Feb 8, 2013 - 06:03 pm .- Gov. Bobby Jindal has rejected the Louisiana Catholic bishops' request to halt the scheduled Ash Wednesday execution of a convicted murderer.
Feb 8, 2013 - 05:31 pm .- The U.S. bishops joined with a broad array of Christian leaders to stress the need for immigration reform, while reportedly voicing objections to a proposal that would recognize same-sex partners.
Feb 8, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- Police officers in Madrid successfully disarmed an explosive device that was discovered in a confessional at the Cathedral of La Almudena on Feb. 7, Europa Press reported.
Feb 8, 2013 - 12:01 pm .- Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo, president of the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina, has reiterated the Church’s opposition to the legalization of drugs in the country.
Feb 8, 2013 - 08:51 am .- The Pontifical Council for Culture spent its last session tackling the problem of emotional illiteracy among younger generations and discovering how to restore that among the youth.
Feb 8, 2013 - 04:03 am .- During Black History Month, the Knights of Columbus are noting the Catholic organization's “forward-thinking” attitudes towards racial equality long before they were popular.
Feb 8, 2013 - 02:03 am .- The head of the Vatican’s doctrine office called on Anglican communities that have entered the U.S. Catholic Church to have courage in bringing their patrimony into the larger Catholic community.
Feb 8, 2013 - 12:01 am .- A new analysis by ChinaAid found that persecution of Christians by the Chinese government increased in 2012, and focused on the eradication of Protestant “house churches.”