Catholic News Headlines April 26, 2011


Apr. 25, 7pm—Apr. 26, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Abortion debate takes center stage at downtown Denver campus – Denver, Colo., Apr 26, 2011 / 01:25 pm ( CNA ).- Amid graphic images and vitriolic jeers, the pro-life group Justice for All held an event on Denver’s Auraria Campus

Share this article on Facebook Bishops denounce disruption at Mexico cathedral on Easter – Mexico City, Mexico, Apr 26, 2011 / 01:57 pm ( CNA ).- The Mexican bishops’ conference condemned a “violent disruption” that took place during Easter Mass in Mexico

Share this article on Facebook Detroit archbishop speaks out against Terry Jones rally – Dearborn, Mich., Apr 26, 2011 / 06:16 am ( CNA ).- Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron joined with a group of religious leaders in opposing a Florida pastor’s plan to

Share this article on Facebook George Weigel slams critics of John Paul II’s fast track to sainthood – Rome, Italy, Apr 25, 2011 / 07:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Scholar and papal biographer George Weigel batted aside criticism of John Paul II’s speedy canonization process,

Share this article on Facebook Law firm drops DOMA defense after gay activist pressure – Washington D.C., Apr 26, 2011 / 05:58 pm ( CNA ).- A prominent law firm has withdrawn from an agreement to defend the federal Defense of Marriage Act following pressure

Share this article on Facebook New survey shows public admiration for John Paul II – New Haven, Conn., Apr 26, 2011 / 03:15 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A new survey conducted by the Knights of Columbus shows that both Catholic and non-Catholic U.S. residents

Share this article on Facebook Pope gives new bishop to Indiana diocese – Washington D.C., Apr 26, 2011 / 12:22 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict appointed Kentucky priest Fr. Charles Thompson as bishop of the diocese of Evansville, Ind. on

Share this article on Facebook St. Barnabas Society giving financial aid to Anglican priest converts – London, England, Apr 26, 2011 / 01:36 am ( CNA ).- The England and Ireland-based St. Barnabas Society gave over $160,000 to help Anglican priests make the transition

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Share this article on Facebook Chinese police seize worshippers at Easter service – Chinese Christians by the busloads were arrested on Easter Sunday when state police prevented an evangelical …

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Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI addresses evolution in Easter address – Pope Benedict XVI marked Easter Sunday by stressing that humanity isn’t a random product of evolution. …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook AFP Mindanao Command destroys recovered firearms – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, April 36, 2011—The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) and the Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry “Diamond”

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Drona leads Crystal Anniversary of Laguna parish – SAN PABLO City, April 26, 2011—San Pablo Bishop Leo Drona will lead the faithful of the San Gabriel the Archangel Parish, San Pablo City in the observance of their

Share this article on Facebook Does PNoy really know RH Bill’s contents? Laguna clergy asks – SAN PABLO City, April 26, 2011—Some Laguna priests have expressed doubts whether President Benigno “Noynoy” Simeon C. Aquino has studied thoroughly the contents of the

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook 7 Habits of People Who Radically Trust God – Jen Fulwiler is one of my favorite bloggers. She’s smart, insightful, funny and faithful. Check this one out from Jen called the 7 Habits of People Who Radically Trust

Share this article on Facebook Child Denied First Communion Due to Cerebral Palsy – A child has been denied first Communion due to a rather severe cognitive disability which, according to the pastor, made him unable to understand the Eucharist. I don’t

Share this article on Facebook Drive Thru Jesus? – Madness. Pure madness. Some churches will do anything for press and media coverage. Methinks this one went a teeeeeeeny bit far. Just a bit. Jesus died on the cross for

Share this article on Facebook Gay McGreevey Denied Priesthood For Being “Jackass” – Former Governor, Gay American, and New Jersey Corruptacrat has beeen denied the priesthood by the Episcopalians because, and I quote, he is a “jackass.” Do I hear an

Share this article on Facebook O’Donnell: Jesus Was a Socialist – Lawrence O’ Donnell says Jesus was “the First Recorded Advocate of a Progressive Income Tax.” And then O’Donnell calls those against progressive income taxes “the

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Historian Counters Myths About the Crusades – Writing for The Intercollegiate Review, Paul Crawford, a history professor at Alma College, counters four myths about the Crusades: – “The crusades represented an

