Catholic News Headlines June 16, 2011


Jun. 15, 7pm—Jun. 16, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Costa Rica rejects in vitro fertilization – San José, Costa Rica, Jun 16, 2011 / 06:00 pm ( CNA ).- The Costa Rican government has shelved a measure that would have legalized in vitro fertilization in the country.

Share this article on Facebook Organization of American States rejects controversial convention – Lima, Peru, Jun 16, 2011 / 02:02 pm ( CNA ).- The Organization of American States rejected a treaty which would have pressured member countries to legalize abortion and

Share this article on Facebook Prop 8 judge not obliged to recuse himself, ruling says – San Francisco, Calif., Jun 16, 2011 / 03:03 am ( CNA ).- A homosexual judge who overturned California’s 2008 ballot measure defining marriage as the union between a man

Share this article on Facebook Rome’s rollerblading monk headed to France – Rome, Italy, Jun 16, 2011 / 11:41 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Brother Anthony Ariniello is one of the most recognizable and intriguing figures to hit the streets of Rome in

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court rejects atheist’s latest challenge to Pledge of Allegiance – Washington D.C., Jun 16, 2011 / 06:08 am ( CNA ).- On June 13, the Supreme Court ruled against atheist activist Michael Newdow’s latest attempt to remove the words

Share this article on Facebook US bishops revise abuse charter to reflect new Vatican norms – Bellevue, Wash., Jun 16, 2011 / 03:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- At their spring meeting in Seattle on June 16, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops approved a revision

Share this article on Facebook Vatican diplomat: Farah Hatim case deserves UN intervention – Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 16, 2011 / 02:15 am ( CNA ).- A leading Vatican diplomat said that the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights should intervene in the case of

Share this article on Facebook Vatican launches stem cell venture with US company – Vatican City, Jun 16, 2011 / 12:35 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican has signed its first ever commercial agreement with an outside company. The contract with

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Football great warns of anarchy if same-sex marriage approved – Former New York Giants receiver David Tyree has spoken out against same-sex marriage. While the New York State …

Share this article on Facebook New York State Assembly approves same-sex marriage legislation – The New York state Assembly approved same-sex marriage this week. The bill is likely to face a vote in the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Al-Qaeda announces new leader following bin Laden’s death – Terrorist organization Al-Qaeda has named Ayman al-Zawahiri as its new chief. The announcement follows the killing …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Crime tunnels’ beneath U.S. and Mexican border smuggle people, drugs – Tunnels, burrowing under the border between the United States and Mexico have been used to smuggle contraband, …

Share this article on Facebook Euro reaches a three-week low on Greece debt catastrophe – The euro declined against the dollar after reaching a three-week low. There is hopeful speculation that an …

Share this article on Facebook Greek prime minister announces formation of new government – Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says that he will form a new government and seek a vote of confidence from …

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Announces Collaboration to Promote Adult Stem Cell Research – No embryos are destroyed to collect adult stem cells. … We believe that human life is unique and needs to be …

Share this article on Facebook Widespread fears that Greece will default on debts – To put it mildly, the European nation of Greece is in a huge financial mess. The Greek people have taken to the …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Rep. Anthony Weiner expected to resign after ‘sexting’ scandal – Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York is expected to announce his resignation, following a “sexting” …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Here Come the Anglicans: Cardinal Wuerl’s Report on U.S. Ordinariate – Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington was designated by the Holy See to …

Share this article on Facebook The Anglican Ordinariate – A Gift to the Pilgrims and a Gift to the Church – Some Catholics, as well as Protestants, have been scratching their heads regarding the purpose of the Ordinariate. …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Laoag highlights Christianization of province in jubilee celebration – LAOAG City, June 16, 2011― The Diocese of Laoag marked its Golden Jubilee Year in a two-day celebration highlighting the arrival of Christianity in the province. On June

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Aww. Weiner and Porn Star Bonded Over Abortion – It looks like Congressman Anthony Weiner will be stepping down at 2 p.m. today, according to news reports . The saddest part is that his demise started with such an

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Barron on the Holy Spirit’s Work in the Church – Fire, water and wind.

Share this article on Facebook Have You Ever Had Oral Sex? – Are you offended by the question posed in the title of this post? Yeah, me too. Imagine how much more offended, no outraged, you would be if this same question was posed

Share this article on Facebook Klavan on Ryan’s Plan vs. Obamacare – I think Klavan sums it up pretty nicely.

Share this article on Facebook Pawlenty Glittered by Abortion, Gay Activists – A group of activists attacked a presidential candidate. But don’t worry it was just a Republican attacked by abortion zealots and gay activists. So it’s not a big deal.

