Author: asiel

1,28 Billion Catholics; Half are in Ten Countries

Taken together, the ten countries with the most Catholics account for almost 56% of the world’s Catholic population, the Vatican reported. The 2017 Annuario Pontificio, or Vatican yearbook, and a new edition of the...

An Old Saint for SA Today

Fr Emil Blaser OP – Inspiration. Encouragement. This is what ordinary people are searching for as they struggle for happiness in their everyday lives. No doubt it is this that distinguishes Pope Francis from...

Pope to Visit Egypt

Accepting an invitation from Egypt’s president and top religious leaders, Pope Francis will visit Cairo April 28-29. In response to an invitation from President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, the Catholic bishops in Egypt, Coptic Orthodox Pope...