Catholic News Headlines August 11, 2011


Aug. 10, 7pm—Aug. 11, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Jean Laffitte warns against overemphasizing sexual aspects of Theology of the Body – Denver, Colo., Aug 11, 2011 / 05:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Bishop Jean Laffitte warned against focusing too intently on the sexual aspect of Blessed John Paul II’s

Share this article on Facebook Diocese of Orange raises bid for Crystal Cathedral – Garden Grove, Calif., Aug 11, 2011 / 05:59 am ( CNA ).- The Diocese of Orange upped its previous bid and signaled openness to new negotiations for the Crystal Cathedral

Share this article on Facebook Napa Institute chairman has high hopes for new conference – Napa Valley, Calif., Aug 11, 2011 / 01:54 am ( CNA ).- Tim Busch, chairman of the Napa Institute, has said he hopes the institute’s new annual conference will help

Share this article on Facebook Sponsors, young people covering all World Youth Day costs – Madrid, Spain, Aug 11, 2011 / 02:01 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The young people attending World Youth Day in Madrid will pay 70 percent of the total costs of the event,

Share this article on Facebook The 7,000 mile journey to World Youth Day – Vatican City, Aug 11, 2011 / 03:26 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Five hundred young people are traveling over 7,000 miles in seven days just to see Pope Benedict XVI in Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Vatican ‘astonished’ by Croatian government blocking monastery transfer – Vatican City, Aug 11, 2011 / 11:54 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican says it is astonished that Croatia’s government has blocked Pope Benedict’s decision to hand back

Share this article on Facebook Vatican to examine Mexican bishop’s gay ministry – Lima, Peru, Aug 11, 2011 / 05:54 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Raul Vera Lopez of Saltillo, Mexico has confirmed that he will meet with the prefect of the Congregation for

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Ten Commandment controversy in Florida town roils on – The residents of a populated rural region along Florida’s upper west coast are irritated about the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Egypt: Militant Muslims Terrorize Christian Village – The events were preceded on Saturday by an altercation caused by Muslims harassing Christian girls as they came …

Share this article on Facebook Egyptian women willingly take to wearing veils – As Egypt tries to forge ahead with a democratic society with the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian women are …

Share this article on Facebook U.K. considers limiting social networking sites to quell riots – British Prime Minister David Cameron has declared that curfew measures and restrictions on social media Web …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Showdown in Iowa: Will Major Events in Republican Primary Yield a Surprise? – On Thursday evening, August 11, 2011 FOX News, The Washington Examiner and the Iowa Republican Party, will host …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic League: New York City’s Sex Education Mandate ‘Insane’. Parents Should Revolt – We don’t tell kids not to smoke and then instruct them on the proper way to inhale. No, we show them …

Share this article on Facebook Defiant Fr Roy Bourgeois Dismissed from Maryknolls. Soon from the Priesthood? – Wherefore, in order that all doubt may be removed regarding a matter of great importance, a matter which pertains …

Share this article on Facebook Reform cuts off 30,000 Michigan students’ food stamps. – College students in Michigan have a new worry as they return to classes this fall–what to eat. Under …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook How Social Issues Affect the Economy – The San Francisco Chronicle asks Tamara Scott of Concerned Women for America why people should care about social issues in light of the 2012 election, which seems to be

Share this article on Facebook Silly Liberal Pastor Alert – Its been a while since we have perused the silliness that goes on in the local Church bulletins every week in the parishes of progressive dinosaurs across the land. Too

Share this article on Facebook Towing Icebergs–We Totally Gotta Try This – We like, totally have to try this. Computer Models Show that Towing an Iceberg to a Drought Area Could Actually Work Towing Icebergs to Fight Drought A 30-ton iceberg

Share this article on Facebook Twin Reduction Horror – It’s not an abortion. It’s not killing. It’s just a “reduction.” Well, if you read the New York Times, that’s the idea you’d come away with. I could write up the horror

