Catholic News Headlines July 7, 2011


Jul. 6, 7pm—Jul. 7, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Critics slam ‘public hearing’ on Lima’s homosexual ordinance

– Lima, Peru, Jul 7, 2011 / 06:11 pm ( CNA ).- Pro-family leaders in Peru have criticized a public hearing held by Lima city officials to discuss an ordinance that would

Share this article on Facebook Holy See and Azerbaijan strike historic agreement – Rome, Italy, Jul 7, 2011 / 01:21 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic Church has signed an historic treaty with the central Asian state of Azerbaijan which may provide a template

Share this article on Facebook Nearly one million in Spain assisted by Caritas in 2010 – Madrid, Spain, Jul 7, 2011 / 01:50 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Almost 950,000 Spaniards received assistance from Caritas to meet basic needs in 2010.    The figures were

Share this article on Facebook Pope appoints new heads for Vatican’s financial departments – Vatican City, Jul 7, 2011 / 12:57 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Domenico Calcagno has been appointed by Pope Benedict as the head of the Vatican’s financial policy

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict begins his busy vacation – Vatican City, Jul 7, 2011 / 02:10 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI will spend his summer vacation praying, reading and writing, according to his official

Share this article on Facebook Priceless medieval manuscript stolen from Spanish cathedral – Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Jul 7, 2011 / 03:41 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A priceless 12th-century Catholic manuscript is missing from the cathedral at Santiago de

Share this article on Facebook Salvadoran coalition responds to US ambassador’s push for gay ‘rights’ – San Salvador, El Salvador, Jul 7, 2011 / 12:08 pm ( CNA ).- The U.S. ambassador to El Salvador has violated rules of diplomacy and international laws by writing an

Share this article on Facebook Successful Dublin pro-life rally draws thousands – Dublin, Ireland, Jul 7, 2011 / 06:22 am ( CNA ).- Thousands of people attended a large pro-life rally in Dublin to oppose attempts to force abortion on Ireland by

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook End of the World: Iconic British tabloid ‘News of the World’ to shut down – Britain’s biggest-selling Sunday newspaper, The News of the World will close after a final edition this …

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict to Hear Confessions at World Youth Day in Madrid – At the 26th World Youth Day, which will be held in the Spanish capital, the pope will administer the sacrament of …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Military ban on openly gay servicemen and women banned – A federal appeals court has ruled that the government must stop enforcing the law that prohibits openly gay men, …

Share this article on Facebook Obama set to get drastic on budget cuts: Social Security, Medicare on the table – President Barack Obama must persuade congressional leaders to consider an expansive debt-reduction plan, which …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Can Government Be Good? Subsidiarity and the US Presidential Campaign of 2012 – Catholics should begin with the positive; governing is something good. God governs and invites us all into this …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Cute. Baby Sleeping with Bulldog – It’s just a bulldog and a baby sleeping but it’s pretty cute. And Pat hates when I put things like this up. HT Viral Footage

Share this article on Facebook Sin Is A Laughing Matter-Confiteor Is Child Abuse – I found a link ( via Father Z. ) to this particular piece of epic dumbness at the Tablet . Epic. New Missal translation – rated 18 Posted by Melanie Lately, guest

Share this article on Facebook So What You Are Saying Is…. – There is message discipline and then there is the odd case of when the message is disciplining you. Thank you sir, may I have another…. I half expected him to blink in

Share this article on Facebook Stop Clapping At Mass – Amen amen I say unto you. Read this post at the Anchoress . I quote in part… Yep, yep, yep, to all of it, but I have to jump on that last point about applause, every

Share this article on Facebook Vid: Abortion Supporter Attacks Pro-Lifer – This woman uses her keys and puts a nasty gash on the pro-lifer’s head. Oddly, even though there’s video of the assault, police don’t seem to be able to solve this

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez Urges Rejection Of Vaccination, Gay-Textbook Bills – Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles has called upon California lawmakers to reject two bills that “represent a dangerous government intrusion into parents’ rights.” The

Share this article on Facebook Attendance Surges At Wisconsin Marian Shrine – The number of pilgrims visiting the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Wisconsin has increased nearly tenfold since Bishop David Ricken of Green Bay officially approved

Share this article on Facebook Beatification Cause For Korean-War Chaplain Goes To Rome – The Diocese of Wichita, Kansas, has completed the first stage of a cause for the beatification of Father Emil Kapaun, a Catholic chaplain who served heroically in the

Share this article on Facebook Note Concerning Cardinal Nicora’s Resignation From APSA – VATICAN CITY, 7 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office has released the following note: “The Holy Father Benedict XVI today accepted the request presented by

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for July 7 – VATICAN CITY, 7 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Accepted the resignation from the office of president of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See

