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God “desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth”: that is, of Christ Jesus. Christ must be proclaimed to all nations and individuals, so that this revelation may reach to the ends of the earth: God graciously arranged that the things he had once revealed for the salvation ...read more
The full text of Pope Beendict XVI’s homily at the Mass concluding the XIII Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the New Evangelization. Dear Brother Bishops, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Brothers and Sisters, The miracle of the healing of blind Bartimaeus comes at a significant point in the structure of Saint Mark’s ...read more
Beatified by Blessed John Paul II in 1980, Kateri Tekakwitha was proclaimed the first Native woman saint by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012. Saint on October 21, 2012 ...read more
Photo courtesy of Servizio Fotografico of l’Osservatore Romano Cheridan Sanders and Sebastian Gomes receiving communion from Pope Benedict XVI at the Mass celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and the beginning of the Year of Faith – October 11, 2012 Cheridan Sanders and Sebastian Gomes are the hosts of Salt + Light’s ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The pope reflects on his apostolic voyage to Lebanon, a major figure in the Vatican calls for greater unity among Catholics, and two beloved American Catholics discuss the theological reasons for laughter. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives, Pope Benedict will give 50,000 copies of the YouCat to youth in Lebanon and the we know when the official WYD hymn will be released next Friday. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: We bring you a look at the final day of the International Eucharistic Congress and introduce you to the next host city. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives we highlight the Holy Father’s message for the 49th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, and the Catholic-Methodist Dialogue issues a statement on the connection between the Eucharist and environmental stewardship. ...read more
The talks between the Vatican and the Society of St. Pius X have reached a new stage, according to the Vatican. Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior general of the SSPX, sent his second response to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith April 17 regarding the doctrinal preamble he was asked to sign by that ...read more
In his homily during the Easter Vigil, Pope Benedict spoke of the fundamental goodness of creation; of matter; of Being itself. Just as in the beginning God said “Let there be light!” so again He says on Easter morning, “Let there be light!” – the resurrection of Christ – “God’s new day.” The Holy Father ...read more