The Pope has warned against the closed minded, saying those who are open and merciful are the ones following our Lord's loving path and example. At his daily morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta, Francis warned against being hypocritical, Vatican Radio reported. Recalling the day’s Gospel reading in which Jesus ask...read more
Pope Francis says the spiritual life is like breathing, comparing prayer to inhaling and mission to exhaling. Without both, he says, the Christian cannot live. Addressing today members of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowship, the Holy Father underscored, “Every Christian in h...
During this time of the year, the dead are often associated with spooky ghosts and scary poltergeists. The Catholic Church instead celebrates the feasts of All Saints and All Souls, a time to reflect on those who have passed from the this life to the eternal life in Christ. But what is the importance surrounding ...
On Oct. 30, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of Synod of Bishops, addressed the British Ambassador to the Holy See, H.E. Nigel Baker, and a group of British Parliamentarians on the 2014 Extraordinary Synod of Bishops. Here below is the full text of his English language address, courtesy of Salt and ...
Quote for October 31st
"The scars of others should teach us caution."
- St. Jerome
Here is the Vatican translation of the final document of the synod of bishops on the family. To see the tally of synod fathers' votes on each paragraph, see the original link here. * * * …read more
“Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the tactics of the Devil.” These words from St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians were at the center of Pope Francis’ …read more
Benedict XVI is welcoming the progress of the ordinariates he established in 2009 for Anglicans seeking full communion with the Catholic Church. According to a report in the UK Catholic …read more
Pope Francis is asking exorcists to manifest the love of the Church for those “suffering due to the work of the Evil One.” The Pope said this in a message to Father Francesco Bamonte, the …read more
With the Catechism's clear defense of human life from the moment of conception, the Catholic Church is one of the most vocal advocates for an end to elective abortion. It's natural that many …read more