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
Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera, until now prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, as the new archbishop of Valencia, Spain. The Holy Father has also appointed Archbishop Carlos Osoro Sierra, hitherto archbishop of Valencia, as the new arc...
Dr. Paul Bhatti, whose brother, Shabhaz, was assassinated by Islamic extremists, says Pope Francis is a father figure for persecuted Christians. The Holy Father met and spoke briefly with Dr. Bhatti, former Pakistani Minister for National Harmony and Minorities, and his mother - both Catholics - at the conclusion...
Addressing a national conference on the liturgy on Wednesday, Bishop Nunzio Galantino said the Church must make everyone feel at home, including "unconventional couples". "Couples in irregular matrimonial situations are also Christians, but they are sometimes looked upon with prejudice," he said, according to Ita...
Quote for August 28th
'As sailors are guided by star to the port, so are Christians guided to Heaven by Mary.'
- St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
Eastern Catholic Patriarchs have called on the international community to confront the existence of the Islamic State in order to put an end to the terrorist and fundamentalist organizations …read more
Young Catholics are being called to be authentic and convincing witnesses if their contemporaries are to come to know Jesus Christ, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, England, has said. He reflected …read more
A homily of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, given last Sunday at Mass for his former students, has been described as having an "extraordinary freshness and spiritual joy". Every year Benedict …read more
The armed occupation of Syria by Islamic State militants is not the worst thing to happen to the country. Even worse are their preachers who establish themselves in mosques and temples to …read more
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 …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 …read more
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 …read more
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 …read more