Philadelphia, PA - Cardinal John P. Foley, an American priest who served as President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications at the Vatican for a quarter of century, and was a warm and influential force in Catholic media worldwide, died December 11.

Washington, D.C. - Dr. Erik P. Goldschmidt, Executive Vice President of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities, has been named Director of the Church in the 21st Century Center at Boston College today in an announcement made by the university’s president, Father William Leahy, SJ.

Washington, D.C. - “Striking is the impact of Catholic schools on low income students,” said Francis J. Butler, President of FADICA during a November 30, 2011 Conference on Education Tax Credits at the Catholic University of America.

Washington, DC - Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington and principal facilitator of the 2012 world synod next fall on the “New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Faith” will address FADICA February 2nd.  

Washington, DC - As the Horn of Africa is experiencing the worst drought in  60 years  some 13 million people in that region  face the prospect of starvation .