Catholic News Headlines March 22, 2011


Mar. 21, 7pm—Mar. 22, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Doctors hope treatment will give Baby Joseph the gift of more time – St. Louis, Mo., Mar 22, 2011 / 06:26 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Doctors who performed a recent procedure on a terminally ill 13 month-old expressed hope that the treatment

Share this article on Facebook Franciscan guardians of Holy Land sites launch new website – Jerusalem, Israel, Mar 22, 2011 / 03:16 am ( CNA ).- The Franciscans in the Holy Land, who’ve been charged by the Vatican with preserving Catholic sanctuaries in the

Share this article on Facebook Nearly 40,000 in Peru march for life – Piura, Peru, Mar 22, 2011 / 02:04 pm ( CNA ).- Some 40,000 Peruvians took part in a march commemorating the Day of the Unborn Child on March 19 in the northwestern

Share this article on Facebook Police response to firebomb attack on pro-life demonstrator criticized – Kalispell, Mont., Mar 22, 2011 / 06:51 am ( CNA ).- The “tepid” and “rude” police response to a firebomb attack on a pro-life demonstrator outside a Kalispell, Montana

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict chooses two bishops for Detroit archdiocese – Detroit, Mich., Mar 22, 2011 / 12:03 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has named two Michigan priests as auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Detroit. Msgr.

Share this article on Facebook Pope praises lives of saints at close of spiritual exercises – Vatican City, Mar 21, 2011 / 07:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The saints are “stars in the firmament of history” who show that great love “sees farther than reason alone,”

Share this article on Facebook Vatican official at UN decries ‘attacks’ on Catholic beliefs – Geneva, Switzerland, Mar 22, 2011 / 04:58 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A Vatican representative to the United Nations spoke out today against “attacks” on freedom of

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Toddlers should be kept in rear-facing car seats until two years of age – The American Academy of Pediatrics or AAP is advising parents to keep toddlers in rear-facing car seats until the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook China’s 5 year plan has brought confidence ‘to the entire world’ – Confident and self-assured, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao that China’s 12th Five-Year Plan has brought hope …

Share this article on Facebook Khadafi’s son allegedly ‘killed in kamikaze pilot attack’ – Libyan officials are denying it, but Moammar Khadafi’s sixth son, 27-year-old Khamis has reportedly been …

Share this article on Facebook The nation of Tunis opens its arms for Arab refugees – Tunisia, having shed its dictator ruler of many years has looked around to observe the fallout of their …

Share this article on Facebook Two servicemen O.K. after their U.S. fighter jet crashes in Libya – Two servicemen are recovering after parachuting from a U.S. Air Force fighter jet crashed in Libya after an …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Nuns sue priest, trustees over pension plan – The Massachusetts Supreme Court is attempting to settle a remarkable dispute between an order of Roman Catholic …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Earth Hour 2011 goes beyond switch-off – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, March 22, 2011—A simple act for even just an hour a year will hopefully instill in every person on the planet to adopt a lifestyle that is

Share this article on Facebook Tuguegarao holds Bible Congress; participants vow to live, spread God’s word – SOLANA, Cagayan, March 22, 2011―More than 200 parishioners from the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao and suffragan dioceses of Ilagan and Bayombong and the vicariate of Tabuk

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Barney Frank: GOP “Morally Stupid Bigots” – Gotta’ love it when Barney Frank lectures you on morality. Dude had a brothel being run out of his home and he’s lecturing you. As Zip said , Because when you think of

Share this article on Facebook Difference Between Nudists and Strippers? – My two year old went through a phase where she kept taking off her clothes. And when I put clothes on her she would try to take them off. And if she took her clothes off

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Barron on “The Adjustment Bureau” – I saw “The Adjustment Bureau” recently and thought it was one of the most insidiously wrong-headed movies I had seen in a long time. Attractive characters, interesting

Share this article on Facebook Polygamy Is Sooo Cute – With the White House punting on its defense of the Defense of Marriage Act which restricted the federal government from recognizing anything other than marriage between

Share this article on Facebook To Hell With Hell – Hell is just so uncool. So a Rabbi, an Atheist, and a liberal theologian walk in to a discussion on hell… No, this is not the beginning of a really bad joke. Umm.

