Catholic News Headlines July 22, 2011


Jul. 21, 7pm—Jul. 22, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez: Mary Magdalene is counter to culture of condemnation – Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 22, 2011 / 04:45 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The July 22 Memorial of St. Mary Magdalene is a time to recall the holy woman’s life and her “beautiful

Share this article on Facebook Belarus’ Cardinal Swiatek, gulag survivor, dies – Minsk, Belarus, Jul 22, 2011 / 03:24 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Cardinal Kazimierz Swiatek, the former Archbishop of Minsk who survived nearly a decade in the Soviet Gulag,

Share this article on Facebook Catholics in Norway ‘shocked’ by Oslo attacks – Oslo, Norway, Jul 22, 2011 / 03:59 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Catholics in Norway are shocked by what appears to be a terrorist attack on government headquarters in Oslo

Share this article on Facebook Conference in Spain brings together representatives from 90 universities – Avila, Spain, Jul 22, 2011 / 02:03 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The World Congress of Catholic Universities will be held August 12-14 in the Spanish city of Avila. The

Share this article on Facebook Couple urges Argentinean president to defend the unborn – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jul 22, 2011 / 05:50 pm ( CNA ).- An Argentinean couple has sent a letter congratulating Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Share this article on Facebook India’s Christian outcasts plan massive hunger strike for equal rights – New Dehli, India, Jul 22, 2011 / 06:00 am ( CNA ).- Thousands of Dalit Christians and Muslims known as the “untouchables” or “slumdogs” of India will gather in the

Share this article on Facebook Vatican bank president: Bigger families are solution to economic crisis – Rome, Italy, Jul 21, 2011 / 07:03 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- President of the Vatican bank Ettore Gotti Tedeschi said July 21 that the best solution to the current economic

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Day Madrid to counter secularized culture – Madrid, Spain, Jul 22, 2011 / 02:08 am ( CNA ).- In August Pope Benedict XVI will visit a Spain that faces aggressive secularism and controversies concerning abortion,

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook In an Age of Relativism, the Catholic Church is the Voice of Truth – Truth is under attack in our nation, and, consequently, many have lost sight of its importance and beauty. Even …

Share this article on Facebook Living the Logic of Love: The World Needs Witnesses of the Resurrection – I write from Washington DC, a city reeling in the midst of political angst and burdened by economic fears. It can …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Islamist militants reinstate relief ban in parts of Somalia – In a move sure to leaves countless thousands starving without food and water in one of the world’s most …

Share this article on Facebook Massive explosion in Oslo rocks government buildings; at least two people dead – The nation of Norway, where political and terrorist violence is almost unheard of is reeling from a blast that …

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Day Madrid To Counter Secularized Culture – In August Pope Benedict XVI will visit a Spain that faces aggressive secularism and controversies concerning …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook ‘Cut, Cap and Balance’ bill soundly rejected by Democratic Senate – The Democratic-controlled Senate voted to block a Republican measure that would have forced Congress to pass a …

Share this article on Facebook U.S. military ready to end ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ – The Pentagon has announced that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the Joint Chiefs have certified that the …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Cautionary Tale About Drinking at Weddings – This wedding reception gets ugly in a hurry. HT Viral Footage

Share this article on Facebook Patrick On Catholic Answers Live Tonight – FYI Folks. I will be on Catholic Answers Live tonight from 7-8PM ET. Call in. Let’s have some fun. I understand that I was their first third choice for a guest tonight.

Share this article on Facebook Top Ten Things You Don’t See Coming as a Parent – 1) You can’t wait until they start walking and talking and then you can’t imagine why you wanted that so badly. 2) Sometimes silence from a baby is more worrisome than

Share this article on Facebook Totally Together Mom Loses it – Adventures of a New Mom As my brothers may have mentioned I am the sister who just had her first child. As the youngest of 7 and the aunt to 19 I figured that I would

Share this article on Facebook Voris & Shea: Can’t We All Just Get Along? – I am a lunatic, quick to anger (and quick to forgive I might add) and always ready for a fight. Perhaps our readers may have picked up on these traits, I dunno. But I

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Playing It Safe May Not Be Safe – Rebecca Teti: | Here’s another child development theory telling us the opposite of what the previous child development theory said; take it with salt or salt-substitute

Share this article on Facebook School Rules – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (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 The Gift of Time to Pray – Arwen Mosher: Asking for what we need | Whenever I’m in a stressful period (like having newborn twins, hey!) I need to pray. And sadly, all that stress makes it harder

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Share this article on Facebook Low carb cheesesteak open faced sandwich (low carb bread, sauteed sliced roast beef and onions, cheese sauce)

Share this article on Facebook Well, You Could Have Seen This One Coming . . . – (And many of us did!) Lawsuit Challenging Polygamy Law Based on SCOTUS Homosexual Decision GET THE STORY.

