Archive of July 26, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 26, 2008

Bishop explains Catholic position in response to death of Chilean woman who refused blood transfusion

Jul 26, 2008 - 02:30 pm .- In response to the commotion caused by the death of Chilean woman who was a Jehovah’s Witness and refused a blood transfusion, Bishop Alejandro Goic of Rancagua explained that “respecting the conscience of each person” does not override the duty “to safeguard respect for life.”

Pro-life student group sues Michigan university

Jul 26, 2008 - 09:14 am .- A pro-life student group at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan is suing the school alleging its free speech rights were violated last spring when the university denied funding for a week of pro-life events.

Minnesota professor claims to have desecrated Eucharist

Jul 26, 2008 - 02:40 am .- Saying “Catholicism has been actively poisoning the minds of its practitioners” and characterizing religious instruction as “a devastating crime against the whole of the human race,” University of Minnesota at Morris biology professor Dr. Paul Zachary Myers claims to have carried out his threat to desecrate the Eucharist.