In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to follow Christ's invitation to conversion. The Holy Father began by reflecting on the first reading from the prophet Isaiah in which he calls "the princes of Sodom" and the "people of Gomorrah" to turn from their evil ways. "W...read more
"Worldliness is a sinful state of soul." These were the words of Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on today's Gospel from St. Luke, which recalled the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, a poor man who would eat the scraps that ...
Pope Francis says abandonment is the gravest sickness of the elderly, and also the greatest injustice they can suffer. The 78-year-old Pope expressed this today to participants of the 21st Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life, whose theme this year is: “Assistance to the Elderly and Palliative Care...
“The Palestinian Foreign Affairs Ministry appeals to the Vatican and to the international community to protect the Christian and Muslim Holy sites, and condemns the act carried out by extremist settlers who set part of the Normtsiaun Church in Jerusalem on fire and wrote offensive slogans against Christianity and t...
Quote for March 6th
"Kindness has converted more people than zeal, science, or eloquence."
- Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
The Vatican announced Saturday that Pope Francis is to establish a special commission to examine possibilities for streamlining the annulments process. In a statement, the Vatican said the …read more
Here below is an English translation of the transcript of Pope Francis' press conference given on the flight back from Tirana yesterday evening. *** (Father Lombardi) – Well, now: We are very …read more
Pope Francis on Saturday named Bishop Blase Joseph Cupich of the Spokane Diocese as archbishop of Chicago, succeeding Cardinal Francis George. The appointment was publicized in Washington by …read more
Here is the homily of the Eucharistic Hour preached Sunday by Oklahoma City's Archbishop Paul Coakley. The Holy Hour and a procession were held in reparation as the city's civic center hosted …read more
-- Proverbs 21:1-6, 10-13 Psalm 119:1, 27, 30, 34, 35, 44 Luke 8:19-21 Today's first reading is taken from the Second Collection of Solomon's proverbs (Proverbs 10:1-22:16). Many of these …read more
On Saturday, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane to replace Cardinal Francis George as archbishop of Chicago. Readers seeking to know more about Bishop Cupich can read his …read more