Reflecting on his five-day apostolic visit to South Korea that concluded Monday, Pope Francis affirmed that Christ never diminishes or cancels something 'good,' like culture, he only enriches them, and brings them to their full potential. Speaking to the thousands gathered for this morning’s weekly Audience in Pa...read more
Pope Francis has called the parents of James Foley, the American journalist who was killed by the Islamic State (ISIS). In an email to ZENIT, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi confirmed that the Holy Father telephoned John and Diane Foley. Although no details were given as to what was said in the conversati...
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City announced Thursday that the consecratedHost at the center of a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Oklahoma County District Court has been returned. The archbishop leveled a suit against the head of the satanic group, which has scheduled a black mass in the city for Sept. 21. The ...
The Vatican announced that this morning Pope Francis met with Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, who on Wednesday returned to Rome after a mission in Iraq as the Pontiff's personal envoy. Cardinal Filoni had spent more than a week in the war-torn nation with a...
Quote for August 21st
'We no sooner begin a work for the honor and glory of God, than the world at once becomes uneasy, or the devil throws obstacles in the way.'
St. Ignatius of Loyola
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City on Wednesday filed a lawsuit asking a judge to halt the desecration of a Eucharistic Host as part of a planned satanic black mass scheduled for …read more
Below is the communique issued this morning by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace which, on behalf of the Holy Father, announces the theme of the message for the 48th World Day of …read more
Officials from a Catholic charity visited refugees in Iraq over the last few days, reporting on the growing desperation of the minorities there. Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Executive …read more
Pope Francis is encouraging members of an Italian charitable organization to continue their activities to show Christ to others. Speaking to the group ‘Opera di Nazaret’ (Work of Nazareth) in …read more
The president of the US episcopal conferencehas called on the bishops to consider taking up a special collection “to provide humanitarian relief and pastoral support for our affected brothers …read more
The Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) reasserted their commitment to dialogue with other religions and Muslims in …read more
As Pope Francis urges religious women in Eastern and Central Africa to serve Christ with an undivided heart, an association of consecrated women in Africa has been doing just that. Over the …read more
Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, has said the militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda are "enemy number one of …read more