The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says matrimony isn't only a reality which plays a role in the Catholic Church and life, but also is important for all mankind. In an interview with ZENIT this week in the Vatican, Cardinal Gerhard LudwigMüller explains why marriage and the family must...read more
In the coming months, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Island Affairs and the Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church will conduct a nationwide assessment of the pastoral needs of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics. Findings from this project will be used to formula...
“Feed the hungry to save life on the planet,” was Pope Francis’ appeal during his visit, this morning, to the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. The Pope’s visit coincided with the Second International Conference on Nutrition, which is being attended by representatives of 170 count...
“We are afraid of conversion because conversion means allowing the Lord to lead us.” Pope Francis said these words during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. Today’s Gospel from St. Luke recalled Jesus weeping as he was overlooking the city of Jerusalem because they did not recognize the bringer of peace...
Quote for November 21st
"The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
From his meeting with the European Parliament and the Council of Europe at Strasbourg, to his visit to Turkey, the end of November is looking quite busy for Pope Francis. The tireless Pontiff …read more
Pope Francis says he will visit Philadelphia in September 2015, marking his first apostolic visit to the United States. The news came this morning when the Holy Father made the announcement …read more
Pope Francis is warning doctors to resist any possible temptation to see life-destroying acts as being, on some level, a service to others. The Pope delivered this forceful message to the …read more
Family is an anthropological fact, says Pope Francis, not something that can be qualified by "ideological" or "conservative or progressive notions." The Pope said this today as he opened a …read more
Here is a translation of Pope Francis' address in the Vatican this morningat the "Colloquium on the Complementarity of Man and Woman," underway through Nov. 19. *** Dear sisters and brothers, …read more
Here is a statement by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia regarding today's announcement that Pope Francis will be attending the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next …read more