Catholic News Headlines July 21, 2011


Jul. 20, 7pm—Jul. 21, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Alleged Catholic kidnap victim decides to stay with Muslim husband – Lahore, Pakistan, Jul 21, 2011 / 02:21 am ( CNA ).- Farah Hatim, a Catholic Pakistani woman allegedly kidnapped and forced to marry a Muslim man and convert to Islam,

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Chaput: leaving Denver will be ‘very difficult’ – Denver, Colo., Jul 21, 2011 / 12:26 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Charles Chaput said on July 20 that he was “very grateful” for his time in Denver, and that it

Share this article on Facebook Google recalls Catholic priest who was father of modern genetics – Lima, Peru, Jul 21, 2011 / 06:03 pm ( CNA ).- Internet giant Google paid homage to Austrian priest and biologist Father Gregor Mendel, considered the father of modern

Share this article on Facebook Mother of six priests and four religious sisters mourned in India – Kolkata, India, Jul 21, 2011 / 04:36 pm ( CNA ).- Elizabeth Anikuzhikattil, a Catholic mother whose 15 children included five priests, a bishop, and four religious

Share this article on Facebook Step forward to defend DOMA from repeal, bishops’ official urges – Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2011 / 06:07 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Following President Barack Obama’s backing of a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), an

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Day cross arrives at Madrid cathedral – Madrid, Spain, Jul 21, 2011 / 02:06 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The World Youth Day cross and icon are now on display in the Cathedral of Madrid.   Cardinal Rouco Varela

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Share this article on Facebook ‘Come, stay with me!’ Archbishop Timothy Dolan on Eucharistic Adoration – The Church is renowned for all that we do – Catholic charities, health care, schools, youth work, love, service, …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Telemedicine’ abortions stir controversy, with five states passing laws – “Telemedicine” abortions, where a woman can terminate a pregnancy remotely without a physician …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Church of England dying out, officials warn – The Church of England, the officially established Christian church in England is experiencing a crisis in …

Share this article on Facebook Grisly pilgrimage site dismantled with disinterment of Nazi leader’s remains – The remains of Adolf Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess has been exhumed from his grave in Bavaria after it …

Share this article on Facebook Program of the Pope’s Apostolic Visit to Germany Released – The program of Benedict XVI’s apostolic trip to Germany, due to last from 22 to 25 September, was …

Share this article on Facebook Vatican and Malaysia establish diplomatic relations at papal visit – The Vatican and Malaysia have established diplomatic relations after Pope Benedict XVI met with Malaysian Prime …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Face Growing Intolerance of Homosexual Equivalency Activists – Like our position on the fundamental human right to life from conception to natural death, our position concerning …

Share this article on Facebook Space Shuttle returns from final flight to joyous welcome – The four astronauts aboard the final flight of the Space Shuttle Atlantis awoke to the strains of “God …

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops Pro-Life Chair Opposes Mandate for Birth Control, Sterilization in Private Health Plans – I strongly oppose the Institute of Medicine’s recommendation today that the Department of Health and …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Mindanao urgently needs Pulangi 5 hydro power plant – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, July 21, 2011—The Department of Energy’s (DOE) projection of 4.6 percent annual increase in peak power demand for Mindanao for which an additional

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Clinic Worker Speaks Out for Life – This is a pretty amazing story from Live Action . Please check it out. It’s a little graphic and she whacks some pro-lifers but it’s absolutely worth reading: One of the

Share this article on Facebook Allen West is Sooo Sexist, More Babies Should Die – Emily’s List, the radically pro-abortion PAC, is attempting to raise money off Congressman Allen West’s comments about Debbie Wasserman Schultz. It all started when,

Share this article on Facebook Deceased Bishop To Be Cremated – Bishop Michael Evans of East Anglia passed away on July 11 from cancer at only sixty. May he rest in peace. It is now being reported that his body will be cremated

Share this article on Facebook This is Just Too Funny. MSNBC Host Gets Owned – I’ve been trying not to post much from MSNBC recently just because it’s so consistently looney that I’m actually kinda’ bored with it. But this is just too funny. MSNBC

Share this article on Facebook Vid: Heartwarming Baseball Moment – This is one of the greatest baseball moments since the ball skipped through Bill Buckner’s gimpy legs. Seriously, it’s pure heartwarming American as apple pie goodness.

