Jan 8, 2011 - 07:09 pm .- The New American Bible, Revised Edition has been approved for publication and will be available on March 9, Ash Wednesday. The new translation aims for better accuracy, better adaptation to contemporary English, and easy singing or recitation of the Psalms.
Jan 8, 2011 - 05:17 pm .- With independence very likely in south Sudan, one Sudanese bishop is looking to the future. He warns of the possibility of “humanitarian disaster” in the south and “real persecution” for Christians in the north following the upcoming election.
Jan 8, 2011 - 01:21 pm .- Mac Bryant is familiar firsthand with the adage: Want to make God laugh? Tell him your plans.
Jan 8, 2011 - 11:24 am .- The Vatican's Press Office director Fr. Federico Lombardi has denied claims that there is any official collaboration between the Holy See and the Discovery Channel for a series called “The Exorcist Files.” Publicity for the show was “misleading.”
Jan 8, 2011 - 08:01 am .- The U.S. State Department lodged a sharp protest with the Vietnamese government after a U.S. diplomat was beaten in the country for attempting to visit an ailing Catholic priest who is under house arrest.