Francis Says Spousal Covenant Enriches Church, But Its Deterioration, Disfigures
Christian marriageis not merely a ceremony that is done in a church, with flowers, dress, and photos,but "is a sacrament that takes place in the Church and makes the Church." During his weekly General Audience this morning in a sunny St. Peter’s Square, the Pope made this observation,stressing that Christian...read more
Gave Pontiff a 'Pope Francis' Jersey
While in St. Peter's Square for his weeklyGeneral Audience this morning,Pope Francis metwith members of afamous basketball team from the United States. According to Vatican Radio, theHarlem Globetrotters met the Pope and gave hima jersey which said“Pope Francis” and the number 90.They basketball players ...
Carl Anderson also speaks with ZENIT on what it will mean to have Blessed Junípero Serra canonized.
Ahead of the Pope’s visit to the United States in September, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus says that “America must have a culture of life in its future and that is a principal responsibility for every Catholic.” Carl Anderson said this when he spoke with ZENIT on Saturday, while at a day of refle...
The Magisterium has offered clear guidelines for responding to the current crisis of refugees dying in an attempt to seek a life worthy of their human dignity.
European leaders have been called to act. More than 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to seek refuge in Europe from their conflict-torn homelands throughout Africa and the Middle East. These are mothers and their children, fathers and their families, young people and old: ...
Quote for May 4th
"The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist."
- Saint Gregory the Great
Pope Francis will visit Bolivia from July 8th to the 10th.
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Pope Francis has named Auxiliary BishopDenis Grondin of Quebec as the archbishop ofRimouski, Quebec. He succeeds ArchbishopPierre-André Fournier who died in office January 10, 2015, at the …read more
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office has confirmed that Cuban President Raul Castro will meet with Pope Francis on Sunday, May 10th. In a communique released …read more
“He ushered in a new springtime of evangelization in those immense territories, extending from Florida to California, which, in the previous 200 years, had been reached by missionaries from Spain. This was long before the pilgrims of the Mayflower reached the North Atlantic coast.”
Below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis’ homilySaturday afternoon during Mass at Rome'sPontifical North American College on the Day of Reflection on "Blessed Junipero Serra: …read more
Before 'Apostle of California's' Long Awaited Canonization in US, Pope Marks 1st Visit to Rome’s Pontifical North American College
Prior to embarking on his first Apostolic Visit to the US in September, Pope Francis noted that the canonization of BlessedJunipero Serra, like those of other American saints, speak to the …read more
Ahead of Blessed's Canonization Taking Place in His Diocese in September, Washington DC's Cardinal Speaks on Setting Record Straight
Ahead of Pope Francis' Apostolic Visit to the United States in September, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington DC, says that "to hear the true story ofJuniperoSerra is a blessing." …read more
Calls on Faithful to "Remain in Christ" to Avoid Becoming Hypocrites
On Sunday, Pope Francis made a pastoral visit to the Roman parish of Santa Maria Regina Pacis (Holy Mary Queen of Peace) in the southern area of Ostia Lido. Prior to his arrival to the …read more
"To remain in Jesus is to do the same things He did: to do good, to help others, to pray to the Father, to care for the sick, to help the poor, to have the joy of the Holy Spirit."
On Sunday, Pope Francis went on a pastoral visit to the parish of Santa Maria Regina Pacis(Holy Mary, Queen of Peace) at Ostia Lido, in the southern sector of the diocese of Rome. Even before …read more