Catholic News Headlines May 26, 2011


May. 25, 7pm—May. 26, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Bill Donohue: Abuse report’s failure to note role of homosexuality ‘unacceptable’ – New York City, N.Y., May 26, 2011 / 12:54 am ( CNA ).- Catholic League president Bill Donohue said that a recent study on sex abuse within the U.S. Catholic Church

Share this article on Facebook Body of Catholic priest found in Colombia – Bogotá, Colombia, May 26, 2011 / 02:02 pm ( CNA ).- Colombian officials announced that the body of Fr. Cesar Dario Pena Garcia, who was killed by the Marxist rebel group

Share this article on Facebook Catholic commentator discusses ‘genderless child’ – Washington D.C., May 26, 2011 / 02:52 pm ( CNA ).- Andrew Haines, president of the Center for Morality in Public Life, recently discussed a Canadian couple’s refusal to

Share this article on Facebook Catholic official says Israeli-Palestinian peace ‘will take a long time’ – Rome, Italy, May 26, 2011 / 11:39 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The priest charged with looking after Christianity’s most holy sites in both Palestine and Israel says reaching

Share this article on Facebook Celebration a key theme of World Meeting of Families preparatory book – Vatican City, May 26, 2011 / 02:50 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Vatican officials have released a book of preparatory teaching documents for next year’s Seventh World Meeting

Share this article on Facebook Chicago cardinal examines modern challenges from God-centered perspective – Chicago, Ill., May 26, 2011 / 06:14 am ( CNA ).- Every day, Chicago residents can see vast numbers of people at work in the diverse fields of business, politics, culture

Share this article on Facebook Cuban bishops: Country is slowly moving toward a democratic system – Madrid, Spain, May 26, 2011 / 05:58 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Two Catholic bishops in Cuba said the country is moving toward a more democratic system, despite the

Share this article on Facebook Germans present Pope Benedict with his own papal crown – Vatican City, May 25, 2011 / 07:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI did not have a papal tiara until today. At the May 25 General Audience he was presented with

Share this article on Facebook Pope names new bishop for Rapid City, auxiliary for Milwaukee – Vatican City, May 26, 2011 / 05:17 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI appointed Monsignor Robert D. Gruss as the new Bishop of Rapid City in South Dakota on May

Share this article on Facebook Pope urges Italian bishops to promote faithful citizenship – Rome, Italy, May 26, 2011 / 04:06 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Lay Catholics should “personally participate in public life” and “cultivate a spirit of sincere and loyal

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook A Benedictine Monk Reflects on Remaining in Jesus the True Vine – In listening attentively to the Word of God, we come to realize authentic communion with our Lord and are …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI: The Long Night of Struggle Ends In Self-Surrender – “The drama of prayer is fully revealed to us in the Word who became flesh and dwells among us. To seek to …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Bosnia war crimes suspect arrested after 16 years on the run – Notorious fugitive and Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect General Ratko Mladic has been arrested after 16 years in …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. disregards Libyan ceasefire request as forces pound Misrata – Libyan dictator Moammar Khadafi’s military have bombarded the rebel-held city of Misrata with mortars. …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court Uphold Arizona Law Penalizing Hiring of Illegal Immigrants – The Supreme Court has ruled 5 to 3 in favor of an Arizona law that punishes businesses hiring illegal immigrants. …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook 232 people still missing after Joplin killer tornado – An official list of people still missing and unaccounted for after a killer tornado struck Joplin Missouri has …

Share this article on Facebook Mysterious multi-millionaire heiress buried without funeral – Huguette M. Clark was buried as she had lived – without family and ostentation. Clark, who passed away at the age …

Share this article on Facebook Who Runs the World: Beyonce and the Gender Supremacy Battle – Beyonce’s stunning new video communicates that Girl Power and Sex Goddess are synonymous, and that female …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Awesome! Pro-Lifers Take Over NARAL Site – NARAL put out a call for people to send in a pic, a message, a sign of their pro-abort zealotry. They said they wanted to put a face to their cause or some such thing.

Share this article on Facebook Big Government vs. Bobby Unser – The more laws they make, the more likely it is you’ll be a criminal. This is a perfect example of completely out of control government.

