Catholic News Headlines August 22, 2011


Aug. 21, 7pm—Aug. 22, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook Organizers praise well-behaved World Youth Day crowds – Madrid, Spain, Aug 22, 2011 / 03:37 pm ( CNA ).- World Youth Day 2011 organizers have said they are “proud” of the young people who participated in last week’s events in

Share this article on Facebook Pope ‘almost moved to tears’ during World Youth Day, says cardinal – Madrid, Spain, Aug 22, 2011 / 05:47 pm ( CNA ).- Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Madrid, Spain recalled that Pope Benedict was “emotionally moved many times,

Share this article on Facebook US bishops help preserve Catholic identity of closed Belgian seminary – Washington D.C., Aug 22, 2011 / 01:23 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The U.S. bishops have entrusted their recently closed Belgian seminary to the local Katholieke Universiteit

Share this article on Facebook Voris will address legal trouble, restrict controversial staffer’s duties – Madrid, Spain, Aug 22, 2011 / 05:08 pm ( CNA ).- RealCatholicTV’s Senior Executive Producer Michael Voris says he’ll seek to restore his nonprofit corporation’s good

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Book Review: Get Serious! by Father James Farfaglia is Highly Recommended – Father Farfaglia’s new book, Get Serious! A Survival Guide For Serious Catholics, is a  …

Share this article on Facebook Quiet domestic drama doesn’t need ‘Help’ at the box office – In a movie landscape peopled with superhero stories packed with CGI special effects, it sort of restores faith …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Judge allows abortions on demand to continue in NC – Planned Parenthood in North Carolina will continue providing abortions on demand–for now. A state judge has …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook China worried about US finances – China has demonstrated concern over the US debt and its ability to pay, but the concerns are largely academic, …

Share this article on Facebook Greek financial officials move to prop up failing bank – Having been the chief catalyst for Europe’s economic crisis, the nation of Greece is now scrambling to …

Share this article on Facebook Israel, Hamas announce an unsteady truce – After four days of escalating violence that left at least 16 people dead in the Gaza Strip, the nation of Israel …

Share this article on Facebook Pope to 1.5 Million Youth in Madrid: Loving Christ Means Loving His Church – As the Successor of Peter, let me urge you to strengthen this faith which has been handed down to us from the time …

Share this article on Facebook REBELS SEIZE TRIPOLI – Libyan dictator Moammar Gadafi’s rule of Libya may finally be over. After six months of armed conflict …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Hurricane Irene pummels Puerto Rico; could reach U.S. – Hurricane Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 season, has pummeled Puerto Rico with 75 miles per hour winds …

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Share this article on Facebook Biden: ‘I Fully Understand’ China’s One Child Policy – Vice President Joe Biden again mistakenly tells the truth. Biden, speaking in China yesterday, says he understands their need for forced sterilizations and forced

Share this article on Facebook Kids Remember Nothing – Tonight my son asked me when we were eating dinner. It was 7:30 p.m. He’d honestly forgotten that I made dinner and he’d eaten it. So I reminded him what we’d eaten and

Share this article on Facebook Qaddafi’s Days (Mins) Are Numbered. Now What? – Reports have abounded around the Internet Sunday night. By the time you read this, things may or not have significantly changed. But the situation, as it seems right now

Share this article on Facebook Stop Looking at Obama’s Job Approval #’s – Liberal political pundits along with the media are scrambling for a silver lining to President Obama’s plummeting poll numbers. And here’s what they’ve come up with -the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook From Tots to Teens – 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 If You Knew What I Know … – Susie Lloyd: You wouldn’t feel sorry for me | You know how it is. Your kid wants to tell you all about something. You know it must have been great and you do want to

Share this article on Facebook Tell Us About World Youth Day – Rebecca Teti: | My facebook feed over the weekend has been filled with great moments: The fervor and joy of more than a million young people gathered to stand for the

Share this article on Facebook Vatican VBS – Lisa Hendey: A new VBS for Catholic families and parishes | With “back to school” season upon us, it may seem like a funny time to be talking about Vacation Bible

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Share this article on Facebook Mediterranean-Style Low Carb Spaghetti Squash – Topped w/diced tomatoes, onion, black olives, feta cheese, and fresh basil

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Share this article on Facebook Arizona Catholics applaud end of abortions at seven Planned Parenthood clinics – EWTN News : Catholic backers of new Arizona abortion regulations are happy that Planned Parenthood of Arizona is no longer offering abortions at seven of its 10

Share this article on Facebook Judge allows abortions on demand to continue in NC – Planned Parenthood in North Carolina will continue providing abortions on demand–for now. A state judge has blocked part of the state budget that would have restricted

Share this article on Facebook Libya conflict: Fighting rages near Gaddafi compound – BBC News : Libyan rebels have tightened their grip on Tripoli, after they launched an overnight assault on the capital from several directions. Rebel commanders say they