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for March 22 – VATICAN CITY, 22 MAR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Msgr. Donald F. Hanchon of the clergy of the archdiocese of Detroit, U.S.A., episcopal vicar and pastor of

Share this article on Facebook Reform Of Ecclesiastical Studies Of Philosophy – VATICAN CITY, 22 MAR 2011 (VIS) – At 11.30 a.m. today in the Holy See Press Office a press conference was held to present the newly-published Decree on the Reform of

Share this article on Facebook Russian Orthodox Official Lauds Improved Catholic-Orthodox Relations – Calling for a “strategic alliance” in which Catholic and Orthodox believers act as “allies,” the Russian Orthodox Church’s chief ecumenical officer lauded the “real

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook 5 Rules for Teens on Facebook – Danielle Bean: supervising social media | My oldest daughter turned 16 a little over a week ago. This rite of passage came with something I have been dreading almost as

Share this article on Facebook Bereavement Travel – Lisa Hendey: Dealing with the details… | This morning, I’m sitting in the airport waiting to fly to Fort Wayne, Indiana for the funeral of my paternal grandfather.

Share this article on Facebook Carseats: A History – Rachel Balducci: some interesting insight | Yesterday’s carseat discussion reminded me of this talk, given a few years ago at TED: Ideas Worth Spreading. Now I’m not

Share this article on Facebook Speak Up, We’re Listening – 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 When to Begin – Arwen Mosher: School Choices – the first in a series! | My daughter Camilla will be five this October, so our family is taking its first steps into a brand-new chapter:

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Answering a “Self-Loathing Catholic” – Clark DeLeon is a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a Catholic. He has written a column entitled “A Philadelphia Catholic Confesses” in which he imagines

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – March 22, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on March 22 4:00 – The Power of the Sacraments In her own inspiring style, Sr. Briege McKenna explores the marvelous ways God

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Advocates Target Texas Billboards on Black Abortions – Unhappy that pro-life groups are raising the issue of the inordinately high percentage of abortions done on African-American women and unborn children, abortion

Share this article on Facebook Arizona Senate OKs Ban on Sex-Selection, Race-Based Abortions – The Arizona Senate signed off on a House-approved bill that bans abortions sought for sex-selection reasons or because the unborn child is of a certain race. Although

Share this article on Facebook Beach Boys to Headline Second Terri Schiavo Benefit Concert – After country music star Randy Travis thrilled listeners at a concert last year to raise runs for the Terri Schiavo foundation, the Beach Boys are heading up the concert

Share this article on Facebook Congressman: Include Planned Parenthood Funding Ban in Next CR – The leading pro-life member of the House says Republicans should include an amendment revoking funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business in the next

Share this article on Facebook Florida House Panel Passes Ultrasound Before Abortion Bill – A Florida state House committee brought back a bill that would help women considering an abortion by allowing them a chance to see an ultrasound to their baby before the

Share this article on Facebook Hearing Delayed Again on Kansas Abortionist Violating Law – The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has announced it is again delaying hearings in a case related to an abortion practitioner who evaded state law by making illegal

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Lawmakers Send Two Pro-Life Abortion Bills to Senate – After initially not voting on the bills because some lawmakers didn’t attend the committee hearing, and after pressure from pro-life groups, members of a Kansas state

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood’s Assault on the Public Health – In the Congressional battle to defund Planned Parenthood, the predictable narrative of abortion, Roe v. Wade, women’s rights, and the separation of church and state has

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Attorney Takes on USA Today on Promoting Abortion – A leading pro-life attorney who works with state legislation to protect women and unborn children from abortions is dueling with the liberal newspaper USA Today, which

