Catholic News Headlines October 27 and 28, 2010


Oct. 26, 7pm—Oct. 28, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook BE A BURNING LAMP – A brother helped by a brother is like a walled city that no enemy can assault.  Good is always stronger than evil.  Our lives have a great importance because we have to

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Share this article on Facebook 80,000 expected to rally for education at Vatican – Rome, Italy, Oct 27, 2010 / 03:20 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Education is important to the Catholic Church in Italy and many want to demonstrate that. That’s why tens of

Share this article on Facebook Amnesty International pressures Peru to legalize abortion – Lima, Peru, Oct 27, 2010 / 01:51 pm ( CNA ).- Amnesty International has announced it will give Peru’s ministry of health a petition signed by 11,000 people calling for

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop rejects re-zoning that would allow casinos in Mexican city – Leon, Mexico, Oct 28, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago of Leon has rejected re-zoning proposals that would allow casinos to be built in

Share this article on Facebook Architect of Barcelona’s Church of Holy Family could be beatified in 2016 – Barcelona, Spain, Oct 27, 2010 / 11:52 am ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The Association for the Beatification of Antoni Gaudi stated this week that the architect could possibly

Share this article on Facebook Argentina bishops offer condolences over death of former president – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 28, 2010 / 12:00 pm ( CNA ).- The Bishops’ Conference of Argentina offered its deepest condolences for the death of the country’s former

Share this article on Facebook Argentinean lawmakers reject violence at women’s conference – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 27, 2010 / 10:01 pm ( CNA ).- Lawmakers in the province of Chaco, Argentina have passed a resolution condemning the violence carried out by

Share this article on Facebook Baltimore sisters auctioning rare baseball card to raise mission funds – Baltimore, Md., Oct 28, 2010 / 03:22 am ( CNA ).- A Baltimore-based group of religious sisters is auctioning off a rare baseball card to raise support for the

Share this article on Facebook Bishop notes that vasectomies and tubal ligations are mutilations of the body – Bogotá, Colombia, Oct 27, 2010 / 06:09 pm ( CNA ).- The Secretary General of the Bishops’ Conference of Colombia reminded Catholics this week that sterilization

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal-designate Burke speaks about obligation to vote for truth – Rome, Italy, Oct 28, 2010 / 12:15 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke stressed to Catholic voters in a recent interview that they have a “very

Share this article on Facebook Holy Land Church official finds no ‘anti-Zionist’ bias at synod – Rome, Italy, Oct 28, 2010 / 02:55 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Many Christians in the Middle East harbor “anti-Zionist” resentments, but those resentments are rooted political

Share this article on Facebook Holy women as important as priests in Church history, Pope says – Vatican City, Oct 27, 2010 / 11:22 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The 14th-century St. Bridget of Sweden is a “powerful example of feminine sanctity” and a model for Christian

Share this article on Facebook Malawi students’ desecration Bibles could signal new Muslim militancy, priest worries – Lilongwe, Malawi, Oct 28, 2010 / 06:11 am ( CNA ).- Reacting to Muslim primary school students’ desecration of Bibles in Malawi earlier this month, a local priest said

Share this article on Facebook Mass. bishops emphasize sanctity of life, traditional marriage in upcoming elections – Boston, Mass., Oct 27, 2010 / 06:00 am ( CNA ).- Bishops in Massachusetts are emphasizing the importance of voters protecting the sanctity of life and upholding

Share this article on Facebook Nearly 80,000 youth offer thanks for rescue of Chilean miners – Santiago, Chile, Oct 26, 2010 / 10:06 pm ( CNA ).- Some 80,000 young people joined in the 20th Youth Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Teresa of the Andes to thank God for the

Share this article on Facebook Ohio billboard case on abortion funding in health care law advances – Columbus, Ohio, Oct 27, 2010 / 03:14 am ( CNA ).- A federal judge ruled Oct. 26 that Rep. Steve Driehaus’ complaint against the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) may

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict appeals for aid to tsunami and flood victims – Vatican City, Oct 27, 2010 / 01:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Indonesia has been rocked by simultaneous catastrophes this week, leaving hundreds dead and many others

Share this article on Facebook Pope stresses unity of global human family as theme of upcoming migrant’s day – Vatican City, Oct 26, 2010 / 08:06 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI announced the theme of “One Human Family” as the message of the 97th World Day of Migrants

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s visit to Santiago de Compostela to draw 200,000 – Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Oct 28, 2010 / 06:08 pm ( CNA ).- Spanish Archbishop Julian Barrio of Santiago de Compostela stated this week that he is “very satisfied”

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life leader says she’s facing prosecution for using Catholic bishops’ message – Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2010 / 06:59 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Ohio voters this November won’t be seeing a controversial ad campaign that accuses Ohio Representative Steve

Share this article on Facebook Regnum Christi visitation to focus on consecrated members, leaders say – Rome, Italy, Oct 28, 2010 / 01:00 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Contrary to previous reports, leaders from the Regnum Christi Movement stressed that the visitation to be

Share this article on Facebook Science leads to truth about God, humanity, Pope says – Vatican City, Oct 28, 2010 / 05:03 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Science in the 21st century must work for the “true good of man,” the Pope told a group of scientists Oct. 28.