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Korean Bishops Condemn Abortifacient ‘Ella’ – The Korean Bishops’ Conference has denounced the South Korean government’s decision to permit the sale of the emergency-contraception drug Ella (Ulipristal), which can

Share this article on Facebook New Book: My Brother, The Pope – My Brother, the Pope, a book by Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, will be published in German on September 12, ahead of the Pontiff’s apostolic visit to Germany. Msgr. Ratzinger’s

Share this article on Facebook Programme Of The Pope’s Apostolic Trip To Germany – VATICAN CITY, 20 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The programme of Benedict XVI’s apostolic trip to Germany, due to last from 22 to 25 September, was announced today. The Holy Father

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Bank President: Larger Families Are Solution To Economic Crisis – The aging population of the United States and European nations is the “true origin of the current economic crisis,” according to the president of the Vatican Bank. “The

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Coffee Break – Rachel Balducci: I think I need one | SO I’M WRITING TO UPDATE YOU ALL, woah, ahem. I’m writing to update you on my coffee endeavors. They have been AWESOME. And then, a

Share this article on Facebook Happy 100! – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s anniversary podcast! | This week on the Faith & Family Live Cast (click here to listen or click on the player above) we celebrate a

Share this article on Facebook Husbands and Wives – 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:

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Share this article on Facebook I Hope This Gets Off The Ground – I’m one of the many California Amazon associates that got dumped. I didn’t make a lot from my Amazon affiliate account, but I made enough to pay my blog’s monthly

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook ACLU sues Vermont Catholic innkeepers who refused lesbian wedding reception – A lesbian couple is suing a Vermont inn, claiming it refused to host their fall wedding reception because of their sexual orientation. Kate Baker and Ming Linsley filed

Share this article on Facebook Australian man, convert to Islam, whipped for drinking – A Sydney man who was held down on his bed and whipped up to 40 times by strangers had recently converted to Islam and was reportedly being punished for drinking. The

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Heat Wave

Share this article on Facebook Gay Marriage and Religious Rights – Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: The right of homosexuals to marry in New York begins on Sunday, and already the religious rights of those who

Share this article on Facebook Legionaries’ #2: I Had No Idea – In an exclusive interview with the National Catholic Register , the embattled Legionaries of Christ congregation’s No. 2 man discusses the founder, the scandal

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s former students to gather for talks on New Evangelization

Share this article on Facebook The Year of School Choice—But Not for African-American Kids in NYC – By Dr. John A. Sparks In a recent editorial, The Wall Street Journal calls 2011 the “year of school choice.” Parents and the legislators who represent them, particularly

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – July 21, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on July 21 Guest Host: Steve Ray 4:00 – Archaeology and the Historical Jesus Modern droughts have revealed harbors from

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Backers Not Interested in Health, Safety of Women – Time and again, the pro-abortion movement engages in a collective attack on state legislators when new laws and regulations on abortions are passed around the country.

Share this article on Facebook Former Abortion Business Worker Now a Pro-Life Stalwart – One of the most powerful weapons in the pro-life arsenal is the authentic testimony of those who have advocated for and helped provide abortions, and later seen the

Share this article on Facebook Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: The Ethical Embryonic Alternative – Biology’s new “supermodel” — induced pluripotent stem cells. At least that is what The Scientist is calling them.  Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) are adult cells

Share this article on Facebook Kansas: Blame Disgruntled Jury, Not Phill Kline, for Ignoring Law – Wednesday was the second day of the second set of Kansas judicial administrative ethics hearings for Phill Kline. (Read a thorough recounting of yesterday’s testimony at

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Now Paying Scientists to Engage in Human Cloning – The state of Minnesota is now paying scientists to engage in the grisly practice of human cloning. After the state legislature failed to re-authorize a ban on state

Share this article on Facebook North Dakota Abortion Drug Safety Law Blocked by Judge – A pro-abortion legal group has successfully persuaded a judge to issue a temporary injunction preventing the state of North Dakota from enforcing a pro-life law that

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin: Fine Pro-Lifer $25,000 for Stepping on Shoe – The Obama administration is continuing to go after pro-life people who provide abortion alternatives information to women outside abortion facilities. They are going

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors in Austria Face Fines, Jail Time – A ruling by a judge in Graz, Austria is a case of blatant persecution of pro-lifers, says Human Life International president Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carambula. “The

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Youth Flood UN Youth Conference’s Twitter Outreach – New York, NY (LifeNews/CFAM) — A new-media skirmish broke out today with pro-life students flooding the Twitter topics associated with the upcoming UN youth conference.

