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
As the Synod on the Family was in full swing last week, an organization defending the family and life at the UN presented retired Cardinal Renato Martino with the Maximilian Kolbe Medal for his “unwavering bravery” in defense of life. Cardinal Martino served from 1986 to 2002 as Pope St. John Paul II's represent...
Here below is a translation of Pope Francis' address to a delegation of members ofthe Orientale Lumen Foundation of America, taking part in an ecumenical pilgrimage, led by Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia. The Holy Father received the delegationin the Vatican this morning: * * * Dear Brothers in Christ, ...
The task of every Christian is to build “the unity of the Church”. This was the central theme of Pope Francis’ homily during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta this morning. The Holy Father reflected on the first reading in which St. Paul calls on the Christian community of Ephesus “to preserve the unity of the...
Quote for October 24th
'Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?'
- St. Gerard Majella
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Dedicating this morning’s Consistory of Cardinals to the Middle East, and particularly the region’s Christians, Pope Francis has called on the international community to do their part as well …read more
Before praying the Angelus with the faithful at the conclusion of the beatification Mass of his predecessor, Pope Francis recalled the life and ministry of ‘Papa Montini’. The Pope called on …read more
As the synod drew to a close, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, has expressed his belief that this Synod of Bishops will provide pastoral approaches to welcome …read more
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