May 19, 2011 - 06:02 pm .- In the wake of a disastrous earthquake and tsunami, Japan has encountered help from Catholic charities who are working around the clock to assist in rebuilding efforts across the country.
May 19, 2011 - 04:36 pm .- Cardinal George Pell of Sydney is backing calls to scrap the 310 year-old law banning Catholics from the British throne.
May 19, 2011 - 01:54 pm .- The bishops meeting at the 33rd General Assembly of Latin American Bishops elected a new council president on May 18.
May 19, 2011 - 12:18 pm .- England’s bishops say the upcoming new English translation of the Mass is not “change for change’s sake,” but will “ensure greater fidelity to the liturgical tradition of the Church.”
May 19, 2011 - 05:57 am .- Champion boxer Manny Pacquiao has sided with the Philippines’ Catholic bishops in a continuing controversy over a reproductive health bill that would fund access to free contraceptives.
May 19, 2011 - 03:08 am .- Religious pages on Facebook attract significant engagement and pages about Jesus and the Bible recently beat out pop stars like Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga in attracting user activity.
May 19, 2011 - 12:47 am .- The U.S. Catholic bishops expressed appreciation on May 17 for the Obama administration's decision to extend the “Temporary Protected Status” of Haitian immigrants, in keeping with the bishops' own recommendations.