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Pope explains why Satan is attacking not only Christians but all people
Church
June 2, 2018

Pope explains why Satan is attacking not only Christians but all people

Says it is the devil who is behind the "growing wave of destruction" we see today The devil is not only behind the persecution of Christians that is so widespread today. He is behind the persecution of all men and…
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EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: An extraordinary ordination in NYC
Church
May 30, 2018

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: An extraordinary ordination in NYC

Twin brothers become twin priests As the sun slowly rose on Manhattan sending its rays into the dark corridors between the skyscrapers, a familiar scene was unfolding before the massive doors of St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue. Scores of…
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Joy isn’t living from laugh to laugh, says Francis. Here’s what it really is
Church
May 30, 2018

Joy isn’t living from laugh to laugh, says Francis. Here’s what it really is

And the way to get Christian joy is from the Holy Spirit ... and with this practical tip Joy is what Christians breathe, said Pope Francis today in his morning homily. But it can’t be purchased or forced, and it’s…
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Sick people aren’t machines to be repaired, says pope
Church
May 30, 2018

Sick people aren’t machines to be repaired, says pope

And doctors should be able to follow their consciences Health care professionals must oppose a tendency to “debase the sick person as a ‘machine to be repaired,'” Pope Francis said today, in an address to representatives of the World Federation of…
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Just 2 min a day with the Gospels, and your life will change, says Francis
Church
May 27, 2018

Just 2 min a day with the Gospels, and your life will change, says Francis

"Be silent, so that you may hear His voice ..." Two minutes a day with the Gospel will change your life, says Pope Francis. Why? “Because you will encounter Jesus. You are encountering the Word.” This was the pope’s assurance to…
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Pope speaks with Italian bishops about homosexuality in seminaries
Church
May 27, 2018

Pope speaks with Italian bishops about homosexuality in seminaries

Affirms guidelines that those with homosexual tendencies are not destined for the priesthood The Italian bishops have raised the issue of homosexuality in Italian seminaries, confirmed Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, president of the Italian Episcopal Conference, at a press conference following…
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“The Rohingya are always in my heart,” says Francis
Church
May 27, 2018

“The Rohingya are always in my heart,” says Francis

Hears of their continued suffering from Bangladeshi bishops in Rome this week “The Rohingya are always in my heart,” the pope told bishops of Bangladesh who are in Rome this week for their regular visits with the pontiff and curia.…
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Norbert McAuliffe: The newest “venerable” from the United States
Church
May 27, 2018

Norbert McAuliffe: The newest “venerable” from the United States

Pope Francis recently confirmed the "heroic virtues" of this American missionary. On May 19, Pope Francis issued a decree that recognized the heroic virtues of Br. Norbert McAuliffe, an American missionary in Africa. This declaration is a vital part McAuliffe’s…
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Your priest is back to wearing green at Mass. Here’s why
Church
May 27, 2018

Your priest is back to wearing green at Mass. Here’s why

The colors of the liturgy are not random. This is what they mean. With the end of the Easter Season, we go back to Ordinary Time. Ordinary Time is a specific season in the Church that focuses on the life…
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Exploiting your workers is a mortal sin, pope warns
Church
May 26, 2018

Exploiting your workers is a mortal sin, pope warns

Says that preaching the Gospel on poverty is anything but "communist" and that riches are made to be given away Pope Francis today had harsh words for those who exploit their workers, saying during his homily at Casa Santa Marta…
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