Pope Francis has urged the faithful to not let their limitations and fragile nature interfere with their ability to reach out to others and make a difference. Addressing thousands of pilgrims gathered for the weekly Wednesday Audience, the Holy Father admitted, “Often as a Church we experience our fragility and o...read more
“Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the tactics of the Devil.” These words from St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians were at the center of Pope Francis’ homily today at Casa Santa Marta. The Holy Father described Christian life as a “continuous battle” against three enemies: the d...
Benedict XVI is welcoming the progress of the ordinariates he established in 2009 for Anglicans seeking full communion with the Catholic Church. According to a report in the UK Catholic Herald, the Pope Emeritus has affirmed his gladness at the growth of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. His c...
Pope Francis is asking exorcists to manifest the love of the Church for those “suffering due to the work of the Evil One.” The Pope said this in a message to Father Francesco Bamonte, the director of the International Association of Exorcists (AIE). About 300 exorcists attended a course last weekend in Rome. E...
Quote for October 30th
'Idleness is a pestilence to a Christian man; we ought always therefore to be doing something, especially when we are alone in our rooms, lest the devil should come in and catch us idle.'
- St. Philip Neri
The Prince of Wales will give a video address on the subject of religious freedom to Parliamentarians and representatives of different faith groups in the House of Lords next week. The …read more
Since 2009 and the start of Boko Haram’s reign of terror in Nigeria, the Diocese of Maiduguri has been the worst hit by attacks from the extremist Islamic group. The diocese covers most of …read more
In an interview with ZENIT this week, an Olympic superstar has shared her inspiring journey of faith and how, all of a sudden, Jesus took place in her soul like a “missing piece of a puzzle.” …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided statement of the World Meeting of Popular Movements. It was issued at the beginning of their three day conference in Rome, which began Monday: *** The …read more
Here below is the text of Cardinal George Pell's homily at aTraditional Mass inSs. Trinità Church, Rome, Oct. 24. The Mass was celebrated to mark the10th Anniversary Iuventutem and the …read more
Last October 23, before a capacity-audience at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, the Acton Institute and Italian publishing house Fede e Cultura launched Robert G. Kennedy’s Il …read more
Before I was ordained as a Catholic priest I ran a business training/personal development company. We would do charity work in prisons and schools as well as in management training. We would …read more
In Lviv, 45 Eastern Catholic bishops of Europe have been discussing the identity and mission of the Eastern Catholic Churches in the ecumenical movement and in European societies. The annual …read more