Share this article on Facebook Vatican wishes world’s Hindus a happy Deepavali – Vatican City, Oct 28, 2010 / 06:29 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican is wishing the world’s Hindus a “joy-filled Deepavali.”

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook A Personal Story of Caregiving: Blessing In Disguise – No words can adequately describe the feeling of losing a parent, but for me, losing my dad has been a double …

Share this article on Facebook New Springtime: Dominican Nuns to Buy JPII Cultural Center in Washington, DC – There could not be a place more suited for the truth, beauty and joy of the Catholic religious life of these …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Congolese women raped in dungeon along border – The systematic rape of Congolese women and children by armed rebels has come to light in recent months. In the …

Share this article on Facebook Earthquake, tsunami batters Indonesia’s Mentawai Islands – Mother Nature is showing no mercy for the Southeast Asian nation of Indonesia this week. Coming to grips with the …

Share this article on Facebook Eruptions at Indonesia’s most volatile volcano panics populace – Eruptions at Indonesia’s most volatile volcano, Mount Merapi has killed dozens and injured hundreds. The …

Share this article on Facebook Ethiopia works to halt problem of illegal teen brides – Ethiopian girls who are married off as young as 14 pose a special problem to this struggling African nation. It is …

Share this article on Facebook Hundreds die in cholera outbreak in Nigeria – Nigeria has reported more than 1,500 cholera-related deaths this year. According to the United Nations, …

Share this article on Facebook Small Mexico town’s police force resigns en masse after shootout – The entire police force in a small Mexican town resigned this week after its new headquarters was attacked by …

Share this article on Facebook Special Report: Modern Ethiopian women fight to overturn violent custom – Special Report: Frontlines of Maternal and Infant Care in Africa… The ancient African custom of female genital …

Share this article on Facebook Survey: Africa has the most corrupt nations in the world – Transparency International, an integrity-ranking group based in Germany has declared that Africa is the most …

Share this article on Facebook System to warn Indonesians of impending tsunami failed – At least 300 Indonesians have been killed in an earthquake and accompanying tsunami on the remote Mentawai …

Share this article on Facebook Two girls accused of being spies executed in Somalia – The African nation of Somalia has been swept up in chaos since 1991. The latest incident to show how anarchy and …

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Calls for Sparing Tariq Aziz, a Chaldean Catholic, from Execution – Tariq Aziz, a Chaldean Catholic and the deputy Prime Minister of Iraq under Saddam Hussein, has been condemned to …

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Share this article on Facebook Democratic Senatorial candidate accused of bribery – Republican Senate candidate from Nevada Sharron Angle says that her opponent, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Children Found in Dumpsters in Two Cities: When our Children Become Trash – The remains of Seventeen babies in medical ziplock bags with the names of their mothers labeled on …

Share this article on Facebook Dissent and Confusion: Meet the American Catholic Council – Eight members of ACC’s national planning committee were recently emailed and asked to …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: Robin of Berkeley, California on ‘Obama and the Evil Squatters’ – Berkeley Christians share their religion in whispered tones. A person who has an appetite for worship may remain …

Share this article on Facebook Opinion: Leaders or Scoundrels? 2010 Election Could Change Everything – It’s appalling that so many men and women without honor are rising to positions of consequence. What has …

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Share this article on Facebook Oct 27 – Homily: The Number of the Elect – In today’s Gospel Our Lord talks about the number of the elect, of those who will be saved. Fr. Bonaventure explains that we have much to worry about in this regard

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Share this article on Facebook Trust in God – “If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own power. Your self-sufficiency, your selfishness and your intellectual pride will

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Share this article on Facebook Mining operations continue to destroy CDO environment – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, Oct. 27, 2010—Church workers in two hinterland parishes of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro (ACDO) have confirmed that mining operations in at

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Share this article on Facebook Be Catholic on Voting Day – Ht Les Femmes

Share this article on Facebook B-List Celebs Warns Against Voting GOP – This is just awesome because of how bad it is. I mean really laughably bad. Ed Wood would walk out on this. This makes me really really want to vote next Tuesday. Big

Share this article on Facebook Couric: Middle America = “The Great Unwashed” – I was going to put this on our links page (The Reader) but it’s just too priceless. Too perfect. It says it all. Katie Couric’s producer says the reason nobody watches

Share this article on Facebook Cutest Trick or Treater Ever – This was just too cute not to share. Shamelessly stolen from Jill Stanek.

