Nov. 18, 7pm—Nov. 20, 7pm
Bishop Serratelli denies report new Roman Missal underwent major changes – Washington D.C., Nov 19, 2010 / 02:59 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Bishop Arthur Serratelli of Paterson, New Jersey has said that the implementation of the Roman Missal, Third
British, Welsh bishops announce plans to receive ex-Anglicans into the Church – Westminster, England, Nov 19, 2010 / 02:41 pm ( CNA ).- Five Anglican bishops who announced earlier this month that they are quitting the Church of England, will be the
Church in Colombia calls for solidarity with victims of flooding – Bogotá, Colombia, Nov 19, 2010 / 09:19 pm ( CNA ).- The Catholic Church in Colombia is calling on the whole country to show solidarity with those who have been left
Church in Guatemala calls on Congress to abolish death penalty – Guatemala City, Guatemala, Nov 19, 2010 / 05:42 pm ( CNA ).- In a statement released Nov. 18, the executive committee of the Guatemalan bishops’ conference called on the
Experts argue new study shows Americans optimistic about marriage – Denver, Colo., Nov 20, 2010 / 07:07 am ( CNA ).- Marriage and family experts argued against media coverage of a recent study that claims a large numbers of Americans
Germany trip added to Pope Benedict’s 2011 schedule – Vatican City, Nov 19, 2010 / 04:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI will return home to his native Germany for a visit next fall.
In closed-door meeting, cardinals examine sensitive issues – Vatican City, Nov 19, 2010 / 06:09 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A day of reflection and prayer for about two-thirds of the world’s cardinals began with strong words from the
Isolation from Church leads more to occult practice than Harry Potter, bishop says – Baltimore, Md., Nov 19, 2010 / 01:36 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Americans around the country will be flocking to see the latest Harry Potter movie this weekend, and some
Life Prizes to honor six pro-life leaders and groups – Natick, Mass., Nov 19, 2010 / 06:02 am ( CNA ).- The six winners of the Gerard Health Foundation’s annual Life Prizes have been announced. The awards honor leaders who
Mexico City archdiocese calls for humane treatment of Central American immigrants – Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 19, 2010 / 12:59 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Mexico City published an editorial in its news service on Nov. 14 calling on federal officials
Nicaraguan bishops call for non-violent end to border dispute with Costa Rica – Managua, Nicaragua, Nov 19, 2010 / 10:43 pm ( CNA ).- A border dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica is causing the Bishops’ Conference of Nicaragua to speak out in
Paraguay rejects imposition of gender ideology for young people – Asunción, Paraguay, Nov 18, 2010 / 08:41 pm ( CNA ).- Paraguay’s House of Representatives voted Nov. 9 against ratifying the “Ibero-American Convention on Young People’s
Pope Benedict advocates right sexuality, not condom use, in fight against HIV – Vatican City, Nov 20, 2010 / 07:39 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Excerpts of Pope Benedict XVI’s new book are already causing a stir. Though some media reports claim he offers
Pope tells new cardinals to be ready to sacrifice their lives – Vatican City, Nov 20, 2010 / 11:32 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict welcomed the newest cardinals Nov. 20 with a call to service and sacrifice, even if it means
Tree planted by saint continues his good works – Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov 20, 2010 / 01:10 pm ( CNA ).- With its wood, the tree honors the foot that pushed the shovel that planted it. Like many stories in Hawaii, the
Doesn’t take a ‘Megamind’ to figure out ‘Harry Potter’ will top box office – It stands to reason that the next-to-last installment in the “Harry Potter” franchise, …
Senator calls on FOX and MSNBC to be pulled off the air – Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) has blasted both FOX and MSNBC during a Cable & Broadcast subcommittee …
Anglican Ordinariate: ‘We Don’t Have to Swim the Tiber; A Bridge is being Built’ – This historic overture toward Anglican Christians is prophetic. The implications have only begun to be …
Catholic Bishops of England and Wales Announce Plans for Ordinariate – “It is now just over one year since the Apostolic Constitution was published. The Pope’s …
Pope Benedict XVI: Unity of Christians Resides in Prayer – Pope Benedict XVI acknowledged that we must “illumine oppositions and dark points in order to reach …
Cholera outbreak in Haiti is part of global pandemic, experts say – Scientists say that the cholera outbreak in the nation of Haiti, which has already claimed over a thousand lives …
NATO and the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan – The NATO military alliance is expected to support plans for a gradual withdrawal of most of the –,000 …
Nearly 2,000 fetuses discovered near Bangkok temple – A woman has confessed to performing illegal abortions in connection with 1,800 fetuses found at a Bangkok Buddhist …
Committee votes to censure Rep. Charles Rangel – The House ethics committee voted 9-1 to recommend censure for Rep. Charles Rangel, D-New York, in response to …
Astronomers spot dying star light-years from earth – A doomed planet orbiting a doomed star from a galaxy that became a victim to cosmic cannibalism has been …
7 Yr. Old Raps About Sister With Down Syndrome – This is pretty great – even if you’re not into rap. Thanks to the great Live Action blog for finding this video.
