Catholic News Headlines November 5 and 6, 2010


Nov. 4, 7pm—Nov. 6, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook Aspiring to imitate Christ – Be constant in practicing every virtue, and especially in imitating the patience of our dear Jesus, for this is the summit of pure love.  Live in such a way that all may

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nienstedt emphasizes ‘full spectrum’ Catholicism after marriage DVD controversy – Minneapolis, Minn., Nov 6, 2010 / 07:52 am ( CNA ).- Outlining his pastoral ministry, his work on immigration, and his prayerful opposition to abortion, the Archbishop

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI encourages justice for poor and defenseless upon arrival in Spain – Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Nov 6, 2010 / 10:36 am ( CNA ).- Immediately upon arriving in Spain, Pope Benedict XVI touched on the sensitive topic of abortion in the

Share this article on Facebook Bishop asks Pope to confirm Spain in her faith – Madrid, Spain, Nov 6, 2010 / 01:08 am ( CNA ).- Bishop Jose Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastian asked Pope Benedict XVI to confirm Spain in her faith during his Nov. 6 – 7

Share this article on Facebook Bishop requests historic cathedral no longer be referred to as mosque – Cordoba, Spain, Nov 5, 2010 / 09:58 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Cordoba, Spain has asked that the city’s historic cathedral be referred to as a Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Bishops of Paraguay call for laws defending life and the family – Asunción, Paraguay, Nov 5, 2010 / 05:49 pm ( CNA ).- The Bishops’ Conference of Paraguay has called for the defense of human life and the family, noting that a series of

Share this article on Facebook Carl Anderson dismantles divided America myth in new book – New Haven, Conn., Nov 4, 2010 / 08:06 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- New York Times bestselling author Carl Anderson is arguing in his latest book that the idea of Americans

Share this article on Facebook Church is the ’embrace of God,’ pilgrim Pope tells Spaniards – Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Nov 6, 2010 / 11:19 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI spoke of transformation through the love of God as he visited one of the

Share this article on Facebook Controversial angels’ order given Vatican OK – Rome, Italy, Nov 5, 2010 / 05:53 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican’s top doctrine office says a once-controversial association the promotes veneration of the angels is

Share this article on Facebook Dramatic defeat of Iowa judges raises hopes for marriage amendment – Des Moines, Iowa, Nov 5, 2010 / 10:27 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- When U.S. voters are asked whether or not their state should retain its judges every two years, many aren’t

Share this article on Facebook Legalization of gay ‘marriage’ destroys society, says Argentinean lawyer – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov 4, 2010 / 10:01 pm ( CNA ).- Jorge Scala, a lawyer with the pro-life organization Portal de Belen in Argentina, spoke out this week,

Share this article on Facebook Papal visit will highlight Catholic vision of Spain’s greatest architect – Barcelona, Spain, Nov 6, 2010 / 06:31 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Most of the renowned artists who lived during the last century weren’t known for being particularly

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict calls Europe to return to the cross, the ‘guiding star’ – Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Nov 6, 2010 / 03:08 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Developing further the concept of “new evangelization” in the world, Pope Benedict XVI has

Share this article on Facebook Pope to visit Spain as it searches for renewal – Rome, Italy, Nov 5, 2010 / 03:09 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- When Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Spain this weekend he will find a society facing an economic crisis and the

Share this article on Facebook Pope welcomes new seminary in Cuba – Havana, Cuba, Nov 5, 2010 / 02:42 am ( CNA ).- Entrusting the new Cuban seminary to Our Lady of Charity, Pope Benedict in a message invited Cuban seminarians to identify

Share this article on Facebook Pro-family leader emphasizes need for Pope’s visit to Spain – Madrid, Spain, Nov 5, 2010 / 01:52 pm ( CNA ).- Pro-family leader Ramon Novella spoke out on Nov. 4 emphasizing that the Pope’s upcoming visit to Spain comes at a time

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life leaders reflect on gains in Congress, fallout from health care law – Washington D.C., Nov 5, 2010 / 06:01 am ( CNA ).- Pro-life Republican gains in Congress are “substantial” and are likely due to the Catholic vote, according to two