Share this article on Facebook Watch Out for Rick Perry’s ARMY OF GOD!!! – Oh my goodness, start hiding atheists in your basement. Governor Rick Perry is mounting an ARMY OF GOD intent on taking over the country. Watch out!!! He’s going to

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Relief Services needs support for Africa drought relief – Two leading Catholic bishops have asked their fellow bishops to encourage pastors and parishioners to support Catholic Relief Services’ emergency relief efforts in the

Share this article on Facebook Church in Chile encourages dialogue between government and students – The president of the Chilean bishops’ conference, Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati, stated on Aug. 9 that the Church will help build “bridges” between rioting students and the

Share this article on Facebook The 7,000 mile journey to World Youth Day – Five hundred young people are traveling over 7,000 miles in seven days just to see Pope Benedict XVI in Madrid next week – and they all say it’s worth it. “It’s

Share this article on Facebook Ultrasound rules don’t address causes of Chinese ‘gendercide’ – A leading international pro-life activist says China’s latest attempt to stop sex-selective abortion by restricting ultrasound screenings, will not address the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Couple Chat – 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:

Share this article on Facebook Time for Orientation – Kelly Dolin: Considering Our Direction | The Sunday paper arrived stuffed with ads for school supplies and headlines declaring a tax-free weekend.  Back to school!

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Beckhams’ baby defended as benefit to humanity – The recent birth of David and Victoria Beckham’s baby daughter, Harper Seven, is good news for the future of humanity, according to a population expert who teaches at

Share this article on Facebook China pledges to combat sex-selection abortions – We’ll see – Amid reports that 130 boys are born for every 100 girls in some Chinese provinces, Communist officials are pledging to crack down on sex-selection abortions. The

Share this article on Facebook Disturbing Audio Tape Released in Arizona Honor Killing Case – An audio tape reveals some very disturbing details about the murder of an Iraqi woman who was killed by her father in what police believe was an honor killing.

Share this article on Facebook Gloria Steinem – HBO documentary

Share this article on Facebook Governor intervenes in hospital merger; sterilizations to be permitted – University Hospital has a “public mission” to provide a full range of health care and that mission must continue even if it merges with a Catholic health system that

Share this article on Facebook Pope will grant “plenary indulgence” for those attending WYD Madrid 2011

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 11, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 11 Live From Des Moines, IA and the IA State Fair 4:00 – Kresta Comments 4:20 – Catholic Biblical School The Catholic

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Day participants can meet US bishops – Young adults taking part in World Youth Day will have several different opportunities to meet various US bishops attending the event in Madrid. Eight bishops will offer

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Academic Advisors: A New Threat to the Pro-Life Movement? – Our team and the thousands of students we work with across the nation know how tough starting and maintaining a student-run, pro-life campus group is. Not only do these

Share this article on Facebook Arizona Court Upholds Pro-Life Law With Abortion Limits – The Arizona Court of Appeals issued a decision that pleases pro-life groups by upholding a pro-life law that protects the health and safety of women and their unborn

Share this article on Facebook Illinois Now Requires Abortion Ctrs to Report Statutory Rape – The state of Illinois now requires abortion centers to join legitimate medical facilities in reporting cases of statutory rape to authorities in order for young girls to

Share this article on Facebook Poll Shows Americans Don’t Know Roe’s Pro-Abortion Effects – In late July, the Gallup Polling Company released the results of a national poll gauging the public’s position on various kinds of prolife legislation. The poll was

Share this article on Facebook Rick Perry Camp Confirms Pro-Life Governor to Seek GOP Nod – In a move likely deigned to ensure his name is not lost in the shuffle during tonight’s Republican presidential debate, in which he will not appear, top Rick Perry aides

Share this article on Facebook With Huge Donors, Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Need Tax Dollars – This week, Crain’s Chicago Business published an article highlighting three major Chicago area Planned Parenthood donors who have stepped up their contributions in

