Dedicating this morning’s Consistory of Cardinals to the Middle East, and particularly the region’s Christians, Pope Francis has called on the international community to do their part as well as his fellow prelates to protect those suffering in the war-torn region. Addressing the Consistory of Cardinals convened ...read more
Before praying the Angelus with the faithful at the conclusion of the beatification Mass of his predecessor, Pope Francis recalled the life and ministry of ‘Papa Montini’. The Pope called on those present to follow the teachings and example of Blessed Paul VI. “He was a staunch supporter of the mission ad gentes;...
As the synod drew to a close, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, has expressed his belief that this Synod of Bishops will provide pastoral approaches to welcome Catholics back to the Church. In an interview with ZENIT before the final session, Cardinal Nichols admitted that while there were ...
A significant amount of the media coverage about the deliberations of the Synod on the Family was about whether those who are divorced and re-married outside of the Church could receive Communion. No data has been forthcoming on the number of people who are in this situation, but some recent reports show a signif...
Quote for October 21st
"Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance."
- St. Francis of Assisi
During a briefing at the Holy See Press Office this afternoon, Father Federico Lombardi, German Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Msgr. Paul Pontier, and Spanish laywoman llva Myriam Hoyos Castaneda …read more
By Renzo Allegri Paul VI will be beatified by Pope Francis on Sunday at 10:30 am in Saint Peter’s Square, during the closing Mass of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family. Born in Brescia on …read more
In the wake of the contraception mandate that is part of Barack Obama's health care reform package, more people have become aware that the Church teaches it's wrong to use artificial …read more
Even if Pope Francis’ dedication and efforts have a great impact, Cardinal Wilfrid Napier is convinced that, in order to bring the family to a new level, those on a local level must step it …read more
Pope Francis sent a message to the Italian Catholic University Federation (FUCI), which is preparing to hold an extraordinary national conference in Arezzo, Italy, devoted to Pope Paul VI, …read more
Pope Francis says that defeating world hunger will require more than aid and donations. Instead, we must "change the paradigm of aid and development policies" and change "how we understand …read more