Long-term use of psychiatric medication increases the risk of becoming chronically symptomatic, says Robert Whitaker, a journalist and key note speaker at a Vatican conference on child health care. "The Child as a Person and as a Patient: Therapeutic Approaches Compared" was sponsored last weekend by the Pontific...read more
Hot summer temperatures in Rome didn’t stop 50,000 pilgrims from gathering in St. Peter’s Square for Pope Francis’ weekly General Audience. The Holy Father focused his homily on the Church as the Body of Christ and the importance of unity among Christians. Recounting the event of the conversion of St. Paul, the P...
Here is the translation of the Holy Father’s weekly General Audience address to the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today I will focus on another expression, with which Vatican Council II indicates the nature of the Church: that of the body; the Council says that the ...
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, is expected to address the 8th General Assembly of the Family Rosary Crusade (FRC) in Manila this Saturday. The annual event is expected to attract hundreds of participants from different dioceses across the country. Cardinal Tagle, who formally took possession o...
Quote for June 19th
"God Himself teaches us to go forward with our hand in His by means of the Church's liturgy."
- St. Edith Stein
Here isthe homily of Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches and President of R.O.A.C.O. at Santa Maria in Traspontina on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013, for …read more
Several media agencies reported that The Commission of Theologians of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints approved the second miracle, which occurred after John Paul II’s beatification, …read more
In a decree released today by the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, the Holy See has announced that the name of Saint Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin …read more
Here is the translation of the decree made by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments on the addition of the name of St. Joseph to the Eucharistic Prayers II, …read more
Pope Francis strongly condemned hypocrisy during his homily at Mass this morning in the Chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae. The Holy Father concelebrated Mass with Cardinal Marc Ouellet and …read more
Long-term use of psychiatric medication increases the risk of becoming chronically symptomatic, says Robert Whitaker, a journalist and key note speaker at a Vatican conference on child health …read more
Leaders of five national Catholic organizations, including two chairmen of committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, urged the U.S. House of Representatives to support a Farm …read more
World Youth Day facilities in Rio de Janeiro, July 23-28, will include a special Welcome Center for English-Speaking pilgrims. The site will feature prayer and worship experiences, music, …read more