Pope Francis called for a "negotiated solution" to assist those suffering from persecution and violence in Syria and Iraq. The Holy Father made his appeal during an audience with the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Easter Orthodox Churches today at the Vat...read more
In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to never forget the memory of their first love, Christ, in order to not become lukewarm Christians. The first reading of today continued from St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews, in which he invites Christians to "remember the days p...
Pope Francis expressed his condolences to victims of a tragic gas truck explosion that took place in front of the Cuajimalpa Maternal Hospital in Mexico City. The blast occurred on the morning of Thursday when a tanker truck began to leak. The workers of the truck tried frantically to repair the leak and began te...
Your Eminences, Your Excellencies, Dear Brothers in Christ, With great joy I welcome you, the members of theJoint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches.Through you, I offer fraternal greetings to my venerable brothers, the heads of t...
Quote for January 30th
“Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think.”
― Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
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During an audience with the Tribunal of the Roman Rota, Pope Francis encouraged judges to provide “real access to the justice of the Church” in cases of marriage annulment. The Holy Father …read more
Religious liberty provides for the free exercise of one’s faith in every aspect of life. This freedom is far more extensive than merely having the freedom to attend the worship service of …read more
This year’s theme, for the 49th World Day of Social Communications, is: “Communicating the family: a privileged place of encounter with the gift of love.” It follows the process of the Synod …read more
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints recognized the miracles, heroic virtues and martyrdom of several religious men, including the American founder of the Sisters of Mary and …read more
In his homily as Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis said that the Sacrament of Confession is not like going to the dry cleaners to remove a stain, but an encounter with God who never …read more
Divine Mercy Picture is one of the most famous pictures of Jesus in the world. This picture was revealed to Sister Faustina Kowalska, at the time when her confessor and spiritual director was …read more
Catholic bishops in Sri Lanka assessed the most recent visit of Pope Francis to their country with both gratitude and great confidence, as they continue welcoming the change in government. “ …read more