Archive of September 7, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 7, 2008

Canadian broadcasting commission accused of bias against new Christian stations

Sep 7, 2008 - 04:26 pm .- The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is drawing criticism and allegations of bias for denying two separate applications from an individual and a corporation seeking to start two Christian radio stations in the Ottawa area, just weeks after the commission approved a pornographic television station.

Pope Benedict prays for ‘every earthly mother’ in Sardinia visit

Sep 7, 2008 - 10:53 am .- Before the recitation of the Angelus, Pope Benedict spoke about the Basilica of Our Lady of Bonaria, dedicated to the Queen of All Sailors. Addressing an audience of almost 100,000 people, the Holy Father noted that tomorrow the Church celebrates the feast of the birth of Mary. He further reminded them that each grace the Lord granted to Mary, “he granted thinking of each of us, her children.”

Program works to make saints behind bars

Sep 7, 2008 - 03:58 am .- Most of society has forgotten about the criminals locked away for the rest of their lives.  However, Jim Rundell knows God hasn't forgotten about them. Rundell, who works with the diocesan St. Dismas Ministry to the Incarcerated, wants them to become saints.

New project launched to reduce abortion rate for pre-natal Down syndrome diagnoses

Sep 7, 2008 - 01:17 am .- Concerned Women of America (CWA) of New York has launched a new international project that aims to reduce the abortion rate for babies diagnosed with Down syndrome, which reportedly stands at 90 percent. The project was developed in consultation with major Down syndrome groups in the United States.