Share this article on Facebook Venezuelan cardinal urges faithful to unite around Catholic bishops – Caracas, Venezuela, Nov 5, 2010 / 12:51 am ( CNA ).- Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas has called on Venezuelans to remain united in Christ, ignoring attempts by

Share this article on Facebook Would-be pro-golfer on path to priesthood – Anchorage, Alaska, Nov 6, 2010 / 01:16 pm ( CNA ).- It’s easy to imagine a six-foot, tanned, 32-year-old Peter Hannah on the golf greens of Monterey, California, in

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Diabetics can still enjoy sugary treats – with planning – A common misconception about diabetes and those who have the condition is that they are not allowed to have …

Share this article on Facebook The Disappearing Family? Conflicting Reports in Canada – Two new reports by Canadian think tanks indicate that the traditional family of mother, father and children is …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Christian Martyrs of Iraq: Bishops of the Holy Land Issue Joint Statement on Massacre of Catholics in Baghdad – Before all else, we want to come and pray in reverence and incline ourselves before the bodies of these heroic …

Share this article on Facebook Exclusive: Man in disguise boards international flight – Canadian authorities call the incident “unbelievable.” According to CNN, a passenger boarded an …

Share this article on Facebook Indonesian volcano site declared national disaster – Indonesia’s Mount Merapi has unleashed another salvo of hot air, debris and magma, doubling its death …

Share this article on Facebook New Evangelization: Pilgrim Pope to Visit Spain as it Searches for Renewal and Christian Roots – When Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Spain this weekend he will find a society facing an economic crisis and the …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict Affirms the Beauty and Importance of the Consecrated Religious Life – “Consecrated life has its origins in the Lord Himself, Who chose a lifestyle of chastity, poverty and …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI in Spain: ‘I Have Come as a Pilgrim. Build the Future on Truth’ – I have come as a pilgrim in this Holy Year of Compostela and I bring in my heart the same love of Christ which led …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook 34 warships to accompany president at Mumbai visit – Thirty-four warships will accompany U.S. President Barack Obama on his trip to Mumbai this weekend. The majority …

Share this article on Facebook President Obama gains feisty opponent in Senate – U.S. President Barack Obama has gained a highly vocal opponent in the Senate days after the midterm elections. …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Photos of new comet show off an unusual shape – The Deep Impact space probe, shortly after flying within about 435 miles of comet Hartley 2 this week, sent back …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. families increasingly dependent on food stamps – The number of Americans using food stamps continues to climb. According to the Wall Street Journal’s Web …

Catholic Online > Video > Most Popular

Share this article on Facebook Nov 05 – Homily – Fr Dominic: The Unjust Steward – In today’s Gospel we have the parable of the unjust steward where Our Lord points out how wise worldly people are in the pursuit of selfish goals and making friends in

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Calbayog diocese, DA forge sustainable agriculture program – CALBLAYOG CITY, Nov. 5, 2010—The Diocese of Calbayog and the Department of Agriculture have come up with key commitments to promoting sustainable agriculture

Share this article on Facebook PEF, CODE-NGO execs welcome PEACE Bonds probe – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, Nov. 5, 2010—Executive officers of non-government organizations involved in the so-called Poverty Eradication and Alleviation Certificates (PEACe

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook #IHadAnAbortion Trending on Twitter – Women who have had abortions are loud and proud or something and posting all sorts of positive comments about their abortion on Twitter. Yesterday, a trending topic on

Share this article on Facebook ABC: Tea Party Saves Bristol – Is there nothing that darned tea party cannot do? Conrad Green, executive producer of Dancing with the Stars, says the tea party may be saving Bristol Palin from

Share this article on Facebook Bishop: Naziism Rising from the Tomb – When historians look back in history they sometimes criticize bishops or popes for not speaking out forcefully enough against the atrocities of their age. No historian

