Catholic News Headlines June 10, 2011


Jun. 9, 7pm—Jun. 10, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nienstedt offers reasons to back Minn. marriage amendment – St. Paul, Minn., Jun 10, 2011 / 05:22 am ( CNA ).- Minnesota’s proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union of a man and a woman should be passed to

Share this article on Facebook Caritas launches new program for Japan quake victims – Tokyo, Japan, Jun 10, 2011 / 01:46 am ( CNA ).- Almost three months after the devastating earthquake in Japan, the Catholic relief agency Caritas has launched a new

Share this article on Facebook Christians should not be content with life of mediocrity, Spanish bishops say – Madrid, Spain, Jun 10, 2011 / 02:00 pm ( CNA ).- The Spanish Bishops’ Conference reminded the baptized of their commitment to live the faith with authenticity and to not

Share this article on Facebook Diplomats must have personal virtue, Pope says – Vatican City, Jun 10, 2011 / 04:30 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict welcomed new students enrolled in the Vatican’s diplomat school on June 10, telling them that the

Share this article on Facebook Father of nine preparing to be ordained Catholic priest – Plymouth, England, Jun 9, 2011 / 07:37 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- There can’t be many Catholic priests who have a wife and nine children present at their ordination. But

Share this article on Facebook KC bishop responds to concerns with independent investigation – Kansas City, Mo., Jun 9, 2011 / 09:09 pm ( CNA ).- Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert W. Finn is implementing a plan to improve his diocese’s response to cases of

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s message to Syrian ambassador stresses reform, non-violence – Vatican City, Jun 10, 2011 / 12:55 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI told Syria’s ambassador to the Holy See that the country’s troubled government should respect

Share this article on Facebook Poverty can be overcome by imitating Jesus, famous missionary says – Rome, Italy, Jun 10, 2011 / 05:08 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Father Pedro Opeka traveled to Rome this week to share his testimony as a missionary and to raise awareness in

Share this article on Facebook Sainthood cause opened for priest who brought Opus Dei to US – Braintree, Mass., Jun 10, 2011 / 02:48 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- On June 2, the Archdiocese of Boston opened the canonization cause of Father Joseph Muzquiz, a priest who

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook The Holy Spirit: Giver of Truth and Grace – This Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of Pentecost, that day on which the Holy Spirit appeared to the apostles in …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 21 bodies of alleged criminals found in Mexican city – The bodies of 21 men, aged between 20 and 35 years of age, have been discovered by police in the western Mexican …

Share this article on Facebook 22,000-year-old Roman ship emerges near ancient port – Italian archaeologists have unearthed a 2,000-year-old Roman ship in the middle of a plain near the ancient port …

Share this article on Facebook China: ‘United States has already been defaulting’ – Beijing is urging Washington to get its fiscal house in order after a Chinese ratings house accused the United …

Share this article on Facebook Khadafi deemed a legitimate target by the United Nations – A senior NATO military official with operational knowledge of the Libya mission has told CNN that a United …

Share this article on Facebook New Evangelization: Father of Nine Preparing to be Ordained Catholic Priest – For Deacon Ian Hellyer, though, that decision has meant more than simply a change of religion. It also means …

Share this article on Facebook Oil-rich Qatar eyes postwar Libya to spread influence – Libyan rebels battling against Moammar Khadafi proudly wave the flags of participating nations at …

Share this article on Facebook Tens of thousands of Yemenis join in protest for transitional government – At least 100,000 Yemenis marched in protest in the main square of the capital demanding that the wounded …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Holy Spirit College in Atlanta, Georgia Proclaims ‘Love is the Purpose of Education’ – Catholic identity at a Catholic College or a Catholic Academy requires that the academic community understand its …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Dope-Smoking, Menstruating Monkey Study Got $3.6 Million – It’s a good thing that Americans aren’t suffering through a recession or anything. Otherwise this kind of funding for a study on dope fiend menstruating monkeys would

Share this article on Facebook I’ll Be on Radio – I’m scheduled to be on Dennis O’Donovan’s great radio show “Religon, Politics, and the Culture.” We’ll be discussing the Obama, Planned Parenthood and Indiana as well as

