Catholic News Headlines October 25, 2010


Oct. 24, 7pm—Oct. 25, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook TAKE PRIDE IN GOD ALONE – “So long as man is foolishly pleased with himself, to you, Lord, he is only displeasing; so long as covets the good opinion of men, he is depriving himself of true

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Church in Brazil voices support for bishop who received death threats – Brasilia, Brazil, Oct 25, 2010 / 01:52 pm ( CNA ).- The National Conference of Catholic Bishops in Brazil has announced it is standing behind Bishop Luiz Gonzaga

Share this article on Facebook Church in Cuba announces release of five more political prisoners – Madrid, Spain, Oct 25, 2010 / 11:54 am ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The Archdiocese of Havana has announced that five more political prisoners from Cuba will soon be released

Share this article on Facebook Expert says Christian politicians have right to defend ethical principles – San José, Costa Rica, Oct 25, 2010 / 06:01 pm ( CNA ).- The director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the John Paul II University in Costa Rica stated last week

Share this article on Facebook Israel complains of bias in Middle East Synod – Vatican City, Oct 25, 2010 / 01:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican drew fire from the Israeli government for allegedly turning the recent Synod for the Middle East

Share this article on Facebook Pope gives new bishop to Catholics in Orlando diocese – Orlando, Fla., Oct 25, 2010 / 03:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican announced over the weekend that Pope Benedict appointed a new shepherd for the Orlando diocese in

Share this article on Facebook Synod backs Pope in call for ‘two-state’ solution in Middle East – Vatican City, Oct 25, 2010 / 11:29 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In calling for a “two-state” solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the special Synod of Bishops for the

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Controversial ‘new wave’ director declines Oscar ceremony – France’s pre-eminent director of the “new wave” moment of the 1950s and 1960s, Jean-Luc …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Special Report: Silent No More. My Story of Why I Regret My Abortion – During Lent this year, I attended a Rachel’s Vineyard post abortion healing retreat in Corpus Christi, …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Israel Complains of Alleged Bias in Middle East Synod, Vatican Deflates Controversy – The Vatican drew fire from the Israeli government for allegedly turning the recent Synod for the Middle East into …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI says Church Exists to Evangelize: Announces Synod on the New Evangelization – ‘The missionary task is not to bring about revolution in the world but to transfigure it, drawing power …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Defending Marriage: Update on the Evidence Judge Walker Ignored – The fight for Proposition 8 is not over.  The appellate court will now review the evidence of the …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Opening statements made in Chandra Levy murder trial – Opening statements have been made in the murder trial of Chandra Levy, the grad school student who vanished almost …

Share this article on Facebook ‘We Struggle Not Against Flesh and Blood’: Catholic Online, Victim of a Cyber Attack – WE WERE HIT, AND HIT HARD BY CYBER TERRORISTS!  Catholic Online experienced a deliberate …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook 10 Things You Can’t Do Anymore – I was thinking how different my kid’s lives are than mine was and then I thought about how different things are generally. There are so many things I experienced (I’m

Share this article on Facebook Debate Crowd Demands Pledge – This is awesome. No. If awesome was a ninja this video would still be awesomer. I love how the crowd just completely ignored this madwoman trying to stop the people from

Share this article on Facebook Obama Calls Republicans “Enemies.” – Yup. President Obama who was supposed to heal the country’s divisions just called some Americans “enemies.” Guess which ones? Republicans. Yup. Enemies. This is

Share this article on Facebook The Archbishop of ‘Chutzpah’ – Immigration debate seems to assume, as a pre-requisite, the suspension of all common sense. I have for some time marveled at the chutzpah of the Mexican government

Share this article on Facebook The Hobbit is Cast. What Say You? – I think this is awesome. The Washington Post reports: Martin Freeman will play the hobbit who makes the long journey to Lonely Mountain in the two-part film adaptation

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Federal Appeals Court Sides With San Francisco Against Vatican – Four years after the San Francisco board of supervisors condemned Catholic teaching on homosexuality and urged Archbishop George Niederauer to defy Catholic teaching on

Share this article on Facebook Final Message Of Synod For Middle East – VATICAN CITY, 23 OCT 2010 (VIS) – During yesterday’s Thirteenth General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops, the Synod

Share this article on Facebook Fourteenth General Congregation – VATICAN CITY, 23 OCT 2010 (VIS) – During today’s Fourteenth General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops, held this morning

Share this article on Facebook Gifts To Notre Dame Plunged $120M During Year Of Obama’s Appearance – Contributions to the University of Notre Dame fell by over $120 million during the fiscal year in which President Barack Obama was awarded an honorary degree. Several

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Oct 25 – VATICAN CITY, 25 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Archbishop Robert Zollitsch of Freiberg im Breisgau, Germany, president of the

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Oct 23 – VATICAN CITY, 23 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed as members of the Council of Cardinals for the Study of the Organisational and Economic Problems of the