Share this article on Facebook Condoms In Kids Trick or Treat Bags – Lunatics. Some nutty family decided it would be a good idea to hand out condoms to kids when they came trick or treating at their home. And, of course, they’re shocked

Share this article on Facebook Please Bomb Something For Obama – Dear Conservatives, Please bomb something in America just like that Mcveigh fellow did in Oklahoma so that President Obama can reconnect with the voters. It’ll really

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nienstedt Insists He Is Not ‘Single-Issue’ Bishop – Writing in his archdiocesan newspaper, Archbishop John Nienstedt of Saint Paul and Minneapolis insisted he is not a “single-issue” teacher. The archbishop has received

Share this article on Facebook Australian Bishop Compares Abortion Of Handicapped To Nazi Eugenics – The abortion of unborn children with birth defects is reminiscent of Nazi eugenic, an Australian bishop observed in a recent homily. “A seek-and-destroy policy kills

Share this article on Facebook Celebrations To Be Presided By The Pope November – January – VATICAN CITY, 5 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today published the calendar of celebrations to be presided over by the

Share this article on Facebook Consecrated Life Is Of Benefit To The Whole Church – VATICAN CITY, 5 NOV 2010 (VIS) – At midday today in the Vatican the Holy Father received prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (Region south 2), who

Share this article on Facebook In Memoriam, Nov 5 – VATICAN CITY, 5 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The following prelates died in recent weeks: – Bishop Francisco Batistela C.SS.R., emeritus of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Brazil, on 20 October

Share this article on Facebook Justice and Peace Priorities – “Only through charity, sustained by hope and illuminated by the light of faith and reason, can we achieve the goals of integral human freedom and universal justice.”

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Nov 5 – VATICAN CITY, 5 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences twelve prelates from the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil, on their “ad

Share this article on Facebook Pope Prays For Repose Of Souls Of Late Cardinals – “The search for the “things of above” does not mean that Christians should ignore the obligations and tasks of this world, only that we must not loose ourselves to them,

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook “There Is More” – Rebecca Teti: | Last Saturday the Pope met with 30,000 kids, 30,000 teens & young adults and additional 10,000 teachers for a rally of Italian Catholic Action Youth.

Share this article on Facebook A Different Type of Stem Cell – Arwen Mosher: That we can be happy about | Along with many pro-lifers, I was saddened to read recently that researchers at the University of Michigan have created our

Share this article on Facebook A Song for Saturday: Hallelujah! – Lisa Hendey: Did you catch this “random act of culture” last Saturday in Philadelphia? |

Share this article on Facebook Beware of Hungry Squirrels – Lynn Wehner: They may try to stock up for the winter … | Four simple, no-bake ingredients and two recipe instructions … and they’re THIS cute? I’m totally making these

Share this article on Facebook ‘But Everybody’s Doing It’ – Dr. Ray Guarendi: Strong parents, unite! | Q. My kids — a 15-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy — regularly inform me how much more their friends are allowed to do. And

Share this article on Facebook Cute & Cool Tees Make Great Gifts – Hallie Lord: some early Christmas shopping ideas | I realize Christmas is still about two months away but I’m determined to finish my shopping before Advent begins this

Share this article on Facebook Finding Community and Advent Preparation – 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), our fellow blogger Lynn

Share this article on Facebook Keeping House, Making Home – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Homemaking | (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 School Daze – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education;

Share this article on Facebook St. Gerard, Pray for Us – Lisa Hendey: Do you have a devotion to this saint? | As many of you know, I’m hard at work on my next book, a weekly devotional offering reflections and activities based

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Compromise

Share this article on Facebook Olbermann suspended for Dem contributions – The man who has dubbed FOX News “Fixed News,” Keith Olbermann, MSNBC’s primetime firebrand host, has been suspended indefinitely for violating the ethics policies of his

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – You know spin is just a matter of time, but this is a good one from Rachel Maddow. After the Republicans historic victory in the House of Representatives, she claims

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – November 5, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Nov. 5 4:00 – Parents’ Effort Key to Child’s Educational Performance A new study published in the latest issue of the MIT

