Catholic News Headlines June 23, 2011


Jun. 22, 7pm—Jun. 23, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook After 93 years, Corpus Christi procession to take place in St. Petersburg, Russia – Rome, Italy, Jun 23, 2011 / 01:50 pm ( CNA ).- The mayor of St. Petersburg, Russia has granted permission for the first Corpus Christi procession to take place in the

Share this article on Facebook Bishop-supported homosexual ministry calls for same-sex ‘marriage’ – Saltillo, Mexico, Jun 23, 2011 / 05:48 pm ( CNA ).- The San Elredo Community, which is backed by Bishop Raul Vera of Saltillo, Mexico, plans to request that civil unions

Share this article on Facebook Eucharist helps us live for Christ and others, Pope tells pilgrims – Rome, Italy, Jun 23, 2011 / 04:51 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Eucharist assimilates man into the divine life of Jesus, enabling him to more closely follow in Christ’s

Share this article on Facebook Evangelization and the Eucharist conference ends on Corpus Christi feast – Vatican City, Jun 23, 2011 / 01:18 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- “From adoration to evangelization” is the theme of a three-day conference in Rome that is drawing to a close

Share this article on Facebook Iraqi sister founding religious order to serve Boston’s spiritually poor – Boston, Mass., Jun 23, 2011 / 06:05 am ( CNA ).- Iraqi Sister Olga Yaqob is beginning a women’s religious order in the Boston archdiocese this year, to carry out the

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire event to discuss Catholic art’s role in Church – Merrimack, N.H., Jun 23, 2011 / 02:09 am ( CNA ).- Artists in sacred art, traditional painting and architecture will discuss the guiding principles of Catholic art and

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook ‘Harry Potter’ to take flight into the e-book universe – Boy Wizard Harry Potter will take to his broom stick and – to the great disappointment of booksellers and …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Quality – not quantity of food assists in weight loss – The typical way to losing weight for those afflicted with obesity is to pare down the amount of food one eats, …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Corpus Christi: Called to be Living Monstrances, Carry Jesus into the World – In this celebration we proclaim our belief in the Real presence of Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist. We also …

Share this article on Facebook Hundred or more women raped in latest Congo attack – Officials say that at least 100 women have been raped or sexually assaulted; with many more injured in the …

Share this article on Facebook Orthodox Patriarchate of Moscow Will Protect Christians Worldwide – The World Russian People’s Council will regularly publish information about violence and abuse against …

Share this article on Facebook Syrians flee into Turkey to escape advancing troops – Hundreds of displaced Syrians have fled into Turkey after Syrian troops in tanks, approached their camps along …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook President Obama feels the push to endorse gay marriage – President Barack Obama has scheduled a fundraiser in New York City this for gay supporters, his first such …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook U.S. census shows widening disparity between older white Americans and minority youth – The results of the 2010 United States Census shows a growing gap between older white Americans and youthful …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook 8 Reasons There’s No Way I’m Seeing Green Lantern – 1) Green Lantern has a lot of cool powers through his power ring but his weakness is a little too darn common for me to consider him a Superhero. GL’s weakness

Share this article on Facebook Christie Protestors Sing “Sent to Auschwitz” – If liberals couldn’t refer to Nazis they’d have absolutely nothing to say. As Zip wrote, “Someone should remind these people that a million Jews were gassed to death at

Share this article on Facebook Government Regs Can Kill You – Hey you. You reading this right now. There is a 50% chance that you are a fatty like me. Well, do I have news for you. It is not your fault. It is the fault of

Share this article on Facebook More from St. Paul Church, Westerville, Ohio – Last week I posted an introduction to the new St. Paul the Apostle Catholic church in Westerville, Ohio, just outside of Columbus. Its architect, David Meleca, has

Share this article on Facebook Somebody Spilled Coffee On My Human Genome – Remember what happened to Seth Brundle when his DNA got mixed up with a fly? Geena Davis got a career. We cannot let something so catastrophic happen again. Or worse.

Share this article on Facebook Suffering, Love and the Paradox of the Cross – Chelsea Zimmerman is guest posting here this month. We’re glad to have her. She typically writes at Reflections of a Paralytic – which is a great blog that you should

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Preserve Catholic Identity Of Charities, Schools: Archbishop Chaput – Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver underlined the importance of protecting a distinctive Catholic identity as he spoke on June 21 to an audience of Catholic social

Share this article on Facebook Relief Agencies Slowly Realizing Wisdom Of Catholic Approach To Aids Prevention – International agencies are belatedly recognizing the wisdom of Catholic approaches to curbing the spread of AIDS, according to the Vatican’s permanent representative at

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Avoiding Facebook Failures and False Idols – 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, Elizabeth and I

Share this article on Facebook Let’s Talk About the Love of Your Life – 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 Novena Reminder – Danielle Bean: Day 2 | Today is Day 2 of our novena for all priests. Please join us in prayer!

