Catholic News Headlines June 24, 2011


Jun. 23, 7pm—Jun. 24, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Bishops applaud EPA’s move to regulate power plants – Washington D.C., Jun 24, 2011 / 01:11 am ( CNA ).- The U.S. Catholic bishops have given their support to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed standards to

Share this article on Facebook Cuban Church weathered political storm to help prisoners, says archdiocese – Havana, Cuba, Jun 24, 2011 / 06:01 pm ( CNA ).- The Catholic Archdiocese of Havana is defending the considerable risks in that the Catholic Church in Cuba took in

Share this article on Facebook Expert: China’s plan to ordain bishops without Pope’s approval shows disrespect – Beijing, China, Jun 24, 2011 / 03:07 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The state-controlled Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association sparked intense controversy on June 23 by

Share this article on Facebook Feast of St. John the Baptist brings crowds to Roman church – Rome, Italy, Jun 24, 2011 / 12:30 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- June 24 is the Feast Day of St. John the Baptist’s birth and that means a very busy day for Father John

Share this article on Facebook Pope asks aid agency to focus on Middle Eastern Christians’ survival – Vatican City, Jun 24, 2011 / 04:24 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI met with members of an Eastern Catholic aid organization on June 24, urging them to

Share this article on Facebook Vatican considering dialogue with non-believers in Chicago and DC – Vatican City, Jun 24, 2011 / 02:59 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican’s new initiative aimed at sparking dialogue with atheists and agnostics may soon be coming to North

Share this article on Facebook Vatican hopes iPod can bring silence to Rome’s churches – Rome, Italy, Jun 24, 2011 / 06:10 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican has introduced a new way of keeping silence in their churches while also informing tourists – the

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Guest Commentary: For a Beautiful Marriage, Love is a Verb – I attended a wedding this past weekend.  Weddings are absolutely beautiful, but what is even better …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook First woman convicted of genocide by United Nations court – A 65-year-old mother has become the first woman to ever be convicted on charges of genocide. Pauline …

Share this article on Facebook Internet story on air travel for Jews to Saudi Arabia raises ruckus – An Internet news story saying that Jews would be barred from flights on Delta Airlines to Saudi Arabia has …

Share this article on Facebook Is There Some Good News for Coptic Christians in Egypt? – For the first time since the revolution dubbed the “Arab Spring,” it seems that a breath of …

Share this article on Facebook ‘To the Last Drop’ documents ongoing David and Goliath struggles of small Canadian town – The more things change – the more things stay the same, it would appear for the small Canadian town of Fort …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. expressing concerns over Syrian troops massing near Turkish border – The United States is expressing concerns about the deteriorating situation along the Syrian-Turkish border as …

Share this article on Facebook Unidentified ‘sea monster’ washes onshore in China – The body of a massive, decaying sea creature has washed up on the beach of Guangdong, China. The specimen, 55 …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook House expresses disapproval of U.S. mission in Libya – The House of Representatives has expressed its utmost disapproval for U.S. involvement in the NATO-led Libya …

Share this article on Facebook Needed: Truly ‘Progressive’ Presidential Candidate Who Defends Life and Marriage – I write to address a political golden calf; the claim that the current agenda calling itself …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Cutting Through the Smoke: Condemning Cigarettes but Defending Abortion? – If the government is willing to force tobacco makers to put graphic images on its packaging because …

Share this article on Facebook Floodwaters to blow past 130-year North Dakota record – The Souris River surged well past the previous record in 1881 that has left the town of Minot flooded. Water …

Share this article on Facebook Needed: Truly ‘Progressive’ Presidential Candidate Who Defends Life and Marriage – I write to address a political golden calf; the claim that the current agenda calling itself …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Hey, Call In to the Radio Show I’ll Be On – Please listen if you can to Dennis O’Donovan’s radio show “Religion, Politics and the Culture” tonight at 8 p.m. EST. I always have a great time speaking with Dennis on

Share this article on Facebook House Votes No On Libya – Just the House, but good. For the record, I think the War Powers act is unconstitutional, BUT, that does not give the executive branch the power to just ignore existing

Share this article on Facebook Michael Voris Decries Rough Tone – Michael Voris, fellow traveler in the “use sledgehammer to kill a mosquito’ style of Catholic commentary, gives it to all his detractors in his latest video. The point

Share this article on Facebook Noted Supporter of Baby Killing Also a Robber – CMR Schadenfreude alert! CMR Schadenfreude alert! Who’d a thunk that a woman who makes her living promoting infanticide would have morality issues when it came to

Share this article on Facebook The Sportswriter vs. the Archbishop – The push for same sex marriage in New York has been filled with name calling and harsh accusations, mostly from the pro gay marriage side – you know, the so-called

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Building A More United, Just And Fraternal Society – VATICAN CITY, 23 JUN 2011 (VIS) – At 7 p.m. today, Solemnity of the Blessed Body and Blood of Christ, Benedict XVI celebrated Mass in Rome’s basilica of St. John

