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Italian Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, who heads a Vatican office for the interpretation of Church law, says that as far as he's concerned, there's no legal confusion about the meaning of Pope...
“In 2016, there were over 60,000 divorce cases across the country. The causes of separation are family lifestyle, followed by adultery and violence. The crisis affects mainly young couples. The...
Through its annual rice bowl initiative, Catholic Relief Services has announced it will be promoting a “culture of encounter” in its Lenten operation. “At a time when there is so much conflict in the...
Sister Lizzy Chakkalakal heads Our Lady's Convent Girls Higher Secondary School in Kochi. In 2012 she provided the first house to a needy family. For her, “the birth of a culture of sharing and...
“We are designed to be awed in space. If our imperfect species has found such glimmers of delight in our first tentative encounter with the cosmos, then we have truly found a most caring and generous...
Pope’s audience at the International Forum on “Migration and Peace”: “Integration and welcoming are a moral duty,” “One group of individuals cannot control half of the world’s resources”. To welcome...
A practical first step toward holiness — as well as for assuring peace in one’s family and in the world — is to pray for a person who has caused offense or harm, Pope Francis said. “Are you merciful...
Pope Francis’ historic visit to the Anglican church of All Saints in central Rome on Sunday, February 26, will be marked by the ‘twinning’ of the Church of England community with the Catholic parish...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols crowned on Sunday, February 19, a statue of Our Lady of Fátima in the centenary year of her appearance, and re-consecrated England and Wales to the Immaculate Heart of Mary...
In Germany, where the Protestant Reformation began 500 years ago, the Protestant and Catholic Churches are making a show of unity. One in five German Protestants would support unification with the...
An overcrowded boat capsized o Sunday, February 19, off the coast near Katukurunda (Kalutara District), on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka with many Catholics on board. The vessel was taking part in...
Radio Maria (formally known as the World Family of Radio Maria) is the World Family of Radio Maria. It was formed in 1998, mainly based on the Our Lady of Medjugorje apparitions and messages, and...
Nur Essa, a Muslim Syrian woman whose family was brought to Rome from Lesbos by Pope Francis last April, said that the openness he has shown to those of different faiths has deeply impressed her. “...
Pope Francis on Sunday afternoon, February 19, made a visit to the parish of Maria Josefa of the Heart of Jesus in the suburbs of Rome. During Mass, he stressed, that the path to holiness was...
Just in time for the 100th anniversary of Fatima, the diocesan phase of the canonization process for Sister Lucia, one of the three seers who saw and conversed with Our Lady of the Rosary at Fatima,...
During his Angelus address on Sunday, February 19, Pope Francis said the day’s Gospel – part of the Sermon on the Mount, from the Gospel of Saint Matthew – is one of the Biblical passages that best...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols gave the following homily on Saturday, February 18, at Mass for the visit and crowning of National Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday,...
“Hey Francis! Le’s take a selfie!” Pope Francis was enthusiastically welcomed by students and professors during this morning’s visit to University Roma Tre, the third and most recent state-run...
Thousands of Catholics joined a march with church leaders in Manila on Saturday,February 18, in one of the largest shows of opposition against President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly crackdown against...
There are thousands of “inexplicable healings” reported every year at the Marian shrine in Lourdes, France, one of the most visited shrines in the world. However, only a minute number of these “...