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

China considers abandoning its one-child policy

Mar 2, 2008 - 03:32 pm .- China is considering the elimination of its controversial one-child policy in response to an aging population and a gender imbalance created by sex-selective abortion, Reuters reports.

Pope Benedict prays for kidnapped Iraqi archbishop

Mar 2, 2008 - 12:46 pm .- Speaking after his Sunday Angelus, Pope Benedict XVI voiced prayers ofsupport for a kidnapped Iraqi archbishop and for peace in the Holy Land.

Pope Benedict at Angelus: "We confess our blindness"

Mar 2, 2008 - 12:29 pm .- Tens of thousands of pilgrims packed St. Peter's Square on Sundaymorning for Pope Benedict XVI’s Angelus message.  The Pope called onthe faithful to admit that their sins have blinded them and to followthe example of the man born blind who turned to Jesus for healing.

Archbishop praises Uganda peace agreement with guerillas

Mar 2, 2008 - 02:05 am .- The Catholic Archbishop of Ugulu has praised the peace agreement between the government and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) as a sure sign of lasting peace, Fides news agency reports.