The following is the intervention of the President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization at the first national conference "Proclaim 2012" on the new evangelization in Chatswood, Australia.
Egyptian authorities arrested "six terrorists" in the Sinai region in the wake of a recent military crackdown on suspected militants, according to a military source. However, a FRANCE 24 correspondent reported the arrests of "nine Islamists".
9 AUGUST 2012-Nairobi — Exciting new fossils discovered east of Lake Turkana confirm that there were two additional species of our genus - Homo - living alongside our direct human ancestral species, Homo erectus, almost two million years ago.
New York City, N.Y., Aug 10, 2012 / 02:15 am (CNA).- Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori says an invitation to President Obama, to speak at a New York fundraiser alongside Mitt Romney, should not be misunderstood as a show of support for the president.
National Assembly chooses Mohammed Magarief, seen as moderate Islamist, to head 200-member congress.-Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 03:40-Libya's national assembly has chosen Mohammed Magarief, a former opposition leader
Appeal by 130 African priests in support of Father Viateur who has been deported by the Zambian government for preaching in favour of the poor-GIACOMOGALEAZZI-VATICANCITY-“Freedom of speech” has been violated in the heart of Africa.
By Paul Gittings, CNN-August 9, 2012 -- Updated 1608 GMT (0008 HKT)-(CNN) -- Adrien Niyonshuti is unlikely to win an Olympic medal, and he will do well to even finish his event, but his story is surely one of the most inspirational in the history of the Games.
My soul clings to you my God, because I endured death by fire for your sake.St. Lawrence was one of the seven deacons of Rome; he was born, according to tradition, at Huesca, Spain and suffered martyrdom in Rome during Emperor Valerians
By Tom FordyceChief sports writer, BBC Sport at the Olympic Stadium-Bolt matched Michael Johnson's then world-record time from the Atlanta Games of 19.32 seconds as he held off training partner Yohan Blake in silver and Warren Weir in bronze.
Posted Thursday, August 9 2012 at 23:14-LONDON-David Rudisha of Kenya won the men's 800 metres Olympic title on Thursday and set a stunning world record of 1min 40.91sec.