Catholic News Headlines November 30, 2010


Nov. 29, 7pm—Nov. 30, 7pm

American Life League (Judie Brown)

Share this article on Facebook LATEX TREACHERY: A TALE OF BETRAYAL – One of my Catholic media heroes, Phil Lawler, always writes with a certainty that forces one to think beyond what is claimed or what is reported elsewhere. Lawler does

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal’s visit to Pakistan gives new hope for release of Asia Bibi – Vatican City, Nov 29, 2010 / 10:02 pm ( CNA ).- The president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue met with Pakistani President Ali Zardari on Nov. 25

Share this article on Facebook Cuban archbishop meets with former political prisoners sent to Spain – Madrid, Spain, Nov 30, 2010 / 02:09 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Cardinal Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, Cuba, met with a group of former Cuban political prisoners

Share this article on Facebook Dublin archbishop says Church’s deepest crisis is loss of faith – Dublin, Ireland, Nov 30, 2010 / 05:54 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin, Ireland delivered a hopeful but brutally honest homily about the state of the

Share this article on Facebook Marking St. Andrew’s feast, Pope urges greater unity with Orthodox – Vatican City, Nov 30, 2010 / 01:23 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI sent a delegation to Istanbul Nov. 30 to mark celebrations of the Feast of St. Andrew, the

Share this article on Facebook Massive Wikileaks disclosure involves Vatican cables – Washington D.C., Nov 30, 2010 / 06:14 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As the uproar increases over Wikileaks publishing hundreds of thousands of confidential U.S. State

Share this article on Facebook New ‘breathtaking’ documentary examines London’s Carmelite nuns – London, England, Nov 30, 2010 / 02:54 am ( CNA ).- A “breathtaking” film recording the life of Carmelite nuns at a London monastery took the grand prize at the

Share this article on Facebook Pakistan officials release Christian man accused of blasphemy – Lahore, Pakistan, Nov 30, 2010 / 01:05 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A Christian man in Pakistan who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for blasphemy charges was released on

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI composes prayer for the unborn – Vatican City, Nov 30, 2010 / 05:50 pm ( CNA ).- The Pope prayed for the protection of life and the family at the conclusion of the Prayer Vigil for the Unborn on Nov.

Share this article on Facebook Pope praying in December for the sick, lonely – Vatican City, Nov 30, 2010 / 11:31 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican announced Pope Benedict’s prayer intentions for the month of December today, calling for an

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Controversial IVF inventor awarded Nobel Prize in Spite of Embryo Killing – Robert Edwards, the inventor of in vitro fertilization, was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physiology or …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook A Catholic Survivor of Iraqi Church Massacre Speaks – One of the survivors of the 31 October attack on Our Lady of Salvation church, speaks. The events of that day are …

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Church in Canada says ‘Yes’ to Catholic Invitation – “We accept, unreservedly and with humility and gratitude, the invitation of His Holiness Pope Benedict …

Share this article on Facebook India: Hindu Extremists Attack Gathering of Charismatic Catholics – The radicals of the VHP launch false allegations of forced conversions and block access to the school of St. Paul. …

Share this article on Facebook Swiss vote to expel immigrants who commit serious crimes – Switzerland has voted to automatically expel foreigners convicted of serious – or violent crimes over the weekend. …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Paul Schenck and the National Pro-Life Center on Capitol Hill – Fr. Paul Schenck is the founding Director of the National Pro-Life Center (NPLC) on Capitol Hill in …

Share this article on Facebook Pentagon: Repealing ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ of no consequence – In a report the Pentagon has concluded that allowing gay men and women to serve openly in the United States armed …

Share this article on Facebook WikiLeaks founder may face espionage charges – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being investigated by federal authorities for possible espionage charges. The …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Life in The Palm of Your Hand – Handheld ultrasound machines smaller than a newborn and viewable on your phone will have a spectacular impact on the abortion debate. Technology Review reports: Two

Share this article on Facebook Philly Renames “Christmas Village” – The war on Christmas continues. This is just so ridiculous. In the picture above the workmen in Philadelphia are tearing down the word “Christmas” and putting up

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Signs – Truth In Advertising – Governments have begun a campaign to force life centers to “post signage in their waiting and client service rooms, and in all their advertising, that they do not offer

Share this article on Facebook This is why the People have Thrown You Out – This unbelievable video is the Congressional equivalent of “la la la la I can’t hear you la la la la….” Rep. Buyer finally loses his mind and yells “This is why the

