Catholic News Headlines August 23, 2011


Aug. 22, 7pm—Aug. 23, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Biden accused of ‘selling out’ Chinese with one-child remarks – Washington D.C., Aug 23, 2011 / 06:04 pm ( CNA ).- A leading human rights advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives says Vice President Joe Biden betrayed Chinese

Share this article on Facebook Catholic doctors’ group launches petition against contraception mandate – San Diego, Calif., Aug 23, 2011 / 06:19 am ( CNA ).- The St. Gianna Physician’s Guild has launched an online petition asking the Obama administration to remove

Share this article on Facebook Catholics caught in crossfire as Libyan violence continues – Tripoli, Libya, Aug 23, 2011 / 11:42 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As Libya’s conflict rages on between rebel forces and troops loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, Catholics in the

Share this article on Facebook Fertility monitoring software is natural family planning’s ‘new face’ – Denver, Colo., Aug 23, 2011 / 02:19 am ( CNA ).- The developer of new fertility management software says it is becoming the “new face” for natural family planning. It

Share this article on Facebook World Youth Day nets $230 million for Madrid – Madrid, Spain, Aug 23, 2011 / 01:58 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- Arturo Fernandez, the president of Madrid’s House of Commerce said Aug. 22 that hotels, transportation

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Indonesian mayor tries to ban Christian churches on streets with Islamic names – The sprawling southeast Asian nation of Indonesia, with a population of 240 million, has an officially secular …

Share this article on Facebook Iran moves uranium enrichment sites underground to avoid airstrikes – The nation of Iran has relocated some of its centrifuges used for uranium enrichment into the side of a mountain …

Share this article on Facebook Syrian crackdown death toll reaches 2,200: most recent victim a baby – Civilians who have been killed during Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s crackdown on protestors during …

Share this article on Facebook UPDATE: Rebels claim Gadhafi compound captured. – UPDATE 9:02 Rebels and citizens of Tripoli insist Gadhafi compound is fully captured. Resistance has stopped. …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Obama trying real hard to spend $3 million per minute – and succeeding! – Have you got $46,000? That’s how much your portion of the national debt is, should it be divided equally. …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook BREAKING: Unusual earthquakes strike Colorado and along the eastern seaboard – Two very unusual earthquakes have struck in Colorado and Virginia today. While no injuries or damage have yet been …

Share this article on Facebook Florida, Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Irene – People in Florida, and both North and South Carolina are hunkering down for Hurricane Irene, the first such …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook CFC Davao Oriental launches ANCOP – MATI, Davao Oriental, August 23, 2011— Answering the Cry of the Poor (ANCOP) is the current battlecry of the Couples for Christ (CFC) Global Group in the diocese of

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Boehner To Biden: What The Hell? – Matthew reported earlier on Vice President Biden’s reprehensible comments on China’s one-child policy in which he call it “understandable.” Now Speaker Boehner has

Share this article on Facebook Evil is Soooo Funny – Comedian David Cross tells Keith Olbermann he’s happy to learn that television watching shortens lives because it’ll sooner kill old people who are “not contributing

Share this article on Facebook Hopenchange: Arab Spring Gas Chamber Edition – Remember all that talk a few months ago about an Arab spring when Egyptians through off the shackles of the Mubarek regime? Green shoots of democracy they told us. Turns

Share this article on Facebook Judge Hands out Condom Stuffed Acorns! – What a nut! A Pennsylvania judge has been cleared of violating judicial conduct standards, according to MSNBC . So what did the judge get busted for? Handing out

Share this article on Facebook Laura Ingraham and Rep. Chris Smith on Forced Abortions – “This is just exposing what this administration has been doing from day one. Just like the eight years of the Clinton administration, and that is to enable dictatorship,

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Praying with and for our Teens – Lisa Hendey: How do you bridge the gap? | This week, we’re preparing to take one son back to college and the second son is busily adjusting to his Junior year in high

Share this article on Facebook Shall We Talk? – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Open Forum | (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 St. Rose of Lima, Pray for Us! – Danielle Bean: | Today is the feast day of St. Rose of Lima. Why not watch this 2-minute Catholic News Agency video to learn a little more about this lovely lady?

