Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has paid tribute to the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis and urged Catholics to read Francis’ apostolic letter Patris corde, describing it as a simple text “coming from the heart and going to the heart, yet containing such profound depth.”
In the contemplation of Christ’s Passion during Holy Week, Pope Francis said he is thinking also of the innocent victims of war, everyday violence, and abortion who are “crucified in our time.”
A Catholic priest and at least six others were killed by gunmen in an attack on St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Benue State, Nigeria, the Diocese of Katsina-Ala confirmed today.
Image Credit: CBCEW A new booklet published by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development “calls on us to broaden the way we look at …
Pope Francis has highlighted the plight of people forced from their homes due to the climate crisis, calling on Catholics to respond with selflessness and charity.
Pope Francis told priests on Monday that “spiritual worldliness” is one of the worst temptations in clerical life.
The Vatican said Monday that a commission overseeing reform of the office managing St. Peter’s Basilica had completed its work.
The Holy See press office announced 29 March that the reform of the Fabric of St. Peter was ready to go and would be implemented at the will of the office’s new president, Cardinal Mauro Gambetti, O.F.M. Conv.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has celebrated the Mass of Chrism in Westminster Cathedral with the faithful present in the pews – albeit socially-distanced. This is a contrasting scene to the empty churches of Holy Week 2020.
Asylum seekers Credit: CBCEW The Lead Bishop for Migrants and Refugees has called for a just approach to asylum that has “people and families at …
The Franciscan friars taking care of the Holy Land sites have asked Catholics for prayers and financial support as they continue to feel the loss of pilgrimages during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cardinal Robert Sarah has asked Pope Francis to reinstate the celebration of private Masses at the side altars in St. Peter’s Basilica, after individual Masses were suspended earlier this month in favour of concelebration.
Indonesia’s Catholic bishops have strongly condemned the Palm Sunday suicide bombing on the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral on the island of Sulawesi which injured at least 19 people.
Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica on March 28, 2021 / Vatican Media. Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ …
Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica on March 28, 2021 / Vatican Media. Pope Francis urged Catholics to focus on the …
Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica March 28, 2021. / Vatican Media Pope Francis prayed today for Indonesian Catholics injured in …
A British judge has reversed the seizure of the accounts of an Italian broker under investigation by the Vatican, saying that Vatican prosecutors withheld and misrepresented information in their request to the UK court.
Pope Francis said today that the Vatican’s quest for transparency should be inspired by “the founding principles of ecclesial life” and conform to international standards.
The Vatican Dicastery for Communication has released a book marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ extraordinary “Urbi et Orbi” blessing as the coronavirus pandemic swept the world.
Source: CNA The Right Reverend Paul Swarbrick, the Lead Bishop for Africa at the Bishops’ Conference, has expressed his solidarity with those suffering violence and …
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