A top Vatican officialhas said the revolution taking place in the Church is not just of advancing women, but also laypeople. In an interview with ZENIT, Flaminia Giovanelli, the under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, a position appointed by the Pope, spoke on the role of women in the Ch...read more
Pope Francis has sent a thank you note to a 14-year-old girl in Ireland. The Holy Father wrote Nicole Kane of County Carlow, Ireland, a personal letter thanking her for being “such a support” to her mother, who was sexually abused, reported the Irish Times on Wednesday. "Thank you for writing to me,” the Pope’s...
Here is a July 25 statement fromBishop Anthony B. Taylor of Little Rock, Arkansas, regarding the humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border. * * * For the last four years I have served as a member of the Committee on Migration of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. In that capacity, I visited El Salvador...
By Robert Clarke of Alliance Defending Freedom The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision at the end of June concerning assisted suicide. InR (Nicklinson & Anor) v. Ministry of Justice;R (AM) v. DPP, the court ruled that Britain’s law, which criminalizes assisted suicide, should not ...
Quote for July 31st
"Those who love to be feared fear to be loved."
Saint Francis de Sales
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' address Monday tothe Pentecostal community known as the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation in Caserta, Italy. After visiting Caserta on Saturday, he …read more
On July 6 the Church in Australia celebrated the annual event of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday. “Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have joyfully embraced the …read more
To face contemporary challenges, priests need creativity, says Pope Francis. Upon arriving in the southern Italian city of Caserta on Saturday afternoon, Francis told priests who had awaited …read more
In a new interview, given to mark the first 500 days of his pontificate, Pope Francis has reminisced about his youth, discussed immigration and gives a ten point plan for happiness. The first …read more
Despite reports to the contrary, Pope Francis' 2015 visit to Philadelphia has not yet been confirmed. Responding to journalists' inquiries about the possible participation of the Pope in the …read more