Catholic News Headlines May 4, 2011


May. 3, 7pm—May. 4, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Anti-priest ‘smears’ prompt call for protests against NBC – New York City, N.Y., May 4, 2011 / 01:09 am ( CNA ).- The NBC talk show “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” has repeatedly smeared priests and Catholics should object, said

Share this article on Facebook Bin Laden’s death brings momentary relief in Pakistan, deeper problems remain – Lahore, Pakistan, May 4, 2011 / 05:44 am ( CNA ).- Responding to the death of Osama bin Laden, advocates of human rights and religious freedom in Pakistan say the real

Share this article on Facebook Children are Mexico’s treasure, says bishop – Mexico City, Mexico, May 4, 2011 / 12:54 pm ( CNA ).- The head of the bishops’ committee on the family in Mexico recently stated that children are the country’s greatest

Share this article on Facebook Pope begins new Wednesday teaching series on prayer – Vatican City, May 4, 2011 / 11:16 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has revealed the theme for his next series of weekly Wednesday audiences.  “I want to start a

Share this article on Facebook Pope names interim replacement for removed Australian bishop – Toowoomba, Australia, May 4, 2011 / 01:53 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Brisbane’s Auxiliary Bishop Brian V. Finnegan as administrator of the

Share this article on Facebook Revealed – the man behind the official photograph of Blessed Pope John Paul II – Rome, Italy, May 4, 2011 / 03:57 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- “This is the photo of my life.” The words of photographer Grzegorz Galazka as he gazes onto the giant image of

Share this article on Facebook Rosary campaign offers prayers for World Youth Day participants – North Easton, Mass., May 4, 2011 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- Holy Cross Family Ministries is promoting a three-month rosary campaign leading up to World Youth Day 2011 in

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court rejects appeal challenging SF anti-Catholic resolution – San Francisco, Calif., May 4, 2011 / 10:05 am ( CNA ).- The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal challenging a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ resolution

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook A Personal Dragon Was Slain in the Filming of There Be Dragons – We all battle our own personal dragons – some large some small. For one of the actors in an epic film based on the …

Share this article on Facebook ‘There Be Dragons’ Premiers Friday, May 6. Don’t Miss It! – “There Be Dragons” is an epic action-adventure-romance set during the turmoil of the Spanish …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Becoming Prayer: Pope Benedict XVI Invites the Faithful into a School of Prayer – Drawing near to Sacred Scripture, the great tradition of the Church Fathers, the masters of spirituality, and the …

Share this article on Facebook Conditions in North Korea torture camps beyond imagining: ‘200,000 prisoners’ – New satellite images, coupled with testimony from a former inmate show North Korea is holding about 200,000 people …

Share this article on Facebook Feuding PLO factions sign reconciliation agreement – Representatives of previously warring Palestinian factions met in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, to sign a …

Share this article on Facebook Osama bin Laden’s daughter confirms father’s death – Osama bin Laden’s daughter has confirmed her father was captured alive and shot dead by the U.S. Special …

Share this article on Facebook Pakistan officials dismayed with CIA’s bin Laden strategy – Pakistani intelligence has expressed their dismay to CNN over CIA Director Leon Panetta’s assertion that …

Share this article on Facebook Syrians flooding prisons in crackdowns on protests – Hundreds of ordinary, law-abiding Syrians have been jailed for “degrading the prestige of the …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook 14.3% of Americans now more than ever rely on food stamps. – Unemployment and inflation has crept across the United States to the point where one in seven families are now …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Flood worries rise with blasting of Mississippi levee – There are new flood worries following the U.S. government decision to blast open a Missouri levee to ease pressure …

Share this article on Facebook New Details on Bin Laden Raid Raise More Questions – As U.S. officials give more details about Sunday’s raid that left terrorist leader Osama bin Laden dead, …

Share this article on Facebook State of California to delay resumption of death penalty – The State of California has backed off a drive to resume executions by lethal injections this year. The state has …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Tuguegarao ends centennial celebration – TUGUEGARAO City, May 4, 2011―The archdiocese of Tuguegarao closed the Jubilee Door of St. Peter’s Metropolitan Cathedral marking the end of a year-long celebration of

Share this article on Facebook Want funds? business permit? Plant trees first, says governor – MALAYBALAY City, May 4, 2011—The Provincial Capitol of Bukidnon is now requiring all local government units, businesses, non-government organizations, cooperatives, even

