In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to follow Christ's invitation to conversion. The Holy Father began by reflecting on the first reading from the prophet Isaiah in which he calls "the princes of Sodom" and the "people of Gomorrah" to turn from their evil ways. "W...read more
Pope Francis will travel to Pompeii and Naples on Saturday, March 21st. He will leave the Vatican by helicopter at7 a.m., and will arrive at the meeting area of the Shrine of Pompeii an hour later. Following a moment of prayer at the shrine, he will transfer by helicopter to the Scampia sports field in Naples. He ...
Responding to last week's article from L'Espresso, the Vatican's Secretariat for the Economy dismissed claims of internal struggles between the dicastery and members of the Roman Curia as "complete fiction." The article, "Santa Romana Spesa" (Holy Roman Expenditures) published an alleged internal document that sh...
In statements to Italian magazine Policia Moderna [Modern Police], related to Italy’s security corps, the Commander of the Vatican Gendarmerie, Domenico Giani, said that Pope Francis is one of the most influential men in the world and, at the same time, one of the most exposed and vulnerable. Questioned about th...
Quote for March 3rd
"What good is it if the Eucharistic table is overloaded with golden chalices when your brother is dying of hunger. Start by satisfying his hunger and then with what is left you may adorn the altar as well."
- Saint John Chrysostom
Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, informed recently that the parents of Saint Therese of Lisieux – Louis and Zelie Martin --, will be canonized this …read more
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met last week with Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. The meeting comes following Archbishop Shevchuk's visit to …read more
Just before the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, well-known German historian Michael Hesemann announced the discovery of 2000 pages of hitherto unpublished …read more
Two years have passed since Benedict XVI’s renunciation and Pope Francis’ election. Two years full of novelties and unheard of stories. In this interview with ZENIT, Lebanese journalist Hala …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: I attended the Chrism Mass last year. The bishop at …read more
A year ago I had the privilege of speaking to men of all ages at the "Man-Up Philly" 2014 conference. In the course of a great day of fellowship, I offered the following words: "We men bear …read more