US News

CNA

“National Right To Life” decision to kill South Dakota pro-life bill sparks controversy

Mar 22, 2004

The Thomas More Law Center has accused National Right to Life of “betraying the unborn,” after the well-known pro-life organization... Read more

CNA

Catholic schools to close in Chicago, reorganize this fall

Mar 22, 2004

The Archdiocese of Chicago announced the closure of four more elementary schools Monday in order to create a regional school... Read more

CNA

4,000 Catholic men gather for fellowship, spiritual strength

Mar 21, 2004

Nearly 4,000 men, ranging from pre-teens to the elderly, attended the 10th annual Catholic Men's Conference, March 20, organized to... Read more

CNA

Jim Caviezel talks with CNA about faith after "The Passion of the Christ"

Mar 18, 2004

Jim Caviezel, the actor who played Jesus in Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ”, spoke with the Catholic News... Read more

CNA

Cardinal Keeler urges passage of Unborn Victims of Violence Act

Mar 18, 2004

Cardinal William Keeler has urged the Senate to pass a bill that would recognize unborn children as second victims when... Read more

CNA

Actor Jim Caviezel reveals full details of his encounter with John Paul II

Mar 17, 2004

Peggy Noonan revealed today an exclusive account of the details of what happened on Monday at the Vatican when actor ... Read more

CNA

Jesuit scholar describes dealing with ‘Passion’ controversy as a ‘pilgrimage’

Mar 17, 2004

Fr. William J. Fulco, SJ, who was deeply involved in the production of “The Passion of the Christ”, got a... Read more

CNA

More teens are saying 'no' to sex pro-abortion report concedes

Mar 16, 2004

Today’s teen culture is experiencing a dramatic shift, which seems to be moving toward restraint and responsibility and embracing abstinence... Read more

CNA

House passes parental notice ballot measure in Florida

Mar 16, 2004

State lawmakers passed a parental notice ballot measure in the House yesterday by a vote of 93-25.  Read more

CNA

Abstinence education needed in addition to condom-package labeling

Mar 15, 2004

Some lawmakers are applauding the serious consideration the Bush administration is giving a policy that would require all condom packages... Read more

CNA

Jim Caviezel more concerned with living his faith than media reports

Mar 14, 2004

The actor who played Jesus in Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” says he is not worried about what... Read more

CNA

Cardinal blesses ground for new church

Mar 14, 2004

Signs of growth and life abounded in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia this past weekend. Cardinal Justin Rigali was on hand... Read more

CNA

'Passion' maintains top spot at box office

Mar 14, 2004

"The Passion of the Christ" was the top film for a third straight weekend, taking in $31.7 million and pushing... Read more

CNA

Archdiocese of Denver is “patron saint of the Passion of the Christ,” says film's producer

Mar 11, 2004

The Archdiocese of Denver has become the “patron saint” of “The Passion of the Christ,” said the blockbuster’s executive producer... Read more

CNA

Boston archbishop discourages proposal to include same-sex unions in marriage amendment

Mar 11, 2004

The Archbishop of Boston supports a legal amendment to protect the definition of marriage as the union of one man... Read more

CNA

Jesus in the garden is most important scene in ‘Passion’, says bishop

Mar 11, 2004

The bishop of Brooklyn said he will never pray the Stations of the Cross, say the Sorrowful Mysteries of the... Read more

CNA

Woman charged with murder for death of stillborn

Mar 11, 2004

A mother, who allegedly ignored medical warnings to have a Caesarean section when pregnant to save her twins, was charged... Read more

CNA

Catholic Church hears requests to excommunicate mayor

Mar 10, 2004

Chicago man is circulating a petition asking Cardinal Francis George to excommunicate Mayor Richard Daley for his public show of... Read more

CNA

Doctor asks Senate for more research into side effects of abortion

Mar 9, 2004

A medical researcher from the University of Michigan Medical School urged members of the U.S. Senate last week to support... Read more

CNA

Parental notice measure approved by first Senate committee

Mar 9, 2004

A proposed constitutional amendment, which would require doctors to notify the parents of minor girls seeking abortions at least 48... Read more