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“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46) This is the cry that today’s liturgy has us repeat in the responsorial psalm (cf. Psalm 22:2), the only cry that Jesus makes from the cross in the Gospel we have heard. Those words bring us to the very heart of Christ’s passion, the culmination of the sufferings he endured for our salvation. “Why have you forsaken me?” more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For April 2023, we join the Holy Father in praying for: A non-violent culture We pray for the spread of peace and non violence, by decreasing the use of weapons by States and citizens. Click the video above to watch a short more
1. In fidelity to the mandate received from Christ, the Catholic Church strives to promote universal fraternity and respect for the dignity of every human being. 2. For this reason, in the course of history the Popes have condemned acts of violence, oppression, social injustice and slavery, including those committed against Indigenous peoples. more
In the path of catechesis on apostolic zeal, let us start today to look at some figures who, in different ways and times, bore exemplary witness to what passion for the Gospel means. more
Today we will listen to the “magna carta” of evangelization in the contemporary world: Saint Paul VI’s Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Nuntiandi. more
In today's General Audience, Pope Francis highlighted the role of lay people in the apostolic mission of the Church. more
Pope Francis stands in the great door of St. Peter's Basilica, looking out into the rainy, empty Square. He's decked in a humeral veil, hoisting a monstrance with the Blessed Sacrament. Though rarely a solitary figure, this time he's all alone. more
What is the "Pope Francis legacy?" Ten years in, we can start asking the question. more
As we celebrate 10 years of Pope Francis, our minds go back to the evening of March 13, 2013, when he first appeared on the balcony of Saint Peter’s Basilica. more
"The mission of the Church is 'an epiphany, or a manifesting of God’s decree, and its fulfilment in the world and in world history.'" more