Catholic News Headlines February 14, 2011


Feb. 13, 7pm—Feb. 14, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Bishops of France reject manipulation of ‘savior sibling’ – Rome, Italy, Feb 14, 2011 / 06:04 pm ( CNA ).- The Bishops’ Conference of France has condemned the manipulation of France’s first “savior sibling.” Umut Talha, whose

Share this article on Facebook Bishops take steps to end violence in Mexico – Bogotá, Colombia, Feb 14, 2011 / 03:01 pm ( CNA ).- The bishops of Mexico recently met with Church officials in Columbia to discuss ways to end the violence that has

Share this article on Facebook Couple recognized for Valentine’s Day wedding 82 years ago – Lordsburg, N.M., Feb 14, 2011 / 04:55 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Marshall and Winnie Kuykendall of New Mexico – a couple celebrating their 82nd wedding anniversary this

Share this article on Facebook Death of John Paul II’s father propelled him to his future vocation – Rome, Italy, Feb 14, 2011 / 03:29 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Seventy years ago this week, Karol Wojtyla was “pushed” forward in his vocation by the death of the last member

Share this article on Facebook Egyptian Christians urged to work for equal rights in post-Mubarak government – Rome, Italy, Feb 14, 2011 / 02:16 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Christians need to cooperate in creating Egypt’s new government to ensure that all of the nation’s citizens are

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Adam Sandler nudges out Justin Bieber at box office – While fans of teenage singing sensation Justin Bieber flocked to the multiplexes to enjoy his 3-D documentary and …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook British doctor sends couples to illegal Cyprus clinics for sex selected IVF – A British fertility doctor is making money by sending couples abroad to choose the sex of their unborn baby, a …

Share this article on Facebook The Happy Priest: On Valentine’s Day, What is Real Love? – The total and free gift of each to the other expressed in the exchange of the marital vows comes to fulfillment in …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Arab world unrest reaches Iran; widespread protests – The past few months have seen the dictatorships of Tunisia and Egypt collapse following popular uprisings on the …

Share this article on Facebook Egyptian Christians urged to Work for Equal Rights in Post-Mubarak Government – The major concern for Christians at this point is ensuring equality, especially in three major areas, according to …

Share this article on Facebook Libya’s Gaddafi tells Palestinians to revolt against Israel – The always controversial Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has suggested that Palestinian refugees should capitalize …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Rep. Trent Franks: Abortion ‘Greatest Human Genocide in History of Humanity’ – “And I am convinced more than ever that we’re asking that real question, ‘Does abortion …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Jose Gomez canvases Los Angeles – Roman Catholic Archbishop Jose Gomez is meeting with religious leaders and Catholics in the Los Angeles area prior …

Share this article on Facebook Homosexual Activists Accuse ‘Confession: A Roman Catholic App’ of ‘Cyber Spiritual Abuse’ – One of the many questions properly asked in this digital examination of conscience is “Have I been guilty …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Who is this St. Valentine?! – Check out the history of St. Valentine and the inspiration for St. Valentine’s Day . On their feast day, Saints Cyril and Methodius, pray for us!

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook GPH declares ceasefire – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, Feb. 15, 2011—The Government of the Philippines (GPH) declared a seven-day suspension of offensive military and police operations (SOMO/SOPO) on

Share this article on Facebook Romblon residents renew call against mining – ROMBLON, Feb. 14, 2011—Romblon residents staged a rally today as they renewed their call against mining in the island. More than ten thousand people led by Romblon Forum

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Amazing Video: The Blind Quilter – This is beautifully inspirational. If you don’t at least smile while watching this consult your doctor, your priest, or your friend on the suicide hotline because your

Share this article on Facebook For The Love Of God – Shut Up – Of the many things that have been lost during the last forty years in the name of the council, I miss one the most. Silence. Noise is my life. With five children ages

Share this article on Facebook Gay Group “Furious” Over Confession App – A gay rights groups doesn’t like the new Confession App for helping people prepare to confess their sins. In fact, they’re furious over it. Now that I’m thinking about

Share this article on Facebook The Sexualization of Evangelization – A publicity seeking pastor is erecting signs around his church saying “My Sex Like Stinks.” He can say it’s all about reaching out and evangelizing but there’s no way

Share this article on Facebook Uhm…We’re All Kinda’ Doomed – Some are speculating that a horseman of the apocalypse can be seen at about 1:20 into this video. So either it’s a lens flare or we’re all doomed. Good news is that we

Share this article on Facebook Video: Behead Ronald McDonald? – Could these guys make a worse ad for their cause? I mean, if they really tried could they paint themselves as enemies of civilization in a more clear way? You know, if I

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez Says He’s ‘As Conservative As Pope Benedict’ – Coadjutor Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, who will succeed Cardinal Roger Mahony as archbishop on February 27, is being described as “very open and understanding,”

