Cardinal Robert Sarah has been named the new prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments. This Sunday, Pope Francis nominated Cardinal Sarah, who most recently was serving as president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, the Church’s charitable arm, to this role which has been vacant since A...read more
During his daily morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francisstressed how the Church must be poor, humble, and completely focused on God. If it is tempted into “ostentation” and “vanity,” he said, it will not accomplish its mission. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on how the “poor Church ...
Pope Francis sent a message of condolence to the family of Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini, who passed away on November 22. Cardinal Angelini, who was 98 years old, was the President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Healthcare Workers. In his telegram, the Pope expressed his “profound sympathy” to the late Cardi...
On Thursday, ZENIT Italian journalist Salvatore Cernuzio received the second prize of the “Youth” category, at the 2nd Annual “Giuseppe De Carli” Award for journalism. The article awarded was published last April and is entitled “Returning Dignity to Migrants Lost the Sands of the Desert.” The article recounts the ...
Quote for November 24th
“Without love, deeds, even the most brilliant, count as nothing.”
― St. Thérèse de Lisieux
Pope Francis sent a message to Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture and the Council for Coordination between the Pontifical Academies, on the occasion …read more
In a video-message delivered to the Fourth Festival of Social Doctrine of the Church,Pope Francis said people, not money, create development, and, given this, we should work to respond to …read more
Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, M.Sp.S., auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, welcomed the news today that the Obama …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided text of Pope Francis' address this morning to the participants of 7thWorld Congress for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, which began Monday and concludes …read more
Orientalium Ecclesiarum, the Decree of the Second Vatican Council on the Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rites was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on 21 November 1964. His Beatitude Cardinal …read more