The Pope has warned against the closed minded, saying those who are open and merciful are the ones following our Lord's loving path and example. At his daily morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta, Francis warned against being hypocritical, Vatican Radio reported. Recalling the day’s Gospel reading in which Jesus ask...read more
Pope Francis says the spiritual life is like breathing, comparing prayer to inhaling and mission to exhaling. Without both, he says, the Christian cannot live. Addressing today members of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowship, the Holy Father underscored, “Every Christian in h...
During this time of the year, the dead are often associated with spooky ghosts and scary poltergeists. The Catholic Church instead celebrates the feasts of All Saints and All Souls, a time to reflect on those who have passed from the this life to the eternal life in Christ. But what is the importance surrounding ...
On Oct. 30, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of Synod of Bishops, addressed the British Ambassador to the Holy See, H.E. Nigel Baker, and a group of British Parliamentarians on the 2014 Extraordinary Synod of Bishops. Here below is the full text of his English language address, courtesy of Salt and ...
Quote for October 31st
"The scars of others should teach us caution."
- St. Jerome
During this time of the year, the dead are often associated with spooky ghosts and scary poltergeists. The Catholic Church instead celebrates the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls, a time to …read more
Pope Francis is telling those committed to Christian unity that they should pray and work together now, and not wait for theologians to reach agreement. Vatican Radio reported that the Pope …read more
At 11:45 this morning, the Holy Father received in audience a delegation of the Old Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Union of Utrecht. The Union of Utrecht is a federation of Old Catholic …read more
Here below the Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations at the General Debate of the UNGA First Committee (New …read more
Following an exponential rise in the number of visitors to the Sistine Chapel over the past 20 years, the Vatican has unveiled a state-of-the art illumination and air conditioning system …read more
The Church tells us “by reason of their special vocation it belongs to the laity to seek the Kingdom of God by engaging in temporal affairs and directing them according to God’s will.” The …read more