Dear Brothers and Sisters, (Vatican VA) In our Lenten journey towards Easter, let us remember the One who “humbled himself and became obedient unto death, even death on a cross” (Phil 2:8). During this season of conversion, let us renew our faith, draw from the “living water” of hope, and receive with open hearts the love of God, who makes…
Joaquim Magalhães de Castro Every chronicler guarantees that the kind king and his people left the best of the impressions among the Portuguese visitors, back at sea again.
(CNA) Cardinal Timothy Dolan has denounced the defacement of St. Patrick’s Cathedral after protesters affiliated with Black Lives Matter Brooklyn and Justice for George spray painted graffiti on its exterior.
(CNA) The sainthood cause of a Catholic priest who was imprisoned by both the Nazis and the communists has advanced with the conclusion of the initial diocesan phase of the cause.
(CNA) A Catholic non-profit has surprised hundreds of suffering Armenian families with Christmas presents following the problems of the coronavirus pandemic and the Nagorno-Karabakh war.
(Vatican News) Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter, Motu proprio Aperuit illis, published on 30 September, establishes that “the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time is to be devoted to the celebration, study and dissemination of the Word of God.”
Robaird O’CearbhaillHong Kong Correspondent We should, as journalists, analyse and critique, and when necessary, praise, the high and mighty. One of the great Catholics of our time – the Secretary General of the United Nations.
(CNS) Fares Melki’s first introduction to his great-uncle was when he asked his grandfather about the picture framed above his grandfather’s bed. About 10 years later, Melki bought a book about the Armenian genocide and discovered that it included passages from the diary of Father Leonard Melki.
Marco Carvalho A great honor, but also a great responsibility. This is how Maria Lúcia Fonseca, a missionary of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, received the papal decree authorizing women to distribute communion, to serve as acolytes and to read the Word of God during the Eucharist.
(CNA) One of the most prominent people in the life of Jesus Christ, St. Joseph, his foster father, is also one of the quietest. And as such, he can be one of the most overlooked people in the Bible and in the Holy Family.