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“The miracles of Christ and the saints, prophecies, the Church's growth and holiness, and her fruitfulness and stability are the most certain signs of divine Revelation, adapted to the intelligence...
If you pray, stay away from the occult, go to Mass and have faith in God, you will be protected. One good confession is worth a hundred exorcisms. Patti Armstrong “What is it you need?” Father...
Respect, responsibility and relationship are the three themes highlighted by Pope Francis in a message addressed to the “Laudato Sì & Big Cities” conference taking place in Rio de Janeiro. The 3...
The leitmotiv of the 40th session of FAO’s Conference, held in Rome from July 3-8, was to value agriculture, said the Holy See’s diplomat, Father Fernando Chica Arellano, Permanent Observer to FAO (...
"Work out your salvation in fear and trembling." Philippians 2:12 "Lord, are they few that are saved? But he said to them: Strive to enter by the narrow gate; for many, I say to you, shall seek to...
Following the 2nd anniversary of the publication of his encyclical “Laudato Sì – On Care of our Common Home”, Pope Francis has endorsed a pledge campaign that aims to mobilize at least 1 million...
The United Bible Societies distributed 34 million bibles around the world during 2016. North and South America hold this year’s record for distribution of full-length bibles. According to impressive...
This week marks the 100th anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal. What she did that day inspired many to convert but provoked others to reject the faith out of hand. It made...
Published in a US scientific journal new findings by Cnr and University of Padua. Electron Microscopy to analyze a pristine fiber: found creatinine and ferritin iron nanoparticles, typical in cases...
Pope Francis has issued an apostolic letter decreeing that the oblatio vitae—the “offering of life”—has joined martyrdom and the heroic exercise of the virtues as a recognized path to beatification...
On July 13, 1917, Our Lady gave several specific directives that, if we heeded, the world would not be in the situation it finds itself today. Joseph Pronechen A hundred years ago, during the Fatima...
“One must be able to “change,” to adapt to bring the message closer, although it is always the same,” wrote Pope Francis to the participants in the First International Symposium on Catechesis, which...
Comboni Father Daniele Moschetti explains the reasons of the conflict. “The embargo on the sale of weapons is not enforced, it suits nobody.” The war and the humanitarian tragedy in the country where...
“As a priest, it’s my job to be countercultural. I was ordained to bring order out of disorder.” St. Joseph, Missouri is home to “the walking priest,” Fr. Lawrence Carney, who engages in his own form...
Italian youth lead the lively Sunday worship (July 8) at St. Pius X Catholic Church in this southern Sicilian town with the help of an African migrant picking up the playful rhythm on a drum....
Marc Brunet has begun his long walk along the Huguenot Trail, which will take him to the German city of Bad Karlshafen. As well as commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Brunet’s “...
The Holy See has greeted the Draft Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Arms, adopted at the United nations on July 7, 2017 by 122 countries. For Monsignor Silvano Maria Tomasi, Delegate Secretary of...
Pope Francis will beatify a priest and a bishop martyred in Colombia when he visits the country in September, a Vatican spokesman has said. In an email to the Catholic News Service, Vatican spokesman...
The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity has released a note regarding the association of the Reformed Churches to the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ...
The longest construction yard in recent history finds a new hitch. Sagrada Familia’s never-ending timetable holds 2026 as the date of completion of the work, begun in 1882. But Antoni Gaudí’s project...