Catholic News Headlines November 24, 2010


Nov. 23, 7pm—Nov. 24, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook THANKSGIVING TO GOD FOR HIS MANY BLESSINGS! – This is the time of year when we reflect on the greatness of God, His love for each of us and His constancy in times of trial and tribulation. At American Life League,

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook At funeral Mass, Pope remembers life of Cardinal Navarrete – Vatican City, Nov 24, 2010 / 06:56 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict spoke at the funeral Mass of Cardinal Urbano Navarrete on Nov.24, remembering the Spanish Jesuit

Share this article on Facebook Charities work to address joblessness as Thanksgiving nears – Washington D.C., Nov 24, 2010 / 08:11 am ( CNA ).- As Thanksgiving Day approaches, unemployment and the need for Catholic Charities persists.

Share this article on Facebook CNA interviews Peter Seewald, author of new book on Pope Benedict – Rome, Italy, Nov 24, 2010 / 02:51 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- CNA recently spoke exclusively with German journalist Peter Seewald, author of the new book-length interview

Share this article on Facebook Dioceses around the world joining Pope’s ‘unprecedented’ pro-life vigil – CNA STAFF, Nov 24, 2010 / 05:36 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Catholic bishops across the U.S. are urging the all of the faithful to unite their prayers with Pope Benedict XVI

Share this article on Facebook Jesuit astrophysicist: Hawking’s theory on origin of universe is unscientific – Valencia, Spain, Nov 24, 2010 / 01:54 pm ( CNA ).- Renowned astrophysicist and Jesuit, Father Manuel Carreira spoke out Nov. 23, noting that British scientist Stephen

Share this article on Facebook ‘Martyrs’ of Iraq should be recognized as saints, Arab Christian group’s petition exhorts – Jerusalem, Israel, Nov 24, 2010 / 01:49 am ( CNA ).- Those killed for their faith in Iraq should be recognized as saints, a group of Arab Christians says.

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s publisher defends Benedict XVI’s condom remarks – Rome, Italy, Nov 24, 2010 / 05:16 pm ( CNA ).- In an exclusive commentary provided to CNA, Fr. Joseph Fessio, publisher of Pope Benedict XVI’s books in English, responds

Share this article on Facebook St. Catherine of Siena revered priests despite their ‘failings,’ Pope says – Vatican City, Nov 24, 2010 / 03:48 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict focused today on the life of St. Catherine of Siena, saying that although the 14th century mystic

Share this article on Facebook Vatican rebukes China for conducting bishop ordination – Vatican City, Nov 24, 2010 / 11:59 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican has issued a sharply worded rebuke to China for ordaining a new bishop who was not appointed or

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Sarah Palin goes on national book tour – “Go Sarah,” chanted well-wishers, on hand to greet Sarah Palin at a Phoenix bookstore. The …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Robin of Berkeley: My First Thankful Thanksgiving – Three years ago, the bottom fell out of my life. Slowly but surely, it dawned on me that everything I had held as …

Share this article on Facebook Thanksgiving For the Goodness of America, Prayer for her Future – Thanksgiving Day was officially made a national holiday by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, while our country …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Miners in New Zealand mine collapse feared dead – Miners trapped in the New Zealand Pike River coal mine are feared dead after a second explosion. Police say that …

Share this article on Facebook President pledges to to stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with South Korea – A very tense atmosphere in the Korean peninsula, shortly after North Korea fired upon civilian targets, was …

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Releases New Book: ‘Light of the World. The Pope and the Signs of the Times’ – Reducing the entire interview to one phrase removed from its context and from the entirety of Benedict …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic nurse can’t sue hospital that forced her to assist abortion: court – Lawyers for DeCarlo, however, have pointed out that the procedure was not classified by the hospital as an …

Share this article on Facebook Happy Thanksgiving 2010: We Pause to Give Thanks and We are Called to Love – ‘Yes, love makes us be. We exist because we love. If we don’t love, and every time we …

Share this article on Facebook Lest We Forget: Thanksgiving, a Time of Offering Thanks to God for His Blessings – “Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th day of November next to be devoted by the …

Share this article on Facebook Travelers take to the skies, despite tightened security – The subject of much angry public banter, airlines are keeping a low profile when it comes to U.S. passenger …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Abusive Priest Order Hit On His Victims – Worst. Priest. Evah. A Catholic priest already facing criminal sexual-assault charges in a Texas has been re-arrested and jailed in lieu of $700,000 bail in Dallas

Share this article on Facebook Dueling Jesuits over Condom Controversy – Fr. James Martin either doesn’t understand the intricacies of the Pope’s comments about condoms (a highly dubious prospect) or he’s being disingenuous. The problem is

Share this article on Facebook Save the Tofurkey!!! – Vegetarians around the planet were horrified to learn today that the popular Thanksgiving dish for vegetarians called Tofurkey doesn’t actually derive from the

Share this article on Facebook Springsteen Hypocritically Worried about “Tone” – Bruce Springsteen is worried about the tone people are using against the Obama administration. And all I can wonder is if this is his little attempt at a joke. But

Share this article on Facebook The Cutest “Story of Jonah” Ever – You’ve got to see this: The story of Jonah from Corinth Baptist Church on Vimeo .