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook CORRECTION: Linda Gibbons August arrest not related to 1994 “temporary” injunction – by Steve Jalsevac TORONTO, Ontario, August 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  In last week’s LifeSiteNews on Aug. 4  and Aug. 5 reports regarding the latest arrest of Linda

Share this article on Facebook Majority of Brazilians reject homosexual civil unions following imposition by Supreme Tribunal – by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Protestants far more likely than Catholics to oppose court’s decision August 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A majority of Brazilians continue

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Activists Pressure PBS To Let Bert & Ernie Get Married – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A Facebook campaign has been mounted by homosexual activists to pressure PBS into allowing the two most famous Sesame Street

Share this article on Facebook MSNBC Host Sued for Defaming Christian Ministry – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Rachel Maddow, a controversial lesbian talk-show host at MSNBC has been served with a multi-million dollar lawsuit alleging

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Feast of St. Lawrence in Melbourne’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral – One of our Australian readers who is part of the Catholic Community of Blessed John Henry Newman recently informed us that a regular, weekly Mass in the usus antiquior

Share this article on Facebook Preview: The Vatican II Hymnal – NOTE: Although the Vatican II Hymnal has not been officially released, review copies have been made available for those considering purchasing this book for their

Share this article on Facebook Two Hearts Beat as One – An ‘Original Copy’ of the Sacred Heart Image – The painting of the Sacred Heart shown left is painted by the Virginia-based Catholic artist, Henry Wingate . The process by which it was commissioned and painted is

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Hope – and clean water – flow from heartbreaking tragedy – Here’s a story that’s sure to give you hope for the future of our world, even if it makes you sad at the same time. Rachel Beckwith was a 9-year-old girl who was so

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #438 – 400 Years Ago-St. Thomas More – “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 Dear St. Clare and her Daughters – Chiara Offreduccio (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253) When you have loved Jesus, You are chaste; when you have touched [Him], You become more pure; When you have accepted

Share this article on Facebook JPII talking to Youth – “It is Jesus in fact that you seek when you dream of happiness; he is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you; he is the beauty to which you are so

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook SAGOT KAY READ ME NG IGLESIA NI MANALO – The Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome where he is buried read me said…    hi Fr. abe, Hindi ako nagpunta dito to have an argument. Just to know catholics/

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 15 August: Solemn TLM at St. Peter the Apostle Church (Shrine of St. John Neumann) in Philadelphia! – I post this on behalf of my good friend the great Fr. Robert Pasley, who reigns gloriously at Mater Ecclesiae in Berlin, NJ.   Each year they have a great celebration

Share this article on Facebook Happy Birthday to Bishop…. – Happy Birthday to Bp. Edward Slattery of Tulsa, OK!  His Excellency turned 71. We have featured His Excellency on this blog several times.  None, however, was more

Share this article on Facebook Isn’t Croatia famous for Crystal? – I was struck by a couple of stories on CNA, about the ownership of churches. First, there is a fight over a monastery in Croatia. Vatican City, Aug 11, 2011 / 11:54 am

Share this article on Facebook Many thank to Plurkers! – This comes from some fellow users of Plurk. Sniff… I am very grateful.  What a nice surprise! Technorati Tags: Plurk, Spiritual Bouquet

Share this article on Facebook Milk and cookies piety – Once again from the blog of the USCCB Media office, Sr. Mary Ann Walsh has a nice piece.  This isn’t high theology, but it has the advantage of direct simplicity and an

Share this article on Facebook Silence… silence… please, God, more silence! Fr. Z rants. – I just sent in a column for The Wanderer.  Here is the first part of what I offered this week. In his General Audience of 10 August, Pope Benedict spoke about monastic

Share this article on Facebook Thanks to NCFishwrap for something! (Just for today, okay?) – This may shock you, but I don’t like the National Catholic Reporter… aka Fishwrap.  Better… I don’t like what they do, what they write, what they print.  I like my

Share this article on Facebook Waiting for Zagano – For some time now I have been getting emails and phone calls from friends with reports that someone who writes for the National Catholic Reporter aka Fishwrap, Phyllis

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