Vatican finally releases English translation of official Synod report - Thu, 30 Oct 2014
The Vatican has released the final report from the October meeting of the Synod of Bishops, in multiple translations.
Although the Italian-language original of the final document had ...
Devil is real, Pope reminds congregation - Thu, 30 Oct 2014
The existence of the devil is not a myth, Pope Francis reminded his congregation at a morning Mass on October 30.
The Pope remarked that "in this generation, like so many others, people ...
Right to life is foundation of all human rights, Vatican envoy tells UN - Thu, 30 Oct 2014
At an October 29 UN meeting devoted to human rights, the Holy See's Permanent Observer said that "the right to life as enshrined in natural law and protected by international human rights ...
Pope meets with Old Catholic leaders, suggests cooperation in 'confused' Europe - Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Pope Francis met on October 30 with representatives of the Old Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Union of Utrecht, a group that split from Rome in the late 19th century over the question ...
Syrian bishops ask world leader: stop sending weapons - Thu, 30 Oct 2014
The Catholic bishops of Syria have issued a plea to world leaders to stop sending weapons into the war-torn country, the Fides news service reports.
"The powers of the world must know ...
Michael White Wins Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction
By CHARLOTTE HAYS | The 2014 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction — one of a burgeoning number of new Catholic literary prizes — has been awarded to a novelist who has penned a saga of a woman’s cross-country search for meaning after her son’s...
Franciscan Parish Lives Namesakeâ€™s Mission
By PETER JESSERER SMITH | TRIANGLE, Va. — If any parish could be a model of the New Evangelization in action, it might be St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in northern Virginia.
At this Franciscan parish, the friars have inspired their...
RNS Blogger â€˜Inventing Own Reality,â€™ Says Philadelphia Archdiocesan Spokesman
By CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY | PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has shrugged off a recent blog post that sought to pit Pope Francis against Archbishop Charles Chaput on the death penalty.
“Some blogs are like videogames; they invent their...
Pope Francis: The Devil Is No Myth â€” and We Must Fight Him
By ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — In his homily on Thursday, Pope Francis said that the devil is more than an idea, and in order to fight him, we must follow St. Paul’s instructions and put on the armor of God, which protects us.
Be Careful My Catholics Friens, Pope Francis on the Middle East Genocide and Much More!
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