In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis stressed the importance of mothers and grandmothers in transmitting the faith to future generations. The first reading of today's Memorial of Sts. Timothy and Titus recounts Paul's letter to Timothy, in which he recalls the faith of the latter's mother ...read more
The Vatican released Pope Francis' Lenten message for this year, a message that highlights the temptation of indifference to those who suffer. The message was presented at a press conference this morning at the Holy See Press Office. Among those present were Msgr. Giampietro Dal Toso, Secretary of the Pontifical ...
Obedience to the will of God is the path of holiness. This was the main theme of Pope Francis' homily during his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta. Today's first reading from the Letter to the Hebrews explained that the sacrifices of old were not enough "for it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats...
A Nigerian bishop fears that the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram will conquer the northeast of the country before the end of elections. In an interview with Fides, Bishop Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri said that while military and civilian militias have held them back, the terrorist group continues to make their way...
Quote for January 28th
"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible."
- St. Thomas Aquinas
During an audience with the Tribunal of the Roman Rota, Pope Francis encouraged judges to provide “real access to the justice of the Church” in cases of marriage annulment. The Holy Father …read more
Religious liberty provides for the free exercise of one’s faith in every aspect of life. This freedom is far more extensive than merely having the freedom to attend the worship service of …read more
This year’s theme, for the 49th World Day of Social Communications, is: “Communicating the family: a privileged place of encounter with the gift of love.” It follows the process of the Synod …read more
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints recognized the miracles, heroic virtues and martyrdom of several religious men, including the American founder of the Sisters of Mary and …read more
In his homily as Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis said that the Sacrament of Confession is not like going to the dry cleaners to remove a stain, but an encounter with God who never …read more