Dec 2, 2011 - 08:07 pm .- Coptic Catholic Patriarch Antonios Naguib remains hopeful for his country's future, even as Egypt's Islamic political parties seem poised to make the largest gains in parliamentary elections this week.
Dec 2, 2011 - 07:12 pm .- A member of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America praised Christian anthropology magazine “Humanitas” as a leading Catholic publication.
Dec 2, 2011 - 05:18 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI emphasized that good Catholic families are necessary to bring about a re-Christianization of countries throughout the world.
Dec 2, 2011 - 02:03 pm .- Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster is being accused of defying Vatican guidelines on homosexual civil partnerships. In response, he says he is simply trying to defend the “profound human good” of traditional marriage.
Dec 2, 2011 - 06:12 am .- The failure of the iPhone’s Siri program to locate some abortion clinics drew praise from pro-lifers and criticism from pro-abortion rights advocates, but Apple said the lack of recommendations was unintentional.
Dec 2, 2011 - 03:08 am .- Responding to decades of depopulation in Detroit and other declines in Catholic numbers, an advisory council for the Archdiocese of Detroit has proposed closing nine parishes and merging 60 parishes into 21.
Dec 2, 2011 - 12:46 am .- To mark World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers appealed for universal access to life-saving treatment for all AIDS victims and urged others to show solidarity with them.