Award goes to nurse, chastity educator and retired director of national grassroots organization
A nurse, a chastity educator, and the retired director of the bishops’ national grassroots organization received the 2015 People of Life Award for lifetime commitment to the pro-life movement, July 27, during the annual Diocesan Pro-Life Leadership Conference in Kansas City, Kansas. Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Bos...
Videos from investigation having effects in Europe
Legislators around the world are beginning to learn of the undercover videos exposing the illegal sale of aborted baby body parts by Planned Parenthood and are calling for investigations into local and national Planned Parenthood affiliates. National and state legislators in the United...
Appeals to Presidents Vladimir Putin and Petr Poroshenko To End Bloodshed of Innocent Civilians and Engage in Dialogue
In identical messages sent to Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Petr Poroshenko, the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church has called for the end to the bloodshed in Ukraine. According to a communique by the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed “d...
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples Talks about His Experience in Iraq, First as Nuncio and then as Papal Envoy
“It is Pope Francis’ intention to go to Iraq and I believe, without a doubt, he will do so, although I cannot foresee the opportune moment now because everyone understands that this is still a very problematic time for the country,” said Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization ...
Quote for July 29th
"I wish not merely to be called Christian, but also to be Christian."
- Saint Ignatius of Loyola
Archbishop Georg Gänswein Speaks on the Challenges of the Church Today
The Vatican rooms are impressive. As opposed to what happens in television studios, which in reality are smaller than they appear on the screen, here everything is larger: Saint Anne’s Door, …read more
Pope Francis Expressed Joy in Agreement to Help Sick Children Be Saved
Pope Francis has expressed his joy and approval of anagreementwhich will be of great help to children. Thanks to an agreement reached Friday betweenthe Governatorate of the Vatican City State …read more
In-Depth Interview with Il Sismografo Director Luis Badilla on the Impact of Holy Father’s Apostolic Visit
Luis Badilla Morales, Director of the news site Il Sismografo, is a sort of living encyclopaedia, who talks roaming naturally between pontificates, magisterial documents, trips and policy …read more
Youth Paving the Way To Bring Back Joy in the Midst of Suffering
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * Bright colors set off the sullen grey of destruction: children and young people have painted one of the streets …read more
Three African Christians in eastern Libya have been kidnapped by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. According to Abouna.org, ISIS claimed responsibility for the act in a statement on social …read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, a frequent contributor to ZENIT, is CEO of the Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation in Canada. He also serves as English language Media Attaché to the Holy See …read more
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