Share this article on Facebook Future Speaker Boehner — I Pray All Day – Future Speaker Boehner (whose skin tone, according to some paleo-socio-archaeologists, is probably very similar to that of a very famous first century semite) say that

Share this article on Facebook Is “The Pill” a Right? For Kids? – Abortion and contraceptive giant Planned Parenthood is suing the state of Montana to force them to provide “The Pill” to children free of charge. Did you get that? FOR

Share this article on Facebook Scientists Claim to Find Liberal Gene – Some scientists claim to have discovered the “liberal gene.” Of course you and I know that this is one of the stupidest thing you’ll ever read but if we were to take

Share this article on Facebook Transfats Laws Just Like Abortion Laws? – The Baltimore city health department fined a business called Healthy Choice John’s Barbecue, for violating the ban on trans fats. The city passed a law making it illegal

Share this article on Facebook Vatican: What Promised Land? – Promised land? What promised land? Chosen people? Not anymore. So sayeth the Synod of Middle Eastern Bishops. In the closing statement of the Synod on the Middle East,

Share this article on Facebook Women Abort Because They Love Motherhood – I’ve seen this tactic being used more and more by the pro-death crowd. Pro-aborts argue in favor of killing babies out of love because they want their imaginary children

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Share this article on Facebook Appeal To International Community For Indonesia, Benin – VATICAN CITY, 27 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Following his catechesis at today’s general audience, held in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope launched the following appeal: “In the last

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Lauds Military Service, Calls For New Christian Knighthood – In a brief lecture delivered October 25 at the United States Air Force Academy, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver praised military service as a potentially ennobling

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Criticizes Father Curran On Eve Of Lecture – Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas has issued a statement criticizing an upcoming lecture by Father Charles Curran, a priest of the Diocese of Rochester and leading

Share this article on Facebook Brazil: Church Teaches Man His Dignity As Child Of God – VATICAN CITY, 28 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (Northeast region 5) who have just complete their five-yearly “ad limina”

Share this article on Facebook Bridget Of Sweden, Co-Patroness Of Europe – VATICAN CITY, 27 OCT 2010 (VIS) – St. Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373), whom John Paul II proclaimed as co-patroness of Europe, was the subject of Benedict XVI’s catechesis

Share this article on Facebook Christians, Hindus: Enhance Respect, Trust, Co-Operation – VATICAN CITY, 28 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, has written a message to Hindus for the

Share this article on Facebook Editorial Cites Archbishop Burke On Catholic Voting Duties – An editorial in the Washington Times approvingly cites the words of Archbishop Raymond Burke to underline the duty of Catholics to vote to protect human life. The recent

Share this article on Facebook Holy See Condemns Death Penalty Against Tariq Aziz – VATICAN CITY, 27 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. released the following declaration yesterday afternoon: “The Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Measure Science By Contribution To Common Good, Pope Suggests – The value of science in the 21st century will be measured by “the scientist’s ability to search for truth and apply discoveries in a way that goes hand in hand with the

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Oct 28 – VATICAN CITY, 28 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Limburg, Germany.

Share this article on Facebook Pastors And People Must Protect Life, Pope Reminds Brazilian Bishops – Church leaders “have a grave duty to pronounce moral judgments” on political issues, Pope Benedict XVI told a group of visiting Brazilian bishops on October 28. The Pope

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Oct 28 – VATICAN CITY, 28 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Lionel Gendron P.S.S., auxiliary of Montreal, Canada, as bishop of Saint-Jean – Longueuil (area

Share this article on Facebook Scientific Achievement Must Aim At The True Good Of Man – VATICAN CITY, 28 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received participants in the plenary session of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, who have been meeting to

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Share this article on Facebook A Timely Reminder – Lisa Hendey: Have you had your annual mammogram? | When I checked my calendar for tomorrow, I saw it there in big bold letters: Mammogram.  Surprisingly, the appointment

Share this article on Facebook Charts and Temps – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Share this article on Facebook Confessions of a Failed Seamstress – Lynn Wehner: | It was an arduous outing. It nearly sapped every ounce of my strength. But my fortitude prevailed, and I survived … yesterday’s trip to the fabric

Share this article on Facebook Country Star Uses Talents to Deliver Pro-Life Message – Danielle Bean: Pro-Life Lyrics in Popular Music | Over at NCRegister.com, I’ve been blogging about Verve Pipe’s song “The Freshman” and the pro-life meaning behind its

Share this article on Facebook Crafting Can Be Fun! – Rachel Balducci: Right? | Tonight I’m meeting with some neighbor ladies to work on crafts for an upcoming Christmas festival. Is this your cup of tea? It’s not mine! I

Share this article on Facebook Crafty Ladies – Rachel Balducci: Let’s get creative! | In the comments section of my recent un-crafty blog post, reader saganaga suggested that we have a post about crafts (as opposed

