Catholic News Headlines March 1, 2011


Feb. 28, 7pm—Mar. 1, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Chaput criticizes American inaction on religious freedom issues – Washington D.C., Mar 1, 2011 / 01:31 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- American inaction and complacency towards promoting religious freedom keeps the United States from exporting

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan questions motive behind removal of NYC pro-life ad – New York City, N.Y., Mar 1, 2011 / 02:48 am ( CNA ).- After the removal of a billboard in New York City which charged that abortion makes a mother’s womb the most

Share this article on Facebook Bishop warns that Nicaragua could be on road to totalitarianism – Managua, Nicaragua, Mar 1, 2011 / 01:04 pm ( CNA ).- Auxiliary Bishop Silvio Jose Baez of Managua, Nicaragua is warning that the country could be on the road to an “open

Share this article on Facebook British court says Christian couple can’t adopt due to beliefs – Nottingham, England, Mar 1, 2011 / 03:22 pm ( CNA ).- On Feb. 28, two British judges ruled that a Christian couple can no longer participate in the foster care of

Share this article on Facebook First same-sex ‘divorce’ registered in Mexico – CNA STAFF, Mar 1, 2011 / 03:35 pm ( CNA ).- The first “divorce” between a lesbian couple has been registered in the Mexican city of Piedras Negras, located on the

Share this article on Facebook Letters of JPII devotees to be brought to his tomb during beatification – New Haven, Conn., Mar 1, 2011 / 09:46 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- From now until April 27, members of the “JPII generation,” and others who were impacted by  Venerable Pope

Share this article on Facebook New report: Anti-Christian violence in India had high-level government support – Mumbai, India, Mar 1, 2011 / 05:45 am ( CNA ).- A new independent report on anti-Christian violence in the southwest Indian state of Karnataka has charged that the

Share this article on Facebook Pope calls on Church leaders to learn language of the digital world – Vatican City, Mar 1, 2011 / 06:55 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Catholic Church leaders must learn to understand and to speak in the “new language” of mass media and “digital

Share this article on Facebook Pope praying for victims of religious persecution in March – Vatican City, Mar 1, 2011 / 11:40 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- For the month of March, Pope Benedict is praying for those around the world who are discriminated against

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Battles heating up in Western Libya – Supporters of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi have been battling anti-government forces western Libya as both sides …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Adopt unified FOI bills instead of drafting own version, Palace urged – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, March 1, 2011—Proponents of Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill on Tuesday, urged Malacañang to adopt the draft consolidation of all pending FOI bills

Share this article on Facebook Coal-fired power plant to make Davao most competitive city in Mindanao – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, March 2, 2011—The 300-megawatt coal-fired power plant proposed in Davao City will make the “Silicon Gulf City” the most competitive city in

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Iran May Boycott Jewlympics – Iranians see Jews everywhere. They are threatening to boycott the 2012 London games because the Olympic Logo is a secret Jooooo code. Seriously. Because the London games

Share this article on Facebook Students Protest School Removing 10 Commandments – Kinda’ sad when the students are the sane ones in a school. The Blaze has more.

Share this article on Facebook The Fetus Takes the Stand – An unborn child is going to take the stand as a witness to testify on behalf of a bill in the Ohio legislature outlawing abortion after the first detectable heartbeat.

Share this article on Facebook The Super Duperest Most Evil Plan Evah – How absolutely awesome is this story? A pizza place owner just outside Philadelphia concocted a super duper evil genius plan to take down his competitor by…(insert

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Acts Concerning The Oriental Churches – VATICAN CITY, 1 MAR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father gave his consent to the following canonical elections made by the Synod of Bishops of the Patriarchal Syrian-Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI’s Prayer Intentions for March – VATICAN CITY, 1 MAR 2011 (VIS) – Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for March is: “That the nations of Latin America may walk in fidelity to the Gospel and

Share this article on Facebook Law On Citizenship, Residency And Access To The Vatican – VATICAN CITY, 1 MAR 2011 (VIS) – Benedict XVI has promulgated a new “Law concerning citizenship, residency and access” to Vatican City. The document is dated 22

Share this article on Facebook Maryland Bishops Urge Immediate Action To Defend Marriage – In a last-ditch effort to prevent the legalization of same-sex marriage in Maryland, the state’s three bishops are urging Catholics to contact members of the state house

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for March 1 – VATICAN CITY, 1 MAR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Accepted the resignation from the archdiocese of Los Angeles, U.S.A., presented by Cardinal Roger M. Mahoney, upon

Share this article on Facebook Pope Won’t Waive Miracle Needed For Mother Teresa’s Canonization – Pope Benedict will not hasten the process of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta’s canonization by waiving the required miracle, according to her successor, Sister Nirmala.

