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n his statements during today’s press briefing on the Synod discussions, Fox Napier said an ideological approach prevailed in the 2014 meetings but that now there is trust. The cardinal called for...
Italian newspaper Quotidiano Nazionale has published a front-page news story on Francis’ supposed ill health: a small benign tumour which can apparently be cured. The Vatican spokesman, Fr. Federico...
The last small group reports from the Synod of Bishops indicate opening to a path for the divorced and remarried to receive communion. The German speaking group has suggested they might be allowed...
In an interview with Vatican Insider, the Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, said that never before has he attended a Synod where discussions have been so free and added that “the...
Speaking ahead of the Angelus at the conclusion of the Holy Mass on Sunday,October 18, Pope Francis appealed once again for peace in the Holy Land. “I am following with great concern the situation of...
Archbishops Enrico Solmi of Italy, Mark Coleridge of Australia and the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Beatitude Fouad Twal, Monday October 19, answered questions from the media at the daily press...
Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of South Africa, on Tuesday October 20, cautioned against using “politically correct language” at the daily press briefing for the Synod on the Family on Tuesday. Napier was a...
His Holiness Pope Francis deliveed the homily of the Mass of the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time with the Rite of Canonization, where he anounced the canonization of St. Therese of Lisieux’s...
Pope Francis issued a decree on June 27, during the Ordinary Consistory in the Vatican, approving the canonization of Louis and Zélie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux. The canonization...
The French Catholic Bishops Conference held a briefing in the Vatican’s press Office on Friday, October 16, to illustrate the figures of Louis and Zélie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux...
Jean and Damiana are two Rosary Sisters. They do kneel in reverence at the festival of the “Lady of the Rosary” and pray together. Despite the difference in their ages and experience, one of them...
In an interview with the French news magazine Paris Match, Pope Francis spoke about capitalism, the environment, and the upcoming canonization of the parents of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, whom he...
Opinion is split, with some believing that doctrine cannot be changed as it would confuse faithful and others emphasising that the Church is supposed to accompany everyone. One of the Synod Fathers...
Pope Francis on Wednesday, October 14, asked forgiveness for scandals that have taken place in the Church and here in the Vatican. He also mentioned recent corruption scandals that have rocked the...
British Prime Minister David Cameron has given his support to a new report into the persecution of Christians around the world. In a statement read out at the House of Lords, on Tuesday October 13,...
A new shelter for homeless people has been opened in Rome by the General House of the Jesuits, as a gift to their confrere, Pope Francis. The shelter is called “Dono di Misericordia” (Gift of Mercy)...
"The presence of an apostolic nuncio in Iraq is a glaring sign that the Church does not abandon its children in need who are experiencing a grave period of suffering. The Church prays for them and...
The residence in Rome’s Via dei Penitenzieri is already up and running and can host up to 34 people a night: the dorms are run by nuns from Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity. The restructuring...
Fr. Federico Lombardi SJ, spokesman for the Holy See, on Monday October 12, was accompanied by Fr. Thomas Rosica CSB and two couples - Pedro & Ketty De Rezende from Brazil and Ishwar & Penny...
Following is the text of the homily deliveredon Friday, October 9, during Tierce by His Beatitude Louis Raphael I Sako, patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq), and head of the Synod of the...