Catholic News Headlines March 23, 2011


Mar. 22, 7pm—Mar. 23, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop of Indianapolis is ‘alert’ and recovering after mild stroke – Indianapolis, Ind., Mar 23, 2011 / 05:50 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis suffered a mild stroke on March 18 and has been hospitalized. Greg

Share this article on Facebook Catholic social teaching must inform immigration debate, says LA archbishop – Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2011 / 10:07 am ( CNA ).- At a conference on U.S.-Mexico relations on March 21, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles explained that the

Share this article on Facebook Church needs courageous apostles to fight religious indifference, says Pope – Vatican City, Mar 23, 2011 / 12:13 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict said at his Wednesday general audience that the modern world needs “zealous” disciples of Christ,

Share this article on Facebook Cuban government to release last of 75 political prisoners – Havana, Cuba, Mar 23, 2011 / 02:32 am ( CNA ).- After unprecedented talks with the Catholic Church, Cuban officials have agreed to release the last of a large group of

Share this article on Facebook New South Dakota abortion law increases waiting period, requires counseling – Pierre, S.D., Mar 23, 2011 / 06:34 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- South Dakota’s Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a bill which would require a three-day

Share this article on Facebook St. Joseph’s example should be model for Catholic men, bishop teaches – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mar 23, 2011 / 01:54 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Jorge Lozano of Gualeguaychu, Argentina is urging Catholic men to learn from St. Joseph, rather than

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Share this article on Facebook Green ogre makes for plenty of green at box office – Big, as well as big-hearted “Shrek” the ogre is the star of a very successful film franchise. …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook South Dakota women must now wait three days before abortion – Women in South Dakota must now wait three days before an abortion can be performed. Signed into law by Governor …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Future of tsunami-ruined town in question – An 80-year-old woman, along with her 16-year-old grandson were miraculously pulled from the wreckage of their home …

Share this article on Facebook Illegal immigrants disguise themselves as Marines – Border Patrol agents arrested 13 illegal immigrants disguised as U.S. Marines, riding in a fake military van. The …

Share this article on Facebook Khadafi talks tough as his military offense crumbles – The military offensive against his own people crumbling in light of air raids on the part of western powers, …

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Official at UN Decries ‘Attacks’ on Catholic Beliefs and Natural Law – Archbishop Tomasi reiterated what the Catholic Church regards not only as an article of …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Islamic law applied in Tampa lawsuit over mosque leadership – Hillsborough Circuit Judge Richard Nielsen is being met with controversy after he ruled in a lawsuit March 3 that, …

Share this article on Facebook National Surveillance Agency program is still ongoing – Former President George W. Bush’s illegal warrantless surveillance program was never halted by Congress …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Former US Ambassador Ray Flynn Remembers John Paul II – \’I spoke with the Pope on numerous occasions and traveled to several countries with him, but his …

Share this article on Facebook South Dakota Governor Signs Pro-Life Informed Consent Bill, Planned Parenthood Threatens Law Suit – Within minutes of the signing of the Bill the opponents of the fundamental Human Right to Life, enforcers of the …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Civil society to present PNoy with ‘battleplans’ for change – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, March 23, 2011—Various civil society organizations (CSOs) in Northern Mindanao are expected to present today to President Simeon Benigno Noynoy” C.

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Gov. Signs 3 Day Waiting Period for Abortion – South Dakota’s Governor signed a law requiring a three day waiting period for abortions. This is great news. Just 8 months and 27 days to go. CNS News reports: South

Share this article on Facebook How to Celebrate Atheist Pride Week – Former atheist Jen Fulwiler has essentially dared us to come up with activities for atheists to do during Atheist Pride Week. She wrote, “I’ll leave it to the Archbolds

Share this article on Facebook My Radio Interview on Father Corapi – On Monday I appeared on Dennis O’Donovan’s Religion, Politics & the Culture Radio Show. The RPC show airs live, Mondays through Fridays from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST.

Share this article on Facebook Tools Of Life / Tools of Death – Rebecca Taylor will be guest blogging here once a week for the next month. Rebecca is a Technologist in Molecular Biology, MB(ASCP) and a practicing Catholic. She has

Share this article on Facebook We Are All Atheists Now – It’s inevitable. Religion is dead, saya a recent study. Religion will soon be dead in nine countries according to a study reported at the American Physical Society

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Share this article on Facebook Libya: Bishop Criticizes Bombing Campaign – Bishop Giovanni Innocenzo Martinelli, the apostolic vicar of Tripoli, has renewed his criticism of military intervention in Libya. “From last night to tonight we heard

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani Bishops Condemn Qu’ran Burning – The bishops of Pakistan have condemned the March 20 burning of the Qu’ran by a Florida Protestant pastor. Two Pakistani churches were attacked last year after Rev. Terry

