Posted on 04/3/2020 03:59 AM ()
In his fourth Lenten Sermon, the Preacher of the Papal Household, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., reflects on the spiritual maternity of Mary, as Mother of Christians. The full text of his sermon follows:
Posted on 04/3/2020 02:36 AM ()
The President of CELAM, Archbishop Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte of Trujillo, Peru, appeals for generous, compassionate and merciful love for the most needy who are suffering as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted on 04/3/2020 02:16 AM ()
During Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on Friday morning, Pope Francis turns his thoughts to the problems that will be caused after the coronavirus pandemic. In his homily, he recalls Our Lady of Sorrows, inviting us to thank her for being our Mother.
Posted on 04/2/2020 13:35 PM ()
Italian priest, Father Giorgio Marengo, IMC, is the new Apostolic Prefect of Ulaanbaatar, whose jurisdiction includes the whole of Mongolia.
Posted on 04/2/2020 10:17 AM ()
Palm Sunday commemorates the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The event marks the beginning of the Holy Week, the most solemn period of Christians worldwide that recalls the passion and death of Christ, culminating in HIs glorious Resurrection.
Posted on 04/2/2020 09:18 AM ()
Pope Francis on Thursday releases a video message accompanying his prayer intention for April, which this month is that "those suffering from addiction may be properly helped and accompanied."
Posted on 04/2/2020 08:39 AM ()
Fr. Antony Kadavil reflects and comments on the readings at Mass for Palm Sunday. He says that today's liturgy combines two contrasting moments: one of glory, the other of suffering. Besides the welcome of Jesus into Jerusalem and there is also the drama of His trial which ends in His crucifixion and death. Let us rejoice and sing as Jesus comes into our life today.
Posted on 04/2/2020 07:54 AM ()
Christian hospitals and healthcare centres in India have re-organized their wards, staff, and equipment to cooperate with the government in addressing the Covid-19 challenge.
Posted on 04/2/2020 07:14 AM ()
The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, calls for a commitment to international solidarity, and confirms the Church is close to those who are suffering because of the coronavirus.
Posted on 04/2/2020 06:21 AM ()
In a message for the 500th Anniversary of the first Mass celebrated in what is now Argentina, Pope Francis invites the faithful to live out the words of Jesus: “Do this in memory of me”.