Share this article on Facebook Roe v. Wade Could Ironically Provide Conscience Protections – Roe v. Wade could prove an unlikely source of pro-life conscience protection. The need to protect conscience rights in the healthcare field has become more acute in

Share this article on Facebook Romania Pro-Life March for Life Coming Up in Three Cities – The provita movement in Romania is thriving in order to follow closely its more experienced colleagues from Western Europe; this year, for the first time, the “March for

Share this article on Facebook Scott Brown May Not Support De-Funding Planned Parenthood – In a move that may undercut some of the pro-life support he has in Massachusetts, Sen. Scott Brown released a statement today apparently saying he does not support

Share this article on Facebook South Dakota Governor Signs Bill for 72-Hour Abortion Wait – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed into law a bill today for the longest abortion waiting period in the country — 72 hours. The measure also helps women find

Share this article on Facebook Want to Stop Abortion, Racism and Bigotry? De-Fund Planned Parenthood – We’ve all seen the tapes. Planned Parenthood employees have recently been caught on video engaging in illegal activities: collaborating with the sex trafficking of

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Catholic College reaches settlement with fired homosexual ‘priest’ professor – by Christine Dhanagom PHILADELPHIA, March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Chestnut Hill College reached a settlement Monday with openly homosexual professor and “priest”

Share this article on Facebook D.C. Appeals Court fast-tracks ObamaCare appeal – by Peter Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal appeals court in the nation’s capital has decided to expedite a legal review of a judge’s

Share this article on Facebook DAY 14: An urgent prayer request – by Shawn Carney – 40 Days for Life I have an urgent prayer request below but first … we are seeing a huge impact this spring on the abortion center employees. Stories

Share this article on Facebook Delaware lawmakers eye precautions against Gosnell-like embarrassment – by Kathleen Gilbert DOVER, Delaware, March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Spurred by the scandal of Kermit Gosnell’s filthy abortion business in neighboring Philadelphia,

Share this article on Facebook Irish High Court overturns ban on Christian ad accused of ‘homophobia’ – by Rebecca Millette BELFAST, Ireland, March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Irish High Court today overturned a decision by the Belfast Advertising Standards Authority

Share this article on Facebook Law banning ‘sex-change’ surgery proposed in Lithuania – by Thaddeus Baklinski VILNIUS, Tue Mar 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Lithuanian parliament is looking at a proposal to amend the country’s Civil Code to prohibit

Share this article on Facebook Media can’t hold down pro-life message forever: Lord Nicholas Windsor – by Hilary White Read Part I of the interview with Lord Windsor here. ROME, March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Lord Nicholas Windsor, the youngest son of the Duke of

Share this article on Facebook Missouri House passes late-term abortion ban – by Peter Smith JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Missouri House of Representatives has voted to enact a new late-term abortion ban. The

Share this article on Facebook NY Abp. Dolan: I’m not right wing, I just love the Church – by Kathleen Gilbert NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – USCCB President and New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan has never shrunk from his vigorous defense of the

Share this article on Facebook Obama admin introduces gay rights declaration at UN – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An upcoming declaration by the Obama administration will mark the first time the United States

Share this article on Facebook Prosecutors drop case against abortion worker who stuffed baby born alive in bag – by John Jalsevac MIAMI, FL March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com)– Two felony charges were dropped last week against unlicensed abortion clinic worker Belkis Gonzalez, who

Share this article on Facebook South Dakota 3-day abortion waiting period now law – by Peter Smith PIERRE, South Dakota, March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – South Dakota’s new pro-life Republican governor signed into law Tuesday legislation that

Share this article on Facebook Toronto hospital gives tracheotomy to child in case very similar to ‘baby Joseph’ – by Patrick B. Craine To join the ‘Prayers for Noah Facecchia’ Facebook page, click here. TORONTO, Ontario, March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In stark contrast to the

