Sep 19, 2011 - 08:37 pm .- Bishops and other Catholic clergy should speak about unemployment and poverty in their homilies, U.S. bishops’ conference president Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan said on Monday.
Sep 19, 2011 - 06:03 pm .- Bishop Gonzalo Duarte Garcia of Valparaiso, Chile recently urged Christians in his country to reject laws that allow abortion or weaken the family.
Sep 19, 2011 - 04:50 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has encouraged Indian bishops not to allow anti-Christian laws or violence deter them from spreading the Gospel in India.
Sep 19, 2011 - 03:03 pm .- At a summit this past weekend in Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl encouraged theologians involved in re-evangelizing formerly Christian areas to be “rooted authentically in the Good News.”
Sep 19, 2011 - 01:58 pm .- The Vatican is maintaining its neutrality on Palestine’s bid for United Nations membership, despite the move being openly backed the former Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.
Sep 19, 2011 - 01:57 pm .- Sister Teresita, the world's oldest contemplative nun, celebrated her 104th birthday on Sept. 16 and received a birthday letter from Pope Benedict XVI.
Sep 19, 2011 - 12:23 pm .- Catholics in New Hampshire received a new bishop from Pope Benedict XVI on Sept. 19. Auxiliary Bishop Peter A. Libasci of Rockville Centre, N.Y. will serve as the 10th bishop of Manchester, N.H.