Share this article on Facebook Some Comments on Comments – Danielle Bean: | You know what made me sad recently? I was reading this discussion over at Rachel’s blog when I came across a couple of comments that made it clear that

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 23, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 23 4:00 – The Man Who Rebuilt Steubenville and Inspired a New Orthodoxy in US Catholic Higher Education Father

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Advocates Want to Keep Parents in the Dark – In 1995, in an effort to stall the implementation of a law for the protection of minors from the horrors of abortion, the ACLU brought suit in Hope Clinic for Women v.

Share this article on Facebook Alabama Fetal Pain Law Good News for Stopping Abortions – This month Governor Robert Bentley signed the Alabama Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act into law.  Alabama follows Nebraska, Idaho, Oklahoma, Kansas and Indiana

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Jesuit University Professors Promoting Assisted Suicide – Although the nation’s Catholic bishops recently released a new statement condemning assisted suicide and promoting efforts to help patients and the elderly find positive

Share this article on Facebook Michigan Legislature Advancing Partial-Birth Abortion Bans

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Groups Pressure Nixon to Veto Late-Term Abortion Ban – Pro-abortion groups are mounting a vigorous campaign to convince Governor Jay Nixon to veto legislation banning most late-term abortions in Missouri. Planned Parenthood

Share this article on Facebook National Right to Life Convention Brings Pro-Lifers to Florida – The National Right to Life Committee is bringing its annual convention to Florida this week, a state that will ultimately combine with a handful of others to decide the

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire Overrides Veto of Abortion-Parental Involvement Law – The New Hampshire state legislature on Wednesday voted to override Gov. John Lynch’s veto of a pro-life bill requiring abortion businesses to inform parents 48 hours

Share this article on Facebook New Senate Bill Helps Enforce Abortion-Parental Involvement Laws

Share this article on Facebook Operation Rescue Launches Project to Hold Abortionists Accountable – Regulators in the State of Utah have promised to created a searchable database that will give the public access to disciplinary action for physicians licensed in Utah,

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Attempts to Infiltrate Texas Schools – Planned Parenthood is attempting to increase their presence in public schools to promote their pro-abortion agenda to students.  The official Planned Parenthood website

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Sues Michiagn County to Open Abortion Biz – Planned Parenthood of Mid-and South Michigan filed a lawsuit in Oakland County, Michigan to challenge the deed restriction that has thus far thwarted the abortion

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Sues Michigan County to Open Abortion Biz – Planned Parenthood of Mid-and South Michigan filed a lawsuit in Oakland County, Michigan to challenge the deed restriction that has thus far thwarted the abortion

Share this article on Facebook Post-Abortion Group Blasts National Women’s Council of Ireland – A new group women who have had abortions and regret their decision is blasting the National Women’s Council of Ireland and accusing it of trying to silence those women.

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Abortion Propaganda Aimed at Destroying Ethiopian Culture – As of 2005, abortion is legal in Ethiopia for so many exceptions that it is, practically speaking, abortion on demand — rape, incest, fetal defects (eugenics), the

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life View Gives Presidential Candidates Campaign Advantage – As the primary election campaign to choose a Republican nominee to face pro-abortion President Barack Obama heats up, the debate has already started about what role

Share this article on Facebook Ron Paul Would Sign Planned Parenthood Funding Ban – In a new statement about his pro-life views, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul said he would sign a ban on taxpayer funding of the Planned Parenthood abortion

Share this article on Facebook Senate Commitee Again Delays Vote on Pro-Abortion Steve Six – The Senate Judiciary Committee once again delayed a vote on pro-abortion federal appeals court nominee Steve Six, who faces opposition from pro-life groups because of

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Al Gore promotes population control as answer to climate change – by Patrick B. Craine NEW YORK CITY, June 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The effort to curb climate change demands that we “stabilize the population,” according to former

Share this article on Facebook Are anti-discrimination policies bullying Christian schools and families? – by Rebecca Millette June 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Are anti-discrimination policies bullying Christian schools and families? That’s what Legal Counsel Faye Sonier of

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Vasa: gay ‘marriage’ supporters misunderstand sex, human nature – by Kathleen Gilbert SEATTLE, June 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Supporters of gay “marriage” fail to understand both the purpose of sex and the nature of human beings,

Share this article on Facebook Mexican bishop compares legislators to Pontius Pilate for failing to pass pro-life amendment – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman LA PAZ, Baja California, June 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Miguel Angel Alba Díaz of the diocese of La Paz in the Mexican state of

Share this article on Facebook Spanish bishops warn against ‘death with dignity’ law in leaked statement – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman MADRID, June 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Spanish Episcopal Conference, an organization that includes all of the Catholic bishops of

Share this article on Facebook Update: New York GOP Senate to make gay ‘marriage’ decision today – by Peter J. Smith ALBANY, New York, June 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New York’s Senate Republicans are discussing among themselves today whether they will take up Gov.

