Sends Video Message to Theology Congress in Home Diocese of Buenos Aires
Pope Francis says fidelity to doctrineand pastoral ministrycannot be set against each other. The Holy Father reaffirmed this ina video message broadcast Thursday to participants in the Second International Congress of Theology, on the theme “Vatican II: memory, present and prospects,”held in Buenos Aire...
Heads Into Central Rome, Surprising Locals, Tourists for New Lenses 'Only'
In the latest of his unexpected outings, Pope Francis has ventured into Rome's center to get new eyeglass lenses rather than waiting for the optician to come to him. According to Vatican Radio,Pope Francis surprised both locals and tourists yesterdaywhen he visited an optician to get his lenses replaced for hi...
Francis Expected to Arrive in Nairobi on Nov. 25
"On behalf of the Bishops, I am happy to announce that the Holy Father has accepted our invitation and will visit Kenya in November." This is the announcement made by Bishop Philip Anyolo of Homa Bay, president of the Kenyan episcopal conference, reported by the Fides news agency. The letter, a copy of which ...
During Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Says Person Who Gossips Is Comparable to Terrorist Throwing Bombs
Pope Francis has warned against gossiping, calling thefaithful to realize the impact of their words and attitudes and what it does tothe Church. According to Vatican Radio, during his daily morning Mass atCasa Santa Marta, the Pope said:“We’d do well to ask ourselves: Do I sow peace? For example, when ...
Quote for September 3rd
"Those whose hearts are pure are temples of the Holy Spirit."
- Saint Lucy
Below is a translation of Pope Francis’ homily during his pastoral visit to the parish of Saint Michael the Archangel at Pietralata, in the northern sector of the diocese of Rome, Sunday …read more
The Holy Father, Pope Francis, received in audience the participants of the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Culture, which concludes its works today on the theme: “Women's …read more
We translate below the Video-Message sent by Pope Francis on the occasion of the event “Expo of Ideas in Milan, with the participation of 500 national and international experts, organized by …read more
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The care of the sick is "an integral part of the mission of the Church." These were the words said by Pope Francis during his Sunday Angelus address from the window of the Apostolic Palace. …read more
This Sunday was the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against human trafficking. In the Vatican press conference held last Tuesday it was explained that the day coincided with …read more