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The Vatican’s recent diplomatic appointment to South Korea gained added significance as President Donald Trump announced that he will meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un for nuclear negotiations...
The Jesuit Mission in Myanmar welcomed Father Stephen Martay as its fourth local priest on February 24, with 50 priests attending the ordination Mass.He was ordained at St. Teresa parish in Tan-nan-U...
In his International Women's Day address to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mgr Janusz S Urbańczyk Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Gender...
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbishop Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer SJ, addresses a variety of issues, including his own relationship with Pope Francis, in this...
Thousands of the faithful gathered together in St Peter’s Basilica, responding to Pope Francis’ invitation to participate in “24 Hours for the Lord.” The Pope’s homily focused on the readings chosen...
Pope Francis has donated 100,000 euros (£90,000) towards the first Orthodox monastery that is being built at St Andrä in Austria’s easternmost province of Burgenland. At a festive ceremony in the...
Bishop Semeraro’s pastoral instruction: an application document of “Amoris laetitia” prepared and shared together with the priests. It is a pastoral instruction entitled “Rejoice with me” dedicated...
The Holy See Press Office released a statement on Friday, March 9, announcing Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to three Baltic States. Pope Francis will visit Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in...
The Fourth Sunday of Lent is called Laetare Sunday in the Extraordinary Form, since its theme is one of rejoicing and expectation that Easter is near. It occurs just over half way through the...
The controversial issue of the statue of John Paul II in the Brittany town of Ploermel will soon come to an end. Except for three abstentions on March 1, the municipal council of Ploërmel, a Brittany...
The story of Joseph and his brothers from the Old Testament’s Book of Genesis is no doubt familiar to all of us. Joseph is the favorite of their father, Jacob, who after wrestling with the Angel is...
“You do not pay for the Mass, if you want you can make an offering, do it but you don’t need to pay for the Mass”. Pope Francis, in the audience hall in the Vatican, raises his gaze from the prepared...
The Vatican announced Wednesday, March 7, that Pope Francis has recognized a second miracle allowing five people on the path to sainthood to be canonized, the most prominent being Bl. Pope Paul VI...
The annual ’24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative will be kicked off on Friday, March 9, with a penitential celebration in St. Peter’s Basilica presided over by Pope Francis. Pope Francis will preside...
In a congress held recently in the Seraphicum College (Saint Bonaventure College) in Rome, Pope Francis encouraged the work of the Medical Center of the Friars Minor Conventual for the poorest of...
Veronique Vogel oversees the projects in India supported by our organization. She recently returned from a fact-finding mission to the country of more than 1.3 billion people, with Christians...
Pope Francis during his General Audience on Wednesday, March 7, continued his catechesis on the Mass focusing his attention on the Eucharistic Prayer. One does not pay to go to Mass, those were Pope...
Adding specificity to what was already known about the impending canonization of Blessed Paul VI in 2018, Italian Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Pope’s top deputy as the Vatican’s Secretary of State,...
GOD’S GAME PLAN (JOHN 3:16-21) “How precious must man be in the eyes of the Creator, if he gained so great a Redeemer, and if God ‘gave his only Son’ in order that man ‘should not perish but have...
Vatican News interviews the 85-years-old German cardinal, “Tradition is not a stagnant lake, but is like a spring, or a river: it is something alive”. “Tradition is not a stagnant lake, but is like a...