The Catholic Bishops Conference of Pakistan will examine the proposal to formally submit the request to the Holy See to declare the Catholic Minister Shahbaz Bhatti a “martyr”.
In a March 5 symposium at Rome’s Dominican-run Angelicum University, Fr. Paul Murrary, argued that Mother Teresa now ranks not only as a friend of the poor, but as one of the great mystics of the Catholic tradition.
The Pontifical Council for Social Communications is streamlining its presence on the Internet with a news portal that aims to gather Vatican media coverage in one place.
Pope Benedict's new book on Jesus shows that biblical scholarship has to move beyond an exclusive use of the historical-critical method, argues Father Robert Barron.
A Caritas team has been assessing needs of migrant workers fleeing violence in Libya and stranded on the Egyptian-Libya border in Salloum.
The Palestinian-born Anglican bishop of Jerusalem has launched legal action against the Israeli government after it refused him and his family a residency visa for the city.
Down from one priest per 518 Catholics in 1966, Australia now has one priest for every 1895 parishioners.
As Lent begins with Ash Wednesday March 9, the US-based Catholic Coalition on Climate Change wants to remind Catholics that it is not just about giving up chocolate or ice cream for 40 days.
It is time for Pakistan authorities to bring perpetrators of violence to justice, argues Mustafa Qadri in The Guardian.
Blocked by the Vatican from re-appointment as Caritas International secretary-general Lesley-Anne Knight explains some of the difficulties and challenges facing the organization.
A weakening of faith in God and a drop in the number of people going to Mass in many parts of the world can be traced to Masses that are not reverent and don’t follow church rules, Vatican officials say.
In January 2010, Father John Lee Tae-seok, a Korean priest nicknamed “the Schweitzer of Sudan”, lay dying of cancer. - Catholic Herald