The work of an ambassador is a work of small steps, of little things, but which always seeks to make peace, bringing the hearts of peoples closer, and sowing fraternity among the nations. Pope Francis said these words this morning in the Vatican as he received in audience more than a dozen new ambassadors on the ...read more
Pope Francis says even when we do not understand the difficulties of life, we must realize that God, our loving father, has a plan and is there to save his children. According to Vatican Radio, during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis reminded those gathered that"God walks with us, makes h...
Pope Francis says that despite open questions in ecumenical dialogue, Christians should not resign themselves to a lack of unity and should instead "concentrate on the next step possible." The Pope said this today in an address torepresentatives of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Germany and the Ecumenical Co...
Most people celebrate their birthdays by receiving gifts, but Pope Francis did the opposite. To celebrate his 78th birthday on Wednesday, he gave 400 sleeping bags to Rome’s poor. Some 400 homeless people of Rome now have a sleeping bag with the papal coat of arms on it. This initiative, as all of the Pope’s c...
The demons are ever assailing us ... Much more, therefore, do the good angels ever guard us. ~St. Thomas Aquinas
On Saturday, Pope Francis received in audience a Delegation of the Friends of Gabriel Rosset and of the Foyer Notre-Dame des Sans-Abri, from the Archdiocese of Lyon, France, accompanied by …read more
The season of Advent is filled with emotions of expectation, longing and anticipation, however these emotions are not only present for four weeks in December, they are a basic ingredient of …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address Monday to directors, staff and family of TV2000. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning. I am sorry for the delay, but there were so many, …read more
Franciscan Fr. Samon Shukardin, 53, has been named bishop of Hyderabad, Pakistan. The diocese has a population of some 22.3 million, with just around 47,000 Catholics. They are served by some …read more
Here below are some of the discourses from today's press conference for the presentation of the Final Report on the Apostolic Visitation of Institutes of Women Religious in the United States …read more
During his morning Mass, he said Jesus rejected hypocrites who call themselves 'pure.' To view the video click here URL: …read more
A documentary, titled 'The Heart of a Murderer' tells the story. To view the video click here URL: …read more
On a visit to a Roman parish Sunday evening, the Pope had lively discussions with various groups from the congregation, including children preparing to receive their First Communion. He told …read more