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for March 23 – VATICAN CITY, 23 MAR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed: – Fr. Benedito Araujo of the clergy of the archdiocese of Sao Luis do Maranhao, Brazil, as coadjutor bishop

Share this article on Facebook St. Lawrence Of Brindisi, Preacher And Architect Of Peace – VATICAN CITY, 23 MAR 2011 (VIS) – In his general audience this morning, Benedict XVI dedicated his catechesis to St. Lawrence of Brindisi (born Giulio Cesare Rossi,

Share this article on Facebook VIS Errata Corrige – March 23 – VATICAN CITY, 23 MAR 2011 (VIS) – Yesterday’s English-language edition of VIS, reporting on the presentation of the newly-published Decree on the Reform of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Confirmation: How Do You Celebrate? – Rebecca Teti: what are your Confirmation traditions? | Our eldest son will be confirmed in two weeks. Naturally we’re excited, but I’m curious how others celebrate. My

Share this article on Facebook Faith & Your Fertility – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 Fresh – Arwen Mosher: spring approaches! | It’s spring! Well, kind of. Here in our part of Michigan, we have highs in the 30s for the next week, and can expect at least one or

Share this article on Facebook Late Lenten Reading – Daria Sockey: Last-Minute Book Picks for Your Lent | Maybe you didn’t get around to picking extra spiritual reading for Lent. Or maybe the choices you made aren’t

Share this article on Facebook Motherhood Is A Work in Progress – Rebecca Teti: | Procrastinate enough and one of your blog-friends will post what you wanted to say, and say it better than you could have. After posting about

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Share this article on Facebook Wishing It Isn’t So? Thoughts on the Fr. Corapi Situation – Like many bloggers, I’ve been getting requests for information on the situation with Father John Corapi. I don’t know him personally, and I don’t have any insider

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook “There Be Dragons” presented at the Vatican with Roland Joffé and Ennio Morricone – Film Critic Steven Greydanus is currently in Spain representing Ave Maria Radio at the world premiere and press junket for “There Be Dragons.” He will be reporting for

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Whatever the Mission

Share this article on Facebook How Political Correctness Makes Us Dumb – By Francis J. Beckwith TheCatholicThing.com The other day I was lecturing in my critical thinking class on the difference between arguments and explanations. An

Share this article on Facebook Hypocricy Much? – In 2007, then Sen. Joe Biden said launching an attack without congressional approval is an impeachable offense. This flashback comes on the heels of Obama launching an

Share this article on Facebook Missal boycott calls ‘not helpful’ – Recent criticism of the new English translation of the Roman Missal in Australia could be interpreted as “opening the doors to liturgical anarchy”, a national liturgical

Share this article on Facebook Obama visits grave of assassinated Archbishop Romero in El Salvador

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani bishops condemn Qu’ran burning – The bishops of Pakistan have condemned the March 20 burning of the Qu’ran by a Florida Protestant pastor. Two Pakistani churches were attacked last year after Rev. Terry

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict chooses two bishops for Detroit archdiocese – Pope Benedict XVI has named two Michigan priests as auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Detroit. Msgr. Donald F. Hanchon, 63, pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish in

Share this article on Facebook PRACTICING Catholics more likely than general public to back homosexual unions – Only 31% of Catholics who attend Mass at least weekly oppose granting legal recognition to homosexual unions, according to a new report by the Public Religion Research

Share this article on Facebook South Dakota: Model for Reducing Abortion – Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: For the past few years, the pro-abortion community has inexplicably said they support “abortion reduction”

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – March 23, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on March 23 4:00 – Relativism: A Historic, Philosophical, and Practical View The day before he was elected Pope Benedict XVI,

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Assisted Suicide Advocate Heads Up Palliative Care in Vermont – Porter Medical Center proudly announced their new “Partners in Palliative and Home Care” practice staffed with Diana Barnard, MD and Will Porter, MD in the summer of

Share this article on Facebook Baby Joseph Maraachli Baptized, Family Pleased with Tracheotomy – Baby Joseph Maraachli, the infant who escaped Canada to come to the United States for a tracheotomy procedure his parents wanted so he could breath easier as he dies

Share this article on Facebook GOP Presidential Hopefuls, Congressional Leaders Bash Obamacare – Three likely Republican presidential hopefuls bashed Obamacare one the day of its one-year anniversary — joining pro-life advocates who hope the courts overturn the

Share this article on Facebook Hey Mitch Daniels: Abortion Battle Moving in Pro-Life Direction – An article that ran Monday in the Associated Press (“Growing evangelical clout shaping debate”) laments the “growing clout” of social and religious conservatives in

Share this article on Facebook Idaho House Committee Moves Assisted Suicide Ban Further – An Idaho state House committee moved the legislation banning assisted suicide and making it a felony further down the legislative process. The House State Affairs

