Archive of September 1, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 1, 2008

Hollywood author writes of his Damascus-like conversion

Sep 1, 2008 - 08:51 pm .- The author of the dark thrillers Basic Instinct, Jagged Edge and Showgirls is about to release a book unlike any script he has ever written.  It is the story of his spiritual conversion from a party-lifestyle to one devoted to Christ and his family.

Sophia Institute Press to become publishing division of Thomas More College

Sep 1, 2008 - 06:25 pm .- Sophia Institute Press and the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts have announced a collaborative partnership making Sofia the publishing division of the college.

Doug Kmiec explains Obama endorsement at DNC forum

Sep 1, 2008 - 03:10 pm .- Doug Kmiec, the Pepperdine University law professor, former Reagan administration official, and pro-life Catholic who has backed Sen. Barack Obama, explained his support for the pro-abortion rights presidential candidate in a meeting of the Faith in Action panel last Thursday at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Pope asks prayers for those affected by war and for the family

Sep 1, 2008 - 12:58 pm .- The press office of the Holy See released the prayer intentions of Pope Benedict for the month of September this morning. The Pope’s intentions include those displaced by war or by oppressive regimes and that families will be open to the call to evangelize.

Christian PAC boosts Obama in effort to ‘broaden issues’

Sep 1, 2008 - 05:33 am .- An advertisement from an independent political action committee (PAC) called the Matthew 25 Network is running advertisements which use religious appeals to encourage citizens to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama.