May 15, 2013 - 09:39 am .- Cardinal Keith P. O’Brien will be spending several months in penance and prayer outside of Scotland after meeting with Pope Francis, according to the Vatican.
May 15, 2013 - 04:42 am .- As he looked ahead to Pentecost, Pope Francis spoke about the Holy Spirit’s role in guiding Christians to know Jesus, who is the Truth, in an age of relativism.
May 15, 2013 - 04:03 am .- After the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh which killed at least 1,127 workers, demands for better oversight from Western retailers as well as local manufacturers have been widespread.
May 15, 2013 - 02:04 am .- A Catholic foreign aid organization aims to advance the “integral development” of people it helps around the world by serving both their physical and spiritual needs.
May 15, 2013 - 12:11 am .- Cardinal Justin F. Rigali, archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia, said that the five Popes involved in the Second Vatican Council shared a common vision of protecting and spreading the Catholic faith.
May 14, 2013 - 05:04 pm .- The state of Minnesota has redefined marriage to include same-sex couples despite concerns over social wellbeing and religious liberty raised by Catholics and other faith leaders.
May 14, 2013 - 04:05 pm .- A professional Argentine dancer, who recently travelled to Rome to see his fellow countryman, Pope Francis, hopes to one day perform for the Holy Father in person.
May 14, 2013 - 03:41 pm .- Following his conviction for the murder of three babies born alive, abortionist Kermit Gosnell was sentenced Tuesday to two life sentences without parole for two of those murder charges.
May 14, 2013 - 01:56 pm .- Prominent U.S. priest Father Thomas Williams has asked Pope Francis to dispense him from his priestly obligations in order to care for the child he fathered and the child's mother.
May 14, 2013 - 12:01 pm .- At the Holy Father’s personal request, Cardinal Jose Polycarp, the Patriarch of Lisbon, consecrated the pontificate of Pope Francis to Our Lady of Fatima on her feast day.
May 14, 2013 - 09:33 am .- The Vatican is participating for the first time in a famous international art exposition in Venice under the theme “Creation, Un-Creation and Re-Creation,” with the aim of promoting modern dialogue on faith.
May 14, 2013 - 08:01 am .- Christians who buy into Satan’s temptation to live selfishly get swindled, while those who live life as a “gift” to others are immersed in love and the Church community, Pope Francis said.
May 14, 2013 - 04:10 am .- The U.S. bishops' conference has announced a second Fortnight for Freedom, scheduled for the two weeks leading up to Interdependence Day, to raise awareness and support for the right to religious liberty.
May 14, 2013 - 02:04 am .- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an abortion rights advocate, says that the court's Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 was overreaching and became too big a “target” for pro-life supporters.
May 14, 2013 - 12:09 am .- Leaders of several prominent Catholic institutions asked members of Congress to provide for the hungry, protect the interests of farmers and promote environmental stewardship with the 2013 Farm Bill.
May 13, 2013 - 05:05 pm .- As news of the guilty verdict of first degree murder for abortionist Kermit Gosnell broke, pro-life leaders welcomed his conviction while calling for a closer look at the abortion industry as a whole.
May 13, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- A new faith-based board game created by a Spanish nun has become one of the most popular First Communion gifts in Spain this year.
May 13, 2013 - 02:24 pm .- Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell on Monday was convicted on three of the four first degree murder charges for killing babies who had been born alive.
May 13, 2013 - 11:13 am .- The jury considering the case of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell has said it is deadlocked on two of the more than 250 charges against the doctor accused of killing a patient and several babies born alive.
May 13, 2013 - 11:04 am .- Vatican statistics released today show that the number of Asian and African Catholics is continuing its upward trajectory, while the Church in Europe is still shrinking.