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Lets begin in Poland today, where the Polish Catholic bishops said that Amoris Laetitia does not allow Communion for the divorced and remarried. Couples in non-sacramental unions should instead be led to ‘true repentance & sacramental reconciliation” with their spouse and children born from those unions. In a statement issued after their plenary meeting last ...read more
Let’s begin in Rome today were the pope addressed the pilgrims at his weekly general audience at St.Peter’s Square. Continuing his catechesis on Christian Hope, the pope focused on the theme: God’s infinite love as the source of all hope. Here now is the summary. Yesterday, the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops announced a ...read more
Earlier today, Pope Francis called on Christians and people of all beliefs to celebrate on November 19th, the first World Day of the Poor- by helping those in need not only in words, but in concrete deeds. Presenting the message to journalists on behalf of the Pope, Archbishop Rino Fisichella, explained that this “World Day of ...read more
Much has happened over the weekend but first let’s begin in Rome where on Saturday, Pope Francis paid an official visit to the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella at the Presidential residence. During his visit, the pope said that Italy and the whole of Europe is being called to deal with problems such as international terrorism, ...read more
Last Saturday hundreds of people gathered in Easton, Massachusetts for the 25th anniversary Mass of the death of Fr. Patrick Peyton. Fr. Peyton is best known as the Rosary priest or the Hollywood priest, because of his Family Theater program and his Rosary crusades. He is the person responsible for the phrase “The family that ...read more
We begin in Rome today where Pope Francis addressed the pilgrims at his weekly general audience. Continuing his catechesis on Christian hope, the Pope focused his talk on the Christian prayer, The Our Father. It is now the second violent week between the Philippine armed forces and ISIS fighters in the southern Philippines. Religious leaders ...read more