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Thousands of people are trapped in the ocean right now – here is Pope Francis' response

EWTN - Vatican News - 3 months 5 days ago
Vatican City, May 25, 2015 / 05:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis has strongly called on the international community to help the scores of migrants who are currently trapped...

Daily Gospel Reflection for May 25, 2015

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 5 days ago
  Today’s Gospel: Mark 10:17-27 Optional Memorial of Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest and Doctor of the Church Optional Memorial of Saint Gregory VII, Pope Optional Memorial of...

�We are living an ecumenism of blood,' Pope says in video to Phoenix unity celebration

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
Pope Francis sent a video message to the Celebration of Christian Unity, an event that took place on May 23 at the Phoenix Convention Center. The celebration was sponsored by the...

The devil knows Christians are one, says Pope Francis

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
While Christians may think of themselves as divided into different churches and denominations, the devil actually sees that they are one in their faith in Jesus, Pope Francis said...

Two Days, One Night

Dominicana - 3 months 5 days ago
The new Dardenne brothers film, Two Days, One Night, begins with the protagonist, Sandra, played by Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, receiving a call on a Friday afternoon...

Over 250,000 attend Romero beatification; Pope, Obama issue statements

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
Archbishop Óscar Romero, who served as archbishop of El Salvador's capital city of San Salvador from 1977 until his 1980 assassination, was beatified as a martyr on May 23....

Pope to US Christian Unity Event: Jesus Knows All Christians Are One, Doesn't Care What Type

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 months 5 days ago
“Division is a wound in the body of the Church of Christ,” Pope Francis has said. “And we do not want this wound to remain open.” Pope Francis made this statement in a...

Pope Francis reflects on dignity of work, laments culture of waste

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
Decrying the culture of waste, Pope Francis received members of the Italian Christian Workers Associations in audience on May 23 and said that work is dignified when it is free,...

Text of Pope's Videomessage for Day of Christian Unity in US

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 months 5 days ago
Below is the Vatican-provided text of Pope Francis' videomessage for the Day of Christian Unity in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States on May 23: *** Brothers and sisters,...

Pope affirms link between Church's pro-life and social teaching

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
Quoting Pope Benedict XVI's 2009 encyclical Caritas in Veritate, Pope Francis said on May 22 that the Church "forcefully maintains this link between life ethics and social ethics...

The Irish Church’s failures have caused its people to choose secularism over faith

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
Saturday’s vote for same-sex marriage in Ireland is one for the history books. It’s the first time a country has legalised gay marriage by popular vote. The question on everyone...

Pro-life vigil disrupted by protesters shouting abuse

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
The March for Life event in Birmingham this year was disrupted by protesters shouting slogans such as “religious scum”. The pro-life vigil which took place earlier this month was...

The Joyful Death of Catholic Ireland

Crisis Magazine - Church - 3 months 5 days ago
Do you remember the joke about the Irish brewery worker who drowned in a vat of suds? “Poor Sean,” the new widow said upon learning her husband’s fate, “He didn’t stand a chance...

Parental Guidance and Offensive Movie Favorites

Crisis Magazine - Church - 3 months 5 days ago
“I shall not today attempt further to define [hard-core pornography], and perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know it when I see it.”  ~ Supreme Court...

What does Pope Francis miss most? Walking in the streets, eating pizza at restaurants

EWTN - Vatican News - 3 months 5 days ago
Vatican City, May 25, 2015 / 03:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a recent interview with an Argentine newspaper, Pope Francis said he misses the "tranquillity of walking in the streets...

Irish Church needs reality check after same-sex marriage vote, says archbishop

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
The Church in Ireland needs a “reality check” after the country voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising same-sex marriage. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin was speaking...

The Great Thing about the Party of Personal Responsibility…

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 3 months 5 days ago
…is that when its prophecies are shown to be dead wrong, it never has to take any.

Question about Magisterial Failures

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 3 months 5 days ago
A reader writes: I was baptized but not raised in the Church and in my adult life am slowly and cautiously working my way back there. I love your blog and your books, and I was...

Francis: Beatification of Oscar Romero is a cause for great joy

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
On the occasion of the beatification of El Salvador’s Archbishop Oscar Romero, Pope Francis sent a note that was read to those present for the May 23 ceremony. The beatification...
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