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By Carol GlatzCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Helping the church get the Gospel message out to the digital world depends more on a loving passion for reaching out to others than being tech savvy or a verbal warrior, Pope Francis told Catholic communicators. “I believe that the goal is to understand how to ...read more
Dear Brothers and Sisters, This celebration has a very beautiful name: “Evangelium Vitae”, the Gospel of Life. In this Eucharist, in the Year of Faith, let us thank the Lord for the gift of life in all its forms, and at the same time let us proclaim the Gospel of Life.  On the basis of ...read more
This video came to our attention this past week. It was produced by the Women’s Commission of the Archdiocese of Bombay to raise awareness about the increase in violence against women in India. It seems violence against women has always been an issue in the country but has increased recently. Our friends at Catholic News ...read more
Watch television, read newspapers and listen to the radio and you will know what is happening in the world around you. But as we know, the world is becoming more and more secular. Where is the Catholic voice in this world? Should Catholic media outlets cover secular issues or just the issues that concern the ...read more
In this week’s edition of Vatican Connection we go through the headline: the Pontifical Council for Culture takes on the issue of doping in sports, we introduce you to one of our Vatican Connections, the director and editor in chief of Catholic News Service and Royalty stops by to visit Pope Benedict. For me, the ...read more
Solemnity of Christ the King – November 25, 2012 Homily of Pope Benedict XVI Your Eminences, Dear Brother Bishops and Priests, Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today’s Solemnity of Christ, King of the Universe, the crowning of the liturgical year, is enriched by our reception into the College of Cardinals of six new members whom, following tradition, ...read more
In the following video from Catholic News Service, S+L’s Alicia Ambrosio tells us about the recent Mass of Thanksgiving for St. Kateri Tekakwitha. Mass was celebrated at St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal, QC on Nov. 4. Many thanks to our partners at CNS for their video compilation. – Credit: CNS video ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: We look in-depth at Pope Benedict’s weekly General Audience and the American Catholic Church may soon be getting a new Saint. More than that, the Knights of Columbus were honoured in Rome yesterday and Catholic News Service will soon be getting a new Rome Bureau Chief – we tell you who. ...read more
In several hours, Pope Benedict will land in the western African nation of Benin. As was the case with his 21 previous papal visits, he faces a packed schedule — 16 events and 10 speeches over the course of 3 days. On the eve of another arduous trip, Catholic News Service examines the validity of ...read more
Since John Paul II, the pope has been in the spotlight of news media. But unlike his predecessor, Benedict XVI is not very easy for journalists to cover, as demonstrated by his recent four-day trip to Germany. ...read more