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Australian priests will defend confessional seal, bishops’ spokesman assures – A spokesman for the Australian Catholic bishops’ conference has warned that Catholic priests would not comply with a proposed law requiring them to break the

Share this article on Facebook Cain: Romney Can’t Win Because He’s a Mormon – Do you agree? Is Romney incapable of winning the South because of his faith tradition?

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – By-By Borders

Share this article on Facebook China to ordain 7 more bishops – Father Joseph Guo Jincai, who was ordained a bishop in November 2010 without a papal mandate and now serves as vice chairman of the Chinese Catholic Patriotic

Share this article on Facebook Irish analyst: Ireland’s prime minister ignores important facts when criticizing the Vatican

Share this article on Facebook Malaysian Muslims object to Christian use of word ‘Allah’ – Muslim leaders in Malaysia are insisting that Christians must stop using the word “Allah” in reference to the Christian God. The use of “Allah” as a translation of “God”

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s brother to reveal previously unknown facts about Benedict XVI – Monsignor Georg Ratzinger will share his experiences as the older brother of Pope Benedict XVI in a new book titled, “My Brother, The Pope.” The elder Ratzinger, the

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – July 22, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on July 22 4:00 – One Question for the Bishops About “Faithful Citizenship” in 2012 Every four years the Catholic bishops

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Advocates Obsessed With Silencing Pregnancy Centers – You have to give pro-abortionists credit. Although three federal judges have shot down the NARAL-inspired campaign to intimidate/drive out of business women helping

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops in Ohio: Don’t Back Komen Over Abortion Ties – After a Catholic bishop in Ohio said he wanted to director money in his diocese away from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation over its ties to the Planned Parenthood

Share this article on Facebook Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Had Pro-Life View Opposing Abortion – Reproductive rights (i.e. “abortion” rights) for women is like civil-rights for blacks and other minorities. To try to deny women reproductive rights is the same as

Share this article on Facebook House Amdt Supports China Forced Abortion Opponent Chen Guangcheng – The House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously approved an amendment to its appropriations bill yesterday that provides support for Chen Guangcheng, the blind attorney

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Could Lose $64 Million in Texas De-Funding – Initial estimates of the amount of taxpayer funds the Planned Parenthood abortion business in Texas stands to lose for a bill Gov. Rick Perry signed were in the $30-40

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Hiding Plans for Late Abortions in Virginia Beach – Wednesday morning, the Virginia Department of Health held an Informal Fact Finding Conference on Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Virginia’s Certificate of Public Need

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Threatens Florida Over Family Planning Opt Out – The Planned Parenthood abortion business unhappy that the state legislature approved a Medicaid overhaul plan that allows doctors and clinics to opt out of providing

Share this article on Facebook Population Control Activists Upset David Beckham Has 4th Child – British population-control fanatics and radical environmentalists are once again showing their irrationality and true totalitarian colors by using the birth of a fourth

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Movement Must Prepare Now to Defeat Barack Obama – One pro-life leader is concerned that the Democratic Party and the Barack Obama re-election campaign are already in high gear to elect the pro-abortion president for

Share this article on Facebook Rhode Island Gov. Chafee Pushing for Tax-Funded Abortions – Last November, when Governor Lincoln Chafee named Richard Licht as his “deputy governor,” pundits spoke of an alliance between former political rivals. And in January,

Share this article on Facebook Study Claims Telemed Abortions Safe for Women Despite Deaths – A new study conducted by a pro-abortion research group based in California claims the use of telemed abortions — giving women the abortion drug without physician

Share this article on Facebook UN Agencies Stockpile Billions While Women and Children Die – A Fox News exclusive reveals that four of the largest United Nations agencies dedicated to development and aid, including the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), had

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Breaking: White House to announce end of homosexual military ban – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., July 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama administration is on the brink of officially repealing the military’s ban on open

Share this article on Facebook LEAKED: U.S. defense officials deliberately skewed survey results to sway ‘Don’t Ask’ repeal – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., July 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An explosive document from the U.S. military’s top investigative office has revealed evidence

Share this article on Facebook Obama endorses bill to recognize gay ‘marriage’ on federal level – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Obama has warmly endorsed new legislation to establish national recognition of

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Campus Crusade for Christ to Drop “Christ” from Name – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Outrage is growing in the evangelical community over an announcement by Campus Crusade for Christ, one of the nation’s most

