In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to follow Christ's invitation to conversion. The Holy Father began by reflecting on the first reading from the prophet Isaiah in which he calls "the princes of Sodom" and the "people of Gomorrah" to turn from their evil ways. "W...read more
"Worldliness is a sinful state of soul." These were the words of Pope Francis during his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on today's Gospel from St. Luke, which recalled the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, a poor man who would eat the scraps that ...
Pope Francis says abandonment is the gravest sickness of the elderly, and also the greatest injustice they can suffer. The 78-year-old Pope expressed this today to participants of the 21st Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life, whose theme this year is: “Assistance to the Elderly and Palliative Care...
“The Palestinian Foreign Affairs Ministry appeals to the Vatican and to the international community to protect the Christian and Muslim Holy sites, and condemns the act carried out by extremist settlers who set part of the Normtsiaun Church in Jerusalem on fire and wrote offensive slogans against Christianity and t...
Quote for March 6th
"Kindness has converted more people than zeal, science, or eloquence."
- Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
Here is the text of the Homily given by Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon (Myanmar) at the 113th Celebration of Our Lady of Lourdes at the National Marian Center of Nyaung Lay Bin. Over 100,000 …read more
Pope Francis will travel to Pompeii and Naples on Saturday, March 21st. He will leave the Vatican by helicopter at7 a.m., and will arrive at the meeting area of the Shrine of Pompeii an hour …read more
Responding to last week's article from L'Espresso, the Vatican's Secretariat for the Economy dismissed claims of internal struggles between the dicastery and members of the Roman Curia as …read more
In statements to Italian magazine Policia Moderna [Modern Police], related to Italy’s security corps, the Commander of the Vatican Gendarmerie, Domenico Giani, said that Pope Francis is one …read more
Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, informed recently that the parents of Saint Therese of Lisieux – Louis and Zelie Martin --, will be canonized this …read more