Catholic News Headlines June 9, 2011


Jun. 8, 7pm—Jun. 9, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook ‘Surfing Madonna’ graffiti gets Calif. beach city talking – Encinitas, Calif., Jun 9, 2011 / 01:29 am ( CNA ).- Corrected June 9, 2011 at 8:57 MDT. Removes description of St. Juan Diego being on the surfboard. A mosaic of the

Share this article on Facebook Bishop urges parents to enroll children in religion classes – Santander, Spain, Jun 9, 2011 / 06:03 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Bishop Vicente Jimenez of Santander, Spain has issued a pastoral letter calling on parents to enroll

Share this article on Facebook Bishops’ Congregation to decide on Milan recommendation today – Vatican City, Jun 9, 2011 / 11:34 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The recommendation for the next Archbishop of Milan will be decided at a meeting in the Vatican this morning,

Share this article on Facebook Cathedral in Nigeria destroyed by extremist attacks – Maiduguri, Nigeria, Jun 9, 2011 / 03:15 am ( CNA ).- An extremist Islamic group is being held responsible for a series of recent attacks in Nigeria, which have left 16

Share this article on Facebook Labor board denial of Catholic university’s exemption could endanger religious freedom – Chicago, Ill., Jun 9, 2011 / 06:35 am ( CNA ).- A labor board ruling has denied St. Xavier University’s religious exemption from federal organizing rules on the grounds

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict calls for ‘clean energy’ – Vatican City, Jun 9, 2011 / 12:53 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The governments of the world should back “the exploitation of clean energy sources,” Pope Benedict XVI said June

Share this article on Facebook Strong faith, prayer help in young girl’s cancer recovery – Greenville, R.I., Jun 9, 2011 / 01:57 pm ( CNA ).- With quiet confidence Sydney Khoury climbs each step of a metal ladder as she positions herself to place a crown of

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Family TV Movie ‘Field of Vision’ a clear winner – Mysterious footage captured on an old video camera shows star quarterback Tyler McFarland that some of his …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook U.S. steps up air raids in embattled nation of Yemen – The U.S. has stepped air raids on suspected fighters in Yemen. The military operation is intended to keep them …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Updated: Gingrich Will Stay in! Senior Staff of Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich Resigns – In a city where politics is a sport and the only thing to spread faster than fact is speculation, this much is …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Arizona wildfires continue to rage out of control – Several Arizona mountain communities remain endangered from raging wildfires that have raged with no end in …

Share this article on Facebook Fr Frank Pavone on Capital Punishment and Abortion – There’s a big difference between a criminal and a perfectly innocent baby. Yet at the same time, the …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook CCH Featured Apologetics Question – How should I – a Catholic – respond to someone who asks me if I’ve been saved or born-again? Find out the answer here .

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook YOS named Most Outstanding Volunteer Service organization – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, June 9, 2011—After 25 years of sending “bulingits” to various partner organizations all over Mindanao, the Year of Service (YOS) of the Xavier

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Boston Archdiocese Allows Gay Pride Mass – A parish in Boston is holding a Mass in celebration of Boston’s Pride month. I’m not kidding. Homosexual acts are a sin and pride is one of the seven deadly sins. So one

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abort Martino Resigns From ND Board – Good riddance. Roxanne Martino has resigned from the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees, effective immediately, in the wake of reports criticizing donations she

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Surfer Saves Drowning Woman – This is a pretty cool story. My first reaction to this was what a great story. My second reaction was wow, surfers really do talk like that. According to the Blaze ,

Share this article on Facebook Protestors Disrupt Special Olympics – This is sick. What is wrong with these people. Protesters dressed as zombies, marched right in front of the Special Olympians, and stood between Governor Scott Walker

Share this article on Facebook You Can Help Save a Child – We here at CMR never ask for donations for ourselves. We figure that if we weren’t blogging here we’d just be yelling the same things at passing cars. We are a pro-life

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Human Ecology Is An Imperative – VATICAN CITY, 9 JUN 2011 (VIS) – This morning the Holy Father received the credential letters of six new ambassadors to the Holy See: Stefan Gorda of Moldavia, Narciso

Share this article on Facebook Papl Audiences for June 9 – VATICAN CITY, 9 JUN 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father received in separate audiences: – Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops.

Share this article on Facebook Poll: 92% Of Americans Believe In God – 92% of Americans believe in God, according to a new Gallup survey–down from 98% in 1967. When asked whether they believe in God or a “universal spirit,” 80% of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Confused In Prayer? – DariaSockey: Holy Spirit to the Rescue! | This week, in the final days leading to the feast of Pentecost, the Church’s liturgy (Mass and Liturgy of the Hours) immerses

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Forget Your Small Successes – Danielle Bean: | Now happening over at Sherry’s blog. See you there!

