Last November, the Holy See announced that they would be opening three showers under the colonnades of St. Peter's Basilica for the homeless. Now they will also open a barber shop and offer haircuts and shaves free of charge for homeless people. According to the Italian news agency, ANSA, haircuts and shaves will...read more
Pope Francis called for a "negotiated solution" to assist those suffering from persecution and violence in Syria and Iraq. The Holy Father made his appeal during an audience with the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Easter Orthodox Churches today at the Vat...
In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to never forget the memory of their first love, Christ, in order to not become lukewarm Christians. The first reading of today continued from the Letter to the Hebrews, in which he invites Christians to "remember the days past whe...
The Church’s patrimony regarding families is enormous, says Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, and that is why the Church is a type of Noah’s ark to save families in a troubled world. The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family made this reflection in an interview with ZENIT last week. He also offered advice ...
Quote for January 30th
“Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think.”
― Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
The Church’s patrimony regarding families is enormous, says Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, and that is why the Church is a type of Noah’s ark to save families in a troubled world. The president …read more
Author and monk Thomas Merton would have turned 100 years old on Saturday. He continues to be considered a leading Catholic thinker of the modern Church, on themes ranging from spirituality …read more
Pope Francis expressed his condolences to victims of a tragic gas truck explosion that took place in front of the Cuajimalpa Maternal Hospital in Mexico City. The blast occurred on the …read more
This report is contributed by Robert Clarke of Alliance Defending Freedom. -- Recently, the European Court of Human Rights issued a judgment inParadiso and Campanelli v. Italy,which reveals a …read more
Father Robert Barron is the founder of the global ministry,Word on Fire, and the Rector/President ofMundeleinSeminary. He is the creator of the award winning documentary series, "Catholicism" …read more
The Vatican today released Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for February. The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for this month is: “That prisoners, especially the young, may be able to …read more
Roman Rite - Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year B - February 1, 2015 Dt 18, 15-20; Ps 95; 1 Cor 7.32 to 35; Mk 1, 21-28 Ambrosian Rite - Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. Wis 19.6 to 9; Ps …read more
A mob of armed Muslim students stormed a Christian boys' school in Bannu, a city located in northern Pakistan, calling for its closure. According to Fides, the estimated 300 students were …read more