Archive of August 16, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 16, 2008

Sen. Obama continues to hide opposition to Born Alive Infants Protection Act

Aug 16, 2008 - 06:05 pm .- In response to the new evidence which reveals that Senator Barack Obama has misrepresented his position regarding his opposition to the Born Alive Infant Protection Act, the Obama Campaign has continued to deny that the Illinois state bill included a neutrality clause.

Cardinal Lopez Rodriguez defends right of Church to speak out in Ecuador

Aug 16, 2008 - 03:00 pm .- The Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Rodriguez, defended the right of the Church to speak out on issues that affect society, in a reference to the imminent referendum on the new Constitution for Ecuador.

Venezuelan bishop exhorts Catholics to bring the Gospel to every person

Aug 16, 2008 - 09:27 am .- The Bishop of San Cristobal in Venezuela, Bishop Mario Moronta Rodriguez, exhorted  the faithful of the country to bring the Gospel to all peoples without exception, especially to those “who have strayed and those who do not know the Word of God,” as Jesus came not just for a few but for all of humanity.

Pro-abortion groups target South Dakota pro-life initiative

Aug 16, 2008 - 12:00 am .- A South Dakota initiative on the November ballot that would ban abortion except in cases of rape, incest, or a threat to the mother’s life has mobilized national abortion rights groups in opposition. The groups see the state ballot’s Initiated Measure 11 as a “first step” in a legal challenge to Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.