Feb 16, 2011 - 06:42 pm .- Officials at the Vatican just concluded a meeting to look at ways to meet the spiritual, material and psychological needs of sailors involved in pirate attacks.
Feb 16, 2011 - 06:04 pm .- Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach of Barcelona, Spain is exhorting Catholics to “love our holy Mother Church as we love our own mothers.”
Feb 16, 2011 - 04:08 pm .- The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, Cardinal Ennio Antonelli, recently affirmed that adoption policies should prioritize “the good of the child, who needs both a father and a mother.”
Feb 16, 2011 - 02:48 pm .- The spirituality and teachings of the “Mystical Doctor of the Church” offer an example of a man whose burdens where lightened by a love for Christ, Pope Benedict XVI said during today’s general audience.
Feb 16, 2011 - 01:57 pm .- The head of Italy's bishops sees transparency in money-handling as one of the keys to the Church's credibility and a source of joy for parishioners who can track where their charity dollars are going.
Feb 16, 2011 - 05:46 am .- Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York criticized as “malarkey” and “ridiculous and groundless gossip” a lawyer’s claim that while he was the head of the Milwaukee archdiocese, he hid $130 million in archdiocesan funds so that victims of sexual abuse could not sue for it.
Feb 16, 2011 - 02:56 am .- Pro-life advocates say a British judge’s ruling that women cannot perform a “bedroom abortion” by taking pills at home instead of at a clinic will prevent abortions from being even more traumatic and widespread.
Feb 16, 2011 - 01:31 am .- Increasing numbers of European theologians have signed onto a set of proposals they say will “renew” the struggling German Church. But while the German bishops say they are willing to hold discussions, they have indicated that the proposal re-treads old ground and contradicts important Catholic convictions.