Archbishop Of Canterbury Abducted By Aliens – The Archbishop of Canterbury has been ‘abducted by aliens.’ At least according to the gay Gene. The Archbishop of Canterbury has been accused of being ‘abducted by
Awesome. Ferrigno and Seagal at the Border – Big Hollywood has the story that Lou freakin’ Ferrigno and Steven Seagal have joined Sheriff Joe Arpaio in cracking down on illegal immigration. No matter what you think
Child Goes to Heaven, Meets Miscarried Sibling? – A four year old child dies, meets great grandfather and miscarried sibling who he didn’t even know about. Pretty cool. I’m always a little hesitant to believe such
Man Faces Fetal Murder Charge – The Sun Herald reports: A man accused of beating his ex-girlfriend to death with a stick Nov. 8 will be charged with the rare crime of murdering an unborn child,
Pelosi Not Just Mean, Delusional Too – Nancy Pelosi isn’t just mean she’s delusional too. After pointing out that John Boehner is “known to cry” Pelosi said she’s a little angry because she didn’t get a lot
Pope Endorses Condoms? Don’t Believe It – The Associate Press is reporting that the Pope has endorsed the use of condoms in some cases? The headline blares “Pope: Condom Use Can be Justified in Some Cases”
Sen. Boxer: U.S. Just Like Iran and N. Korea – Can you believe California just reelected this woman? CNS reports: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) today likened the United States of America to Iran, North Korea and
Sneak Preview of Fr. Barron’s “Catholicism” Project – Like Fr. Barron’s YouTube videos ? Well, he’s in the final stages of producing a ten-part, ten-hour documentary called Catholicism , and he released a sneak preview
Audiences – VATICAN CITY, 19 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Yesterday the Holy Father received in audience Cardinal Joachim Meisner, archbishop of Cologne, Germany.
Bishops Of England, Wales Announce Details Of New Anglican Ordinariate – The bishops’ conference of England and Wales has announced the details of the new Anglican ordinariate that will allow for the reception of Anglican individuals and
Consistory Begins With A Day Of Prayer And Reflection – VATICAN CITY, 19 NOV 2010 (VIS) – As part of the consistory during which the Holy Father will create twenty-four new cardinals, the College of Cardinals is today meeting
Dominican Sisters To Appear Again On Oprah – One of the nations most thriving religious communities has announced that some of its members will be featured for a second time this year on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
Rites Of The Consistory For The Creation Of New Cardinals – VATICAN CITY, 19 NOV 2010 (VIS) – At 10.30 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday 20 November, the Pope will hold an ordinary public consistory for the creation of twenty-four new
Coming Clean – 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:
Craft Those Thanks – Arwen Mosher: with a fun Thanksgiving tree | I’ve often heard the idea of having everyone at your Thanksgiving table share something for which they’re thankful. I think
Dear Self, – Danielle Bean: What would you write to your younger, single self? | Over at Catholic Match today, I’m sharing a letter to my younger self—before marriage and eight kids
Gets Me Every Time – Rebecca Teti: | Arguably the greatest speech in American history, the Gettysburg Address, was given on this day in 1863. Can’t hear it without tearing up. Can you?
