Latest News

St Francesca Cabrini (December 22) became the first American to be canonised in 1946

Martin Sheen says that without his son Charlie the film would not have reached US audiences

Benedict XVI spoke about the meaning of Christmas as well as the importance of being close to Christ throughout the entire year

Archbishop of Prague pays tribute to ‘friend and fellow prisoner’ who led Czech Republic for 10 years

Michael Brendan Dougherty asks whether there will be a second act to Newt Gingrich’s mind-boggling political career

Government Minister says that no churches or other religious premises will be forced to host civil partnership ceremonies

Pope laments overcrowding in prisons and tells hundreds of inmates that they are worthy of dignity

Pope Benedict XVI advances Causes of 20 men and women and recognises 64 martyrs of the Spanish Civil War

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Fourth Sunday of Advent: 2 Sam 7:1-5 & 8-11; Rm 16:25-27; Lk 1:26-38