Catholic News Headlines June 7, 2011


Jun. 6, 7pm—Jun. 7, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez tells new priests their mission is to evangelize – Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 7, 2011 / 03:30 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles told a diverse group of new priests during their ordination Mass

Share this article on Facebook China ‘postpones’ ordination of bishop lacking Vatican approval – Vatican City, Jun 7, 2011 / 12:35 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The proposed ordination of a Chinese bishop without Vatican approval has been postponed at the last minute. The

Share this article on Facebook Cuban government detains two recently released dissidents – Havana, Cuba, Jun 6, 2011 / 07:00 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Cuban dissident Jorge Luis Garcia Perez denounced the country’s government on June 2 for detaining 10 opposition

Share this article on Facebook Eden’s new book: Saints can help in healing of childhood sex abuse wounds – New York City, N.Y., Jun 7, 2011 / 06:00 am ( CNA ).- Dawn Eden, a popular Catholic author known for her work on chastity in the modern world, is set to release a new

Share this article on Facebook English cardinal urges prayers for Irish Catholic Church – Rome, Italy, Jun 7, 2011 / 03:31 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- English Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor describes Ireland as “A country I love very much,” but also as a nation

Share this article on Facebook Fight against AIDS should combat promiscuity, expert says – Rome, Italy, Jun 7, 2011 / 05:58 pm ( CNA ).- Father Juan Jose Perez-Soba recently argued that AIDS prevention campaigns do not attack the root of the problem because

Share this article on Facebook KC bishop admits failure in abuse case, says he’ll address alleged ‘concealment’ – Kansas City, Mo., Jun 7, 2011 / 05:09 pm ( CNA ).- The head of the Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese admits he failed to act on suspicions voiced to him last year, about a

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani Christians shocked by proposed Bible ban – Lahore, Pakistan, Jun 7, 2011 / 01:25 am ( CNA ).- A Catholic bishop in Pakistan is expressing concern about an Islamic group’s petition to ban the Bible. The extremist

Share this article on Facebook Spanish bishop to preside at Mass for murdered military chaplain – Murcia, Spain, Jun 7, 2011 / 02:02 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Bishop Jose Lorca Planes will preside at the funeral Mass for a retired military chaplain who was killed on

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Weiner apologizes for lewd photo – but will not resign – U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner formally apologized for lying about posting inappropriate photos online and admitted to …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Oblate priest scores Senate vote on ARMM poll postponement – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, June 7, 2011—The director of the Institute for Autonomy and Governance of the Cotabato City-based Notre Dame University scored the Philippine Senate

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Clinic Violated Environmental Laws – In what has to be the oddest coupling…evah…environmentalists and pro-lifers are teaming up against Big Abortion. This is one time I’ll say hooray for

Share this article on Facebook Chris Matthews Is A Misogynist. – Chris Matthews has so completely sold his soul to liberalism, he actually blamed Anthony Weiner’s wife for Weiner’s disgusting behavior. Gotta love the enlightened left.

Share this article on Facebook College Bans National Anthem – WTHR reports that a small college in Indiana has banned the Star Spangled Banner at sporting events. Why? Goshen College’s board of directors says it will find an

Share this article on Facebook Low Crime And Misdemeanors – Matthew and I have assiduously avoided covering the Anthony Weiner scandal. Not because we think that such a story is below us, quite the contrary. We have avoided it

Share this article on Facebook MSNBC Plays Softball with Cecile Richards – This is hilarious. In his interview of Cecile Richards concerning the battle in Indiana MSNBC’s Martin Bashir pretends that Planned Parenthood talking points are facts

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Threatens Indiana – President of Planned Parenthood of Indiana Betty Cockrum is threatening Indiana by threatening to close seven of its 28 Indiana health centers if U.S. District Court

Share this article on Facebook Space Station on Mars Found?! – Some dude claims to have discovered a mysterious structure on the surface of the red planet – by looking on Google earth. David Martines, whose YouTube video of the

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI Recalls Hungarian Composer Liszt – VATICAN CITY, 28 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Yesterday afternoon, in the Paul VI Hall of the Vatican, Benedict XVI attended a concert offered in his honor by the President of the

Share this article on Facebook Catholicism Means Marian Character – VATICAN CITY, 28 MAY 2011 (VIS) – This afternoon in the Vatican, Benedict XVI received members of the “Mariä Verkündigung” Marian Congregation of Men of Regensburg,

Share this article on Facebook Dialogue Between Catholic Church And Anglican Communion – VATICAN CITY, 28 MAY 2011 (VIS) – The Anglican – Roman Catholic International Commission has completed the first meeting of its new phase (ARCIC III) at the Monastery of

Share this article on Facebook Enthusiasm And Courage Give Start To Proclaiming Christ – VATICAN CITY, 30 MAY 2011 (VIS) – This afternoon the Holy Father received participants in the plenary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization,

Share this article on Facebook Knowledge Of Gospel Produces True Joy – VATICAN CITY, 29 MAY 2011 (VIS) – This afternoon Benedict XVI appeared at the window of his study in the Vatican Apostolic Palace to pray the Regina Coeli with the

