Catholic News Headlines July 11, 2011


Jul. 10, 7pm—Jul. 11, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook African clergy advise quick action on South Sudan’s challenges – Khartoum, Sudan, Jul 11, 2011 / 05:34 pm ( CNA ).- African clergy say the Republic of South Sudan, which gained independence on July 9, must take steps to resolve an

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal De Paolis criticizes ‘dissent’ within Legion of Christ – Rome, Italy, Jul 11, 2011 / 05:54 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A year after assuming duties as pontifical delegate for the Legion of Christ, Cardinal Velasio De Paolis gave a

Share this article on Facebook New Archbishop of Berlin answers his critics – Rome, Italy, Jul 11, 2011 / 04:35 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Archbishop-elect of Berlin said that he will meet with gay activists, after they criticized his appointment

Share this article on Facebook Officials find no lapse in security following disappearance of Calixtinus Codex – Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Jul 11, 2011 / 02:01 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Officials in Spain “have not found any anomalies” in the security at the Cathedral of

Share this article on Facebook Vatican paper’s editor calls for ‘info-ethics’ after News of the World scandal – Vatican City, Jul 11, 2011 / 01:57 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The head of the Vatican paper L’Osservatore Romano says the recent phone hacking scandal involving a British

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Inside Scientology Opens a Secret World for Everyone to See – Last month the Editor-in-Chief of the Village Voice, Tony Ortega, announced the upcoming publication by saying …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Transformers’ still far ahead of movie pack – Two new comedies that opened this weekend, Jennifer Aniston’s “Horrible Bosses” and …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 31 people killed in Indian train derailment – Two passenger trains were derailed in separate incidents in India this past weekend, leaving at least 31 people …

Share this article on Facebook Assad supporters storm, vandalize both U.S., French embassies – Supporters of the Syrian government stormed both the U.S. and French embassies in Damascus. The incident has …

Share this article on Facebook Mexican government gets tough on ‘Knights Templars’ drug cartel – Mexican authorities have beefed up their security forces for a possible showdown with the ‘Knights …

Share this article on Facebook Mullen: China has ‘arrived as a world power’ – U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen that China “has arrived as a world …

Share this article on Facebook Recent archaeological finds depict facts about the Bible’s Philistines – Archaeologists in southern Israel are piecing together the history of a people remembered chiefly as the …

Share this article on Facebook St. Benedict of Nursia, Pope Benedict of Rome: Returning to our Christian Roots – One of the greatest hopes of Pope Benedict XVI is for Europe to rediscover her Christian roots as it did at the …

Share this article on Facebook The Catholic Church’s Unique Role in Sudan and in the West – We hear so many negative things about our Church, but they are not true. Rather, the Catholic Church is just the …

Share this article on Facebook United Nations describes Somali crisis as ‘the worst humanitarian disaster’ – Antonio Guterres, the head of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees is appealing for “massive …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Obama blasts politician who won’t raise debt ceiling as ‘irresponsible’ – U.S. President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders to a new round of White House talks to warn that he …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan’s Defense of Marriage and Family Continues – The Church has always stood-up for marriage – one man and one woman, united in lifelong and faithful love, leading …

Share this article on Facebook Best Response to Priestly Scandals: Pray for Faithful Priests – Like Fr. Paul Schenck – We need to hear the good news! There are priests who are faithfully serving the Church and …

Share this article on Facebook Heat wave slams 15 U.S. states especially hard – A massive heat wave could reach dangerous levels in parts of the Midwest, the Plains and the Southeast of the …

Share this article on Facebook United States withholding $800 million in aid to Pakistan – Strained relations between the United States and Pakistan – which came to light with the revelation that former …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Politics And The Death Penalty – I am conflicted on the execution of horrendous murderer Humberto Leal in Texas. I am not conflicted because I think that executing him was the right thing to do. I

Share this article on Facebook State Finds Splattered Blood, Unsterilized Equipment in Abortion Clinic – Horror. Health inspectors in Pennsylvania inspected a controversial Allentown abortion clinic and found unsanitary equipment, blood splattered walls, unsterilized

Share this article on Facebook Why We Hate Militant Vegans – This letter is just awesome. It was sent to I Own the World from a person with an increasingly militant vegan roommate. It’s a must read for hilarity purposes only. The

Share this article on Facebook Zombification of the Boob Tube – TV makes people into zombies. You ever watch someone watch television? It’s a horror. They look like humans but turned off. Even watch someone watch a sitcom. They don’t

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook God Attracts Us With The Goodness Of His Incarnate Son – VATICAN CITY, 10 JUL 2011 (VIS) – At midday today Benedict XVI appeared at the balcony overlooking the central courtyard of the Apostolic Palace at Castelgandolfo to

Share this article on Facebook Humanitarian Disaster: Worst Drought In Horn Of Africa In 60 Years – Ten million people in northern Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea, and South Sudan are at risk of starvation because of the worst regional drought in 60 years. “Unless

Share this article on Facebook Nonbelievers To Participate In Assisi Peace Meeting – In an initiative “much desired and supported by Benedict XVI,” five nonbelievers will participate in the day of reflection, dialogue, and prayer for peace and justice in

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for July 11 – VATICAN CITY, 11 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Andre Gazaille, auxiliary of Montreal, Canada, as bishop of Nicolet (area 3,682, population

Share this article on Facebook Pope Speaks Of Maritime World And Of Respect For Nature – VATICAN CITY, 10 JUL 2011 (VIS) – After praying the Angelus at midday today from the central courtyard of the Apostolic Palace at Castelgandolfo, the Pope mentioned the

Share this article on Facebook ‘Virtual Pilgrimage’ For World Youth Day – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Communication Department has created a web site and Facebook page whereby “virtual pilgrims” can participate in World

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Defying Age, Defining Pores – Daria Sockey: I’m too young to be this old | I’d never been one of those women afraid to admit her age. For years people said that I looked far too young to be a mother

Share this article on Facebook Google+ or Minus? – Lisa Hendey: Does another social networking tool equal less family time? | How many of our Faith & Family friends have already jumped on board the newest social

Share this article on Facebook Parenting Pointers – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Parenting | (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 SaintlyTees Giveaway – Robyn Lee: Check out the new Christian Baby/Toddler Clothes | Recently I got an email from Danielle. “These look super cute. Do you want to check them out?” I scrolled

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Here’s an interesting thing that came in the mail. – Anyone want to guess what it is?

