Catholic News Headlines April 22, 2011


Apr. 21, 7pm—Apr. 22, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook In historic TV Q&A, Pope Benedict speaks about suffering, comatose persons, persecution – Vatican City, Apr 22, 2011 / 11:37 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Making broadcasting history on Good Friday by becoming the first Pontiff to be on a TV Q&A program, Pope

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict at the Way of the Cross: “God reads the open book of our frail hearts” – Vatican City, Apr 22, 2011 / 06:33 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- During an emotional opening prayer at the beginning of the Way of the Cross at the Roman Coliseum, Pope

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Share this article on Facebook ‘Beyond the Blackboard’ tells story of determined teacher – Can an individual really make a difference? The answer is a resounding “yes” in the Hallmark …

Share this article on Facebook Good Friday: Pope Benedict XVI Answers Live Questions on Television Broadcast – Pope Benedict XVI made papal broadcasting history on Good Friday when he became the first pope to appear on a …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Judie Brown: Catholics Crucify Christ Even Now – Even though the House originally voted to stand firm and cut Planned Parenthood funding, 62 Catholic members of …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Big Bird Asks Michelle O Some Good Questions – Too funny. If this was real, I would vote to fund PBS!! Ht. to WeaselZippers

Share this article on Facebook Church Burning Was “Deliberate” – A fire that destroyed a Catholic Church in California is being called “deliberate” by authorities, according to the California Catholic Daily. Investigators suspect

Share this article on Facebook Good Friday – As a child I always wondered why it was called “Good Friday” when it seemed to me to be a pretty awful day. But this day for me explains Catholicism better than any

Share this article on Facebook Holy Week Horror! – Live Action reports: Early this morning, Live Action Investigator and sidewalk counselor Gaby Federico discovered a dead, dismembered baby in the parking lot of Hilltop

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Divine Mercy Novena Begins – Danielle Bean: Please join us in prayer | Today, Good Friday, begins the Divine mercy novena that will end on Divine Mercy Sunday, the Sunday following Easter. You can

Share this article on Facebook I Make All Things New – Rebecca Teti: | Msgr. Charles Pope has a moving reflection on the power of God to transform curses into blessings. It’s also an explanation of one of the most

Share this article on Facebook Marked By the Cross – Danielle Bean: Jesus Was Here | At about this time last year, I bumped into a friend at the laundromat. My mind was occupied with loaded laundry baskets and grumblings

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Share this article on Facebook The Last Supper, Good Friday, And Transubstantiation – A reader writes: Hello Mr. Akin, I am a recent convert to the Catholic Church (this Easter will make two years). Your and Mark Shea’s writings have helped me

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Body of Baby Victimized in Abortion Found in Clinic Parking Lot – Local pro-life advocates helping to offer women alternatives to abortion outside an abortion clinic in El Paso, Texas have found the body of an unborn child victimized

Share this article on Facebook Countries Stand up to Obama Administration, UN on Abortion – This month SPUC witnessed twelve nations challenging the power of the pro-abortion lobby at the United Nations in New York at the annual meeting of the Commission on

Share this article on Facebook DC Mayor Promises to Implement Taxpayer-Funded Abortion Ban – Earlier this week, Congressional Republicans sent a letter to Mayor Vincent Gray of Washington, DC requesting that he faithfully implement the reinstated ban on taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Death Panels Crop Up Again as Obama Mentions IPAB in Medicare – The issue of death panels is cropping up again as President Barack Obama and members of Congress consider competing plans to budget the federal government and to curb

Share this article on Facebook Florida Voters Support Ending Planned Parenthood Tax-Funding – A new poll of Florida voters finds a majority support ending taxpayer funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business. The poll comes at a time when Florida

Share this article on Facebook Graphic Pictures From Aborted Baby Found in El Paso, TX – The following are pictures of the aborted baby pro-life advocates found in the parking lot of the Hilltop abortion clinic in El Paso, Texas. Warning, these are graphic:

Share this article on Facebook Key Pro-Life Democrat Faces Pro-Abortion Primary Challenger – Rep. Dan Lipinski of Illinois is one of the few authentic pro-life Democrats left in Congress who both opposed the Obamacare legislation and also voted for efforts to

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire Parental Notification on Abortion Bill Advancing – A bill to allow parents the ability to know when their minor daughters are considering an abortion is advancing in the New Hampshire legislature and is expected to

Share this article on Facebook New York Special Election Candidate Hochul Gets Pro-Abortion OK – The pro-abortion group Emily’s List, which only endorses candidates who support taxpayer funding of abortion and partial-birth abortions, has endorsed Democratic nominee

Share this article on Facebook Politifact Wrong When it Comes to Planned Parenthood, Abortion – Recently, PolitiFact has disputed the numbers that describe just how intertwined Planned Parenthood’s operations are with the practice of abortion.  But, PolitiFact has

