Catholic News Headlines May 3, 2011


May. 2, 7pm—May. 3, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop hopes JP II will inspire youth to attend World Youth Day – Rome, Italy, May 3, 2011 / 02:10 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Jose Ignacio Munilla Aguirre of San Sebastian, Spain expressed hope that Blessed John Paul II will inspire young

Share this article on Facebook Blessed Marianne Cope relics settle in Hawaii – Honolulu, Hawaii, May 3, 2011 / 11:01 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Relics of Blessed Marianne Cope, a 19th century religious sister who ministered to exiled leprosy patients,

Share this article on Facebook In an Irish pub in Rome, ‘bloggers’ speak of new evangelization – Rome, Italy, May 3, 2011 / 04:12 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Many a revolution is said to have started from the backroom of a bar. The bloggers who gathered May 3 in

Share this article on Facebook New essay explains Church teaching on ‘brain death,’ organ donation – Denver, Colo., May 3, 2011 / 06:17 pm ( CNA ).- Confusion about Catholic moral teaching on “brain death” may be leading some doctors and ethicists to forbid organ

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrims’ find new John Paul’s new resting place ‘simple, lovely’ – Vatican City, May 3, 2011 / 12:51 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Since 7 a.m. this morning, visitors to St. Peter’s Basilica have been given their first glimpse of Blessed Pope

Share this article on Facebook Reject civil unions bill, diocese urges RI legislators – Providence, R.I., May 3, 2011 / 05:55 am ( CNA ).- After the defeat of a bill to recognize same-sex “marriage,” Rhode Island lawmakers should also reject civil unions

Share this article on Facebook Vatican gathering of bloggers hailed as a success – Vatican City, May 2, 2011 / 10:46 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The first ever Vatican sponsored gathering of Catholic bloggers is being hailed as a success by participants.

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Share this article on Facebook Integrating Faith in the Workplace – “Whatever your task, work heartily, as serving the Lord, not men, knowing that from the Lord you will …

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Share this article on Facebook Courier who led U.S. to Osama bin Laden was allegedly a Kuwaiti – His identity has not been officially confirmed – but according to CNN, a diplomatic source says that a courier who …

Share this article on Facebook Dismissed Australian bishop denounces Vatican as ‘authoritarian’ – An Australian bishop, fired by Pope Benedict XVI after suggesting the church consider ordaining women and married …

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Share this article on Facebook ‘Bin Laden was not a Muslim leader; he was a mass murderer of Muslims!’ – \”Bin Laden was not a Muslim leader; he was a mass murderer of Muslims,” Imam Mohamed Magid, …

Share this article on Facebook DC Appeals Court Removes Protection for Human Embryonic Persons: Deadly Experiments Begin Again – We must speak for human embryonic Life as we speak for all human life. We must expose and oppose this new form of …

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Share this article on Facebook MILF to dialogue with Church, business, CSOs – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, May 3, 2011—The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has embarked on the second phase of its public consultations with the business leaders, the

Share this article on Facebook MPC: Kato promises not to disrupt peace negotiations – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, May 3, 2011—Leaders of a grassroots network of indigenous peoples, Bangsamoro and Christian peace advocates have attested that the commander of the

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Share this article on Facebook “Temple Police” Strike Down Bishop? – Remember Hillary Clinton’s “vast right wing conspiracy?” Well, this is like that but for Catholics. Supporters of a progressive Australian bishop pushed into early

Share this article on Facebook Brilliant! Super MariObama! – This is why YouTube was invented -to make fun of Obama is hilarious new ways. I can’t even imagine how they made this. This should be the GOP’s commercial it’s so good.

Share this article on Facebook CMR Goes Country – When I bring my kids school sometimes we put on the radio. All I can say is thank goodness we’re country music fans. I couldn’t imagine turning on the moaning of the

Share this article on Facebook The Electronic Battlefield – A few related thoughts on the story of the week, In a world in which war is conducted from office chairs, a lot of humility is required. A lot of humility. I would say

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Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Wuerl To Take Possession Of Titular Church – VATICAN CITY, 3 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff announced that on Sunday, 8 May, at 11:00am, Cardinal Donald William

Share this article on Facebook New Seminary To Open In Washington – The Archdiocese of Washington has formally announced the opening of Blessed John Paul II Seminary to help educate its burgeoning number of college and pre-theology

Share this article on Facebook Papal Telegram For Alabama Tornado Victims – Pope Benedict has expressed his condolences to the Archbishop of Mobile following the tornadoes that left hundreds dead in the southern United States. “His Holiness Pope

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for May 3 – VATICAN CITY, 3 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father appointed Bishop Fausto Gaibor Garcia, auxiliary of Riobamba, as bishop of Tulcan (area 3,699, population 184,000,

