Archive of October 30, 2010 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 30, 2010

California insurance commissioner race could affect taxpayer funding of abortions

Oct 30, 2010 - 07:04 pm .- The California insurance commissioner race could be pivotal in the future of taxpayer funded abortion in the state. While one candidate is pro-life, Democratic candidate David Jones has publicly committed to promote full funding for abortions in all health insurance plans in the state.

Agnostic filmmaker tells St. Josemaria Escriva's story

Oct 30, 2010 - 01:07 pm .- Oscar-nominated film director Roland Joffe describes himself as a “wobbly agnostic.” “There’s easy atheism, there’s easy agnosticism, and there’s easy faith,” he explained during a Sept. 9 phone interview with The Southern Cross. “Because I have a curious mind, I’ve never been able to take … a totally easy path.”

Former President Bush's memoir will highlight influence of Pope John Paul II

Oct 30, 2010 - 07:21 am .- An early preview of President George W. Bush's forthcoming memoir “Decision Points,” has revealed that the book will discuss the former president's relationship with Pope John Paul II—especially the Pope's influence on his decision to restrict embryonic stem cell research.