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Vatican changes Catechism teaching on death penalty, calls it ‘inadmissible’

  The Vatican has changed the Catechism's teaching on the permissibility of the death penalty, which the Church has taught is legitimate in extreme cases,...

Pope Francis issues New Exhortation

  Pope Francis released an apostolic exhortation in which he aims to “repropose” the universal call to holiness – which he says is the mission...

Don’t whitewash your sins – Pope Francis

As Christmas approaches, don't downplay your sins, Pope Francis said. Instead, name them honestly in the Sacrament of Confession, open your heart, and ask...

Vatican announces themes for upcoming World Youth Days

The Dicastery for Laity, the Family, and Life issued a communiqué on Tuesday listing the themes for the next three World Youth Days (WYD). The...

Vatican congratulates Trump … Prays that his presidency will promote peace...

After Donald Trump pulled off what was for many a surprising victory in the United States election, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin...

Mother Teresa to become Saint on Sept. 4 – Pope Francis

Pope Francis said Tuesday that  Mother Teresa will become a saint on Sept. 4. Affectionately known as the "saint of the gutter" for her unconditional...

Pope, Russian Orthodox Patriarch hold historic meeting …Sign call to end...

Pope Francis has met the head of the Russian Orthodox church, Patriarch Kirill, in Cuba Friday, Feb. 12. The meeting marked the first encounter...

Pray for me – Iranian president tells Pope Francis

As Iran's president faces controversies ranging from his country's secretive nuclear program to its support of terror and alleged human rights abuses, he had...

Pope commissions Missionaries of Mercy

Pope Francis commissioned hundreds of “Missionaries of Mercy” during Mass on Ash Wednesday at Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome. In his Bull announcing the Jubilee...

Women may now have their feet washed at Holy Thursday –...

Pope Francis has changed the rules for the Church's traditional foot-washing ceremony on Holy Thursday, issuing a decree allowing women to participate in what...

Pope Francis speaks to the roots of terror in African visit

In his first full day in Africa, Pope Francis spoke to the many millions reeling from a string of terrorist attacks, condemning the way...

Paris terrorist attacks part of ‘piecemeal WWIII’ – Pope Francis …As...

  The acts of terrorism which took place in Paris Friday night are the latest part in what Pope Francis has called a “piecemeal World...

Pope calls for end to economic exploitation, power-hunger in the Church

  Meeting workers and addressing a major gathering of the Church in Italy, Pope Francis demanded an end to economic exploitation, to clerics "obsessed" with...

Pope Francis Challenges US Congress….Share Wealth

  Pope Francis last Thursday gave a passionate speech to a rather divided joint United States congress. He urged the United States not to turn...

Pope Francis Reforms Marriage Annulment Process – Shortens Process While Maintaining...

  The Holy See released two Motu Proprio Apostolic Letters Tuesday, Sept 8,  written by Pope Francis that announce reforms to the canonical process of...

Pope establishes new Secretariat for communications

  Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter published on Saturday, called a motu proprio (Latin for “on one's own initiative”), that establishes a new Secretariat...

Pope confirms plans to visit Africa

  Pope Francis on June 12 said that he is planning to travel to Africa in November, specifically to the Central African Republic, Uganda, and...

Ireland gay-union vote, ‘defeat for humanity’- Vatican

  The Vatican's secretary of state has condemned the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage. The referendum that overwhelmingly backed marriage equality last weekend was...

Pope’s Message For The 49th World Communications Day

2015 WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY Theme: Communicating the Family: A Privileged Place of Encounter with the Gift of Love The family is a subject of profound reflection...

British Traditionalist Bishop Excommunicated for Illicit Ordination

  A traditionalist bishop who has denied the Holocaust has been automatically excommunicated along with the priest he illicitly ordained a bishop. Bishop Richard Williamson violated...
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