Archive of May 29, 2010 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 29, 2010

Pro-life lawyers fight to end delay on Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act

May 29, 2010 - 06:09 pm .- Although a judge has already ruled that the Parental Notice of Abortion Act in Illinois is constitutional, he has also issued a stay of his decision, thereby delaying the implementation of the law. As a result, attorneys from the Thomas More Society filed an appeal on May 28 to have the stay lifted.

Newman Center bicycle race promotes evangelization on wheels in North Dakota

May 29, 2010 - 01:14 pm .- When it comes to evangelization, the Newman Centers in Fargo and Grand Forks put forth a lot of effort and cover a lot of ground. During a bicycle race last month, more than 500 people actively demonstrated their faith by riding 40 miles to raise awareness of the Newman Centers and their role in bringing the Catholic faith to others.

Papal trip to Cyprus is 'ideal continuation' of visit to Malta, spokesman explains

May 29, 2010 - 10:33 am .- Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi has explained the reasons for Pope Benedict XVI's coming visit to the island of Cyprus on Saturday morning. The trip, which he said follows in a line with the Holy Father's journey to Malta earlier this year, also invites prayer for the Middle East.

Hildebrand conference examining love sees continued momentum after second day

May 29, 2010 - 10:01 am .- Friday marked the second day of a conference on Dietrich von Hildebrand's philosophy of love at Rome's Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. The day’s sessions were explained to CNA / EWTN News by event organizer and Hildebrand Legacy Project Director John H. Crosby.

Critics say removal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ would advance radical agenda, hurt military

May 29, 2010 - 07:22 am .- Critics of the proposal to eliminate the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy for homosexuals who serve in the military have warned the proposed change would advance a “radical” social agenda and would affect military readiness and the well-being of those in military service.