Archive of April 12, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 12, 2008

Archbishop calls for international mediation to end Zimbabawe election crisis

Apr 12, 2008 - 02:46 pm .- The Catholic Church in Southern Africa has called for international mediation to end a political stalemate in Zimbabwe, accusing President Robert Mugabe’s government of lack of respect for the democratic process. Mugabe’s regime has delayed the release of the results of the March 29 presidential vote causing the opposition to suspect tampering.

CNA director to provide analysis of Pope’s visit for NY Times

Apr 12, 2008 - 12:01 pm .- The Director of Catholic News Agency, Mr. Alejandro Bermudez, will be contributing to a New York Times blog covering of the papal visit of Pope Benedict XVI.

Fr. Pavone produces video to show horror of abortion

Apr 12, 2008 - 06:51 am .- In an effort to make the brutality of abortion more widely known, Father Frank Pavone, President of Priests for Life, has released a video in which he describes what he says was a common procedure used in abortion, “dilatation and evacuation.”

Vatican cardinal weighs in on pro-abortion politicians and Communion

Apr 12, 2008 - 02:40 am .- A newly released video of a 2007 appearance of Francis Cardinal Arinze shows the cardinal addressing the issue of Catholic politicians who support permissive abortion laws but also present themselves for Holy Communion.