Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the family during his weekly General Audience, reflecting on the important role of fathers. The Holy Father was in good spirits as he entered the Paul VI Audience Hall, even taking a moment to pose for a picture with a group of pilgrims. The Pope began his address by notin...read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father’s address during his weekly General Audience today at the Paul VI Audience Hall. --- --- --- Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! We continue the series of catecheses on the family. Today we will let ourselves be guided by the word father. A word that is more dea...
Kristel Mae Padasas, the young volunteer who passed away in a tragic accident following Pope Francis' visit to Tacloban during his Apostolic Journey to the Philippines, was laid to rest yesterday. Family and friends paid their final respects to the Catholic Relief Services volunteer during a funeral Mass at Santo...
What the world and families need is a renewal of faith.Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, made this observation during a Jan. 24th Mass he presided over in the Cathedral of the Diocese of Xuan Loc, Vietnam. The Mass marked the end of his pastoral visit in Vietn...
Quote for January 28th
"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
University students in Homs were the target of a terror attack that left 15 people dead and at least 50 injured, according to a priest based in the city when the blast took place. The car …read more
Roman Rite - Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year B - January 25, 2015 Jon 3,1-5.10; Ps 25; 1 Cor 7.29 to 31; 1.14 to 20 Mk. Ambrosian Rite - Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Is …read more
The following is a translation of the Holy Father’s address to the judges, lawyers and officials of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota on the occasion of the solemn opening of the Judicial Year. …read more
The following is the third and final part of the Holy Father's press conference with journalists on his return flight from Manila on Monday.The translation was provided byCatholic News …read more
Here is the text of the homilyCardinal Seán P. O'Malley delivered Wednesday at the March for Life Vigil Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washignton D.C.. Cardinal O'Malley …read more