Catholic News Headlines May 24, 2011


May. 23, 7pm—May. 24, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook As Caritas’ identity is refined, new slogan called unrealistic – Rome, Italy, May 24, 2011 / 11:35 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The goal of a new slogan adopted by the Vatican’s official charity is being called “unrealistic” by the Church

Share this article on Facebook Bishops urge Obama to act quickly for Middle East peace – Washington D.C., May 23, 2011 / 07:07 pm ( CNA ).- The U.S. Catholic bishops told President Obama to act quickly if a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian

Share this article on Facebook Catholic man finishes run across America with deepened faith – Long Island, N.Y., May 24, 2011 / 05:45 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Jeff Grabosky has completed his 3,700-mile run across America, an endeavor he says gave him a new

Share this article on Facebook Day of prayer for Church in China met with restrictions – Rome, Italy, May 24, 2011 / 05:34 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Prayers are being said around the globe today for the Church in China, but the Chinese government is reacting by

Share this article on Facebook End of the world will be second coming of Christ, archbishop recalls – Mexico City, Mexico, May 24, 2011 / 05:56 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Hipolito Reyes Larios of Xalapa, Mexico addressed recent end of the world claims during his homily on

Share this article on Facebook Malta bishops say divorce voters are ‘accountable to Jesus’ – Valletta, Malta, May 23, 2011 / 08:13 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Catholic Bishops of Malta are reminding the faithful that they are responsible before God for their

Share this article on Facebook Nearly 30,000 attend pro-life march in Peru – Lima, Peru, May 24, 2011 / 01:50 pm ( CNA ).- The Natural Family Planning Center of Peru reported that 30,000 people participated in the March for Life in Lima.

Share this article on Facebook St. Gianna Molla’s daughter to address end-of-life conference – Kansas City, Mo., May 24, 2011 / 01:43 am ( CNA ).- The youngest daughter of St. Gianna Molla and Cardinal Raymond L. Burke will address a Kansas City conference on

Share this article on Facebook Stay-at-home mom stitches beauty and meaning into family life – Steubenville, Ohio, May 24, 2011 / 04:02 pm ( CNA ).- Jodi Bonjour doesn’t have much of what most would consider ‘free time.’  But besides caring for her growing, young

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Oprah Winfrey taping final episode of TV talk show – We’ve laughed along, we’ve cried along and seen the years come and go. Now, a massive chapter in …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Priest Set on Fire? A Reflection on Human Suffering – Father Kuprys was offering Mass when a man attacked him and set him on fire. …

Share this article on Facebook Mubarak, sons to stand trial in murder of protesters – Egypt’s public prosecutor has referred former president Hosni Mubarak, along with his two sons, …

Share this article on Facebook Vavoom! European flights cancelled after volcanic eruption – Clouds of dense ash from the erupting Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland may possibly cancel up to 500 commercial …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook A fascinating life ends while the mystery deepens – Huguette M. Clark, worth untold millions as the heiress to a copper fortune, has died a few days short of her …

Share this article on Facebook California’s ‘War on Drugs’ shameful failure, columnist says – Narcotics pumped into the population leads to crime, addiction and a host of other societal ills. In order for a …

Share this article on Facebook Killer tornadoes not through with U.S. yet – Weather forecasters warn that a large section of the United States could be hit by severe thunderstorms, with an …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Cotabato faithful calls for junking of RH bill – COTABATO City, May 24, 2011―Around 6,000 Catholic faithful from the 31 parishes of Cotabato archdiocese have gathered at the Notre Dame of Tacurong gym yesterday calling

Share this article on Facebook Journalists urged to lift high the torch of truth, freedom – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, May 24, 2011—A slight drizzle that later turned into a downpour did not prevent members of the country’s oldest press club from saying mass at the

Share this article on Facebook Rescue of kidnapped trader positive dev’t for peace process – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, May 24, 2011—The successful rescue of the Filipino-Chinese businesswoman by the combined elements of the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Awesome Vid: The Race – Pretty inspiring and kinda’ awesome. Shamelessly stolen from the great blog Testosterhome .

