Catholic News Headlines October 19 and 20, 2010


Oct. 18, 7pm—Oct. 20, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Making sense out of everything – “Obedience makes our actions and sufferings meritorious in such a way that, no matter how pointless they may see, they in fact can be extremely fruitful.  One of the

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Share this article on Facebook American cardinal-designates men of different styles – Rome, Italy, Oct 20, 2010 / 01:14 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The two new American cardinal-designates are men of the Church with impressive pastoral pedigrees but decidedly

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop criticizes United Nations for failing to respect life – La Plata, Argentina, Oct 19, 2010 / 03:06 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata, Argentina has criticized the United Nations for spreading ideologies that

Share this article on Facebook Argentinean bishops propose 2011 as ‘Year of Life’ – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 18, 2010 / 09:59 pm ( CNA ).- The executive committee of the Argentinean Bishops’ Conference called on Argentineans this week to make a

Share this article on Facebook Bishop underscores importance of family during Mass with rescued miners – Santiago, Chile, Oct 19, 2010 / 05:09 pm ( CNA ).- At a Mass of Thanksgiving with 20 rescued miners outside the San Jose Mine in Chile, Bishop Gonzalo Duarte underscored

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian cardinal: abortion is not a right – Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct 19, 2010 / 11:58 am ( CNA ).- Cardinal Odilo Scherer of Sao Paulo, Brazil spoke out last week in defense of human life, stressing that abortion

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal celebrates ‘Lord of the Miracles,’ prayers for protection of the family – Lima, Peru, Oct 19, 2010 / 03:05 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani prayed to the Lord of the Miracles for the protection of the unborn and the family during an

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal-designates blessed, humbled by recent appointments – Washington D.C., Oct 20, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Raymond L. Burke, a top Vatican official, and Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl of Washington issued

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Relief Services mobilizing after deadly Philippines typhoon – Manila, Philippines, Oct 19, 2010 / 05:12 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Super Typhoon Megi departed from the Philippines yesterday, leaving an estimated 13 people dead as it

Share this article on Facebook Congress for Hispanics on devotion to Mary to be held in Orlando – Miami, Fla., Oct 20, 2010 / 05:15 pm ( CNA ).- The office of Hispanic Ministry of the Diocese of Orlando, together with the Secretariat for Evangelization, announced

Share this article on Facebook Experience of Chilean miners shows suffering leads to resurrection, explains priest – Santiago, Chile, Oct 19, 2010 / 10:11 am ( CNA ).- Father Alejandro Castillo, the vicar general of the Diocese of Copiapo, Chile recently remarked that the rescue of the

Share this article on Facebook Major Houston pro-life event to counter abortion ‘supercenter’ – Houston, Texas, Oct 19, 2010 / 03:09 am ( CNA ).- In response to the opening of what they say is the largest abortion facility in the Western Hemisphere, pro-life groups

Share this article on Facebook Malta bishops: divorce changes nature of marriage – Valetta, Malta, Oct 20, 2010 / 12:44 am ( CNA ).- Divorce contradicts the value of marriage and changes its very nature, the bishops of Malta have said. Noting the

Share this article on Facebook New cardinal, 82, says his research in bioethics to continue – Vatican City, Oct 20, 2010 / 06:52 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Bishop Elio Sgreccia, the 82-year old former head of the Pontifical Academy of Life, expressed surprise at

Share this article on Facebook NY City targets pregnancy centers as part of ‘nationwide strategy’ – New York City, N.Y., Oct 20, 2010 / 05:48 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The New York City Council has proposed legislation that would sharply regulate crisis pregnancy centers

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Democrat files election complaint over pro-life group’s billboard – Columbus, Ohio, Oct 19, 2010 / 06:05 am ( CNA ).- An Ohio congressman has filed a complaint with the Ohio Elections Commission charging that a pro-life political group

Share this article on Facebook Pope announces names of 24 new cardinals for a November consistory – Vatican City, Oct 20, 2010 / 10:29 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI named two dozen new cardinals, including two from the United States: Archbishop Raymond L.

Share this article on Facebook Pope says Church’s mission a duty of every Catholic – Vatican City, Oct 19, 2010 / 01:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI said that World Mission Sunday is an opportunity for Catholics to to reflect on the Church’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope says Elizabeth of Hungary a model for those in authority – Vatican City, Oct 20, 2010 / 02:46 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In his weekly general audience Oct. 20, the Pope said that St. Elizabeth of Hungary, a daughter of royalty,

Share this article on Facebook Pope urges greater cooperation for development in Colombia, El Salvador – Vatican City, Oct 18, 2010 / 09:34 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In meetings with the new ambassadors to the Vatican from Colombia and El Salvador, Pope Benedict XVI urged

