Communion and testimony

“Never before in the 20th century has a Pope faced so much resistance as Francis has” and “the fact that there is so much resistance shows that the Pope really is changing the Church.” These strong...
Representatives of the Catholic, Anglican and Muslim worlds gathered for the first time ever in the Vatican press office on Monday for the launch of a Global Freedom Network aimed at eradicating...
Catholic University engineering student James Roche hopes to raise money for a disabled children's home in Jamaica, not only for those he met while on a 2013 mission trip but in memory of his sister...
In a recently released summary report called “Persecuted and Forgotten?” Aid to the Church in Need has revealed a worldwide growth in discrimination against Christians in scope and frequency. The...
In anticipation of an upcoming papal visit to the Holy Land, the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center has delivered an Open Letter to Pope Francis. The letter was signed by more than 200...
A primary source for this story chose to remain anonymous to maintain her privacy. The Denver Catholic Register changed her name to “Kim” to accommodate her request. Kim, 32, was frantic when she...
The Church must accompany, not condemn, those whose marriages fail, according to the Holy Father. Pope Francis said that those who recognise marriage as a sacrament, a divine blessing and a...
A group of missionary sisters are bringing humanitarian assistance to the scavengers who live in the rubbish dump of the Thai city Lopburi. “We bring to them the necessary, basic items of life, and...
Blessed Imelda Lambertini, born in 1322 in Bologna, Italy, was the daughter of a noble family. She was an only child and grew up going to Mass frequently with her family. When she was nine, Imelda...
Sister Azezet Kidane is one of the female voices taking part in a special event in the Vatican to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. The gathering titled “Voices of Faith” is focusing...
Concern has spread across the Christian community after Turkish media suggested that the Basilica of Hagia Sophia, which was once a church, then a mosque and now a museum, could become a centre of...
Thirty-three leaders of Jewish, Christian and Muslim religious organizations in the United States have underlined that support from religious communities is essential to achieving a two-state peace...
Following is the summary of Pope Francis’ catechesis at his weekly General Audience: Today, Ash Wednesday, begins our Lenten journey of penance, prayer and conversion in preparation for the Church’s...
The Mexican Poor Clares will revive and take over the Monastery of St. Clare in Nazareth. Eight sisters of the Monastery of the Immaculate Conception in Zacatecas (Mexico) have been chosen for the...
Students at St. Peter’s School in Washington, DC, have led a recent project to assemble 1,500 bagged breakfasts for those seeking refuge from the cold in homeless shelters around the city. “It's so...
His Majesty King Abdullah II has called on the world population to be serious about global dialogue and understanding, saying there are forces that seek to hold the world future back by inciting...
"There is no fear for the Christians to leave the East, but fear for the East if the Christians leave it". This is how Tele Lumiere General Director and Noursat Chairman of the Board Mr. Jacques...
Don’t be fooled by statistics, was Pope Francis’ advice at the morning Mass on February 28 2014 in St. Martha’s House, as reported by Vatican Radio. The Pope spoke about the beauty of marriage,...
The Church commemorates Blessed Maria Caridad Brader (1860-1943), Foundress of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate.She was an unusually intelligent child who had an intense...
The consulting theologians of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints have approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Venerable Pope Paul VI, moving him closer to sainthood. Vatican...