During Pope Francis' Saturday visit to Caserta, he met with diocesan priests in the Palatine Chapel of the Palace of Caserta around 4 p.m. Below is a translation of the text of the Holy Father’s dialogue with the priests. * * * Monsignor D’Alise, Bishop of Caserta: Your Holiness, I haven’t prepared anything i...read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Many of us are perplexed by the Third Roman Missal translation for the collect of the 27th Week of Ordinary Time, particularly the meaning of the phrase, "pour out your mercy ...
During his trip Monday to Caserta in southern Italy, Pope Francis asked for forgiveness from Pentecostals, apologizing for Catholics who persecuted them in the past. Speaking to the Pentecostal Church of the Reconciliation during the second leg of his visit to Caserta, the Pope begged pardon for the lack of under...
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will visit Sri Lanka and the Philippines in the middle of January. In an unannounced briefing in the Vatican Press Office this afternoon, the director of the Holy See Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi, announced the Pope will be making the Apostolic visit from Jan....
Quote for July 30th
"Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts."
St. John Chrysostom
More than 1,200 Spanish Bibles donated by the American Bible Society and the publishing house Verbo Divino have gone to unaccompanied minors from Central America. Requested by Bishop Gerald …read more
US Representative Frank Wolf today again took to the House floor to speak outfor the Christians and other religious minorities who are being systematically targeted for extinction in Iraq: “I …read more
Pope Francis' prayer intentions this month focus on refugees as well as evangelization in Oceania. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Pope for August. The Pope's …read more
-- Jeremiah 15:10,16-21 Psalm 59:2-3,4,10-11,17,18 Matthew 13:44-46 According to the prophet Jeremiah, the people of Jerusalem will be punished for their abominations, adultery and harlotry …read more
Before Pope Francis addressed Monday the Pentecostal community known as the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation in Caserta, Italy, his friend from his days in Buenos Aires, Evangelical …read more
Pope Francis will meet with more than 50,000 ministrants from Germany, Austria and Switzerland during their pilgrimage to Rome in early August. Set to take place Aug. 4-8, this annual …read more
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' address Monday tothe Pentecostal community known as the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation in Caserta, Italy. After visiting Caserta on Saturday, he …read more
On July 6 the Church in Australia celebrated the annual event of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday. “Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have joyfully embraced the …read more