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin set to slash $1 million from Planned Parenthood – by Peter J. Smith MADISON, Wisconsin, June 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will soon sign a bill that will slash one million dollars of state

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Al Gore Recycles the Same Old Population Control Myths – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist While speaking at a conference in New York City earlier this week, former Vice President Al Gore used updated

Share this article on Facebook Census: Majority of Babies Born in U.S. Are Minorities – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Preliminary census estimates are showing that for the first time ever, the majority of babies born in the U.S. are minorities,

Share this article on Facebook Kansas May Soon Become First Abortion-Free State – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The only three abortion clinics in the state of Kansas have been notified by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook 2 pieces of the old primitive office and mass of Corpus Christi in Liège – As Gregory DiPippo reminds us today , in 1246, when the Prince-Bishop of Liège, Robert of Torote, established in his diocese the celebration of Corpus Christi after the

Share this article on Facebook Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, Basilica della Santa Casa di Loreto – Since it is Corpus Christi today, it is fitting to show this image of the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament (or French chapel) from the Basilica of Santa Casa in Loreto.

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict on the Psalms: “The Book of Prayer Par Excellence” – [In case you need still further encouragement to pray the Divine Office.] VATICAN CITY, 22 JUN 2011 ( VIS ) – Benedict XVI dedicated his catechesis during this morning’s

Share this article on Facebook The Institution of the Feast of Corpus Christi – From the life of St. Juliana of Mont-Cornillon, sometimes called Juliana of Liège, according to the 1791 Breviary of Liège. The Most High God, who chooses the weak

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #232 – Truce of God – “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 Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANOTHER MESSAGE FROM AN INSPIRED READER! – St. Peter, Apostle and Shepherd of Christ’s Flock Peter Pelayo Cosenillo bilib poh talaga ako sa inyo fr..u opened up my mind because of your blog…and now naging

Share this article on Facebook MGA SAGOT SA ARGUMENTO NG MGA MANOLISTA SA PAGKA-DIOS NG ATING PANGINOONG JESUCRISTO – The Lord Jesus ascended into heaven in full glory and in the same manner He will return again as King of Kings and Lord of Lords… Anonymous said… FATHER GOOD DAY

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA MGA INSULTO NG MGA ADD NA TUTA NI MAMA ELI SORIANO Part 3 – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Palma Vecchio 1512. It depicts the Blessed Virgin Mary as the Woman Clothed with the Sun       juan carlo saliba said…

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A face only the sculptor could love – Remember this? Direct from an episode of Doctor Who, comes this new statue at the Stazione Termini in Rome. Some people think it is monstrous. I am one of them. The

Share this article on Facebook Corpus Christi no frills Matins (Breviarium Romanum) – No frill Matins for Corpus Christi with the Roman Breviary.  Perhaps the weary brethren can make use of it.  The hymn is particularly nice. You can follow on Divinum

Share this article on Facebook Too much time in the southern sun, methinks. – From Fides et Forma and … … direct from Bari… it’s… the SUMMER SOLSTICE! E’ accaduto ieri nella Cattedrale di Bari: il parroco, don Franco Lanzolla, ha ritenuto

Share this article on Facebook Too stupid for words: planting trees instead of going to confession – I am not making this up.  This is from Treehugger. Really. Priest in Brazil Replaces Prayer With Tree-Planting by Stephen Messenger, Porto Alegre, Brazil on 06.22.11

Share this article on Facebook Vespers for Corpus Christi (BrevRom) – No frill vespers read from the Breviarium Romanum.

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – COLLECT – I affirm my subjugation to Christ Victor, God and King – In 1246, Robert of Thourotte, Bishop of Liège, Belgium, had instituted in his diocese the feast now known as Corpus Christi at the request of an Augustinian nun Juliana

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – Post Communion – using God – The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord, or Corpus Christi, Corpus Domini in some places, actually falls on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, not on Sunday.  It

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Corpus Christi – Super Oblata – Eucharist: sign of unity, flashpoint of discord – The Roman calendar observes Corpus Christi today.  In another place I drilled into the Collect.   Let’s look at the Super Oblata, or “Prayer over the gifts”, in the new,

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