Catholic News Headlines June 20, 2011


Jun. 19, 7pm—Jun. 20, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Bishops lament prisoners killed in Venezuela – Caracas, Venezuela, Jun 20, 2011 / 05:57 pm ( CNA ).- The deaths of more than 30 inmates involved in confrontations with prison guards in northern Venezuela are the

Share this article on Facebook Father Corapi’s Bombshell – Irondale, Ala., Jun 20, 2011 / 12:45 pm ( National Catholic Register ).- The popular speaker announces plans to leave the priesthood amid an investigation into

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Corapi’s order ‘saddened’ by his choice to leave priesthood – Corpus Christi, Texas, Jun 20, 2011 / 05:47 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Father John Corapi’s superiors confirmed and expressed grief over his decision to leave his order and

Share this article on Facebook Nearly 20,000 priests expected to attend World Youth Day – Madrid, Spain, Jun 20, 2011 / 02:01 pm ( CNA ).- Nearly 20,000 priests are expected to accompany the young people attending World Youth Day 2011 in August, announced

Share this article on Facebook Pope urges world leaders to embrace refugees – Vatican City, Jun 20, 2011 / 04:45 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict stressed the importance of global leaders welcoming refugees in light of recent violence that’s

Share this article on Facebook Researcher: Google queries on Catholic topics show major drop – Washington D.C., Jun 20, 2011 / 03:07 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- U.S. Google search queries on Catholic topics have dropped “significantly” in volume from 2004 to 2011 and

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook ‘Green Lantern’ has long way to go to recoup cost – “Green Lantern,” the 3-D beginning of a hoped-for superhero movie franchise opened at No. 1 at …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Guest Commentary: Corpus Christi and a Free Society – We moderns have gotten away from judging ourselves by the reasonable standard of the natural and revealed law. …

Share this article on Facebook On Fathers Day: Fathers Are the Defenders and Protectors of the Family – Father’s Day is a time when we celebrate fatherhood. This is well and good, but I can’t help but …

Share this article on Facebook The Happy Priest on Trinity Sunday: Growing in Our Relationship with the Lord – Although we cannot even begin to fathom the mystery of God, we do know that he is always with us.  …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook China raises disaster level to highest ever after massive flooding – At least five million people have been uprooted and misplaced on account of severe flooding in much of eastern …

Share this article on Facebook Greece selling off billions in assets to get second bailout – The nation of Greece, failing to meet its obligations after a massive bailout by European finance ministers …

Share this article on Facebook Greek prime minister asks nation to tighten belt – Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou asked for his nation to adhere to austerity steps in order to avoid a …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook ‘Legalizing narcotics will not make life better for our citizens’ – The popular line espoused by many researchers and intellectuals is that “”the war on drugs has …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook I Have No Idea How I’m Doing as a Dad – So today was Father’s Day. I took the kids to the mall and they rode the Merry-go-Round there. As we were sitting on line this three year old named Bobby in front of us

Share this article on Facebook Major Announcement: We Are God’s Chihuahuas – Following Corapi’s example, we announce a major change in our lives!!! What? Too soon?

Share this article on Facebook NBC Apologizes for Editing “Under God” from Pledge – NBC omitting “under God” from the Pledge was absolutely intentional. Make no mistake about it. So horrified are they at the mention of God that they edit Him out of the

Share this article on Facebook SOLT: Civil Lawsuit Complicated Corapi Investigation – The National Catholic Register’s Joan Frawley Desmond has fascinating new information on the Corapi story. The main take-aways are that the investigation by SOLT into

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Developing The Legacy Of Faith Left By Our Ancestors – VATICAN CITY, 19 JUN 2011 (VIS) – This morning Benedict XVI travelled by helicopter from the Vatican to the Republic of San Marino where, at 10 a.m., he presided at Mass

Share this article on Facebook In Memoriam for June 18 – VATICAN CITY, 18 JUN 2011 (VIS) – The following prelates died in recent weeks: – Bishop Rene Audet, emeritus of Joliette, Canada, on 12 June at the age of 91. – Bishop

