Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to the European Parliament today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr President and Vice Presidents, Members of the European Parliament, All associated with the work of this Institution, Dear Friends, I thank you for inviting me to address this in...read more
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...
Speaking on Pope Francis' visit to Turkey this weekend, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem says security risks cannot prevent the Jesuit Pontiff from doing his mission and reaching out to the "periphery." In an interview with ZENIT in the Vatican after the leader of the Italian bishops, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, re...
In the Christian perspective, the distinction is not between “those who are already dead and who are not, but between those who are in Christ and who are not.” Pope Francis said these wordsduring his weekly general audience this morning in a foggy St. Peter’s Square, adding, “This is the decisive factor, really ...
Quote for November 26th
“The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man.”
- G.K. Chesterton
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to the European Parliament today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr President and Vice Presidents, Members of the European …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address to the Council of Europe today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr Secretary General, Madame President Your Excellencies, Ladies and …read more
Here is a statement from ArchbishopRobert Carlson of St. Louis, released Monday in response to the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson. Wilson is a white …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: I am a secular Carmelite OCDS in charge of the …read more
A ministry for those fallen away from the Catholic Churchhas released a new "Keep Christ in Christmas"-themed TV commercial, called "Santa's Priority," to air nationally during Advent. With …read more
The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Travelers announced today the launch of an International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, to be marked Feb. …read more