Feb 21, 2011 - 09:32 pm .- Bishop Cristobal Bialasik of Oruro, Bolivia is reiterating the Church’s cautious response to allegedly miraculous statues of Christ that shed tears or blood, saying such phenomenon must always be judged with prudence.
Feb 21, 2011 - 03:45 pm .- Church officials in charge of the Vatican’s investigation of clerical abuse in Ireland are wrapping up their fact-finding missions.
Feb 21, 2011 - 04:57 pm .- An investigation carried out by the Vatican concluded that the popular Chilean priest Fr. Fernando Karadima Farina is guilty of sexually abusing minors.
Feb 21, 2011 - 03:28 pm .- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' has condemned the withdrawal of federal protections for medical workers who oppose certain treatments on moral grounds.
Feb 21, 2011 - 02:42 pm .- The Catholic Church’s top international charity says the Vatican is preventing the group’s general secretary from seeking a second term in office.
Feb 21, 2011 - 01:40 pm .- Five days before national elections, Ireland's bishops are urging voters and politicians to show “strong leadership rooted in justice, a concern for the common good and a commitment to defend the most vulnerable in our society,” as they head to the polls or campaign for office.