Archive of February 2, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of February 2, 2008

Pro-life victory in the ninth circuit

Feb 2, 2008 - 09:02 pm .- The License Plate Commission of the state of Arizona violated free-speech rights when it refused to issue specialty license plates with the motto, “Choose Life,” the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled on Monday.

Dallas lawyer addresses the Catholic position on immigration

Feb 2, 2008 - 01:22 pm .- With an estimated 12 million illegal aliens in the United States, immigration is an unavoidable issue in the upcoming 2008 presidential election.  Paul Hunker, a Dallas immigration lawyer with 15 years of experience in the area has written a summary of the Catholic Church’s teachings on immigration policy.

Hanoi Archbishop praises the solidarity of Catholics in Vietnam and around the world

Feb 2, 2008 - 12:17 pm .- In an open letter dated February 1, Archbishop Joseph Ngo Quang Kiet of Hanoi officially confirmed the concession from government to return the nunciature and praised the solidarity of Catholics in Vietnam and around the world.

Italian priest calls on athletes to stop blaspheming

Feb 2, 2008 - 05:21 am .- Father Nicoló Anselmi, director of Youth Ministry for the Bishops’ Conference of Italy, has called on professional soccer players looked up to by thousands of young people to stop blaspheming during games.

Rick Santorum endorses Mitt Romney for president

Feb 2, 2008 - 01:14 am .- Mitt Romney scored a victory in the political endorsement battle today, as Rick Santorum, a former Republican senator from Pennsylvania known as a strong conservative, gave him his backing.