Archive of October 18, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 18, 2008

Vietnamese Catholics respond to Hanoi official’s call for archbishop’s transfer

Oct 18, 2008 - 01:39 pm .- The ongoing property dispute between the Catholic Church in Vietnam and government officials has continued with the Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hanoi asserting that the Archbishop of Hanoi must be transferred. Catholic leaders quickly responded by insisting that the archbishop is “an outstanding leader of the Church in Vietnam.”

Bishop reminds Catholics to remember Judgment Day in the voting booth

Oct 18, 2008 - 08:03 am .- Bishop Robert J. Herman, the administrator of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, has written a column reminding Catholics that their vote will be a decision weighed on the Day of Judgment. He urged Catholics not to treat the unborn as the neglectful rich man treated Lazarus in the biblical parable.

John Paul II’s secretary reveals what happened the day of his election

Oct 18, 2008 - 02:40 am .- Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow has revealed what happened on October 16, 1978, when John Paul II was elected Pope. When “Cardinal Pericle Felici pronounced the name Carolum in Latin, I realized that the unthinkable was about to happen.”