Share this article on Facebook Christians Are Citizens Not Strangers In The East – VATICAN CITY, 24 JUN 2011 (VIS) – This morning the Holy Father received participants in the annual general meeting of the Reunion of Organisations for Aid to the

Share this article on Facebook Eucharist Frees The Faithful From Egocentrism, Prompts Solidarity, Pope Says At Corpus Christi Celebration – As he celebrated Mass for the feast of Corpus Christi on June 23, Pope Benedict XVI said that the day’s traditional Eucharistic procession through the streets of Rome

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For June 24 – VATICAN CITY, 24 JUN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Jean-Luc Brunin of Ajaccio, France, as bishop of Le Havre (area 1,902, population 411,132,

Share this article on Facebook Pope Receives Prime Minister Of Montenegro – VATICAN CITY, 24 JUN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: “This morning the Holy Father received in audience Igor

Share this article on Facebook Pope Voices ‘Anxiety’ Over Arab Spring Unrest – The violence and unrest that has spread through the Middle East during the “Arab Spring” has been “a source of anxiety throughout the world,” Pope Benedict XVI said on

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook A Day Without Bite – Kelly Dolin: 9 Ways I’m Trying to Grow | I am in Tampa. My under-caffeinated brain is trying to order my morning joe, but I can’t seem to put words around what it is I’m

Share this article on Facebook Celebrate The Pope’s Anniversary – Rebecca Teti: a spiritual bouquet for Benedict XVI | June 29th—appropriately, the Solemnity of Ss. Peter & Paul—the Holy Father will celebrate his 60th anniversary of

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Forget to Pray – Danielle Bean: Day 3 | Today is Day 3 of our novena for all priests. Please join us in prayer!

Share this article on Facebook It’s Potty Time – Rachel Balducci: oh the joy! | June is Potty Training Awareness Month. Let’s celebrate! I think the best way to observe Potty Training Awareness is to potty train

Share this article on Facebook Of Fairies, Shakespeare, and John the Baptist – DariaSockey: | Our homeschool group is putting on a one-hour version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream this Saturday, missing by only one day the traditional Midsummer’s

Share this article on Facebook School Daze – 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:

Share this article on Facebook Tiny New Catholics – Arwen Mosher: We celebrate our babies’ baptism | When Linus and Ambrose were four weeks old, we had them baptized. For me, it was definitely the most joyous day of their

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abby Johnson Inspires Audience at Right to Life Convention – Abby Johnson inspired attendees of the National Right to Life Convention with her opening talk to hundreds of pro-life activists of all ages — sharing her story of

Share this article on Facebook Al Gore Pushes Population Control as Environmental Solution – Earlier this week, former Vice President Al Gore spoke at New York City’s “Games For Change” Festival. He addressed his same old shtick: climate control and the

Share this article on Facebook Compassion and Choices’ Twisted Pro-Euthanasia Logic – On June 16 the Catholic bishops of the United States approved their first-ever policy statement focused on physician-assisted suicide, To Live Each Day with Dignity.

Share this article on Facebook Former New York NARAL Leader Pleads Guilty to Stealing Funds – The former head of the NARAL pro-abortion gruop’s New York affiliate has pleaded guily to stealing funds from the organiation and she has agreed to repay the money

Share this article on Facebook GOP Candidates Sound Pro-Life Themes at Right to Life Event – Five of the Republican presidential candidates sounded pro-life themses at the 41st annual National Right to Life convention on Friday in Jacksonville, Florida. With two

Share this article on Facebook GOP Presidential Candidates Must Affirm Pro-Life Principles – In modern politics, the “single issue voter” gets a pretty bad rap.  He is seen as unrealistic and intellectually myopic, a disservice to his party and, ultimately, his

Share this article on Facebook Group: Huntsman Wrong for Not Signing Pro-Life Plegde – The Susan B. Anthony List is calling out former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman for not signing its pro-life pledge that has candidates agreeing to appoint pro-life nominees for

Share this article on Facebook Last Tennessee County Won’t De-Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz – As North Carolina, Indiana, Kansas and Wisconsin join a growing list of states refusing to fund abortion promoters with tax dollars, the long effort to fully defund

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood: Women Must Get Surgical Abortion if RU 486 Fails – Just when you think that the abortion industry could not possibly get any slimier, you find something like this, from the Bronx Planned Parenthood web page… Here’s what

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortions for all, piercings for those with consent forms – by Students for Life of America Note: Jackie Anderson is the brand new Communications Director for Students for Life of America In an age where the idea of parents

Share this article on Facebook First-ever maternity home for college students to open next to Belmont Abbey College – by Christine Dhanagom BELMONT, NORTH CAROLINA, June 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the 17 years since opening its doors, Room at the Inn has provided women in

Share this article on Facebook New law could make Kansas first abortion-free state – by Kathleen Gilbert TOPEKA, Kansas, June 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) began inspecting the three remaining

Share this article on Facebook Update on Fr. Gravel Lawsuit against LifeSiteNews – by The Editors June 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On February 15 we advised our readers that LifeSiteNews was hit with a lawsuit in late December. The suit was from Fr.

