Archive of June 28, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 28, 2008

U.S. appeals court upholds S. Dakota informed consent law

Jun 28, 2008 - 08:24 pm .- The U.S. Eight Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday against a temporary injunction filed to block the implementation of an informed consent law requiring abortion providers to inform women patients, in writing, that an abortion procedure “will terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique, living human being.”

Opening Pauline Year, Pope calls faithful to listen to and follow St. Paul in today's world

Jun 28, 2008 - 02:11 pm .- During the homily at the first Vespers of the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, in which the Pauline Year was inaugurated, Pope Benedict XVI stressed that Saint Paul is still a “teacher, apostle and herald” to the world today, a saint whose experience of Christ’s love freed him to love God in return. Visit:

Web site dedicated to the Pauline Year launched by CNA

Jun 28, 2008 - 05:29 am .- At six o’clock in the evening on Saturday June 28, Pope Benedict XVI will inaugurate the year-long celebration of St. Paul, marking the two thousandth anniversary of the Apostle’s birth. To help our readers participate in the celebration of the Pauline Year, CNA has launched a web site with all the relevant information you will need.

Eleven-year-old rape victim taken to UK for an abortion

Jun 28, 2008 - 01:12 am .- An 11-year-old Romanian rape victim has been flown to the United Kingdom for an abortion after she was refused one in her home country. The case has ignited a controversy that has put Orthodox Christian groups at odds with a Romanian Orthodox Church spokesman who said the case was exceptional and the decision to abort should be up to the girl’s family.