Share this article on Facebook Pope To Travel To Castelgandolfo This Evening – VATICAN CITY, 7 JUL 2011 (VIS) – In a note published today, the Prefecture of the Pontifical Household announced that this evening the Holy Father will travel to the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Love & Marriage – 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 True Faith – Rachel Balducci: What is Catholicism all about? | Our parish got a new priest last weekend, a priest reassigned to our parish to replace the outgoing priest. This will

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Share this article on Facebook Cool Timeline of Doctor Who’s Companions – (CHT to the FB friend who shared the link!) While who counts as a companion is sometimes debatable (e.g., people who appear only in one-off specials), this was a good,

Share this article on Facebook Low carb Japanese style tofu salad w/bacon-garlic-onion-soy sauce dressing (video recipe to follow)

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – July 8, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on July 8 4:00 – A History and Stories of Walt Disney and Disneyland “The thing will get more beautiful year after year. And

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Can Mitt Romney Hold on to Front-Runner Status, Attract Pro-Lifers? – Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is indisputably the front-runner for the Republican nomination for president. However, do Romney’s commanding leads in early

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops: Restore Mexico City Policy, De-Fund UNFPA – In a new letter to House lawmakers, the nation’s Catholic bishops and a Catholic group that helps the poor urge them to keep in mind pro-life policies when  putting

Share this article on Facebook Chicago Drops Bubble Zone Charges Against Pro-Life Advocate – The City of Chicago has dropped charges against yet another pro-life advocate charged under the law that infringes on the First Amendment rights of pro-life people to

Share this article on Facebook House Committee Will Investigate Kagan’s Role in Obamacare – The House Judiciary Committee has responded to a letter from nearly 50 House members asking for a hearing into the role pro-abortion Supreme Court Justice Elana Kagan

Share this article on Facebook Intl Planned Parenthood: 1.4M “Abortion Services,” UN Ups Funding – New York, NY (LifeNews/CFAM) –UN agencies have stepped up funding of International Planned Parenthood Federation despite an economic downturn and increasing government

Share this article on Facebook Judge Delays Request From Oregon Inmate Wanting Abortion – A judge in Oregon has delayed an abortion request from a pregnant inmate who is in prison after destroying a hotel room by trying to light herself on fire. The woman has

Share this article on Facebook Kansas: Brownback Puts Pro-Life Attorney on State Health Board – Governor Sam Brownback, who is pro-life, is coming under fire from abortion advocates for an appointment to a state health board that oversees abortion facilities and

Share this article on Facebook Obama Policy Resulted in 300 Tax-Funded Abortions in D.C – For two years, the nation’s capital was allowed to fund abortions with taxpayer dollars thanks to congressional Democrats passing and President Barack Obama signing into

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Issues Abortion, Sex Guide for UN Youth Event – New York, NY (LifeNews/CFAM) — In advance of the UN youth conference later this month, the International Planned Parenthood Federation released two new publications on

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Sues North Carolina Over Tax-Defunding – The Planned Parenthood abortion business is not happy the state of North Carolina adopted a state budget that revokes its taxpayer funding and the state is now the third

Share this article on Facebook Police Apprehend, Charge Woman Who Attacked Pro-Life People – Police in the largest city in New Mexico have apprehended a woman who assaulted and injured peaceful pro-life advocates in a violent attack that occurred outside a

Share this article on Facebook Report: Congress Should Probe Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz – A national pro-life group has issued a new report featuring a groundbreaking analysis of the nation’s largest abortion business Planned Parenthood. Americans United for

Share this article on Facebook Texas Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Affiliates May Merge – Two Texas-based affiliates of the Planned Parenthood abortion business, located in Austin and Waco, appear to have sealed an agreement to merge in what pro-life groups

Share this article on Facebook Three Louisiana Abortion Centers Fail to Report Child Rape – Three abortion centers in Louisiana, according to state documents, have failed to properly report instance of statutory rape to state officials, as required by state

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ‘Therapeutic abortion’ seeks to create ‘eugenic utopia’: Vatican newspaper – by Rebecca Millette VATICAN CITY, July 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a recent column in the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, writer Giulia Galeotti pointed out

Share this article on Facebook 61,000 sign petition to Obama demanding better conscience protections for health workers – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Christian Medical Association (CMA) yesterday sent to President Obama a letter on behalf of over

Share this article on Facebook 80% of mothers assisted by Spanish crisis pregnancy group choose not to abort – by Thaddeus Baklinski MADRID, July 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The director of the Spanish pro-life group Fundacion Red Madre (Mother Net Foundation) told a press

Share this article on Facebook Albuquerque police apprehend, charge woman in violent attack on pro-life activists – by LifeSiteNews staff ALBUQUERQUE, NM — An Albuquerque woman who violently attacked peaceful pro-life activists outside a late-term abortion clinic on Tuesday has been

Share this article on Facebook Chicago drops buffer zone charges against another pro-lifer – by Kathleen Gilbert CHICAGO, July 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The City of Chicago dismissed its case Wednesday against a pro-lifer accused of violating a buffer