Share this article on Facebook President Of Seychelles Received By The Holy Father – VATICAN CITY, 25 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 Synod Presents Forty-Four Propositions To The Holy Father – VATICAN CITY, 23 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The working sessions of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops concluded this morning with the approval of

Share this article on Facebook The Task Of The Mission Is To Transfigure The World – VATICAN CITY, 24 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Following this morning’s concelebration of the Eucharist to mark the end of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of

Share this article on Facebook We Must Never Resign Ourselves To The Absence Of Peace – VATICAN CITY, 24 OCT 2010 (VIS) – At 9.30 a.m. today in St. Peter’s Basilica, Benedict XVI presided at the celebration of the Eucharist to mark the closure of the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook “Purly” Whites – Rebecca Teti: I thought bones being knit was a metaphor | I’m not certain what would possess a person to take on the project of knitting a human skeleton. But it’s

Share this article on Facebook “Saints” At Mass – Rebecca Teti: take Fr. Z’s poll | Will people come in costume to Mass at your parish on Sunday? Fr. Z. wants to know,and is sponsoring a poll. He’s asking a very narrow

Share this article on Facebook Rachel’s Contrition Giveaway – Sarah Reinhard: Win a great new Catholic novel | Are you looking for great fiction? How about great Catholic fiction? Well, look no further. Rachel’s Contrition, by

Share this article on Facebook Raising Up Saints – 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 What I Saw In the Chapel – Marion Fernandez-Cueto: The Staggering Truth about the Eucharist | In September, the Pew Research Forum on Religion and Public Life released a study about religious

Share this article on Facebook You Can’t Judge a Mom By Her Purse – Danielle Bean: and other observations of the good and the bad of online communication | I usually don’t respond. I usually take the advice that I offer sensitive fellow

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Last Remaining Prejudice? Not Hardly! – You sometimes hear Catholics express the opinion that anti-Catholicism is the last remaining socially acceptable prejudice in America. For example, in a recent piece

Share this article on Facebook Low-Carb Shepherd’s Pie: The Motion Picture!

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Afghan President gets Iranian cash

Share this article on Facebook Catholic man adopts fifty children to save them from abortion

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Maddow Guest Claims Women Receive Abortions “Because They Care About Motherhood” Maddow starts out by asking if the abortionist is even confortable being identified and

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 25, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 25 4:00 – Nothing to Hide: Secrecy, Communication, and Communion in the Catholic Church Few people know the inner

Share this article on Facebook Waiting for Superman – The Need for Education Reform By Chuck Colson Christian Post Guest Columnist The ground-breaking new documentary, Waiting for “Superman” vividly highlights the problems

Share this article on Facebook WikiLeaks boss walks out on CNN interview after reporter asks him about HIS private life – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his organisation are famously liberal with the secrets of the U.S. military – but the man is not so forthcoming about his own

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Americans Want Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Pro-Abortion ObamaCare – The ObamaCare health care reform law that allows abortion funding has drawn three separate lawsuits seeking to overturn it as unconstitutional. That’s music to the ears

Share this article on Facebook Expert on Forced Abortions in China Condemns Latest Late-Term Abortion – The man who uncovered the forced abortion campaign in China decades ago that family planning officials employ in connection with the nation’s one-child policy is

Share this article on Facebook Federal Judge Allows Congressman to Shut Down Pro-Life Group’s Election Effort – A federal judge has issued a ruling essentially allowing a “pro-life Democratic” congressman to shut down a pro-life group’s election effort. The Susan B. Anthony List

Share this article on Facebook MSNBC Program Exploits Killing of Abortionist George Tiller to Attack Pro-Lifers – MSNBC plans to air a program tonight exploiting last year’s shooting death of late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller to suggest a pro-life conspiracy was behind

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania: Pro-Life Corbett Leads Onorato by Five Percent – Tom Corbett, the pro-life gubernatorial candidate, continues to lead pro-abortion candidate Dan Onorato by five points among Pennsylvania voters. The lead is smaller

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Independents Backing Pro-Life Republican Candidates – A new poll for Politico conducted by George Washington University finds independents backing pro-life Republicans in what could become an election landslide next week.

