Archive of March 1, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 1, 2008

Obama promises to dedicate presidency to homosexual activism

Mar 1, 2008 - 06:10 pm .- Presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama has promised to use the presidency as a “bully pulpit” for homosexual activism, according to an open letter released on his campaign website.

Underground Buddhists side with Catholics in Vietnamese property dispute

Mar 1, 2008 - 09:30 am .- A leader of the underground Buddhist Church in Vietnam has sided with Catholics in a property dispute with the Vietnamese government, in which the state-sponsored Buddhist organization claimed original ownership of a former papal nunciature now used by the government.

Anti-Catholic pastor who endorsed McCain likened to Farrakhan

Mar 1, 2008 - 03:43 am .- The endorsement of Senator John McCain by a Catholic-bashing Texas minister won swift rebuke from the president of the Catholic League and a Jewish leader concerned about his “vicious and inflammatory” anti-Catholicism. 

Charity workers are called to be witnesses of the value of life, says Holy Father

Mar 1, 2008 - 01:46 am .- The Holy Father received participants of the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum"on Friday, who are meeting to reflect on the theme: "Human and spiritual qualities of people who work in Catholic charity institutions".  The Pope called on them to never let their work simply become ‘philanthropy’ but for them to always be “witnesses of evangelical love.”