Share this article on Facebook Pope To Pray Rosary With Italian Bishops During General Assembly – VATICAN CITY, 3 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today the Prefecture of the Pontifical Household communicated the following: “Accepting the invitation of Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco,

Share this article on Facebook Starting Today It Is Possible To Venerate John Paul II In St. Sebastian Chapel Of Vatican Basilica – VATICAN CITY, 3 MAY 2011 (VIS) – The director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., announced the following notice late yesterday afternoon. “This

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Share this article on Facebook Beatification Of Pope John Paul II: My View – Lisa Hendey: One mom’s perspective on this amazing moment… | I am sorry for the delay in posting this column on the Beatification of Blessed John Paul II, but the

Share this article on Facebook New Shrine Memorializes Lost Babies – Danielle Bean: a prayerful spot for moms who have suffered loss | You guys! My weekend visit to the National Shrine of Divine Mercy this weekend was amazing and

Share this article on Facebook Speak Now – 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:

Share this article on Facebook Teens Win Cash for School – Danielle Bean: Theology of the Body Essay Contest | Very cool! Ascension Press is sponsoring a Theology of the Body Scholarship Essay Contest with some great prizes:

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Share this article on Facebook Your Faith and Your Feet – “If we let Christ into our lives, we lose nothing, absolutely nothing of what makes life free, beautiful, and great. No! Only in this friendship are the doors of life

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Share this article on Facebook Was Osama bin Laden Chronically Stupid or What? – It’s been a day, and some more details have become clear about the killing of Osama bin Laden. I thought I’d add a few more thoughts–some of which I didn’t have time to

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Share this article on Facebook Australian bishop removed from office, blasts Pope, Curia – A day after Bishop William Morris of Toowoomba said he would retire early following an apostolic visitation, Pope Benedict XVI removed him from office. The May 1

Share this article on Facebook Boston Globe Cover-Up? – Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article in yesterday’s Boston Globe: Yesterday, Boston Globe reporter Kevin Cullen said that Pope John Paul II

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Share this article on Facebook Coffin of Blessed John Paul II moved to chapel in Vatican basilica – The coffin of Blessed John Paul II, which had been exposed for veneration in the front of St. Peter’s basilica during the weekend of his beatification, has now been

Share this article on Facebook Here’s the New CBS News Anchor – On the January 2, 1996 edition of CBS Evening News Scott Pelley compared Republicans to terrorist Timothy McVeigh. He now will be the face of CBS News.

Share this article on Facebook Pakistan’s bishops react to bin Laden’s death; schools closed, churches guarded – Amid security fears, Christian schools and other institutions closed in Pakistan following the announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden. Additional police have been

Share this article on Facebook ‘Playing Jesus wrecked my career’: Passion of the Christ actor said Hollywood has shunned him – From UK’s The Daily Mail Actor Jim Caviezel has claimed his Hollywood career was wrecked by playing Jesus. He said he was ‘rejected in my own industry’ after taking on

Share this article on Facebook There Be Dragons Official Movie Trailer – In U.S. Theaters May 6

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 3, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 3 4:00 – Bin Laden Dead: Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth, and Choosing to Win the War Against Radical Islam

Share this article on Facebook U.S. House readies for vote on No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act – Pro-life members of the House of Representatives are preparing to introduce legislation this week that could have an historic impact on the future of the pro-life

Share this article on Facebook US Supreme Court declines to hear Catholics’ bias case against San Francisco city officials – The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a lawsuit brought by Catholic activists against San Francisco officials who had condemned Catholic teaching as

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Share this article on Facebook Canada: Conservatives Win Majority of Parliament in Elections – Conservative Party candidates in Canada won a majority of the seats in Parliament in Tuesday’s elections, with Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s party defeating Liberals

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Colleges Drop Abortion, Planned Parenthood Links – After a report from the Cardinal Newman Society confirmed numerous Catholic colleges and universities engaging in promotion of the Planned Parenthood abortion business

Share this article on Facebook Democrats Want Senate Vote on Pro-Abortion Judicial Pick McConnell – Senate Democrats want a vote soon on a pro-abortion activist President Barack Obama selected for a federal district court position in Rhode Island, Jack McConnell.

