Catholic News Headlines April 8, 2011


Apr. 7, 7pm—Apr. 8, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian archbishop laments school shooting – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Apr 8, 2011 / 01:49 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil expressed deep sadness over the worst school

Share this article on Facebook California priest takes break from TV ministry after news of past affair – San Bernardino, Calif., Apr 8, 2011 / 01:15 am ( CNA ).- Founder of global Wordnet TV network Fr. Michael Manning is taking a leave of absence from his public ministry

Share this article on Facebook Catholics cannot vote for pro-abortion candidates, states archbishop – Lima, Peru, Apr 8, 2011 / 06:08 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Javier del Rio of Arequipa, Peru recently stated that Catholics cannot vote for presidential candidates who

Share this article on Facebook Fraternas celebrate 20 years of fiat – Denver, Colo., Apr 7, 2011 / 08:09 pm ( CNA ).- On March 25 the Church celebrated the Solemnity of the Annunciation. But for one group of consecrated laywomen, the day

Share this article on Facebook Movie explores faith in Cristero War against forced secularism – Cuajimalpa, Mexico, Apr 8, 2011 / 06:16 am ( CNA ).- The director of the upcoming movie “Cristiada” describes his film about the armed resistance against the attempt to

Share this article on Facebook SBA List says budget fight about population control, not women’s health – Washington D.C., Apr 8, 2011 / 06:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The president of the Susan B. Anthony List has rejected House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s description of

Share this article on Facebook UK Catholic bishops release prayer for Royal Wedding – London, England, Apr 8, 2011 / 02:28 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As excitement builds over the upcoming marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Vatican seeks greater interaction with bloggers in first-ever meeting – Vatican City, Apr 8, 2011 / 01:15 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican is inviting Internet bloggers to Rome next month for an unprecedented meeting to foster “informal

Share this article on Facebook Vatican: JP II beatification process marked by professionalism, accuracy – Vatican City, Apr 8, 2011 / 12:14 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A powerful sense of the late Pope John Paul II’s holiness – and not popular pressure – has driven his

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook At least ten Palestinians killed in shelling along Gaza Strip – According to Palestinian sources IDF strikes in Gaza have left one woman, her daughter, and a third man dead in a …

Share this article on Facebook Syrian security forces fire on protestors, killing 15 – Syrian security forces have killed at least 15 demonstrators in the southern city of Daraa. Protests against …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Republican, Democratic leaders deadlocked over federal budget – Republican and Democratic leaders remain deadlocked over federal support for Planned Parenthood and other spending …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Summit to discuss volunteers’ role in M’nao peace-building – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, April 8, 2011― Volunteers from all over the Philippines and abroad will converge in this capital city of Northern Mindanao starting today for the

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Newspaper Extols Right To Choose! – Outrageuous!! This photostory appeared in the Diocesan Newspaper of Norwich CT. From Creative Minority Report Not only is it bad enough that such a man was invited to a

Share this article on Facebook Columnist: How to Deal With Republicans. Ha! – San Francisco Gate columnist Jon Carroll writes his thoughts on dealing with Republicans even though he admits he doesn’t know any. Hilarity ensues. I thought about

Share this article on Facebook Lies About School Choice with Mary Katherine Ham – HT Viral Footage

Share this article on Facebook Pelosi: GOP Declares War on Women – Nancy Pelosi says the GOP has declared a “war on women.” No, that’s ridiculous. We’ve declared a kinetic defunding action. But that’s rich, isn’t it? The people who are

Share this article on Facebook This Is It. Defund It Or Else – This is it. This is what I have been boring you about for weeks. The last major sticking point in the budget battle. De-funding Planned Parenthood. Jake Tapper His

Share this article on Facebook Toomey Caves on Abortion Funding – According to The Corner Senator Toomey is caving on defunding Planned Parenthood: Here’s Senator Toomey: “I’d like to defund Planned Parenthood, but I understand that

