Archive of August 9, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 9, 2008

Conference teaches dioceses to become better financial stewards

Aug 9, 2008 - 06:00 pm .- Participants from 21 dioceses in the United States and four countries gathered in Colorado Springs for a conference to discuss how strong financial management practices enable parishes to “devote more time to the missions that originally inspired their vocations.”

V-chip ratings mislabel increasingly anti-marriage television shows, report says

Aug 9, 2008 - 12:41 pm .- A study of broadcast network television prime time shows reports that depictions of or references to marital sex are either non-existent or negative, while depictions of or references to non-marital sex and deviant sex acts are shown or alluded to with “alarming frequency.” The study also finds that the V-chip ratings are significantly inaccurate and inconsistently applied.

HLI president condemns death threats targeting Ecuadoran pro-lifers

Aug 9, 2008 - 02:11 am .- Human Life International's president, Father Thomas J. Euteneur, on Friday condemned death threats made against Archbishop of Guayaquil Antonio Arregui Yarza and the president of HLI's Ecuador affiliate. Another anonymous threat was made by leaving a severed dog’s head bearing what appears to be a Eucharistic Host in its mouth in a chapel.