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Asks Massachusetts Gov to Drop Abortion Website – A statewide pro-life group in Massachusetts is asking Governor Duval Patrick to immediately take down a state-funded web site, Maria Talks, that promotes abortion to

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Byzantine East: Twelve Passion Gospels of Great and Holy Friday in Russia, Greece, Constantinople – Russia Athens Constantinople Image sources: Athens: Photos from the Passion in St.Dionysius Areopagite Constantinople: Φως Φαναρίου

Share this article on Facebook Byzantine Great Week: Washing of the Feet – Further photos from Jerusalem where we see the washing of the feet on Great and Holy Thursday outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Share this article on Facebook Dominican Chants of Good Friday – Among the most beautiful chants of the Dominican Office of Tenebrae (Matins and Laudes on the days of the Pascal Triduum) are the responsories used with the Lamentations

Share this article on Facebook Good Friday at Blackfriars Oxford – Above is a photo taken after the Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion in Blackfriars, Oxford, and in a Good Friday meditation on Godzdogz , I reflect on the diaconal

Share this article on Facebook Holy Thursday, Communauté Saint Martin, France – More photos from Holy Week with the Communauté Saint Martin in the context of the modern Roman liturgy and the reform of the reform.

Share this article on Facebook Images from the Papal Liturgy of Good Friday – He breathed his last… All kneel The Veneration of the Cross Communion and Concluding Rites

Share this article on Facebook Maundy Thursday and Tenebrae from Ss. Trinità  dei Pellegrini, Rome – Image source: Santissima Trinità  dei Pellegrini

Share this article on Facebook Maundy Thursday at the London Oratory – Image source: London Oratory

Share this article on Facebook More from Russia on Great Friday – ( Photos here as well. These photos and videos give a great view into the liturgical traditions of the Christian East, Catholic and Orthodox.)

Share this article on Facebook The Derision of Christ by Anthony van Dyck – Van Dyck painted this in 1620. It has all the classic baroque elements that reflect the Catholic worldview as discussed in previously in regard to, for example,

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Good Friday: Seven Last Words – Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany, N.Y. By Mary DeTurris Poust Father forgive them, they know not what they do… We see Jesus on the cross today and hear

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Abortion: Where are the Men? – Letters to the Editor, http://www.LifeSiteNews.com Thursday, April 21, 2011, Where are all the men? Is there no nobility or integrity left? Several weeks ago, one of my friends

Share this article on Facebook After the Death of Christ – On Drew Mariani Show Good Friday – I will be on Drew Mariani’s Relevant Radio Show at 5 PM Eastern talking about events following Jesus’ Death. http://www.RelevantRadio.com .

Share this article on Facebook Holy Thursday “on the Run” – Before I left Jerusalem yesterday, I ran through the Old City following the events of Holy Thursday. Thought people would like to see it with their own eyes :-) I made

Share this article on Facebook How Long Was Jesus in the Tomb? – Because we will discuss this on Drew Mariani’s Show (www.RelevantRadio.com), I’ve posted my article for easy access. “For just as Jonah was three days and three nights

Share this article on Facebook How Long was Jesus on the Cross? – Do the Gospels Conflict? How Long was Jesus on the Cross? The question intrigued me sufficiently enough that I spent the best part of a day working on it. There seems to

Share this article on Facebook Where was Jesus on Holy Saturday? – He was in the tomb, of course. Soldiers guarded the tomb and a seal had been placed on the stone. His dead and bloodied body lay wrapped in the shroud of burial. But in

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #548 – Calvary Leads to Easter – “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.

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 23 April: Talk Like Shakespeare Day…. POSTPONED? – A had a note from a reader: Father Z:  thank you for supporting Talk Like S. Day in the past.  Because it falls on Holy Saturday, will you defer it this year to a later

Share this article on Facebook A WDTPRS favorite spotted – From the Vatican Multimedia feed of the Good Friday service in St. Peter’s Basilica. Just a glimpse of one of WDTPRS’s favorite churchmen, in our daily prayers. Cardinal

Share this article on Facebook LENTCAzT 45: Good Friday – 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 Good

Share this article on Facebook Major League Baseball – another Good Friday blown save – There are quite a few Major League Baseball games scheduled for tonight, but there is just one scheduled during the day at the time Good Friday services are on: 2:20 PM

Share this article on Facebook Preparing for Good Friday – As we get ready at Holy Innocents.

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS Good Friday: cruor… streaming gore – Cruor has a precise meaning: “Blood (which flows from a wound), a stream of blood (more restricted in meaning than sanguis, which designates both that circulating in

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS REVISITED: The “new” Good Friday prayer for Jews inserted into the 1962MR – Later today, I will participate in the Good Friday service in the Extraordinary Form.  Thank you, Holy Father for Summorum Pontificum. During the Good Friday service,

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