ZENIT will return with its regular news dispatch on Tuesday, April 22. The entire ZENIT staff wishes a most blessed Easter to all of our readers.read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's Urbi et Orbi Message given in St. Peter's Square today. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, a Happy and Holy Easter! The Church throughout the world echoes the angel’s message to the women: "Do not be afraid! I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He...
Here is the translation of the Pope's remarks after the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross), which took place at the ancient Colosseum of Rome on Good Friday. * * * God put on the cross of Jesus all the weight of our sins, all the injustices perpetrated by every Cain against his brother, all the bitterness and betray...
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's homily last night during the Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica. * * * The Gospel of the resurrection of Jesus Christ begins with the journey of the women to the tomb at dawn on the day after the Sabbath. They go to the tomb to honour the body of the Lord, but the...
Quote for April 18th
“It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.”
― Hans Urs von Balthasar, Unless You Become Like This Child
Here is the Easter message from thePatriarch of Antioch of the Syriac Catholic Church,Ignatius Youssef III YOUNAN. * * * To our brothers, Archbishops and Bishops, Fathers of our Holy Synod of …read more
The mayor of Rome said Thursday that they were “ready, very ready” to welcome the 800,000 pilgrims expected to descend on the city on 27 April for the Canonizations of Blessed John Paul II …read more
By Archbishop Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar "Dear Brothers and sisters, Let me begin with a little story. Aroundthe year 1921 in a small Catholic (Christian) village there was a village …read more
-- Acts2:14, 22-23 Psalm 16:1-2a and 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11 Matthew 28:8-15 Filled with the Holy Spirit, Peter announces the Good News of the Resurrection of Christ to the Jews. He announces three …read more
Here is the Good Friday homily delivered today in St. Peter's Basilica by Capuchin FatherRaniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the Pontifical Household. * * * “Judas was Standing with Them” (Jn …read more
Pope Francis had lunch with ten Roman priests on Holy Thursday, the day when the Church celebrates the institution of the Eucharist and the ministerial priesthood. Shortly before the lunch, …read more