Share this article on Facebook Fighting Digital Entropy – Arwen Mosher: Do you keep your data organized? | My hard drive almost died last month. Once I found out the data was safe, I was actually relieved. My laptop is sporting

Share this article on Facebook Harvard Humorist at CatholicTV – Lisa Hendey: Enjoy this inspirational short featuring Blessed Mother Teresa! | I’m not sure why he wasn’t on my radar until today, but thanks to this article at Catholic

Share this article on Facebook How Awesome Are You? – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 89 | It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of

Share this article on Facebook Just Say It – Lynn Wehner: In honor of our kids who “say the darndest things” | Last week, our youngest daughter, Leah, celebrated her seventh birthday. She has always been a child

Share this article on Facebook Just You & Your Guy – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Marriage | (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 The Danger’s In The Calories – Rebecca Teti: | We heard so many trick-or-treat horror stories growing up. Did you? Razor blades hidden in candied apples. Poisoned candy bars. Each year our teachers

Share this article on Facebook The Right Words To Say – Rachel Balducci: and how it isn’t always easy | Years ago, just before our first anniversary, Paul and I found out we were having a baby. All the usual range of emotions

Share this article on Facebook Top 10 Joys of At-Home Parenting – Jake Frost: What Are Yours? | It’s time to remember the good things. As at-home parents, and we all know plenty about diapers, scrubbing, fatigue and the great treadmill

Share this article on Facebook Tuition, Tuition – Rebecca Teti: Says You: How do you pay for college? | My friend and neighbor Eric Pavlat has an intriguing post about whether parents ought to pay for their kids’

Share this article on Facebook What Would You Have Done? – Rebecca Teti: | The video above went viral almost the instant it was posted. In it, a father whose wife is inside a clinic aborting their severely disabled child

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Share this article on Facebook Blogma Exclusive: Fr. Barron on Domesticating Jesus – Are you amazed and afraid of Jesus? Have you, perhaps, domesticated him a bit too much? Do we fully grasp the significance of who He claims to be? Fr. Barron shares some

Share this article on Facebook Secrets to Life: Waiting for the postman – “After a while, you learn that it’s better to write an unexpected letter than to sit around waiting for the postman to deliver one. Sooner of later, you discover that it

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Share this article on Facebook Prejudice in America—Part II! . . . (Moral Values) – In my previous post we talked about whether anti-Catholicism is the last socially acceptable prejudice remaining in America, as is often claimed. We saw that, while what

Share this article on Facebook VIDEO: What Books Were Excluded from the Bible–and Why? – GET THE BOOK!

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Share this article on Facebook Holy card! Nuns auctioning rare Honus Wagner – Sister Virginia Muller had never heard of shortstop Honus Wagner. But she quickly learned the baseball great is a revered figure among collectors, and the most

Share this article on Facebook More Aborted Fetal Remains Found in Trash / More Medical Documents / Investigation Conducted

Share this article on Facebook More US nuns over 90 than under 60 – In an interview with Kathryn Jean Lopez of National Review Online, Mother Mary Clare Millea offers an update on the apostolic visitation of active women religious in the

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – During a forum in Minnesota US Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN) argued that Al Qaeda is no longer a threat to the United States. Wow!

Share this article on Facebook Pope calls on husbands to show the beauty of Christian marriage

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s Legion delegate warns of ‘shipwreck’ – The papal official running the disgraced Legionaries of Christ has warned that the conservative order faces “certain shipwreck” unless its superiors and members work

Share this article on Facebook Three Cheers for Bishop Farrell – Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas has issued a statement criticizing an upcoming lecture by Father Charles Curran, a priest of the Diocese of Rochester and leading

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 27, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 27 4:00 – By What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition The authority of Sacred Tradition is the

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 28, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 28 4:00 – IA Votes to Oust 3 State Supreme Court Judges / Obama Says View on Same-Sex Marriage “Evolving” Voters in

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Share this article on Facebook Amnesty International Lobbying Peru to Make Abortions Legal – Amnesty International, the formerly respected human rights organization that upset supporters years ago with its decision to promote abortion, is pressuring the national

Share this article on Facebook Arizona Judge: Planned Parenthood Can’t Have Non-Doctors Do Abortions – To hear abortion backers like Planned Parenthood tell the story, abortion is supposed to be between and woman and her doctor. But a county judge denied a request from

Share this article on Facebook Boehner: GOP “Won’t Compromise” on Pro-Abortion Health Care – House Republican leader John Boehner, the pro-lifer who could replace pro-abortion Speaker Nancy Pelosi if Tuesday’s elections produce the landslide most predict, says

Share this article on Facebook California Funds Less Embryonic, More Adult Stem Cell Research – The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) again seems to realize that adult stem cells have a distinct advantage over embryonic stem cells, including the