Share this article on Facebook Huntsman Launches PAC, Precursor to Possible GOP 2012 Bid – Former two-term Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, who recently stepped down from his position as ambassador to China to possibly launch a bid for the Republican nomination for

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Lawmakers Send Fetal Pain Abortion Ban to Senate Floor – Iowa state senators successfully obtained enough signatures to get a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the concept of fetal pain to the

Share this article on Facebook Maine Committee Holds Hearing on Pro-Life Bills on Abortions – The Maine legislature is not a place where pro-life legislation typically gets a chance to be heard, but the Maine Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary held a hearing

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska Bill Banning Webcam, Telemed Abortions Passes Cmte – A bill that would ban the use of webcam, or telemed abortions, has received the support of a state legislative committee and now heads to the full Nebraska Senate for

Share this article on Facebook Obama Approval Only Gets Modest Bump After bin Ladin Killed – President Barack Obama has received only a modest bump in his presidential approval ratings following the killing of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Ladin. Some

Share this article on Facebook On Mother’s Day, Honor Moms Who Chose Adoption Over Abortion – Mother’s Day is just around the corner and this year be sure to honor all mothers, grandmothers, daughters, and birthmothers. Amanda Lord, Field Coordinator with

Share this article on Facebook Tax-Funded Abortion Ban Would Cut Abortion From Obamacare – The House of Representatives will vote Wednesday on legislation that would ban taxpayer funding of abortions through all federal governmental departments and programs.

Share this article on Facebook Texas Provision Ensures Planned Parenthood Denied Funding – Pro-life legislators in Texas approved a provision in a bill concerning women’s health to ensure the measure does not allow state taxpayer funds to go to the Planned

Share this article on Facebook White House: Obama Would Veto Bill Banning Tax-Funded Abortions – The White House said today that President Barack Obama would add to his lengthy pro-abortion record by vetoing legislation the House will vote on tomorrow that bans

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Share this article on Facebook Canada’s Conservatives win solid majority; Liberals and Bloc devastated by NDP – by Steve Jalsevac Tuesday, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canada’s federal election has resulted in astonishing, historical changes to the nation’s political

Share this article on Facebook Controversial Louisiana rep. proposes bill to ban all state abortion – by Rebecca Millette METAIRIE, Louisiana, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Controversial Louisiana state Representative John LaBruzzo filed legislation recently that

Share this article on Facebook Explicit sadomasochist exhibit welcomed and funded by U. of Chicago – by Kathleen Gilbert [warning: explicit descriptions] CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The University of Chicago (UC) last month footed the bill for an exhibit

Share this article on Facebook In the heart of Quebec: pro-life conference focusing on family, Development and Peace – by Rebecca Millette QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Quebec’s annual pro-life congress will take place in Quebec City this month, and will focus on

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota marriage amendment passes Senate and House committees – by Christine Dhanagom ST. PAUL, Minnesota, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A bill that would give Minnesota residents the opportunity to vote on whether or not to add

Share this article on Facebook New short film ‘To Be Born’ sends dramatic pro-life message – by Kathleen Gilbert CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new short film with a jarring message for mothers contemplating abortion was published on YouTube on

Share this article on Facebook North Dakota enacts measure nullifying ObamaCare – by Peter J. Smith BISMARCK, North Dakota, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – North Dakota has enacted a law declaring that the new national health care law may be

Share this article on Facebook Obama threatens veto on bill ending taxpayer funded abortion – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama administration has threatened a veto of a bill set for a House vote tomorrow that would

Share this article on Facebook Ohio ‘Heartbeat Bill’ gains support from presidential contenders – by Christine Dhanagom COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill,” which would ban abortion from the moment of a detectable fetal heartbeat,

Share this article on Facebook Pro-choice op-ed: I choose ‘the right to wail myself to sleep’ – by Kathleen Gilbert NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Kassi Underwood’s life after abortion is one that no one would envy. But in an op-ed for the New York

Share this article on Facebook Rapper husband of Mariah Carey gushes: twins put me ‘in the happiest place I’ve ever been in’ – by Kathleen Gilbert LOS ANGELES, California, May 2, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nick Cannon, the rapper husband of R&B/pop superstar Mariah Carey, and the artist behind a

Share this article on Facebook Rate of U.S. women taking abortifacient morning-after pill doubles – by Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The rate of U.S. women between the ages of 15 and 44 who have ever used the abortifacient

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Share this article on Facebook Firm that Dropped DOMA Case Losing Big Business – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist King & Spalding, the Atlanta-based law firm that abruptly dropped the U.S. House of Representative’s case to defend the Defense

Share this article on Facebook Johnson & Johnson Puts Profit Over Women’s Lives – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The shareholders of Johnson & Johnson, one of America’s largest providers of birth control pills, have rejected a request by

Share this article on Facebook Should We Use iPad/iPhone Apps during Eucharistic Adoration? – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Father John Zuhlsdorf, who blogs on the popular ”What Does the Prayer Really Say” site, discusses the pro’s and

Share this article on Facebook Think Tank: US Foreign Policy Should Include More Taxpayer Funded Birth Control – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new report issued by the Council on Foreign Relations, a liberal think tank, claims an increase in taxpayer funded

