Even at the worst of times, Christians cannot give into depression, but rather must live in hope. During his morning Mass today in Casa Santa Marta, the Holy Father affirmed this, as he said that in order to be at peace, we must allow room for God to rescue and convert us from our worldly ways. He said we must we...read more
Here is the latest column from Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska, published in the Southern Nebraska Register. * * * Like most of you, I’ll gather around a table this Thanksgiving with family and friends. I’ll have the privilege of being with my mother, my sister and her husband, and my favorite niece ...
Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch has suggested ecumenical dialogue is reaching new heights under the pontificate of Jesuit Pope Francis. In a wide-ranging interview with ZENIT at the Vatican last week,the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity discusses Pope Francis' trip to Turkey and what it...
From Nov. 20 to Nov. 23 at Verona was held the 4thedition of the Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church, on the theme: “Beyond Places, Within Time.” The Pope sent a video-message to the participants. Here is a translation of the transcription of the Pope’s words. * * * Beloved, A cordial greeting ...
Quote for November 27th
"Love is the measure of faith"
- Pope Francis, Tweet on Nov. 27th, 2014
The 19th Public Session of the Pontifical Academies was held Nov. 20 in Rome. It was organized this year by the International Marian Pontifical Academy on the theme: “Mary, Icon of God’s …read more
Addressing the International Pastoral Congress on the World’s Big Cities, Pope Francis called on bishops to give “concrete mercy and tenderness” in their pastoral ministry. The congress, …read more
“While you do not hide the areas of weakness that it is possible to verify today in consecrated life,” the Pope told consecrated persons today at the Vatican, he encouraged them to still “be …read more
In an audience this morning with the Pauline Family, Pope Francis encouraged them to renew their commitment to living and communicating faith through multimedia. The Pauline Family includes …read more
The Vatican has released the schedule for Pope Francis’ public liturgical celebrations in December 2014 and January 2015. Below is the Holy Father’s itinerary, published by the Vatican’s …read more
Speaking on Pope Francis' visit to Turkey this weekend, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem says security risks cannot prevent the Jesuit Pontiff from doing his mission and reaching out to the …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to the participants of the Plenary Assembly of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life on the theme: “ …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to the participants in the Pilgrimage of the Pauline Family, on the occasion of the closing of the Centenary Year of the Pauline charism and in …read more