Even at the worst of times, Christians cannot give into depression, but rather must live in hope. During his morning Mass today in Casa Santa Marta, the Holy Father affirmed this, as he said that in order to be at peace, we must allow room for God to rescue and convert us from our worldly ways. He said we must we...read more
Here is the latest column from Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska, published in the Southern Nebraska Register. * * * Like most of you, I’ll gather around a table this Thanksgiving with family and friends. I’ll have the privilege of being with my mother, my sister and her husband, and my favorite niece ...
Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch has suggested ecumenical dialogue is reaching new heights under the pontificate of Jesuit Pope Francis. In a wide-ranging interview with ZENIT at the Vatican last week,the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity discusses Pope Francis' trip to Turkey and what it...
From Nov. 20 to Nov. 23 at Verona was held the 4thedition of the Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church, on the theme: “Beyond Places, Within Time.” The Pope sent a video-message to the participants. Here is a translation of the transcription of the Pope’s words. * * * Beloved, A cordial greeting ...
Quote for November 27th
"Love is the measure of faith"
- Pope Francis, Tweet on Nov. 27th, 2014
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address to participants of the III Congress of Ecclesial Movments and New Communities on Saturday, November 22nd. * * * Dear brothers …read more
Cardinal Joseph Zen of Hong Kong has said Chinese Christians can be optimists even if the situation facing the Church of China has not changed. Cardinal Zen was in Rome for the start of the …read more
Addressing the participants of the 7th World Congress for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, Pope Francis said that those who migrate aspire to hope for a better future for their families, “even …read more
“There are two things that the people of God cannot forgive: a priest attached to money and a priest who mistreats people. This they cannot forgive!" These were the words of the Holy Father …read more
Pope Francis has added Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier of Durban, South Africa to the list of Delegate Presidents at next year’s Synod of Bishops. The XIV General Assembly of the Ordinary Synod …read more