This Sunday’s papal trip to Albania will focus on the importance of dialogue with Islam, as the Muslim-majority nation with a notable Christian presence provides a fitting context for the theme. Albania is about 57% Muslim, but Catholics make up around 10% of the population, and Orthodox another near 7%. Pope F...read more
The sixth meeting of the Council of Cardinals desired by Pope Francis to assist him in the governance of the Universal Church to study the plans for reforming the Apostolic Constitution “Pastor Bonus” on the Roman Curia has begun today at the Saint Martha residence in the Vatican. The meeting will continue until ...
Caritas Internationalis President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga has warned that the world is facing the greatest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. Opening a High Level Caritas meeting 15-17 September in Rome for the crises in the Middle East, he made an impassioned call for peace. “Further vio...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the archbishop of Westminster, hasexplained some of the priorities of the Extraordinary Synod on the family to beheld at the Vatican next month. Addressing the Marriage Care Annual Conferencein Daventry, England, on 13 September, hesaid:"There is perhaps a common assumption that the...
Quote for September 15th
'As patience leads to peace, and study to science, so are humiliations the path that leads to humility.'
St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Pope Francis marked the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows during Monday morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, with a reflection on how Mary learned, obeyed and suffered at the foot of the Cross. The …read more
Tuesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year Two 1 Corinthians 12:12-14, 27-31a Psalm 10:1b-2, 3, 4, 5 Luke 7:11-17 Jesus is the Lord of life. His miracle today recalls those of …read more
Pope Francis has appointed the secretary general of the Bishops Conference for England and Wales, Msgr. Marcus Stock, bishop of the diocese of Leeds, UK. The diocese of Leeds has been without …read more
Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, a Byzantine Catholic sister who died in 1927 at the age of 26, will be beatified Oct. 4 in her home state of New Jersey. Bishop Kurt Burnette, bishop of the …read more
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is beginning its annual Plenary Assembly today. The five days of meetings will be held east of Quebec City in the Archdiocese of Québec. …read more
On the Feast of Corpus Christi earlier this summer—the feast celebrating the Body and Blood of Our Lord—a good number of the staff here at ChurchMilitant.TV and St. Michael’s Media attended a …read more
The official website of the papal visit to the Philippines has been launched. The website, at www.PapalVisit.ph, “aims to bring the Holy Father closer to the Filipino digital generation, with …read more
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