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Burke Emphasizes: Catholic Teaching On Condoms Has Not Changed – Catholic teaching on the immorality of the use of condoms has not changed, Cardinal Raymond Burke said in an interview with the National Catholic Register. The prefect

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Navarrete Educated People In True Justice – VATICAN CITY, 24 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Following today’s general audience, the Holy Father went to the altar of the Cathedra in the Vatican Basilica, where he presided at the

Share this article on Facebook Communique On Episcopal Ordination In Chengde, China – VATICAN CITY, 24 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office today released the following English-language communique concerning an episcopal ordination at Chengde in the

Share this article on Facebook Muslim Leaders: Don’t Pardon Christian Sentenced To Death For Blasphemy – Muslim religious leaders in Pakistan are urging President Asif Ali Zardari not to pardon Asia Bibi, the 45-year-old Christian mother of five whose death sentence on

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Nov 24 – VATICAN CITY, 24 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Cacador, Brazil presented by Bishop Luiz Carlos

Share this article on Facebook St. Catherine: Spiritual Counsellor, Doctor Of The Church – VATICAN CITY, 24 NOV 2010 (VIS) – During his general audience, held this morning in the Paul VI Hall in the presence of 7,000 faithful, Benedict XVI focused his

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Are Easy Babies “Better”? – Arwen Mosher: Share your thoughts! | Recently, an acquaintance of mine was telling me about her fourth child and the joy and grace his arrival had brought to her family.

Share this article on Facebook Grateful for Savings – Danielle Bean: Adoremus Books Offers 15% off for Thanksgiving! | Just in time for Advent and Christmas shopping, Adoremus Books is offering 15% off all items for 6 days

Share this article on Facebook Just How Thankful Are You? – Rebecca Teti: | Grateful people live longer, happier, healthier lives than their entitled counterparts. They even tend to make more money according to an article in the

Share this article on Facebook Lunch Before Thanksgiving – Rebecca Teti: managing kid mess when entertaining | Turkey and all the trimmings? Piece of cake! You know what aspect of any Thanksgiving is hardest for me? The meal

Share this article on Facebook NFP FAQs – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 Tabletop Turkeys – Lynn Wehner: Feathered friends for crafty kids | Looking for a way to keep little hands busy while the big turkey cooks? We made these pictured turkey companions at a

Share this article on Facebook Turkey on the Side – Joseph Pronechen: How to Catholicize Thanksgiving Day | Thanksgiving Day means lots of things to Americans: overeating a big turkey dinner, watching football, getting

Share this article on Facebook What Are You Baking Today? – Danielle Bean: | I just love the day before Thanksgiving … So much busy-ness! So much baking! What are you baking today? I am keeping track of my kitchen progress over

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Secretive Body Advising the Vatican on Theology – Okay, well, they do meet behind closed doors, but they’re not really that secretive. At least they’re not any more secretive than every other body that meets behind

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Vote Wife Bashes Husband, Considered Abortion – In the latest twist in the crazy story surrounding the BirthorNot web site a Minnesota couple posted online to have the public vote whether they should have an abortion,

Share this article on Facebook Ann Marie Buerkle Becomes 8th Pro-Life Woman in U.S. House – Ann Marie Buerkle’s defeat of pro-abortion incumbent Dan Maffei in what is considered a major upset in the New York congressional race, has her becoming the eighth

Share this article on Facebook California Agency Wants $3 Billion More for Embryonic Stem Cell Research – Not content with the $3 billion his agency already received in taxpayer funds from California residents, the head of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine

Share this article on Facebook CEDAW Should Promote Women, Human Rights, Not Abortion – From its inception, the abortion industry has employed euphemisms to recast abortion as something other than the gruesome, harmful procedure that it is.  Its linguistic

Share this article on Facebook Conservatives, Libertarians Can Unite on Defunding Planned Parenthood – Who says Libertarians and Social Conservatives cannot find common ground? I had the pleasure of speaking this morning with Greg from Louisville. Greg was a caller to

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Lawmakers to Push Bills to Limit Late-Term Abortion Practitioner – When the newly-elected officials take their positions in January in Des Moines, pro-life advocates expect them to push for legislation that would focus on late-term

Share this article on Facebook Media Ignores Truth in Reporting on Pope and Condoms – This past weekend, in a particularly embarrassing journalistic feeding frenzy, the mainstream media fell all over itself to see who could most egregiously misquote Pope

Share this article on Facebook Mike Pence Presses for De-Funding Planned Parenthood, Abortion Biz Upset – Congressman Mike Pence is pressing for support for his bill he expected to re-introduce in the next session of Congress to de-fund Planned Parenthood — and the abortion

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey OKs Bill to Restore Planned Parenthood Funding – The New Jersey legislature on Monday approved a bill that would restore state taxpayer funding for family planning programs, which sends money to the Planned Parenthood

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group’s Prez: Steele Should Step Down as GOP Chair – The president of a pro-life women’s group is the first pro-life leader to say embattled Republican Party chairman Michael Steele should step down from his position.

