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Wafer controversy: Did Canada's PM take communion?

Pope deeply interested in Australia's first would-be saint: Rudd That would be Mother Mary MacKillop -- her local bishop excommunicated her for insubordination and tried to surpress the order she founded.

Catholic author creates comic to foster abortion discussion A fetus named Alphonse survives an abortion attempt and “sets out on a mission of revenge.”

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Group warns pope about Obama's "true" record on abortion The American Life League, the largest U.S. Catholic pro-life organization, launched a petition drive.

Bon Jovi lends star power to Philly housing plan. Project H.O.M.E. founded by Sr. Mary Scullion and the Bethesda Project of the Sisters of Mercy

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