Catholic News Headlines November 1, 2010


Oct. 31, 7pm—Nov. 1, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook LIVING LOVE – “Let us influence those around us, not by useless preaching, but by the irresistible power of our spirituality and the example of our lives.” (Elisabeth Leseur,

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal calls for end to murders in northern Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 1, 2010 / 11:49 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Mexico City and Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera have expressed profound sorrow over the recent

Share this article on Facebook Clergy abuse victims demonstrate outside St. Peter’s Square – Washington D.C., Nov 1, 2010 / 03:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- About 60 victims of clerical sex abuse gathered in Rome Oct. 31 to mark what they called “Reformation Day.”

Share this article on Facebook Lord of Miracles invites us to be saints, says Peruvian archbishop – Piura, Peru, Nov 1, 2010 / 06:06 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren Anselmi of Piura, Peru noted in a homily on Oct. 28 that the Lord of the Miracles calls all

Share this article on Facebook Over 50 Catholics die during terrorist attack on Baghdad cathedral – Baghdad, Iraq, Nov 1, 2010 / 12:13 pm ( CNA ).- Church leaders were beside themselves with grief on Monday after Islamic militants stormed the Syriac Catholic cathedral

Share this article on Facebook Three thousand students to welcome Pope to Santiago de Compostela – Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Nov 1, 2010 / 02:02 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Some 3,000 students from public and private schools in the Spanish region of Galicia will

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook ‘Saw 3D’ packs them in movie houses Halloween weekend – When the graphic and gory “Saw VI” went against the subtle and non-violent “Paranormal …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s health care reform may include free contraceptives – The Obama administration’s health care reform legislation includes a guarantee of access to free …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Brazil’s first female leader has colorful past – When 62-year-old Dilma Rousseff takes over January 1 as Brazil’s first female president, she will bring …

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Killed at Mass in Iraq: Extremist Muslims invade Church, Murder Priest – One report concerning the state of the Church after the security forces stormed in to attempt to rescue the …

Share this article on Facebook Deadly standoff at Iraq Catholic church ends – At least 58 people have been killed in a deadly standoff at a Catholic Church in Baghdad. Seventy-five others were …

Share this article on Facebook Stop the New Vietnam War: They are imprisoning Catholics in Vietnam – In what was clearly a “kangaroo court”, six faithful Catholics, not even allowed to have …

Share this article on Facebook West Africa’s ‘witch camps’ persecute women – Halloween is past, and the image of the witch has a double meaning for those in the west. Witches are typically …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Cleveland stadium at presidential address half full – President Obama was greeted with a half-full stadium as he wound up some last-minute campaigning over the weekend. …

Share this article on Facebook Editorial: Time for US Catholics to Vote and Build a Truly Free and Good Society – On Tuesday, November 2, 2010, voters in the United States of America will go to polling places in every State in …

Share this article on Facebook Things don’t get better for President Obama’s pen pal – She wrote to U.S. President Barack Obama outlining her financial hardship. She received a hand-written response …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Father Frank Pavone Reminds Faithful Voting is a Moral obligation, Offers Election Prayer – ‘While voting is always a moral obligation, sometimes that obligation is stronger than at other times. …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Best Conception of Life Video…Evah – HT Live Action

Share this article on Facebook Just Because You’re Paranoid…. – It doesn’t mean they are not out to get you. Over the weekend, we had the unbelievable accidental voice message left by reporters up in Alaska conspiring against Joe

Share this article on Facebook Parenting According to Monster Movies – In honor of Halloween I’m promulgating my long held theory on parenting informed by monster movies. When I was young and single I was King Kong. The King of all

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Fraud? – Abortion giant Planned Parenthood is being forced to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to Washington state following an audit. Sounds a bit like fraud to me. Can you

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Baghdad Church Siege Ends In Massacre – “No-where is safe anymore, not even the House of God”, says auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad of the Chaldeans, Shlemon Warduni, the day after an unprecedented attack on the

Share this article on Facebook Islamic Militants Attack Baghdad Catholic Parish During Mass; Dozens Slain – Gunmen linked with al-Qaeda stormed a Catholic church in Baghdad during Mass on October 31. “They entered the church with their weapons, wearing military uniforms,” said

Share this article on Facebook Philippine Priest Forgives Muslims Following Bishop’s Murder, Works For Peace – Vatican Radio has profiled Father Roberto Laysan, a missionary in a predominantly Muslim area of the Philippines who worked closely with Bishop Benjamin D. de Jesus of

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict To Travel To Croatia In 2011 – Pope Benedict XVI will visit Croatia in 2011. The Pope will travel to Zagreb in the first half of next year and will stop to pray at the tomb of Blessed Luigi Stepinac.

