Archive of February 6, 2010

German bishops’ assembly to discuss aging population

Feb 6, 2010 - 09:46 pm .- Population aging and the Church’s response to it will be the focus of a one-day workshop at the upcoming plenary assembly of the German bishops.

Georgia parish hopes to move historic church 900 miles south

Feb 6, 2010 - 05:51 pm .- A thriving parish in Georgia is relocating an entire historic church over 900 miles south from Buffalo, New York, rather than construct a new building for their community.

Pope addresses Italian power company on rethinking the economy

Feb 6, 2010 - 02:52 pm .- On Saturday at the Apostolic Palace, Pope Benedict met in audience with a group from a local Italian municipal agency. Speaking with them, but also to the international community, Holy Father stressed the importance of "social responsibility" in the business environment “to promote the good of all.”

Benedict XVI calls on Guatemala to protect the vulnerable

Feb 6, 2010 - 01:44 pm .- The Holy Father accepted the credentials of the new ambassador to the Holy See from Guatemala, Mr. Alfonso Roberto Matta Fahsen, on Saturday morning. In his message to the diplomat, the Pope addressed the importance of protecting the vulnerable in the country and reinforcing their strong values.

Catholic relief leaders advocate Haitian ‘safe havens’ to protect unaccompanied children

Feb 6, 2010 - 10:26 am .- As controversy continues to surround the 10 relief volunteers who tried to take Haitian children out of the devastated country without paperwork, the heads of five major Catholic agencies serving earthquake victims have outlined steps to ensure the protection of unaccompanied Haitian children.

Catholic history of New Orleans Saints runs deep

Feb 6, 2010 - 08:04 am .- As the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts prepare to lock horns in the Super Bowl, CNA spoke with the Archdiocese of New Orleans about the Saints and discovered that the team has a significant Catholic history as well as a strong presence in the local Catholic community.

New poll shows Brazilians overwhelmingly oppose abortion

Feb 6, 2010 - 03:18 am .- According to a recent poll carried out by the Sensus firm at the request of the National Confederation of Transportation in Brazil, the overwhelming majority of Brazilians oppose the legalization of abortion and the death penalty.

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