Share this article on Facebook Rosaries stolen from Venezuelan parish – Caracas, Venezuela, Oct 19, 2010 / 10:02 pm ( CNA ).- The parish of Our Lady of the Rosary in Baruta, Venezuela has reported that two 24-karat gold rosaries were stolen

Share this article on Facebook Statistics show more than one million abortions practiced in Spain since 1995 – Madrid, Spain, Oct 19, 2010 / 12:51 am ( CNA ).- The Institute for Family Policy has denounced the Spanish government for failing to introduce policies to increase the

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Actor who played Tarzan’s ‘Jungle Boy’ dies – Johnny Sheffield was an old-time Hollywood actor best known as Johnny Weissmuller’s steadfast juvenile …

Share this article on Facebook ‘June Cleaver’: Television’s quintessential perfect mother dies – “Ward … I’m worried about the Beaver,” Barbara Billingsley would purr to the iconic …

Share this article on Facebook Univision refuses ads that tells Latinos not to vote – Univision, perhaps the largest Spanish-speaking television station says it will not air any ad spots from a …

Share this article on Facebook Vatican declares cartoon characters Bart and Homer Simpson are Catholic – The long-running cartoon TV series “The Simpsons” is known for its sometimes naughty, irreverent …

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Share this article on Facebook A widely varied diet promotes longevity and health – Scientists say that food that contains anti-oxidants, whole grains and vital fatty acids can cut the risk of …

Share this article on Facebook Happy Priest: New Translation of the Ordinary Form of the Mass Corrects Objections – My first article produced a tempest of comments regarding the Extraordinary Form and the Ordinary Form of the …

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Share this article on Facebook 105 tons headed for the US: Massive Marijuana Bust in Northern Mexico – Mexican authorities have seized 105 tons of marijuana bound for the United States in the border city of Tijuana. …

Share this article on Facebook Baby Aisha: Bethlehem’s Holy Family Hospital Delivers 50,000th Baby – Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem has announced the birth of the 50,000th child born at their facility. …

Share this article on Facebook China broadens rare earth embargo to other nations – China has quietly halted some rare earth shipments to the United States and Europe, industry officials say. China …

Share this article on Facebook President Obama Cancels Sikh Temple Visit in India Over Head Covering Issue? – At the Golden Temple in India, spiritual center for the Sikh religion, visitors must enter wearing a head covering …

Share this article on Facebook Special Report on the Sudan: Is Separation after the Referendum Possible? – With less than 100 days to go to the referendum on Southern separation from the Khartoum government, the Bishops …

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Share this article on Facebook Democrats are on the run before the midterm elections – Democrats are “on the run” with two weeks left until the crucial midterm elections on November …

Share this article on Facebook Dr. Mildred Jefferson: First Black Female Harvard Med Grad, Pro-Life Hero, Dies – ‘I am at once a physician, a citizen and a woman, and I am not willing to stand aside and allow this …

Share this article on Facebook Military instructed to accept openly homosexual recruits – A federal judge has formally refused to let the Pentagon reinstate its ban on openly gay men and women in the U.S. …

Share this article on Facebook Republicans poised to make big gains in midterm elections – There are less than two weeks to the U.S. midterm elections, and analysts predict that Republican candidates stand …

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Share this article on Facebook ‘American Catholic Council’: Misguided Movement Must be Avoided and Exposed – Leaders of this movement claim to be acting “in the spirit of Vatican II.” …

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Raymond Burke, Defender of the Catholic Faith, to be Elevated to the Honor of Cardinal – ‘Under the constant influence of a rationalist and secularist philosophy which makes man, instead of God, …

Share this article on Facebook Bank of America ends its moratorium on home foreclosures – Bank of America Corporation has ended its freeze on foreclosures in 23 states. The decision was far earlier than …

Share this article on Facebook California feds vow tough stance on marijuana – Attorney General Eric Holder warns that the federal government will not be lenient on marijuana possession if …

Share this article on Facebook ‘June Cleaver’: Television’s quintessential perfect mother dies – “Ward … I’m worried about the Beaver,” Barbara Billingsley would purr to the iconic …

Share this article on Facebook Megachurch Crystal Cathedral files for bankruptcy – The fact that the Crystal Cathedral in Orange County, California was in dire financial straits had been apparent …

Share this article on Facebook Update: Former Intercessors of the Lamb: Vast Majority Support Bishops Action – This is a serious matter for all parties involved. We ask our readers to pray for the Archbishop as he genuinely …

Share this article on Facebook Washington D.C. Gets New Cardinal, New Seminary: Archbishop Wuerl Among 24 Designated as Cardinals by Pope Benedict – ‘This truly is an honor for the Archdiocese of Washington, the Church in the nation’s capital, …

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Share this article on Facebook Oct 19 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Bringing Christ to a New World – Today we celebrate the North American Martyrs, the Jesuits Sts Jean de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues and Companions who were martyred in Canada and in upstate New York. Fr.

