Here is the third Advent homily given by the preacher of the Pontifical Household, Capuchin Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa. He delivered the homily today. The first and second Advent homilies can be viewed here: en/articles/father-cantalamessa-s-1st-advent-homily en/articles/fr-cantalamessa-s-2nd-advent-homily * ...read more
The president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue believes the Pope's actions promoting interreligious dialogue in Turkey were both simple and clear. In an interview with ZENIT earlier this month following the Pope’s visit to Turkey, Cardinal Jean-LouisTauranshed light on interreligious dialog...
Pope Francis is lamenting that characteristics such as power-hungry and egotistic at times are appropriate for describng people of the Church. According to Vatican Radio, duringhis daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta,the Pope reminded the faithful that the Church is insteada loving, tender mother "Many ti...
The annual Christmas tree lighting in St. Peter’s Square will take place tonight. The event will begin at4:30 p.m., and the tree lightingcoincideswith the unveiling and illumination of the Nativity Scene. More than an hour before, excited faithful and families gathered in the Square. One could hear the sing...
Do not seek anything other than the Lord; but rather seek the Lord himself, and he will answer you.
~ St. Augustine
Here is the introduction and homily given by Archbishop Anthony Fisher at a Dec. 16 Mass for victims of the siege at Martin Place. On Monday morning, local time, a man apparently acting alone …read more
As Pope Francis celebrates his 78th birthday today, here is a prayer for the Pope: V. Let us pray for Francis, the Pope. R. May the Lord preserve him, give him a long life, make him blessed …read more
The Pope started off his big day by blowing out birthday candles in St. Peter's Square. To view the video click here URL: …read more
The Pope also prayed for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks. To view the video click here URL: …read more
The Pope highlighted that Jesus chose to be part of a family. Para ver el vídeo hacer click aquí URL: …read more
The prefectof the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life has said the pastoral visit to nuns in the United States was prompted because the "religious …read more
"When we will be able to say to the Lord: 'Lord, these are my sins. They are not his or hers, they are mine… They are mine. Take them and I will be saved.' When we will be able to do this, we …read more
In the wake of a Vatican-prompted visit and report of US nuns sometimes portrayed as a contentious battle between the sisters and the Vatican, women religious involved are saying it was …read more