Catholic News Headlines May 18, 2011


May. 17, 7pm—May. 18, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Bishops of Spain encourage taxpayers to contribute to the Church – Madrid, Spain, May 18, 2011 / 06:05 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The bishops of Spain have launched an appeal encouraging taxpayers to check the box on their income returns

Share this article on Facebook Bishops’ supporter sees misguided zeal in anti-immigrant push – Kansas City, Mo., May 18, 2011 / 05:57 am ( CNA ).- A dispute between two Catholic authors on immigration is revealing deep divides within the U.S. Church. An advocate

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Ouellet exhorts bishops to work for sanctification of Latin America – Montevideo, Uruguay, May 18, 2011 / 02:01 pm ( CNA ).- The head of the Vatican’s commission for Latin America called on the region’s bishops to work for the

Share this article on Facebook Critics say new study misses real reasons for priest abuse crisis – Washington D.C., May 18, 2011 / 05:45 pm ( CNA ).- A $2 million study commissioned by the U.S. bishops is not likely to put to rest questions about the causes of the

Share this article on Facebook Denver to host national pro-life lawyer conference – Denver, Colo., May 18, 2011 / 02:19 am ( CNA ).- The National Lawyers Association, a group dedicated to providing support to pro-life attorneys across the U.S., will

Share this article on Facebook Inside story of Marian mosaic told on Bl. John Paul II’s birthday – Vatican City, May 18, 2011 / 05:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Blessed Pope John Paul II was born on May 18, 1920. Today, one of his closest colleagues revealed the true

Share this article on Facebook Pope asks Christians to pray for Church in China – Vatican City, May 18, 2011 / 02:26 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has urged Catholics around the world to join him next week in praying for the Church in

Share this article on Facebook Pope reflects on how prayer can spark God’s mercy – Vatican City, May 18, 2011 / 10:30 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI continued his series of reflections on Christian prayer today as he spoke about the

Share this article on Facebook Scottish bishop condemns ‘bigoted’ attack on Catholic schools – Motherwell, Scotland, May 17, 2011 / 08:08 pm ( CNA ).- The Catholic Church in Scotland has condemned as “bigoted” a call by a leading legal journal to abolish the

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI: Abraham offers Humanity The First Example of Intercessory Prayer – “Forgiveness is a high-point of Christian prayer; only hearts attuned to God’s compassion can …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Army chief sentenced to 20 years for role in Rwanda genocide – The U.N. court for Rwanda has handed the general who was army chief during the country’s 1994 genocide, …

Share this article on Facebook Communists in Vietnam Persecute Catholics, Will Demolish Convent – We are witnessing a growing hostility toward Christians as it reaches a global danger …

Share this article on Facebook Consul General of Poland Sets Record Straight on Nazi Death Camps in Occupied Poland – We have great admiration for the heroic people of Poland, a Catholic Nation, which stood up against the barbarism …

Share this article on Facebook Dozens killed in Syria as rebels prepare for nationwide strike – In Syria, the showdown between government forces and pro-democracy protestors is growing ever more bloody — at …

Share this article on Facebook Egyptian named as interim leader of al-Qaeda, source says – An Egyptian, Saif al-Adel has become the interim leader of al Qaeda in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s …

Share this article on Facebook Feral camels in Australia causing havoc in desert communities – When one thinks of Australian wildlife, the kangaroo immediately comes to mind, perhaps the koala bear. One …

Share this article on Facebook More than 500 illegal immigrants pulled from two trucks – Mexican authorities discovered and pulled more than 500 illegal immigrants from Central America and Asia who were …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Obama campaign to bring in ‘moderate’ amount of money – A senior campaign adviser said President Obama’s reelection campaign will bring in a …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Crime and Sin: Archbishop Dolan on the John Jay Study on Clerical Sex Abuse – It is my hope that the experience of the Church in the United States, as illustrated in this study, might help …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Judge Not Lest Ye Be Stupid – Two stories in the news got my attention for different reasons. The first story has Stephen Hawking believing in a myth. See, Mr. Hawking has been told a fairy tale so

Share this article on Facebook Torture Works! – Sometimes torture works. Sometimes the death penalty saves innocent lives. But so what? Continue reading at the National Catholic Register>>>

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Fishy Fridays – Rebecca Teti: the return of Friday abstinence | Have you heard that the bishops of England & Wales have returned their dioceses to meatless Fridays? The reason the

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Five Reasons the Pro-Life Movement is Winning on Abortion – Trevin Wax, an editor at LifeWay Christian resources and a blogger at Kingdom People, is out with an article that is making the rounds in pro-life circles explaining

Share this article on Facebook New Pro-Life Web Site Links Girl Scouts With Planned Parenthood – A new pro-life website set up by two teen siblings exposes the links and connections between the Girl Scouts of America and the Planned Parenthood abortion business.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Vandalism Spreads as Pro-Life Groups Office Hit – The recent spate of pro-abortion vandalism that has seen several displays of crosses vandalized that had been set up to memorialize unborn children killed in abortions

Share this article on Facebook Senate Parental Notification Bill Would Stop Teen Abortions – Members of the U.S. Senate have introduced new pro-life legislation designed to protect the rights of parents when it comes to their teenage daughters having an

Share this article on Facebook Why I’m Running Across the USA to Raise Pro-Life Awareness – Four and a half years ago, I had just finished the worst week of my life. After a long battle with cancer, my mom passed away. Watching her give up the fight was filled

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Cmte Cuts $1M to Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz – Wisconsin could become the next state to cut state taxpayer funding of the Planned Parenthood abortion business under the family planning program and direct the funds to

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook The resurrection of Hungary – by Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carámbula May 17, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – There has been a great deal of discussion about Hungary’s “Easter Constitution;” so nicknamed

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook KAILANGAN PA BANG SUNDIN ANG UTOS NG DIOS NA ‘HUMAYO AT MAGPAKARAMI’? – The Madonna and Child by Masaccio   Anonymous said…    Hello father, Ask lang po,kailangan parin ba susundin ang go to the world and multifly,kahit napakarami ng tao

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Of fish, dragons and pity – I needed a down day. I had a half down day yesterday, too.  I met with my literary group, going on since 1997 now.  We are reading Gerard Manley Hopkins.  If anyone is

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