Jan 12, 2011 - 06:59 pm .- The bishops of Venezuela are heavily criticizing a new law which allows the country's President Hugo Chavez to rule by decree until the middle of 2012.
Jan 12, 2011 - 05:38 pm .- Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson celebrated a Jan. 11 Mass on behalf of the victims of the Arizona shooting and to comfort a grieving community. With hundreds in attendance, he said that God wants mankind to “resist evil,” to live with integrity, and to act with “civility and respect.”
Jan 12, 2011 - 02:57 pm .- Pope Benedict continued his recent theme of reflecting on women saints during his weekly audience, highlighting St. Catherine of Genoa and her insights on Purgatory.
Jan 12, 2011 - 02:39 pm .- Vatican officials have concluded that a miraculous healing credited to the intercession of Pope John Paul II is authentic.
Jan 12, 2011 - 02:04 pm .- Young Catholics in Chile are building chapels for rural communities whose parishes were damaged in the country's February 2010 earthquake.
Jan 12, 2011 - 12:24 pm .- Exactly one year since a catastrophic earthquake took the life of the Archbishop Serge Miot of Port-au-Prince, Pope Benedict XVI has appointed a new leader to help guide the Haitian Church and nation out of the rubble.
Jan 12, 2011 - 06:05 am .- A year after the January 2010 earthquake that left Haiti's capital in ruins, a million residents of Port-au-Prince remain homeless amid a spreading cholera epidemic and political unrest. But Catholic Relief Services remains committed to Haiti's recovery and self-sufficiency, despite overwhelming challenges.
Jan 12, 2011 - 02:17 am .- Attorney Jeff Anderson, who claims to have won more than $60 million from the U.S. Catholic Church in clerical sex-abuse lawsuits, has extended his practice to the U.K.