Catholic News Headlines August 24, 2011


Aug. 23, 7pm—Aug. 24, 7pm

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Ahead of inmate’s execution, Florida Catholic bishops seek clemency – Tallahassee, Fla., Aug 24, 2011 / 06:19 am ( CNA ).- The Catholic bishops of Florida have asked Gov. Rick Scott to stay the execution of Manuel Valle, who was convicted

Share this article on Facebook Catholic churches damaged in northeast US quake – Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2011 / 05:35 pm ( CNA ).- Churches in the archdioceses of Washington and Baltimore suffered some damage in the Aug. 23 earthquake that shook the

Share this article on Facebook Indian archbishop urges peace on anniversary of anti-Christian violence – Bhubneshwar, India, Aug 24, 2011 / 02:03 am ( CNA ).- On the third anniversary of the outbreak of massive anti-Christian violence in Orissa state, a local Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Pope announces theme for next World Youth Day in Brazil – Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 24, 2011 / 02:47 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Pope Benedict XVI has unveiled the theme for the next international level World Youth Day. The

Share this article on Facebook Spanish presidential candidate pledges to sign euthanasia law if elected – Madrid, Spain, Aug 24, 2011 / 02:02 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The Socialist party’s candidate for Spain’s upcoming presidential elections on Nov. 20. has stated that if

Share this article on Facebook Vatican daily: Next World Youth Day to take place July 2013 – Vatican City, Aug 24, 2011 / 06:06 pm ( CNA ).- L’Osservatore Romano has reported that the dates for the next World Youth Day have been set for July 23-28, 2013 in Rio

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Is British comedian’s magazine cover pose blasphemous? – British comedian Ricky Gervais is upfront about his atheism, but many feel his latest pose on a magazine cover …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Munilla Calls Consecration of Youth to the Sacred Heart by Pope Highlight of WYD – The Pope decided to omit his words and move to the essential, to Eucharistic adoration. In the midst of an …

Share this article on Facebook Communist Chinese Regime Arrests Catholic Priests During U.S. Vice Presidents Visit – In addition to the Communist Chinese regime’s crimes against humanity such as forced abortion and …

Share this article on Facebook Gadhafi WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE – WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE, or at least that’s what the posters should read. Libyan dictator, Moammar Gadhafi …

Share this article on Facebook Prostitution scandal could topple Australian government – A scandal involving an Australian MP accused a paying a brothel with a credit card could very well force his …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Any Pro-Life Democrats? Wasserman Schultz and Planned Parenthood – “The rhetoric of abortion advocacy contains a truth that abortion advocates often fail to perceive. …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Dolan on Knights of Columbus – The early days of this month I had the honor and joy of attending the International convention of the Knights of …

Share this article on Facebook Evacuations begin in North Carolina as Cat 3 storm bears down on Outer Banks – Evacuations are underway in North Carolina as Hurricane Irene, a category 3 storm, turns towards the state. …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Bloomberg: No Clergy Invited to 9-11 Ceremony – There’s no way this isn’t intentional. It’s pretty outrageous in light of the sacrifice of Fr. Mychal Judge on 9-11. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has refused to invite any

Share this article on Facebook Constance Mary Redoubt Weighs In – It has been a while, but our resident aphoristinista, Constance Mary Redoubt, felt the need to weigh in with her words of timeless wisdom. Timeless meaning silly and/or

Share this article on Facebook Good Night Irene – Swell. While Hurricane Irene is still days away and a lot can (and probably will) change, the current track takes her right over my house on Sunday as a Category 2

Share this article on Facebook Is Pope Benedict XVI a Commie? – There seems to be an opinion from some conservative corners that Pope Benedict XVI is quite the commie and as dangerous to the free market as leftist icon Warren “Raise

Share this article on Facebook Perry Signs Pro-Life Pledge – Rick Perry has signed the Pro-Life Presidential Leadership Pledge, something I think he absolutely had to do to win the GOP Primary. And it’s something that Mitt Romney

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook $10 for 2 Cents – Danielle Bean: Holy Heroes wants to hear from you! | The good folks at Holy Heroes are working hard on a new CD, Best loved Catholic Prayers. As they finalize the

Share this article on Facebook Faith & Your Fertility – 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 Shaken – Rebecca Teti: | I experienced my first earthquake yesterday, but the roiling earth did not shake my foundations quite as much as the news that men are more sleep

Share this article on Facebook Why We Adopted Harry Potter – John Granger: I was against these popular books — until I read them | I first read a Harry Potter novel so I could explain to my older daughter why we don’t read junk

Share this article on Facebook Wishing Arwen a Rockin’ Birthday – Danielle Bean: | We all know that Arwen, super-blogger, mom of four, and new mom of adorable twins, totally rocks, don’t we? Well, perhaps some of you will be surprised

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook How Does Vice President Biden *Really* Feel About China’s One-Child Policy? – So Joe Biden has caused an uproar, and forced a White House correction/retraction, by his remarks on China’s draconian one-child policy while touring China. Is anyone

Share this article on Facebook PODCAST EPISODE 009: Author of Hebrews, Sale of Relics, Openly Homosexual Ministers at Mass, Altar Rails, Candles, Particular vs. Final Judgment – Click Play to listen . . . or you can . . . CLICK HERE! . . . or subscribe another way (one of many ways!) at jimmyakinpodcast.com SHOW NOTES: JIMMY AKIN PODCAST EPISODE