Giving Thanks – Rachel Balducci: with strangers | Do you invite other individuals or families over on Thanksgiving? Here is an interesting article about a man who invited strangers over
Gotta Love the Wellies – Hallie Lord: The history of keeping feet warm, dry and stylish! | Ever since I read Paddington Bear as a child I’ve dreamed of slipping a pair of Wellies (a.k.a.
Learn to Love, Love to Learn – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education;
Ready or Not: Here Advent Comes – Joseph Pronechen: Catholic families get ready to get ready for Christmas | Festive flurry is ahead: running from mall to mall; putting up Christmas decorations the day
Scan or Pat Down? – Lisa Hendey: Which would you choose? | I’m scheduled to fly on Monday and am already dreading the long lines and crowds that I know will take place during the holiday
Super Gramma! – Rachel Balducci: De-funk yourself | Here is an interesting series of photos from a young man who noticed his gramma was feeling blue. A few years ago, French
Sweet Scraps – Lisa Hendey: Are you still a scrapbooker? | Today, I went to my post office box and was greeted by the most wonderful treasure: a real letter from my good friend Dee
Think Happy, Live Longer – Arwen Mosher: …maybe | Do optimists live longer? According to some very preliminary research, it appears they might. This article has the details. The team that did
Walking Together – Lisa Hendey: Join us for a podcast about friendship! | This week, Elizabeth and I are joined on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above) by
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The Pope Said WHAT about Condoms??? – Pope Benedict’s new book, Light of the World: The Pope, The Church and The Signs Of The Times , isn’t even officially out yet but is already at the center of an online
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Today on Kresta – November 19, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Nov. 19 4:00 – Gifts to Notre Dame plunged $120M during year of Obama’s appearance. Just the economy? Contributions to the
Alveda King: Pro-Life Movement Must Out-Hustle Abortion Lobby’s Big Money – With the 2010 elections behind us and the Pro-Life Movement having such a great success in the number of Pro-Life candidates who were elected into office in local and
BirthorNot Couple Says Abortion Vote Web Site Not a Hoax – The couple at the center of the attention of the BirthOrNot abortion vote website in what many are calling an elaborate hoax, says the vote about her potential abortion
Bush’s Recalling Embryonic Stem Cell Decision Reminds of Its Strength – I just read President Bush’s chapter in his new book on how he came to his ESCR funding policy. It was very interesting, particularly since I was tangentially engaged
Catholic Backer of Pro-Abortion Obama to Attend Cardinal Burke’s Designation – In what is an intriguing irony for pro-life Catholic activists, President Barack Obama announced yesterday the official delegation representing him at a ceremony
Couple’s Abortion Vote Site Declared a Pro-Life Publicity Stunt – The web site a Minnesota couple created seeking a public vote on whether or not they should have an abortion, taking the life of their 17-week unborn child, has been
Dozens of Members of Congress File Legal Brief Backing ObamaCare Lawsuit – Dozens of members of Congress and more than 70,000 Americans are represented in a new legal brief filed by a pro-life legal group supporting the lawsuit in Florida
Illinois Parental Notification on Abortion Law Gets More Legal Support – The parental notification on abortion law that pro-life groups have sought to put into effect for over 15 years is getting more legal help as two pro-life groups
Joe Pitts for Chair of Energy Subcommittee on Health – GOP House leadership will likely appoint Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) as Chairman of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee. Despite a recent pledge to uphold
Mike Huckabee Considers 2012 Presidential Bid, If He Can Win – Mike Huckabee, the pro-life advocate who ran for president in 2008 and is the former Arkansas governor, says he will put together a presidential campaign for 2012 if he
Planned Parenthood, NARAL Bash Pro-Life Push for Joe Pitts – The abortion lobby has come out in full force this afternoon bashing the pro-life push for Joe Pitts to head the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health. The National
Pro-Life Debate: Repeal ObamaCare or Just Fix Abortion Funding – Two pro-life thinkers are engaged in a heady debate about whether to repeal abortion-funding ObamaCare or merely fix the law to stop its abortion-funding components.
