Archive of March 9, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 9, 2008

Report: U.S. Church’s abuse costs in 2007 nearly half a billion dollars

Mar 9, 2008 - 05:01 pm .- A new report on the ongoing response to the sexual abuse crisis in the United States Catholic Church shows that, while only five credible accusations of abuse were made against diocesan clergy in 2007, that year’s expenses for past and present abuse allegations approached half a billion dollars.

Pope Benedict: resurrection of Lazarus reveals Christ’s power over life and death

Mar 9, 2008 - 01:17 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI in his Angelus message said that the Gospel story of Lazarus shows Christ’s absolute power over life and death and reveals His nature as true man and true God. The Holy Father also repeated his appeals for peace in the Holy Land and the release of a kidnapped Iraqi archbishop.

Evangelical vote a ‘must’ for McCain say analysts

Mar 9, 2008 - 02:01 am .- Exit polls from the Republican primaries in Texas and Ohio illustrate that evangelicals voted overwhelmingly for Mike Huckabee, though McCain was already dubbed the “presumptive nominee”, reports Cybercast News Service.  Analysts predict that McCain will have to win the support of evangelicals to win the presidency in November.