Archive of April 24, 2010 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of April 24, 2010

Publisher of National Catholic Register apologizes for defending Maciel

Apr 24, 2010 - 06:53 pm .- Fr. Owen Kearns, L.C., the publisher of the National Catholic Register, has published an apology for defending the disgraced Legionaries of Christ founder Fr. Marcel Maciel. He specifically apologized to victims of Maciel’s abuse, investigative journalists who helped expose the crimes and to readers of the Register.

New Orleans media campaign urges parents to stay informed

Apr 24, 2010 - 01:12 pm .- The stories of teens and young students being harassed on the Internet continue to dominate the news. In fact, the Crimes against Children Research Center Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS) cites a 50 percent increase in online harassment.

Argentina’s bishops defend marriage against moves to recognize homosexual unions

Apr 24, 2010 - 11:30 am .- The bishops of Argentina issued a statement during their 99th plenary assembly this week which rejects current political pressure to equate homosexual unions with marriage, and explains why the bill currently under discussion should not be approved.

Robert Peters: SEC pornography scandal shows harms of obscene material

Apr 24, 2010 - 07:02 am .- The exposure of workplace pornography use at the Securities and Exchange Commission while the 2008 financial crisis was unfolding shows the harmful consequences of such material, Morality in Media president Robert Peters has said. Calling for open condemnation of the vice, he said existing anti-obscenity laws should be enforced.