Oct 4, 2011 - 06:26 pm .- With the campaign for the 2012 presidential race gaining speed, the U.S. Catholic bishops are saying that their 2007 statement on the political responsibilities of Catholics must not be misused or distorted to justify supporting candidates whose stances on fundamental issues make them unfit for office.
Oct 4, 2011 - 05:55 pm .- Archbishop J. Peter Sartain of Seattle, Wash. explained at a Mass for public servants that Christ’s love is what “sets the standard for every life of humble service.”
Oct 4, 2011 - 03:01 pm .- A senior figure in the breakaway traditionalist group, the Society of St. Pius X, says it could be “very, very difficult” for the Vatican and the Society to agree on terms for reconciliation.
Oct 4, 2011 - 01:56 pm .- The Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano has criticized a decision by the BBC television network to drop its usage of the designations “A.D.” and “B.C.”
Oct 4, 2011 - 10:50 am .- Iranian Christian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani still faces imminent execution, though officials no longer say he is charged with apostasy.
Oct 4, 2011 - 06:15 am .- Major internet media platforms and service providers have policies that hinder Christian evangelization and censor speech on controversial issues of the day like abortion and marriage, a new report says.
Oct 4, 2011 - 03:05 am .- Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien is calling upon Catholics to give renewed support to Christians in the Holy Land.
Oct 4, 2011 - 01:35 am .- The pro-family group Fathers for Good is announcing the launch of online resources for Catholics as the U.S. Church gears up to celebrate Respect Life Month in October.
Oct 4, 2011 - 12:22 am .- A self-described Catholic group advocating “marriage equality” in Minnesota is misleading Catholics and others about the nature of marriage and is not recognized by the Church, according to church leaders in the state.