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook President Heckled For Failing to Support Same-Sex Marriage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist President Barack Obama continued to court the homosexual vote last night at a Manhattan fundraiser for the lesbian, gay,

Share this article on Facebook Sports Anchor Sues After Being Fired for Tweeting Support for Traditional Marriage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Toronto sports announcer who was terminated from his job after tweeting his support for traditional marriage is now suing his

Share this article on Facebook Tabernacle Stolen from Maryland Church – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Catholic church in North East, Maryland was desecrated last weekend when thieves broke into the building and stole the

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Paintings by Kiko Arguello – Here are some works by the Spanish artist Kiko Arguello. I had never heard of him until I visited Spain about five years ago. On a tour of the cathedral in Granada, I

Share this article on Facebook Scola to Milan? – Milan. This particular appointment has been long wondered about; for some it is for reason of the particular influence of the See in question, while for others the

Share this article on Facebook The Institution of the Feast of Corpus Christi (Part 2) – From the Breviary of Prague, 1502, the continuation of the Bull “Transiturus” of Pope Urban IV, promulgating the feast of Corpus Christi, read in the Divine Office for

Share this article on Facebook The Martyrology on Nero and the Christians – As I have noted countless times, the Roman Martyrology is a great way to keep in contact with the early Roman martyrs and it reminds us of what our early Christian

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Does Kia ad promote pedophilia? You be the judge. – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust Wow. I hate even to post a photo of the Kia Sportage ad that won a prestigious award despite promoting what appears to be pedophilia, but

Share this article on Facebook NY senators will vote on gay ‘marriage’ tonight UPDATED – UPDATED The New York State Catholic Conference just released a statement regarding the N.Y. Senate’s decision to bring the same sex marriage bill to the floor for a vote

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook A Friend Meets Mormon Missionaries – A friend wrote: I was doing a little shopping that day.   Since I was in the neighborhood of a friend, I thought, I will stop by for a little visit.  When I rang the

Share this article on Facebook From A Recent Pilgrim – “First and foremost thank you again for a most amazing experience. This was not just a pilgrimage or vacation it was an entire experience and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #313 – Shoo-Fly Pie – “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 REFUTING AN ANONYMOUS SSPX – His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI with the Bishops     Anonymous said… COMMENT PART 1: “JOHN XXIII AND JOHN PAUL THE GREAT ARE NOW BEATIFIED WHILE THE CORPSE OF LEFEBVRE

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA INSULTO AT PANINIRA NG ATEISTANG PULPOL Part 4 – Adam and Eve expulsed from Paradise     Anonymous said… continuation aheheheh 1. HA HA HA… STUPID. THE SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE MEANS THAT THERE IS NO OFFICIAL

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT SA PANINIRA NG MGA SAKSI NI BAHO – JEHOVAH WITNESSES – The Ark of the Covenant – Carved Images commanded by God inside the Holy of Holies of the Temple       Anonymous said… Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine,

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Close asteriod flyby – 27 June – From Space Weather. ASTEROID FLYBY: Newly-discovered asteroid 2011 MD will pass only 12,000 kilometers (7,500 miles) above Earth’s surface on Monday, June 27th. NASA

Share this article on Facebook Eucharistic FLASH MOB – WDTPRS POLL – Please watch this whole video before reacting.  Then think about it for a few minutes before reacting. A Franciscan priest and a small group with him took it to the

Share this article on Facebook Re-orienting a church – For your Brick By Brick file from the Mercury News, with my emphases and comments. Developer renovates Pittsburg [California] Catholic church By Rick Radin PITTSBURG — A

Share this article on Facebook Snails, solfege and pyromania – It is nice to have as your Patron the great Baptist, for I get two feasts a year, his Nativity and his Beheading. For the Vigil of St. John in the old Roman Ritual the

Share this article on Facebook The greatest man born of woman – Today is the Feast of the one whom the Lord called the greatest man ever born of woman. Here is his entry in the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum: Sollemnitas Nativitatis

Share this article on Facebook The showdown is coming in China over bishops – The showdown is coming in China over bishops.  This is from AFP with my emphases. China wants to ordain bishops ‘without delay’ (AFP) – 10 hours ago BEIJING — China’s

Share this article on Facebook Vespers – Nativity of John the Baptist – One frill 2nd Vespers for the feast of John the Baptist.  Vespers read from the Breviarium Romanum.  There may some some discrepancy of antiphons depending on your

Share this article on Facebook Visiting a Roman basilica? There’s an app for that. – It would be nice to have some silence during visits to beautiful churches in Europe. This comes from CNA: Vatican hopes iPod can bring silence to Rome’s churches Rome,

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS John the Baptist – Collect – Let’s have a look at the… COLLECT: Deus, qui beatum Ioannem Baptistam suscitasti, ut perfectam plebem Christo Domino praepararet, da populis tuis spiritalium gratiam

Share this article on Facebook What Does GIRM 160 for the USA Really Say? – When the new English translation of the Roman Missal is released, it will sport a new translation of the GIRM, the General Institution/Instruction of the Roman Missal.

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