Francis Says Spousal Covenant Enriches Church, But Its Deterioration, Disfigures
Christian marriageis not merely a ceremony that is done in a church, with flowers, dress, and photos,but "is a sacrament that takes place in the Church and makes the Church." During his weekly General Audience this morning in a sunny St. Peter’s Square, the Pope made this observation,stressing that Christian...read more
Gave Pontiff a 'Pope Francis' Jersey
While in St. Peter's Square for his weeklyGeneral Audience this morning,Pope Francis metwith members of afamous basketball team from the United States. According to Vatican Radio, theHarlem Globetrotters met the Pope and gave hima jersey which said“Pope Francis” and the number 90.They basketball players ...
Carl Anderson also speaks with ZENIT on what it will mean to have Blessed Junípero Serra canonized.
Ahead of the Pope’s visit to the United States in September, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus says that “America must have a culture of life in its future and that is a principal responsibility for every Catholic.” Carl Anderson said this when he spoke with ZENIT on Saturday, while at a day of refle...
The Magisterium has offered clear guidelines for responding to the current crisis of refugees dying in an attempt to seek a life worthy of their human dignity.
European leaders have been called to act. More than 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to seek refuge in Europe from their conflict-torn homelands throughout Africa and the Middle East. These are mothers and their children, fathers and their families, young people and old: ...
Quote for May 4th
"The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist."
- Saint Gregory the Great
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! In our series of catecheses on …read more
Appointment comes as Congolese bishops make ad limina visits this week
Pope Francis has named Passionist Father Emery Kibal Mansong'loo as bishop of the Diocese of Kole, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The 45-year-old bishop-elect fills a position that had …read more
The vicariate is served by a small number of priests and religious.
Pope Francis has named Father Valentin Cabbigat Dimoc, 46, as apostolic vicar of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines. Valentin Cabbigat Dimoc was born in Lagawe, Philippines, in 1969 and was ordained …read more
The Vatican has released aprayer and logo for the Extraordinary Year of Mercy called by Pope Francis. During a press conference held Tuesday in the Vatican press office, Archbishop Salvatore …read more
He said that it is about more than just a nice ceremony.
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The Pope called on husbands to love their wives just as Christ loves His Church.
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The Maronite Patriarch has expressed concern about the religious situation in Lebanon given the precarious situation of Sunni Muslim refugees from Syria.
This report is provided by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * In an interview at his official residence, Cardinal Bechara Rai told international Christian charity Aid to the …read more
Prisoners may celebrate their Holy Year with the Pope in St. Peter's Basilica, says the Vatican official collaborating with the Pope for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. At a press …read more