The 8th World Day of Families, to be held in Philadelphia from September 22-27, 2015, was presented today in the Holy See Press Office. The theme of the event will be:“Love is our mission: the family fully alive”. Intervening in the press conference were the Archbishop of Philadelphia, Charles Chaput, OFM; the P...read more
In Defense of Christians (IDC), a US-based non-profit organization that advocates for the protection of Christians and others in the Middle East, concluded its historic inaugural Summit last week. The Summit’s theme was: “Protecting and Preserving Christianity, Where it All Began” and had 1,200 people attending fro...
Pennsylvania-based artist Neilson Carlin sees his work as a true calling from God. And he says that each new commission to depict some hero or truth of the faith is an opportunity for meditation, to delve deeper into the great Catholic tradition. Carlin was selected by those leading the Philadelphia 2015 World Me...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Can a Catholic priest celebrate the funeral of a Protestant in a setting such as a university campus? According to Canon 1183.3, "such a person may be allowed Church funeral r...
Quote for September 16th
'You aspire to great things? Begin with little ones.'
“The glory of God is a human being fully alive!” so said St Irenaeus in the second century. This is the destiny and the destination of every one of the baptized. We’re talking about …read more
Here below is a summary of the Pope's weekly general audience, given this morning in St. Peter's Square. *** Dear Brothers and Sisters: In our previous catechesis, we reflected on the Church …read more
The Canadian Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) has published its 2014 Message to families entitled, "Families, Christ calls us to sow joy and hope!" The message started by …read more
More importantly, it has rescued over 1,500 immigrants. To view the video click here.read more
Jesus is not a professor who speaks from the professor’s chair but instead goes among the people and lets them touch Him so that they can be healed. That was Pope Francis’ message at Mass …read more
In an announcement today in which it published the names of those taking part in the upcoming Synod of Bishops on marriage and the family, the Vatican also explained that the ecclesial body …read more