Category: Church

Church Recognises Marriages by SSPX

Continuing initiatives aimed at a reconciliation with the Society of St Pius X, Pope Francis has made it possible for bishops to ensure the validity of marriages celebrated in the traditionalist communities. A letter...

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...

A Church Powered by the Son and Sun

A church in the US has switched to solar power and found that the new awareness and spirituality has been a blessing… The sign outside Our Mother of Sorrows Parish office reads: “OMOS gets...

Care of Catholic Shrines

Highlighting Catholic shrines’ potential to strengthen the faith of Catholics and draw people to Christianity, Pope Francis transferred responsibility for coordinating the activity of shrines to the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelisation. “Despite...