In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis stressed the importance of mothers and grandmothers in transmitting the faith to future generations. The first reading of today's Memorial of Sts. Timothy and Titus recounts Paul's letter to Timothy, in which he recalls the faith of the latter's mother ...read more
A shared commitment to proclaiming the Gospel enables all Christians "to overcome proselytism and competition in all their forms." These were the words of Pope Francis to religious leaders gathered in the Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the Walls in Rome yesterday evening. The celebration of Vespers concluded the "W...
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address to members of the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies at the Vatican on Saturday. * * * Dear Cardinals, Dear Brother Bishops and Priests, Brothers and sisters, I receive you with pleasure at the conclusion of the conference organized to ...
On Saturday, Pope Francis received the participants of the International Congress on Canon Law held in Rome from January 22-24, 2015 at the Pontifical Gregorian University, on the theme: Dignitas Connubii, Ten Years after Its Publication: Evaluation and Prospects.” The following is a translation of the Pope’s add...
Quote for January 26th
“It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.”
― Hans Urs von Balthasar, Unless You Become Like This Child
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Here is the text of the homilyCardinal Seán P. O'Malley delivered Wednesday at the March for Life Vigil Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washignton D.C.. Cardinal O'Malley …read more
Following his return from his Apostolic Visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, Pope Francis has resumed his daily morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta. In his homily today, the Holy Father …read more
Earlier today, Pope Francis received an ecumenical delegation from Finland at the Vatican. The group was in Rome on their annual pilgrimage to celebrate the feast of St. Henry, the patron …read more
Pope Francis received in audience a group of agents from the General Inspectorate for Public Security in the Vatican, accompanied by their families. The institution will celebrate the 70th …read more
Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), urged support for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child …read more
The Philippines lived the preparation for the Holy Father’s visit “with much anticipation, enthusiasm and hope.” The people welcomed this event wholeheartedly and it awakened in everyone …read more
Almost all Catholic diocesan bishops/administrators in Poland risked their lives helping Jewish People at the time of the Holocaust, according to the newest research. In 1939 in Poland, there …read more