Archive of January 2, 2012

Vatican releases Pope's itinerary for Mexico and Cuba visits

Jan 2, 2012 - 06:00 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI’s itinerary for his March 2012 visit to Mexico and Cuba was released Jan. 2 through Vatican Radio.

Catholic leaders react to Christmas church bombing in Nigeria

Jan 2, 2012 - 07:08 pm .- Fallout from the deadly Christmas bombings in Nigeria continues, as some Catholic leaders say they believe the violence is intended to ignite sectarian conflict.

Pope urges world to seek Christ's peace in 2012

Jan 2, 2012 - 03:08 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI marked 2012's Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God with a proclamation of the peace that is found in her son Jesus Christ.

Former Episcopal bishop appointed to lead new US ordinariate

Jan 2, 2012 - 02:04 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has chosen a former Episcopal bishop to lead the new U.S. ordinariate for Anglican communities wishing to enter the Catholic Church.