Traditionalists' response marks 'step forward'

April 30, 2012

In what the Vatican described as an encouraging "step forward," the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X has revised its response to a Vatican document laying out basic principles and criteria for interpreting Church teaching.

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Pope gives Collins another assignment

April 30, 2012

Pope Benedict has named Cardinal Thomas Collins to the Congregation for Catholic Education, which supports and guides the work of Catholic schools, universities and seminaries.

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Archdiocese long active in ecumenical activity

April 30, 2012

Re: “Christian unity is a mandate from Christ” (WCR April 2).

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Yoga courses betray mission of the Oblates

April 30, 2012

Re: “The Star of the North retires” (WCR, April 9).

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Bavarian band, dancers celebrate as pope marks 85th birthday

April 23, 2012

Pope Benedict celebrated his 85th birthday with guests who treated him to Bavarian "oompah" music and folk dancing in the apostolic palace.

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Teachers urged to monitor student use of social media

April 23, 2012

When the reputation of a student, teacher or school can be brought down by a YouTube posting, blog or anonymous email, educators need to be "more vigilant than ever."

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Judge rules bishop must stand trial

Bishop Robert Finn

April 23, 2012

A Missouri judge declined to dismiss misdemeanor charges of failing to report suspected child sexual abuse against Bishop Robert Finn and the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, which he heads.

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Pope encourages efforts to abolish land mines

April 23, 2012

Pope Benedict called for continued efforts to rid the world of land mines so that people could be free to walk the earth without fear of injury or death.

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Sculpture invites visitors to sit at Christ's table

April 23, 2012

From a distance, a distinct figure sits alone at a long, rectangular table surrounded by 12 large, empty stools.

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Pope expected to visit Lebanon Sept. 14-16

April 23, 2012

Pope Benedict will visit Lebanon Sept. 14-16, Maronite Catholic Patriarch Bechara Rai announced during Easter Mass at the patriarchal seat in Bkerke, Lebanon.

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