Catholic News Headlines August 15, 2011


Aug. 14, 7pm—Aug. 15, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Canizares: Vatican II was not a break in Church’s tradition – Lima, Peru, Aug 15, 2011 / 05:55 pm ( CNA ).- The prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Cardinal Antonio Canizares,

Share this article on Facebook Feast of Mary’s Assumption gives us hope for the future, Pope says – Vatican City, Aug 15, 2011 / 02:24 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary on Aug. 15, saying that the

Share this article on Facebook Latino leaders’ summit seeks national renewal of faith – Denver, Colo., Aug 15, 2011 / 04:40 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL) held its 2011 national summit in Denver from August 12 to

Share this article on Facebook Over 130,000 youth enjoy Days in the Diocese across Spain – Madrid, Spain, Aug 15, 2011 / 10:14 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Madrid is hosting World Youth Day but all of Spain is joining in the celebration. More than 130,000 young

Share this article on Facebook Rio de Janeiro to host World Youth Day 2013 – Rome, Italy, Aug 15, 2011 / 02:03 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro will host the next international celebration of World Youth Day, which

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Those Darn Dirty Apes Again – “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” is holding its own against all contenders, staying in the No. 1 …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Congregation for the Clergy: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Like Mary, we must make space every day for the Lord in our lives, starting with ones prayer and giving time to …

Share this article on Facebook The Assumption: The Virgin Mary goes before us in the Order of Grace – Let us this day renew our love for the Virgin Mary, who proceeds us in the order of grace, and who has travelled …

Share this article on Facebook The Happy Priest: The Assumption of Mary and True Devotion – Sometimes people get confused when they do not understand the difference between the assumption of Mary and the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook iGPII World Youth Day App Contains a Wealth of Resources – News, schedules, event information, photos, videos and a GPS map are only a small part of the offerings in iGPII, …

Share this article on Facebook Long and bloody road ahead in Iraq for U.S. – Scores are dead and hundreds injured after twenty bombings and shootings occurred across Iraq on Monday. At …

Share this article on Facebook More than 130,000 young people are already in Spain for Days at the Dioceses – Before the World Youth Day 2011 program begins on August 16, more than 130,000 young people from 137 countries of …

Share this article on Facebook More Violence During Ramadan: Militant Muslims Bomb Orthodox Church in Iraq – A bomb exploded on Sunday evening at the St Ephraim Syrian Orthodox Church.No-one was killed or injured …

Share this article on Facebook Syrian ‘crackdown’ simply Murder – Civilians involved in Syria’s pro-democracy movement are spending their third day under intense …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s Ratings Collapse – In a poll that should surprise none, President Obama’s approval ratings have sunk to a new low, dropping …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook 8 New Horrifying Abortuary 911 Calls – Operation Rescue obtained eight new 911 recordings through FOI that reveal what they’re calling “a scandalous pattern of botched abortions” at two Albuquerque abortion

Share this article on Facebook Let’s Unionize Planned Parenthood!!! – Conservatives for years have dreamed of defunding the biggest abortion provider in the country. Lila Rose and the Live Action gang has done several videos showing them

Share this article on Facebook The Horrible Meanings Behind Nursery Rhymes – My wife went out to a shower today. I’m still not even sure if it was a baby shower or a wedding shower. I don’t really ask a lot of questions. All I know is she got

Share this article on Facebook WWII Plan: Let’s Turn Hitler Into a Woman! – OK. This has got to be the stupidest plan ever considered. But you wanna’ talk about thinking outside the box, this is it. It seems the British hatched an awesomely

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Egan, priests recall 9/11 – Cardinal Edward Egan, who served as Archbishop of New York from 2000 to 2009, has joined with several priests, rescuers, and others in offering reflections on the tenth

Share this article on Facebook Caritas: Millions at risk in Kenya – Caritas Internationalis, the confederation of Catholic relief and development agencies, has launched a $5.6-million appeal on behalf of drought-stricken Kenya. “Over 3.6

Share this article on Facebook Monastic Reformer St. Bernard Of Clairvaux Remembered August 20 – On August 20 the Catholic Church will honor St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the twelfth-century monk who helped to build up the Cistercian order – some of whom are known today

Share this article on Facebook Pope Offers Special Indulgence To World Youth Day Pilgrims – Pope Benedict XVI has declared that pilgrims to World Youth Day in Madrid will be able to obtain a special indulgence while attending the event. “We are very happy