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Forthcoming Book Release: Pope Benedict XVI and the Liturgy, Anselm Gribbin – Yesterday we enjoyed the article by frater Anselm Gribbin, O.Praem, and by happy coincidence, we can also share with you news of the following release which is

Share this article on Facebook New, Larger Location for FSSP in Tulsa – The following is reported to the NLM by a reader last week: I hope this finds you well. I am writing to inform you of some excellent news: the Parish of St. Peter in

Share this article on Facebook The Parish Church of San Bernardo di Chiaravalle, Prada, Switzerland – We recently showed an interior shot of this Church just before Easter. It is San Bernardo di Chiaravalle, built in 1639 and nestled amidst the Swiss Alps. I asked our

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Share this article on Facebook Another view of Blessed John Paul II – Photo by Ramona Balutscu By Mary DeTurris Poust What do you think when you see the photo above? Does it make you sad to see John Paul II’s image tossed on the ground

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Share this article on Facebook A Nice Discovery – It’s always nice to walk into the Ancora Bookstore at the Vatican and find your book for sale there. It is humbling and gratifying. Just signed a contract with Ignatius

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Day! Sistine Chapel and St. Peters – After a great morning touring the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s we had Mass at Fornace. We all went to our favorite restaurant La Pilotta da Mario’s. After lunch we

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Share this article on Facebook Full Fathom Five bin Laden Lies – Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes; Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into

Share this article on Facebook How to Make Prudery Readable? – For my curtain call, I’d like to call for thoughts about an essay that appeared several months ago in the Times. Critic Katie Roiphe argues that this generation of male

Share this article on Facebook Remarks Delivered at VBM11 – All packed to come home and once again too excited to sleep! The Vatican/Blogger Meet-up was exceedingly well put-together, both panels were interesting– the second gave

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Share this article on Facebook ANONG MASASABI NATIN SA SUPORTA NG IGLESIA NI CRISTO SA RH BILL? – The Madonna & Child by Michelangelo Anonymous said… father sinosoportahan ng mga iglesia ni manalo ang rh bill.anung nasasabi nyu po d2 father? May 2, 2011 9:13 PM Fr.

Share this article on Facebook IS PRACTICE OF THE IGLESIA NI CRISTO FOUNDED BY FELIX MANALO OF NOT ALLOWING INC MEMBERS TO BE MARRIED WITH NON-BELIEVERS IN ACCORD WITH THE BIBLE? – St. Paul the Apostle Anonymous said… Father: I want to ask some questions. INC prohibit anullment however they allow to couples to be separated with each other instead

Share this article on Facebook TUGON SA SAMOT-SARING KABABAWAN NG MGA BORN-AGAIN – The Martyrdom of St. Stephen by Rembrandt Sherry said… Oo nga po nakita ko po yung palabas. Nakakagulat nga po eh. Pero alam niyo, nabasa ko rin po ang biblia, wala

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Mid-Atlantic Catholic-Muslim Dialogue Discusses Principles of Religious Education, Examines Interreligious Programs – WASHINGTON (May 3, 2011)—The Mid-Atlantic Catholic-Muslim Dialogue continued developing a strategic plan for interreligious education at its meeting in the headquarters

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Share this article on Facebook 5 May – Rome – Solemn TLM at St. Mary Major for St. Pius V – For anyone hanging about in Rome on 5 May: On 5 May at 15,30 at the Alta of the Salus Populi Romani in St. Mary Major there will be a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary

Share this article on Facebook Brick by brick, literally – Remember Fr. George David Byers?  He is the priest who has begun life as a hermit with the aim especially of praying for priests.   I wrote about him before, HERE.  His

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota: Bp. Sirba testifies for defense of marriage amendment – The Catholic Spirit, Archdiocesan newspaper of my native place, has a piece about the testimony in defense of marriage given to the House Civil Law Committee of the

Share this article on Facebook Of crackit gaberlunzies – I was enjoying some jocular O’Brian references, for I was listening to part of a book as I worked over some tech updates.  I must share a passage.  We are close to the

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: The smoke of Satan – From a reader: I have a question regarding this document in reference to Pope Benedict XVI’s Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. In Conferentiarum Episcopalium, which was

Share this article on Facebook Vespers with minor frill (BrevRom) – A slight frill in that I sing Ad regias Agni dapes, the hymn.  Perhaps a negative or negating frill.  Frill minus?  Anti-frill? In any event, you set a sense of how the

Share this article on Facebook What is your good news? – Have any great news to report? For my part, I am doing tech updates today.  This will inevitably bring problems, because when you touch any part of the carefully

Share this article on Facebook When Pope’s get angry. – I found this on Spirit Daily which doesn’t link here nearly often enough This is an article entitled Bl. John Paul’s former personal secretary, Stanislaw Card. Dziwisz,

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