Here is the Vatican translation of the final document of the synod of bishops on the family. To see the tally of synod fathers' votes on each paragraph, see the original link here. * * * Synod14 - "Relatio Synodi" of the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops: “Pastoral Challenges to the...read more
“Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the tactics of the Devil.” These words from St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians were at the center of Pope Francis’ homily today at Casa Santa Marta. The Holy Father described Christian life as a “continuous battle” against three enemies: the d...
Benedict XVI is welcoming the progress of the ordinariates he established in 2009 for Anglicans seeking full communion with the Catholic Church. According to a report in the UK Catholic Herald, the Pope Emeritus has affirmed his gladness at the growth of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. His c...
Pope Francis is asking exorcists to manifest the love of the Church for those “suffering due to the work of the Evil One.” The Pope said this in a message to Father Francesco Bamonte, the director of the International Association of Exorcists (AIE). About 300 exorcists attended a course last weekend in Rome. E...
Quote for October 31st
"The scars of others should teach us caution."
- St. Jerome
With the Catechism's clear defense of human life from the moment of conception, the Catholic Church is one of the most vocal advocates for an end to elective abortion. It's natural that many …read more
During this time of the year, the dead are often associated with spooky ghosts and scary poltergeists. The Catholic Church instead celebrates the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls, a time to …read more
Pope Francis is telling those committed to Christian unity that they should pray and work together now, and not wait for theologians to reach agreement. Vatican Radio reported that the Pope …read more
At 11:45 this morning, the Holy Father received in audience a delegation of the Old Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Union of Utrecht. The Union of Utrecht is a federation of Old Catholic …read more
Here below the Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations at the General Debate of the UNGA First Committee (New …read more
Following an exponential rise in the number of visitors to the Sistine Chapel over the past 20 years, the Vatican has unveiled a state-of-the art illumination and air conditioning system …read more
The Church tells us “by reason of their special vocation it belongs to the laity to seek the Kingdom of God by engaging in temporal affairs and directing them according to God’s will.” The …read more
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