The foundation of our faith rest on that first encounter with Jesus Christ. These were the words of Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on the impact an encounter with Christ has on one’s life. He drew from today’s first reading, which recounte...read more
This morning, the Bishop of Rome presided over the ordinations of priests for the diocese of Rome in Saint Peter’s Basilica, andhas given the new priests a list of do's and don'ts. In his homily, Pope Francis gave some insight into how to administer sacraments, and how to do so following the Good Shepherd as an ...
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' homily today, the fourth Sunday of Easter and the 52nd World Day of Pray for the Vocations's Mass, at this morning's Mass in St. Peter's Basilica: *** Dear brothers, These, our sons, were called the order of presbyter. We will do well to reflect a bit on that ministry t...
"His Holiness commends the souls of the victims to the loving mercy of the Almighty and he offers encouragement to the civil authorities and emergency personnel as they continue their rescue efforts and assistance to those touched by this tragedy." These were among the consoling words offered by Pope Francis in ...
Quote for April 21st
"You cannot please both God and the world at the same time. They are utterly opposed to each other in their thoughts, their desires, and their actions."
-Saint John Vianney
With the U.S. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments April 28 on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, more than 30 religious leaders representing …read more
Pope Francis speaks so simply about God that anyone can understand him, even children, which makes his words a particularly fitting gift for those receiving Jesus for the first time in the …read more
Here is a statement from Cardinal Reinhard Marx, presidentof the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), on the death of several hundred migrants who drowned …read more
Pope Francis has named Father Brendan Cahill, 51, a priest of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, as bishop of Victoria, Texas, and accepted the resignation of Bishop David E. Fellhauer, …read more
Push for SRHR Derailed at UN CPD Meeting The48th Session ofthe Commission on Population and Development (CPD), ended last Friday and was viewed asone of the lastopportunities to send a strong …read more
Below is a reflection of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker, entitled 'Nuns, the Church and Society.' Published on April 13th, it is from Ambassador Baker's blog available on the …read more
Yesterday, Pope Francis appointed Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City as apostolic administrator “sede vacante” of the diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Born on June 4, 1949 in St. …read more
Here below is a press release, issued by ScholasOccurrentesand UNICEF Tuesday, detailing their new collaboration: *** His Holiness Pope Francis and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake met …read more