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Be Heard – 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:

Share this article on Facebook Facebook: A Marriage Killer? – Arwen Mosher: What do you think? | It feels like I’ve been reading and hearing it everywhere lately: Facebook is bad for marriages. The statistic I often see is that

Share this article on Facebook Faith & Family Subscription Information – Danielle Bean: Thanks for your support! | In light of our recent exciting news about changes going on here at Faith & Family, some of you have been asking about

Share this article on Facebook Time For Veggies – Rachel Balducci: a fun new website | Great news for all you Veggie Tales fans—the popular video series now has a website! The new site features games, videos and stories

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Review: Of Gods and Men – I recently got to see an amazing new film about faith. It is also up for the “Best Foreign Film” Academy Award. And it’s about some Catholic Cistercian monks. Oh and

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook ‎7 DAYS LEFT TO HELP THE FATHERS KNOW BEST! – CLICK HERE TO VOTE! You can vote once a day!

Share this article on Facebook Kissling: Abortion Advocates Must Evolve Or Fail – Frances Kissling, who made her career and her reputation by sticking a finger in the Catholic Church’s eye for decades as head of the inaccurately named “Catholics for

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook A “Truce” on Abortion and Marriage? – By Hadley Arkes The Catholic Thing Mr. Robert Heiler acquired part of his seasoning in politics by putting in a stint as a speechwriter for John McCain during the late

Share this article on Facebook Afghan who faced death sentence for converting to Christianity released – Musa Sayed, an ex-Muslim Red Cross worker who faced the death penalty for converting to Christianity, has been released from prison in the wake of international

Share this article on Facebook Alberto Cutie Exposed – We have uploaded our video of the interview with Alberto Cutie to our YouTube page . You can enjoy it below.

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Grip of Gadhafi

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Relief Services barred from Darfur – Sudanese government forces continue interfering with NGOs operating in Darfur. Most recent is Catholic Relief Services, which has been denied the right to operate in

Share this article on Facebook Catholic teaching’s pro-union bias – Fr. Robert A Sirico Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel There is a long-standing bias in Catholic social teaching toward unions, and this dates from the long history of labor

Share this article on Facebook Outrage of the Day: Adult Wii Game Approved For 12 Year Olds in Europe – A new raunchy game for the Nintendo Wii has been approved as appropriate for 12 year olds in Europe. The game game has not come to America yet, but can be purchased on

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – March 1, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on March 1 4:00 – Haiti: What’s Happening A Year After the Earthquake? The U.N. last week said Haiti’s cholera outbreak

Share this article on Facebook Witness to God’s Mercy: A Doctor’s Peace – by Kathryn Jean Lopez Headline Bistro The funeral Mass for Bernard Nathanson on Monday at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan was a celebration and thanksgiving for

Share this article on Facebook WYD song contest shines light on pop stars across the world

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Centers in Texas Evade Laws, Dump Records and Waste – A three-month-long investigation conducted by a pro-life group into abortion centers in Texas reveals a pattern of evading parental consent laws and illegally dumping

Share this article on Facebook ACT Gets Unethical Patent for Human Embryo Manipulation – The embryonic stem cell and cloning company, Advanced Cell Technology (ACT), has been granted a patent for what it calls its “single-blastomere technique” for generating

Share this article on Facebook Boehner Takes on Abortion Truce: Can’t Ignore Social Issues – Speaker John Boehner is the latest elected official to respond to the controversial abortion “truce” Indiana Governor and potential presidential candidate Mitch Daniels

Share this article on Facebook Chile Gets Pro-Life Award; Opposing Abortion, Helping Women – The people of the Republic of Chile were awarded Friday with the International Protect Life Award at the 2011 Meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of

Share this article on Facebook Chinese Officials Re-Arrest, Jail Forced Abortion Opponent – Mao Hengfeng has been re-arrested and jailed on bogus charges shortly after she was released from prison. Mao has been subjected to repeated human rights abuses for

Share this article on Facebook Ethics Office Got Info on Kline Abortion Probe Unethically – Yesterday was day six of seven scheduled days aimed at convicting former Kansas AG Phill Kline of violating the Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct. But it now looks as

Share this article on Facebook House Committee to Vote Wednesday on Tax-Funded Abortion Ban – Members of a congressional committee will vote on Wednesday on legislation that would ban taxpayer funding of abortions across all federal government departments and

Share this article on Facebook Judge: Gosnell Can’t Avoid Civil Lawsuit in Botched Abortion – A local judge has ruled that embattled abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell — who has gained national notoriety for the shoddy abortion business he ran — can’t sell his

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Senate Holding Bill for Pregnancy Centers Hostage – The Missouri state Senate is being accused of holding hostage to a bill that would help pregnancy centers in the state. Although SB 204 has 25 co-sponsoring state

