A top Vatican officialhas said the revolution taking place in the Church is not just of advancing women, but also laypeople. In an interview with ZENIT, Flaminia Giovanelli, the under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, a position appointed by the Pope, spoke on the role of women in the Ch...read more
Pope Francis has sent a thank you note to a 14-year-old girl in Ireland. The Holy Father wrote Nicole Kane of County Carlow, Ireland, a personal letter thanking her for being “such a support” to her mother, who was sexually abused, reported the Irish Times on Wednesday. "Thank you for writing to me,” the Pope’s...
Here is a July 25 statement fromBishop Anthony B. Taylor of Little Rock, Arkansas, regarding the humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border. * * * For the last four years I have served as a member of the Committee on Migration of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. In that capacity, I visited El Salvador...
By Robert Clarke of Alliance Defending Freedom The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision at the end of June concerning assisted suicide. InR (Nicklinson & Anor) v. Ministry of Justice;R (AM) v. DPP, the court ruled that Britain’s law, which criminalizes assisted suicide, should not ...
Quote for July 31st
"Those who love to be feared fear to be loved."
Saint Francis de Sales
Jeremiah 13:1-11 Deuteronomy 32:18-19,20,21 Matthew 13:31-35 God commanded the prophets not only to speak to his people and communicate his word to them, but also to undertake certain actions …read more
“Many Muslims are now shy to declare themselves Muslim. Several Muslim told me: ‘I am ashamed—I do not understand that Islam is like that.’ So I think it is the time for a true dialogue. I …read more
New Evangelization is a term most are familiar with, but perhaps many don’t have a clear idea of what it means for them personally. Scott Hahn, a prominent Biblical scholar and prolific …read more
By Oliver Maksan There is no doubt in the mind of 23-year-old Haram. With his second child on the way, he is prepared to rush his family out of town at a moment’s notice: “My tank is always …read more
On Saturday evening, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the square in front of the Royal Palace of Caserta, southern Italy. The Mass, which took place after the Pope met priests from the region, …read more
Pope Francis has phoned the Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, Louis Raphael I Sako, to express his participation and closeness to the suffering of the Iraqi people. He made explicit …read more
-- 1 Kings 3:5,7-12 Psalm 119:57,72,76-77,127-128,129-130 Romans 8:28-30 Matthew 13:44-52 King Solomon, the son of David, was established in his kingdom and built the temple for God. The Book …read more
-- Sirach 44:1,10-15 Psalm 132:11,13-14,17-18 Matthew 13:16-17 Today we celebrate the memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. They were chosen by God to …read more