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
The following is a reflection of Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, entitled 'We Must Be Ready' Published on November 16th, it is from Cardinal Dolan's blog available on his …read more
INTERVIEW: Sister Speaks of Joy of Little Ones in Kenya Nursery School as They Await Pope Francis' Visit Sister Maureen Shares How the Holy FatherIs Visiting at Just the Right Time, When He …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address from Friday to participants in the Congress organized by the Congregation for the Clergy, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Conciliar …read more
Here is the text of a video message Pope Francis sent today to Kenya and Uganda, in the lead-up to his trip to these two nations. The Pope leaves for Kenya on Wednesday. * * * Dear Friends, …read more
On Saturday, the Holy Father received in audience participants in the World Congress “Education Today and Tomorrow: A Passion that Is Renewed” (Rome, November 18-21, 2015), organized by the …read more
Here is a translation of the French-language message Pope Francis sent by video to the Central African Republic. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters of the Central African Republic, A few days …read more
Young Church Is Vibrant But Experiences ‘Pangs of Birth’
This report is contributed by Claire Creegan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * Pope Francis’ scheduled Mass in Uganda in observance of the 50th anniversary of the canonization of the …read more
At Casa Santa Marta, Reflects on the 2 Coins Given With Generosity
The Church remains faithful if she keeps her eyes fixed on Jesus, but she becomes lukewarm and mediocre if she seeks comfort in worldly things. That was Pope Francis’ message today as he …read more