Archive of October 21, 2003 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 21, 2003

Young People Bring Beatification Of Teresa Of Calcutta To The "Poorest Of The Poor"

Oct 21, 2003 - 12:00 am .- A group of young people from the Don Bosco Oratories in Calcutta are bringing the images of Mother Teresa's Beatification to the poor, those suffering from leprosy and other terminally ill patients who are cared for in the Missionary of Charity houses of Calcutta.

Parents Of Dying Florida Woman Pray To Mother Teresa For Miracle

Oct 21, 2003 - 12:00 am .- The parents of Terri Schiavo, the Florida woman being starved to death under court order at the request of her husband, together with a local parish priest are praying to Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta for a miracle for their daughter.

Suspect In Murder Of Columbian Priest Captured By Police

Oct 21, 2003 - 12:00 am .- As part of what is being called "Operation Coffee," Columbian police officers detained a militia group that cooperates with the revolutionary forces, FARC and EPL, in the western region of Caldas, after learning the suspected assassin of Father Gabriel Arias Posada, vicar general of the Diocese of Armenia, was among the militants. 

Catholic And Evangelical Leaders Propose Marriage Week In Canada

Oct 21, 2003 - 12:00 am .- The Ontario Conference of Catholic Bishops has joined other Evangelical and Catholic groups in proclaiming Feb. 8-15 national marriage week. The event will be organized under the theme "Marriage on the Rock."

Irish Government Pulls Funding From Sex-Abuse Counselling Service

Oct 21, 2003 - 12:00 am .- The Irish government refused to give an abuse-survivors group further funding this week after deciding that its projected costs were "exorbitant," reported The Irish Catholic.

Pope to 31 New Cardinals: I Count on your Collaboration

Oct 21, 2003 - 12:00 am .- Pope John Paul II told the Church's new cardinals that he counts on them for their faithful collaboration and their prayers. Thirty-one bishops became cardinals this morning during the Ninth Consistory in St. Peter's Square. The Consistory, is the ceremony where the Pope proclaims the names new cardinals, confers to them their red caps and bestows a blessing upon them.