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After a myriad of reports of United States humanitarian aid not reaching Christian genocide survivors in Iraq, their advocates in the U.S. are hoping that will change very soon. “There is an...
While I only have a bachelors degree in psychology, my years of priesthood have taught me so much more. While there are chemical imbalance issues, and medications that offer more immediate relief, we...
The feast of the Most Holy Trinity may well be regarded as the Church's Te Deum of gratitude over all the blessings of the Christmas and Easter seasons; for this mystery is a synthesis of Christmas,...
Many are ready to give a polite nod of some sort to Jesus of Nazareth. Most honor him as a great moral teacher. Many even confess him as Savior. But the Incarnation of the Eternal God? Second person...
With the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Francis denounces violence affecting women’s role and advocates the defense of their rights. Many women “are well prepared to face inter-...
“To go forward with our pastoral work, with the accompaniment of the people in these difficult moments and, of course, to help to pursue coexistence and peace,” were the guidelines that Pope Francis...
On Saturday, June 3, 2017, the Vigil of Pentecost, Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Priestly Society of Saint Pius X, ordained five deacons at the Sacred Heart Seminary in Zaitzkofen....
With three symbolic knocks on the front door, St. Bernadette Parish in Scottsdale officially opened its church building after decades in the making. Several hundred parishioners and guests attended...
The Trinity dogma is not the result of poetic fantasies or of philosophical elucubrations. Nor it is a rational theological formulation that offers the pretext of saying that it is a mystery so...
Since the pontificate of Blessed Paul VI, the Ordinary form of the Roman Rite has been without one of the “greatest octaves” which critics argue has led to a detrimental effect on the Church’s...
The Iranian priest who serves as national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies deplored the June 7 ISIS terrorist attacks on Iran’s parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the...
Pope Francis on Friday, June 9, sent his condolences for the victims of Wednesday's terrorist attack in Tehran, Iran, saying he "laments this senseless and grave act of violence". The Holy Father's...
Mohammed Nadim is publishing “Requiem for Father Jacques Hamel,” a 130-page book, with a Preface by Monsignor Lebrun, published by Bayard, which will be in bookstores on June 14, 2017. It will be...
Diego Rafael Padron Sanchez, president of the Episcopal Conference, after meeting the Pope: we are in tune with Francis, deeply moved by the young people’s death during the protests It is necessary...
The leaders of the bishops' conference in Venezuela have delivered to Pope Francis a file listing the deaths occurred during the protest against the government along with detailed information on the...
As North Korea continues to step up its provocations, South Korean president Moon Jae-in has commissioned a special emissary to the Holy See to ask Pope Francis to assist the reconciliation process...
Pope Francis received the leaders of the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference (VEC), in the Apostolic Vatican Palace, on Thursday, June 8, 2017, to talk about the grave situation the country is...
In teaching the Lord’s prayer, Jesus invites all Christians “to have the courage of calling God with the name ‘father,'” the pope said June 7 at his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square. “...
The leader of the Sudanese bishops’ conference is expressing hope that Pope Francis will still travel to South Sudan at some point in the future, and is calling on people in the country to work for...
In a corner of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), a large banner at the entrance of a Christian area is emblazoned with the photos of a Catholic bishop and a picture of St. Peter's Roman...