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook “Chuck” Targets Bin Laden 1 Day too Late – This is kinda’ weird. As big fans of Adam Baldwin and “Chuck” this is pretty interesting. I missed this on Monday but I plan to watch it this week when I don’t have kids

Share this article on Facebook High School Says No Christian Clubs – A high school Principal on Long Island has refused to allow a group of students to form a Christian club. Wait ’til you see what the Principal said. Todd Starnes of Fox

Share this article on Facebook Osama Bin Milk Man – This is the big news this week. Years of intense investigation followed by an early morning raid finally led to the feds getting their man. You know, the religious

Share this article on Facebook What if the Church Went Galt – In the famous novel “Atlas Shrugged” the capitalists, maligned and put upon by the overreaching hand of government bureaucracies, all suddenly disappear so that the

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Defend And Promote Right To Freedom Of Religion – VATICAN CITY, 4 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today was made public the Pope’s message to Mary Ann Glendon, president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, and the members of

Share this article on Facebook Jewish Leaders Pay Tribute To Blessed John Paul – Several Jewish leaders paid tribute to Blessed John Paul II following his beatification. “The memory of Karol Wojtyla remains indelibly impressed in the collective

Share this article on Facebook Massachusetts Bishops: End Funding Of Teen Pregnancy Website – The bishops of Massachusetts are calling for the end to state funding of a website intended to counter teen pregnancy. “This website employs demeaning and sexually

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for May 4 – VATICAN CITY, 4 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father appointed: – Archbishop Janusz Bolonek, apostolic nuncio to Bulgaria, as apostolic nuncio to the former Yugoslav

Share this article on Facebook Pope Begins Series Of Catecheses On Christian Prayer – VATICAN CITY, 4 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today, Benedict XVI began a series of catecheses that will focus on the theme of Christian payer. Addressing the pilgrims gathered in

Share this article on Facebook Priest Recounts Raid On Bin Laden’s Compound – Father Akram Javed Gill, who ministers to the small Catholic community in Abbottabad, the city of 120,000 that was the site of Osama bin Laden’s compound, recounted the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Blots On My Homemaking – Rebecca Teti: | I realize momentous things have happened in the world this week. I’m pondering them. But I’m also trying to get slide-embedded stains out of white

Share this article on Facebook Faith & Your Fertility – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 John Paul the Beloved – Susie Lloyd: Santo subito! | Even before Pope John Paul II’s death, the faithful began clamoring to name our recently departed Holy Father “John Paul the Great.” The

Share this article on Facebook Talking About Terrorists – Rachel Balducci: with your kids | Has the subject of Osama bin Laden’s death been a topic in your home? If so, how are you discussing it with your kids? I’ve seen a lot

Share this article on Facebook The Catholicism Project – Danielle Bean: | Wow! “Join Fr. Robert Barron on a journey across the planet and deep into the faith. CATHOLICISM is a breakthrough documentary series presenting the

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Right Where We Are Wrong – We have a modern snobbishness that has reduced religion to a personal preference. One huge problem with that is that once a religion becomes merely a product of your own

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Bad Liturgical News, Folks – Okay, it’s not too bad. I mean, it’s actually pretty small in the overall sweep of things. But I was still disappointed to learn about it. Here’s what’s up: I’m

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Democrats Harass Black Woman Legislator for Voting Pro-Life – After debating in favor of a bill that would require ultrasounds before abortions, Democrat leaders openly harassed, threatened and belittled Democratic Rep. Daphnee

Share this article on Facebook Florida Senate OKs Abortion Bills for Ultrasound, Parental Notice – The Florida state Senate gave initial approval to two pro-life bills that will likely receive a final vote on Thursday and go to pro-life Gov. Rick Scott, who has agreed

Share this article on Facebook Hew Hungary Constitution Protecting Unborn Under Heavy Fire – The new Hungarian constitution, which protects life from conception, has evoked a maelstrom of protest from the European institutions, not to mention the pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook House Passes Complete Ban on Taxpayer Funding of Abortions – The House of Representatives today approved a complete ban on taxpayer funding of abortions that ensures abortions are not directly funded in any federal governmental

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Panel OKs Bill to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Abortions – A committee in the Minnesota Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would prevent taxpayer funds from paying for abortions, as Minnesota has done for decades. The legislation

