Many prospective parents are waiting for years to adopt children with Down syndrome, according to a recent news article.
Just as Sts. Peter and Andrew were brothers, the Catholic and Orthodox churches have a special relationship as true sister churches, Pope Benedict XVI said.
Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick joined with 26 other faith leaders June 13 in calling for a clear U.S. policy against torture and cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment of detainees.
The bishops of the Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople have expressed concern over Pope Benedict XVI
The General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops will soon hand Pope Benedict XVI an outline which he will use to write an apostolic exhortation on the Eucharist.
Pope Benedict XVI has named a bishop, seven priests and a nun as consultors for the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.
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