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Share this article on Facebook Saint André Bessette – Brother André Bessette, founder of St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal, Canada, was proclaimed a Sai nt at the Vatican this past Sunday, October 17. Check out this video

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Share this article on Facebook 4 bishops urge DAR to enforce CARP in former Teves land – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, Oct. 20, 2010—Following the awarding of a total of 147 hectares of land to the Sumilao farmers, four bishops known as front liners in the cause of

Share this article on Facebook Member-consumers relieve power coop management team – LEGAZPI City, Oct. 20, 2010 – More than 100 member-consumers of Albay Electric Cooperative (ALECO) have unanimously voted for the relief of the power cooperative’s

Share this article on Facebook Tribesfolk call on ancestors’ spirits’ help vs logging firm – LANUZA, Surigao del Sur, Oct. 19, 2010—The Mamanwa and Manobo tribes in Surigao del Sur are leaving no stones unturned in an effort to stop a logging company from

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook A Strawberry Flavored Apocalypse – Yup. The EPA is telling your kids at school that juice boxes are weapons against the Earth. That’s right. Your kids at lunchtime are drinking strawberry flavored

Share this article on Facebook Church Blackmails Pols With Excommunication – We’re told all the time by politicians how irrelevant the Church is to people’s lives but then why do those same politicians attack the Church all the time. A Polish

Share this article on Facebook Daddy’s Little Girl – Fade in. A very important looking man sits in a chair. A little blond girl scampers into his lap. The man looks lovingly at the girl. “Hi, princess.” “Hi Daddy!” “I love

Share this article on Facebook Life Is Not a Slippery Slope – I heard two women arguing yesterday. One was pro-life and the other was pro-choice. I could see that the pro-life woman was truly distressed to learn her

Share this article on Facebook Most Awkward C-SPAN Moments…Evah – OK. What’s the lesson here for Jonah Goldberg. Don’t invite two people who just broke up to sit on your panel. ON C-SPAN!!! Libertarian panelist Todd Seavey blindsides

Share this article on Facebook Obama Omits “Creator” Again – You know, I’m starting to think this is a thing. Weasel Zippers reports that Barack Obama omitted the “Creator” as the source of his “unalienable rights” on Monday at a

Share this article on Facebook Raymond Cardinal Burke et al – Archbishop Burke will now be Raymond Cardinal Burke. Huzzah. Remember all those stories about how he was sent to Rome to minimize him, sent to Rome as a punishment. Well

Share this article on Facebook The Monstrous Russ Feingold – Russ Feingold has been sounding awful conservative recently. But let’s not forget who he really is. Watch this monstrous exchange and don’t be fooled.

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Newspaper: Homer is Catholic – This drives me crazy for two reasons. I haven’t seen the actual piece but L’Osservatore Romano seems to have declared that Homer Simpson is Catholic. I know. I’m getting

Share this article on Facebook Who Is Mark Shea Talking About? – After several posts by Mark Shea on the subject of “conservatism”, I must admit I don’t like those conservative Catholics very much. Anyway, at least how Mark Shea

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan Blasts Anti-Catholicism Of New York Times – Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York has again criticized The New York Times for “the common, casual way [it] offends Catholic sensitivity, something they would never

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI Names Twenty-Four New Cardinals – VATICAN CITY, 20 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Following today’s general audience, the Holy Father announced the names of twenty-four prelates who will be created cardinals in a

Share this article on Facebook Elizabeth Of Hungary: Intense Love For God And Neighbour – VATICAN CITY, 20 OCT 2010 (VIS) – In the general audience, held this morning in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope dedicated his attention to St. Elizabeth of Hungary who, he

Share this article on Facebook Foreign Policy Warns Of Impending Underpopulation, Global Aging – “Not so long ago, we were warned that rising global population would inevitably bring world famine,” writes Phillip Longman in the November 2010 issue of Foreign Policy.

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Oct 20 – VATICAN CITY, 20 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Yesterday 19 October the Holy Father received in audience Bishop Gregor Maria Hanke O.S.B. of Eichstatt, Germany.

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Oct 20 – – Appointed Bishop Pedro Brito Guimaraes of Sao Raimundo Nonato, Brazil, as archbishop of Palmas (area 29,938, population 196,000, Catholics 150,000, priests 75,

Share this article on Facebook Unification Of The Propositions – VATICAN CITY, 20 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Today Wednesday 20 October no General Congregation of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East will be held,

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Share this article on Facebook “Dear Seminarians” – Rebecca Teti: The Pope writes to potential priests | Have you seen the Holy Father’s new Letter to Seminarians? It’s made some headlines because in it he defends

Share this article on Facebook Anything Goes – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Open Forum | (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 Battle of the Baby Names – Lori Hadacek Chaplin: From Aaron to Zelie, why names matter | Do all parents agonize, banter, argue, and cajole about baby names as much as my husband David and I do?

