Cardinal Joseph Zen of Hong Kong has said Chinese Christians can be optimists even if the situation facing the Church of China has not changed. Cardinal Zen was in Rome for the start of the 2014 AsiaNews International Symposium Tuesday afternoon in Romes Urbaniana University on the theme"Mission in Asia: Pope Jo...read more
Addressing the participants of the 7th World Congress for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, Pope Francis said that those who migrate aspire to hope for a better future for their families, “even at the risk of disappointment and failure.” According to a communique by the Holy See Press Office, the three-day Congress ...
“There are two things that the people of God cannot forgive: a priest attached to money and a priest who mistreats people. This they cannot forgive!" These were the words of the Holy Father during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta. According to Vatican Radio, Pope Francis reflected on today’s Gospel, which rec...
Pope Francis has added Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier of Durban, South Africa to the list of Delegate Presidents at next year’s Synod of Bishops. The XIV General Assembly of the Ordinary Synod of Bishops will take place from October 4th-25th. The theme they will reflect on is “The vocation and the mission of the fam...
Quote for November 21st
"The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
Pope Francis sent a message to Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture and the Council for Coordination between the Pontifical Academies, on the occasion …read more
In a video-message delivered to the Fourth Festival of Social Doctrine of the Church,Pope Francis said people, not money, create development, and, given this, we should work to respond to …read more
Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, M.Sp.S., auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, welcomed the news today that the Obama …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided text of Pope Francis' address this morning to the participants of 7thWorld Congress for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, which began Monday and concludes …read more
Orientalium Ecclesiarum, the Decree of the Second Vatican Council on the Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rites was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on 21 November 1964. His Beatitude Cardinal …read more