The Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, meeting on August 25, 2014, in Quebec City, issues the following appeal: In the name of the Father of life, and of the Crucified Christ, and of the Spirit of love, we make this appeal for mercy, compassion and justice. We hear resounding ...read more
This is the story of Deacon Quinton Peters (1969-2007), an intercessor for the Church in South Africa, byMarco Cavagnaro. The Neocatechumenal Way of South Africa has been grateful to host from the 2ndto the 13thof August, Auxiliary Bishop Jan Hendriks of the Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam. His visit has been a sea...
Below is a translation of the Pope's address during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. *** Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! Every time we renew our profession of faith reciting the “Creed,” we affirm that the Church is “one” and “holy.” She is one because she has her origin in God Trinity...
Pope Francis says that despite our tendency to sin and place ourselves first, God always is there for his people, ready to forgive and give them a fresh start. Addressing thousands of pilgrims and tourists gathered in a sunny St. Peter’s square at today’s weekly Audience, the Holy Father reminded those present th...
Quote for August 27th
'Outside of God nothing is durable. We exchange life for death, health for sickness, honor for shame, riches for poverty. All things change and pass away.'
- St. Catherine of Siena
Saying that the upsurge of violence in Iraq has awakened the world, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, has urged the international …read more
Pope Francis has expressed his condolences and has conveyed his prayers to the loved ones of a former Irish prime minister. In a telegram sent Tuesday by Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal …read more
The Order of St. Augustine, in the liturgical memorial of its spiritual father,August 28,remembers with particular attention its continued presence in Nigeria for 75 years and does so with a …read more
Archbishop Eamon Martin, coadjutor archbishop of Armagh, has encouraged the faithful in Ireland to pray the Rosary on October 5th for the intention of the family. “Rosary Sunday is an …read more
(-ONLY VIDEO-) During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis talked about the importance of unity. He called for Christians to recognize the sins that work against unity in local parishes …read more
The Pope's general audience took place outdoors this week. That means the Pope did plenty of rounds in the popemobile, making his way through St. Peter's Square. He drank a bit of mate tea …read more
It was a Melbourne man, Julian Savulescu, now an ethics professor at Oxford, who declared that doctors who will not provide abortion should be “punished through removal of license to practice …read more
The King of Bahrain, Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, has said he is willing to help 200 Christian families forced from the homes in Mosul, according to a senior Church official in the region. …read more