Investigations Into Premeditated Murders Continue
Worry continues to mount in Ukraine as a priest and a nun, both members of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, were murdered within days of each other. In the early hours of July 26th, Father Roman Nikolayev, prior of the Church of the Great Martyr Tatiana in Kiev, was shot twice in the hea...
Event is a Response to Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation “Africae Munus”
The Year of Reconciliation in Africa opened on Wednesday with a solemn Eucharistic Celebration in Accra, Ghana, convoked by the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). The theme chosen for this event is “A Reconciled Africa for Peaceful Coexistence.” The Year will close on July 29, ...
Celebrates 70th Anniversary Mass of Former Pastor’s Ordination
The Papal Parish of Saint Anne, in honor of the Mother of the Virgin Mary, is located in Vatican City State. This church, which is a Baroque jewel, has been entrusted to the Augustinians. It has a long history and is close to one of the entrance gates of Vatican City, which enables the public to enter it without ha...
Event is Part of International Pilgrimage to Rome Held Every 5 Years
On August 4th, Pope Francis will meet with thousands of altar servers from all over Europe. The meeting will reflect on the theme: "Here I am: send me!" and is part of the 9th International Pilgrimage of Acolytes and Altar Serves in Rome. The event is organized by Coetus Internationalis Ministrantium (CIM), an i...
Quote for July 30th
"The most powerful witness to marriage is the exemplary lives of Christian spouses."
- Pope Francis, Tweet on July 30th, 2015
Youth Paving the Way To Bring Back Joy in the Midst of Suffering
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * Bright colors set off the sullen grey of destruction: children and young people have painted one of the streets …read more
Three African Christians in eastern Libya have been kidnapped by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. According to Abouna.org, ISIS claimed responsibility for the act in a statement on social …read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, a frequent contributor to ZENIT, is CEO of the Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation in Canada. He also serves as English language Media Attaché to the Holy See …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address today before and after the recitation of the Angelus to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, I …read more
Entrusts Fruits of Recent Apostolic Visit to Our Lady of Guadalupe During Angelus Address
In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis recalled his recent Apostolic visit to South America, thanking God as well as the people of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay "for their affectionate …read more
Many reports and commentaries on the recent trip by Pope Francis to South America were eager to interpret his words from a political perspective. While the Pope did make reference to some …read more
The apostles gathered together with Jesus and reported all they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” People were coming and …read more
Cardinal Peter Turkson Presents Day of Reflection on Topic To Be Held This Weekend in Rome
Cardinal Peter Turkson has said that the Church is dedicated to giving a voice to the communities adversely affected bymining operations. The President of the Pontifical Council for Justice …read more