Archive of November 23, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 23, 2008

Obama administration reveals plans to advance gay agenda

Nov 23, 2008 - 07:48 pm .- Citing what they call America’s “promise of equality,” the Obama administration plans to push for homosexual rights by including protections of sexual orientation, “gender identity” and “gender expression” as civil rights. His office proposes expanding hate crimes statues and the adoption rights of homosexuals while supporting full civil unions for “LGBT couples”...

Dominican rite aims to shine from the ‘dark ages’

Nov 23, 2008 - 02:56 pm .- Beginning December 6, ethereal chant, incense and perhaps even an ostrich-feathered liturgical fan will waft through Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage, Alaska as the archdiocese prepares for the ancient Dominican rite Mass that will be celebrated in Latin every first Saturday of the month at noon.

Obama selects vocal pro-abortion leader as Communications Director

Nov 23, 2008 - 01:50 pm .- As President-elect Obama builds his new administration, his list of new appointees makes it even more apparent that he is comfortable with the pro-abortion lobby. This became even more clear on Saturday when Ellen Moran, executive director of EMILY’s List, was named White House   communications director.

Pope cites modern ways that Christ’s kingship is either obeyed or ignored

Nov 23, 2008 - 12:48 pm .- Having prayed the Angelus from the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square, Pope Benedict XVI reflected some current ways that the Kingdom of God is realized or frustrated.

Christ’s Kingdom requires us to love our neighbor, Pope teaches

Nov 23, 2008 - 12:31 pm .- Meditating on today's Solemnity of Christ the King, the Holy Father spoke with the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square about how God's eternal kingdom is realized by those who live the Gospel and strive day after day to put his word into practice.

Placido Domingo records musical album based on poetry of John Paul II

Nov 23, 2008 - 03:32 am .- The Spanish tenor Placido Domingo has made an album of songs based on poems written by Pope John Paul II. Titled “Infinite Love,” the album will be presented in the Vatican next Friday.