The Easter Triduum is a time to not only commemorate the Passion of the Lord, but to enter in its mystery. This was the reflection given by Pope Francis at today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. The Pope said that with tomorrow's Mass of the Lord's Supper, the summit of the liturgical year begins. Speaki...read more
Addressing Polish pilgrims during the weekly General Audience this morning in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis recognized tomorrow's anniversary of the death of Saint John Paul II. Noting this is the 10th anniversary of his passing, Francis said,“We remember him as a great Witness of the suffering Christ, dead a...
The Vatican Secretary of State says the Holy See has been attentive to the issue of many Mexicans immigrating into the United States, and has underscored that this is likely one of the key topics to be discussed at next month's Summit of the Americas. Answering several questions by ZENIT and other journalists, Ca...
For many months there has been talk about the steps the Vatican is taking to achieve transparency in financial and economic matters. In this connection, Cardinal George Pell, Prefect of the Prefecture of the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, explained that “it must not be thought that Pope Benedict XVI did nothing...
Quote for April 2nd
“We remember [St. John Paul II] as a great witness to Christ in His suffering, death and resurrection, and invoke his intercession for us, for the family, for the Church, so that the light of resurrection may shine over all the shadows of our life and fill us with joy and peace”.
- Pope Francis, April 1st, 2015
On the Feast of the Annunciation on Wednesday, the leader of Canada's bishops released a message for Holy Week and Easter. The message begins with the exhortation, "Choose life!" Last month, …read more
Manila Archbishop Emeritus, Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales says the Catholic Church cannot conform her teachings about divorce to the world’s wishes. According to CBCP News, the former archbishop …read more
Bishop Alfredo Petit-Vergel is auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Havana, Cuba. A priest since 1961, he has served as both a parish priest and seminary professor. He was named a bishop by …read more
The head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Pakistan, Archbishop Joseph Coutts, has called on Christians to not violently react against Muslims. In this exclusive interview with ZENIT …read more
Here is the statement by His Excellency Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi,Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations andOther International Organizations in Genevaat the 28th Session …read more