Catholic News Headlines May 31, 2011


May. 30, 7pm—May. 31, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop of Tijuana confirms murder of Mexican priest – Mexico City, Mexico, May 31, 2011 / 02:05 pm ( CNA ).- Archbishop Rafael Romo Munoz of Tijuana, Mexico has confirmed the death of Father Salvador Ruiz Enciso, who

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal exhorts candidates in Peru to foster reconciliation – Lima, Peru, May 31, 2011 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima is calling on the candidates of Peru’s upcoming presidential runoff election to talk

Share this article on Facebook Pope aims to bolster family in Croatia – Vatican City, May 31, 2011 / 03:21 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI will focus on the family during his two day visit to Croatia next month. Plans for his visit

Share this article on Facebook Pope upholds primacy of Gregorian chant – Vatican City, May 31, 2011 / 05:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has reminded church musicians of the primacy of Gregorian chant in the Mass, describing it

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Egyptian women forced to endure ‘virginity checks’ – “Virginity checks” were conducted on Egyptian women arrested at a demonstration this spring. It …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Khadafi’s days are numbered,’ declares Libyan general – Eight Libyan military officers, who have since defected from Dictator Moammar Khadafi’s fighting machine, …

Share this article on Facebook Scientists speculate on ‘mysterious’ red markings at Great Pyramid of Giza – Ancient markings inside a secret chamber at Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza have been discovered by robot …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Parental Choice: Defend Catholic Schools, Support Homeschooling – All parents are “home school parents”. Some choose to share that educational mission with others …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Augustinians inaugurate new Mati friary – MATI, Davao Oriental, May 31, 2001―The Order of St. Augustine (OSA), Province of Sto. Nino de Cebu has inaugurated its newest community last May 26 in Mati, Davao

Share this article on Facebook PH needs overdose of direct foreign investments to achieve sustainable growth – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, May 31, 2011—The so-called “Freedom Constitution” is the number one culprit in the Philippines’ abject poverty, second only to rampant graft and

Share this article on Facebook Tanada confident PNoy will support FOI’s passage – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, May 31, 2011—Although not a priority measure, the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill is sure of passing into a law, a stalwart of the President’s

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Best Lawn Sign Evah! – From a lawn in Atlanta … Via Instapundit

Share this article on Facebook Bill to Ban Catholic Adoption Agencies – A new House bill is directed against “homophobes” running adoption agencies. Just in case you’re not sure -homophobes means Catholics. The House bill introduced by

Share this article on Facebook Rowan Williams: Shakespeare a Catholic Jerk! – I am begging folks not to get too upset with Dr. Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury. He’s been having a bit of a rough time with Catholics recently so one must

Share this article on Facebook Russia to Restrict Abortion – Russia has a baby problem. There aren’t enough babies – not close to enough. In 2009, there were 74 abortions for every 100 births in Russia, according to their own

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Anything Goes – 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 Better Than Ice Cream – Danielle Bean: Deliciousness, from your freezer | This pretty little pint caught my eye in the supermarket freezer the other day. It’s not ice cream, it’s gelato. I’ve

Share this article on Facebook Prayer Expresses The Self – Rebecca Teti: catechesis on prayer, parts 2-4 | Have to put in a plug for the Holy Father’s continuing catechesis on prayer! Expect another installment tomorrow;

Share this article on Facebook Supporting Single Moms – Lisa Hendey: What practical steps can we take to help women who parent alone? | The headline caught my eye with its glaring message: “Single parent numbers in Valley

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook I Hate Religious People? – “I hate religious people.” It’s one thing to hear this from an atheist. It’s another when I hear it from an evangelical Christian (who shouldn’t be hating anybody in the

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook How Long Did It Take the Gospels to “Spread”? (Not as Long as Some Think!) – A couple of centuries ago it was becoming fashionable to date the gospels and other works of the New Testament very late, such as to the second half of the second

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 31, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 31 4:00 – Harold Camping and the “Rapture Trap” May 21 has come and gone and born-again Christians are still here.

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Alabama House Expected to Vote on Pro-Life Abortion Bills Soon – The Speaker of the state House in Alabama says that chamber of the state legislature will take up some of the several pro-life bills the state Senate has already

Share this article on Facebook Assisted Suicide Support Drops to Lowest Level in 8 Years – Gallup released the results of its latest poll today evaluating the views of Americans on various controversial issues or decisions and whether Americans believe they

Share this article on Facebook Congress Must Cut UNFPA Funds to Stop Forced Abortions – You are funding forced abortions in China. So am I. Not only elective abortions. Forced abortions. It doesn’t matter whether you are pro-life or pro-choice on this

Share this article on Facebook Model Kathy Ireland: De-Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz – Add supermodel Kathy Ireland to the list of people wanting Congress to de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business by cutting the millions of dollars it receives to

Share this article on Facebook New York Times Praises “Catholic” Pro-Abortion Democrat Hochul – On Monday, New York Times reporter Raymond Hernandez profiled Democrat Kathy Hochul, the winner of the recent special congressional election to fill a seat from a

