Archive of May 26, 2006 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 26, 2006

We must not yield to the temptation of relativism or of a subjectivist, says Pope during Mass celebrated in Warsaw

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- This morning, the Pope continued his visit in Poland by  presiding over the Eucharistic celebration in Warsaw's Pilsudski Square, also known as Victory Square, he reaffirmed his strong criticism against the dictatorship of relativism.

California Gov. pledges to veto 'gay history' bill

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Campaign for Children and Families that lobbied against SB 1437 is pleased with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s pledge to veto the "gay history" bill if it reaches his desk, reported

Bishop sees growing support for marriage protection amendment

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- There is “a growing sense among many people, including a wide range of religious leaders, that a Marriage Protection Amendment is the only federal-level action that will ultimately protect and preserve the institution of marriage,” observed Bishop Joseph Kurtz, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Marriage and Family.

Wisconsin bishops, governor at odds over stem-cell research

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Madison and Milwaukee's Catholic bishops are challenging Gov. Jim Doyle's support for embryonic stem-cell research, reported The Capital Times of Madison.

Indian gov’t expresses displeasure over papal comments re religious intolerance

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- India's government has expressed displeasure over Pope Benedict XVI's remarks alluding to religious intolerance and laws restricting religious freedom in the country, the Apostolic Nunciature confirmed.

Cardinal Cañizares: evangelization of youth is urgent challenge for today’s Church

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The Archbishop of Toledo, Cardinal Antonio Cañizares, said in his weekly letter that the evangelization of young people is an urgent challenge for the Church of today, as they often ask important questions about life and at the same time are often away from God and the Church.

Mexican prelate hopeful officials will uncover motive behind assassination of Cardinal Posadas

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The Archbishop of Guadalajara, Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iñíguez, expressed his hope this week that interrogations of three leaders of the Mexican mafia who are currently in prison the United States would reveal the motive behind the death of Cardinal Juan Jesus Posadas, who was killed thirteen years ago.

Church in Chile proposes solution to student conflict

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The Bishops’ Conference of Chile has offered to mediate a solution to the student protests that have spread to several cities in the country.

Provincial council in Spain orders crucifixes removed from school

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The provincial council of Andalusia in Spain has ordered the removal of all crucifixes from the classrooms of St. John’s School in Jaen, in response to a complaint by a man who said he did not want his children to be exposed to Christian symbols at school.

'Mirror yourselves in Mary's heart. Remain in her school!' Pope says to seminarians and religious in Czestochowa

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- After leaving Warsaw this afternoon, The Pope arrived in helicopter at the Marian Sanctuary of Jasna Góra in Czestochowa, where he met with the monks of the sanctuary, the Council of Masculine and feminine Religious orders and representatives of Seminarians and Eclesial movements in Poland.

Benedict XVI makes vivid recollection of Pope John Paul II addressing the youth in Krakow

May 26, 2006 - 12:00 am .- After the meeting he presided at the Sanctuary of Jasna Góra in Czestochowa, Pope Benedict left for Krakow, where he was welcomed by the Auxiliary Bishop and the mayor of the city. Later on, he appeared at the window to salute and bless the youth gathered before the Archbishops residence