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The mid-Hudson River Valley region in New York is home to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The Carmelites in charge have made sure visitors feel the peace, serenity and spirituality...
Before my present assignment, I was pastor in a small parish in Vermont. The former pastor, Fr. Paul, lived with me, and one of his greatest interests was his garden, one of the most famous in town,...
The timelessness of the Gospels is remarkable. Jesus’ words in today’s Gospel about the sower were spoken directly to those who gathered around him — and they are almost more relevant to us in our...
“The miracles of Christ and the saints, prophecies, the Church's growth and holiness, and her fruitfulness and stability are the most certain signs of divine Revelation, adapted to the intelligence...
If you pray, stay away from the occult, go to Mass and have faith in God, you will be protected. One good confession is worth a hundred exorcisms. Patti Armstrong “What is it you need?” Father...
"Work out your salvation in fear and trembling." Philippians 2:12 "Lord, are they few that are saved? But he said to them: Strive to enter by the narrow gate; for many, I say to you, shall seek to...
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...