During his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis issued a heartfelt appeal on behalf of the world’s child victims of war, and again appealed for peace in the Middle East and Ukraine. Recalling that tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, the Pope said: “Brothers and sisters, no more ...read more
On July 6 the Church in Australia celebrated the annual event of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday. “Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have joyfully embraced the good news of Jesus, and become part of the community of his disciples,” the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference noted in i...
To face contemporary challenges, priests need creativity, says Pope Francis. Upon arriving in the southern Italian city of Caserta on Saturday afternoon, Francis told priests who had awaited his arrival in the city’s Palatine Chapel they must possess creativity in their vocation to overcome today’s contemporary c...
In a new interview, given to mark the first 500 days of his pontificate, Pope Francis has reminisced about his youth, discussed immigration and gives a ten point plan for happiness. The first excerpts of the interview appeared as a feature article on Sunday in the Argentine magazine “Viva”, a supplement of the ne...
Quote for July 28th
“God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.”
― Søren Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard
The organisers of the largest petition in European history which called for an end to European funding of research that destroys human embryos have taken their case to the General Court of …read more
The following is the text of a homily delivered July 26th by Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England, during the diocese's annual pilgrimage to Lourdes. *** "St Luke tells how Mary went "as …read more
As the conflict continues in Iraq, Ukraine and the Gaza Strip, the Pope made an urgent appeal for peace during the Sunday Angelus, calling for leaders to stop the violence and work towards …read more
More than 200,000 people joined Pope Francis for a large open air Mass in Caserta, in southern Italy. The square in front of the Royal Palace was filled to the brim for the ceremony. To view …read more
Italian Cardinal Francesco Marchisano passed away on Sunday, July 27, in Rome, at the age of 85. To view the video click here URL: …read more
At 12pm today, Pope Francis appeared at the window of the study in the Apostolic Palace to pray the Angelus with faithful and pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square. Here below is an English …read more
GospelMT 13:44-52 Jesus said to his disciples: “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has …read more
Pope Francis says Christians who wish to inherit the kingdom of heaven must place God first in their lives and say no to corruption and violence. The Holy Father made these comments during …read more