Share this article on Facebook Federal court says military must end ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ now – by Peter J. Smith SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal appeals court has lifted the stay on a judge’s order that requires the U.S. military to end

Share this article on Facebook Kielburger’s Free the Children rebuts claim of abortion advocacy – but more evidence found – by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, July 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After LifeSiteNews revealed Tuesday that famed child rights activist Craig Kielburger and his

Share this article on Facebook New report makes case for nation-wide Planned Parenthood investigation – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., July 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following years of research involving over two decades’ worth of records, Americans United for

Share this article on Facebook U.S. bishops urge House to restore Mexico City Policy, other barriers to abortion funding – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., July 7, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Conference of Catholic bishops and its charity arm have asked House lawmakers drawing up

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Male Artist Dressed in Skirt Not Allowed in Vatican – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A male artist from Mumbai who supposedly wears skirts out of his solidarity for women’s causes was stopped at the doors of the

Share this article on Facebook NY Parish Returns Check from Lawmaker who Voted for Same-Sex Marriage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The fallout continued for Catholic lawmakers who voted for New York’s same-sex marriage bill when a Brooklyn parish returned a

Share this article on Facebook Study: “R” Rated Sexual Content found in Tween Books – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study has found that many of the books aimed at teen and tweens contain sexual content that is not age-appropriate or

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Details: Venetian Green Chasuble – (Chasuble from FSSP parish of San Simeon Piccolo, Venice. Photos courtesy of Alessandro Zangrando)

Share this article on Facebook Executive Director of ICEL to CMAA Colloqiuium – Courtesy of our friends over at The Chant Cafe , here is both the video and the text of Monsignor Andrew Wadsworth’s address to the attendees at the CMAA Sacred Music

Share this article on Facebook Sir Ninian Comper and St Wilfrid’s, Cantley, South Yorkshire – From Dr. Allan Barton’s Flickr site , I came across the following photographs of St Wilfrid’s, Cantley, which church Sir Ninian Comper furnished and restored in the late

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Corapi Update – Just posted: Corapi’s defiant response. Nothing new. Train wreck continues. Loyal followers encouraged to continue following. Kool-aid stand just ahead. HERE As a friend

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #039 – A Little Story About the Blessed Mother – “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 Conflicted about Corapi story – I mean, on one hand, I’m really tired of the story, but if I don’t link to the latest I’ll hear “so, the Black Sheepdog (people actually call him that) responded to

Share this article on Facebook Smokin’ Hot Brandon MacFarlane – When Michael Jackson was about 11 years old , he recorded a staggeringly mature, prodigiously musical vocal of Who’s Loving You? and I thought I’d never hear another kid

Share this article on Facebook The Applause at Mass has to Stop – Katrina Fernandez has one of those posts up that makes you want to cheer and staple to the doors of a church . Kids are already told every day in school their self

Share this article on Facebook Thoughtful pieces on Casey, Caylee, Corapi, Idols – Emails are coming in reporting a state of high tension on various Corapian threads, in anticipation of the Black Sheepdog’s “very special announcement” which is promised

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST VOTED TO REMOVE ‘HEAVENLY FATHER’ FROM ITS CONSTITTUTION – God the Father embracing clothing the Prodigal Son Delegates at the United Church of Christ’s General Synod 28 recently voted overwhelmingly in favor of amending the

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Ricard Will Represent USCCB’s International Justice and Peace Committee at South Sudan’s Independence Events July 9 – WASHINGTON—When South Sudan marks its independence and becomes the world’s newest nation July 9, Bishop John H. Ricard, SSJ, bishop emeritus of Pensacola-Tallahassee,

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “Ineffable” sighting! – I have not seen yet a copy of the YouCat, the catechism prepared for young people.  That said, I was amused by an excerpt, a paragraph from the same, a reader sent

Share this article on Facebook Bill Donohue on liberal elite scolding of bishops over contrary-to-nature unions. – There is a good commentary by Bill Donohue of the Catholic League on the liberal commentary aimed at the US Catholic Bishops over contrary-to-nature unions and

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Hymns at Low Mass (Extraordinary Form) – I am focused on a myriad of things at the moment, and so I will open this to the readership to obtain sound and documented answers to this priest’s questions about the

Share this article on Facebook Really cool nun video – Here is a great video which I pick up from the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald. What a delightful lady. Keep your ears tuned for what she says is her

Share this article on Facebook Turning turning turning back to 07/07/07 – Let’s go back 4 years to 7 July 2007 and the release of the text of Summorum Pontificum. While the Motu Proprio went into force on the subsequent 14 September, the

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Be living lenses of God’s light. – This week we have a good example of a dramatic difference lame-duck ICEL version and the Latin/new corrected texts. The Collect or Opening Prayer for this coming Sunday

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