Pope Francis to Altar Servers : Holiness Is Not For the Lazy

Everyone is called to pursue sainthood through living the Works of Mercy, though it is not for the weak of heart, Pope Francis told more than 60,000 young altar servers in St. Peter's Square Tuesda ...

Aug 06, 2018

Keep Immigrant Families Together

By JD Flynn Immigration reform requires seeing the faces of immig ...

Jul 06, 2018

After Calling God 'Stupid,' Duterte Seeks

By Christine Rousselle After calling God “stupid,” Ph ...

Jul 06, 2018

Why Cardinals Have Ranks

Pope Francis made an unexpected change Tuesday in the structure of the College of Cardinals, adding some curial officials to the rank of “cardinal bishops,” ...

Jul 06, 2018

Pope Francis: Fear Sin, Not Death

Catholics have no reason to fear death, because Christ the Lord has power over death; instead, they should fear sin, which hardens and kills the soul, Pope Francis said ...

Jul 06, 2018

Pope Says Abortion of Sick, Disabled Children Reflects Nazi Mentality

In a speech to a family association Saturday, Pope Francis again stressed that God's vision of the family is between a man and a woman, and compared the abortion of chi ...

Jun 22, 2018

Exploiting Women is a 'Sin Against God'- Pope Francis

In his daily homily Friday, Pope Francis issued a scathing critique of the ways in which women are often exploited and mistreated - whether it be through a revealing te ...

Jun 22, 2018

Australian Priests 'Willing to go to Jail' Rather Than Break Confessional Seal

As Australian states and territories pass and consider laws requiring priests to break the seal of confession to report cases of child sex abuse, Catholic priests are s ...

Jun 22, 2018

The Holy Father Appoints Auxiliary Bishop for Enugu

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May 25, 2018

Bishops Call for 'Common-Sense Gun Measures' After Florida School Shooting

In the aftermath of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stone man Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. that killed 17 people, two US bishops have issued a joint statement calling for “common-sen ...

Mar 09, 2018



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