Share this article on Facebook OCALHEAP!!! – I’m going to explain this in chronological order. It’s the only way. I could go back and forth thematically but it’s best just to tell it like it happened. Last week I

Share this article on Facebook The Turkish TJ Hooker – I’m in a silly mood so here for your enjoyment is the Turkish TJ Hooker. (I’m not sure that’s a good thing to be or not.) HT The Blaze

Share this article on Facebook Warmonger – Remember that thing that Obama said would be a mistake just a few months ago? Now, just as there are those who have argued against intervention in Libya, there are

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Draft Protocol For Convention On Rights Of The Child – VATICAN CITY, 10 JUN 2011 (VIS) – Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, permanent observer of the Holy See to the Office of the United Nations, spoke at the 17th Ordinary

Share this article on Facebook Holy See Diplomats: In Service Of Pope And Ecclesial Communion – VATICAN CITY, 10 JUN 2011 (VIS) – This morning the Holy Father received the superiors and students of the institution that trains candidates for the Holy See diplomatic

Share this article on Facebook Intense Persecution Of Church In Laos – Catholics in northern Laos are suffering from an increasingly intense persecution, according to UCA News. Local officials in the Communist nation are requiring some

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for June 10 – VATICAN CITY, 10 JUN 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father received in separate audiences: – Six prelates from the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India on their “ad

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for June 10 – VATICAN CITY, 10 JUN 2011 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father: – appointed Msgr. Alfredo Zecca, of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, as Metropolitan Archbishop of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Conservatives Can Be Hotties Too? – Danielle Bean: | I am not a prude. I realize that nothing screams “I am a prude!” more loudly than beginning a blog post with that sentence, but I truly am not the kind

Share this article on Facebook Hobbies and Help – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast! | This week on the Faith & Family Live Cast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Danielle, Kate Wicker and

Share this article on Facebook My Latest Appliance Crush – Danielle Bean: | My parents bought me this pretty little thing for my birthday this year. I am thrilled! And excited! And confirmed in my theory that true happiness

Share this article on Facebook School Rules – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

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Share this article on Facebook How Useful Is This Argument Against Sedevacantism? – Last time we dealt with the first part of a two-part query from a reader. Now for part two. The question is: How useful can a particular quotation from Vatican I be in

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook At the “American Catholic Council” – Nick and Al Blogging Live: We are currently at a gathering of dissident Catholics in Detroit listening and watching. About 1,000 in attendance tonight. By their own

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 10, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 10 4:00 – God Has GREAT Plans for You! :A Guide to Help Clarify Your Calling and Increase Your Happiness With

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Belgian Doctors Boast of Harvesting Organs After Euthanasia – I can think of few things that would undermine universal human equality than for society to think that killing despairing people with serious illnesses or disabilities

Share this article on Facebook MTV Pregnancy Shows Up Abortion Support, Ultrasound Lowers It – One aspect of a new poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute showing Americans and young people believe abortion is morally wrong is drawing additional

Share this article on Facebook New York Times Bashes Russian Pro-Life Summit on Population – An article in today’s New York Times (“Russians Adopt U.S. tactics In Opposing Abortion”) mischaracterizes the upcoming Moscow Demographic Summit: The Family and The

Share this article on Facebook On Father’s Day, Remember Dads Get No Say in Abortion – June is unofficially the month of men. Father’s Day falls on June 17th this year. The release of X-Men: First Class last week helped to begin the month with a

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Wants Evidence Hid in Illegal Abortion Trial – A Kansas-based Planned Parenthood abortion business wants to hide evidence and prevent it from appearing in court as a trial moves forward concerning 107 charges it

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion NEA to Spend $60 Million Re-Electing Obama – The nation’s biggest educational lobby, which has advanced a pro-abortion agenda, will advance it further now that it has committed to spending $60 million to support

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Group: Think Twice Before Joining Komen Race for Cure – A statewide pro-life group in Missouri has a message for pro-life residents considering participating in the upcoming Race for the Cure this weekend in St. Louis

