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President Donald Trump has said he looks “very much forward to meeting the Pope.” The president, who will be in Taormina, Sicily, in late May for a meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized...
Don’t you hate ultimatums? Most of us have encountered (and maybe issued) them at one time or another. They usually begin with “unless” or “if” and threaten dire consequences if one’s expectations or...
Faced with the discouragement and powerlessness due to injustice, anxiety, dark moments, tight circumstances and the unexpected, Jesus can still shed light on our path. That is how it was for the...
The canonization of Fatima visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto has been hailed as an exciting moment for the Church, but the rector of the Marian shrine has said that it bears an even greater...
Some days – more than others – it can appear that the world we live in is a dark and fearsome place, filled with all manner of evil; that men of peace and goodwill are few and far between, grossly...
Pope Francis will canonize visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto during his trip to Portugal on May 13, the 100th anniversary of the Fatima Marian apparitions. The Martos will be the youngest non-...
Contrary to earlier reports, President Donald Trump will meet with Pope Francis when he travels to Italy next month for meetings with the G7 leaders, U.S. and Vatican officials said Wednesday, April...
President Trump and Pope Francis meeting could take place at end of next month. Donald Trump’s administration will be asking the Holy See for a papal audience after high-ranking Catholic Republican...
The Latin language has been dead for hundreds of years, so what are the reasons behind the bond between this ancient language and the Catholic Church? Father Roberto Spataro, secretary of the...
The social media feeds are filled with woeful statuses and comments about the possibility of a nuclear war involving North Korea and the United States. Looks like Russia and China are dangling their...
According to pious tradition, the Rosary was given to Saint Dominic in an apparition of the Virgin Mary in the year 1214. In the 15th century, it was promoted by Alanus de Rupe (St. Alan of the Rock...
While conversion and prayer are at the heart of Mary’s messages at Fatima, Portugal, the miracles and unexplained phenomenon that accompanied the events 100 years ago continue to intrigue believers...
The best way for a good night's sleep is to reclaim your inner peace and rest with a heart united to God My dear God in heaven, O Creator, O One who loved me into being… Now that the voices are...
Even though candles no longer have a practical purpose, the Church still requires their use in the liturgy. With the exception of the Easter Vigil and the Advent Rorate Masses, in modern celebrations...
Archbishop Dominique Lebrun of Rouen has announced the opening of the cause for beatification of Fr Jacques Hamel, who was assassinated on July 26, 2016 by two young terrorists linked to ISIS. Those...
A new heart-warming book will be released on April 24 – one that will help children to appreciate their moms and dads more but first and foremost, Jesus and Mary! I recall having no thought in my...
What did Jesus mean when He uttered the words "It is finished!" in John 19:30? The phrase actually translates one word in Greek, tetelestai, from the root tele­ō, which means "to finish, fulfill."...
“May the balm of Mercy reach everyone” Throughout his papacy so far, Pope Francis has consistently shown himself to be a messenger of mercy. This has been evident not only in the words he has spoken...
It has been almost two decades since a Roman Catholic Pope has been on an official visit to Egypt. It was the year 2000 when Pope John Paul II said in Arabic “Peace be upon you”, making history as...
Pope Francis' Urbi et Orbi Easter message: “May the Risen Lord grant the leaders of nations the courage they need to put a halt to the arms trade.” The memory for Syria, the Middle East, Africa and...