Catholic News Headlines June 29, 2011


Jun. 28, 7pm—Jun. 29, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez prepares to receive the pallium – Vatican City, Jun 28, 2011 / 10:53 pm ( CNA ).- On the eve of receiving his pallium from Pope Benedict, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said the mission of his

Share this article on Facebook Catholic seminary Washington Theological Union to close in 2013 – Washington D.C., Jun 29, 2011 / 03:31 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic graduate school and seminary Washington Theological Union announced on June 27 that its closing at the

Share this article on Facebook Changes to Pakistan’s religious minorities ministry could aid persecutors – Lahore, Pakistan, Jun 29, 2011 / 01:20 am ( CNA ).- The Pakistan government’s plan to abolish its national Ministry for Religious Minorities risks giving a “green light”

Share this article on Facebook New efforts challenge Kyrgyzstan’s bride kidnapping epidemic – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Jun 29, 2011 / 06:13 am ( CNA ).- A top human rights advocate hopes that new efforts will end Kyrgyzstan’s widespread and violent practice of

Share this article on Facebook On his 60th anniversary, Pope reflects on his vocation – Vatican City, Jun 29, 2011 / 10:59 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- “Thanks to the Lord for the friendship that he has bestowed upon me,” Pope Benedict said to a packed St.

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict launches new Vatican News website – Vatican City, Jun 29, 2011 / 03:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has launched a new Vatican News website with his first Tweet. The site officially went live

Share this article on Facebook Pope greets Orthodox delegation, speaks of St. Peter’s unifying role – Vatican City, Jun 29, 2011 / 04:54 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In his pre-Angelus remarks on the June 29 Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Pope Benedict XVI gave his special

Share this article on Facebook Spanish bishops celebrate shared ordination anniversary with Pope – San Sebastian, Spain, Jun 29, 2011 / 01:52 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Two Spanish bishops are celebrating their priestly ordination anniversaries on June 29, the same day

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook A Monk Reflects on the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Living Eucharistic Communion – In our personal encounter with the living Lord Jesus through Holy Communion, the believer’s individuality …

Share this article on Facebook Diet sodas might not be. – Diet sodas drinkers might be sacrificing-to gain weight. That’s the conclusion of a study presented to …

Share this article on Facebook India’s secret Sodom and Gomorrah – Indian filmmaker, Gautam Singh has finished shooting “Daughters of the Brothel” a compelling …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook American tourist abandoned in open water. – An American tourist, snorkeling in Australia, was abandoned by a tour boat while still 30 miles offshore. Michigan …

Share this article on Facebook Blood flows in Egypt over the pace of change – Over 1,000 people were injured in clashes between protestors and Egyptian security forces in Cairo’s …

Share this article on Facebook Greek cuts add pain – Unable to pay their national debt, Greece has approved another round of cuts to domestic programs and services …

Share this article on Facebook I Shall Call You Friends: Pope Benedict XVI Reflects On His Sixty Years of Priesthood – Sixty years on from the day of my priestly ordination, I hear once again deep within me these words of Jesus that …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s fiscal tightrope – President Obama walks a thin line as he tries to negotiate a deal to raise the national debt limit and tax …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Sisters of Bon Secours Invite Women to Volunteer with Project Good Help – Sisters of Bon Secours Invite Women to Volunteer with Project Good HelpContact:  Jennifer Murphy, …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese denies prelate received pajero from PCSO – OZAMIZ City, June 29, 2011―The Local Church of Ozamiz has categorically denied that Archbishop Jesus A. Dosado, CM, has received a Pajero from the Philippine Charity

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Hilarious Church Bulletin Bloopers – OK. There’s a lot of serious stuff going on in the Church and the world right now and I was prepared to write on them but then I received an email from a friend of mine

Share this article on Facebook Live Action Proves Indiana Doesn’t Need PP

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire Cuts Off PP Too! – Not a legislative action, but the effects are the same. The Executive Council of New Hampshire cancelled a $1.8M contract with Planned Parenthood. And here is a

Share this article on Facebook VA: God Not Invited to Funerals – It seems that the separation of Church and state actually means that the state is bent on totally eradicating the church. Weasel Zippers reports: Local veterans and

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Share this article on Facebook California Bishops Oppose ‘Political Correctness’ In History Textbooks – The California bishops’ public policy arm is urging members of the state assembly to reject a bill that would prohibit “discriminatory content” in history textbooks.

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Bishops Issue Document On Youth With Same-Sex Attractions – The Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a document on Pastoral Ministry to Young People with Same-Sex Attraction.