Share this article on Facebook Feminists Outraged At Efforts to Protect Women – Jill June, president of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, called efforts to prevent Big Abortion from performing remote control abortions “shameful.” Really? It’s

Share this article on Facebook Geithner Uses Feminism in Defense of Predators? – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was asked if he knew about the wildly predatory environment of the IMF. His answer is, I think, sickening because he won’t say he

Share this article on Facebook Michelle Obama & The Poorly Placed Plant – I am foxy Cleopatra and I’m a whole lota woman! I don’t care who you are, that’s funny right there.

Share this article on Facebook Space Archaeology – This is pretty cool. Archaeologists have discovered 17 new pyramids in Egypt without picking up a shovel. They did it using infrared photographs taken from satellites.

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Church Works For Reconciliation In Strife-Torn Ivory Coast – An estimated 3,000 people were killed and at least one million displaced in the recent post-election violence in Ivory Coast, according to the Fides news ageny. Laurent

Share this article on Facebook Jesuit Sworn In As House Chaplain – Father Patrick Conroy has been sworn in as the new chaplain of the House of Representatives. “Father Pat Conroy comes with a healthy respect for what we do,” said House

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for May 26 – VATICAN CITY, 26 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father received in separate audiences: -Archbishop Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization

Share this article on Facebook Papal Telegram To Tornado Victims In Joplin – VATICAN CITY, 26 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Yesterday afternoon, Benedict XVI sent a telegram through Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone, S.D.B., to Bishop James Vann

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for May 26 – VATICAN CITY, 26 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father: – appointed Msgr. Robert Dwayne Gruss as bishop of Rapid City (area 11,327, population 239,000, Catholics

Share this article on Facebook San Francisco Archbishop Opposes Circumcision Ban – Archbishop George Niederauer of San Francisco has announced his opposition to a proposed ban on circumcision in the city. The proposed ban has qualified as a ballot

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Couple Chat – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Marriage | (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 Looking For Small Successes? – Danielle Bean: | Head on over to the lovely Sherry Antonetti’s place, where you will find this week’s post. See you there!

Share this article on Facebook Oprah’s Last Show – Rachel Balducci: the good and the bad | I watched the Oprah series finale this afternoon. Don’t ask me how I pulled it off—I haven’t been able to watch anything at four

Share this article on Facebook They Really Do Grow Up – DariaSockey: thoughts on my wedding weekend | I had the joy and privilege last week of driving back to my former hometown of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to enjoy two

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook An Elegy For Marriage – First, they said it wasn’t ’til death, and I didn’t speak out because I felt exempted. Then they sterilized it, and I didn’t speak out because I was tempted. Then they

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Sheen’s cause presented to Pope Benedict: a former colleague – When Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria, Ill., presented Pope Benedict XVI with two thick volumes about the life of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, the pope surprised him by

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – California’s Prisons

Share this article on Facebook Filipino politician says he will risk excommunication–which is not threatened – A prominent Catholic politician in the Philippines has said that he ready to risk excommunication in order to promote an aggressive family-planning bill that the

Share this article on Facebook Illinois Catholic Charities forced out of adoption, foster-care services – Catholic Charities of Illinois has been forced to shut down its adoption and foster-care services because of new state policies that require equal treatment for same-sex

Share this article on Facebook Is Morality on the Rebound in America? – Each year, Gallup asks citizens to weigh in on the state of morality in America. Generally speaking, the results are pretty grim. But, 2011 is looking a bit more

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana House rejects gay adoption proposal – A bill to allow homosexual couples in Louisiana to adopt children has failed, due in part to opposition from the state’s Catholics. “The best interest of the child

Share this article on Facebook Priests, Abuse, and the Meltdown of a Culture – The American narrative of the Catholic Church’s struggles with the clerical sexual abuse of the young has been dominated by several tropes firmly set in journalistic

Share this article on Facebook Shortage of priestly vocations suggests problems in community: Cardinal Pell – As he ordained 5 men to the priesthood, Cardinal George Pell of Sydney, Australia reflected that when a Catholic community does not produce priestly vocations, something

