Archive of November 15, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 15, 2008

‘Yes on 8’ supporters and religious leaders unite against vicious post-election attacks

Nov 15, 2008 - 06:52 pm .- On Friday, leaders representing California’s Proposition 8 called on Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Senator Diane Feinstein and leaders of the ‘No on Proposition 8’ campaign to denounce attacks against citizens who support the constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman.

U.S. Army restores Baghdad college property to Chaldean Church.

Nov 15, 2008 - 05:29 pm .- Possession of the Baghdad premises of Babel College, the only Christian theological school in Iraq, was restored to the Chaldean Catholic Church on November 6 by the U.S. Army, which had occupied the college since the end of March 2007.

Kmiec says he will change his 'pro-Obama' position if the Pope tells him to do so

Nov 15, 2008 - 06:11 am .- Doug Kmiec, a pro-life Catholic who vocally supported President-elect Barack Obama, defended his position in a lecture Tuesday at St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, California.  The law professor told attendees that if Pope Benedict told him that his support for the pro-abortion politician was out of line with the Church’s teachings, he would stand by the Magisterium.

Diocese rebukes priest’s claims that Obama voters must confess

Nov 15, 2008 - 01:16 am .- The Diocese of Charleston is distancing itself from the actions of a Catholic priest in Greenville, South Carolina, who made remarks in a letter to parishioners suggesting that those who voted for Barack Obama should not receive Holy Communion until they go to Confession.