Archbishop Georg Gänswein says Pope Benedict “follows his successor with great attention and sympathy.” The prefect of the Pontifical Household gave an interview to La Nacion's Elisabetta Piqué, which was published on March 21st. The German prelate, who serves as personal secretary to both Pontiffs, said that in ...read more
Fortune magazine has named Pope Francis fourth greatest leader in the world. Last year, in the first annual release of the global business magazine's rankings of the 50 World's Greatest Leaders, the Pope was given the number one spot. In it's second just released list, Francis is given fourth place in the ranki...
Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, who until now has been the president of the Prefecture for Economic Affairs of the Holy See, will be the new head of the Congregation responsible for the Vatican dicastery dedicated to Catholic education. The Vatican made this announcement that Pope Francis made this appointment, along...
The Holy See commented on the appointment of Bishop Juan de la Cruz Barros Madrid as Bishop of Osorno (Chile). Many have petitioned the Vatican to reverse the appointment, because of his affiliation with a priest accused of sexual abuse. Bishop Barros installation drew attention as protestors disrupted the celebr...
Quote for March 31st
“Do not put off till tomorrow the good you can do today. You may not have a tomorrow.”
- St. John Bosco
Following Royal Assent being given to the Modern Slavery Bill today, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster welcomed the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The billcreates two new civil orders to …read more
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will receive Pope Francis at the White House on September 23rd. The announcement was made today by White House Press Secretary Josh …read more
150 Homeless people, invited by the Office of Papal Charities to visit the Vatican Museums, received a once in a lifetime surprise. While visiting the Sistine Chapel, Pope Francis arrived and …read more
To be joyful is a grace that only comes from faith and not from doctrine or law that is detached from love. This was the central theme of Pope Francis' homily at Casa Santa Marta this …read more
A worldwide prayer for peace began this morning, on the occasion of the fifth centenary of Saint Teresa of Avila’s birth. The Order of Discalced Carmelites was responsible for proposing the …read more