Aug 31, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City launched the upcoming pastoral school year by urging teachers and ministry leaders to humbly evangelize in every place where God has called them to be.
Aug 31, 2012 - 03:30 pm .- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said that America’s backbone of family, community and faith will be reinforced by initiatives to boost the economy and ease unemployment.
Aug 31, 2012 - 03:30 pm .- Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, the Archbishop Emeritus of Milan, Italy, died today at the age of 85 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.
Aug 31, 2012 - 02:08 pm .- The world’s fastest man, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, has been invited to address a Vatican conference on religious liberty.
Aug 31, 2012 - 12:22 pm .- Father Benedict Groeschel and the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal have apologized for his comments that appeared to blame sex abuse victims for their abuse while excusing their abusers, with his religious order calling the remarks “completely out of character.”
Aug 31, 2012 - 12:12 pm .- The Vatican is refusing to confirm or deny reports that it has once again been subject to a cyber attack by hostile hackers.
Aug 31, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- The bishops of Costa Rica have sharply criticized a sex-education curriculum recently approved by the government for promoting a “hedonistic” and ideological view of sexuality.
Aug 31, 2012 - 04:07 am .- An official inquiry at the University of Texas at Austin has rejected charges of scientific misconduct which a homosexual activist leveled against sociology professor Mark Regnerus after he published a study that found negative life outcomes among children of parents who had had same-sex relationships.
Aug 31, 2012 - 01:54 am .- Jim Nicholson, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, thinks that the Catholic vote remains an important force in modern politics and that more Catholics than in the past will vote for Romney and the Republican Party in the upcoming election.
Aug 31, 2012 - 12:01 am .- The annual gathering of Pope Benedict’s former students has begun at the papal summer residence of Castel Gandolfo and is examining the ecumenical dialogue the Catholic Church has with Lutherans and Anglicans.