Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- During the Mass of All Saints, Bishop Francisco Polti of Santiago del Estero told the faithful, “We do not need to seek out holiness in spectacular actions, but rather in the little things of every day. In our homes, in our places of work, and through the tasks of daily life.”
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Archbishop Agustin Garcia-Gasco of Valencia has called on the faithful to develop “new ways and methods” of making the love of God present to those most in need, with an emphasis on action more than words.
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- “The Church in Turkey awaits the encounter with Benedict XVI. We are preparing for the celebration in December, when the Pontiff will meet with the Catholic faithful and their pastors at the Cathedral of Istanbul,” said Father Georges Marovitch, the official spokesman of the Bishops’ Conference of Turkey.
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Bishop Jesus Sanz Montes of Huesca warned the Spanish government this week that its proposed law on medical research seeks to take the place of God in the way it “fools around with life,” deciding who will live and who won’t.
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- A leading medical association in England has suggested that doctors euthanize newborns who have severe brain damage or major physical problems.
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Pro-life groups are hopeful as the United States Supreme Court heads into hearings Wednesday on the constitutionality of the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban.
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- More than 1,000 angry Muslim protesters gathered outside Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Silibin on Sunday after a rumor rapidly spread through cell phone text messages and e-mails that a group of Muslims had chosen to be baptized and convert to Christianity there.
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Pope Benedict XVI today became the holder of the first bond issued by the British government to help fund immunization programs for children under the age of 5 in the developing world.
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Meeting with members of the Conference of Swiss Bishops today, Pope Benedict XVI urged a continued battle against the advance of secularization and relativism in the Church and noted a few key areas of concern for the Church in Switzerland.
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Addressing The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States, emphatically stated that, “hunger and malnutrition are unacceptable in a world that has levels of production, of resources and of know-how capable of putting an end to this scourge and its dramatic consequences."
Nov 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- A “speech” allegedly delivered by Pope Benedict XVI to the Swiss bishops was released and few hours later recalled by the Vatican Press Office on Tuesday.