Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to the European Parliament today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr President and Vice Presidents, Members of the European Parliament, All associated with the work of this Institution, Dear Friends, I thank you for inviting me to address this in...read more
Speaking on Pope Francis' visit to Turkey this weekend, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem says security risks cannot prevent the Jesuit Pontiff from doing his mission and reaching out to the "periphery." In an interview with ZENIT in the Vatican after the leader of the Italian bishops, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, re...
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address to the Council of Europe today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr Secretary General, Madame President Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am happy to address this solemn session which brings together a significant representation of the Parliament...
Here is a statement from ArchbishopRobert Carlson of St. Louis, released Monday in response to the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson. Wilson is a white police officer who on Aug. 9 shot and killed an 18-year-old black man, Michael Brown. The details surrounding the death wer...
Quote for November 25th
'We can obtain no reward without merit, and no merit without patience.'
- St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
Pope Francis has given a crash course on how to advance in holiness. Addressing Syro-Malabar Rite Catholics from India in the Vatican this morning, one day after Sunday's canonization of six …read more
Pope Francis sent a message of condolence to the family of Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini, who passed away on November 22. Cardinal Angelini, who was 98 years old, was the President Emeritus of …read more
On Thursday, ZENIT Italian journalist Salvatore Cernuzio received the second prize of the “Youth” category, at the 2nd Annual “Giuseppe De Carli” Award for journalism. The article awarded was …read more
Krzysztof Witkowski, a successful entrepreneur, has been director for 24 years of “President Electronics Poland,” a radio-communications firm in Czestochowa, a city renowned for its monastery …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to Syro-Malabar Rite Catholics who came to Rome for Sunday's canonization of Saints Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Euphrasia …read more
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Donald Hying, 51, auxiliary bishop of Milwaukee, as bishop of Gary, Indiana, and accepted the resignation of Bishop Dale Melczek, 76, from pastoral …read more
Here is a translation of the telegram of sympathy, sent by Pope Francis to Mr. Vinicio Angelini, for the death of Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for …read more
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