Share this article on Facebook Rick Perry Would Bring Pro-Life Record to Republican 2012 Race – Governor Rick Perry of Texas is said to be significantly closer to launching a run for the Republican nomination for president to be able to take on pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook Romney Skipping Iowa Straw Poll, Pawlenty Competing Hard – The Iowa Straw Poll in August in Ames, Iowa is traditionally the unofficial kickoff of any primary election campaign for president and it allows Iowa residents their

Share this article on Facebook Russell Crowe Defends Abortion in Profane Twitter Rant – In a late night profane rant on Twitter that is causing him significant negative press today, actor Russell Crowe defended abortion and opposed circumcision in a series

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Apocalypse Newt: the rise of Rick Perry? – by Peter J. Smith Goodbye Newt, hello Rick Perry! Newt Gingrich’s campaign has imploded, his staffers mutinied, but it all is good news to pro-life Republicans hoping

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop decries homosexual ‘marriage,’ says western world has become ‘mission territory’ – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman RESISTENCIA, Argentina, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The archbishop emeritus of the Argentinean diocese of Resistencia says that

Share this article on Facebook Billboards highlight Latino abortion crisis in lead-up to Eduardo Verastegui event – by Rebecca Millette LOS ANGELES, California, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Massive pro-life billboards erected in Los Angeles this week highlight the devastating

Share this article on Facebook Dem. representative uses Hyde Amendment to defeat Louisiana bill banning all abortions – by Kathleen Gilbert BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com)—A bill that would have revised the state of Louisiana’s definition of criminal feticide to

Share this article on Facebook Dissident D&P supporters demand bishops back off from their development agency – by Patrick B. Craine MONTREAL, Quebec, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After the high-profile defunding of a major pro-abortion partner of the Canadian Catholic

Share this article on Facebook First FDA, now Health Canada: contraceptive pills may significantly increase blood clot risk – by Rebecca Millette OTTAWA, Ontario, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Health Canada has announced it will be reviewing the safety of the contraceptive pills Yaz and

Share this article on Facebook Hamilton school board ‘religious accommodation’ policy would exclude moral beliefs – by Patrick B. Craine HAMILTON, Ontario, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Christian pro-family activists are denouncing a new Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

Share this article on Facebook Home Depot pledges to continue support for gay agenda despite massive petition/boycott – by Thaddeus Baklinski ATLANTA, Georgia, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For several years, Home Depot has thrown its support behind activism; now it has indicated

Share this article on Facebook MTV pulls beleaguered ‘Skins’ after one season – by Kathleen Gilbert NEW YORK, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – MTV has canned a highly explicit TV show about a group of young teens that staggered to the end of its

Share this article on Facebook Ohio man sentenced to 13 years for attempt to force abortion at gunpoint – by Patrick B. Craine COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Ohio man who tried to force his girlfriend to abort their unborn child at gunpoint was

Share this article on Facebook Popular UK soap under fire for assisted suicide propaganda – by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent LONDON, June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The long-running British soap opera, Emmerdale, has come under heavy criticism for

Share this article on Facebook UN HIV/AIDS negotiations reveal false ‘consensus’ – by Samantha Singson NEW YORK, June 9 (C-FAM) – At the biannual UN HIV/AIDS conference this week, delegates scurried to keep some semblance of a consensus after the

Share this article on Facebook UN report calls for comprehensive sex ed for ten-year-olds to fight AIDS – by Lauren Funk NEW YORK, June 9 (C-FAM) – Some in the UN believe that comprehensive sexuality education is the main intervention needed to prevent new HIV infections –

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Muslim Extremists in Nigeria Bomb Catholic Cathedral – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The inauguration of Nigeria’s new Christian president, Goodluck Jonathan, has set off a new wave of violence against Christians

Share this article on Facebook New Journalistic Low: Newspapers Recruit Volunteers to Scour Palin E-Mails – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Criticism is mounting over the decision by several major newspapers to recruit volunteers to scour 24,000 e-mail

Share this article on Facebook Pope Speaks on Environment and Technology – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist While addressing six new ambassadors to the Holy See yesterday, the Holy Father spoke about the need to adopt “a lifestyle that

Share this article on Facebook Women Account for 70% of the World’s Poor – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Because of the systematic discrimination women endure in so many cultures around the world, new statistics show they account

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Upcoming events in Oxford – Two upcoming liturgical events at Blackfriars Oxford , to which all readers are warmly invited: This weekend, on Saturday 11 June, the Dominican priory of the Holy

Share this article on Facebook Usus Antiquior in the Cathedral of Bologna – By way of Messa in Latino , some video images from the usus antiquior celebrated in Bologna in the Cathedral of San Pietro on Saturday, June 4th.

