Catholic News Headlines July 8, 2011


Jul. 7, 7pm—Jul. 8, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook After New York’s marriage vote, Archbishop Dolan warns of further redefinition – New York City, N.Y., Jul 8, 2011 / 05:25 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- After marriage was redefined to include same-sex couples in New York, Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan is

Share this article on Facebook New Vatican prefect for religious emphasizes rebuilding trust – Vatican City, Jul 8, 2011 / 12:48 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The new Vatican prefect for consecrated life says his key job is “rebuilding a relationship of trust” with

Share this article on Facebook Pope sending delegation to mark South Sudan independence – Vatican City, Jul 8, 2011 / 02:08 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI is sending a papal delegation to the Republic of South Sudan to mark the east African

Share this article on Facebook Pope to field questions from young people during WYD – Madrid, Spain, Jul 8, 2011 / 06:05 pm ( CNA ).- Pope Benedict will answer questions from young people during the Aug. 20 prayer vigil, World Youth Day 2011 organizers

Share this article on Facebook Portuguese cardinal clarifies statements on ordination of women – Lisbon, Portugal, Jul 8, 2011 / 04:32 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Jose Policarpo of Lisbon has issued a statement clarifying remarks he made on the ordination of women during

Share this article on Facebook Southern California diocese considers buying Crystal Cathedral – Orange, Calif., Jul 8, 2011 / 03:04 am ( CNA ).- The Diocese of Orange says it is potentially interested in buying a 3,000-seat glass church in Southern California that

Share this article on Facebook Spokesman for Mexican archdiocese demands freedom of speech – Mexico City, Mexico, Jul 8, 2011 / 01:04 am ( CNA ).- The spokesman for the Archdiocese of Mexico City recently stated that an electoral court is not respecting his

Share this article on Facebook US bishops dedicate $2.1 million to Latin American pastoral work – Washington D.C., Jul 8, 2011 / 02:16 am ( CNA ).- The U.S. bishops’ subcommittee on the Church in Latin America has approved over $2.1 million in grants for 86 projects

Share this article on Facebook Vatican official: UN gay ‘rights’ agenda endangers Church’s freedom – Geneva, Switzerland, Jul 8, 2011 / 06:08 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican’s representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva says a recent

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook At least 300 women got free abortions in D.C. – During a two-year period when lawmakers banned federal funding for abortions, at least 300 women got city-funded …

Share this article on Facebook Virgen de Guadalupe shrine in tough L.A. honored, respected – Our Lady of Guadalupe is perhaps one of the most recognized and beloved Marian icons in the Americas. To the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Relief Services in South Sudan: A Nation is Born – The streets of Juba are bustling as people from around the world arrive to celebrate the birth of a new nation: …

Share this article on Facebook In Vitro Fertilization as Lottery ‘Prize’? Children Becoming Commodities – ‘The fact that the process of in vitro fertilization very frequently involves the deliberate destruction …

Share this article on Facebook More than half a million join Syrian street protests – More than half a million people have taken to the streets of Hama in Syria in what is being described as the …

Share this article on Facebook U.K. Prime Minister’s former press secretary arrested – The British Prime Minister’s former press secretary, Andy Coulson has been arrested in connection with …

Share this article on Facebook UN: Worst drought to hit Africa in 60 years has some human causes? – Drought and famine has ravaged large swaths of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia in the worst such situation in decades. …

Share this article on Facebook Unrest with new regime in Egypt spurs on huge demonstrations – Egypt’s now-iconic Tahrir Square in Cairo has been flooded with thousands of demonstrators, along with …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook New International Planned Parenthood Sex Guides Issued For Youth – Although no right to sex or sexual pleasure exists in binding international documents, the guide goes through a …

Share this article on Facebook New York City Mayor to ‘gay marry’ his advisors this month – New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg will officiate at the wedding of two top city officials on July 24, the first …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook NorMin’s 1st electric jeepneys now plying Cagayan de Oro – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, July 8, 2011— The 1st electric passenger jeepneys in Northern Mindanao are only found in this capital city and regional center. read more

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook 12 Catholic Words that Don’t Sound Like What they Mean – I was born a Catholic but that doesn’t mean I knew anything about the faith until I decided to investigate the faith for myself in college. In my research, I came across

Share this article on Facebook CNN: Can a Saint Have An Abortion? – Isn’t it ironic that I find pretty much everything written at CNN’s “Belief blog” unbelievable? Steven Prothero, a Religion Professor at Boston University, in dealing

Share this article on Facebook Corapi: I Never Had Sex With THAT Woman – Corapi has issued a response the the SOLT press release of the other day. I was going to write “issued a defense” but I couldn’t do it with a straight face. Why? Because

Share this article on Facebook God Smites Chris Christie’s Enemy – This is the lib who was hatin’ on poor Chris Christie last week saying he wanted to smack him upside the head or something and calling him a punk. In this video, he’s

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Outdoor Spaces – Rachel Balducci: a little inspiration | I love this video put together by a crafty lady who recreated her covered-porch/deck area. Though I don’t have a space quite like

Share this article on Facebook What do you see? – Lisa Hendey: Is this a Marian Apparition, or a hoax? | Over at his blog yesterday, the wonderful Patrick Madrid posted the following video and invited his readers to

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