40 Days for Life: 317 Babies Saved…So Far – Commentary by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for LifeOctober 18, 2010 (40DaysforLife.com) – Yes, that’s right. As of this writing, there have been … 317 babies — that we know of,

Share this article on Facebook Msgr. Philip Reilly’s Vision of 9/11’s Connection to Abortion – By John-Henry WestenROME, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Msgr. Philip Reilly, the founder of Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, delivered a fascinating address to

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska Fetal Pain Law Goes Into Effect – Other States May Follow Suit – By Peter J. SmithOMAHA, Nebraska, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A landmark law banning abortion after 20 weeks gestation, on the basis that an unborn child feels

Share this article on Facebook NY Catholic Bishops: Right to Life Outweighs other Concerns in Voting – By Peter J. SmithNEW YORK, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New York’s Catholic Bishops are telling the state’s Catholics this year that the right to life must be

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Admits Defeat: No Abortion as a Human Right in UN Summit Document – By Hilary WhiteROME, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life and pro-family advocates have scored two major political victories in the same month in two different

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Display at La Crosse University Vandalized – By Kathleen Gilbert   LA CROSSE, Wisconsin, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After placing more than 1,100 crosses on display Sunday night, the Pro-Life Students of

Share this article on Facebook Scientists Admit IVF Has High Rate of Abnormalities – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiBONN, Germany, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Scientists announcing their success at achieving a new genetic defect-screening technique

Share this article on Facebook Silence to Rock Thousands of Campuses Tuesday as Students Protest Abortion – October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday morning, students from thousands of schools around the world will keep silence and refuse to speak as a protest against

Share this article on Facebook Why It’s Absurd to Deny Obama’s Healthcare Bill Contains Abortion Funding – Commentary by Deal HudsonOctober 18, 2010 (InsideCatholic.com) – With the decision of the Ohio Elections Commission to allow a hearing  to decide whether the Susan B.

Living His Life Abundantly

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New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Compendium of the Reforms of the Roman Breviary, 1568 – 1961: Series to Resume – After a long and difficult period following the deaths of my parents this past winter, I have finally reached the point where I can resume and complete the interrupted

Share this article on Facebook Martin Mosebach on “The Old Roman Missal: Loss and Rediscovery” – By way of Robert Moynihan of Inside the Vatican , our attention is drawn to the website of Archbishop Ranjith’s archdiocese of Colombo where the full text of Martin

Share this article on Facebook The Other Modern in Russia: Mikhail Nesterov, The Angelic Liturgy, 1911 – ( Image source )

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook IVF and Tuskegee-type experiments not so different – By Russell Shaw Very different public reactions greeted recent news items concerning two notable events in the biomedical sector, yet a troubling question remains front

Share this article on Facebook Pope to seminarians: “The world needs priests…until the end of time” – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust Reflecting on his own decision to become at priest during a difficult time in history, Pope Benedict XVI offered encouragement to

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Muslim blasphemer dances on the high altar at the Florence Cathedral – Here’s an outrageous story that will likely go unnoticed and unreported by the media. Try to imagine what would happen if a Christian were to perform this same moronic

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook 13 Major Differences between Catholics & Protestants – Defending the Fullness of the Faith: 13 Major Differences between Catholics & Protestants By Steve Ray Set of 4 audio CDs Click here In this exciting series, you will be

Share this article on Facebook A Letter to an Anti-Catholic Fundamentalist – Beware, this is a little feisty and some may be offended by my confrontation. But this man has attacked many Catholics and raised his arrogant head against the Church.

Share this article on Facebook Excellent and Precise Video on Mary!! – This video is only 11 minutes long but sure packs in the information on Mary! Enjoy!

Share this article on Facebook Via Dolorosa & Mass at Tomb of Christ – We started the day with a 4:30 AM wake-up call. Too early? None of our pilgrims thought so since we could enjoy the Way of Sorrows, the Stations of the Cross, without

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Define “Irrational” & Other links – I don’t know where I found this, perhaps from Hot Air , but it does make a pretty sound case that President Obama has it quite wrong, and that Americans are not the

Share this article on Facebook Muslim Moonwalks on High Altar – Found at Patrick Madrid’s place , via New Advent . Madrid writes: Here’s an outrageous story that will likely go unnoticed and unreported by the media. Try to imagine

Share this article on Facebook The Habit Witnesses to the Self! – A few weeks ago , I shared some thoughts about the value of religious wearing habits . That brought a wonderful response from inspired by Sr. Lisa Doty who shared a

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook BRO. MARS’ RESPONSE TO QUESTIONS CONCERNING REPETITIOUS PRAYERS – The Apostles with Mary, praying after Ascension Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA CHARISMATIC WORSHIP – Franz Anton Maulbertsch, Visitation. The Blessed Virgin Mary filled with the Holy Spirit sings the Magnificat with St. Elizabeth. Anonymous said… Good Evening Fr. Abe,

Share this article on Facebook MORE ON THE GOD OF THE MOSLEMS AND THE REVELATION TO MOHAMMAD – The Lord Jesus as the Pantocrator – the All-Powerful Lord. He is holding the Book signifying that He is the Logos – the Word of God in Person, the Final Revelation of

Share this article on Facebook PAANO SUMAMBA ANG MGA ANG DATING DAAN MEMBERS NI MAMA ELI? – Pope Benedict XVI adores the Eucharistic Body of the Lord. janesa said… Fr. Abe goodDay po! nkakatawa nman po…verry obvious nman po yata n tlagang walang

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s Letter to SEMINARIANS! – His Holiness of Our Lord, the Vicar of Christ Pope Benedict XVI has issued a letter penned to seminarians. Let us have a look, with my emphases and comments.  I add

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Explain devil to very small children – Can some parents help with this? From a reader: My four yr. old grandson saw a “devil” Halloween outfit and asked his parents alot of questions to his parents. They

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Traditional Mass but newer office – From a reader: Father, I seem to be in a quandry about the liturgy. I attend a Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter Parish in Tulsa and I am an Oblate of Clear Creek

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