Catholic News Headlines January 31, 2011


Jan. 30, 7pm—Jan. 31, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Firefighters forced to participate in gay pride parade win legal battle – San Diego, Calif., Jan 31, 2011 / 01:12 pm ( CNA ).- Members of the San Diego Fire Department have won a sexual harassment lawsuit against the city for being forced to

Share this article on Facebook French council says no to gay ‘marriage’ – Paris, France, Jan 31, 2011 / 03:02 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The French Constitutional Council has ruled that prohibiting same-sex “marriage” in the country does not

Share this article on Facebook Lodging in Rome snapped up for John Paul II’s beatification – Rome, Italy, Jan 31, 2011 / 02:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Rome is already bracing for the impact of the many pilgrims who will converge on St. Peter’s for the May 1

Share this article on Facebook New poll finds majority of Brazilian congressmen oppose abortion – Brasilia, Brazil, Jan 31, 2011 / 06:11 pm ( CNA ).- A new poll of Brazilian lawmakers shows that the majority of the nation’s congressional leaders taking office on Feb.

Share this article on Facebook Orange County bishop says Vietnamese Catholic Church will outlive its struggles – Orange County, Calif., Jan 31, 2011 / 09:29 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic Church in Vietnam battles heavy government restrictions on its freedom to be involved in charitable

Share this article on Facebook ‘You are a sign of hope,’ Pope tells Ethiopian seminarians – Vatican City, Jan 31, 2011 / 11:57 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict met with seminarians from Ethiopia on Jan. 31, encouraging them to continue in their path toward

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Anthony Hopkins’ ‘The Rite’ No. 1 at the box office – “The Rite,” a PG-13 rated film intended to not offend star Anthony Hopkins’ older …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Dwight Longenecker on the ‘Smoke of Satan’ and Catholics – This is why evangelization of the American Catholics in the pew is probably the most difficult task of all. They …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 40,000 Extremist Muslims Defend Blasphemy Law, Oppose Pope – Pope Benedict XVI was accused of joining western propaganda against the Islamic state as demonstrators pledged to …

Share this article on Facebook Above 20 percent, Spain has the highest unemployment rate in industrialized world – Spain’s jobless rate surged to a 13-year record above 20 percent at the end of 2010. Spain’s …

Share this article on Facebook Egypt ‘cannot go back,’ opposition leader says – Mohamed ElBaradei, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency and leading opposition figure has …

Share this article on Facebook Egyptians keep the news flowing after governmental shutdown of Internet – In what many in the world community view as a “panic move,” the Egyptian government forcibly …

Share this article on Facebook Israel watches events in Egypt with rapt attention and growing concern – Israel is watching the political unrest in Egypt with rapt attention, preparing for possible strategic, diplomatic …

Share this article on Facebook South Sudan to secede after vote – After a massive voter turnout, South Sudan won its independence in a referendum vote that saw massive amounts of …

Share this article on Facebook Tunisian Islamist leader returns after more than 20 years in exile – Rachid Ghannouchi,the leader of Tunisia’s Islamist movement Ennahda, which was banned under the …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Florida Federal Court Rules Entire Health Care Act Unconstitutional and Void – After having found that the provision which mandates all Americans to purchase insurance or face a penalty …

Share this article on Facebook National Catholic Schools Week: Prayer, Catholic Action and Faithful Citizenship – Catholic Schools provide excellence in the fullest sense by cultivating within students a desire for virtue, a …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Debts forced archdiocesan paper halt publication – OZAMIZ City, Feb. 1, 2011— The Archdiocese of Ozamiz has decided to halt the publication of its 11 year old weekly newspaper due to financial problems. The decision of

Share this article on Facebook San Pablo Bishop calls for province-wide march in defense of life – SAN PABLO City, Feb. 1, 2011—The Church leader of San Pablo Diocese in the Laguna province is calling constituents and citizens to join a province-wide march in this

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Federal Judge Voids All Of ObamaCare!!! – This is not the end of the road , it is the closer to the beginning. But Wow. President Barack Obama’s health care reform legislation, assailed as an abuse of federal

Share this article on Facebook Mayflower Crosses the Tiber – Want to know the real reason for the widely abused and misunderstood concept of the separation of Church and State? America was founded by those fleeing state imposed

Share this article on Facebook Please Say This at My Funeral – I attended a funeral recently of a man I used to work with. Something happened there that got me thinking. I can’t tell you how many Catholic funerals I’ve been to where

Share this article on Facebook What’s A Internet? – I loved this. Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric discuss the Internet in 1994. It is no knock on them that they didn’t know, after all it was 1994. But still. My kids don’t

