Pope Francis reminded the faithful that God has given us an identity as his beloved children, and, therefore, we are to break down walls of division between our brothers and sisters. Speaking to those gathered at morning Mass in the Casa Santa Marta, the Holy Father stressed that “without Christ, we have no ident...read more
All across the United States today, young pro-lifers have committed themselves to silence, in memory of those of their generation who cannot speak since their lives were taken in abortion. Red arm bands and duct tape identify them as taking part in the Pro-life Day of Silent Solidarity. They carry fliers explaini...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q1: I would like to know the days of the week fixed for each set of mysteries of the rosary, and how rigid is such an arrangement. Is it acceptable to change when we wish to? -- ...
The Holy See has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Turkey at the end of November. Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi also released the Holy Father’s schedule for three-day visit. The announcement of the visit comes one day after a Consistory of Cardinals which focused on the plight of Christians in the ...
Quote for October 22nd
"As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live."
- St. John Paul II
A local human rights organization warned of interests groups involved in covering up the truth following a Pakistani court’s ruling upholding a Christian woman’s death sentence. Asia Bibi, a …read more
Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan, the Syrian Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, has said that the challenge for Christians in Iraq and Syria is "not only how to live our Christian vocation, …read more
Here is a ZENIT translation of the B and C Italian-language group reports from last week’s synod on the family. * * * Circulus Italicus “B” Report Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Angelo BAGNASCO …read more
The deadline is today for submitting comments to the Obama administration regarding the Health and Human Services mandate on contraception, sterilization and abortifacient drugs. At 11:59 …read more
The Muslim Brotherhood-dominated government has been unseated and Egyptian Christians are breathing easier. At the time of the fall of that government in the summer of 2013, Father Rafik …read more
On May 13, 1981, Anna Stanghellini, a nurse at the “Agostino Gemelli” Hospital, was working, as she did every day, in the surgery department. She didn’t know that at 5:19 pm that day Mehmet …read more
Calling the situation facing Christians in the Middle East unacceptable, the Vatican’s Secretary of State has called for intervention in the Middle East and has reaffirmed the Pope's words …read more
Here below is the statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See, on October 13, at the United Nations at the 69thSession of the United …read more