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The United Bible Societies distributed 34 million bibles around the world during 2016. North and South America hold this year’s record for distribution of full-length bibles. According to impressive...
Published in a US scientific journal new findings by Cnr and University of Padua. Electron Microscopy to analyze a pristine fiber: found creatinine and ferritin iron nanoparticles, typical in cases...
On July 13, 1917, Our Lady gave several specific directives that, if we heeded, the world would not be in the situation it finds itself today. Joseph Pronechen A hundred years ago, during the Fatima...
Comboni Father Daniele Moschetti explains the reasons of the conflict. “The embargo on the sale of weapons is not enforced, it suits nobody.” The war and the humanitarian tragedy in the country where...
Letter from Francis to the heads of state gathered in Hamburg: “Stop the present arms race and give absolute priority to the poor and refugees” “Enough with these useless slaughters! War is never a...
Sometimes we have trouble seeing Jesus in our lives. Maybe we are stressed out in a way that doesn’t match the peace he promised. Maybe we feel stretched thinner than the “abundant life” he promised...
When you hear the expression “sins of the flesh,” what kind of sins do you think of? That’s what I thought. Do you suppose that was all St. Paul had on his mind when he wrote to the Romans, “We are...
The latest in a long line of studies, now numbering in the hundreds, if not thousands, shows that church attendance is good for your health. Published in May by researchers from Vanderbilt University...
In the Holy See they are trying whatever they can to help little Charlie. The deployment of Papal diplomatic forces is at maximum levels. The possibility of giving the 10-month-old severely ill...
"Our approach has taken cue from the words of the Pope, who hopes the parents will be allowed to accompany and treat their child until the end." With this statement Mariella Enoc, president of...
The Acts of the Apostles tell that, when Peter passed by, the sick were placed in his shadow, and when he touched them, they were cured (Acts, Chapter 5, verse 5). Whoever has made a pilgrimage to...
The US offers an experimental treatment and the Vatican pediatric Hospital to transfer Charlie Gard to its facilities. The Vatican and Donald Trump offer their support to little Charlie. The Holy See...
Overlooking easy persecution campaigns, the pastor of Lahore tells the life of a Catholic community whose relationship with Muslims is growing wiser. It is far too easy to look at the Catholic Church...
In a survey conducted by Pew Research Centre in March 2017 and published last week, Jordanians were reported to have the highest (82 per cent) unfavourable views of the US, among the 37 nations...
The Church, in July, traditionally honors the Most Precious Blood of Jesus. By His blood we are washed of sin and given eternal life. Pope Saint John XXIII, with his apostolic letter “Inde a Primis...
"If Christians knew the power of the Rosary, it would be the end of me!" Following are excerpts from private dialogues between Satan and Fr. Gabriele Amorth, an exorcist in Rome who died recently at...
When Pope Francis canonized child seers and siblings Francisco and Jacinta Marto May 13, the centenary of the first apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima, he added to a long list of children and...
A consistory is a gathering of cardinals, which the Pope can convoke to give solemnity to a particular decision, or simply to ask his “Senate” to counsel him on an important issue. However, the most...
When I was a little boy and went to my catechism lessons the nuns, our teachers, used the famous Baltimore Catechism for their teaching guide. Many times they required us to memorize parts of the...
As a priest with a wonderful Catholic primary school in my parish, I often meet parents who want their children to go to the school because they like its “ethos”, but wish it didn’t have to be so...