Share this article on Facebook Msgr. Georg Ratzinger Writes Book About His Brother – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Pope Benedict XVI’s eldest brother, Monsignor Georg Ratzinger, has written a book about his famous brother which will debut on

Share this article on Facebook Religious Leaders Meet with Obama About Debt Crisis – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A coalition of Christian clergy, including representatives of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, met with President

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Sacred Architecture: The Language of Form

Share this article on Facebook Some Thoughts About Art Criticism That Might Encourage Constructive Dialogue – It seems to be an aspect of human nature that criticism flows more easily than praise, and this is never more apparent in the comments at the bottom of blogs! However,

Share this article on Facebook Special Report on Fota Liturgical Conference Papers – As part of our final bit of coverage of the fourth Fota liturgical conference which took place earlier this month, I am pleased to provide the following special report

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook While you were out… – Thanks to Ironic Catholic for this one. Stay cool, everyone. Hydrate!

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Social Networking – Follow us on Twitter: http//www.Twitter.com/JerusalemJones Follow us on Facebook:  http://www.Facebook.com/CatholicConvert

Share this article on Facebook Steve Visits Magdala – Several years ago we joined Fr. John Solana on a visit to Magdala, home of Mary Magdalen. Fr. John was appointed head of the Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem by the late

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #410 – Thou Hast Been Faithful – “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 Desire and “The Booth at the End” – I had not heard of this new online series from Hulu, until I read Joseph Susanka’s piece — but what a fascinating premise! The series’ premise is startlingly simple: the

Share this article on Facebook Prayers for Norway – UPDATED – ( photosource ) A day of terrible stories out of Norway : 20.46 Oslo’s mayor Fabian Stang said that the capital was struggling to come to terms with the idea that it had

Share this article on Facebook When Young Faith is Tested – In his column today, Matt Emerson , who teaches at a Jesuit prep school, expresses concern over the effectiveness of our current religious education programs .

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook In Wake of Proposed Contraceptive Mandate, Cardinal DiNardo Urges Congress to Support Respect for Rights of Conscience Act – WASHINGTON—Responding to a proposal from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) that private health plans be required to cover all FDA-approved contraceptives under the Patient

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 22 July: Of St. Mary Magdalene, and Proust, and cookies, and St. Augustine – Here is an annual post which, I humbly submit, bears some repetition. Today is the feast of St. Mary Magdalene, disciple of the Lord. Often saints are identified as

Share this article on Facebook Australia: A bill to force priests to break the Seal of Confession – After I posted the story on a legislative attempt in Ireland to force priests to break the Seal of Confession, I had a few emails suggesting that I was panicking, that

Share this article on Facebook Bomb explodes in Oslo – I am sure many of you have seen this news, which I picked up from FNC: OSLO, Norway –  DEVELOPING: A powerful bomb tore open several Oslo buildings, including the prime

Share this article on Facebook Ed Peters on attack on the Seal of Confession – The Canonical Defender, Prof. Ed Peters, canonist extraordinaire, has on his blog In The Light Of The Law, … A note on proposals to require priests to violate the seal

Share this article on Facebook Ireland and the Primacy of Primates – On ZENIT there is an article on Archbp. Martin of Dublin, the sexual abuse scandal, and Church and state relations. In the course of the article Archbp. Martin is called

Share this article on Facebook Patriotic Church in China reps met with… ? – Just as the Patriotic (state run) Church in Communist China is planning to consecrate a few more bishops, here, I read at CWN that … Leaders of Chinese Catholic

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: How can the Church take away indulgences? – From a reader: I have a (.pdf) copy of the 1910 Raccolta, which contains some 34 indulgenced novenas. These are beautiful prayers I am delighted to pray, but I’m told

Share this article on Facebook The Sensible Bond asks questions about a conference in London – A friend over a the excellent The Sensible Bond has been asking some questions about a conference to take place at Colney All Saints Pastoral Centre in London.  Here is

Share this article on Facebook Transit of the Sun – Too bad about the ending of the Space Shuttle program. But on the way back to earth, the Shuttle made a transit of the Sun which was caught on film.  You can see the

Share this article on Facebook Transit of Venus – I mentioned in a post the transit of the Sun by the Space Shuttle, and in the course of that post the Transit of Venus, which is coming in 2012. No sooner but… the

Share this article on Facebook Video interviews with Archbp. Chaput – Thomas Peters posted a couple of youtube videos of a sit down interview with the new Archbishop of Philadelphia Most Rev. Charles Chaput. In some ways this interview was

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