The Pope will be praying this month for Christians engaged in battling the culture. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Holy Father for the month of May. His universal prayer intention is: “That, rejecting the culture of indifference, we may care for our neighbors who suffer, especi...read more
A concert will be held not only with but also for the poor. Thus described is the initiative organized to support Pope Francis’ charitable works. It will take place at the Paul VI Hall on May 14. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Apostolic Almoner, the Pontifical Council for Culture, the Pontifical Counci...
Pope Francis green lit a proposal from the Council of Cardinals and established a commission that will study and implement reforms following the Vatican Media Committee’s final report. The initial committee, established in July 2014, set out to “adapt the Holy See media to changing media consumption trends, enhan...
Pope Francis says that the cause of Christian unity is "not an optional undertaking" and that the Holy Spirit can accomplish what "humanly does not seem possible." The Pope said this Thursday when he received in audience the members of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission. The group is studying th...
Quote for May 1st
“St. Joseph’s mission is certainly unique and unrepeatable, as Jesus is absolutely unique. However, in protecting Jesus, in teaching him how to grow in age, wisdom and grace, he is a model for every educator, and in particular for every father."
-Pope Francis, General audience, March 19, 2014
Due to maintenance of our Web site, ZENIT will not publish Thursday, April 30. The service will return Friday.read more
"This concern is the real major human concern of our times because while there are plenty of problems in areas we need to address, to some extent, they are all chairs on the Titanic while we …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address during his Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! After having considered the …read more
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of states defining and recognizing marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Commenting on the oral …read more
Pope Francis has acknowledged thecrisis of marriage in many societies and said Christians can counter this if they start to trust again that Jesus grants grace to married couples. The Pope …read more
Archbishop Anthony Fisher, O.P. of Sydney denounced the execution of two Australian citizens in Indonesia who were part of a drug ring. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, were part of the “ …read more
The Catholic Communications Office of the Irish Bishops’ Conference has launched a new websitewww.meaningofmarriage.ie. This website will host relevant material which has been published by …read more
US President Barack Obama says that he expects that he will speak with Pope Francis issues ranging from climate change to persecition of Christians during his Apostolic Visit to the United …read more