Archive of November 8, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 8, 2008

Kmiec pro-life strategy criticized as ‘implausible’

Nov 8, 2008 - 06:56 pm .- Discussion continues over Pepperdine University law professor and pro-life Catholic Doug Kmiec’s arguments on behalf of the pro-abortion rights President-elect Barack Obama. Ross Douthat, a political commentator writing on, critiqued Kmiec while defending the pro-life political strategy focused upon appointing Supreme Court nominees to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Prof. Robert George receives U.N. appointment

Nov 8, 2008 - 12:51 pm .- Intellectual heavyweight, Professor Robert P. George, has received an appointment as a member of the World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST).

Florida bishop counsels Biden to examine conscience before Communion

Nov 8, 2008 - 09:18 am .- Bishop John Ricard of the Diocese of Tallahassee-Pensacola has written to vice-President-elect Sen. Joseph Biden regarding his recent attendance at a Sunday Mass in the diocese.  Commenting on his support for laws that do not protect the unborn, Bishop Ricard reminded Biden about the need to examine his conscience about his fidelity to Church teaching ...

Obama's aunt to fight deportation from U.S.

Nov 8, 2008 - 03:10 am .- President-elect Obama’s aunt, who is living in the U.S. illegally, will fight a deportation order, her lawyer says.