The 8th World Day of Families, to be held in Philadelphia from September 22-27, 2015, was presented today in the Holy See Press Office. The theme of the event will be:“Love is our mission: the family fully alive”. Intervening in the press conference were the Archbishop of Philadelphia, Charles Chaput, OFM; the P...read more
In Defense of Christians (IDC), a US-based non-profit organization that advocates for the protection of Christians and others in the Middle East, concluded its historic inaugural Summit last week. The Summit’s theme was: “Protecting and Preserving Christianity, Where it All Began” and had 1,200 people attending fro...
Pennsylvania-based artist Neilson Carlin sees his work as a true calling from God. And he says that each new commission to depict some hero or truth of the faith is an opportunity for meditation, to delve deeper into the great Catholic tradition. Carlin was selected by those leading the Philadelphia 2015 World Me...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Can a Catholic priest celebrate the funeral of a Protestant in a setting such as a university campus? According to Canon 1183.3, "such a person may be allowed Church funeral r...
Quote for September 16th
'You aspire to great things? Begin with little ones.'
"At the Synod there will certainly be expressions and interventions that do not correspond with the doctrine of the Church, but in the end, it will not be able but to reaffirm what the Church …read more
Here are the remarks given today in Rome byArchbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia at the presentation of theWorld Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015. *** Thank you Archbishop Paglia, …read more
The car with Vatican number plates was stopped by customs officers as it passed a border control near Chambery, France, today. Two Italians aged 41 and 30 were arrested after four kilos of …read more
Once upon a time there was a church founded on God’s entering into human history in order to give humanity a path to eternal life and happiness with him. The Savior that God sent, his …read more
Today at the Vatican, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia presentedLove Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive, the foundational document for the eighth World Meeting of Families, to be …read more
The Commission of Cardinals for the Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), popularly known as the Vatican Bank, has appointed Mauricio Larrain (Chile) and Carlo Salvatori (Italy) as …read more
-- 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 Psalm 33:2-3, 4-5, 12 and 22 Luke 7:31-35 Jesus compares the people of his generation to two groups of children. The first group accuses the second of not …read more
The Pontifical Sistine Chapel Choir is to perform for the first time in Macao, Hong Kong and Taipei, the Vatican has announced. The concerts, entitled “Reverberating Heavenly Tunes in Greater …read more