We have already seen several basilicas in Rome called Trastevere, famous for its restaurants and for its characteristic buildings. There is another one that we should not miss, and it is the Basilica of Saint Cecilia, it is very dear to musicians because Saint Cecilia, together with Saint Gregory the Great are considered their heavenly patroness.
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) 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) 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) 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.
Aurelio Porfiri On the morning of Saturday, January 9, Don Ennio Innocenti, a Roman priest, as he liked to call himself, passed away. He was born in 1932, in Pistoia and lived through the pains of war, culminating in the killing of his father in 1944. The young Ennio began to show signs of a vocation to the priesthood, encouraged…