While saying that the Holy Father sees that families today have been attacked and feels their pain and brokenness, Cardinal Robert Sarah has reaffirmed that we must strongly and firmly defend the Church teachings given to us, especially Jesus' words about marriage. In an interview with ZENIT this week, the presid...read more
As the Synod on the Family was in full swing last week, an organization defending the family and life at the UN presented retired Cardinal Renato Martino with the Maximilian Kolbe Medal for his “unwavering bravery” in defense of life. Cardinal Martino served from 1986 to 2002 as Pope St. John Paul II's represent...
Here below is a translation of Pope Francis' address to a delegation of members ofthe Orientale Lumen Foundation of America, taking part in an ecumenical pilgrimage, led by Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia. The Holy Father received the delegationin the Vatican this morning: * * * Dear Brothers in Christ, ...
The task of every Christian is to build “the unity of the Church”. This was the central theme of Pope Francis’ homily during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta this morning. The Holy Father reflected on the first reading in which St. Paul calls on the Christian community of Ephesus “to preserve the unity of the...
Quote for October 24th
'Who except God can give you peace? Has the world ever been able to satisfy the heart?'
- St. Gerard Majella
Here is a translation of the Pope's message Friday to the Italian Catholic University Federation (FUCI), on the occasion of the Extraordinary Congress for the Beatification of Pope Paul VI, …read more
Here is the text of a statement made byArchbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the …read more
-- Ephesians 2:12-22 Psalm 85:9ab-10,11-12,13-14 Luke 12:35-38 In the Letter to the Ephesians, Paul tells us about the great things God has done for us through Jesus Christ. Through his …read more
The festival of Diwali is celebrated by all Hindus and is known as Deepavali or "row of oil lamps." Symbolically, based on ancient mythology, it represents the victory of truth over …read more
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“By our apostolic authority we declare that the Venerable Servant of God Paul VI, Pope, shall henceforth be called Blessed…” With these words, Pope Francis beatified Paul VI at the closing …read more