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Prez: Emulate Late-Term Abortionist George Tiller – Earlier this month, Planned Parenthood abortion business president Ceciel Richards delivered an address to the Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health award

Share this article on Facebook Russia’s Orthodox Church, MPs Pushing Bill to Limit Abortions – The Russian Orthodox Church and members of the parliament in Russia are pushing legislation to put new abortion limits in place because the nation has seen abortion

Share this article on Facebook Scotland Sees Abortions Drop After Rise Over Several Years – A new report from the health department in Scotland shows abortions are down after rising for a period of several years from 2002-2008. Last year 12,826 abortions were

Share this article on Facebook Senate Gets 100K Petitions Asking to Stop Tax-Funded Abortions – A national pro-life organization has sent ore than 100,000 signed petitions to members of the Senate urging them to allow a vote on a bill that would prohibit taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Text Messages to Teen Inside Abortion Business Saves Baby – A teen mother, who was saved from a coerced abortion last October after a sidewalk counselor texted her while she was inside the clinic, has given birth to a beautiful,

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Home schooling hit by Austin diocese and in article by renowned priest – by Patrick B. Craine AUSTIN, Texas, May 30, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following the controversy over a statement from the Diocese of Austin deriding homeschooling, the

Share this article on Facebook Ontario PCs pledge income splitting policy better than feds – by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, May 30, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party pledged Monday to bring in income-splitting for tax

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Apostolic Nuncio Celebrates St. Philip’s Day Mass at the Oxford Oratory – We have already shown you some photos from the London Oratory, and one of our readers sent notice of the following photos of St. Philip’s Day from the Oxford Oratory,

Share this article on Facebook Dominican Rite Candle Lighting – Occasionally, people ask if there is a “proper” order in which to light the candles on the altar. Some insisting that there is only one way to do this. They usually say

Share this article on Facebook Rome and Sacred Music – As many will no doubt know, Sandro Magister turned his attention to the matter of liturgical music in the papal liturgies in a very critical piece, Glorious Music. But

Share this article on Facebook The “Pele”: Chartres is Coming – The glorious feast of Pentecost is coming, and that also means another glorious event: The Chartres pilgrimage. I have noted before that one of my favourite things at

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Steve Ray – St. Paul Center Pilgrimage Day 8, Part 1 – Videos up soon. The pilgrims are on their buses to the airport. All is perfect. Not one complaint but hundreds of compliments. Great group! Blessed be God!

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #562 – Spanish Chivalry Before Granada – “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 Diary of a Wimpy Catholic – UPDATEDs – It seems like it’s been a long time coming , right? Late in April, he was guest-blogging for me, and then Max Lindenman disappeared, except for his columns! Have you

Share this article on Facebook Kitty says Yum Yum Yum Yum – The problem with Kitty is that she thinks she’s so special because she can talk, that she takes what is not hers. Poor other kitty, so cowed! Still, it’s pretty great.

Share this article on Facebook Making Love in the Light – My column at First Things for the upcoming Feast of the Ascension: It is this onenes Father Barron describes when he writes of the “interacting and interpenetrating

Share this article on Facebook You don’t want to miss these… – I know, I know, I said the Summablog would take the place of multi-link posts, but this time indulge me, because these are all things you will want to read and since

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN HINGGIL SA TAMANG FORMULA NG BAUTISMO AT SA UNITY OF THE TRINITY – The Baptism of the Lord juan carlo saliba said…      Father tanong ko lang po, yung sinasabi po ng Pentecostals na baptism in the name of Jesus only, biblical po ba

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A new batch – I have ticked a few things off my To Do List for the day and can now settle down to read a bit. I need, inter alia, to make some more notes about Augustine’s commentary

Share this article on Facebook A question for the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” – QUAERITUR: Msgr. Guido Pozzo Secretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” Palazzo del Sant’Uffizio 00120 Vatican City Reverend and Dear Monsignor, The

Share this article on Facebook About Universae Ecclesiae and the Latin language – Over at Over at Fr Hunwicke’s Liturgical Notes I noted this from a few days ago.  A good read and with my own emphases and comments: Universae ecclesiae, C S Lewis, and

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI speaks to the new Council for “New Evangelization” – From CNA: Crisis of ‘indifference’ shows need for New Evangelization, Pope says Vatican City, May 30, 2011 / 10:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict stressed the

Share this article on Facebook Have good news? – Give us all a boost by sharing your good news!

Share this article on Facebook Prof. Peter’s and a scary thought about can. 1387 – The Canonical Defender, Prof. Ed Peters, has posted something that shook me a little, when I think of the implications it could have for priests who are less than

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Does the debate over liturgy overlook the plight of the Church and the world? – The Instruction Universae Ecclesiae 8, on the implementation of the provisions of Summorum Pontificum (the emancipation proclamation for the older form of the Roman

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: To veil or not to veil. – From a reader: I’m debating whether or not to start veiling at the Novus Ordo Mass I attend. [She is obviously talking about wearing a chapel veil or head covering in

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS is (mostly) a Kumbaya Free Zone – From the great Laudator: Perhaps the song Kumbaya is not really an African-American spiritual dating from the 1930s, but rather a vestige of an ancient Greek skolion, a

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