The Pope has warned against the closed minded, saying those who are open and merciful are the ones following our Lord's loving path and example. At his daily morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta, Francis warned against being hypocritical, Vatican Radio reported. Recalling the day’s Gospel reading in which Jesus ask...read more
Pope Francis says the spiritual life is like breathing, comparing prayer to inhaling and mission to exhaling. Without both, he says, the Christian cannot live. Addressing today members of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowship, the Holy Father underscored, “Every Christian in h...
During this time of the year, the dead are often associated with spooky ghosts and scary poltergeists. The Catholic Church instead celebrates the feasts of All Saints and All Souls, a time to reflect on those who have passed from the this life to the eternal life in Christ. But what is the importance surrounding ...
On Oct. 30, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of Synod of Bishops, addressed the British Ambassador to the Holy See, H.E. Nigel Baker, and a group of British Parliamentarians on the 2014 Extraordinary Synod of Bishops. Here below is the full text of his English language address, courtesy of Salt and ...
Quote for October 31st
"The scars of others should teach us caution."
- St. Jerome
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In the absence so far of a full transcript of Pope Francis' comments to the Schoenstatt Apostolic Movement on Saturday, which he gave in Spanish, we produce below a translated summary by …read more
Jesus does not look at sins or faults, but rather looks at the heart of those he chooses to build his Church. Pope Francis reflected on this during his morning homily at Santa Marta today. …read more
Pope Francis is lauding the poor of the globe because they do not merely receive aid; they are also protagonists in working to better their own situations and that of their neighbors. The …read more
At the end of the Synod in which he participated, Bishop Mario Grech returned to Gozo, Malta, where he is the diocesan bishop and also has the position of president of the Maltese Episcopal …read more
Travelling to Ukraine as the country prepared to go to the polls, Neville Kyrke-Smith found a people traumatized by recent events and conflict, but determined to build a civil society with …read more
The Prince of Wales will give a video address on the subject of religious freedom to Parliamentarians and representatives of different faith groups in the House of Lords next week. The …read more