Share this article on Facebook Typical New Priest: 31-Year-Old Who Prays Rosary, Takes Part In Adoration – The typical member of the ordination class of 2011 is a 31-year cradle Catholic who prayed the Rosary and took part in Eucharistic adoration before entering seminary,

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Share this article on Facebook Joyous Resurrection – Rebecca Teti: a poem for the Easter octave | Easter George Herbert Rise, heart, thy lord is risen. Sing his praise Without delays, Who takes thee by the hand, that thou

Share this article on Facebook Legend of the Easter Bunny – Heather Vacca Voccola: The Rabbit Who Loved Jesus | [Editor’s Note: After noting some anti-bunny comments on the blog last week, I realized it must be time to re-run

Share this article on Facebook Simply Irresistible – Rachel Balducci: | This is a simple Happy Easter, He is Risen fill in the blank: I just can’t say no to you, [insert favorite Easter candy here]. I will reveal my answer

Share this article on Facebook Souls of Those Who Have Separated Themselves – Danielle Bean: Divine Mercy Novena Day 5 | Today is the fifth day of the Divine mercy novena that will end on Divine Mercy Sunday, this coming Sunday. You can read more

Share this article on Facebook Time for Talking – 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:

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Share this article on Facebook How to Make Italian Easter Pie (Low Carb Style!)

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Share this article on Facebook Women’s Head Coverings at Mass: Won’t Say I Told You So, But . . . – Some time ago I did a post (possibly more than one) dealing with the subject of women’s headcoverings at Mass — a practice that was required by the 1917 Code of Canon

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Assad oppression in Syria

Share this article on Facebook Church of England reportedly blocked reform of British anti-Catholic law – An effort to amend the Act of Settlement, which bars any Roman Catholic from succession to the British throne, was blocked by an intervention from the Church of England,

Share this article on Facebook Samples of Pope John Paul’s blood will honored during Beatification

Share this article on Facebook Today of Kresta – April 26, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on April 26 4:00 – Baby Joseph Now At Home and Breathing On His Own Baby Joseph and his family arrived in Windsor, Ontario on

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Catholics for Choice Group Holds Event at Planned Parenthood – Catholic League president Bill Donohue has noticed that the pro-abortion “Catholic” group Catholics for Choice has scheduled a workshop or April 28 at Planned Parenthood

Share this article on Facebook Driver Who Refused to Take Women for Abortions Wins Lawsuit – An Austin, Texas-based drive for the public Capital Area Rural Transportation System has won a settlement in a lawsuit he filed against the agency when he was

Share this article on Facebook House May Vote on Taxpayer-Funding of Abortion Ban Next Week – The House of Representatives may vote as early as next week on legislation that would institute a government-wide ban on any direct taxpayer funding of abortions in any

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Senate Must Keep Abortion Centers From Hurting Women – Earlier this month, the Kansas House took the first step in righting a wrong in Kansas that has cost innocent lives and propped up some of the most heinous abortion

Share this article on Facebook Majority of Americans Still Favor Repealing Obamacare Law – At the same time that the Supreme Court announced it would not expedite the lawsuit one state has filed against the abortion-funding Obamacare law, a new national survey

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska Panel Fails to Move Webcam Abortion Ban Forward – Despite the Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee failing to vote LB 521 to the floor today, Nebraska Right to Life officials say the group will continue to press

Share this article on Facebook North Carolina to Hold Hearing on Key Pro-Life Abortion Bill – Members of the North Carolina state House will soon hold a hearing on a key pro-life bill that will help reduce abortions by giving women more information about its

Share this article on Facebook Oklahoma Senate Passes Bill to Limit Dangerous Abortion Drug – The Oklahoma Senate passed today a bill designed to protect women from the dangerous abortion drug RU 486 and abortion centers that fail to follow FDA guidelines when

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Vandals Turn Pro-Life Display Into Satanic Scene – Last week, during the Holy Week leading up to Easter, a group of pro-abortion activists vandalized and desecrated a Christian pro-life display students at Clarion

Share this article on Facebook Record Shows Planned Parenthood Not Actually Helping Women – Charmaine Yoest, the president of Americans United for Life, has a new opinion column appearing in National Review taking the Planned Parenthood abortion giant to task

