Taking Place in Avila from August 1-3, Conference Reflects on Teresian Perspectives in the New Evangelization
Pope Francis sent his blessing to the participants in the Inter-University Congress on “Saint Teresa of Jesus, Teacher of Life.” The website of the Congress, was held from August 1-3, states that its main objective is to bring the University public close to the figure of the ‘Saint of Avila’ to reflect on Teresi...
Where Pope Francis Celebrated Mass Last Month Will Be Visible Memorial of Visit He Paid to City
The papal altar where Pope Francis celebrated his first Mass in Ecuador will serve a parish church. According to Fides, the infrastructure used for the Eucharistic Celebration presided over by the Argentine Pontiffduring his recent pastoral visit to Guayaquil will bea new parish church centerfor two districts...
Invites Us to Remember That the One Who Awaits Us There Is the Immensely Merciful Father
Pope Francis today in the Angelus address referred to an annual feast celebrated each Aug. 2 in Assisi, the Feast of Pardon, and exhorted the faithful to approach the Sacrament of Reconciliation and receive Communion. The Feast of Pardon attracts thousands to Assisi each Aug. 2. The feast originates with the acc...
In Angelus Address, Says We Need to Go Beyond the Gifts to See the Giver
Drawing from today’s Gospel from the Bread of Life discourse found in St. John’s Gospel, Pope Francis is encouraging the faithful to keep their sights on heaven and go beyond the preoccupations of daily life. The Pope said this today in his address before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Pet...
Quote for August 3rd
“From silly devotions and sour-faced saints, good Lord, deliver us!”
-St. Teresa of Avila
Pope Francis participated this afternoon in a meeting on climate change and slavery, where he addressed more than 70 mayors from different parts of the world. During his address in Spanish, …read more
Indian Mayor of Kochi Reflects 'When Head of Catholic Church Says Something, Whole World Will Hear' at Vatican Modern Slavery, Climate Change Workshop Gathering More Than 60 Mayors
A mayor has said aglobal movement is needed to tackle the issues of climate change and modern slavery, and that the person to spearhead it is Pope Francis. In an exclusive interview with …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Recently, my parish priest announced he would be …read more
Bishop-elect Says 'Word on Fire' Ministry Will Continue
Pope Francis has appointed three auxiliary bishops to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and accepted the resignation of Bishop Gerald E. Wilkerson, 75, another Los Angeles auxiliary. The …read more
The bishops of the Philippines on Monday released a statement on climate change, called "Stewards, Not Owners." In the statement, the bishopscommit to educating the faithful on theissues of …read more
Affirm Church Teaching: If Society Can Protect Itself Without Ending a Human Life, It Should. Today, We Have This Capacity.
The bishops chairing two committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) renewed the bishops’ opposition to the death penalty in a message last week. The message commemorated …read more
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon Recalls Time When Country Was Model Society
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, has launched an appealto the Burmese leaders of the nation. According to Fides, the Asian prelate--in a message published on the occasion of …read more
Trial of Josef Wesolowski Postponed for Later Date
After being discharged last Friday from the hospital where he was recovering, Josef Wesolowski, the former Apostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, is back at the Vatican. According to the …read more