While saying that the Holy Father sees that families today have been attacked and feels their pain and brokenness, Cardinal Robert Sarah has reaffirmed that we must strongly and firmly defend the Church teachings given to us, especially Jesus' words about marriage. In an interview with ZENIT this week, the presid...read more
Here is a translation of the Pope's address today to representatives of the International Association of Criminal Law. * * * Distinguished Gentlemen and Ladies! I greet you all cordially and want to express my personal gratitude for your service to society and the valuable contribution you make to the devel...
At this morning’s Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis said that left to ourselves, we are weak, but he encouraged the faithful to turn to God and the Holy Spirit, who not only have the power to strengthen us, but also to do the unthinkable. Reflecting on St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, the Pope recalled ho...
The Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh has launched a marriage preparation initiative aimed at producing well-formed Catholic families. “I hope this new initiative will create happy and holy Catholic couples – it’s as simple and as exciting as that,” said Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews & Edinburgh...
Quote for October 23rd
“The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.”
― G.K. Chesterton
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q1: I would like to know the days of the week fixed for …read more
The Holy See has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Turkey at the end of November. Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi also released the Holy Father’s schedule for three-day visit. …read more
A local human rights organization warned of interests groups involved in covering up the truth following a Pakistani court’s ruling upholding a Christian woman’s death sentence. Asia Bibi, a …read more
Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan, the Syrian Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, has said that the challenge for Christians in Iraq and Syria is "not only how to live our Christian vocation, …read more
Here is a ZENIT translation of the B and C Italian-language group reports from last week’s synod on the family. * * * Circulus Italicus “B” Report Moderator: H.E. Cardinal Angelo BAGNASCO …read more
The deadline is today for submitting comments to the Obama administration regarding the Health and Human Services mandate on contraception, sterilization and abortifacient drugs. At 11:59 …read more
The Muslim Brotherhood-dominated government has been unseated and Egyptian Christians are breathing easier. At the time of the fall of that government in the summer of 2013, Father Rafik …read more
On May 13, 1981, Anna Stanghellini, a nurse at the “Agostino Gemelli” Hospital, was working, as she did every day, in the surgery department. She didn’t know that at 5:19 pm that day Mehmet …read more