Share this article on Facebook Pope says good-bye to World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 22, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Aug. 22 4:00 – Five common misconceptions about Islam among Catholics Muslims often claim that Islam is a misunderstood

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Business in Pensacola, Florida Shuts Down – An abortion business in Pensacola is the latest to close its doors and the closing follows a 40 Days for Life prayer campaign where local pro-life advocates prayed this

Share this article on Facebook Biden to China: “Not Second-Guessing” One-Child Policy – Vice-President Joe Biden is in China to attempt to revive the financial image of the United States after a first-ever downgrade in its financial rating. In attempting to

Share this article on Facebook Congressman Paul Ryan Won’t Seek GOP Presidential Nod – Congressman Paul Ryan, the pro-life Wisconsin lawmaker known for his in-depth knowledge of economic issues and focus on curbing debt and entitlements, has decided

Share this article on Facebook Death TV: Assisted Suicide as a Means of Entertainment – In Europe and in parts of the United States, Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS) has quickly become an accepted means to kill one’s self when facing a terminal disease.

Share this article on Facebook Doctors Save Unborn Baby of Pregnant Teen Killed in Shooting – Doctors in Illinois were able to save the unborn child of a young woman who was tragically killed in a shooting on the south side of Chicago. The teen girl, 17-year-old

Share this article on Facebook Judge: North Carolina Must Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz – A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina must fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business while it moves forward with the lawsuit it filed against the state over

Share this article on Facebook New Documentary Shows Pro-Life Struggles in the Philippines – As debate over the anti-life Reproductive Health (RH) Bill heats up in the Philippine legislature, a new documentary highlighting the fight for life in the Philippines

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin Wrong to Persecute Elderly Pro-Life Man – I’d like to introduce you to Richard Retta, a 79-year-old grandfather. He’s being prosecuted by President Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ). Richard’s crime is that he

Share this article on Facebook Pink Ribbons Not Cute When Komen Backs Planned Parenthood – Pink ribbons are cute.  They have become very trendy.  Everyone has caught on to them, too.  A couple of airlines wear pink during October…some yogurt companies have

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Wisconsin Facing Tough Times After Cuts – The Wisconsin affiliate of the Planned Parenthood abortion business is facing tough economic times following a decision by state legislators to cut off $1 million in

Share this article on Facebook Woman Possibly Dies From Botched Abortion, Medical Board Stalling – A woman profiled in 911 phone calls a pro-life group obtained from two abortion facilities in New Mexico has reportedly died — while the New Mexico state medical board

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook A reason to celebrate: 80+ pro-life laws passed this year – by Chuck Colson August 22, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) – During the Clinton years, 56 percent of Americans described themselves as pro-choice, while only 33 percent of us

Share this article on Facebook Animosity between ‘progressive’ U.S. nuns and Rome the Vatican’s fault: top Vatican official – by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, August 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A high-ranking Vatican prelate told Catholic News Service this week that the animosity

Share this article on Facebook Biden: I won’t ‘second-guess’ China’s one-child policy – by Kathleen Gilbert CHENGDU, China, August 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In remarks before a Chinese audience Sunday, Vice President Joe Biden said he would not

Share this article on Facebook Cain: Obama failure to uphold true marriage ‘an impeachable offense’ – by Jeremy Kryn Co-authored with John Jalsevac August 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Obama’s position on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is “an impeachable

Share this article on Facebook Daily Kos writer: We could use ‘global superplague’ to stop overpopulation – by Jeremy Kryn August 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A prominent left-wing American political blog has come under fire after publishing one writer’s quip that the world

Share this article on Facebook Fighting divorce could save government billions: divorce-reform advocates – by Jeremy Kryn August 18, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The government could save literally billions simply by taking modest steps to fight rampant divorce, according to

Share this article on Facebook Major blow dealt to Catholic Charities in Illinois over homosexual adoption – by Peter Baklinski Springfield, Illinois, August 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Illinois judge has ruled that the state of Illinois may legally refuse to renew its

Share this article on Facebook NDP Leader Jack Layton dead at 61 – by Thaddeus Baklinski TORONTO, August 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Federal NDP leader Jack Layton died at home this morning at age 61.  While Layton was one of the

Share this article on Facebook New documentary about Philippines pro-life fight released this week – by Adam Cassandra August 22, 2011 (HLIworldwatch.org) – As debate over the anti-life Reproductive Health (RH) Bill heats up in the Philippine legislature, a new

Share this article on Facebook The case against Rick Perry – pro-life and pro-family concerns – by Kathleen Gilbert Note: This article is Part III in a three-part series exploring all aspects of Rick Perry’s record on pro-life and pro-family issues. Read Parts I

Share this article on Facebook This isn’t meddling — it’s murder – by Albert Mohler August 22, 2011 (AlbertMohler.com) – Euphemisms are the refuge of moral cowardice, and no euphemism is so cowardly or so deadly as “reduction” — a word