Share this article on Facebook Love & Marriage – 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 Responding or Reacting? – Colleen Duggan: Choosing the Better Way | “I’m angry at you, Mom,” my 7-year-old son explodes, pounding his frustrated fists on the counter.  The water glass from his

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Share this article on Facebook The Rebel Flesh & The Almost People – Thought I’d give a few quick thoughts on the recent two-part Doctor Who story consisting of The Rebel Flesh (episode 5) and The Almost People (episode 6). I was not

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook British pro-lifers adopting ‘US tactics’ – This from the British Guardian newspaper A sleepy sidestreet near the centre of Maidstone may seem an unlikely frontline in the conflict that has bubbled away, usually

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – fathers day then and now

Share this article on Facebook Dion DeMucci: The Wanderer Talks Truth

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 9, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 9 4:00 – Vengeance on the Prairie: Former KS Attorney Phil Kline and His Pro-Life Quest Two ethics investigations

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Alabama Senate Passes Fetal Pain-Based Abortion Ban – The Alabama state Senate followed the state House in passing the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which protects unborn children capable of feeling pain. The

Share this article on Facebook International Telemed Abortions Used to Circumvent Pro-life Laws – A pro-abortion website is targeting women in pro-life countries like Poland, Ireland, Malta and others for distribution of the abortion drug, RU-486. The goal of this

Share this article on Facebook Nation Needs New Gettysburg Address: Stop the War on the Unborn – Not far from where I live, along the lovely landscape of south central Pennsylvania, lies the hallowed ground of Gettysburg, site of a landmark battle. On July 1, 2, and

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Attacks on Pregnancy Centers Show Their Success – Despite the widely-recognized competency, compassion, and effectiveness of Pregnancy Care Centers (“PCCs”), the abortion lobby continues to attack these centers,

Share this article on Facebook Republicans Stall Vote on Pro-Abortion Appeals Court Nominee – Republicans stalled the vote on Steve Six, a pro-abortion federal appeals court nominee President Barack Obama put forward who formerly served as the Attorney general

Share this article on Facebook Seattle NPR Station Subject of Complaint Over Abortion Story – The Vitae Foundation filed a complaint with the Washington News Council (WNC) today about a story NPR Seattle affiliate KUOW ran on April 13.  In the story, they took

Share this article on Facebook Senators’ Letter Backs Indiana Planned Parenthood De-Funding – Twenty-eight members of the U.S. Senate signed a letter they released today to President Barack Obama’s Medicaid Administrator, Donald Berwick, defending Indiana’s ban

Share this article on Facebook Top Newt Gingrich Staffers Quit, Gov, Rick Perry May Run – In what could be a sign he may withdraw from the presidential race, several top staffers for the Republican presidential campaign of former House Speaker newt Gingrich

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Share this article on Facebook Adult Stem Cells May Soon be Used to Repair Heart Damage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A groundbreaking new study has identified the crucial molecular signals needed to enable certain cells in the human heart to be

Share this article on Facebook Appeals Court Judges Appear Critical of ObamaCare Mandate – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In what will be the most important decision yet on ObamaCare, a three-judge panel on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals charged

Share this article on Facebook Husband Plots Wife’s Murder on Facebook – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An Indiana woman who posed as a teen on Facebook in order to trick her soon-to-be ex-husband into behaving poorly, got more

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Christopher Smith on Praise and Worship Music Within the Sacred Liturgy – I was rather interested to read Fr. Christopher Smith’s critical analysis of “Praise and Worship” music within the context of the sacred liturgy over at The Chant Café

Share this article on Facebook FSSP Ordination in Krakow, Poland – The following photos were sent the NLM’s way of the ordination of Fr. Marek Grabowski, FSSP, in Ss. Peter and Paul Church in Krakow, Poland. The Mass and Ordination was

Share this article on Facebook Pentecost – As we approach Pentecost, here is a painting by the Hungarian artist Istvan Dorffmaister. This is a wonderful painting that is in the Hungarian national gallery in

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Preparing for Pentecost in two minutes – By Mary DeTurris Poust Check out this great clip about Pentecost from Busted Halo . It’s the perfect primer on the basics of this feast, which we will celebrate this

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Disgusted in the Air – Janet and I are flying from Rome to Tel Aviv. It is a comfortable flight but I am still nauseated. There are four Dutch gays on the plane in front of us and across the

Share this article on Facebook The “Peadeful Religion” at it again – Maybe a radical fringe or maybe the ripe fruit of Islam, but the world should open it’s eyes to what can and does happen in the name of Islam. And not only in Nigeria

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #166 – Daniel the Anchorite – “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 Face-Palm to Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese – Oy. Deacon Greg has an an update to the Kansas City-St. Joseph story that seems to be a triumph of naivete and just not getting it : The sad story of the troubles in

Share this article on Facebook The Future of Chesty McCheesecakes – Is this bad news for the president? Thanks to Max for pointing out that chest hair may be making a comeback! At least, over at Salon Tracy Clark-Flory is defending the

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook HOW COME THE DIDACHE WAS EXCLUDED FROM THE CANON OF THE SACRED SCRIPTURES? – The title of the Didache in the manuscript discovered in 1873 Anonymous said… fr. abe bakit hindi sinali ang didache sa bible? fiel po to  June 9, 2011 5:15 PM    Fr.

