While saying that the Holy Father sees that families today have been attacked and feels their pain and brokenness, Cardinal Robert Sarah has reaffirmed that we must strongly and firmly defend the Church teachings given to us, especially Jesus' words about marriage. In an interview with ZENIT this week, the presid...read more
Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson has said that while the Vatican is “not trying to be the UN,” it can and is determined to listen and respond to those in need "on the peripheries." The cardinal from Ghana, who serves as president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, made these observations to ZENIT...
Pope Francis is insisting that if one seeks to have true ecumenical dialogue, then he must allow himself to be renewed by the Lord and to be more faithful to Him and His will. Speaking to members of the Orientale Lumen Foundation of America, who visited the Vatican this morning, the Pope said, “Every Christian pi...
Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England, is marking October, the month of the Rosary, by distributing free recordings of the devotion to every parishioner in his diocese. The bishop, who is to make the announcement in a pastoral letter due to be released on Sunday, says the CD will contain all the mysteries of ...
Quote for October 24th
'Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?'
- St. Gerard Majella
The Vatican has released the schedule for Pope Francis’ public liturgical celebrations in November. Below is the Holy Father’s itinerary, published by the Vatican’s Office of Liturgical …read more
As the Synod on the Family was in full swing last week, an organization defending the family and life at the UN presented retired Cardinal Renato Martino with the Maximilian Kolbe Medal for …read more
Here is a translation of Pope Francis' address to a delegation of members ofthe Orientale Lumen Foundation of America, taking part in an ecumenical pilgrimage, led by Metropolitan Kallistos …read more
The task of every Christian is to build “the unity of the Church.” This was the central theme of Pope Francis’ homily during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta today. The Holy Father …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope's address today to representatives of the International Association of Criminal Law. * * * Distinguished Gentlemen and Ladies! I greet you all cordially and …read more