The Bishop of Shrewsbury, England, has called on the faithful to rededicate themselves to the cause of life, remembering that we must promote the Gospel of life with joy. In a homily at England’s National Shrine at Walsingham on Sunday, Bishop Davies reminded those present that their descendants are bound to ask ...read more
The Vatican announced Saturday that Pope Francis is to establish a special commission to examine possibilities for streamlining the annulments process. In a statement, the Vatican said the goal of the new body, which will begin work as soon as possible, “is to prepare a proposal to reform the matrimonial process,...
Here below is an English translation of the transcript of Pope Francis' press conference given on the flight back from Tirana yesterday evening. *** (Father Lombardi) – Well, now: We are very grateful to the Holy Father for being with us, even at the end of such a demanding day. He wished to be at our disposi...
Pope Francis on Saturday named Bishop Blase Joseph Cupich of the Spokane Diocese as archbishop of Chicago, succeeding Cardinal Francis George. The appointment was publicized in Washington by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United States. Archbishop-designate Cupich has been bishop of Sp...
Quote for September 23rd
"The things that we love tell us what we are."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
-- 1 Corinthians 15:35-37, 42-49 Psalm 56:10c-12, 13-14 Luke 8:4-15 Today's Gospel makes a distinction between the large crowd and Jesus' disciples. The crowd searches for Jesus and, when …read more
Pope Francis today met the President of the Republic of Armenia during which the two men discussed the situation facing Christians and other religious minorities in the region and the …read more
Pope Francis is to visit the southern Italian city on Saturday 21 March 2015, fulfilling a promise he made in July during his visit to Caserta, Vatican Radio has confirmed. The visit was …read more
At the age of seven she lived through her parent's separation, which meant moving to another country. It was a difficult experience that provoked many doubts on faith. To view the video click …read more
Pope Francis on Wednesday afternoon met with a delegation of 40 world Jewish leaders at the Casa Santa Marta in honor of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Among those attending the event …read more
Scottish citizens go to the polls today to vote in an historic referendum on independence, but if the majority vote “yes”, what will it mean for the Catholic Church and religious freedom as a …read more