Addressing the participants of the 7th World Congress for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, Pope Francis said that those who migrate aspire to hope for a better future for their families, “even at the risk of disappointment and failure.” According to a communique by the Holy See Press Office, the three-day Congress ...read more
“There are two things that the people of God cannot forgive: a priest attached to money and a priest who mistreats people. This they cannot forgive!" These were the words of the Holy Father during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta. According to Vatican Radio, Pope Francis reflected on today’s Gospel, which rec...
Pope Francis has added Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier of Durban, South Africa to the list of Delegate Presidents at next year’s Synod of Bishops. The XIV General Assembly of the Ordinary Synod of Bishops will take place from October 4th-25th. The theme they will reflect on is “The vocation and the mission of the fam...
Pope Francis sent a message to Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture and the Council for Coordination between the Pontifical Academies, on the occasion of the 19th Public Session of the Pontifical Academies. The session was devoted to the theme “Mary, icon of the infinite bea...
Quote for November 21st
"The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says matrimony isn't only a reality which plays a role in the Catholic Church and life, but also is important for all mankind. In …read more
In the coming months, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Island Affairs and the Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church will conduct a …read more
“Feed the hungry to save life on the planet,” was Pope Francis’ appeal during his visit, this morning, to the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. The Pope’s …read more
“We are afraid of conversion because conversion means allowing the Lord to lead us.” Pope Francis said these words during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. Today’s Gospel from St. …read more
Pope Francis says unity among all Christians is, first of all, a gift of God and work of the Holy Spirit, but that we are all called to collaborate in furthering unity always and in every …read more
The Ordinary Council of the Synod of Bishops met Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the Extraordinary General Synod in October and to prepare for the 15th Ordinary General Assembly, which is …read more
-- Revelation 10:8-11 Psalm 119:14, 24, 72, 103, 111, 131 Luke 19:45-48 In the Book of Revelation, we are told that John was taken up into heaven to see the worship of God the Creator and the …read more
Here is the latest column published in the Southern Nebraska Register by Bishop James Conley of Lincoln. * * * Jesus Christ will return in glory to the earth. We do not know when he will …read more