(Aleteia) Fr. Matthieu Dauchez is a French priest who works in Manila, Philippines, as the director of the ANAK-Tnk foundation, which helps street children in the poorest areas of the capital city. The foundation has already helped more than 50,000 children in its 22 years of existence.
(CNA) Vatican Cardinal Robert Sarah said Thursday that the West must wake up to the threat of Islamism after three people were killed at a French church by an attacker shouting “Allahu Akbar.”
(Aleteia) Geneva Consensus Declaration upholds nations’ right to determine laws affecting the unborn.
(CNA) A new survey released this week has found that 1 in 5 Catholic likely voters say they accept everything the Church teaches, with young adults being more likely than older generations to say they agree with Catholic doctrine. RealClear Opinion Research, in partnership with EWTN News, conducted an Oct. 5-11 poll, surveying 1,490 likely voters who self-identify as Catholic.…
Aurelio Porfiri During the month of October we especially are accustomed to remember the great Pope saint John Paul II. There are several reasons for this: He was elected as Pope on October 16, 1978 and on October 22 we celebrate his liturgical feast.
Robaird O’CearbhaillHong Kong Correspondent The neutral, US NGO, Pew Research Center, monitoring religious intolerance in 198 countries in its last 10-year report, said national persecutions of religions increased, to “an all-time high” in 187 countries, but in 128 countries, the highest total was against Christians.
Carlos M. Frota By following regularly the news concerning specifically our Church , I feel very often amazed by the variety of challenges that fall on the desk of Pope Francis, his staff and his closest team of advisers.
Anastasios If you are visiting Rome, a visit to the Basilica of San Clemente al Laterano, not far from Saint John in Lateran, is certainly well worth a visit. As we learn from the website of the Basilica, the church is full of history: “The Basilica of San Clemente is situated some three hundred yards above the Colosseum, on a…
On October 20, Pope Francis participated in an International Prayer Meeting for Peace, in the presence of leaders of various Christian denominations, and urged everyone to follow Jesus’s example of self-giving love in order to spread peace.
(CNA) The Archbishop of Santiago de Chile condemned arson attacks that destroyed two Chilean churches Sunday, and called on Catholics to carry out acts of reparation for the attacks.