Share this article on Facebook California Poll Shows Pro-Life Carly Fiorina Behind Pro-Abortion Boxer – Polling data in the California Senate race shows pro-life candidate Carly Fiorina still behind in her bid to upset pro-abortion Sen. Barbara Boxer. Last week, it

Share this article on Facebook CBS News’ Couric Hypes Supposed Pro-Life Violence Against Abortion Docs – On Tuesday’s CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric warned of violence against abortion doctors, based flyers being circulated by a pro-life group: “Their pictures are

Share this article on Facebook Colorado Senate: Pro-Life Ken Buck Leads Bennet, Early Voting Favors GOP – A new poll shows pro-life Colorado Senate candidate Ken Buck leading pro-abortion Sen. Michael Bennet. Buck is also getting help by the fact that early voting numbers

Share this article on Facebook Democratic Party Uses Bible to Attack Indiana Pro-Life Candidate – For the second time in two days, a state affiliate of the Democratic party is coming under fire for using religion to attack pro-life candidates. This time, the Indiana

Share this article on Facebook Disputed Alaska Poll Puts Pro-Life Joe Miller in Third, Court Helps Murkowski – A new poll puts pro-life Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller in third place despite his leading the polls over the last month. Meanwhile, the state’s high court helped

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Supreme Court Justice Carol Beier Writes Troubling Pro-Abortion Ruling – Last week the Kansas Supreme Court issued a ruling remanding a 107-charge criminal case against Planned Parenthood to the District Court for prosecution. The ruling was

Share this article on Facebook Maryland Medical Board Upholds Suspension of Abortion Practitioner’s License – The Maryland Board of Physicians has ruled that the medical license of abortion practitioner Nicola Riley should remain suspended. Riley is part of the troubled abortion

Share this article on Facebook Mike Pence May Leave GOP Leadership Position to Run for Governor, President – Congressman Mike Pence has quickly become one of the most respected pro-life leaders on Capitol Hill, but he may be considering vacating his leadership position within

Share this article on Facebook New Catholic Cardinal: Catholics Can’t Vote for Pro-Abortion Candidates – The Catholic leader who Pope Benedict named a new cardinal said in a new interview that faithful Catholics can’t in good conscience vote for pro-abortion candidates.

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Pro-Life Candidates Kasich, Portman Lead State Races – John Kasich and Bob Portman, the pro-life candidates in Ohio for governor and the U.S. Senate, are leading their respective races. That’s according to new polls from

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Senate: Pro-Life Pat Toomey Solidifying Lead – Two new polls in the Pennsylvania Senate race make it clear pro-life candidate Pat Toomey appears to be headed to victory over pro-abortion candidate Joe Sestak. A

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Misrepresents CDC Report on Teen Births, Abstinence – A pro-life group is accusing the national Planned Parenthood abortion business of misrepresenting a recent Centers for Disease Control report on teen birth rates. The

Share this article on Facebook Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Make 2010 Election Rounds – The potential Republican presidential candidates who may challenge pro-abortion President Barack Obama are not shy about making the rounds on the 2010 campaign trail.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Gains May Grow as Vulnerable Abortion Advocates Increase – The latest analysis of the races for the House of Representatives not only shows that the pro-life movement will likely pick up enough seats to take control of the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Make Last Push for House, Senate Candidates – Pro-Life groups are making their last, final push for pro-life candidates and to motivate and encourage pro-life voters to go to the polls in advance of Tuesday’s

Share this article on Facebook Responding to: How Dare You Compare Abortion to The Holocaust or Slavery? – I have heard many people cry foul whenever any pro-lifer uses the Jewish Holocaust or slavery in America as a comparison to abortion.  Many times at my talks someone

Share this article on Facebook Washington Senate Poll: Pro-Life Dino Rossi Now Leads Pro-Abortion Murray – Dino Rossi, the pro-life candidate for the Senate in Washington state, has come back in the polls and now leads pro-abortion incumbent Sen. Patty Murray by one percent.

Share this article on Facebook Washington State Abortion Figures Drop to Historic Low, Teen Rates Down – The Washington state health department issued a report today saying the abortion rates in the state have dropped to a historic low. At the same time, teen pregnancy

Share this article on Facebook We Must Hold Obama Admin Accountable on Health Care, Abortion Funding – Holding the Obama Administration Accountable during Implementation of Health Care Reform, Part 1:  Why New HHS Regulations Prohibiting Taxpayer-Funded Abortions are

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Pro-Life Governor Candidate Scott Walker Lead Big Despite Attacks – Scott Walker now earns his highest level of support in the Wisconsin governor race despite attacks on his position against making taxpayers fund embryonic stem cell

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Share this article on Facebook A Global Movement On The Rise – Commentary by Amanda PawloskiNEW YORK, October 28, 2010 (C-FAM) The authors penned their declaration a year ago not knowing it would spur an international movement. Now,

Share this article on Facebook Aborted Babies Found in Michigan Dumpster – By Peter J. SmithLANSING, Michigan, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Tighter legislation on the abortion industry is in the works after a local pro-life group

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Senate Candidate Joe Miller Endorses Federal Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Ban – By Peter J. SmithFAIRBANKS, Alaska, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Alaska GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller stated recently that he would support a U.S.