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 26, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 26 4:00 – 6:00 – Direct to My Desk This afternoon we spend two-hours with your calls. Topics that we will hit on

Share this article on Facebook What Would Jesus Cut? – By Dr. Shawn Ritenour That is the question asked by the left-leaning Christian organization, Sojourners, in its campaign of the same name. It is a most appropriate

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook “Illegal” Babies Abducted by Chinese Population Control Officials – As Beijing continues to vigorously pursue its infamous one-child policy, PRI has gathered evidence showing that Chinese villagers who cannot afford to pay these fines

Share this article on Facebook Democratic Chair: Pro-Life Republicans “Anti-Woman,” Not Pro-Life Dems – The new chair of the national Democratic Party made eyebrow-raising statements today about abortion when she decided to excoriate Republicans for their efforts to stop

Share this article on Facebook Gallup: Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin Lead GOP Presidential Race – With Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump, and Mitch Daniels have decided against participating in the Republican presidential primary race, a new Gallup poll finds two familiar

Share this article on Facebook Health Department Closes New Orleans, Louisiana Abortion Biz – The Louisiana health department, using a 2010 law that gives it more authority to close abortion centers that violate state health and safety standards, has closed the

Share this article on Facebook House Republicans File Bill to Cut Pro-Abortion UNFPA Funding – Spurred on by a public vote in which pro-life advocates said cutting funding for the pro-abortion UNFPA agency was their top desire, Congressional Republicans have filed

Share this article on Facebook Indiana: Planned Parenthood Mixes Medicaid Funds With Abortion Money – Democrats in the U.S Senate are attacking and the Indiana state government is defending a new law that revokes taxpayer funding for the Indiana Planned Parenthood

Share this article on Facebook Majority Say Abortion Morally Wrong, But Call Themselves Pro-Choice – A second national poll released this week has voters confused about the way in which they term their own views on the issue of abortion — saying they are “pro-choice”

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska Passes Bill for Parental Consent on Teen Abortions – Nebraska has approved a bill making it so teenagers in the state can no longer get an abortion without first obtaining the consent of their parents or legal guardians,

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Resumes Abortions in Columbia, Missouri – Planned Parenthood has found a new abortion practitioner to resume doing abortions at its Columbia, Missouri facility, according to Missouri Right to Life. The pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Group Backs Janice Hahn for California Election – Fresh off an upset victory in a special election in New York’s 26th district, the pro-abortion group EMILY’s List is already gearing up to send another pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Obama Judge Pick Goodwin Liu Withdraws Nomination – Following a Senate vote upholding the filibuster Republicans mounted against the nomination of pro-abortion activist Goodwin Liu for a federal appeals court position,

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocates Take Over NARAL Senate Photo Petition – NARAL organizers yesterday announced a photo petition campaign to the U.S. Senate to show top lawmakers what pro-abortion Americans look like, but the web site was

Share this article on Facebook Rick Perry “Tempted” by 2012 Campaign, But Likely Not Running – Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he is tempted by the prospects of a 2012 Republican bid for president but the signs point to him sticking with his past comments saying he

Share this article on Facebook Sarah Palin Bus Tour Stokes 2012 Campaign Speculation – Former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been seen for months as potentially unlikely to run for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination to face

Share this article on Facebook UN Youth Conference Gets Pro-Life Statement From Young People – New York, NY (LifeNews/CFAM) — As negotiations begin this week on the initial draft resolution of the upcoming youth conference, a growing international youth coalition

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Approving divorce will sever Malta from its culture and future: world’s largest pro-life group – by LifeSiteNews.com FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, May 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “The people of Malta have a choice to make Saturday that will affect the entire country

Share this article on Facebook As acceptance of homosexuality grows in U.S., slim plurality still opposes gay ‘marriage’ – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman May 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new poll published by the Pew Research Center indicates that “homosexuality” is becoming increasingly

Share this article on Facebook City of Moscow defies court order to permit ‘gay pride’ parades – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman MOSCOW, May 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The City of Moscow has announced its intention to defy the European Court of Human Rights and

Share this article on Facebook U.S. House blocks ObamaCare funds for teaching abortion to new doctors – by Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to ban federal funds for teaching abortion

