Catholic News Headlines December 18, 2010


Dec. 17, 7pm—Dec. 18, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal will use military to impose radical agenda, critics say – Washington D.C., Dec 18, 2010 / 12:43 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The U.S. Senate voted on Dec. 18 to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy barring open homosexuals from

Share this article on Facebook New report shows prime-time TV trend of sexualizing underage girls – Los Angeles, Calif., Dec 18, 2010 / 08:12 am ( CNA ).- A new study showing that teen girls are depicted sexually on prime-time TV more than adults has critics condemning

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Nativity scene helps people experience mystery of Jesus’ birth – Vatican City, Dec 18, 2010 / 05:01 pm ( CNA ).- The Vatican is preparing its traditional Nativity scene and giant Christmas tree in St. Peter’s Square. Pope Benedict

Share this article on Facebook Priest’s cartoons add a little levity to life – Biloxi, Miss., Dec 18, 2010 / 01:12 pm ( CNA ).- Father Dominick Fullam was drawn to cartooning at an early age but a higher calling erased any aspirations he ever had

Share this article on Facebook Vatican spokesman: Pope’s support for religious freedom advances peace – Vatican City, Dec 18, 2010 / 11:30 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI’s World Peace Day message is addressed to all people to say that “fanaticism, fundamentalisms

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Issues Condemnation of China’s ‘Hostile Acts’ against Catholic Church – We urge our readers around the globe to pray for the persecuted Church in China and raise …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Is It Restraining Order Time? – OK. Seriously. After watching this I’m wondering if Matthews wears Obama underoos and sings himself to sleep with a loop of Barack-Hussein-Obama MMM-mmm-MMM lullaby

Share this article on Facebook The Digital Nativity Story – Awesome. HT Flopping Aces

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Clean House, Happy Home – 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:

Share this article on Facebook PC Games for Kids – Lisa Hendey: Your recommendations? | I’m in the market for a few last minute gifts for my nephews and it’s been suggested that computer games would be a big hit.  The

Share this article on Facebook Win Something for YOU! – Lisa Hendey: Get “smart” | You’re likely running around this week picking up gifts for your children, cleaning your home for visiting family and baking up a storm.  I

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Birmingham Archbishop Attacks Faithful Catholics Protesting London’s ‘Gay Masses’ – by Hilary White LONDON, December 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of pro-life and pro-family British Catholics have reacted with dismay this month as the

Share this article on Facebook Christmas Hallelujuh flash mob video gets huge reaction – by Steve Jalsevac WELLAND, Ontario, Canada, December 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A video of a flash mob performance of Handel’s Messiah Hallelujah chorus by an Ontario

Share this article on Facebook Email intro Dec. 17 – by Steve Jalsevac We have now reached $75,000 or 50% of our Christmas campaign goal. Thank you to all those who have donated so far! One of the flash mob videos that we

Share this article on Facebook Group Says Discrimination Against Christians on the Rise in Europe – by The Editors VIENNA, December 17, 2010 (C-Fam) – The murder of a Catholic bishop in Turkey, 100,000 Euro fines, and exclusion from public office are just a few of the

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood reports: abortions up, adoptions down, business is good – by Peter Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The United State’s largest single abortion provider, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Benedict points to Mary as the door to the Way of Beauty – In an address made on December 17th , Pope Benedict XVI highlighted the role of Mary, who is all beauty – ‘tota pulchra’ – in guiding us to the Way of Beauty – the ‘via

Share this article on Facebook New Blog on the Sacred Liturgy: The Liturgical Pimpernel – Just a quick note for a rare Saturday post. I recently discovered an interesting new blog, The Liturgical Pimpernel , which looks very interesting. Take a look. Add a

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Now Father Rhonheimer responds to Smith’s critique – Father Martin Rhonheimer says American moral theologian Janet E. Smith misconstrued his positions — on condoms, contraception, abortion, masturbation, to name a few — in

Share this article on Facebook Street cleaner’s Nativity in Rome – And you thought your Nativity scene took a while to set up. Check out this amazing Nativity created over the years by a street cleaner in Rome. It’s beautiful. Now I

Steve Ray

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The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook DREAM ACT; Disagreeing with Ed – Over at Hot Air, Ed Morrissey is looking at the failure of the DREAM act cloture vote and noting that six Democrats and two Republicans crossed the aisle to vote against

Share this article on Facebook Gifts & Good Reads Linkaround – GIFT AND GOOD READS : My friend John Zmirak, who earlier this year edited Disorientation; How to Go to College Without Losing Your Mind , to which I happily contributed

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “God’s Pit Bull” – His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke has been underscoring the interplay of civil law and the Church’s canon law.  Last summer he organized a conference on that very

Share this article on Facebook 1st Vespers with not no frills – I recorded Vespers for the weary brethren. Get out your Liber Usualis or your iPhone Liber app. There are a few frills. I sing the antiphons but not the first 4 psalms.

Share this article on Facebook ACLU shoves its forceps into Bp. Olmsted’s head – The ACLU apparently believes in freedom for their pet causes, such as the free aborting of babies, but not religious freedom for Catholics. I read on LifeSite: ACLU

Share this article on Facebook Holy Land: Joshua’s Tomb vandalized with Arabic graffiti – Remember the mutilation of the Holy Thorn Tree in Glastonbury, England? From Jihad Watch: “If Jews were to desecrate a Muslim holy tomb in the same manner, the whole

Share this article on Facebook Movie time! – I have on a beautiful movie, Le Château de Ma Mère, “My Mother’s Castle”, sequel to La Gloire de Mon Père, “My Father’s Glory” (which I watched last night).  These are

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict’s Message for the 44th World Day of Peace – Five years later, I still consider Benedict’s XVI’s first Message for the 39th World Day of Peace to be one of his important documents.  It give you a concise view of

Share this article on Facebook The Phoenix Hospital conflict and the Magisterium of Nuns – The Motley Monk has best summary I have seen so far (here and here – I am integrating his work here, but you should go there and read) of what is going on with the

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL ALERT! (This might get things going.) – Not the entry title of this entry… but Damian Thompson’s title on the entry where he posts Michael Voris’s latest. Lesbian-hugging Marxist nuns have reduced US

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Last Days of Advent: 18 December – In these final days of Advent preparation, the Church prays with great intensity.  It is one of the “greater feria” of Advent, the home stretch, as it were. Here is

Share this article on Facebook What vocations crisis? – For your Brick by Brick file… I wrote in the past about the wonder CD of Gregorian chant by the Benedictine nuns of Abbaye de Notre-Dame de l’Annonciation. I wrote

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