Catholic News Headlines March 25, 2011


Mar. 24, 7pm—Mar. 25, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop condemns attack in Jerusalem – Rome, Italy, Mar 25, 2011 / 02:00 pm ( CNA ).- The apostolic nuncio to Israel and Cyprus responded to a March 23 terrorist attack in Jerusalem that left one dead and 40

Share this article on Facebook Asia Bibi fasting for justice during Lent – Lahore, Pakistan, Mar 25, 2011 / 01:31 am ( CNA ).- Asia Bibi, the Christian mother condemned to death under Pakistan’s strict blasphemy law, is fasting and praying “for

Share this article on Facebook Confession teaches humility to priests and penitents, Pope says – Vatican City, Mar 25, 2011 / 05:51 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Confession teaches both priests and penitents to be humble and aware of God’s forgiveness, Pope Benedict XVI

Share this article on Facebook Godfather: Baby Joseph’s baptism shows life’s eternal destiny – St. Louis, Mo., Mar 25, 2011 / 06:11 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The godfather of Baby Joseph Maraachli, whose fight for life has attracted international attention and

Share this article on Facebook Indianapolis archbishop transferred to rehabilitation clinic – Indianapolis, Ind., Mar 25, 2011 / 03:38 am ( CNA ).- Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis was released from a local hospital and transferred to a

Share this article on Facebook New book features in-flight interviews with John Paul II – Rome, Italy, Mar 25, 2011 / 05:03 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi recently announced the release of the book, “Traveling Companions,

Share this article on Facebook Pope praises ‘legitimate diversity’ in meeting with Indian bishops – Vatican City, Mar 25, 2011 / 11:24 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI voiced his appreciation of the Church’s “legitimate diversity” of rites and traditions, in a

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s new book debuts on NY Times Bestseller list – New York City, N.Y., Mar 24, 2011 / 07:28 pm ( CNA ).- Pope Benedict XVI’s second volume on the life of Jesus Christ debuted in the number 10 slot on the March 27 New

Share this article on Facebook US bishops reiterate commitment to fighting clerical abuse – Washington D.C., Mar 25, 2011 / 01:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, the head of the U.S. bishops’ conference, reiterated the bishops’ resolve to

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Doctors forced to operate without anesthesia in Libya – The notion of operating on the wounded or ill without anesthesia is a concept associated with the 18th century – …

Share this article on Facebook Ivory Coast on brink of civil war, columnist warns – The globe is currently engulfed in crisis. Airstrikes and battles on the ground in Libya, a string of Middle East …

Share this article on Facebook Mexican media sets guidelines for ongoing drug war – The ongoing drug war in Mexico has claimed thousands of lives – and the media there is agreeing on new principles …

Share this article on Facebook NATO agrees to enforce no-fly zone over Libya – NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told reporters in Brussels that the military alliance’s …

Share this article on Facebook Yemen president talks tough against demonstrators – Addressing his supporters in a speech carried on state TV, Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh says that he was …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Gates: Syria should follow Egypt’s lead – It’s not yet known if the White House endorses U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates views on Syria, who …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Civil society urges PNoy to formally appoint Robredo, Acosta – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, March 25, 2011—Leaders of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Northern Mindanao made their collective stand known regarding transparency,

Share this article on Facebook Congressman urges Senate not to ratify ARMM postponement bill – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, March 25, 2011—A lawmaker from this city’s second legislative district urged the Senate Thursday not to ratify the bill seeking the postponement of

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Bigfoot is Dead!!! – I’m out. I’m done. No more Bigfoot. No more Yeti sightings. No more watching Sasquatch videos. I’m out. I’m turning my back. Bigfoot is dead to me. For years I’ll admit

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Corapi Accuser A Disgruntled Former Employee? – Santa Cruz Media has released a statement concerning the Fr. Corapi situation. I think it would be an understatement to say that they’re siding with Fr. Corapi. While

Share this article on Facebook Gonzaga To Host Vagina Monologues – Gonzaga University for the first time ever will play host to the controversial play The Vagina Monologues. It would appear that some students have been trying for a long

Share this article on Facebook Obama Locked Out. Foreshadowing? – President Obama got locked out of the White House. Is it immature and ridiculous to show this video? Absolutely. And no I’m not attempting to use this moment to question

Share this article on Facebook The Courage Of His Convictions – Men. Jobs. So many men find their identity in their jobs. So when a man loses his job it can be tough. It is particularly tough when a man is out of a job for an

Share this article on Facebook Ultrasound Belt? See Unborn Baby 24/7? – Now here’s something definitely weird and possibly wonderful. It’s kind of an ultrasound belt that expectant mothers could wear that would constantly show their baby.

