Archive of January 6, 2006 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of January 6, 2006

New Book studies dramatic consequences of divorce among children and damage in children’s religious identity.

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Between two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce, a new publishing tackling the eminent question of divorce and its consequences reveals For the first time ever a national study, in shocking details, the dramatic moral, spiritual, and religious impact of divorce on children

Cleveland bishop asks pope for permission to retire

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Cleveland  Bishop Anthony M. Pilla, 73, has asked Pope Benedict XVI for permission to retire as head of the Cleveland Diocese.

Catholic Priest Advises: “Democrats…must abandon their Catholic bashing strategy.”

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Catholic Priest and president of Human Life International,Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, advised Democrats to refrain from “Catholic bashing” of Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito.

United States Bishops launch New Media Campaign Focusing on Solutions to Poverty

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) this month launched a new national awareness campaign that calls attention to the 37 million Americans now living in poverty, in “Poverty in America Awareness Month`.”

Archbishop, church offices return to New Orleans

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Four months after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the U.S. Gulf Coast, forcing residents and businesses out of the city of New Orleans, the local Archdiocese is reporting that most of its major offices and personnel are up and running within the city.

Church must shine the light of Christ to the World says Pope Benedict XVI

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Presiding  today over the Eucharistic celebration for the celebration of the Solemnity of the Epiphany, Pope Benedict  remarked that the Church has for mission to shine the light of Christ to the World.

Bishop calls for respect for dignity of immigrants

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Bishop Antonio Ceballos of Cadiz and Ceuta, Spain, has issued a pastoral letter marking the World Day of Immigrants and Refugees scheduled for January 15 in which he calls for greater respect for the dignity of immigrants in order to help keep them from “becoming isolated, which is the worst thing that can happen to them.”

Hockey star’s mom says unborn son saved her from suicide

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Nineteen years ago Annet Pogge was about to throw herself over a bridge to commit suicide but was detained at the last second by the sudden, gentle stirrings in her womb.  Annet is Toronto Maple Leafs’ hockey star Justin Pogge’s mother.

Poll reveals German Catholics want more active presentation of the faith

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The great majority of German Catholics believe it is important that children and young people be given a more active and intense presentation of the faith, according to a poll carried out among some three thousand German Catholics.

New report provides periscope into Planned Parenthood business practices

Jan 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- A new report released by the American Life League’s STOPP organization, strongly criticizes Planned Parenthood’s nationwide business practices and accuses the group of “making millions of dollars by selling sex and killing children.”