Even if we face trials, if we follow the way of Jesus, we will find happiness. With this message, Pope Francis addressed the faithful gathered in a sunny St. Peter's Square on the Second Sunday of Lent. The Holy Father reflected on today's Gospel, which recounts the event of the Transfiguration, when Jesus gives ...read more
Decrying the violence, kidnapping, and harassment in Syria and Iraq, Pope Francis has launched an appeal for all human lives to be respected. Following the Angelus prayer,the Holy Father said, “I urge everyone to reject violence and respect the dignity of every person and the sanctity of human life.” “I encour...
Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no fuller on earth could bleach them. Then Elijah appeared to them along with Moses, and they were conversing with Jesus. Then Peter said to ...
On May 7 there will be a general election in the United Kingdom. On Wednesday the bishops of England and Wales released a letter to all Catholics setting out a number of principles they should consider when choosing how to vote. “As Catholics, we are called to work for a world shaped by the Gospel of Jesus Christ...
Quote for February 27th
'Consider every day that you are then for the first time beginning; and always act with the same fervor as on the first day you began.'
- St. Anthony of Padua
While many newspapers have reported solely on comments regarding 'married priests', there is much more to Pope Francis' address during his annual meeting with the clergy of Rome today. The …read more
Christians are faced with one choice: to choose the path that leads either to life or death. This was Pope Francis' reflection today during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta. The Holy …read more
On the occasion of the anniversary of the Lateran Treaty, the Secretary of State of the Holy See, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, met with Italian president Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister …read more
Albert Gänswein, father of Archbishop Georg Gänswein, Prefect of the Pontifical Household, has passed away. In an obituary published on today's L'Osservatore Romano, officials from the …read more
During a Special Forum of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi called for an "innovative and creative approach" in assuring the availability of medicines for …read more
Despite the Italian government warning its citizens Friday to leave Libya as violence escalates, the Apostolic Vicar of Tripoli says he would rather face martyrdom or risk being beheaded by …read more