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for June 28 – VATICAN CITY, 28 JUN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received members of a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, who have come to Rome for

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for June 28 – VATICAN CITY, 28 JUN 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Cardinal Angelo Scola, patriarch of Venice, Italy, as metropolitan archbishop of Milan (area 4,208,

Share this article on Facebook Presentation Of Twenty-Sixth World Youth Day – VATICAN CITY, 28 JUN 2011 (VIS) – A press conference was held this morning in the Holy See Press Office to present the twenty-sixth World Youth Day (WYD), which will be

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook A Grand Old Flag – Rachel Balducci: in time for the Fourth | As is my yearly Fourth of July custom, I am sharing with you my favorite patriotic cake—one I have made myself and can vouch

Share this article on Facebook Berry Good – DariaSockey: It’s Culinary Wednesday! | I went with my youngest son for a walk last evening, bringing my camera along. We took a favorite path between a cornfield and a

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Forget Our Priests – Danielle Bean: Day 8 | Today is Day 8 of our novena for all priests. Please join us in prayer!

Share this article on Facebook Faith & Your Fertility – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 Prayers for Papa Benedict – DariaSockey: on his 60th anniversary | I saw these prayers on ibreviary, which said “the following indulgenced prayer may be said in thanksgiving for the 60th

Share this article on Facebook The Armor of God – Rachel Balducci: We all need God’s protection | I was out running errands with the two little ones recently, moseying through one of my favorite all-purpose discount

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Share this article on Facebook 1st Hardcopy of Mass Revision in Hand – Just got a small batch of rush copies; main shipment due in a few days.

Share this article on Facebook Announcing . . . ! The Jimmy Akin Podcast! – Episode 001: Howdy! Is the Day of Our Death Fixed? You can listen via this handy-dandy player (CHT to the reader who suggested it!) . . . . . . or you can . . . CLICK

Share this article on Facebook VIDEO: Mass Revision–Part I: Why Do We Need a New Translation of the Mass? – GET YOUR COPY NOW.

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Gay “Marriage” Question

Share this article on Facebook Do women need Planned Parenthood? – The Obama Administration is bullying Indiana, threatening to cut billions in Medicaid care for the elderly and low-income, because Indiana’s decided to cut funding to

Share this article on Facebook Fr. John Corapi, Canon Law and the Process for Priests Accused of Abuse – In light of the Fr. John Corapi Scandal, a bright shining spotlight has been shone on the “process” of what happens when a priest is accused of abuse or impropriety.

Share this article on Facebook Miss Politically Correct 2011 – Who cares what Miss USA thinks about controversial political or social issues? In recent years, pageant judges have penalized contestants who have given the “wrong

Share this article on Facebook Same Sex Marriage, Cancer, and Fig Leaves – Same Sex Marriage, Cancer, and Fig Leaves By Marvin Olasky Joy, joy, joy! Just before midnight on June 24 the New York Senate passed and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill

Share this article on Facebook The World’s Debt to the Catholic Church – I’ll be speaking on the World’s Debt to the Catholic Church at the Sacred Heart Radio’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration this weekend. Carl Olsen has a column entitled “Is

Share this article on Facebook This Fourth of July: Confirm Thy Soul in Self-Control – This Fourth of July: Confirm Thy Soul in Self-Control By Dr. Paul Kengor I encourage you to set aside the burgers and dogs and soda and beer for a moment this Fourth of

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – June 29, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 29 The Best of Kresta in the Afternoon 4:00 – Meditations on the Priesthood Following the events of the last 5 days,

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Bill to Force Embryonic Research Funding Gets New GOP Backer – Rep. Diana DeGette, a Colorado Democrat, is re-introducing her bill today to force taxpayers to finance embryonic stem cell research and the legislation is getting the

Share this article on Facebook Expose’: Planned Parenthood Staffers Admit Tax-Funding Not Needed – A new expose’ released by Live Action shows Planned Parenthood staff at clinics across Indiana essentially admitting plenty of other options exist for women to obtain

Share this article on Facebook Federal Appeals Court Panel Upholds Obamacare Against Lawsuit – A federal appeals court upheld the Obamacare health care law that pro-life groups opposed because of abortion funding and rationing concerns, though the lawsuit is not

Share this article on Facebook Girls in India: Sex-Selection Aborted Out of Existence – Slowly but surely one of the most outrageous violations of human rights is beginning to seep into public consciousness: the massive loss of female babies due to

Share this article on Facebook Kentucky Court: Who Leaked Decision OKing Secret Teen Abortions? – The Kentucky Court of Appeals is not happy that a decision it issued earlier this year — allowing teens from another state to obtain abortions in the Bluegrass State

