Holy See Denies Any Papal Endorsement of Children’s Books Promoting Same-Sex Relationship
Once again Pope Francis is being “used” by those in favor of promoting the same-sex lifestyle. The latest case arose this morning following news of a letter sent by an official in the Vatican Secretariat of State to the author of children’s books that promote “different family types.” The Guardian reported th...
Accused Child Abuser Believed to Have Died of Natural Causes
While awaiting trial on chargesof pedophilia and possession of child pornography,the formerApostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Józef Wesołowski,died. A statement released by the Holy See Press Office shared the news, stating that initial investigations done by Vatican authorities"indicate that he di...
Palestine Presents Draft Resolution Before Papal Visit
The Holy See released a statement this afternoon regarding the controversy surrounding the Palestinian flag at the United Nations. The statement says: In accordance with the rules governing the General Assembly no Member or Observer State is entitled to oppose the tabling of a draft resolution by a Member St...
"Reflection on the God-given dignity of every human person should guide all our decisions about life, including refraining from the use of the death penalty"
The end of the death penalty in Nebraska is back up for debate, but the state’s three bishops are reiterating that "justice requires punishment, but it does not require that those who have committed serious crimes be put to death." Nebraska's legislature voted in May to repeal capital punishment over the objecti...
Quote for August 28th
'Nothing is far from God.'
Coincides With Beginning of 6-Week 'Season of Creation'
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila will preside over the Philippines’ celebration of the World Day of Prayer for creation this Tuesday, as the Pope leads the celebration in St. Peter’s. …read more
Preparations are potentiallyunderway for Pope Francis' visit to Africa this November. In an interview with CANAA on Tuesday, published by Vatican Radio, the Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya and …read more
Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar Designing Ways to Implement Memorandum of Understanding
A long awaited memorandum of understanding between theSymposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) and the African Union has been signed by the President of SECAM, …read more
Considers Probable Violation of 5 Federal Laws
Americans United for Life, a group dedicated to working through law to bring the end of abortion, has compiled a legal response to Planned Parenthood based on the series of videos released in …read more
Roman Rite Dt 4, 1-2.6-8; Ps 15; Jas 1, 17-18.21-22.27; Mk 7, 1-8.14-15.21-23 Ambrosian Rite Is 29.13 to 21; Ps 84; Heb 12.18 to 25; Jn 3.25 to 36? First Sunday after the Martyrdom of St. …read more
It has been six years since the John Paul II International Film Festival (JP2IFF) opened its doors to the South Florida community and filmmakers worldwide. As its organizers prepare for its …read more
At End of General Audience, Father Samir Yousif Showed Pope Album Documenting Atrocities of the War
Immediately after Wednesday's general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis metan Iraqi priest committed to helping refugees. After attending the audience ina front row space reserved …read more
Pope Francis has recalled the feast day of Saint Monica, mother of St. Augustine of Hippo.Toward the conclusion of Wednesday's general audience in St. Peter's Squarein his remarks to …read more