Catholic News Headlines May 25, 2011


May. 24, 7pm—May. 25, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Advocates press Archbishop Sheen sainthood cause at Vatican – Vatican City, May 25, 2011 / 12:58 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The canonization of Archbishop Fulton Sheen moved a step closer today as the official document outlining his

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop notes contradiction between human rights defense and abortion support – Washington D.C., May 25, 2011 / 02:07 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami recently emphasized the contradiction between supporting abortion and defending

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Johnston encourages survivors of Joplin tornado – Joplin, Mo., May 25, 2011 / 05:37 am ( CNA ).- In the aftermath of the deadly Sunday tornado in Joplin, Missouri, Bishop James V. Johnston of Springfield-Cape Girardeau

Share this article on Facebook God can be found in times of darkness, Pope says – Vatican City, May 25, 2011 / 03:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI said today that God can be found when we persevere in times of personal darkness. Continuing

Share this article on Facebook Lawyer claims second miracle for recently beatified Brazilian woman – Brasilia, Brazil, May 25, 2011 / 05:47 pm ( CNA ).- A Brazilian lawyer is claiming that another miracle has taken place through the intercession of Blessed Dulce Lopes

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life group asks MTV to reconsider decision to yank ads – Austin, Texas, May 25, 2011 / 02:52 am ( CNA ).- Heroic Media is hoping MTV will have a change of heart and reconsider pulling a pro-life ad campaign from its airwaves.

Share this article on Facebook Ugandan bishop advocates education to counter Islam’s growth – Konigstein, Germany, May 25, 2011 / 01:40 am ( CNA ).- A Catholic bishop in Uganda has advocated for more education to counter a rapid growth in Islamic influence.

Share this article on Facebook Vatican daily: Abstinence is the answer when AIDS affects a married couple – Rome, Italy, May 25, 2011 / 12:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Moral theologian Father Juan Jose Perez-Soba recently stated that abstinence is the choice a married couple must

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 1,000 killed and rising: Calls for new Syrian protests – More than 1,000 reported deaths by the Syrian government over the past nine weeks of political dissent have not …

Share this article on Facebook Israel border remains ‘Palestinian problem,’ Netanyahu says – Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu, stepping momentarily back from his recent harsh criticism of the Obama …

Share this article on Facebook Obama and Cameron turning up heat against Khadafi – U.S. President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister turned up the heat on Moammar Khadafi in a joint appearance …

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Presents Book: ‘Family: Work and Celebration’ – On Tuesday morning May 24, 2011 in the Holy See Press Office, the document “Family: Work and …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook ‘Israel is the only thing that is right in the Middle East’ – In reaction to U.S. President Barack Obama’s suggestion that Israel return to 1967 borders, Israeli Prime …

Share this article on Facebook President Obama accused of ’tilting towards Hamas’ – U.S. President Barack Obama’s suggestion, in a recent speech that Israel abide by borders set forth prior …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Grandma and Grandpa among eleven killed from tornado at Joplin nursing home – As the death toll continues to climb in Joplin, Missouri, after one of the fiercest tornados in U.S. history, news …

Share this article on Facebook Marriage Amendment on Ballot in Minnesota. Homosexual Activists Lose – “Marriage and the family are institutions that must be promoted and defended from every possible …

Share this article on Facebook Woman drops dead upon hearing of dad’s tornado death – A 54-year-old Missouri school teacher has died after suffering a heart attack when she was told of her …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Episcopal church joins Catholics in rejecting RH Bill – INITAO, Misamis Oriental, May 25, 2011—Emphasizing the sacredness of life, the primate of the Territory of Southeast Asia and Europe of the International Communion of

Share this article on Facebook PNoy’s credibility to make or break Cha-Cha moves – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, May 25, 2011—Charter Change can be President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III’s legacy much like his mother, former President Corazon “Cory”

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Can I Be Pro-Life And Republican? – Can I be truly pro-life and Republican? That is the question with which I have been wrestling. Let me start by saying that this is not a political post in the classic

Share this article on Facebook Join My Lawsuit, Catholic Victims!!! – A new study has given a blogger (me) a great idea for a class action lawsuit. I’ll explain later but if you’d like to join the suit please let me know in the combox.

Share this article on Facebook Lib Host: Laura Ingraham a “Slut” – This is the guy the White House asked to be in the front row at some of their press conferences. Don’t prepare for any outrage because there simply won’t be any.

