Catholic News Headlines November 18, 2010


Nov. 17, 7pm—Nov. 18, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook SORRY …THAT’S NOT A BABY … IT’S JUST YOUR OPINION – Proponents and practitioners of abortion are becoming more and more strident in their denials regarding not only the rights of mothers to know all the facts but the

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan pledges to continue conference’s direction with vigor – Baltimore, Md., Nov 18, 2010 / 02:51 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York reacted to his Nov. 16 election as the new president of the U.S.

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal encourages Catholics to contribute resources to Church – Caracas, Venezuela, Nov 17, 2010 / 09:49 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas, Venezuela is reminding Catholics of their duty to contribute financially to

Share this article on Facebook Conn. government threatening religious freedom, Bishop Lori warns – Bridgeport, Conn., Nov 18, 2010 / 05:59 am ( CNA ).- Bishop William E. Lori of Bridgeport, Connecticut has warned the faithful of his diocese that their fight for

Share this article on Facebook Costa Rican bishops urge peaceful resolution to border conflict with Nicaragua – San José, Costa Rica, Nov 18, 2010 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- The Bishops’ Conference of Costa Rica issued a statement on Nov. 15 urging their government to resolve the border

Share this article on Facebook In Rome, Church of England head meets privately with Pope – Vatican City, Nov 18, 2010 / 02:28 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The head of the Church of England, Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury met privately in Rome with Pope

Share this article on Facebook Reconciliation in Mexico requires concrete action, archbishop states – Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 18, 2010 / 04:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Jose Luis Chavez Botello of Antequera-Oaxaca has called on Mexicans to take concrete action

Share this article on Facebook US allies under fire in religious freedom report – Washington D.C., Nov 18, 2010 / 12:34 am ( CNA ).- The U.S. State Department released its 2010 International Religious Freedom Report on Nov. 17. Several of the nation’s

Share this article on Facebook Vatican gives chilly response to China’s plan for new bishop ordination – Vatican City, Nov 18, 2010 / 05:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- China may be trying to force bishops loyal to Rome to participate in the ordination of a bishop chosen by the

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Special Report: Anglicans Entering the Ordinariate Hold ‘Becoming One’ Gathering in Texas – Perhaps in three hundred years, historians and journalists will look back on a mid-November 2010 meeting on the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Grave Violation: Vatican Press Secretary Addresses Illicit Ordination of a Chinese Bishop – ‘If these reports are true, then the Holy See would consider such actions as grave violations of freedom …

Share this article on Facebook Healthcare Cannot Divorce Itself From Moral Rules – Benedict XVI has written a Message to Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Council for Health …

Share this article on Facebook In Rome, Church of England Head, Archbishop Rowan Williams, Meets Privately with Pope – The meeting comes at an awkward time in relations between the Church of England and the Catholic Church. On Nov. …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI: Universal Morality, Justice Must Guide Access to Health Care – ‘I am thinking of questions such as those associated with so-called ‘reproductive …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Alaskan Senator claims victory in write-in campaign – Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska declared victory over fellow Republican Joe Miller in the nation’s last …

Share this article on Facebook Congressmen seemingly immune to current U.S. financial woes – While the United States economy remains hampered with high unemployment, soured loans and rapidly declining retail …

Share this article on Facebook Could Sarah Palin defeat Obama? ‘I believe so,’ she says – Tea Party favorite, Republican Sarah Palin says she is seriously considering a run for the White …

Share this article on Facebook President Issues Executive Order on Religious Groups partnered with federal government in Charitable work – U.S. President Barack Obama has signed an executive order that explicitly lays down the guidelines for religious …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Dominican Sisters of Mary to Make Second Appearance on Oprah – It seems the Holy Spirit is happily busy pointing a delighted finger to one of His thriving religious orders in …

Share this article on Facebook Former president, Maya Angelou to be awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom – Former President George H.W. Bush, poet Maya Angelou and investor Warren Buffett are among the 2010 winners of the …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Depensa launched in Surigao City – SURIGAO City, Nov. 18, 2010— A community-driven campaign for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction was launched here with the optimism that Congress

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Bill Nye Collapses, Students Tweet – Bill Nye “The Science Guy” was giving a presentation at USC in front of hundreds of students yesterday when he collapsed. And then something very odd happened – nothing.