Share this article on Facebook Appeals Court to Hear Case of Employees Allegedly Fired for Being “Too Religious” – ATLANTA, Georgia, October 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta is set to hear oral arguments Thursday whether a case

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Can’t Vote for Pro-Abort Politicians: Cardinal-Designate Burke – By John Jalsevac and Kathleen GilbertSan Diego, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Americans approach the eve of election week, they must recognize their solemn

Share this article on Facebook Chinese Woman Kidnapped by Govt Officials for Supporting Imprisoned Nobel Winner – By Kathleen GilbertCHONGQING, China, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Chinese woman who tweeted that she would demonstrate her support for imprisoned human rights

Share this article on Facebook Countries Slam Attempts to Create New “Right” to Sexual Education at UN – By Samantha SingsonNew York, October 28, 2010 (C-FAM) – Angry delegates took to the UN floor this week to denounce a report that promotes a new human right to explicit

Share this article on Facebook Dallas Bishop Condemns Pro-Abortion Priest Lecture – By Kathleen GilbertDALLAS, Texas, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic bishop of Dallas has preemptively condemned a lecture by a dissident professor and

Share this article on Facebook EU Parliament Rejects Coercive Abortion/Sterilization Funding – By Hilary WhiteBRUSSELS, October 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Parliament of the European Union has rejected a proposal to fund forced abortion and sterilization

Share this article on Facebook First Debate on Canada’s Coercive Abortion Bill Set for Monday – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Roxanne’s Law,” the Canadian private members bill that seeks to criminalize the coercion of

Share this article on Facebook Human Life Itself has No Value: Britain’s Leading Bioethicist and Assisted Suicide Campaigner – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Unlike gold and platinum, life does not have value in itself, a member of the House of Lords and a

Share this article on Facebook Mich. Woman Advertises for “Christian Roommate”: Gets Hit with Civil Rights Complaint – GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — When a 31-year-old single woman in Grand Rapids placed an ad for a Christian roommate on her church bulletin

Share this article on Facebook New CDC Report Shows Teen Pregnancy Drops with Abstinence Message – WASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report provides more evidence that abstinence messages

Share this article on Facebook Obama Appoints Record Number of Open Homosexuals – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama has appointed more openly homosexual individuals to government posts

Share this article on Facebook Pope Calls Upon Brazilian Bishops to Speak out against Abortion as Election Approaches – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentVATICAN CITY, October 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pope Benedict XVI is telling Brazil’s Catholic bishops to

Share this article on Facebook Shut Out: Fathers of Unborn Children have No Legal Say Whether their Children Live or Die – Commentary by Hilary WhiteROME, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – What is the first thing that pops into the minds of ordinary people when they hear the word

Share this article on Facebook South Bend Council Rejects Pro-Homosexual Employment Discrimination Bill – By Peter J. SmithSOUTH BEND, Indiana, October 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The South Bend Common Council has decided to vote down a proposed bill which could have

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Senate Race Roundup: Washington’s Dino Rossi Fights Back, California’s Carly Hits Trail … – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At least three U.S. Senate races involving pro-life advocates could tip the scales this election

Share this article on Facebook Young Youtube Sensation Lia Mills Proves ‘Personhood’ of Unborn in New Video – By Patrick B. CraineTORONTO, Ontario, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After proving the humanity of the unborn in an August video, teen pro-life orator Lia Mills

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Share this article on Facebook Adulterous Woman Stores Remains of Five Babies in Closet – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A 44 year-old woman from Reading, Pennsylvania who was involved in a longtime extramarital affair has been charged with the

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan Takes on Anti-Catholic Bias at NY Times – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist New York City’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan is once again publicly rebuking The New York Times for its blatant anti-Catholic bias,

Share this article on Facebook IVF Study: Less Than 8 Percent of Embryos Survive the Process – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new report by fertility experts has found that less than eight percent of all embryos produced in IVF labs result in a live

Share this article on Facebook Parents Beware: Pedophiles Are Lurking on Facebook! – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A weeks-long investigation by FoxNews.com has found that the world’s largest social network is allowing pedophiles and child

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood: Fewer Children Saves Taxpayer Dollars – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a recent radio interview, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards said the government should make the public funding of

