Thanks to the surprises of the Holy Spirit, the Church moves forward. During his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis reminded the faithful that God surprises us and that we must not be afraid of change and leaving old habits behind. The Holy Spirit, Francis underscored, not only makes us under...read more
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, had a private meeting with Pope Francis this morning. Ki-moon is in Rome to address an International Symposium on climate change that was held at the Vatican. The symposium, entitled “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: The Moral Dimensio...
The Superior General of the Missionary Society of Saint Paul, Fr. Victor Onwukeme, acknowledges that problems in Africa exist, but he says they should never justify distinguishing hope. This missionary society founded in Nigeria -- the only missionary society indigenous to Africa -- currently has 274 priests work...
The leader of the US bishops addressed thousands gathered in Washington on Saturday for the March for Marriage. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville told the marchers that marriage,"like the gift of human life itself,"simply cannot be essentially changed or redefined. Today, the Supreme Court is hearing the ...
Quote for April 27th
'An act of perfect conformity to the will of God unites us more to Him than a hundred other acts of virtue.'
- St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori
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Offices in the Vatican are marking today's feast of St. George (Jorge in Spanish) with celebration, as it is the feast day of Pope Francis' baptismal saint. Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario …read more
“We have to bring the classroom to the city, for the city is educating. Society educates! The world educates, otherwise the world is destroyed.” So says Professor Josemaría Del Corral, who …read more
With the U.S. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments April 28 on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, more than 30 religious leaders representing …read more
Pope Francis speaks so simply about God that anyone can understand him, even children, which makes his words a particularly fitting gift for those receiving Jesus for the first time in the …read more
Here is a statement from Cardinal Reinhard Marx, presidentof the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), on the death of several hundred migrants who drowned …read more
Pope Francis has named Father Brendan Cahill, 51, a priest of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, as bishop of Victoria, Texas, and accepted the resignation of Bishop David E. Fellhauer, …read more