Catholics need to be more courageous in showing that religion and science co-exist says the papal astronomer who has just been awarded one of the world's most prestigious awards in science. Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, who was honored last week with the Carl Sagan Medal for “outstanding communication by an act...read more
The bishop-Chairmen of two USCCB Committees responded with concern to President Obama’s July 21 executive order to prohibit federal government contractors from what the Administration deems “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” discrimination and to forbid “gender identity” discrimination in the employment of ...
Latin rite Archbishop Jean Benjamin Sleiman of Baghdad has shared his views on the situation in Iraq and for its Christians. In addition to discussing the events of Iraq and Mosul with ZENIT Wednesday, he also discussed the roles of the Church, government, and other organizations in resolving the internal conflic...
Here is today's statement byArchbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Representative of the Holy Seeto the United Nations in Geneva. He addressed the21stSpecial Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situationin the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem. * * * Mr. Presiden...
Quote for July 23rd
'Nothing created has ever been able to fill the heart of man. God alone can fill it infinitely.'
St. Thomas Aquinas
Iraq's Christian leaders called last week on the European Union to help the country avoid a civil war that is threatening the future of the country and Iraq’s “very fragile” minorities. The …read more
Catholic nuns were the target of a concerted attack in Bangladesh last week . “Fifty to 60 armed men attacked the Boldipukur mission on July 7 at 2 am, and specifically the presbytery, the …read more
Pope Francis has sent his good wishes and prayers to athletes and theologians gathering at a conference in Glasgow on the eve of the Commonwealth Games. The "Celebrating the Gift in Sport" …read more
-- Isaiah 26:7-9,1,16-19 Psalm 102:13-14ab,15,16-18,19-21 Matthew 11:28-30 A number of chapters in Isaiah are oracles against foreign nations (Isaiah 13:1-23:18). These include prophesies and …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q:My great-niece was to receive her first Holy …read more
The Vatican Secretary of State has affirmed that every human being, for the very fact of being a person, possesses a dignity that must be treated with the utmost respect. During a visit by …read more