Share this article on Facebook Virtual Tour of St. Francis de Sales Oratory – Many have commented on the beauty of ICRSS parish in St. Louis, St. Francis de Sales Oratory. Those who have thought they would like to see more of this church will be

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Texas Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 1 – The pilgrims arrived safely, though late. All were well fed and now sleeping with the sounds of the waves of ttSea of Galilee beautiful weather teady for a busy day

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #230 – If I Were You – “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 Textbook-Free Campus; Fact-Free History, No Jobs – I have issues with textbook-free campuses, and so, it appears, does Jesse Jackson, Jr . And some of our issues are the same. I too have wondered what happens to all the

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook FROM BAPTIST TO CATHOLIC – CONVERSION STORY OF BRO. FERDINAND, one of the readers and regular commenters in this blog – The Gesu – Ateneo de Manila Unvierstiy Chapel   Ferdinand said…    Thank you Father Abe for even considering my reversion story. I will not name the churches in my

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN TUNGKOL SA ‘TABULA RASA’ PHILOSOPHY NI JOHN LOCKE – St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church       Anonymous said… Good Evening po Father, Matanong ko lamang po, ano po ba ang stand ng church against sa bagay na

Share this article on Facebook NALILITONG CATOLICO NAGBALIK SA SANTA IGLESIA SA TULONG NG SPLENDOR OF THE CHURCH BLOG – The Adoration by Boucher. Just like the simple folks gazed on the Child Jesus with wonders, Jazmin saw the Splendor of the Church which is the Body of Christ and was

Share this article on Facebook SUPORTADO BA NG SANTA IGLESIA ANG MGA CATHOLIC FAITH DEFENDERS? – The CFD Board of Governors led by National Pres. Engr. and Prof. Ramon Gitamondoc of San Carlos University together with Archbishop of Cebu, His Excellency Jose Palma,

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Bishops Will Join English-Speaking Pilgrims at World Youth Day Love and Life Center in Madrid This Summer – WASHINGTON (June 9, 2011)—U.S. pilgrims attending World Youth Day (WYD) Madrid 2011 will have the added benefit of a youth facility providing English-language

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook ALERT! DISCLAIMER! ALERT! – I note with concern on the site of the Wall Street Journal that the European Court of Justice, in one of 11 decisions released on Thursday, ruled that France needs to do

Share this article on Facebook But wait! There’s more! – Have any of you ever ordered something through those fast talking and annoying TV ads?

Share this article on Facebook DETROIT: 11 June – CALL TO HOLINESS CONFERENCE! – On Saturday, 11 June the annual Call To Holiness conference will he held in Livonia, MI near Detroit. Speakers include: Jeff Cavins Fr. Clement Machado, SOLT Paul

Share this article on Facebook Fishwrap owes Bp. Finn an apology for their insulting analogy – The writers and editors of the National catholic Fishwrap owe Bishop Robert Finn an apology. Columnist Phyllis Zagano, whose skills in reading carefully and thinking

Share this article on Facebook If web browsers were cars – This came from one of our readers.  Enjoy! If Web Browsers Were Cars… IE6: original VW Beetle: at the time of launch it was the browser.  Netscape Navigator was dead,

Share this article on Facebook Of Richard McBrien and the persecution of the Catholic Church in China – The gentlemanly Sando Magister has a must-read piece today at his site Chiesa called: Bishops Or Mandarins? The Dilemma of the Chinese Church. Here is the introductory

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Does the SSPX say the Ordinary Form is invalid or not legitimate? – Universae Ecclesiae 8 says that those who request Mass and the sacraments in the Extraordinary Form “must not in any way support or belong to groups which show

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed: colors – Just a few interesting colors today.  A couple of the pics are from when the crab apple tree was in bloom. This Bunting is styling in the direct sun. Team Finch. House

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