Share this article on Facebook How Do You Choose A High School? – Rebecca Teti: Says you: do your kids choose their own schools? | Our eldest child is in 8th grade, which means we’re in the throes of high school entrance exams and

Share this article on Facebook Inside My Car – Rachel Balducci: Somedays we put the “car” in “carnage” | I remember a conversation I had with friends a few years ago about the state of our interior—our car interiors.

Share this article on Facebook Much Ado About the Flu – Danielle Bean: How are you planning to avoid illness this year? | Last year, in the midst of the swine flu frenzy we talked about flu shots and faith. This year, though

Share this article on Facebook NFP FAQs – 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: Homemaking)

Share this article on Facebook On Not Diving – Arwen Mosher: A lesson from (and for) my daughter | My daughter is cautious to a degree that often frustrates me. She freezes if she senses that something might be

Share this article on Facebook Pregnant and Unhappy? – Lisa Hendey: Can you offer advice for this mom-to-be? | This week, I received an email that tore at my heart.  The writer is a young woman who possibly received a bit of

Share this article on Facebook Warm Up With Pumpkin Soup – Danielle Bean: (and three other delicious pumpkin recipes!) | Over the weekend, I was inspired by the simple recipe for Pumpkin Soup Kristen Laurence shared. My one word

Share this article on Facebook Writing My Own Story – Arwen Mosher: The lesson of vocation | I have several friends who like blogs, but don’t read ones written by other Catholic mothers. “I can’t take the pressure,” they

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Share this article on Facebook The Secret to Life and Being Sick in Bed – This is why Mother Teresa had the kind of peace in life that transcended all trial and suffering. “We are at Jesus’ disposal. If he wants you to be sick in bed, if he

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Share this article on Facebook Dealing With Youthful Passions – I regularly receive inquiries from individuals–particularly young men–who wish to overcome the habit of masturbation and who have a variety of pastoral questions about

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Share this article on Facebook Cathedral megachurch files for bankruptcy – Crystal Cathedral filed for bankruptcy on Monday in Southern California after months of trying to overcome mounting debt. The megachurch, birthplace of the “Hour of

Share this article on Facebook Embryo Adoption? – In a February 25th interview with Andrea Kirk Assaf of Zenit , Dr. Brian Scarnecchia addressed bioethical issues surrounding embryo adoption that are open for debate

Share this article on Facebook Middle East Synod Advocates Christian Unity and Positive Secularism

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Event of the Day – While Barney Frank’s opponent Sean Bielat was being interviewed by the media Barney’s boyfriend showed up and heckled him. Bizarre.

Share this article on Facebook Pope expected to name new cardinals tomorrow – At his regular weekly public audience tomorrow—October 20—Pope Benedict XVI will announce a consistory and name new members of the College of Cardinals, most journalists

Share this article on Facebook Running for Congress – Just to Show Pictures of Aborted Babies – THIS BLOG POST IS ENTIRELY FROM JILL STANEK AT JILLSTANEK.COM. Why try to replicate what she has said prefectly! :) I think this is a genius idea. Pro-lifer Missy Smith

Share this article on Facebook The Pope announces 24 names of new cardinals

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 19, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 19 Live from the campus of Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, FL 4:00 – Liturgical Music / Praise & Worship / Music

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 20, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 20 Live from the campus of Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, FL 4:00 – Faith and the Rescued Chilean Miners As the

Share this article on Facebook Unseemly Attack on Fr. Sirico – Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to an article posted on the website of today’s National Catholic Reporter by Michael Sean Winters that is highly critical

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Share this article on Facebook Angle Leads Reid 50-47 in Nevada After Reid’s Abortion Coverup in Debate – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — After Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid did his best during their debate to cover up the abortion funding in the ObamaCare health care

Share this article on Facebook Birmingham, Alabama Abortion Center Subject of First Prayer Vigil in 13 Years – Birmingham, AL (LifeNews.com) — For the last 13 years, law enforcement officials in Birmingham, Alabama have arrested peaceful pro-life activists for praying and

Share this article on Facebook Democrats for Life Attacks Pro-Life Susan B. Anthony List on ObamaCare, Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The renegade “pro-life” organization Democrats for Life of America has set its sights on another pro-life group after initially

Share this article on Facebook Florida Gov Candidate Scott Confirms Pro-Life Views, Backs Bill Against Abortions – Tallahassee, FL (LifeNews.com) — Gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott has confirmed his pro-life views with his support of a bill in the Florida state legislature that

Share this article on Facebook Former House Pro-Life Caucus Chair Loses Endorsement Over ObamaCare, Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The former chairman of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus first lost the support of a statewide pro-life group because of his vote for

Share this article on Facebook Indiana Senate Candidate Ellsworth Under Fire on Abortion Funding, False Ads – Indianapolis, IN (LifeNews.com) — Indiana Senate candidate Brad Ellsworth is coming under fire for claiming he has a 100% pro-life voting record even though he voted in