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – August 24, 2011 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on August 24 4:00 – St. John of Avila – Newest Doctor of the Church Coming as a surprise to almost everyone, last week at a

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook “Selective Reduction” Abortions Highlight ART Problems – In the New York Times Magazine feature “The Two-Minus-One Pregnancy,”[i] “Jenny” acknowledges the ‘consumerism’ of the IVF process stating, “If I had conceived these

Share this article on Facebook Biden in China: Nothing Like Reagan, Bush or Even Clinton – My last two articles at CatholicVote were on Vice President Joe Biden and China’s one-child policy. That’s incredibly ironic. I could never have imagined that my next

Share this article on Facebook Missouri Senate Race May Pit Pro-Life Woman vs. Pro-Abortion – Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri is one of the Democrats’ most vulnerable senators heading into the 2012 elections. Fearing the seat could fall into pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes in Sherman, Texas – A Planned Parenthood abortion-referrals facility has closed in Sherman, Texas — near Dallas — as a direct result of the bill Governor Rick Perry signed that the Texas

Share this article on Facebook Polls Show Perry Leading Republican Race, Bachmann Fading – Two new polls of the Republican presidential race show pro-life Texas Gov. Rick Perry now leading the race and pro-life Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann fading after

Share this article on Facebook Tenth Texas Abortion Practitioner Under State Investigation – A tenth abortion practitioner in Texas is now under state investigation following an undercover sting operation showing abortion centers in the Lone Star State breaking

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop: New York Times, CNN, MSNBC can’t be trusted on abortion, faith – by Jeremy Kryn MADRID, SPAIN, August 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When it comes to finding information on vital issues like abortion, same-sex “marriage,” and faith,

Share this article on Facebook Dutch Priest stands ground after denying funeral to man who chose euthanasia – by Peter Baklinski NORTH BRABANT, Netherlands, August 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Dutch priest is standing his ground after following directives from the country’s

Share this article on Facebook Heartbreak: Historic Polish bill to ban all abortions voted down by parliament commission – by Jeremy Kryn WARSAW, POLAND, August 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a major blow to the hopes of hundreds of thousands of Polish people and the country’s pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Is rise in theft of euthanasia drugs from veterinary hospitals related to euthanasia activists? – by Alex Schadenberg A news report published in the Marinscope Community Newspapers is warning the local residents of a cache of drugs that were stolen from a local

Share this article on Facebook Man extorted $90,000 from priest with threats of false sexual accusations – by Peter Baklinski ST. CATHARINES, ON, August 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Niagara Falls man has been sent to jail for exploiting a Catholic priest’s fear of being

Share this article on Facebook More contraceptives the solution to Afghanistan’s maternal health woes: UN-trained health minister – by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent KABUL, August 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Some Islamic leaders in Afghanistan are objecting strongly to the proposal made by the

Share this article on Facebook Obama admin website: infants and children are ‘sexual beings’ – by Kathleen Gilbert WARNING: disturbing content. WASHINGTON, D.C., August 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Borrowing Planned Parenthood’s talking points almost verbatim,

Share this article on Facebook Pray, fast, donate: We are all called to help the pro-life movement – by Abby Johnson August 24, 2011 (AbbyJohnson.org) – I am currently praying and fasting for couple friends of mine who have recently experienced a miscarriage. I don’t

Share this article on Facebook Radical animal-rights group PETA launching x-rated porn site – by Patrick B. Craine NORFOLK, Virginia, August 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A controversial new porn site by the world’s leading animal rights group could actually feed

Share this article on Facebook Sexual anarchy: The Kinsey legacy – by Judith A. Reisman, Ph.D. and Mary E. McAlister, Esq. August 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Our children are under attack by an insidious and virulent enemy. On August

Share this article on Facebook Yesterday’s taboos: Torchwood, pedophilia, and a dying culture – by Chuck Colson August 24, 2011 (Breakpoint.org) – Four years ago, the BBC decided to capitalize on the immense popularity of the long-running Doctor Who series by

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Biden Backpedals on Comments About China’s One-Child Policy – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist After several days of harsh criticism about a comment he made during his China visit about not “second-guessing” that country’s

Share this article on Facebook Government Web Site Tells Parents: “Children are Sexual Beings” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The website of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is now offering sex education advice to the public, such

Share this article on Facebook Notorious Serial Killer at Peace with Christ – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A serial killer who terrorized New York City in the late 70′s says he has no interest in being paroled because he is “already a

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook More from Juventutem in Madrid – One of our readers pointed out the following set of photographs which come from Juventutem France . (Please note: all of these photos, with the exception of the last,

Share this article on Facebook NLM Quiz: Why Is This One Pew Backwards? (No. 5) – Can you guess the reason for this odd arrangement? As with our previous quizzes, please give your answer in the comments, and give whatever detail you can about the

Share this article on Facebook Usus Antiquior in Casablanca – The following photos come from Una Voce Casablanca — not, I should clarify, the ‘Casablanca’ of the famed Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman film, which is instead

Stories From the Heart

Share this article on Facebook #586 – The Danger of Ill-Regulated Affection – “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 “Does the bride come with potatoes?” – So, I asked Buster to do something for me. And he responded, that he couldn’t because he was really busy; he had to work. I wondered, “what are you working on that’s got

Share this article on Facebook Secret Heroes at Ground Zero – Sister Mary Ann Walsh has a wonderful and moving piece up on the main page, chronicling the actions of some of our priests, at Ground Zero: Afterwards, [Cardinal Egan]

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