Pope Francis has met with the young Sudanese who was imprisoned and sentenced to death for marrying a Christian. The Holy Father met with Meriam Ibrahim, 26,late this morning at the Vatican, reported the Sismografo.Ibrahim arrived in Rome this morning on an Italian government plane. "The Pope thanked Meriam f...read more
Below a the statement by Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva. He gave the statement in Geneva on July 23 at the 21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in the occupied Pale...
The current predicament between the Palestinians and Israel was exasperated during the nine months of negotiations that were proposed by the U.S. administration. During this period of negotiations, no real progress was made on the permanent status issues. On the contrary, the situation worsened as a result of the I...
Meriam Ibrahim and her family arrived aboard an Italian government plane at Rome’s Ciampino airport at around 9 o’clock this morning. She was accompanied from Khartoum by Italy’s deputy foreign minister, Lapo Pistelli. Italy’s Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, was among those present to welcome the Ibrahim family on ...
Quote for July 24th
"As for what concerns our relations with our fellow men, the anguish in our neighbor's soul must break all precept. All that we do is a means to an end, but love is an end in itself, because God is love."
- St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)
The silence of world leaders and the media in the face of the ethno-religious cleansing taking place in Iraq is becoming increasingly noticed. Today,Le Figaro, France's oldest and largest …read more
Here below is a statement issued July 22nd byBishop John McAreavey on behalf of the Irish episcopal conference. *** The death and destruction that we are witnessing in certain parts of the …read more
The United States should seek an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, provide humanitarian relief to the vulnerable people of Gaza, and return to the challenge of pursuing a just and …read more
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has asked the U.S. bishops to join with him in prayer and action for peace in world …read more
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Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q:Is it correct in any way to pray for someone over the …read more
With a call to all people of good will to cherish life, Pope Francis is marking the upcoming Day for Life in the UK and Ireland. The day, whose theme is "#livelife Protect and Cherish Life …read more
Jihadist militants have taken over one of the Iraq’s best-known Christian landmarks and expelled its resident monks, a cleric and residents said Monday. Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIS) …read more