Dec 8, 2011 - 06:59 pm .- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone has praised the Knights of Columbus’ work in Rome and around the world, remarking on the “great and rewarding friendship” between the Catholic fraternal order and the city.
Dec 8, 2011 - 05:53 pm .- A Mexican priest is urging viewers to participate in a Dec. 12 televised Mass to mark the bicentennial independence of countries in Latin America.
Dec 8, 2011 - 04:28 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the biblical description of a “woman clothed with the sun” in his remarks at Rome's Spanish Steps on the 2011 Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Dec 8, 2011 - 02:15 pm .- The Church's nature and destiny are revealed in the Virgin Mary's perfect holiness, Pope Benedict XVI taught on the Dec. 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Dec 8, 2011 - 01:57 pm .- Bishop Adalberto Martinez of San Pedro, Paraguay is encouraging lawmakers to strengthen the family as a means of combating poverty in the country.
Dec 8, 2011 - 11:38 am .- Catholics must rediscover their religious identity and mission, according to two new American appointees to the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization.
Dec 8, 2011 - 06:01 am .- New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan gave the inaugural lecture for Notre Dame's Project on Human Dignity Dec. 6, citing the worth of each human life as a basic principle of Catholic faith.
Dec 8, 2011 - 01:55 am .- Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez celebrated a procession and Mass for nearly 25,000 devotees of Our Lady of Guadalupe Dec. 4, urging them to follow the Virgin Mary's example by grounding their lives in God.
Dec 8, 2011 - 12:43 am .- Bl. Marianne Cope, a 19th century Franciscan sister who ministered to Hawaiian lepers, advanced towards official sainthood on Dec. 6 when a Vatican congregation recognized a second miracle attributed to her intercession.