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VIDEO: “First Take: Vatican” (Catholic News Service)
07 Apr 2011 – Pope Benedict traveled to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus last weekend. It was a short trip, but it touched on themes that are important throughout the Middle East. We’ll look back on the trip on this week’s Vatican Report.  Read more...
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07 Apr 2011 – Eastern Catholics in the United States are planning for a series of three “encounters” to focus on education and evangelization.  Read more...
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05 Apr 2011 – Pope Benedict XVI and representatives of the world’s major religions will make speeches and sign a common commitment to peace when they meet in Assisi in October, but they will not pray together, the Vatican said.  Read more...
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04 Apr 2011 – A Vatican-Jewish dialogue commission warned of a “moral crisis” in modern secular society, and said religions need to respond with prayer, charitable action and dialogue.  Read more...
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04 Apr 2011 – Rabbi James Rudin spent his professional career as the national interreligious affairs director of the American Jewish Committee and he brings nuanced insights from decades of participation in interreligious dialogue to his new book,  Read more...
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Indian Cardinal Vithayathil (Catholic News Service)
04 Apr 2011 – Church leaders mourned the death of Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, head of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church.  Read more...
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04 Apr 2011 – When Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., led the first Senate Judiciary Committee hearing examining the civil rights of American Muslims March 29, he held aloft a small yellow prayer book no bigger than his hand.  Read more...
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01 Apr 2011 – At least 40 Libyan civilians have been killed as a consequence of airstrikes carried out by the United States and other Western powers, the leading church official in Libya said.  Read more...


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