Share this article on Facebook Priest Shortage in Archdiocese of Baltimore Forces Fewer Masses – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A critical shortage of priests in Baltimore, the first Catholic diocese to be established in America, is forcing parishes to

Share this article on Facebook Showdown Pending on Repeal of ObamaCare – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist With the midterm elections less than a week away, conservative lawmakers are putting out the word that they have no intention

Share this article on Facebook Violence and Risky Sexual Behavior Plague Nation’s Youth – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Only a day after the release of a major study that found alarming levels of sexually risky behavior among New York City teens,

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook All Souls Reprint: On the Use of Black Vestments for Masses for the Dead – All Souls Day is fast coming upon us, and so I wish to continue our annual NLM tradition of using this occasion to appeal to our priests to use black vestments both for

Share this article on Facebook All Souls Reprint: On the Use of Unbleached Beeswax Candles for Masses for the Dead – Following from a post on where to find unbleached beeswax candles for All Souls Day and Masses for the Dead generally, one of our priests asked the question of where one

Share this article on Facebook An Example of an Altar Arrangement in Masses for the Dead – In our recent reprint related to All Souls and Masses for the Dead generally, we spoke on the subject of unbleached beeswax candles. While doing so, note was also made

Share this article on Facebook Another Solemn Mass from Maynooth Seminary, Ireland – We recently showed photos from the beautiful chapel of the Irish seminary in Maynooth, and further to the same theme, photographer John Briody has captured further

Share this article on Facebook Book Notice: Office of Compline – Office of Compline Edited by Fr. Samuel F. Weber O.S.B. $18.95 USD Foreword by Archbishop Raymond Burke Publisher Description: This volume contains the Office of

Share this article on Facebook Compendium of the Reforms of the Roman Breviary, 1568 – 1961: Part 9.2 – An Assessment of the 1955 Simplified Rubrics – The distinctive feature of this reform is, to put it simply, that for the first time, the Office was substantially changed for the benefit of the rubrics, rather than

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Finding soul friends for the spiritual journey – By Mary DeTurris PoustIn this age of Facebook and Twitter, when we can have hundreds, even thousands of “friends,” many people still feel isolated or lonely. We may have

Share this article on Facebook Honus Wagner goes to bat for sisters – By Mary DeTurris PoustAs the mother of a 13-year-old boy who is fascinated by rare, old (and expensive) baseball cards, I am acquainted with Honus Wagner, the “Flying

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Japanese Beatles – Meet the BeaTrips . I love their Engrishy tag line: “The Beatles Real Cover Band.” These boys don’t look the part, but they nailed the song — except, perhaps, for the

Share this article on Facebook Some additional info about Luisa Piccarreta and the “Divine Will” Movement – A new era of grace. Revelations of Jesus never before seen by the eyes of the Church. The possibility of a holiness beyond that of saints. An Italian mystic who rivals

Share this article on Facebook Wine is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy – “Blessed are You, Lord, God of all creation. Through Your goodness we have this wine to offer, fruit of the vine and work of human hands. It will become our spiritual

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook All Day in Bethlehem & Hebron – Hey, family and friends — leave your comments and greetings below in the COMMENTS and I will read them to your family and friends each day on the bus. Another great day!

Share this article on Facebook Day 6: Incredible Mass at the Tomb of Christ! – The wake up call came at 4:30 AM. Argh! “You will thank me later,” I told the pilgrims. We left the hotels at 5:00 AM to walk the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross).

Share this article on Facebook Final Judgment based on “Faith Alone’? – Is “Faith Alone” the Basis for the Final Judgment? Dear Baptist Friend Jerry : I had no intention of writing you again this soon but after having dinner with your

Share this article on Facebook How Much Can a Camel Drink? – Since we are in Israel and riding camels, I thought I would post some fun and interesting facts. I recently wrote the Bible Study on Genesis for

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “Bush tax cuts created deficit” Not. – I’m tired of hearing the Democrats and my hate-mailers stupidly try to pin our historic deficit spending on the “evil, immoral” Bush tax cuts, so let’s just put this

Share this article on Facebook “Imagine” a Love so Real – As John Lennon’s birthday recently passed, a few articles have floated my way via email. Chuck Colson’s piece wondering if Lennon was an unwitting prophet , while

Share this article on Facebook Chris Christie is scathing – Whoa. After watching how Obama rails against his opposition, tells people to “punish” their “enemies” and just puts so much effort into his demagoguery, it is

Share this article on Facebook The “Safe Haven” of Grace – I like this piece by Tony Rossi, over at Patheos , about Nicholas Sparks , author of The Notebook , who talks about his latest novel, Safe Haven , but also about what he

Share this article on Facebook Wednesday Link-Around – I really wanted to write about Halloween today, but that’s going to have to be for tomorrow; I’ve been so busy writing or editing today that I’ve had no time to really

