Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops shared his concern about the Jan. 29 targeting of Christian churches in Baghdad and Kirkuk and the bombing near the Vatican Nunciature with the patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- This year’s annual diocesan Parish Leadership Day, Feb. 17, for the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin, will focus on evangelization.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Fr. Thomas J. Euteneuer, president of Human Life International and Magaly Llaguno, executive director of HLI’s Vida Humana Internacional, were conferred the Legatus 2006 Cardinal John O’Connor Unambiguously Pro-Life Award Feb. 4 at the Legatus International Winter Summit.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Parishes across America kicked off Black History Month Feb. 5 by celebrating the National Day of Prayer for the African American Family.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The Anglican Church began its four-day long General Synod Monday during which the issue of ordaining women bishops is expected to be discussed.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Reacting to news of the assassination last Sunday of a Catholic priest in Turkey, Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints told the Italian daily La Repubblica, “With the sacrifice of Andrea Santoro, the Church is once again colored in red, the color of the blood of martyrs."
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The General Secretary of the Mexican Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Carlos Aguiar Retes, praised the active role the laity are taking in preparing for the V General Conference of the Latin American Bishops’ Council (CELAM), which will take place next year in Aparecida, Brazil.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Several Mexican bishops have criticized efforts to keep faith out of the public arena and restrict it to private life.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- It seems that the musical artist who gave the world “Bad”, may be interested in producing something profoundly good.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Following news of a second assassinated priest in one weekend, Pope Benedict XVI has sent his personal condolences to Archbishop Paul Gallagher, Apostolic Nuncio in Burundi, calling for an end to that country’s violence and what he called “works of death.”
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Following the commencing session, Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan, President of the Pontifical Council for Heath Pastoral Care will address the theme "The Culture of Death Against the Culture of Life in the Teachings of Evangelium Vitae."
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The 16-year old high school student who murdered Fr. Santoro, an Italian priest, was arrested on Tuesday and has confessed to a crime which has shocked this Muslim nation.
Feb 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Upon receiving news from the murder of Fr. Andrea Santoro, Vicar of the Diocese of Rome, Cardinal Camillo Ruini declared that these events mark a new step in “the long succession of priests from the Diocese of Rome who have shed their blood for the Lord,”