Share this article on Facebook Medicaid Abortion Funding Holds Up Iowa State Budget Deal – A battle over whether taxpayers should be forced to pay, via Medicaid, for abortions done at University of Iowa Hospitals is threatening to hold up a deal between state

Share this article on Facebook New York Times Cites Abortion Advocates as Neutral Sources – Recently the Times has run several stories on various abortion legislation in the states, none more slanted than Eric Eckholm’s piece on Monday, “New Laws in 6 States

Share this article on Facebook Ohio OKs Pro-Life State Budget Cutting Abortion Funding – The Ohio state legislature today passed a state budget which includes multiple pro-life amendments ensuring the state is not involved in abortion funding with taxpayer

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Sues South Dakota on 72-Hour Abortion Wait – The Planned Parenthood abortion business is asking a judge to stop the new law that has the longest abortion waiting period in the country — 72 hours. The measure also

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood to Open New Abortion Business in Oregon – Fresh from starting a massive new abortion facility in Portland, the Planned Parenthood abortion business is preparing a new facility in Eugene, Oregon that will promote

Share this article on Facebook Poland Parliament Votes This Week on Bill Banning Abortions – Members of the Polish Parliament are voting on Thursday on legislation that would ban all abortions in the country, which has long prohibited most abortions under its

Share this article on Facebook Practitioners Sue Kansas Over Law Shutting Abortion Clinics – Two abortion practitioners in Kansas have filed suit against a new law that has already resulted in temporarily closing one abortion center and may result in the closing

Share this article on Facebook Trial Begins: Man Allegedly Killed Girlfriend Refusing Abortion – The trial has begun for a Navy man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a pregnant woman who refused his request for an abortion. Zachary

Share this article on Facebook What is the Pro-Life Catholic View of Human Embryo Adoption? – It has been estimated that there are as many as half a million frozen IVF embryos in fertility clinics across the United States waiting to continue their lives. Some are

Share this article on Facebook Wisconsin Pro-Life Group: Recall Elections Could Affect Abortion – A Wisconsin pro-life group is urging pro-life voters in the state to pay attention to the recall elections and to support pro-life lawmakers because the results of the

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Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese of Barcelona denies Catholic hospital is doing abortions – protesters don’t buy it – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman BARCELONA, June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Under increasing pressure from negative media coverage and ongoing protests, the Archdiocese of

Share this article on Facebook Can pro-abortion Catholic politicians be ‘rooted’ in the Gospel? – by Patrick B. Craine June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Can a pro-abortion politician be “rooted” in the Gospel? ‘NDP Catholic MPs stress Social Gospel roots’ ran a

Share this article on Facebook Experts testify to trauma experienced by Isabella Miller in sworn testimony now published online – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman June 28, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSiteNews.com is publishing sworn affidavits by two experts and another eyewitness who testify to

Share this article on Facebook Growing Alberta grassroots movement seeks to reign in Human Rights Commissions – by Thaddeus Baklinski LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two grassroots advocacy groups from northern and southern Alberta are preparing to blitz

Share this article on Facebook Head of Polish bishops: ‘We must ban abortion totally!’ – by Patrick B. Craine WARSAW, Poland, June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The head of the Poland Bishops’ Conference has urged Polish politicians to support an historic

Share this article on Facebook New York bishop launches protest against ‘Catholic’ Gov. Cuomo over gay ‘marriage’ – by Patrick B. Craine NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the wake of New York’s passage of same-sex “marriage” on Friday, one of the state’s Catholic bishops

Share this article on Facebook New York clerk fights for right not to participate in same-sex ‘marriage’ – by Kathleen Gilbert VOLNEY, New York, June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While religious organizations in New York are allowed not to participate in gay “marriage,” the

Share this article on Facebook Ohio House passes historic, controversial ‘heartbeat bill’ limiting abortion – by John Jalsevac COLUMBUS, June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  Three pro-life bills passed in Ohio’s House of Representatives yesterday, including the historic and

Share this article on Facebook Ontario Appeals Court rules doctors don’t have right to remove life support – by Rebecca Millette TORONTO, Ontario, June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a decision that will have far-reaching effects for the province and all of Canada, Ontario’s

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life groups petition for abortion warnings after FDA imposes graphic smoking label – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., June 27, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – American smokers buying their next pack of cigarettes will soon be confronted with graphic

Share this article on Facebook Provincial ministry removes 9-year-old girl with autism from family – by Rebecca Millette ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, June 28, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On June 16, 2011, 9-year-old Ayn Van Dyk was taken from her family into custody by

