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July 13, 2011

KHARTOUM, Sudan (July 11, 2011) - African clergy say the Republic of South Sudan, which gained independence on July 9, must take steps to resolve an increasingly violent conflict in the troubled border region of South Kordofan.

March 22, 2011

ROME, March 17, 2011 (CNA).- The Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Spanish priest Fr. Adolfo Nicolas, recently sent a letter to Jesuits worldwide, announcing a revision to the order's General Curia.

March 16, 2011

VATICAN, March 12, 2011 (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI expressed his solidarity with the dead and their families in Japan, as the Japanese Church makes quick plans for relief efforts following a deadly earthquake and tsunami.

March 6, 2011

VATICAN, March 2, 2011 (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's communications department is streamlining its presence on the Internet with a news portal that gathers its media coverage in one place.

January 17, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C., Jan. 8, 2011--The New American Bible, Revised Edition has been approved for publication and will be available on March 9, Ash Wednesday. The new translation aims for better accuracy, better adaptation to contemporary English, and easy singing or recitation of the Psalms.

November 1, 2010

VATICAN, Oct. 25, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- In calling for a "two-state" solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the special Synod of Bishops for the Middle East has echoed the solution that Pope Benedict XVI urged on his visit to Israel last year.

October 11, 2010

ROME, Oct. 4, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- People have come from all over the world to Rome this week to examine the Church's place in the technological age. Opening the deliberations, the head of the Vatican council for communications outlined some of the themes of the congress, which include a look at the identity and mission of Catholic media.

August 9, 2010

VATICAN, July 31, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- The new president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Archbishop Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, announced that his dicastery is preparing a document on the effects of abortion on women, often called post-abortion syndrome. The document will focus on the study of the "habit of abortion" and is expected to be published next year.

July 12, 2010

VATICAN, July 7, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy Father retired on Wednesday afternoon to his residence at Castel Gandolfo where he will be spending the greater part of the next few months. He asked for prayers as he retires for a time of rest, work, study, and writing.

May 31, 2010

MADRID, Spain, May 27, 2010--The official song for World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid was recently selected. The song, composed by Father Enrique Castro, with lyrics by Auxiliary Bishop Cesar Franco of Madrid, will debut on November 9 on the feast of Our Lady of Almudena at the Cathedral of Madrid.