Says It Will Be ‘Catastrophic’ If Individual Interests Prevail Over the Common Good in Paris Meeting, and Information Is Manipulated to Protect ‘Plans and Projects’
Pope Francis concluded his first full day in Kenya with an address at the UN headquarters in Africa, in which he emphasized the importance of caring for God’s gift of creation, saying that it would be “catastrophic” if individual interests were to prevail over the common good, leading to a manipulation of informati...
Setting Aside Prepared Text, Francis Tells Religious to Not Let Temptations Distract From Following the Lord
The Pope says that religious need to follow Christ to the Cross during their lives, but then need not fret, for He will take care of the rest. Speaking toclergy, men and women religiousand seminarians at St. Mary's Schoolin Kenya's capital of Nairobithis afternoon, the Pope set aside his prepared text and, i...
At Mass at University of Nairobi, Pope Reminds Them They Belong to God and He'll Always Be There for Us
Becauseallfaithful belong to God, they should not be afraid and should stand strong in the faith.The Holy Father gave this advice this morning during his homily at the Mass held at the University of Nairobi, after having met with other faith leaders at the apostolic nunciature. Pope Francis is making his...
At Interreligious, Ecumenical Meeting in Nairobi, Acknowledges Barberous Attacks on Westgate Mall, Garissa University College and Mandera Are Fresh in Nation's Minds and Prays the Almighty Touches the Hearts of Those Who Engage in Violence
"His holy Name must never be used to justify hatred and violence," Pope Francis has said, stressing how important it to realize that the God we seek to serve is a God of peace. Speaking to leaders of other Christian faiths and other religions at the apostolic nunciature in Nairobi, the Pope made this strong sta...
Quote for November 26th
'The worst prison would be a closed heart.'
~St. John Paul II
Sister Maureen Shares How the Holy Father Is Visiting at Just the Right Time, When He Is Needed Most
Ahead of Pope Francis' arrival inKenya tomorrow, littlechildren, many of whom have lost parents from AIDS, cannot wait for the Holy Father to be in their country, and one sister says he is …read more
"A bishop will help to give the Ordinariate the stability and permanence necessary to fulfil its mission to be a work of Catholic unity, whose roots are to be found in the great texts of the Second Vatican Council"
Pope Francis has appointedFr. Steven Joseph Lopes as ordinary bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, in the United States of America and Canada. The Ordinariate of the …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Our Catholic workplace has begun the practice of …read more
Some years ago, I was involved in a Catholic-Evangelical dialogue. One of our Protestant brothers challenged the Catholics in the group to articulate clearly what the Gospel is. I knew what …read more
Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Paul McAleenan and Msgr. John Wilson as auxiliaries of the archdiocese of Westminster, England. Paul McAleenan was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1951 …read more
Next hearing set for Nov. 30
This morning at the Vatican City State Tribunal, the first hearing in the criminal trial of Msgr. Angel Lucio Vallejo Balda, Francesca Immacolata Chaouqui, Nicola Maio, Emiliano Fittipaldi …read more
Asks for More Help in Keeping Christians in Their Homeland
This report is contributed byOliver Maksan and Clare Creegan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * A Lebanese archbishop has called on Europe to rethink the conflict in Syria following the …read more
During Brief Visit to IOR Today, Pontiff Announced Dr. Gian Franco Mammi Would Be Bank's Director
Pope Francis has visitedthe Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), also known as theVatican Bank, andappointed Dr. GianFranco Mammiits new director general. According to a statement from …read more