Archive of June 11, 2004 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 11, 2004

“The devil is content if people don’t believe in him” says top Exorcist in revealing interview

Jun 11, 2004 - 12:00 am .- The world’s most famous exorcist, Fr. Gabriel Amorth, gave spoke clearly and unequivocally of the existence and activity of the devil in an interview with Sandro Magister, the well-known Vaticanist from the weekly Italian magazine “L’Espresso. In this interview, made by Magister after Italian Police arrested, in Northern Italy, the young members of a Satanist cult called “The Beasts of Satan” for the ritual murder of at least seven people, Fr. Amorth expreses his strong views on the devil and the Church.

False views of freedom, personhood create obstacles for homosexual persons, says Bishop Olmsted

Jun 11, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Confused notions of morality, freedom and marriage and a reductionist view of the person create major obstacles to holiness for homosexual persons, said Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted in a recent column in the diocesan newspaper.

Keep policy against embryonic stem-cell research even after Reagan’s death, urges Catholic League

Jun 11, 2004 - 12:00 am .- United States senators, who support embryonic stem-cell research, have become more insistent about legalizing the controversial research after the recent death of President Ronald Reagan. However, Catholic League president William Donohue cautions against any change in the current policy on embryonic stem-cell research.

EWTN Adds More Than 12 Million Homes on DIRECTV

Jun 11, 2004 - 12:00 am .- EWTN Global Catholic Network announced yesterday its has moved to the DIRECTV primary satellite location making the Network available to more than 12.6 million subscribers.

Archbishop of Valencia exhorts Spaniards to vote for a Christian Europe

Jun 11, 2004 - 12:00 am .- In his latest pastoral letter, Archbishop Agustin Garcia-Gasco of Valencia, Spain, is calling on Spaniards to vote in the coming European parliamentarian elections for a European Union based on the truth and not deception, in which the Christian roots of the continent are recognized.

Archbishop of Monterrey builds homes for Central American migrants

Jun 11, 2004 - 12:00 am .- The Archdiocese of Monterrey, Mexico, has begun construction on a housing facility for Central American immigrants who pass through the city on their way to the United States.

Archbishop calls on Bolivians to actively participate in referendum

Jun 11, 2004 - 12:00 am .- With a referendum on the commercialization of natural gas just a few days away, Archbishop Tito Solari of Cochabamba, Bolivia, issued a call to participate in the voting, saying “we cannot miss this opportunity to directly express our wishes.”