Share this article on Facebook Sting investigators: Planned Parenthood inflated claims as vital Indiana Medicaid provider – by Kathleen Gilbert INDIANAPOLIS, June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A team of investigators with Live Action have recorded conversations with Planned Parenthood of

Share this article on Facebook Top gay blog laments: ‘WE ALWAYS LOSE’ when voters decide on marriage – by Kathleen Gilbert June 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A prominent online gay publication has admitted the existence of a little-known but persistent obstacle to

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Allows Catholic Funeral for Active Homosexual – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Bishop of San Diego is under fire for cancelling – and then reinstating – the right for a homosexual man living with a

Share this article on Facebook Sex Change Operations Used to “Convert” Indian Girls into Boys – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An explosive new report from an Indian journalist has revealed that parents desperate for a son are subjecting their girl

Share this article on Facebook Vatican to Issue Instructions on Merging/Closing of U.S. Parishes – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In response to the many U.S. dioceses that are facing severe financial pressure as a result of the sex abuse crisis, and are

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Hymns for the Medieval Office of Corpus Christi – When Pope Urban IV promulgated the feast of Corpus Christi in 1264, he also offered a complete set of Mass and Office texts composed at his behest by St. Thomas Aquinas.

Share this article on Facebook Prudentius on the Passion of Ss. Peter and Paul – Aurelius Prudentius Clemens (ca. A.D. 348-413), better known simply as Prudentius, was a Roman Christian poet, and of noted interested for today’s great feast is his

Share this article on Facebook St. Leo the Great on Ss. Peter and Paul – O thou most happy Rome, which by this glorious blood Of thy two Princes, precious crimson flood, Art made forever sacred, and art set apart Above all beauty that this

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Share this article on Facebook Governor Cuomo offended by Charge of Concubinage – Change Behavior, not the Word Read also Sex & the Empire State

Share this article on Facebook On Catholic Answers Live Today – Today I will be on Catholic Answers Live taking questions from non-Catholics. You can listen live at 7:00 PM Eastern by logging in to http://www.Catholic.com. I will post the

Share this article on Facebook Questions Over Who Can Receive Communion Not Going Away – My Friend and Canon Lawyer, Ed Peters, PHD., writes: Questions over Canon 915 are not going away As long as Canon 915 is so widely misunderstood and virtually ignored,

Share this article on Facebook Why a Mormon Descendant … – … of Joseph Smith became a Catholic priest? Read this wonderful story HERE

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #575 – Taming the Green-Eyed Monster – “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 Cuomo’s no Thomas More; Dowd’s no Darrow – I really want to stop writing about her but Maureen Dowd’s extended adolescence just attracts my morbid curiosity, and next thing I know, I have an urge to fisk. Writing

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANO BA ANG MGA TINATAKAN NA ALIPIN NG DIOS MGA CATOLICO BA O MGA MANALISTA? – The Blessed Virgin and the Apostles during the Pentecost   Anonymous said… Good day father. May nakadebatehan mo ako n isang Iglesia ni Cain kahit butata n Father aba

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Card. Cañizares: Observe Corpus Christi on Thursday, not Sunday. – One can understand why people might think it a good idea to transfer feast days which fall during the middle of the week to a Sunday observance.  More people can

Share this article on Facebook Dissent into Hell – Fr. Z rants – Lately there has been a sharp uptick in the media – even “Catholic” media – in open and cavalier dissent from the Church’s teaching and the authority of her duly

Share this article on Facebook Gov. Cuomo talks to Maureen Dowd. What could go wrong? Dr. Peters explains. – The Canonical Defender, Ed Peters, has another post about NY State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, aggressive promoter of contrary-to-nature unions.  Cuomo is, he claims, catholic.

Share this article on Facebook Irish “Catholics” and our future choices – A new video from Michael Voris. Weep. Technorati Tags: Ireland, Michael Voris, New Evangleization

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict, the lark and the raven – I picked up something from Ignatius Insight which caught my eye.  They posted an excerpt from Pope Benedict’s autobiographical Milestones: Memoirs 1927-1977. His

Share this article on Facebook Roses for a memory of a martyr – From a reader in London. Yesterday was the feast of St John Southworth, [the English priest and martyr whose body may be venerated in Westminster Cathedral] but today

Share this article on Facebook Schism in New Jersey – The Fathers of the Church had a real horror of schism.  Schismatics were dissenters who causes disunity.  Jerome wrote: Between heresy and schism there is this

Share this article on Facebook The Saintly Patrons of Rome – Technorati Tags: Sts. Peter and Paul

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