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez On The Immigration Debate – In an address delivered at Catholic University of America, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles sought to “outline what I believe to be the root issues with US-Mexican

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Sell Land Or Emigrate, Lebanese Christians Urged – The provincial of the Discalced Carmelite friars in Lebanon is urging Christians there not to sell land or emigrate despite the economic difficulties they face. “We

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father Receives Prelates Of Syro-Malankar Church – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAR 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican the Holy Father received prelates of the Syro-Malankar Church, who have just completed their five-yearly

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for March 25 – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Bishop Vincent Paulos Kulapuravilai of Marthandom of the Syro-Malankars, India,

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for March 25 – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Valter Dario Maggi, auxiliary of Guayaquil, Ecuador, as bishop of Ibarra (area 4,986, population

Share this article on Facebook Pope Writes To The New Maronite Patriarch – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father has granted the “Ecclesiastica Communio” requested of him in accordance with canon 76 para. 2 of the Code of Canons of

Share this article on Facebook The Pedagogical Value Of Confession – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAR 2011 (VIS) – This morning Benedict XVI received participants in an annual course on the “internal forum” organised by the Apostolic Penitentiary.

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook An Angel and a Maiden – Sarah Reinhard: How I Learn From the Annunciation | Years ago, my mother-in-law introduced me to the Universal Living Rosary Association of St. Philomena, and I couldn’t

Share this article on Facebook Cheese Or Font? – Rebecca Teti: a silly game for a Friday | Got a minute or two to waste on this feast day? Can you tell the difference between dairy products and type fonts? Bet you

Share this article on Facebook Diaper Bag Quest – Arwen Mosher: Have you found the perfect one? | In a couple months we’ll have newborns in our house again, and this time I am determined: I will find the perfect diaper

Share this article on Facebook Go Fish! – Rachel Balducci: it’s on the menu | I got one of those Press Release emails the other day from Piccadilly Cafeteria informing me of their updated menu that includes fish

Share this article on Facebook Mountain of Papers – Robyn Lee: How do you organize your piles of mail? | I hate filing. I’ve hated it since I was a summer intern working at a corporate office. I remember the paper cuts,

Share this article on Facebook Must See Sites – Rachel Balducci: How many have you seen? | I came across an interesting article yesterday, “15 places kids should see by age 15.” Looking over the list, our family is

Share this article on Facebook Pets and Passings – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Arwen, Sarah and I chat about the newest

Share this article on Facebook School Daze – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook POPE: Don’t Evangelize Jews! Really? – Pope Benedict’s remarks concerning Jewish individuals in his recent book Jesus of Nazareth (vol. 2) (GET IT HERE! GET IT HERE! ) have attracted considerable attention.

Share this article on Facebook VIDEO: Did the Church Fathers Aways Agree w/Each Other? – GET THE BOOK. GET THE AUTOGRAPHED VERSION WITH EXCLUSIVE BONUS INTERVIEW ON CD. KINDLE VERSION.

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Arkansas Bills OKd Licensing Abortion Facilities, RU 486 Drug – The Arkansas state House unanimously, on a 88-0 vote today, approved legislation to require any medical center giving out the dangerous RU 486 abortion drug to women to

Share this article on Facebook Barbour Slams Barack Obama, Abortion Truce in Iowa Speech – Governor Haley Barbour, an expected Republican presidential candidate, slammed pro-abortion President Barack Obama on pro-life issues during a speech in Iowa today.

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Seattle University Hosts Pro-Abortion Sen. Murray – Seattle University, a Jesuit Catholic school in Washington state, is under fire again from a pro-life Catholic group that serves as a watchdog for Catholic colleges and

Share this article on Facebook Glee: Promoting Planned Parenthood’s Sex Education Agenda – Question:  Besides MTV’s “Skins”, what TV show today is arguably corrupting our youth and promoting homosexual behavior and sexual activity more than any other?

Share this article on Facebook Lautenberg: Pro-Life People “Don’t Deserve Freedoms in Constitution” – New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg is coming under fire from pro-life advocates for comments he made at a recent rally Planned Parenthood staged to save taxpayer funding

Share this article on Facebook Montana GOP Hears Abortion-Parental Notification Ballot Measure – Republican legislators in Montana are proposing legislation that would allow parents to know when their minor daughters are considering an abortion, so they can help

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Confronted by 40 Days for Life Campaigners – Planned Parenthood is in trouble. And they have you to blame. Their federal funding (which accounts for one third of their total income) is threatened. They’re getting

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Supporters Bash Mike Pence at Local Office – A couple dozen supporters of Planned Parenthood show up along with a bus the abortion business is driving across the country to defend its taxpayer funding from

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Groups Target Pro-Life Bill Banning Abortion Funding – Three pro-abortion groups are mounting an all-out attack on a bill the House of Representatives will likely vote on soon that bans taxpayer funding of abortions across

