This Marks Francis' 27th Time Traveling to Rome's Marian Basilica to Pray for Mary's Protection
Last evening, Pope Francis traveled to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore to prayfor the success of his trip to Africa this morning. This visit marked the Holy Father's 27th visit to the Marian Basilica to pray for Mary's protection and intercession. According toVatican Radio,the Pope prayed before the anci...
Sister Maureen Shares How the Holy Father Is Visiting at Just the Right Time, When He Is Needed Most
Ahead of Pope Francis' arrival inKenya tomorrow, littlechildren, many of whom have lost parents from AIDS, cannot wait for the Holy Father to be in their country, and one sister says he is light who is coming in the darkness. In an interview with ZENIT onMonday,KenyanSister Maureen Ogundeph, 32,from the Di...
"A bishop will help to give the Ordinariate the stability and permanence necessary to fulfil its mission to be a work of Catholic unity, whose roots are to be found in the great texts of the Second Vatican Council"
Pope Francis has appointedFr. Steven Joseph Lopes as ordinary bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, in the United States of America and Canada. The Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter is one of thepersonal ordinariates for former Anglicans established underthe 2009apostolic constitu...
Are They OK to Use on Their Own?
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Our Catholic workplace has begun the practice of having "Liturgies of the Word" which consist of an opening prayer, Scripture reading, psalm, Gospel, intercessions and closin...
Quote for November 24
'Beside each believer stands an Angel as protector and shepherd, leading him to life.'
-St. Basil the Great
Some years ago, I was involved in a Catholic-Evangelical dialogue. One of our Protestant brothers challenged the Catholics in the group to articulate clearly what the Gospel is. I knew what …read more
Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Paul McAleenan and Msgr. John Wilson as auxiliaries of the archdiocese of Westminster, England. Paul McAleenan was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1951 …read more
Next hearing set for Nov. 30
This morning at the Vatican City State Tribunal, the first hearing in the criminal trial of Msgr. Angel Lucio Vallejo Balda, Francesca Immacolata Chaouqui, Nicola Maio, Emiliano Fittipaldi …read more
Asks for More Help in Keeping Christians in Their Homeland
This report is contributed byOliver Maksan and Clare Creegan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * A Lebanese archbishop has called on Europe to rethink the conflict in Syria following the …read more
During Brief Visit to IOR Today, Pontiff Announced Dr. Gian Franco Mammi Would Be Bank's Director
Pope Francis has visitedthe Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), also known as theVatican Bank, andappointed Dr. GianFranco Mammiits new director general. According to a statement from …read more
The following is a reflection of Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, entitled 'We Must Be Ready' Published on November 16th, it is from Cardinal Dolan's blog available on his …read more
INTERVIEW: Sister Speaks of Joy of Little Ones in Kenya Nursery School as They Await Pope Francis' Visit Sister Maureen Shares How the Holy FatherIs Visiting at Just the Right Time, When He …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address from Friday to participants in the Congress organized by the Congregation for the Clergy, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Conciliar …read more