Towards Full Presence, the recent pastoral reflection from the Dicastery for Communication, weighs in on the pitfalls and opportunities of social media in today's world. more
Here before us are the relics of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, universal patroness of missions. It is good that this happen while we are reflecting on the passion for evangelization, on apostolic zeal. more
We join the Holy Father in praying for the international community to commit in a concrete way to ensuring the abolition of torture. more
Last month, I watched a YouTube video where the host spoke about setting aside money first for giving when getting paid. While I thought that was a good practice and others in the comment section agreed, I was surprised by the amount of people who thought the advice was unrealistic.  Although many people can be more
We are continuing these catecheses speaking about apostolic zeal, that is, what the Christian feels in order to carry out the proclamation of Jesus Christ. more
About twenty years ago, I read some astonishing words from Pope John Paul II about the promise of the Rosary for advancing Christian unity: more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily for Pentecost Sunday, given in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on May 28, 2023. more
Have you ever asked yourself the question: who did Jesus go to see first after rising from the dead? We know that when the disciples arrived at the tomb first thing on Easter morning, Jesus was not there. Where did He go? Saints over the centuries have said that He probably went to see His more
Have you ever imagined the moment when Jesus rose from the dead? The Gospels don’t tell us anything about the actual moment of the resurrection. We know the disciples found the tomb empty on Easter Sunday. But what must it have been like the moment Jesus came back to life, when His body went from more
In today’s General Audience, Pope Francis reflected on the example of the first Korean priest, St. Andrew Kim Taegon. St. Andrew Kim lived in a time when Christians were persecuted in Korea. Pope Francis highlighted how the saint managed to meet with the faithful and welcome missionary priests from abroad.    Read the full text more