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The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following release regarding WYD participants: Firm in the Faith! [singlepic id=80 w=320 h=240 float=right] More than 500,000 young pilgrims from all over the world, including 6,000 from Canada, are expected in Madrid, Spain, to participate in the 26th World Youth Day (WYD). After Sydney in 2008 and ...read more
The Mayor of Madrid, Alberto Ruíz Gallardón, has issued his third proclamation in these eight years at the head of the Madrid City Council, this time it is addressed to all Madrilenians on the occasion of the upcoming celebration for World Youth Day (WYD), to be held in the Spanish capital from August 16 to ...read more
Most Reverend Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, Archbishop of Quebec, delivered the following remarks at the State Dinner of the 129th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention on August 2nd. [singlepic id=79 w=320 h=240 float=right]Bonsoir! Salutations chaleureuses de Québec et du Canada! I must say it is very impressive for me to be here with you for the first time. ...read more
Bishop Pierre Morissette, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, addressed the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention on August 3rd. [singlepic id=78 w=320 h=240 float=right]I am attending this convention, first and foremost, to reiterate our gratitude for and as a sign of our recognition of the Knights of Columbus of Canada, of their Supreme ...read more
This morning, the Knights of Columbus celebrated the final liturgy of their 129th Supreme Convention. The annual memorial Mass commemorates Knights and their family members who died over the past year.  The main celebrant was Bishop William E. Lori, S.T.D., the Knights’ supreme chaplain. Bishop Lori’s homily is published below. Years ago, when I was ...read more
The 129th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention continues today in Denver, Colorado. Day two of the annual event began with Mass, presided over by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the Archbishop of Galveston-Houston in Texas. In case you missed S+L’s broadcast, we republish below the Cardinal’s homily. S+L’s coverage of the Supreme Convention concludes Thursday with the ...read more
Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight: [singlepic id=66 w=320 h=240 float=right] I am delighted to welcome all our guests, particularly those now joining us from around the world by watching these proceedings live on EWTN, Salt + Light Television and CatholicTV. We also welcome those listening on EWTN radio. As Supreme Knight, it is my privilege to declare ...read more
Below[singlepic id=70 w=320 h=240 float=right]is the text of Archbishop Charles Chaput’s homily from the opening mass for the 129th Knights of Columbus Convention in Denver, Colorado, celebrated today. Having led the Archdiocese of Denver since 1997, Archbishop Chaput is the newly appointed Archbishop-elect of Philadelphia. Click here for more information about the convention, or here ...read more
Today on CNS we look at Pope Benedict’s call to help those who are hungry, especially the people suffering in the Horn of Africa. Catholic News Service Rome Correspondent Carol Glatz covers all this in today’s Vatican report. ...read more
Below is an interview with Fr. Thomas Rosica on his thoughts on World Youth Day from Love and Life: A Home for English-speaking Pilgrims Q: How are you preparing for World Youth Day, and how would you recommend that pilgrims prepare for their upcoming journey? [singlepic id=56 w=320 h=240 float=right] A: I am preparing for World ...read more