Share this article on Facebook New York City: Poll Finds 64% Say Too Many Abortions Occur – A new poll of residents of New York City finds 64% per New Yorkers — including 57 percent of women who say they are pro-choice on abortion — believe there are too many

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin Appeals Judge’s Ruling on Pro-Abortion Obamacare – The administration of President Barack Obama filed legal papers on Monday officially appealing the decision of a federal judge in Virginia who struck down the main

Share this article on Facebook Obama Hits Abortion Conscience Clause But Pro-Lifers Can Respond – President Obama may believe in a woman’s right to choose, but what about a doctor’s? Or a nurse’s? Or a pharmacist’s? Two weeks ago, the administration made it clear

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Use Video Contest to De-Fund Planned Parenthood – A couple of pro-life groups are joining together to promote a new contest designed to raise awareness and support for efforts in Washington to de-fund the Planned

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Chinese anti-one child policy activist arrested, sent to labor camps – by Rebecca Millette SHANGHAI, China, February 28, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Chinese prisoner of conscience, Mao Hengfeng, was re-arrested last week and shipped back to a

Share this article on Facebook E-mail intro – by The Editors Recent Blog Posts Anti-life media manufactures hysteria – Daniel McConchie ‘Bunnies in a blender’ anti-Planned Parenthood ad will have pro-aborts seeing

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Hospital to Release Baby Joseph . . . but Without Tracheostomy – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The saga of baby Joseph Maraachli took another sad turn yesterday when the hospital where he is being treated said they are

Share this article on Facebook House to Take Up Defense of DOMA – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced that the U.S. House is likely to take on the task of defending the Defense of

Share this article on Facebook Italy Arrests Muslims for Inciting Hatred Against Pope – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Italian police have arrested six Moroccan men suspected of plotting to stir up hatred against the Pope for baptizing a Muslim

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Latin Vulgate on Audio – Vatican Press, in partnership with Faith Comes By Hearing (a non-profit, donor-driven, interdenominational ministry committed to the mission of reaching poor and

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OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook A job that became a journey: my new book on prayer and the Mass – By Mary DeTurris Poust My fourth book, “The Essential Guide to Catholic Prayer and the Mass,” was released today by Alpha/Penguin with an endorsement from Archbishop

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Like No Other Trip to Rome!

Share this article on Facebook No More Conscience Clause – Obama: No more conscience protections Bishops on conscience protection rollbacks Conscience rules hurt pregnancy centers

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Canon Law Adviser: NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Should Be Denied Communion – Read the Article here . For the arguments back and forth on Peter’s website, see here .

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #536 – St. Damien – “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 Realness – Yesterday I joked about inviting people to watch the “ real In the Arena” (shades of “The Real Ghostbusters!) and not Eliot Spitzer’s secondary show, but today I invite

Share this article on Facebook The Hate that Feels like Love – My Tuesday column this week was inspired by Fox News’ Mike Tobin’s thoughts on hate as he has covered the demonstrations in Wisconsin: One thing I think should make

Share this article on Facebook Whiskey! Democracy! Sexy! Linkaround – Remember that old chambermaid skit on Rowan and Martin’s “Laugh-In” where the two cockney maids would grouse about “sex and vy-o-lens” – that feels a little like what

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Accepts Cardinal Mahony’s Resignation, Coadjutor Archbishop Gomez Succeeds Him in Los Angeles – WASHINGTON (March 1, 2011)—Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Roger M. Mahony from the pastoral governance of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook England: Martyrs’ relics escape blaze at Marian Shrine – I believe that you can still get a discounted subscription to the online, digital full version of the Catholic Herald for a mere “tenner”, £10.  Right now about $16.27.

Share this article on Facebook Northerners! AURORA ALERTS! Geomagnetic storm! – From Space Weather: GEOMAGNETIC STORM:  A solar wind stream hit Earth’s magnetic field during the early hours of March 1st.  The impact sparked a polar geomagnetic storm

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Of blasphemy and sacrilege during Mass – From a reader: The pastor at a local parish has used a “super-soaker” water gun during the sprinkling rite at Mass on several occasions. In a conversation with a

Share this article on Facebook READ THIS READ THIS NOW! – From the “Your good news” thread just a few minutes ago: Singing Mum says: In hosp about to deliver my fourth boy, Dominc Miguel. He is Dominic for the holy founder and

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: SSPXers and CATHOLIC TRADITIONALISTS ONLY! – A discussion under a different entry prompts me to post a poll. I ask the help of “trad” blogs to get the word out and get a larger sample. I have rarely met anyone who

Share this article on Facebook Wm. Oddie on the Holy See/SSPX talks. – William Oddie, columnist for the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, opines about the SSPX. I have made my own comments about the talks between the Holy See

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