Reflecting on his five-day apostolic visit to South Korea that concluded Monday, Pope Francis affirmed that Christ never diminishes or cancels something 'good,' like culture, he only enriches them, and brings them to their full potential. Speaking to the thousands gathered for this morning’s weekly Audience in Pa...read more
Pope Francis has called the parents of James Foley, the American journalist who was killed by the Islamic State (ISIS). In an email to ZENIT, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi confirmed that the Holy Father telephoned John and Diane Foley. Although no details were given as to what was said in the conversati...
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City announced Thursday that the consecratedHost at the center of a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Oklahoma County District Court has been returned. The archbishop leveled a suit against the head of the satanic group, which has scheduled a black mass in the city for Sept. 21. The ...
The Vatican announced that this morning Pope Francis met with Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, who on Wednesday returned to Rome after a mission in Iraq as the Pontiff's personal envoy. Cardinal Filoni had spent more than a week in the war-torn nation with a...
Quote for August 21st
'We no sooner begin a work for the honor and glory of God, than the world at once becomes uneasy, or the devil throws obstacles in the way.'
St. Ignatius of Loyola
The archbishop of St. Louis,Robert Carlson, released a letter Monday in response to the unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. The city has been the site of violent protests and racial …read more
(-ONLY VIDEO-) Pope Francis reflected on the key moments of his apostolic visit to South Korea. During his general audience, the Pope defined the Church in the country as "young and dynamic.” …read more
It seemed like business as usual when the Pope led his weekly general audience. There were hugs, blessings and plenty of cheers. But there was also grief, as the Pope deals with the death of …read more
Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, said he was "very moved" and thanked Pope Francis for his spontaneous prayers for the "suffering …read more
In an hour-long,wide-ranging press conference on the plane back from South Korea, Pope Francis has said he favours UN-backed efforts to stop unjust aggression in Iraq, and plans on visiting …read more
Here below we publish a Vatican-approved English translation of Pope Francis' hour-long airborne press conference, given Monday on the flight back from South Korea. *** Q. During the visit to …read more
Three relatives of Pope Francis have been killed, and one remains in critical condition, after a car accident in Argentina. Police confirmed the accident, which took place in the country's …read more
The archbishop of the capital of the Central African Republic has decried the ongoing massacre in the nation and has urged politicians to "stop the suffering of the people as soon as …read more