Pope Francis made a surprise announcement that he intends to visit Sarajevo on Saturday, June 6th. The Holy Father announced his trip to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square during his Sunday Angelus address. "I would like to announce that on Saturday, June 6th, God-willing, I will go to Sarajevo, capital ...read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address before and after the recitation of the Angelus today to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square: * * * Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! This Sunday's Gospel reading (cfr Mk. 1, 21-28) presents Jesus, who, with his little community of disciples, ...
Then they came to Capernaum, and on the sabbath Jesus entered the synagogue and taught. The people were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority and not as the scribes. In their synagogue was a man with an unclean spirit; he cried out, “What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? H...
In an essay published last December Peter Hitchens, brother of the late Christopher Hitchens, a renowned atheist, reflected on the importance of religion. In his essay, published December 3 on the Website of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Hitchens acknowledged that atheists can arrive at some moral prin...
Quote for January 30th
“Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think.”
― Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address to members of the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies at the Vatican on Saturday. * * * Dear Cardinals, Dear Brother …read more
Cardinal Seán O’Malley, archbishop of Boston and chairman of the US bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, welcomed passage of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance …read more
Pope Francis appointed Capuchin Fr. Ivica Petanjak as bishop of Krk, Croatia. The diocese has apopulation of some 40,000, and 35,500 of them are Catholic. They are served by about 80 priests …read more
Here is the text of the homily given Sunday byArchbishop Eamon Martinof Armagh, primate of All Ireland, for Catholic Schools Week 2015. Catholic Schools Week 2015 is underway this week in …read more
The feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, Feb. 8, has been designated as the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking. Last year, the U.S. bishops’ Committee on …read more
On Saturday, Pope Francis received the participants of the International Congress on Canon Law held in Rome from January 22-24, 2015 at the Pontifical Gregorian University, on the theme: …read more
Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the Ecumenical Colloquium of Religious Men and Women, promoted and organized by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and …read more
Days after coming back from the Philippines, he thanked a group for being a testimony of faith. To see the video, click here URL: …read more