BLOG: Fr. Thomas Rosica
Opinion by the Rev. Thomas Rosica, special to CNN (CNN) Christmas was a moveable feast for me this year – in fact it happened right smack in the middle of Lent, when the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church elected a man from Argentina to be the next Pope. I have been asking myself a ton ...read more
The Italian newspaper La Stampa has published an exclusive interview with Pope Francis where he speaks about Christmas, hunger in the world, the suffering of children, the reform of the Roman Curia, women cardinals, the Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), and his upcoming apostolic visit to the Holy Land.   By: ANDREA TORNIELLI (VATICAN INSIDER) ...read more
  This year on November 28, Jews begin their eight-day celebration of Hanukkah at sundown.  Then on Sunday, Christians begin the season of Advent, which culminates with the birth of the Savior at Christmas.  During the eight day period of Hanukkah, Jews celebrate the Festival of Lights and continue to long for the Messiah’s coming. For many ...read more
Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, has lead the Canadian Diocese of Hamilton, Ontario, since 2010. He has had a distinguished career as an Oblate Missionary, pastor, counselor, and administrator at local, regional, and national levels. His leadership gifts and qualities were recognized early on by his religious congregation, and he has offered those generously to the ...read more
A major meeting led by the Pontifical Commission for Latin America and co-sponsored by the Knights of Columbus is discussing the role and mission of the Catholic Church in North, South and Central America. The conference is taking place at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City from Nov. 16 to 19. ...read more
Angelo “Lino” Rulli, an American radio host, author, producer, and former television host, was born on October 26, 1971, to an Italian-American family in St. Paul, Minnesota. Lino went on to get a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and a Master of Theology Degree from Saint John’s University. He is currently the star of ...read more
An intelligent, articulate, young Jesuit, Matt Malone entered the Society of Jesus in 2002 and was ordained a priest on June 9, 2012. He holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Fordham University, Heythrop College and the University of London and the Catholic University of Louvain. Prior to his journalistic career with and leadership ...read more
On Friday, October 18, 2013, a special Symposium (Convegno) will be held in Rome commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the foundation of the Vatican Television Centre (CTV). The important gathering will be held at the Sala Stampa Estera (Foreign Press Centre) in downtown Rome. Hosted by CTV, the program will feature messages from Pope Francis ...read more
A 51-year-old Italian priest, Dario Edoardo Viganò, born in Rio de Janeiro, began his new job at the Vatican on January 22, 2013, only weeks before the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Viganò’s main mission as director of the Vatican Television Centre (CTV) is to provide global TV and Internet feeds of what unfolds in ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, was his capacity as President of Assumption University in Windsor, Ontario is interviewed on CBC /Radio Canada Radio this morning about Pope Francis and the new directions of his Petrine Ministry for the Universal Church.   ...read more