The Easter Triduum is a time to not only commemorate the Passion of the Lord, but to enter in its mystery. This was the reflection given by Pope Francis at today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The Pope said that with tomorrow's Mass of the Lord's Supper, the summit of the liturgical year begins. Speaki...read more
Addressing Polish pilgrims during the weekly General Audience this morning in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis recognized tomorrow's anniversary of the death of Saint John Paul II. Noting this is the 10th anniversary of his passing, Francis said,“We remember him as a great Witness of the suffering Christ, dead a...
The Vatican Secretary of State says the Holy See has been attentive to the issue of many Mexicans immigrating into the United States, and has underscored that this is likely one of the key topics to be discussed at next month's Summit of the Americas. Answering several questions by ZENIT and other journalists, Ca...
For many months there has been talk about the steps the Vatican is taking to achieve transparency in financial and economic matters. In this connection, Cardinal George Pell, Prefect of the Prefecture of the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, explained that “it must not be thought that Pope Benedict XVI did nothing...
Quote for April 2nd
“We remember [St. John Paul II] as a great witness to Christ in His suffering, death and resurrection, and invoke his intercession for us, for the family, for the Church, so that the light of resurrection may shine over all the shadows of our life and fill us with joy and peace”.
- Pope Francis, April 1st, 2015
US Congressmen are calling for a bill intended to allow immigration of Middle Eastern persecuted Christians into the United States, reported Fides. The bill is aimed at helping those …read more
To have lived for 11 years in Pakistan gives one the ability to understand the situation in which Christians live in that country, to analyze the causes and consequences of the terrible …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations to the U.N. Intergovernmental …read more
Archbishop Georg Gänswein says Pope Benedict “follows his successor with great attention and sympathy.” The prefect of the Pontifical Household gave an interview to La Nacion's Elisabetta …read more
In a message sent to the Discalced Carmelites, Pope Francis said that St. Teresa of Avila serves as a model and guide "of total donation to God." The letter, which was addressed to Fr. …read more
Pope Francis expressed his condolences to victims of massive flooding that has affected the Atacama region of northern Chile and landslides in Peru. An unusual cold front that hit the Andes …read more