Women Refugees in Bangkok Provided with Psychological and Material Assistance
Women refugees from Asian and African countries such as Pakistan or Somalia, reach Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Having experienced situations of war, sexual abuse and systematic oppression, they are forced to flee, forced to pay smugglers, and very often, robbed of their few belongings are abandoned. These...
Questions on Anticipating the Celebration of the Eucharist
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q1: I say Mass daily with two other priests of our parish. Am I permitted, for example, to anticipate my Wednesday morning weekday Mass and say it on the preceding Tuesday eveni...
Angel Rodriguez Luno, Dean of Theology of PUSC, Speaks on Pope's Historic Encyclical
On July 25, 1968, Pope Paul VI published the encyclical Humanae Vitae, on the Church’s doctrine on marriage, openness to life, contraception and responsible parenting, topics that continue to be much discussed within and outside the Church. To get to know better the theological foundations of this document, its his...
Expresses Joy and Congratulations to Patriarch Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan
Pope Francis congratulated the newly elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians. Bishop Krikor Ghabroyan, the Bishop Emeritus of the Eparchy of France was elected last week, taking the name Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan. The Holy Father responded to the Patriarch’s request of ecclesiastical communion following...
Quote for July 28th
“Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity.”
- St. Vincent de Paul
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address today before and after the recitation of the Angelus to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, I …read more
Entrusts Fruits of Recent Apostolic Visit to Our Lady of Guadalupe During Angelus Address
In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis recalled his recent Apostolic visit to South America, thanking God as well as the people of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay "for their affectionate …read more
Many reports and commentaries on the recent trip by Pope Francis to South America were eager to interpret his words from a political perspective. While the Pope did make reference to some …read more
The apostles gathered together with Jesus and reported all they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” People were coming and …read more
Cardinal Peter Turkson Presents Day of Reflection on Topic To Be Held This Weekend in Rome
Cardinal Peter Turkson has said that the Church is dedicated to giving a voice to the communities adversely affected bymining operations. The President of the Pontifical Council for Justice …read more
Recognition Brings Metropolitan Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky Closer to Beatification
Pope Francis recognized the heroic virtues of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky. According to a communique released by the Holy See Press Office, the Holy Father met this …read more
“A return home, a trip with his ‘family’ that filled his heart with happiness,” is how Msgr. Guillermo Karcher, Papal Master of Ceremonies and among the Holy Father’s closest collaborators, …read more
Archbishop Anthony Fisher Says Opponents "Write Off as Benighted and Bigoted" Those Who Stand by Traditional Marriage
The Archbishop of Sydney has reaffirmed the Church’s teaching on marriage. During the Archdiocese’s Annual Marriage Mass with Renewal of Vows on July 12, Archbishop Anthony Fisher said …read more