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook A Caution to the GOP – Commentary by  Kristan Hawkins Note: Kristan Hawkins is executive director of Students for Life of America. November 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Coming off perhaps one

Share this article on Facebook Highlighted CCHD Grantee is Affiliated with Pro-Abort Groups – By Matthew AndersonWASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Reform CCHD Now (RCN) coalition has called into question the integrity of a document

Share this article on Facebook Homosexuals Plan ‘Kiss-In’ in Front of Pope During Spain Visit – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanNovember 4, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A homosexual organization is planning a massive “kiss-in” in front of the pope as he leaves Barcelona’s

Share this article on Facebook Letters to the Editor – Re: The Card to Protect You from “Presumed Consent” Organ Harvesting I wonder if some of the same people who say they support a “woman’s right to choose” also support

Share this article on Facebook LifeSiteNews NewsBytes – Life Issues – * Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for

Share this article on Facebook LifeSiteNews NewsBytes – Obama, More Mid-Term Election News, Economic Crisis – * Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for

Share this article on Facebook LifeSiteNews Newsbytes – US Mid-Term Election – * Disclaimer: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for

Share this article on Facebook Ottawa-Carleton School Board to Ask Students their Sexual Orientation – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiOTTAWA, November 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board intends to conduct a survey of its students to “gather

Share this article on Facebook Pentagon Survey on Homosexuality in the Military Flawed: FRC – WASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A recently “leaked” military survey regarding the effects of allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the Armed

Share this article on Facebook RED ALERT: Canadian ‘Transgender’ Criminal Discrimination Bill Sails Thru Committee – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, November 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A private members bill that would criminalize discrimination based on “gender identity” and

Share this article on Facebook Rep. Smith: New U.S. House Arguably Most Pro-Life Ever – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Tuesday’s historic elections sent the message that more Americans want their lawmakers to

Share this article on Facebook Rolling Up Our Sleeves – It has certainly been an exhilarating week for the pro-life and pro-family movement, particularly in the United States.The November 2nd election not only demonstrated

Share this article on Facebook SBA List Challenges New Pro-Life Lawmakers with ‘Stop Abortion Funding’ Campaign – WASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the dust settles on the 2010 midterm elections, those pro-life lobby groups that helped win significant

Share this article on Facebook Trial Delayed for Linda Gibbons – By Tony GosgnachTORONTO, Ontario, November 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A development that the presiding judge described as having the potential for “dire implications”

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Checks and Balances” Returns to Washington – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The incoming head of the powerful House Judiciary Committee has announced that he intends to begin holding the Obama

Share this article on Facebook Potter Fans Blamed for Decimating Indian Owl Population – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist India’s Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh is blaming fans of Harry Potter for the dwindling number of wild owls in that

Share this article on Facebook UNESCO Promotes Kinsey-Inspired Sex Ed for Children – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A shocking new report issued by the once revered UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is drawing

Share this article on Facebook Vatican: “Fast Food” is Bad for Communication – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Cardinal-elect Gianfranco Ravasi, the Holy See’s official “culture minister” believes people who rely on fast food chains for

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook All Souls Day from the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz, Austria – The following video comes from the Cistercian Abbey of Heilgenkreuz in Austria from All Souls Day. The liturgy was celebrated in accordance with the modern liturgical

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Vespers at Ss. Trinita for the Feast of St. Charles Borromeo — And Now Also to be Offered Each Sunday – John Sonnen has posted a lovely clip of Solemn Vespers offered in Ss. Trinita in Rome. As these Vespers were offered on the feast of St. Charles Borromeo, following the

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

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

Share this article on Facebook The Mass of All Souls in the Dominican Rite – Amongst the many photos being sent in from All Souls Day across the globe were the following photos of the Mass of All Souls from Holy Rosary in Portland, Oregon. What

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Lamentations of a (very funny) parent – If you have never read this piece and you’re a parent, you’re in for a treat. Even if you have read it, read it again. It’s just as funny the second (or third or fourth)

