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Dearest Papa, Happy 4th Anniversary of saying “Yes!” to your papacy! Over the past four years, you refilled energy to the Church and keep bringing the hope to the world, especially to the people in far end. Thank you for helping us meditate of the message of God from daily mass at the Casa Santa Marta. When I read your ...read more
Thomas Cardinal Collins of the Archdiocese of Toronto released the following letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after his decision regarding sexual and reproductive health programs, made earlier this year. Read the letter in full below: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons, Ottawa March 10, 2017 Dear Prime Minister ...read more
We extend our congratulations to Bishop Daniel Miehm, newly appointed Bishop of Peterborough! Below, find the official press release from the Diocese of Hamilton: Today His Excellency, Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, announced that His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Reverend Daniel J. Miehm, as Bishop of the Diocese of Peterborough. He ...read more
In this video, Fr. Rob Galea talks about the Sacrament of The Eucharist. This is part of an eight-part series on the Sacraments. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
This article was originally published in The Irish Catholic. It’s hard to deny that online debate about Amoris Laetitia has been marked far more by heat than light. Indeed, disagreement about the Pope’s exhortation on love and the family has reached such a point that at least one commentator has claimed the Church is now entering ...read more
What can I say about a man who touches my heart every time he speaks? Before Pope Francis, I very rarely read what ‘the pope’ was saying because I found it too ‘theological and complicated,’ not something I could relate to very well. But then along came Pope Francis and suddenly I found myself completely ...read more
Last Wednesday, Marie Collins announced through her Twitter account that she had left the Pontifical Commission for Child Protection. Marie Collins, a survivor of child abuse by a priest, explained her decision was mainly motivated because of a “lack of cooperation from the dicastery which is more involved in addressing cases of abuse,” namely the ...read more
The Catholic Church in San Salvador is alive with news about a possible miracle attributed to Blessed Oscar Romero yet there is a yearning, that this momentum will help the cause of Blessed Romero‘s martyred friend, Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande, for beatification. Father Grande organized teams of missionaries to evangelize the rural area in El ...read more
The Vatican press office has just released the Pope’s schedule for the upcoming Lent and Easter season and as usual, it’s jammed packed. This week until Friday, The Pope will be away on Lenten retreat with the Curia. On March 17th, The Pope will preside at a Penitential liturgy at St. Peter’s Basilica. He will embark ...read more