Share this article on Facebook Horror: Couple Hold Online Vote on Aborting or Giving Birth – This is nothing short of sickening. A couple is pregnant with their first child and are now leaving it up to a vote whether to abort their child or not. They’ve

Share this article on Facebook Jill Stanek vs. Dems for Life – Pro-life champion Jill Stanek really says it all here concerning Dems for Life. To give you a hint how in your face it is she called it “Democrats for Life Betrays the

Share this article on Facebook Rutgers Prof: Having Lots of Kids is Like Littering – Stop. Stop right now. Don’t try to convince yourself that these people are some sort of outlier. This view of life and of motherhood is increasingly prevalent. How else

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Burke Recalls ‘Rebelliousness’ He Observed In Seminary – In an interview with Vatican Radio, Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke, prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, recalled that “discipline in the seminary practically

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Lombardi Replies To Question About Chinese Ordination – VATICAN CITY, 18 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Given below is the English-language text of a question put to Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. concerning an

Share this article on Facebook Healthcare Cannot Divorce Itself From Moral Rules – VATICAN CITY, 18 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Benedict XVI has written a Message to Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care, and to

Share this article on Facebook Muslim Mob Sets Fire To Christian Homes, Shops In Egypt – Shouting “Allah is the greatest,” a mob of 1,000 Muslims set fire to two dozen Coptic Christian homes and shops in a central Egyptian village on November 15 after a

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Nov 18 – VATICAN CITY, 18 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – His Grace Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury, England – His Eminence

Share this article on Facebook Plenary Of Pontifical Council For Christian Unity – VATICAN CITY, 18 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Participants in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, who have been meeting to examine the

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Nov 18 – VATICAN CITY, 18 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Cardinal Paul Josef Cordes, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”, as a member of the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Eye on the Prize – Arwen Mosher: Share your reminders of the blessing of parenthood | Since we found out the news about the twins two days ago, I’ve felt like the whole world is a little…

Share this article on Facebook Getting It Done – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 92 | 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 Important Reminders From a Single Mom – Danielle Bean: We are all enriched by good men treating their families well | Here’s a thought-provoking blog post from Kelly at Martian Mama, a single mother of six

Share this article on Facebook Inspiration in the Desert – Lynn Wehner: simple words of hope … | Many people dear to me have been struggling lately. Trudging through the desert. This quote is for them … and for all of you

Share this article on Facebook Time to Talk Couples – 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 Word! – Rebecca Teti: | Last Thursday, the Pope released Verbum Domini, the “most important document on Scripture to be released since Vatican II.” Here’s a short piece

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – November 18, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Nov. 18 Live from the US Conf. of Catholic Bishops Meeting in Baltimore, MD 4:00 – Funeral for Aborted Babies Saturday in

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Coverage: Pro-Life Spokesperson Urges Institute of Medicine Committee to Focus on Life-Saving Preventive Health Services for Women, Exclude Contraception, Sterilization – Deirdre McQuade, spokesperson for the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, addressed the Institute of Medicine’s

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Activists Still Hoping to Promote Abortion at US Military Bases – The fate of the legislation funding the Defense Department is still up in the air but abortion advocacy groups are asking their members to keep pressing to end the ban

Share this article on Facebook Carleton University Punts Decision on Zapping Pro-Life Group – Carleton University’s student government in Canada has punted on a decision about whether to kick out a pro-life group that won’t acquiesce to its demands that it rework

Share this article on Facebook CEDAW Report Pressures Nations on Abortion as Congress Holds Hearing – The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (“CEDAW”) released its concluding observations for its 47th session, which was held in Geneva from

Share this article on Facebook Couple’s Web Site Let’s Public Vote: Give Birth or Have Abortion – A Minneapolis, Minnesota couple is making waves across the Internet with a web site they created allowing the public to vote on whether or not they should give birth or

Share this article on Facebook First Lady Michelle Obama Picks Abortion Advocate as New Chief of Staff – First Lady Michelle Obama has selected a new chief of staff to replace longtime personal friend and political confidant Susan Sher. She will be replaced with Tina Tchen,

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Catholic Bishop to Hold Burial of Abortion Dumpster Babies – Reverend Earl Boyea, the Bishop of Lansing, Michigan, will personally conduct the funeral rites for seventeen aborted babies whose remains were discovered earlier this

Share this article on Facebook Mike Pence: Fiscal and Social Issues Go Together, 2012 Decision Soon – Congressman Mike Pence responded to a letter from a group of Tea Party and gay rights activists saying the Republican party should focus on fiscal issues in stead of

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Planned Parenthood In Columbia Resumes Abortions – After 13 weeks of temporarily halting abortions at its Columbia center, the Planned Parenthood abortion business in Missouri is resuming abortions. Missouri Right to

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Heath Care Access a Right, Not Abortion or Euthanasia – In a message at a health care conference read for the Pope Benedict XVI, the Catholic Church leader said access to health care is a right but not abortion, euthanasia or

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion CEDAW Treaty Gets Senate Committee Hearing – A Senate Committee held a hearing on the CEDAW treaty that the United Nations and pro-abortion groups have used to pressure countries around the world to legalize