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s Awkwardest Moment…Evah! – This is pretty funny mainly because it fits so perfectly into everything we know about Obama already. To Obama, everything is about Obama. (Remember he gave his own

Share this article on Facebook Vid: Girl Scouts Support Planned Parenthood – Lila Rose interviews two longtime Girl Scouts who quit after learning how the Girl Scouts supports Planned Parenthood. The two young girls are quite impressive.

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Condom Campaigns Not A Solution To Aids: Vatican Newspaper – Writing in L’Osservatore Romano, a moral theologian says that campaigns to encourage condom use have increased, and not decreased, the risk of HIV infection. “The

Share this article on Facebook Interreligious Dialogue Officials In South Korea – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran and Archbishop Pier Luigi Celata, respectively president and secretary of the Pontifical Council for

Share this article on Facebook Jacob – Prayer: Battle of Faith, Call for Perseverance – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Continuing with his catecheses on prayer, Benedict XVI spoke in today’s general audience about the Patriarch Jacob and his fight with

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for May 25 – VATICAN CITY, 25 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father appointed: – Appointed Bishop Jose Corazon T. Tala-oc, of Tomblon, as Bishop of Kalibo (area 1,817, population

Share this article on Facebook US Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Examines Religious Authority – Representatives of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs and the National Council of Synagogues met on

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook A Bouquet for Arwen and her Babies – Danielle Bean: an opportunity to support the Mosher family | Oh, this is a lovely idea! Some of the (many) folks who love Arwen and Bryan and all their adorable babies

Share this article on Facebook A Bouquet for Arwen and Her Babies – Danielle Bean: an opportunity to support the Mosher family | Oh, this is a lovely idea! Some of the (many) folks who love Arwen and Bryan and all their adorable babies

Share this article on Facebook An Unexpected Blessing – Kelly Dolin: It’s my turn to share a Blessed JP2 memory | When we arrived in Rome in November 1997, we expected to see the Sistine Chapel, the Spanish Steps, and the

Share this article on Facebook Custody & Cancer – Lisa Hendey: When kids are caught in the middle | Have you heard about the ugly custody battle involving Alaina Giordano, mom of two and battling stage 4 breast cancer,

Share this article on Facebook My Blessed JP2 Story – Daria Sockey: Unforgettable | Everyone else had a better story lined up for the beatification. But now that the hoopla is starting to die down, I’ll tell mine. October

Share this article on Facebook NFP FAQs – 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 The Weird and the Wild – DariaSockey: Ferrets! We have ferrets! | When my oldest son was visiting at Easter, he and one of my daughters shared some fond memories of a pet ferret we once had

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Who Are The Poor? – The Church spends a lot of time talking about the poor. As we should. But we often forget who the truly poor actually are. This is where the social justice movement

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Share this article on Facebook Harold Camping Beclowns Himself! In Public! All Over Again! – Over the weekend while Harold Camping was hiding out after his failed prediction that the Rapture would occur on Saturday, May 21st, I was talking to a friend about what

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 25, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 25 4:00 – Religion, Reason, and Same-Sex Marriage In the contemporary debate on the future of marriage, there appears

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortions on Disabled Babies: The Prenatal Testing Sham – Each year, March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). The date 3/21 was chosen as a representation of the genetic cause of the condition, a triplicate of the 21st

Share this article on Facebook Alabama Senate Passes Several Pro-Life Bills Limiting Abortion – After the Alabama state Senate voted to not participate in the abortion funding that will take place under the Obamacare law, legislators then approved a slate of

Share this article on Facebook Annual Symposium Focuses on Building Euthanasia Opposition – A collection of people of all stripes — disability rights advocates, bioethicists, pro-life people and religious leaders — will gather together in western Canada next

Share this article on Facebook House: Obamacare Can’t Fund Abortion Training for Med Students – The House of Representatives voted today to ensure that taxpayer funds can’t be used under the Obamacare health care law to pay for abortion training for medical

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Gov Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban, Taxpayer Funding Ban – As expected, pro-abortion Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two pro-life bills that would have banned late-term abortions and prohibited taxpayer funding of abortions in

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire Senate OKs Parental Notification on Abortion – The New Hampshire state Senate today approved legislation the state House already passed to allow parents to know when their minor daughters are considering an abortion

