Catholic News Headlines July 27, 2011


Jul. 26, 7pm—Jul. 27, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook ‘Encouraging’ survey shows Americans supportive of abortion restrictions – Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2011 / 05:56 am ( CNA ).- A new survey suggests that “large majorities” of Americans favor several types of abortion restrictions, including

Share this article on Facebook Fourth Catholic Charities agency joins lawsuit against Illinois – Springfield, Ill., Jul 27, 2011 / 11:21 am ( CNA ).- The Diocese of Belleville announced July 26 that it will join three other Illinois dioceses in a lawsuit against the

Share this article on Facebook Norway terrorist suspect denounces Benedict XVI in online manifesto – Rome, Italy, Jul 27, 2011 / 05:55 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- An extensive online book written by Anders Behring Breivik criticizes Pope Benedict XVI for defending the rights

Share this article on Facebook Pro-democracy Vietnamese priest jailed again – Hue, Vietnam, Jul 27, 2011 / 02:02 am ( CNA ).- Authorities re-arrested Father Thadeus Nguyen Van Ly, one of Vietnam’s most outspoken dissidents, at a home for retired

Share this article on Facebook US bishops offer prayers after tragic Norway attacks – Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2011 / 05:36 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The U.S. Catholic bishops have offered their prayers and “deepest condolences” to the people of Norway in

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Day will not cost Spanish tax payers $75 million, confirms official – Madrid, Spain, Jul 27, 2011 / 01:57 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The executive director of World Youth Day Madrid 2011, Yago de la Cierva, has explained that the event will

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Operation Rescue denounces telemedicine abortions – The pro-life group Operation Rescue is hotly denouncing telemedicine abortions, a procedure that is being …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook At least 32 killed in South Korean floods – Ten college students, along with a married couple and a convenience store owner are among the 32 people who …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook GOP budget plan predicted to be shot down by Democrats – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, predicted that the current GOP’s budget plan to raise the …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: ‘Gay’ Movement in Canada Promotes Worrisome Agenda – Our schools are being drowned in agenda-driven social programs. As I write this column, the Roman …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Abortionist: Yeah, Babies are Born Alive – Wiggling around the toilet?!!!! Wiggling around the freaking toilet?!!!! WTF!? Man’s inhumanity to man on open display here. This is the most horrific thing I’ve read in

Share this article on Facebook Gay Rights More Important than Public Safety? – In a move that would indicate political correctness trumps actual health concerns, the Department of Health and Human Services is considering allowing gays to donate

Share this article on Facebook Libs Threatens Babies for the EPA – Yes. Yes. If Republicans make any cuts to government spending, babies will die. We get it. First, Republicans were throwing old ladies off cliffs and now they’re feeding

Share this article on Facebook Wacko Atheists Sue Over WTC Cross – On that bright September 11th morning almost 11 years ago, Muslim terrorists took down the World Trade Center, and amid all the heartbreak, dust, and rubble two

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Abandon Forever The Ways Of Violence – VATICAN CITY, 24 JUL 2011 (VIS) – At midday today after praying the Angelus from his balcony overlooking the inner courtyard of the Apostolic Palace at Castelgandolfo,

Share this article on Facebook Albany Priest Named Chief Of Army Chaplains – Father Donald Rutherford, a priest of the Diocese of Albany, has been named the US Army’s chief of chaplains. Father Rutherford, who holds the rank of major general,

Share this article on Facebook Angelus: Moral Responsibility Of Those In Government – VATICAN CITY, 24 JUL 2011 (VIS) – In his remarks before praying the Angelus this morning, Benedict XVI commented on the first reading from today’s liturgy, a passage

Share this article on Facebook Apostolic Nuncio To Us On Ventilator – The apostolic nunciature to the United States is asking clergy, religious, and laity to pray for the health of Archbishop Pietro Sambi, who has served as apostolic

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Zen Rips Beijing’s Bid To Control Catholic Church – Cardinal Joseph Zen has denounced the “preposterous and ridiculous” efforts by the Chinese government to exert control over the Catholic Church. The retired Bishop of

Share this article on Facebook Celebration Of 375th Anniversary Of Patron Of Costa Rica – VATICAN CITY, 23 JUL 2011 (VIS) – Made public today was a Letter from the Pope, written in Latin and dated 12 July, in which he appoints Cardinal Francisco Robles

Share this article on Facebook Holy See And Malaysia Establish Diplomatic Relations – VATICAN CITY, 27 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The Holy See and Malaysia, desirous of promoting bonds of mutual friendship, have decided by common accord to establish diplomatic

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For July 23 – VATICAN CITY, 23 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Cardinal Jozef Tomko, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, as his

