Archive of May 24, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 24, 2008

Calif. Supreme Court asked to delay same-sex marriage decision

May 24, 2008 - 10:16 pm .- Opponents of same sex marriage have asked the California Supreme Court to delay its decision to allow homosexual marriages until after the November election, when California voters will likely decide a proposed constitutional amendment to reinstate and preserve the previous definition of marriage.

World Day of Prayer for China to be held on May 24

May 24, 2008 - 06:57 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has specially composed a Marian prayer for the World Day of Prayer for China, a day which the head of an international Catholic charity has said should not be allowed to “pass by unnoticed.” 

Custodian of Holy Land praises Middle East diplomatic progress

May 24, 2008 - 02:05 am .- Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Custodian of the Holy Land, on Thursday praised the official announcement of Israel-Syria negotiations and the recent agreement electing a new Lebanese government.