Francis to Meet With Eucharistic Youth Movement With 1M International Members
Pope Francis will have a dialogue with young people from around the world later this week. This morning in a press conference in the Vatican, Jesuit Father Frederic Fornosbriefed journalists on the international conference of theEucharistic Youth Movement(EYM), Aug. 4-10, to take place inRome, on the occasio...
"The most recent revelations about Planned Parenthood’s willingness to traffic in fetal tissue from abortions, and to alter abortion methods not for any reason related to women’s health but to obtain more 'intact' organs, is the latest demonstration of a callousness toward women and their unborn children that is shocking to many Americans"
Cardinal Seán O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, in a letter todayto the U.S. Senate, called for an end to federal funding of Planned Parenthood. Cardinal O’Malley, who chairs the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, urged support for S. 1881, which would withhold federal fu...
Supreme Knight Warns 'Region's Christians Are Facing Extinction'
The Knights of Columbus are toexpand aid to Middle Eastern Christianswith a national campaign to raise funds and "foster awareness of the terrible suffering," reported the Catholic organization in a press release. The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization with nearly 1.9 mi...
Gesture Aims to Reaffirm Friendship Between Jews and Christians
The Church of the Multiplication inTaghba, damaged by a fundamentalist Zionist group last June 18, will be repaired with the contribution of Jewish rabbis. The church, built on the site of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes and managed today by Benedictine monks, was set on fire with the...
Quote for August 4th
"There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth."
- Leo Tolstoy
But delay in involving them cost lives
Keeping the Faith, a joint report by CAFOD, Christian Aid, Tearfund and Islamic Relief, shows that Christian and Muslim leaders were able to deliver health messages in parts of Sierra Leone …read more
"We are moving towards a much more consistent and sensitive approach in response to the victims and survivors of abuse.”
The panels working to prevent sexual abuse of minors in the Church of England and Wales released their seventh annual report. The report outlinesthe work of the National Catholic Safeguarding …read more
"If we are to provide greater security for Small Island Developing States, the most urgent issue we must address is to tackle climate change"
Here is the intervention given Thursday by Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN, at theUnited Nations Security Council Open Debate on …read more
Flight From ISIS Nears 1-Year Mark
This report is contributed by Daniel Konstantinovic of Aid to the Church in Need. -- August 6, 2015, will mark the one-year anniversary of the expulsion from their convent of a group of …read more
The Center for Medical Progress released today its fourth video exposing Planned Parenthood’s use of fetal tissue, with the results of its investigation attracting growing national and …read more
Celebrates 70th Anniversary Mass of Former Pastor’s Ordination
Benedict XVI on Tuesday concelebrated Mass with a priest who is marking the 70th anniversary of his ordination. The priest, Father Gioele Schiavella, was formerly the pastor at the papal …read more
Pope Francis Officially Opened Registration on Sunday
More than 45,000 have registered for the 31st World Youth Day in Krakow in the first 24 hours of the opening ofregistration. On Sunday, Pope Francis was accompanied by two youth during his …read more
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 …read more