Share this article on Facebook The Stranger in the Corner – Rachel Balducci: Is he so bad? | A friend sent along one of those much-forward emails (the kind I tend to ignore)—but this one really caught my attention. Tell me what

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Forgetting Ourselves Completely – Have you ever tried really hard to be humble? Or found yourself trying to figure out how to act humble or appear humble? Not in a superficial pretending-to-be-humble

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Inequality grows as poor ignorant atheists swamp us. – GET THE STORY.

Share this article on Facebook Low Carb Beefy Cheesy Tomatoey Macaroni-y Casserole – Made w/tofu-shirataki macaroni. I think tofu-shirataki noodles work fine in Asian dishes, but this is the first western-style dish I’ve made where I thought they worked

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 23, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on August 23 4:00 – Why Catholics Are Right Columnist, television host, author, and Canadian Catholic Michael Coren is here

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Activists Try to Shut Power to Pro-Life Leader’s Home – Joe Scheidler is used to personal attacks from abortion advocates and the man who has publicly opposed abortions for decades. He’s faced everything from death threats to

Share this article on Facebook Biden Faces More Criticism For Not Bashing One-Child Policy – The criticism continues for pro-abortion Vice-President Joe Biden following his refusal to condemn the forced abortions and human rights abuses associated with the

Share this article on Facebook Biden Spokeswoman Walks Back Comments on One-Child Policy – A spokeswoman for pro-abortion Vice President Joe Biden is walking back comments he made in a speech in China where he failed to condemn the forced abortions and human

Share this article on Facebook Bill Would Deny Chinese Human Rights Abusers U.S. Entry – A new bill members of Congress filed this week allows the President of the United States to deny entry into the country for anyone engaged in human rights abuses in

Share this article on Facebook Exploring the Pro-Life Catholic View on Embryo Adoption – Thus far in our series on the thorny issue of embryo adoption, we have looked at some of the broader theological questions as well as considering whether it is true that

Share this article on Facebook Fewer Doctors Willing to Do Abortions, New Study Shows – A new study provides more good news for pro-life advocates, as it shows fewer doctors are willing to perform abortions than before — creating a situation where the lower

Share this article on Facebook Nighttime Scares: Working at the Abortion Clinic After Dark – When I was at Planned Parenthood, I used to work a lot…I mean, a lot.  Sometimes, I would work as many as 80 hours in one week.  In order to do that, I would have to go

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin Pushes Sex on Kids, Children are “Sexual Beings” – The Obama administration is renewing efforts to promote abortion to children — following on the heels of decisions by the pro-abortion president to de-fund abstinence

Share this article on Facebook Polls: Obama Approval Low, Republican Candidates Run Close – New polling data shows pro-abortion President Barack Obama continues to be plagued by low approval ratings — and they also show four of the leading Republican

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Leader Chris Smith: Biden Sold Out Chinese Women – Congressman Chris Smith, the head of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus and chairman of the Executive-Congressional Commission on China, today criticized Vice President

Share this article on Facebook Study: Embryonic Stem Cells Don’t Work as Well as Adult Cells – Like an out of control youth, embryonic stem cells can wreak havoc with tissue damage and tumor formation. Their inability to make appropriate, mature cells that can

Share this article on Facebook Ulcer Drug Misoprostol Misused for Abortions in Nigeria – The drug misoprostol has been approved in Nigeria for use in preventing and treating post partum hemorrhage (PPH) but is increasingly being used to induce abortion.

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion death reported at New Mexico clinic as state officials resist launching investigation – by Kathleen Gilbert ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Health officials in New Mexico appear to be resisting an investigation of abortion

Share this article on Facebook ACLU campaign against web filters would make schools ‘porn-portals’: pro-family advocates – by Peter Baklinski LAWRENCEVILLE, GA, August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A prominent pro-family law firm is fighting back against a campaign by the American Civil

Share this article on Facebook After rosary campaign, Florida sheriff abruptly shuts down abortion clinic on Marian feast – by Kathleen Gilbert PENSACOLA, Florida, August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Pensacola abortion clinic has been suddenly repossessed by the local sheriff after