Pro-Life Groups Want Pitts to Chair Health Subcommittee if Upton is Chairman – The debate over Congressman Fred Upton becoming the next chairman of the House Energy and Commerce committee has taken a new turn as pro-life groups are pressing for
Scotland Again Rejects Bid to Legalize Assisted Suicide – The Scottish Parliament, the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland, has rejected legislation for a second time that would legalize the practice of
Canada’s Status of Women funds a new feminist movement – By REAL Women of Canada Staff OTTAWA, Ontario, November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The near collapse of the feminist movement in Canada, and the failure of the
Carleton student union defends decision to de-certify pro-life club – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite a motion being introduced into the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA)
Conservative councilor objects to Ian McKellan in-school gay talks, gets suspended – By Hilary WhiteBRISTOL, November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Conservative party councilor in Bristol has been “voluntarily suspended” and asked by the party to meet
Couple uses internet poll to decide whether to abort or not – By Matthew AndersonMINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A young couple from a Minneapolis suburb is leaving it up to internet users as to
Experts to expose true legacy of 50 years of the pill – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., November 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the hormonal birth control pill celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, experts in the
Nearly 25% of UK women in 20s have had an abortion: survey – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The UK’s Daily Mail this week finished a three-part series on the sexual habits of modern Britons with a
New study: 95% of Americans under 30 plan to marry – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiWASHINGTON, DC, November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite the rising figures for cohabitation, divorce, and single parent child rearing, a
Ontario Urges Acceptance of Kindergartners’ Sexual Orientation,’ Gender Identity’ – By Patrick B. CraineHAMILTON, Ontario, November 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ontario government’s new all-day kindergarten curriculum, developed to be in harmony
Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for defending faith against insults by Muslim … – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanITAN WALI, Pakistan, November 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Pakistani Christian woman is facing death following a conviction under the
Planned Parenthood seeking to lower age of sexual consent to 14 in Peru – By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentLIMA, November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The International Planned Parenthood Federation is promoting a new
Pro-abort nuns group chastises bishops for defending marriage – By Matthew AndersonNovember 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A dissident group of Catholic nuns has released a statement criticizing the United States Conference of
Reid pushing forward with repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ – By Matthew AndersonWASHINGTON, D.C., November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said this week that the Senate will consider a repeal of the
Transgender’ student attacks Genocide Awareness Project – By Matthew AndersonFORT WAYNE, Indiana, November 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On November 2, a student at the Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)
Georgetown University Considers “Gender-Blind” Student Housing – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Officials at Georgetown University have told students that they are willing to consider “gender-blind housing” on campus that
New Lawmakers Open First Session with Prayer – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The first official act of the new conservative majority in the House was to ask the Lord to come to their assistance as they
New Marriage Study Has Mixed Findings – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study conducted by the Pew Research Center has found that attitudes toward marriage are changing in America, but
Anglican Ordinariate Conference Hosted in San Antonio – Recently, Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas — one of the original parishes of the “Pastoral Provision” which pre-dated Anglicanorum
Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals 2010 – As announced a month ago , this morning the Holiness of our Lord Pope Benedict XVI is holding an ordinary public Consistory for the creation of new cardinals. As
Halo, halo! – Following on from last week’s article about the commissioning of the Sacred Heart paintings, there were two points that I raised for discussion. The first is the
Recent Activity from the FSSP in Lyons – Some recent photos from the FSSP apostolate in Lyons, France. Some may notice the influence of the late Abbé Franck Quoëx within these. While on the topic of Lyons, you
Have you had your free hug today? – Here’s a great video (with awesome music) to send you into the weekend with a smile. Give someone an unexpected and free hug today.
