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
The Vatican has released the program for Pope Francis’ visit to the military shrine of Redipuglia in north east Italy where, on the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, he will pray for those who have died in all wars. On Saturday 13th September, the Pope is due to arrive at 9:15 a.m. at the Austro-Hungarian...
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...
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
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 …read more
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
After weeks of conflict, a ceasefire has been reached between Israel and Palestine. While leaders on both sides of the conflict claim victory, residents in Gaza see it differently. To view …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
Eastern Catholic Patriarchs have met in Lebanon calling for the criminalization of attacks against Christians. To view the video click here URL: …read more
-- 1 Corinthians 1:17-25 Psalm 33:1-2,4-5,10-11 Matthew 25:1-13 Jesus is the bridegroom who ascended into heaven to prepare a place for his bride, the Church. He will return and when he does …read more