Archive of October 28, 2003 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 28, 2003

Europe and the U.S. must partner in current “age of uncertainty”

Oct 28, 2003 - 12:00 am .- Europe must enter into a partnership with the United States and make strides to share fully in the responsibility for international security if it is to enjoy and extend peaceful coexistence in the world, says Catholic author Vittorio Emanuele Parsi in his latest book.

Gay Episcopalian bishop commits to be consecrated Sunday

Oct 28, 2003 - 12:00 am .- Canon Gene Robinson, the Anglican communion of churches' first openly gay bishop, has pledged to defy world leaders of the church and proceed with his consecration this Sunday in the U.S.

Disability rights coalition supports Terri Schiavo's right to life

Oct 28, 2003 - 12:00 am .- A coalition of 14 disability rights groups issued a statement yesterday in support of Terri Schiavo's right to life.

“Being” Is Better Than “Having,” Vatican Official Reminds Advertisers

Oct 28, 2003 - 12:00 am .- Addressing the World Federation of Advertisers on the occasion of the federation's 50th anniversary, Archbishop John Foley, President of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Social Communications, reminded advertisers that the drive to sell products must not prevail over human dignity.

Chilean Cardinal Calls For Vigorous Investigation Into Pedophile Ring

Oct 28, 2003 - 12:00 am .- The Archbishop of Santiago, Chile, and president of the Chilean Bishops Conference, Cardinal Francisco Javier Errázuriz, has called for a vigorous investigation, with firm application of the law, into a pedophile ring that has sent shockwaves through the country.

Italian Court Grants Demand By Muslim To Remove Crucifix From School

Oct 28, 2003 - 12:00 am .- A controversial ruling by an Italian judge has resulted in the removal of a crucifix from a public school in Italy, and has many concerned that the ruling may be extended to all public schools in the country. 

The Pope Is Already “John Paul The Great” Says Mexican Cardinal

Oct 28, 2003 - 12:00 am .- The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, says because of everything Pope has done for the Church and because of his witness to the Christian life, the Holy Father already is “John Paul the Great.”