Archive of November 4, 2010 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of November 4, 2010

Legalization of gay 'marriage' destroys society, says Argentinean lawyer

Nov 4, 2010 - 10:01 pm .- Jorge Scala, a lawyer with the pro-life organization Portal de Belen in Argentina, spoke out this week, explaining the negative effects same-sex “marriage” has on society.

Carl Anderson dismantles divided America myth in new book

Nov 4, 2010 - 08:06 pm .- New York Times bestselling author Carl Anderson is arguing in his latest book that the idea of Americans being divided on moral issues is a myth. In fact, all that is required to move the country forward is courage.

Spanish journalist notes unique timing of Pope's visit

Nov 4, 2010 - 06:02 pm .- Spanish journalist Marian De la Fuente has reported that Spaniards in the city of Santiago de Compostela are anxiously awaiting the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI. It will be the first time a Pope visits the shrine dedicated to St. James during a jubilee year.

Iraqi priest warns of more attacks against Christians

Nov 4, 2010 - 03:48 pm .- Sunday’s massacre of 58 Catholics at a Baghdad cathedral fits a disturbing pattern of violence against Christians, according to an Iraqi priest with long experience of ministering in the region.

Mother of deceased Cuban dissident detained on the way to cemetery

Nov 4, 2010 - 01:57 pm .- The mother of deceased Cuban political prisoner, Orlando Zapata, was detained—and later released—by Cuban security agents on her way to visit her son’s grave.

White House aligns with Supreme Court conservatives in religious schools case

Nov 4, 2010 - 06:16 am .- As the Supreme Court considered a case involving tax credits and religious education on November 3, indications of a surprising agreement emerged between some of the court's most conservative justices and the Obama administration.

Philippines bishop rebukes gamblers' form of Marian devotion

Nov 4, 2010 - 02:55 am .- At first glance, they seem to have great faith—praying fervently, invoking the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and watching for signs of God's will. But these apparent signs of piety have a different meaning for some Filipinos. They're trying to pray their way to a winning lottery ticket.

Christ cleanses conscience of 'garbage,' Pope says

Nov 4, 2010 - 12:18 am .- The spirituality of St. Marguerite d'Oingt shows people still today that the light of Christ purifies and cleanses and leads a person to be transformed, said Pope Benedict XVI on Nov. 3.