Just before the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, well-known German historian Michael Hesemann announced the discovery of 2000 pages of hitherto unpublished documents on, what he calls “the biggest persecution of Christians in history” in the Vatican Secret Archives. In Part II of...read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: I attended the Chrism Mass last year. The bishop at beginning of his homily said that he was preaching "ex cathedra." Can a bishop say that he is preaching "ex cathedra"? -- W...
"When we learn to accuse ourselves of our sins, we can become merciful with others." These were Pope Francis' words during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning.According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on today's Gospel from St. Luke, in which Jesus preaches on being merciful with others. “B...
“In response to important challenges,” Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson has highlighted, “REPAM was born.” During a press conference held in the Holy See Press Office this morning to present the Pan-Amazon Ecclesial Network (REPAM), the president of the Pontifical Council Justice and Peace made this statement,...
Quote for March 3rd
"What good is it if the Eucharistic table is overloaded with golden chalices when your brother is dying of hunger. Start by satisfying his hunger and then with what is left you may adorn the altar as well."
- Saint John Chrysostom
“In response to important challenges,” Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson has highlighted, “REPAM was born.” During a press conference held in the Holy See Press Office this morning to …read more
Just before the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, well-known German historian Michael Hesemann announced the discovery of 2000 pages of hitherto unpublished …read more
In a meeting with the Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa during their Ad Limina visit, Pope Francis praised their Christian witness and courage in the face of trials and …read more
Pope Francis held an informal meeting with Nechirvan Barzani, 49, Prime Minister of the Regional Government of Iraqi Kurdistan. Unlike most state visits to the Holy Father, there was no …read more
The Vatican today released Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for March The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for this month is: “That those involved in scientific research may serve the …read more
There have been more than 300 Assyrian and Chaldean Christians of the villages on the river Khabur taken hostage and deported by the jihadists in their strongholds, reported Fides. Archbishop …read more
The extremist group Islamic State has now released some of the Christian hostages it seized in north-east Syria last week. According to London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 19 …read more
The Seminary is not a University where one only learns professional or theoretical concepts; it is an experience of life. Moreover, the vocational pastoral ministry includes concrete support …read more