Pope Francis called for a "negotiated solution" to assist those suffering from persecution and violence in Syria and Iraq. The Holy Father made his appeal during an audience with the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Easter Orthodox Churches today at the Vat...read more
In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to never forget the memory of their first love, Christ, in order to not become lukewarm Christians. The first reading of today continued from St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews, in which he invites Christians to "remember the days p...
Pope Francis expressed his condolences to victims of a tragic gas truck explosion that took place in front of the Cuajimalpa Maternal Hospital in Mexico City. The blast occurred on the morning of Thursday when a tanker truck began to leak. The workers of the truck tried frantically to repair the leak and began te...
Your Eminences, Your Excellencies, Dear Brothers in Christ, With great joy I welcome you, the members of theJoint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches.Through you, I offer fraternal greetings to my venerable brothers, the heads of t...
Quote for January 30th
“Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think.”
― Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
The Vatican released Pope Francis' Lenten message for this year, a message that highlights the temptation of indifference to those who suffer. The message was presented at a press conference …read more
Here is the text of Pope Francis' Lenten Message for2015, which reflects on the theme: "Make your hearts firm" (James 5:8). * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a time of renewal for the …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q:I understand that technically anyone, even a woman, …read more
Obedience to the will of God is the path of holiness. This was the main theme of Pope Francis' homily during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta. Today's first reading from the Letter …read more
Boko Haram is determined to take its jihadist campaign beyond Nigeria. Its next targets include Niger, where—as reported in an email message from a woman religious working as a missionary in …read more