Archive of August 25, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of August 25, 2008

Multi-millionaire Tim Gill tells DNC delegates his strategy to advance the homosexual cause

Aug 25, 2008 - 11:51 pm .- Tim Gill, a multi-millionaire from Colorado who has funded homosexual activism throughout the United States, spoke at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) Delegates Caucus at the Democratic National Convention on Monday.Gill endorsed undermining rising politicians critical of homosexual advocacy by targeting donations to benefit their opponents on the state level.

Biden selection pleases delegates, legalized abortion activists

Aug 25, 2008 - 09:21 pm .- Senator Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for Vice President, is a Catholic who openly defends his faith, but who supports Roe v. Wade and legalized abortion. At the Democratic National Convention, Democratic delegates of all stripes—pro-life, pro-legalized abortion, Catholic, and non-Catholic—appear to be happy with Obama’s choice of running mate.

Pope underscores importance of music for transmitting experiences of the soul

Aug 25, 2008 - 08:39 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI expressed gratitude for the concert performed in his honor at the Swiss Hall of the Apostolic Palace in Castel Gandolfo this weekend, and in his remarks at the conclusion of the concert he emphasized the importance of music in transmitting the profound experiences of the soul.

Media ignores huge Latino rally supporting marriage and the family

Aug 25, 2008 - 06:41 pm .- Around 5,000 Latinos gathered in Denver on Sunday afternoon to show their support for marriage and the family, making the gathering the largest to-date. While far smaller protests received local media coverage, the rally has been virtually blacked-out by the news media. 

Evangelicals voice support for Catholic position on new Constitution in Ecuador

Aug 25, 2008 - 05:09 pm .- Top Evangelical leaders in Ecuador met with the president of the Bishops’ Conference of Ecuador, Archbishop Antonio Arregui, in order to show their support for the Catholic Church’s position on the controversial new Constitution being promoted by the government.

Denver archbishop slams Pelosi on Church teachings and abortion

Aug 25, 2008 - 03:27 pm .- In a statement eloquently titled “On the Separation of Sense and State,” the Archbishop of Denver, Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., and his Auxiliary Bishop James D. Conley harshly criticized Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, for giving a confusing view of the Catholic Church’s teaching on abortion, during a Sunday interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Catholic leaders react to Biden pick; Bishops say he should refrain from Communion

Aug 25, 2008 - 02:24 pm .- The selection of Sen. Joseph Biden as Barack Obama’s running mate is drawing a chorus of disapproval from Catholic intellectual and pro-life leaders because of Biden’s longstanding support for abortion. Most recently, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver has said that Biden should refrain from Communion.

Stop the violence, or we’ll all be destroyed, warns Bolivian archbishop

Aug 25, 2008 - 01:38 pm .- Archbishop Tito Solari of Cochabamba, Bolivia, has called on Bolivians to reflect and to seek out paths of reconciliation and dialogue in order to stop violence, because otherwise, “it will destroy us all.”

Benedict XVI expresses support for collection ‘More for Less’ in Argentina

Aug 25, 2008 - 10:11 am .- Pope Benedict XVI encouraged Argentineans to “generously contribute” to the 39th annual National Collection “More for Less,” which will take place on Sunday, September 14, in all parishes throughout the country.