Share this article on Facebook Ken Buck Carries Pro-Life Standard Against Pro-Abortion Michael Bennet – Denver, CO (LifeNews.com) — Colorado Senate candidate Ken Buck can’t find any friends on the radical fringe, but his mainstream pro-life position appears to be carrying

Share this article on Facebook Pollster: Republicans Will Take House From Pro-Abortion Democrats in Election – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Pollster Scott Rasmussen, who runs one of the most respected polling firms in the nation that is closely tracking the November

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Pushes Back Against Congressman Trying to Silence It – Cincinnati, OH (LifeNews.com) — A national pro-life women’s group is pushing back against Democratic Congressman Steve Driehaus, a Cincinnati, Ohio congressman who

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Leader Dr. Mildred Jefferson, Former Right to Life President, Passes Away – Boston, MA (LifeNews.com) — Dr. Mildred Jefferson was known throughout pro-life circles for her tender spirit and encouraging the next generation of pro-life leaders to

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: Octomom, George Tiller, Jacksonville, Florida, Pennsylvania, Abortion – Los Angeles, CA (LifeNews.com) — Nadya Suleman’s fertility doctor implanted a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that gave her octuplets, a state attorney said Monday, a

Share this article on Facebook Second Pro-Life Freedom Ride Takes Abortion Message to Buckle of the Bible Belt – Knoxville, TN (LifeNews.com) — Tennessee is the “buckle of the Bible Belt,” the home of country and Christian music and headquarters of the Southern Baptist Convention

Share this article on Facebook Strong Opposition to Pro-Abortion Health Care Fuels Votes for Pro-Life Candidates – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — New polling data shows the public’s support for the abortion-funding ObamaCare health care legislation was down in October and that is

Share this article on Facebook Third Lawsuit Against Pro-Abortion ObamaCare Gets Court Hearing in Virginia – Richmond, VA (LifeNews.com) — A federal judge held a court hearing on Monday in the third lawsuit filed against the ObamaCare health care reform bill that contains

Share this article on Facebook Tom Tancredo Catches Pro-Abortion John Hickenlooper in New Colorado Poll – Denver, CO (LifeNews.com) — Tom Tancredo is pushing up the numbers in his race to become the primary alternative to pro-abortion gubernatorial candidate John

Share this article on Facebook University of Wisconsin La Crosse Sees Abortion Backers Vandalize Pro-Life Display – LaCrosse, WI (LifeNews.com) — Abortion advocates at La Crosse University in Wisconsin vandalized a pro-life student the pro-life campus group erected. The organization

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin: Scott Walker Heads to Likely Victory, Video Exposes Barrett on Abortion – Madison, WI (LifeNews.com) — Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker appears headed to an election victory in the Wisconsin gubernatorial race over Milwaukee Mayor Tom

Share this article on Facebook YouTube Pulls Graphic Abortion Ads Congressional Candidate Running on TV – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Television stations in the nation’s capital must, by law, allow the television commercials District of Columbia congressional candidate

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Share this article on Facebook “The Most Important School Board Election”: CLC Rates Candidates for Ontario School … – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, October 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Campaign Life Coalition, the political arm of Canada’s pro-life movement, has published their

Share this article on Facebook 1st Black Female Harvard Med Grad and Leading Pro-Life Activist Passes Away – By Peter J. SmithBOSTON, October 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Mildred Jefferson, a civil rights pioneer who aggressively dedicated her life and talents to defending

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nienstedt Defends Diocese’s Aggressive Pro-Marriage Campaign – By Kathleen GilbertST. PAUL, Minnesota, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis has exhorted Catholics to stick close to

Share this article on Facebook At Least 31 Babies Saved During Students’ Day of Silence – By John JalsevacUpdated: 10/20/2010 14:36October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – By all accounts Tuesday’s Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity, which saw students from

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Urge Ontario Bishops to Reconsider Approval of Gay-Neutral Education Policy – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, October 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ontario Catholic bishops have now publicly endorsed the implementation of the Ministry of

Share this article on Facebook Court: No Immunity for Officers Who Arrested Pro-Life Advocates – RICHMOND, Virginia, October 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Monday upheld a district court decision that denied the request

Share this article on Facebook DC Congressional Candidate Blankets Capital with Graphic Abortion Campaign Ads – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-life Congressional candidate  in the nation’s capital has taken advantage of campaign

Share this article on Facebook Evangelical and Catholic Immigration Proponents Push Back against Same-Sex Benefits – WASHINGTON, October 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Christian supporters of immigration reform are criticizing a bill proposed by Democrat senators that would pave the way

Share this article on Facebook Houston Pro-Lifers Unite for Massive March to Planned Parenthood Megacenter – HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nearly a dozen Houston-area pro-life organizations have come together to plan and promote a march against the city’s new

