Holy See Denies Any Papal Endorsement of Children’s Books Promoting Same-Sex Relationship
Once again Pope Francis is being “used” by those in favor of promoting the same-sex lifestyle. The latest case arose this morning following news of a letter sent by an official in the Vatican Secretariat of State to the author of children’s books that promote “different family types.” The Guardian reported th...
Accused Child Abuser Believed to Have Died of Natural Causes
While awaiting trial on chargesof pedophilia and possession of child pornography,the formerApostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Józef Wesołowski,died. A statement released by the Holy See Press Office shared the news, stating that initial investigations done by Vatican authorities"indicate that he di...
Palestine Presents Draft Resolution Before Papal Visit
The Holy See released a statement this afternoon regarding the controversy surrounding the Palestinian flag at the United Nations. The statement says: In accordance with the rules governing the General Assembly no Member or Observer State is entitled to oppose the tabling of a draft resolution by a Member St...
"Reflection on the God-given dignity of every human person should guide all our decisions about life, including refraining from the use of the death penalty"
The end of the death penalty in Nebraska is back up for debate, but the state’s three bishops are reiterating that "justice requires punishment, but it does not require that those who have committed serious crimes be put to death." Nebraska's legislature voted in May to repeal capital punishment over the objecti...
Quote for August 28th
'Nothing is far from God.'
“The more the individual shuts himself in himself the more he destroys himself”
If international organizations are to be effective, there needs to be an understanding of the human person that is more realistic than the current one. This was suggested by Archbishop …read more
Prisoner Says He Feels 'Honored' to Contribute to Papal Project
Ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the United Statesnext month, prisoners in Philadelphia are working on making sure the Pontiff has a nice place to sit when he meets with them, reported …read more
Feast of Patroness, Our Lady of Charity, Comes Just Days Before Papal Trip
The Cuban episcopal conference has invited the Cuban people to take part in a preparatory novena for the Feast of Our Lady of Charity of Cobre, the Island’s Patroness, as part of their …read more
Syriac Catholic Bishop Flavianus Michael Melki, martyred during the "Assyrian Genocide,"will soon be called 'blessed.' According to Fides, the bishop will be beatified at the Patriarchal …read more
John Paul II told the United States: "And so, we will stand up every time that human life is threatened. When the sacredness of life before birth is attacked, we will stand up and proclaim that no one ever has the authority to destroy unborn life. When a child is described as a burden or is looked upon only as a means to satisfy an emotional need, we will stand up and insist that every child is a unique and unrepeatable gift of God, with the right to a loving and united family."
In the lead-up to Pope Francis' first visit to the United States next month, we share a homily given by Pope St. John Paul II on his first trip to the US as pope, in 1979. One of the themes …read more
"St. John Paul II commented that, for people of faith, there are no coincidences"
Just last week,Stephen Colbert gave an interviewin which the depth of his Catholic faith was on pretty clear display. Discussing the trauma that he experienced as a young man—the deaths of …read more
Attends 7 a.m. Friday Mass on Feast of St. Pius X
On Friday morning, Pope Francis surprised the faithful in St. Peter’s Square when he showed up at the Altar of St. Pius X to pray. It was the saint’s feast day. According to Vatican Radio, …read more
Nationwide #DefundPP Events Respond to Undercover Videos
A national day of protest took place Saturday at Planned Parenthoods across the United States as the federal and local governments are being asked to defund the abortion giant. Though there …read more