Aug 21, 2011 - 06:44 pm .- The U.S. bishops' migration policy head, Kevin Appleby, said that the Obama administration's decision to suspend deportation of illegal immigrants who pose no threat to security is a humane advancement.
Aug 21, 2011 - 04:31 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI left Spain on the evening of August 21, after giving a challenge to the million-plus young people who came to World Youth Day in Madrid over the past six days.
Aug 21, 2011 - 02:58 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI took time on August 21 to thank World Youth Day 2011 volunteers, saying they made pilgrims feel at home in Madrid by serving in the spirit of the Gospel.
Aug 21, 2011 - 01:19 pm .- The final Mass of World Youth Day was a sea of national flags. In the million-strong crowd, however, it was hard to find one particular flag – China. That’s until CNA bumped into Thomas Zeng.
Aug 21, 2011 - 01:10 pm .- Three silver roses, carefully crafted in Mexico to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe, are traveling through North America, with one moving through Iowa.
Aug 21, 2011 - 11:59 am .- Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will host World Youth Day in 2013, Pope Benedict XVI told a million young pilgrims after celebrating Mass at Mardrid’s Cuarto Vientos airbase on August 21.
Aug 21, 2011 - 11:13 am .- Pope Benedict XVI told over a million young pilgrims to World Youth Day that the best way to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is through the Catholic Church.
Aug 21, 2011 - 07:53 am .- On August 27, one day before the feast of her son St. Augustine, the Catholic Church honors St. Monica, whose holy example and fervent intercession led to one of the most dramatic conversions in Church history.