Even at the worst of times, Christians cannot give into depression, but rather must live in hope. During his morning Mass today in Casa Santa Marta, the Holy Father affirmed this, as he said that in order to be at peace, we must allow room for God to rescue and convert us from our worldly ways. He said we must we...read more
“The international community has the moral obligation to assist Turkey in taking care of these refugees,” Pope Francis affirmed, addressing Turkish authorities this afternoon during day one of his three-day visit to Turkey. Highlighting how Turkey is “directly affected by this tragic situation” and has “generousl...
The Year of Consecrated Life begins Sunday, and the Holy See today announced that Pope Francis is conceding plenary indulgences for the year. With the customary conditions (sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion and prayer in keeping with the intentions of the Supreme Pontiff) the indulgences are conceded ...
-- Roman Rite 1st Sunday of Advent - Year B - November 30, 2014 Is 63, 16-17.19; 64.2 to 7; Ps 80; 1 Cor 1, 3-9; Mk 13, 33-37 Ambrosian Rite 3rd Sunday of Advent - The prophecies fulfilled Is 51.1 to 6; Ps 45; 2 Cor 2, 14-16a; Jn 5.33 to 39 1) The wait allows the meeting with the Beloved. Advent, ...
Quote for November 27th
"Love is the measure of faith"
- Pope Francis, Tweet on Nov. 27th, 2014
Here is a translation of Pope Francis' address Saturday at the Vatican to participants in the conference titled "The Person with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Animating Hope:" *** Dear Brothers …read more
Cardinal Robert Sarah has been named the new prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments. This Sunday, Pope Francis appointed Cardinal Sarah to the post, which has been …read more
During his daily morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francisstressed how the Church must be poor, humble, and completely focused on God. If it is tempted into “ostentation” and “vanity,” …read more
Pope Francis has given a crash course on how to advance in holiness. Addressing Syro-Malabar Rite Catholics from India in the Vatican this morning, one day after Sunday's canonization of six …read more
Pope Francis sent a message of condolence to the family of Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini, who passed away on November 22. Cardinal Angelini, who was 98 years old, was the President Emeritus of …read more
On Thursday, ZENIT Italian journalist Salvatore Cernuzio received the second prize of the “Youth” category, at the 2nd Annual “Giuseppe De Carli” Award for journalism. The article awarded was …read more
Krzysztof Witkowski, a successful entrepreneur, has been director for 24 years of “President Electronics Poland,” a radio-communications firm in Czestochowa, a city renowned for its monastery …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to Syro-Malabar Rite Catholics who came to Rome for Sunday's canonization of Saints Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Euphrasia …read more