The Executive Committee of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, meeting on August 25, 2014, in Quebec City, issues the following appeal: In the name of the Father of life, and of the Crucified Christ, and of the Spirit of love, we make this appeal for mercy, compassion and justice. We hear resounding ...read more
Addressing a national conference on the liturgy on Wednesday, Bishop Nunzio Galantino said the Church must make everyone feel at home, including "unconventional couples". "Couples in irregular matrimonial situations are also Christians, but they are sometimes looked upon with prejudice," he said, according to Ita...
Eastern Catholic Patriarchs have called on the international community to confront the existence of the Islamic State in order to put an end to the terrorist and fundamentalist organizations responsible for an upsurge of violence forcing thousands to flee throughout the Middle East. In a statement in the wake of ...
Young Catholics are being called to be authentic and convincing witnesses if their contemporaries are to come to know Jesus Christ, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, England, has said. He reflected how often young people are being offered no direction in life except “make your own mind up. Go left, go right – see what wo...
Quote for August 28th
'As sailors are guided by star to the port, so are Christians guided to Heaven by Mary.'
- St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
St. Peter's Square was full of pilgrims as the Pope led the Angelus on Sunday afternoon. To view the video click here URL: …read more
Pope Francis has repeatedly asked the international community to put an end to human trafficking. Now the Vatican has announced the theme of his message for the next World Day of Peace. It's: …read more
Pope Francis has sent a message to the Methodist and Waldensian (Valdese) churches on occasion of their 24-29 August Synod in Torre Pellice, Turin, Italy. The telegram, signed by Vatican …read more
The first African to host a television series on the global Catholic television network EWTN has urged Pope Francis to visit Africa - and soon. Father Maurice Emelu,a Catholic priest, …read more
Below is a translation of the message Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin sent Saturday afternoon on behalf of Pope Francis forthe occasion of the 35th Edition of the Meeting for …read more
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has expressed dismay at the collapse of Gaza peace talks, saying peace is unlikely until there is a new culture and mentality that allows the people of Gaza …read more
The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem has appealed for donations to help thousands of Iraqi Christians who have been forced to leave their homeland by the Islamic State. In a communique issued …read more
-- 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3a,14-17 Psalm 96:10,11-12,13 Matthew 23:23-26 Jesus accuses the scribes and pharisees of neglecting what is most important in God's Law. He has just declared that the …read more