Archive of June 21, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 21, 2008

KY abortionist charged with fraud and ‘gross negligence’ told screaming patient to ‘shut up’

Jun 21, 2008 - 09:07 pm .- A Kentucky abortionist has had his medical license suspended and is now under scrutiny for allegedly running a gruesome abortion clinic in Lexington where he committed Medicare fraud and put patients at risk in unsanitary, painful and possibly illegal abortions.

Bishop’s book to aid parishes understanding the role of music in divine worship

Jun 21, 2008 - 06:39 pm .- On July 8, “Sing to the Lord,” a statement of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the role of music in the liturgy, will be available for purchase in the form of a book.  According to the USCCB Publishing director, Paul Henderson, the new book “has long been anticipated by American Catholic musicians.”

Snapshot of a shipmate: LTJG Philip Johnson

Jun 21, 2008 - 01:00 pm .- Philip Johnson, an officer in the United States Navy and graduate of the United States Naval Academy was just promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG) and will soon be joining the USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7) as the Fire Control Officer.  At only 24-years old, Phil has a great career and future ahead of him. But there is something more - Phil wants to be a priest.

Major newspapers’ editorials critical of California same-sex marriage decision

Jun 21, 2008 - 07:40 am .- An analysis of major newspaper editorials published in response to the California Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a ban on same-sex marriages shows that the editorials opposed the ruling by a 7-4 margin.