Reflecting on his five-day apostolic visit to South Korea that concluded Monday, Pope Francis affirmed that Christ never diminishes or cancels something 'good,' like culture, he only enriches them, and brings them to their full potential. Speaking to the thousands gathered for this morning’s weekly Audience in Pa...read more
The constraint of time, in a society obsessed by a sort of perennial state of agitation, extreme digitalization and apparently condemned to a fruitless distraction, seems – as Pope Francis stated in his Message for the World Communication Day – to have diverted the gaze of the humanity away from the fundamental nec...
Pope Francis has called the parents of James Foley, the American journalist who was killed by the Islamic State (ISIS). In an email to ZENIT, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi confirmed that the Holy Father telephoned John and Diane Foley. Although no details were given as to what was said in the conversati...
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City announced Thursday that the consecratedHost at the center of a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Oklahoma County District Court has been returned. The archbishop leveled a suit against the head of the satanic group, which has scheduled a black mass in the city for Sept. 21. The ...
Quote for August 22nd
"At the end of our life, we shall all be judged by charity."
- St. John of the Cross
Scientific research shows that a person who seeks to be close to God finds fullness in living and can attain greater stability, says a psychological expert and priest. In an interview with …read more
--- Isaiah 22:19-23 Psalm 138:1-2,2-3,6,8 Romans 11:33-36 Matthew 16:13-20 Isaiah relates to us the story of Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah. He is not the king, but is to become the "master of …read more
Iraqi Christians have an absolute right to self-defense but that protection must come from the state, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako I has said. Fides news agency, quoting Lebanese …read more
Pope Francis has sent his condolences on the death of Archbishop Emeritus of Detroit, Cardinal Edmund Casimir, to the Archbishop of Detroit, Allen Henry Vigneron. The late cardinal served as …read more
The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops responded today to the ruling on marriage by Judge Robert L. Hinkle in the consolidated cases ofBrenner v. ScottandGrimsley v. Scott. Here is their …read more
--- Ezekiel 43:1-7ab Psalm 85:9ab and 10,11-12,13-14 Matthew 23:1-12 Ezekiel has a vision of the new Temple - an earthly foreshadowing of the heavenly Jerusalem. It is only a foreshadowing of …read more
The Vatican announced that this morning Pope Francis met with Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, who on Wednesday returned to Rome after …read more
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City on Wednesday filed a lawsuit asking a judge to halt the desecration of a Eucharistic Host as part of a planned satanic black mass scheduled for …read more