Catholic News Headlines October 29, 2010


Oct. 28, 7pm—Oct. 29, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook God knows what we need before we do! – Nehemiah 9:15 says, “For their hunger you gave them bread from heaven, for their thirst you brought them water spurting from the rock.”   The reflection on this quote

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Bishop denies reports Brazilian president threatened to revise Vatican accords – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct 29, 2010 / 06:12 pm ( CNA ).- The secretary general of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops of Brazil, Bishop Dimas Lara Barbosa, and

Share this article on Facebook Catholic League president spars with NPR over religious ‘double standard’ charge – New York City, N.Y., Oct 29, 2010 / 06:03 am ( CNA ).- After National Public Radio fired commentator Juan Williams on Oct. 20, for saying on a television program that he

Share this article on Facebook Catholic magazine denounces violence against pro-life women in Argentina – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct 29, 2010 / 02:01 pm ( CNA ).- In its November edition the Argentinean Catholic magazine Familia y Vida (Family and Life) has published a

Share this article on Facebook Congressman criticizes conviction of six Catholics in Vietnam as ‘sham court’ – Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct 29, 2010 / 12:28 am ( CNA ).- After being arrested in a clash with police in a church-state property dispute, six Catholic villagers in Vietnam were

Share this article on Facebook Hollywood celebrities record audio dramatization of New Testament – Washington D.C., Oct 29, 2010 / 03:35 am ( CNA ).- With the support of a Vatican imprimatur, a celebrity voiced audio production of the New Testament is set to be

Share this article on Facebook Mexican archdiocese encourages Catholic traditions on Halloween – Mexico City, Mexico, Oct 28, 2010 / 10:09 pm ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Xalapa, Mexico has called on the faithful to preserve Catholic traditions associated with All

Share this article on Facebook Over 50,000 prepare to celebrate canonization of Br. Andre – Montreal, Canada, Oct 29, 2010 / 10:02 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Quebec is expecting over 50,000 people to attend ongoing celebrations for the recent canonization

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict to visit Croatia next year – Rome, Italy, Oct 29, 2010 / 05:09 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Croatia’s Cardinal Josip Bozanić has announced that Benedict XVI will make a trip to Croatia in 2011. This will

Share this article on Facebook Pope ‘very happy’ for chance to visit Spain – Vatican City, Oct 29, 2010 / 11:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Fr. Federico Lombardi met with the press on Oct. 29 to present the schedule for the Pope’s Nov. 6-7 visit to

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Anti-immigration politicians gaining foothold in Europe – Europe is often seen as a model of a continent with high civil and personal liberties. However – politicians …

Share this article on Facebook Death toll in Indonesian tsunami reaches over 400 – Survivors of the earthquake and tsunami at Indonesia’s Mentawai Islands have begun to the grim task of …

Share this article on Facebook Fears mount of cholera incubating in Port-Au-Prince – The most virulent strain of cholera cases has been cropping up in Haiti in the past few weeks. Already devastated …

Share this article on Facebook Researchers debunk Mayan 2012 doomsday prediction – There is a lot of hysteria surrounding doomsday as predicted by the Mayans with their calendar. Some say that …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Anti-incumbent mood sweeps nation: Dump Congress! – The economy is down, the nation is embroiled in two wars, many campaign promises have been left unmet – …

Share this article on Facebook Election Day – Where Are We Headed? An Interview with Thomas Pauken – ‘No matter what we do to get our economy moving again and straighten out our foreign policy, …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Reminds Bishops, Faithful, Right to Life First among all Political Issues – The Pope’s message is vital for American Catholics who will go to the polls to cast their vote in just a …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Crew settles in for space shuttle Discovery’s final mission – The six astronauts who will comprise space shuttle Discovery’s final mission are at the Florida launch …

Share this article on Facebook UPDATED: Suspicious Packages from Yemen Cause Security Concerns, President Obama says Explosive Materials were found – A suspicious series of events has involved security forces on three …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Capiz clergy holds medical mission – ROXAS City, Oct. 29, 2010—Hundreds of families in Roxas City and nearby towns received bundles of joy, free medical consultations and medicines. The two-day medical

Share this article on Facebook Mati’s Catholic TV launches out-of-town live televised Masses – MATI, Davao Oriental, Oct. 30, 2010—The Trinity Cable Television (TCTV) of the Diocese of Mati has recently launched a new program of covering live various Sunday

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Carving A Pumpkin – With STYLE! – This vid speaks for itself.

