Cardinal Joseph Zen of Hong Kong has said Chinese Christians can be optimists even if the situation facing the Church of China has not changed. Cardinal Zen was in Rome for the start of the 2014 AsiaNews International Symposium Tuesday afternoon in Rome's Urbaniana University on the theme"Mission in Asia: Pope J...read more
Cardinal Robert Sarah has been named the new prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments. This Sunday, Pope Francis nominated Cardinal Sarah, who most recently was serving as president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, the Church’s charitable arm, to this role which has been vacant since A...
During his daily morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francisstressed how the Church must be poor, humble, and completely focused on God. If it is tempted into “ostentation” and “vanity,” he said, it will not accomplish its mission. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on how the “poor Church ...
Pope Francis sent a message of condolence to the family of Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini, who passed away on November 22. Cardinal Angelini, who was 98 years old, was the President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Healthcare Workers. In his telegram, the Pope expressed his “profound sympathy” to the late Cardi...
Quote for November 24th
“Without love, deeds, even the most brilliant, count as nothing.”
― St. Thérèse de Lisieux
Everyone knows that a lot of people no longer bother going to church on a Sunday. The latest study of this trend examines the motives behind this and also attempts to suggest ways to …read more
Jesus told his disciples this parable: "A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one-- …read more
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' address to the Association of Italian Catholic Doctors yesterday. * * * I welcome you on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the founding of …read more
Christians must lead by example in order to transmit the faith to their children, who are the future and called to live as Jesus did.Pope Francis made these reflections during his morning …read more
The Vatican announced on Thursday that the Holy Father commissioned three showers to be built for use by the homeless in the area under the colonnades of St. Peter’s Square. Set to open Nov. …read more