Is marriage headed for extinction? – Posted by Mary DeTurris PoustIs marriage as an institution destined to go the way of the dinosaurs? According to a new poll by the Pew Research Center, 44 percent of
Good News from Rome: Burke, Dolan & Sad News too – From my friend and Canon Lawyer Ed Peters: “Franz Klein of the Diocese of Lacrosse has a nice spread on Archbishop, and-one-day-shy-of-being-formally Cardinal, Burke in
St. Ignatius Steps on Luther – Today my wife and I are exploring new things in Rome. We again visited the beautiful church dedicated to the founder of the Jesuits. It is called the Church of St.
Steve’s Brief Story of St. Paul’s Life – Since we are in Rome, I thought I would share a short biography I made on the fly of St. Paul at Tre Fontone where St. Paul was beheaded. This will give you a short
#465 – The Bride of Burgos – “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.
Christ the King; Here comes Emmanuel! – “Who do you say that I Am?” Source Let’s prepare ourselves for the end of the liturgical year, the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King: God did not intend Israel
Happy Friday Reading! – Another week speeds by , and I have a tabbar full of stuff I meant to share with you, opine on, or whatever. Is it just me or does it seem like time is speeding up? I am
Oprah to revisit Sisters of Mary – The Dominican Sisters of Mary will be featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show on Tuesday, November 23rd. Some may remember that this community–which is a good friend to this
Pope & Condoms – The press loves its “Rottweiler narrative” on Benedict, but he has confounded them on it, over and over again. Sooner or later they will realize he was never the hammer
The Heroic Ordination at Dachau – UPDATED – Deacon Greg brings us a look at a secret ordination that took place at Dachau : Leisner was diagnosed with tuberculosis, and in Dachau his condition began to
Bishop Soto Named Chairman of Subcommittee on Catholic Campaign for Human Development – WASHINGTON (November 19, 2010) — Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento, California, has been named the new chairman of the Subcommittee on the Catholic Campaign for Human
Anglican Archbp. Williams speaks about Anglicanorum coetibus in Rome – From The Telegraph: Churches lose their vicars as Anglicans “jump ship” for Rome, warns Rowan Williams The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has warned that
Australian priest publicly calls for women’s ordination – Here is the sort of thing we are accustomed to learn from the National Catholic Fishwrap. Priest advocates ordination of women, expects dismissal by Tom Roberts on Nov.
Cardinalatial eye-candy – NLM has posted some screen captures of the ceremony of the creation of the new cardinals S.R.E. (Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae). Here two that will be favorites for a long
Coming to the end of a another liturgical year – We will soon come back around to the season of Advent, which as we all know is really about commercialization of Christmas and fighting over whether Christmas music
In town – Londoners can thank me for the good weather. It always clears up here as I am about to depart. Fish and chips is in order I think. And a few last errands and places.
Manhattan Sunday TLM and Mystic Monk Convivium – This coming Sunday is the last “green” Sunday after Pentecost. Can it be true? Advent begins the Sunday after. At Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan there will be a
QUAERITUR: Can a deacon baptize with the older Rituale Romanum? – From a deacon reader: I […] was recently ordained to the transitional diaconate, asked me whether church law allows him to perform a Baptism using the Extraordinary
Solemnity of Christ the King: “to sum up…” – We have come back to the last Sunday of the liturgical year. In the post-Conciliar calendar of the Roman Church this is the Solemnity of Christ the King. In the older
Thanks, Californians, thanks a lot. – CNS via CMR: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) today likened the United States of America to Iran, North Korea and Pakistan because those nations also do not allow
The Bronx is up and the Battery’s down – I am heading back to the place where the people “ride in a hole in the ground”. No… but wait… that is what they do here in London. In any event, back to NYC.
The Campus Telephone Pole: your good news and events – I have had lately numerous requests for me to push this event or that special Mass. I would like to help, but were I to do this all the time, this blog would be taken
Thoughts about correcting the Corrected Translation – Yesterday we had a glimpse of the CDW’s revision of the ICEL text of the Roman Missal which had been approved by the USCCB and sent for Rome’s approval, which it