In the coming months, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Island Affairs and the Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church will conduct a nationwide assessment of the pastoral needs of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics. Findings from this project will be used to formula...read more
“Feed the hungry to save life on the planet,” was Pope Francis’ appeal during his visit, this morning, to the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. The Pope’s visit coincided with the Second International Conference on Nutrition, which is being attended by representatives of 170 count...
“We are afraid of conversion because conversion means allowing the Lord to lead us.” Pope Francis said these words during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. Today’s Gospel from St. Luke recalled Jesus weeping as he was overlooking the city of Jerusalem because they did not recognize the bringer of peace...
The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says matrimony isn't only a reality which plays a role in the Catholic Church and life, but also is important for all mankind. In an interview with ZENIT this week in the Vatican, Cardinal Gerhard LudwigMüller explains why marriage and the family must...
Quote for November 20th
"Let us seek to live in a way that is always worthy of our Christian vocation."
- Pope Francis, @Pontifex tweet, November 20th, 2014
Here are the remarks given last week by ArchbishopIgnatius A. Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, president of the Nigerian episcopal conference, at an overnight National Prayer Pilgrimage to pray for …read more
The Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief fund has donated $2.2 million to help displaced Iraqi and Syrian Christians and other religious minorities who continue to face violent …read more
At the end of today’s general audience, Pope Francis noted that this Friday, Nov. 21, is the liturgical Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Noting the Church will …read more
-- Revelation 5:1-10 Psalm 149:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6a and 9b Luke 19:41-44 After witnessing the heavenly liturgy which praises God as Creator of all things, John now witnesses the liturgical worship …read more
Congress should incorporate the protections of the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (ANDA) into must-pass funding legislation, said the chairmen of two committees of the U.S. Conference of …read more