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Buddies and Birthdays – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the Faith & Family Live Cast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Danielle, Elizabeth and

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life PSAs – Rebecca Teti: | These two quick PSAs running in Chile might put a smile on your face. The ads are cute but what catches my attention is the slogan: “Chile grows with

Share this article on Facebook Soul Surfer – Lisa Hendey: See it! | About a month ago, I had the privilege of seeing a “sneak peek” preview of the new movie Soul Surfer. I can’t say enough about how much I enjoyed

Share this article on Facebook Teach & Learn – 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

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Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – April 8, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on April 8 4:00 – In Philadelphia, Fears That Abusive Priests Still Active Three weeks after a scathing grand jury report

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Democrat: Republicans Against Abortion Came to “Kill Women” – One of the leading pro-abortion members of the House is causing furor today with her comment that the pro-life Republicans recently elected to Congress in the 2010

Share this article on Facebook Donald Trump Explains Conversion to Pro-Life Side on Abortion – Business mogul Donald Trump shocked attendees at the conservative CPC conference in February when he declared himself pro-life after years of supporting the pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook Equal Basic Rights for All, Born and Unborn, Disabled Or Not – Not only those with a “future-like-ours,” but all human beings possess equal basic rights. In Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, the distinguished philosopher Don Marquis

Share this article on Facebook Harry Reid: Democrats Won’t Budge on Funding Planned Parenthood – Senate Democratic Leader Harry gave a speech on the floor of the Senate this morning confirming Senate Democrats will not budge on requiring Americans to fund the

Share this article on Facebook Heroes for Life: Pope John Paul II and Terri Schiavo – Last week was the six year anniversary of the death of two beautiful witnesses to the intrinsic dignity of every human person, Pope John Paul II and Terri Schiavo.  Pope

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota School OKs Environmental Group, Not Pro-Life Club – A school district in Minnesota is under fire for approving one political group on campus but not allowing a pro-life club. Alliance Defense Fund attorneys filed a

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Legislators Honor Work of Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers – Put the Missouri legislature on the list of states where lawmakers have introduced measures honoring the work of pregnancy centers which, unlike Planned Parenthood,

Share this article on Facebook Oregon Effort to Attack Pregnancy Centers Stopped, Pro-Life Win – The latest attempt to attack pregnancy centers that provide women with real help and abortion alternatives has failed in Oregon after a significant pro-life pushback.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion “Stand Up for Women’s Health” Rally Poorly Attended – A thousand or so pro-abortion supporters gathered in front of a tiny stage yesterday with the United States Capitol as the always impressive backdrop. The small crowd

Share this article on Facebook Senate Judiciary Approves Pro-Abortion Goodwin Liu Nomination – The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of a pro-abortion activists President Barack Obama nominated for a federal appeals court in the western United

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin: Pro-Life Supreme Court Justice Appears Victorious – Pro-Life Supreme Court Justice David Prosser appears to have won his bid for re-election over pro-abortion challenge Joanne Kloppenburg after an error corrected by an

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal protests passage of homosexualist constitutional amendment in Mexico – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman GUADALAJARA, April 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Mexican pro-lifers, including the Cardinal Archbishop of Guadalajara, are protesting the

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Register: D&P ‘guilty of either appallingly poor judgment or blatant incompetence’ – by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, April 8, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canada’s largest Catholic paper came out swinging against Development & Peace this week after

Share this article on Facebook Catholic school kids used as “Human Shields” for treaty activists – by Susan Yoshihara PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island April 7, 2011 (c-fam.org) – Dressed in blue, gray and white uniforms, the children of St. Raphael Academy lined the long dark

Share this article on Facebook Democrat stonewalling over Planned Parenthood funding leading toward gov’t shutdown – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The sole issue preventing Congress from agreeing on a budget bill and threatening to shut down

Share this article on Facebook Mexican Senate passes constitutional amendment recognizing ‘sexual preference’ – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman GUADALAJARA, April 8, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Mexican pro-lifers, including the Cardinal Archbishop of Guadalajara, are protesting the