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI: “God excludes no one!” – Commenting on this Sunday’s Gospel story of the call of the sinner, Zacchaeus, with the faithful gathered beneath his window in St Peter’s Square to pray the Angelus,

Share this article on Facebook Pope Decries Ferocious Attack On Iraq’s Christian Community – Pope Benedict XVI has condemned a ferocious attack on the Christian community of Iraq in which over 50 people were killed and dozens injured. In an appeal launched at

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook All Ye Saints in Heaven – Danielle Bean: Pray for Us | Today is the Feast of All Saints! It’s a good idea to go to Mass today and soak up some of those saintly graces and favors, but because this

Share this article on Facebook One Big Happy – Rebecca Teti: | Archbishop Dolan has a sweet reflection for today’s feast. Lamenting the apostasy of some celebrity who left the Church because she wanted to feel more

Share this article on Facebook Ora Pro Nobis – Danielle Bean: |

Share this article on Facebook Raise ‘Em Right – 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 Soul Prayer – Joseph Pronechen: Remembering Dearly Departed in November | Every Nov. 2, the Church remembers the faithful departed in a special way on All Souls’ Day and dedicates the

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook A Fistful of Dollars – I recently watched the Man with No Name trilogy –also known as the Dollars trilogy–starring Cling Eastwood. This series originally came out when I was a baby (pre- and

Share this article on Facebook For A Few Dollars More – The second installment of the Man with No Name trilogy is the film For a Few Dollars More (two-disc edition). (For my review of the first film, see: A Fistful of

Share this article on Facebook The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly – The final installment of the Man with No Name trilogy is the film The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (two-disc edition) . (For my review of the first two films, see: A Fistful

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Vote

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

Share this article on Facebook Former President Bush’s memoir will highlight influence of Pope John Paul II – Washington D.C., Oct 30, 2010 (CNA). An early preview of President George W. Bush’s forthcoming memoir “Decision Points,” has revealed that the book will discuss the

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Keith Olbermann has already begun arguing that narrow Democratic defeats in House races are really wins.

Share this article on Facebook Pope celebrates Feast of All Saints

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – November 1, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Nov. 1 4:00 – Al on All Saints Day 5:00 – Finding Freedom From Substance Abuse The Life Process Model© is a nationally

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 40 Days for Life Campaign Ends With 541 Babies Spared From Abortions – The number is a conservative estimate based on first-hand accounts of women the campaign has helped across the country, but organizers say they know of at least 541

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Poll Shows Pro-Life Joe Miller Comeback Against Pro-Abortion Murkowski – The most recent poll from the state of Alaska finds pro-life Senate candidate Joe Miller coming back against pro-abortion candidates Lisa Murkowski and Scott McAdams.

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Parliament Starts Debate Today on Bill to Stop Forced Abortions – The Canadian Parliament starts debate today on a bill that would make it a criminal offence to coerce a pregnant woman into having an abortion. Roxanne’s Law (Bill

Share this article on Facebook Colorado Planned Parenthood Wants YouTube to Axe Video on its Abortion Lies – Advocates for Choice, a Planned Parenthood college outreach group, is unhappy that pro-life advocates in Colorado posted a video on YouTube showing it admitting it

Share this article on Facebook I’m Voting for Real Social Justice – Last week,  Students for Life of America, announced our theme for the 2010-2011 school year, Social Justice. Within moments of pressing the “send” button, responses

Share this article on Facebook Jewish Rabbis Join Catholic Official: Americans Should Vote Pro-Life – The Rabbinical Alliance of America, which represents more than 1,000 Jewish rabbis, has issued a pre-election statement saying it joins a top Catholic Church official in

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration Threatens Catholic Colleges on Birth Control, Abortion – In its latest threat to the religious liberty and independence of Catholic colleges and universities, the Obama administration has issued new regulations that open the

