Even at the worst of times, Christians cannot give into depression, but rather must live in hope. During his morning Mass today in Casa Santa Marta, the Holy Father affirmed this, as he said that in order to be at peace, we must allow room for God to rescue and convert us from our worldly ways. He said we must we...read more
Here is the latest column from Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska, published in the Southern Nebraska Register. * * * Like most of you, I’ll gather around a table this Thanksgiving with family and friends. I’ll have the privilege of being with my mother, my sister and her husband, and my favorite niece ...
Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch has suggested ecumenical dialogue is reaching new heights under the pontificate of Jesuit Pope Francis. In a wide-ranging interview with ZENIT at the Vatican last week,the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity discusses Pope Francis' trip to Turkey and what it...
From Nov. 20 to Nov. 23 at Verona was held the 4thedition of the Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church, on the theme: “Beyond Places, Within Time.” The Pope sent a video-message to the participants. Here is a translation of the transcription of the Pope’s words. * * * Beloved, A cordial greeting ...
Quote for November 27th
"Love is the measure of faith"
- Pope Francis, Tweet on Nov. 27th, 2014
The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says matrimony isn't only a reality which plays a role in the Catholic Church and life, but also is important for all mankind. In …read more
In the coming months, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Island Affairs and the Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church will conduct a …read more
“Feed the hungry to save life on the planet,” was Pope Francis’ appeal during his visit, this morning, to the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. The Pope’s …read more
“We are afraid of conversion because conversion means allowing the Lord to lead us.” Pope Francis said these words during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. Today’s Gospel from St. …read more
Pope Francis says unity among all Christians is, first of all, a gift of God and work of the Holy Spirit, but that we are all called to collaborate in furthering unity always and in every …read more
The Ordinary Council of the Synod of Bishops met Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the Extraordinary General Synod in October and to prepare for the 15th Ordinary General Assembly, which is …read more
-- Revelation 10:8-11 Psalm 119:14, 24, 72, 103, 111, 131 Luke 19:45-48 In the Book of Revelation, we are told that John was taken up into heaven to see the worship of God the Creator and the …read more
Here is the latest column published in the Southern Nebraska Register by Bishop James Conley of Lincoln. * * * Jesus Christ will return in glory to the earth. We do not know when he will …read more