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Caritas Mobilized on 3 Fronts in Indonesia – Tsunami hit area in Indonesia Aiding Flood, Volcano and Tsunami Victims ROME, OCT. 27, 2010 ( Zenit.org ).- Caritas workers in Indonesia are working tirelessly to come

Share this article on Facebook SINO BA ANG TUNAY NA COMFORTER, ANG HOLY SPIRIT O SI MOHAMMAD? – The Holy Spirit revealed Himself with the Father and the Son during the Baptism of the Lord in the Jordan. Anonymous said… Dear Father Abe, May katanungan lang po ako

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops’ Meeting to be Broadcast by Telecare, USCCB Social Media – WASHINGTON (October 28, 2010) — For the second year in a row, Telecare, the television station of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York, will broadcast the Fall

Share this article on Facebook Catholic-Reformed Dialogue Completes Documents on Baptism, Eucharist/Lord’s Supper – WASHINGTON (October 27, 2010) — The Seventh Round of the Catholic-Reformed Dialogue concluded their final plenary in Henryville, Indiana, from October 6-8. The dialogue

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Commemorates 10th Anniversary of Federal Anti-Trafficking Law, Issues Report on Needed Improvements in Services to Trafficking Victims – WASHINGTON (October 28, 2010) — Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City, Utah, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishop’s (USCCB) Committee on

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “I worked so hard for that title!” – I don’t like being called anything but “Father” … except for those times when I don’t care.   After all, I worked hard for that title. Oooops… er… um… no…

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. (Card.) Burke on the obligation to VOTE properly – Remember how soon-to-be Cardinal Raymond Burke was, as liberals crowed, promoted to a Roman office in order to remove his influence on the American scene? This is from

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI on regulating migration – A friend of mine, the great Roman Fabrizio noticed this and sent it along for our opportune knowledge. The Holy Father, in his “Message” for the World Day for Migrants

Share this article on Facebook BLOG RENEWAL: combox and mobile theme – Under another entry a commentator said that, in his experience, there is an odd glitch in the combox.  He says that the input editor suppresses a space between the

Share this article on Facebook BLOG RENEWAL: Test of a new mobile theme – Test of a new mobile theme, posted from my iPhone. If this works for you, pitch in.  I had to buy it.

Share this article on Facebook Composer James MacMillian explains what happened before the Papal Visit – Here is a story from The Telegraph about the trouble distinguished composer James MacMillian had with the liturgical establishment before the Holy Father’s visit to

Share this article on Facebook Jailbirds get absentee ballots, but not military personnel? – The men and women serving in the US Military oversees are not going to be able to vote with absentee ballots for some states (Illinois, for example).  But apparently if

Share this article on Facebook Liberals finally defend Liturgiam authenticam! – Many readers are sending me links to liturgical writers and pages and blogs, liberals, frothing about changes the Holy See is making to the English translation of the

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Democrats: ANTI-CATHOLIC in print – I wonder if there is a federal statute that covers using the U.S Postal Service for the distribution of discriminatory printed material aimed at a specific religious

Share this article on Facebook Msgr. Gherardini on the SSPX talks and the future of the SSPX – Our friends at Rorate have a bit of an interview with the distinguished theologian Msgr. Brunero Gherardini (an old prof at the Lateran back in my day). My E and C.

Share this article on Facebook Nuns auctioning rare Honus Wagner baseball card – From AP with my usual treatment: Holy card! Nuns auctioning rare Honus Wagner By BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press BALTIMORE – Sister Virginia Muller had never heard of

Share this article on Facebook NYC, Manhattan Solemn TLM news for Christ the King, All Saints, All Souls – Are you in or near New York City? There will be a Solemn Mass with the 1962 Missale Romanum at Holy Innocents in Manhattan (near 37th and Broadway) for the Feast of All

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Mortal sin to join SSPX third order? – From a reader: I have a question about becoming a 3rd Order member with the SSPX. Would it put me into mortal sin to become a member? I have not attended their Mass on

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: priest adds a word to words of absolution – From a reader: Father, i went to confession this afternoon and instead of the usual “I absolve you from your sins…” the priest said instead, “I now absolve you from

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: reconsecrating, restoring a chalice – From a reader: Many years ago, a chalice was donated to the parish of my grandfather as a memorial after his death. After several years, my grandmother received a call

Share this article on Facebook Unbleached beeswax candles – Over at NLM there was a post about unbleached beeswax candles, which are traditionally used for Masses for the Dead. Reverend Fathers, Your Excellencies and sundry

Share this article on Facebook What is your good news? – First, happy Feast of Sts. Simon and Jude.  St. Jude is a patron of “impossible causes”, which gives me some comfort today. Second, today is the anniversary of the 312

One Response to Catholic News Headlines October 27 and 28, 2010

  1. Liliana Soto-Cabrera says:

    Please send me updates.

    Thank you

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