A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church

The Christmas season challenges us to be completely transformed by the Son of God, Benedict XVI said at his general audience today.

The Pope has named Brazilian Archbishop Joao Braz de Aviz to lead the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee has asked its attorneys to file for bankruptcy protection because of pending clerical abuse lawsuits.

Cardinal Raymond Burke discusses abortion, the Extraordinary Form and Communion in the hand in an interview with Gloria.tv (video)

California Catholic Daily reports on Cardinal Burke’s steadily expanding influence at the Vatican.

Fides tells the stories of 23 Church workers murdered around the world in 2010.

George Friedman, chief executive of STRATFOR, considers the political implications of the Alexandria bombing.