Share this article on Facebook UK Nurse on Video Shutting Off Paralyzed Man’s Life Support – A British nurse working for the government’s NHS health care program was caught on a videotape shutting off the life support for a paralyzed man. Jamie Merrett, a

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Day 34 of 40 Days for Life: 445 saved … One Week Left! – Commentary by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for LifeOctober 25th, 2010 (40DaysforLife.com) – How many more lives will be saved this fall?This is the last week of the campaign

Share this article on Facebook Homosexual Civil Unions Bill Looms for Illinois Lame-Duck Session – By Kathleen GilbertSPRINGFIELD, Illinois, October 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family leaders in Illinois are preparing for a battle to preserve traditional

Share this article on Facebook International Pro-Life Conference Schedule Now on Line – OTTAWA, Canada, October 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Because of many enquiries, LifeSiteNews is posting a link to the schedule for this weekend’s International pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Last Minute CLC Candidate Ratings for Ontario Mayor & City Councillors! – TORONTO, Canada, October 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Campaign Life Coalition has posted a last minute resource for voters in Ontario’s municipal elections. Special web

Share this article on Facebook Major Pro-Life Leaders “Elated” at Archbishop Burke Elevation to Cardinal – By Patrick B. CraineROME, October 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The leaders of some of the world’s largest and most active pro-life organizations say they are “thrilled”

Share this article on Facebook No Appeal of Gay Adoption Ruling, Says Florida AG – By Peter J. SmithMIAMI, Florida, October 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The attorney general of Florida announced Friday that he will not appeal to the state supreme

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Independent Tom Tancredo Surges to Virtual Tie in Colorado Gov. Race – By Peter J. SmithDENVER, Colorado, October 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The race for Colorado’s governorship now shows a virtual tie between former U.S. Rep. Tom

Share this article on Facebook Provincial Court to Rule on Freedom of Speech Case at U of Calgary – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiCALGARY, October 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Provincial court Judge John Bascom said he will rule early next year whether University of Calgary

Share this article on Facebook Texas Teen Nearly Forced by Parents into Abortion – AUSTIN, Texas, October 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A 16-year-old girl secured a temporary restraining order last week from a Texas court that blocks her parents from

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Most Americans Think Christianity Has Positive Impact on Society – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In an era when Christian-bashing is the norm in certain quarters of American society, a new poll has found that the majority of

Share this article on Facebook Peter Singer: Infants have no Moral Status – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During a debate held at Princeton University about the moral status of the unborn, famed Australian philosopher Peter Singer

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Groups Threaten “Battle to Come” if Congress Changes Hands – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist With the numbers of pro-life legislators expected to increase dramatically after the upcoming midterm election, pro-abortion

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Carmelite Ordinations – The Carmelites of Wyoming , who celebrate Mass in accordance with the Carmelite liturgical books, recently celebrated the ordination of two new priests. The ordaining

Share this article on Facebook Ecclesiastical Heraldry of Marco Foppoli – Today there seems to be a growing interest in the subject of ecclesiastical heraldry. Accordingly, a number of our readers might be interested to learn of an Italian

Share this article on Facebook The Papal Mass and the Altar and Ciborium of Westminster Cathedral – Shortly after the papal visit to the United Kingdom, the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI, when back in Rome, reflected on his visit and made a particularly glowing comment

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Former OSV editor to head Catholic news agencies – David Scott, who served as editor of Our Sunday Visitor newspaper from 1993 to 2000, has been named editor-in-chief of Catholic News Agency (CNA) and EWTN News,

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Queue “The Twilight Zone” Theme for this – Sure, this could be some kind of high-tech digital hoax, and maybe that’s just what it is. No problem. But if it’s not, then I don’t know how to account for it. What do

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrimage Day 3, Part I

Share this article on Facebook St. Joseph, Father of Jesus? – Today we will visit the House of the Holy Family under the Church of St. Joseph in Nazareth. Here I will give my short talk “A Day in the Life of the Holy Family —

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook ‘Lanie’s Got a Gun & Other Smart Things – Color me amused : According to two witnesses, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia took fellow Justice Elena Kagan out for a lesson in skeet shooting at his shooting

Share this article on Facebook A Weekend of Attention – A sort of happy synchronicity regarding this book. Julie Davis from Happy Catholic (who reviews books like no one else lent her recent review of Disorientations to

Share this article on Facebook Come on, Monday… – Help me get it in gear!

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook CLARIFYING THE STAND OF THE PHILIPPINE CHURCH ON RH BILL – Alceo Dossena Madonna and Child, St Giovannino, St Anne and two Cherubs in the style of Donatello Anonymous said… Hi Fr. Abe, I’m not too familiar with the RH bill. I

Share this article on Facebook More Defense of the Mass in Vernacular – Pope Benedict XVI during the Consecration with other priests during mass in Manger Square in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. john said… The post is very troublesome

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names Miami Auxiliary Noonan Bishop of Orlando – WASHINGTON (October 23, 2010) — Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop John Noonan, an auxiliary bishop of Miami, bishop of Orlando, Florida. Bishop Noonan, 59, succeeds

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Delegation to Attend Opening of New Seminary in Havana – WASHINGTON — A delegation of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Subcommittee on the Church in Latin America will travel to Cuba November 3-6, 2010

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Can non-Catholics be saved? – From a reader: Can non-Catholics who die outside formal union with the Church be saved? I’ve had the statements of the Council of Florence pointed to as proof to

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: homemade marriage vows – From a reader: I recently attended a Catholic wedding between two Catholics. During the ceremony, I believe the couple did the declaration of intentions according to the

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