Holy See Denies Any Papal Endorsement of Children’s Books Promoting Same-Sex Relationship
Once again Pope Francis is being “used” by those in favor of promoting the same-sex lifestyle. The latest case arose this morning following news of a letter sent by an official in the Vatican Secretariat of State to the author of children’s books that promote “different family types.” The Guardian reported th...
Accused Child Abuser Believed to Have Died of Natural Causes
While awaiting trial on chargesof pedophilia and possession of child pornography,the formerApostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Józef Wesołowski,died. A statement released by the Holy See Press Office shared the news, stating that initial investigations done by Vatican authorities"indicate that he di...
Palestine Presents Draft Resolution Before Papal Visit
The Holy See released a statement this afternoon regarding the controversy surrounding the Palestinian flag at the United Nations. The statement says: In accordance with the rules governing the General Assembly no Member or Observer State is entitled to oppose the tabling of a draft resolution by a Member St...
"Reflection on the God-given dignity of every human person should guide all our decisions about life, including refraining from the use of the death penalty"
The end of the death penalty in Nebraska is back up for debate, but the state’s three bishops are reiterating that "justice requires punishment, but it does not require that those who have committed serious crimes be put to death." Nebraska's legislature voted in May to repeal capital punishment over the objecti...
Quote for August 28th
'Nothing is far from God.'
Recently Instituted Day Will Be Celebrated In St. Peter's Basilica on Tuesday
Pope Francis announced that next Tuesday, Sept.1, the World Day of Prayer for the care of creation will be celebrated in St. Peter's Square. At the conclusion of today's General Audience, the …read more
Work of St. James Marks 60 Years
Pope Francis is encouraging Hebrew-speaking Catholics in the Holy Land to allow their lives to be "transfigured by God's presence" and thus become ever more effective instruments of dialogue …read more
"Children are a gift! Not just because are they cute, not just for the joy they can bring, but precisely because they are so demanding: they demand our love and care."
The Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia, held its annual Mass for Pregnant Mothers last Sunday. Archbishop Anthony Fisher told the moms and their families that since children are the future of …read more
Pope Francis has extended the boundaries of the Eparchy of Mandya, including the six civil districts of the Bangalore region, and accepted the election of Father Antony Kariyil as bishop. The …read more
November Event Marks 50 Years Since Dei Verbum
One way for families to live out the exhortation Pope Francis made today at the general audience of fostering love for God's Word in the family is to participate in National Bible Week this …read more
Lack of Properties Means Difficult Living Situations
This report is contributed by Eva-Maria Kolmann of Aid to the Church in Need. -- “Priests who do not have a calling will not last long here in the Ukraine.” Such, plain and simple, is the …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q:Is it permissible at a concelebrated funeral Mass for …read more
In Message to COP20 Forum on Climate Change, Cardinal Turkson Calls for Different Attitudes Toward Environment
Pope Francis suggests in hisencyclical on the environment Laudato si' that to recover harmony with Creation, "people ought to reflect on their lifestyles and ideals, in order to contemplate …read more