Archive of September 29, 2006 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 29, 2006

Masses in reparation for abortion celebrated in Madrid

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- In the Spanish capital of Madrid a special Mass in reparation for the victims of abortion and for mothers and doctors who have committed such acts will be celebrated September 29 at the parish of Our Lady of Wonders.

Condemnation of abortion is question of fundamental ethics, says Cardinal Policarpo

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- In response to an upcoming referendum on abortion, the Patriarch of Lisbon, Cardinal Jose de la Cruz Policarpo, said recently “abortion is not simply a Church matter, but one of fundamental ethics.”

Archbishop of Milan visits Moscow at invitation of Patriarch Alexis II

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal Dioniggi Tettamanzi, arrived Thursday in Moscow at the invitation of Patriarch Alexis II for a visit to the Russian Orthodox Church.

Bishop condemns killing of Salvadoran priest and demands investigation

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Bishop Jose Adolfo Mojica Morales of Sonsonate, El Salvador, has condemned the murder of Father Ricardo Antonio Romero and is demanding that authorities “investigate and bring to swift and due justice” those responsible for the crime.”

Milingo says he rejects excommunication notice

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo, who was excommunicated Tuesday, said he does not accept his excommunication and will continue his campaign to persuade the Vatican to allow married priests. The 76-year-old archbishop married a Korean acupuncturist in 2001.

Cardinal Pell concerned over secularism in education

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Catholic education must clarify its goals and “try to learn from [its] mistakes” in order to better instill the teachings and values of Catholicism to young people in the face of secularism, said Cardinal George Pell, yesterday.

Bertone emphasizes religious freedom, right to life in first meeting with diplomats

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, newly installed Secretary of State for the Holy See, met today with the many diplomats to the Holy See at the Vatican.  Bertone said the most important area of concern for diplomats must be the dignity, freedom, and respect for the human rights of all human beings – especially their freedom of religion and right life.

Respect Life Sunday: time to give thanks, commit to more pro-life efforts

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- There have been several advancements in creating a culture of life in the United States that a well worth celebrating Respect Life Sunday, Oct. 1. But there are still other areas, where respect for life must be promoted, said Cardinal William Keeler in a statement leading up to Respect Life Sunday.

Catholic editor calls John Paul II ‘unbelievable misogynist’

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Following the Pontiff’s death in 2005, the new editor of the diocesan newspaper for the Diocese of Anchorage, Alaska, called the late Pope John Paul II an “unbelievable misogynist.”

Anti-Defamation League says conspiracy theory of Jewish-controlled Pope growing in Muslim world

Sep 29, 2006 - 12:00 am .- A report from the Jewish Anti-Defamation League (ADL) claims that cartoons and editorials published in the Arab/Muslim world are claiming Pope Benedict XVI's comments at the University of Regensburg were part of a Jewish anti-Islamic conspiracy.