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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Reflects on the Start of the Synod of Bishops on the Family
"[The] synod is neither a convention, nor a parlor, nor a parliament or senate, where people make deals and reach compromises. The synod is rather an ecclesial expression, i.e., the Church that journeys together to read reality with the eyes of faith and with the heart of God; it is the Church that interrogates her...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Calls on Them to Seek Intercession of St. Michael to Avoid Falling Into the Snares of the Devil
In the war between good and evil, the devil will seek to corrupt souls through riches, vanity and pride. This was the central theme of Pope Francis’ homily at a Mass with members of the …read more
On Friday, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of the Synod Bishops, spoke on the upcoming three week meeting on the family. On Saturday, a Prayer Vigil will be held with Pope …read more
Says Meeting Should Not Be Considered a Form of Support in ‘All Complex Aspects’ of Her Position
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, issued a final clarification on Pope Francis’ brief meeting with Kim Davis, downplaying its characterization in the …read more
Says Attempt at Removal of President Assad Will Only Worsen Situation
Syrian Archbishop Jacques Behnan Hindo said he was “disturbed” of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s involvement in the Syrian conflict. The prelate’s statement was in reaction to a …read more
Palestinian President Expresses Solidarity with Church Following Attack
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed his solidarity to the Maronite Church following an arson attack on monastery in Bethlehem. On September 30th, the Maronite Monastery of Mar …read more