Share this article on Facebook Prediction: Republicans Will Pick Up 9 Seats in Senate for 50-50 Split – LifeNews.com is today predicting that Republicans will pick up nine seats in the Senate for a 50-50 split of the upper chamber of Congress. Based on poling data, polling

Share this article on Facebook Republicans Expected to Capture House, Pro-Lifers Winning for Governor – Republican candidates are expected to fare well tomorrow during the midterm Congressional and gubernatorial elections and both polling data and top political pundits are

Share this article on Facebook Vermont Gov Candidate Peter Shumlin Wants Assisted Suicide Legalized – Peter Shumlin, the Democratic candidate for governor in Vermont against Brian Dubie, wants the practice of assisted suicide legalized. Alex Schadenberg, the head of the

Share this article on Facebook Washington Senate: Final Polls Show Rossi-Murray Tossup – The final two polls in what is one of the most competitive Senate races in the nation show pro-life candidate Dino Rossi and pro-abortion Sen. Patty Murray each winning

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook 1,000 Rabbis Joins Vatican Cardinal in Prohibiting Voting for Anti-Life Candidates – NEW YORK, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rabbi Yehuda Levin, spokesman for the Rabbinical Alliance of America, which represents more than 1000 Rabbis, has on

Share this article on Facebook 40 Days for Life Campaign Wraps Up: 541 Babies Saved – Commentary by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for LifeNovember 1, 2010 (40DaysforLife.com) – It’s Day 40 — and I have great news to share! As of right now, we know of 541 babies —

Share this article on Facebook AUL’s Saunders on U.S. Election: ‘It’s Going to be a Good Day Tuesday’ – By John JalsevacOTTAWA, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “It’s going to be a good day Tuesday.” So said Bill Saunders, the Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs

Share this article on Facebook Dr. Jack Willke: Pope’s Vigil for Nascent Human Life “Could not be more Important” – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiOTTAWA, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The International Right to Life Federation (IRLF), meeting in Ottawa at their annual conference,

Share this article on Facebook Monthly Pro-Life Radio Spot Launched by Priests for Life Canada – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiNovember 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Priests for Life Canada has announced that it is producing a monthly one-hour program called “The Pro-Life

Share this article on Facebook Ottawa Teachers and Students Motivated by “Amazing” Experience at International Conference – By John-Henry WestenOTTAWA, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Students and teachers from the Ottawa area were among those in attendance at the recent International

Share this article on Facebook Panic: Abortion is in ‘Extreme Danger’ Says Planned Parenthood as Election Looms – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the Obama administration heads toward major losses in Tuesday’s mid-term elections, the

Share this article on Facebook Senate Roundup: Pro-life Candidates Race to the Finish – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As election day rolls around the corner, pro-life candidates are poised to make some big and

Share this article on Facebook UK Christian Couple Banned from Fostering Takes Fight to High Court – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A UK Christian couple is fighting their local government in the High Court over a decision to bar them from

Share this article on Facebook Vermont Gov. Candidate Vows to Legalize Assisted Suicide if Elected – By Kathleen GilbertMONTPELIER, Vermont, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Democratic candidate for governor of Vermont has told a pro-euthanasia lobby group that

Share this article on Facebook Voting is a Moral Obligation: Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The president of Priests for Life is urging pro-lifers to mobilize immediately as the country

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Next Speaker of the House Could be Pro-Life Catholic – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In stark contrast to the pro-abortion “Catholic” Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the next Speaker of the U.S. House could be a practicing

Share this article on Facebook On Feast of All Saints, Archbishop Reflects on Emptiness of New Age Movement – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist New York’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan offered reflections on his blog about the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls, saying that

Share this article on Facebook This Week Dedicated to Educating Public About Harm of Pornography – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist This week is the annual “White Ribbon Against Pornography” (WRAP) week during which citizens are urged to help raise awareness

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Benedictine Monastery of Sainte Marie de le Garde – Visit the website of Saine Marie de la Garde .

