A soccer match proposed by Pope Francis and made up of players representing different cultures and religions is to take place in Rome’s Olympic stadium on September 1st. The Interreligious Match for Peace will feature current and past players representing different cultures and religions: Buddhist, Christian (Cat...read more
It was a Melbourne man, Julian Savulescu, now an ethics professor at Oxford, who declared that doctors who will not provide abortion should be “punished through removal of license to practice”. He wrote in the British Medical Journal in 2006: “A doctors’ conscience has little place in the delivery of modern medical...
The King of Bahrain, Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, has said he is willing to help 200 Christian families forced from the homes in Mosul, according to a senior Church official in the region. Bishop Camillo Ballin, Vicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia) said in a recent interview ...
Here is the English-language summary of Pope Francis' General Audience of today: *** Dear Brothers and Sisters: We affirm in the Creed that the Church is one and that she is holy. One because she has her origin in the Triune God, mystery of unity and full communion. Holy since she is founded by Jesus Christ, ...
Quote for August 27th
'Outside of God nothing is durable. We exchange life for death, health for sickness, honor for shame, riches for poverty. All things change and pass away.'
- St. Catherine of Siena
Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Daniel E. Thomas of Philadelphia, 55, as bishop of Toledo, Ohio. The appointment was publicized in Washington today by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, …read more
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Subcommittee on African American Affairs will release a series of resources to …read more
-- 2 Thessalonians 3:6-10,16-18 Psalm 128:1-2,4-5 Matthew 23:27-32 Today's Gospel finishes our reading of the seven woes pronounced by Jesus upon the scribes and Pharisees. Each one of them …read more
Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, on Monday released a statement regarding the new “accommodation” to the Health and Human Services contraception mandate announced …read more
In the early 1980s I visited the town of Medjugorje where a group of young people reported that they were experiencing visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The scientists wired the children up …read more
Pope Francis' visit to Albania on September 21, will mark his first apostolic trip within Europe. To view the video click here URL: …read more
Thousands of tourists walk past Rome's Capitoline Hill each day. Its design comes from famed Renaissance artist Michelangelo. Within the historic square, the Capitoline Museum hosts an …read more
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrated a special Mass Sunday morning upon conclusion of the Schuelerkreis, a yearly gathering of theologian Joseph Ratzinger’s former students. Vatican Radio …read more