“The canonization of Pope John Paul II gave a new impetus to your work, in the service of the Church and evangelization." Pope Francis made this observation when speaking to the John Paul II Foundation at the Vatican Saturday afternoon. The work to which the Holy Father was referring had been namely service to th...read more
Support families, pursue the formation of young people and promote interreligious dialogue.This was the recipe Pope Francis gave to the bishops of Benin this morning who are in Rome for their Ad limina Apostolorum visit. “Parish life is animated, the faithful participate in large numbers in the celebrations, con...
Catholic charity organization, Caritas Nepal, continues to work round the clock in the wake of Saturday's devastating earthquake. A 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked the Asian country. The current death toll is at 3,617 and more than 6,500 wounded. In an interview with Fides, Fr. Pius Perumana, director of Carita...
Pope Francis is expected to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima (Portugal) in 2017 on the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. According to a press release by the diocese, confirmed that news of the visit was given directly to the bishop by the Holy Father during a private audienc...
Quote for April 27th
'An act of perfect conformity to the will of God unites us more to Him than a hundred other acts of virtue.'
- St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
This morning, Pope Francis met with Queen Silvia of Sweden,the wife of King Carl XVI Gustaf, in the Vatican. Queen Silvia, was accompanied by her youngest daughter, Princess Madeleine of …read more
Pope Francis has named Bishop John Wester of Salt Lake City, 64, as Archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Michael Sheehan, 75, from pastoral …read more
The Church in Sicily is called to bear witness to mercy, especially in the upcoming Jubilee Year. This was the message given by Pope Francis to participants of the VI Regional Meeting of the …read more
In the ways of faith, hope and charity, Saint John Paul II continues to accompany us. This was the statement madeCardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz this morning at the Mass in St. Peter's Basilica …read more
Rome: the spiritual center of Catholicism. It's a city visited by millions each year, particularly pilgrims in search of a connection with the roots of their faith, a city where so many spent …read more
Below is a translation of Pope Francis’ address to the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Benin, on the occasion of their ad limina apostolorum visit this morning in the Vatican: *** Dear …read more
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' address to members of the John Paul II Foundation Saturday afternoon in the Vatican: *** Dear Brothers and Sisters, I welcome you, members and friends …read more
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