Archive of August 2, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 2, 2008

U.S. Bishops praise passage of national housing trust fund

Aug 2, 2008 - 06:12 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) praised a bi-partisan congressional effort to create a Housing Trust Fund they say will assist the lowest income households in the U.S. by aiding the construction and preservation of affordable rental housing.

Colorado Catholic Conference launches 'Get Out the Vote' campaign

Aug 2, 2008 - 02:28 pm .- The Colorado Catholic Conference (CCC) has launched its Get Out the Vote campaign in which it uses a web site and DVDs to examine and promote “faithful citizenship,” the correct formation of conscience, and voting participation among Catholics.

New Zealand abortion committee rejects judge’s finding that many abortions are illegal

Aug 2, 2008 - 12:48 am .- New Zealand’s Abortion Supervisory Committee is appealing a High Court judge’s decision that said there is reason to doubt the legality of many abortions in the country.