Feb 14, 2008 - 11:28 pm .- Sky Angel U.S., a national leader in providing Christian TV and radio channels, is including five Catholic channels as part of its new 70-channel Sky Angel Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service.
Feb 14, 2008 - 08:26 pm .- A K-12 academy run by a traditionalist Catholic breakaway group is attracting attention for an apparent policy that forbids female referees from its basketball games, the Topeka Capital-Journal reports.
Feb 14, 2008 - 04:51 pm .- After media coverage and numerous protests for removing a pro-life video report critical of a Planned Parenthood advertisement, the video-sharing site YouTube.com has apologized and restored the video to its site.
Feb 14, 2008 - 04:41 pm .- In an opinion piece published by the Spanish daily La Razon, Cardinal Ricardo Maria Carles, Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona, said Catholics should not be fearful of bearing witness to the faith in the public square.
Feb 14, 2008 - 01:55 pm .- A poll commissioned by the USCCB Subcommittee on Marriage and the Family Life and conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate has found that Catholics who attend Mass frequently are less likely to get divorced and are more likely to have large families, reports Lifesite News.
Feb 14, 2008 - 01:29 pm .- The inexplicable cure of a Colombian religious—whose identity remains a secret—would be the first miracle attributed to the intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes and officially recognized in Latin America.
Feb 14, 2008 - 11:46 am .- The Apostolic Nuncio to Germany, Archbishop Jean-Claude Perisset said this week Pope Benedict XVI may visit the country in November of 2009 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Feb 14, 2008 - 11:17 am .- As Pope Benedict XVI and the members of the Roman Curia take part in Lenten Spiritual Exercises under the direction of Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, the L’Osservatore Romano published an article explaining the origin of this practice at the Vatican.
Feb 14, 2008 - 10:54 am .- The prefect for the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, announced this Wednesday in Coimbra, Portugal, that Pope Benedict XVI has authorized the opening of the cause of beatification of Sister Lucia, the Fatima visionary, and he revealed that she left a series of important unpublished writings.
Feb 14, 2008 - 07:06 am .- Key Latino leaders will rally at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver later this year in support of a national marriage amendment and marriage-friendly policy.
Feb 14, 2008 - 04:34 am .- In a statement released for the season of Lent, the Bishops’ Conference of Mexico called for the season of conversion be an occasion for rejecting organized crime and a time for drug traffickers abandon their practices.
Feb 14, 2008 - 03:28 am .- U.S. scientists have reprogrammed human skin cells into cells with characteristics similar to those of embryonic stem cells, confirming the breakthrough discovery made by a Japanese researcher, according to news reports.
Feb 14, 2008 - 01:02 am .- The retired Archbishop of Dublin withdrew his objections to disclosing sexual abuse documents to a government inquiry after being visited by Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, The Irish Times reports.