Share this article on Facebook Judge Denies Request for Stay on Ruling against Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell – By Peter J. SmithRIVERSIDE, California, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the Obama Justice Department’s request for a stay on

Share this article on Facebook L’Osservatore Romano and the Irrelevance of “Relevance” – Commentary by Hilary White   ROME, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When I discovered the internet hullabalooo over that silly article , the latest in a string of

Share this article on Facebook Mexican State Governor Asks for Divine Help in Face of Pro-Abortion Initiative – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentAGUASCALIENTES, Mexico, October 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The governor of the Mexican state of Aguascalientes

Share this article on Facebook Mother of Tim Tebow Endorses Colorado Personhood Amendment – DENVER, October 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pam Tebow, whose story about her refusal to abort her football star son reached millions last year, has endorsed Colorado’s

Share this article on Facebook Ottawa Pro-Aborts Trying to Get 40 Days for Life Permit Revoked – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After failing to rally an ongoing protest against the Ottawa 40 Days for Life, a group of

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abort Group Pushes “Blob” Media Images that Hide the Humanity of the Unborn – By Patrick B. CraineVANCOUVER, British Columbia, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC) has recommended a set of photos to

Share this article on Facebook Students from Ontario School ‘Inspired’ to Participate in Ottawa 40 Days for Life – By John JalsevacPETERBOROUGH, Ontario, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Everything that our school and community does is pro-life,” says Adam Parker, the principal

Share this article on Facebook Study: Too Much Screen Time Linked to Psychological Difficulties, even for Physically Active Kids – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiBRISTOL, UK, October 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new study conducted at the University of Bristol has found that too much TV and computer

Share this article on Facebook Taking Girlfriend to Abortion Clinic at Gunpoint Gets Man Attempted Murder Charge – By Peter J. Smith COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Ohio man faces a charge of attempted murder for forcing his girlfriend at gunpoint to drive to

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop: Catholic Pols Who Betray Faith Must Repent Publicly – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In remarks given at a conference in Rome last week, the current head of the Vatican’s Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic

Share this article on Facebook Australian “Angel of the Gap” Prevents Scores of Suicides – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An 84 year-old Australian man has been awarded a medal of bravery for his work dissuading people from jumping to their deaths

Share this article on Facebook Catholic “Footprint” Grows in Past Year – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist According to newly released statistics from the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, the past year saw positive

Share this article on Facebook Intercessors of the Lamb Formally Suppressed – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Citing a lack of cooperation in instituting “necessary reforms,” Archbishop George Lucas of Omaha has formally suppressed the

Share this article on Facebook Judge Sides with Firefighters in “Gay Pride Parade” Suit – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A California appellate court has ruled in favor of four San Diego firefighters who sued the fire department after being forced

Share this article on Facebook NY Bishops: Right to Life Trumps All Other Issues in Voting Booth – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Bishops from the state of New York have issued a new pastoral letter stating that the right to life trumps all other issues in

Share this article on Facebook Students Respect Life with Day of Silence – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Thousands of students across the U.S. are remaining silent today as a sign of solidarity with 50 million of their brothers and

Share this article on Facebook Two Americans to be Elevated to Cardinal – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Two American prelates are among the list of 24 men who will be elevated to cardinal in a November 20 consistory. According to

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Share this article on Facebook Chapel of the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, Clyde, Missouri – The monastery provides a good online tour of the chapel . Images are copyright the Benedictine Sisters, Clyde, MI.

Share this article on Facebook Compendium of the Reforms of the Roman Breviary, 1568 – 1961: Part 8.1 – The Gallican Psalter of St. Jerome – No other book of the Latin Bible has so complicated a history as that of the Psalter. Like the rest of the Hebrew Old Testament, the Psalms were translated into Greek by

Share this article on Facebook Creative Way to Preserve Sacred Architecture – On the Move Landmark Church Survives the Wrecker’s Ball By Being Transported to Georgia by JOSEPH PRONECHEN NORCROSS, Ga. — All kinds of things happen to churches that

Share this article on Facebook Forty Hours Devotion at Saint John Cantius – The grand conclusion of our Forty Hours Devotion was held on Sunday, October 17 with a Solemn High Tridentine Latin Mass with the Resurrection Choir and Orchestra

Share this article on Facebook Orbis Catholicus: New Address – Just a quick note as I know many of our readers are interested in John Sonnen’s “Orbis Catholicus” blog. Some of you may have noticed recently that when you go to his

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict Announces Creation of New Cardinals – This morning, Our Most Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI announced , that on Saturday, 20 November 2010, he will hold an extraordinary public Consistory for the creation new

Share this article on Facebook Pueri Cantores and Sung Mass in the Usus Antiquior in the Chapel of the Irish National Seminary, Maynooth – This past October 16th, the Irish National Convention of Pueri Cantores was held, and featured Sung Mass in the usus antiquior in the college chapel of the Irish