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Angelus: World Leprosy Day, Prayers For Middle East Peace – VATICAN CITY, 30 JAN 2011 (VIS) – At midday today, Benedict XVI appeared at the window of his study to pray the Angelus with faithful gathered below in St. Peter’s

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Kicanas urges Catholic colleges to strengthen Catholic identity – Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson has called upon Catholic colleges to “place Catholic identity first” among their concerns. “Catholic is not just an adjective accidental

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Bishops Issue Pastoral Letter On Chastity – The Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a pastoral letter to young people on chastity. “Living chastity is no

Share this article on Facebook Message For 4th Centenary University Santo Tomas – VATICAN CITY, 29 JAN 2011 (VIS) – Made public today was a video message of the Holy Father to students, staff and alumni of the Pontifical University of Santo Tomas in

Share this article on Facebook Message For World Leprosy Day – VATICAN CITY, 29 JAN 2011 (VIS) – Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care, has written a message for the fifty-eighth

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Jan 31 – VATICAN CITY, 31 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Cardinal Marc Ouellet P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. – Bishop

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Jan 31 – VATICAN CITY, 31 JAN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Fr. Mauro Maria Morfino S.D.B., professor of Holy Scripture at the Pontifical Theological Faculty of

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Ethiopian College: 150th Anniversary Of Patron – VATICAN CITY, 29 JAN 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican Benedict XVI received priests and seminarians of the Pontifical Ethiopian College in a meeting to mark the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook From Colic to College – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Parenting | (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 Kids Live Here – Danielle Bean: Two Ways to Look at a Mess | I have been thinking lately about housework and we women who avoid it, let it pile up, feel stressed about it, look for

Share this article on Facebook STOP, already! – Lynn Wehner: Or does the snow bring you peace? | THIS, my friends, is my front sidewalk. And oh, how I am struck with the appropriateness of that big red STOP sign at

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – US and Egypt

Share this article on Facebook Pope sets doves free for world peace

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – January 31, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Jan. 31 Live From Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, FL 4:00 – Coptic Christians and the Egyptian Uprising Former U.N.

Share this article on Facebook Vatican denies bid to name Pope as defendant in abuse case – CWNews.com The Vatican has turned down a bid by a high-profile American lawyer to name Pope Benedict and other top Vatican officials as defendants in a sex-abuse

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ABC News Publishes, Removes Story Attacking GOP on Rape, Abortion – ABCNews.com on Monday republished, then removed an article from Mother Jones magazine on Republicans “redefining rape.” The piece briefly appeared on the network’s

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Industry Forced to Suspend Centers Employing Gosnell – The abortion industry has been forced to suspend to abortion businesses that employed embattled abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell, who has been the subject of

Share this article on Facebook Baltimore to Appeal Decision Supporting Pregnancy Centers – The city of Baltimore and officials with the pro-abortion legal group Center for Reproductive Rights said over the weekend they plan to appeal a judge’s decision

Share this article on Facebook Bill Banning Tax-Funded Abortions Attacked Over Rape Issues – Leading pro-abortion activists are using the issue of rape as a method of attacking a new bill in Congress that would ban taxpayer funding of abortions across all

Share this article on Facebook Carleton University Upholds Ban on Pro-Life Student Group – Carleton University’s student association has upheld a decision it rendered last year about whether to kick out a pro-life group that won’t acquiesce to its demands that

Share this article on Facebook Georgia Lawmaker Promotes Fetal Pain-Based Abortion Ban – A Georgia state lawmaker is promoting legislation that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the scientific evidence that unborn children experience

Share this article on Facebook Jon Huntsman May Launch Pro-Life Republican Presidential Bid – Former two-term Utah Governor Jon Huntsman may step down from his position as ambassador to China and launch a bid for the Republican nomination to face the pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook Judge Declares Pro-Abortion ObamaCare Unconstitutional – A federal judge in Florida has issued a new ruling in what is the largest lawsuit filed against the Obamacare health care law. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson says the

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson Doomed in 2012 by Obamacare Vote – If there was one lesson learned during the 2010 elections it was that a vote for Obamacare often signified the end of a career. The pro-life grassroots came out in full

Share this article on Facebook New DC Late-Term Abortion Biz Injects Babies, Abandons Women – James Pendergraft, a Florida-based abortion business owner has had his medical licenses suspended four times for violations, has reportedly opened up a new late-term

Share this article on Facebook New York Times Blasted for Attacking Pro-Life Abortion Laws – The New York Times is getting blasted from pro-life advocates for two weekend editorials that attack pro-life laws limiting abortions, including the new No Taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Supreme Court Weighing Parental Consent Abortion Law – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be hearing a case on the state’s parental consent law that requires minor teens to get their parent’s permission for an

