St Augustine Feast Day 2016 – A Day To Remember

The heavenly hosts, angels and the celestials’ bodies all connived with God Almighty to let open the flood gates of heaven unabated unto the earth on the [...]

Pope prays for victims of recent attacks in Baghdad and Dhaka

On Sunday, Pope Francis remembered the victims of attacks in Iraq and Bangladesh over the weekend, and prayed for the conversion of persons “blinded by [...]

Benedict XVI talks resignation, Pope Francis in new book-length interview

Though he has rarely spoken since resigning from the papacy, Benedict XVI granted several lengthy interviews to German journalist Peter Seewald shortly after [...]

Harvest of Great Mercy in the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Harvest season is a special time for bringing gifts to God in thanksgiving for all that He has done and would do; it is also a special period in the catholic [...]

How the Pope’s visit to Auschwitz will shape World Youth Day

Since the very first World Youth Day in 1986, the international Catholic event has been marked by prayer, music, and fellowship among thousands of young people [...]

Pope: Disabled persons should be loved, not hidden from society

On Sunday, Pope Francis denounced the increasingly prevalent mentality which claims that sick and disabled persons cannot be happy, and should be kept out of [...]

Social media, WYD, and a ‘tweetable’ Pope – evangelizing in a digital era

As thousands of young people prepare to hit Krakow in July for World Youth Day, the race to spread the word about the event is well underway, with organizers [...]

Vatican, World Youth Day officials release pope’s Poland itinerary

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis will visit the Nazi death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau during his visit to Poland for World Youth Day in Krakow. [...]

What Pope Francis wants the world’s priests to know

Pope Francis spoke candidly to thousands of priests this week during a special retreat for the Year of Mercy. The upshot of what he told them? We as priests [...]

Does The Catholic Church Have 2 Popes? Controversy Is Revived As Benedict Aide Makes Stunning Remarks

A Vatican controversy was recently reignited when a long-time personal aide to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI suggested that the papacy has been redefined and that [...]