Share this article on Facebook Reporters Attack Bachmann’s Foster Care – You knew it was only a matter of time before this happened, right? Reporters are dashing around Presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann’s history like they just got off

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook 200 Churches Attacked In Indonesia Since 2006 – Two hundred churches have been attacked in Indonesia since 2006, according to a report submitted to Aid to the Church in Need. Fourteen churches have been attacked in

Share this article on Facebook Conference In The Vatican In November On Adult Stem Cells – VATICAN CITY, 16 JUN 2011 (VIS) – At midday today in the Holy See Press Office a forthcoming international conference on the theme “Adult Stem Cells: Science and the

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for June 16 – VATICAN CITY, 16 JUN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in separate audiences: – Seven prelates from the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India, on their “ad

Share this article on Facebook Us Bishops’ Immigration Campaign Urges Opposition To E-Verify Expansion – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Justice for Immigrants campaign is urging Catholics to oppose the expansion of E-Verify in the absence of comprehensive

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 Find Success – Danielle Bean: | The small kind. Over at Sherry’s place today.

Share this article on Facebook Lifted ‘Up’ – Danielle Bean: The Joys of Raising Children with Down syndrome | “Congratulations! Boy or girl?” New mothers and fathers hear this joyful exclamation so often upon their

Share this article on Facebook Running the Race – Rachel Balducci: What are you training for? | I noticed over at Creative Minority Report that Patrick Archbold is all signed up for next year’s New York City Ironman. Go

Share this article on Facebook What to Do For Dad? – Danielle Bean: Let’s Share Some Father’s Day Ideas | This Sunday (June 19) is Father’s Day. Do you have plans yet? In our house, a couple of the younger girls will be

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Al with Kishore Jayabalan at Acton University – Tune in right now to hear the rest of the interview.

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Ally Pakistan

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – MSNBC’s Ed Schultz: Facts and Logic Have No Place in GOP – Makes Bachmann Perfect Fit

Share this article on Facebook San Francisco Considers Circumcision—and Parental Rights – This November the citizens of San Francisco will decide whether to ban circumcision, a practice that dates from antiquity and is embraced by at least three of the

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 16, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 16 4:00 – Subsidiarity and Serving the Poor As a former Marxist, Ismael Hernandez has a unique view of subsidiarity

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops: Oppose Assisted Suicide But Help Patients – In a new statement adopted today, the nation’s Catholic bishops have a firm message for how the end-of-life debate should be handled:  oppose assisted suicide but

Share this article on Facebook CNN Gives Platform to Planned Parenthood President in Interview – Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest abortion provider, the controversial recipient of government funds, and is criticized by some for its lack of transparency –

Share this article on Facebook House Panel Backs Bill With D.C. Tax-Funded Abortion Ban – A U.S. House Appropriations subcommittee today approved the spending bill for the nation’s capital that contains language that would stop taxpayer funding of abortions

Share this article on Facebook House Votes to De-Fund Abortion Drugs in Telemedicine – The House of Representatives today voted for an amendment to HR 2112, the Agriculture Appropriations bill, to ensure no funds authorized under the bill can be used to

Share this article on Facebook Komen Sends Women to Planned Parenthood for Nonexistent Mammograms – Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the breast cancer awareness group, is coming under criticism again — this time for referring women to the Planned Parenthood abortion

Share this article on Facebook New African-American Billboard Campaign: “Abortion Enslaves Us” – A black pro-life activist responsible for creating earlier billboard campaigns that drew national attention is back with a new creative and a new message for how the

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire Gov. Vetoes Parental Notification Abortion Bill – New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has vetoed a bill that would allow parents to know when their minor daughter is considering an abortion, so they could help the young

Share this article on Facebook North Carolina Senate OKs Ultrasound Before Abortion Bill – On the heels of legislators making North Carolina the third state to de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business, North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Backer Steve Six’s Senators Oppose Nomination – The home state senators of Steve Six, the former Kansas Attorney general and Planned Parenthood supporter, have said they both oppose his nomination by President Barack

Share this article on Facebook Polls: Romney Leads GOP Race After Debate; Bachmann, Palin Second – Two new polls show former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney with a comfortable lead over his Republican presidential opponents following Monday night’s debate in New

Share this article on Facebook Report: Illinois Clinics Hid Six Abortion Deaths, 4,000 Injuries – The Chicago Tribune newspaper has released the details of a new investigative report revealing the umber of abortions in the state has been massively underreported.

Share this article on Facebook Second Embryonic Derivative Trials Move Ahead, Maybe Dangerous – Reuters is reporting that Advanced Cell Technology has enrolled the first two patients for its experiments on human eyes using injected embryonic stem cells. The report

Share this article on Facebook Senate Delays Vote on Obama Pro-Abortion Judge Pick Steve Six – The Senate has again delayed a vote on pro-abortion federal appeals court nominee Steve Six after Republicans sought and received a week-long delay last week on

Share this article on Facebook The Abortion Industry’s War on Choice: Saving Babies Doesn’t Pay – There is a new war on choice in this country, and the leaders are none other than the captains of the abortion industry. Their target: pregnancy care centers (PCCs).