Share this article on Facebook VIDEO: Are Humans Inherently Bad?

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook California: Pro-Life Huey Has a Chance to Beat Pro-Abortion Hahn – On Tuesday, voters head to the polls in California’s 36th Congressional District where they will choose between pro-life businessman Craig Huey and pro-abortion Los

Share this article on Facebook Daughter of Patron Saint of the Pro-Life Movement Visits U.S. – Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla began her first visit to the United States with a visit to the New York headquarters of Priests for Life on Monday to enshrine a photo and

Share this article on Facebook GOP Presidential Candidate McCotter Signs Pro-Life Pledge – Add Congressman Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan to the list of Republican presidential candidates who have signed the pro-life pledge sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony

Share this article on Facebook Montana Planned Parenthood Grapples With Tax-Funding Cuts – Add Montana to the list of states this year that cut funding that the Planned Parenthood business ultimately receives. Although the cuts are not as extensive as other

Share this article on Facebook New Jersey: Christie Veto of Planned Parenthood Tax-Funds Upheld – Democrats in the New Jersey legislature were unable to override a veto pro-life Gov. Chris Christie issued to prevent taxpayers in the Garden State from having to fund

Share this article on Facebook New Zealand Prime Minister Blasted for Supporting Euthanasia – Prime Minister John Key says he supports taking a look at legislation concerning euthanasia, but his comments are drawing fire from a pro-life group that is concerned

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Girl Commits Suicide to Save Family – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A 12 year-old girl from Jhorpara, India deliberately committed suicide in order to donate her organs to sick family members and

Share this article on Facebook New York Times Misrepresents NFP and Attacks Christianity – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist With no mention of any of the thousands of success stories attributable to modern natural family planning (NFP)

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Book Review: Canticum Clericorum Romanum – A few weeks back I was sent for review Canticum Clericorum Romanum (Volume 1) which was published this year by Biretta Books. These are chant settings for the Epistles,

Share this article on Facebook July 11, OF Calendar: St. Benedict – St. Benedict, pray for us. (Read his rule )

Share this article on Facebook Monsignor Andrew Burnham: What is Anglican Liturgical Patrimony? – By way of the Ordinariate Portal I came across the following paper, given by Msgr. Andrew Burnham this week past at an Anglican use conference in Texas. (The photo below

Share this article on Facebook The New Cathedral of Pristina – Even as dire as the state of ecclesiastical art and design may be in the United States, it is clear that the re-enchantment of church architecture has advanced here much

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Celebrating with the people of South Sudan – The Republic of South Sudan officially became the newest African nation July 9, a reality that was a long time coming for the long-suffering people of that region. (For

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Sunday Morning in Ancient Times, Part II – Tuesday morning I will be discussing Part II of The Mass of the Early Church at 7:30 EST on Relevant Radio. Were the first Christians Baptists in their worship, or were

Share this article on Facebook You Won’t Believe How Cute! My Granddaugher with Virgin Mary – Enjoy this incredible unplanned video! Share it with family and friends who will sure enjoy it.

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #520 – I Don’t Want To Be a Grandfather – “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 Barron on Of Gods and Men – I wrote about the film here , and in the comments Manny pointed out that Fr. Robert Barron had written about the film and also talked about it in video. Well, a weekend

Share this article on Facebook St. Benedict: Stability and Detachment – Today is the feastday of St. Benedict of Nurcia , who is regarded the Father of Western Monasticism. He is also one of the Patron Saints of Europe, and our dear Holy

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Again about the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles – A quick addendum to my recent post about my visit to the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles near Kansas City, MO. The sisters recorded yet another audio CD.  They

Share this article on Facebook An “Adopt-A-Priest” initiative – From a reader: Here’s a great idea that I found in the bulletetin at ____. ADOPT-A-PRIEST If you are interested in Spiritually Adopting a priest or renewing your current

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Conferences and Fangorn Forest – A comment from a reader in my email: This talk of the bishops, and lots of talking, and going to war somehow calls to my mind the Ents. If our Entish bishops were to

Share this article on Facebook Catholic League reacts to a Hell’s Bible book review – From our friends at The Catholic League: NEW YORK TIMES’ DUMB TAKE ON CATHOLICISM There was a book review in yesterday’s New York Times by Bill Keller, executive editor

Share this article on Facebook Codex Calixtinus contrectatione celeriter clandestineque contrectatoribus correptus! – I sense a thriller block-buster movie.  Perhaps I could write the screenplay to include the Secret Vatican Vampire Assassin Squad. Codex Calixtinus manuscript stolen

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Media Blog: 10 points in favor of going to confession – I am all for any official entity of the Church promoting the Sacrament of Penance. The media blog of the USCCB has a post by Sr. Mary Ann Walsh about the Sacrament of

Share this article on Facebook You can’t make things up fast enough … – … to keep up with reality. Courtesy of CatholicVote: Technorati Tags: diversity

Share this article on Facebook Your good news! – Can you start the work week off with some of your good news?

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