Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to the European Parliament today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr President and Vice Presidents, Members of the European Parliament, All associated with the work of this Institution, Dear Friends, I thank you for inviting me to address this in...read more
Speaking on Pope Francis' visit to Turkey this weekend, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem says security risks cannot prevent the Jesuit Pontiff from doing his mission and reaching out to the "periphery." In an interview with ZENIT in the Vatican after the leader of the Italian bishops, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, re...
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address to the Council of Europe today in Strasbourg. * * * Mr Secretary General, Madame President Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am happy to address this solemn session which brings together a significant representation of the Parliament...
Here is a statement from ArchbishopRobert Carlson of St. Louis, released Monday in response to the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson. Wilson is a white police officer who on Aug. 9 shot and killed an 18-year-old black man, Michael Brown. The details surrounding the death wer...
Quote for November 25th
'We can obtain no reward without merit, and no merit without patience.'
- St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
“We declare and define Blesseds Giovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da Casoria; Nicola da Longobardi; Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart and …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address prior to the recitation of the Angelus prayer at the conclusion of the Canonization Mass of six new Saints. * * * Dear brothers and …read more
Jesus said to his disciples: "When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him. And …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's homily at the Canonization Mass of SaintsGiovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address to participants of the III Congress of Ecclesial Movments and New Communities on Saturday, November 22nd. * * * Dear brothers …read more
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