Share this article on Facebook Saint Luke’s Foundation Gives $120K to Ohio Planned Parenthood – A foundation based in Cleveland, Ohio has decided to make a grant to the Planned Parenthood abortion business — to the tune of $120,000 despite the fact that Ohio

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Al Franken’s attempt to embarrass Focus on the Family fails – by Kathleen Gilbert During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday for the incredibly named “Respect for Marriage Act” – the measure to repeal DOMA – Democrat

Share this article on Facebook Austrian sidewalk counsellors convicted of ‘stalking’ and fined – by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent GRAZ, Austria July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of pro-life sidewalk counsellors has been fined by a judge in Graz, Austria,

Share this article on Facebook Embracing the moral order: Jane Austen’s marital advice – by Chuck Colson July 21, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) – The experts have a lot of ideas about why marriages crumble. But one of my favorite answers comes from someone who gave

Share this article on Facebook EU economic crisis stems directly from low birth rate: Head of Vatican bank – by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent VATICAN CITY, July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Europe’s ongoing economic crisis is due to more far-reaching problems than credit

Share this article on Facebook Former abortion clinic worker breaks silence, speaks out for life – by Kristen Walker July 21, 2011 (LiveAction.org) – One of the most powerful weapons in the pro-life arsenal is the authentic testimony of those who have advocated for

Share this article on Facebook Governor signs Ohio late-term abortion ban – by Peter J. Smith COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law Wednesday legislation banning abortion in most cases after the

Share this article on Facebook Protesters warn community of unsanitary Allentown abortion facility – by Kathleen Gilbert ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania, July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of pro-life activists joined together last Saturday morning to warn the public

Share this article on Facebook Radical Austrian judge convicts pro-life leader and sidewalk counselors of ‘stalking’ – by John-Henry Westen July 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The head of the Austrian branch of Human Life International – Dietmar Fischer – and three sidewalk counselors

Share this article on Facebook Texas Gov. Perry signs bill defunding Planned Parenthood, local abortions – by Kathleen Gilbert AUSTIN, July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Texas governor and potential GOP 2012 contender Rick Perry has signed a measure defunding Planned

Share this article on Facebook UK eugenic abortion stats released – thousands killed for Downs, cleft lip, club foot, etc. – by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent LONDON, July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After a five-year legal battle, a pro-life group in the United Kingdom has succeeded in

Share this article on Facebook Vermont inn sued by ACLU after refusing lesbian ‘wedding’ reception – by Patrick B. Craine LYNDONVILLE, Vermont, July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced Tuesday that they are suing a Vermont

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Devout Catholics” Sued for Refusing to Host Lesbian Wedding – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A lesbian couple is suing the Catholic owners of a Vermont inn for refusing to host their fall wedding reception, a

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Issue Stinging Condemnation of HHS Plan to Mandate Contraceptive Coverage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference

Share this article on Facebook Dozens of Statues Vandalized at NJ Catholic Churches – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The FBI is assisting in the investigation nearly three dozen cases of vandalism involving statues at Roman Catholic churches in

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Call for Papers and Recital Programs: L’Orgue Mystique, February 2012, Fort Lauterdale, Florida – The accomplished Dr. Jennifer Donelson of Nova Southeastern University, Florida, recently sent me the following details of a conference on liturgical music she is

Share this article on Facebook Holy Child (now Our Lady of Hope), Philadelphia – This is another image I’ve blatantly stolen from Inscrutable Being , but I don’t think the author will mind. At some point I shall have to dredge up some of the