Share this article on Facebook At Un, Nuncio Laments Falling Birthrates, Links Economic Growth, Rising Population – Addressing the United Nations Economic and Social Council on February 11, Archbishop Francis Chullikatt lamented the extent of world poverty and urged a UN body to view

Share this article on Facebook Message of the Holy Father for the 48th World Day of Prayer for Vocations – Pope Benedict XVI said that it is indeed challenging today to accept the invitation of Jesus to follow him and the Lord does not fail to call people at every stage of

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s Extra Activities During WYD – When Pope Benedict XVI will be in the Spanish capital, Madrid this August for the World Youth Day (WYD), he will be meeting various groups in addition to the young

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Happy St. Valentine’s Day! – Danielle Bean: How are you celebrating today? | Mini Valentine M&Ms? Check. Chocolate milk? Check. Boxes of Spiderman and Tinkerbell Valentines ripped open and spread

Share this article on Facebook Raising Saints – 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 Split-Second Grace – Rachel Balducci: an overabundance of patient love | Sometimes it makes me sad to think I’m my husband’s ticket to heaven. Don’t get me wrong, I like the idea of leading

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Share this article on Facebook Kindle Edition Price Break on Fathers Know Best – I just learned that Amazon has dropped the sales price on The Fathers Know Best Kindle edition. (They control the sales price; we don’t.) So if you were waiting for a

Share this article on Facebook Texting on Middle Earth

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – February 14, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Feb. 14 4:00 – The Real St. Valentine It’s Valentine’s Day! We will introduce you to the REAL St. Valentine – You will be

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook British Court Won’t Allow Weakening of Abortion Drug Laws – A British court ruled today that the British Pregnancy Advisory Service abortion business can’t weaken the safety laws surrounding the usage of the dangerous abortion

Share this article on Facebook Failed Abortion Injures Woman at Missouri Planned Parenthood – In breaking news from over the weekend, there is concern a woman may have been severely injured in a failed abortion conducted at a Planned Parenthood abortion facility

Share this article on Facebook House Asks Sebelius if Obama Admin Ditching Conscience Clause – The Obama administration has vacillated since early 2009 on whether it would overturn the conscience protections the Bush administration put in place to protect pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Jeff Flake Takes Pro-Life Record to Arizona Senate Race – Congressman Jeff Flake made it official today with an announcement that he will be running for the Senate seat of retiring pro-life Sen. Jon Kyl, who has risen to the

Share this article on Facebook Lawsuit Stops Potential New Wichita, Kansas Abortion Center – The lawsuit filed by a Wichita, Kansas-based landlord, who did not want a new abortion practitioner opening up for business to replace late-term abortion practitioner

Share this article on Facebook NAF How-To Textbook Pushes Abortion Traning in Med Schools – Digging around on the National Abortion Federation’s (NAF) website, I found a press release from 2009 announcing NAF’s first medical textbook on abortion training.  I

Share this article on Facebook New Obama Budget Funds Sex Ed Over Abstinence on 16-1 Margin – The new $3.73 trillion FY 2012 budget President Barack Obama proposed today may ratchet up the deficit, but it continues to drive down the amount of spending on

Share this article on Facebook Pence, Planned Parenthood Duel Over Abortion Biz De-Funding Bill – Congressman Mike Pence is gaining more support for his bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood, but the head of the nation’s biggest abortion business is pushing back and

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Tried to Force Raped Teen to Have Abortion – On the heels of a slate of new videos showing Planned Parenthood centers in three states and Washington, D.C. assisting alleged sex traffickers in getting abortions for

Share this article on Facebook Republicans Restore Abortion Funding Limits in Budget Plan – The back and forth continues between House Republicans the Obama administration over a federal budget and the second proposal GOP lawmakers put forward on Friday hit the

Share this article on Facebook Ronald Reagan and Crisis Pregnancy Centers, a Pro-Life Stand – This year the nation remembers President Ronald Reagan on the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1911.  The Reagan presidency was indeed a unique time in American history

Share this article on Facebook Top Republicans Promote Pro-Life Issues at CPAC Conference – This weekend, conservatives of all stripes gathered in Washington DC for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). The event drew Republican leaders,

Share this article on Facebook Valentine’s Day Vigil Against Planned Parenthood Successful – Across the nation on Valentine’s Day today, pro-life advocates held successful vigils at Planned Parenthood abortion centers to respond to a slate of new videos showing

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Adultery Incorporated — the infidelity industry – by Albert Mohler Monday, February 14, 2011 (AlbertMohler.com) – “Monogamy, in my opinion, is a failed experiment.” That is the declaration of Noel Biderman, a Toronto

Share this article on Facebook Calling good ‘evil’ and evil ‘good’ – by Chuck Colson February 14, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) – In a recent New York Times column, Nicholas Kristof attacked Catholic Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix. Olmsted did

