Five Catholic bishops cautioned Nigerian government leaders about a series of statements from Pentecostal and indigenous religious leaders portending tragedy.
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The desire to see and know God is innate in everyone, even nonbelievers, Pope Benedict said.
Pope Benedict has asked Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, to lead his Lenten retreat Feb. 17-23.
The Catholic owners of an Illinois health services consulting company have won a temporary restraining order against the state’s contraceptive mandate.
Like the individual path to holiness, the ecumenical path to Christian unity requires justice, kindness and humility, Pope Benedict told members of a pilgrimage from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.
To evangelize in today’s world, Catholics “need to recover their sense of ardor for Jesus risen from the dead,” Father Robert Barron told a conference in Salt Lake City.
A Catholic bishop in war-torn Mali said “people are hiding in their homes, unable to venture out.”
U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong’s admission to doping is just the tip of the iceberg, since high-stakes commercial interests pressure almost every professional cyclist into the illegal practice, said a Vatican official.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the British government violated the rights of an airline flight attendant by failing to protect her right to conscience and religion.
A cover of Italy’s Vanity Fair magazine shows Archbishop Georg Ganswein.