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The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a letter to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada regarding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission today. Fr. Thomas Rosica joins us in the studio to shed some light on the context of this letter, and what it might mean for future Church and Indigenous relations. ...read more
Read the Letter of the CCCB President to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada here! ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB celebrates mass for the Tuesday of Holy Week. ...read more
At the end of Palm Sunday Mass in Rome, Delelegates formally presented their final document to the Pope which will be used to draft the working document for the upcoming Synod of Bishops in October, which is focused on young people, faith, and vocational discernment. We had a chance to catch up with a few of the delegates who spoke to us about their experience and what they expect from the final document going forward. ...read more
Since the early days of his papacy, Pope Francis has carved out a distinct style of communication. The pastoral narrative that Pope Francis has been developing is something that I have been able to continually find a great sense of meaning in. ...read more
At 10:00 am this morning Pope Francis presided in St Peter's Square at the solemn liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday and the Passion of the Lord. Below is the homily that Pope Francis pronounced after the proclamation of the Lord's Passion according to Mark ...read more
Do gay people have a place in the Catholic Church? This week Fr. Mike Schmitz says that not only are they welcome but they belong there because we are made for love; Gillian Kantor learns something new from her kids about praising God during Lent; Billy Chan has Palm Sunday questions for Dummies and we ...read more
Here is the final document from the Pre-synod of Bishop 2018. These reflections were borne out of the meeting of more than 300 young representatives from around the world, convened in Rome March 19-24 ...read more
A reflection on The Francis Impact's experience visiting El Salvador, and their successful ban on metal mining that helped to put a stop to an environmental disaster. ...read more
Day four of the Pre-synod meetings taking place in Rome where youth from all over the world have come to talk candidly with Pope Francis about the future of the Catholic Church. The main themes from the discussions and the working groups with the Pope are now coming to light. ...read more