Share this article on Facebook Texas Bill Against RU 486 Drug Gets Abby Johnson’s Testimony – The former director of a Planned Parenthood abortion business who is now pro-life is in Austin, Texas at the state capital today to testify in favor of pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Washington State May Increase Planned Parenthood Funding – While the movement in the rest of the nation for revoking taxpayer funding of the Planned Parenthood abortion business is growing, lawmakers in Washington state are

Share this article on Facebook West Virginia Group: Tomblin, GOP Governor Candidates Pro-Life – The statewide pro-life group in West Virginia says that each of the Republican candidates for governor is pro-life as is Democratic primary election candidate Gov. Earl

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook A warning of intimidations to come – by Albert Mohler April 26, 2011 (AlbertMohler.com) – The defense of the Defense of Marriage Act [DOMA] got a little more complicated yesterday as the law firm that the

Share this article on Facebook An Easter prayer for life – by Fr. Frank Pavone The Easter Season is a celebration of life, and a time to renew our confidence in the ultimate victory of the forces of life against the culture of

Share this article on Facebook British girls biggest binge drinkers: contributes to unintended pregnancies – by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent LONDON, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A report by the left-leaning UK think tank Demos has found that the culture of “binge

Share this article on Facebook Bus driver fired for refusing Planned Parenthood trip wins $21K settlement – by Kathleen Gilbert AUSTIN, Texas, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Texas bus driver who was fired for refusing to drive a woman to a Planned Parenthood abortion

Share this article on Facebook Contraception manufacturer beset with lawsuits, investigation over device – by Christine Dhanagom April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Over 700 lawsuits against Merck Pharmaceuticals are moving forward in U.S. court, even as the company is

Share this article on Facebook Cult followers charge pope with ‘crimes against humanity’ for condom stance in media campaign – by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While billboards, posters and festive decorations have been erected all over Rome to

Share this article on Facebook Feds indict pro-abortion ‘terrorist’  for interstate death threats – by Peter Jesserer Smith NEW YORK, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Theodore Shulman, a self-described “pro-choice terrorist,” now faces a federal indictment that

Share this article on Facebook Good Friday shock: Aborted baby parts found exposed in clinic parking lot – by Peter Jesserer Smith EL PASO, Texas, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Police in El Paso, Texas say they will not investigate an abortion clinic after the

Share this article on Facebook Here’s comes polygamy … and why not? – by Chuck Colson April 26, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) – In March, the popular HBO series “Big Love” ended its five-year run. The show about a polygamist household in Utah is

Share this article on Facebook Kansas Gov. Brownback moves to strip Planned Parenthood funds – by Kathleen Gilbert TOPEKA, Kansas, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The governor of Kansas has taken up the effort to defund Planned Parenthood in his state, putting

Share this article on Facebook Late-term abortionist Carhart hit with investigation – by Peter Jesserer Smith GERMANTOWN, Maryland, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Notorious late-term abortionist Leroy Carhart has a new relationship status with the

Share this article on Facebook NDP’s Jack Layton promises to promote greater access to abortion – by Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP) surges in the polls in the lead up to Monday’s federal

Share this article on Facebook Obama forgoes Easter greeting, but celebrates Muslim holidays – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Conservative media are buzzing this week after President Obama failed to issue an Easter

Share this article on Facebook Prop. 8 backers: judge’s gay relationship voids ruling – by Kathleen Gilbert SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After the judge who struck down California’s traditional marriage amendment last August confirmed

Share this article on Facebook Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall: ‘no change to the funding formulas for abortions’ – by Thaddeus Baklinski REGINA, Tue Apr 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following last week’s comments by well known pro-life Saskatchewan Conservative MP Brad Trost, where

Share this article on Facebook Two weeks to Canadian March for Life – by Thaddeus Baklinski OTTAWA, Tue Apr 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a little over two weeks thousands of pro-lifers will gather in Ottawa for the annual National

Share this article on Facebook Vandals attack pro-life cemetery display – by Kathleen Gilbert CLARION, Pennsylvania, April 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the midst of Holy Week, a Cemetery of the Innocents Display at a Pennsylvania college

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Share this article on Facebook “Spring Spheres,” Phony Crucifixion Nails and other Easter “Crazies” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The holiest holiday of the year for Christians has a way of bringing out the “crazies,” says Catholic League president Bill

Share this article on Facebook President Marks Ramadan and Earth Day, But Not Easter – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist President Barack Obama is facing criticism over his failure to issue the traditional Easter proclamation this year even though