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life United Nations Lobbyist Earning Life Prizes Award an Unsung Hero – Delegates have again locked themselves in a UN conference room to negotiate reproductive health language. Outside, Jeanne Head, a retired labor and delivery nurse, pores

Share this article on Facebook Rotary International Criticized on Planned Parenthood Event – A local Rotary International club in Washington state is coming under fire from a pro-life organization upset that it is co-sponsoring an event with the Planned

Share this article on Facebook Senate Democrats Plan Vote on Obama’s Pro-Abortion Judges – Senate Democrats are reportedly planning to push for a vote on a handful of pro-abortion judicial nominees President Barack Obama has already put forward that have drawn

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook #ihadanabortion and I hate myself – Commentary by Kelly ClingerNote: Kelly Clinger, a former backup singer for the pop star Britney Spears, had two abortions when she was in her early twenties. She tells

Share this article on Facebook Aggressive Homosexual Ideology Silencing Christians: Senior Cardinal – By Hilary WhiteROME, November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An “aggressive ideology,” a behavioral theory of “complete debauchery,” is loose in the world, and appears to

Share this article on Facebook Federal government warns that Ontario could become prostitution mecca – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiOTTAWA, November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Failure to stay a recent ruling that struck down Canada’s prostitution laws could result in

Share this article on Facebook Health care must respect life from conception: Pope Benedict – By Hilary WhiteROME, November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a letter to participants at the 25th International Conference of the Pontifical Council for Health Care

Share this article on Facebook Hope for threatened Carleton pro-life club as new motion introduced – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The embattled Carleton University pro-life club, which is facing the loss of its club status

Share this article on Facebook Mississippi man to be charged with murder of unborn child – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiGULFPORT, MS, November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Gulfport man charged with the murder of his pregnant girlfriend will also be charged with

Share this article on Facebook National pro-life group urges more bills to stop late-term abortionists – WASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com)  – In the wake of massive pro-life gains on November 2, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) is calling on

Share this article on Facebook Obama administration flooding Peru with millions of condoms – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentLIMA, November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama administration is helping to flood Peru with over

Share this article on Facebook Ottawa group launches “Pro-Life Video Challenge” for Ontario youth – By LifeSiteNews staffOTTAWA, Ontario., November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Action Life (Ottawa), Inc, a pro-life educational organization located in Canada’s Capital,

Share this article on Facebook Scottish euthanasia bill rejected overwhelmingly by committee – By Hilary WhiteEDINBURGH, November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A bill that proposed to legalize assisted suicide in Scotland has been rejected by a committee of

Share this article on Facebook Spanish prime minister defends abortionist policies in face of papal criticism – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanSPAIN, November 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Stung by plummeting poll numbers and stark criticisms by Pope Benedict XVI during his recent

Share this article on Facebook Two notorious abortion facilities close – WASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two notorious abortion facilities have closed or are scheduled to close, continuing a national trend of closures

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Senate committee considering ratification of pro-abort CEDAW treaty – By Matthew AndersonWASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) -The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Human Rights and Law is holding hearings

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Naughty or Nice” Store Listing Now Available – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist For those consumers who wish to make a statement with their Christmas purchases this year, the American Family Association

Share this article on Facebook Lame Duck Session to Push Radical Feminist UN Treaty – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Concerned citizens need to be aware that a Senate subcommittee is planning to hold a hearing today on the Convention on the

Share this article on Facebook Pope Pleads for Christian Woman’s Life – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Pope Benedict XVI made an urgent appeal yesterday to the leaders of Pakistan to spare the life of a Christian mother of five

Share this article on Facebook Pope Promulgates Most Important Document on Scripture Since Vatican II – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Pope Benedict has issued a post-synodal apostolic exhortation entitled, Verbum Domini [The Word of the Lord], which is

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Dedication of the Basilicas of Ss. Peter and Paul – In both the ancient and the modern Roman calendar, today we observe the Dedication of the Basilicas of Ss. Peter and Paul in Rome. Many years ago, I recall someone

Share this article on Facebook More from the Watts Book of Embroidery – A couple of months ago I had mentioned The Watts Book of Embroidery . I was looking through this book recently and was quite impressed by some of the vestment and

Share this article on Facebook Rapprochement? – Fr. Sean Finnegan of the blog Valle Adurni presently has a post up which was spawned by an interview with Abbé Claude Barthe, which in turn pertained to his new book on

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood offers abortion in lieu of car seat – In the ongoing battle by the New York City Council to target crisis pregnancy centers with legislation that would force them to state in all their advertising that they

Share this article on Facebook Soul to Soul Conversations – You can check out my latest column on spiritual friendship, Soul to Soul Conversations, up on Faith & Family Live! this week. I’ll be taping a podcast for Faith & Family

Share this article on Facebook Stunt or not, abortion ‘vote’ is just plain sick – By Mary DeTurris PoustVoting on whether an unborn baby lives or dies? Some say it’s a publicity stunt, but no matter what the twisted reasons behind birthornot.com, it

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook “We the People”: A Message to Obama – Over 6 million have viewed this good video. I couldn’t agree more.

