Women Refugees in Bangkok Provided with Psychological and Material Assistance
Women refugees from Asian and African countries such as Pakistan or Somalia, reach Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Having experienced situations of war, sexual abuse and systematic oppression, they are forced to flee, forced to pay smugglers, and very often, robbed of their few belongings are abandoned. These...
Questions on Anticipating the Celebration of the Eucharist
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q1: I say Mass daily with two other priests of our parish. Am I permitted, for example, to anticipate my Wednesday morning weekday Mass and say it on the preceding Tuesday eveni...
Angel Rodriguez Luno, Dean of Theology of PUSC, Speaks on Pope's Historic Encyclical
On July 25, 1968, Pope Paul VI published the encyclical Humanae Vitae, on the Church’s doctrine on marriage, openness to life, contraception and responsible parenting, topics that continue to be much discussed within and outside the Church. To get to know better the theological foundations of this document, its his...
Expresses Joy and Congratulations to Patriarch Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan
Pope Francis congratulated the newly elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians. Bishop Krikor Ghabroyan, the Bishop Emeritus of the Eparchy of France was elected last week, taking the name Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan. The Holy Father responded to the Patriarch’s request of ecclesiastical communion following...
Quote for July 28th
“Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity.”
- St. Vincent de Paul
Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C. Passes Away on Thursday
Pope Francis sent his condolences to the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. following the death of Cardinal William Wakefield Baum, the Archbishop Emeritus of the archdiocese. Cardinal Baum, the …read more
A Franciscan nun who dedicated her life to helping those suffering from drug addiction, was murdered last week in Brazil. According to Fides, Sister Irma Odete Francisca was killed on Friday …read more
"Enlightened by the light of faith in the Risen Christ, our look on the world is full of hope and mercy, because we are certain that the cross of Jesus is the tree that gives life."
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' message to the newly elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians, His Beatitude Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan * * * To His Beatitude Gregoire Pierre …read more
Says Vice President’s Proposal Would Lead to Abuse of Power
Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo spoke against a proposal to remove presidential term limits in the Philippines. According to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, the …read more
Says That Church’s Position on Gay “Marriage” is Irrevocable
A Nigerian Cardinal affirmed the Church’s position on homosexuality, saying that it was “irrevocable.” According to Nigeria’s PM News, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, reiterated …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address today before and after the recitation of the Angelus to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, …read more
Thousands Gather in St. Peter’s Square for Sunday Angelus Address
During his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis officially opened registrations for the 31st World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland. Joined by a young man and a young woman, the Holy Father was …read more
Also Remembers Orthodox Bishops As Second Anniversary of Abductions Approaches
Pope Francis appealed for the release of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio, a Jesuit priest kidnapped two years ago in Syria. The Italian priest, who worked in Syria for the past 30 years, was …read more