Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-30

Persecution Predicted
The Obama Administration’s term in office is vivifying predictions of a full-on persecution of the Roman Catholic Church in America … causing one of the highest Church’s highest ranking officials to warn America’s Bishops of the impending danger.
Lifesite News

Refreshing Relations
Strained relations between Ireland and The Vatican may be eased … as Pope Benedict names Monsignor Charles Brown the new Apostolic Nuncio to the Emerald Isle.
Catholic News Service

Sins of Omission
Notre Dame … a Catholic College … doesn’t seem to be too concerned that its internet network is providing pornography in large quantities to students on campus.
Cardinal Newman Society

False Force
No price is apparently too great for the American Air Force to accommodate every religion at its academy in Colorado Springs … especially since they just spent 80 thousand dollars building a worship center for all three pagan cadets at the school.
The Church Report

Tempting Tebow
Though critics are calling for football sensation Tim Tebow … the young Quarterback for the Denver Broncos … to tone down his repeated and frequent expressions of Christian Faith … he adamantly says he will not acquiesce.
Lifesite News

Papal Traffic Perp
The pope is being prosecuted for breaking the law in Germany … because he didn’t wear his seatbelt in the popemobile.
The Local

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-30

Voting and Violence
Forty people have died violent deaths over the past week … ramping up to parliamentary elections this week in Cairo … after which many are predicting the Muslim Brotherhood will be confirmed as a powerful force in Egyptian government.
Cybernet News Service

Due Process Denied
The senate is gearing up for a vote on a bill that has many Americans concerned over their Fifth Amendment rights … or to be protected from government abuse of legal procedures.
Conservative Hideout

Sharing the Blame
According to the Associated Press … the Church’s moral voice has been muted by a number of problems … particularly when it comes to the sex abuse scandal.
Associated Press

Heathrow Harassment
We aren’t even talking about security checks here … a Christian woman who worked at the Heathrow International airport is accusing her employer of “unfair dismissal.”
The Telegraph

Little Jihad
The heaviest naturally born baby in the history of Germany is making headlines for more than just his weight … his Muslim mother has named him after none other than the war Islam wages relentlessly against unbelievers.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-28

Translation Number Three
Catholics in the United States experienced a new translation of the Mass this past Sunday … joining other English speaking Catholics around the world who have had the revised text for some time now.

Trouble at Mill
Planned Parenthood … the abortion mill giant is feeling the pinch in their pocket books … and public opinion.
Lifesite News

Too Little Too Late
Archbishop Timothy Dolan says the bishops of New York were misled … while homosexual activists are labeling the bishop’s response to the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York as quote “muted and moderate.”
Lifesite News

Newt Nets Endorsement
The Gingrich campaign has reeled in a coveted endorsement from a very influential newspaper.

Crystal Clear Controversy
One News source is pointing out that the Vatican may not be very pleased with the recent extravagant purchase of the Crystal Cathedral in the California diocese of Orange.
California Catholic Daily

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-23

The Election Clause
The consistent outcry of Catholics across America … defying Obama’s mandate to include contraception and sterilization in his new healthcare law … may have had some effect … as the White House considers broadening its narrow religious exemption in the bill.
New York Times

The Choice to Close
Pro-lifers are celebrating in Michigan … at the announcement that two abortion mills in the state will be closed permanently … as a result of a lawsuit against the clinics for being “improperly incorporated and licensed.”
Lifesite News

Abortion Education
The University of New Mexico is using public resources to build a new breed of abortionists and contraception experts … according to Lifesite News.
Lifesite News

Dismissing Law
Cardinal Bernard Law … former Archbishop of Boston … has been removed from his position as Archpriest of St. Mary Major Basilica in Rome after his eightieth birthday … and one news source says … there’s a reason for the change.

The Gingrich Grind
Newt Gingrich is wearing down the opposition … pushing ahead of his remaining opposition … and taking a four percent lead over Mitt Romney in the latest Quinnipiac University Poll.
Bloomburg Businessweek

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-22

Justice in Question
As Obamacare heads into the Supreme Court for scrutiny with lawsuits challenging its constitutionality … Republican lawmakers are trying to find out if Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan might need to recuse herself from case proceedings.
Cybernet News Service

Corporate Correction
Two of America’s largest companies … Bank of America and Cisco … are publicly pledging not to discriminate against supporters of true marriage … after they recently cancelled seminars scheduled with a consultant who openly opposes homosexual marriage in his personal life.
National Organization for Marriage

Mountaintop Message
Atheists at Camp Pendleton in California are enraged that a group of Marines have erected a thirteen foot cross at a military base to commemorate fallen Marines.

