Jul 17, 2013 - 05:03 pm .- At a meeting of African bishops, those of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have urged an end to the armed conflicts in their country, calling on all parties to “work actively for peace.”
Jul 17, 2013 - 01:55 pm .- During World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro next week, Pope Francis will be presented with and bless a wooden cross signed by more than 10,000 youth from 26 provinces in Colombia.
Jul 17, 2013 - 11:39 am .- Archbishop José Gomez' new book “Immigration and the Next America” is being lauded by a Catholic journalist for its emphasis on the good of the people and families affected by immigration policy.
Jul 17, 2013 - 11:28 am .- Ahead of Day for Life Sunday in the U.K., Pope Francis has sent a message to British and Irish Catholics encouraging them to promote the profound value of all human life in their societies.
Jul 17, 2013 - 04:10 am .- Building on his lifelong love of comic books, an Eastern Catholic monk has authored a short graphic novel, “The Truth is Out There,” to help explain the truths of the faith in an understandable way.
Jul 17, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Bishop David O'Connell has issued a pastoral statement challenging Catholics to reach across partisan boundaries to pray and act for solutions to the challenges facing immigrants in the United States.
Jul 17, 2013 - 12:08 am .- Bishop Thaddeus J. Jakubowski, a retired auxiliary bishop of the Chicago archdiocese who worked with the city's Polish population, died July 14 at the age of 89.