Nov 10, 2008 - 11:11 pm .- The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) is claiming that several outspoken professors and political activities on Catholic university campuses helped Sen. Barack Obama win the Catholic vote.
Nov 10, 2008 - 09:44 pm .- Supporters of California’s Proposition 8 are reporting harassment and even violent assaults from opponents protesting the passage of the ballot proposal which rescinded a California Supreme Court decision that imposed same-sex marriage on the state. Homosexual activists have held large protests at Mormon temples and Catholic churches, deriding their opponents as hateful.
Nov 10, 2008 - 08:05 pm .- Early on Monday afternoon, Cardinal Francis George held a press conference where he spoke about how the U.S. bishops will engage President-elect Barack Obama’s administration and provided his analysis of the bishops’ efforts to inform Catholic voters during the election.
Nov 10, 2008 - 07:16 pm .- In an interview with the Colombian daily “El Tiempo,” Archbishop Alberto Giraldo Jaramillo of Medellin said that it is still possible to dialogue with rebels in the country, because each one of them is a unique person that has their "own story and heart.”
Nov 10, 2008 - 04:55 pm .- Archbishop of Chicago Francis George, speaking as the President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, on Monday lamented the fact that Catholics cannot be considered “full partners” in public life unless they put aside “fundamental Catholic teachings” on abortion and other beliefs about a “just moral and political order.”
Nov 10, 2008 - 04:21 pm .- John Paul II’s former secretary, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow, said last week that the late Pontiff become more devoted to Our Lady of Fatima after the attempt on his life of May 13, 1981, as he was convinced her intercession saved him.
Nov 10, 2008 - 12:49 pm .- The Archbishop of Madrid, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, said last week that a understanding of marriage “in which sexual differences do not play a role goes against not only Christian civilization but against practically all civilizations.”
Nov 10, 2008 - 11:49 am .- On Saturday, Pope Benedict met with participants in a congress titled, “The Heritage of Pius XII's Magisterium and Vatican Council II.” During the event, the Pontiff called to mind Pius XII’s teachings, his relationship with Christ, and his influence on the Church.
Nov 10, 2008 - 11:48 am .- At the Vatican on Saturday, Pope Benedict XVI received a new ambassador from Taiwan and welcomed the recent "positive developments" in relations between mainland China and Taiwan.