Share this article on Facebook Idaho Senate Passes Fetal Pain Bill Banning Late Abortions – The Idaho state Senate approved a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the scientific evidence showing unborn children feel extensive pain.  The

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Senate Passes Fetal Pain-Based Late Abortion Ban – The Kansas state Senate quickly followed a committee vote and approved a bill banning late abortions based on the scientific evidence showing unborn children can feel

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers to Seattle U: Stop Promoting Pro-Abortion Groups – More than a dozen pro-life groups are banding together for a letter to the president of Seattle University asking that the Catholic institution end its promotion of the

Share this article on Facebook Report: Number of Planned Parenthood Centers at 25-Year Low – A new report indicates the Planned Parenthood abortion business is closing centers faster than it can open new ones and the total number of facilities it operates has

Share this article on Facebook Senator Highlights Rationing Problems With Obamacare Law – Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is a pro-life Republican elected last year in part because of the massive public opposition to the Obamacare health care bill. Today, in

Share this article on Facebook Stupak: No Regrets for Role in Allowing Pro-Abortion Obamacare – Congressman Bart Stupak went from one of the darlings of the pro-life movement to the public face of its opposition to Obamacare overnight when he changed position and

Share this article on Facebook Texas Medical Board Gets Complaints on Problem Abortionists – The Texas Medical Board, which oversees licensed physicians but not abortion centers, has received complaints about a dozen abortion practitioners after a massive

Share this article on Facebook Where Does Scott Brown Stand on Planned Parenthood Funding? – Scott Brown, the Republican senator from liberal Massachusetts, has just announced he opposes efforts to de-fund Planned Parenthood. That’s what most mainstream media

Living His Life Abundantly

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New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A Great Benedictine and Ambrosian – Via “RipK” on the Ratzinger Forum , an interesting historical photo of Pope Pius XI consecrating Idelfonso Schuster. Schuster, a Benedictine, became the Cardinal

Share this article on Facebook Book Notice: St. Symeon of Thessalonkia, The Liturgical Commentaries – The Liturgical Commentaries St. Symeon of Thessalonkia Edited and translated by STEVEN HAWKES-TEEPLES This volume contains an edition and facing English translation of

Share this article on Facebook Canons Regular of St. John Cantius Erect Shrine to Our Lady of Japan in Spiritual Support of Japanese – On a number of occasions (see here , here and here for example), we have shown a number of examples of historically inculturated liturgical art which comes from Japan,

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Doc Martin – Janet and I thoroughly enjoyed watching all four seasons of the British series Doc Martin. It is a a quirky, fun and entertaining series. More soon with links.

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Corapi Accused – What We Know and Don’t Know to Date Latest News by National Catholic Register LATEST NEWS BY CNA Mark Shea’s Comments It’s difficult to excerpt, but it should be read .

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #544 – A Pickpocket Faces Tomorrow – “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 Dame Elizabeth Taylor RIP – A great role, a great performance and a GREAT dress. One of my all-time favorites. No one could wear white like Elizabeth Taylor. And she had the tiniest waist! I always

Share this article on Facebook EWTN Explains about Corapi Programming UPDATED – Although EWTN had already made a statement announcing that it was pulling its Father Corapi programing until the matters concerning him are settled, the network must

Share this article on Facebook Reverence, Relevance, Reaching out and More – I’ll be out most of Wednesday, and wanted to direct you toward three pieces by our columnists, today – “Amazing Catechist:” Lisa Mladinich has advice on how to teach

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Fishwrap wants Pope Benedict to resign, the Church to change moral teachings – What sort of people work for National Catholic Fishwrap? The sort of people who think that Pope Benedict should resign and that the Church’s teachings on sexual morality

Share this article on Facebook LENTCAzT 15: Wednesday 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 Wednesday

Share this article on Facebook Mystic Monk Coffee now by monthly subscription! (Amusing Pope Benedict anecdote included.) – [CUE MUSIC] More than one person has sent me email asking if it is possible to “subscribe” to Mystic Monk Coffee (“It’s swell”, by the way) on a monthly basis and have

Share this article on Facebook Prayer request – Prayers please.  Perhaps St. Michael is a good choice.  Thanks in advance.

Share this article on Facebook Prayers for Mother Angelica – Perhaps you readers know more, but I spotted this on Twitter.  It is all I know. Pls keep Mother Angelica of EWTN in your prayers, death seems near, preparations

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: What sort of “wine” is valid for Mass? – From a priest: Are there any rules or traditions about the type of wine used the chalice? I know it must be fermented grape juice – but must or can it be it be red,

Share this article on Facebook RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST – Listen to LENTCAzTs every day!  They are only 5 minutes long. Here are some recent posts of interest, as they scroll along. Fishwrap wants Pope Benedict to resign, the

Share this article on Facebook When you think you’ve seen it all – Remember the post about the people in Albany who do the Stations of the Cross in clown gear? When you think you have seen it all… a reader comes around with this sort of

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