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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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01 Apr 2011 – The new head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, its youngest bishop, said he believes the other bishops elected him to promote unity within the church and with other Christians.  Read more...
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01 Apr 2011 – Refugees and migrant workers crossing the border from Libya into Tunisia continue to report incidents of hardship and extreme violence against them by Libyan nationals, said a Catholic humanitarian aid worker.  Read more...
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VIDEO: “First Take: Vatican” (Catholic News Service)
01 Apr 2011 – The Pontifical Oriental Institute is home to the most important library in the world for the study of Eastern Christianity. But its oldest and most precious collections are in urgent need of repair and preservation.  Read more...
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Vatican Nuncio Weighs in on Libya (Catholic News Service)
31 Mar 2011 – The Vatican observer at the London conference on Libya said the situation in the North African country is forcing the international community to examine its obligation to intervene when the lives and rights of civilians are being threatened.  Read more...
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Pope Appeals To End Fighting in Libya (Catholic News Service)
29 Mar 2011 – Pope Benedict XVI appealed for a suspension of fighting in Libya and the immediate start of a serious dialogue aimed at restoring peace to the North African country.  Read more...
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Ukrainian Archbishop Installed (Catholic News Service)
29 Mar 2011 – Pledging to honor the legacy of the thousands of Ukrainian Catholics who died for their faith under communism, the new head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church — its youngest bishop — was installed March 27 in Kiev.  Read more...


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