Francis Says Spousal Covenant Enriches Church, But Its Deterioration, Disfigures
Christian marriageis not merely a ceremony that is done in a church, with flowers, dress, and photos,but "is a sacrament that takes place in the Church and makes the Church." During his weekly General Audience this morning in a sunny St. Peter’s Square, the Pope made this observation,stressing that Christian...read more
Gave Pontiff a 'Pope Francis' Jersey
While in St. Peter's Square for his weeklyGeneral Audience this morning,Pope Francis metwith members of afamous basketball team from the United States. According to Vatican Radio, theHarlem Globetrotters met the Pope and gave hima jersey which said“Pope Francis” and the number 90.They basketball players ...
Carl Anderson also speaks with ZENIT on what it will mean to have Blessed Junípero Serra canonized.
Ahead of the Pope’s visit to the United States in September, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus says that “America must have a culture of life in its future and that is a principal responsibility for every Catholic.” Carl Anderson said this when he spoke with ZENIT on Saturday, while at a day of refle...
The Magisterium has offered clear guidelines for responding to the current crisis of refugees dying in an attempt to seek a life worthy of their human dignity.
European leaders have been called to act. More than 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to seek refuge in Europe from their conflict-torn homelands throughout Africa and the Middle East. These are mothers and their children, fathers and their families, young people and old: ...
Quote for May 4th
"The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist."
- Saint Gregory the Great
Pope Francis has acknowledged thecrisis of marriage in many societies and said Christians can counter this if they start to trust again that Jesus grants grace to married couples. The Pope …read more
Archbishop Anthony Fisher, O.P. of Sydney denounced the execution of two Australian citizens in Indonesia who were part of a drug ring. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, were part of the “ …read more
The Catholic Communications Office of the Irish Bishops’ Conference has launched a new websitewww.meaningofmarriage.ie. This website will host relevant material which has been published by …read more
US President Barack Obama says that he expects that he will speak with Pope Francis issues ranging from climate change to persecition of Christians during his Apostolic Visit to the United …read more
President Rafael Correa of Ecuador ended his visit to Rome on Tuesday night. He came to take part in an international symposium on the environment held in the Vatican and organized by the …read more
Riccardo Di Segni, the Chief Rabbi of Rome, confirmed that Pope Francis will soon visit the Synagogue of Rome. In an interview with Vatican Insider, Rabbi Di Segni visited the Holy Father on …read more
Here is the text of an address given Tuesday byArchbishop Jean-ClémentJeanbart of Aleppo, Syria, regarding the plight of Christians in the country. The talk was given at theEdward Cardinal …read more
This report is provided by Eva-Maria Kolmann of Aid to the Church in Need. A bishop in Cameroon has sent out an urgent message that Boko Haram is increasingly spreading its reign of violence …read more