Share this article on Facebook IS IT OK TO USE CONTRACEPTIVES IN ORDER TO AVOID HAVING MENTALLY CHALLENGED OR DISABLED CHILDREN? – The Pope blesses a disabled child lovingly carried by her mother     Josemaria Lazaro Paulo Jeronimo Martin Carvalho-von verster said… Hello Father What Do You Think

Share this article on Facebook MATALIM NA SAGOT SA MGA KATANUNGAN NG ISANG CONDOMISTA – The Madonna and Child Arvin said… To Anonymous, Unang una, ako ay isang Katoliko. At dahil sa ako’y Katoliko, Sumasampalataya naman ako Diyos Espiritu Santo, sa Banal

Share this article on Facebook SAAN BA GALING ANG DIOS? – The Pantokrator or the All-Powerful God… He is eternal as symbolized by the circle which means He has no beginning and no end. He is worshipped and honored by Angels

Share this article on Facebook TAKOT NGA BA ANG MGA CATHOLICS LUMABAN NG DEBATE SA MGA PASTOR NI MANALO? – Anonymous said… fr., good evening po… ako po ay katoliko bagamat nag-aral po ako sa mga paaralang nasa ilalim ng pangalang “NEW ERA”…palagi pong sinasabi ng mga

Share this article on Facebook THE FOLLOWERS OF JESUS BELONGS TO THE NEW SABBATH – SUNDAY – THE DAY OF THE LORD’S RESURRECTION – The Risen Lord appeared to His Apostles on Sunday evening     Anonymous said… Leviticus 23:7 “Sa UNANG ARAW ay magkakaroon ng banal na pagpupulong: anomang gawang

Share this article on Facebook THE SPLENDOR OF THE CHURCH BLOG HELPED ONE OF ITS READERS TO ABANDON THE BORN AGAIN DOCTRINES – St. Paul the Apostle     juan carlo saliba said… Father nag altar call din po ako and I accepted Jesus as my Personal Lord and Savior pero mayroon din po akong duda

Share this article on Facebook THE SPLENDOR OF THE CHURCH BLOG NOTED DURING THE CBCP-CATHOLIC BLOGGERS MEETING – Msgr. Pedro Quitorio before Catholic Bloggers present during the Meeting Last June 6, 2011 the CBCP called for a special gathering of Catholic Bloggers in the country to

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook An Arizona Analogy – A friend sent this. People will surely have differing views on the Arizona illegal-immigrant legislation, but you have to hand it to Gov. Jan Brewer for this response.

Share this article on Facebook Archbp. Nienstedt and the defense of true marriage – In this week’s number of The Catholic Spirit, the newspaper and site of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, His Excellency Most Rev. John Nienstedt has a column

Share this article on Facebook D. Kansas City-St. Joseph: press release about controversies – The secular press in Kansas City, MO and the ultra-liberal, doctrine-dissenting, KC-based National catholic Reporter have been busy trying to tear the guts out of the

Share this article on Facebook Digital camera, memory card, and wifi – Any of you readers into digital photography? I was wondering about a way to transfer photos from my camera, a Canon EOS 20D, to my computer wirelessly. Looking around a

Share this article on Facebook Does this seem to you to be a new journalistic low? – I haven’t ever heard of anything like this, except in my sometime-interest in astronomy, when people were recruited to monitor big listening arrays or perhaps help map

Share this article on Facebook NCFishwrap’s little problem with the Extraordinary Form and “altar girls” – NCFishwrap today surfed the little server girl issue over its mosh pit. catholic reporters that that are, they left off attacking Bp. Finn for a minute or two to post –

Share this article on Facebook Ribs that stick to your supper – I simply had a hankering for some pork ribs and sour kraut. This is stimulated by, among other factors, the absurdly low sale price on the spare ribs. So… some juniper

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed: Hummingbird Edition – There are zillions of humming birds this year. Here are few shots.

Share this article on Facebook Tip of the Day – Check all the pockets before you wash clothes. No.  Really. [CUE MUSIC] It also helps to have lot’s of hot Mystic Monk Coffee.  This morning I was listening to Bill

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