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As Vatican Christmas tree goes up, popes Christmas schedule released

As Vatican Christmas tree goes up, popes Christmas schedule released

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- As a towering spruce tree was erected in St. Peter's Square, the [...]

Grace, not money, must guide financial choices of religious, pope says

Grace, not money, must guide financial choices of religious, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Just as "the habit does not make the monk," taking a vow [...]

For Cuban exiles, painful memories mix with relief at Castros death

For Cuban exiles, painful memories mix with relief at Castros death

MIAMI (CNS) -- While many celebrated loudly on the streets, the death of Fidel Castro triggered [...]

Bishop Lynch of St. Petersburg retires; Bishop Parkes named successor

Bishop Lynch of St. Petersburg retires; Bishop Parkes named successor

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert N. Lynch of St. [...]

God”€™s righteousness is mercy

God”€™s righteousness is mercy

On 31 October 2016, Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan and Pastor Martin Junge, representing the community of [...]

Advent: Watchful and Joyful Waiting Time

Advent: Watchful and Joyful Waiting Time

First Sunday of Advent – Year A Roman Rite Is 2, 1-5; Ps 122; Rm 13.11 to [...]

On International Day, Papal Tweet Calls for Respect of Women’s Dignity

On International Day, Papal Tweet Calls for Respect of Women’s Dignity

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and Pope Francis [...]

Pope’s Video Message to Festival of Church’s Social Doctrine in Verona

Pope’s Video Message to Festival of Church’s Social Doctrine in Verona

Below is a Vatican-provided working translation of the transcription of Pope Francis"€™ video-message sent yesterday [...]

Commission on Women Deacons Has 1st Meeting

Commission on Women Deacons Has 1st Meeting

The Vatican press office reported that today, the first meeting of the Study Commission on [...]

Knowing “€˜God Is Here”€™ Is Consolation Pope Finds at End of Each Day

Knowing “€˜God Is Here”€™ Is Consolation Pope Finds at End of Each Day

When he does his nightly examen, Pope Francis says he feels consolation in seeing how [...]

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