Even at the worst of times, Christians cannot give into depression, but rather must live in hope. During his morning Mass today in Casa Santa Marta, the Holy Father affirmed this, as he said that in order to be at peace, we must allow room for God to rescue and convert us from our worldly ways. He said we must we...read more
Pope Francis departed this morning for his three day apostolic visit to Turkey at 9:00 a.m. from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport. He is expected to land at 1:00 p.m. (local time) in Esemboğa International Airport, Ankara. As customary, Pope Francis sent telegrams to the heads of state of the countries the papal plane wi...
Here is the latest column from Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska, published in the Southern Nebraska Register. * * * Like most of you, I’ll gather around a table this Thanksgiving with family and friends. I’ll have the privilege of being with my mother, my sister and her husband, and my favorite niece ...
Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch has suggested ecumenical dialogue is reaching new heights under the pontificate of Jesuit Pope Francis. In a wide-ranging interview with ZENIT at the Vatican last week,the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity discusses Pope Francis' trip to Turkey and what it...
Quote for November 27th
"Love is the measure of faith"
- Pope Francis, Tweet on Nov. 27th, 2014
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to the European Parliament today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr President and Vice Presidents, Members of the European …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address to the Council of Europe today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr Secretary General, Madame President Your Excellencies, Ladies and …read more
Here is a statement from ArchbishopRobert Carlson of St. Louis, released Monday in response to the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson. Wilson is a white …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: I am a secular Carmelite OCDS in charge of the …read more
A ministry for those fallen away from the Catholic Churchhas released a new "Keep Christ in Christmas"-themed TV commercial, called "Santa's Priority," to air nationally during Advent. With …read more
The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Travelers announced today the launch of an International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, to be marked Feb. …read more
Speaking with ZENIT in the lead-up to the Pope’s visit to Strasbourg today, Archbishop Jean-Pierre Grallet said he expected the Holy Father would not “flatter the Europeans” but rather “ …read more
Cardinal Robert Sarah, who was named Monday the prefect for the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, departed for Haiti today, more than five years after a devastating …read more