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Bishop: Deacons May Not Preach At Mass On A Regular Basis – Bishop Alexander Sample of Marquette has issued a 19-page pastoral letter to the permanent diaconate, focusing on its history and spirituality. Citing the Latin text of

Share this article on Facebook Only Christ Has The Fundamental Responses To Life – VATICAN CITY, 19 JUN 2011 (VIS) – At 6.45 p.m. today the Pope arrived by helicopter at the sports ground in the Italian town of Pennabilli. Having been welcomed by the

Share this article on Facebook Overcoming The Crisis With Courage And Responsibility – VATICAN CITY, 19 JUN 2011 (VIS) – Today at 4.15 p.m. Benedict XVI travelled to Piazza della Liberta in San Marino where he was greeted by the Captains Regent of the

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for June 18 – VATICAN CITY, 18 JUN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, apostolic nuncio to Singapore and East Timor, apostolic delegate to Malaysia and to

Share this article on Facebook The Pope Calls For Refugees To Be Welcomed – VATICAN CITY, 19 JUN 2011 (VIS) – Following this morning’s Mass and before praying the Angelus, the Pope thanked everyone who had helped prepare and organise his visit

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Spokesman On Upcoming 60th Anniversary Of Pope’s Priestly Ordination – In his weekly editorial, the director of the Holy See Press Office recalled that June 29 is the 60th anniversary of Pope Benedict’s priestly ordination and drew

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook All The Single Ladies – Lauren Warner: We Need Higher Standards | When I was in my young 20′s, I read the book He’s Just Not That Into You. You remember the one — it was a pop hit. It was

Share this article on Facebook Raise ‘Em Right – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Parenting | (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 Women v. Same-Sex Marriage – Rebecca Teti: Says You: Isn’t same-sex marriage anti-woman? | Question: isn’t same-sex marriage inherently in conflict with the principle of the equal dignity of women?

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Corapi Has Lost It – Fr. John Corapi has published a statement—also available in video form—in which he has announced that he is leaving active ministry as a priest. He’s right. He is. And

Share this article on Facebook New Information on the Fr. Corapi Situation – Since Fr. John Corapi released his bombshell statement Friday, in which he announced that he was leaving the priesthood, several pieces of new information have emerged

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Imitate Christ or Imitate the blacksheepdog, the priest formerly known as Fr. Corapi – This is the new John Corapi as the black sheepdog logo. I kid you not.   John Corapi choose to deal with these matters in a public way and this invites our responding to

Share this article on Facebook NEW CORAPI AUDIO MESSAGE – Corapi “unleashed” – New message posted this afternoon. Hear it here .

Share this article on Facebook Official SOLT Statement Regarding Fr John Corapi – As the Regional Priest Servant of the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT), I issue the following statement on behalf of the Society. On 16 March 2011,

Share this article on Facebook The stories don’t square – Most people will not pay attention to the differences in detail here but the two versions don’t add up. John Corapi has said “I did not start this process, the Bishop of

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 20, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 20 4:00 – Kresta Comments – Imitate Christ or Imitate the blacksheepdog, the priest formerly known as Fr. Corapi?

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook British Pro-Life Group: UK Government Ignores Underpopulation – A prominent pro-life group in England says Andrew Mitchell, secretary of state for international development, “is stuck in the era of anti-birth dinosaurs” because he is

Share this article on Facebook CNN’s Spitzer Silences Criticism of Planned Parenthood – On June 16th, the CNN program In The Arena, anchored by Eliot Spitzer, featured a segment with Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council. While

Share this article on Facebook Democrats File Bill for Tax-Funded Abortions at Military Bases – Taxpayers should be on the hook for abortions done on women and unborn children at military base hospitals, according to new legislation several Senate Democrats filed

Share this article on Facebook First College-Based Maternity Opens at Belmont Abbey College – A collection of top pro-life leaders gathered today in North Carolina for the groundbreaking ceremony of what is being hailed as the first college-based maternity and