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishops Burke, Wuerl to become cardinals – Pope Benedict XVI named 24 new cardinals today, among them two from the United States: Archbishop Raymond L. Burke, head of the Vatican’s highest tribunal, the Supreme

Share this article on Facebook Remembering the North American Martyrs – By Mary DeTurris Poust One of my favorite places in upstate New York, just 45 minutes from my home, is the National Shrine of the North American Martyrs , whose feast we

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Share this article on Facebook A prank phone call that backfired beautifully – I’ve known a lot of former atheists over the years. One of my very favorites is Jennifer Fulwiler. Among the reasons I like her so much (there are many) is that she’s a

Share this article on Facebook Do you recognize this face? – That’s my buddy and brother in Christ,  Marcus Grodi ,  the founder and president of the Coming Home Network, which for over 15 years has been helping Protestant clergy

Share this article on Facebook Election day is almost here. Are you ready to vote with a clear conscience?http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook If being apathetic is wrong, then I don’t care.http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook Memo to a certain Medjugorje adherent who is attacking skeptics (again) – Relax. Settle down. Be at peace. There’s no need to obsess the way you are over what a tiny handful of people may think about Medjugorje. If some, like I, doubt that

Share this article on Facebook The fastest goal keeper ever – The goalie is wearing a light-green uniform. At about the 35-second mark, you’ll understand why I named this post as I did.  http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook Tom Bosley, R.I.P. – The affable dad on “Happy Days” died today at 83 from lung cancer. May he rest in peace. He entertained millions of people with his acting, myself included. I recall

Share this article on Facebook What do you say to a cradle-Catholic who doubts the doctrine of the communion of saints? – Well, here’s what I said in response to Ed, a recent caller to my “Open Line” radio broadcast (Thursdays from 3-5 p.m. ET). He also had doubts about the bodily

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Share this article on Facebook Pilgrimage Day 8: Mt. of Olives, Mt. Zion & more

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrimage Last Day, Part I (Part II added soon) – Today we went to Qumran, Masada, Jericho and the Dead Sea. After floating in the Dead Sea we rode camels. I will add Part II below tomorrow as soon as I can.The group is

Share this article on Facebook What My Grandpa Said about the Pope – (Billy teaches Grandpa a thing or two) “My grandpa is a nice old gentleman, with gray hair, and gold spectacles, and very fond of his little grandson Billy—that’s me.

Share this article on Facebook Where Do You Find that in the Bible? – Protestants often accuse Catholics of making up doctrines or tradition. They often press their point by asking “Where do you find that in the Bible?” A good answer, of

Share this article on Facebook Why No One Holds up a 7-11 in Israel

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Share this article on Facebook “Gentry” vs “Yahoos” – My Tuesday column is up, and, jumping off this post by Glenn Reynolds it looks at the question of whether or not there is a “cultural elite” and what defines them.

Share this article on Facebook Civic Duty Calls – I have been summoned to jury duty and this morning my number is up. Have no idea how long anything will go on for, but blogging will be limited, obviously, and emails

Share this article on Facebook The Brutality of Grace – Don’t miss Joseph Susanka’s excellent, insightful essay The Brutality of Grace , wherein he looks at the books (and films) on Cormac McCarthy: Throughout much of her

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Share this article on Facebook POPE ENCOURAGES SEMINARIANS TO DEFEND THE FAITH – A seminarian giving reverence to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI “Above all, your time in the seminary is also a time of study. The Christian faith has an essentially

Share this article on Facebook REFUTING ANOTHER ORTHODOX AND HIS COPY-PASTED ANTI-PAPACY MATERIALS, part 1 – St. Cyril of Alexandria, the Champion of Faith that deposed the heresiarch Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople who denied the Divine Maternity of Mary. Joel said…

Share this article on Facebook REFUTING ANOTHER ORTHODOX AND HIS COPY-PASTED ANTI-PAPACY MATERIALS, part 2 – St. Peter kneeling in front of the Risen Lord after the Miracle of the Great Catch in the Sea of Galilee. PART 1:

Share this article on Facebook REFUTING ANOTHER ORTHODOX AND HIS COPY-PASTED ANTI-PAPACY MATERIALS, part 3 – Joel said… Did Peter have more authority than the other Apostles? ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN STUDENTS’ MAGAZINE “OUR ACTION”. Issues 450-451 June-July 2007 – pages 234-235 Α.

