Archive of November 22, 2007 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 22, 2007

Mexico: Cathedral to re-open when government guarantees security in writing

Nov 22, 2007 - 02:06 pm .- The president of the College of Catholic Lawyers, Armando Martinez, said this week the Archdiocesan Cathedral will re-open when Mexico City officials have committed in writing to guaranteeing security at the church, where sympathizers of the Democratic Revolution Party recently engaged in violent protests.

Monument to Don Bosco inaugurated in “the most southern city in the world”

Nov 22, 2007 - 11:27 am .- A monument dedicated to Don Bosco has been built at Ushuaia, the southern most city in the world, as part of the celebrations for the beatification of Salesian Indian Ceferino Namuncura.

New archbishop installed in Belarus

Nov 22, 2007 - 10:08 am .- About 4,500 people attended the recent installation of Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz as the archbishop of the archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev in Belarus.

College of Cardinals to meet to discuss ecumenism

Nov 22, 2007 - 09:45 am .- The Holy See Press Office announced today that before Saturday’s consistory to create new cardinals, the College of Cardinals will meet to address current state of ecumenical dialogue between Christians. 

Aboriginal artist's images to represent World Youth Day 2008

Nov 22, 2007 - 09:23 am .- The work of Richard Campbell, an Australian from the Gumbaingirr/Dhungutti people, has been selected to be displayed at World Youth Day events and on event paraphernalia.

Hunger no more! Pope Benedict XVI exclaims

Nov 22, 2007 - 08:47 am .- “The time has come to ensure, for the sake of peace, that no man, woman and child will ever be hungry again!” the Pope told members of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), gathered in Rome for their 34th general conference today. Benedict XVI decried the paradox of "the relentless spread of poverty in a world that is also experiencing unprecedented prosperity, not only in the economic sphere but also in the rapidly developing fields of science and technology."

Archbishop DiNardo's twin sister reflects on brother's elevation

Nov 22, 2007 - 08:40 am .- Family members of Archbishop of Houston-Galveston Daniel DiNardo on Monday traveled to Rome for his elevation to the cardinalate. Peg Riesmeyer, Cardinal-designate DiNardo's twin sister, was born just nine minutes before her brother.  Before leaving for Rome she reflected on the family's reaction to the news.

Misinformation continues to spread about Terri Schiavo’s death

Nov 22, 2007 - 08:14 am .- This past Monday on the show "This Week", George Stephanopoulos, in an interview with Senator Fred Thompson, commented that Terri Schiavo's autopsy proved she was "brain dead." The New York Times also reported on this interview, repeating that the autopsy proved Terri was "brain dead."

Bishop urges area Catholics to reject city's domestic-partner registry

Nov 22, 2007 - 07:46 am .- The leader of the Toledo Catholic Diocese yesterday urged parishioners to oppose the city’s creation of a domestic-partner registry, but the only thing that can slow the legislation now is a mayoral veto.