Catholic News Headlines November 9, 2010


Nov. 8, 7pm—Nov. 9, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook A prayer of supplication – Almighty and ever-living God, our source of power and inspiration, give us strength and joy in serving you as followers of Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Bishop uses sexual education text book as example of moral relativism – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov 8, 2010 / 10:00 pm ( CNA ).- Auxiliary Bishop Antonio Marino of La Plata, Argentina has warned Catholics not to fall into a relativistic

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal laments increase of ‘radical secularism’ in Spain – Madrid, Spain, Nov 9, 2010 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Madrid, Spain has expressed regret that Spain has become one of the most secular

Share this article on Facebook Education is key to overcoming poverty, asserts Argentinean bishop – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov 9, 2010 / 12:51 am ( CNA ).- The president of the Argentinean bishops’ Committee on Health Care Ministry has stated that education is

Share this article on Facebook Episcopal bishop Robinson to resign, citing strain on ‘husband’ and faithful – Concord, N.H., Nov 9, 2010 / 02:56 am ( CNA ).- Citing the toll that worldwide publicity has taken on his “marriage” and on New Hampshire Episcopalians, Gene Robinson –

Share this article on Facebook In Spain, Pope calls Europe to open itself to God – Barcelona, Spain, Nov 8, 2010 / 08:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI used his weekend pilgrimage to Spain, Nov. 6-7, to outline his vision for the

Share this article on Facebook Papal visit marks milestone in history of Spain – Barcelona, Spain, Nov 9, 2010 / 02:53 pm ( CNA ).- Mayor of Barcelona, Jorge Hereu, has remarked that Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Spain was a “landmark” event in the

Share this article on Facebook Pope to Italian bishops: Families are key to a moral society – Vatican City, Nov 9, 2010 / 04:13 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father emphasized to the bishops of Italy on Tuesday that Church leaders need to support families, if

Share this article on Facebook US bishops to address full slate of issues at fall meeting – Washington D.C., Nov 9, 2010 / 07:04 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- At their annual fall assembly, the U.S. bishops will elect a new president, vote on a new ecumenical

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Day organizers release official hymn – Madrid, Spain, Nov 9, 2010 / 01:41 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The hymn for World Youth Day 2011, titled “Firm in the Faith,” was released on Monday. Based on the words of

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Former president George W. Bush comes clean with mistakes he’s made – Former U.S. President George W. Bush, in an interview to promote his forthcoming book is upfront about the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Cholera epidemic spreads to Port-Au-Prince – Haitian officials fear that the deadly cholera epidemic, previously restricted to outlying rural areas, has …

Share this article on Facebook Free Asia Bibi! Christian Woman Sentenced to Death in Pakistan under ‘Blasphemy Law’ – We call on our readers to join with us in praying for our Christian sister Asia Bibi, sentenced to …

Share this article on Facebook President Obama offers outreach to Islamic world – U.S. President Barack Obama, in his visit to his former childhood home of Indonesia, says that …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook President defends $600 billion attempt to stimulate economy – In a press conference in India, U.S. President Barack Obama supported the Federal Reserve’s decision to …

Share this article on Facebook Segregation According to Sexuality? Legal Strategy to Force Homosexual ‘Marriage’ in U.K – This unmarried, heterosexual couple is a part of a revolutionary movement in British society. The members no …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Midterm Election Includes Major Republican Gains In States: What Does it Mean? – The historic 2010 midterm election should help put the brakes on President Barack …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Crackdown on child prostitution leads to more than 800 arrests – A three-day federal crackdown on child prostitution rings nationwide has ended in the rescue of 69 children and …

Share this article on Facebook High-speed rail system coming to California’s San Joaquin Valley – After years of planning and discussion, a high-speed rail system intended to connect northern California with …

Share this article on Facebook Somali gangs working in U.S. busted for child prostitution – Criminal gangs, from the far away African nation of Somalia have been arrested in the United States in connection …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Wisdom from Blessed Mother Teresa – “Don’t search for Jesus in far lands–he is not there. He is close to you; he is with you. Just keep the lam p burning and you will always see him. Keep on filling the

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Alec Baldwin Wants To Be My Congressman! – Have you heard about a broken glass election? A broken glass election connotes an electorate so fired up to vote that they would crawl over broken glass in order to

Share this article on Facebook Bush Lied – To Himself – I just watched Matt Lauer interview George W. Bush on NBC promoting his new book on his Presidency. By way of a minor preamble, let me state that the interview did

Share this article on Facebook Pelosi Holds Party Celebrating…Pelosi? – This is the captain of the Titanic celebrating his navigational skills. This is Wade Phillips celebrating his playoff runs with the Dallas Cowboys. This is Wile E.