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Full of Sound and Fury; Signifying . . . Nothing – This visual metaphor depicts something I’ve witnessed countless times over the last 23 years of engaging JWs, Protestants, and Mormons and their attempts at biblical

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Potential Problem Uploading Videos on Ship – We are on the Orient Queen St. Paul Cruise with my Seventy “criser-pilgrims.” It appears I have no Internet access in my cabin. That could be a problem :-). I will try

Share this article on Facebook Short Primer on the Mass – Click below on the image for the full article

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Share this article on Facebook Were the Bereans “Bible Alone”? – Today we are visiting the ancient biblical city of Berea. Today it is called Veria just a short drive west from Thessaloniki in Greece. Many Protestants consider the

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Great Unwashed Hillbillies… – These great unwashed hillbillies, they’re pretty slick with teh sarcasm… President Obama explained us to us as follows: And so part of the reason that our politics seems

Share this article on Facebook On Palin; No Animus, No Condescension – In my piece yesterday at Pajamas Media I wrote : . . .thrust-and-parry between a candidate and the media can both sharpen a candidate’s edge and enliven his footwork to

Share this article on Facebook The Fire of Pain and Pride – Take a moment to read Thomas L. McDonald’s insightful and humble piece on how he heard God speak to his heart and soul. There are Christians who seem to believe that God

Share this article on Facebook Will Lame Ducks Turn? – Back in September , I wrote : . . .what makes Reid and Pelosi so certain that the returning lame ducks will be so eager to line up? What if they come back to Congress

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Bp. Morlino’s letter to dissident parishoners – I posted a while about about the people in the Diocese of Madison who are giving a group of priests and Bishop Morlino a hard time.  The article I posted mentioned a

Share this article on Facebook D. of Madision: liberals attacking faithful priests are harming the future of school children – Here is a sad story from the Diocese of Madison, which includes one of most liberal, in the negative sense, area in the US. I have met Bishop Morlino and the priests in

Share this article on Facebook Prayer request – Would you in your goodness please say a prayer for a special intention? Thank you in advance!

Share this article on Facebook Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum – During his General Audience of 3 Nov, the Holy Father made the following observation. “[G]arbage is not just in the different streets of the world. There is also garbage

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: “forgive” rather than “absolve” – From a reader: Recently, a friend who goes to the same parish as me told me that he goes to Fr. So-and-so instead of the pastor, since the pastor uses “I forgive you of

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: bestowing “minor orders” – From a reader: With the recent news of the upcoming ordination of several men to the Minor Orders, I was wondering — perhaps you’ve spoken on this — what is the

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: confession by phone, long-distance – From a reader comes a question about long-distance confession, using telephone or other technology. I am on the road at the moment and do not have good internet

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: getting around celibacy by leaving Church and coming back – From a reader: For the sake of argument, couldn’t a married Catholic man, who wanted to become a priest, simply get around the un-married rule by seeking ordination in

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: More than one intention with stipends for one Mass. – From a reader: Over the years, parish practice has allowed that there be several intentions listed at Mass. These collective intentions are a daily occurrence with some

Share this article on Facebook Roman Vespers – Here is a little continuity for you. Vespers at the EF parish in Rome, staffed by the FSSP.   This is the beautiful SS. Trinita dei Pelegrini. Brick by brick, folks.

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed – It has been a while since I have posted feeder photos.   And these are a few days old, since I am in NYC at the moment. I post these just to remind everyone that feeders

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One Response to Catholic News Headlines November 5 and 6, 2010

  1. reginaadonna says:

    These things and much worse will continue to happen as Yahweh, our God and Creator pours out His wrath upon mankind leading up to Armageddon. It is His will that you all know exactly where it is coming from.

    Matthew 10:34 “Don’t assume that I came to bring peace on the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.”

    Exodus 15:3 “The LORD is a warrior; Yahweh is His name.”

    “There will be no peace on Earth until My Son’s Kingdom. I will crush every kingdom now standing and rock the earth off its foundation. I Yahweh will destroy every enemy to My throne, and who can stop Me? Who can turn back My anger? No one.” – Yahweh

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