During Pope Francis' Saturday visit to Caserta, he met with diocesan priests in the Palatine Chapel of the Palace of Caserta around 4 p.m. Below is a translation of the text of the Holy Father’s dialogue with the priests. * * * Monsignor D’Alise, Bishop of Caserta: Your Holiness, I haven’t prepared anything i...read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Many of us are perplexed by the Third Roman Missal translation for the collect of the 27th Week of Ordinary Time, particularly the meaning of the phrase, "pour out your mercy ...
During his trip Monday to Caserta in southern Italy, Pope Francis asked for forgiveness from Pentecostals, apologizing for Catholics who persecuted them in the past. Speaking to the Pentecostal Church of the Reconciliation during the second leg of his visit to Caserta, the Pope begged pardon for the lack of under...
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will visit Sri Lanka and the Philippines in the middle of January. In an unannounced briefing in the Vatican Press Office this afternoon, the director of the Holy See Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi, announced the Pope will be making the Apostolic visit from Jan....
Quote for July 29th
"Nothing unites the soul to God more closely, or breeds contempt of the world sooner, than being harassed and distressed."
- St. Philip Neri
More than 200,000 people joined Pope Francis for a large open air Mass in Caserta, in southern Italy. The square in front of the Royal Palace was filled to the brim for the ceremony. To view …read more
Italian Cardinal Francesco Marchisano passed away on Sunday, July 27, in Rome, at the age of 85. To view the video click here URL: …read more
During his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis issued a heartfelt appeal on behalf of the world’s child victims of war, and again appealed for peace in the Middle East and Ukraine. …read more
At 12pm today, Pope Francis appeared at the window of the study in the Apostolic Palace to pray the Angelus with faithful and pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square. Here below is an English …read more
GospelMT 13:44-52 Jesus said to his disciples: “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has …read more
Pope Francis says Christians who wish to inherit the kingdom of heaven must place God first in their lives and say no to corruption and violence. The Holy Father made these comments during …read more
Jeremiah 13:1-11 Deuteronomy 32:18-19,20,21 Matthew 13:31-35 God commanded the prophets not only to speak to his people and communicate his word to them, but also to undertake certain actions …read more
“Many Muslims are now shy to declare themselves Muslim. Several Muslim told me: ‘I am ashamed—I do not understand that Islam is like that.’ So I think it is the time for a true dialogue. I …read more