Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, the Archbishop of Seoul, South Korea, has released the following message thanking Pope Francis for deciding to visit his country this summer. Cardinal Yeom Soo-jung was made a cardinal by Pope Francis in the consistory of February 22nd. Pope Francis will visit South Korea August 1...read more
A priest who stepped aside from ministry in 2010 after being accused of indecent assault of a 14-year-old girl is set to return to his priestly ministry this Saturday, after being completely exonerated in both civil and Church trials. Father Eugene Boland, parish priest of Cappagh (Killyclogher), Diocese of Derry...
A man who knows how to listen and to make himself heard but, above all, a man who has the unity of the Church at heart. This is one of the most recurrent impressions of Pope Francis among the “bishop friends of the Focolare,” who gathered in Rome recently. After two days (February 25-26) of internal meetings and ...
The Spanish city of Avila is preparing to celebrate the fifth centenary of the birth of the first woman doctor of the Church, Saint Teresa of Jesus, or Teresa of Avila. The commission organizing the commemoration, the Foundation promoted by the Order of Discalced Carmelites and the Diocese of Avila are preparing ac...
Quote for March 11th
"It might reasonably be maintained that the true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground. To be at last in such secure innocence that one can juggle with the universe and the stars, to be so good that one can treat everything as a joke - that may be, perhaps, the real end and final holiday of human souls."
- G.K. Chesterton
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In order to facilitate the experience of conversion and the grace of reconciliation during the Lenten season, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, archbishop primate of Mexico City, has …read more
Twelve nuns kidnapped by jihadists inSyrialast December were set free Sunday. Patriarch Gregorios III, head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, broke the news to a team from Aid to the …read more
Pope Francis has urged careful supervision of assets and spending by religious institutes, calling on them to not tolerate waste and be attentive to good use of resources. In an address toan …read more
Pope Francis appointed on Saturday eight cardinals and seven expert laypersons to the new Council of the Economy – a quasi-Ministry of Finance for the Vatican that Pope Francis established …read more
"Jesus Christ is the center of our faith, which by its nature is an encounter with Him and then with the living God. The fact that in our time, his figure is increasingly rejected and …read more
Pope Francis has underlined the importance of the laity, saying it is important that parishes and lay ecclesial bodies are not opposed to each other. The Holy Father issued the message to the …read more
Pope Francis is to visit South Korea in August, the Vatican announced today. "Welcoming the invitation from the President of the Republic and the Korean bishops, His Holiness Francis will …read more