Share this article on Facebook Satanic Desecration at Georgia Catholic Church on Easter Sunday – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist When parishioners of St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church in Roswell, Georgia arrived for Mass on Easter Sunday morning, they

New Liturgical Movement

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Share this article on Facebook Filipino Ordinary Offers Solemn Pontifical Mass – The Pinoy Catholic blog is reporting the Solemn Pontifical Mass of a Filipino Ordinary in his own diocesan cathedral: “Easter Monday, April 25, 2011. The Ordinary of the

Share this article on Facebook The Litaniae Majores – Those who read the Roman Martyrology may have noticed an entry under April 25th, also the feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, for the litaniae majores or “greater

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Anti-Obama Re-election Billboard – Can you blame Conservatives for posting these election signs on every street corner? Every gas station now has anti-Obama signs posted — looking toward the next

Share this article on Facebook Obama Shuts Down Anti-Porn Task Force – Is anyone surprised? The guy sees all the right things as wrong, and all the wrong things as right. He is backwards, upside down and hopefully on his way out! Obama

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #398 – Easter Mass in a Concentration Camp – “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 Credible accusations and the semblance of truth – Lately, many people have been finding fault with the Dallas Charter and its provisions for dealing with credibly accused priests. If memory serves, one very important

Share this article on Facebook Don’t shoot the teacher… – Hey, everyone. Max Lindenman here. While the lovely and talented Elizabeth prepares for her pilgrimage to Rome, I’ll be guest blogging for her, or as I like to think of

Share this article on Facebook I leave you in Max’s Hands…. – Okay guys, I am OUTTA here – already way behind schedule – I haven’t even finished packing! Guest blogging while I am gone (although I will try to peek in, when I can)

Share this article on Facebook The New Trinity: Me, Myself and I? – According to the Times’ John Tierney, some researchers are concluding that narcissism — which they apparently define as self-centeredness and a tendency to self-promote

Share this article on Facebook When the Pastor is Preaching What? – My column at First Things today : And why expend angst and energy about maybe-mentions of Earth Day when there is genuinely bad theology being preached from the pulpit,

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook TUTUO BA ANG NAZARENO POSSESSION? – Anonymous said… may nakita akong trailer ng 700 club asia for the Holy Week Special of GMA TV. It is Called Tanikala… they were showing a film of a devout woman of

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names Louisville, Kentucky Vicar General to Succeed Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger of Evansville, Indiana – WASHINGTON (April 26, 2011)—Pope Benedict XVI has named Father Charles C. Thompson, 50, vicar general of the Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, and pastor of Holy

Share this article on Facebook Pray for Vocations Day Set for May 15 – WASHINGTON (April 26, 2011)—The Vatican has called for the 48th World Day of Prayer for Vocations to be observed May 15, the fourth Sunday of Easter, commonly known as

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 9 May: Card. Burke sighting predicted for Houston – Pro-Life – I received a note from a reader in Houston: On May 9th, Mother’s Day, Cardinal Raymond Burke will be the guest of Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and keynote speaker at “A Night

Share this article on Facebook Do you have good news? – Do you have some good news for the readers? Today in NYC I will be spending some time with the great Fr. Robert Pasley, pastor of Mater Ecclesiae in Berlin, NJ, which I

Share this article on Facebook Duck Time – We are out for Beijing Kao Ya. More to come!

Share this article on Facebook Dust up in UK over anti-Catholic legislation – From CNA: Royal row breaks out in UK over anti-Catholic legislation London, England, Apr 25, 2011 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the week of the Royal Wedding, a

Share this article on Facebook PASCHALCAzT 49: Easter Tuesday – Finding the bones of St. Paul – These 5 minute daily podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day and a little insight into Easter and its Octave. Today is Tuesday in the Octave of Easter.

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed: Eucharistic Dove Edition – I am at the Met with a priest friend, the great Fr. Pasley. We have admired the Eucharistic doves.

Share this article on Facebook The fruits of Anglicanorum coetibus: new Catholics join the Anglican Ordinariate – From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald. My emphases. Ordinariate comes to life in Holy Week By Anna Arco & Simon Caldwell The world’s first personal

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: More on the Holy Thursday Footwashing Rite – We had a WDTPRS POLL about what you experienced on Holy Thursday regarding the footwashing rite, or “Mandatum“.  The results and your descriptions were interesting. Last

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