Pope Francis today assured that Christ is coming into our lives this Christmas and is asking for a response like Mary's, but warned that we might be too busy to pay attention. The Pope made this reflection today during his address before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter's Square. He ...read more
Pope Francis has appointedCardinal Jean-Louis Tauran and Archbishop Giampiero Gloder as the Roman Catholic Church's Camerlengo and Vice-Camerlengo, respectively. The Vatican announced the appointments Saturday. While Cardinal Tauran serves as president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Msg...
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave today before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! Today, the fourth and last Sunday of Advent, the liturgy wants to prepare us for Christmas, which is "already at th...
Pope Francis' Christmas Schedule Wednesday, December 24, 2014 FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD Vatican Basilica, at 9:30 p.m. The Holy Father Francis will celebrate Midnight Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord. The Mass will be preceded by the singing of the Kalenda. * * * Thursday, December 25, ...
Do not seek anything other than the Lord; but rather seek the Lord himself, and he will answer you.
~ St. Augustine
Here is a letter to confessors from Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, major penitentiary, released Gaudete Sunday. * * * My dear brother Confessors, Illumined by the light of the Immaculate Virgin …read more
At a private meeting on Dec. 12, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus presented Pope Francis with $1.6 million for his charities. Pope Francis received Supreme Knight Carl Anderson …read more
Here is the introduction and homily given by Archbishop Anthony Fisher at a Dec. 16 Mass for victims of the siege at Martin Place. On Monday morning, local time, a man apparently acting alone …read more
As Pope Francis celebrates his 78th birthday today, here is a prayer for the Pope: V. Let us pray for Francis, the Pope. R. May the Lord preserve him, give him a long life, make him blessed …read more
The Pope started off his big day by blowing out birthday candles in St. Peter's Square. To view the video click here URL: …read more
The Pope also prayed for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks. To view the video click here URL: …read more
The Pope highlighted that Jesus chose to be part of a family. Para ver el vídeo hacer click aquí URL: …read more
The prefectof the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life has said the pastoral visit to nuns in the United States was prompted because the "religious …read more