Share this article on Facebook Australian cardinal urges youth to persevere in the battle to protect life at World Youth Day – by LifeSiteNews.com August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a memorable address to more than 600 young pro-life activists, Cardinal George Pell of Sydney called on the

Share this article on Facebook Deny visas to Chinese officials who aid brutal one-child policy: U.S. House bill – by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Opponents of forced abortion under China’s one-child policy are urging support for a House

Share this article on Facebook How I helped my mother starve to death: retired New York Times reporter pens book – by Jeremy Kryn Co-authored with John Jalsevac LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, August 22, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A recently retired New York Times reporter has penned a book

Share this article on Facebook Incredible video: Woman raped by 8 men urges girls to choose life as she did – by Patrick B. Craine A pro-life woman has uploaded the beautiful testimony of her mother who chose to keep her after she was conceived in rape 50 years ago. The mother,

Share this article on Facebook Parents, get in the game: Teach the true meaning of human sexuality – by Christopher J. Stravitsch August 20, 2011 (HLI America) – Much of society is confused about the true meaning of human sexuality. Terribly confused. Teaching the

Share this article on Facebook Perry, Romney, Huntsman rip Biden over one-child policy remarks – by Kathleen Gilbert August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Three of the GOP’s presidential candidates have criticized Vice President Joe Biden for his remarks in China

Share this article on Facebook Surprise poll: young Christians more concerned about abortion/euthanasia than older believers – by Thaddeus Baklinski LONDON, August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An online survey carried out in July by the UK’s Premier Christian Media has surprisingly revealed

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook “Teacher of the Year” Suspended for Supporting Traditional Marriage – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Even though the state of Florida’s constitution outlaws same-sex marriage, school officials at Mount Dora High School stripped

Share this article on Facebook Altar Girl Decision Sparks Controversy – Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A decision by the rector of S.S. Simon and Jude Cathedral in the Diocese of Phoenix to restrict altar servers to

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Monastery of San Benedetto, Norcia: Solemn Mass and Profession

Share this article on Facebook Obituary for an Apostle of the Divine Office – It was not so long ago that I mentioned some online editions of the Divine Office and the very first which I highlighted (and which have found particularly useful

Share this article on Facebook Saints of the Roman Canon – Part 2: The Nobis Quoque – Apologia: I would never have thought it would take over two years to finally get back to this second part. Here was part one , written August 19, 2009. * * * We have

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Fun Cartoon, After Revelation…

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #465 – The Bride of Burgos – “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 Five Little Words – My column at First Things this week brings me back to a retreat experience that I am still processing and learning from: How does one assist at adoration and not feel

Share this article on Facebook WYD: Sweet Sisters, Magnificent Papa & Wrap – I just love this : At the end of [The Pope’s] meeting with some 1,600 young religious women — most under 35 — he intoned the Lord’s Prayer in Latin and the sisters

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Houston, 26-28 Aug: Catholic New Media – Catholiconexpo – Are you anywhere near Houston?  Can you get there? Technorati Tags: Catholic New Media, Catholic Underground, Catholiconexpo

Share this article on Facebook Houston: Extraordinary Form PARISH to be established by Card. DiNardo – Speaking of Houston, I just noticed that our friends at Rorate posted this. For your Brick by Brick file. Wonderful news for the faithful of the largest city in the

Share this article on Facebook Red and Black in the Wild – Check out Fr. Longenecker’s site for some liberal liturgical hijinx. There is a Red and Black reference. Technorati Tags: Fr. Longenecker, Say The Black – Do The Red

Share this article on Facebook REQUEST TO READERS TO PRAY FOR A PRIEST – I have asked in the past to pray for some personal intentions I have and which weigh on me right now.  I still need the help of your prayers. Also, I ask you in an

Share this article on Facebook The power of intercessory prayer – I just heard a fascinating story about a medical doctor who, for his practice, has hired two people to pray for patients and for himself and the staff, to apply also

Share this article on Facebook Washington DC and Exodus – I understand that an earthquake rumbled up Washington DC today.  Let’s see… isn’t there going to be a hurricane later in the week? Holy Moses!  When do the frogs and

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