A top Vatican officialhas said the revolution taking place in the Church is not just of advancing women, but also laypeople. In an interview with ZENIT, Flaminia Giovanelli, the under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, a position appointed by the Pope, spoke on the role of women in the Ch...read more
Pope Francis has sent a thank you note to a 14-year-old girl in Ireland. The Holy Father wrote Nicole Kane of County Carlow, Ireland, a personal letter thanking her for being “such a support” to her mother, who was sexually abused, reported the Irish Times on Wednesday. "Thank you for writing to me,” the Pope’s...
Here is a July 25 statement fromBishop Anthony B. Taylor of Little Rock, Arkansas, regarding the humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border. * * * For the last four years I have served as a member of the Committee on Migration of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. In that capacity, I visited El Salvador...
By Robert Clarke of Alliance Defending Freedom The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision at the end of June concerning assisted suicide. InR (Nicklinson & Anor) v. Ministry of Justice;R (AM) v. DPP, the court ruled that Britain’s law, which criminalizes assisted suicide, should not ...
Quote for August 1st
"He who trusts himself is lost. He who trusts God can do all things."
St. Alphonsus Liguori
The Holy See has issued a plea for peace to the embassies accredited to it. Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin issued a “nota verbale” to all the embassies accredited to the …read more
-- 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1 Psalm 34:2-3,4-5,6-7,8-9,10-11 Luke 14:25-33 At the age of thirty, during the defense of Pamplona in May of 1521, the soldier Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) was …read more
The Vatican has published the following list to show the highlights of the activities of Pope Francis and the Holy See during the months of January to April 2014. *** January: 6: Private …read more
The funeral Mass for the archpriest emeritus of St. Peter’s Basilica took place at 8 o’clock this morning in the Vatican basilica. Cardinal Angelo Sodano, dean of the College of Cardinals, …read more
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 …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 …read more