Share this article on Facebook What went wrong with Gardasil sales? – by REAL Women of Canada staff March 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Gardasil vaccine, introduced in 2006 to prevent cervical cancer caused by HPV (Human

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Corapi’s Superiors and Bishop Respond to Allegations – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Fr. John Corapi’s superior and bishop have both issued statements expressing regret that one of America’s most popular priests

Share this article on Facebook Unions Behind Wisconsin Judge’s Temporary Restraining Order – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Authorities are crying foul after it was learned that the judge who issued a temporary restraining order preventing the

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Plans Outreach to Atheists in 2011 – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In a press conference on Friday, the head of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Culture announced the launching of a new

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Warns Not to Overlook Risks of Nuclear Power – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The ongoing nuclear power plant crisis in Japan has prompted a Vatican official to warn that even though nuclear power is an

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Book Notice: The Presanctified Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite – I am grateful to Dr. Adam Deville for pointing out the following scholarly liturgical study, which I am certain will be of interest to some of our readers. The

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Mass in the Pantheon, Rome, Savoy Family – This past Saturday, March 19th, the Feast of St. Joseph, two Italian associations, Rinnovamento nella Tradizione and Mafalda e Giovanna di Savoia celebrated Mass in the

Share this article on Facebook The Canon of St. Andrew of Crete – Guest article by John Vernoski, moderator of Byzcath.org The attached video is a portion of the Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete sung a week ago Monday by Patriarch Kirill

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #507 – An Ugly Little Girl – “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 Denver is Burdened with His Guilt… – As Deacon Greg points out, this video is a nice Lenten reminder that we have the means of unburdening ourselves and making things right. Click here to view the embedded

Share this article on Facebook If Obama was just going to be Bush, anyway… – While I can’t find the links , I do seem to recall that a few times during the Bush years, Glenn Reynolds waxed philosophical over at Instapundit , wondering if it would

Share this article on Facebook The Male, the Female, the People, the God – An aggrieved party writes that he is offended by what he perceives to be my subtle attack on gay marriage. Because that’s what I obsess on all day, obviously. Once

Share this article on Facebook The Toxicity of Idolatry – UPDATED – My Tuesday column at First Things is up , and today we’re talking about the strange gods we put before us and the toxic effect it has had on our politics : [In Barack

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names Detroit Priests as Auxiliary Bishops of Detroit – WASHINGTON—Pope Benedict XVI has named Msgr. Donald F. Hanchon, 63, pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish in Detroit and episcopal vicar for the central region of the

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 22 March: St. Nicholas Owen, martyr – The 2005 Roman Martyrology has this entry: 7. Londinii in Anglia, sancti Nicholai Owen, religiosi e Societate Iesu et martyris, qui multos annos latebras pro

Share this article on Facebook LENTCAzT 14: Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Lent – These 5 minute daily podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is Tuesday of

Share this article on Facebook Prayer request: Archbp. Buechlein – Indianapolis – From the website of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis: Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein suffers a mild stroke Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein, O.S.B. suffered a mild stroke

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Defection from the Catholic Church – From a reader: My brother, a fallen away Catholic, is getting married outside the Church. He asked me to be best man. I had the understanding that a Catholic can release

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Seminarian looking for Latin tools – I want to get the readership into this with suggestions. From a reader: I’m a seminarian for ____. I’ve been trying to get hold of a good ecclesial Latin dictionary and

Share this article on Facebook Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) wants tax payer money to fund Planned Parenthood – Via Catholic Vote: Sen. Scott Brown, R-MA, is one of the only Senate Republicans who favor legal abortion. So today’s news that he will vote to keep tax money for

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Tuesday in the 2nd Week of Lent – COLLECT (2002MR): Custodi, Domine, quaesumus, Ecclesiam tuam propitiatione perpetua, et quia sine te labitur humana mortalitas, tuis semper auxiliis et abstrahatur a

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