Archive of October 5, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 5, 2008

Medical report confirms India nun’s rape by anti-Christian mob

Oct 5, 2008 - 02:52 pm .- A recently publicized medical report supports the claim of a Catholic nun who said she was raped and then paraded naked in an anti-Christian attack by a Hindu mob in August in eastern India.

Bishops' synod will pave the way for Biblical studies, says Benedict XVI

Oct 5, 2008 - 09:50 am .- After celebrating the opening Mass for the 12th general assembly of the Synod of Bishops at the Basilica of St. Paul's Outside the Walls, Pope Benedict XVI made the synod the focus of his words before the recitation of the Angelus. The Holy Father invited his audience to support the work of the synod on the Bible with their prayers...

Catholic Charities in San Francisco severs links to homosexual adoptions

Oct 5, 2008 - 01:18 am .- The cultural battle over the identity of the family is taking another turn in California as the Archdiocese of San Francisco's Catholic Charities plans to cut its relationship with an adoption agency that works to place children with homosexuals.