"When we learn to accuse ourselves of our sins, we can become merciful with others." These were Pope Francis' words during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning.According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on today's Gospel from St. Luke, in which Jesus preaches on being merciful with others. “B...read more
“In response to important challenges,” Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson has highlighted, “REPAM was born.” During a press conference held in the Holy See Press Office this morning to present the Pan-Amazon Ecclesial Network (REPAM), the president of the Pontifical Council Justice and Peace made this statement,...
Just before the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, well-known German historian Michael Hesemann announced the discovery of 2000 pages of hitherto unpublished documents on, what he calls “the greatest persecution of Christians in history” in the Vatican Secret Archives. In this in-d...
In a meeting with the Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa during their Ad Limina visit, Pope Francis praised their Christian witness and courage in the face of trials and persecution. The Holy Father began his address by recalling the saints and blesseds from the region who have left a "spiritual patrim...
Quote for March 3rd
"What good is it if the Eucharistic table is overloaded with golden chalices when your brother is dying of hunger. Start by satisfying his hunger and then with what is left you may adorn the altar as well."
- Saint John Chrysostom
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Here is the first Lenten homily given this year by the preacher of the Pontifical Household, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa. * * * In this first meditation of Lent, I would like to take …read more
The theme of Father Raniero Cantalamessa’s first Lenten homily is Evangelii Gaudium, in which the Papal Household Preacher points out first of allthe thread that unites several post-Council …read more
Pope Francis concluded his Lenten Spiritual Exercises this morning, along with members of the Roman Curia. At the conclusion of the retreat, the Holy Father expressed his gratefulness for the …read more
During the Spiritual Exercises at Ariccia, Pope Francis is praying intensely for Syria, in particular, for Christians in the country," Archbishop Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio at Damascus, …read more
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office blasted an article on the Vatican's financial reform published by Italian news magazine L'Espresso, calling it …read more
"You know that this day for me is different from previous ones: I am no longer the Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church: until eight in the evening I will be still, and then no longer. I am …read more