During Pope Francis' Saturday visit to Caserta, he met with diocesan priests in the Palatine Chapel of the Palace of Caserta around 4 p.m. Below is a translation of the text of the Holy Father’s dialogue with the priests. * * * Monsignor D’Alise, Bishop of Caserta: Your Holiness, I haven’t prepared anything i...read more
A top Vatican officialhas said the revolution taking place in the Church is not just of advancing women, but also laypeople. In an interview with ZENIT, Flaminia Giovanelli, the under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, a position appointed by the Pope, spoke on the role of women in the Ch...
Here is a letter sent last week by the bishops of Texas to US RepresentativeMichael McCaulregarding the situation of refugee children at the US-Mexico border. * * * Dear Representative McCaul, As the bishops of the Catholic Dioceses of Texas, we strongly urge you--and your fellow policymakers at both the st...
Here is the latest column from Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, reprinted from the Denver Catholic Register. * * * “For the first time in the history of Iraq, Mosul is now empty of Christians,” Patriarch Louis Sako said after the July 19 noon deadline passed. Mosul has been a city with a Christian presence ...
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"Those who love to be feared fear to be loved."
Saint Francis de Sales
ByMonica Doumit On Wednesday evening, euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke’s medical license was suspended by the South Australian Board of the Medical Board of Australia. The Medical Board …read more
1) The Kingdom of God is like ... The Gospel of today's liturgy concludes the thirteen chapter of Matthew and at the same time Jesus’ teachings in parables. Even the three short parables …read more
-- 2 Corinthians 4:7-15 Psalm 126:1bc-2ab,2cd-3,4-5,6 Matthew 20:20-28 Saint James was the son of Zebedee and Salome and the brother of John the Apostle. He was a fisherman and, as he was in …read more
Pope Francis has met with the young Sudanese who was imprisoned and sentenced to death for marrying a Christian. The Holy Father met with Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, 27, at 1 p.m. in Casa …read more
The current predicament between the Palestinians and Israel was exasperated during the nine months of negotiations that were proposed by the U.S. administration. During this period of …read more