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Turning to GOP – Are Catholics finally turning their back on the party of death? As we all know, a majority of self identified Catholics voted for Barack Obama for President. But this

Share this article on Facebook CMR Wants Your Election Prediction – Every pundit has their predictions about how many seats the GOP will gain on Tuesday. So why shouldn’t bloggers like us, right? My official prediction is – (drumroll

Share this article on Facebook Hunting For God – Who is St. Hubert? Th patron St. of hunting, that’s who. The story of St. Hubert as told by Father John Sewell (An Episcopalian I think I could like) tells the story

Share this article on Facebook Study: The Pill Makes Women Jealous – Did you know The Pill could have side effects? Shock! One researcher is saying that The Pill could make women jealous. Daily Mail reports: A study claims sex hormones in

Share this article on Facebook The Pelosi Pity Party Begins – Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) expressed sympathy for how Nancy Pelosi is being treated and the media seems to be joining in, according to Weasel Zippers . He said: “She’s

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Benedict Xvi’s Prayer Intentions For November – VATICAN CITY, 29 OCT 2010 (VIS) – Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for November is: “That victims of drugs or of other dependence may, thanks to the support of

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Oct 29 – VATICAN CITY, 29 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Archbishop Giovanni d’Aniello, apostolic nuncio to Thailand and Cambodia, and

Share this article on Facebook Statistics For The Catholic Church In Spain – VATICAN CITY, 29 OCT 2010 (VIS) – For the occasion of Benedict XVI’s apostolic trip to the Spanish cities of Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona, due to take place on 6

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops Call For More Aggressive Enforcement Of Laws Against Human Trafficking – Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committee on migration, praised the Trafficking Victims Protection

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops, Reformed Communities Move Towards Mutual Recognition Of Baptism – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and four Reformed ecclesial communities– the Christian Reformed Church in North America, the Presbyterian

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook “Mommy Brain” Better – Arwen Mosher: Research shows giving birth leads to more grey matter | Here’s some good news for moms: giving birth may make your brain grow! Some new research published

Share this article on Facebook Family Rewards and Celebrating Saints – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the Faith & Family Live Cast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Danielle, Kate and I recap

Share this article on Facebook Invasion of the Halloween Rats – Hallie Lord: a timely tale of horror | I’ve been so preoccupied with hiding from rats (yes, rats) as of late that I almost forgot to stop in and say hello! Hello! I must

Share this article on Facebook Not Science, But… – Arwen Mosher: How have your pregnancies compared? | As of Monday I was six weeks pregnant. It’ll be months until we find out the sex of our baby but I’ve already

Share this article on Facebook Saints, Souls and Zacchaeus – Tom and April Hoopes: User’s Guide to Sunday | Sunday, Oct. 31, is the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Liturgical Year C, Cycle II). Papal On Nov. 4 at 11:30am at the

Share this article on Facebook Teach & Learn – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education;

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook The Star Spangled Banner and the Human Person – Last night I heard one of the most beautiful versions of the Star Spangled Banner. It was sung by Lady Antebellum at game 2 of the World Series. It was the best (and

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal-Designate Burke Speaks on How a Catholic Must Approach Voting – As Americans approach the eve of election week, U.S. Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke is reminding Catholics in an exclusive 25-minute video interview that they are

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – To Retirement and Beyond

Share this article on Facebook Experts at the Vatican Debate Scientific Legacy of the 20th Century

Share this article on Facebook Gubernatorial candidate: Democrats’ priest ad is ‘inappropriate’ – Mark Dayton, a former US senator who is now the Democratic (DFL) gubernatorial candidate in Minnesota, has distanced himself from a campaign ad that has been criticized

Share this article on Facebook Hilarious Spoof of Barbara Boxer – Director David Zucker writes and produces a spoof of Boxer’s infamous 2009 moment when, during a committee hearing she told a military officer to call her “Senator”

Share this article on Facebook Indonesia: Catholic villages hardest hit by tsunami – Catholic villages were the ones “hardest hit” by the tsunami that has killed over 400 in Indonesia, according to Bishop Martinus Situmorang of Padang. “As a diocese, we

Share this article on Facebook The Catholic Pick Up Line Song – HILARIOUS

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 29, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 29 4:00 – New Bin Laden Tape Warns France Over Ban On Veils Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden threatens in a new audio

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Brazil Voters Should be Careful of Rousseff Abortion Pledge, Pro-Lifer Says – Brazilian voters get their final say in what has become a contention presidential election over the issue of abortion when they head to the polls on Sunday. The race has

