Catholic News Headlines August 17, 2011


Aug. 16, 7pm—Aug. 17, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan says marriage redefinition in NY harms Catholic families – Madrid, Spain, Aug 17, 2011 / 03:20 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Archbishop Timothy Dolan predicts that the recent redefinition of marriage in New York will have a “big

Share this article on Facebook Australians reflect on WYD impact and its meaning for Madrid – Madrid, Spain, Aug 16, 2011 / 08:18 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Catholic Church in Spain will benefit greatly from this week’s World Youth Day – and in ways that can’t be

Share this article on Facebook Catholic community mourns death of Connecticut Navy Seal – Stamford, Conn., Aug 17, 2011 / 06:12 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic community in Stamford, Connecticut is grieving the loss of 31 year-old Navy Seal Brian Bill, whose

Share this article on Facebook English-speaking WYD pilgrims paying tribute to Blessed John Paul – Madrid, Spain, Aug 17, 2011 / 03:04 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Events planned for English-speaking young people at World Youth Day in Madrid will include tributes to Blessed

Share this article on Facebook Increased cohabitation rates mean more instability for children – New York City, N.Y., Aug 17, 2011 / 01:31 am ( CNA ).- Family instability continues to grow in the U.S. despite falling divorce rates for families with children.

Share this article on Facebook Iraqi seminarians and bishops request prayers from youth in Madrid – Madrid, Spain, Aug 17, 2011 / 01:49 pm ( CNA ).- Catholics in Iraq are maintaining a strong faith despite persecution in their country, Iraqi bishops and seminarians

Share this article on Facebook Pope reflects on Mary’s example before heading to WYD – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 17, 2011 / 12:21 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict used his Aug. 17 general audience to reflect on Mary’s example of prayer and

Share this article on Facebook RealCatholicTV’s Voris had ‘no idea’ about internal problems – Denver, Colo., Aug 17, 2011 / 06:12 pm ( CNA ).- Michael Voris, the founder and host of RealCatholicTV, says he was completely unaware of recently discovered troubles

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Day organizers praise police after security scare – Madrid, Spain, Aug 17, 2011 / 01:47 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The organizers of World Youth Day are praising the Spanish police after they arrested a Mexican chemistry

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Fashion company pays TV star NOT to wear their clothes – Product placement is a standard of most movies and TV shows. Companies will pay TV and film producers to show the …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan: Is it Time for a Renewal of the External Markers of Our Faith? – Friday abstinence from meat … seriousness about Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation; fasting on the …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Displaced Somalis find no assistance in Mogadishu – Stricken by the worst famine and drought Somalia has suffered in decades, more than 300,000 Somalis have poured …

Share this article on Facebook Endgame in Libya? Rebels Claim Progress – Libyan rebels have made progress in isolating Tripoli from the rest of the country, a crucial step towards victory …

Share this article on Facebook Honeymoon for British couple ends horrifically after shark attack – A dream honeymoon at a Seychelles beach resort off the Indian Ocean has ended horrifically as the groom was …

Share this article on Facebook Many Mexicans feel disenfranchised by perceived failure of ‘drug war’ – Mexican President Felipe Calderón will be leaving office in 2012. The candidate who takes …

Share this article on Facebook Restrictions lifted on investigation of Lebanese prime minister’s murder – Details concerning the 2005 assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Radfiq al-Hariri, who was killed in a car …

Share this article on Facebook WYD 2011: Cardinal Varela’s Homily ‘You are the Generation of Benedict XVI’ – You, you are the generation of Benedict XVI. It is not the same as that of John Paul II. Your …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Flash mobs threatening law and order in the US and abroad – You’re tending your store when you begin to notice a large number of people, all kids, gathering in and …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Commentary: Traipsing after the Pagans – Efforts to be faithful to one’s inherent morality are threatened by freethinking proponents of the …

Share this article on Facebook The Harvest is Ripe and we are Called to Evangelize: Catholic Radio on the Air in Tennessee – We know this infant Catholic radio station is reaching non-Catholics in the parking lots of their own churches …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook A Bad Day for Fathers – Everyone once in a while we need some kind of sign or a benchmark to get our bearings, to know how far we’ve traveled on the road to lunacy. Just so you know, it’s

Share this article on Facebook Arizona Court Rules Against Planned Parenthood – ( CNSNews.com ) – In a blow to Planned Parenthood, an Arizona appeals court has lifted an injuction that blocked abortion regulations from taking effect in the state.