Share this article on Facebook New York Special Election Race No Bellwether for Democrats – In an unfortunate turn of events yesterday, pro-abortion Democrat Kathy Hochul edged out a victory in the special election for New York’s 26th District. Despite the

Share this article on Facebook Obama Appeals Court Nominee Hides Pro-Abortion Views in Hearing – Steve Six was a thorn in the side of pro-life advocates in Kansas wanting to hold the abortion industry there accountable for violating late-term abortion laws, but you

Share this article on Facebook Prayer Chapel Opens Next to North Dakota Abortion Business – The Catholic Diocese of North Dakota has opened a prayer chapel next door to the lone abortion business operating in the state — with the hopes that prayer will

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups: Boycott Pepsi for Using Aborted Fetal Cell Lines – Dozens of pro-life groups are calling on pro-life Americans to boycott PepsiCo because it has contracted with a company that uses fetal cells from babies victimized by

Share this article on Facebook Social Conservatives to Play Major Role in 2012 GOP Primary – Guess whose photo appears right underneath an article in the latest edition of The Economist with the headline, “The silence of the right: Social conservatives and the

Share this article on Facebook Taxpayer Funding Blamed for Rise in Abortions on Poor Women – A major pro-life group is responding to the study released by a pro-abortion organization saying abortion rates have fallen for women as a whole but increased for women

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Hearing Covers Bill to Not Fund Abortion in Obamacare – Wisconsin lawmakers in the Senate Public Health Committee today held a hearing on legislation that would make it so the state opts out of the taxpayer funding of

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Canadian punk rock band withdraws obscene anti-Biblical album, returns public funds – by Rebecca Millette VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After a storm of outrage last week, including negative comments from the Canadian

Share this article on Facebook Chapel to open opposite North Dakota’s only abortion clinic: devoted to prayer to end abortion – by Rebecca Millette FARGO, North Dakota, May 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fargo will open a prayer chapel in the vicinity of North

Share this article on Facebook L’Osservatore Romano: Condom campaigns not a solution to AIDS – by Thaddeus Baklinski ROME, May 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Reiterating Pope Benedict’s statement in 2009 that condoms are not the solution to the problem of AIDS, a

Share this article on Facebook Military chaplain agencies demand conscience protections as ‘don’t ask’ repeal looms – by Rebecca Millette WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Twenty-one religious agencies that provide chaplains to the U.S. military sent a joint letter to the

Share this article on Facebook Obama White House criticizes Minnesota traditional marriage amendment – by Kathleen Gilbert ST. PAUL, May 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama administration has condemned a traditional marriage amendment proposal in Minnesota in a

Share this article on Facebook Parents of “genderless” baby criticised for parenting methods – by Rebecca Millette TORONTO, Ontario, May 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Parents of 4 month-old Storm decided before the baby was born to keep their child’s gender a

Share this article on Facebook Scottish Presbyterian Church moves toward openly gay clergy, same-sex blessings – by Patrick B. Craine EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A minister in the Presbyterian Church of Scotland says he will likely resign after the

Share this article on Facebook The myth of the genderless baby – by Albert Mohler May 25, 2011 (AlbertMohler.com) – Back in the nineteenth century, the British people were introduced to a fairy tale about “water babies” through a

Share this article on Facebook Toronto set to fund Toronto Pride to tune of several hundred thousand dollars – by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, May 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The City of Toronto appears set to fund Toronto Pride with hundreds of thousands of dollars

Share this article on Facebook What’s that, NARAL? Put a face on the debate, you say? You got it! – by Kathleen Gilbert UPDATE: A bored staffer at NARAL evidently glanced at the Flickr homepage, choked, and started clicking the delete button. The game is on. Keep

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Church and Lawmakers Dialogue on Moral Principles of Budget Debate – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In an important and refreshing exchange, U.S. bishops conference president Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York and the author

Share this article on Facebook New Doomsday – October 21st – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The world’s most famous doomsday prophet, Harold Camping, has finally emerged from hiding after Saturday’s predicted end failed

Share this article on Facebook Parents of “Genderless” Baby Causing Uproar in Canada – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Toronto couple who has decided not to identify their four month-old child as either a boy or girl in order to protect the

Share this article on Facebook Satanic Graffiti Discovered on St. Paul Cathedral – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Satanic graffiti that was spray-painted on the doors of the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Minnesota last weekend is being

