While saying that the Holy Father sees that families today have been attacked and feels their pain and brokenness, Cardinal Robert Sarah has reaffirmed that we must strongly and firmly defend the Church teachings given to us, especially Jesus' words about marriage. In an interview with ZENIT this week, the presid...read more
At this morning’s Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis said that left to ourselves, we are weak, but encouraged faithful to turn to God and the Holy Spirit who not only have the power to strengthen us, but also to do the unthinkable. Reflecting on St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, the Pope recalled how St. Pa...
Here below is the statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See, on October 20, at the United Nations at the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly about Indigenous Peoples: Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza Madam Chair, The Holy See...
Excitement continues to build in the Philippines for Pope Francis’ upcoming trip. While an official itinerary of the Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines in January 2015 has been released yet, a group of prisoners are hoping that he will visit them. A letter was sent on September 26th to Pope Francis thr...
Quote for October 23rd
“The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.”
― G.K. Chesterton
A significant amount of the media coverage about the deliberations of the Synod on the Family was about whether those who are divorced and re-married outside of the Church could receive …read more
On the final day of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, Pope Francis met with Vietnam’s political leader to discuss how to increase relations with the Asian nation. This Saturday, the Holy …read more
This morning, at 9:00, in the Synod Hall, during the celebration of Terce, Pope Francis held an Ordinary Public Consistory for the canonization of the Blesseds: Giuseppe Vaz, priest of the …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s message Friday to the director of the FAO on the occasion of World Food Day. The theme this year was Family Agriculture: ”Feeding the World, Caring for the …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope's message Friday to the Italian Catholic University Federation (FUCI), on the occasion of the Extraordinary Congress for the Beatification of Pope Paul VI, …read more
Here is the text of a statement made byArchbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the …read more
-- Ephesians 2:12-22 Psalm 85:9ab-10,11-12,13-14 Luke 12:35-38 In the Letter to the Ephesians, Paul tells us about the great things God has done for us through Jesus Christ. Through his …read more
The festival of Diwali is celebrated by all Hindus and is known as Deepavali or "row of oil lamps." Symbolically, based on ancient mythology, it represents the victory of truth over …read more