Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI received in private audience on Monday two prominent proponents of Mass in the Extraordinary Form. According to the website Notions Romaines, the Pope Emeritus met yesterday afternoon Cosimo Marti, co-founder and treasurer of the International Federation Juventutem, a movement of young ...read more
In an interview with Vatican Radio's Italian edition Monday, Patriarch Bechara Boutros Rai said the Islamic State and other fundamentalist groups “are taking us back to the Stone Age, back to a time when there wasn’t any law.” Yet despite the recent atrocities committed against Christians and religious minorities...
An international soccer icon has acknowledged that being a good person is key to success. Speaking to ZENIT on the sidelines following an audience yesterday at the Vatican in which Pope Francis met the soccer players who participated in last night’s Interreligious Match for Peace at Rome’s Olympic Stadium, Gianlu...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Should both the bride and the groom be accompanied by their mother and father in the entrance procession at a wedding in the United States? The Rite of Marriage states that "I...
Quote for September 2nd
Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?
-Saint Gerard Majella
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Some 50 former and current professional soccer players representing different religions are to take part in an “Interreligious Soccer Match for Peace” in Rome’s Olympic Stadium this evening. …read more
In an interview published in the latest edition of a monthly supplement on women for the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller has stressed the Leadership …read more
Addressingthe 22nd Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Archbishop Tomasi, who is the Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International …read more
Pope Francis has responded to the question, "How to receive Jesus Christ?" by saying the answer may be something you can conceal in your pocket. Addressing those gathered this morning at his …read more
The United Nations said Monday that it has received reports from Iraq revealing “acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale". Deputy Human Rights Commissioner Flavia Pansieri said Islamic …read more
Here is a statement fromArchbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami,Chairman of the US bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, released in the lead-up of today's celebration of …read more
The Vatican released Pope Francis’ prayer intentions today for September. The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for this month is: “That the mentally disabled may receive the love and …read more