Share this article on Facebook White House Hires On-Line Censor to Ferret Out “Unfavorable” Posts – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Obama Administration has created a new position in their communications department that is intended to build up

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Call for Assistance from NLM Readers: Benedict on the Liturgy, on Beauty, Etc. – Recently an idea came into my mind that it would be very useful to gather together a running collection of Pope Benedict XVI’s comments and teachings on: a) the sacred

Share this article on Facebook Papal Tiara Commissioned and Gifted to Benedict XVI – Just a quick note as some of our readers may be interested in this story published by John Sonnen about a papal tiara that was gifted to Pope Benedict XVI , commissioned

Share this article on Facebook St. Pancras School and Parish Mass Celebrated in Ruins of Former Priory – The following photos were sent to the NLM of Mass offered on the feast of St. Pancras, May 12th, celebrated within the ruins of the Cluniac Priory of St. Pancras, Lewes

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Ray-Hahn Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 2 – Great second day! Pilgrims delayed in Detroit by bad weather joined us today. Bravo! PART I: COMING SOON PART II: SYRIA, TABGHA, PRIMACY Day 2: Part 2

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #561 – Mary, Mary, Michelle, and the Rosary – “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 Katie Couric and the Gravitas Issue – UPDATED – Taking a break from his lengthy vacation Greg Kandra — who during his long career at CBS spent some time toiling on behalf of Katie Couric — argues that, despite charges

Share this article on Facebook Oprah’s Final Show – Over at National Review they’re running a Symposium exploring whether Oprah Winfrey’s long-running talk show has been a net-positive or negative for the nation. I

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN TUNGKOL SA PARAISO NG EDEN AT KUNG GALING DAW SA BAKULAW ANG TAO – Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden ESL said…      Hi Fr. Abe, Good Day po… Question lang po? When God created Adam… sa Paradise of Eden po ba o sa mundong

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops to Vote on Revision of – WASHINGTON (May 24, 2011)—The U.S. bishops will vote on revisions of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People at their meeting in Seattle, June 15-17.

Share this article on Facebook Media Expert, Businesswoman/Talk Show Host, Pediatrician Named to National Review Board  – WASHINGTON (May 24, 2011)—A media expert, a businesswoman/talk show host and a pediatrician have been named to the National Review Board for four-year terms, 2011-2015,

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A Michael Voris video, a WDTPRS POLL – I saw a filmette by Michael Voris related to the issue of eulogies and funerals and lack of adherence to Catholic teaching and scandal and the frustration of priests,

Share this article on Facebook Agony in England or Reason #100988876 for Summorum Pontificum – P.A.I.N.F.U.L….. To all my readers across the pond and elsewhere… I am so very sorry. [Sorry about the vile ad, as well.]

Share this article on Facebook Editor of L’Osservatore Romano cured as a child by the intercession of St. Pius X – If you don’t ask for miracles, miracles won’t be granted. At Palazzo Apostolico of Paolo Rodari there is a story that the present editor of the Vatican’s newspaper

Share this article on Facebook Methodist “ordination” in Liverpool’s Catholic Cathedral cancelled – From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, comes this news. Archbishop calls off Methodist ordinations By David V Barrett on Wednesday, 25 May 2011 The

Share this article on Facebook NCFishwrap’s editorial for women’s ordination: creepy ineducability – National catholic Reporter, Fishwrap, has an editorial today in favor of the ordination of women. Whom did they consult as their expert?  The deposed Bishop of

Share this article on Facebook Rapture Revision Release – Our California preacher has admitted that he screwed up his calculations.  Imagine! Now that he has some more time on his hands, he has revised and extended. 21 October

Share this article on Facebook The lighter side of cruelty to animals. – We need something a little lighter right now. And since I am angry at a dog at the moment … more the dog’s owner… here. Try this.  If you don’t laugh, you’re…. you’re… a

Share this article on Facebook True ecumenical gesture: Catholics, Orthodox together give Pope new Papal Tiara – WDTPRS POLL – Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity. Some Catholics with some Orthodox, during the Wednesday General Audience today, gave Pope Benedict a new papal

Share this article on Facebook We’ve got Spirit, yes we do! We’ve got Spirit… well… not so much. – Sad news from NASA: NASA Concludes Attempts to Contact Mars Rover Spirit The full version of this story with accompanying images is HERE. PASADENA, Calif. — NASA is

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