Catholics need to be more courageous in showing that religion and science co-exist says the papal astronomer who has just been awarded one of the world's most prestigious awards in science. Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, who was honored last week with the Carl Sagan Medal for “outstanding communication by an act...read more
The bishop-Chairmen of two USCCB Committees responded with concern to President Obama’s July 21 executive order to prohibit federal government contractors from what the Administration deems “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” discrimination and to forbid “gender identity” discrimination in the employment of ...
Latin rite Archbishop Jean Benjamin Sleiman of Baghdad has shared his views on the situation in Iraq and for its Christians. In addition to discussing the events of Iraq and Mosul with ZENIT Wednesday, he also discussed the roles of the Church, government, and other organizations in resolving the internal conflic...
Here is today's statement byArchbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Representative of the Holy Seeto the United Nations in Geneva. He addressed the21stSpecial Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situationin the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem. * * * Mr. Presiden...
Quote for July 23rd
'Nothing created has ever been able to fill the heart of man. God alone can fill it infinitely.'
St. Thomas Aquinas
“From a legal point of view, is an embryo a human being?” What good is such a question? Does one ask whether a tadpole is a batracien from a legal point of view? This question reveals the …read more
Now more than ever we cannot have “watered-down” Christians, a Sicilian cardinal has declared in a speech condemning the mafia. Cardinal Paolo Romeo, the archbishop of Palermo, launched an …read more
The Vatican has confirmed thatPope Francis will visit the city of Italian city of Caserta on 26 and 28 July, splitting the visit into private and public events. In a statement, the Holy See …read more
A new report has predicted that by 2020, half of Britain’s 16 year olds will come from single parent families. The “Breakthrough Britain 2015” study found that even today, just 57 per cent of …read more
It is happening more and more frequently. As our cultural narrative becomes increasingly secular, Christians are consistently painted as bigots, discriminatory and judgmental. In response to …read more