The foundation of our faith rest on that first encounter with Jesus Christ. These were the words of Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on the impact an encounter with Christ has on one’s life. He drew from today’s first reading, which recounte...read more
This morning, the Bishop of Rome presided over the ordinations of priests for the diocese of Rome in Saint Peter’s Basilica, andhas given the new priests a list of do's and don'ts. In his homily, Pope Francis gave some insight into how to administer sacraments, and how to do so following the Good Shepherd as an ...
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' homily today, the fourth Sunday of Easter and the 52nd World Day of Pray for the Vocations's Mass, at this morning's Mass in St. Peter's Basilica: *** Dear brothers, These, our sons, were called the order of presbyter. We will do well to reflect a bit on that ministry t...
"His Holiness commends the souls of the victims to the loving mercy of the Almighty and he offers encouragement to the civil authorities and emergency personnel as they continue their rescue efforts and assistance to those touched by this tragedy." These were among the consoling words offered by Pope Francis in ...
Quote for April 21st
"You cannot please both God and the world at the same time. They are utterly opposed to each other in their thoughts, their desires, and their actions."
-Saint John Vianney
In an active outpouring of camaraderie and Italian pride, Italian-American immigrants have shown that they haven't forgotten their roots. The mayor of Airola in the province of Benevento will …read more
Here is the statement given by ArchbishopBernardito Auza, permanent observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, at the April 15 Security Council Open Debate on “Women Peace Security.” * * …read more
Here is the homily ofArchbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago, given Tuesday at the wake for his predecessor,Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I.,with priests and seminariansof the archdiocese. Cardinal …read more
Produced by the team behind A.D.,Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, value-based film Little Boy will be released in theaters this weekend. A rarity in quality movies today, Little Boy is engaging, …read more
Here is the full text of a Declaration published this morning by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue: “The events of recent times cause many of us to ask: 'Is there still space …read more
An Austrian nun who spent over 60 years caring for poor children has been killed. According to Fides, 86-year-old Austrian missionary nun, Sister Stefani Tiefenbacher of the Missionary …read more
The Pope criticized the objectification of the female body in modern culture. To view the video click here URL: …read more
In his audience, he also denounced sexism and the exploitation of women by the media. To view the video click here URL: …read more