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Share this article on Facebook Catholic Physicians Launch On-Line Petition to Stop Birth Control Mandate – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist St. Gianna Physician’s Guild launched an online petition drive today requesting that the Obama Administration and Secretary of

Share this article on Facebook Chaput to WYD Pilgrims: Don’t Trust Liberal Media – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During an address to youth in Madrid last week, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput warned that liberal news outlets such as CNN,

Share this article on Facebook Chinese Drug Companies Grinding Up Dead Babies to Make “Stamina Pills” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Disrespect for human life has reached a new low in China where pharmaceutical companies are allegedly grinding up the bodies of

Share this article on Facebook Pakistani Catholic Woman Refuses to Renounce Christ After Horrific Ordeal – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A young Pakistani Catholic woman from Quetta, Pakistan is refusing to renounce Christ even after being forced to convert and

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Dominican Liturgy Conference in Hungary, August 2011 – As I had earlier mentioned I was in Budapest with the Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of St. Margaret of Hungary from August 4-8, giving them a series of

Share this article on Facebook Eastern Churches Review: On the Origins of the Iconostasis (Part 2 of 3) – We now present part 2 of 3 of the article by Julian Walter in Eastern Churches Review , 1971. See the first part . This article is reprinted with the kind permission by

Share this article on Facebook Hail Holy Queen – Fr. Bradford pauses before the Marian altar after concluding stational prayers on the feast of the Assumption, Congregation of St. Athanasius , St. Lawrence, Chestnut

Share this article on Facebook Sights and Sounds from Madrid – As you know, recently the Church celebrated another World Youth Day, this time in Madrid. An image from the Saturday evening vigil: Here are a few images from Sunday’s

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Share this article on Facebook Mary, Queen of Heaven – August 22: Feast Day of Mary Queen of Heaven A while ago a man called in to say my argument for the Assumption of Mary including references from the Old Testament was

Share this article on Facebook Today I Will Be the Guest on Catholic Answers Live – At 6:00 PM Eastern I will be answering questions from Non-Catholics on Catholic Answers Live. After the show I will post the questions I answered and the audio links to

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #454 – Riding Home – “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 Catholics in the Comboxes – Msgr. Charles Pope has noted it : Recently however, I am getting more comments that are just plain rude, mean or unnecessarily personal. I have had to press the delete

Share this article on Facebook Learning The Artist’s Rule – I’m a sucker for wavy stripes; I find them restful. So when I saw the cover of Christine Valters Paintner’s The Artist’s Rule: Nurturing Your Creative Soul with Monastic

Share this article on Facebook Sentimentalism: a softer shade of tyranny – Disorientation; How to Go to College Without Losing Your Mind features essays on modern “Isms” (Hedonism, Americianism, Marxism, Modernism, Relativism, Cynicism) from

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 1 Oct – Sioux Falls, SD: Marian Conference at the newly restored Cathedral – There is a Marian Conference planned for 1 October (8:30 am – 3:00 pm) in Sioux Falls, SD, at the newly and beautifully restored Cathedral. It is to be hosted by Bishop

Share this article on Facebook Ante diem XII Kalendas SEPT (already) and one of the best puns I have ever heard – I meant to post this yesterday, but I get busy and forget.  While today is the anniversary of the death of Stilicho in 408, yesterday in Ancient History, otherwise known

Share this article on Facebook Cathedral in Phoenix to have male only altar service (includes whimsical WDTPRS POLL) – I was alerted to this article from The Arizona Republic with a note from a reader saying: “The coverage is predictably bad, but the facts are good.” You may remember

Share this article on Facebook How a perfectly good Saturday can be eaten up – This is one of the things I dealt with this weekend. Technorati Tags: tires

Share this article on Facebook How about your good news? – Do you have good news for the readers? Feel free to share some interesting and edifying point from a Sunday sermon you heard. For my part, I have had guests over the

Share this article on Facebook Immodest dress in church – Matt Abbott’s recent column at Renew America starts like this: ‘This post consists of excerpts from a letter I wrote to the pastor of a Catholic parish about a certain

Share this article on Facebook Where you are! – Here is a snapshot of some of the places, and they could be approximations, of where some visitors to this blog are.  I cut out the “Unknown” and vaguer references to

Share this article on Facebook WOC ISSUES AN “ACTION ALERT” – COPYCAT WDTPRS ISSUES AN “ACTION ALERT” TOO! – After reading this howler from the Conference for Women’s Ordination or COW … no… that’s not it… the Women’s Ordination Conference or WOC…. whatever… take note (below)

Share this article on Facebook WYD and the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite – Via Eponymous Flower and Messa in Latino comes something from World Youth Day not covered by the mainstream Catholic media.  And one must ask why that is. My emphases:

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