Pope Francis on Wednesday afternoon met with a delegation of 40 world Jewish leaders at the Casa Santa Marta in honor of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Among those attending the event were World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder, Latin American Jewish Congress President Jack Terpins, WJC Treasurer C...read more
Scottish citizens go to the polls today to vote in an historic referendum on independence, but if the majority vote “yes”, what will it mean for the Catholic Church and religious freedom as a whole? Last week, the group “Christians for Independence” issued a statement aimed at reassuring voters that any new Scott...
Don Carlo Lorenzo Rossetti, a Fidei donum priest from the Diocese of Rome, has been based in Albania since 2003. He is Director of the “Redemptoris Mater” missionary seminary and he also teaches theology at the interdiocesan seminary in Shkoder. He also serves as a parish priest in Balldre-Gocaj-Kakarriq (Lezhe) an...
Pope Francis is telling the bishops appointed under his watch to always stay close to their flock, digging deeper to see what "the Spirit continues to inspire in your Bride." The Holy Father said this today when he received in audience the bishops appointed during the last year, who are participating in the congr...
Quote for September 19th
'In order to be perfect, we must not only obey and honour our superiors; we must honour our equals and inferiors also.'
St. Philip Neri
Pope Francis is telling the bishops of Cote d'Ivoire to stick together in fraternal communion and help to bring about their nation's reconciliation. The bishops were received by the Holy …read more
Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life (PFL), today announced that Priests for Life has responded to the Obama administration’s latest HHS mandate maneuver with a …read more
Here is an article from the Sooner Catholic, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, regarding the black mass scheduled at the city's civic center for this Sunday. Archbishop Paul …read more
Here is the text of a declaration made by Archbishop Silvano Tomasi to the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council, on the rights of the elderly. Archbishop Tomasi is the Holy See's …read more
Here is the statement for October's Respect Life Month, sponsored by the US episcopal conference. * * * My dear friends in Christ: Pope Francis has captivated the world with his humility, …read more
Yes indeed, I am Sister Mira, daughter of the Albanian people; I was born and grew up during the Communist dictatorship. I will write a few lines of history, because outside of history …read more
-- 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Psalm 17:1bcd, 6-7, 8b and 15 Luke 8:1-3 Jesus continues to proclaim the Gospel of the Kingdom of God to the towns and villages of Galilee. Jesus is accompanied not …read more
Atheists sometimes blame Christians for believing in a Heavenly Father who is great big sugar daddy in the sky who will take us to heaven when we die. Our God, they say, is like Colonel …read more