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It’s “Laudato si’ Week”, an anniversary movement to celebrate and implement the landmark encyclical of Pope Francis on care for our common home. As the website indicates, this week is about reflection and action; it’s about bringing the rich teachings of the document to life in our communities.  Last week I heard a wonderful story ...read more
Subject Matters: “Promise and Challenge: Catholic Women Reflect on Feminism, Complementarity, and the Church” Mary Hasson, editor Sunday, June 19 at 8:30pmET / 5:30pm PT This Sunday’s all-new episode of Subject Matters features Mary Hasson of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.  She’s the editor of this compilation of essays responding to Pope ...read more
We have details of the General Audience catechesis, plus several U.S. based women’s religious communities are being called to Rome, we’ll tell you why. And one Chinese bishop is sending shock waves through the Chinese Catholic community. ...read more
“Apart from God’s Mercy, there is no other source of hope for human beings.” - Pope John Paul II ...read more
Vatican City, 9 June 2016 – The programme for the Holy Father’s apostolic trip to Poland, on the occasion of the celebration of the 31st World Youth Day from 27 to 31 July this year, was published today.   The Pope will depart from Rome’s Fiumicino airport at 2 p.m. and will arrive at the ...read more
Episcopal ordination of Most Rev. Alain Faubert as Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal at the Cathedral Basilica of Mary Queen of the World on June 15, 2016, 8:30 pm. ...read more
Today on Perspectives: The Vatican tells Bishops to get along with new movements, and vice versa. Details on Pope Francis’ meeting with World Food Program officials and a prescription to heal a hurting heart. Plus, the first anniversary of Laudato Si’ is coming up, here’s how to celebrate! ...read more
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released a letter today to the bishops around the world on “the relationship between hierarchical and charismatic gifts in the life and mission of the Church”. Photo Courtesy: CNS/Paul Haring ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis visits the World Food Program and prays for victims of the Orlando shooting. Plus Deacon Pedro has details on a recent conference looking at the writing of Henri Nouwen. ...read more
This third episode of Door of Mercy brings you to Krakow, the former capital of Poland. The Archdiocese of Krakow has 11 jubilee churches with Doors of Mercy, and the video will introduce the first 6 of them. ...read more