A Win is A Win
The ruling socialist party of Spain has suffered a humiliating defeat at the polls as of this past weekend.
The Telegraph

Crystal for Catholics
The Catholic Church has just bought the famed Crystal Cathedral … purchasing the largest glass building in the world … in a fierce bidding war with Chapman University.
USA Today

Catholic News Roundup 11-21

New Venue – Same Message?
It’s a change of venue but the message is the same … as pro homosexual and pro-abortion politicians keep trying to coerce Catholics into dissenting from Church Teaching.

Critical Merge
According to an article in Our Sunday Visitor … the Archbishop of New York … Timothy Dolan … is describing the merging, repurposing and elimination of some northeast US seminary facilities and faculties … as giving “flesh and blood” to the New Evangelization envisioned by Blessed Pope John Paul II.
Our Sunday Visitor

Canada to Repeal Hate Speech Clause
Canadians nationwide are celebrating what seems to be the death blow of a law that has been used to persecute Christians and conservatives for years.
Lifesite News

Benedict Vs. Benetton
It may be the first legal brief in history to be sealed with a kiss … as the Vatican is now suing the fashion house Benetton … over a series of advertisements showing a photoshopped image of the Holy Father, Benedict XVIth ... kissing the Muslim Imam Sheik Ahmed al-Tayeb.

Pope Benedict XVI in Africa
The National Catholic Reporter is expressing surprise at Pope Benedict XVIth’s astuteness and powers of observations regarding Africa’s’s most pressing needs… as Our Holy Father completed his pilgrimage to the continent over the weekend.
National Catholic Reporter

Friday, November 18, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-18

Canadian Test Case
It’s being labeled as a test case for religious freedom and free speech across Canada as a high-profile sportscaster files suit against his employer … after being fired for speaking out in defense of traditional marriage.
The National Post

Prop 8 Propped Up Again
Proposition 8 is coming back to court … after a unanimous ruling of the California Supreme Court that says sponsors of the bill do indeed have the right to appeal a court decision that struck down the law.
Fox News

Demanding Deviance
Homosexual activists in New Jersey are being told “no” as they continue to demand legalized same-sex marriage.

Atheistic Hate Crimes
Ten North Carolina churches are badly damaged as vandals go on a rampage.

Saving Santa
The war on Christmas has been officially kicked off with a small victory for the Christian tradition of Santa Claus.

Sacrilegious Spoof
Former playboy playmate and sex tape celebrity Pamela Anderson has been selected to play the Virgin Mary in what Reuters News Service says will be a comic spoof on the Nativity.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-17

Outrageous Oversight
The government is seizing the Church’s ability to handle legal matters like any other private institution … and maybe over stepping legal boundaries of Church and State.
Kansas City Star

Bathroom Bill of Rights
What some have been calling the “Transgender Bathroom Bill” has passed the Massachusets House this week … and according to the Associated Press … the Transgender Equal Rights Bill is also getting the nod from the Senate.
Associated Press
Boston Globe

New Year Ordinariate
It’s official … The Anglican Ordinariate in America will be established at the beginning of the new year … According to Catholic Culture-dot-org.

Chilling Chaplaincy
An atheist organization is attacking the notion of chaplains in the military … claiming that Atheists are left out when it comes to having a chaplain … so they should be able to have their own version installed in the military.
Cybernet News Service

Bah Humbug
Atheists want to brighten you holiday season by antagonizing and reminding you of how worthless a role they think God plays in your life … this time in several states up and down the Eastern seaboard.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-16

Illinois Children Endangered
Catholic Charities is being backed into a corner … forcing them to cut their losses … pull out of their lawsuit fighting forced gay adoptions… and severely restricting their adoption efforts in Illinois.
Archbshp Dolan on his meeting with Obama

Pro-life Vote
In a landslide vote Cardinal Sean O’ Malley of Boston has been voted in as the chairman-elect of the Committee on Pro Life Activities … at the annual plenary meeting of Americas Bishops … according to Lifesite News.
Lifesite News
Boston Catholic Insider

Catholic College Dissents
A PHD candidate at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry is publicly boasting of the Catholic college’s quote “vibrant” LGBT student organization.
Huffington Post

Philadelphia Abortionists On Trial
The trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell in Philadelphia has convicted the sixth participant in the infamous house of horrors abortion clinic.
Philadelphia Inquirer

Embryonic Research Halted
A so-called leader in the field of embryonic stem cells has announced that it will be leaving the stem cell business completely … to focus on its experimental cancer therapies.
New York Times