Share this article on Facebook Where’s Molly? – This is an amazing story about a man reunited with his sister after about 50 years. She was sent away due to some “minor disabilities” when she was three and struck from

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Bishop Lays Mitre, Crozier at Our Lady’s Feet as He Leaves for Ordinariate – Bishop Andrew Burnham of Ebbsfleet, one of five Anglican bishops who have announced they will seek full communion with the Holy See, laid his mitre and crozier at Our

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s Prayer Intentions for December – VATICAN CITY, 30 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Benedict XVI’s general prayer intention for December is: “That our personal experience of suffering may be an occasion for better

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone Visits Kazakhstan – VATICAN CITY, 30 NOV 2010 (VIS) – Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. is currently heading the Holy See delegation to the summit of heads of State and

Share this article on Facebook Message to Bartholomew I for the Feast of St. Andrew – VATICAN CITY, 30 NOV 2010 (VIS) – As is traditional for the Feast of St. Andrew, a Holy See delegation, led by Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council

Share this article on Facebook Papal Message for the Death of Manuela Campagni – VATICAN CITY, 30 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father has sent a message to participants in the funeral of Manuela Campagni, one of the “Memores Domini” who serve in his

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Nov 30 – VATICAN CITY, 30 NOV 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Stephen Reichert O.F.M. Cap. of Mendi, Papua New Guinea, as archbishop of Madang (area 27,792,

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops Praise House Resolution on Protecting Iraq’s Religious Minorities – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is praising a House resolution calling for the protection of Iraq’s religious minorities. “Our conference

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Christmas Novena for the Feast of St. Andrew – Danielle Bean: Small Prayer Has Big Fans | Today is the feast of St. Andrew, so I wanted to be sure to remind readers about a little prayer that has special meaning for

Share this article on Facebook Prayers For Pardon – Rebecca Teti: Asia Bibi & Said Musa need our prayers | Christians living in majority Muslim countries always need our prayer, but here are a brother and sister who need

Share this article on Facebook Sharing Advent Hymns – Arwen Mosher: During the season | As part of our family’s resolve to keep Advent, we’ve replaced the Christmas carols to which we used to listen during December. I’ve

Share this article on Facebook The Pill At 50 – Rebecca Teti: | You have to read this remarkable article on the pill at 50. Not much in it will surprise you—except for the fact it made the cover of New York magazine.

Share this article on Facebook Welcome Joseph William – Lisa Hendey: | Congratulations to our wonderful friend and contributor Sarah Reinhard on the birth of her son Joseph William Reinhard.  Little Joseph arrived yesterday,

Share this article on Facebook What’s On Your Mind? – 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:

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – November 30, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Nov. 30 4:00 – The Little Way of Lent: Meditations in the Spirit of St. Therese of Lisieux While reading the autobiography

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Big Four Still Lead GOP in 2012, Second Choices Interesting – Every poll over the last several months of Republican voters and their opinion on who should become the nominee to take on pro-abortion President Barack Obama has had

Share this article on Facebook Burris Amendment Would Lead to More Tax-Funded Abortions – The pro-abortion forces of the 111th Congress have returned to Capitol Hill with one more shot at forcing American taxpayers to subsidize elective abortions during the

Share this article on Facebook Filmmakers Make Documentary Promoting Late-Term Abrotions – Since we are approaching the Christmas season, I have vowed to be extra-civilized toward people whose attitude and behavior I find extra-uncivilized. What makes it

Share this article on Facebook Human Rights Watch Pushes Legalizing Abortion in Argentina – The pro-abortion group Human Rights Watch is pushing for the pro-life South American nation of Argentina to legalize abortions. The organization is participating in a

Share this article on Facebook LeRoy Carhart Will Start Late-Term Abortions in Maryland Soon – Late-term abortion practitioner LeRoy Carhart has been keeping the pro-life movement on edge for months about potential plans to open new late-term abortion businesses

Share this article on Facebook More Pro-Life Groups Lobby Against Fred Upton in House – Two more pro-life organizations are lobbying House Republicans to not select Michigan Rep. Fred Upton to become the chairman of the influential Energy and Commerce

Share this article on Facebook New Project Helps Women Who Change Their Mind During Abortion Procedure – It’s never too late to change your mind about having an abortion — and a pro-life group hopes to reinforce that concept with a new project it is unveiling along with

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Stalwart to Lead Democrats’ 2012 Senate Efforts – Senator Patty Murrary, the pro-abortion stalwart from Washington state, will again lead the Democratic party’s efforts to keep its Senate majority in the 2012 elections.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Tells Apple: Restore Manhattan Declaration App – The pro-life organization behind the popular Manhattan Declaration has asked Apple CEO Steve Jobs to reconsider the company’s decision to pull its app from the popular