Share this article on Facebook NAACP Denounces Pro-Life Billboards Decrying Black Abortions – The NAACP is not happy with a new campaign sponsored by a black pro-life advocate that has new billboards placed in Atlanta, Georgia with the message “Abortion Enslaves

Share this article on Facebook North Carolina Sends Choose Life Plate to Governor Perdue – Legislation allowing motorists in the Tar Heels State to purchase Choose Life license plates is one step closer to becoming law thanks to a vote by the North Carolina

Share this article on Facebook Parental Permission Needed in for Tanning Beds, Not Abortions – Lawmakers in Connecticut have their priorities when it comes to allowing parents to raise their minor daughters and legislators have decided that protecting teen girls

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Indiana May Cut Staff After De-Funding – The Planned Parenthood of Indiana abortion business may be forced to lay off staff now that the uptick in donations it received from pro-abortion supporters has run out

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Loses Bid to Censor Expose’ Videos on YouTube – A key part of Planned Parenthood’s counterattack against Lila Rose’s youth-led group, Live Action, and its staggered release early this year of damning videos depicting

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Prez Gets Grant for Pro-Abortion “Catholic” Group – The president of the Planned Parenthood Breton business is facing accusations she used her position on the board of directors of the Ford Foundation to enable a grant

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Advocates Give Tim Pawlenty High Marks on Abortion – Fresh from signing a pro-life pledge sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony list to appoint judges who would appeal to pro-life voters and to de-fund abortion and Planned

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Lifer Arrested, Reported Odd Package at Planned Parenthood – A pro-life advocate in Delaware is fighting charges and false arrest after he reported to police a suspicious package at a Planned Parenthood abortion business that he

Share this article on Facebook Protected: Church, Media and State – There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Share this article on Facebook Ron Paul Staffer Blasts Romney on Not Signing Pro-Life Pledge – The campaign manager for Ron Paul is the latest to go after Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who decided against signing a pro-life pledge distributed by

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Puts $1 Million Behind Adult Stem Cell Research – The Catholic Church is teaming up with a biotech firm that is engaging in adult stem cell research — helping prove its contention that it is supportive of stem cell

Share this article on Facebook Where’s the Casey Anthony Outrage When it Comes to Abortion? – The Casey Anthony trial has managed to keep the attention of millions of people, and rightfully so. I am a little bit late to hear about the case, a I have been

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook A June surprise: Is President Obama about to endorse gay ‘marriage’? – by Albert Mohler June 20, 2011 (AlbertMohler.com) – Is President Obama about to endorse same-sex marriage? The possibility was the subject of open speculation on the

Share this article on Facebook Boston archdiocese allows rescheduled ‘gay pride’ Mass – by Kathleen Gilbert BOSTON, June 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A ‘gay-friendly’ parish in Boston is celebrating a victory after leaders in the parish said the

Share this article on Facebook GOP frontrunner Romney shirks pro-life pledge: Bachmann, Santorum criticize – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., June 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former Massachusetts governor and leading GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has refused to

Share this article on Facebook NBC apologizes for cutting God from Pledge of Allegiance – by Kathleen Gilbert BETHESDA, Maryland, June 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – NBC has issued an apology for omitting the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life Latino billboards in L.A. taken down after pro-abortion groups pressure – by Rebecca Millette LOS ANGELES, California, June 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A number of pro-life billboards erected in Los Angeles last week highlighting the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life Ron Paul wins presidential straw poll among GOP activists – by Peter J. Smith NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, June 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life U.S. House lawmaker Ron Paul came out the winner at this year’s Republican

Share this article on Facebook Scientists build lasers using human embryonic cells – by Rebecca Millette June 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – U.S. scientists reported last week they have been able to develop potentially “self-healing” lasers that could be

Share this article on Facebook Traditional, pro-family Anglicans lose churches in Canada – by Thaddeus Baklinski VANCOUVER, June 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Supreme Court of Canada said last Thursday that it will not hear an appeal by a group of

