Exactly one week before Easter Sunday, Pope Francis has reminded the faithful that we must follow God's humble example. During his Palm Sunday homily this morning, the Pope toldthe crowds in a sunny St. Peter's Square, that even when it involves facing humiliation, we are to be humble like Jesus was. "There is...read more
Below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' Palm Sunday homily, which was given this morning in St. Peter's Square: *** At the heart of this celebration, which seems so festive, are the words we heard in the hymn of the Letter to the Philippians:“He humbled himself”(2:8).Jesus’ humiliation. ...
Below is a translation of Pope Francis’ Angelus address today, following the Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square: *** Before the Angelus At the end of this celebration, I affectionately greet all of you here, particularly young people. Dear young people, I urge you to continue your journey both in your d...
Divorce has a significant impact on family income, the British Marriage Foundation declared in a recent study. A family that stays together can have the same positive effect on income as having a university degree, they found. “The negative effect on income of paying for two households, additional transport and...
Quote for March 27th
"No one ought to consider himself a true servant of God who is not tried by many temptations and trials."
- St. Francis of Assisi
An international vigil will take place in 4 major Marian basilicas around the world to commemorate the 20thanniversary of the St. John Paul II's encyclical "Evangelium Vitae". The event was …read more
Here are the speaking notes of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin on the Church's teaching on marriage today, a lecture given last week to the Iona Institute. * * * “I am grateful to the …read more
By its recent approval of the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act (RHNDA) and the Human Rights Amendment Act (HRAA), the Council of the District of Columbia ran afoul of …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: It has been requested at our parish to have a …read more
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. -- The Coptic Orthodox Church quickly recognized the 21 Coptic faithful beheaded by ISIS in Libya as martyrs who will …read more
Although local sources hesitate to say how long peace will last, they say the situation in Libya's capitol of Tripoli is quite calm. However, the government of Prime Minister Abdullah …read more
Last February 3, Pope Francis promulgated the Decree that recognizes the martyrdom in odium fidei of the Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdamez, the anniversary of whose …read more
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