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Swing 34% to Pro-Life GOP, But Priest Says Abortion Not Priority – A prominent dissident Catholic priest has launched an assault against Catholic bishops are who are  saying pro-life issues are the most important in the upcoming

Share this article on Facebook Colorado: Tom Tancredo Would Tie Hickenlooper Without Dan Maes in Race – Tom Tancredo, the pro-life candidate for governor against pro-abortion John Hickenlooper, would be tied with the Denver mayor if not for the presence of candidate Dan

Share this article on Facebook Delaware: Pro-Life Christine O’Donnell Cuts Lead Amid Personal Attacks – As pro-life Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell weathers the latest personal attack, a new poll shows her cutting the gap between herself and pro-abortion candidate

Share this article on Facebook Democrats for Life Keeps Trashing Pro-Life Groups on ObamaCare, Abortion – In the wake over the defection of pro-life Democrats from voting against the abortion-funding ObamaCare bill, Democrats for Life of America has ruined its reputation

Share this article on Facebook Majority of Americans Don’t Want Pro-Abortion Barack Obama Re-Elected – As the fever pitch of the 2010 mid-term election campaign hits its zenith, a new poll conducted by U.S. News and World Report indicates a majority of Americans don’t

Share this article on Facebook Manhattan Declaration a Year Later: Half a Million Support Pro-Life Values – The authors penned their declaration a year ago not knowing it would spur an international movement.   Now, nearly a half million backers have signed the Manhattan

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Governor Race Sees Pro-Life Tom Emmer Tying Pro-Abortion Dayton – The Minnesota governor’s race is a dead heat again as the latest poll finds pro-life Republican Tom Emmer almost tying pro-abortion DFL candidate Mary Dayton. According

Share this article on Facebook Only Abortion Practitioner in Wyoming Seeks County Coroner Position – The only abortion practitioner in the state of Wyoming is seeking the officer of county coroner in Teton County, amid speculation he may be attempting to cover up

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Pro-Abortion Senate Leader Likely Harry Reid Likely Losing – When voters head to the polls on Tuesday, they appear likely to kick out the number one Democrat in the Senate and the man who sets the agenda for that congressional

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life News: Connecticut, California, Texas, Australia, Abortion, Alaska – The following is a compilation of news on abortion and other pro-life topics. Family Institute of Connecticut Action Committee Makes Pro-Life Endorsements Hartford, CT —

Share this article on Facebook Sarah Palin Stumps for Joe Miller in Alaska, Murkowski Write-In Campaign Hit – Sarah Palin attended a rally on Thursday night to support the Senate bid of pro-life candidate Joe Miller over pro-abortion Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who is waging a write-in

Share this article on Facebook Texas Parents Retreat, Won’t Force Daughter to Have Abortion – The parents of a 16-year-old girl have backed down and are retreating from their attempt to force their daughter to have an abortion. They signed a court order Wednesday

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Bishops Plenary Addresses Development and Peace Question – By John-Henry WestenCORNWALL, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The annual Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) ended today. Some

Share this article on Facebook Ceremony Marks 10th Anniversary of Landmark U.S. Anti-Human Trafficking Law – By Peter J. SmithTRENTON, New Jersey, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A landmark U.S. law against human trafficking and sexual exploitation marked its tenth

Share this article on Facebook Christine O’Donnell Sex Slander Hit Piece Erupts Days before Election – By Kathleen GilbertDOVER, Delaware, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Backers and opponents alike have condemned an anonymous tabloid piece claiming to recount a

Share this article on Facebook Colombian Archbishop Condemns Sterilization Law for Promoting “Mutilation of the Body” – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentBOGOTA, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The general secretary of the Colombian Catholic Episcopal

Share this article on Facebook Poll Shows Christine O’Donnell Surge in Delaware – By Peter J. SmithWILMINGTON, Delaware, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new poll suggests that despite weeks of relentless hammering in the media, pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Smeaton to International Conference: Pro-Lifers Must Challenge Vatican to Appoint Pro-Life Bishops – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life advocates should call on the Vatican to appoint bishops who will teach and defend the

Share this article on Facebook Swiss Parish Condom Campaign Not Church Sponsored – By Hilary WhiteLUCERNE, Switzerland, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Some Roman Catholic parishes in the central Swiss city of Lucerne caused an uproar by

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Villages Hit Hard by Sumatra Tsunami – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist According to a local bishop, the area most seriously affected by the tsunami that hit the islands of Mentawai on Monday are

