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Vatican-Jewish Dialogue (Catholic News Service)
02 Apr 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A Vatican-Jewish dialogue commission said moderation, honesty and a fair distribution of world resources are the ingredients for a more just economic order.  Read more...
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30 Mar 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith sounded a warning against four excommunicated priests who continue to claim they represent the Ukrainian Catholic Church, the largest of the Eastern churches in full communion with Rome.  Read more...
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28 Mar 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has decided the collection taken up at his Holy Thursday evening Mass will be used to offer humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees.  Read more...
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Church in Belarus Perseveres (Catholic News Service)
26 Mar 2012 – SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (CNS) — Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, a native of Belarus, told a Catholic high school audience how he “grew up in the Soviet Union in a time of persecution” and “now there is another type of persecution.”  Read more...
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22 Mar 2012 – Adelie penguins walk on the ice at Cape Denison in Antarctica in this 2009 file photo. Religious leaders have urged people to take their faith-based commitment to the stewardship of God’s creation to the U.N. Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil 20-22 June. (photo: CNS/Paukine Askin, Reuters)  Read more...
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21 Mar 2012 – In communion with the organizations seeking to draw attention to the plight of these people and to help them, the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land calls for greater awareness  Read more...
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Pope Remembers Coptic Patriarch (Catholic News Service)
20 Mar 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Praising the ecumenical commitment of the late Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope Benedict XVI offered his condolences to Orthodox Christians in Egypt on the death of their patriarch.  Read more...
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19 Mar 2012 – KIEV, Ukraine (CNS) — The major archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church said government-backed legislation to transfer control of key national Christian shrines to the Orthodox Church was “a clear threat to the interdenominational peace and agreement established in our state during recent years  Read more...


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