"The Holy Father has taken into consideration the idea of making a stop in Cuba on the occasion of his upcoming Trip to the United States." These were the words of Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy Press Office. However, Fr. Lombardi also said that plans are still in "too early a phase for it ...read more
Humiliation is not masochism, but rather a path of imitating Jesus in His Suffering. These are the words of Pope Francis during his homily today at Casa Santa Marta. According to Vatican Radio, the Pope began his homily reflecting on the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles, in which a Pharisee by the name...
In light of the recent university massacre, a Kenyan bishop has called on the international community to speak up against Christian persecutions worldwide, and on his own people to be tolerant and not to overreact to wrongdoings. In an interview with ZENIT this morning in Rome, Bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba of N...
The works of the Papal Foundation "gives witness to the ceaseless efforts of the Church to promote the integral development of the human family." These were the words said by Pope Francis in an audience today with members of the Catholic association. Founded in 1990 by Cardinal John Krol of Philadelphia, the Pa...
Quote for April 17th
“The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today”
― St. Francis of Assisi
For being a Christian, a boy in Pakistan has been burnt alive and now is in serious condition. According to Fides, some young Muslims burnt alive 14-year-old Christian teenager, Nauman Masih, …read more
A look at the Pope's itinerary for his upcoming trip to Sarajevo. To view the video click here URL: …read more
Speaking at Casa Santa Marta, he discussed how early Christian communities shared everything. To view the video click here URL: …read more
In preaching, the Church's message must always be spoken with frankness and courage, without fear of announcing the truth. These were the words of Pope Francis in his morning homily at Casa …read more
"It is a privilege to participate in the work of the Father who forms the heart of the Son in those whom the Spirit has called." With these words, Pope Francis encouraged participants in an …read more
The ninth meeting of the Council of Cardinals desired by Pope Francis to assist him in the governance of the Universal Church to study the plans for reforming the Apostolic Constitution “ …read more
Termed the 'Titanic priest,' Father Thomas Byles--who rather than save his life stayed on the sinking ship to pray with passengers--could be made saint. According to survivors, the priest …read more
After the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was found guilty last week, the Massachusetts Catholic Conference released a statement opposing the death penalty for the defendant. Dzhokhar …read more