Dec 21, 2010 - 10:11 pm .- Archbishop Roberto Luckert of Coro, Venezuela said President Hugo Chavez's new law will turn the country into a “constitutional democratic dictatorship.”
Dec 21, 2010 - 07:38 pm .- Cardinal Godfried Daneels has said that the Catholic Church in Belgium must “look its dark side in the eyes” and renounce a mentality which thinks more about itself and not about victims of sexual abuse.
Dec 21, 2010 - 06:58 pm .- Citing numerous and ongoing violations of Catholic teaching, including performing an abortion, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix has declared that St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center can no longer call itself a Catholic institution.
Dec 21, 2010 - 05:52 pm .- Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren of Piura, Peru reminded the faithful that the true meaning of Christmas is found in Christ, not in presents.
Dec 21, 2010 - 02:51 pm .- When the soft glow of the parol, or Filipino star lantern, begins to light the dark Alaskan night, 13-year-old Robin Jones begins to feel anticipation and excitement for Christmas. Jones’ Filipino family hangs the star outside their home each year in honor of Simbang Gabi, a special novena celebrated in the Philippines.
Dec 21, 2010 - 12:51 pm .- More than a month later, Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks about condom use and AIDS, made in his latest book, continue to provoke commentary and controversy.
Dec 21, 2010 - 11:57 am .- Catholic sisters in Baltimore auctioning off a rare baseball card to support their mission work, hit a snag recently as the winning bidder failed to come through with the promised $220,000.
Dec 21, 2010 - 06:14 am .- As violence against Catholics by the Vietnamese government continues, Rep. Chris Smith appealed to President Obama for a resolution designating Vietnam as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC).
Dec 21, 2010 - 01:57 am .- A leaked State Department cable shows that the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See is reading Catholic statements on the environment through the lens of population control policy.