Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles on Monday canceled a Christian unity conference that it was to host later this month after realizing that the main speaker was a controversial self-proclaimed mystic who the Catholic Church cautions against.
Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- A Catholic conference next month is open to all people who want to learn about the Catholic faith, not just Catholics.
Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The highest-ranking American at the Vatican, Archbishop William Levada, was deposed for seven hours Monday when lawyers questioned him on how the Diocese of Portland handled sex abuse allegations when he served as bishop there from 1986 to 1995.
Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- According to polls issued Wednesday, the Conservative Party of Canada is leading all other parties as citizens gear up for the federal election Jan. 23.
Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Pope Benedict could make himself the presentation of his Encyclical on Charity "Deus Caritas Est," before it is presented in the Vatican press room, according to the Italian agency ASCA.
Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- In his weekly audience given earlier today at the Vatican, Pope Benedict reminded some 8,000 listeners that the victory of Christ was not political or warlike, but rather an “intervention of freedom against evil.”
Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Following his weekly audience, given today at the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI personally greeted many of his 8,000 listeners, encouraging Christian unity, strengthening of families and comfort for victims of terror and the marginalized.
Can intelligent design be taught as philosophy? California parents file suit over high school courseJan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- A group of parents in a small California school district, north of Los Angeles, are trying to squelch a local high school course which seeks to teach Intelligent Design alongside other origin of life theories, not as science--but as philosophy.
Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- On Thursday, a South Korean investigation found that scientist Hwang Woo-suk and his discredited research team had no real evidence to prove their claims that they had cloned human embryos for their stem cells.
Jan 11, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Pope Benedict XVI met Wednesday with 30 children who survived the 2004 school hostage siege in Beslan, Russia, greeting them and posing for a photo with them.