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Austrian nun beatified in Brazil – Archbishop Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, presided at the Mass of beatification of Blessed Maria Barbara of the Blessed Trinity

Share this article on Facebook Baghdad cathedral reopens following massacre – Amid shattered windows and broken statues and pews, Sunday Mass has resumed at the Syrian Catholic cathedral in Baghdad, site of the October 31 massacre that left over

Share this article on Facebook College Of Cardinals Meets For A Day Of Reflection – VATICAN CITY, 9 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Cardinal Angelo Sodano, dean of the College of Cardinals, has sent a letter to the members of the college, and to the cardinals-elect,

Share this article on Facebook Fiftieth Anniversary Of Secretariat For Christian Unity – VATICAN CITY, 9 NOV 2010 (VIS) – On Wednesday 17 November, at the “Sala San Pio X”, at Via della Conciliazione 5, Rome, the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian

Share this article on Facebook The Family Has Special Responsibility For Education – VATICAN CITY, 9 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Made public today was a Message from the Pope to Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, president of the Italian Episcopal Conference (CEI), for that

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Apostolic Library: A History Open To The Future – VATICAN CITY, 9 NOV 2010 (VIS) – At 11.30 a.m. today a press conference was held in the Holy See Press Office to present an exhibition entitled “Knowing the Vatican

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Be Heard – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Open Forum | (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 Book It! – Rachel Balducci: | Don’t forget to enter our book giveaway —the contest is open until tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern. I’ll draw a winner and announce it this evening. Thanks!

Share this article on Facebook Eat, Please? – Arwen Mosher: On getting kids to do it | I’m all about flexible parenting, but I have a few firm rules for myself, and one of them is this: I do not fight food battles.

Share this article on Facebook Not-So-Happy Meal – Lisa Hendey: What’s your take? | I can’t tell you the last time I bought a Happy Meal at McDonald’s, but I do know that if this had happened when my boys were little it

Share this article on Facebook On The Path of St. James – Rebecca Teti: B16s visits Galicia & Barcelona | For a pope who intended not to travel much, Benedict XVI sure gets around. This weekend he took a quick hop to northern

Share this article on Facebook Secretariat: Winner of a Family Movie – Danielle Bean: a must-see! | Last Friday night, Dan and I took all the kids to see Secretariat. (We checked it out at Kids in Mind first and you should too, to be sure

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook VIDEO: Did Constantine Found the Catholic Church? – GET THE BOOK! BTW, I just this morning got my hands on my first physical copy of the book. The printer overnighted us a few review copies. The main shipment is due in

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will visit the Vatican

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Share this article on Facebook Israel charges Nazareth imam with inciting violence against Pope – Israeli authorities have charged the imam of a mosque in Nazareth with inciting violence against Pope Benedict and supporting al Qaeda and “global jihad,” the justice

Share this article on Facebook Jesus statue in Poland now taller than one in Rio de Janerio – A 118-foot tall statue of Jesus Christ recently completed in the western Polish town of Swiebodzin is now the tallest statue of Christ in the world. The all-white

Share this article on Facebook OUR VIEW: Politicians slam Catholic church – The editorial page editor of the Colorado Springs Gazette– which has consistently defended same-sex marriage– has written a column denouncing the San Francisco board

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – November 9, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Nov. 9 GUEST HOST: SHEILA LIAUGMINAS 4:00 – Election Analysis – Is the Catholic Vote Back to Being Pro-Life? And the

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Bush: Pro-Life Views Affected after Seeing Remains of Miscarried Sibling – By John JalsevacNovember 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Throughout his presidency George W. Bush was unapologetically pro-life, but a strange anecdote found in his

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Bishops to Develop “Concrete Plan” for Promoting Culture of Life – By Patrick B. CraineCORNWALL, Ontario, November 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Over the next year, an ad hoc committee of the Canadian bishops will develop a “specific

Share this article on Facebook Cult of Celebrity Drives Stem Cell Research, Leaves Ethical Researchers in the Cold: Expert – By Hilary WhiteDUBLIN, November 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Funding for ethical stem cell research is hampered by a shallow “cult of celebrity” in scientific research

Share this article on Facebook D&P Develops “Exit Strategy” from “Controversial” Partnerships – By Patrick B. CraineCORNWALL, Ontario, November 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP, or D&P) has developed

Share this article on Facebook DADT Faces Uncertain Fate in Lame Duck Senate – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., November 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The fate of the U.S. federal ban on homosexuals serving in the military is uncertain, with some

Share this article on Facebook North Dakota Abortionists Caught with Expired Licenses – By Matt AndersonFARGO, ND, November 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two doctors from North Dakota’s only abortion facility may have been practicing medicine for several

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Wants to Abort Us into Prosperity – Commentary by Steven W. Mosher and Colin MasonNovember 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – It will come as no surprise to learn that Planned Parenthood president Cecile

Share this article on Facebook The Catholic Campaign’s New Problem with Coalitions – Commentary by Deal HudsonNovember 9, 2010 (InsideCatholic.com) – When the USCCB issued its document a few weeks ago announcing the “Review and Renewal of the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Supreme Court Refuses Crucial Appeal in Lisa Miller Custody Case – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanWASHINGTON, November 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down an appeal in the case of a former lesbian who has

