The Vatican released Pope Francis' Lenten message for this year, a message that highlights the temptation of indifference to those who suffer. The message was presented at a press conference this morning at the Holy See Press Office. Among those present were Msgr. Giampietro Dal Toso, Secretary of the Pontifical ...read more
Here is the text of Pope Francis' Lenten Message for2015, which reflects on the theme: "Make your hearts firm" (James 5:8). * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Church, for each communities and every believer. Above all it is a "time of grace" (2Cor6:2). God does not ask o...
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q:I understand that technically anyone, even a woman, can be appointed a cardinal because a cardinal does not have to be a bishop or priest. Kindly enlighten. Secondly, the Holy...
Obedience to the will of God is the path of holiness. This was the main theme of Pope Francis' homily during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta. Today's first reading from the Letter to the Hebrews explained that the sacrifices of old were not enough "for it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats...
Quote for January 28th
"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address to members of the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies at the Vatican on Saturday. * * * Dear Cardinals, Dear Brother …read more
Cardinal Seán O’Malley, archbishop of Boston and chairman of the US bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, welcomed passage of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance …read more
Pope Francis appointed Capuchin Fr. Ivica Petanjak as bishop of Krk, Croatia. The diocese has apopulation of some 40,000, and 35,500 of them are Catholic. They are served by about 80 priests …read more
Here is the text of the homily given Sunday byArchbishop Eamon Martinof Armagh, primate of All Ireland, for Catholic Schools Week 2015. Catholic Schools Week 2015 is underway this week in …read more
The feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, Feb. 8, has been designated as the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking. Last year, the U.S. bishops’ Committee on …read more
On Saturday, Pope Francis received the participants of the International Congress on Canon Law held in Rome from January 22-24, 2015 at the Pontifical Gregorian University, on the theme: …read more
Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the Ecumenical Colloquium of Religious Men and Women, promoted and organized by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and …read more
Days after coming back from the Philippines, he thanked a group for being a testimony of faith. To see the video, click here URL: …read more