Share this article on Facebook Mother Nadine Issues Statement – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The founder of the recently suppressed Intercessors of the Lamb has issued a statement to members and supporters of her

Share this article on Facebook Pope Says Bishops Must Guide Their Flocks in Elections – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist While addressing the bishops of Brazil this week, Pope Benedict XVI sent a clear message to all bishops that they must guide

Share this article on Facebook President May Change Position on Same-Sex Marriage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During an interview with a group of bloggers on Wednesday, President Barack Obama intimated that his opposition to same-sex

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook November 2010 Adoremus Bulletin – The November 2010 edition of the Adoremus Bulletin is now online. This month’s edition includes an article by Bishop Peter Elliott on Why We Need the New Translation of

Share this article on Facebook Preparing for Martinmas – As we proceed deeper into the Autumn and move towards Advent, we enter a time of the year which seems to be particularly saturated with wonderful customs and traditions

Share this article on Facebook The Beuronese School – The Beuronese School is an interesting cul-de-sac in the Christian tradition. It is named after the town of Beuron in Germany which is the location of the Benedictine

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Stop mailing me pious trinkets with your requests for money – By Russell Shaw“I’m getting more and more ticked off about this stuff,” I said. “How’s that?” my youngest daughter replied.“Day after day I get these direct mail appeals

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Day 7: Mount of Olives & Mount Zion – Part i Part II coming soon.

Share this article on Facebook John the Baptist ate them… – Since we are in Israel right now I thought I would repost this blog entry … STEVE RAY LIVING THE BIBLE IN THE HOLY LAND! While on Pilgrimage in Israel we stopped at

Share this article on Facebook Updated Article on Infant Baptism – Even among Evangelical Protestants there is much debate about Infant Baptism. My old Baptist tradition rejected it as a Catholic tradition of men. Dr. Francis Schaeffer,

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Halloween & All Saints Day – Girlfriend needs to take a day off ; I need to pray, play, rest and regroup – pull it together if I am going to be of any use at all for next week’s elections and its

Share this article on Facebook The Beating Heart of the Team – Philip Kamrass / Times Union Writer Fran Rossi Szypylczyn emailed a great story that is a perfect spirit-warmer on a cold, dank day, and a great reminder the pro-life

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bilingual Resources Available for November 27 Worldwide Vigil for the Unborn – WASHINGTON(October 29, 2010) — On Saturday, November 27, Pope Benedict XVI will open the new liturgical year by celebrating a Vigil for All Nascent Human Life at St.

Share this article on Facebook Bishops to Elect Conference President, Vice President at November Meeting – WASHINGTON (October 29, 2010) — The U.S. bishops will elect their president and vice president at their annual Fall General Assembly, November 15-18, in Baltimore. The

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Battlestar Galactica prequel… prequels… news – It seems that the Battlestar Galactica prequel series Caprica was axed yesterday. This follows a week after the announcement that SyFy would produce a movie length pilot

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI on faith in the public square – Yesterday the Holy Father spoke to bishops from Brazil gathered in Rome for their ad limina visit. Some of his comments pertain to the upcoming US midterm election next

Share this article on Facebook John Allen on global policies for a global Church – How I wish my friend John L. Allen could write for some Catholic publication rather than for the National Catholic Reporter. As you know, Mr. Allen is the

Share this article on Facebook NCR has a nutty about Card. Burke’s observations about voting – Yesterday in an entry about comments made by soon-to-be Card. Burke and the responsibilities of voters in this upcoming mid-term election, I foretold that liberals would

Share this article on Facebook Remedial Catholicism through chant – I direct you attention to an entry at The Chant Cafe: Simple Propers for All Souls Posted by Adam Bartlett Download them here Note that the chants for the Feast of All

Share this article on Facebook USAToday’s religion blogger Cathy Lynn Grossman writes about “wafer watch” – I pick this up from CatholicVote. “Wafer watch”… to describe the concern of Catholics that Catholics who say they are Catholics adhere to Catholic teaching if they are

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL about your intentions for the US midterm elections – Here is a WDTPRS poll intended for US citizens. Given the way soon-to-be Card. Burke has been subjected to anti-Catholic reporting in the mainstream press (USAToday) and

Share this article on Facebook Wherein Fr. Z muses about political impact of today’s terror-related news – As I do household chores, I am tuned in to frenzied news coverage of the various terrorist-related bombs, bomb scares or trial runs in the USA and London, connected with

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