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s Plan For World Youth Day: A Message Of Confidence – During his visit to Madrid for World Youth Day next week, Pope Benedict XVI will bring an extremely positive and challenging message for all young people in the world,”

Share this article on Facebook Scotland’s Newest Bishop: Orthodox, Cultured And Kind – On August 15, the Feast of the Assumption, Abbot Hugh Gilbert will become the new bishop of Aberdeen in north-east Scotland. He is the latest in a string of episcopal

Share this article on Facebook Teen Who Was Raped Will Not Undergo Abortion – The mother of a 14-year-old girl from the Argentinean city of Posadas has decided to withdraw her request for an abortion for her daughter. The mother said she decided

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Catholic Bishops Mark 9/11 Anniversary With Stories Of Heroes – The U.S. bishops’ conference launched a website Aug. 12 to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks with a series of stories on heroic men and women who

Share this article on Facebook Wyd Madrid Responds To ‘Deep Crisis’ Of Postmodern World – World Youth Day in Madrid will help many young people find “a foundation on which to build their lives” in a time of crisis, says one of the key Vatican organizers of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Know Much About The Assumption – Rebecca Teti: | Happy feast day, everyone! Here’s an amusing video review of what we’re celebrating.

Share this article on Facebook Faith-Filled Realism for Moms – DariaSockey: Catholic Family Boot Camp | The approach of a new school year, with its many changes after a long lazy summer, is often a good time to reassess and update

Share this article on Facebook Feast of the Assumption – Danielle Bean: | Father in heaven, all creation rightly gives you praise, for all life and all holiness come from you. In the plan of your wisdom she who bore the Christ

Share this article on Facebook Moms & Dads Weigh In Here – 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 Spend a Moment with Mary – Lisa Hendey: New website helps you take a prayer break | In my email this morning was a special gift for the occasion of the Assumption of Mary. In big letters, the

Share this article on Facebook Stay Classy – Christine Valentine-Owsik: 5 Rules for Business Rapport | Good business manner these days has really taken a hit – like the economy has. There’s never been a better time

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Share this article on Facebook VIDEO: Low Carb Cabbage Roll Recipe! – Courtesty of Kent Altena. I made mine with cheese shreds instead of graded cauliflower as a meat extender. Thanks, Kent! I’ve been meaning to make cabbage rolls for a

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Bachmann and Perry Will Headline Pro-Life Gala in November – Two of the pro-life Republican presidential candidates will head up a gala sponsored by Americans United for Life this November to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the

Share this article on Facebook Coin Toss Abortions – When Twins Are Reduced to One – The August 10, 2011 edition of New York Times Magazine featured a column titled, The Two Minus One Pregnancy. I read the article with clenched teeth, an extraordinary

Share this article on Facebook Connecticut Pours Millions Into Embryonic Stem Cell Research – You may have missed it, given that such occurrences have sadly become all too common, but another state has wasted good taxpayer dollars, pouring more money on unethical

Share this article on Facebook International ProLife Youth Conference Heads to Los Angeles – The first-ever International ProLife Youth Conference is heading to Los Angeles, California this November as pro-life group from around the world are making plans to

Share this article on Facebook Iowa Straw Poll Results Show Pro-Life Message Still Matters – The results of last weekend’s Iowa Straw Poll are encouraging news for leaders of two pro-life organizations who say they show the pro-life message still retains

Share this article on Facebook More 911 Calls Show Women Victimized by Botched Abortions – A pro-life group has obtained more copies of 911 calls made by two abortion businesses in Albuquerque, New Mexico concerning eight more women who have been victimized by

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Catholic View: Use Technology Without Destroying Life – We continue our study today of a little-known and little-studied 1974 document from the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith entitled: Declaration on

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Open to Vice-President – After voters choose a Republican candidate to become the next GOP nominee to face pro-abortion President Barack Obama, the nominee will need a running mate and pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Rick Perry Admits Mistake on Gardasil-HPV Vaccine Decision – On his first day on the campaign trail, Texas Gov. Rick Perry admitted he made a mistake on the sole issue pro-life advocates bring up as the lone black mark in an

Share this article on Facebook Santorum Gets Boost After 4th Place Finish in Iowa Straw Poll – Rick Santorum was not expected to coming in 4th place in the Iowa Straw Poll on Saturday — ahead of better-known and better-funded candidates. And with the Republican

Share this article on Facebook Study Confirms Abortion Not Needed to Halt Maternal Mortality – A study released last week by Human Rights Watch, entitled “Stop Making Excuses: Accountability for Maternal Health Care in South Africa,” highlights nearly the same