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Cardinal warns of ‘silent apostasy’; says Catholic charities must evangelize – by John-Henry Westen ROME, May 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an address to the General Assembly of Caritas International today, Cardinal Robert Sarah, who heads the

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Archival Images of Paul VI Reconsecrating Monte Cassino — and Other Papal Archival Footage – I happened across these images of Pope Paul VI reconsecrating the great Benedictine Abbey of Monte Cassino on October 24th, 1964 on the blog Sacris Solemniis . I sourced

Share this article on Facebook Dominican Rite Pew Booklet – I would like to thank all the readers who forwarded or posted suggestions for the final version of the pew booklet “The Dominican Rite Mass,” which is now available in

Share this article on Facebook Feast of St. Philip Neri, First Vespers from the London Oratory – Today, we celebrate the feast of St. Philip Neri, “the apostle of Rome” and founder of the Oratorians. While we are hopeful to bring you more photos, here is one coming

Share this article on Facebook Joan Lewis Interviews Cardinal Wuerl on the Ordinariate in America – By way of the Ordinariate Portal, I ran into the following interview with Cardinal Donald Wuerl on the Anglican Ordinariate and its development and establishment within

Share this article on Facebook More From the London Oratory — And Revisiting Festivity – Just a few more photos of the festal decorations at the altar of St. Philip Neri, the London Oratory, for the feast of their founder today. Seeing these very festive

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Good news for geeks – By Mary DeTurris Poust My son, my oldest child, will graduate from our parish school in a few weeks and head to the public high school. The very large and intimidating

Share this article on Facebook Shaw: A guide to ‘good enough’ parenting – By Russell Shaw Back in prehistoric times when my wife and I were busy doing our parenting, I paid very little attention to the many books that promised to tell me how

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 3 – PART 1 Day 3, Part 1 PART II

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #479 – Hanging May Baskets – “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 Feast of Dear St. Philip Neri – Today is the memorial of my dear patron , teacher and friend , St. Philip Neri, whose chapel in Santa Maria in Vallicella (also called Chiesa Nuova ) in Rome feels like

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Church to Observe Pope’s 60th Anniversary of Ordination June 29 – WASHINGTON (May 26, 2011)—Catholics worldwide are asked to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s ordination to the priesthood with sixty hours of

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names Bishop for Rapid City, South Dakota; Auxiliary Bishop for Milwaukee – WASHINGTON (May 26, 2011)—Pope Benedict XVI has named Msgr. Robert D. Gruss, 55, rector of Sacred Heart Cathedral in Davenport, Iowa, as bishop of Rapid City, South

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 26 May: St. Philip Neri – Did you know that St. Philip Neri is a co-patron of Rome? COLLECT: Deus, qui fideles tibi servos sanctitatis gloria sublimare non desistis, concede propitius, ut illo

Share this article on Facebook Card. Lehmann of Mainz calls people who want the old form of confirmation foolish. – I saw on the site of Andrea Tornielli that Card. Lehmann of Mainz considers Pope Benedict’s provisions in Summorum Pontificum to be foolish. That is the only conclusion

Share this article on Facebook It was twenty years ago today… – 20 years ago, today, I was ordained by Bl. John Paul II in St. Peter’s Basilica.

Share this article on Facebook NCR’s editor and publisher passed away: Joseph Feuerherd – R.I.P. – The National Catholic Reporter reports the death of their editor in chief and publisher. Joseph Feuerherd, NCR editor in chief and publisher, died this morning after an

Share this article on Facebook RECENT POSTS and THANKS to Readers! – Some of you have been kind enough post greetings for my 20th anniversary of ordination.  I am very grateful for your prayers and other gestures and greetings including

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Pro seipso sacerdote – For the priest himself (Part 1 – 1962MR) – Since this is a time of year when new priests are being ordained, and many priests are observing their own anniversaries, let’s have a WDTPRS look at the prayers Pro

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Pro seipso sacerdote – For the priest himself (Part 2 – 2002MR) – On the anniversary of his ordination, in the traditional form of Holy Mass with the 1962MR a priest can add orations for the anniversary of his ordination… Pro seipso

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