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani Think Tank Laments Persecution Of Christians – The Jinnah Institute, a Pakistani public-policy think tank chaired by a Muslim, has issued a report documenting and denouncing the persecution of Christians and other

Share this article on Facebook Philippine Bishops Denounce Proposal To Legalize Divorce – Bishops across the Philippines are denouncing a measure that would legalize divorce. “Being a country where divorce is not legal is an honor that every Filipino should

Share this article on Facebook Pope To Celebrate Pentecost Mass At St. Peter’s Basilica – VATICAN CITY, 7 JUN 2011 (VIS) – This coming Sunday, 12 June, the Holy Father will celebrate Mass for the Solemnity of Pentecost at 9:30am in St. Peter’s Basilica,

Share this article on Facebook Word Of God, Consolation And Challenge For Christians In India – VATICAN CITY, 30 MAY 2011 (VIS) – “The Second Vatican Council reminds us that, among the more important responsibilities of bishops, the proclamation of the Gospel is

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Speak Your Mind – 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 Surviving Study Abroad – Lisa Hendey: An tips for moms and kids? | You’d think that my son attending college across the country would have better prepared me for his decision to spend the better

Share this article on Facebook The Pope’s Pep Talk to Families – Danielle Bean: Be courageous! | Many thanks to our Canadian friends in Quebec, Michel et Myrielle, for highlighting an important message in the pope’s homily in Croatia

Share this article on Facebook Why You Should Stay In A Bad Marriage – Rebecca Teti: usually, it’s better for the children | “Given a choice between you in the next room miserable every day for the rest of your life and you happy but only

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook New Religions for the New Conditions – “The Catholic Church is the only thing which saves a man from the degrading slavery of being a child of his age. I have compared it with the New Religions; but this is

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Algerian Christian Sentenced Beyond Prosecutor’s Request – The Christian community in Algeria was left stunned when Christian convert Siaghi Krimo was sentenced beyond what the prosecutor had recommended in the criminal court on

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Kevorkian

Share this article on Facebook High School Valedictorian Appeals to 5th Circuit to Allow Prayer at Graduation – As valedictorian, Angela Hildenbrand had planned to say a prayer during her speech at graduation on June 4. That was before the parents of one of her classmates sued,

Share this article on Facebook It’s About Time!!! – Finally, Catholic dioceses are fighting back against state laws mandating adoption agencies adopt to homosexual couples. Instead of just closing up shop and throwing

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Al Sharpton and Bill Press call Santorum racist and agree that the GOP wants to deny blacks the right to vote and re-segregate schools. Incredible.

Share this article on Facebook Scottish archbishop discourages use of extraordinary form – A Scottish archbishop has told his priests that there is “no requirement or indeed encouragement for any of us to promote the so-called extraordinary form” of the

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 7, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 7 4:00 – How Dissent Became Institutionalized in the Church in America This weekend in Metro Detroit, two conferences

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Death Row Inmate Execution Pain an Issue, Abortion Pain Ignored – Even from death row, you can change history and save lives. Two death-sentenced Kentucky prisoners have a grievance which the Supreme Court recently agreed to hear. In

Share this article on Facebook Gallup: Churchgoers More Likely to be Pro-Life on Abortion – A new Gallup analysis of polls it has conducted on abortion from 2008-2011 finds churchgoers are much more likely to be pro-life on abortion than those who never attend

Share this article on Facebook Maine Senate Defeats Bill to Protect Pregnant Women, Unborn – Federal law and the laws of more than two dozen states offer protection and justice for pregnant women and unborn children who are victims of violent crimes by holding

Share this article on Facebook Man Faces Lawsuit for Billboard on Girlfriend’s Abortion – A New Mexico man faces a lawsuit form his former girlfriend over a public billboard he paid for that exposed the abortion decision she made and his grief that it robbed

Share this article on Facebook MSNBC Allows Planned Parenthood President to Mislead on Abortion – Martin Bashir tossed softballs at Planned Parenthood head Cecile Richards on his eponymous MSNBC program on Monday, letting his guest spout her talking points in defense

Share this article on Facebook Obama Loses 20 Points in Five Weeks in National Approval Poll – President Barack Obama has lost 20 percent of his approval rating in the course of five weeks in a national poll conducted by the Washington Post. The survey shows that

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Senate: No Abortions in Public Hospitals, Insurance Plans – The Ohio state Senate today approved two amendments requested by a statewide pro-life organization seeking to protect Buckeye State residents from having to fork out

Share this article on Facebook Pennsylvania Senate OKs Cutting Obamacare Abortion Funding – The Pennsylvania state Senate today approved legislation that would have the state opt out of the abortion funding allowed under the Obamacare health care law President

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group Takes on Baltimore Law Hitting Pregnancy Centers – A leading pro-life organization has filed legal papers defending a judge’s decision to strike down a Baltimore, Maryland ordinance that attacks pregnancy centers

Share this article on Facebook Santorum Plugs Pro-Life View at Iowa Pregnancy Center Event – Fresh from his announcement that he is officially seeking the Republican presidential nod to take on pro-abortion President Barack Obama, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick

