On September 29-30 the Michigan-based Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty launched the Italian language edition of its DVD series PovertyCure. All six episodes were shown during a two-day private screening to students and faculty of the Pontifical Urban College, a seminary for developing world nat...read more
Monsignor Robert Vitillo, Geneva delegate to the United Nations for Caritas Internationalis, left last Friday for Liberia to assist with strengthening the Caritas response to the Ebola crisis. Monsignor Vitillo has extensive experience with major health crises, having worked on the Church’s HIV and AIDS response...
Guardian angels exist, they are not [the fruit of] imaginative doctrine, but companions that God has placed beside us on our life’s journey said Pope Francis Thursday morning at Mass at Casa Santa Marta, on the day when the Church celebrates the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels. Pope Francis said that the readin...
The apostolic nuncio in Damascus has said the Church is on the “front lines” for peace in the Middle East, and has expressed his belief that even defeat of the Islamic State’s ideology could be possible through continued efforts, prayer, and God’s help. Archbishop Mario Zenari, the apostolic nuncio to Syria, told...
Quote for October 2nd
"Invoke your Guardian Angel, who will enlighten you and guide you. God has given him to you for your protection, therefore, you should use him accordingly."
- St. Pio of Pietrelcina
-- Exodus 23:20-23 Psalm 91:1-2,3-4ab,4c-6,10-11 Matthew 18:1-5,10 When we contemplate the beauty of God's creation and our place in it, we should not forget the beauty and role of the …read more
Pope Francis' prayer intentions this month focus on peace as well as evangelizing through World Mission Day. The Pope's chosen intentions for October were announced by the Apostleship of …read more
“Everyone aspires to succeed in their family life. Christ’s Gospel should proclaim a hope to families,” Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois has said on the eve of the first of two Synod of Bishops on …read more
Two Masses of thanksgiving were celebrated Tuesday in the basilicas of St. John Lateran and St. Mary Major, respectively presided by Cardinals Agostino Vallini (Vicar General of the Holy …read more
A Catholic graduate school in Arlington, Virginia, has opened this fall a fully online Master’s degree in psychology, to expand their approach to teaching psychology based on a truly Catholic …read more