Pope Francis has named the following as new members of the International Theological Commission, and has renewed others whose five year term had passed. The following will serve on the commission until 2019: - FatherSerge-Thomas BONINO, O.P., Secretary General, France. - FatherTerwase Henry AKAABIAM, Niger...read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q:I never assist in Mass wearing just the alb and the stole. I insist in wearing the ordinary vestment for a deacon, my dalmatic. In case of Communion services, should I or shou...
Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, theprefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, met Bishop Bernard Fellay, the superior general of the breakaway Society of St. Pius X this morning, the Vatican announced today. In a statement, the Vatican said: "On the morning of Tuesday 23 September from 11 am to 1 pm, ...
Some four dozen people attended a black mass in Oklahoma City on Sunday, while hours before as many as 2,000 Christians, including four bishops, prayed and processed with the Eucharist in thanksgiving and reparation. Despite concerted efforts from Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, the black mass occurred ...
Quote for September 23rd
"The things that we love tell us what we are."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
Gospel:MT 20:1-16A Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with them for the …read more
Fathers play a vital role in the upbringing of their children, different from that of a mother, according to a recent book that examines a variety of scientific evidence. In “Do Fathers …read more
The Holy Father was accompanied by 50 journalists from 10 countries on his brief flight to Albania. During the flight, the Pope greeted each journalist one by one, wishing them "a good day of …read more
Pope Francis landed in Tirana, Albania shortly after 9 a.m., the first visit by a Pope in 21 years since St. John Paul II's trip in 1993. As customary, before departing Rome's Fiumicino …read more
The rainy weather didn't dampen the spirits of the Albanian faithful who gathered in Mother Teresa Square for the celebration of Mass celebrated by Pope Francis. This is the Pope's fourth …read more
Here is the telegram sent by the Holy Father to Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, president of the Italian Republic, before departing for Tirana, Albania. * * * To His Excellency The …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address during the Welcoming Ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Tirana, Albania. *** Mr. President, Mr. Prime Minister, Distinguished …read more
Here is the text of the Holy Father's homily at today's Mass in Mother Teresa Square during his Apostolic Visit to Tirana, Albania. *** Today’s Gospel tells us that, as well as the Twelve …read more