Birth of royal prince

MANCHESTER, EnglandBy Simon Caldwell The birth of the royal prince is a "source of joy" for people around the world, said the president of the English and Welsh bishops' conference.

Canonizations 'gladdened hearts' of faithful

WASHINGTONBy Catholic News Service The two popes whose canonizations received final clearance July 5 "each had a profound impact on the church and the world," as New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan put it.

Teaching doesn't change, but church laws do

VATICAN CITYBy Cindy Wooden Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta has a special briefcase he uses exclusively to carry documentation for a project that would completely revise an entire section of the Catholic Church's basic law.