Share this article on Facebook Woman Gives Birth to Homosexual Son’s Baby – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentNovember 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A fifty-year-old Mexican woman has given birth to a child whose biological

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Beware of Lame-Duck Session! – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In spite of record wins for conservatives last week, pro-family groups are warning that liberals can still work “considerable

Share this article on Facebook Five Anglican Bishops in UK to Convert to Catholicism – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist With the Church of England on the verge of ordaining women priests for the first time, five bishops who oppose the move have

Share this article on Facebook Marine Corp Commandant Defies Obama on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist With a critical decision on the future of the controversial Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy  looming in the near future, the new

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook All Souls 2010 Varia – Many people have sent in further photos from All Souls. Here is just a small selection of some further photo galleries. Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, Chicago. (

Share this article on Facebook Compendium of the Reforms of the Roman Breviary, 1568 – 1961: Part 10.2 – The Matins Lessons in the Reform of 1960 – By far the most significant change introduced by the 1960 reform is the reduction of all Sundays, and all feasts of the Third class, (the former Major Doubles, Doubles

Share this article on Facebook Nov. 9th: Dedication of the Archbasilica of the Most Holy Saviour – At Rome in the Lateran, the Dedication of the Basilica of the Saviour, which is the Mother and Head of all the churches of the City and the world. — Roman Martyrology,

Share this article on Facebook The Catholic Library Renewal Network – I recently came across this rather interesting looking initiative which has been setup in conjunction with the good folks at Loome’s Theological Booksellers . It is

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Can we exorcise evil in our midst? – By Mary DeTurris PoustI have to admit that I’m fascinated with the topic of exorcism — not with the spectacular and sensationalized Hollywood version of the deeply

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Peter Kreeft and Robert Spencer Debate the merits and demerits of Islam – Several weeks ago, I heard that this debate was coming up, but I wasn’t able to attend. Two people I know personally and respect, Dr. Peter Kreeft and Robert Spencer,

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Warrior: A Convert Story – From Pentecostal to Mormon to Catholic — to Iraq! Great story with pictures :-) Click here for his story, and here for hundreds more.

Share this article on Facebook Notre Dame Pays Price for Obama’s Visit – After honoring President Barack Obama during last May’s commencement ceremonies, the University of Notre Dame has seen less contributions and is feeling financial heat.

Share this article on Facebook Today in Istanbul! – Today we got to sleep in but I got up early to run. It is hard to run on a treadmill it’s hard to do that when the ship is bobbing and swaying. We had Mass at the

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Holiness & Glory; New Concepts! – UPDATED – I like this piece by Tom Howard , a classics teacher who is looking at how modern students respond to Homer: But then we came to Homer. This old blind bard addresses

Share this article on Facebook No Crying in Politics – My Tuesday Column is up over at the home page . Call it my last bilious burp for election ’10. It occured to me that, unlike the last defeat the Democrats suffered, in

Share this article on Facebook Well played, Palin – In my continuing quest to remain a dispassionate observer of Sarah Palin (even if it means I am forever to be misidentified as a “hater” by her base) I’m happy to

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM THE FIVE ANGLICAN BISHOPS WHO CONVERTED TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH – Bishop Andrew Burnham, one of the Five Converts Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Father Daniel Mindling to Serve as Consulting Theologian for Catholic Campaign for Human Development – WASHINGTON (November 9, 2010) — Father Daniel Mindling, OFM Cap., has accepted an invitation from Bishop William Murphy and Bishop Roger Morin, the bishops who oversee

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “It is good to strike the serpent’s head with your enemy’s hand.” – William Oddie of The Catholic Herald has an engaging piece about the mutual interests of Catholicism and Islam. It may be pretty much impossible to have discussions on

Share this article on Facebook A social engineering experiment that didn’t work so well – It looks as if the openly homosexual Episcopalian bishop Gene Robinson is going to resign. I suspect he will not be joining a Ordinariate of Anglicanorum coetibus. It

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Finigan and his scalpel on spirichooaliddy – This evening I had supper with His Hermeneuticalness himself!  Fr. Tim Finigan! He has on his excellent blog a good look at: The dangers of “Woman’s Weekly”

Share this article on Facebook Noblesse ought to oblige. – In Spain at Sagrada Familia Queen Sophia refused to kneel before GOD and receive the Body of her Divine Saviour in the manner that the same Divine Savior’s Vicar on

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: I saw a woman walk away with Host, put It in pocket – From a reader: At my confirmation “spirit” day my parish priest asked me to altar serve. At communion one of the eucharistic ministers gave the host to a lady and I saw

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: using old Mass rubrics in the new Mass – From a reader: Recently, our apostolate targeted priests to say the Ordinary Form properly as well, and even encourage the use of the rubrics of the Extraordinary Form,

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