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook The Culture of Death grows desperate: war declared on crisis pregnancy centers – by Albert Mohler August 15, 2011 (AlbertMohler.com) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s declaration of war upon the unborn in its infamous 1973 decision, Roe v. Wade, caught most

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook British PM Vows to Stop the “Moral Collapse” of His Country – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist British Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to get to work immediately on the creation of new policies that will reverse

Share this article on Facebook ObamaCare Comes One Step Closer to U.S. Supreme Court – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Friday’s decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to strike down the core provision in President Obama’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Pray for World Youth Day! – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist As millions of young people from around the world converge on Madrid this week for what is expected to be the largest World

National Catholic Register Blog

Share this article on Facebook Teach Your Kids This And Help Save The World – By Matthew Warner | Kids are not getting taught a very important lesson in life. At least not many of the kids here in the United States. Their school teachers, youth

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Media Report on Gregorian Institute Colloquium – Sadly I cannot embed this video, however, if you go to this link you will be able to view a news report on Canadian CBC television on the Gregorian Institute colloquium

Share this article on Facebook Of Sacrifice and the Sacrament: A Historical and Contemporary Challenge for the (New) Liturgical Movement – “The kingdom of heaven is likened to a man that sowed good seed in his field. But while men were asleep, his enemy came and oversowed cockle among the wheat, and went

Share this article on Facebook On the Assumption of the Virgin Mary – (From a treatise written under the name of Saint Jerome, on the Assumption of the Virgin Mary:) (From chapter 8) “Today is the festivity upon which the Virgin Mary, in

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Never forget. – Thank you to all the Facebook friends who have posted this video in honor of Maximilian Kolbe, whose feast was celebrated yesterday. It is a powerful, powerful reminder

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Three latest Runs in Great Britain – Check out my 3-Hour Run Around London – lots of video and pictures! HERE Check out my running trip in Cardiff Wales with lots of people and animals. See it HERE Check

Share this article on Facebook What Council of Church “leaders” Collected the NT Books? – I was just going through the Rose Book of Bible Charts, Maps & Time Lines . I find the book very helpful in many respects but was struck by the deceptive “factual”

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #583 – The Mystery of the Hidden Convent – “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 Assumption of Our Lady – As ever Pat Gohn has A Word in Season : Through Mary we see our own true destiny played out through her Assumption whereby she was assumed (or taken up) into heaven at

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook AN INSPIRING MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL SUICO – The Dome of St. Peter Basilica, interior     Hello po fr. ABE! Sumainyo ang Panginoon! Ako po si Michael Suico,20yrs old at isa po akong katoliko. Nagpapasalamat po ako

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A summer reminder – Summer time and early autumn may not involve a great liturgical cycle such as Advent/Christmas, Lent/Easter, during which we may be reminded to prepare for a great feast

Share this article on Facebook Coins from the 1st Punic War discovered – For your Just Too Cool file, this from History blog. Divers doing an inventory of underwater archaeological sites off the coast of Pantelleria, an island in the

Share this article on Facebook Comfort food – I was so shaken by my account of Higgnet and Evil Professor, that I had to seek comfort food. No Mac n Cheese for me, nosirree! Shanghai Juicy Buns! Grrrrrr…. platitude

Share this article on Facebook Do you have some good news? – Have any good news for the readers? You could even include some good, useful point from the sermon you heard for Sunday or for today, the Feast of the  Assumption. For

Share this article on Facebook I hate this book more than any other book ever published. – While visiting a priest friend, the mighty Fr. George Welzbacher of St. Paul, one of the 5 smartest men I know and owner of nearly every book ever written, I took my

Share this article on Facebook Look! Up in the sky! It’s a… giant balloon rosary! – Did you all by now see the giant pro-Life balloon rosary that floated over Chicago? No? Click. Technorati Tags: Chicago, pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Music and the Assumption – You might want to surf over to News.va today to listen to an mp3 by Msgr. Philip Whitmore who speaks about Palestrina, John Tavener, and about the doctrine of the

Share this article on Facebook Practice makes perfect – This can be applied in some ways to the spiritual life. The acquisition of virtues is a long, arduous process.  But once one has the habits which are virtues, they can

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: older men and priesthood – From a reader: Father, I was in the seminary 14 years ago and completed first theology. I so badly want to return to the priesthood. I wrote my bishop and vocation

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Sunday rest from servile work for the children – From a reader: My question is, I think, pretty straightforward. One of the precepts of the Church is that we attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days, and rest from servile

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