ZENIT will return with its regular news dispatch on Tuesday, April 22. The entire ZENIT staff wishes a most blessed Easter to all of our readers.read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's Urbi et Orbi Message given in St. Peter's Square today. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, a Happy and Holy Easter! The Church throughout the world echoes the angel’s message to the women: "Do not be afraid! I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He...
Here is the translation of the Pope's remarks after the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross), which took place at the ancient Colosseum of Rome on Good Friday. * * * God put on the cross of Jesus all the weight of our sins, all the injustices perpetrated by every Cain against his brother, all the bitterness and betray...
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's homily last night during the Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica. * * * The Gospel of the resurrection of Jesus Christ begins with the journey of the women to the tomb at dawn on the day after the Sabbath. They go to the tomb to honour the body of the Lord, but the...
Quote for April 18th
“It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.”
― Hans Urs von Balthasar, Unless You Become Like This Child
Here is the translation of the Holy Father’s catechesis today during his weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. --- --- --- Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Today, in the …read more
Setting the groundwork for canonization, Pope Francis approved publication of decrees on miracles attributed to the intercession of two blesseds during an audience Tuesday at the Vatican with …read more
In an Easter message to the faithful of Iraq, His Beatitude Louis Raphael Sako, Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, expressed his hope that the celebration of Christ’s Resurrection would “ …read more
Marco Roncalli was just a child when in his home the fragrance of sanctity was already breathed of his uncle-priest, Angelo Giuseppe, the future Pope John XXIII. It was a fragrance so …read more
On Monday, the Maltese government legalized same-sex unions as well as adoption by homosexual couples. The unanimous vote is seen as a major cultural shift in social policy in a country where …read more
On May 5-6, Vatican representatives will appear in Geneva, Switzerland, before the UN Committee on the Convention Against Torture (CAT) and will answer questions regarding sexual abuse …read more