I have received numerous calls and messages throughout the day yesterday and again today regarding Pope Francis’ daily homily in the Chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae on Wednesday May 22, 2013. The homily was inspired by the passage in the Gospel of Mark (9:38-40) in which the disciples tell Jesus that they tried to...read more
The United States should publicly discuss and scrutinize its policy of targeted killings by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, in order to formulate “a more comprehensive, moral and effective policy to resist terrorism,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace. ...
An Italian publisher dedicated to the missions has published a booklet to aid in prayer for the Church in China, as May 24 is the World Day of Prayer for the Church there. Since China mandates that religious organizations be registered with the Patriotic Association and strictly controlled by the government, many...
Eight cardinals (Bertone, Hummes, Maradiaga, Bráz de Avis, Monteiro, Bertello, Amigo and Cañizares), 10 archbishops (among them four nuncios) and 15 bishops of Spain and other countries, were present at the May 18 episcopal ordination of Friar José Rodríguez Carballo in Spain. Friar Rodríguez Carballo was appoint...
Quote for May 17th
"I would like to ask you a question: how many of you pray to the Holy Spirit every day? Probably few, but we must satisfy this desire of Jesus and pray every day to the Holy Spirit, so that he opens our heart towards Jesus."
- Pope Francis, General Audience, May 15, 2013
The chairman of the US bishops' Committee on Migration applauded a step forward in an overhaul of the US immigration system. Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the U.S. …read more
The United Kingdom moved closer to being the latest nation to legislate in favor of same-sex "marriage" this week when it passed a bill allowing such ceremonies to take place in England and …read more
On Sunday, May 26th, solemnity of the Holy Trinity, Pope Francis will visit the Parish of Saints Elizabeth and Zechariah in Rome where he will preside over the morning Mass. During the …read more
At a press conference held in the Holy See Press Office, a new academic chair was announced by the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, dedicated to Cardinal Bernardin Gantin, a native of …read more
Pope Francis met this morning with Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena, President of El Salvador at the Apostolic Palace today. Shortly after his meeting with the Holy Father, President Funes met …read more
Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino, Bishop of Assisi, confirmed that Pope Francis will visit the city of his namesake, Assisi, on October 4th. Archbishop Sorrentino stated that he received news …read more
The latest data from the 2011 census for England and Wales revealed some concerning trends for Christians. According to the Office for National Statistics Christianity is still the largest …read more
One of Us, Einer von uns, L’Un des Nous, Een van ons, Uno de Nosotros, Jeden Z Nas, Egy Kozulunk, Uno di Noi … -www.oneofus.eu – is grateful because the challenge launched last week has been …read more