Share this article on Facebook Children Raised By Homosexuals More Likely to Be “Partly Homosexual” – There’s a couple of interesting things going on in this study concerning homosexuals raising children. Take a look. Joe Carter of First Things wrote: Are children born

Share this article on Facebook Giuliani? Are You Kidding Me? Never! – Many people have been disgruntled with they perceive to be a weak Republican presidential field. I am one of them. I have been hoping that someone, even someone who has

Share this article on Facebook Mom Sells Daughter’s Virginity Via Text – Man, where’s Chris Hansen when you need ’em. A lady who will be referred to from here on in as “Worst Mom Ever” tried to sell her 13 year old daughter’s virginity to

Share this article on Facebook Salesian Superior: Sex w/ Kids Is OK – This is seriously one of the most disturbing things I’ve ever read. Rorate Caeli has the transcript of the interview with Herman Spronck, Dutch superior of the

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Tells Caritas: Christian Charity Goes Beyond Mere Philanthropy – The president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum said that Caritas Internationalis must be an expression of the charitable mission of the Church, and not an organization

Share this article on Facebook Presentation Of Document “Family: Work And Celebration” – VATICAN CITY, 24 MAY 2011 (VIS) – This morning in the Holy See Press Office, the document “Family: Work and Celebration”, the preparatory catecheses for the VII World

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Come For Coffee – 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 Lucky Winner! – Rachel Balducci: | Congratulations to commenter Kim, who was the winner in our E-mealz giveaway. Kim, I hope you enjoy using E-mealz as much as I do—and let us know what

Share this article on Facebook My Fashion Find – DariaSockey: Where do you hunt for bargains? | Since my birthday, anniversary, and Mother’s Day all occur within a few weeks, I usually make it easy on my husband who

Share this article on Facebook Reality Check – Rebecca Teti: Says You: should the President have cancelled his Irish trip? | The people of Joplin, Missouri—like the people of Tuscaloosa and Birmingham last month—are

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Share this article on Facebook “It Seemed Good to the Holy Spirit and to Us” – A reader writes: “For it has ‘seemed’ good to the Holy Spirit and to us to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things: that you abstain from what has

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Rate Declines in U.S. But Increases for Poor Women – A new study reported in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology indicates the abortion rate has decreased in the United States — good news because it means more pregnant

Share this article on Facebook Alabama Senate Votes to Not Fund Abortions Under Obamacare – The Alabama state Senate voted today for a bill that would have it join several other states in opting out of funding abortions under the Obamacare health care law the

Share this article on Facebook Chelsea Handler: Had Abortion, “Teen Moms Make me Want to Kill Someone” – Chelsea Handler, the host of the popular late-night television entertainment show Chelsea Lately, is making waves with recent comments about teen pregnancy, and she has

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Governor Dayton Vetoes Bill to Ban Human Cloning – Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed legislation that would have prevented the cloning of human embryos in Minnesota, and the funding of such experiments. Both pro-life measures

Share this article on Facebook Mother of Aerosmith Singer Steven Tyler’s Aborted Baby Now Pro-Life – Introductory note: On May 4, 2011 National Review Online published my article entitled “Post Abortion Trauma – Jesus What Have I Done” on Aerosmith front man and

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska and Iowa Planned Parenthood Abortion Businesses Merge – Two abortion businesses operating the Midwest have agreed to merge as Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and Planned Parenthood of Southeast Iowa have signed a letter

Share this article on Facebook Pregnancy Center in Joplin, Missouri Still Stands, Helps Others – Following the deadly tornadoes that ravaged this Missouri city, a pregnancy center that provides help for women seeking alternatives to abortions is still standing. Now,

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Rick Santorum to Announce GOP 2012 Bid in Two Weeks – Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who is considering a run for the White House in 2012, is expected to announce in two weeks that he will officially seek

Share this article on Facebook State of Play: A Look at the 2012 Republican Field, So Far – Unless you spent the entire day listening to the newly released Lady Gaga album, you probably noticed that pro-life former Gov. Tim Pawlenty formally entered the race to

Share this article on Facebook Study: Sex-Selection Abortions Kill 12 Million Girls in India – A new study analyzing the prevalence of sex-selection abortions in India finds as many as 12 million girls have been killed specifically because of their gender in a

Share this article on Facebook Tennessee Cuts Planned Parenthood Funding, Passes Pro-Life Bills – Following the passage of an amendment that will allow Tennessee residents to vote on whether they want to neutralize a state Supreme Court decision making abortion a

Share this article on Facebook Troubled Practitioner Banned From Doing Abortions in Utah – Troubled abortion practitioner Nicola Riley, who has been prohibited from gaining a medical license to do abortions in other states, has been banned from doing them in

Share this article on Facebook UK Sees Abortions Rise in 2010, Repeat Abortions Still High – A new report from the British health department shows abortions on the rise again in the United Kingdom and the number of repeat abortions is still high. The figures

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook EXCLUSIVE: Mother of Steve Tyler’s aborted baby breaks 3-decade silence – is now pro-life – by John Jalsevac May 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When Julia Holcomb was sixteen she and a friend contrived to meet Steve Tyler,  the frontman of the