Share this article on Facebook We do know Jack: What is assisted suicide really about? – by Chuck Colson June 20, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) – Dr. Jack Kevorkian, a.k.a., “Dr. Death,” died earlier this month in a hospital in Royal Oaks, Michigan. He was

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Corapi Leaves Priesthood – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist After being suspended in the wake of unproven allegations made against him, the popular speaker Fr. John Corapi has announced

Share this article on Facebook Mostly Harsh Reaction to Fr. Corapi’s Resignation – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Cyberspace is buzzing today about the resignation of Fr. John Corapi, with few seeming to regard his decision to

Share this article on Facebook Radical “Diversity Training” May Soon be Imposed Government-Wide – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Homosexual activists within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are pushing to impose their radical version of homosexual

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook “The Attractive Power of Liturgical Beauty” – (Image by John Sonnen ) …one enters the Church by two doors: the door of the intelligence and the door of beauty. The narrow door… is that of intelligence; it is

Share this article on Facebook Contemplation of Beauty by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger – The Feeling of Things, the Contemplation of Beauty By Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger A message that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (now Benedict XVI) sent to a meeting of the

Share this article on Facebook CRNJ News – The Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem have a new home in West Virginia; here was their altar for Pentecost and its octave. I mention this as they are celebrating the

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook If you simply must know about Corapi – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust Over the past few days, I have purposely chosen not to post about former Father John Corapi’s descent into shameless self-promotion at the

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Bar Mitzvah Monday Run thru Jerusalem – Check out my running trip on EveryTrail.com: “Bar Mitzpah Monday” Very cool video footage of Bar Mitzvahs at the Western Wall Click HERE

Share this article on Facebook How Have Others Responded to Removal of Faculties as Priest? – In the book Padre Pio: The True Story by Bernard Ruffin, he recounts that after Vespers on June 11, 1931, Padre Raffaele summoned Pio to the friary parlor to read the

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #571 – St. Anthony’s Bread – “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 Dog Day Afternoon – UPDATED – Click here to view the embedded video. + + + + Heh ++++++++ Meanwhile, offered without comment because I have to pay attention to paying work, and because I’m getting a

Share this article on Facebook EWTN’s statement on Corapi – Unable to sleep this weekend, I was very grateful to be able click on EWTN in the wee small hours and find the brilliant art historian and writer Elizabeth Lev

Share this article on Facebook Palate Cleanser – Click here to view the embedded video.

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook FATHERING CHILDREN FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE – Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”;

Share this article on Facebook REFUTING THE CLAIMS OF AN IGNORANT CONDOMIST – The Virgin and Child     Mart said… sigh, no wonder the Church has been having problems keeping numbers in their pews over the past years, decades even. No wonder

Share this article on Facebook WHY DON’T WE REMOVE THE TERM ‘ROMAN’ IN THE NAME OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH? – The Roman Centurion kneeling in before Jesus for the healing of his servant   Anonymous said… Fr. Abe Just wondering The word “ROMAN” literally means a thing or person

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook On World Refugee Day, USCCB Official urges United States to Remain Global Leader – In remarks made in commemoration of the United Nation’s World Refugee Day June 20, Ambassador Johnny Young, executive director of Migration and Refugee Services of the

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Cutting edge retro. – This is rather cool.  I saw this on Engadget. If you’re like us, you’ve probably been holding your breath in anticipation since Commodore USA announced its replica of

Share this article on Facebook Good news? – I sure hope you have some good news to share! For my part… well… I am on the right side of the grass. WDTPRS could use some help in this award thing on the right.

Share this article on Facebook Make popcorn, then read! Ed Peter’s eviscerates Maureen Dowd. – The Canonical Defender, Prof. Ed Peters, has drawn the ire of the Id of the Washington Beltway, the atrabillious Maureen Dowd. My emphases and comments: Sunday, June 19,

Share this article on Facebook When, despite all your best efforts, things go very wrong! – Do you feel like this once in a while? Talk about getting more than you bargained for! Technorati Tags: tarpon

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