Apr 1, 2010 - 02:39 pm .- Presiding this evening his second Mass of the day at the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Mass that commemorates the institution of the Eucharist, Pope Benedict XVI encouraged Christians by reminding that, if we remain united with the Lord, the preaching of the Apostles will never fail throughout history. The full text of his homily follows:
Apr 1, 2010 - 11:03 am .- At the conclusion of Wednesday's general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Benedict XVI personally met with a group of survivors from the January 12 earthquake that struck Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Apr 1, 2010 - 10:06 am .- Presiding this morning in Rome at the Mass of Chrism, Pope Benedict XVI reminded that Christians, like Christ, do not “conquer” through the sword, but through the Cross. The full text of his homily follows:
Apr 1, 2010 - 09:18 am .- Pope Benedict XVI’s liturgical celebrations of Holy Week and Easter will be broadcast live on the internet.
Apr 1, 2010 - 08:00 am .- On Wednesday, the Vatican's Press Office released the Holy Father's prayer intentions for the month of April. In his intentions, the Pontiff prays for the perseverance of Christians who are persecuted and that respect and tolerance will counter fundamentalism and extremism.
Apr 1, 2010 - 06:17 am .- In an exclusive video commentary, Terry Polakovic, Executive Director of Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women (ENDOW) emphasized the importance of incorporating silence into one's daily routine to maximize the experience of Holy Week.
Apr 1, 2010 - 03:59 am .- Self-described Catholic groups who endorsed the health care bill despite objections “severely damaged” the common good and diluted the pro-life witness of the U.S. bishops and the Catholic faithful, asserted Bishop Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo, North Dakota in a Tuesday statement.
Apr 1, 2010 - 02:50 am .- The Catholic League has accepted NBC’s apology for a section headline which said Pope Benedict XVI molested children.
Apr 1, 2010 - 12:41 am .- The Superior General of the Legionaries of Christ, Father Alvaro Corcuera, earlier this week explained the reasons that prompted his congregation to issue their March 26 statement which publicly acknowledged the misdeeds committed by its founder, Father Marcial Maciel, for the first time.