Share this article on Facebook REFUTING ANOTHER ORTHODOX AND HIS COPY-PASTED ANTI-PAPACY MATERIALS, part 4 – St. Peter, the leader of the Apostles and the whole Church before, during and after Pentecost. PART 3:

Share this article on Facebook REFUTING ANOTHER ORTHODOX AND HIS COPY-PASTED ANTI-PAPACY MATERIALS, part 5 – Saint Peter . Ca 1468. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. PART 4:

Share this article on Facebook REPLY TO JUST FOR CATHOLICS.ORG. 2: HOW CAN I KNOW? ON BIBLE ALONE – St. Luke the Evangelist writing the Gospel Account under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and guided by the Apostles. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /*

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Share this article on Facebook “Oh won’t you staaaaay… just a little bit longeeeerrr…” – From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald comes this interested piece to which I add my usual E&C. The Catholic group in the Church of England’s General

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. Dolan reacts to anti-Catholic bigotry of Hell’s Bible – Archbishop Dolan of New York City (will he be named Cardinal tomorrow?) has observations about Hell’s Bible’s hatred for the Catholic Church. My emphases. More from the

Share this article on Facebook Big Feast coming this Friday! – What are your plans for the big feast day on Friday? Friday 22 October is the feast of Sts. Nunilo and Alodia were a pair of 9th c. virgin martyrs in Huesca, Spain.

Share this article on Facebook Consistory news coming soon – Last week I wrote: Could we hear the announcement of a consistory perhaps next Wednesday during the General Audience? The answer is: YES. I predict that tomorrow we will

Share this article on Facebook Death of a comet and meteors from Orion – From Spaceweather: SUNDIVING COMET: A newly-discovered comet is plunging toward the sun for a close encounter it probably will not survive.  The comet is too deep in the

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Sirico’s advice to the Tea Parties – With a biretta tip to CatholicVote this is from Fr. Robert Sirico of Acton Institute.  Find the original on The Detroit News. Tea party must define ideas Father Robert

Share this article on Facebook Jumping the gun a bit – This is a little premature, but the St. Louis newpaper had this on their site. NB: The names of the new cardinals won’t be announced for a few hours yet.

Share this article on Facebook Msgr. Loftus: Are you a scrub? – From His Hermeneuticalness: Fr Michael Clifton, long time pastor of the faithful, former archivist of Southwark, learned historian, kindly teacher of schoolboys

Share this article on Facebook National Catholic Reporter bitter about CARDINAL Burke (I repeat … CARDINAL) – His Holiness of Our Lord Pope Benedict XVI has seen fit to name Archbishop Raymond Burke a Cardinal of Holy Church. The National Catholic Fishwrap is not very pleased.

Share this article on Facebook Observations about new cardinals – WDTPRS kudos to the new Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church. I was especially pleased that  Archbishop Ranjith was on the list.   And though it was no surprise, what a

Share this article on Facebook Pueri Cantores in Ireland, and repercussion in Gregorian chant – I received a note from a friend about the Pueri Cantores convention in Ireland at Maynooth Seminary. There are some fine video available for your perusal on Gloria.TV.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Admitting RCIA candidates to Communion? – From a reader: I have a question that I cannot find a direct answer: Our pastor made the decision to allow non-Catholics in RCIA to receive Holy Communion. He stated

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: non-Catholics reciting the Rosary – From a reader: Me and a group of my friends try to go weekly to a nearby nursing home to visit and pray with the people there. We usually go around the rooms asking if

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: The canopy over the Holy Father’s chair – I was not able to see any of the canonization Mass on Sunday.   Today, however, I received a question from a reader about the canopy over the Holy Father at his chair.

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Was Latin the “vernacular”? – From a seminarian: A brother seminarian and I recently attended one night of a parish mission of sorts led by a renowned Catholic musician. In one tangent mentioning the

Share this article on Facebook Question for tech oriented readers – Anyone want to buy a black 32GB ATT iPhone 3GS with Apple Care still on it?

Share this article on Facebook Something in the Air, I fear – Hmmmm New Macbook Air.

Share this article on Facebook Statement from soon-to-be Cardinal Burke – Archbp. Burke released a statement on having been named Cardinal. From St. Louis Review: Statement by Cardinal-designate Raymond L. Burke on the announcement of the

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Share this article on Facebook The Bolletino slips on a Banana – His Hermeneuticalness posted about an amusing little something picked up by the gentlemanly Sandro Magister. Apparently during the Synod on the Middle East, a Chaldean

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed – I haven’t been able to post about the feeder for a while now. Here are a few shots from today. There are quite a few Robins around.  They hang out around the trees with

Share this article on Facebook The Somali altar dancer – This came via Patrick Madrid. A young Somali man had a little dance on the main altar of the Duomo in Florence, to the musical accompaniment of Michael Jackson’s Bad.

Share this article on Facebook What is your good news? – Holy Church had some good news today. Do you have good news of your own? My good news includes the replacement of the Sabine electrical box, which was so eccentric that

Share this article on Facebook Where you are – Here is a snap shot of some of the places readers are coming from over the last few minutes. These are in some cases approximations.  I also cut out vague references

Share this article on Facebook Which titular churches will the new Cardinals receive? – Cardinals are the Pope’s special Roman clergy.  Historically they were the deacons and priests of diaconal and presbyteral “titles” (parishes) of Rome, while the

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