Bishop Stock of Leeds lowered the age for Confirmation from 14 to 11, so that children receive the sacrament in their last year of primary school.
A Jordanian journalist was shot and killed as he arrived at court to answer charges that he offended Islam by posting a cartoon.
China's government has proposed strict new rules to regulate the activities of religious groups, which must 'not be controlled by foreign forces.'
The Trump campaign has formed a Catholic advisory group. Members include Rick Santorum, Gov. Sam Brownback, and Fr. Frank Pavone.
Cardinal Dolan will host Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at the election-year Al Smith Dinner fundraiser.
A third priest has been found dead after being kidnapped. He is the 31st priest killed in the country since 2006.
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