May 6, 2011 - 05:46 pm .- Bishop Cristobal Bialasik of Oruro, Bolivia charged that a dissident group is seeking to “confuse and divide” Bolivians with ideas contrary to the Catholic Church's teachings.
May 6, 2011 - 04:07 pm .- Chaplain Col. Robert L. Marciano was relaxing Sunday night at the rectory of Our Lady of Good Hope Parish in Mapleville, R.I. when he received a text message from a friend in the military that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been killed in a daring operation in Pakistan led by U.S. Navy SEALs.
May 6, 2011 - 02:03 pm .- Archbishop Oscar Julio Vian Morales of Guatemala is urging citizens to “vote in a serious, free, conscientious and well-informed way” in the upcoming presidential elections.
May 6, 2011 - 12:58 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI met with 34 new Swiss Guard recruits on May 6 and offered words of wisdom and encouragement before the swearing-in ceremony.
May 6, 2011 - 11:07 am .- Bishop Jose Ignacio Munilla Aguirre of San Sebastian, Spain told CNA that he hopes the canonization of Blessed John Paul II “will happen soon.”
May 6, 2011 - 10:32 am .- Pope Benedict XVI celebrated the sixth anniversary of his election as Pope on May 5, at a concert featuring works of sacred classical music from the 18th and 19th centuries.
May 6, 2011 - 05:39 am .- Christ in the City, a missionary ministry for young adults, is preparing to launch a year-long program for Catholics to serve the poor in Denver, Colorado.
May 6, 2011 - 12:57 am .- Catholics in Illinois are fighting to protect their religious rights as a new civil unions law in the state could shut down Catholic adoption and foster care programs.