Oct 7, 2011 - 07:39 pm .- The President of the Bishops Conference of Indonesia says the rise of radical Islam is resulting in increasing problems for the local Catholic Church.
Oct 7, 2011 - 06:56 pm .- Prominent members of the U.S. House of Representatives spoke about the importance of defending life, marriage and religious freedom at a summit in the nation’s capital on Oct. 7.
Oct 7, 2011 - 05:35 pm .- The Catholic Church has announced a range of humanitarian initiatives to help alleviate the consequences of drought, hunger and armed conflict in the Horn of Africa.
Oct 7, 2011 - 03:07 pm .- Contraceptive use in Africa may increase the risk of acquiring HIV for both men and women, a new study says.
Oct 7, 2011 - 02:06 pm .- The bishops of Uruguay are encouraging the country's Catholics to participate in a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of the 33.
Oct 7, 2011 - 01:55 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI told Indonesia’s bishops Oct. 7 that their country can be a shining example of religious freedom for the rest of the world.
Oct 7, 2011 - 10:55 am .- A joyful group of young American Catholics spent today on pilgrimage to Rome’s four ancient basilicas, singing the Rosary in Latin for the Feast Day of Our Lady of the Rosary as they went.
Oct 7, 2011 - 10:10 am .- Health and Human Services director Kathleen Sebelius accused Republicans of stifling women's health by opposing Planned Parenthood funding as well as contraception coverage under insurance plans.
Oct 7, 2011 - 04:53 am .- A Lutheran teacher's lawsuit led to a provocative question being asked in the Supreme Court on Oct. 5: could government efforts to end job discrimination jeopardize the all-male Catholic priesthood?
Oct 7, 2011 - 01:15 am .- On the evening of Oct. 4, two million people began converging on the city of Belém in the northeastern state of Pará, Brazil, for the largest Marian festival in the world.