Aug 27, 2010 - 09:54 pm .- This week numerous religious denominations in Mexico banded together to publish the “Interdenominational Manifesto of Mexico,” reaffirming that no religious minister should be silenced under any circumstance.
Aug 27, 2010 - 08:09 pm .- Former students of Pope Benedict have gathered in Castel Gandolfo for their annual summer seminar sometimes called the "Ratzinger Schulerkreis." According to L'Osservatore Romano, the theme of this year's encounter will focus on the Second Vatican Council.
Aug 27, 2010 - 07:06 pm .- If religious leaders teach their adherents about other religions in an "objective way," they can have "a decisive impact" on the peaceful coexistence of religions, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran wrote to the world's Muslims on Friday as Ramadan came to a close.
Aug 27, 2010 - 05:47 pm .- The 33 miners trapped in the San Jose Mine in Atacama, Chile have requested that statues and religious pictures be sent down to them as they wait to be rescued, reports CNN.
Aug 27, 2010 - 02:02 pm .- The president of the Chilean Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Alejandro Goic, called on the laity this week to remain engaged in the dialogue between faith and culture.
Aug 27, 2010 - 12:10 pm .- One of the 33 miners trapped in the San Jose Mine in Atacama, Chile has promised his family that once rescued, he and his wife will officially marry in the Catholic Church.
Aug 27, 2010 - 09:22 am .- The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has produced a video recapping its eventful Summer for Marriage tour and has announced the creation of an initiative to organize two million Americans to defend marriage from political redefinition.
Aug 27, 2010 - 06:01 am .- Catholic support was critical to the passage of an Alaska ballot initiative requiring parents to be notified before their minor daughter has an abortion.
Aug 27, 2010 - 04:55 am .- The day of her baptism was actually more important to Mother Teresa than her birthday. Although she may not have celebrated her 100th birthday herself, August 26 was marked by her order in Rome, and many other places, “to give honor and glory to God.”
Aug 27, 2010 - 03:04 am .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops added its support on Wednesday to an initiative that seeks to protect religious organizations' right to hire and maintain employees on the basis of their faith.
Aug 27, 2010 - 12:50 am .- With World Youth Day Madrid less than a year away, young people from various countries in Latin America are coming up with creative ways to raise the money needed to attend the event.