The Congregation for the Causes of Saints approved has the second miracle needed for the canonisation of Blessed Pope Paul VI, allowing his canonisation to take place, possibly later this year.
Author: Jael SC
Catholic priests must deliver good homilies so the “good news” of the Gospel can take root in people’s hearts and help them live holier lives, Pope Francis said.
The Catholic Church’s care for the sick, especially through Catholic-run hospitals, is an antidote to “the business mentality that is seeking worldwide to turn health care into a profit-making enterprise,” Pope Francis said. In...
“Once more I speak out in favour of the rights of the Yezidis, above all their right to exist as a religious community. No one can allocate oneself the power to eliminate a religious group because it is not among those who are ‘tolerated'” – Pope Francis
Four new Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood made their final profession at a Mass concelebrated by Fr Gordon Rees, national director of Missio SACBC, and Fr Yves La Fontaine CMM, with the Ixopo choir accompanying the serv
Pope Francis said he told the bishops and priests of Chile to be uncompromising when it comes to protecting minors from sexual abuse and to trust that God will purify and renew his church during this time of trial.
We naturally consider the month of January to be a new beginning, and the commencement of a time when anything could happen. It’s the start of a new year when we make all kinds of promises to ourselves — and often fail to keep.
Churches in Afrin, Syria, are calling on the world to stop the slaughter of civilians during the Turkish military assault.
Fr Ralph de Hahn – Human happiness is dependent on our interaction with other persons, places and moods, and circumstances beyond our control.
Fr Hugh Lagan SMA argues that the Church can do harm to the survivors of abuse even with good intentions. Above all, the Church—and all who are confronted with situations of abuse — must learn to listen better to the survivors of abuse.
Prayer is a “high stakes” endeavour, requiring courage, perseverance and patience, Pope Francis said. Courage is needed to stick one’s neck out and “challenge the Lord,” pursuing and confronting him with one’s appeals, the pope said in his homily at Mass in the Domus Sanctae Marthae.
Fifteen-year-old show choir member Molly Biggs of Topeka, Kansas, thought her biggest singing break would be performing in Kansas City. As the New Year dawned, she wasn’t in Kansas anymore, but St Peter’s Square