Archive of July 27, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of July 27, 2008

Catholic adoption agency’s new policy will allow homosexuals to adopt

Jul 27, 2008 - 05:57 pm .- The largest Catholic adoption agency in England and Wales has decided to implement an adoption policy that does not rule out same-sex couples in the face of new laws that forbid such screening. The change in its adoption policy was made with the full support of the bishops who oversee the agency.

Priest close to Tony Blair celebrates 60 years of priesthood

Jul 27, 2008 - 01:31 pm .- A priest who is a close family friend and former tennis partner of former prime minister Tony Blair has been celebrating 60 years of life as a Catholic priest.

Young people called to be apostles to their friends, Pope Benedict says

Jul 27, 2008 - 10:38 am .- Before the recitation of the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI spoke about his July 12-21 trip to Australia for the 23rd World Youth Day. Recounting his experiences at the Sydney event, he encouraged young people to follow the example of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati by being apostles to their friends.

Feminists ignore baby girls killed by sex-selective abortions, pro-life leader says

Jul 27, 2008 - 12:37 am .- Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute (PRI), has charged that American feminists are refusing to address the problem of sex-selective abortions, a phenomenon in which unborn children of an unwanted sex are aborted. Mosher claims that over 100 million girls are missing, primarily due to parents who use ultrasound examinations to choose whether or not to abort the unborn child.