Reflects on Jesus' Prayer to Be 'One' During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
"Jesus prays so that we may be one. And the Church has so much need of this prayer of unity." These were the words said by Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on Jesus' prayer for unity among his followers in St. John's Gospel....read more
British Ambassador to Holy See Reflects on “The New Climate Economy. How Economic Growth and Sustainability Can Go Hand in Hand” Conference in Rome
Below is a reflection of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker, entitled 'Church, government, business: a climate change alliance.' Published on May 21st, it is from Ambassador Baker's blog available on the British Embassy to the Holy See Website: *** This week I attended an important conference at t...
Also Speaks on Struggle to Have 'Trialogue' Among 3 Monotheistic Faiths
Cardinal Kurt Koch says the Nostra Aetate declaration was a landmark in relations between the Catholic Church and other faiths. According to an interview with Vatican Radio, the President of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, which is also responsible for the Church’s dialogue with the Jewish people, ma...
Tragic Natural Disaster in Salgar Municipality Leaves 78 People Dead
Pope Francis expressed his grief and promised his prayers for the victims and their families of the landslide that struck the municipality of Salgar in Colombia, and left 78 people dead. The Holy Father sent his condolences in a letter sent to the diocese of Jericho and signed by the Vatican Secretariat of State. ...
Quote for May 21st
"The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
Irene Villa, born in Spain, is a journalist, psychologist and Paralympian. When she was 12, she lost both legs and three fingers of one hand during an attack by the Basque terrorist group …read more
"It is when evil and death seems to triumph that the hope of a renewal founded on Christ emerges"
Pope Francis received in audience the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of the Central African Republic, on the occasion of their "ad Limina Apostolorum" visit. The following is a …read more
The following is a text of a homily given by Msgr. Henryk Jagodziński at the Pontifical Polish Institute in Rome. --- --- --- Even today persecution against those who believe in Christ …read more
Roman Rite Acts 1.1 to 11; Ps 47; Eph 4, 1-13; Mk 16, 15-20 Ambrosian Rite Acts 1: 15-26; Ps 138; 1 Tim 3: 14-16; John 17: 11-19 Sunday after the Ascension - Seventh Sunday after Easter 1) …read more
Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Patrick McKinney, 61, as the bishop of Nottingham, England. Patrick McKinney was born in Birmingham, England, in 1954 and was ordained a priest in 1978. …read more
After Easter attacks, the Christian community in Aleppo continues to dwindle as people take their belongings and flee
This report is provided by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * "Pray for Aleppo. People are fearful as never before in recent years." Such were the words of Armenian Catholic …read more
Professional athletes like Chris Tiu, a Filipino basketball player, share their experiences
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The Filipino cardinal is the first Caritas president from Asia
To view the video click here URL:http://www.romereports.com/pg161431-cardinal-tagle-new-president-of-caritas-internationalis-enread more