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A screening of a new documentary film on the first recognizably African American Catholic priest in America drew more than 200 people to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary last Sunday, April 2. The...
Pope Francis met on Wednesday, April 5, with English Cardinal Vincent Nichols and four Muslim leaders from Britain who came to highlight the deep-rooted interfaith relations among the different...
The cross is a sign of God’s love for humankind and not just an emblem of Christianity or a piece of jewellery to display, Pope Francis said. The cross is a symbol of “the power of God who made...
There is something fascinating about famous last words. Some are merely interesting: “All my possessions for a moment of time” (Queen Elizabeth I); “Josephine” (Napoleon Bonaparte); “I have tried so...
At the general audience, on Wednesday, April 5, Pope Francis also remembers the attack in St. Petersburg. "Mobsters respond to evil with evil because they have no hope". "We witness horrified the...
“I give a warm welcome to the Arabic-speaking pilgrims, particularly those from the Middle East!”, said Pope Francis during the General Audience of April 5, 2017. This morning’s General Audience was...
The words of Jesus will be emblazoned on London buses this Easter, in an evangelical campaign aimed at winning hearts and minds and raising 'hope' among people in the capital. The 'Quote Jesus' bus...
Pope Francis has appealed to the consciences of local and international leaders to bring an end to the Syrian tragedy. Speaking during the weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, on Wednesday...
Through social media, many may recall when we all witnessed an incredible supernatural miracle in and around Holy Week of 2014. It was three years ago, on the Saturday before the Fifth Sunday of Lent...
Archbishop Paolo Pezzi of Moscow offered his prayers and condolences following a deadly explosion in the St. Petersburg metro on Monday, April 3. “With deep sorrow, I learned about the villainous...
A former drug addict whose life had spiralled destructively out of control has shared how he found salvation, hope and reconciliation through meeting Jesus. 'I didn't value my life; I actually loved...
When a group of Christians from different denominations get together to pray, it is easy to figure out who is Catholic. Instead of diving right into prayer by addressing God the Father, the Catholic...
A Way of the Cross, strictly on foot, covering a distance of about 400 km that separates Mount Mary's Bandra from Mount Mary in Haregaon. A pilgrimage promoted during this time of Lent, which...
Three new Syrian families have found shelter and welcome in the Vatican as part of an ongoing effort to provide the means and the tools for integration and a new life of hope for those fleeing...
Day-long ecumenical event in Nieuwkuijk with heads of Churches and Luther expert, Hubertus Blaumeiser. The excitement of communion in Christ. Day-long ecumenical event in Nieuwkuijk with heads of...
On 12-year Anniversary of his Death, What can John Paul II still say today, in Pope Francis’ Church? “These years have made us understand how John Paul II has entered people’s heart; he lives with...
The Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) together with the Assyrian Australian National Federation (AANF) hosted one of the most successful Assyrian New Year Festivals in the last decade. Thousands of...
After more than a year, the families hosted so far have found other accommodations: there are now thirteen new refugees, among them a woman who was abducted by ISIS, who just gave birth to a baby...
Pope Francis, on Friday, April 1, greeted participants in a conference promoted by the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences, entitled: 'Luther: 500 Years Later: A rereading of the Lutheran...
One of the favorite stories from the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima a century ago this year is how Our Lady was compelled gently to correct the three shepherd children for “cheating” on how they...