Jan 7, 2011 - 08:52 pm .- Celebrating the close of a jubilee year for the Church in Vietnam, special Vatican envoy, Cardinal Ivan Dias urged Catholics to continue to evangelize their country.
Jan 7, 2011 - 07:02 pm .- The president of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, is urging the international community to ensure that religious freedom is respected “in all places and without exception.”
Jan 7, 2011 - 05:10 pm .- Fr. Francois Houtart, a strong promoter of Marxist liberation theology, has admitted to sexually abusing a minor.
Jan 7, 2011 - 03:12 pm .- After 150 years in Rome, some things at the Pontifical North American College are being changed but traditions and the root of its mission in the formation of future priests continue on.
Jan 7, 2011 - 12:21 pm .- The spokesman of the Archdiocese of Mexico City, Fr. Hugo Valdemar, is urging Mexicans to abandon the practice of venerating St. Death.
Jan 7, 2011 - 05:52 am .- As Cheryl Dickow was teaching English and Religion to Catholic junior high students over the course of several years, she began to notice a problem. Although she was able to provide books to her kids that addressed basic Christian values, she had difficulty finding material that was explicitly Catholic and saw the hunger her students had to learn more about the faith.
Jan 7, 2011 - 02:15 am .- Assassinated Pakistani Gov. Salman Taseer was a “staunch defender” of the rights of minorities and stood up to extremist groups, the Catholic Archbishop of Lahore said Jan. 6. The archbishop decried the mindset of “religious fanaticism” in the country and warned that its extremists are winning.