Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI received in private audience on Monday two prominent proponents of Mass in the Extraordinary Form. According to the website Notions Romaines, the Pope Emeritus met yesterday afternoon Cosimo Marti, co-founder and treasurer of the International Federation Juventutem, a movement of young ...read more
In an interview with Vatican Radio's Italian edition Monday, Patriarch Bechara Boutros Rai said the Islamic State and other fundamentalist groups “are taking us back to the Stone Age, back to a time when there wasn’t any law.” Yet despite the recent atrocities committed against Christians and religious minorities...
An international soccer icon has acknowledged that being a good person is key to success. Speaking to ZENIT on the sidelines following an audience yesterday at the Vatican in which Pope Francis met the soccer players who participated in last night’s Interreligious Match for Peace at Rome’s Olympic Stadium, Gianlu...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Should both the bride and the groom be accompanied by their mother and father in the entrance procession at a wedding in the United States? The Rite of Marriage states that "I...
Quote for September 2nd
Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?
-Saint Gerard Majella
As a symbol of peace, Pope Francis will be donating an olive tree to be planted at an Interreligious Match for Peace, drawing together world-famous soccer champions this Monday at Rome’s …read more
Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow and Archbishop Leo Cushley of St. Andrews and Edinburgh are both urging their flocks to take part in the Independence Referendum, to take place Sept. …read more
A Mexican wave of moral indignation swept through the chattering class this month when the hypothesis was raised of a link between abortion and breast cancer. We heard, in shrill tones, that …read more
By Robert Clarke of Alliance Defending Freedom The Internet has been awash, if you will forgive the pun, with videos of people the world over tipping a bucket containing ice cold water over …read more
By Oliver Maksan Raed is in his mid 40s. But when he is telling his story he looks much older. Weeks of fear and uncertainty have left the mark on the Chaldean Catholic from Mosul. “We have …read more
Pope Francis met Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò, the President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, on Thursday to discuss the plight of those fleeing the Islamist …read more
Affectionately known as "La Cachita", a replica statue of Cuba's beloved Virgin of Charity of El Cobre has been given a place of honour in the Vatican gardens. The statue of the"Virgen de la …read more
An American priest who ministers to the sick has called Pope Francis a "real pastor" who, through taking risks and reaching out, teaches priests "how to pastor better." In an interview with …read more