The Easter Triduum is a time to not only commemorate the Passion of the Lord, but to enter in its mystery. This was the reflection given by Pope Francis at today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The Pope said that with tomorrow's Mass of the Lord's Supper, the summit of the liturgical year begins. Speaki...read more
Addressing Polish pilgrims during the weekly General Audience this morning in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis recognized tomorrow's anniversary of the death of Saint John Paul II. Noting this is the 10th anniversary of his passing, Francis said,“We remember him as a great Witness of the suffering Christ, dead a...
The Vatican Secretary of State says the Holy See has been attentive to the issue of many Mexicans immigrating into the United States, and has underscored that this is likely one of the key topics to be discussed at next month's Summit of the Americas. Answering several questions by ZENIT and other journalists, Ca...
For many months there has been talk about the steps the Vatican is taking to achieve transparency in financial and economic matters. In this connection, Cardinal George Pell, Prefect of the Prefecture of the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, explained that “it must not be thought that Pope Benedict XVI did nothing...
Quote for April 2nd
“We remember [St. John Paul II] as a great witness to Christ in His suffering, death and resurrection, and invoke his intercession for us, for the family, for the Church, so that the light of resurrection may shine over all the shadows of our life and fill us with joy and peace”.
- Pope Francis, April 1st, 2015
This morning, in the Secretariat of State, an agreement on fiscal matters was signed by the Holy See and the Italian Republic. It was signed on behalf of the Holy See by Archbishop Paul …read more
Here is the translation of the address given by Pope Francis during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Tomorrow is Holy Thursday, …read more
Thousands of people across the United States will be welcomed into the Catholic Church at this year’s Easter vigil, April 4, including a retired Marine captain who appeared on the cover of …read more
Pope Francis has named Father George D. Gallaro, 67, a priest of the Melkite Eparchy of Newton, Massachusetts, as bishop of the Byzantine Eparchy of Piano degli Albanesi in Palermo, Italy. …read more
The Archbishop of Manila, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, has encouraged Filipino faithful to, as a 'penitential journey,' participate in the Way of the Cross organized by their local Church, …read more
Having obtained 15.4 million votes, Muhammadu Buhari has been elected President of Nigeria, while the current president, Goodluck Jonathon, was defeated with 13.3 million. According to Fides, …read more
The Pontifical Academy for Life held its annual assembly in March on the theme of end of life assistance to the elderly. While there are numerous Vatican documents and papal statements that …read more
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