Share this article on Facebook July 21: The Prophet Daniel – The Roman Martyrology for July 21st commemorates “at Babylon, the holy prophet Daniel” (and, incidentally, on July 20th the Prophet Elijah was commemorated). Daniel is

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook What’s wrong with this picture? Everything. – By Mary DeTurris Poust See that quaint little house to the left? Looks like a simple, cozy home, right? Wrong. It’s an overpriced playhouse for children of the rich and

Steve Ray

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Share this article on Facebook I’m Guest Host on Al Kresta in the Afternoon – I will be talking with Relevant Radio about pilgrimages and seeking God from 2:00 – 3:00 PM at http://www.RelevantRadio.com . Then … … I run over to the Ave Maria Radio studio

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #407 – St. Madeleine Sophie Barat – “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 Retreat Continues… – Well, I suppose this was a poor idea; I thought I could simply do my Patheos editing stuff and then not blog and that would give me an appropriate sort of retreat, but

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANG REYNA NG KASINUNGALINGAN AT KAPAL NG MUKA! THE CHAIRLIAR! – Before the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Hearing on the alleged 7 Pajero Bishops Mrs. Juico was very visible on media denouncing the Bishops for receiving Pajeros from

Share this article on Facebook CATHOLIC YOUTH GATHERED IN THE LARGEST ANTI-RH BILL FORUM – Youth heed the call to celebrate Humanae Vitae teachings MANILA, July 20, 2011–In a massive display of support for the call of the Catholic Church to reject the House

Share this article on Facebook University of the Philippines Student Rejects the RH Bill – Choose self-control, shun birth control – youth MANILA, July 16, 2011–A student from the University of the Philippines, a school long regarded as among those going with

Share this article on Facebook UNIVERSTY OF STO. TOMAS STUDENTS STAND FOR LIFE! Report by one of our reader, follwer and fellow Catholic Apologist Bro. Ian Joseph Riñon – Pro-lifers at the Tigers’ and Falcons’ Camps Last July 19, the CBCP has launched two pro-life forums held at two separate locations: the Adamson University for the

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Meets With President, Congressional Leaders to Urge Protection for the Poor in Debt Agreement – WASHINGTON—Religious leaders, including representatives of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), met with President Barack Obama July 20 to urge the

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 26 July – Feast of Grandparents – On the last page of today’s L’Osservatore Romano, at the very bottom corner of the page, there is a note about “Celebrations in the Vatican” which caught my eye.  At the

Share this article on Facebook A note to priests – I have for many years belonged to a group of priests who gather every summer for some R and R. The group invites a speaker to address a topic.  We have had some pretty

Share this article on Facebook Bp. Nickless (D. Sioux City) issues guidelines for Communion under both kinds and also EMHC’s – I have written before about His Excellency Most Rev. R. Walker Nickless, Bishop of Sioux City.   You may remember his outstanding pastoral letter. Bp. Nickless has

Share this article on Facebook Card. Burke: Vatican puppetmaster? – From Italian journalist Marco Tosati on the Vatican Insider of the Italian daily La Stampa comes this. Raymond Leo Burke, the “great puppeteer” of American appointees

Share this article on Facebook Countering “woolly-minded relativism” with Classical Studies – I recently posted about a new liberal arts college for England. Thanks to rogueclassicism I found an article on the site of Times Higher Education which will be of

Share this article on Facebook God loveth a cheerful giver. – Hoc autem qui parce seminat parce et metet et qui seminat in benedictionibus de benedictionibus et metet.  Unusquisque prout destinavit corde suo non ex tristitia aut ex

Share this article on Facebook I want one – From FNC comes this great story. Terrafugia Flying Car Cleared for Landing in US A flying car retailing for $227,000 could be on roads in a matter of months — and

Share this article on Facebook Of Robocop and Great Caesar’s Ghost! – This is a cool story about a cool coin.  From The History Blog. Robocop’s Brutus Coin for sale One of the first entries I ever wrote for this here blog back in June of

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: How to get a user icon/image/avatar for comments? – From a reader: I notice that some commenters have a icon or photo next to their handle. How does one go about acquiring this? Do you have to order a certain tonnage of

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