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February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020
A meek Christian is not weak, but defends his faith and controls his temper, Pope Francis said
February 19, 2020
Hearts hardened by ideology, selfishness and arrogance leave no room for God, Pope Francis said. “The Lord only goes in hearts that are like his heart,” that is, “hearts that are compassionate, open,” the Pope said in his homily on February 18 during morning Mass at the Domus Sanctae Marthae. The Pope reflected on the
February 19, 2020
The hope of Christ is far more profound than hope as the world defines it, Archbishop Nelson Perez said during his homily at his installation Mass as Archbishop of Philadelphia on Tuesday. “Hope is the confident expectation of what God has promised, and its strength is in his faithfulness. That’s hope,” Perez said. He said
February 19, 2020
Bishop Joseph Zhu Baoyu is one of the oldest coronavirus patients to have recovered
February 19, 2020
Al-Tahera Syriac Catholic church, in the old city of Mosul, was severely damaged after ISIS invaded the city in June of 2014
February 19, 2020
The Nigerian priest who was abducted by gunmen last week has been freed
February 19, 2020
I recently visited Turkana in north-west Kenya, a journey which involves a long drive through arid and seemingly inhospitable desert. Here, in one of the country’s most impoverished, vulnerable and chronically undernourished areas, Mary’s Meals volunteers lovingly prepare nutritious meals for more than 23,000 children every school day. At the nursery I visited, a large
February 19, 2020
Those who dreaded the publication of the Holy Father’s response to the Amazon Synod will be able to breathe a sigh of relief, on one count at least. In the course of 40 pages His Holiness devotes his most incisive remarks to an explanation of why admitting women to Holy Orders would be a mistake.
February 19, 2020
Pope Francis “initiated and approved” last week’s Holy See-China meeting, reports the South China Morning Post. Nelson Pérez has been installed as the new Archbishop of Philadelphia (Rocco Palmo). A priest has condemned the killing of at least 22 people in Cameroon’s Anglophone region. Cardinal Oswald Gracias has been re-elected president of the Catholic Bishops’
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