Sep 4, 2010 - 06:12 pm .- Chris Korzen, Executive Director of Catholics United, told CNA in an e-mail last Friday that his group is getting ready to launch a news organization of its own.
Sep 4, 2010 - 03:30 pm .- Benedict XVI appointed Monsignor Giorgio Lingua as the Holy See's representative to Iraq and Jordan on Saturday. The new apostolic nuncio will begin the position at a time in which the Iraqi Church struggles to find peace.
Sep 4, 2010 - 01:09 pm .- Many children and teenagers return to school this fall with thoughts of text messages, Facebook posts and Twitter alerts dancing in their heads. Those means of connecting in today’s world can trigger headaches or nightmares for parents, teachers and school administrators.
Sep 4, 2010 - 10:01 am .- A member of the advisory board for the group Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (CACG) confirmed to CNA on Friday that the organization had closed its offices, ceased the majority of its activities and that staff members had moved on to other jobs.
Sep 4, 2010 - 07:50 am .- Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) claims to have wide support for proposed legislation to permit government funding for embryo-killing research and expects to pass it this month. Pro-life advocates, the U.S. Catholic bishops and a majority of likely voters have opposed such funding.
Sep 4, 2010 - 05:18 am .- The Holy Father will be traveling to Pope Leo XIII's hometown to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth. It is not the first time a Pope has traveled to the small mountain town to remember Leo XIII and, particularly, his social teaching.