Nov 5, 2012 - 06:07 pm .- A Vatican official called Nov. 5 “an occasion of prayer” and renewed evangelization efforts, as the day marks the feast of Saint Emeric, a patron saint of the Americas.
Nov 5, 2012 - 04:43 pm .- With polls still disagreeing on which presidential candidate holds the lead just one day before the election, political analysts believe Catholics will continue to be an influential indicator of what the general electorate will decide.
Nov 5, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- Catholics in Ecuador are preparing to mark the upcoming beatification of Sister Maria Troncatti, an Italian missionary who helped evangelize the country in the early 20th century.
Nov 5, 2012 - 03:02 pm .- Local attorneys say the European Court of Human Right's decision to fine Poland for not helping a girl obtain an abortion four years ago has unsettled many in the country.
Nov 5, 2012 - 01:55 pm .- Despite his lawyer’s appeal to drop the case on the opening morning of hearings, a Vatican judge ruled that the trial for the second man accused in the so-called Vatileaks scandal will continue.
Nov 5, 2012 - 12:08 pm .- A bishop in Colombia said the recent gay “wedding” officiated by a priest not incardinated in his diocese was fraudulent, as same-sex “marriage” is not recognized by the Catholic Church.
Nov 5, 2012 - 11:58 am .- Pope Benedict XVI congratulated the new leader of the Middle East’s largest Christian Church as Christian minorities throughout the region face uncertain futures after the Arab Spring.