Archive of September 6, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 6, 2008

Brazilian teens abuse morning after pill, study reveals

Sep 6, 2008 - 07:02 pm .- A new study has revealed that 22 percent of Brazilian teens aged 13 to 16 have already had sexual relations and frequently use the morning after pill to avoid pregnancy.

Catholic Mobile offering Pope’s thoughts from Lourdes via text message

Sep 6, 2008 - 12:30 pm .- To accommodate those who will not be participating in the Holy Father’s trip to Lourdes, France next week, Catholic Mobile will be offering the opportunity for Catholics to read the Pope’s messages on their cell phones.

Mayor of San Francisco Gavin Newsom to campaign against Prop. 8

Sep 6, 2008 - 08:04 am .- Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco and a self-described Catholic, will join a political campaign against Proposition 8, a California initiative that both would overturn the May 15 California Supreme Court decision mandating same-sex marriage and would reinstate marriage between only a man and a woman.

Lawsuit filed after pro-life protesters were arrested and subjected to ‘sexually intrusive’ body search

Sep 6, 2008 - 12:49 am .- A lawsuit was filed on Wednesday on behalf of three pro-life female protesters in their late teens and early twenties who were partially strip-searched in an August 1 incident after being arrested during a peaceful roadside demonstration in Maryland.