Monday, November 14, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-14

Sexual Assault Settlement
100 million dollars … that’s the amount Florida jurors are awarding the sexual assault victim of a retired Miami priest.
Miami Herald
The Gawker

Clinic’s Court Countdown
A judge has dismissed 49 out of 107 charges against a Kansas abortion clinic … after the questionable shredding of documents linking the Planned Parenthood facility to breaking abortion laws and falsifying reports.
The Washington Post

Obama and the Bishops
One Sources is reporting Obama quietly met with Archbishop Timothy Dolan … President of the USCCB … late last week … in the wake of recent turbulence between the White House administration and America’s bishops.
National Catholic Reporter

“Respect” Replacing Reality
Destruction of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is knocking at the front door of the House of Representatives … now that the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved what is being called the Respect for Marriage Act.
Associated Press

Anybody But Romney
Catholic convert Newt Gingrich seems to be garnering some solid support in a campaign atmosphere that is stagnating because of a lack of conviction … according to the latest poll numbers.
WSJ Washington Wire

Friday, November 11, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-11

Virginia Victory
Republicans in Virginia may have taken complete control over both chambers in the General Assembly … adding to their current hold over the executive branch in the state as well … if the close election results from earlier this week hold.
The Washington Post

Candidate Convicted
A democrat politician running for a position on the local school board has been convicted of assault after ramming her car into pro-life protesters during the last March For Life in Washington D.C.
Lifesite News

Bertone Buckles Down
The Vatican’s Secretariat of State is coming down hard on the Curia … after the release of the much misunderstood document on the global banking crisis a couple of weeks ago … which Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone says he did not know about until the last minute.
Chiesa News

Cardinal Corection
The Boston Catholic Insider is leading the charge in a petition for the Vatican to correct weak episcopal leadership from the Massachusetts Archdiocese.
Boston Catholic Insider

Godless Patriotism
The Obama administration is attacking God and religious rights of American citizens … by blocking patriotic Christian sentiments from being written on the War Memorial in Washington D.C.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-10

Court Tries Dead Priest
The Church can be prosecuted for the crimes of a priest … in this case a dead one … according to a new court ruling in the United Kingdom that will set a precedent for the future.
The Guardian

Obamacare in Court
A Supreme Court battle over Obamacare may be brewing … now that the appeals court in the District of Columbia issued a split decision earlier this week upholding the law … reports the Associated Press.
Associated Press
The American Spectator

Clean Conscience Vote
Voters in Leyard, New York appear to be making a statement … by electing to keep their Town Clerk … who has gotten national attention for refusing to sign marriage licenses for same-sex couples.

Muslims Kill Hundreds
Thousands are fleeing the Damaturu area in Nigeria after a relentless Muslim attack has killed as many as one hundred fifty Christians.
Lagos Daily Times

Oh Christmas Tree
The state Christmas tree is getting its name back … now that the governor of Wisconsin is restoring the true holiday spirit … but Atheists are outraged at his decision.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-09

Personhood Compromised
The personhood amendment proposed in the State of Mississippi has failed at the polls … with fifty-five percent of voters in the state defeating the measure that would define life as beginning at conception.
CBS News

Reviled Report
American Bishops are defending the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) … soon after the publication of a revealing report released by the American Life League (ALL).

Occupy Child Abuse
Occupy Wall Street protestors are now demonstrating they have no problem putting young children in danger … using them as blockades in potentially violent situations.
Cybernet News Service

Godless Politics
Democrats don’t bother much with God … according to new information from Gallup.
Cybernet News Service
Cybernet News Service

Sunday Sunday Sunday
An abortion clinic in Orlando, Florida is further degrading the life of children in the womb by offering a discount on abortions as though it were running a firesale special for new tires.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Catholic News Service 11-08

Political Imposition
We took our cameras to Oak Park Michigan … where Catholics have successfully defended holy ground … after the Archdiocese of Detroit almost allowed abortion and homosexual activist Congressman Gary Peters to speak at a local Parish.

Debbie’s Democracy
The Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is publicly calling Christian Ideas that define life as starting at conception as radical and extreme.
Cybernet News Service

Those Dangerous Christians
Even though Muslim violence against Christians looms large in the news across the world … one Islamic group is warning mosques in Detroit, Michigan to beef up security against what they call potential Christian violence against Muslims.

Nigerians Fight Gay Marriage
Pro-Family supporters in Nigeria are defying the United Kingdom and gay rights groups … as the most populous country in Africa rallies around a proposed law to make homosexual marriage illegal throughout the country.
Lifesite News

Blood Ban Broken!!!
Homosexual men in the United Kingdom are now allowed to donate blood … as a lifetime ban blocking homosexual blood donations … put in place in the 1980’s … has been lifted.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-07

Death by Corporation
Killing the Defense of Marriage Act is coming down to dollars and corporate influence … as major companies join forces to defeat it.
Seattle Times Newspaper

Dolan Defends DOMA
Archbishop Timothy Dolan has issued a decree in the Archdiocese of New York … as the Big Apple tries to take a bite out of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Archbishop Dolan's Decree

Consultant Resigns
A staff member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is resigning after the conference pulled his article from the Archdiocese of Boston’s newspaper.
Associated Press

Gingrich Gains Ground
Look out Rick Perry … Herman Cain ... one Catholic candidate in the GOP is gaining ground on the campaign trail … now that Newt Gingrich has hit double digits in the latest voters’ poll.
ABC News

Santorum Speaking Out
Republican Rick Santorum … a Roman Catholic … has visited all ninety-nine counties in Iowa … something no other GOP presidential candidate has even come close to doing … but what he is saying on the campaign trail … is just as important.
Daily Iowegian

Friday, November 4, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-04

DOMA Doppelganger
An upcoming vote in the Senate is threatening true marriage … as a new bill that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act rears its ugly head.
Washington Blade

Devil in the DNA
A USCCB staff member’s article that says homosexuality originates with Satan is being pulled from publication.
Associated Press

SSPX Explaination
The society of St. Pius X is squashing any rumors regarding their answer to the Vatican’s offer of reunion … made in September.
Rorate Coeli

It’s not porn … it’s erotica
So says a German publishing company … recently exposed in the media as completely owned by the country’s Catholic Bishops … and they’re serious.
Lifesite News

Ring Around The Rosary
The occupy movement in Canada … has now set its sights on Vancouver's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
Lifesite News

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-03

Planned Parenthood Pummeled
After a long budget battle has reached its conclusion …Planned Parenthood is now completely defunded in the state of Tennessee.
Lifesite News

Planned Parent Preoccupied
Planned Parenthood is joining the ranks of the Occupy movement in Florida … decrying corporate greed and what they call a violation of women’s rights in the same breath.

Nursing Nightmare
Twelve pro-life nurses in the state of New Jersey are being forced to take part in the death of the unborn … as hospital management seeks to trample their conscience clause rights.
Catholic News Agency

In Obama We Trust
Obama has found more to mock than just the latest bills passing through the House … now he is taking shots at God as well.

Catholic Socialism
The stage is being set for a unique debate … claiming that Catholic economic thinking leans toward socialism … while protestant economic practices more strongly support Capitalism.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-02

Irish Rebellion
Over five hundred priests in Ireland are dissenting from Catholic teaching … publicly voicing their demands for women priests and the removal of celibacy from the Catholic priesthood … saying Vatican II didn’t deliver.
Irish Central

Episcopal Pornography
German bishops are under investigation ... after the discovery of some dirty secrets involving the porn industry for over a decade.
Lifesite News

Bishops Threaten Lawsuit
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is threatening to sue Obama’s Health and Human Services Department … after the department has defunded their efforts to help human trafficking victims.
The Washington Post

Jesuit Drag
Standards of decency and morality have gone way off kilter at a Chicago Jesuit college … exhibited by Loyola University’s annual drag show.
The Cardinal Newman Society

Save The Humans
Environmentalists are picking a fight … sparking controversy over the previously taboo issue of linking endangered animals to population control … through condom distribution.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 11-01

Obama Blackballing Christians
Sources are telling an Arab news agency that officials in the White House are blackballing high-ranking Maronite Christians … at the request of the Muslim Brotherhood.
El Nashra

Martyr’s Remembered
A year after Muslims viciously attacked Our Lady of Deliverance Chaldean Catholic Church in Baghdad … leaving fifty-eight dead and the church in ruins … Catholics all over the world are coming together to remember and pray for the martyred.
Assyrian International News Agency

Mallawi Martyr
Despite claims from Egyptian media sources that 17 year old Ayman Nabil Labib was killed in an argument over class seating … it has been confirmed that he was actually martyred for his Catholic faith.
Assyrian International News Agency

Griping Gingrich
Recent Catholic convert … and presidential candidate … Newt Gingrich is going to bat for Christianity … speaking out in opposition to the Muslim lawsuit against Catholic University of America during a pig roast in South Carolina.
Fox News

Taunting Tebow
Not many people have to ask who Tim Tebow is … especially now that “Tebowing” is quickly becoming a global sensation.