By Roger Kiska of Alliance Defending Freedom Dr. Bogdan Chazan, preeminent in his field and recognized throughout Poland for his medical expertise, was recently fined and fired from his position as director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the Holy Family Hospital in Warsaw, Poland, for refusing to ...read more
The Holy See has issued a plea for peace to the embassies accredited to it. Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin issued a “nota verbale” to all the embassies accredited to the Holy See earlier today. This statement included the texts of Pope Francis’ most recent addresses that called for peace, pa...
-- 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1 Psalm 34:2-3,4-5,6-7,8-9,10-11 Luke 14:25-33 At the age of thirty, during the defense of Pamplona in May of 1521, the soldier Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) was struck in the legs by a cannon ball. During his long and painful recovery, he passed the time by reading a life of Christ a...
The Vatican has published the following list to show the highlights of the activities of Pope Francis and the Holy See during the months of January to April 2014. *** January: 6: Private visit to the Roman parish of Sant'Alfonso Maria de' Liguori alla Giustiniana, Rome. 9: The Holy Father receives in audien...
Quote for July 30th
"Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts."
St. John Chrysostom
Catholics need to be more courageous in showing that religion and science co-exist says the papal astronomer who has just been awarded one of the world's most prestigious awards in science. …read more
The bishop-Chairmen of two USCCB Committees responded with concern to President Obama’s July 21 executive order to prohibit federal government contractors from what the Administration deems “ …read more
Latin rite Archbishop Jean Benjamin Sleiman of Baghdad has shared his views on the situation in Iraq and for its Christians. In addition to discussing the events of Iraq and Mosul with ZENIT …read more
Pope Francis has called the Patriarch of the Syriac Catholic Church Ignatius Youssef III Younan to reassure him that he is following news out of Iraq with concern, especially the dramatic …read more
Here is today's statement byArchbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Representative of the Holy Seeto the United Nations in Geneva. He addressed the21stSpecial Session of the Human Rights …read more
Here is a statement released Tuesday byBishop John McAreavey of Dromore, chairman of the Irish bishops' Council for Justice and Peace. * * * The death and destruction that we are witnessing …read more
On 2 June 2014,F.G. v. Swedencase(n 43611/11), concerning the implementation of an expulsion order against a Christian convert, was referred to the Grand Chamber.The issue is whether the …read more
An hour-long program documenting the extreme danger facing Syrian Christians in the midst of the country’s internal conflict is showing this week on EWTN. “Syria’s Christian Exodus” records …read more