Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI received in private audience on Monday two prominent proponents of Mass in the Extraordinary Form. According to the website Notions Romaines, the Pope Emeritus met yesterday afternoon Cosimo Marti, co-founder and treasurer of the International Federation Juventutem, a movement of young ...read more
In an interview with Vatican Radio's Italian edition Monday, Patriarch Bechara Boutros Rai said the Islamic State and other fundamentalist groups “are taking us back to the Stone Age, back to a time when there wasn’t any law.” Yet despite the recent atrocities committed against Christians and religious minorities...
An international soccer icon has acknowledged that being a good person is key to success. Speaking to ZENIT on the sidelines following an audience yesterday at the Vatican in which Pope Francis met the soccer players who participated in last night’s Interreligious Match for Peace at Rome’s Olympic Stadium, Gianlu...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Should both the bride and the groom be accompanied by their mother and father in the entrance procession at a wedding in the United States? The Rite of Marriage states that "I...
Quote for September 2nd
Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?
-Saint Gerard Majella
Eastern Catholic Patriarchs have met in Lebanon calling for the criminalization of attacks against Christians. To view the video click here URL: …read more
-- 1 Corinthians 1:17-25 Psalm 33:1-2,4-5,10-11 Matthew 25:1-13 Jesus is the bridegroom who ascended into heaven to prepare a place for his bride, the Church. He will return and when he does …read more
The Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, meeting on August 25, 2014, in Quebec City, issues the following appeal: In the name of the Father of life, and of the …read more
This is the story of Deacon Quinton Peters (1969-2007), an intercessor for the Church in South Africa, byMarco Cavagnaro. The Neocatechumenal Way of South Africa has been grateful to host …read more
Below is a translation of the Pope's address during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. *** Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! Every time we renew our profession of faith …read more
Pope Francis says that despite our tendency to sin and place ourselves first, God always is there for his people, ready to forgive and give them a fresh start. Addressing thousands of …read more
Saying that the upsurge of violence in Iraq has awakened the world, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, has urged the international …read more
Pope Francis has expressed his condolences and has conveyed his prayers to the loved ones of a former Irish prime minister. In a telegram sent Tuesday by Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal …read more