Share this article on Facebook New European Convention Defines “Gender” as Social Construct – by Samantha Singson STRASBOURG, April 7 (C-FAM) The 47 Member States of the Council of Europe are close to finalizing a new convention that defines “gender” as a social

Share this article on Facebook U.S. bishops to legislators: Enact conscience-protection legislation – by Rebecca Millette WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Students Used as Props to Support Controversial UN Treaty – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A controversy has erupted over the use of Catholic school students as props during a hearing conducted by state legislators in

Share this article on Facebook Study: Homosexuals Comprise Only 1.7% of Population – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Even though homosexual activists like to say their population amounts to as much as five percent of the population, a recent

Share this article on Facebook What to Expect if the Government Shuts Down Tonight – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In the event of a government shutdown, which could take place tonight unless lawmakers reach a deal on the federal budget

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Covenantal Proportion as a Design Principle – Most of my reading of scripture comes through the liturgy – that is the readings from both the Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours. I do my best to do some Lectio Divina

Share this article on Facebook Distinctive Dominican Chants of Lenten Compline – I am happy to make available to our readers the following presentation by Bro. Innocent Smith, O.P., of the St. Joseph Province, about some of the most famous and

Share this article on Facebook Parish Centennial: Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament, Washington D.C.

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Is Soul Surfer on your schedule this weekend? – By Mary DeTurris Poust Before I’d even read one review of Soul Surfer , the new movie based on the true story of a teenage surfer who loses her arm in a shark attack, I

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook “Trump Obama!” – Clever bumper sticker I thought of this morning. Not that I have decided to vote for Trump, but he is interesting in this debate. What do you think?

Share this article on Facebook Eat the Rich: Pay off the Deficit! – An excellent analysis of our country’s current financial crisis and one option for solving it — eat the rich! Enjoy and pass it on.

Share this article on Facebook Rosary in the Holy Land – Check out our new 1-minute promo audio soon to begin airing on Catholic radio across the country. Let me know what you think. Click >>>> Rosary Promo

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #001 – Sursum Corda – “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 Glimpses of God in the Everyday – “I don’t feel like it’s any of my business what people think of me.” – Jim Caviezel As a faithful Catholic who is an actor, Jim Caviezel must have had to use that

Share this article on Facebook I fail at time management… – Every day I make a “to-do” list and every single day I proudly put lines through what I’ve managed to get done and frown over what is left, and too much gets left. I

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Br. Java wrote! – I had an email from “Brother Java” of the Mystic Monk Coffee Carmelites in Wyoming. Praised be Jesus Christ! Dear Father Z, We have just released our ever-popular Pascha

Share this article on Facebook Defending the defenseless – An interesting catch on Rush’s show by Motley Monk: At the beginning of “Open Line Friday,” Rush Limbaugh took President Obama to task for his priorities in the current

Share this article on Facebook Everything a priest suffers should send him to my Heart. – It is Friday and it is Lent. Fr. Mark Kirby, OSB, had this on his blog Vultus Christi: This painting depicts Our Lord as he appeared in the Sacred Host exposed in the

Share this article on Facebook Food for… thought – From rougeclassicism: The incipit of a piece at the CBC on the war in Afghanistan: When a Canadian soldier dies in Afghanistan (as more than 150 have so far), it makes

Share this article on Facebook LENTCAzT 31: Friday of the 4th 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 the Friday

Share this article on Facebook NCFishwrap, Sr. Fiedler, Fr. Bourgeois… what could go wrong? – The National Catholic Fishwrap continues in it open dissent against the Church’s formally and irrevocably defined doctrine concerning ordinary of males only, as in only

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS Friday in the 4th Week of Lent – COLLECT Deus, qui fragilitati nostrae congrua subsidia praeparasti, concede, quaesumus, ut suae reparationis effectum et cum exsultatione suscipiat, et pia conversatione

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