Investigations Into Premeditated Murders Continue
Worry continues to mount in Ukraine as a priest and a nun, both members of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, were murdered within days of each other. In the early hours of July 26th, Father Roman Nikolayev, prior of the Church of the Great Martyr Tatiana in Kiev, was shot twice in the hea...
Event is a Response to Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation “Africae Munus”
The Year of Reconciliation in Africa opened on Wednesday with a solemn Eucharistic Celebration in Accra, Ghana, convoked by the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). The theme chosen for this event is “A Reconciled Africa for Peaceful Coexistence.” The Year will close on July 29, ...
Celebrates 70th Anniversary Mass of Former Pastor’s Ordination
The Papal Parish of Saint Anne, in honor of the Mother of the Virgin Mary, is located in Vatican City State. This church, which is a Baroque jewel, has been entrusted to the Augustinians. It has a long history and is close to one of the entrance gates of Vatican City, which enables the public to enter it without ha...
Event is Part of International Pilgrimage to Rome Held Every 5 Years
On August 4th, Pope Francis will meet with thousands of altar servers from all over Europe. The meeting will reflect on the theme: "Here I am: send me!" and is part of the 9th International Pilgrimage of Acolytes and Altar Serves in Rome. The event is organized by Coetus Internationalis Ministrantium (CIM), an i...
Quote for July 30th
"The most powerful witness to marriage is the exemplary lives of Christian spouses."
- Pope Francis, Tweet on July 30th, 2015
Pope Francis Officially Opened Registration on Sunday
More than 45,000 have registered for the 31st World Youth Day in Krakow in the first 24 hours of the opening registration. On Sunday, Pope Francis was accompanied by two youth during his …read more
A nurse, a chastity educator, and the retired director of the bishops’ national grassroots organization received the 2015 People of Life Award for lifetime commitment to the pro-life …read more
Videos from investigation having effects in Europe
Legislators around the world are beginning to learn of the undercover videos exposing the illegal sale of aborted baby body parts by Planned Parenthood and are calling for investigations into …read more
Appeals to Presidents Vladimir Putin and Petr Poroshenko To End Bloodshed of Innocent Civilians and Engage in Dialogue
In identical messages sent to Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Petr Poroshenko, the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church has called for the end to the bloodshed in …read more
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples Talks about His Experience in Iraq, First as Nuncio and then as Papal Envoy
“It is Pope Francis’ intention to go to Iraq and I believe, without a doubt, he will do so, although I cannot foresee the opportune moment now because everyone understands that this is still …read more
Expresses Gratitude for Pope’s Appeal at Sunday’s Angelus Address
The family of kidnapped Jesuit priest, Father Paolo Dall’Oglio thanked Pope Francis for his appeal during Sunday’s Angelus address. Following the recitation of the Angelus prayer with …read more
The Pontifical Council Cor Unum is planning a third meeting on September 17 with Catholic charitable organizations, active in counteracting the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. It is also …read more
While it has been announced that Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September as a “missionary of mercy,” he will also ask Cubans to abandon their hostilities and bitterness. This was the …read more