Share this article on Facebook Beethoven was Never Better – I Enjoyed This! – In which hand do you hold the baton? What happens when you nose itches at the crescendo? What do you do when the baton goes flying into the audience? I thoroughly

Share this article on Facebook How Do They Cook Spinach in Rome? – Janet and I (and our whole family) are keeping healthy with losing weight , exercise and eating good food . While in Rome last week Janet and I ate spinach every day. (

Share this article on Facebook Want to go to the Holy Land with us? – Your chance to win a trip to join Steve Ray in the Holy Land in April 2011. The Diocese of Phoenix is selling raffle tickets to win (1) free trip to the Holy Land.

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #397 – The Look: The Story of Veronica – “Stories from the Heart” is a daily radio program which features Catholic inspirational stories. The stories are uplifting, bringing the heart and soul closer to God. Each show is around 14 minutes.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook A Few Hours Off – UPDATE – 15th-century Madonna Della Strada at Gesu One of our first stops in Rome was to Gesu, which was around the corner from our lodgings. I fell in love with this Madonna and

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook PINABAYAAN BA NG MGA JESUITS ANG BANGKAY NI JOSE RIZAL MATAPOS ANG EXECUTION? – Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal – The Pride of the Malay Race Loriedhel said… Mr. Arganiosa bakit po hindi na inasikaso ng mga paring heswita ang bangkay ng

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Morin Reports to Bishops on Review and Renewal of Catholic Campaign for Human Development – WASHINGTON (November 18, 2010) — Bishop Roger Morin of Biloxi, Mississippi, chairman of the Subcommittee for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the

Share this article on Facebook Bishops’ Website Offers Resources for Advent and Christmas Seasons Including Book of Reflections from Pope Benedict XVI – WASHINGTON (November 18, 2010) — The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is continuing its tradition of providing online resources for the Advent and

Share this article on Facebook Catholics can ‘Share in the Care’ of Elderly Religious – WASHINGTON (November 18, 2010) — Catholics across the United States will join together to “Share in the Care” of senior religious as part of the annual collection for

Share this article on Facebook Divine Worship Committee Affirms Timeline for Implementation of Roman Missal – WASHINGTON (November 18, 2010) — After meeting in Baltimore for the annual Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A new cause for beatification opens in the US… with a twist… – Here is an interesting piece of news from the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph where His Excellency Most. Rev. Robert Finn has the reins.  From the blog of the diocesan

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Archbp. Williams is in Rome. No, he is dry. No swimming. – From CNA: Vatican City, Nov 18, 2010 / 02:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the Church of England, Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury met privately in Rome with

Share this article on Facebook Ante diem xiv kalendas decembres – From rogueclassicism: ante diem xiv kalendas decembres Mercatus — in the wake of the lengthy ludi Plebeii, the Romans needed a few days to restock their cupboards ca. 64

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. Dolan elected – Liberals go bananas – From the Catholic League: ARCHBISHOP DOLAN’S CRITICS FREAK OUT Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way some of the critics of New York Archbishop

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI: “Eucharistic springtime” – WDTPRS POLL – In my native place springtime comes in a little at a time, one step forward, two steps back and eventually two steps forward one step back. Yesterday His Holiness Pope

Share this article on Facebook Is the “Vatican’s” government a “train wreck”? – There is a slow seismic tremor running very deep, but it is discernible. For example, some in the UK are saying that the Bishops meetings there ought to be live-streamed

Share this article on Facebook London: Going into Town – Yesterday I spent a glorious afternoon in the Victoria and Albert Museum in the galleries for the Medieval and Renaissance periods.  If you haven’t been, do go. Today I

Share this article on Facebook Napolitano May Exempt Muslims From Airport Pat-Downs – A reader alerted me to this story on Corruption Chronicles, a “judicial watch” blog. Remember the photo the other day of a woman religious (probably not from a community

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: thanksgiving tree during entrance procession – From a reader: What do you think about the following announcement at Mass: “At the rear of the church, please pick up a paper leaf and write on it what you are thankful

Share this article on Facebook Summorum Pontificum in Scotland – Damian Thompson, whom I was able to see in NYC but not in London for some reason, posted this enlightening entry: Why is Summorum Pontificum a dead letter in Scotland?

Share this article on Facebook The new Roman Missal leaked, online for your perusal – I was standing in a gallery of the Tate Britain looking at a piece by William Blake… this one as a matter of fact… … when I had an SMS to check mail. Therein I

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