Apr 3, 2012 - 06:00 pm .- Recent policies by the Obama administration that have isolated many American Catholics may be part of an election strategy to reach out to non-Christian and non-religious voters, says one political scientist who specializes in Catholic research.
Apr 3, 2012 - 04:05 pm .- The attorney general in Colombia urged the country’s Constitutional Court to overturn an appeal's court ruling allowing an abortion to be performed on a minor girl.
Apr 3, 2012 - 12:09 pm .- The International Red Cross Commission confirmed on April 2 that ten hostages kidnapped in 1998 by the Marxist rebel group FARC in Colombia have been released.
Apr 3, 2012 - 11:25 am .- The Legionaries of Christ have announced plans to sell their Thornwood property in Westchester County, New York, citing financial strain and fallout from revelations about the late Father Marcial Maciel.
Apr 3, 2012 - 04:12 am .- Recent news that the Red Cross may be planning to build a luxury conference center and hotel in Haiti using donor funds has drawn criticism from local missionaries and charity watchdog groups.
Apr 3, 2012 - 02:16 am .- Amid controversy over the “rights” to contraception and abortion, the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women concluded its 56th annual meeting without reaching the necessary agreement for a concluding document.
Apr 3, 2012 - 12:03 am .- The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has revised its website and launched a new internet domain name to distribute all of its documents published since the Second Vatican Council.