Women Refugees in Bangkok Provided with Psychological and Material Assistance
Women refugees from Asian and African countries such as Pakistan or Somalia, reach Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Having experienced situations of war, sexual abuse and systematic oppression, they are forced to flee, forced to pay smugglers, and very often, robbed of their few belongings are abandoned. These...
Questions on Anticipating the Celebration of the Eucharist
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q1: I say Mass daily with two other priests of our parish. Am I permitted, for example, to anticipate my Wednesday morning weekday Mass and say it on the preceding Tuesday eveni...
Angel Rodriguez Luno, Dean of Theology of PUSC, Speaks on Pope's Historic Encyclical
On July 25, 1968, Pope Paul VI published the encyclical Humanae Vitae, on the Church’s doctrine on marriage, openness to life, contraception and responsible parenting, topics that continue to be much discussed within and outside the Church. To get to know better the theological foundations of this document, its his...
Expresses Joy and Congratulations to Patriarch Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan
Pope Francis congratulated the newly elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians. Bishop Krikor Ghabroyan, the Bishop Emeritus of the Eparchy of France was elected last week, taking the name Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan. The Holy Father responded to the Patriarch’s request of ecclesiastical communion following...
Quote for July 28th
“Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity.”
- St. Vincent de Paul
The judges of Pakistan’s Supreme Court have suspended the death sentence of a Pakistani Christian mother accused of blasphemy. According to Fides News Agency, the judges in Lahore declared …read more
"My delegation would like to reiterate that the ideal is still for the elderly to remain within the family, with the guarantee of effective social assistance for the greater needs which age or illness entail"
Here is the intervention of the Holy See to the UN's6thSession of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing;General Discussion, Agenda Item (4):“Existinginternational framework on the human …read more
On Monday afternoon, Pope Francis received in audience 12 bishops from various countries around the world. Their meeting took place at the Pope’s residence in Santa Marta. The conversation …read more
Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Joseph Kodakallil as eparchial bishop of Satna of the Syro-Malabars, India. Joseph Kodakallil was born in Upputhode, India, in 1965and ordained a priest in …read more
Archbishop: Recovery From Soviet Rule Is Slow and Challenging
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe approved 177 grants totaling more than $5.2 million in aid to finance …read more
"All sectors and stakeholders must do their part, a pledge that we fully commit ourselves to in our capacities as mayors and individuals"
Pope Francis and mayors from cities across the globe signed a common declaration of intent to combat environmental damage and human trafficking. The signing of the document followed a meeting …read more
On the occasion of Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to Cuba, Argentina will donate an image of Saint Joseph for Havana’s Cathedral, which is expected to be blessed by the Holy Father. The origin …read more
Poverty-Stricken Youth Lured and Indoctrinated by Extremists
This report is contributed by John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * Jihadist training camps housing as many as 1,500 children as young as nine have been discovered in the …read more