The task of every Christian is to build “the unity of the Church.” This was the central theme of Pope Francis’ homily during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta today. The Holy Father reflected on the first reading in which St. Paul calls on the Christian community of Ephesus “to preserve the unity of the spirit...read more
As the Synod on the Family was in full swing last week, an organization defending the family and life at the UN presented retired Cardinal Renato Martino with the Maximilian Kolbe Medal for his “unwavering bravery” in defense of life. Cardinal Martino served from 1986 to 2002 as Pope St. John Paul II's represent...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, has written about the highlights of the Synod on the Family that concluded on Sunday, saying it was a "rich and moving experience". In a pastoral letter to his archdiocese this Sunday, Cardinal Nichols plays down reports of rancour in the synod hall or that the ou...
Pope Francis is insisting that if one seeks to have true ecumenical dialogue, then he must allow himself to be renewed by the Lord and to be more faithful to Him and His will. Speaking to members of the Orientale Lumen Foundation of America, who visited the Vatican this morning, the Pope said, “Every Christian pi...
Quote for October 24th
'Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?'
- St. Gerard Majella
Pope Francis has warned that being corrupt is even more evil than being sinful. Addressing delegates from the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) this morning in the Vatican, the …read more
The bishops of South Sudan appreciate the support of the international community and call for greater emergency assistance as well as pressure for dialogue to keep their country from …read more
The Pontifical Urbaniana University dedicated its Aula Magna to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, as “a gesture of gratitude for what he has done for the Church as a conciliar expert, with his …read more
Here below is the statement by Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See, on October 20, at the United Nations at the 69th Session of the United Nations …read more
Excitement continues to build in the Philippines for Pope Francis’ upcoming trip. While an official itinerary of the Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines in January 2015 has not been …read more
While speaking on the beauty of the unity of the Church at his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis also used the occasion to remind the faithful to not give into those actions which divide …read more