| Apr 30, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Following Saturday evening mass at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Dowtown Sacrament, three survivors of clergy abuse were trying to ge parishoners to take a stand for children.
Their appaearance outside this Catholic church and hundreds of...
| May 1, 2011
| 3:04 PM
The late Pope John Paul II was moved a major step closer to sainthood on Sunday at a ceremony that drew about a million and a half people to Rome and was celebrated by Catholics around the world.
"From now on Pope John Paul II shall be called 'blessed,'"...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 5:39 AM
VATICAN CITY -- The pope on Friday signed off on the miracle needed for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, and set May 1 as the date to honor one of the most beloved popes of all times as a model of saintliness for the church.
Pope Benedict XVI said...
| Sep 17, 2010
British police staged a pre-dawn raid at a London garbage depot Friday, arresting five street cleaners in a suspected terrorist plot against Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of his state visit to Britain. A sixth person was arrested later in the day....
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:13 PM
What does a church do when faced with potentially having to pay billions of dollars in damages to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of its clergy? As Jason Berry documents so well in his compelling new book, "Render Unto Rome," the Catholic Church's...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:17 AM
Catholics who have been operating on auto-pilot in their responses to the priest during Mass will soon have to pay more attention. A new, more literal translation of the Latin text will soon be in effect.
The Roman Missal Third Edition will be used in...
| May 11, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Emboldened by a recent court ruling that ordered the Vatican to open its records about a priest accused of child sex abuse, a Minneapolis attorney has sued the Vatican on behalf of a mother whose son was molested by former Roman Catholic priest Daniel...
| May 12, 2011
| 1:30 AM
1932: The body of Charles Lindbergh Jr., the kidnapped son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh, was found in a wooded area near Hopewell, N.J.
1968: Petitions to create a downtown parking district were turned in to the Aberdeen City Commission.
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:43 AM
Pope Benedict XVI has named two Chicago priests to serve as auxiliary bishops in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
The Rev. Andrew Wypych, pastor of St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, and the Rev. Alberto Rojas, pastor of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, will...
| May 24, 2007
POPE BENEDICT XVI has apparently, sort of, admitted the truth about the forced religious conversions of the native peoples of the New World. On Wednesday, he acknowledged that "unjustifiable crimes" were committed during colonial-era evangelization in the...
| May 20, 2007
HOW'S YOUR tummy? Feeling nauseated? Many newspaper editors worry sick about ruining your appetite, often refusing to run provocative editorial cartoons and illustrations that fail what's known as the "breakfast test": When you turn to the editorial pages...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
by Mark Silva, and updated. Tim Russert, hard-charging host of NBC's Meet the Press and one of the best-schooled political minds on network television news, has died of an apparent heart attack at the age of 58, NBC reports. Russert......