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for July 26 – VATICAN CITY, 26 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Luc Cyr of Valleyfield, Canada, as metropolitan archbishop of Sherbrooke (area 8,000, population

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for July 27 – VATICAN CITY, 27 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Manoel dos Reis de Farias of Patos, Brazil, as bishop of Petrolina (area 15,622, population

Share this article on Facebook USCCB: Support Respect For Rights Of Conscience Act – The Office of Government Relations of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is urging Catholics to contact their representatives in support of the

Share this article on Facebook Vietnamese Priest-Activist Returned To Prison – Father Nguyen Van Ly, a human-rights activist, has been arrested once again by the Vietnamese government. In 2007, Father Ly was sentenced of an 8-year prison term for

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Advanced Maternal Age – Rachel Balducci: the pro’s and con’s | I came across this article recently, 40 and Pregnant, and it kinda made laugh. The article makes some valid points about having a

Share this article on Facebook NFP FAQs – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Does having 4 children make you a bad parent? – Favorite quote: “The world economy is not like a party where everyone splits a birthday cake; it is more like a potluck where everyone brings a dish.’’ GET THE STORY.

Share this article on Facebook Low carb wiener schnitzel (w/low carb potato salad made from mystery veggie)

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook A Favorable, Yet Telling Profile of John Corapi – In 2007 Stephen Klaidman published “ Coronary: A True Story of Medicine Gone Awray .” He offers a journalistic, but favorable, profile of then-Fr. John Corapi who is a

Share this article on Facebook Christianity Didn’t Inspire Norwegian Nut – Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Attempts to brand the Norwegian madman, Anders Behring Breivik, a Christian-inspired terrorist are wholly

Share this article on Facebook Gay couple asked to reverse shirt at Dollywood – “Families come in a wide range of definitions these days and we were with our family.” NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A lesbian couple is asking for changes at Dollywood after an

Share this article on Facebook Thomas More Law Center’s Challenge to Obamacare First to Reach the U.S. Supreme Court After Appellate Court Decision – The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced this morning that it has filed a petition in the U. S. Supreme

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – July 27, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on July 27 4:00 – Business for the Common Good: A Christian Vision for the Marketplace Is business just a way to make money?

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Babies Born Alive in Toilets at Abortion Center, Left to Die – On July 21, 2011, a jury of six found that the notorious late-term abortionist James Scott Pendergraft IV was liable for injuries sustained by a pre-born baby during a

Share this article on Facebook Democrats Not as Strongly Pro-Abortion as Barack Obama – The new Gallup poll showing Americans strongly supporting some of the kinds of pro-life laws that have been successful in stopping abortions around the country and

Share this article on Facebook Gallup GOP Poll: Rick Perry Now Main Rival for Mitt Romney – A new Gallup poll released today shows pro-life Texas Gov. Rick Perry, should he decide to make a bid for the Republican nomination, is now the strongest candidate

Share this article on Facebook How Can Pro-Life Advocates Reach More People on Abortion? – Two pro-life advocates have ideas on how the pro-life movement can reach more people with the pro-life perspective and encourage them to oppose abortions. Joe Carter,

Share this article on Facebook Judge Dismisses Suit Against Obama Embryonic Stem Cell Funding – A federal judge has dismissed one of the lawsuits filed against President Barack Obama’s executive order forcing taxpayers to finance embryonic stem cell research

Share this article on Facebook Montana Hires Ex-Planned Parenthood PR Flack to Head Tourism – Travelers thinking of heading to the beautiful state of Montana for a vacation may be re-thinking their decision now that the administration of pro-abortion Gov. Brian

Share this article on Facebook Nebraska Abortions Down 10% Thanks to Fetal Pain Abortion Ban – Nebraska abortions are down 10 percent during the first six months of 2011, according to a preliminary report from the state health department, and it appears a ban on

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Lobbies Against Pro-Life Mexico City Policy – The Planned Parenthood abortion business is not happy that a U.S. House committee has approved legislation that would put the Mexico City Policy back in place. The

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Law Firm May Appeal Decision on Obama, ESCR Funding – A pro-life law firm says it may appeal a decision by a federal judge dismissing a lawsuit filed against the executive order President Barack Obama issued forcing

Share this article on Facebook Right to Life: Republican Presidential Candidates are Pro-Life – The National Right to Life Committee has produced a new comparison document outlining the positions of each of the Republican presidential candidates on abortion and the

Share this article on Facebook Senate Committee Expected to Vote on Pro-Abortion Steve Six – After his two home state Senators announced opposition to his nomination by President Barack Obama to a federal appeals court, pro-abortion former Kansas Attorney

Share this article on Facebook Siblings of People Dying in Abortions Suffer Depression – Knowledge of the signs and symptoms of people suffering the effects of being alive when a sibling was aborted is vitally important to physicians and politicians.  The

