The foundation of our faith rest on that first encounter with Jesus Christ. These were the words of Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on the impact an encounter with Christ has on one’s life. He drew from today’s first reading, which recounte...read more
This morning, the Bishop of Rome presided over the ordinations of priests for the diocese of Rome in Saint Peter’s Basilica, andhas given the new priests a list of do's and don'ts. In his homily, Pope Francis gave some insight into how to administer sacraments, and how to do so following the Good Shepherd as an ...
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' homily today, the fourth Sunday of Easter and the 52nd World Day of Pray for the Vocations's Mass, at this morning's Mass in St. Peter's Basilica: *** Dear brothers, These, our sons, were called the order of presbyter. We will do well to reflect a bit on that ministry t...
"His Holiness commends the souls of the victims to the loving mercy of the Almighty and he offers encouragement to the civil authorities and emergency personnel as they continue their rescue efforts and assistance to those touched by this tragedy." These were among the consoling words offered by Pope Francis in ...
Quote for April 21st
"You cannot please both God and the world at the same time. They are utterly opposed to each other in their thoughts, their desires, and their actions."
-Saint John Vianney
The Catholic mission in Kenya was established more than 100 years ago and the Church's work there inevangelization, education and healthcare has been exemplary.This observation was made Kenya …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided text of Pope Francis' address to the bishops ofNamibia and Lesotho this morning in the Vatican on the occasion of their 'ad limina' visit: *** Dear Brother …read more
Here is the text of the homily delivered by Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle during the funeral of Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago. * * * As a pastor in Memphis …read more
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Offices in the Vatican are marking today's feast of St. George (Jorge in Spanish) with celebration, as it is the feast day of Pope Francis' baptismal saint. Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario …read more
“We have to bring the classroom to the city, for the city is educating. Society educates! The world educates, otherwise the world is destroyed.” So says Professor Josemaría Del Corral, who …read more