Share this article on Facebook Exclusive: The Light of the World – the Steven Tyler and Julia Holcomb story – by Julia Holcomb Introductory note: On May 4, 2011 National Review Online published my article entitled “Post Abortion Trauma – Jesus What Have I Done” on Aerosmith

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Church Not Spared by Deadly Joplin Twister – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Included in the devastation caused yesterday by the deadliest tornado to hit Missouri since 1953 was a Catholic hospital and

Share this article on Facebook Controversial “Safe Schools Czar” to Step Down in July – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Kevin Jennings, a homosexual activist who has served in the U.S. Department of Education as the “Safe Schools Czar” for the

Share this article on Facebook Gallup: 61% of Americans Say Most Abortions Should be Illegal – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A  new poll has found that a substantial majority of American adults, including some who describe themselves as “pro choice”

Share this article on Facebook Mother Attempts to Sell Daughter’s Virginity for $10K – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Salt Lake City woman is facing four felony charges for allegedly plotting to sell her 13 year-ld daughter’s virginity to a

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani Christians in Peril After Bin Laden Death – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Already a persecuted minority in Pakistan, Christians in that country are suffering even more persecution after the killing of

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook FSSP Confirmations in Fribourg, Switzerland – The website of the Fraternity of St. Peter’s apostolate in western Switzerland, centered around the general house in Fribourg, has a nice album of photographs of

Share this article on Facebook M.C. of Archdiocese of Miami on Beauty in the Life of the Church – The following article appeared yesterday on the website of the Archdiocese of Miami, written by Fr. Richard Vigoa, the master of ceremonies for the same archdiocese. The

Share this article on Facebook University Pilgrimage to San Giovanni al Monte in Quarona – M essainlatino.it have posted some photos of an Italian university student pilgrimage which happened on May 7th. Mass was celebrated in the church of San Giovanni al

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Aid and prayers for tornado victims – Cars crushed like soda cans, trees stripped not only of leaves but of bark, entire neighborhoods wiped away as if they had never existed. The situation in Joplin, Mo.,

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 1: Arrival – you Tube video

Share this article on Facebook Left Behind on May 21 – We all got left behind on May 21 but one priest made it!

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #560 – The Impersonator – “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 Class Tells – A few days ago on Facebook , Fr. James Martin mentioned attending the Christopher Awards , which honored his most recent book, along with The King’s Speech, Toy Story 3

Share this article on Facebook Rethinking Meatless Fridays – Over at First Things, today, I note that the bishops of England and Wales are re-introducing the notion of the Friday Fast — which actually never went away, but that is

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook MAGKASALUNGAT BA ANG LK 23,43 AT ANG JN 20,17? – Noli Me Tangere [Touch Me Not] by Duccio   Anonymous said…      Father di po ba sinabi nya kay Dimas yung magnanakaw na NGAYON din ay isasama kita sa Paraiso.. Ang

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Examine Sources of Authority, Beatification of John Paul II, Middle East Uprisings – WASHINGTON (May 24, 2011)—The National Council of Synagogues and the Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the United States Conference of Catholic

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Bishops of England and Wales on the New Corrected Translation – The bishops of England and Wales are asking that a Pastoral Letter about the new, corrected translation of the Roman Missal be read on Sunday 29 May.  I noticed it on

Share this article on Facebook Do it yourself WDTPRS: Mary, Help of Christians – Today is the feast of Mary, Auxilium Christianorum…Help of Christians. Here is the Secret, in Latin, from the 1962 Missale. Let’s see what you can do. For WDTPRS pieces,

Share this article on Facebook One year ago tonight… – … I saw my first cicindela of the season. As Martial wrote: Ancillam tibi sors dedit lucernae, Totas quae vigil exigit tenebras. Shall I see one tonight, I wonder? I

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Size of the amice. – From a deacon about to be ordained priest: What would you consider an ideal size for an amice? If it helps, I use 46 L suits. PS I will be ordained to the priesthood

Share this article on Facebook Reminders about commenting here. – Having watched trends in the combox, I will remind oldsters and prompt newcomers about a few points I prefer to see. In no special order: You must be registered to

Share this article on Facebook Visit by visit for Fr. Finigan: 3,000,000 mark! – WDTPRS KUDOS to my good friend His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan, whose great blog has hit the 3 million visitors mark. Visit by visit. Now, dear readers, please go

Share this article on Facebook Weigel about the huge ( ____ ) in the John Jay Report. – Did you see the analysis by George Weigel about the John Jay Study?  I am just getting to it.   Weigel makes good points for National Review Online. My emphases and

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