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Church Marriage Rates in Sharp Decline – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist New analysis by a researcher at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) has found that the number of Catholic

Share this article on Facebook North Carolina Becomes Third State to Defund Planned Parenthood – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The trend to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider continues as pro-life lawmakers in the North Carolina statehouse

Share this article on Facebook The Five Most Dangerous Places on Earth to be Female – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new poll has identified five countries as being the most dangerous for women, where females routinely suffer every kind of

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Solemn Evensong & Benediction in Oxford – On 15 June 2011, six months after the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham was established in England and Wales, their first Ordinariate liturgical celebration

Share this article on Facebook The Octave of Pentecost: A Proposal for Mutual Enrichment – This week is one of the liturgical seasons where the discrepancies between the two forms of the Roman Rite are most evident; the Extraordinary Form retains the Octave of

Share this article on Facebook Tucker on Magister – A couple of weeks ago, we made brief reference to a rather critical and needless to say controversial article by Sandro Magister. We further pointed out a related letter

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook 2,000 Year Old Trees Saw Jesus and more (Day 7) – Gethsemane and Pater Noster

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #184 – The Surrender at 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 Catholicism, Apps and New Media – Not to sound like an old lady, but I am quite taken with young Brandon Vogt, whose book, The Church and New Media: Blogging Converts, Online Activists, and Bishops Who

Share this article on Facebook Dream Rangers: One GREAT Commercial! – To LIVE! Click here to view the embedded video.

Share this article on Facebook Penn & Teller Burning the Flag – Yes, they’re dastardly, flamboyant flim-flam artists. Who understand just how free you are, when you get to make an honest living by being such flashy, panache-y culls.

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Address of Holy See at High-Level UN HIV/AIDS Meeting – The Lord Heals the Sick   “The Human Person Can and Should Change Irresponsible and Dangerous Behavior” NEW YORK, JUNE 14, 2011 ( Zenit.org ).- Here is the statement

Share this article on Facebook Anglican bishop ‘goes home’ to Catholicism – Bishop Ross Davies     A FORMER bishop who resigned from the Anglican church under a cloud has become a Catholic.      Ross Davies resigned as bishop of the Murray last

Share this article on Facebook BAKIT MAY PAGKAKATULAD ANG MGA EPISCOPAL SA ATING MGA CATOLICO? ANO BA ANG EPISCOPAL CHURCH – The circus-like Episcopalian Women-Bishops in the United States…   Peter said… salamat po sa pagpost nito fr.lalo lng nabuhay ang dugo q to deffend our holy catholic

Share this article on Facebook BISHOP GABRIEL REYES, D.D. OF ANTIPOLO DEFENDS THE CBCP STAND ON RH BILL – Our Lady of Antipolo       Defense of the Stand of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines on the House Bill 4244 (Reproductive Health Bill) One of the main

Share this article on Facebook Holy See: People Have More Dignity Than UN Recognizes – The Lord Jesus Heals the Sick       Delegation Offers Expert Variance to AIDS Statement NEW YORK, JUNE 14, 2011 ( Zenit.org ).- As the organization responsible for more

Share this article on Facebook Holy See’s Statement on UN’s AIDS Declaration – Jesus Heals the Blind Man by Duccio       “What Is Needed Is a Value-Based Approach to Counter the Disease” NEW YORK, JUNE 14, 2011 ( Zenit.org ).- Here is the

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA INSULTO NG MGA ADD NA TUTA NI MAMA ELI SORIANO – St. Peter’s Basilica Shining in Splendor at night         Anonymous said… hoy bago ka humatol sa ibang tao. hatulan mo na ang kasalaulaan na pinag gagawa ng iglesia mo

Share this article on Facebook What the Pope Has to Say About Women and HIV/AIDS – The Lord Jesus Heals the Leper   Key to Avoid Disease Is to Avoid Risky Behaviors By Jane Adolphe  NEW YORK, JUNE 14, 2011 ( Zenit.org ).- This opinion piece is in

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Amy Sullivan about V.P. Biden’s papal audience – Time Magazine has a section online named “Swampland”, which seems appropriate for pretty much the whole publication. Here is some “insight” from one Amy Sullivan, who

Share this article on Facebook Bruins win! – I’ve been a Bruins fan for a long time. Just to give this little hockey sweater some scale… my shoes. And I don’t have particularly large shoes. This little wool sweater

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Mass obligation and Traditional Anglican Communion – From a reader: Can a Roman Catholic fulfill her Sunday Obligation at a Traditional Anglican Communion church that is part of one of the Pro-Dioceses awaiting the

Share this article on Facebook St. Paul/Mpls: Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession – Sunday 26 June – Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession, Sunday, June 26, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Little Sisters of the Poor to the Cathedral of St. Paul. Bring your family and friends for this

Share this article on Facebook The Not-So-Incredible Hulks – Today in the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum there is the following entry: 11*. Ad ancoram in salo ante portum Rupifortii in Gallia, beati Antonii Constantis Auriel,

Share this article on Facebook TRADITIONAL KNIGHTS UNITE! – I had a note from a good friend, and very active Knight, who is trying to put together an initiative for traditionally-minded Knights of Columbus. He pointed out that

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS Pentecost Thursday – footware and flight from the world – Back in 2008 I made some PODCAzTs for each day of the Octave of Pentecost.   For Pentecost Thursday you can go here. The Gospel for Mass is from Luke 9:1-6: At that

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