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Pope Francis gives his Homily for Mass on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and 22nd World Day of Consecrated Life. Feb. 2. 2018. Full Text: Forty days after Christmas, we celebrate the Lord who enters the Temple and comes to encounter his people. In the Christian East, this feast is called the ...read more
Last night at Fordham yesterday two prominent pope watchers, each on the opposite side of the spectrum, debated the Pope's legacy in an event that marked the 5th anniversary of the Pope’s election as the head of the Catholic Church.  ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For December 2017, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Saying “No” To Corruption – That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption. Daily Offering Prayer God, our Father, I offer You my day. ...read more
The Pope has dispatched, an expert in handling abuse allegation, to Chilie to investigate the matter of Bishop Barro after the Pope received some recent information with regards to the case. ...read more
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, has announced details of a referendum on whether or not to lift a constitutional ban on abortion in that country.  Currently under the countries 1983 eighth amendment, abortion is only legal in rare cases when a woman's life is in danger. Now in this upcoming  referendum voters will be asked whether they want to keep this amendment or repeal it. If its repealed the responsibility for legislating new rules around abortion will be handed to parliament.   ...read more
Quebec will mark the one-year anniversary of the mosque shooting with a vigil tonight that will be held in Quebec City to commemorate the racial violence that resulted in the deaths of six men. It was on Jan. 29th exactly a year ago today, that a shooter entered the Islamic cultural centre of Quebec City and open fire killing six, and injuring 19 others. Cardinal Gérald Lacroix, the Archbishop of Quebec talks about the tragedy and how it had affected the Catholic-Muslim relationships in that province. ...read more
Why do we baptise babies? How can a baby decide to become a Christian? Where does this tradition come from? Deacon Pedro explains. ...read more
There is a storm brewing here in Canada, a political storm of sorts, that involves a grave violation of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The main offender in this case, is none other the Canadian Federal Government. ...read more
To commemorate the 52nd World Day of Social Communications, the Pope made his own adaptation of the "Prayer of St. Francis". The Pope reaffirms the urgent need for widespread reflection on the fake-news phenomenon and how we all have the responsibility to ensure that we don’t spread prejudices or increase fear through our use of social media. ...read more
'The truth will set you free. Fake news and journalism for peace." The Pope has asked that media professions promote "a journalism of peace," which does not mean ignoring problems, but rather, "a journalism that is truthful and opposed to falsehoods, rhetorical slogans, and sensational headlines."  ...read more