Jan 4, 2013 - 06:05 pm .- The Church of England has decided to permit gay male clergy in civil partnerships to become bishops, provided that they promise to be celibate.
Jan 4, 2013 - 05:02 pm .- A lawsuit filed by the University of Notre Dame to challenge the federal contraception mandate has been rejected as premature due to the government's promise to amend the regulation.
Jan 4, 2013 - 04:37 pm .- Bishop Bernard Fellay, the head of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X, mentioned Jews as “enemies of the Church” in a recent address reviewing the situation of the group as it considered full communion with Rome this past year.
Jan 4, 2013 - 02:08 pm .- Several Catholic churches in Europe were reportedly set on fire in the days before Christmas, raising concerns of vandalism motivated by an opposition to Christianity.
Jan 4, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- An Argentinean archbishop invited the people of his country to cultivate an authentic Christian hope in order to face the daily trials of life and work for a better country.
Jan 4, 2013 - 04:09 am .- An online petition asking the White House to designate the Catholic Church as a “hate group” for its views on marriage is drawing criticism for generating unjust animosity.
Jan 4, 2013 - 02:03 am .- Fighting in Syria continues to put pressure on the minority Christian population, leading to fears that more Syrians will join the many Christians who have already left the Middle East.
Jan 4, 2013 - 12:04 am .- A new documentary about the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe will premier Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C. and explore how the event helped spread the Catholic faith throughout the Americas.