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook By the Skins of their teeth — is a new MTV series child pornography? – by Albert Mohler January 31, 2011 (AlbertMohler.com) – MTV turns 30 this year, and it is wasting no time as it rushes headlong into a mid-life crisis. The cable network,

Share this article on Facebook Death by medical breakthrough – by Chuck Colson January 31, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) – Seventy-five years ago the Nazis targeted the disabled and the weak for extermination. Most of us now recognize as

Share this article on Facebook MTV’s ‘No Easy Decision’ gives us insight into why abortions occur – by Fr. Frank Pavone There is a lot in MTV’s abortion episode “No Easy Decision” that gives us insight into why abortions occur and what we can do to stop them. The young

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Coptic Priest: Egyptian Crisis Is Not About Religion but Christians Still Threatened – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Less than a month after Muslim extremists killed dozens of Christians in a New Year’s Day attack, a Coptic priest says

Share this article on Facebook Lawmakers Suspect “Politicization” of ObamaCare Waivers – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Lawmakers are calling for a congressional investigation of the granting of waivers by the Department of Health and Human

Share this article on Facebook Maryland Judge Deals Serious Blow to Anti-Pregnancy Center Movement – y Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A U.S. District Judge in Maryland delivered a major defeat to national efforts by pro-abortion forces to curtail the work of

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem Establish Home in West Virginia – The following announcement comes in direct from the Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem. May God bless them and may they flourish. The Canons Regular of the New

Share this article on Facebook Historical Vestments: 13th Century Opus Anglicanum Mitre – Mitre from the Abbey of Seligenthal, Bavaria, 12th century Byzantine silk with 13th century English embroidery ( opus Anglicanum ), showing the martyrium of St. Thomas a

Share this article on Facebook Primate of Belgium’s Pontifical Mass – Yesterday, Sunday January 30th, 2011, H.E. Most Rev. André-Joseph Léonard, Archbishop of Brussels and Primate of Belgium, celebrated a Pontifical Mass in the usus

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Goan India Newspaper on My Ptiest Seminar – Here is a nice article from the newspaper in Goa India. It is commenting on the day long conference where I spoke to priests, relies and seminarians – about 1,000 of

Share this article on Facebook Interesting Video on Demographics & Islam

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #157 – Giovanni – A Pentecost Story – “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 Gearing Up for Superbowl – Best Kick-off, ever! Click here to view the embedded video.

Share this article on Facebook March For Life Visual Round-Up – Click here to view the embedded video. The Franciscan Friars note: The time it took for the March to pass our camera was 1 hour 31 minutes. A week past the giant march

Share this article on Facebook NY Times’ Perpetual Lunchroom – I’ve always said the NY Times primarily — note the qualifier — featured a bunch of developmentally-arrested 14-year olds who have never been able to find their way out

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook PROF. RAMON GITAMONDOC, CFD National President EXCHANGES ON SOLA SCRIPTURA part 1 – The Bible and the Cross Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table

Share this article on Facebook PROF. RAMON GITAMONDOC, CFD National President EXCHANGES ON SOLA SCRIPTURA part 2 – Pope Benedict XVI with the Book of the Gospels Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Health Association Affirms the Role of the Local Bishop in Catholic Health Care – WASHINGTON (January 31, 2011)—In response to questions raised about the authority of the local bishop in the interpretation and implementation of the Ethical and

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A priest who ‘get’s it’ about how people receive Communion! – WDTPRS KUDOS to Fr. Lankeit! Here is the text from his 30 January bulletin of the Cathedral of Sts. Simon and Jude in , Very Rev. Fr. Fr. John Lankeit. Here is a link to

Share this article on Facebook CNS: CHA Pres. Sr. Keehan affirms bishop’s role in interpreting health directives – I saw this on CNS.  My emphases and comments. First, you might review this: the Magisterium of Nuns (and this). CHA president affirms bishop’s role in interpreting

Share this article on Facebook Grumbling about Anglicanorum coetibus – With the provisions of Anglicanorum coetibus, Benedict XVI (the Pope of Christian Unity) opened a door for and gave a place to Anglicans who desired unity with the

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Lay people decide on their own to have a Communion service, help themselves. – From a reader: At Mass yesterday morning, the substitute priest forgot to show up. Several members of the congregation took it upon themselves to have a “Communion

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Of subdeacons and tunics – From a deacon reader: I was in the middle of some research last night and discovered some new tidbits on vestments. More precisely, the difference between a dalmatic and

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: What should members of a chant group wear? – From a reader: I am a member of a men’s Gregorian chant group, and recently a local priest whose parish we were singing at voiced reservations about our uniform (black

Share this article on Facebook Summorum Pontificum, reforming the reform, and resisting the reform – Pope Benedict, in his ongoing effort to heal the rupture that occurred in our worship when a composed, artificial rite was suddenly imposed on the Church, in 2007 put

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