Share this article on Facebook Tennessee Pro-Lifers: Haslam Can Stop Planned Parenthood Funds – Tennessee Right to Life continues to press Governor Bill Haslam to take steps to yank the taxpayer funding the Planned Parenthood abortion business receives from the

Share this article on Facebook Texas Officials: Abortion Center Broke Law With Illegal Dumping – The Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has determined that an abortion center in south Texas broke the law when it engaged in the improper disposal of the

Share this article on Facebook Tim Pawlenty: I Would Sign Ban on Planned Parenthood Funding – In a radio interview today, Governor Tim Pawlenty weighed in on one of the top priorities for the pro-life community by saying he would, if elected president, sign a ban

Share this article on Facebook UN: World Faces “Overpopulation” Despite Population Declines – You will be glad to learn that we all have official permission from the UN people-counters to panic about about “overpopulation” — yet again. The U.N. Population

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Jesuit leadership defends pro-abortion organization denounced by Mexican cardinal – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman June 6, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The leadership of the Jesuit order in Canada and Mexico is standing behind a pro-abortion organization

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Episcopal Church in Maryland to Become Roman Catholic – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An Episcopal church in Bladensburg, Maryland became the first in the nation to convert to Roman Catholicism yesterday when

Share this article on Facebook EU High Court Accepts Landmark Christian Challenge to UK “Diversity” Law – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The European Court of Human Rights has decided to intervene in a landmark legal challenge brought by four Christians which will

Share this article on Facebook No “Opt Out” for Soldiers Who Disagree with Reversal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During a question and answer session in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told Marines that those who disagree with

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Altar and Orientation: Central to a New Liturgical Movement – We recently shared an article by Dom Mark Daniel Kirby, OSB, on the topic of sacred music. When reading that article this past Friday, I was also rather interested to

Share this article on Facebook CD Combines Holy Rosary with Sacred Music – Recently Jeff Ostrowski sent me a note about this interesting looking CD which combines the recitation of the Holy Rosary with sacred music. This perhaps provides a good

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Mass, St. Gabriel’s, Stamford CT., Queenship of Mary

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook 105,000 Christians Martyred per Yearhttp://www.ewtn.com/vnews/getstory.asp?number=113734 “And they have conquered him [the Devil] by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved

Share this article on Facebook Detroit Archbishop Warns against Dissidents’ Group – Archbishop Vigneron has warned the faithful in Detroit (and others also) against attending the liturgy that will accompany the American Catholic Council June 11-12. They

Share this article on Facebook Join us in Poland, in Honor of Blessed JPII the Great – We are taking a marvelous pilgrimage to Poland, chock full of beautiful churches, the sites related to JPII, Faustina and Maximilian Kolbe — even Auschwitz. Visit

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #566 – The Little Girl Who Smiled Back – “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 Bishop Finn: Epic Fail and Fallout – By all accounts, Bishop Robert Finn is a very good man , but it seems he is a very good man who made a very big — huge; astounding — mistake : Creepy is one thing. The

Share this article on Facebook Dowd’s Yips Derail Even Her Praise – Seems yesterday was my day for writing about female journalists . Last night I was late to the Anthony Weiner/Andrew Breitbart story, barely having time to observe

Share this article on Facebook Nun Soaps: New Face and Gift Soaps! – It has been a while since we’ve taken a look at what our nun pals are up to — and they’ve been very busy; Dominicans traveling and partying ; Passionists partying and

Share this article on Facebook Someone Feed Adorable Kitty! – Click here to view the embedded video.

Share this article on Facebook The Deep Waters and Gay Marriage – I rarely recommend subscribing to RSS feeds, because I know what it’s like to get enough email, but I am going to urge you to subscribe to Theologian (and Patheos

Share this article on Facebook Weinergate: Barbara Walters Loses Reporter Cred – UPDATE – I know, I know; I am the only blogger in the world , it seems, who is not writing about Anthony Weiner. Mea Culpa — Mondays are my busiest day, and today I didn’t even

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook SAAN MAKIKITA SA BIBLIA ANG PAGSAMBA KAY JESUS? – The Three Magi Worship the Child Jesus   Anonymous said…      Father!!anung k lng po kung tlaga bang may katibayan sa bibliya ang pagsamba kay Jesus?pls kc nguguluhan

Share this article on Facebook TINUTURING BANG MGA SANTO NG CATHOLIC CHURCH ANG MGA PROPETA NG LUMANG TIPAN? – The Patriarch Abraham or St. Abraham the Patriarch depicted in this 5th cent. mosaic inside the Church, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome     Anonymous

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Card. Canizares with blunt speech and warnings in Spain – When is the last time you heard this sort of language from a Cardinal? From CNA: Moral conscience needed to overcome economic crisis, states Spanish cardinal Madrid,

Share this article on Facebook McBrien: Pope does not have full authority in the Church – The National Catholic Fishwrap is still running down Pope Benedict and defending Bp. William Morris, formerly of Toowomba, Australia, present cause célèbre of Catholic

Share this article on Facebook The challenges of moving from print to digital – From Catholic Culture comes this.  My emphases: Vatican newspaper: reflections on future of Catholic publishing In an essay that appeared in the June 6-7 edition of

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