The official website of the papal visit to the Philippines has been launched. The website, at www.PapalVisit.ph, “aims to bring the Holy Father closer to the Filipino digital generation, with features on the life and teachings of the Pope and his message of Mercy and Compassion,” said the president of the Catholi...read more
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the archbishop of Westminster, hasexplained some of the priorities of the Extraordinary Synod on the family to beheld at the Vatican next month. Addressing the Marriage Care Annual Conferencein Daventry, England, on 13 September, hesaid:"There is perhaps a common assumption that the...
Wedding bells rang in St. Peter’s Basilica this morning as Pope Francis presided over a Mass that included a wedding ceremony for 20 couples from the Diocese of Rome. The celebration comes only three weeks before the start of the Synod on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of the Evangelization. ...
Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal for peace in the world during his Angelus address, echoing his words yesterday at the World War I memorial in Redipuglia. The visit to the Austro-Hungarian cemetery and memorial in northern Italy “makes us understand how war is madness!” “A madness,” he said, “which humanit...
Quote for September 15th
'As patience leads to peace, and study to science, so are humiliations the path that leads to humility.'
St. Bernard of Clairvaux
The latest contribution to analysing the religious and spiritual lives of young adults in the United States the book, “Young Catholic America: Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone From the …read more
Gospel:JN 3:13-17 Jesus said to Nicodemus: “No one has gone up to heaven except the one who has come down from heaven, the Son of Man. And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's homily during the wedding Mass celebrated this morning at St. Peter's Basilica on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. * * * Today’s first …read more
At 12pm today, the Holy Father Francis appeared at the window of the study in the Apostolic Palace to pray the Angelus with faithful and pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square. Here below …read more
“A me che importa?” “Why should I care?” Cain’s response when asked by God of his brother’s whereabouts, Pope Francis said, is the same response humanity has when going to war. The Holy …read more