Archbishop Georg Gänswein says Pope Benedict “follows his successor with great attention and sympathy.” The prefect of the Pontifical Household gave an interview to La Nacion's Elisabetta Piqué, which was published on March 21st. The German prelate, who serves as personal secretary to both Pontiffs, said that in ...read more
"Following the first announcement of the next extraordinary Holy Year by Pope Francis on March 13th, the Holy Father will proceed with the official indiction of the Jubilee of Mercy with the publication of the Bull of Indiction onSaturday 11 April, at 5.30 pmin St. Peter’s Basilica." So indicates a communique r...
Fortune magazine has named Pope Francis the fourth greatest leader in the world. Last year, in the first annual release of the global business magazine's rankings of the 50 World's Greatest Leaders, the Pope was given the number one spot. In its second just released list, Francis is given fourth place in the ra...
Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, who until now has been the president of the Prefecture for Economic Affairs of the Holy See, will be the new head of the Congregation responsible for the Vatican dicastery dedicated to Catholic education. The Vatican made this announcement that Pope Francis made this appointment, along...
Quote for April 1st
“Truth is not determined by a majority vote.”
― Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Yesterday, the Italian Cardinal Filoni stopped-over in the Jordanian capital of Amman yesterday, during his Pope requested visit to Iraq to express his closeness to Iraqi Christian families. …read more
Filipino President Benigno Aquino III has invited three prominent Catholic prelates in the country to join a council of leaders to study a proposed peace deal with the Moro rebel group. Among …read more
Nigerian Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri said that although Islamist extremist group Boko Haram tried to disrupt the presidential elections, they ultimately failed in their attempt. …read more
US Congressmen are calling for a bill intended to allow immigration of Middle Eastern persecuted Christians into the United States, reported Fides. The bill is aimed at helping those …read more
To have lived for 11 years in Pakistan gives one the ability to understand the situation in which Christians live in that country, to analyze the causes and consequences of the terrible …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations to the U.N. Intergovernmental …read more