Share this article on Facebook North Carolina Republicans Budget Stops Tax-Funded Abortions – The budget state Republican legislators have floated in North Carolina would end the practice of funding abortions in the state with taxpayer dollars — to the tune of

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Americans Back Conscience Protection Laws on Abortion – As the House of Representatives today debates legislation that would restore some conscience protections for health professionals on abortion, new polling data shows

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Applaud House Passing Tax-Funded Abortion Ban – Leading pro-life organizations are excited about today’s vote in the House of Representatives for the No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act. Below is a compilation of

Share this article on Facebook Rick Santorum Creates Exploratory Committee for GOP Campaign – Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is the latest Republican to create an exploratory committee to gauge an official campaign for the GOP nomination to face

Share this article on Facebook Rocker Steven Tyler of Aerosmith Haunted by Girlfriend’s Abortion – Long before he won accolades as an American Idol judge, Steven Tyler was a bona-fide rock star, with all that that implied. In 1975, when he was in his late 20s and the

Share this article on Facebook Senate Approves Former Planned Parenthood Director as Judge – The U.S. Senate today overcame a Republican filibuster and approved a former Planned Parenthood abortion business director, John McConnell, as a federal judge in Rhode

Share this article on Facebook Senate Bill Introduced to Cut Abortion Funding in Obamacare – On the heels of the House voting for legislation to ban taxpayer funding of abortions, a group of Senate lawmakers introduced a companion bill that would codify

Share this article on Facebook Texas House Approves Choose Life License Plate Legislation – Under a bill the Texas state House approved yesterday, motorists would be able to purchase Choose Life license plates to express their pro-life views and help support

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Commentary: The Election is over – Now what? – by Steve Jalsevac May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For pro-life, pro-family Canadians the federal election is over, the results have been dramatic and the question now

Share this article on Facebook Effect of historic Canadian election on life and family remains uncertain – by Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The election of a Conservative majority government in Monday’s election may provide pro-life and

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Catholics in Abbotobbad Fear Reprisals – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Members of the small Catholic parish in the city where Osama bin Laden was slain on Monday are holding their breath in fear of

Share this article on Facebook Jim Caviezel: Embracing His Cross – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During an appearance at an Orlando church this past weekend, Jim Caviezel, the actor who so famously played the role of Jesus

Share this article on Facebook May 5 is National Day of Prayer – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Just two weeks after the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a constitutional challenge to the National Day of Prayer,

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bloggers Meet in Rome – The reports started on Monday during the meeting itself of course — what else would one expect from bloggers! — and from all accounts, the Vatican blogmeet went very

Share this article on Facebook More Icons from the Vatican Museums’ Fabergé Exhibit – A few more of the icons from the exhibit at the Vatican Museums which was reported on last week . The image of the Savior Not Made by Hands (Achiropita), with Saints

Share this article on Facebook NLM Reprint: Dom Lambert Beauduin’s Programme for the Liturgical Movement: Foundational Principles for a New Liturgical Movement – The following was originally posted on the NLM in August 2009. Various factors in recent weeks have brought these principles — which Beauduin put forward nearly a

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Beatification Recap – The life of Pope John Paul II was filled with admirable feats. He vigorously promoted life and dignity, boldly confronted Communist regimes, and traveled the world

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook An Evening with Paul Badde – “The Face of God” is a great new book that reads like a detective novel yet it is true. Paul Badde’s tracks down the face cloth of Christ which had been found in the

Share this article on Facebook Last Day, Part 1: Audience with the Pope; JPII Museum – This was a moving and intense day. No one got through the day untouched! There will be three parts. Here is Part I. Part I

Share this article on Facebook ProLife and Planned Parenthood in the News – Late term abortionist hit with investigation Santorum: P.Parenthood practices eugenics Marriage advocates ask to throw out ruling Obama and Easter LifeSiteNews report

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #119 – Perpetua and Felicity – “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 Abberant Priests, an Abberant Blogger – My more socially responsible friends tell me that part of a soldier’s first general order is to quit his post only when properly relieved. Elizabeth, the once and future

Share this article on Facebook Down with Reaction Nazis – Shortly after 9/11, Adam Gopnik published an essay in the New Yorker titled “The City and the Pillars.” In it, he strolls the streets of New York in the days immediately