Share this article on Facebook New Romanesque Church Planned for Virginia Parish – This item, written by reader James P. Lucier, shows that even amid the financial hardships of the current recession, faith, life and culture are blossoming. We have

Share this article on Facebook The Feast of All Saints – From the Breviary according to the use of the Roman Curia, 1529, the beginning of a Carolingian homily commonly read on the feast of All Saints in the Middle Ages. We

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Celebrating our saints – Here’s a little musical interlude to help you celebrate this Feast of All Saints. I was lucky enough to hear this Litany of the Saints sung live at Pope Benedict’s rally

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook “Put no trust in princes, in mere mortals powerless to save” (Psalm 146:3) – I find this picture from today’s Drudge Report very poignant and thought-provoking. Here we are, on the eve of the U.S. mid-term elections, and most people seem to sense

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook All Safe and Quiet for Cruise – Even though Turkey and Greece have been in the news lately, all is well. We are currently in the heart of Athens and I have been running through the city to keep up my

Share this article on Facebook Purgatory? Doesn’t that Deny the Work of Christ? – What’s the Deal with Purgatory? by Steve Ray Isn’t the finished work of Christ sufficient? Didn’t he pay for all my sins? Why the heck do Catholics teach that we have to

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “or you’ll sink like a stone…” – “for the times, they are a-changing!” David Mills writes a particularly good piece that I meant to link to hours ago , and I don’t want you to miss: Countercultural

Share this article on Facebook All Saints Day & Modern Martyrs – UPDATE – Chapel & Tomb of St. Philip Neri, Chiesa Nuova, Rome Podcast of the Readings for All Saints Day via the USCCB Late yesterday, word began to come of a “bloodbath” during

Share this article on Facebook That felt good! UPDATED – Really good My favorite part, though, was watching Barbara Bush take her own pictures with her little camera, and scoring the game. I respect anyone who loves baseball

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook 7 Killed in Syrian Catholic Church in Baghdad – Syrian Catholic Church in Basra, Iraq Hostages Taken During Sunday Liturgy BAGHDAD, Iraq, OCT. 31, 2010 ( Zenit.org ).- A hostage situation in the Sayidat al-Najat

Share this article on Facebook ALL SAINTS DAY! – The Lord Jesus sits as the Eternal King surrounded by Saints from various places and era. Revelation 7:9 “After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man

Share this article on Facebook DEBUNKING HISTORICAL REVISIONISM ON CRUSADES AND PHILIPPINE COLONIZATION – Catholics defending Europe against the invading Moors during the Battle at Lepanto. The Catholics repulsed the invaders by winning the epic battle. Anonymous said… if

Share this article on Facebook EXCHANGE WITH SSPX FOLLOWER, Part 15 – St. Peter, the First Pope and Keeper of the Keys of Heaven Anonymous said… Father Abe, Vatican II did not declare to be a dogmatic council. In matters of Faith and

Share this article on Facebook MORE ON ‘THE WOMAN CLOTHED WITH THE SUN’ – The Immaculate Conception by Francisco Zurbara, c. 1628-30 Anonymous said… thanks father! Presently.. I have research regarding the WOMAN in the said chapter of

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Abundance of mercy – All Saints: Omnípotens sempitérne Deus, qui nos ómnium Sanctórum tuórum mérita sub una tribuísti celebritáte venerári: quaesumus; ut desiderátam nobis tuæ propitiatiónis

Share this article on Facebook Bagdad: The noble army of martyrs praise thee – You all have heard by now about the terrorist attack on the Catholic Church in Bagdad.  Here is The Catholic Herald on the attack. Christians have been taking it on the

Share this article on Facebook C of E panic about Anglicanorum coetibus – From Damian Thompson (who is in NYC and came to the solemn TLM at Holy Innocents yesterday): The Church of England’s determination to wreck the Ordinariate plan needs to

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: “centering prayer” in a parish – From a reader: A parish close to us (not our parish, but one we go to for confession) has a centering prayer “ministry.” My understanding was that this was an extremely

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: All Saints NOT of obligation in 2010 – From a reader: Can you give insight regarding All Saints not being a Holy Day of Obligation? This was announced at a Mass my husband attended today in our diocese. It is

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Salvation outside the Church… again… – From a reader: in one of your recent post, concerning “extra Ecclesiam nulla salus”, you have discussed an option, that actually, one might be saved outside the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Wherein Fr. Z offers a great guest rant by Dennis Prager – From a reader. Dennis Prager is one of the smartest people raising his voice in the public square. While I believe the Soviet Army liberated Auschwitz, the US Army, that

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