Pope Francis reminded the faithful that God has given us an identity as his beloved children, and, therefore, we are to break down walls of division between our brothers and sisters. Speaking to those gathered at morning Mass in the Casa Santa Marta, the Holy Father stressed that “without Christ, we have no ident...read more
All across the United States today, young pro-lifers have committed themselves to silence, in memory of those of their generation who cannot speak since their lives were taken in abortion. Red arm bands and duct tape identify them as taking part in the Pro-life Day of Silent Solidarity. They carry fliers explaini...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q1: I would like to know the days of the week fixed for each set of mysteries of the rosary, and how rigid is such an arrangement. Is it acceptable to change when we wish to? -- ...
The Holy See has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Turkey at the end of November. Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi also released the Holy Father’s schedule for three-day visit. The announcement of the visit comes one day after a Consistory of Cardinals which focused on the plight of Christians in the ...
Quote for October 21st
"Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance."
- St. Francis of Assisi
Here is a ZENIT translation of the synod reports from the Spanish-speaking groups A and B. * * * Circulus Hibericus “A” Report Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Francisco ROBLES ORTEGA REPORTER: H.E. …read more
-- Isaiah 45:1,4-6 Psalm 96:1,3,4-5,7-8,9-10 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5b Matthew 22:15-21 In the Gospel, Jesus has already made his royal entry into Jerusalem, asserted his authority over the …read more
Benedict XVI will attend the beatification of Paul VI in St. Peter's Square this Sunday, according to the director of the Vatican press office, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi. Pope Paul VI, …read more
Roman Rite - XXIX Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year A - October 19, 2014. Is 45, 1.4-6; Ps 96; 1 Theses 1, 1-5b; Mt 22, 15 to 21 Ambrosian Rite - Feast of the Lord Bar 3.24 to 38, or Rev 1:10; …read more
Below is a ZENIT translation of the French Relatio Texts, of Groups A and B. *** Relatio – Circulus Gallicus “A” Moderator: H. E. Cardinal Robert SARAH Reporter: H. E. Monsignor …read more
Here is a ZENIT translation of the texts from Italian Group A. * * * Italian Relatio Text, Group A: Relatio – Circulus Italicus “A” Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Fernando FILONI Reporter: H.E. …read more
The Holy Spirit not only gives Christians an identity, but also a “down payment” of our heavenly inheritance. Pope Francis expressed these sentiments during his morning Mass at Casa Santa …read more
This synod is addressing the concrete struggles of families, says the president of the episcopal conference of Madagascar, especially those from the world’s most poor nations. In an interview …read more