In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to follow Christ's invitation to conversion. The Holy Father began by reflecting on the first reading from the prophet Isaiah in which he calls "the princes of Sodom" and the "people of Gomorrah" to turn from their evil ways. "W...read more
"Worldliness is a sinful state of soul." These were the words of Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on today's Gospel from St. Luke, which recalled the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, a poor man who would eat the scraps that ...
Pope Francis says abandonment is the gravest sickness of the elderly, and also the greatest injustice they can suffer. The 78-year-old Pope expressed this today to participants of the 21st Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life, whose theme this year is: “Assistance to the Elderly and Palliative Care...
“The Palestinian Foreign Affairs Ministry appeals to the Vatican and to the international community to protect the Christian and Muslim Holy sites, and condemns the act carried out by extremist settlers who set part of the Normtsiaun Church in Jerusalem on fire and wrote offensive slogans against Christianity and t...
Quote for March 6th
"Kindness has converted more people than zeal, science, or eloquence."
- Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
"When we learn to accuse ourselves of our sins, we can become merciful with others." These were Pope Francis' words during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning.According to Vatican …read more
“In response to important challenges,” Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson has highlighted, “REPAM was born.” During a press conference held in the Holy See Press Office this morning to …read more
Just before the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, well-known German historian Michael Hesemann announced the discovery of 2000 pages of hitherto unpublished …read more
In a meeting with the Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa during their Ad Limina visit, Pope Francis praised their Christian witness and courage in the face of trials and …read more
Pope Francis held an informal meeting with Nechirvan Barzani, 49, Prime Minister of the Regional Government of Iraqi Kurdistan. Unlike most state visits to the Holy Father, there was no …read more
The Vatican today released Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for March The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for this month is: “That those involved in scientific research may serve the …read more
There have been more than 300 Assyrian and Chaldean Christians of the villages on the river Khabur taken hostage and deported by the jihadists in their strongholds, reported Fides. Archbishop …read more
The extremist group Islamic State has now released some of the Christian hostages it seized in north-east Syria last week. According to London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 19 …read more