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“One who desires to obtain reconciliation with God and with the Church, must confess to a priest all the unconfessed grave sins he remembers after having carefully examined his conscience. The...
Pope Francis in his message to the Popular movements gathered in California: There is no Christian, Jewish or Muslim terrorism. Ignoring the poor is “moral blindness”. Ignoring the poor is “moral...
“What are you giving up for Lent?” is always a popular question among Catholics as Lent approaches, as if another New Year’s resolution is to be set (or reset). It becomes, for some, a badge of honor...
Francis at Santa Marta: "Many people die because the powerful want a larger slice of the earth"; for this God will call to account, yet we must ask: "How can I keep peace in my heart?" Since it is...
A book by Cardinal Coccopalmerio reflects on Amoris laetitia explaining the openings decided by the Pope: “We believe with safe consciousness that the doctrine is respected” “The Church might admit...
Attack by the Taliban group responsible for last year’s Easter massacre. Catholics engaged in solidarity. “We are dismayed and put in God’s hands this injustice along with the lives of all the...
"We will see what he does and will judge. Always on the specific…" Twenty days ago, Pope Francis responded this way to Spanish newspaper "El País" on Donald Trump. The Pope showed his intention of...
Chinese Cardinal John Tong looks at the future of Sino-Vatican relations and sees a new day for the Church in China after the signing of an agreement on the appointment of bishops. The Chinese...
Historic celebration of evensong will take place next month, February. An Anglican liturgy will be celebrated at the heart of the Catholic Church when choral evensong takes place in St Peter’s...
The Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy is “a symbol, greater than herself.” A revision of the blasphemy law to halt abuses is urgent. Sometimes “the idea overcomes reality”, one could...
Ecclesia Dei’s secretary Guido Pozzo: “We are working on improving the Fraternity’s legal status” “We are currently working on improving certain aspects of the canonical form, which will be the...
"I am depressed, scared and tired!" A statement we hear constantly. Anxiety engulfs our society, and spreads fast like a contagious disease due to many reasons, mainly the political situations...
The Order has made a surprise announcement informing that Matthew Festing is stepping down as leader of the Knights of Malta in light of tensions with the Holy See. Francis will be placing the Order...
In an interview with Spanish daily El País, the Pope spoke about populism and mentioned the example of Germany in 1933: “The risk in times of crisis is that we look for a saviour who gives us back...
Accounts of peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims. Good relations among faithful and memories of Pope Francis' visit to the country last October. "It is my sincere hope that Azerbaijan...
"Serial reluctance" to intervene by the UK government and other western powers has worsened the plight of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East, a damning report claims. A...
In a Register interview, the Vatican’s ‘foreign minister,’ Archbishop Paul Gallagher, discusses the Holy Father’s distinctive approach to international issues. In his annual “survey of the world” to...
When we go into a Christian place of worship, we expect to see a Cross. And when crosses are removed from public places, such as crematoria or hospital chapels, we quite reasonably get rather...
After the audience, on Saturday, January 14, the Palestinian president inaugurated the Palestinian embassy to the Holy See, which opened in light of the Apostolic See’s recognition of the “State of...
In response to the emergency caused by the cold weather, since Saturday 7 January, the church of San Callisto in Rome’s Trastevere neighbourhood, has kept its doors open to the homeless, offering...