| Jan 14, 2011
| 11:47 AM
For the first time since the Great Depression, the Catholic Church in Indianapolis will have two bishops to serve the flock. Pope Benedict XVI appointed Boston-area pastor, Rev. Christopher Coyne as auxiliary bishop within the Archdiocese of Indianapolis....
| 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....
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:22 PM
The pope has posted his first message beside the cute li'l bluebird of Twitter.
Benedict's inaugural tweet reads: "Dear Friends, I just launched News.va. Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ!," the message read. "With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 1:24 AM
Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien flies to Rome next month for a new job leading a global order of Catholic knights, a post that likely will lead to his elevation to cardinal, but which also begins his departure from the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:07 AM
The leader of the Catholic Church in Indianapolis retires after 14 years of service.
According to the Vatican Press Office's daily bulletin, Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Daniel Buechlein.
The archbishop suffered a...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:23 PM
FORT WAYNE -- A priest at Fort Wayne's St. Joseph Catholic Church-Hessen Cassel has been removed from his post after an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor.
Diocesan officials confirmed Tuesday that the Rev. Thomas C. Lombardi, 62, had been...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Baltimore's archdiocese, the oldest in the nation, can once again claim one of the highest-ranking members of the Roman Catholic Church as its leader.
Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, leader of the archdiocese since 2007, was named a cardinal Friday by...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Ireland loves its heroes, even those like Michael Collins who met his end at the hands of fellow Irishmen. Collins was never more popular than he was at his funeral. The response was overwhelming, just like the response last week to the comments of...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Archbishop Pietro Sambi, the Vatican's ambassador to the United States, died Wednesday of complications from surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, church officials said.
The 73-year-old Italian prelate had undergone lung surgery nearly three weeks ago and...
| Jul 29, 2011
As papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi had the formidable job of representing the Vatican at a time of challenge and scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as escorting Pope Benedict XVI on his 2008 American visit. By...