Share this article on Facebook Study: Siblings of People Dying in Abortions Suffer Depression – Knowledge of the signs and symptoms of people suffering the effects of being alive when a sibling was aborted is vitally important to physicians and politicians.  The

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Brat Bans” Causing Controversy – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Not everyone is pleased with recent marketing strategies aimed at cashing in on the deeper pockets of the childless by banning

Share this article on Facebook Atheists Sue to Prevent Placement of Cross at World Trade Center Memorial – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) said today a federal lawsuit filed by an atheist group challenging the placement

Share this article on Facebook Priest Beaten After Receiving Threatening Note from Satan – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Shortly after receiving a threatening note that was signed, “Your friend, Satan,” a priest from Tuscany, Italy was beaten in

National Catholic Register Blog

Share this article on Facebook Before There Was Gregorian Chant There Was Roman Plain Chant, The Bridgettine Order, and much more! – By TITO EDWARDS | The Pope’s Latest Encouragement to Mercy and Spiritual Direction – Catholic Spiritual Direction Before There Was a Gregorian Chant, There Was Roman

Share this article on Facebook Church vs. State – By CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY | Springfield, Ill. — The Diocese of Belleville announced July 26 that it will join three other Illinois dioceses in a lawsuit against the state,

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Antependia from Watts and Co., London – We were recently speaking about antependia (which we have previously featured from Luzar Vestments ) and I thought this would provide a good opportunity to feature the

Share this article on Facebook Symposium on Art and Liturgy at Thomas More College of Liberal Arts – As part of Thomas More College of Liberal Arts’ Way of Beauty Summer Atelier program, the college held a public symposium on art and liturgy earlier this month. The

Share this article on Facebook Video of Pontifical Vespers, Fota IV – The audio quality is not the greatest, but here is some video footage of Pontifical Vespers celebrated by Cardinal Burke at the Fota IV liturgical conference.

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook ‘What would Jesus cut?’ asks one ‘unprecedented’ coalition – Posted by Mary DeTurris Poust While all of Washington is caught up in the he said-he said back and forth that has turned the debt ceiling negotiations into a high-wire

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Archaeologist Discovers Tomb of Apostle Philip Where Tradition Says He Was Martyred – Everyone who knows me even a little knows how much I love Scripture and the history of the Early Church. That is why I get excited about news about biblical people and

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #420 – The Pope’s Niece Pt. 2 – “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 Kathy Coffey at Patheos – Today, a new column debuts in the Catholic Portal with award-winning writer Kathy Coffey’s Catholic Being — and nothing could be better-timed, I think, than her

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Bishops to House: Budget Cannot Rely on Disproportionate Cuts in Services to Poor Persons, Requires Shared Sacrifice by All – WASHINGTON—In a July 26 letter to the U.S. House of Representatives, Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, California, and Bishop Howard J. Hubbard of Albany, New York,

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A cardinal’s diary recording the 2005 conclave? – The intrepid Andrea Tornielli on his Vatican Insider of the Italian daily La Stampa has a story about a “diary” kept during the 2005 conclave which elected Benedict XVI.

Share this article on Facebook A giant SPACE SNAKE is going to swallow the Earth! Wherein Fr. Z rants! – From Space Weather: BIG SUNSPOTS: After more than a week of quiet, solar activity is picking up with the emergence of two large sunspot groups on the sun’s northeastern

Share this article on Facebook Bp. Trautman in the news! (Fun.) – His Excellency Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, Bishop of Erie, has for years been in the cross hairs here on WDTPRS… rather his ideas have been in the cross hairs… rather,

Share this article on Facebook Non-Catholic, progressive, ecumenical site hits one out of the park about the new translation – A long-time reader alerted me to an interesting article on the non-Catholic site The Christian Century (“a progressive, ecumenical magazine based in Chicago”).  The

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: morning sickness and the Eucharistic fast – From a reader: I’m fairly early in my pregnancy yet, but I’ve been getting sick if I don’t eat regularly — about an hour is my max time before I get queasy.

Share this article on Facebook Surprise at being quoted by an unexpected publication – Here’s a a surprise that came at me the other day.  The folks who put out the SSPX newsletter in the USA asked for permission to reproduce one of my blog posts.

Share this article on Facebook The embattled Church in Eastern Asia – News from the embattled Church in Eastern Asia.  First, this from CWN with my emphases: Cardinal Zen rips Beijing’s bid to control Catholic Church July 26, 2011 Cardinal

Share this article on Facebook Tomb of St. Philip the Apostle discovered in Turkey’s Denizli – From World Bulletin, a source I haven’t heard of, comes a story from the Turkish news agency Anadolu via a reader: Tomb of St. Philip the Apostle discovered in Turkey’s

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