Jan 20, 2012 - 08:10 pm .- The Vatican announced Jan. 20 that the Neocatechumenal Way’s prayers and non-liturgical celebrations have been approved.
Jan 20, 2012 - 06:31 pm .- Numerous religious leaders slammed the Obama administration for violating consciences by refusing to reverse a contraception mandate and instead delay its full implementation by only a year.
Jan 20, 2012 - 06:04 pm .- The civil rights group Hazteoir.org urged the mayor of Madrid to remove an offensive picture from a photo exhibit showing a Christ-like figure who is naked with a crucifix covering the genital area.
Jan 20, 2012 - 02:45 pm .- The Obama administration announced Jan. 20 that it will not expand an exemption for religious groups that object to its requirement for health insurance plans to cover sterilization and contraception – including abortion-causing drugs – free of charge.
Jan 20, 2012 - 02:08 pm .- Relics of Blessed John Paul II have arrived in Colombia and will be on display for veneration January 2-22 in the cities of Bogota and Cartago.
Jan 20, 2012 - 09:51 am .- The person of Jesus Christ should give all Christians hope that historic divisions can be overcome, says a top official at the Vatican department responsible for promoting Christian unity.
Jan 20, 2012 - 06:02 am .- The recent announcement that Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha has been approved for sainthood is generating great excitement among the Native American community.
Jan 20, 2012 - 03:08 am .- The Archbishop of Cape Town has asked South Africa’s parliament to amend a major state security bill in order to protect the “freedom of information” and to preserve “open and transparent government.”
Jan 20, 2012 - 01:02 am .- The first three books of a Hebrew-language Catholic catechism have now been published to help teach the children of Christians who live and work in Israel.