While saying that the Holy Father sees that families today have been attacked and feels their pain and brokenness, Cardinal Robert Sarah has reaffirmed that we must strongly and firmly defend the Church teachings given to us, especially Jesus' words about marriage. In an interview with ZENIT this week, the presid...read more
Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson has said that while the Vatican is “not trying to be the UN,” it can and is determined to listen and respond to those in need "on the peripheries." The cardinal from Ghana, who serves as president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, made these observations to ZENIT...
Pope Francis is insisting that if one seeks to have true ecumenical dialogue, then he must allow himself to be renewed by the Lord and to be more faithful to Him and His will. Speaking to members of the Orientale Lumen Foundation of America, who visited the Vatican this morning, the Pope said, “Every Christian pi...
Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England, is marking October, the month of the Rosary, by distributing free recordings of the devotion to every parishioner in his diocese. The bishop, who is to make the announcement in a pastoral letter due to be released on Sunday, says the CD will contain all the mysteries of ...
Quote for October 24th
'Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?'
- St. Gerard Majella
Dedicating this morning’s Consistory of Cardinals to the Middle East, and particularly the region’s Christians, Pope Francis has called on the international community to do their part as well …read more
Before praying the Angelus with the faithful at the conclusion of the beatification Mass of his predecessor, Pope Francis recalled the life and ministry of ‘Papa Montini’. The Pope called on …read more
As the synod drew to a close, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, has expressed his belief that this Synod of Bishops will provide pastoral approaches to welcome …read more
A significant amount of the media coverage about the deliberations of the Synod on the Family was about whether those who are divorced and re-married outside of the Church could receive …read more
On the final day of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, Pope Francis met with Vietnam’s political leader to discuss how to increase relations with the Asian nation. This Saturday, the Holy …read more
This morning, at 9:00, in the Synod Hall, during the celebration of Terce, Pope Francis held an Ordinary Public Consistory for the canonization of the Blesseds: Giuseppe Vaz, priest of the …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s message Friday to the director of the FAO on the occasion of World Food Day. The theme this year was Family Agriculture: ”Feeding the World, Caring for the …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope's message Friday to the Italian Catholic University Federation (FUCI), on the occasion of the Extraordinary Congress for the Beatification of Pope Paul VI, …read more