Archive of May 17, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 17, 2008

Cardinal Zen says time not right yet for papal visit to China

May 17, 2008 - 04:05 pm .- The Archbishop of Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen, said from Turin this week that “the time has not yet come for the Pope to visit China,” as “his trip would be used by the government, would be misunderstood and would do nothing for the faithful of the Roman Church.”

CARA concerned over some interpretations of the “U.S. Religious Landscape Survey”

May 17, 2008 - 08:43 am .- The Catholic results of the Pew survey entitled "U.S. Religious Landscape Survey" have been closely examined by CARA, a Georgetown University research center who points out that commentators may have initially jumped to conclusions after reading the results in the Pew study.

Pope presented with Italian versions of works by Jesuit expert on human intelligence

May 17, 2008 - 01:57 am .- As Pope Benedict XVI was presented with the Italian versions of the works by Jesuit Father Bernard J.F. Lonergan, a Canadian expert on human intelligence, the L’Osservatore Romano published an interview emphasizing the important contribution of the Jesuit priest to research in this field.