Share this article on Facebook South Australia MLC Defeated, Pulls Bill to Legalize Euthanasia – The member of the South Australia state legislature who proposed a bill to legalize euthanasia has pulled the measure because he expected it to go down in defeat. Mark

Share this article on Facebook Washington Group Seeks Supreme Court Justice on Assisted Suicide Fight – The Washington state pro-life group Human Life of Washington feels the state’s campaign finance laws prevented it from waging the kind of battle it hoped to fight

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Breaking News will return on Nov. 29. Happy Thanksgiving!

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Case May Lead to Legalization of Polygamy – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A case involving the constitutionality of polygamous relationships is set to begin in British Columbia (BC) on Monday and could

Share this article on Facebook Justice Scalia: Abortion Rights Not in Constitution – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a speech delivered at the University of Richmond last Friday, Supreme Court Justice Anonin Scalia reiterated his view that

Share this article on Facebook Polygamist Survivor Says “Sister Wives” is a Farce – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Rebecca Kimbel, who escaped from imposed polygamy at the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) says

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Releases New Book on the Pope – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist At a press conference in Rome yesterday, the Vatican Publishing House officially released a book based on personal interviews

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Customs of Advent: The Advent Wreath – With the Season of Advent beginning in the Roman rite this Saturday evening with Sunday Vespers I, it is a good time to heighten your considerations of domestic Advent

Share this article on Facebook Details: Mosaics of Santa Costanza – Image source: SkyscraperCity

Share this article on Facebook Feast of St. Cecilia in Rome – J ohn Sonnen , as usual, gives us some views of the delights of the Eternal City, this time from the Feast of St. Cecilia, in the basilica of Santa Cecilia in

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Catholic church damaged by North Korea’s shelling – UCAN is reporting that North Korea’s artillery attack on  South Korea’s Yeonpyeong-do damaged the only Catholic Church on the tiny island. All Catholics including Father

Share this article on Facebook Fessio: Pope doesn’t ‘justify’ condom use in any circumstance – Why all the headlines saying that Pope Benedict XVI in his new book “approves” or “permits” or “justifies” condom use in certain cases? The book’s U.S. publisher, Jesuit

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook For all your TSA humor needs: new bumper stickershttp://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Share this article on Facebook Happy Thanksgiving! (and a bit of wise advice)http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Comedian with a Secular Audience… – … this was NOT in a church. Attached is a short video showing Steve Harvey, a comedian, addressing a secular audience. The subject is “How Would You Introduce Christ to

Share this article on Facebook Steve Ray’s New Facebook Page – Can you have too many friends? Facebook says YES. At the 5,000 friend threshold, Facebook forces us to set up a new page. My old page at http://www.Facebook.com/JerusalemJones

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Did Benedict Stir the Water on Purpose? – Did Pope Benedict know he was sparking a debate with his responses in Light of the World ? I suspect he did. Benedict is not stupid, and he’s not unsavvy about media; he

Share this article on Facebook Italian Rainbow Cookies & Squash Stuffing! – As we have for the past couple of years , Gabriel Malor from Ace O’Spades HQ and I are exchanging Thanksgiving recipes. This year, Gabriel is featuring a

Share this article on Facebook Thanksgiving Linkaround! – For your pre-Thanksgiving/Thanksgiving reading, a little scattershot for time-constraints: Gwen John; Art & Faith in the Shadows Jonah Goldberg : a poignant, lovely post

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Fishwrap getting Condom Conundrum wrong, but with a surprise! – When it comes to the Condom Conundrum the National Catholic Fishwrap’s commentators are living down to our expectations. To wit one Phyllis Zagano who is “senior

Share this article on Facebook Lost Roman Chinese Legion – This is for your Just Too Cool file. From the Daily Telegraph with my emphases: Chinese villagers ‘descended from Roman soldiers’ By Nick Squires Genetic testing of

Share this article on Facebook Not for the weak of heart or stomach. The hideous truth. – CMR reports on the hideous truth. Vegetarians around the planet were horrified to learn today that the popular Thanksgiving dish for vegetarians called Tofurkey doesn’t

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Reservation of Precious Blood in home of a sick person – From a reader: My father-in-law has been battling tongue cancer (which has spread to his lymph) and has been housebound for nearly 5 months. Moreover, he hasn’t eaten

Share this article on Facebook RECENT POSTS and THANKS TO READERS – It has been a busy day. Here is one reason: Prayer Request – Mothership Problem And because the Mac using PC snarkers have chimed in, I have started a “Get a Mac” fund.

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