Share this article on Facebook Hey Rick Perry Just Told Me Obama’s Black – Rick Perry called the national debt a “black cloud” hanging over America. Insert liberal lunacy here. ABC and NBC among others all concluded that this was an allusion to

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s Assault On Religious Freedom – The title of this post is not hyperbole. Every once in a while a court case comes along that could have profound ramifications for our liberty. Many times, everyone

Share this article on Facebook Santorum on the Rape and Incest Exclusion – Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum highlights how wrongheaded our culture is pretty darn effectively.

Faith and Family Live!

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:

Share this article on Facebook Two for One – Arwen Mosher: challenges/blessings | I like to nap with a baby. I lie on my side, snuggle the baby on my arm, and wake up well rested hours later. Twins complicate this.

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Share this article on Facebook Accepting abundance – GET THE STORY.

Share this article on Facebook Asian Flavor Festival – Pork sausage stir fried w/bean sprouts, yellow onion, green onion, spices, soy sauce, and topped w/beni shoga (Japanese red pickled ginger)

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook AP Criticized for Article Praising China’s One-Child Policy – The Associated Press is facing criticism from a pro-life Catholic writer who is upset that it published a recent article praising the one-child policy in China that has

Share this article on Facebook Mother Rejects Doctor’s Abortion Advice, Healthy Baby Born – A mother who rejected a doctor’s advice to have an abortion when her water broke at 16 weeks into the pregnancy and eventually gave birth to a healthy baby wants

Share this article on Facebook Rhode Island Pro-Lifers Prepared for Chafee Funding Abortions – The state pro-life group in Rhode Island is prepared for pro-abortion Gov. Lincoln Chafee to force state residents to pay for abortions via their tax dollars, and it is

Share this article on Facebook Roe v. Wade Dehumanized the Unborn, Despite Scientific Evidence – On the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, our society still struggled to come to terms with what exactly is at stake in the abortion controversy. In its Roe decision, the

Share this article on Facebook Study Shows Using Adult Stem Cells From Bone Marrow is Safe – A study by University of Minnesota Medical School researchers shows that mobilizing adult stem cells from bone marrow is safe for the adult stem cell donors. Many people

Share this article on Facebook The Two-Minus-One Pregnancy: Abortion’s Slippery Slope – Ever heard of a “two-minus-one pregnancy?” Chances are you have not, unless you have read the recent article by that title in the New York Times Magazine. This

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Byzantine Simplicity – [The following post was reprinted with permission from the blog of architect Dino Marcantonio .] * * * The Byzantine style, like Gothic, Georgian, and Art Deco, is

Share this article on Facebook First Solemn Mass of a New Priest – (More photos here ) The Reverend Father Jonathan M. Venner, ordained a Priest for the Diocese of Sioux Falls, SD by His Excellency, the Most Revrerend Paul Joseph Swain

Share this article on Facebook The Dominican Church of the Holy Trinity in Krakow – In the Calendar of the Extraordinary Form, today is the feast of Saint Hyacinth, (the Latinized form of the Polish name Jacek), the founder of the Order of Friars

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Grandma Nun and More Vocations – UPDATED – This time of year I generally put together a huge “Vocation Round-up” and give news of vows and clothings and entrances. Here we go. First, the Grandma Nun: When Sister

Share this article on Facebook Hope and Grace; Reports from WYD -UPDATED – I really like the logo for this year’s World Youth Day gathering in Madrid: I also like a lot of the writing and reports I’m seeing from pilgrims. Patheos’ own Tim

Share this article on Facebook Obama’s Buses Ordered Last Year. Why? – Glenn Reynolds and Ed Morrissey are writing about the completely out-of-touch optics coming forth from a White House, that — despite the president’s much vaunted, 3-day

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