Dec 7, 2011 - 07:13 pm .- Religious freedom advocates are praising the Vatican's proposal to establish an international day against the worldwide persecution of Christians.
Dec 7, 2011 - 06:07 pm .- Heavy rains didn’t dampen the spirits of more than 300 who attended the blessing and lighting of the Christmas tree Tuesday night at St. Patrick Church in Providence, R.I.
Dec 7, 2011 - 03:22 pm .- The Knights of Columbus now have a street to call their own in the Eternal City after Largo Cavalieri di Colombo was inaugurated on Dec. 6.
Dec 7, 2011 - 02:15 pm .- Thousands of Colombians in cities across the country demanded the release of those still kidnapped by a local revolutionary group who recently killed four hostages.
Dec 7, 2011 - 02:06 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI told pilgrims at today’s general audience that through prayer Jesus calls the “childlike” into a loving relationship with him and the Father.
Dec 7, 2011 - 06:01 am .- Bishop F. Richard Spencer of the military archdiocese arrived in northern Afghanistan on Dec. 5 to spend Advent and Christmas ministering to U.S. and NATO troops and U.S. State Department staffers.
Dec 7, 2011 - 03:13 am .- A new report by the Cardinal Newman Society says a conference series hosted by two Jesuit universities appears to question and even undermine Church teaching on sexuality and marriage.
Dec 7, 2011 - 12:49 am .- A panel of liturgical experts recently noted that the early weeks of using the new English translation of the Roman Missal should be an occasion for Catholics to grow deeper in their understanding of the Mass.