“The canonization of Pope John Paul II gave a new impetus to your work, in the service of the Church and evangelization." Pope Francis made this observation when speaking to the John Paul II Foundation at the Vatican Saturday afternoon. The work to which the Holy Father was referring had been namely service to th...read more
Support families, pursue the formation of young people and promote interreligious dialogue.This was the recipe Pope Francis gave to the bishops of Benin this morning who are in Rome for their Ad limina Apostolorum visit. “Parish life is animated, the faithful participate in large numbers in the celebrations, con...
Catholic charity organization, Caritas Nepal, continues to work round the clock in the wake of Saturday's devastating earthquake. A 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked the Asian country. The current death toll is at 3,617 and more than 6,500 wounded. In an interview with Fides, Fr. Pius Perumana, director of Carita...
Pope Francis is expected to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima (Portugal) in 2017 on the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. According to a press release by the diocese, confirmed that news of the visit was given directly to the bishop by the Holy Father during a private audienc...
Quote for April 27th
'An act of perfect conformity to the will of God unites us more to Him than a hundred other acts of virtue.'
- St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
Here below is the Vatican-provided text of Pope Francis' address to the bishops ofNamibia and Lesotho this morning in the Vatican on the occasion of their 'ad limina' visit: *** Dear Brother …read more
Here is the text of the homily delivered by Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle during the funeral of Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago. * * * As a pastor in Memphis …read more
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Offices in the Vatican are marking today's feast of St. George (Jorge in Spanish) with celebration, as it is the feast day of Pope Francis' baptismal saint. Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario …read more
“We have to bring the classroom to the city, for the city is educating. Society educates! The world educates, otherwise the world is destroyed.” So says Professor Josemaría Del Corral, who …read more
With the U.S. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments April 28 on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, more than 30 religious leaders representing …read more