Director of international charity says there's urgent need for strategic response
This articleis provided by Sarkis Boghjalian, director of the US branch of Aid to the Church in Need. --- I would like to start with this quotation from Dabiq -- the online publication of ISIS addressing the Christian world—which says: “We will conquer your Rome, break your crosses, and enslave your wom...
British Ambassador to Holy See Reflects on “The New Climate Economy. How Economic Growth and Sustainability Can Go Hand in Hand” Conference in Rome
Below is a reflection of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker, entitled 'Church, government, business: a climate change alliance.' Published on May 21st, it is from Ambassador Baker's blog available on the British Embassy to the Holy See Website: *** This week I attended an important conference at t...
Also Speaks on Struggle to Have 'Trialogue' Among 3 Monotheistic Faiths
Cardinal Kurt Koch says the Nostra Aetate declaration was a landmark in relations between the Catholic Church and other faiths. According to an interview with Vatican Radio, the President of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, which is also responsible for the Church’s dialogue with the Jewish people thr...
During Mass at Santa Marta, Says Jesus' Gaze Enables Us to Know What to Do, Repent for Sin
To know what we must do to change our hearts, let Jesus gaze upon you. During Pope Francis' daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, he made this suggestion. According to Vatican Radio, the Pontiff reflected on today's reading from the Gospel of John, and discussedthe three different types of looks which Jesus g...
Quote for May 21st
"The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
June 3-5, Discussion on the Theme of Light, from the Perspective of Science, Philosophy, Theology, Art and Even Magic
This report was contributed by Alessandro de Vecchi. The wide and complex theme of light, from an interdisciplinary perspective, bringing together science, philosophy, theology and even …read more
Praises Officers Duty and Discipline at the Risk of Sacrificing Their Lives
"In defending the weak and the law, you will find the truest sense of your service and you will be an example for the country, which needs people to serve with impartiality, generosity and …read more
This report is contributed by Daniele Trenca, Editorial Officer for the World Family of Radio Maria. May 13, 2015, the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, was chosen to begin the transmissions of …read more
"The community is indebted to you for the possibility to lead an ordered life, free from the oppression of the violent and the corrupt."
At the Paul VI Audience Hall today, Pope Francis received the families of Italian State Police officers killed or wounded in the line of duty. Here is a translation of the Holy Father's …read more
Vatican-Sponsored Conference To Take Place This Weekend
For three days, women from various cultural and social contexts across five continents will offer the most complete vision possible on contemporary questions that affect women worldwide. They …read more
Here is the latest column from Bishop James Conley, reprinted from the Southern Nebraska Register: -- “I am He whom Thou seekest!” The great English poet, Francis Thompson, wrote that famous …read more
The Spirit creates unity in diversity
Here is a message from the Canadian bishops'Standing Committee for Relations with Movements and Associations for Pentecost, celebrated this Sunday. * * * Dear Members of Movements and …read more
Maiduguri Diocese facing displacement of more than half its priests; destruction of 350 churches
This report is contributed by John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * More than 5,000 Catholics in a single diocese in northeastern Nigeria have been killed; at least 100,000 have …read more