Share this article on Facebook Homeschool bills introduced in Illinois and New Hampshire – by Rebecca Millette February 14, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new bill introduced to the Illinois Senate would change state laws to require homeschooled children to be

Share this article on Facebook No ‘bedroom abortions’ rules London High Court – by Hilary White LONDON, February 14, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The UK’s High Court has ruled against an attempt by one of the country’s busiest abortionist groups to

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood held rape victim hostage and attempted to coerc late-term abortion: police report – by Rebecca Millette KENNEWICK, Washington, February 14, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Police Investigation Report reveals that staff at a Kennewick, WA Planned Parenthood

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook 270 Christians a Day Die for the Faith – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new report issued by the International Bulletin of Missionary Research in New Haven, Connecticut has found that 270

Share this article on Facebook Activists Target Another iPhone App – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Homosexual activists are now targeting the popular new Catholic Confession app for Apple’s iPhone, saying it promotes “anti-gay

Share this article on Facebook Another “Vampire” Arrested in Russia – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A man who allegedly stabbed women in the back of the neck and then sucked their blood while they were riding subways in Russia

Share this article on Facebook Iraqi Archbishop Calls Middle East “Scary Volcano” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During an interview with the Italian Catholic press, Archbishop Louis Sako of Kirkuk, Iraq said the West cannot possibly

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Martin Mosebach at the Church of Our Saviour, NYC – The following report is from the Society of St. Hugh of Cluny , about the recent visit of Martin Mosebach, prize-winning German author, and author of The Heresy of

Share this article on Facebook Report on “In Utroque Usu: The Pursuit of the Two Forms of the Roman Liturgy” Seminar – Further to our recent photo report of Dom Cassian Folsom, OSB, offering Solemn Mass at Cathedral of St. John Berchmans as part of a liturgical seminar, the following

Share this article on Facebook Round Churches in the Roman Tradition – An excellent article by Fr Timothy Verdon entitled ‘Basilica and Circle: The Tradition of the Great Churches of Rome’ appeared in L’Osservatore Romano on 10 February,

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook A look at married love on Valentine’s Day – By Mary DeTurris Poust A while back, my husband, Dennis, and I did a question-and-answer Valentine’s Day interview about marriage for Fathers For Good , an initiative of

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Check out the new PatrickMadrid.com – At the urging of a priest friend of mine, Father Bud, I first launched this little blog back on November 8th, 2008 , and had no idea whether my musings here would be of

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Climbing Mount Tabor – Just returned to Jerusalem after climbing straight up Mount Tabor (Mountain of the Transfiguration). It took 1 1/4 hour up the torturous path on the SE and a bit less to

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #463 – St. Valentine’s Day – “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 Valentine’s Day Linkfest of Love! – Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, and send ‘em all to me for St. Valentine’s Day! And in return I will give ye a linkfest of love, and a useful app, free for Valentine’s

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe to Help Alleviate the Great Needs That Still Remain – WASHINGTON (February 14, 2011)— The national Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe will take place on Ash Wednesday, March 9, in parishes across the

Share this article on Facebook Peter Murphy Named Executive Director of Evangelization and Catechesis of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops – WASHINGTON ( February 14, 2011 )—Peter J. Murphy, director of the Office of Family Life of the Archdiocese of Washington since 2005, has been named executive director of

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 14 Feb – St. Valentine, priest and martyr – St. Valentine, priest, was martyred in 269 at Rome near the Milvian Bridge on the Via Flaminia.  He is considered a  patron of bee keepers, engaged couples and

Share this article on Facebook A moving anniversary – I believe today is the anniversary of  WDTPRS’s move from my dreadful first hosting service to the wonder Joyent, real pros and pioneers of cloud technology. Some of you

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Communion’s greatest contribution to ecumenism, ev-er! – Remember my proposal that Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, should facilitate the creation of ordinariates for disgruntled Catholics? Archbp. Williams

Share this article on Facebook Any readers from Cornwall, Devonshire? – Are there any regular readers here from Cornwall or Devon? Technorati Tags: Cornwall, Devonshire

Share this article on Facebook Have a cautious Valentine’s Day!

Share this article on Facebook Pastor of two parishes ends use of Extraordinary Ministers of Communion – For your “Brick By Brick” file. I found this, thanks to a reader, on the site Knights of Divine Mercy, by Fr. Rick Heilman, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Pine

Share this article on Facebook PODCAzT 166: Toward a true ecumenism – Ecumenical dialogue has been much on my mind these days.  I often think about ecumenism, since I myself am a convert.  There is a lot of “false ecumenism” out there. We

Share this article on Facebook What is your good news? – Do you have any good news to broadcast to the world? What’s up? Some blog related good news is that I updated some plugins here and nothing broke.  Also there is going

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