Share this article on Facebook Good News: All the Real Nazis Are Dead – Looks like I’m good and busted, for breaking Godwin’s Law. Last night, I published blog post, arguing that pundits and Americans in general would do well not to police

Share this article on Facebook Vatican-Blogger Round-Up – UPDATED! – Bless Max Lindenman , who is still steering the ship while I’m kind of below decks throwing up. Hope to be back on my feet soon, as I must tape a couple of In the

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANO DAW ANG KATIBAYAN NATIN NA JESUS DESCENDED INTO HELL AYON SA MGA ATEISTA? – Jesus in the abode of the dead Bleachigo said… Ayun, alam ko na ngaun ang explanation kung bakit 3 days ang bilang mula sa pagkamatay ni Jesus Christ mula sa araw ng

Share this article on Facebook IS IT TRUE THAT WE PROVE THE EXISTENCE OF GOD BY FAITH ONLY? – This photo is not a picture of the human brain, it is not a photograph of molecules or genes… It is not the skin of animals but The Formation of Stars in the Galaxy

Share this article on Facebook IS THE MARIAN TITLE ‘THE MOTHER OF GOD’ BIBLICAL? – The Mother of God – The Blessed Virgin Mary holding the Incarnate God in her arms kaspa said… Mary is the mother of God. This statement is not true and nowhere to be

Share this article on Facebook Katanungan Hinggil sa 1965 Missal – Pope Paul VI, the Prophet of Life, celebrating the Holy Mass Anonymous said… Father, ano po ang masasabi niyo sa 1965 missal? di po ba yan po yung halos kapareho ng

Share this article on Facebook NATALIKOD BA ANG TUNAY NA IGLESIA? – St. Peter receives the Keys of Heaven from Jesus blue star said… hi po father,Mateo 16:18-19 di po ba eto yung church na itinatag ni Pedro, the “Catholic Church” pero

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire Catholic reflects on adventure, conversion – St. Paul the Apostle in Prison by Rembrandt Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable

Share this article on Facebook QUESTION ON CONCERNING THE DAY OF RESURRECTION AND JESUS’ DESCENT INTO THE ABODE OF DEATH – The first icon depicts the Victorious Lord who has risen from the Dead trampling on Hell showing His absolute and total victory over Darkness and Evil. The second icon

Share this article on Facebook THOUSANDS OF ADULT CONVERTS BAPTIZED INTO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH ON EASTER 2011 – The Risen Lord in Glory v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);}

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook 2011 Catechetical Sunday Materials Available Online, Theme: ‘Do This In Memory Of Me’ – WASHINGTON (May 4, 2011)—Materials for Catechetical Sunday 2011 are available online in English and Spanish at http://www.usccb.org/catecheticalsunday/ . Catechetical Sunday

Share this article on Facebook Asian and Pacific U.S. Catholics Will Celebrate Heritage, Tenth Anniversary of Bishops’ Pastoral Statement Harmony in Faith – WASHINGTON (May 4, 2011)—Asian and Pacific Catholics will hold a one-day celebration of faith and heritage at The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Card. Bertone offers up more about the Third Secret of Fatima – Andrea Tornielli has a piece about interviews given by His Eminence Tarcisio Card. Bertone in the days surrounding the beatification of Pope John Paul II during which

Share this article on Facebook NCR’s attack on Pope Benedict – The fishwrappers of the National catholic Fishwrap have today an editorial on their website which is an open attack on Pope Benedict.  It is really long, some 140o

Share this article on Facebook Of gratitude, pasta, optimism, and final huzzays – The UPS truck – a happy sight – just deposited a package sent by an esteemed reader, MMK, who spotted Rigatoncini by Rustichella on my wishlist. This is a good brand.

Share this article on Facebook Of Monnica and Martyrs – Today in the older, venerable, traditional Roman calendar, is the feast of St. Monica, widow and mother of St. Augustine of Hippo.  In the post-Conciliar calendar her

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: Your Mass preparation and follow up during the week – I am curious about your preparation for Holy Mass or Divine Liturgy on Sundays and Holy Days or Feasts.  This applies to both forms of the Roman Rite and other Rites as

Share this article on Facebook What NOT to do if you don’t like the new translation – I have often said that people who don’t like the new, corrected translation of the Roman Missal should protest by refusing to use it and using instead only Latin.

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