July 16, 2018
  • 10:27 am Archbishop Column: The Word is God is bigger than us, beyond us
  • 10:24 am Church continues mission and ministry after three centuries in San Antonio
  • 10:13 am Six men ordained priests, receiving the sacramental gift of the Holy Spirit
  • 11:15 am Keep immigrant families together, bishops plead at border
  • 9:23 am Homilía de Arzobispo Gustavo a 1 de Julio Misa Conmemorativa de César Chávez

By Hannah Brockhaus Santiago, Chile, Jan 17, 2018 / 02:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a meeting with youth during his second full day in Chile, Pope Francis said that faith is a grand adventure, one that gives young people the inspiration to overcome difficulties and dream big. “I know that the hearts of young Chileans dream, […]

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By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jan 11, 2018 / 10:17 am (ACI Prensa).- In an interview published Thursday, Cardinal Pietro Parolin said that for the Vatican, the new year will be marked by its attention to the lives of young people ahead of the 2018 Synod of Bishops. “This year – the year 2018 – will […]

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By Elise Harris   Vatican City, Dec 1, 2017 / 05:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an encounter with interfaith leaders in Bangladesh, Pope Francis stressed the need to join together in promoting mutual respect and combating religiously-justified violence, saying this cannot be achieved through mere tolerance, but requires real knowledge and trust of the other. In [...] READ MORE

By Hannah Brockhaus   Yangon, Burma, Nov 29, 2017 / 03:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a meeting with Buddhist monks in Burma on Wednesday, Pope Francis stressed that true and lasting justice and peace cannot be achieved unless the dignity of all people is protected. “Authentic justice and lasting peace can only be achieved when they […]

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By Elise Harris Vatican City, Nov 15, 2017 / 05:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday, Pope Francis became the new owner of a papal-themed Lamborghini Huracán, which was given to him by company executives at the Vatican and will be auctioned off for charity. The sleek white Huracán with gold lines running along the hood and […]

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On Sunday Pope Francis encouraged people not to wait to reflect on their lives, but to ask themselves: If this was my last day on earth, am I prepared? Am I cooperating with God’s grace? “It would be nice to think a little bit: one day will be the last. If it was today, am […]

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By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Nov 7, 2017 / 07:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ appointment of two lay women – experts in bioethics and canon law – as the first two under-secretaries of the mega-dicastery for Laity, Family and Life. The appointment of Dr. Gabriella Gambino for the section on […]

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On Tuesday Pope Francis voiced his sorrow after 26 people were killed at a Baptist Church in Texas over the weekend, offering his support and praying that such acts of meaningless violence would come to an end. In a Nov. 7 telegram signed by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis said he […]

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Pope tops 40 million followers on Twitter, 5 million on Instagram Oct 11, 2017 by Matthew Fowler VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ @Pontifex Twitter accounts reached more than 40 million followers just a few months before the fifth anniversary of when Pope Benedict XVI launched the initiative. The papal Twitter accounts, in nine different languages, have grown […]

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Lord Jesus in journeying towards the Synod, your Church turns her attention to all the young people of the world. We pray that they might boldly take charge of their lives, aim for the most beautiful and profound th ings of life and always keep their hearts unencumbered. Accompanied by wise and generous guides, help […]

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