Jun 4, 2011 - 05:04 pm .- The situation of earthquake victims in Haiti continues to improve, but cholera is still a problem and the upcoming hurricane season poses a “major threat.”
Jun 4, 2011 - 04:12 pm .- “If you are rooted in Christ, you will fully become the person you are meant to be,” the Pope told over 50,000 youngsters at a prayer vigil in Zagreb’s Ban Josip Jalacic Square.
Jun 4, 2011 - 02:13 pm .- Europe is doomed if it doesn’t rediscover the true meaning of conscience, warned Pope Benedict XVI on the first day of his visit to Croatia.
Jun 4, 2011 - 01:15 pm .- At the very same moment Benny Joe Stevens was being put to death via lethal injection for the 1998 murder of four people, including two children, a group of people gathered on the steps of Sacred Heart Church in Hattiesburg, Miss., praying for an end to the death penalty.
Jun 4, 2011 - 12:19 pm .- The Pope has hailed Blessed Aloysius Stepinac, the late Cardinal Archbishop of Zagreb in Croatia, as “a great pastor and a great Christian.” The Pope made his comments during an in-flight interview with journalists as he traveled to Croatia for a two-day visit.
Jun 4, 2011 - 11:49 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has given his backing to Croatia’s bid to join the European Union but says he understands a fear of an “overly strong centralized bureaucracy.”
Jun 4, 2011 - 07:26 am .- Texas' Attorney General has asked an appellate court to overturn a federal judge's decision banning prayer at a public school graduation. The school's valedictorian has also taken legal action against the decision, saying she has the right to speak to God during her remarks.