Pope Francis says we need to break down the stigma of autism and is calling on government, institutions, and Christian communities to do so. Speaking Saturday morning to the participants of a three-day conference held at the Vatican, he said support is needed topay "due attention" to the rights, needs, and poten...read more
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 and Sisters, Thank you for your welcome! I am happy to welcome you at the end of your XXIX International Conference ...
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 vacant since August. He was most recentlyserving as president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, the Church’s charitable a...
The young Christian men of the musical group Tenore are singing for God and believe Pope Francis is offering the world hope. Jason Catron, MarkDavidWilliams and Carlos Santiago, in an exclusive interview with ZENIT following their recent concert in Rome, shared that they sing for no reason other than for the "g...
Quote for November 24th
“Without love, deeds, even the most brilliant, count as nothing.”
― St. Thérèse de Lisieux
At the conclusion of the general audience today, Pope Francis called for peace in Jerusalem after months of tensions between Israelis and Palestinians led to an attack at a synagogue. On …read more
Here is the address given Monday byRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks at the colloquim underway in the Vatican on the complementarity of man and woman. The rabbi's address was titled "The Family is …read more
Aid to the Church in Need-USA, a papal agency that supports the suffering and persecuted Church around the world, has embarked on a unique initiative: a turnkey, online parish-based …read more
Here are the remarks given last week by ArchbishopIgnatius A. Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, president of the Nigerian episcopal conference, at an overnight National Prayer Pilgrimage to pray for …read more
The Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief fund has donated $2.2 million to help displaced Iraqi and Syrian Christians and other religious minorities who continue to face violent …read more
At the end of today’s general audience, Pope Francis noted that this Friday, Nov. 21, is the liturgical Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Noting the Church will …read more
-- Revelation 5:1-10 Psalm 149:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6a and 9b Luke 19:41-44 After witnessing the heavenly liturgy which praises God as Creator of all things, John now witnesses the liturgical worship …read more
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