Reach out to those who could be experiencing ‘revived trauma from their own involvement in abortion
The Center for Medical Progress released today its fourth video exposing Planned Parenthood’s use of fetal tissue, with the results of its investigation attracting growing national and international attention. On Wednesday, the chairman of the US bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities released a brief stateme...
Celebrates 70th Anniversary Mass of Former Pastor’s Ordination
Benedict XVI on Tuesday concelebrated Mass with a priest who is marking the 70th anniversary of his ordination. The priest, Father Gioele Schiavella, was formerly the pastor at the papal parish of St. Anne, which is located within Vatican City. Father Schiavella, known for his short and profound sermons, will...
Pope Francis Officially Opened Registration on Sunday
More than 45,000 have registered for the 31st World Youth Day in Krakow in the first 24 hours of the opening ofregistration. On Sunday, Pope Francis was accompanied by two youth during his Angelus address as he officially opened the registration period. The Holy Father registered himself as a pilgrim. "There...
Event Is a Response to Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation “Africae Munus”
The Year of Reconciliation in Africa opened on Wednesday with a solemn Eucharistic Celebration in Accra, Ghana, convoked by the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). The theme chosen for this event is “A Reconciled Africa for Peaceful Coexistence.” The Year will close on July 29, ...
Quote for July 30th
"The most powerful witness to marriage is the exemplary lives of Christian spouses."
- Pope Francis, Tweet on July 30th, 2015
"Enlightened by the light of faith in the Risen Christ, our look on the world is full of hope and mercy, because we are certain that the cross of Jesus is the tree that gives life."
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' message to the newly elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians, His Beatitude Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan * * * To His Beatitude Gregoire Pierre …read more
Says Vice President’s Proposal Would Lead to Abuse of Power
Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo spoke against a proposal to remove presidential term limits in the Philippines. According to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, the …read more
Says That Church’s Position on Gay “Marriage” is Irrevocable
A Nigerian Cardinal affirmed the Church’s position on homosexuality, saying that it was “irrevocable.” According to Nigeria’s PM News, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, reiterated …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address today before and after the recitation of the Angelus to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, …read more
Thousands Gather in St. Peter’s Square for Sunday Angelus Address
During his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis officially opened registrations for the 31st World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland. Joined by a young man and a young woman, the Holy Father was …read more
Also Remembers Orthodox Bishops As Second Anniversary of Abductions Approaches
Pope Francis appealed for the release of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio, a Jesuit priest kidnapped two years ago in Syria. The Italian priest, who worked in Syria for the past 30 years, was …read more
This Sunday the Church in England and Wales celebrated the “Day for Life.” This year the annual event focused on the treatment of people at the end of their lives. The topic of euthanasia is …read more