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Keep Pressing for Planned Parenthood De-Funding – Sen. Chuck Schumer, the top Senate Democrat interfacing with the media on the media on budget negotiations, says House and Senate leaders are close to getting a final

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifers Celebrate International Day of the Unborn Child – Citizens around the globe celebrated International Day of the Unborn Child today. It is a day to recall the remarkable journey of life each member of the human family

Share this article on Facebook Sarah Palin Blasts Obamacare, Demures on 2012 Campaign – Sarah Palin doesn’t have any kind words for Obamacare this week as the controversial abortion-funding and rationing law marks its one-year anniversary. The former

Share this article on Facebook Wausau, Wisconsin Library Censors Showing of Pro-Life Film – Attorneys from the pro-life Thomas More Society issued a letter today to Marathon County library officials demanding that the library rescind its decision to cancel a

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ‘Catholic,’ ‘Christian’ gay projects funded by homosexualist billionaire – by Kathleen Gilbert March 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Top ‘gay-rights’ groups claiming to represent Christians and Catholics, and at least one Jesuit-run college, are

Share this article on Facebook Ready for a heart-warming story? Sisters for Life share on the Annunciation – by John-Henry Westen The Toronto Sisters for Life have released on the eve of the feast of the Annunciation (the celebration of the Angel Gabriel’s visit to Mary her

Share this article on Facebook The tide is turning – by Students for Life of America Check out the new Students for Life video, shot during this year’s annual conference and the March for Life in Washington, D.C.

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Feast of the Annunciation – Peter Paul Rubens, Annunciation, 1628 All the rich among the people shall entreat Thy countenance: after her shall virgins be brought to the King: her neighbors shall be

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Aidan Nichols on the Anglican Ordinariate – Ordinariates are meant to evangelize, witness to unity, says Dominican scholar Written by Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News Friday, 18 March 2011 OTTAWA – The

Share this article on Facebook Saint Francis and the Liturgy – A few weeks back, I mentioned the topic of Saint Francis and the Divine Office . Further to this subject, I thought some of our readers would be interested in this

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Meet the men behind Mystic Monk Coffee – By Mary DeTurris Poust Sorry to have been away for so long. An abscessed tonsil has put me through the wringer for the past week, and I’m still not better. But, when I

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook 900 New Converts in England – English Converts

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #516 – The Story of St. Roch – “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 Srs. Mary Veronica and Mary Jacinta! – Icing on the cake for this great feastday of the world-saving “Yes” , our dear friends the Dominican nuns of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Monastery in Summit, NJ has

Share this article on Facebook Types of Catholic Commenters – Writer Max Lindenman, who usually adds a dose of cleverness to the food for thought offered in his column, “An Israelite Without Guile,” today gives us a spoonful of

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Ask Administration to Weigh Use of Force in Libya in Light of Duty to Protect Human Life and Dignity – WASHINGTON (March 25, 2011)—As the U.S. and other nations take military action to protect the people of Libya from their own government, the U.S. bishops asked the Obama

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Urges HUD Not to Include Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Among Protected Categories – WASHINGTON (March 25, 2011)—The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has urged the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) not to adopt a

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 25 March surprise! – Today is of course the day we celebrate the “fullness of time”. In the fullness of time, the Eternal Word, the Second Person, took our humanity into an indestructible

Share this article on Facebook Annunciation – help! – OLDIE PODCAzT: Annunciation. This is the very Feast of the Incarnation. Today we celebrate that moment when our Lord elevated our humanity by taking our human nature

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Herald DIGITAL: discount until 30 March – only £10 ($16) – I always look at The Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly. As a matter of of fact, I not only look at it, I now write for it too!  That’s new since last I told

Share this article on Facebook Confraternity of Catholic Clergy in the UK! – I am delighted to relate to the readership that there is now a Confraternity of Catholic Clergy in the UK.  The British Province of St. Pope Gregory the Great. I am sure

Share this article on Facebook LENTCAzT 17: Friday 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. Yes, this is the

Share this article on Facebook Should you ever advise someone not to become a Catholic? – From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, comes this… with a quote from one of WDTPRS’s favorites… sorry, favourites, His Hermeneuticalness. Archbishop

Share this article on Facebook Summorum Pontificum, Latin, liberals, TLMs, seminarians, Magic Circles and an Instruction – From Damian Thompson’s blog comes a piece about Latin, seminarians, the Extraordinary Form and liberal enemies of all of the above, with my emphases and comments.

Share this article on Facebook Vingt ans après – Do you know where you were twenty years ago today?  I do. Twenty years ago today, I was into the office rather early.  The “office” I am talking about are the offices of

Share this article on Facebook What will the art in the CTS Roman Missal be like? – On the site of the Catholic Truth Society, publisher of the new Roman Missal with the new, corrected ICEL translation, there are some images of … images in the new book.

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