The Pope has made a surprise dinner visit, to the delight of Rome's Jesuits. Thursday evening, to mark the feast of St. Ignatius, the Holy Fathermade a surprise visit for dinner at the Jesuit General Curia in Rome, reported Vatican Radio. Last year, Pope Francis marked the feast of St. Ignatius by celebrating ...read more
The call to combat human trafficking was echoed again at the Vatican this week. Urging participants to step up the fight and support trafficking survivors, the Vatican held a video conference Tuesday recalling the first World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, reported Vatican Radio on Wednesday. Am...
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...
Pope Francis has sent a thank you note to a 14-year-old girl in Ireland. The Holy Father wrote Nicole Kane of County Carlow, Ireland, a personal letter thanking her for being “such a support” to her mother, who was sexually abused, reported the Irish Times on Wednesday. "Thank you for writing to me,” the Pope’s...
Quote for August 1st
"He who trusts himself is lost. He who trusts God can do all things."
St. Alphonsus Liguori
The Vatican has published the following list to show the highlights of the activities of Pope Francis and the Holy See during the months of May to July 2014. *** May: 2: Audience with the …read more
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 …read more
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 …read more
Heartbeat International, a pregnancy resource center, announced that two million people have now reached out to its 24-hour hotline Option Line, designed for those seeking abortion …read more
The head of the World Evangelical Alliance applauded Pope Francis’ meeting Monday with Pentecostals in Caserta, Italy, and responded to the Holy Father's apology for a lack of understanding …read more