Share this article on Facebook Revised Women Veterans Bill of Rights Appears to Exclude Abortion – After pro-life groups raised the alarm over sections of the Women Veterans Bill of Rights bill that could promote abortion, the sponsored of the measure has submitted a

Share this article on Facebook Survey Shows 31 Abortion Centers Closed Over Last 12 Months – While the pro-life movement longs for the day unborn children can be protected under the law from abortions, a new survey of the number of abortion centers nationwide

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Doctors Confirm Cure of Leukemia with Cord Blood Stem Cells – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Doctors in Berlin are confirming that they have cured a four year-old girl of leukemia with an infusion of stem cells from her

Share this article on Facebook Hindu’s Launch “Take Back Yoga” Campaign – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Frustrated with the American practice of yoga and its distorted view of the Hinduism upon which it is based, the influential

Share this article on Facebook New Report Highlights Benefits of Adoption – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a new paper released today by the Family Research Council’s Marriage and Religion Research Institute, Dr. Patrick Fagan

Share this article on Facebook Secret Documents about the Vatican Part of WikiLeaks Cache – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In an interview with The Telegraph of London, Wikileaks journalist James Ball said secret documents referring to the Vatican

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Burke’s Homily of Thanksgiving at the PNAC, Rome – The Saint Louis Review recently published Cardinal Burke’s homily at the Solemn Mass of thanksgiving on the occasion of the Ordinary Public Consistory , delivered at the

Share this article on Facebook Compendium of the Reforms of the Roman Breviary, 1568 – 1961: Part 10.3 – The Reform of Local Calendars in 1961 – By a decree of February 14, 1961, the Sacred Congregation for Rites outlined the norms by which local liturgical calendars should be conformed to the revision of the

Share this article on Facebook More from Card. Ranjith’s Reception – As a follow-up on yesterday’s post , here are some more images from Cardinal Ranjith’s reception in Sri Lanka: See a full image gallery at the website of the Archdiocese

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook The pope, the exorcist, and Dorothy Day – Posted by Mary DeTurris PoustToday I bring you a diverse collection of links, things sure to inform and inspire. At least that’s how they feel to me. First up, we have a

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #188 – Claudis Pretonius – “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 By the waters of babylon – Russian female choir “Sirin” performs Biblical psalm #136* in ancient Russian traditional orthodox style. From the french documentary “Le Silence des anges – Terres et

Share this article on Facebook Ration me? Hey, Ration U2! – UPDATED – Regular readers know I am a big U2 fan. I’ve even slipped U2 songs into previous Advent posts . But if the phonies in Cancun are going to start talking about rationing

Share this article on Facebook Take it in! – Because I am a bit of a curmudgeon, and I admit it, I wasn’t so smitten with a recent viral video of Handel’s Alleluia Chorus being performed in Macy’s. The whole thing

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan, Bishop Hubbard Voice Bishops’ Support for Ratification of Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty – WASHINGTON (November 30, 2010) — The new president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Austrian Canons Regular to staff parishes in D. of Rockville Centre – Did you see this good news? This is for your Brick By Brick file. This is from a press release of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.  This is just the beginning…. of the

Share this article on Facebook Monday, not Sunday Supper – I met with my literary group tonight. We read some Yeats and G.M. Hopkins. I did the cooking the meal to follow. Tonight we were in Rome. And I am pleased to say what we

Share this article on Facebook REVIEW: Benedictine nuns of Abbaye de Notre-Dame de l’Annonciation – I have often mentioned that I think Gregorian chant sung by women only is ethereally beautiful.  Listening to the new chant disk by the Benedictine nuns of Abbaye de

Share this article on Facebook The 33 martyrs of Yang Kia Ping – His Hermeneuticalness offered a story about modern martyrs on his blog recommending that we read more about them. I agree. To begin, here is what he posted at his place:

Share this article on Facebook What’s up with the chant notation for singing prayers in the new Missal? – This is from my friend Jeffrey Tucker’s The Chant Cafe Last February (it seems like years ago), InsideCatholic ran my article called Pay to Pray: The Church’s Simony

Share this article on Facebook Wikileak-ed diplomatic cables about the 2005 election of Pope Benedict – The Italian daily La Stampa had an article yesterday about the US diplomatic documents leaked on the internet.   In this case, they concerned the papal conclave of 2005.

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