A priest who stepped aside from ministry in 2010 after being accused of indecent assault of a 14-year-old girl is set to return to his priestly ministry this Saturday, after being completely exonerated in both civil and Church trials. Father Eugene Boland, parish priest of Cappagh (Killyclogher), Diocese of Derry...read more
A man who knows how to listen and to make himself heard but, above all, a man who has the unity of the Church at heart. This is one of the most recurrent impressions of Pope Francis among the “bishop friends of the Focolare,” who gathered in Rome recently. After two days (February 25-26) of internal meetings and ...
The Spanish city of Avila is preparing to celebrate the fifth centenary of the birth of the first woman doctor of the Church, Saint Teresa of Jesus, or Teresa of Avila. The commission organizing the commemoration, the Foundation promoted by the Order of Discalced Carmelites and the Diocese of Avila are preparing ac...
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Quote for March 6th
[Tenderness and mercy] are the heart of the Gospel. Otherwise, one doesn’t understand Jesus Christ, or the tenderness of the Father who sends Him to listen to us, to cure us, to save us.
- Pope Francis, interview with Il Corriere della Sera
March 5, 2014
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has spoken to the three leaders of the ordinariates established for former Anglicans who wanted full communion with the Church. …read more
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Migration, joined by bishops on the border, will travel to Nogales, Arizona, at the end of this month to tour the U.S.-Mexico border and …read more
A CNN poll released Thursday finds that a strong majority of Americans want restrictions on the legality of abortion. The largest percentage of Americans (38%) favor abortion being legal in …read more
1) Lent: 40 Days of exodus to go to the Promised Land. As suggested by today’s liturgy (the first Sunday of Lent) the right way to take part in Lent is to remember and relive what it was …read more
The Vatican has prepared a virtual book to mark the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis' election. Called "Do We Want to Become Holy? Yes or No?", the 36-page book includes some of the most …read more
Below is the Introduction to the book “Beside John Paul II – His Friends and Collaborators Speak”. Published by the Italian Edizioni Ares press, and in stores now, the volume features …read more
By Anna Artymiak Having served as secretary for three Popes, Monsignor Alfred Xuereb is one of the few to witness personally the prayer lives of the most recent Successors of Peter. Monsignor …read more
Here is a Lenten message from the president of Caritas Internationalis,Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga. * * * Many years ago, I used to teach math. But despite my mathematical training, …read more