The 8th World Day of Families, to be held in Philadelphia from September 22-27, 2015, was presented today in the Holy See Press Office. The theme of the event will be:“Love is our mission: the family fully alive”. Intervening in the press conference were the Archbishop of Philadelphia, Charles Chaput, OFM; the P...read more
In Defense of Christians (IDC), a US-based non-profit organization that advocates for the protection of Christians and others in the Middle East, concluded its historic inaugural Summit last week. The Summit’s theme was: “Protecting and Preserving Christianity, Where it All Began” and had 1,200 people attending fro...
Pennsylvania-based artist Neilson Carlin sees his work as a true calling from God. And he says that each new commission to depict some hero or truth of the faith is an opportunity for meditation, to delve deeper into the great Catholic tradition. Carlin was selected by those leading the Philadelphia 2015 World Me...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Can a Catholic priest celebrate the funeral of a Protestant in a setting such as a university campus? According to Canon 1183.3, "such a person may be allowed Church funeral r...
Quote for September 16th
'You aspire to great things? Begin with little ones.'
At 12pm today, the Holy Father 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 …read more
“A me che importa?” “Why should I care?” Cain’s response when asked by God of his brother’s whereabouts, Pope Francis said, is the same response humanity has when going to war. The Holy …read more
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' homily during Mass at the World War I memorial in Redipuglia, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the war's beginning. * * * After experiencing …read more
The Feast Days of Saints John XXIII and John Paul II will be on October 11th and October 22nd respectively, the Vatican has announced. In a decree published in today’s edition of L’ …read more
For the first time in history, five Christian Patriarchs representing Christian communities in theMiddle Eastvisited the White House Thursday to discuss the protection of Christians in the …read more