May 10, 2011 - 03:10 pm .- A newly disclosed internal report indicates that the Vatican had been trying since late 2006 to get Australian Bishop William Morris to correct his abuses of Church doctrine and liturgy before finally removing him as head of the Toowoomba diocese earlier this month.
May 7, 2011 - 07:08 am .- Australian Bishop William Morris of Toowoomba, removed from his post earlier this week by Pope Benedict XVI, is not going quietly into early retirement as agreed.
May 4, 2011 - 01:53 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Brisbane's Auxiliary Bishop Brian V. Finnegan as administrator of the Diocese of Toowoomba, Australia.
May 2, 2011 - 06:08 pm .- A prominent Australian bishop who resigned two years ago issued an apology citing past hurtful and inappropriate behavior as reasons for stepping down from his post.
May 2, 2011 - 04:02 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has sacked a controversial Australian bishop who has called for protestant ministers to celebrate Mass as well as the ordination of women.
May 2, 2011 - 01:55 am .- A controversial Australian bishop said he is retiring early in a deal he negotiated with the Vatican.
Apr 15, 2011 - 02:48 am .- More than 20,000 Indian Christians will take part in a Good Friday silent march in Mumbai to remember the victims of increasing anti-Christian attacks.
Apr 6, 2011 - 01:23 am .- Vietnamese officials arrested and beat a group of Catholics for attempting to peacefully attend a trial of prominent lawyer and human rights activist Cu Huy Ha Vu on April 4.
Mar 29, 2011 - 02:26 pm .- Japan’s top Catholic charities official says the people face great challenges rebuilding their lives in the wake of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Mar 21, 2011 - 03:55 pm .- Sister Ana Alvarado, a Peruvian religious sister of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception in Japan stated that her community will continue its efforts in the country.
Mar 19, 2011 - 05:58 pm .- A Catholic man who died in a Pakistani prison while serving a life sentence for blasphemy might have been murdered by extremists, his supporters said.
Mar 18, 2011 - 03:23 am .- Officials of the Catholic relief agency Caritas Japan have met with clergy of the Diocese of Sendai to discuss plans for relief and rehabilitation work in an area devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Mar 17, 2011 - 04:02 am .- Government officials in Malaysia agreed to release 35,000 Bibles that were seized in the country as it continues a heated dispute over non-Muslims being allowed to use the word “Allah” for God.
Mar 14, 2011 - 03:04 pm .- The Catholic relief agency Caritas Japan has begun working to help untold numbers of people rebuild their lives, amid the devastation and continuing effects of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Mar 12, 2011 - 07:17 am .- The epicenter of the earthquake that caused a deadly March 11 tsunami is located near the site of an apparition in which Mary warned about a worldwide disaster that could afflict humanity.
Mar 11, 2011 - 12:21 pm .- Catholic relief workers are mobilizing to help the victims of a tsunami caused by the largest earthquake in Japanese history on March 11. The waves are expected to reach countries throughout the Pacific Ocean, including New Zealand, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Mar 5, 2011 - 06:20 pm .- A Chinese woman who protested the country's strict one-child policy was re-arrested and taken to an unknown labor camp after she was initially released from a different facility one day earlier on medical parole.
Mar 1, 2011 - 05:45 am .- A new independent report on anti-Christian violence in the southwest Indian state of Karnataka has charged that the violence was pre-planned and backed by the state’s highest government authorities.
Feb 27, 2011 - 07:25 pm .- After a fierce earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand this week claimed the lives of 113 people, local Bishop Barry Jones announced on Feb. 25 that all schools and parishes in the area will remain closed until inspected by safety officials.
Feb 24, 2011 - 03:09 am .- More than 300 Muslims set fire to a town in Bangladesh in order to strip indigenous Christians, Hindus and Buddhists of their property.