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November 12, 2013

Boston Globe nails the trouble with abortion bubble zones

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 1 week ago
by Matt Yonke Over at the Boston Globe, columnist Jeff Jacoby has written an excellent piece on why abortion bubble zones are a gross violation of our 1st Amendment rights. With...

Changes in Musical Compositions

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 1 week ago
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: I am curious as to the use of...

Cord Blood Banking vs. Donation—What to do with Those Stem Cells

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 1 week ago
Umbilical cord blood donation and banking is an especially important topic for Catholic parents, as these stem cells are changing the face of embryonic stem cell research.  With...

10 reasons not to have an abortion

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 1 week ago
by Kristi Burton Brown November 10, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - On Thursday, we dealt with an article from a parenting website that advocated for ten (well, actually nine) reasons to...

Cardinal Bertone's Address at the Presentation of His Book on Vatican Diplomacy

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 1 week ago
Here is a translation of an address given today by former secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, at the presentation of his book “Papal Diplomacy in a Globalized World...

Pope Francis: the hands of God are 'blistered by love'

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Nov 12, 2013 / 10:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his daily homily Pope Francis recalled how God formed man with his own hand, emphasizing that he is a father who seeks...

Vatican releases massive compendium on inter-religious dialogue

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
The Vatican has released a massive new volume on inter-religious dialogue, containing a collection of official documents from 1963 through 2013. The 2,100-page book, Il Dialogo ...

Archbishop Mamberti on the Church's Diplomacy

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 1 week ago
Here is a translation of a text given today by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Vatican secretary for Relations with States, at the presentation of a book by the former secretary of...

The End is Near! The 33rd Sunday in OT

The Sacred Page - 5 months 1 week ago
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Several readers are baffled by the Pope’s Ambassador…

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 5 months 1 week ago
telling our bishops not to preach ideology.  What does that mean? Ideology is the attempt to reduce the person of Jesus Christ into a single monomaniacal All Explaining Theory of...

Planned Parenthood, ACLU Spend $500,000 to Keep Abortion Legal Up to Birth in New Mexico

LifeNews.com - 5 months 1 week ago
As of yesterday, over 25,000 Albuquerque citizens had cast early ballots in a city-wide initiative that would ban abortions after 20 weeks and is on pace to set a new early-voting...

Gallup diocese becomes 9th to file for bankruptcy

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
The Diocese of Gallup, New Mexico has become the 9th Catholic diocese in the US to file for protection under federal bankruptcy laws. Announcing plans to file a bankruptcy on...

Costa Rica ambassador praises 'paternal' heart of Pope Francis

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Nov 12, 2013 / 11:25 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Costa Rican ambassador to the Holy See praised Pope Francis for his example and attention to the poor, speaking also of...

US Catholics Urged to Support Immigrants on Francis Cabrini's Feast

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 1 week ago
The US bishops' Justice for Immigrants campaign is proposing Wednesday, Nov. 13, as a day to support immigrants. That is the feast day of St. Francis Cabrini, the patron saint...

Pope meets Russian Orthodox prelate; a prelude to visit by Putin?

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis met on November 12 with Metropolitan Hilarion of Volkkolamsk, the top ecumenical official of the Russian Orthodox Church. The Vatican did not issue any formal...

U.S. Bishops Elect New Leaders; Focus On Christian Persecution Abroad

The Religion Clause - 5 months 1 week ago
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops began their Fall meeting in Baltimore yesterday.  As reported by CNS and the New York Times, outgoing USCCB president Cardinal Timothy...

Patient in So-Called “Vegetative State” Knew Doctors Were Dehydrating Him to Death

LifeNews.com - 5 months 1 week ago
We dehydrate to death helpless people to death in this country because they have a catastrophic cognitive impairment. Advocates for dehydration say it is just medical ethics, the...

Richard Cohen is acting out again

dotCommonweal - 5 months 1 week ago
My two-year-old has become very interested in what I call "We Don'ts." He likes to articulate all the rules of our household, even those he has so far honored only in the breach...

Event: Traditional Confirmation in Chicago

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 1 week ago
Reader in Illinois informs of the following: On Sunday, November 17 at 10am, there will be Confirmations in the Traditional Rite followed immediately by Solemn Pontifical Mass...

Archbishop Kurtz chosen to head US bishops' conference

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, has been elected president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). He succeeds Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, who...

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